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An intruder appeared in the lounge of an 89-year-old great grandmother’s home and told her “I’m afraid to say you’ve been robbed love, where’s your handbag?”

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Vehicles set alight in Wisbech arson attack

Arsonists torched two cars and a van in Wisbech which were in a locked compound at the front of a breakers yard.

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Sexual assault in King's Lynn. Have you seen this man?

A woman who was sexually assaulted by a man in King’s Lynn has prompted a police appeal for witnesses.

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Car fire Wisbech

A crew from Wisbech was called to a car fire in Newbridge Lane, Wisbech on Sunday.

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Motor cycle crash Wisbech

A moped rider escaped with only slight injuries after being involved in a collision with a van in Wisbech.

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One of the images being used by Cambridgeshire County Council as part of their 'cuts consultation'

Less than a month after the county council’s annual report warned to prepare for the “unthinkable” in terms of cuts, a consultation has begun to determine where £114million can be saved in the next five years.

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Steve Count
Wisbech Freemasons donate £500 to Meadowgate School Horticulture Department

Meadowgate School Horticulture Department are saying thank you after they received a “kind and generous” £500 donation from the Wisbech Freemasons.

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Aldi opens new bakery in Wisbech store

Aldi has opened a new fresh bakery section in its Wisbech store on Sandyland Street.

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Mesh used in operations can twist, shrink or degrade. Also paticles can break off during insertion causing chronic pain

Three out of four mesh products used in women’s gynaecology operations will no longer be used in Scotland after new measures were outlined to protect patients.

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Norfolk residents have been sent a survey on future spending by Fenland Council

Residents in parts of West Norfolk have been asked for their views on how neighbouring Fenland District Council might cut costs – even though they won’t be affected.

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Virginia Bucknor
Wisbech firefighters given an education to help tackle sexual exploitation

Wisbech fire crew watched a performance about child sexual exploitation at the College of West Anglia to educate them about the subject last week.

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College of West Anglia
Hammer attack CCTV

Police released video footage today of the moment a teenage boy threatened a staff member with a hammer in a robbery at a newsagent.

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Peterborough Crown Court
Derelict Buildings in Chatteris

Legal action against owners of Fenland’s derelict buildings has proved a huge success with many of the eyesores now restored or improved.

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Steve Barclay
Alex Ashley will take part in the Chicago Marathon this weekend to raise money for Magpas

Alex Ashley wasn’t happy with the time that he completed the London Marathon in last year - 4 hours and 19 minutes, no less – so this Thursday he’s flying out to the states to take part in the Chicago equivalent.

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Martin Gibson book launch with MP Steve Barclay

A former MP for Wisbech has had his life remembered in a new book by a local author.

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House of Commons
Luke Richard Kuliczkowski

Police have today named a man who died in a crash on the A14 yesterday morning (Sunday).

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Wisbech FC support Stoptober

Wisbech Town Football Club has teamed up with Camquit to encourage local smokers to make quitting their goal this Stoptober.

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Cambridgeshire County
Wisbech garden winners (PHOTO: Roger Rawson)

Gloriously green spaces have been awarded in the Wisbech in Bloom garden competition awards.

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Kevin Smith

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following a crash with a car near King’s Lynn.

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A Spitfire X4593.
Picture: Aviva Group Archive.

A week-long excavation to unearth a Spitfire which crashed at Holme Lode in 1940 began on Monday.

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Ratzcool rehearsals from last year's Connection's play 'Remote'.

Ratzcool has been chosen, for the second year, to perform at one of the largest celebrations of youth theatre.

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A 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital this morning

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a car left the A14 near St Ives in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing the driver.

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St Ives
Cash seized in Wisbech that police believe are related to drugs

Police have seized a quantity of drugs – and an unspecified sum of money- in Wisbech.

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Pedestrian dies after being struck by silver Audi on A47

A pedestrian was killed last night on the A47 at Walsoken near Wisbech.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
East Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2015
All winners and finalists

A business that began three years ago, has since doubled in size and turnover, and now employs 125 people across three sites was a star of the Ely Standard East Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2015.

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The Railway Inn at Whittlesey

Police have placed a closure order on a Whittlesey pub and warned people they could be arrested if they turn up and cause any disorder.

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Fenland District Council
Rosie Woolgar with Green Party MP Caroline Lucas.

A young political activist from Emneth experienced her first Green Party conference ... and got to share her views with the party’s main figureheads.

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Michelle Deyna-Hayward, Gill and Stephen Jones attend the Remembering Steve Strange Party, Cafe Royal, London 2015

March artist Michelle Deyna-Hayward was among the guests at a star-studded evening held to celebrate the life of new-romantic 80s icon Steve Strange.

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World wake boarding champion Alex Wilson.

A nine-year-old boy from Walpole St Peter has become a world champion.

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