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A youthful school choir has been spreading festive cheer throughout Wisbech.

Student Frank Etherington whose family donated 48 kilos of rice to Thomas Clarkson Academy's food drive.

Students and staff at Thomas Clarkson Academy have donated more than 1,000 items of food to Wisbech food bank this Christmas.

Alan Pain

A councillor’s bid to get Fenland Council to switch from a cabinet style system of governance to committees fell at the first hurdle.

Erbie Murat. Picture: Steve Williams.

Former Wisbech Town Council clerk Erbie Murat has got a new job.

Britney, the rebel leader of the Bohemians (Oliver Short). Picture: Tim Chapman.

Performers at Wisbech Grammar School paid tribute to iconic rock band Queen with a three night run of We Will Rock You.

Sport

Fri, 15:16

Cycling fanatics will get to rub shoulders with elite riders when the first ever Tour of Cambridgeshire is held in June 6-7.

March AC runners at the Frostbite Friendly League race.

Thirty-seven March AC runners turned out for the latest race in the Frostbite League at Hinchingbrooke Park.

Joe Steed

Sixteen year old March ABC boxer Joe Steed became a national champion on Saturday.

Denny Escorcio.

Deadly duo Dan Woods and Denny Escorcio both bagged braces as March Town United made it four straight wins with a 4-0 win at Stowmarket Town on Saturday.

Wisbech Town vs Bugbrooke St Michael's knockout cup. Picture: Steve Williams.

Wisbech Town manager Dick Creasey says it would be unfair to heap too much pressure on young striker Jacob Smith’s shoulders.

What's On

Fri, 11:15

Historian David Starkey and comedian Jim Davidson come to King’s Lynn Corn Exchange in January. To purchase tickets to either event, contact the box office on 01553 764864.

Jamie Trundle

Dance away the Christmas turkey and trimmings with an eight-and-a-half hour soul part at the Braza Club, in March.

St Wendreda's Church in the snow.

March Brass 2000 performs a Christmas concert at St Wendreda’s Church, March, December 20.

Simon Crow, left, and Claire Upton will both be at the Cats Pyjamas Emporium on December 15.

The Cat’s Pyjamas Emporium will play host to two authors during Wisbech’s Yule Fayre, next Monday.

Peckover House.

Special open days for Christmas have become part of Peckover House’s tradition, with the event becoming more popular each year.

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Fri, 10:45
The Queen arrives at King's Lynn Train Station for her Christmas break at Sandringham, with her is station manager Graeme Pratt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

You could tell by the smile how much she’s looking forward to Christmas, as she stepped off the train from King’s Cross – the most famous woman in the world side-by-side with ordinary passengers.

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