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Yesterday, 11:36

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

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.

Ruth Neave and her husband Gary

A cold case review team looking at the murder 20 years ago of six year-old Rikki Neave has delayed publishing its initial findings because of the volume of documents it has been examining.

Police and paramedics are at the scene of a collision on the A47 Wisbech bypass.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery from Betfred bookmakers in Peterborough

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery from Betfred bookmakers in Peterborough

Election

Yesterday, 11:36

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

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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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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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Jeff Abott

Jeff Abbott, 18, has become the latest of our election ‘guinea pigs’ to take part in a first time voter 60 second opinion poll.

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Sport

Wed, 11:13

Wisbech twice fought back from a goal down to earn a 3-3 draw with Peterborough Northern Star last night.

A mixture of WKKC and Norfolk Open winners - Left to Right: Chelsea Munday, Ashton Brannigan, Leon Gold, Adam Lock, Colin Lock, Freya Molloy, Tasha Matthews, Nicolas Shacallis, Sam Spencer, Kelsey Lock, Jamie Kynaston, Claire Patient.

Three Peterborough BCKA fighters won titles at the WKKC national championships.

Action from March Town v Downham Town. Picture: Barry Giddings.

Wisbech Town kicked off their Rutland First Division challenge with a three wicket win over Eaton Socon.

A Wisbech St Mary player rides a challenge against West Wratting. Picture: Barry Giddings.

Wisbech St Mary picked up their first win in nine games on Saturday.

George Russell.

Tydd St Giles racing sensation George Russell has made a dream start to his Formula 3 European Championship season ... he has already won his first race.

What's On

Fri, 10:11

A couple have arranged a charity ball to support for 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.

Jeffrey Archer

Best-selling author Jeffrey Archer is coming to Ely to talk about his new book Mightier than the Sword.

Editor's Choice

Wed, 16:45
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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