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Lauren Lyon, the girl whose birth hit the national headlines when her mum became the oldest woman in Britain to give birth, has graduated from university.

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An author from Wisbech has spoke of her surprise after her book scooped an award for contribution to local history.

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Amazon

A national index that measures health, education, crime, income, employment and barriers to housing and services, shows Fenland is worse off than it was six years ago.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

A Wimblington woman who edits a specialist magazine about sheep, goats and alpacas has been short listed for an award alongside editors of publications like The Economist and Radio Times.

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A March woman has died after a crash at Three Holes, near Wisbech, last night.

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A Norfolk farmer jailed for his part in a road crash in which a woman died has been freed by judges after an appeal against his conviction.

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Peterborough Crown Court

The Fenland Community Safety Partnership is putting on a free play to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation.

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Queen Mary Centre

Two Fenland sisters walked for ‘a world without dementia’ in memory of their granddad.

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Alzheimer's Society

Anglian home Improvements is marking its 50th anniversary by launching an appeal to find 50 worthy community projects that need new windows or doors or financial support.

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United Kingdom

The future of outpatients clinics at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely and Doddington Hospital have been secured.

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Steve Barclay

A nine year plan of promises for better train travel for passengers across the Fens, Ely and beyond will make people feel “a touch pampered” - providing it happens, says a rail users campaign group.

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United Kingdom

Drolma Buddhist Centre is holding a retreat in Wisbech next weekend.

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A firm of accountants with offices in Wisbech has announced that Sue Ryder’s Thorpe Hall Hospice will be its new charity of the year.

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Get your car squeaky clean with a new service for Horsefair shoppers.

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Kevin Smith

Work to strengthen a 10-mile stretch of the South Bank of Whittlesey Washes has been completed one year sooner than planned and came in nearly £10 million under budget.

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A cleaning equipment company is celebrating its big expansion and refurbishment by holding an open day.

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Steve Barclay

FACET students took a step back into vintage style to help launch a new shabby chic range of glasses at Specsvaers which is sponsoring the March special needs college for a year.

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Kris Harrold

Parkinson’s UK will host a free consultation event for people affected by Parkinson’s in Wisbech, on October 3.

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Tesco

Raise your kettle in tribute and send us your photos if you are holding a coffee morning to bring in funds for Macmillan’s flagship fundraiser, the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

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Macmillan

Health services will be put under pressure as more homes are built making it vital for hospitals at Doddington and Wisbech to stay open, says the leader of Fenland District Council.

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John Clark

A woman suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries after a crash on Sixteen Foot Bank, Stonea, near Chatteris, last night.

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A petition containing over 6,700 signatures has been presented to health chiefs in a bid to save the outpatients facilities in Doddington from closure.

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Steve Barclay

A 36-year-old man from Guyhirn was arrested yesterday morning (19) after failing to stop for police, driving dangerously, driving while above the legal alcohol limit and driving while disqualified.

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March Brass 2000 and The Brighouse & Rastrick Band performed to a sold out crowd of 400 at Neale Wade Academy over the weekend.

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Neale Wade Academy

Roll up, roll up Mr Fips Wonder Circus is coming to Fenland and we have a competition to please all those big top fans.

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Volunteers at St Augustine’s Church, Wisbech, presented an exhibition on what life was like during 1914 on the home front.

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Steve Barclay

In a joint effort to help those made homeless in the recent Italian earthquake, Ely’s two Rotary

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Italy

Sessions House in Wisbech will open for exclusive tours and stories this weekend.

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Octavia Hill

A school that fell from grace in its last Ofsted report has celebrated opening as an academy.

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Steve Barclay

A burglar who was discovered hiding in a bedroom cupboard in a house in March has been sentenced to 34 months in prison.

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Peterborough Crown Court

A man in his 20s has suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a hit and run driver on a zebra crossing in Wisbech.

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The Planning Inspectorate has overruled Fenland planners to allow 30 homes to be built at Elm.

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Fenland Council

The Wisbech Macmillan Fundraising group is to hold a sale of high street quality fabric to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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A new sexual health drop in service for young people has launched for 13 to 25 year olds who live in Wisbech and surrounding areas.

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Wisbech

A group from March made a 110-mile round trip to take part in Wells Pirate Festival earlier this month.

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An eight year old was beaten up by a gang of around 10 boys when he was playing at his local park.

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Cambridgeshire Police

A US Air Force (USAF) airman found dead at his home near RAF Lakenheath on Friday morning has been identified.

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Police have released CCTV footage after a woman in her 40s was raped in the Oundle Road area of Peterborough following a night out in July.

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A Wisbech father saved his wife and children by making sure they were out of their New Drove house when a fire started in the kitchen.

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LETTER: Explains a lot ...

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Having just read the book “How To Dismantle The NHS in 10 Easy Steps”, written by a UK doctor. I can begin to see the bigger picture of what’s happened/happening to our health service.

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NHS

Hundreds of people from Fenland travel to work in Cambridge each day and now’s the chance for them to have their say on improving their journey.

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Cambridge City Council

The City of Ely Council will present the Christmas Lights ‘Big Switch On’ November 25 2016.

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The times past that I have written letters to newspapers about the NHS it now appears that the chickens have come home to roost. I’ve told people about what would happened with our NHS. I wrote several about when Mr Lansley was in charge, now we have Jeremy Hunt, who I believe is worse than Lansley.

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Jeremy Hunt

I am acting on behalf of the authorities at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery Busan South Korea, where over 800 British Servicemen are buried.

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Fenland Council has revealed how problems with a nuisance neighbour were solved – but it took ingenuity to do it.

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David Oliver

Street Pride members in Tydd St Giles have branched out from their regular litter-picking and given the village a few extra splashes of colour.

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A plea to halt the introduction of a likely £40 a year charge for brown bin collections – supported by a petition with 1,600 signatures- has failed.

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Virginia Bucknor

Are you looking to experience something a little out of the ordinary this weekend? Then the Rainbow Festivals’ next event might be what you’re searching for.

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Ramsey councillor, Lisa Duffy, has come second in the race to become the next leader of UKIP, following a party conference in Bournemouth this afternoon (September 16).

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UKIP

With a packed hall and two bands to entertain for the evening, excitement was right at the start of the show.

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Rotary Club

The turn-out for the public engagement meeting at Doddington hospital three weeks ago was hugely admirable, with many people being, unfortunately refused entry, due to the poor forethought from the CCG about the strength of feeling in our area, (the attendance was a near miracle, considering that the wrong address was printed).

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NHS

On Saturday (September 10) I took part in the Fenland Council consultation, on the future for Wisbech, in the Market Place.

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David Oliver

The meeting organised by the Cambridgeshire Commissioning Group (CCG) Thursday on August 25 was a joke, or it would have been had the implications not been so serious. When I use the term organised I am somewhat exaggerating because organised it wasn’t.

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Tracy Dowling

A UKIP councillor who was suspended by his party has resigned and announced his intention to join the Conservatives.

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Warboys

Two thirds of anti social behaviour and crime detected by Fenland Council’s CCTV system relate to Wisbech, according to latest figures.

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Fenland Council

Prolific street drinkers have been targeted in a campaign organised by the Wisbech Alcohol Project.

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The Prime Minister gave her view after South East Cambridgeshire MP raised the issue during parliamentary question time on Wednesday (14).

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NHS

A multi-cultural community event was held at Cambridgeshire police headquarters to recognise the work already happening in the county “and reaffirm the importance of cohesion and joint working”.

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Jason Ablewhite

A sniffer dog has helped bring two traders to book after finding hidden illicit tobacco they were selling.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

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