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Yesterday, 16:27

Members of Fenland District and Benwick Parish councils gathered with project partners and villagers as excited school children got to try out the £115,000 play park for the first time on Friday, June 16.

Mike Petty, a research historian with expert knowledge of River Great Ouse and drainage of the Fens, shared some of his research with The March Society in an enjoyable talk.

Dozens of guests helped mark the opening of a new and innovative funeral home in Wisbech.

Ambitious plans to regenerate Wisbech are a ‘once in a lifetime window of opportunity’ to transform the town and its community.

Local slimmers collected 360 bags of clothes that are now too big for them, in just two weeks, to raise money for a cancer charity.

Sport

Wed, 16:57

Wisbech Grammar School pupil Lewis Shipley starred at the Anglian Schools’ Championships last Sunday.

Wisbech Tennis Club’s dad and daughter duo – David and Libby Hoyles – competed in the big Quorn Family Cup Finals Day.

English Bowling Federation president Paul Bennett took a break from his ceremonial duties – to play in a county fixture last Saturday.

Fenland football side AFC Walpole are celebrating after being awarded a £1,500 Grow the Game grant, something that has attracted praise from England Manager Gareth Southgate.

Wisbech run-machine Gary Freear reckons a relaxed attitude is helping him rack up big numbers.

What's On

Fri, 10:52

Cross bred dogs can be crowned champs and pets and owners can try yoga together in a weekend festival coming to Peterborough.

Award-winning poet Leanne Moden hosts a free creative writing workshop as part of a project exploring Cambridgeshire’s shared cultural heritage.

Creative Cow theatre company will bring ‘Our Man in Havana’ to life at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds next week.

Whether it’s discovering history at the Peterborough Museum in a new way or defending against rival buccaneers on Pirate’s Day at Werrington Leisure Centre, Vivacity has another summer jam-packed with fun activities for children and families to take part in.

What a delightful concert with a difference!

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Television’s dishiest vicar Sidney Chambers (James Norton ) returns for a third series of hit period crime drama Grantchester, which is filmed in the Cambridgeshire village of the same name.

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