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Yesterday, 12:01

Amey is claiming community support for its proposals to build a £200 million energy-from-waste plant on a 12 acre site at Waterbeach.

Mayor James Palmer and his deputy, Councillor Charles Roberts, were debating tonight whether to press the Prime Minister to allow the Bayeux tapestry to go on display in Ely.

James Palmer

Arthur Rank Hospice’s £10.5million home at Shelford Bottom was officially opened today by His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward.


‘Houston we have a problem’ admitted county councillor Bill Hunt, vice chairman of the county council highways and community infrastructure, when he offered a public apology today for the number of potholes across Cambridgeshire.


Do you run a food business in Fenland and want to improve the food safety knowledge and skills of yourself and staff?

Fenland District Council

Schools across East Cambridgeshire and Fenland will from today be able to apply for up to £25,000 to help some of their most disadvantaged pupils.

Steve Barclay

Widespread community support – including the backing of a district councillor- failed to persuade Fenland planners and now the Planning Inspect to allow a gypsy family to replace caravans with bricks and mortar.

Environment Agency

It is one of the jewels in the Fenland crown – the sprawling bird watching, fossil hunting, and pond dipping Kings Dyke Nature Reserve – and now a trio of local councils have decided its time to plan its future.

Chris Boden

Four Cambridgeshire criminals have been made to pay back almost £500,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) following investigations by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

Wisbech News

Yesterday, 14:06

Ned Higham was born at 28 weeks weighing just 1.2kilos. He had a life-threatening grade four bleed on the brain, sepsis and needed resuscitating and ventilating.

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Prosecutors have dropped the case against a former Gorleston professional footballer who had been reported by police for gross indecency with a boy following an investigation looking at alleged historic sex offences in football.

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Cambridge Crown Court

Widespread community support – including the backing of a district councillor- failed to persuade Fenland planners and now the Planning Inspect to allow a gypsy family to replace caravans with bricks and mortar.

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Environment Agency

Shop workers who sold counterfeit and unsafe tobacco have been ordered to pay £7,785 in fines between them.

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A Wisbech man was ordered to undertake 200 hours of unpaid community work and pay costs of over £3,000 after being found guilty of selling counterfeit cigarettes from his Wisbech shop.

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Peterborough Magistrates Court

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The year of 2017 proved to a be a very productive one for members of Exmouth Sea Angling Association with a number of long standing club records being broken and a new club record being added, as well as many personal bests being landed, writes Tim Clotworthy.

A musical variety group that spent more than 50 years performing in hospitals and care homes, still meets up to reminisce about the days of musical festivities and fundraising.


Young people will be campaigning to earn a role representing the borough as a member of Youth Parliament.

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It is said that the sporting field can be a place where dreams come true and this was certainly proven to be the case at the Sandy Park home of Exeter Chiefs for a squad of 28 Exmouth RFC Under-6 players on the second Sunday of the year.

West Norfolk News

A £7.5m safari park complete with wildebeests, flamingos and a host of wild animals could be created in Norfolk, bringing hundreds of jobs to the county.

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The Queen was all smiles as snowflakes fell during her visit to the picturesque Castle Rising church.

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Glastonbury tickets, a visit to Iran and a day out to the Grand National are some of the gifts donated to our region’s MPs.

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Jeremy Corbyn

Snow could be on its way to Norfolk on Sunday as the temperatures plummet to below freezing overnight.

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West Norfolk

Four teenagers have been charged with assault following what has been described as a nasty attack on a man in West Nofolk.

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King's Lynn News

Thu, 15:47

Two men killed in a head-on collision are believed to be from the Wisbech area.

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A man was arrested in Chatteris last night for being almost THREE times the drink drive limit.

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A Wisbech woman has been banned from keeping animals for five years after she abandoned her two cats when she moved house.

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UN Court

Rail users are advised to allow 90 minutes extra if travelling between Ely and King’s Lynn in February as buses will replace trains for five days.

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Police have released clear CCTV images following a jewellery theft from glass display cabinets at an antiques shop near King’s Lynn.

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Norfolk Police


Thursday, January 11, 2018

Stephen Ripley has told East Cambs planners his business could be threatened if he is forced to remove three mobile homes that house up to 15 eastern European workers.

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