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GALLERY: Alan Titchmarsh helps to transform Wisbech home of former soldier who lost a leg in Afghanistan

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has transformed the garden of a former Wisbech soldier who lost a leg on his last tour of Afghanistan.

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Volunteers needed in the Fens to befriend adults with learning disabilities

Fenland-based charity Eddie’s is looking for reliable volunteers to join their befriending scheme and make a difference to someone’s life.

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Wisbech Standard from the First World War.

GALLERY: Standard waving the flag for war coverage - Fenland’s leading paper is indexed for easier research access

The Wisbech Standard is helping local families learn more about relatives who fought and died in the First World War.

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Seventeen-year-old Michael Farrow has been nominated for Linx Young People of the Year.

”He is the sort of young person that makes you proud to teach and support.” says the tutor who nominated Michael, 17, for award

A keen motorcyclist from Fenland who is helping other riders in Ely has revved his way into a competition that highlights the achievements of young people in Cambridgeshire.

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Oilmills Road just off the B1040, Pondersbridge, where a young cyclist was injured in Circuit of the Fens. Road was closed and cyclist air lifted to hospital.

VIDEO: Circuit of the Fens resumed after young cyclist airlifted to hospital following collision at Pondersbridge

A young cyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a collision with a traction engine during today’s Circuit of the Fens in and around Whittlesey.

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Doddington Horticultural Show. C Owen with first prize for herbs in a vase. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: Flower power wins the day as entries for Doddington’s annual show fall

Entries for this year’s Doddington horticultural show were slightly down across a number of classes - but the flower section flourished with more displays than ever.

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Building work has begun on a new wind farm on the outskirts of March

Building has started on the latest wind farm project for Triodos Renewables on two sites near March.

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Join a candle lit remembrance event in March

A simple act of remembrance for those who died during World War one will take place when members of the Royal British Legion stand at the March war memorial as part of a national lights out event.

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Circuit of the fens cycle race. Whittlesey.Start line at the Buttercross. Picture: Steve Williams.

VIDEO and GALLERY: Adam the toast of Whittlesey as he storms to victory in the second annual Circuit of the Fens

Crowds lined the streets of Whittlesey and the Fens on Sunday to watch a wave of cyclists flash past as they competed in the Circuit of the Fens.

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Michelle drops motion on outcome of leisure centre consultations after her own consultation with council leader

The councillor in charge of leisure at Fenland Council pulled a motion about her consultation on leisure centre changes after a consultation with her leader suggested it was not a good idea!

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Could Chatteris be back again in the running for a £500,000 agri tech centre? Certainly MP Steve Barclay hopes so

Chatteris could still get £500,000 investment in agri tech research and investment after the town lost out to Soham in an earlier round of funding.

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Love Your Garden make over, Wisbech.

GALLERY: Alan Titchmarsh helps to transform Wisbech home of former soldier who lost a leg in Afghanistan

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has transformed the garden of a former Wisbech soldier who lost a leg on his last tour of Afghanistan.

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Excited young fans cheer the Tour's arrival.

Pictures: Saffron Walden reacts to Tour de France visit –‘I’ve been here 25 years and I’ve never seen anything like it’

People came from far and wide to savour the magic of the Tour de France on the streets of Saffron Walden.

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Alphorn players Helen and Neil Grundy blow their 10ft instruments at Snettisham in celebration, after villagers learned they had won their campaign to have the beach footpath declared a public right of way. Picture: Chris Bishop

Victory in Snettisham beach access row completes Norfolk coastal path

Norfolk’s coastal footpath is complete today, after villagers won their fight to have a disputed section of beach declared a public right of way.

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David Bell. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Two sent off as ‘brawl’ mars pre-season friendly between Wisbech Town and King’s Lynn Town

The bosses of Wisbech and King’s Lynn Town erupted with fury after both sides had men sent-off during a friendly match.

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A burning man entertains the crowds at The Extreme Stunt Show in Moor Park, Preston. Picture: DAVID HURST.

Monster truck mayhem coming to Huntingdon with the Extreme Stunt Show Live

Fans of monster trucks, motorbikes, BMX or just general mayhem are in for a treat when the Extreme Stunt Show Live comes to Huntingdon next Sunday.

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Seventeen-year-old Michael Farrow has been nominated for Linx Young People of the Year.

”He is the sort of young person that makes you proud to teach and support.” says the tutor who nominated Michael, 17, for award

A keen motorcyclist from Fenland who is helping other riders in Ely has revved his way into a competition that highlights the achievements of young people in Cambridgeshire.

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Jessica’s dream of becoming a vet and the obstacles she is overcoming win her a nomination in county wide awards

A March woman who is determined to pursue her dream of becoming a vet despite health setbacks is in a competition that hails the achievements of young people in Cambridgeshire.

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Doddington Horticultural Show. C Owen with first prize for herbs in a vase. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: Flower power wins the day as entries for Doddington’s annual show fall

Entries for this year’s Doddington horticultural show were slightly down across a number of classes - but the flower section flourished with more displays than ever.

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