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John McIntosh with welfare officer Alan Hay

A blind Second World War veteran from Wisbech has been awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur for his part in the liberation of France.

Peter Bryant who is taking part in Ride to the Somme

An Elm man who regularly fundraises for Help for Heroes has added more than £1,000 to his total.

Wisbech bowls club official opening. Opened by the Mayor or Wisbech. David Hodgson.  Picture: Steve Williams.

Fenland Council says it has still not written off £16,000 owed to it when the former Wisbech Bowls Club based at the Hudson Leisure Centre collapsed.

Jobs Centre Plus

Youth unemployment in the Fens dropped 36 per cent in the past year according to new figures from Job Centre Plus.

Trinity Methodist Church Church Terrace, Wisbech. Trinity pre-school closing after 45 year. Pre-school children helping to sell the toys and equipment that was used. Picture: Steve Williams.

The Trinity Methodist Pre-school, which is based in Church Terrace, has closed its doors for the last time on Thursday with celebratory party.


Fri, 14:56
Players who took part in the Big Bash Cricket Tournament at Wisbech Town Cricket Club.

Cricket starlets from across the region went head-to-head last week in the inaugural Big Bash Cricket Tournament.

North Cambs outdoor bowls finals. Ladies 3 bowl rinks, Betty Reeve, Joyce Chilton, Jill Fern, Lynne Quibell, Jackie Hearle and Wendy Lyn-Clare. Picture: Roger Rawson.

Murrow man Tony Reed was the top performer at the North Cambs county finals.


Wisbech racing driver Terry Roughton qualified in 13th position for both races of the 750 Motor Club’s K-Tec Racing Clio 182 championship at the beautiful coastal circuit of Anglesey at the weekend.

Flashback to a previous match

Results for week ending July 16 are as follows:

Lewis Shipley (centre) after being crowned as the national 800m under 13 champion.

Wisbech athletics ace Lewis Shipley was crowned national 800m champion after storming to success in the final of the IAPS National Athletics Championships.

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Fri, 09:09

Junkyard Playground Antics, ‘back once again for the renegade master’, returns to the Cambridge Junction next month.

Lexie Green and the Indigo Blue

Songwriter Lexie Green and her toruing band the Indigo Blue will perform at The Angles Theatre in Wisbech next month.

Classical Reflection

Twins Hannah and Naomi Moxon, who won widespread acclaim for their appearance on The Voice talent show (BBC1, 2015), will put on a free performance at Peterborough Cathedral next month.

Sybil Bloodworth

Inspirational artwork created by stroke survivors from across Hunstanton will be displayed and put on sale at Hunstanton Methodist Church on August 19 and 20.

Ab Fab

Despite a littering of celebrity cameos, Absolutely Fabulous The Movie doesn’t quite live up to its title, or the millions of pounds taken in box office figures.

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Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2015

The Fenland Enterprise Business Awards are in place to celebrate the area’s successful up and coming and established companies.

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