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Cancer care beds at the North Cambs Hospital in Wisbech have been closed for six weeks.

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City Road car park in March.

No car parking charges can be introduced in Fenland’s market town car parks until a comprehensive spending review is carried out, which councillors are confident would prove they are not a good idea, it was agreed at Fenland District Council last night.

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A man in his 60s is in hospital with serious injuries after he was assaulted in a Fen village.

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One of the new flats in Wisbech

A charity that was set up by the founder of Smedley’s canning factory in Wisbech is looking for anybody interested in living in new accommodation which features a warden visit.

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The A&E department at Queen Elizabeth Hospital has undergone a refurbishment.

The final stage of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s A&E department upgrade has been completed.

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A car for sale on the side of a Fenland road.

A street trading policy which promises to get tough on traders who flout guidelines when selling cars by the side of the road has been approved by Fenland District Council.

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Stop smoking advice team will be in Wisbech on Sunday May 31

Smokers can give illegal tobacco the boot in Wisbech on World Tobacco Day with help from local health experts.

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Fenland Hall.

Some of Fenland District Council’s office space is to be let to other organisations in a move that could earn the council up to about £80,000 a year.

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Cllr Gavin Booth. Picture: Steve Williams.

A councillor’s bid to get the committee system re-introduced at Fenland District Council was scuppered last night.

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Please help find Goochie the blind and deaf dog

Two search parties - one setting off at 6am and one at 9am - will be trying to find a blind and deaf dog after his owner believes he was stolen.

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Stephen Bird

A man has been jailed for 13 years for raping a woman in Soham.

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Althea Waites standing underneath her flag outside the House of Commons.

Primary school pupil Althea Waites is flying high after her flag design won a competition – and it is now flapping outside the House of Commons.

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Charity trustee Alan Sharkey with the empty defibrillator box. Picture: STEVE WILLIAMS

Thieves have stolen a community defibrillator from outside the home of a charity founder.

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Lorry stuck on verge. Whittlesey Rd, March. Picture: Steve Williams.

Recovery crews are retrieving an articulated lorry this morning after it slid off a Fenland road and was left within inches of falling into a ditch.

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A Fenland riverside road will be closed for four days next week to carry out repairs and improvements.

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Stephen Talbot

A former police chaplain, who downloaded child pornography and destroyed a computer hard drive to cover his tracks, will soon be freed after his jail term was reduced.

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The Cooking Bus. Picture: Richard Moran.

Free cooking sessions will be on offer for school children when a bus stops off in Coldham for four days.

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Rob Saunders of Hutchinsons.

Wisbech fruit growers Hutchinsons has bolstered its ranks with a new recruit.

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Representatives from Upwell Christmas Charity present the cheque at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A buffet dance at Upwell Hall raised £450 for the Shouldham Ward at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.

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Bruce Smith pictured in 2011 with plans for the Sainsbury's store and country park.

Sainsbury’s could scrap its plans to open a supermarket in Whittlesey if consent is not signed off by Fenland District Council before the end of next month.

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One of Wagtail's sniffer dogs in action

Sniffer dogs were used to track down illegal tobacco and cigarettes which were seized during raids at three Wisbech shops.

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Please help find Goochie the blind and deaf dog

A dog lover is heartbroken after her blind and deaf dog went missing from a kennel in the garden while she and her partner were at a wedding in Peterborough.

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RAF Pathfinders Parade at the Oliver Cromwell hotel, March. Left: Roy Briggs, June Tindall, Jack Watson, Rupert Noye, Howard Kirby, Doug Read. Picture: Barry Giddings.

Five Second World War Pathfinders were present at a parade held to honour their achievements.

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Billy Lee at home in Wisbech St Mary at the launch of the appeal.Picture: Steve Williams.

The mother of Billy Lee says she is hopeful her son will be “back on his two feet” by the end of August after their fundraising appeal to pay for a bionic leg broke the £100,000 barrier, just four months after its launch.

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Green fingered students from Meadowgate School in Wisbech

Sixth form students from Meadowgate School were happy to get their hands dirty to help the Wisbech in Bloom team plant up a large, new flowerbed in Wisbech Park.

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Ofsted

Phoenix Montessori Nursery in Terrington St Clement has once again been recognised as “outstanding” in all areas by Ofsted.

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Georges raise over £500 for Scotty's Little Soldiers ,

A March pub has raised £500 for Scotty’s Little Soldiers after all of the bands playing during the George’s Fayre donated their time to the charity.

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WWI postcard sent to Whittlesey girl

An appeal for information about a Whittlesey girl who received this postcard from her dad during WW1 has been made by The Army Children Archive.

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Police have tonight identified a man who died after his car struck a lamppost on the Stanground Bypass, this morning.

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