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A former Wisbech Grammar School pupil is making her name for herself with her seasonal cross-stitch creations.

Susan Lemmon.

A Fen woman says she is looking forward to her best Christmas for a long time after a charity found her the “perfect” job.

The choir with Marie Cunningham at Peckover House.

A youthful school choir has been spreading festive cheer throughout Wisbech.

Student Frank Etherington whose family donated 48 kilos of rice to Thomas Clarkson Academy's food drive.

Students and staff at Thomas Clarkson Academy have donated more than 1,000 items of food to Wisbech food bank this Christmas.

Alan Pain

A councillor’s bid to get Fenland Council to switch from a cabinet style system of governance to committees fell at the first hurdle.

Wisbech News

Yesterday, 16:00

A former Wisbech Grammar School pupil is making her name for herself with her seasonal cross-stitch creations.

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Susan Lemmon.

A Fen woman says she is looking forward to her best Christmas for a long time after a charity found her the “perfect” job.

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The choir with Marie Cunningham at Peckover House.

A youthful school choir has been spreading festive cheer throughout Wisbech.

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Student Frank Etherington whose family donated 48 kilos of rice to Thomas Clarkson Academy's food drive.

Students and staff at Thomas Clarkson Academy have donated more than 1,000 items of food to Wisbech food bank this Christmas.

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Erbie Murat. Picture: Steve Williams.

Former Wisbech Town Council clerk Erbie Murat has got a new job.

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Performers at Wisbech Grammar School paid tribute to iconic rock band Queen with a three night run of We Will Rock You.

The Queen arrives at King's Lynn Train Station for her Christmas break at Sandringham, with her is station manager Graeme Pratt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

You could tell by the smile how much she’s looking forward to Christmas, as she stepped off the train from King’s Cross – the most famous woman in the world side-by-side with ordinary passengers.

Sir Harry Smith community college 6th form watching student George Ford on Countdown. Picture: Steve Williams.

17 year old maths student is the youngest ever contestant to reach the semi finals of Channel 4 show Countdown.

Nene and Ramnoth FederationSchools Christingle service at St Peter's Church, Wisbech. Picture: Steve Williams.

Hundreds of children packed into St Peter’s Church in Wisbech yesterday for a Christingle service.

Protester Amanda Burrell takes her stand. Picture: Steve Williams.

A woman fed up of tractors depositing mud on the road outside her home took matters into her own hands this morning ... she staged a blockade.

West Norfolk News

Friday, December 19, 2014

One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested as he landed at a remote west Norfolk airfield – thanks to an eagle-eyed member of the public.

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Local government minister Kris Hopkins speaking in the House of Commons, London where he announced councils will have an overall reduction of 1.8% in central government grants in 2015/16. Photo: PA Wire

Further reductions in funding for councils in the region have been condemned as “Scrooge-like” by one authority leader, as it emerged school transport in Norfolk has been placed in the firing line.

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King's Lynn bus station, which is set  for a £1.6m refurb. Picture: Chris Bishop

Contractors will move in on January 6 to start work on what will be called the King’s Lynn Transport Interchange.

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The proposed Morston Point business and leisure park site at King's Lynn

Question marks surround the fate of several development projects in and around King’s Lynn after the developers behind the project went into administration.

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The site where the incinerator would have been built. Picture: Ian Burt.

County councillors have voted to stop the sale of the site where the axed Norfolk incinerator was to be built.

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King's Lynn News

Yesterday, 16:00

A former Wisbech Grammar School pupil is making her name for herself with her seasonal cross-stitch creations.

Read more
The Queen arrives at King's Lynn Train Station for her Christmas break at Sandringham, with her is station manager Graeme Pratt. Picture: Matthew Usher.

You could tell by the smile how much she’s looking forward to Christmas, as she stepped off the train from King’s Cross – the most famous woman in the world side-by-side with ordinary passengers.

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Ivars Mezals and Juris Valujevs were arrested in October last year in raids carried out as part of Operation Endeavour.

Two men have been found guilty of exploiting migrant workers as part of an illegal gangmaster operation in Fenland.

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Students will perform the Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

A wardrobe, lamp post and fur coats are on a wish list for Wisbech drama students who are set to recreate Narnia in their school hall.

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(left to right): Debbie Charles, Dan Pawson, Phil Merriam, Kay Mayor, Mike Hills, David Oliver

Combined efforts are needed to give victims of “hate crimes” in Fenland the confidence to come forward and report them.

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