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A revised one-way system introduced in Wisbech yesterday (Thu) is causing mayhem, according to a shop owner who said CCTV spotted at least 50 vehicles travelling in the wrong direction.

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Billy Lee with girlfriend Shirley Cooper

A £70,000 appeal has been launched to fund a bionic leg for a 20 year-old trainee electrician who lost a limb to cancer.

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Wendreda House cannabis factory Day 3 (Photo: Kallum Ryan-Mueller

Police revealed today they believe the Fenland ‘Downton Abbey’ drugs mansion raided earlier this week was grossing over £400,000 every nine weeks.

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Officers entering the house in Colvile Road, Wisbech, as part of Operation Pheasant.

Eleven cases of human trafficking, including five sham marriages, have been uncovered since the launch of an operation to tackle migrant exploitation in Fenland, a report has revealed.

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Solar farm Chittering

Opening of a 22 acre solar farm this week in the Fens brings to over 40 the number now operational or in the pipeline across Cambridgeshire – enough to power 185,000 homes each year.

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Proposed store for Sainsbury's in Whittlesey

Sainsbury’s passed a critical first test after it won unanimous approval from Whittlesey Town Council for its revised plans for a superstore and country park in Eastrea Road.

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Cooks on the move at Nene Infant School, Wisbech. Year 2 pupils baking. Picture: Steve Williams.

Cooks paid pupils a visit to teach them about healthy eating today.

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Sir Graham Bright.

Police and Crime Commissioner Sir Graham Bright took to the airwaves on Friday to explain why Cambridgeshire has experienced large increases in violent crime and sexual offences.

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Jack Johnson.

A milkman will deliver his final round today after 22 years of serving customers in Emneth, Moyse’s Bank and Walsoken.

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The Rev Philip Hobday (centre) meeting pupils who attended the talk. Picture: TIM CHAPMAN.

A Cambridge fellow was the speaker at Wisbech Grammar School’s first twilight talk of the year.

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Sainsbury's March, Left: Lisa Moore Volunteer, myself Michelle Connolly and Lauren Crofts.

Sainsbury’s in March has donated the store’s Christmas tree to a house for homeless young people in Wisbech.

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'Downton Abbey' cannabis factory. Day two of the police operation at the £1milliion Fenland mansion (Photo: Kallum Ryan-Mueller)

Police revealed they have so far found 1,500 cannabis plants inside the ‘Downton Abbey’ Fenland mansion they raided yesterday.

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Mark Reeve, chairman of the GCGP LEP and managing director of Chalcroft (Construction) with Neil Darwin, interim chief executive of  LEP. They are pictured at Ely bridge.

An £8million Government grant to help towards building Ely’s £30million southern by pass – pulled last summer- looks to have been restored.

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Emily Bull. Picture: Rebel Heart Photography.

A newsreader for Wisbech station KLFM has been nominated for one of the top awards in radio news.

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Mathilde Tranter.

A girl guide from Leverington is part of a campaign to protect young people from harmful and sexualised content in the mainstream media.

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Samanta Cichunobaite and Rebecca Cox.

Two year 11 pupils bagged themselves free tickets to their school’s upcoming production and a box of chocolates after winning a design competition.

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Parts of Jupiter Ascending were filmed in Ely Cathedral.

It cost £116 million to make and features a wedding scene from inside Ely Cathedral but futuristic sci fi blockbuster movie Jupiter Ascending received unenthusiastic reviews at an international film festival.

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Judge Rinder, Kay v Julie.

Animal sanctuary owner Kay Mitchell is refusing to hand over a dog in her care despite being told to do so by a judge on a TV show because she doesn’t think the owner is “fit to have him.”

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Charges are set to rise across a raft of services at Fenland District Council after its Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommended increases set out at its meeting this week.

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The outside of Wendreda House. Picture: Steve Williams.

Two men are in custody tonight following the discovery of a sophisticated cannabis operation inside a million pound mansion in March.

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Friday House. Friday Bridge Wisbech.Marion and Mick Ashman. Picture: Steve Williams.

A severely disabled man is badly distressed after being forced to quit his home of eight years for temporary respite accommodation.

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Whittlesey Travel's Greater Peterborough Holiday Show, Manor Leisure Whittlesey. Left: Reps Julie Franklin and Georgia Lewis, Picture: Steve Williams.

Dreaming of far flung places was the focus of a special event designed to help people find the perfect get-away.

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Whittlesey round table carol float and charter nights

A new float built in memory of a fellow round tabler has helped to raise more than £6000 for local charities.

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Fenland district council planning committee, Site visit. Picture: Steve Williams.

Plans for a controversial anaerobic digester (AD) at Wimblington could get the go-ahead with officers recommending approval despite massive local opposition.

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Mandy Freear (holding the balloon) who volunteers at the Orchard C of E Primary School is congratulated by staff for earning the 1000th hour for Cambridgeshire Time Credits

A Wisbech school has benefitted from a staggering 1,000 hours of volunteering.

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New volunteer befrienders needed for Eddie’s.Steph at the farm.

A local charity is appealing for people to come forward to become befriender volunteers and make a real difference in people’s lives around the Fens.

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Cubs from the 12th Wisbech Scout group celebrated Burns Night in style by playing host to Ian Baca from the Peterborough Highland Band.

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Police and fire crews attend the RTC.

A person is trapped in their car after leaving the road in Doddington.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital. PHOTO: IAN BURT.

A hospital is calling on the public to help their drive to get rid of vomiting bugs.

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