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Yesterday, 13:30
Ormitots nursery, March.

A youngster walked out of an under fives nursery unsupervised at a setting that has been rated as needing improvement by Ofsted.

Metal on metal hip implant patients take their battle to the High Court

British patients taking legal action against defective metal on metal hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson have been praised by women injured by a medical device made by the same health care giant.

Car overturns in Back Toad, Murrow

A passenger in a car that over turned in Murrow today has been taken to hospital.

James Thompson, Mr Dominic Garfoot (Head if Outdoor Education), Mollie Allen, Lee Clarke, James Greenhalgh, Ethan Jutsum, Jordan Reeve, Ben Trundley, Maddie Booth, Ed Page, Victoria Murphy (front)

Ten dedicated Wisbech Grammar School Sixth Form pupils have achieved the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, the highest number of gold awards in one year ever recorded by the school.

Can you give a battery hen a new happy life

A pop up hen adoption day is coming to the area to encourage people to give battery chickens a happy new life.


Thursday, May 26, 2016
Mike McInerney (left). Photos: Jo Tidman.

There was a gold rush for Wisbech Speed Skaters in Birmingham last weekend.

Under 8s action from Witchford Colts' encounter with Feeder Soccer School (red/white).

Hundreds of youngsters showcased their football skills as March Rangers held their second two-day youth tournament.

The Cambs Times, Wisbech Standard and Ely Standard are offering readers the opportunity to win a place at Cambridge United's Whitsun Soccer School during half-term.

The Cambs Times, Wisbech Standard and Ely Standard are offering readers the opportunity to win a free week on the Cambridge United Whitsun Soccer Schools that are set to be rolled out once again at 20 venues across the region.

Former Wisbech Town striker, Jack Friend, has re-joined the club from Sky Bet League Two side Peterborough United. Photo: Spencer Larham

Wisbech Town have re-signed forward Jack Friend after he was released by Sky Bet League One side Peterborough United ten days ago.

Wisbech Town captain Sam Albutt on his way to 74 against Saffron Walden. Photo: Steve Williams

Wisbech Town continued their impressive form in the Tucker Gardner Division One with a 184-run success over title favourites, Saffron Walden.

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Yesterday, 10:14
The Secret Garden Touring Park, Wisbech.

The Secret Garden Touring Park in Wisbech is holding its annual garden sale next weekend.

Bowie exhibition to visit Cambridge. Bowie-Madame Tussauds

A UK exhibition tour of many ‘never before seen’ photographs of David Bowie is set to visit Cambourne in Cambridgeshire this autumn.


Azimuth, a covers band who play a range of notable songs through the decades, will perform at two venues over the bank holiday weekend.

Local Lads to play After Hours Gig. Bob Bell.

Local musicians Bob Bell (country) and Dave Nurney (acoustic) will perform on the After Hours Live stage at Octavia’s Café, Wisbech next month.

Andy Leach.

The Great British Seaside Special, which promises an ‘extravaganza of music, comedy entertainment and fun’, comes to Wisbech on Sunday June 5 as part of the WisBEACH Festival.

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Monday, May 23, 2016
House of Fraser distribution hub plans could create 1,000 local jobs

Up to 1,000 local jobs may be created if plans to build a 750,000 sq. ft. House of Fraser distribution hub on the edge of Peterborough go ahead.

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