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Dog miraculously survives being shot in head by crossbow near Peterborough

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found with a crossbow bolt through his skull near Peterborough.

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The opening of Poundworld drew a big turnout.

Poundworld team up with charity Papworth Trust to offer Wisbech long-term unemployed a way back into work

A partnership between a pound shop and a charity has helped nine long-term unemployed people get back to work.

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Local well known motor dealer Paragon Motor Company welcomed members of the 3rd Wisbech Guides Senior Section to an evening of basic car maintenance. Left: Mathilde Trantor and Gary Robinson.

Wisbech guides spend evening learning about car maintenance at motor dealer Paragon Motor Company

Guides turned into mechanics for one night only as they were put through their paces by a motor dealer.

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Cutting medicine waste in West Norfolk could mean more nurses, more hip replacements or more cataract operations

A campaign aimed at reducing unnecessary waste has been launched today, (Wednesday October 22), in West Norfolk.

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Estover Playing Field. Picture: TREVOR WATSON

Red tape means value of Estover Playing Field must stay secret

Cambridgeshire County Council is hiding behind bureacratic red tape and is refusing to say how much it paid to buy March Estover Playing Field.

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Alex Neal raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support

From the flatlands of the Fens to boggy hills for a charity challenge by a Wisbech businessman

A Wisbech businessman completed what he said was a brutal challenge to raise more than £1,700 for charity.

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Halloween at Horsefair

Come spooking in Wisbech with a massive town centre trick or treat event

Spooky shenanigans come to the Horsefair shopping centre at Wisbech with two hours of dress up fun and frivolity in the town centre.

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Missing Person - Justian Mark Petty (also known as Justin)

Family of missing man appeal for information

Police are appealing for information about a 43-year-old man who has not been in contact with his family since January 2014.

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Roland Burton Hands over a cheque to Murrow Pre-school, with proceeds from a magazine article about his body building. Roland Burton and Pre-school Manager Wendy Hopkin with Children and Staff. Picture: Steve Williams.

Bodybuilding granddad makes generous donation to Murrow Pre School

A bodybuilding granddad has donated £300 he was given for selling his story to a national magazine to his grandson’s pre-school.

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Crew tackles car fire in Elm

A car caught fire in Elm last night.

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Wisbech-based DAF Truck dealership group Ford & Slater have appeared on the 10th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250

Sunday Times Top Track 250 listing for Wisbech firm Ford & Slater

Wisbech-based DAF Truck dealership group Ford & Slater have appeared on the 10th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250. The Top Track 250 was published in the Sunday Times on 12th October 2014, with Ford & Slater appearing at number 210 in the list.

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Wisbech News

The opening of Poundworld drew a big turnout.

Poundworld team up with charity Papworth Trust to offer Wisbech long-term unemployed a way back into work

A partnership between a pound shop and a charity has helped nine long-term unemployed people get back to work.

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West Norfolk News

wasted medicines

Cutting medicine waste in West Norfolk could mean more nurses, more hip replacements or more cataract operations

A campaign aimed at reducing unnecessary waste has been launched today, (Wednesday October 22), in West Norfolk.

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Amy Kinsey, Sam Shepherd, Tom Magor, Thomas Freer, Tom Kinsey and Sophia Stanton.

Inspirational entries for inaugural Frankie & Benny’s Wisbech Sports Awards

Nominations have been flying in for this year’s inaugural Frankie & Benny’s Wisbech Sports Awards ... and some of the nominees are truly inspirational.

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Wisbech football v Wellingborough. Picture: Steve Williams.

Wisbech Town looking to put things right against Thurnby and make it seven straight wins

Wisbech Town will be looking to banish some demons when they host Thurnby Nirvana in the United Counties League on Saturday.

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Ben Bowman will give audiences a taste of what it was like to experience Michael Jackson Live in concert.

Concert celebrating work of Michael Jackson coming to King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

A long-time fan of Michael Jackson celebrates his legacy when his concert comes to King’s Lynn Corn Exchange.

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The picture shows (left to right) an aged crone (Beatrice Dimitrov), a scary spectre (Edward O’Connor), a mad monk (Thomas Clabon), a murdered bride (Joanna Slipper – behind) and a werewolf (Barnaby Gray – front) preparing to spring their surprises. Photo by Tim Chapman.

Welcome to ‘ghoul school’ - for one night only a torchlight Halloween tour of the older part of grammar school

Spooky tours of the older parts of Wisbech Grammar School are being staged at a Halloween ‘ghoul school’ event.

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Jaqui Fairfax is launching a Fenland business version of the Great British Bake Off

Wannabe bakers are urged t get cooking for Fenland’s first ever Business Bake Off

Employees across Fenland are being urged to swap their desks for an oven in a newly organised competition set to raise cash for good causes.

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March News

Estover Playing Field. Picture: TREVOR WATSON

Red tape means value of Estover Playing Field must stay secret

Cambridgeshire County Council is hiding behind bureacratic red tape and is refusing to say how much it paid to buy March Estover Playing Field.

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