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A Wisbech student who helps care for two disabled people is in the running for a competition that awards young positive role models.

Public meeting re changes to Upwell Post Office at Upwell village hall.Picture: Steve Williams.

Around 150 residents packed a public meeting on Friday to voice their concerns over plans to move Upwell Post Office into a village store.

Wisbech rail. MP Steve Barclay with letter from Eric Pickles.

Local government minister Eric Pickles has told a fellow minister to get a move on to bring the Wisbech to March rail line back into service.

Fountains food, Upwell.Picture; Steve Williams,

A massive energy efficient onion storage unit will be built by a Wisbech firm thanks to its second grant money pot awarded in less than two months.

A person has died in a two vehicle collision on the A1 near Wansford.

Education

Chatteris people need to speak up now on what adult education courses or evening classes they would like to see provided in the town.

Macmillan cancer support

The March and Chatteris District Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising group is calling on people in the towns and villages with a little or a lot of a time to spare to help the charity.

Water vole

Ever wanted to know how to spot a water vole or an otter? Then a talk later this month is just the thing.

Solar panels and field shelter after the storms on Sunday.

The Fens took a battering on Sunday as high winds brought down garden fence panels and in one field destroyed an animal shelter and a row of solar panels.

Wisbech News

16:22

A Wisbech student who helps care for two disabled people is in the running for a competition that awards young positive role models.

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Wisbech rail. MP Steve Barclay with letter from Eric Pickles.

Local government minister Eric Pickles has told a fellow minister to get a move on to bring the Wisbech to March rail line back into service.

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Fountains food, Upwell.Picture; Steve Williams,

A massive energy efficient onion storage unit will be built by a Wisbech firm thanks to its second grant money pot awarded in less than two months.

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Magpas Helimdeix attended the scene

A man is in a stable condition in hospital after suffering a fall from height yesterday.

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Richmond Fellowship Health and Wellbeing Fair at March Town Hall. Isle college students working on nail bar.Picture: Steve Williams.

A national charity devoted to supporting people with mental health problems held a health and well being fair at March.

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Election

Monday, March 23, 2015

Churches Together in Wisbech is hosting a hustings of the north east Cambridgeshire candidates in the run up to the 2015 general election.

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Budget 2015

Britain is walking tall, George Osborne said as he stood side on to the despatch box, almost slouching.

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Cllr Martin Curtis. Picture: Steve Williams.

Former leader Martin Curtis is to announce his resignation from Cambridgeshire County Council and force a by election on the same day as the General Election.

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Ken Rustidge with Andrea Stan at McCains in Whittlesey

Labour’s would-be MP Ken Rustidge was given a tour of McCains Foods in Whittlesey recently.

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Ken Rustidge with Mile Tree Brewery owner Richard Matthews

Labour’s would-be MP Ken Rustidge is calling for a review of taxation on supermarket alcohol sales in a bid to help pubs.

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Photo Galleries

12:50

There were mixed fortunes for Wisbech Rugby Club on Saturday.

Wisbech football v AFC Kempston Rovers. Picture: Steve Williams.

Josh Ford hit a hat-trick as Wisbech Town cruised home against AFC Kempston Rovers on Saturday.

Tree blown down at junction of Beech Lane and New Barnes, Ely (Photo: Clinton Edwards)

Ely got a battering on Sunday as high winds brought down trees, fence panels, and even a lamp post.

Young film makers from St Peter’s Lodge attended a premiere at The Luxe Cinema.

Pupils got a thrill when they saw their film on the big screen.

Thomas Clarkson Academy.Trampoline world record attempt - in aid of Billy Lee and other fun events. Picture: Steve Williams.

Students from Thomas Clarkson Academy took part in a day-long fundraiser to help a trainee electrician who lost his leg due to cancer.

West Norfolk News

10:32

Around 150 residents packed a public meeting on Friday to voice their concerns over plans to move Upwell Post Office into a village store.

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Annabelle Dickson with the EDP election team car in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

The region’s MPs will cease to hold their title today as the race for Number 10 officially starts with the dissolution of parliament.

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Scenes from the launch of Lynn Lumiere in King's Lynn - King's Lynn Minster. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Stunning night show projects artistic takes on town’s heritage

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West Norfolk Council
EDP Sunday back page. A walk along Cromer beach in the midday sun.
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As new figures reveal the true scale of our ageing population, DAVID POWLES and SABAH MEDDINGS examine the data, and find out what it means for the future of our region

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The tree that was brought down in the winds on Sunday afternoon crashing onto a car parked in Church Avenue, Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Spring may have officially begun but that didn’t stop the region from being hit by a heavy storm and wind speeds of up to 55mph.

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King's Lynn News

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A massive energy efficient onion storage unit will be built by a Wisbech firm thanks to its second grant money pot awarded in less than two months.

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Nonita Karajevaite and Tadas Zaleskas. Photo: Norfolk Police/PA Wire

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An inquiry into the deaths of a couple who had been walking barefoot on the A47 near King’s Lynn has been closed by police who remain “puzzled” by what happened.

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Woman rescued from river in Wisbech

Friday, March 27, 2015

A woman has been rescued from a river in Wisbech.

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Callum Ogden winner of the British open for radio control bangers. Picture: Steve Williams.

Seventeen year-old Callum Ogden triumphed at the British Open for radio controlled bangers.

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The East Anglian Air Ambulance. Anglia One helicopter

A man in his 60s was airlifted to hospital after being knocked unconscious in west Norfolk.

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Spring into Summer

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The clock is ticking for entries to our Spring into Summer promotion – and the chance for you to get fit in time for a holiday.

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Nutrition has the largest influence on losing weight and getting healthy. The second thing you should consider to speed up the process of losing fat is taking regular exercise.

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Spring into Summer Boot Camp.Picture: Steve Williams.

Spring into Summer with more than £1,200 get fit local places up for grabs!

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