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A meerkat from Exotic Animal Encounters, Whittlesey PHOTO: Exotic Animal Encounter

A living education business in Whittlesey is offering a competition to small schools to win a chance to get up close and personal with some of their crew including mongoose, meerkats and even a raven.

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An animal rescue charity is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned and left tied to a fence in Cambridgeshire. PHOTO: RSPCA.

An animal rescue charity is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned and left tied to a fence in Cambridgeshire.

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Justin Stubbs
Mon, 09:44
A new film about Cambridgeshire’s remarkable high-speed hovertrain experiment of the 1960s and ‘70s. PHOTO: Courtesy of Department of Archaeology and Anthropology University of Cambridge

The forgotten story of the remarkable high-speed hover train experiment of the 1960s and ‘70s, trialled in the Fens, has been made into a film.

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Heritage Lottery Fund
Saturday, February 18, 2017
The RSPCA was called on Friday (February 17) by members of the public who spotted around 1,000 little chicks running around Crowland, near Peterborough. They had been dumped in a field.PHOTO: RSPCA

Hundreds of one-day-old chicks have been founded dumped in a field in Cambridgeshire

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Justin Stubbs
Friday, February 17, 2017
This fox was left unable to walk after being hit and trapped by a car. Fenland Animal Rescue came to his rescue and it is now on the way to a full recovery. PHOTO: Fenland Animal Rescue

A fox that was found trapped underneath a car on a Fenland road is on the mend thanks to a £1,000 rescue effort by charity volunteers.

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Peterborough
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Isabel Coleman, 11, pictured with her parents Vicky and Marcus and younger sister Jasmine. Isabel is having her hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust.

Schoolgirl Isabel Coleman is set to brave the cut to raise money for charity and help young cancer sufferers.

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Peterborough
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Gracjan Parniewicz repeatedly punched his victim in the face with a knuckle duster before threatening to kill him unless he handed over phones and money after forcing his way into a house in Peterborough. He has been jailed for 12 years. PHOTO: Cambridgeshire Police.

A man who repeatedly punched his victim in the face with a knuckle duster before threatening to kill him unless he handed over phones and money after forcing his way into a house in Peterborough has been jailed for 12 years.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
John Fraser was jailed for five years after pleading guilty to sexual offences against two teenage girls. PHOTO: Police custody photo

A Peterborough man has been jailed for five years after pleading guilty to sexual offences against two teenage girls.

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Peterborough
Monday, February 13, 2017
A woman and a 10 yar old girl are in a serious condition following a hit and run incident in Peterborough

A woman and a 10 year old girl are in a serious condition in hospital after they were knocked down by a suspected drug driver who failed to stop in an incident on Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough.

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Peterborough City Hospital
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Introducing businessman Norman Bedford who operates the area's largest car boot sales at Skylark and Oakington.

Local business man Norman Bedford operates the largest and most successful Sunday and bank holiday car boot and market in the whole of Fenland, Cambridgeshire PE15 0PE.

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Friday, February 10, 2017
27 dispersal orders issued in crackdown on hare coursing in the north Cambs and Lincolnshire.

Three men have been charged and a number of vehicles seized in relation to hare coursing activity yesterday (February 9).

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Peterborough
Friday, February 10, 2017
Peter Dawe, independent candidate for mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, has unveiled plans for a £10 m factory in Fens producing modular homes. PHOTO: Steve Williams.

Entrepreneur Peter Dawe, the independent candidate battling become mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, believes Fenland is the ideal base for a £10 million factory producing modular homes.

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Peterborough
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Embrace CVOC, a charity dedicated to helping young victims of sexual violence, is in a joint partnership to provide a counselling service in Huntingdon PHOTO:Embrace CVOC

A counselling service is being launched to help young victims of sexual violence.

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Jason Ablewhite
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Cambridgeshire Police are looking for pubs and clubs to sign up to the Ask Angela Camapign to help keep women safe while on dates PHOTO: Pixabay.

