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More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm’s Christmas card appeal. PHOTO Bulley Davey.

More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm’s Christmas card appeal.

Lord Toby Jug, who describes himself as a recovering alcoholic, said he “would be dead” without the support of the Gainsborough Foundation, which has its head office in Ramsey. PHOTO: Steve Williams.

A multi-award winning alcohol treatment service for Cambridgeshire will close after being told its funding has been withdrawn leaving staff and patients shocked and upset.

Les Crofts in a Facebook post about riding out in his Porsche PHOTO: Submitted

Les Crofts, the Chatteris man behind the doomed Jumbos Jungle children’s play centre, is revealed today as being responsible for a series of failed enterprises that left his customers out of pocket.

A disabled Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”. PHOTO: Supplied.

A Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”.

Yvonne Bartram with some of her horses before they were moved. She must pay £600 under Proceeds of Criime. PHOTO: Steve Wiliams

A Littleport woman –who rose from being a GP receptionist to a £100,000 a year partner -has spoken of the moment her world collapsed after she ‘borrowed’ tens of thousands of pounds.

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Harry Limb, who has scored 18 goals in all competitions for Wisbech Town this season, is set for a move to a higher-level club. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Dick Creasey has all but confirmed that teenage starlet Harry Limb will leave Wisbech Town for a higher-level club.

Gary Setchell has left King's Lynn Town after seven years at the club's helm. Picture: Simon Moore/Focus Images

King’s Lynn Town will announce their new manager tomorrow after sacking Gary Setchell on Tuesday night.

The Isleham One Day Event is to return to East Cambridgeshire on March 4 and 5.

Hundreds of the country’s top horse riders are to descend on Isleham next month for the Isleham One Day Event.

Leonard Veenendaal.

Wisbech head coach Leonard Veenendaal has hailed the spirit of his players after they dug in deep to secure a hard-fought success over Beccles last weekend.

Founder of Student Motorsport, John Paul Latham, and Theo Paphitis at the Small Business Sunday annual awards. PHOTO: John Paul Latham

A motorsport lecturer at the College of West Anglia has received a big boost after his business was recognised by star of the BBC’s Dragon’s Den, Theo Paphitis.

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Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5. PHOTO: Supplied.

Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5.

Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia’s Café in Wisbech next month as part of After Hours Live. PHOTO: After Hours Live.

Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia’s Café in Wisbech next week as part of After Hours Live.

James MacMillan’s St Luke Passion will be performed at St John’s College Chapel in Cambridge on Saturday March 18. PHOTO: Supplied.

James MacMillan’s St Luke Passion will be performed at St John’s College Chapel in Cambridge on Saturday March 18.

The Hermitage Ensemble Male Voice Choir will perform a concert of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music at Walpole St Peter Church. PHOTO: Supplied.

The Hermitage Ensemble Male Voice Choir will perform a concert of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music at Walpole St Peter Church next month.

The Ely Standard is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away two pairs of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month. PHOTO: Ely Hereward Rotary Club.

The Wisbech Standard and Cambs Times is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away a pair of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month.

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This fox was left unable to walk after being hit and trapped by a car. Fenland Animal Rescue came to his rescue and it is now on the way to a full recovery. PHOTO: Fenland Animal Rescue

A fox that was found trapped underneath a car on a Fenland road is on the mend thanks to a £1,000 rescue effort by charity volunteers.

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