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Three men were arrested in Chatteris last night during a busy night for Fenland police that saw a total of nine people taken into custody.

Emergency services search for a missing person.

A man drowned today in Cambridgeshire after apparently jumping into the Great Ouse to retrieve a football shortly before a water festival was due to start.

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Robert MacBryde
Red and Black Still Life
( Collection of Original Works for Children in Cambridgeshire. Photography by Marc Mageean)

Hundreds of rarely seen paintings – owned by Cambridgeshire County Council as part of a children’s collection built up since the last war- are to be sold.

Cambridgeshire County Council
Holly Orridge playing at the Horsefair shopping centre Summer Funday. Picture: Steve Williams.

Holly Orridge launched her new EP, 14 Miles to Midnight, with a performance at the Horsefair on Wednesday.

Sam Smith, centre, presenting the cheque to Shane Sleath and under 13 Wisbech player Alex Bishop.

Wisbech Town Cricket Club received a very welcome £500 boost from one of the town’s organisations.

Sam Smith
Emily's desert.

Three budding chefs from the College of West Anglia (CWA) won medals at a prestigious skills competition.

College of West Anglia
Sixteen Foot Bank. Picture: Steve Williams.

A motorcyclist in his 30s has been airlifted to hospital following what has been described as a “serious collision” on the Sixteen Foot near March.

Litter is targeted in the Horsefair

Litter drop louts and cigarette butt throwers face on the spot fines if they are caught dropping their rubbish in the Horsefair shopping centre in Wisbech as part of a new partnership.

Kevin Smith
Wisbech Church Terrace car park toilets. Picture: Steve Williams.

Three women who tried to call the non-emergency police line to report a man asleep in public toilets in Wisbech gave up after being put on hold for more than ten minutes - only to discover he died in the cubicle during the night.

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Sam Smith

Wisbech Town Cricket Club received a very welcome £500 boost from one of the town’s organisations.

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Emily's desert.

Three budding chefs from the College of West Anglia (CWA) won medals at a prestigious skills competition.

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College of West Anglia
Litter is targeted in the Horsefair

Litter drop louts and cigarette butt throwers face on the spot fines if they are caught dropping their rubbish in the Horsefair shopping centre in Wisbech as part of a new partnership.

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Kevin Smith
Wisbech Church Terrace car park toilets. Picture: Steve Williams.

Three women who tried to call the non-emergency police line to report a man asleep in public toilets in Wisbech gave up after being put on hold for more than ten minutes - only to discover he died in the cubicle during the night.

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Contraceptive and sexual health clinics are being stepped up in the Fens

A new sexual health clinic launched in Wisbech this year is not being used as much as hoped because people are still travelling to Peterborough or King’s Lynn for diagnosis and treatment, a report has shown.

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Royal British Legion

It’s nearing the end of summer but a bit of Frozen fun has brightened the day of young and old at a Cromer care home.

Rennie Grove Colour Blast

Clouds of coloured paint transformed 500 runners doing their bit for local charity Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Wedmore Harvest Home

A SELL-OUT harvest home event in Wedmore was enjoyed by hundreds of people at the weekend.

The Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord John Gates raises a glass. Pic: Nick Butcher.

A Norwich pub built between the wars is to be safeguarded for future generations, after heritage watchdogs named it as one of 21 across the county to be given special protection.

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The Energy from Waste Site in Great Blakenham.

Nearly a year after it first started to turn Suffolk’s waste into something useful – electricity – the Great Blakenham incinerator is helping to keep rubbish out of the county’s holes in the ground.

West Norfolk News

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King's Lynn

Thousands of countryside enthusiasts are expected to turn out for the Sandringham Game and Country Fair in the grounds of the royal estate.

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New homes are needed for feral cats: Picture submitted

A west Norfolk cats’ adoption centre is offering the purr-fect solution to anyone in need of an environmentally-friendly pest control service, with many feral cats in need of a new home.

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Downham Market
Harriet Harman, shadow deputy prime minister, is the guest in Charles Clarke's in-conversation event at the UEA. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

If former Norwich MP Charles Clarke were in charge of the job description and judging for a new Labour Party leader, bookies’ favourite Jeremy Corbyn would unsurprisingly not score highly.

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The former Homebase store in King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

An in-store Costa coffee shop is featured in the latest drawings submitted to planners as another retailer looks set to further invest in its out-of-town site in King’s Lynn.

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King's Lynn
MP Liz Truss visit to St Clement's Church, Outwell as part of roof appeal.  MP Liz Truss being shown the repairs already carried out.  Picture: Steve Williams.

A west Norfolk church whose unique medieval carvings are of national importance could get the extra funding needed to complete its roof restoration.

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King's Lynn News

Yesterday, 10:00
College of West Anglia

Three budding chefs from the College of West Anglia (CWA) won medals at a prestigious skills competition.

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Contraceptive and sexual health clinics are being stepped up in the Fens

A new sexual health clinic launched in Wisbech this year is not being used as much as hoped because people are still travelling to Peterborough or King’s Lynn for diagnosis and treatment, a report has shown.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
The smashed railings in Wisbech Park.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing through the railings near to the entrance of Wisbech Park overnight.

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Magpas helicopter at Wisbech Park

Police thanked the public for standing well clear when a helicopter flew to a “seriously ill” woman who collapsed in Wisbech Park.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
All the winners from the 2014 Fenland Enterprise Business Awards.

There is only one week left to submit your entry for the 2015 Fenland Enterprise Business Awards.

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Agriculture

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Downham Market

A Norfolk farmer preparing for harvest is facing 20 mile journeys to what should be a four mile route after a key road to his land near Downham Market has been closed for roadworks.

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