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If we are to encourage cyclists to use the roads, we need to make the roads safer and more welcoming. Much of this can be achieved by reducing the speed of traffic. Where there are 20mph limits in place, there is no excuse for cyclists to use pavements.

Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2015
Employer of the Year Winner and Finalists

As anyone who runs a business will tell you its people are the most important asset which is why Fenland Business Awards include the Employer of the Year Award.

Lib Dem Lorna Dupre (yellow top) and Martin Field (front) of Labour

At precisely 4am came confirmation of what had been expected for six hours since the polls closed- Fenland had voted decisively in favour of quitting Europe.

Mick George Quarry Block Fen Mepal. Picture: Steve Williams.

A human head found in a Mepal quarry was definitely male, police confirmed today.

Student race day pit prep

Motorists from the College of West Anglia’s Wisbech campus sped to victory at Silverstone, the home of British motor racing.

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Student race day pit prep

Motorists from the College of West Anglia’s Wisbech campus sped to victory at Silverstone, the home of British motor racing.

Jody Cundy. Picture: PAUL SANWELL/ OP PHOTOGRAPHIC

Cyclist Jody Cundy says he has ‘unfinished business’ after he was confirmed in Great Britain’s 15-strong squad for this year’s Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Jonnie Peacock won gold in the final of the T44 100m in the IPC Athletics European Championships. Photo: Andy Hooper

Doddington-based paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock warmed up for this year’s Paralympic Games in the best possible way by storming to a gold medal in the IPC Athletics European Championships.

Matt Skelhon

The British Paralympic Association (BPA) have announced that local athlete Matt Skelhon is among 10 shooters who will compete for ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016, alongside fellow London 2012 medallist James Bevis.

Wisbech St Mary annual five-a-side tournament.

The latest instalment of a football tournament in Wisbech St Mary – which saw almost 400 teams take part - has been hailed as ‘the most successful yet.’

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Melissa McCarthy in 'The Boss'

Melissa McCarthy, famed for her hilarious scenes in ‘Bridesmaids’ and underrated releases ‘Tammy’ and ‘The Heat’, is due to appear on the big screen later this year leading an all-female cast for ‘Ghostbusters’.

 Angles Theatre, Wisbech. Carry on dancing.

One of the most popular and long running dance schools in the area, Katy Lilley’s School of Dance, is putting on their annual showpiece in July at the Angles Theatre, Wisbech.

The Secret Garden in Wisbech is to host its third Midsummer Food and Craft Fair next weekend (June 25).

The Secret Garden Touring Park is to open its doors for its third Midsummer Food and Craft Fair.

  St Mary's Church Westry.

The first ever concert featuring a digital piano is set to come to St Mary’s Church in Westry next month.

Art of the Mart at King's Lynn museum

There is just a short time left to enjoy Art of the Mart Savage’s, Famous Fairground Makers of Lynn exhibition at the King’s Lynn museum.

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Peterborough Cathedral window shortlisted in national competition

A photo of the Becket Chapel window, with a glimpse of Peterborough Cathedral seen through it, has been shortlisted by a panel of judges as being one of the best views in the East of England.

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