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UK Power Network said they hope to get all homes in Wisbech affected by today’s fire back on by 10pm.

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An investigation has been launched after a suspected acid attack in Wisbech – the victim did not sustain serious injuries.

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Cambs Police

Neighbours have been evacuated from homes in part of Wisbech today following a major fire at a nearby wood yard.

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A 33 year-old man from King’s Lynn remains critically ill in hospital following a stabbing in Wisbech yesterday.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

He was hailed by TV bosses as an expert mind on World War Two but historian Howard Tuck will probably best now be known for committing a massive tax fraud.

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Peterborough Crown Court

A police officer who stopped a drink driver going down the wrong side of the road said: “It was a miracle he hadn’t crashed or hurt anyone.”

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Having worked with more than a dozen schools across Europe has led King’s Ely to be officially recognised as an ‘eTwinning school’.

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Europe

Volunteers, sponsors, entertainers, stall-holders and prizes are needed ahead of the first ever Pride in Ely event.

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Ely’s version of the Royal Academy Summer Show is at The Old Fire Engine House until July 8.

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Small Business of the Year 2017 winner AD Sutton Motor Engineers Ltd

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Six Wisbech students were commended for their outstanding academic and personal achievements at a celebratory awards evening.

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College of West Anglia

A Wisbech school is is throwing its support behind this year’s Race for Life as staff and students prepare to run in memory of an inspirational and popular colleague.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy

A wildlife rescue charity based in Soham has bought equipment that has ‘been on their wish-list for some time’ thanks to fundraising efforts by the community.

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A man has been arrested following a fight – where one man was stabbed – at a fast-food restaurant in Peterborough this morning (June 22).

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Cambridgeshire Police

Two rail services from Ely to Cambridge are to be converted back to off-peak, saving commuters £1.50 per journey and allowing bicycles onboard.

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Cambridge

A mother-of-three from Little Downham has set up a support service to spend time with people with dementia so that carers can have a break.

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Two vans became the 116th and 117th vehicles to strike the Stuntney Road bridge in Ely.

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Cambridgeshire Police

Two students from Thomas Clarkson Academy will meet HRH The Prince of Wales next week after being selected to help co-host an awards ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall with comedian Sir Lenny Henry.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy

A Littleport man is calling for improved safety measures after a lorry crashed and overturned into his neighbour’s garden in the fourth collision on the same stretch of A10 road in six weeks.

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A Cambridgeshire man – who admitted to raping and sexually abusing a young girl – has been jailed for 13-and-a-half years.

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Cambridge Crown Court

A former director of two Peterborough-based clubs has avoided prison despite being convicted of nearly £30,000 of fraud.

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Peterborough Crown Court

A flock of rare black-tailed godwits were released in the Cambridgeshire Fens after being painstakingly hand-reared by conservationists.

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Dozens of shiny restored classic vehicles were on show on Sunday (June 10) during an annual event held in Christchurch.

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A former gas works site in March will be transformed into a new housing development despite concerns over “significant contamination”.

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Peter Murphy

Eight houses will be built on overgrown flood-prone land in March.

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Alex Miscandlon

Have you ever been to a family rave before? If not, now’s your chance, because Big Fish Little Fish are bringing their multi-award-winning event back to Ely.

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A mortage adviser has relocated from Chatteris after 15 years to move into a former restaurant in March.

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A police chief who led the re-opened inquiry into the murder of Rikki Neave told his mother Ruth today that “I wanted to see you in person and look you in the eye to tell you we have done everything possible to find justice and truth”.

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Up to 169 houses will be built on the former Eastfield Nursery site in Whittlesey and more than £35,000 ploughed into Lattersey Nature Reserve.

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Whittlesey Town Council

Full of spectacularly colourful floral displays, Ely Cathedral’s long-awaited Flower Festival, Kaleidoscope of Life, has officially opened to the public.

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A group of travellers who set up illegal encampments in Ely and Littleport before moving onto Wisbech are today being served an eviction order.

