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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The crafty ladies from the Walpole Art & Craft Club presented a cheque for £860 to Laurence Morlaas the representative from Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Macmillan Centre.

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Neale-Wade Academy students enjoyed a day learning about life in the NHS and the jobs it has to offer.

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NHS

A triplet from Chatteris has written a prize winning poem about being one of three and how much her sisters mean to her

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Two men have been jailed for 20 years each being found guilty of a calculated aggravated burglary that included breaking the teeth of an elderly victim.

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Bedfordshire

A Littleport county councillor wants better gritting of the county’s roads and reversal of the decision to switch off street lights.

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Littleport

Fire crews tackled two blazes within 12 hours of one another in Wisbech.

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A man who spent 42 years teaching construction has failed in his 12 month bid to build three homes in Leverington.

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Fenland Council

Police have named a woman who died in a collision on the B1104 near Prickwillow yesterday evening (December 1).

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) is appealing for volunteers to help with bucket collections in Wisbech.

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Tesco

Walpole Art and Craft Club used coffee and cake to raise an impressive £860 for charity.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Fenland District Council is offering ‘early bird’ discounts for residents who want to go on having their garden waste collected next year.

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District Council

Did you see an altercation between a group of young people and a man in the car park at Skaters in Walpole Highway?

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King's Lynn Police Investigation Centre

Two safety schemes – a £16.9 million replacement crossing at Whittlesey and a £250,000 improvement plan at a bridge in March- have again slipped behind schedule.

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Steve Count

The Ministry of Defence has blocked a Fen farmer’s plea to be allowed to erect two 60ft wind turbines after fears they would interfere with radar at RAF Wittering 24 miles away.

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Ministry of Defence

After a highly acclaimed tour in 2016, Antic Disposition’s production of Shakespeare’s classic, Henry V, returns to Cambridgeshire – and will take place in two of the county’s most iconic buildings.

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United Kingdom

The First World War was in full swing, King George V was the king of England and flying was in its infancy when Georgina Andrew was born in November 1916.

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United Kingdom

A total of 130 drink drivers were arrested in the festive season in the county last year, according to police, who are about to start their run up to Christmas spot checks.

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Cambridgeshire Police

A man has been jailed for 14 years after being found guilty of multiple sexual offences against a girl who was just six when the assaults began.

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Peterborough Crown Court

Police pointed the finger at off-licences for contributing to alcohol fuelled offences in Fenland.

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Police have told motorcyclists to “ride defensively and expect the unexpected” in order to stay safe on the region’s roads.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Cambridgeshire Police are among eight forces investigating multiple allegations of historic child sex abuse among young footballers.

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Cambridgeshire Police

The trial of an Ely man alleged to have strangled and raped a woman he met on a dating website began in Ipswich yesterday.

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Afghanistan

A rock n roll fan has taken a trip back in time to publish a book about the bands that played at the Wisbech Corn Exchange in the 1960s.

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Walpole Cross Keys is the third parish in west Norfolk to submit a proposed neighbourhood development plan to the borough council.

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West Norfolk

A closure threatened village school has won a reprieve for at least two more years - even though consultation is still on-going.

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A former boarding school teacher has been jailed for 12 years for a number of sexual offences against pupils at two schools.

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Crown Prosecution Service

A youth council made up of children in care has won a top national award for its work to improve outcomes for children and young people.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

A motorcyclist who was clocked speeding at 142mph on the A47 has sparked outrage among road safety campaigners who said he should have been banned for 10 years.

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Honda

A special festive website has been set up so people can see at a glance all of the Christmas events taking place in churches across the Wisbech area.

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St Peter's Church

A record turnout enjoyed a Golden Age Fair with 175 people packing Wisbech St Mary’s community centre.

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Mike Cornwell

People are being warned not to eat a product from Poland that has been found to have traces of listeria and could cause flu like symptoms or even meningitis.

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Fenland District Council

It snowed in Doddington on Saturday especially for the annual Christmas lights switch-on.

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Prince

Pupils at Orchards Primary School in Wisbech planted 400 saplings donated by the Woodlands Trust.

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Paul Clapp

A lucky bingo player is eyes down on the money in time for Christmas after scooping the £20,000 top prize at a club in Wisbech.

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A motorbike rider from Wisbech caught speeding at more than 140mph on A47 has today been disqualified from driving.

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Honda

Support has been received from across Cambridgeshire after it was announced today that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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Steve Count

A race night and table top sale has brought in around £600 for the Wimblington Against the Anaerobic Digester community fund to help pay for High Court costs.

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Thieves stole money, watches and jewellery from a house in Pippin Gardens, Wisbech on Saturday evening.

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The county council has accused Network Rail of trying to push through level crossing closures in East Cambridgeshire and the Fens “without due regard to the impact on the highway network”.

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Littleport

Two March fire fighters are among a team of people who will be getting on their bikes for charity at the New Vision George Campbell centre in March.

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United Kingdom

Families enjoyed a fun-packed evening in Wisbech when the town held its popular Christmas lights switch on event.

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Garry Tibbs

With a hearty laugh and a delicious rasp in his voice, Santa came to town to officially take part in the one of the biggest nights of the year – the switching on of March Christmas lights.

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The Angles Theatre’s award-winning Ratz theatre company will perform traditional family pantomime ‘Aladdin’ throughout this month.

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A car was recovered after it ended up in a ditch at Needham Bank, Friday Bridge on Saturday morning.

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An Ely Standard reader caught on camera the moment two cars came close to crashing on the A10.

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A drink driver was arrested in Lynn Road, Wisbech yesterday morning.

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Police Investigation Centre

Students at Marshland High School swapped uniforms for casual dress to help raise £817 for Children in Need.

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Marshland High School

Rail and Cambridgeshire County Council officers are finalising the necessary work to improve safety for cyclists, pedestrians and drivers at Norwood Road Bridge in March.

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Steve Count

Children at Anthony Curton and Tilney All Saints primary schools ditched their uniforms in favour of spotty outfits and pyjamas – all to raise funds for Children In Need.

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Mesh slings to treat incontinence and prolapse in women is a scandal as big as the morning sickness drug, Thalidomide, that gave babies deformed limbs in the 50s and 60s, according to a leading Australian politician.

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Kath Sansom

A Wisbech man who raped an underage girl three times has been jailed for 14 years.

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Cambridge Crown Court

Officers are urging victims of domestic abuse in Norfolk to speak out and seek help on the back of an international campaign aimed at raising awareness of the issue.

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FACET in March have recorded their own version of the #MannequinChallenge to raise money for Children in Need.

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A five year promise of health care improvements in Cambridgeshire has given a confused message on the future of minor injury units at hospitals in Ely, Wisbech and Doddington.

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Steve Barclay

Local MP Steve Barclay has blasted leaders of the body responsible for promoting economic prosperity and distributing government funding in Fenland.

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Steve Barclay

Do you know this man? Police want to identify him following an assault on a bus in Walsoken.

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A shop worker was slightly injured during a robbery at a March jewellers yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.

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Cambridgeshire police

A man is calling for Roddons to fix the heating at his brother’s home before he is released from hospital after suffering a chronic chest infection.

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A “Magnificent 7” collection of Black Friday deals are on offer at Fenland District Council’s four leisure centres this weekend.

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Michelle Tanfield

A man was arrested on suspicion of robbery in Wisbech last night after police were alerted to an incident on Cromwell Road at around 9.45pm.

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Police Investigation Centre

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