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Yesterday, 13:44

Passers-by gasped with amazement as Christmas nearly fell by the wayside in the Fens today!

Taxi driver Billy Rackley for the Conservatives won a decisive victory over UKIP in the Wisbech Town Council by-election caused by the dismissal for non attendance of a disabled UKIP councillor.

Two arrests were made last night following a second arson attack on a Wisbech used car sales depot within 24 hours.

Dozens of people visited St Augustine’s Church in Wisbech at the weekend to look around its annual Christmas tree festival.

Councillor James Palmer, leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council, has thrown his hat in the ring to become the new Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, with hopes to “improve infrastructure and provide high quality housing for all”.

Sport

Yesterday, 10:39

A tennis prospect from the Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech has set his sights on a successful career in the sport.

Joe Perry will not play in the German Masters after he surrendered a 3-0 lead to lose out to Jimmy White in the second qualifying round today (December 9).

Jamie Powell is a man on a mission - and he sees Saturday’s fight at Contenders Norwich 17 as another step on the road to stardom.

Chatteris potter Joe Perry will take on one of the all-time greats for a place in the German Masters.

Dozens of the region’s finest young boxers stepped through the ropes last weekend as March Amateur Boxing Club held its annual home show.

What's On

Yesterday, 17:23

With everything you expect from a Key Theatre Pantomime, they return with an all singing, all dancing month of music, madness!

Comedy Live at the Cambridge Corn Exchange presents the very best up and coming stand-up comedians on the scene!

And tomorrow (Friday) sees well-known television face Iain Stirling perform.

Walt Disney Animation Studios bows out of 2016 with one of this year’s best pictures, the highly anticipated and loveable ‘Moana’.

The habits will hit the road again this month when Sister Act comes to the Cambridge Corn Exchange.

After a highly acclaimed tour in 2016, Antic Disposition’s production of Shakespeare’s classic, Henry V, returns to Cambridgeshire – and will take place in two of the county’s most iconic buildings.

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The quietest train station in Britain is used by the equivalent of just one passenger per month, new figures show.

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