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Cambridge

She’s our very own ‘jewel in the Fenland crown’ so where better for Miss Cambridgeshire to spend part of the day than at Wisbech Rose Fair.

Emergency services called to overturned lorry at Thorney (PHOTO: Cambs fire and rescue)

A driver had a lucky escape after his lorry overturned on the A47 in Cambridgeshire.

park and ride map

Passengers using the park and ride into Cambridge city dropped by nearly three times the numbers predicted following the introduction of a £1 parking charge last year.

Cambridgeshire County Council
Crews tackle a house fire in Chatteris. Picture: CAMBS POLICE.

Two house fires in less than 12 hours – one at Watlington near Kings Lynn and another at Chatteris- have left one woman dead.

Action from last year's Circuit of the Fens. Picture: Steve Williams.

This year’s Circuit of the Fens road race at Whittlesey has been cancelled after sponsors pulled out.

Whittlesey Town Council
Morrisons

Supermarket workers will pedal the distance from London to Brighton later this month in aid of Sue Ryder.

London
Cllr Alan Lay helps his wife Cllr Brenda Lay up the improvised ramp at Wisbech Town Hall.

A disabled councillor has been unable to attend some meetings at Wisbech Town Hall because of the lack of wheelchair access.

United Kingdom
Paddy Power ad

Paddy Power insisted their latest ad – which features a March firm’s lorry-, might “mean the left wing PC brigade gets their knickers in a twist but we can live with that”.

Fenland Breathe Easy Cheque presentation to Mayor Rob Skoulding (PHOTO: Mark Purser)

A campaign to install defibrillators across March to help people who have suffered a cardiac arrest has begun with a launch by town Mayor councillor Rob Skoulding and local charity Breathe Easy Fenland.

Wisbech News

Yesterday, 18:50
Cambridge

She’s our very own ‘jewel in the Fenland crown’ so where better for Miss Cambridgeshire to spend part of the day than at Wisbech Rose Fair.

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Morrisons

Supermarket workers will pedal the distance from London to Brighton later this month in aid of Sue Ryder.

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London
Cllr Alan Lay helps his wife Cllr Brenda Lay up the improvised ramp at Wisbech Town Hall.

A disabled councillor has been unable to attend some meetings at Wisbech Town Hall because of the lack of wheelchair access.

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United Kingdom
Bungalow fire in Watlington: Picture David Bale

A woman in her late 50s, who was rescued from a bungalow fire in Watlington, near King’s Lynn, has died in hospital today.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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Yesterday, 18:50
Cambridge

She’s our very own ‘jewel in the Fenland crown’ so where better for Miss Cambridgeshire to spend part of the day than at Wisbech Rose Fair.

Crews tackle a house fire in Chatteris. Picture: CAMBS POLICE.

Two house fires in less than 12 hours – one at Watlington near Kings Lynn and another at Chatteris- have left one woman dead.

Luke Green with The Stranglers

Luke Green is living the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle. A drummer for two bands, Damaged – a punk/hardcore five-piece who have received booking interest from the USA and have fans as far as Greece and Indonesia – and glam-rock quartet Crimson Tale, the Chatteris and March lad was also invited to drum with “my heroes” The Stranglers last month. The 18-year-old who’s just finished his A-Levels really is having the time of his life; Ben Jolley speaks to him...

United Kingdom
Gas Hill Gasp, opening the weekend of activities for the Lord Mayors Celebrations in Norwich. Photo: Steve Adams

The sound of cowbells rang around Norwich’s steepest hill as hundreds of people cheered on cyclists in the Gas Hill Gasp.

Norwich
Big Chief Walking Weasel (Henry Attfield-Downes, centre) with his tribe. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Cromer Junior School pupils will be heading out to the Wild West tonight, in a “rootin’, tootin’ musical telling the tale of a secret map hidden in dust-blown Splodge City - where sheriffs don’t seem to survive past Tuesday.

West Norfolk News

Yesterday, 13:55
Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are hoping to build a new tennis court at their country home.

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Pupils at South Wootton Infant School have been creating their own art work as part of aspirations week. Pictured with Gillian McClure are (L) Suzanna Fitzgerald (7) and Ferne Tansley (7). Picture: Ian Burt

Children growing up together have endless options career-wise, and youngsters at South Wootton Infant School have been given more suggestions this week.

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King's Lynn
Undated Cambridgeshire Police handout photo of Detective Constable Sharon Garrett. Photo credit should read: Cambridgeshire Police/PA Wire

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A West Norfolk man has appeared in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

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Renault
Jane Dearling and Dr Paul Richards at the unveiling of the Roger Turff bench in Harding's Pits. Picture: Ian Burt

A seat in memory of a west Norfolk community hero has been placed on the site in King’s Lynn that he helped save from supermarket development, and is now a popular recreational space for growing communities.

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King's Lynn
Ray Starling (left) from Downham Market Rotary and Ali Dent, at an appeal for more ducks for this year's race. Picture: Matthew Usher.

More than 500 people are once again expected to descend on the River Wissey for the annual Hilgay Raft Race, near Downham Market, on Sunday.

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King's Lynn News

Yesterday, 09:33

Two house fires in less than 12 hours – one at Watlington near Kings Lynn and another at Chatteris- have left one woman dead.

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Norfolk Police

An unknown amount of alcohol has been stolen from a house in Emneth.

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A couple from the King’s Lynn area who were arrested on suspicion of cruelty and neglect of their obese son will not be prosecuted, police said.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Sharon Garrett.

A man faces a trial next week charged with causing the death of a police officer in a road crash.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Joel Wille, left, with Adrian Hurst, managing director at Tydd St Giles Golf and Leisure Estate.

Twelve men are teeing themselves up for their biggest golf challenge yet – to play four rounds in one day for charity.

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