Mechanical fault blamed for car which caught alight in Fenland town

11:58 16 April 2014

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A crew tackled a car fire in Whittlesey yesterday.

Two firefighters were called to Peterborough Road at 6.25pm and extinguished the fire, which was caused by a mechanical fault, before returning to their stations by 7.05pm.

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Princes' Wisbech production line. Picture: Ray Troll.

Four apprentices have been taken on at Princes Wisbech and Long Sutton manufacturing sites.

Yesterday, 13:40
Video stills: Police released this footage from one of the ATM raids

Five men – including one from Parson Drove and another from Upwell- have been convicted of a string of ATM ram raids and burglaries in which more than £400,000 was stolen and £250,000 of damage caused.

Yesterday, 15:21
Shape Your Place, Fenland's online voice

Closure of the Cambridgeshire County Council community website Shape Your Place will save council tax payers £180,000 over the next 12 months.

Yesterday, 17:09
Emergency services at the scene of collision at Mepal

Two vehicles are thought to be involved in a pile up on the A142 near the Mepal turn this afternoon.

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