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Yesterday, 16:23

An 80-year-old woman from King’s Lynn is missing and police believe she may be in the Wisbech or Peterborough area.

Welney primary school website

A tiny village school looks set to close its doors this summer after 167 years because it has become a “concern for the local authority.”

Clive Howard.

A “sexual predator” who raped a student in a Norwich car park and admitted a series of attacks on women spanning almost 30 years has been sentenced to life in prison.

A golden retriever dog running on a field. Picture: Shutterstock In Green.

Dog owners are being warned farmers have the right to shoot a dog if it threatens the safety of livestock.

In the picture: The 1st Leverington Rainbows, with their leaders, store members from Pets at Home and Wisbech Cat Welfare volunteers.

Rainbows fed fish, held rabbits and stroked a bearded dragon during a tour of a pet store.

Election

Yesterday, 11:25

People are being urged to register to vote in the general election ahead of the deadline at midnight tonight.

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The General Election takes place on May 7.

Seventy per cent of those standing for town, parish – and even one Ely city ward- on May 7 have been returned unopposed.

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ANDREW CHARALAMBOUS

UKIP Parliamentary candidate Andrew Charalambous apologised today for an election flyer that used an image of a poppy.

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Welcome to Fenland.

Almost one in five parish and town council seats will be vacant due to a shortage of candidates putting themselves forward for the upcoming elections.

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Hustings meeting with Steve Barclay and Lucy Nethsingha

Britain can and will reduce immigration as part of renegotiation of European treaties, Conservative candidate Steve Barclay told a hustings debate in Wisbech.

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Sport

Yesterday, 16:51

Wisbech Town Veterans pushed a team stacked with former internationals and national champions all the way yesterday.

Fenland Running Club and March AC were out in force in King's Lynn

Fenland Running Club and March AC staged a mini King’s Lynn invasion on Saturday.

Harrison Smith.

Wisbech Swimming Club’s prospects enjoyed stunning success at the 2015 County Championships.

Action from Wisbech v Warboys. Picture: Barry Giddings.

Wisbech Town had an almightly scare before seeing off Warboys by 15 runs at Harecroft Road in their first Tucker Gardner league game of the season.

Action from Outwell Swifts v Swavesey Institute. Picture: Barry Giddings.

Goals from Jason Day and Luke Plumb saw Kershaw Senior B leaders Outwell Swifts keep their title challenge on track with a 2-0 win over Swavesey Institute.

What's On

Yesterday, 15:34

King’s Lynn Festival organisers expect the famous names featuring in this summer’s event will ensure ticket sales get off to a flying start when the box office opens for the 65th festival.

Ashton Blood.

A couple have arranged a charity ball to support a cause close to their hearts.

Christian O'Connell. Picture: Steve Ullathorne.

Multi-award winning radio host Christian O’Connell will appear at Cambridge Junction on April 24 as part of his first national comedy tour.

Burghley House will host a Battle Proms picnic concert.

Tickets for the Burghley House proms picnic concert are selling fast.

Unlock the Box at Peterborough Cathedral

Music, art and a climate change lecture come to Peterborough Cathedral for a varied early summer programme of entertainment.

Editor's Choice

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Dash cam footage of a Mercedes allegedly speeding on the A11 near Attleborough.

A man has captured footage that appears to show a Mercedes travelling at up to 120mph on the A11 in Norfolk.

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