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A group of Fenland school students returned home late last night after being trapped in France for an extra 24 hours following a strike by French ferry workers which closed the port of Calais.

Memorial celebration to remember Huntingdon student Rony John,

As the Fens and the rest of Cambridgeshire prepares for the hottest day of the year – and probably the hottest for a decade- a stark warning has been issued to stay out of unsafe waterways.

College of West Anglia Fashion Show at Elme Hall Hotel, Wisbech. Picture: ROB MORRIS

Fashion students got to showcase their creations on the catwalk at the College of West Anglia Isle campus’ annual fashion show at Elme Hall Hotel.

Neale Wade Academy Sports Transition Festival. Picture: ROB MORRIS

More than 250 year six pupils from schools across Fenland embraced a variety of sports and met a World Championship medal winning sprinter at the Neale-Wade Sports Festival.

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Stephen Conway, the Bishop Of Ely (centre) at the site dedication in Cambridge with Barnes Construction Director Mark Hart and Chair of Trustees Stuart Evans (left)

The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Rev Stephen Conway, led an Act of Dedication to mark the start of a £10.5 million hospice for the Arthur Rank Charity in Cambridge.

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Sport

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Wisbech Swimming Club athlete Lucy Ryan took three silver medals in the British Masters and Senior Age Group Long Course Championships.

Marshland High School Year 8 basketball team.

Marshland High School Year 8 Basketball Team excelled at the County Championships held at the UEA, finishing third.

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Sarah Gauvin and Sam Lyddiatt of Fenland Running Club.

Fenland Running Club competitor Sarah Gauvin finished third in her category in the Ramsey 10km race.

Wisbech Men's A Team.

The Wisbech Mens A team of Ben Allen, Paul Garwell, Gary Fitzjohn and James Newton put Burnham Market to the sword.

George Russell on the podium.

George Russell secured his second podium in a week in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Peckover House is to hold its second Art in the Garden event from July 11 to September 30.

Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne performs his new show at The Junction later this month as part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival. We speak to him about his comedic inspirations, hecklers and holding up a mirror to society “exposing all our weaknesses and flaws”.

Arles, France

Arles Festival comes to Wisbech Market Place to celebrate the 53rd twinning year with the French town.

From left: Megan Arends, Elizabeth Johnston, Helen Taylor, Barbara Warner. Picture: BARRY GIDDINGS

Soham celebrated VE day on Saturday with an exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War.

The Rag Tag Misfits

Folk-rock duo The Rag Tag Misfits – who last year raised over £1,400 for foodbank charity the Trussell Trust by performing at every country in the UK whilst living in a van - come to Wisbech’s Octavia Café on Friday, July 1. Ben Jolley speaks to them about musical influences, life living on the road and their upcoming wedding.

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From left: Megan Arends, Elizabeth Johnston, Helen Taylor, Barbara Warner. Picture: BARRY GIDDINGS

Soham celebrated VE day on Saturday with an exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War.

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