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It majestically stands at the entrance to the Capital of the Fens and now a £10 million major heritage project is hoping to restore the Wisbech Corn Exchange back to its former glory.

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BBC
Friday, September 14, 2018

Four letter words peppered the air as uproar erupted at a Fenland Council meeting last night that only ended when a protestor was removed from the council chamber.

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Kit Owen
Friday, September 14, 2018

The Environment Agency (EA) has warned of “ongoing and significant pollution” of a stretch of the River Great Ouse in Cambridgeshire.

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Environment Agency
Friday, September 14, 2018

Did you know that one of your Instagram posts could earn you a quick £1,000?

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Network Rail
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Donning a bow tie for the special occasion, Pharaoh the llama stole the show at a Wisbech wedding over the weekend.

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Facebook
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Chatteris duo, Dan and Dave, have just passed through central Asia on their gruelling 12,500 mile journey from the Fens to Japan in a 2002 Toyota Yaris in aid of Children in Need.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Chatteris has won gold in this year’s Anglia in Bloom competition.

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Facebook
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A Wisbech councillor described libraries as ‘outdated’ during a debate earlier today on plunging usage figures for computers since charges were introduced.

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Simon King
Monday, September 10, 2018

Two men from the Fens who are driving from Chatteris to Toyko in aid of Children in Need have arrived in Uzbekistan after a gruelling 11-hour trip along an “absolutely horrendous” road in Kazakhstan.

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Facebook
Monday, September 10, 2018

Saturday’s speedway meeting at West Row involving Fen Tigers was abandoned after two separate crashes left two riders injured and in two separate hospitals all without the first heat being completed.

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Facebook
Monday, September 10, 2018

Teacher Charli Ward has posted photos of her car that was forced off the road in a bid to find the driver responsible.

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Cambs Police
Sunday, September 9, 2018

A taxi driver was threatened with a knife late last night (Sat) after he was booked to take a customer from Littleport to Ely.

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Facebook
Saturday, September 8, 2018

A photo of injuries sustained by a young mother in a hit-and-run incident in the Fens has been shared over 2,000 times on Facebook to find the other driver.

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Facebook
Thursday, September 6, 2018

A Wisbech girl who spent her pocket money on ice lollies for firefighters tackling a large outdoor blaze during the heatwave was rewarded with a private tour of the town’s fire station.

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
Monday, September 3, 2018

Vandals smashed up lanterns and other items in the gardens of Wisbech Castle and left them broken and strewn around the area.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, August 30, 2018

A video showing the progress made on the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon upgrade over the summer months has been released.

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Facebook
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

An injured seal spotted on the Great River Ouse has been tracked down and treated.

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Environment Agency
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A silver Saab was abandoned after reversing at speed into a Cambridgeshire village shop in an unsuccessful ram raid.

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Cambridgeshire police
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

A March postman has raised £1,400 with his latest hike to raise money for a children’s charity.

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Twitter
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The transformation of the historic Wisbech Castle has led to the discovery of a secret room.

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Wisbech Town Council
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

A burnt out hair salon – destroyed by a fire earlier this year – will be demolished after the owner was told it is impossible to rebuild over or near public sewers.

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Fenland Council
Monday, August 20, 2018

Wisbech Town Hockey Club held another two day hockey camp last week for boys and girls aged between nine to 16 years old.

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Facebook
Thursday, August 16, 2018

An unnerving, dystopian depiction of the darkest realms of the internet, ‘Unfriended: The Dark Web’ will make you want to log out of social media a little more, if nothing else.

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Facebook
Monday, August 13, 2018

Two men broke in to the Spar shop in Benwick, overnight, leaving those who live above “very frightened”.

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Facebook
Friday, August 10, 2018

A pastor who campaigns against homosexuality has condemned Ely Cathedral for flying the pride flag calling it an “appalling example of the Church of England jumping on a fashionable secular bandwagon.”

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Facebook
Friday, August 10, 2018

A Fenland couple believe they have captured rare fireflies using their night-vision CCTV system during Britain’s hottest night of the year.

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Facebook
Thursday, August 9, 2018

A pothole deep enough to fit a man’s head that formed in the middle of a road has been filled in by workmen.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

A starving stray dog, found wandering at the side of a railway line covered in tar, has been called Brewster in a naming competition to help raise funds for his care.

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Fenland District Council
Sunday, August 5, 2018

Speedway was abandoned at Mildenhall last night before the end after a paramedic was hit in the eye by flying shale and the match ended prematurely because of lack of medical cover.

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Facebook
Friday, August 3, 2018

Champagne, cake and birthday wishes from America were all part of celebrations as a popular former teacher from Whittlesey turned 100.

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