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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue crew across the county are being trained in how to use pet friendly masks PHOTO: Cambs Fire and Rescue

Animals caught up in a blaze or traumatic rescue stand a better chance of survival thanks to a special kit provided by a charity that is being used by all fire stations across Cambridgeshire.

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Rescue Service
Yesterday, 10:28
Wisbech Street Pride will be holding a litterpick around the Hudson centre on March 3.

olunteers from six of Fenland’s Street Pride and In Bloom groups are planning litterpicks on the first weekend in March in support of Keep Britain Tidy’s “Great British Spring Clean” campaign.

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Oasis Centre
Yesterday, 10:07
Addenbrookes Hospital

A new clinical trial is offering treatment hope for advanced pancreatic cancer patients in Cambridgeshire and is looking fro people who are willing to get involved.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Mon, 17:37
Firefighters are urging people to keep their chimneys clean

Homeownerers�in Cambridgeshire are being reminded to get their chimneys swept regularly following three chimney fires across the county in one day.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Saturday, February 18, 2017
East of England Labour MEP Alex Mayer made her maiden speech in the European Parliament on Thursday February 16 2017 -  as Euro MPs debated the futuristic subject of robots.

East of England Labour MEP Alex Mayer made her maiden speech in the European Parliament on Thursday during a debate on the futuristic subject of robots.

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United Kingdom
Saturday, February 18, 2017
The Rev Keith Waters is the pastor at New Connexions Church  in Ely and is taking part in Getting to Know you.

Who are you?

Keith Waters

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United Kingdom
Friday, February 17, 2017
The Ely Standard is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away two pairs of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month. PHOTO: Ely Hereward Rotary Club.

The Wisbech Standard and Cambs Times is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away a pair of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month.

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Rotary Club
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The Budgens store on Plumstead Road. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Three convenience stores could face closure, with up to 95 jobs at risk, after the owner placed them into administration.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, February 16, 2017
£7.50 will be the new national minimum wage from 2017. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Businesses have been warned to keep on top of their paperwork to avoid being named and shamed by the government as an example to others.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Julia Nix - JobCentre Plus district manager

Plunging unemployment rates has given those youngsters still looking for work in Fenland a bigger choice than ever, according to new Government statistics.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
March Museum celebrte its 40th anniversary with a talk in St peter's Church, March PHOTO: March Museum

Help is needed to track down past members of the March museum and their families for a celebration of its 40th anniversary.

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United Kingdom
Monday, February 13, 2017
Gary Garford (right) corporate director of Fenland Council with the then Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Greg Clark MP on a visit to Wisbech. MMUK of Chatteirs snubbed Mr Garford over possible meeting. PHOTO: Steve Williams.

A multi national company caught up in an escalating row over their move from Chatteris to Alconbury –cushioned by a five year free business rates package- has FOUR times refused to meet Fenland Council directors to discuss it.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, February 13, 2017
Clean Bandit will perform at Thetford Forest on July 2. PHOTO: Forest Live.

Clean Bandit is the latest act to announce a performance at Thetford Forest this summer and tickets go on sale on Friday.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, February 12, 2017

I notice in a letter from Councillor Alan Lay on February 3 that he is worried that, “very little policemen are seen on the streets”.

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Alan Lay
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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United Kingdom
Friday, February 10, 2017
Daphne-Louise with the Thinking of You card sent to the family from Magpas Air Ambulance. PHOTO: Magpas

A mum has welcomed to her home the 999 air ambulance crew that only a few days earlier had helped save the life of her newly born daughter Daphne.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Sally Chidzoy who has taken her BBC bosses to an employment tribunal at Cambridge.  She claims her boss described her as a dog in an email to managers.  PHOTO: Matthew Usher.

BBC journalist Sally Chidzoy claims her boss called her a dog in an email he sent to 16 managers at the broadcasting company.

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BBC
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Cllr Virginia Bucknor. Waterlees Village.(Ind)

A young mum with a newborn baby is among families in social housing across Fenland without hot water and heating who have been left wondering when it will be fixed.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
March man Paul Denney has now spent two years sleeping rough

A man who has marked the second year of rough sleeping in March said all he wants is to “feel like a human” instead of being turned away from getting help.

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Fenland District Council
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The scene of the plane crash near Shippea Hill

A jet pilot killed in a crash did not report problems with his aircraft to engineers because he was in a rush to get home and did not want to delay colleagues an investigation found.

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Iraq
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Sally Chidzoy. PHOTO: Matthew Usher.

One of the BBC’s most high profile journalists in East Anglia alleges she was pursued by bosses at the corporation after raising concerns about her manager’s links to a charity funded by the Chinese government and interference by a Norfolk MP in a story.

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BBC
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Rockingham Rapper Sword Dancers

The Rockingham Rapper Sword Dancers will host a free taster day in Whittlesey this Saturday (February 11).

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United Kingdom
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
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
WWT Welney Wetland Centre and UK Power Networks have teamed up in a bid to prevent swans from flying into power lines in East Cambridgeshire.

UK Power Networks is attempting to combat swans flying into power lines by trialling new ‘bird safe’ covered wires.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
March and Chatteris annual meeting of the NFU

The March and Chatteris branch of the National Farmers Union held its annual meeting which was attended by NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Team Ev raises thousands for the children's cance ward at Addenbrooke's Hospital

A teenage boy, who died just weeks after raising thousands of pounds for the children’s cancer unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, has been posthumously awarded for his fund raising.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Monday, January 30, 2017
Jordan Gill at his open workout at New Vision Gym, Chatteris.

Jordan Gill is hoping 2017 will be the busiest – and most successful – year of his blossoming career.

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Jordan Gill
Friday, January 27, 2017
Lizzy Ford three weeks before a TVTO pelvic mesh surgery left her disabled

The true scale of the risk of surgical mesh to treat women’s incontinence and prolapse remains a mystery amid findings from America that say up to almost 40 per cent of women suffer injuries from the hooked instruments used to implant it.

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MHRA
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
A garden sparrow

Cambridgeshire residents are being urged to fill up their feeders and get involved in the world’s largest wildlife survey this weekend.

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United Kingdom

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