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An appeal has been launched to find relatives of a former Wisbech publican who enjoyed his moment of fame by renaming his pub The Muppet Inn.

Flooding at North Brink, Wisbech

Anglian Water is still searching for the leak on North Brink which has left cellars flooded below the town hall, Corn Exchange and Lloyds Bank, Wisbech.

New volunteer befrienders needed for Eddie’s.Steph at the farm.

A local charity is appealing for people to come forward to become befriender volunteers and make a real difference in people’s lives around the Fens.

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Cubs from the 12th Wisbech Scout group celebrated Burns Night in style by playing host to Ian Baca from the Peterborough Highland Band.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital. PHOTO: IAN BURT.

A hospital is calling on the public to help their drive to get rid of vomiting bugs.

Wisbech News

An appeal has been launched to find relatives of a former Wisbech publican who enjoyed his moment of fame by renaming his pub The Muppet Inn.

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Flooding at North Brink, Wisbech

Anglian Water is still searching for the leak on North Brink which has left cellars flooded below the town hall, Corn Exchange and Lloyds Bank, Wisbech.

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New volunteer befrienders needed for Eddie’s.Steph at the farm.

A local charity is appealing for people to come forward to become befriender volunteers and make a real difference in people’s lives around the Fens.

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Cubs from the 12th Wisbech Scout group celebrated Burns Night in style by playing host to Ian Baca from the Peterborough Highland Band.

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Author Robin Quinn

An author has published a new book which looks at the lives of German prisoners during the Second World War, including those sent to Ely.

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A momentous decision today by Cambridgeshire County Council will pave the way for a 99 year lease being offered to March to take control of all 18 acres of Estover playing field.

Wisbech hockey v St Albans. Picture: Steve Williams.

Wisbech Town lost 6-0 to high-flying St Albans on Saturday in their first game back from the winter break.

Summer-louise Chapman is a little 3 year old with chiari malformation, Left: Summer-Louise Chapman with carpenter Philip Doughty and Rob McLaren  in her new bedroom.  Picture: Steve Williams.

Summer-Louise got her dream Disney-themed bedroom on Saturday thanks to the generosity of the people of Wisbech.

Princess Royal visit to Neale-Wade Academy.

The Princess Royal was in good humour during her visit to March today as she toured the Neale-Wade Academy.

The Princess Royal visits Parkside Place Cambridge. To officially open  Cambridgeshire Fire and rescue service's  new Fire Station and Hundred Houses Society affordable living. The Princess royal meets St Matthew's School pupils Douglas Ashworth and Serena Blackwood.  Photo: CFRS/PhilMynott

The Princess Royal followed her visit to March Neale-Wade Academy today (Wednesday) by officially opening a new city centre development in Cambridge.

West Norfolk News

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A young rugby player was taken to hospital after he suffered a broken leg at a Diss game.

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Kings Lynn Arts Centre exhibition -   Not Yet Dead Nearly - the work of curator/exhibitor Ruth Calland. Submitted

Artists from a Norfolk day centre for adults with learning difficulties will be showcased at a new exhibition starting at King’s Lynn Arts Centre today.

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Joan Bonham and her neighbours are struggling with the inconsiderate parking of rail passengers on her road, priory gardens in a thetford
Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Residents in a quiet Thetford cul-de-sac are facing a congestion headache after rail users started using their street as a car park.

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Eleven-week-old weaner pigs. Picture: Denise Bradley

A taste for pigs’ trotters in China could help open valuable export opportunities for East Anglian pork producers, said a Norfolk MP after returning from a trade mission to the Far East.

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Aerial shot of Bawsey Pits

A property developer from Gorefield who is close to buying a troubled West Norfolk beauty spot has outlined his plans to transform the area into a country park.

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King's Lynn News

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A hospital is calling on the public to help their drive to get rid of vomiting bugs.

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Norfolk Police

An attempted burglary took place in Walton Highway on Friday.

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Aerial shot of Bawsey Pits

A property developer from Gorefield who is close to buying a troubled West Norfolk beauty spot has outlined his plans to transform the area into a country park.

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Andy Lee with his son Mark, at his wedding.

He went from living in a £500,000 Norfolk home, employing up to 200 seasonal workers with a turnover of £30,000 a week, to a homeless hostel.

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College of West Anglia students raised more than £900 for Feel Good, Look Better.

Students and staff did hair styling, manicures, nail art, beauty treatments and leg waxing to raise more than £900 for a cancer charity.

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Agriculture

Friday, January 16, 2015

A new member of staff has joined fresh produce Chatteris firm ERMS UK.

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Sir Jim Paice speaking in Parliament

MP Sir Jim Paice brought further bad news to dairy farmers this week as he announced that their pay would be delayed by two weeks.

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Mepal Anorobic Digester. Picture: Steve Williams.

A gas pipeline to serve a controversial anaerobic digester plant at Mepal has been delayed after Fenland planners demanded more information about how trees are to be protected.

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