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Cracking down on illegal and poor parking is the focus of Wisbech Town Council’s ‘car-free, continental redesign’ of the Market Place – though it’s yet to be costed.

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A toilet block in Wisbech has re-opened after being closed for nearly two weeks after being targeted by vandals.

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Kevin Smith

A weather warning was in place on the day that a bouncy castle blew across a fairground with Summer Grant inside it, a court heard.

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A major road through the Fens re-opens on Monday following a £1 million improvement programme.

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Littleport

An 87-year-old man has been jailed after admitting child sex offences dating back to the 1960s.

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King's Lynn

Four arrests on suspicion of murder have now been made following the discovery of a man found dead with “significant head trauma” at a house in Creek Road, March.

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A five bedroom, two storey farmhouse has been put forward to East Cambridgeshire planners by Charles Shropshire on his company’s Dimmocks Cote Farm at Stretham.

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A man has been charged with stealing 18 cans of deodorant from a Norfolk discount store.

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King's Lynn

New CCTV footage has been released of a man who police would like to speak to in connection with the theft of thousands of pounds worth of mobile phones.

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Cambridgeshire Police have issued advice to protect homes from burglars this summer.

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An office block close the centre of Ely – that houses local MP Lucy Frazer – could be turned into 23 one and two bedroom flats.

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Lucy Frazer

Two men and a teenage boy have been charged in connection with four ram raids across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, and Lincolnshire - including one at the Co-op in Isleham.

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The A1101 through Welney re-opened today after the flood waters that have closed it for three weeks disappeared.

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BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Johnny Dee was out and about in March and Ely this week trying to find people to join him a spontaneous sing-along in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Grease.

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A man has been charged following a fatal crash on the B1040 Ramsey Road, Whittlesey, on August 1 2017.

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A Fenland-based vegetable producer has pledged its support to help Wisbech volunteers keep their community clean and tidy.

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Fenland District Council

A housemate of man found dead in March says it is the second death at the property in under 18 months.

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A teenage motorcyclist has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after police clocked them travelling at 120mph on the A47.

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Common cranes have bred for the first time at the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust’s Welney Wetland Centre.

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A man has been found dead in a March house with three people arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was discovered in March.

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The bouncy castle that blew across a fairground with Summer Grant inside was packed into a trailer before police arrived, a court heard.

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A Huntingdon-based police officer who mounted the pavement and drove into a man has been given a final warning at a misconduct hearing.

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Cambridge

Apollo5, made up of five amazing singers, sang to a packed audience in the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul in Chatteris on Saturday.

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March will come alive with the sights and sounds of the 60s, 70s and 80s when the town’s popular St George’s Fayre returns to mark its tenth anniversary.

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Peter Murphy

Residents are being asked to have their say on proposed improvements to railway stations in Whittlesey and Manea.

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David Oliver

Young people in the Ely area have unveiled an ambitious plan to bring students from the Florida shooting school to visit the region.

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United Kingdom

Four years after MP Steve Barclay put the outdated North Cambs Hospital top of his Treat Me Local campaign, health chiefs have tonight announced an £8 million investment at the Wisbech site.

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Steve Barclay

Police have named a 53-year-old man from Wisbech killed in crash on the A141 at Guyhirn last weekend.

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Wisbech

A vital link bus that been granted a temporary reprieve until the end of summer, must be secured with a long term plan, say campaigners.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Staff at Elgood’s Brewery in Wisbech are preparing the visitor centre and four acres of gardens for the 2018 season, as well extending opening times and adding longer opening hours.

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An FOI by the Wisbech Standard has uncovered more than 40 emails dating back six years between council bosses and under fire Fenland Councillor Simon King - showing how he was probed on expenses claims made outside of the members allowance scheme, on personal business and for multiple journeys, it can be revealed.

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Simon King

A man discovered his fiancee’s car in a water-filled ditch when he went looking for her after she failed to arrive at a car boot sale, an inquest heard.

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Peterborough

Paralympic champion and multi gold medal winning cyclist Jody Cundy was the guest speaker at Wisbech Business and Professional Men’s Club April meeting.

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Jody Cundy

An Upwell woman has decided that if the Royals can do it then so can she and is set for a gruelling charity hike.

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United Kingdom

Two films have been released to help victims of domestic abuse in Cambridgeshire, providing them with information on how to get support.

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Youngsters from a March pre school have been busy raising money for new equipment in a colour challenge.

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Smoke alarms for vulnerable adults are being funded thanks to Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service teaming up with Whittlesey Rotary Club.

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Rotary Club

Three arrests have been made following an attempted ram raid on Isleham Co-op.

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Cambridgeshire Police

A farming partnership has been fined £400,000 following the death of an agricultural worker whose tractor and trailer crashed into a bridge on the A1 at Alconbury.

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Ely pupils learnt about “stranger danger” when two of Ely’s PCSOs paid their school a visit.

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Cambridgeshire Police

The Chatteris branch of Lloyds Bank is among those in the firing line across the eastern region after it announced plans to shut another 49 branches and cut 1,230 jobs.

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Police are appealing for information to locate a vehicle in connection with a ram raid on an East Cambridgeshire village store today.

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Hundreds of pairs of socks have been donated to a campaign run by a woman in Wisbech St Mary helping the homeless get back on their feet.

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As many as half of women given pelvic mesh implants have to seek further treatment for complications, according to a Government audit out today.

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MHRA

A church in Wisbech is celebrating 200 years since it was founded.

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It may be 34 years on but one woman from March is gearing up to take on the London Marathon for the first time since storming across the finish line in 1984.

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Australia

A forest school, which encourages young people to enjoy being in nature, has been overwhelmed with support offered by the community after vandals attacked it.

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A 12 hour darts marathon has raised hundreds of pounds for the British Heart Foundation as part of a fund raising drive in memory of a popular local boxer.

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A trial that will enable air ambulance medical staff to administer blood transfusions in the field was launched on Friday.

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The assailant of a Soham man left seriously injured after being attacked in Cambridge city centre has been jailed for eight years.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

Two Wilburton fairground workers charged with the manslaughter of a schoolgirl are due to stand trial today (April 17).

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Three arrests have been made following an attempted ram raid on an East Cambridgeshire village store today.

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A teenager has been caught doing more than 120mph on the A47 on the first day of a week-long police campaign targeting speeding drivers.

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The A10 at Southery has reopened in both directions following a crash between a van and a car.

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What a difference a week makes for Bunny the whippet cross who has gained half a stone thanks to some serious TLC from the team who rescued her.

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Shelley Ridgeon

All rail lines are blocked between Peterborough and Stevenage after a person was struck by a train this afternoon.

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A dedicated fundraiser from March will be aiming to trek up Mount Snowdon six times in 24 hours in memory of his friend Corporal Lee Scott - who was tragically killed while serving in Afghanistan.

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People who have served in the armed forces have just two weeks left to contact Fenland District Council if they would like to be presented with a veterans badge at a special ceremony the authority is staging this summer.

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Fenland District Council

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