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A man who threatened police officers with a knife that had a 21cm blade has been arrested in Wisbech. PHOTO: Policing Wisbech.

A man who threatened police officers with a 21cm knife has been arrested in Wisbech.

A Norfolk police officer has been dismissed after admitting the theft of gold coins. PHOTO: Denise Bradley

A Norfolk policeman who found a £15,000 haul of historic gold coins with his metal detector has been sacked for cheating the landowner out of a share of the treasure.

More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm’s Christmas card appeal. PHOTO Bulley Davey.

More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm’s Christmas card appeal.

Lord Toby Jug, who describes himself as a recovering alcoholic, said he “would be dead” without the support of the Gainsborough Foundation, which has its head office in Ramsey. PHOTO: Steve Williams.

A multi-award winning alcohol treatment service for Cambridgeshire will close after being told its funding has been withdrawn leaving staff and patients shocked and upset.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue crew across the county are being trained in how to use pet friendly masks PHOTO: Cambs Fire and Rescue

Animals caught up in a blaze or traumatic rescue stand a better chance of survival thanks to a special kit provided by a charity that is being used by all fire stations across Cambridgeshire.

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A meerkat from Exotic Animal Encounters, Whittlesey PHOTO: Exotic Animal Encounter

A living education business in Whittlesey is offering a competition to small schools to win a chance to get up close and personal with some of their crew including mongoose, meerkats and even a raven.

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Yvonne Bartram with some of her horses before they were moved. She must pay £600 under Proceeds of Criime. PHOTO: Steve Wiliams

A Littleport woman –who rose from being a GP receptionist to a £100,000 a year partner -has spoken of the moment her world collapsed after she ‘borrowed’ tens of thousands of pounds.

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Les Crofts in a Facebook post about riding out in his Porsche PHOTO: Submitted

Les Crofts, the Chatteris man behind the doomed Jumbos Jungle children’s play centre, is revealed today as being responsible for a series of failed enterprises that left his customers out of pocket.

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A disabled Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”. PHOTO: Supplied.

A Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”.

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A man who threatened police officers with a knife that had a 21cm blade has been arrested in Wisbech. PHOTO: Policing Wisbech.

A man who threatened police officers with a 21cm knife has been arrested in Wisbech.

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More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm’s Christmas card appeal. PHOTO Bulley Davey.

More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm’s Christmas card appeal.

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Yvonne Bartram with some of her horses before they were moved. She must pay £600 under Proceeds of Criime. PHOTO: Steve Wiliams

A Littleport woman –who rose from being a GP receptionist to a £100,000 a year partner -has spoken of the moment her world collapsed after she ‘borrowed’ tens of thousands of pounds.

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A disabled Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”. PHOTO: Supplied.

A Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”.

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Expect an evening of “raucous comedy” when Wisbech theatre company RATZ bring Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense to the Angles Theatre. PHOTO: Billy Garner.

Expect an evening of “raucous comedy” when Wisbech theatre company RATZ bring Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense to the Angles Theatre.

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PCC Sue Mountstevens presents award to Christine Lucas.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has recognised the efforts and achievements of its volunteers in North Somerset during an awards ceremony.

Pupils from Northgate High set to star in production of Bugsy Malone. Picture: NORTHGATE HIGH

Gangsters are set to take centre stage at a Dereham school this week.

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From left, reporter Ann-Marie Abbasah and Alison Jacob enjoy mocktails at Miller & Carter Woodford Green. Photo: Ann-Marie Abbasah

My nieces and I stood in total disbelief when my mum said she was not making Sunday dinner.

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Windows and gardens will be lit up around Bromley Common on Friday and Saturday night

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Weston AFC v Welling.

Weston head coach Scott Bartlett says the team have given him a lot to think about after his fringe players impressed in their convincing 3-0 Somerset Cup win against Bath City last night (Tuesday).

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Aviva insurance has issued safety advice ahead of Storm Doris. Picture: ANTONY KELLY.

Homeowners and businesses are being advised to take basic precautions to protect themselves and their property ahead of severe weather warnings for Norfolk.

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Feature on the Riding for the Disabled charity, based at Wallington Hall. Picture: Ian Burt

A disabled riding charity is staging its first craft and country show to raise vital funds for its work.

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HM Coastguard is calling for people to stay safe and avoid coastal areas during Storm Doris.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

The Coastguard is warning people to avoid coastal areas of Norfolk amid predictions of gale-force winds from Storm Doris.

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iwitness_ Old Hunstanton beach_Simon Bamber

More of Norfolk’s coastline could gain extra protection from development after a 12-year battle.

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Clare Teal, who will be among the headline acts at king's Lynn Festival. Picture: Patricia Tobin.

The 67th King’s Lynn Festival will serve up another exciting feast of music and the arts featuring world-famous names in a packed two-week programme of more than 30 events this summer.

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A man who threatened police officers with a knife that had a 21cm blade has been arrested in Wisbech. PHOTO: Policing Wisbech.

A man who threatened police officers with a 21cm knife has been arrested in Wisbech.

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Rachael Johnson and Amy Burger, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeons, with the new machine

Women treated at the West Norfolk Breast Unit have extra help in beating breast cancer earlier thanks to an innovative new surgical x-ray machine.

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The Macmillan Wisbech fundraising group has had an exceptional year and have raised over £35k in 2016.  A huge ‘thank you’ to all of the local people who generously donated.

The Macmillan Wisbech fundraising group has had an exceptional year having raised over £35,000 in 2016.

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£7.50 will be the new national minimum wage from 2017. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Businesses have been warned to keep on top of their paperwork to avoid being named and shamed by the government as an example to others.

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Gracjan Parniewicz repeatedly punched his victim in the face with a knuckle duster before threatening to kill him unless he handed over phones and money after forcing his way into a house in Peterborough. He has been jailed for 12 years. PHOTO: Cambridgeshire Police.

A man who repeatedly punched his victim in the face with a knuckle duster before threatening to kill him unless he handed over phones and money after forcing his way into a house in Peterborough has been jailed for 12 years.

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