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Thomas Clarkson Academy's top achieving student, Alicia Baghdouyan.

Outgoing principal Clare Claxton signed off her tenure as head of Thomas Clarkson Academy, Wisbech, with the best set of GCSE results for years.

Derren Singleton. Photo courtesy of KL.FM.

An 11-year-old boy from Wisbech has been hailed a hero after he saved a toddler from drowning in a swimming pool in Thetford.

Det Sgt Matt Swash arriving at Crown Court

A March-based police officer has been dismissed immediately and without notice for gross misconduct.

CCG meeting, Doddington

More people were turned away rather than allowed in to a packed public consultation in Doddington last night concerning the threat to close three Cambridgeshire minor injuries units.

This was the scene on Tuesday afternoon in Norwood Lane, Peterborough, after a waste fire.

A large amount of waste was found on fire, including a large number of tyres, in Norwood Lane, Paston, Peterborough.


Wisbech Town celebrate their Cambridgeshire FA Invitation Cup victory over Cambridge City. Photo: Spencer Larham

Wisbech Town manager Dick Creasey has hailed his players after they defied the form book and hammered Cambridge City 4-1 in the final of the Cambs Invitation Cup.

Edgaras Buzas netted Wisbech's consolation goal as they were swept aside by Peterborough Sports. Photo: Barry Giddings

Wisbech Town’s dream of an FA Cup run was brought to an abrupt halt on Saturday after they were comprehensively swept aside by UCL rivals Peterborough Sports.

Wisbech Town manager, Dick Creasey.

Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey is out for revenge against the side that condemned his men to an opening day defeat.

Wisbech St Mary manager, Arran Duke.

Wisbech St Mary boss Arran Duke is looking to his men to cause King’s Lynn Town Reserves some problems when they visit Beechings Close tomorrow night.

Frankie Dettori celebrates his historic 3,000th British winner at Newmarket on Friday evening. Picture: Matt Halmshaw

Jockey Frankie Dettori secured his 3,000th British winner when Predilection claimed victory at Newmarket on Friday evening.

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Meditation retreat workshop in March.

Drolma Buddhist Centre will host a meditation retreat event titled Meditation and the Art of Happiness next weekend.

Rich Wilson.

Roar with Laughter, a comedy event being held at the Quy Mill Hotel & Spa in Stow cum Quy, takes place next month.

Down to earth: members of the Whittlesey Mud Walls Group

A newly formed conservation group is embarking on a series of activities aimed at increasing the understanding of Whittlesey’s historic mud walls.

90 Glorious Years

90 Glorious Years since Her Majesty the Queen’s birth will be celebrated at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange.

Poster for the celebratory concert

Grab a chance to enjoy an elite brass band performing in Fenland when the group that took the Floral Dance to the charts in the 780s comes to town.

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Museum of Technology Throckenholt, Picture: Steve Williams.

Take a step back in time to a bygone age at a museum that celebrates gadgets of our daily lives alongside war time gizmos.

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