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A Tory county councillor and former British diplomat is set to force a by election after only a year in office to take on a £100,000 directorship of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

Police chiefs have commended the “exceptional bravery” of victims of March paedophile Allan Hammond.

A perverted retired company director, convicted of historic child sex acts over decades, has been given a 19-year sentence of which the 79-year-old could face as long as 17 years behind bars depending on whether he is paroled.

Cars are to be banned in Wisbech Market Place between the hours of 7am and 4pm as part of a re-think by the town council.

A retired company director, who accused this newspaper of making up paedophile charges against him, has today been jailed for 17 years for what was described as “sickening abuse in a predatory campaign of exploitation” that lasted decades.

Sport

Wed, 11:40

The Hudson Indoor Bowls Club Wisbech is opening it’s doors to welcome all players with a chance for people to look around if they have not been before.

A Tydd St Giles team recently took part in a longest day charity 72 hole golf event for cancer charities.

Two young leaders from Wisbech Hockey Club took part in an England hockey event to meet the players.

Wisbech Rugby Club is preparing for the 2018-2019 season with training led by director of rugby Leonard Veenendaal and newly appointed head coach Nico Steenkamp.

Wisbech Tennis Club held a variety of summer holiday activities at their courts next to the Hudson Leisure Centre off Harecroft Road last week.

What's On

Thu, 17:13

An unnerving, dystopian depiction of the darkest realms of the internet, ‘Unfriended: The Dark Web’ will make you want to log out of social media a little more, if nothing else.

A sun-drenched strip of golden sands, crystal clear skies and blue seas that lead to an exotic paradise…Murcia is the Spanish hideaway that brought my heart back home.

Performing in front of a stunning golden sunset, the legendary Chic & Nile Rodgers brought decades of pop hits to a packed crowd at Newmarket Racecourse on Friday.

Babylon ARTS will host an afternoon of free live music at Ely’s Jubilee Garden’s bandstand on Saturday August 25.

Follow a meandering private driveway to the top of a hill to find Tewkesbury Park hotel, then take a moment to make a slow 360 degree turn to admire the beautiful panoramic views this family-run hotel has to offer.

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Tue, 10:09

Hundreds of bikers and their families helped to raise money for a March-based charity at the third Funder in the Fens event.

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