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A47 Fatality site. East of Mill road bridge. Picture: Steve Williams.

Police identify engaged couple who died in “suspicious circumstances” in A47 collision at Terrington St John

Police have identified the couple who died in suspicious circumstances on the A47 near Terrington St John on Sunday.

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A47 Dual Carriageway between Wisbech and Kings Lynn. (Terrington St John) Picture:Steve Williams.

Police reveal “with some degree of certainty” woman pedestrian pushed to her death on A47 - but did man stumble or jump?

A police chief confirmed “with some degree of certainty” that a woman pedestrian was pushed to her death in Sunday’s double fatality on the A47.

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Sharon Critchell and Chris Hodgkin. Bride is running to her wedding from Whittlesey to Thorney to her wedding. Picture: Steve Williams.

Here runs the bride - Whittlesey mum jogs to her big day

Sharon Critchell wont need her memory jogging about how she plans to arrive at her wedding - the 40 year old will be pulling on her training gear and running to her big day.

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A47 Dual Carriageway between Wisbech and Kings Lynn. (Terrington St John) Picture:Steve Williams.

SPECIAL REPORT: Police say woman pedestrian who died in double fatality on A47 could have been pushed to her death

A woman who died on the A47 near Wisbech yesterday could have been murdered, police said tonight.

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VIDEO: Highways Agency find driver on hard shoulder in panic over ‘fire’ on dashboard sign - he’d forgot he was playing Adele hit!

People picking flowers and a driver who thought the “fire” notification on their dashboard display meant their car was ablaze - instead of the name of the Adele track they were listening to.

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Council workers to make home visits as part of drive to get more people to sign up to Fenland’s gyms

More than 300 home visits are planned for the next month in the Wisbech area to encourage people to join their local gym.

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Pinnacle House, Wisbech. Picture: Steve Williams.

Packing a punch for positivity in a new boxing club at Pinnacle House in Wisbech

A couple are working flat-out to create a showpiece boxing venue in a two-storey warehouse as a positive training venue for the community of Wisbech.

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Alison and David Kerridge with Stuart Webb and Jo Drew.

Emneth pair who are gearing up for 103 mile Cotswolds run in aid of Clic Sargent pass £5,000 barrier

Two friends who will run 103 miles in four days in the Cotswolds next month have already raised more than £5,000.

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The A10 near Hilgay is closed due to a bus crash. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Miraculous escape for 42 school children after their coach overturns on the A10 at Hilgay

Forty two children escaped unharmed today after their coach overturned on the A10 at Hilgay.

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Kevin Rodgerss chain was placed around his neck (backwards) by his daughter Mrs Claire Storey of Wimblington. he is now district governor for Lions

A night to officially welcome new Lions District Governor is a roaring success

Wisbech Lions Club gathered with members from across East Anglia to welcome home and informally induct one of their members as their District Governor.

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Austen Adams, Vic Carlill, Stainless Metalcraft quality manager Martin Johnson and Sellafield supply chain engineer Gary Rushforth.

Chatteris manufacturer Stainless Metalcraft recognised by nuclear decommissioning leader Sellafield Ltd for high standards

A Fenland manufacturer has been recognised for its high standards by the UK leader in nuclear decommissioning, Sellafield Ltd, at a prestigious industry event in West Cumbria.

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Wisbech News

A47 Fatality site. East of Mill road bridge. Picture: Steve Williams.

Police identify engaged couple who died in “suspicious circumstances” in A47 collision at Terrington St John

Police have identified the couple who died in suspicious circumstances on the A47 near Terrington St John on Sunday.

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Longsutton News

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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West Norfolk News

Fertiliser being spread on a potato field. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Norfolk farmers must forge closer ties with region’s researchers, says environment secretary Liz Truss

Environment secretary Liz Truss has issued a clarion call to Norfolk’s farming community to step forward and be counted in the fight to boost global food production.

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Challenge match, stalls and disco in memory of Wisbech Town fan Dennis “Goalbound” Harris to take place on Saturday

A challenge match will be held in memory of a popular late Wisbech Town supporter on Saturday.

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Leon Hendrix plays the UK

Hendrix brought to life by his younger brother in his first UK tour.

The younger brother of rock Legend Jimi Hendrix plays his first UK tour this summer.

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Flying Legends Duxford: Thousands enjoy spectacle of nostalgia and poignant memories as past is brought to life

Thousands of visitors enjoyed a nostalgic day out at the Flying Legends Air Show on Saturday.

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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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March News

Public meeting at Oliver Cromwell Hotel. March. Consultation on Estover playing field. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: Residents overwhelmingly reject council leader’s ‘homes for leisure’ proposals for Estover Road playing fields , March

Angry residents overwhelmingly rejected proposals by county council leader Steve Count for a ‘homes for leisure’ deal on Estover Road playing fields.

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