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Wisbech Sports Awards 2014 launch at Queen Mary Centre and Frankie & Bennys, Wisbech. Left:Tom Jackson content editor of the Wisbech Standard, Nicola Knowles of Luminus, Terry Jordan Clerk to Wisbech council, John Elworthy Editor of the Wisbech Standard. Deputy Mayor of Wisbech David Hodgson and Steven Shand of Frankie and Benny's

Frankie & Benny’s Wisbech Sports Awards are open for entries

The Wisbech Standard is delighted to announce today the launch of the first ever Wisbech Sports Awards.

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Cllr Paul Clapp being interviewed by the BBC film crew at the Waterlees Spinney play area this week. Picture: Steve Williams.

UKIP committee chairman ousted after vote of no confidence threat by other parties and diagnosis of “severe dyslexia”

The chairman of one of Cambridgeshire County Council’s biggest spending committees is to be replaced after being diagnosed with “severe dyslexia”.

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Former mayor of Wisbech, Jonathan Farmer pictured at the top of St Peter's Church in 2012.

BREAKING: Suspended prison sentence for former Wisbech mayor who was found guilty of possessing firearm

A Wisbech councillor and former town mayor who was found guilty of possessing an illegal firearm has been given a 21-month suspended prison sentence.

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Greg Brassett and his son

Father puts his best foot forward for charity run despite suffering hydrocephalus

A father, who was who was born with a brain tumour, has fought his illness and taken to the treadmill to train for what will be his a 16th charity run.

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Police have named woman who died on the A47

Woman who died in a collision on the A47 at Wisbech has been named

A pedestrian who was killed in a collision on the A47 at Wisbech has been named by police.

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Cambridgeshire patients given boost by NHS 111 phoneline

Patients across Cambridgeshire can now receive quick healthcare advice and information on how to best deal with illness or injury by dialling NHS 111.

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The Old Fire Engine House in Elm.

Elm Old Fire Engine House given Grade II Listed protected status after Wisbech Society campaign

A disused fire engine house has acquired Grade II Listed status after a successful campaign from a heritage society.

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March Bears kit presentation earlier this year. Left: Stacey Gorman, Debbie Dack, Barry Feetham and Simon Whittaker. Picture: Steve Williams.

March Bears Scotty’s Little Soldiers charity match and fun day taking place on Saturday

A charity rugby match and family fun day will be staged on Saturday in aid of an armed forces charity.

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St Augustine's presentation at Wisbech

Sewing group in Wisbech is looking for new members

St Augustine’s Sewing Group is about to start the new term in the Parish Centre in St Augustine’s Rd, Wisbech.

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Tiya Sherliker. Picture: FREE ANGLE PHOTOGRAPHY.

GALLERY: More than 130 people take part in Whittlesey Triathlon event which receives widespread praise

More than 130 people of all ages took part in a Whittlesey club’s first ever Triathlon on Saturday.

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Archant announces appointment of Jeff Henry as new chief executive to succeed Adrian Jeakings

Community media group Archant, publishers of the Cambs Times, Ely Standard, Wisbech Standard, EDP, Norwich Evening News and Mustard TV, has appointed Jeff Henry as its new chief executive.

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Wisbech Sports Awards 2014 launch at Queen Mary Centre and Frankie & Bennys, Wisbech. Left:Tom Jackson content editor of the Wisbech Standard, Nicola Knowles of Luminus, Terry Jordan Clerk to Wisbech council, John Elworthy Editor of the Wisbech Standard. Deputy Mayor of Wisbech David Hodgson and Steven Shand of Frankie and Benny's

Frankie & Benny’s Wisbech Sports Awards are open for entries

The Wisbech Standard is delighted to announce today the launch of the first ever Wisbech Sports Awards.

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Shooter Aaron Heading’s success at the Commonwealth Games.

Fenland shooter Aaron says “I gave it my best and I can hold my head up high” after winning silver at the Commonwealth Games

Fenland joined the Commonwealth Games celebrations as shooter Aaron Heading claimed silver in the men’s shotgun trap.

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The Launch of Alive Lynnsport in King's Lynn. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Leisure trust to protect art and sport scene in West Norfolk

West Norfolk’s diverse arts and sports scenes will be protected by a new leisure trust.

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Tiya Sherliker. Picture: FREE ANGLE PHOTOGRAPHY.

GALLERY: More than 130 people take part in Whittlesey Triathlon event which receives widespread praise

More than 130 people of all ages took part in a Whittlesey club’s first ever Triathlon on Saturday.

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The Day The Music Died

Commemorate The Day the Music Died with Buddy Holly tribute show at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange

On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly was killed in a plane crash. That day would eventually become known as The Day the Music Died.

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Hazel Walter from Christchurch competing with Downland Elvive at equifest. Picture: Rob Morris.

GALLERY: Horse lovers saddle up for a supreme show at Peterborough

Horse lovers from across the country came to the area to enjoy what is fast becoming one of the leading shows in the equine annual calendar.

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March Royal british Legion 24 hour pool marathon and fun day. Pool team ready for the marathon. Picture: Steve Williams.

GALLERY: March Royal British Legion Club’s 24 hour pool marathon raises more than £1,200 for club and FACET

Fifteen enthusiastic pool players alternated for 24 hours to raise more than £1,200 for the March Royal British Legion Club and a local charity.

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Harry Copeman (9) who is doing a swim of 5 miles 320 lengths for Meningitis.

March schoolboy makes a splash for the Meningitis Research Foundation

March schoolboy Harry Copeman caused a splash for charity when he completed a five-mile swim at the town’s George Campbell pool to raise money for the Meningitis Research Foundation.

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