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At any time of the year you’re more likely to find Katie Denham up and away – but not too far from the Fens.

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Firecrew save fish in a pond at Friday Bridge

A fire crew came to the rescue of fish after 50 died in extreme hot weather.

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RTC Doddington. Picture: Steve Williams.

A woman was cut from her car by firefighters this afternoon after a collision with a lorry in a Fenland village.

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March

Burglars fled without stealing anything after forcing their way into a home at Outwell.

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Wisbech Rose fair, 2015. Picture: Steve Williams.

Snow in Saturday’s heat helped scooped first prize for the Angles Theatre’s float in this year’s annual Rose Fair parade.

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Girl Guiding It's A Knockout event

Thieves walked off with a three by nine metre gazebo which was put up in a field on the outskirts of March for shelter from the sun for a guiding it’s a knockout competition.

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Rob Skoulding
Wisbech Grammar School speech day. Head teacher Chris Staley, Dr D Barter, Revd Philip Hobday, Charley Brown, Oliver Short, Emily Wood, Ellen Bunker, Eden Cooper, Thomas Collie, Ella Beckett, Shravan Sharma.

Pupils’ achievements over the past year were celebrated at Wisbech Grammar School’s speech day.

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Wisbech Grammar School
Charity fun day to raise money for Whittlesey girl Effie Hadman

Sportsmen will be putting their best foot forward for a charity match to raise money for a Whittlesey girl suffering from a rare disorder.

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Fenland Poet Laureate JonathanTotman holding his award, alongside the Mayor and Mayoress of Wisbech (Councillor and Mrs Hill).

Crack out your creative writing skills with workshops taking place at libraries in March and Littleport.

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Maureen Hunts husband Ray (second from right) is flanked by son Philip and daughter Anita at the cheque presentations to Sue Ryders Jo Marriott and Macmillan clinical nurse specialist Linda Launchbury. Also pictured are Co-operative employees Lesley Phillipson (availability supervisor), team managers Irene Chapman and Michael Fox, Janice Nichols and Margaret Fulcher.

Friends, family and work colleagues of a well known Whittlesey woman has helped two cancer charities after she died following a short illness.

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Lucas Harper with Romain Grosjean.

Six year-old Lucas Harper from Downham Market was in pole position this weekend as Bernie Ecclestone’s VIP guest at the British F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone.

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Operation Armitage.

Police and fire services have teamed up to tackle straw stack fires.

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Cambs Police
The christening of Princess Charlotte at Sandringham Church. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Princess Charlotte was christened in front of the Queen and close family and friends yesterday as the Cambridges had their first public outing as a family of four.

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Police

The motorcyclist who died following a collision with a car near Peterborough was a 60 year-old man from Coates.

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Peterborough
Ely Aquafest 2015. Picture: Steve Williams.

Visitors to Ely had a splashing time on Sunday at the city’s annual Aquafest.

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Cambridgeshire County Council election count at the Hudson Leisure Centre, Wisbech. Colin Gale (Lab)

Labour has admitted it called the by election in Whittlesey following the disqualification of Martin Curtis as a town councillor.

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Whittlesey Town Council
Battle to save swan shot near  March

The RSPCA is battling to save a swan that was shot in the head with metal pellet at an infamous air gun ‘hotspot’ between March and Wisbech.

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Doddington Carnival 2015 took place with an American Entertainment theme. Picture: Steve Williams.

Doddington Village Sports and Carnival returned for its 93rd year over the weekend, welcoming “amazing weather” and an “enormous turnout”.

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With Bishop Stephen Conway, from left: the Rev Petra Shakeshaft, the Rev Judy Polkinhorn, the Rev Bridget Baguley, the Rev Jane Rees, the Rev Helen Orr, the Rev Judith Gretton-Dann, the Rev Sid Bridges, the Rev Imogen Falvey and the Rev Eleanor Whalley.

Nine priests and 10 deacons were ordained by the Bishop of Ely in two services at the cathedral, at the weekend.

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Bracode campaign; Two of the women involved in the campaign are from the Ely area, Claire Taylor from Ely and Jodie McPherson from Little Downham. Claire is first on the left in the attached campaign photo, and Jodie is second from left.

An Ely woman and another from Little Downham feature in a ‘bracode campaign’ by Addenbrooke’s to support research to make personalised breast cancer diagnosis and treatment a reality.

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The team at Healthwatch Cambridgeshire receive the award.

Healthwatch Cambridgeshire, who work with inspectors to get over patients’ views at hospital and care home inspections, have received a national award.

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NHS
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.

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Trees like this one will be removed from Wisbech market place

One of the biggest changes since it was acquired by the town council three years ago is under way with the removal – and replacement- of trees on Wisbech market place.

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Fenland Council
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.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Victoria Garner at the Wisbech Grammar School fashion show. Picture: TIM CHAPMAN.

Wisbech Grammar School pupils showed their flair at a fashion show with a difference - the outfits on display were made out of rubbish.

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Wisbech Grammar School
10 Hill Street aftre.

Three Wisbech eyesores have been transformed as part of a council’s bid to tackle derelict buildings.

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Fenland District Council
Lloyds workers help out at Community House.

Cashiers left their desks and rolled up their sleeves to transform a community centre’s garden.

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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.

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