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Steve Barclay

Ten Cambridgeshire Police Cadets carried out test purchasing at 12 off licences in Wisbech – with ten of the stores refusing to sell to the teens.

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A Fenland street dance crew including members from March are to perform with Britain’s Got Talent finalists Flawless.

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Tackling knife crime and youth violence was on the agenda when seven members of the Cambridgeshire Youth Consultation Panel visited the House of Commons.

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Phil Priestley

Two people have been arrested after a woman in her 20s was cut on her left arm in Chatteris High Street last night (June 20).

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An expansion of March Cold Stores including a new cold storage building with plant rooms and six loading docks has been given the green light by planners.

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Alex Miscandlon

MP Steve Barclay’s Read to Succeed campaign is in full swing having already raised more than £5,000 with local businesses, town and district councils all donating.

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Three rings worth more than £16,000 have been stolen from a jewellers in Peterborough.

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Peterborough

A man who died after being hit by a lorry near Little Downham while repairing a tractor on the roadside has been named as Alvis Smith from Wisbech.

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A classic car insurance company is urging people to stay on the look out for a stolen 50 year old red VW Beetle.

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Ireland

A March primary school has been told by an education watchdog to improve as “standards are too low” – less than three years since it was merged with a neighbouring struggling school.

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A well-known Fenland company has been fined more than £500,000 after one of its drivers narrowly escaped serious injury when their tipper vehicle came into contact with overhead power lines.

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United Kingdom

A man who pleaded guilty to drink driving with no insurance and using a fake licence has been given a two-year ban and fined £600.

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A convicted rapist who attacked a female Cambridgeshire prison guard by grabbing her throat and choking her in his cell has had 32 months added to his sentence.

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Peterborough Crown Court

A Wisbech man who was wanted for criminal damage and causing actual bodily harm was caught with a knife and tools after he was seen acting suspiciously by a plain-clothed officer.

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Cambridge Crown Court

Wisbech-based Elgoods Brewery expects to double its international sales in the next 12 months as they distribute in Argentina after tapping into the global demand for high-quality British beer.

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United Kingdom

A Burwell-based company was named runner up in an awards event.

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United Kingdom

A Chatteris engineering company has celebrated a milestone in its apprenticeship programme programme with the 500th apprentice being recruited in its September intake.

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Cromwell Community College

Ely-based direct debit company Eazipay Ltd is celebrating a record-breaking start to the year having processed over £156 million worth of direct debits on behalf of its clients in the first quarter of 2018.

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SE Cambs MP – and Government minister – Lucy Frazer promised to bring forward a new law to make upskirting a criminal offence.

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Lucy Frazer

Trampolining club, the Fenland Flyers, held their annual open competition at Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy

Pupils have been given the chance to make their mark by signing the building fabric as part of £5.8 million re-development work at Nene and Ramnoth School.

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Wisbech

Police investigating the murder of Sam Mechelewski, 20, have charged a woman with related offences.

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Cambridgeshire police

A severely matted dog dumped by a roadside was in such a bad condition that when a RSPCA team shaved him they found his right foot had completely rotted away.

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A man serving a life sentence after starting a fire outside his ex-girl friend’s home pulled out a razor blade and held prison staff hostage at Whitemoor Prison, March, a court was told.

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Cambridge Crown Court

A 21-year-old from Burwell is hosting a charity gala to raise funds to improve cardiac care in Cambridgeshire.

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United Kingdom

Chatteris Music Society will host the Julian Bliss Quintet on Saturday June 30 when they perform ‘A trip down Tin Pan Alley’ at Chatteris Parish Church.

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A man who died after his motorbike crashed on the A142 in Soham has been named as American serviceman Adam Naber.

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More than 30 members of the Wisbech Business and Professional Men’s Club were joined by a Harris Hawk at their June meeting.

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Wisbech

A footballer from Wisbech St Mary has been selected for the England under 16 team.

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Wisbech Grammar School

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