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A Wisbech man has been sent for trial after denying the murder of a 35-year-old man from West Walton.

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Two men from Wisbech have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply heroin.

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More than £8 million in funding has been agreed for a study which could bring forward work to ease the bottleneck at the Ely North junction by five years.

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Elizabeth Truss

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the death of a remarkable Ely man - Billett Genn - who died in March 1917 at the age of 90.

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A man has been charged with causing death by careless driving while over the limit after a pedestrian was killed during a collision in Wisbech yesterday (March 21).

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King's Lynn Police Investigation Centre

A group set up to kick start economic growth in the region has accused an MP, who reported them to a government spending watchdog, of making “wholly inaccurate and defamatory” suggestions about it.

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Fenland Park was a mess. Before becoming a building site it was overgrown; the former home of Wisbech Town Football Club was not so much weedy as a jungle.

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Two nurses from King’s Lynn and a Grantham man have been awarded top national life-saving honours for their fight to save the young victims of a road crash which claimed the life of a 21-year-old.

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Emergency care for older patients is being improved thanks to a pilot scheme being introduced to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The government and its spending watchdog have launched an investigation into the running of two major bodies responsible for millions of pounds worth of investment in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.

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Steve Barclay

An air ambulance landed in Elm near Wisbech on Friday afternoon to airlift a young boy injured in a collision with a car.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid refused to be drawn today on whether he supported MP Steve Barclay’s call for the chairman of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to step aside pending an inquiry.

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Steve Barclay

Too much teaching is not good enough at the College of West Anglia and students are falling below the national average according to a team of nine Ofsted inspectors who said it must improve.

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David Pomfret

Six seals swam back into the wild in the spring sunshine this week.

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It’s not often you see a venue completely transformed into an ice skating rink, especially not the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange, so it’s no surprise that Peter Pan On Ice’s first show attracted families with young children to the venue last night.

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Lynn Corn

A 79-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a van in King’s Lynn has died.

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A candidate to become the first elected mayor of Cambridgeshire called for Mark Reeve, chairman of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP), to step aside from involvement in devolution pending an inquiry.

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Steve Barclay

Bosses at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn have issued an urgent appeal for people to seek medical advice before going to A&E following a surge in admissions.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A firm has been ordered to pay £100,000 after a 16-year-old boy in its care drowned on a trip to Bawsey Pits.

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London

MP Steve Barclay has written to the National Audit Office calling for an inquiry into the running of two major bodies responsible for millions of pounds worth of investment in Cambridgeshire.

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Steve Barclay

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