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A Wisbech student who helps care for two disabled people is in the running for a competition that awards young positive role models.

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Public meeting re changes to Upwell Post Office at Upwell village hall.Picture: Steve Williams.

Around 150 residents packed a public meeting on Friday to voice their concerns over plans to move Upwell Post Office into a village store.

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Wisbech rail. MP Steve Barclay with letter from Eric Pickles.

Local government minister Eric Pickles has told a fellow minister to get a move on to bring the Wisbech to March rail line back into service.

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A person has died in a two vehicle collision on the A1 near Wansford.

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Education

Chatteris people need to speak up now on what adult education courses or evening classes they would like to see provided in the town.

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Macmillan cancer support

The March and Chatteris District Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising group is calling on people in the towns and villages with a little or a lot of a time to spare to help the charity.

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Water vole

Ever wanted to know how to spot a water vole or an otter? Then a talk later this month is just the thing.

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Solar panels and field shelter after the storms on Sunday.

The Fens took a battering on Sunday as high winds brought down garden fence panels and in one field destroyed an animal shelter and a row of solar panels.

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Sadie Johns wears hats for charity

Sadie Johns proved if you want to get ahead get hat when it comes to fundraising.

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Magpas Helimdeix attended the scene

A man is in a stable condition in hospital after suffering a fall from height yesterday.

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members of Whittlesey Brownies with Gill Lawrence, secreatry of Whittlesey in Bloom

Members of Whittlesey’s 2nd Brownies Group have planted a special rose to commemorate Brownies throughout the world.

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Tree blown down at junction of Beech Lane and New Barnes, Ely (Photo: Clinton Edwards)

Ely got a battering on Sunday as high winds brought down trees, fence panels, and even a lamp post.

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Joe Perry

Joe Perry has won his first major ranking title.

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Young film makers from St Peter’s Lodge attended a premiere at The Luxe Cinema.

Pupils got a thrill when they saw their film on the big screen.

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Nonita Karajevaite and Tadas Zaleskas. Photo: Norfolk Police/PA Wire

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An inquiry into the deaths of a couple who had been walking barefoot on the A47 near King’s Lynn has been closed by police who remain “puzzled” by what happened.

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Chairman of govenors Ben Gibbs and principal Catherine Jekinson-Dix have both resigned.

The entire governing body of Ely College was dissolved at a special meeting on Thursday – hours before the principal and two vice principals also announced they were leaving.

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Catherine Jenkinson-Dix and some of her team in 2013 discussing some of the college's achivements with Ely Standard Editor John Elworthy

The principal of Ely College has stepped down with immediate effect – along with her two vice principals- in the wake of a damning Ofsted report.

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Ciaran Brown, cup stacker

When you watch the video, you think it must have been speeded up ... but Ciaran Brown really is that quick.

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Woman rescued from river in Wisbech

Friday, March 27, 2015

A woman has been rescued from a river in Wisbech.

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Ten extra call handlers will be recruited to answer 101 calls following complaints about response times.

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Ely College. Catherine Jenkinson-Dix, Principal.

Inspectors have delivered a withering assessment of Ely College in a report published this week, branding the school ‘inadequate’.

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CCTV footage of the thieves approaching Carmen Cheval's house on Elm High road, Wisbech.

A distraught bar manager is offering a £5,000 reward to find the thieves who broke into her home and stole £25,000 from her safe.

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2013: Fields End Water Doddington, new deluxe self catering lodges. official opening by Steve Barclay MP. The site's owners say they will use profits from a housing development to fund the park's expansion.

NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay has thrown his weight behind a businessman’s proposal to build 10 homes that planners say will result in “an incremental erosion of the countryside”.

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Breathalyser.

Revellers may be forced to take a breath test to get into pubs and nightclubs as part of a pilot scheme to combat binge drinking.

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Peterborough Cathedral.

Peterborough Cathedral has been awarded £200,000 to carry out urgent repairs to part of the floor.

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Circle Housing Roddons

Roddons are set to be allowed to make minor changes to a 21 home development which was approved a year and a half ago.

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Callum Ogden winner of the British open for radio control bangers. Picture: Steve Williams.

Seventeen year-old Callum Ogden triumphed at the British Open for radio controlled bangers.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy.Trampoline world record attempt - in aid of Billy Lee and other fun events. Picture: Steve Williams.

Students from Thomas Clarkson Academy took part in a day-long fundraiser to help a trainee electrician who lost his leg due to cancer.

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Traders who sell their cars by the side of the road risk fines of up to £2,500 if they flout council guidelines.

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