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Support workers who had been on trial accused of failing to take care of a teenager who drowned at Bawsey Pits, near King’s Lynn, have today been found not guilty.

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The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership has been accused of using taxpayer-funded incentives to encourage a firm to move to a site which its chairman’s company is building.

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Steve Barclay

A drink driver was arrested on Saturday afternoon in Wisbech after his vehicle hit a kerb.

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A new Travelodge could be opening in Wisbech, potentially creating up to 30 jobs.

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A man was arrested on suspicion of theft in Wisbech town centre this afternoon.

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Police Investigation Centre

Four years since she died in a frenzied knife attack, the killer of a Wisbech pensioner is still at large.

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Cambridgeshire police

A Wisbech man who was three weeks into his job, suggested taking care home teenagers to Bawsey Pits, jurors heard, at a trial into how a 16 year old drowned during a day trip that turned to disaster.

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Cambridge

The trial continues today into two care workers who deny failing to take reasonable care of a teenager who drowned at a Norfolk beauty spot.

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Cambridge

Highways England is repairing the road surface of the A47 at Tilney All Saints, Narborough and Swaffham starting today (Monday 9).

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A stolen vehicle was seized in Outwell after a police pursuit on Friday evening.

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A painting of Ely Cathedral has gone on display in King’s Lynn Town Hall after it was donated by a 102-year-old woman.

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South Africa

Councillors are expected to support efforts to save nine West Norfolk public phone boxes – including phones in West Walton and Walpole St Peter.

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West Norfolk

A 47-year-old man from Magdalen in Norfolk was caught on CCTV shooting his wife in the head with a shotgun, an inquest heard today.

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Three fire crews and a water carrier from Fakenham were called to a house fire in Middle Drove, Marshland St. James this afternoon.

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Wisbech

A 25-year-old man has been committed for crown court trial after denying drink driving, driving dangerously, failing to stop for police, failing to stop after an accident and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

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BMW

A cyclist in his fifties had an accident and suffered head injuries on Monday evening.

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Four people were arrested and one man was charged by Norfolk police following two separate raves over the new year period.

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Relatives coming to terms with the loss of a loved one will now have a new place to turn for support and advice.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A 61-year-old man from Wisbech was arrested for driving whilst being nearly three times the legal limit in Wisbech yesterday (27).

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A coroner wants lessons to be learned after a 23-year-old man was knocked down and killed while walking home in the dark after consuming alcohol.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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