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A man who threatened police officers with a knife that had a 21cm blade has been arrested in Wisbech. PHOTO: Policing Wisbech.

A man who threatened police officers with a 21cm knife has been arrested in Wisbech.

A Norfolk police officer has been dismissed after admitting the theft of gold coins. PHOTO: Denise Bradley

A Norfolk policeman who found a £15,000 haul of historic gold coins with his metal detector has been sacked for cheating the landowner out of a share of the treasure.

More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm’s Christmas card appeal. PHOTO Bulley Davey.

More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm’s Christmas card appeal.

Lord Toby Jug, who describes himself as a recovering alcoholic, said he “would be dead” without the support of the Gainsborough Foundation, which has its head office in Ramsey. PHOTO: Steve Williams.

A multi-award winning alcohol treatment service for Cambridgeshire will close after being told its funding has been withdrawn leaving staff and patients shocked and upset.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue crew across the county are being trained in how to use pet friendly masks PHOTO: Cambs Fire and Rescue

Animals caught up in a blaze or traumatic rescue stand a better chance of survival thanks to a special kit provided by a charity that is being used by all fire stations across Cambridgeshire.

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Harry Limb, who has scored 18 goals in all competitions for Wisbech Town this season, is set for a move to a higher-level club. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Dick Creasey has all but confirmed that teenage starlet Harry Limb will leave Wisbech Town for a higher-level club.

Park Ladies, who play in the Women's Premiership in the Cambs Women's and Girls County Football League,  are on the search for three to four new players. PHOTO: Park Ladies

Park Ladies are on the look-out for new players to help them turn their season around.

Gary Setchell has left King's Lynn Town after seven years at the club's helm. Picture: Simon Moore/Focus Images

King’s Lynn Town will announce their new manager tomorrow after sacking Gary Setchell on Tuesday night.

The Isleham One Day Event is to return to East Cambridgeshire on March 4 and 5.

Hundreds of the country’s top horse riders are to descend on Isleham next month for the Isleham One Day Event.

Leonard Veenendaal.

Wisbech head coach Leonard Veenendaal has hailed the spirit of his players after they dug in deep to secure a hard-fought success over Beccles last weekend.

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Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5. PHOTO: Supplied.

Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5.

Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia’s Café in Wisbech next month as part of After Hours Live. PHOTO: After Hours Live.

Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia’s Café in Wisbech next week as part of After Hours Live.

James MacMillan’s St Luke Passion will be performed at St John’s College Chapel in Cambridge on Saturday March 18. PHOTO: Supplied.

James MacMillan’s St Luke Passion will be performed at St John’s College Chapel in Cambridge on Saturday March 18.

The Hermitage Ensemble Male Voice Choir will perform a concert of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music at Walpole St Peter Church. PHOTO: Supplied.

The Hermitage Ensemble Male Voice Choir will perform a concert of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music at Walpole St Peter Church next month.

The Ely Standard is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away two pairs of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month. PHOTO: Ely Hereward Rotary Club.

The Wisbech Standard and Cambs Times is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away a pair of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month.

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This fox was left unable to walk after being hit and trapped by a car. Fenland Animal Rescue came to his rescue and it is now on the way to a full recovery. PHOTO: Fenland Animal Rescue

A fox that was found trapped underneath a car on a Fenland road is on the mend thanks to a £1,000 rescue effort by charity volunteers.

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