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Yesterday, 18:39

What a difference eight weeks make - for that’s all it took for friends, family and strangers to raise a massive £70,000 needed to buy a Fenland student a bionic leg after his was amputated through cancer.

Electricity pylon came down in Leverington rear garden.Victor Van Der Westhuizen with the pylon in his rear garden. Picture: Steve Williams.

Victor Van Der Westhuizen was still waiting for engineers to remove a telegraph pole from his lean-to after it blew down last night.

Archant General Election Survey

With a month to go before the 2015 General Election we want to know your views.

FDC Planning meeting. Picture: Steve Williams.

The Cabinet member responsible for planning has attacked colleagues for approving 10 homes at Doddington which officers had recommended for refusal.

Lenten challenge – St Peter’s CE  Junior school, Wisbech
Helen Willatt (RE coordinator/year 4 teacher) and
and Keith Aplin (year 5/6 children)

Pupils at a Wisbech school took part a Lenten challenge set by the Bishop of Ely.

Election

With a month to go before the 2015 General Election we want to know your views.

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Churches Together in Wisbech is hosting a hustings of the north east Cambridgeshire candidates in the run up to the 2015 general election.

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Budget 2015

Britain is walking tall, George Osborne said as he stood side on to the despatch box, almost slouching.

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Cllr Martin Curtis. Picture: Steve Williams.

Former leader Martin Curtis is to announce his resignation from Cambridgeshire County Council and force a by election on the same day as the General Election.

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Ken Rustidge with Andrea Stan at McCains in Whittlesey

Labour’s would-be MP Ken Rustidge was given a tour of McCains Foods in Whittlesey recently.

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Spring into Summer

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The clock is ticking for entries to our Spring into Summer promotion – and the chance for you to get fit in time for a holiday.

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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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Sport

Yesterday, 16:05

Wisbech Town manager Dick Creasey has praised his players for going through the pain barrier for the club ... and warned them they’ll have to do it again.

Jordan Gill boxed Barrington Brown in Sheffield. Picture: Mark Crawshaw Photography.

Jordan Gill says he was not at his best against Barrington Brown ... but he still won every round.

Wisbech rugby v Woodbridge.Picture: Steve Williams.

There were mixed fortunes for Wisbech Rugby Club on Saturday.

Wisbech football v AFC Kempston Rovers. Picture: Steve Williams.

Josh Ford hit a hat-trick as Wisbech Town cruised home against AFC Kempston Rovers on Saturday.

Wisbech pair Carole Quinney and Pauline Ayres.

Wisbech Indoor Bowls Club pair Carol Quinney and Pauline Ayres have become national champions.

What's On

Yesterday, 14:57

A well known television auctioneer will be making a guest appearance at a special event in Upwell on April 17.

New visitor guide is launched for Ely

A new guide has been launched to encourage local day trippers and visitors to make the most out of a visit to Ely.

Comedian Tony Vino will be performing at After Hours in Wisbech

Comedian Tony Vino will be performing at this month’s After Hours Live at Octavia’s cafe in Wisbech.

Cliff Eastabrook AKA The Travelling Talesman will be in March on April 24

The story of St George’s battle with the dragon will be recounted at March Town Hall later this month as part of the St George’s Day celebrations.

Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig and her little brother George trot back to Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough, for a day of Easter family fun.

Editor's Choice

Friday, March 27, 2015
Ciaran Brown, cup stacker

When you watch the video, you think it must have been speeded up ... but Ciaran Brown really is that quick.

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