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Members of Upwell Gilbert & Sullivan Society have been busy rehearsing for their production of operetta ‘The Sorcerer’ which will be performed at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Outwell.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information to find the people responsible for dumping two poorly foals in a muddy field just hours from death.

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Cambridge

The Wisbech General Cemetery has received a massive cash boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

The family of a popular man from Elm has donated more than £1,000 to thank doctors and nurses at two hospitals.

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Ten years after an enforcement team set fire to John Gawthorp’s illegal ‘stable home’ at Bedlam Bridge, March, the site has acquired new owners who this time want to turn it into an aquaponics centre.

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UN Court

An engineering firm based on the outskirts of March is one of the Fens best kept secrets and also one of the area’s true success stories.

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Cambridge

A March radio presenter has been given his own show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.

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BBC

A Wisbech man has been sent for trial after denying the murder of a 35-year-old man from West Walton.

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With a background in retail and local radio, Dave King has been named as the new centre manager of the Horsefair Shopping Centre in Wisbech.

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A young man is waking from a three day induced coma in hospital after he suffered an accident on his BMX at March skatepark.

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Jan French

The agent trying to secure consent for a £210,000 five bedroom house to be turned into a nine bedroom room house in multiple occupation (HMO) told Fenland planners he fails to see why potential noise is an issue.

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Wisbech Town Council

Two houses not built in accordance with the plans approved by Fenland Council can stay after officials concluded they will “not adversely harm the character and appearance of the area”.

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Environment Agency

Meadowgate School in Wisbech raised £287.50 for Comic Relief through the sale of red noses.

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Meadowgate School

Crisp manufacturers Corkers were invited to the Houses of Parliament as part of a taste of Cambridgeshire event.

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Steve Barclay

It’s full steam ahead at the Railway pub on Station Road in Whittlesey which reopened this week following a ten-week closure for a £300,000 refurbishment.

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Steve Barclay

High street chain 99p Stores has fallen into administration, less than two years after being bought by Poundland.

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A teenager arrested on suspicion of committing a rape in Newmarket has been bailed by detectives.

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Around 500 people gathered in West End park in March to release balloons and lanterns as a tribute to a popular 14 year old Neale Wade student.

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Neale Wade

Fenland families with children suffering long term, debilitating illnesses, are being invited to apply for a free box of goodies to help them have fun getting creative together.

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Ramsey will showcase its diverse history with an open day where everyone is welcome to visit seven heritage sites for free.

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As the weather brightens and we get more sunny days drivers are being encouraged to be on the look out for bikers.

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United Kingdom

A former March journalist is having her second mystery thriller novel published.

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Peterborough

Two men from Wisbech have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply heroin.

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March army cadet force had a minute of silence as a mark of respect to a 14 year old Neale Wade student who died last weekend and also for those involved in the Westminster attack in London this week.

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Neale Wade

The marketing and events officer at Peckover House has published her second book into the life and times of the local area and its people.

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Octavia Hill

More than £2,000 has been raised for the Alan Hudson day treatment centre in Wisbech in memory of a woman who attended for six years for the treatment of myeloma.

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Derby

More than £8 million in funding has been agreed for a study which could bring forward work to ease the bottleneck at the Ely North junction by five years.

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Elizabeth Truss

Rural community projects could be in with the chance of a grant of up £5,000 thanks to a new national funding pot.

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Nearly 30 children who are not old enough to attend primary school were victims of sexual abuse in Cambridgeshire in the last 12 months according to latest figures.

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United Kingdom

Clothing worn by Ed Sheeran is to be auctioned off to raise money for children’s charity East Anglian Children’s Hospices.

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Cambridge

A biker is taking to the road for a 2,000 mile round trip to raise money for a national charity that takes injured veterans on motorbike holidays of their dreams.

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army

A rapist who was at Whitemoor jail has been moved to a women-only prison after having gender reassignment surgery.

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NHS

The community rallied round to support the family of a 14-year-old March boy who died last weekend.

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Jason Wing

Jobs are at risk at a shoe retailer in Wisbech after tough trading conditions forced it to enter administration.

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United Kingdom

The A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn remains blocked after a van left the road and crashed into a row of trees.

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This week marks the 100th anniversary of the death of a remarkable Ely man - Billett Genn - who died in March 1917 at the age of 90.

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army

Ely Cathedral is supporting a clergyman who says the reason he has not been considered for a bishop’s post is because he is gay.

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United Kingdom

Cambridgeshire Police joined a minute’s silence at 9.33am to pay respect to the victims of the Westminster attack that left four dead and more than 40 inured.

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The Duchess of Cornwall has unveiled a specially-commissioned statue of King Charles II at Newmarket Racecourses’ Rowley Mile.

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A man has been charged with causing death by careless driving while over the limit after a pedestrian was killed during a collision in Wisbech yesterday (March 21).

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King's Lynn Police Investigation Centre

A group set up to kick start economic growth in the region has accused an MP, who reported them to a government spending watchdog, of making “wholly inaccurate and defamatory” suggestions about it.

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Steve Barclay

A man in his 40s died following a collision in Wisbech this morning (March 21).

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Cambridgeshire Police

A driver who left his passenger paralysed and took photos of him trapped and covered in blood after ‘showing off’ speeding along a ‘known bumpy road’ in Upware near Ely has been jailed.

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Boating fanatics plan to navigate the full stretch of the Old Bedford river - if they succeed it will be the first time it has been done in 11 years.

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Environment Agency

A pedestrian has died this morning after a collision involving a car in Wisbech.

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Road Policing Unit

A small village Slimming World group has lost more than the equivalent of three adult male lions’ weight in just three months.

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Doddington

The future of Community House in Wisbech has been secured for another year thanks to support from Clarion Housing Group – the recently formed association that includes both Circle and Roddons Housing.

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Mike Cornwell

Staff at two care homes in Wisbech are celebrating after they performed strongly in a nationwide survey of care home residents.

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United Kingdom

A bid to demolish a house in a conservation area of a Fenland village – and replace it with three two storey homes – is being opposed by planners.

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Whittlesey Town Council

Fenland Park was a mess. Before becoming a building site it was overgrown; the former home of Wisbech Town Football Club was not so much weedy as a jungle.

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United Kingdom

Steve Barclay MP joined parishioners and the Bishop of Ely, Stephen Conway, at Tydd St Giles Church on Saturday for their Lent lunch to raise money for Christian Aid.

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Home Office

Wisbech Grammar School pupil Benjamin York, 15, has qualified for the finals of a prestigious national recital competition.

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Wisbech Grammar School

A childcare apprentice from March has won an Apprentice of the Year award for her outstanding work at her nursery and at college.

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Lose weight or you’ll be dead within a year. That was the stark warning the doctor gave Jayne Eglen 12 months ago.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

A selection of stalls will be a regular feature at a March church that is launching its popular monthly table top sales.

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Andrew Donnelly

Two nurses from King’s Lynn and a Grantham man have been awarded top national life-saving honours for their fight to save the young victims of a road crash which claimed the life of a 21-year-old.

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A 17-year-old girl from Wisbech who became infatuated with a “dangerous and sickening paedophile” has been sentenced to four years in juvenile detention.

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Cambridge Crown Court

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