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Wisbech Court House. Picture: Steve Williams.

Ministry of Justice agree they knew of town council’s interest in buying redundant courthouse but then “forgot” about it

The Ministry of Justice has admitted it “forgot” about Wisbech Town Council’s interest in acquiring the former court house before suddenly selling it to a private developer for £150,000.

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Fens flower firm cleared of corporate manslaughter but found guilty of failing to ensure worker’s safety after worker dies when a trailer made contact with 11,000 volt overhead cables

A Fenland flower firm has been found not guilty of corporate manslaughter but guilty of failing to ensure the safety of an employee at Norwich Crown Court after a worker was electrocuted.

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Wisbech In Bloom Volunteers celebrate the project being completer. Picture: ROGER RAWSON.

Wisbech In Bloom volunteers meet to mark completion of Nene Quay landscaping scheme

Wisbech in Bloom volunteers gathered at Nene Quay on Friday to celebrate the completion of a landscaping scheme.

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Wisbech business Foster Property Maintenance wins major Axiom contract

A Fenland based business has won a major contract to upgrade kitchens and bathrooms.

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Wisbech News

Wisbech Court House. Picture: Steve Williams.

Ministry of Justice agree they knew of town council’s interest in buying redundant courthouse but then “forgot” about it

The Ministry of Justice has admitted it “forgot” about Wisbech Town Council’s interest in acquiring the former court house before suddenly selling it to a private developer for £150,000.

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Longsutton News

Long Sutton Barns. Volunteers have taken the old warehouse and turned it into an art and craft centre.

Long Sutton Barns flourishing as destination for arts and crafts

An old warehouse is enjoying a second life as a centre showcasing local arts and crafts.

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West Norfolk News

Molly McKay, west Norfolk veterinary surgeon wins Farm Welfare of the Year Award 2

Top farm animal welfare award for Norfolk vet

A west Norfolk veterinary surgeon, Molly McKay has won a national welfare award.

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March News

Air ambulance in March today: Photo by Ryan Berridge

Air ambulance lands in March but unable to save man pronounced dead at the scene

A man collapsed and died in St John’s Chase, March, today from a suspected cardiac arrest.

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Lillie Hope Martin, aged 22 months, has her picture taken for this year's competition during the shoot at Audmoor House, March.

GALLERY: Voting opens in 2014 Fenland Baby of the Year competition

More than 60 tots have been entered into the 2014 Fenland Baby of the Year Competition - and now it’s your chance to vote for the winner.

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 Body Shape Fitness Camp. Picture: Steve Williams.

Spring into Summer: Our readers tell us why they deserve a place at Tim Megginson’s ‘boot camps’

Spring into Summer may have finished for me but it’s about to begin for some of our lucky readers.

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Leverington Youths under-16s enjoy stellar first season

Leverington Youths under-16s have enjoyed a fantastic first season, finishing second out of 10 teams in the Peterborough under-16s Division Three.

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Picture: ROBERT TAYLOR

King’s Lynn Festival line up announced with tickets expected to go in a flash

A fantastic line up of music has been announced for the King’s Lynn Festival from July 13-26.

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Editor's Choice

Former Wisbech school Thom Wickes who worked on the animation of Oscar winning Frozen

Former Wisbech schoolboy helps create some of the special effects animation on blockbuster Frozen move

Former Wisbech schoolboy Thom Wickes is living the American dream after working as a special effects animator on an Oscar winning film that has grossed £600million in global box office takings.

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