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Taxi driver Billy Rackley for the Conservatives won a decisive victory over UKIP in the Wisbech Town Council by-election caused by the dismissal for non attendance of a disabled UKIP councillor.

Two arrests were made last night following a second arson attack on a Wisbech used car sales depot within 24 hours.

Dozens of people visited St Augustine’s Church in Wisbech at the weekend to look around its annual Christmas tree festival.

Three flashing safety flares – used by fire crews for safety reasons – were taken from the site of a major blaze in Wisbech last night.

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Police and paramedics were called to a three vehicle collision on Lynn Road, Wisbech yesterday.

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A crew from Wisbech and five from Norfolk were called to a fire at a disused building in Old Lynn Road last night.

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A doctor from Hinchingbrooke Hospital is the latest Labour supporter to announce he will be vying to become the party’s candidate in next year’s election to be mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Crufts came to Wisbech at the weekend when the Horsefair Shopping Centre held its first ever Best Dressed Dog competition.

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Reports of people calling the emergency services to help animals are increasing, according to figures from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Taxi driver Billy Rackley for the Conservatives won a decisive victory over UKIP in the Wisbech Town Council by-election caused by the dismissal for non attendance of a disabled UKIP councillor.

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Two arrests were made last night following a second arson attack on a Wisbech used car sales depot within 24 hours.

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Dozens of people visited St Augustine’s Church in Wisbech at the weekend to look around its annual Christmas tree festival.

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Three flashing safety flares – used by fire crews for safety reasons – were taken from the site of a major blaze in Wisbech last night.

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Police and paramedics were called to a three vehicle collision on Lynn Road, Wisbech yesterday.

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A crew from Wisbech and five from Norfolk were called to a fire at a disused building in Old Lynn Road last night.

Hundreds of residents joined a pint-sized Christmas choir as the festive season was marked at Woodberry Down with lights, music and a hearty lunch.

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Four long years after it closed, the Banyers reopened last week with a bang – and that was just to get the Prosecco flowing.

Five lucky youngsters enjoyed the time of their lives when they boarded a plane to meet Father Christmas on Sunday.

Christmas, no surely not yet. There’s too much to do! Exe Racers were out on the water training all Saturday, writes Rex Frost.

West Norfolk News

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Charities in west Norfolk have bagged £3,000, thanks to residents who recycle.

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The sun was just going down as Prince Andrew was given a tour of this season’s completed projects at the Constructionarium site in Bircham Newton yesterday.

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People in west Norfolk are being urged in a new advertising campaign to respect taxi drivers in the run-up to Christmas, amid reports of bad behaviour in cabs.

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Proposals for a Norfolk and Suffolk mayor hit the buffers when West Norfolk council voted against the plans. But just a few miles away Cambridgeshire is gearing up for a contest next year. Political editor Annabelle Dickson reports.

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A community organisation has extended a hand of friendship to another with a generous donation.

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King's Lynn News

Tue, 12:52

Calls from a “vigilant” Whittlesey resident led to an arrest and the recovery of five out of eight high-value vehicles that were stolen near Wisbech.

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Expectant mothers in West Norfolk will be able to give birth in their own homes again after the service was suspended three years ago.

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The crafty ladies from the Walpole Art & Craft Club presented a cheque for £860 to Laurence Morlaas the representative from Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Macmillan Centre.

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Did you see an altercation between a group of young people and a man in the car park at Skaters in Walpole Highway?

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Police have told motorcyclists to “ride defensively and expect the unexpected” in order to stay safe on the region’s roads.

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