Pubs and clubs are being asked to join the Ask Angela campaign to help keep women safe when on dates.

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Jason Ablewhite
Monday, February 6, 2017
Cambridgeshire Police launch a campaign for people to be aware when texting and to think before pressing send if sexting

Youngsters and their parents are being urged to think about the dangers of sexting to protect themselves against online grooming as part of a week-long campaign highlighting child sexual exploitation.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Monday, February 6, 2017
Councillor Kevin Price � deputy leader of Cambridge City Council- has been selected as the Labour Party candidate to contest the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayoral election on May 4 2017.PHOTO: Labour Party

Labour has chosen Kevin Price to contest the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayoral election on May 4.

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Cambridge City Council
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today announced a government cash boost of £37.6 million for the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough area to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth.

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Mark Reeve
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Traffic on the A14 in Cambridgeshire. The LEP's biggest project has been allocating funding for A14 improvements. Photo: Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

A group of business leaders and politicians who decide where tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money is spent in Cambridgeshire has revealed where that money has gone.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Professor Brian Ford of Eastrea

People living in Eastrea and Coates have to use cars because the bus service is not regular enough according to a local resident.

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Peterborough
Monday, January 30, 2017
Gary Manning spent hours repairing the broken structures in the grounds of the Leverington Road cemetery after a £2,000 cheque was donated to help pay for the work.

A monumental stone mason business with a shop in March and workshop in Wisbech has apologised to customers saying financial difficulties means he has been unable to complete headstone orders.

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Monday, January 30, 2017
County council leader Steve Count who as resigned as chairman of the shadow combined authority

County council leader Steve Count – beaten in the poll to become the Tory candidate for mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – today sensationally quit as chairman of the combined authority preparing the way for devolution.

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James Palmer
Monday, January 30, 2017
A meeting was held at Downham Market Town Hall to discuss the way forward for the railway line between King's Lynn and London. Pictured is Elizabeth Truss MP. Picture: Ian Burt

MPs and officials were told improvements to Ely North rail junction could begin in three years’ time.

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Elizabeth Truss
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Mark Ringer.

Director of The Willow Festival, Mark Ringer, has been selected as Independent mayoral candidate Peter Dawe’s running mate.

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Peterborough
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Norwich and Peterborough Building Society unveiled proposals to close 28 branches across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, with the potential loss of 136 jobs.

Worried customers claim they have been unable to move their current accounts after their building society announced plans to close them.

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Peterborough
Friday, January 27, 2017
A round table meeting was held at Downham Market Town Hall to discuss the future of the Ely North Railway Junction with Network Rail last year. Left to right MP's Liz Frazer, Stephen Barclay, Elizabeth Truss, Henry Bellingham and George Freeman.

MPs were told today of a multi million pound offer by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to break the deadlock over funding rail improvements.

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Elizabeth Truss
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
John Hill, chief executive at East Cambs District Council, can earn up to £129,904 a year and currently enjoys free private healthcare and nearly £7,000 car allowance, according to the council's pay policy statement due to be discussed by councillors on Thursday (23).

Electing the £70,000 a year mayor of a devolved Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is estimated at nearly £1 million.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Norwich and Peterborough Building Society has announced it is to close branches in March and Whittlesey.

The name of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society is to disappear from March and Whittlesey’s high streets, under plans announced by its owners today - however it’s Wisbech branch is not thought to be affected.

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Peterborough
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP

The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP (GCGP) has defended itself – and its spending in Fenland – in a statement issued to counter what they feel are unfair criticisms by MP Steve Barclay.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Man arrested and charged with theft after staff at Tesco Wisbech catch him trying to steal £1,000 worth of alcohol.

A man was arrested and charged with theft after staff at Tesco in Cromwell Road, Wisbech caught him trying to steal £1,000 worth of alcohol.

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King's Lynn Police Investigation Centre

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