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Tory candidate for police commissioner Jason Ablewhite responds to questions at a hustings event in Wisbech. On his left is Nick Clarke, the UKIP candidate

Tory candidate Jason Ablewhite described critics attacking him over comments he posted on his Facebook page six years ago as being “desperate to muck rack”.

Ofsted inspection at Thomas Clarkson Academy. Principal Clare Claxton.

Ofsted’s latest inspection of Thomas Clarkson Academy, Wisbech, offers only a fleeting glimpse of hope that the school is on its way to improving.

Thomas Clarkson Academy
Police would like to speak to this man in relation to arson

Have you seen this man? Police would like to speak to him in relation to arson in Wisbech.

Wisbech - damaged grave

Four Victorian gravestones and monuments, damaged by vandals, have been repaired thanks to a budget of £1,000.

Wisbech Society
Replacing Bricklayers with housing proposed by McCarthy & Stone

Fenland Council threw its ‘hand off’ policy to the wind as it agreed to allow an empty Whittlesey pub to be demolished to make way for 35 retirement flats.

Whittlesey Town Council
Tristan Mee was last year's Apprentice of the Year

The Apprentice of the Year award is in its fifth year having been introduced in 2011 in memory of Craig Bird who died in a car crash in 2010.

United Kingdom
Latest from A141 bus collision as recovery begins

A man whose driving caused a coach to overturn near March into a ditch – injuring 22 of the 70 passengers on board- has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Peterborough Crown Court
Wisbech Citizen's Patrol go out for the first time

The first citizen patrols have been a success in Wisbech according to the councillor who pioneered the idea.

Steve Tierney
Manea Train Station. Abellio Greater Anglia train approaching the station.

Safety issues have delayed a car park at Manea rail station for two years because the planned entrance is too close to the level crossing.

Cambridgeshire County Council

Wisbech News

Nick Clarke
Tory candidate for police commissioner Jason Ablewhite responds to questions at a hustings event in Wisbech. On his left is Nick Clarke, the UKIP candidate

Tory candidate Jason Ablewhite described critics attacking him over comments he posted on his Facebook page six years ago as being “desperate to muck rack”.

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Ofsted inspection at Thomas Clarkson Academy. Principal Clare Claxton.

Ofsted’s latest inspection of Thomas Clarkson Academy, Wisbech, offers only a fleeting glimpse of hope that the school is on its way to improving.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy
Police would like to speak to this man in relation to arson

Have you seen this man? Police would like to speak to him in relation to arson in Wisbech.

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Wisbech - damaged grave

Four Victorian gravestones and monuments, damaged by vandals, have been repaired thanks to a budget of £1,000.

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Wisbech Society
Tristan Mee was last year's Apprentice of the Year

The Apprentice of the Year award is in its fifth year having been introduced in 2011 in memory of Craig Bird who died in a car crash in 2010.

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United Kingdom

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Craig Gillies
Chatteris Town's William Cockell Memorial Cup winning squad. Photo: Steve Snell

Proud Chatteris Town boss Ashley Taylor says the Lilies are back on the map after completing an unprecedented domestic cup hat-trick.

Wisbech Town celebrate one of their five goals against Oadby Town. Picture: Steve Williams.

Wisbech Town have their eye on fourth place in the United Counties Division One after roaring to a fourth straight win on Saturday.

Billy Smith
Just some of the people jailed in Norfolk in April.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals jailed in Norfolk courts in April.

Stephen Holt
The Middy in the war years event at Mid Suffolk Light Railway at Wetheringsett.

A large number of visitors attended a Suffolk heritage railway’s annual 1940s event during the Bank Holiday weekend.

United Kingdom
Ely City celebrate their promotion to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division. Picture: Steve Williams.

Ely City boss Brady Stone has refused to rule out a Leicester City-like challenge in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division next season.

Ely City

West Norfolk News

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Elizabeth Truss
MP Liz Truss (front) opens the new Carers Trust office at the Green Britain Centre in Swaffham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

An organisation which aims to support carers of all ages has opened its new offices in a town.

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Krons Manor, Fairstead Lane, Hempnall. Photo: Savills.

The most expensive home sold in Norfolk in March was Krons Manor, a six bedroom property on Fairstead Lane in Hempnall which dates back to 1609.

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West Norfolk
Pupils from Gayton Primary School have designed posters to help reducing dog fouling in the village - Competiton winners from left, Ava Black, Amy Littler, Joshua Fysh and Hannah Howes with their designs. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Children have designed posters to get dog owners to pick up after their pets in a west Norfolk village.

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West Norfolk
Mental Health. Pictured: Two women hold hands. Picture: Time to change/Newscast Online

Nine new specialists have been appointed to Norfolk and Waveney in a bid to improve the treatment of children and young people with eating disorders.

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NHS
Gordon Mitchell is reommended to be new chief executive of Great Yarmouth Borough Council

The number of high earners at the region’s district councils has fallen considerably, with pressure on budgets meaning many authorities have taken the opportunity to trim the wage bill.

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King's Lynn News

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Jane Greenwood
GEAR run by Fenland Running Club members

Personal bests were smashed by athletes from the Fenland Running Club at a 10K race in King’s Lynn.

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Police conduct searches of suspected drug users outside the property. Operation Edison, Cambridgeshire Police conduct drug warrants at various addresses in Cambridgeshire,
17 Springhead Lane, Ely
26/04/2016. 
Picture by Terry Harris.

Suspected drug dealers across East Cambridgeshire were targeted in a series of police raids this week.

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Phil Priestley
Johnstone’s Paint staff Kasim Beetlestone, Martin Heeley, Lee Allen and Dave Smith, third, right – pictured ahead of a charity bike ride - will be playing on the fundraising golf day.

A Wisbech golfer is looking for support as he aims to help drive funds towards a charity.

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Peterborough
Ricky McGrath is wanted by police and has connections in the Fens.

Ricky McGrath, 26, and Darren Gallagher, 47, are both wanted on recall to prison after breaching the conditions of their licence.

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Wisbech
Win tickets to A Night of Dirty Dancing at the King's Lynn Corn Exchange

A Night of Dirty Dancing, the ultimate tribute show, is coming to King’s Lynn Corn Exchange later this month – and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away!

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