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Ben Jolley

In North London Skydiving Centre’s 20 years, more than 75,000 brave thrill-seekers have taken the jump - and on Friday Ben Jolley experienced what it’s like to freefall from 10,000 feet for himself.

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A man whose dogs died in a hot car is in a national RSPCA campaign to warn others to take care when leaving their animals unattended in vehicles.

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Volkswagen

The UK’s Premier Picnic Concert Series Celebrates their 20th Anniversary Year, and we Have 3 Pairs of Tickets to Give Away!

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United Kingdom

A drink driver, who was four times over the limit when he caused a collision that killed a man, has been jailed for more than six years.

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Wisbech

Manea pervert photographer Brian Claassen, has been jailed for sexually assaulting a four year old girl and having indecent images of children on his computer in his studio in Swindon.

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The Fenland Association for Community Transport (FACT) has launched a new service in Wisbech – despite ongoing investigations over concerns that the group may have compromised decisions involving public money.

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Simon King

A March man has been found guilty of seven charges of sexually assaulting a child and one of attempted child rape.

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Cambridge Crown Court

Free family events are on offer at Whittlesey nature reserve this Bank Holiday week including pond dipping, moth trapping, nocturnal walks, guided tours and face painting.

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A Whittlesey teenager joined some of the world’s biggest YouTube stars to raise more than £215,000 for charity and awareness about boys’ mental health.

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YouTube

A new piece of equipment designed to make swimming pool rescues quicker and safer is to be launched at George Campbell Leisure Centre in March.

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A person has been airlifted to hospital in a life-threatening condition following a collision on the A141 this morning (Thursday).

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England Ambulance Service

Satff at a Wisbech accountancy firm have raised £5,600 for charity by holding dress-down days, half marathons, coffee mornings and a sponsored silence.

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Service users at Eddie’s Fenland Artworks will perform their production of The Magic Jukebox at March Town Hall next month.

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New chief executive appointed for community care and mental health trust

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Tracy Dowling

A ground breaking online documentary about all 2,563 train stations in Britain is coming to Cambridgeshire.

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BBC

A picture book maker’s latest book has received Read it Again’s Cambridgeshire Children’s Picture Book of the year award.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

Police are putting extra officers on the streets of Cambridgeshire following the rise in the national security threat level to “critical”, meaning an attack is expected imminently.

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A Wisbech air cadet has been crowned as the best in the country.

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Edinburgh

An exhibition to uncover a link between the town of March and a wartime Polish submarine opens this weekend.

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Royal Navy

A group that supports adults with learning disabilities has opened in Wisbech to offer a range of classes like art, gardening, cooking, sign language, pottery and life skills.

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A political leaflet has been delivered to people in Fenland despite a suspension on General Election campaigning following the Manchester bombing.

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Steve Barclay

A mini beer festival and fund raising western style rodeo is coming to a pub near Whittlesey to raise money for a host of local good causes.

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whittlesey

A Whittlesey school, told six months ago it needed to improve, says it is delighted for being praised for raising its game.

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An ex-naval officer, whose father won £101 million on the lottery, has failed in a bid to sue him after he was cut out of his fortune.

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BMW

March mum Carly Chaffe is appealing for information after her teenage son was knocked off his bike by a motorist who was allegedly trying to park in a bus lane.

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Neale Wade Academy

Security in crowded places and at forthcoming events in Cambridgeshire is being reviewed by police following the bombing at a concert in Manchester.

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Alec Wood

More trains are announced as the newest railway station in East Anglia is opened in Cambridge.

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Peterborough

A March mum is on a mission to send children’s books to orphanages and schools in Africa in a project she set up two years ago called Love Books.

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Africa

Fenland Bonsai Club put on a display of trees at Tesco in Wisbech on Saturday to attract more members.

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A tradition that has been in councils across the country for years could be broken at Wisbech if an idea by the new mayor to drop the need to go to every meeting is approved.

