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A growing chorus of complaints of people left without heating, children living in damp and squalid conditions and numerous complaints of lingering mould has prompted urgent action by Fenland’s biggest provider of social housing.

MP Steve Barclay claims a major study on the future transport needs of Wisbech is flawed and unless it is amended or withdrawn could jeopardise prospects for re-opening the rail link to March.

Cambs Times reporter Kath Sansom described last night’s Twitter ‘storming’ of 10 Downing Street as “the beginning of the end” in the bid to get a public inquiry into surgical procedures involving mesh implants.

A feast of festive fare is being cooked up for fine diners at a pop-up restaurant at Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House in Wisbech.

An 80’s disco is being held at the Queen Mary Centre in Wisbech with all profits going towards local homelessness charity, the Ferry Project.



Tae Kwon-Do experts from Wisbech proved why they are some of the best in the country with top performances as the TAGB British Championships.

Wisbech Town extended their unbeaten run to 15 games - including six league wins on the bounce - with a 3-0 win over Kirby Muxloe.

Three Fenland BCKA Kickboxing Club fighters are back in Cambridgeshire after starring on the international stage.

Runners from across the region descended on Leverington last Sunday for Three Counties Running Club’s first George Munday 10k.

Arran Duke admits Wisbech St Mary’s performance fell short of his expectations after they exited the FA Vase on Saturday.

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Former members of The Beautiful South including singer Alison Wheeler and lifelong sax player Gaz Birtles will perform at the Apex Theatre in bury St Edmunds later this month.

Intoxicating theatrical phenomenon People, Places & Things is coming to the Cambridge Arts Theatre this week.

Renowned elephant conservationist and wildlife television presenter, Saba Douglas-Hamilton is coming to Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge on Friday November 24.

All roads lead to Norwich for a night of deep bass with some of the best known names in the scene to welcome in the new year.

Following their revue show ‘Community Spirit’, MADAOS is now in rehearsal for their Christmas concert, to be performed at the March Community Centre, Station Road, March, on Thursday December 14.

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