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Yesterday, 15:34

Businessman Alan Samuels has alleged Fenland Council “behaved unreasonably” and caused him “unnecessary expense” in refusing his application to convert a £210,000 five bedroom house into a 9-bed house of multiple occupancy (HMO).

It was standing room only as women and their families from across Britain crammed into a committee room joined by MPs and high profile doctors for an emotional mesh lobby in support of Sling the Mesh.

A 36 year teaching career has come to an end as Jayne Williams retires from the headship at Friday Bridge Primary School.

A shelter for the homeless in Wisbech – opened five years ago with help from a £250,000 Government grant but closed when funding ran out- has won permission to operate as a privately run House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).

Haulier Tony Knowles has been refused permission by Fenland Council to demolish outbuildings and an office in Manea Road, Wimblington, and erect a grain store of a size comparable to an existing vegetable store.


Wed, 14:29

Wisbech suffered a second successive Cambs & Hunts Premier League defeat last Saturday.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

CMB were the big winners at the North Cambs Bowls Association’s County Outdoor Championships last weekend.

Continuing his excellent run of recent form, Martin Jennings raced to 11th place overall in the St Ives 10K, with a time of 36 minutes and 22 seconds.

Jonnie Peacock is now world, European and Paralympic champion after striking gold again at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

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Tue, 15:44

The West End smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong comes to the Cambridge Arts Theatre in August.

The 67th King’s Lynn Festival begins on Sunday (July 16) at 6.30pm with a concert by The Brighouse and Rastrick Band at the town’s Corn Exchange.

Room on the Broom - based on the best-selling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler - comes to the Cambridge Arts Theatre from July 11 to 16.

‘Homecoming’ is the best Spider-Man movie to date, largely because of its compelling story, believable characters and well-developed plot.

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes will bring his new tour to the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange next week.

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Revellers will be taken on a trip back in time this weekend as they gaze over drill displays, fly pasts and battle re-enactments at the Festival of the Forties and World War II show in March.

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