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Art students from the College of West Anglia are showcasing some of their work at The Light Cinema in Wisbech.

Matthew Ward and tutor Adrian Kent with his Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award

Student Matthew Ward had a date with royalty recently when he picked up his Gold Duke of Edinburgh award in a prestigious ceremony at St James’ Palace, London.

Westwood School shed fire

A fire tonight in the games shed of Westwood Community Junior School tonight has destroyed a quantity of sports equipment.

Rural housing conference held in Ely

Rural people are being forced out of their communities. This is the stark conclusion of the latest national review of rural housing policy.

Radio 4's question time is coming to Wisbech Grammar School

An edition of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Any questions’ programme being staged at Wisbech Grammar School will help to put the town in the national spotlight on the eve of the general election.

Spring into Summer

Nutrition has the largest influence on losing weight and getting healthy. The second thing you should consider to speed up the process of losing fat is taking regular exercise.

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Spring into Summer Boot Camp.Picture: Steve Williams.

Spring into Summer with more than £1,200 get fit local places up for grabs!

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Spring into Summer Boot Camp.Picture: Steve Williams.

Mid way through week two of my ‘Spring into Summer’ fitness regime and the results continue to surprise.

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The 2014-15 Frostbite Friendly League culminated on Sunday and Fenland Running Club were in amongst the action.

North Cambs Bowls final,  Christine Wadlow.Picture: Steve Williams.

The standard was high as North Cambs held their indoor county finals at WIBC Harecroft Road, Wisbech.

Dick Creasey. (PHOTO: Barry Giddings)

Wisbech Town manager Dick Creasey says his side is right in title contention after two more wins saw them extend their winning run to nine on the bounce.

Liam Knight (right) presenting the defibrillator to chairman Richard Pettit.

Wisbech Rugby club was presented with a life-saving defibrillator by three friends at its vice president’s lunch on Saturday.

Ely Ladies 1st Hockey v Wisbech seconds.

Wisbech went two goals behind at Bury St Edmunds ... but fought back to claim a 4-2 win on Saturday.

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Mother’s Day at Peckover House has an extra dose of sparkle with a Sunday afternoon tea at the National Trust’s venue.

A Sound of Music singalong comes to Three Holes

Sing along with the Sound of Music with a special screening of the classic film at Three Holes village hall.

Sean Moyses

A festival of music and flowers comes to Upwell to raise money for church funds.

Sam Smith, who will be appearing at Thetford Forest on July 3.

Grammy-award winning vocalist Sam Smith has been announced as the final name in this summer’s Thetford Forest live music line-up.

Jack Waterfall (Director of the film) and Martin Whitworth;

Ely Cathedral is known for hosting a variety of events, but last night when the theme of ‘messing about with boats’ was the order of the day, it must have been a first.

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Free online computer courses in March and Wisbech

Getting online for banking and shopping will be part of courses open to residents in Fenland.

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