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17 year old maths student is the youngest ever contestant to reach the semi finals of Channel 4 show Countdown.

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Effie Hadman

A couple have set up used stamp collection boxes around the Fens to raise funds to find a cure for a rare terminal disease which has seen their four year old daughter go downhill rapidly in less than a year.

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Nene and Ramnoth FederationSchools Christingle service at St Peter's Church, Wisbech. Picture: Steve Williams.

Hundreds of children packed into St Peter’s Church in Wisbech yesterday for a Christingle service.

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Debbie Clark.

Debbie Clark has announced she has resigned from her role as organising secretary of NE Cambs Conservative Association to work with neighbouring SE Cambs.

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Wendy Simms who has gone missing from her Peterborough home

Police are asking for help to find a former Doddington woman who has gone missing for the second time in three months.

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The boxing glove ornaments stolen from the home of Dave 'Boy' Green.

Two boxing glove ornaments fixed to the front wall of Dave ‘Boy’ Green’s home in Chatteris have been stolen.

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Protester Amanda Burrell takes her stand. Picture: Steve Williams.

A woman fed up of tractors depositing mud on the road outside her home took matters into her own hands this morning ... she staged a blockade.

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Ed Palmer with legendary 1970s masked wrestler Kendo Nagasaki.

A Wimblington man’s rendezvous with the legendary 1970s masked wrestler Kendo Nagasaki

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Wisbech Yule Fayre 2014. Picture: Steve Williams.

Stalls sold festive gifts, a brass band played Christmas songs and reindeers turned heads at the Wisbech Yule Fayre yesterday.

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Norfolk Police

A care worker has been jailed for ten months for ill-treating an elderly dementia patient by feeding her with a syringe, causing her to choke.

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New Beginnings day care centre christmas  of activities. Wisbech. Picture: Steve Williams.

A day care centre got into the festive spirit with a Christmas party.

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Stewart Harrison

A fund raising mission has been launched by a man who is running the London Marathon in 2015.

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Dave Boy Green MBE goes duck hunting.

A boxing legend and one of the world’s top snooker players took the plunge to help pay for Chatteris Town to repair their floodlights.

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fenland Hall county road

Fenland District Council could stay at its current home in County Road with part of Fenland Hall being let out if a recommendation to cabinet is approved next week.

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The grit dome at Witchford depot

Council highway chiefs have agreed to support extra funding to go into gritting and street lighting but warned tough savings are still on the cards for the years ahead.

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Students will perform the Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

A wardrobe, lamp post and fur coats are on a wish list for Wisbech drama students who are set to recreate Narnia in their school hall.

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Assistant Principal Jonathan Holmes (left) versus Progress Leader Gerwyn Williams in the egg-citing game

Egg Russian roulette was on the timetable for teachers at Thomas Clarkson Academy as part of the school’s food drive for Wisbech Food Bank.

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Kobe Huggins-Driver (16) from Wisbech,  will take part in a work shadowing day with the Cambridgeshire Constabulary to help launch ‘Inspiring Disabled Young People’, with PC Clare List.

Wisbech teenager Kobe Huggins-Driver had taste of life in the police thanks to a special day aimed at inspiring young people with disabilities.

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Christmas sale by Defibrillators for All at Manor Leisure Whittlesey. The Defibrillator charity team,Picture: Steve Williams.

Whittlesey residents had a heart and helped raise more than £500 for a town-based charity aimed at saving lives.

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Sophie Jackson

Thomas Clarkson Academy student Sophie Jackson received an early Christmas present on a school trip to see dance act Diversity.

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Stephen Barclay

Work to help reduce accidents at a renowned main road blackspot looks set to start in the new year.

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Whittlesey Christmas Extravaganza. Picture: Steve Williams.

Whittlesey came alive with spectacular seasons greetings when the Christmas extravaganza came to town.

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Prezz, Wisbech: MP Steve Barclay )centre) taking a sneak preview

MP Steve Barclay had a sneak preview of Wisbech’s newest eatery – Prezzo next to the Light Cinema on Cromwell Road.

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Doddington Court Care Home has won an award for innovation.

Staff at a short stay residential unit, based within Doddington Court Care Home, has won an award for innovation. The intermediate care unit was presented with the annual chairman’s innovation award by Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust.

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Hare coursing car crushed video

Footage has been released of the crushing of two vehicles which were seized in connection with an investigation by Cambridgeshire police into hare coursing.

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Alzheimer's Society Christmas party at Wisbech

The Alzheimer’s Society Wisbech group Christmas party was held at Robert Hall Centre, Wisbech.

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Drugs trial: Sharon Bowles

Four women – including one from Wisbech and a 19 year old from Thorney- were jailed today for a total of 20 years today in connection with the ongoing drugs trial sentencing at Cambridge Crown Court.

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The Estover public meeting on Wednesday had a strong UKIP presence. Front row (left) is Andrew Charalambas, the UKIP housing spokesman next to UKIP county councillor Alan Lay. Back row (left) is UKIP county councillor Peter Reeve next to local UKIP supporter John Skoulding.

Five defections to UKIP on West Norfolk Council were announced today – at the same time as UKIP hinted they would name the first member to join them on Fenland District Council in the New Year.

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Papworth Trust youth club leader Nick Butler with some of the club members

Young disabled people from the Papworth Trust’s youth club in Wisbech were bowled over by table cricket when they tried the game for the first time.

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