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A March postman is taking part in his seventh charity walk for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital by hiking 62 miles.

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Facebook
Friday, June 22, 2018

Two rail services from Ely to Cambridge are to be converted back to off-peak, saving commuters £1.50 per journey and allowing bicycles onboard.

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Cambridge
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Wisbech Town Hockey Club have teamed up with Peckover School and volunteer coaches are delivering an hours coaching each week to years three and four.

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London
Friday, June 15, 2018

Magnificent men and women in their flying machines thrilled dozens of spectators in glorious sunshine at Fenland Airfield, Holbeach St Johns last Sunday (June 10).

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United Kingdom
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Eight neighbours from March are celebrating winning £30,000 after receiving a surprise knock on the door from TV’s Jeff Brazier on Friday (June 8).

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A sign of faith, goodwill and hope will be taken from Ely to Grenfell Tower in the form of hand-painted rocks to honour the 72 victims who lost their lives one year ago.

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London
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

MP Steve Barclay says there is “no question” that the company into the third of its five year £2.5 million contract to maintain Fenland’s parks and open spaces has failed.

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Fenland Council
Monday, June 11, 2018

An 84-year-old man who told an ambulance crew how upset he was that he would miss his son’s wedding the next day was transported there as a special request by kind-hearted staff.

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Cambridge
Friday, June 1, 2018

A talented teenager from Chatteris is one step closer to turning her dream into a reality as she is the first harp player from East Cambridgeshire to be awarded a place at the Royal Academy of Music Junior Academy.

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London
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Local speed skating team, Wisbech Inline Speed, were in Birmingham at the weekend taking part in the second of three back-to-back races held across the country.

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Dylan Taylor
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Two reformers who shared Octavia Hill’s passions and enthusiasms have been remembered at the house in Wisbech where she was born.

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Octavia Hill
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

A Wisbech woman has been shortlisted, among 19 others, for a national award that recognises the work of employees in the housing and care sector.

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London
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

A senior leader at Wisbech Grammar School has been appointed as the first ever female director of music at Peterborough Cathedral.

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Wisbech Grammar School
Friday, May 4, 2018

A road bridge or underpass will now be needed at Ely as part of long-awaited improvements to the worst bottleneck on the region’s railway network.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A theatre group for youngsters in Doddington is celebrating its 20th birthday with a special performance in one of London’s iconic West End Theatres.

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London
Thursday, April 26, 2018

People from the Fens joined thousands of runners to successfully cross the finish line for the 37th London marathon.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The 2018 London Marathon brought back memories for an Ely man who 15 years earlier was refused entry to the race because his disabled trike failed a health and safety test.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

March resident Dan Roper joined the GB Goalball squad as they took on Europe’s best at the Middle European Goalball League (MEGL) tournament.

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UN Court
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has booked the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral to host his first inaugural summer ball for charity.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Recorded knife crimes have more than doubled in Cambridgeshire over the last five years, reflecting a national rise in stabbings.

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Home Office
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Two students from the Fens have been invited to celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this month.

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Harry
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

It was a family affair of running for Three Counties Running Club members at the weekend.

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Colin Apps
Friday, April 6, 2018

An uncle left “heartbroken beyond words” by the death of his nephew will run three marathons in three weeks to raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

A prolific burglar who smashed his way into three separate homes before leading police on a car chase has been sectioned indefinitely.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Our Fen running clubs have had a string of successful runs and competitions – here’s a roundup of how they got on.

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Ian Milburn
Friday, March 23, 2018

Terence Rattigan’s ‘The Winslow Boy’ is at the Cambridge Arts Theatre from March 26 to 31.

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London
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A Wisbech Grammar School pupil is the second from the school to gain a place with the Youth Music Theatre.

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Wisbech Grammar School
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

March 17 (worst day of the year, unless you are Irish).

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Ireland
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Five East of England civil engineering projects have been added to a list of 200 projects that shaped the world.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Two young boxers from the Haddenham ABC fought well in bouts at London at the weekend with one win and one close loss.

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London

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