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Terry Jordan

A princess is needed to lead the parade and open this year’s Summer Festival in March.

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Cambridge & District Campaign for Real Ale will bring the 44th Cambridge Beer Festival to Jesus Green next week.

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Businesses across Fenland have only themselves to blame for not finding projects big enough and suitable enough to get financial backing, enterprise agency boss Mark Reeve told councillors.

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Steve Barclay

Defibrillators For All in Whittlesey have raised £10,000 in less than three months to fund heart checks for young people in the town.

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Sir Harry Smith Community College

A woman was caught using a contactless bank card to buy products around March without the owner’s consent yesterday.

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A couple who met during an illicit visit to a local pub have celebrated 50 years of marriage.

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A man will stand trial later this year after pleading not guilty to murdering a woman in Wisbech last month.

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Cambridge Crown Court

Reduce, reuse and recycle will be the order of the day when an Eco Family Fun Day is held at in Wisbech later this month.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

A woman was left injured after she was assaulted by a female driver in Marshland St James.

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An 11-year-old Emneth girl has raised £700 for Cancer Research UK - more than tripling her original £200 target - by braving the shave for her birthday, losing 32 inches of her hair.

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Marshland High School

A charity music night is coming to Whittlesey with live bands and comperes.

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Police dismantled more than 700 cannabis plants which were found in a disused building in Whitemoor Road, March on Monday.

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A prisoner who attacked an inmate inside Whitemoor jail, by slashing their throat with a make shift knife, carried out a chilling attack in similar circumstances six years ago, it has been revealed.

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Peterborough Crown Court

Fifty shades of neigh is proving a big hit for cocktail lovers who are being served up their favourite tipple from a horsebox bar renovated in West Walton.

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A weekend of motorbikes, music, dancing and food is raising money for a caravan classroom at a farm where students with additional needs attend to learn about animal care.

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A video showing a traveller jumping into a police car and speeding off, sounding the horn and doing ‘donuts’ in the middle of a packed Cambridgeshire field, has been watched more than 360,000 times.

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An early champion of the Octavia Hill Birthplace House project in Wisbech has been commemorated in a memorial to unsung heroes.

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National Trust

Upwell Playing Field Committee will be holding a horse and pony show this Saturday, May 20, at Upwell Playing field.

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Controversial plans to build an otter fence around Manea pit have been given the thumbs up from the Environment Agency (EA) despite large opposition in the village.

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Environment Agency

A Walsoken man is staging a photography exhibition in memory of his brother who died unexpectedly two days after going into hospital for a routine operation.

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Oasis Centre

A vehicle that is thought to have been stolen was left abandoned near Parson Drove this morning after it crashed into Clough’s Cross Bridge.

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An open day and charity event at Spike & Violet Hair Studio in High Street, March, raised £1,300 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity.

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A free course designed to help 16 to 25 year-olds prepare for work, get back into education or move on to an apprenticeship starts in Wisbech next Monday (May 22).

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Prince

Seventy years after leaving Southlands Teacher Training College in Wimbledon, 89 year old Eileen Jakes, of Ely, has been awarded an honorary degree by Roehampton University.

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London

Grants are on offer from three windfarm developments to help local community groups improve their environment.

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Fenland District Council

Free cancer advice and support will be on offer when Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service rolls into Cambridgeshire this month.

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Nominations are open to suggest villagers who have gone the extra mile for an annual citizen of the year award.

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A paedophile jailed for 22 years for sexual offences against children – including the abuse of a seven year old girl whilst a teenage girl of 17 filmed it - has had his sentence increased to 26 years.

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Peterborough Crown Court

A two day dog show is coming to the area over the bank holiday weekend with agility, a dog show and stalls.

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A Whitemoor prisoner today (16) pleaded guilty to attempted murder of a fellow inmate when he appeared at Peterboorugh Crown Court via a video link.

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Peterborough Crown Court

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