Yesterday, 11:53

A major road through the Fens re-opens on Monday following a £1 million improvement programme.

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Littleport
Yesterday, 16:49

Four arrests on suspicion of murder have now been made following the discovery of a man found dead with “significant head trauma” at a house in Creek Road, March.

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Thu, 15:59

The A1101 through Welney re-opened today after the flood waters that have closed it for three weeks disappeared.

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Wed, 21:24

Four years after MP Steve Barclay put the outdated North Cambs Hospital top of his Treat Me Local campaign, health chiefs have tonight announced an £8 million investment at the Wisbech site.

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Steve Barclay
Tue, 11:00

The assailant of a Soham man left seriously injured after being attacked in Cambridge city centre has been jailed for eight years.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Mon, 16:07

Damage estimated at £500,000 was caused to vehicles during an arson attack on a March recycling depot.

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Mon, 15:16

Permission to build up to 53 homes on the site of the home of former March mayor Patsy Brewin could mean the proceeds being used to send local students to Cambridge or Oxford universities.

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Kit Owen
Mon, 12:20

Eleven years after being convicted – and jailed – for selling counterfeit goods at a Wisbech market, Barrie Wilton is back behind bars after failing to pay back £30,000 of his ill gotten gains.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Saturday, April 14, 2018

At first light the aftermath of the fire of a few hours earlier was clearly visible.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

A major fire has broken out tonight at the March depot of Glazewing, one of East Anglia’s biggest commercial waste and recycling companies.

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Tesco
Friday, April 13, 2018

A man – thought to have been drinking – has been arrested after he crashed into a parked car in Wisbech last night and fled the scene.

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Wisbech
Friday, April 13, 2018

A bid by NHS England to secure £35,000 from one of Cambridge’s richest colleges as part of building 95 homes on land they own at Estover in March will have to come from monies already agreed.

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Mike Cornwell
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has booked the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral to host his first inaugural summer ball for charity.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 12, 2018

It took him seven years – during which time he exchanged 300 emails – but finally Councillor Steve Count has succeeded in getting a start date for a £200,000 new footpath and cycle way over Norwood Bridge, March.

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Gillian Beasley
Thursday, April 5, 2018

BBC journalist Sally Chidzoy has lost her appeal against a tribunal claim that she was victimised and harassed with the blame falling on a casual chat with a Cambs Times/Ely Standard reporter.

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UN Court
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Asked to provide the Radio 2 Jeremy Vine show with a report on flooding at Welney, the Editor took off his shoes and socks, rolled up his trousers and waded in.

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Jessica Heslop, a local mum of two, will be hitting the ground running on Sunday April 22, when she competes in the Virgin London Marathon for Asthma UK.

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Hinchingbrooke Hospital
Monday, April 2, 2018

It used to be said – but not in Whittlesey – that every dog has its day.

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Ralph Butcher
Monday, April 2, 2018

A young girl’s campaign to help others has seen her collect Easter eggs for three food banks, three women’s refuges and a children’s ward of a local hospital.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Disarray in the Conservative Party in Fenland spilled over into the annual meeting of the local association with a blistering attack by president Victor Aveling on the de-selection of sitting councillors.

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Alex Miscandlon
Monday, March 26, 2018

East Cambs Council has decided to weaken a suggestion that the view of Ely Cathedral was a vital element in opposing a £200 million energy-from-waste plant at Waterbeach.

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Bill Hunt
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Police released footage of part of a chase in which a Fenland man hit speeds of up to 139mph.

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John Elworthy
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Builders R G Carter has completed the first phase of its £5.8million re-development of Nene Infant and Nursery School and Ramnoth Junior School, as they merge to one site to form Nene and Ramnoth Primary School in Wisbech.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A town councillor sacked for being lazy has hit back at the Conservative group that ousted him.

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Sam Hoy
Saturday, March 17, 2018

A fibre glass full size replica of a black and white Fresian cow – thought to be worth around £1,000 and described as a ‘local icon’ – was stolen from a Fenland garden.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

The North East Cambridgeshire Conservative Association is split over a rule change that has allowed party activists to de-select four district councillors – three of them cabinet members.

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Alex Miscandlon
Monday, March 12, 2018

The weekend saw the Frostbite final race, the Milton Keynes 20 mile Race and Rough Runner Half Marathon.

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Ian Milburn
Monday, March 12, 2018

A house fire in Wisbech on Friday night was caused by a chimney blaze that spread to the roof.

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Monday, March 12, 2018

More than three weeks after an armed robbery at a Cambridgeshire bookmaker, police have released CCTV of the incident.

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

We had mum’s funeral in late February, 2016. She died, aged 83, after a short illness. Last night, on the eve of Mother’s Day, I penned this letter in memory of her.

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