Clare Butler

Reporter covering news, reviews and entertainment across March, Wisbech and Ely.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Elderly people across Cambridgeshire are being encouraged to reach out and ask for help this winter – after lockdown left many feeling isolated.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Hospital bosses say “robust plans are in place” to ensure they cope this winter by increasing staffing levels and stocking up on flu jabs amid fears of a second spike in coronavirus.

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Monday, August 10, 2020

A man arrested on suspicion of drug driving after a lorry overturned closing the A1 at Brampton has been released under investigation.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A former primary school caretaker who secretly recorded indecent videos of pupils has been jailed for five years.

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Monday, August 3, 2020

A car and agricultural vehicle crashed in Pidley - but no one was seriously injured.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

A senior cancer nurse at North West Anglia Foundation Trust is hanging up her boots after four decades of caring for critically ill patients around the country.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

A horse was rescued and a haul of cannabis seized by police in a caravan and two sheds in Ramsey Heights.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

A rave of around 30 people at a warehouse in Warboys was broken up by police and one man arrested on Saturday (July 4).

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Friday, July 3, 2020

A man and woman from St Neots charged in connection with the death of 12-week-old Teddie Mitchell have appeared in court today (July 3).

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St Neots
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Children must be back at school from September – with social bubbles to keep year groups separate and the supply of home testing kits.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Tributes have been paid to a “terribly missed and loved” mother and her pregnant daughter who tragically died in a crash near Ramsey at the weekend.

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St Neots
Monday, June 8, 2020

A pregnant woman driver and passenger have died after their car careered into a water-filled ditch in Ramsey.

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Ramsey
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

More than 200 parents across Cambridgeshire have signed a letter urging the county council not to reopen schools on June 1 - saying government guidance is “contradictory, impractical and compromises safety”.

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Huntingdon
Friday, May 22, 2020

Council bosses in Cambridgeshire say they won’t advise any school to reopen until “scientific evidence clearly proves that it is safe to do so”.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Business leaders have set out plans to restart the economy and reopen schools as the Government considers plans to lift lockdown.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

A man accused of murdering six-year-old Rikki Neave 25 years ago is facing a trial in the autumn.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Three people were seriously injured after a car flipped on its roof in a three-vehicle crash in Wisbech.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A 75-year-old from March will publish his first novel about a struggling runner from the Fens who is on track to become an Olympic star after a twist of fate.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A 38-year-old man charged with the 1994 murder of schoolboy Rikki Neave will appear at the Old Bailey tomorrow morning (Friday February 21).

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Student paramedics in the East Anglian regions will be eligible for a new £5,000 annual bursary from September 2020.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A drug dealer hid 100 wraps of crack cocaine and 70 wraps of heroin worth £1,700 is his underpants.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Wisbech Sea Cadets became the first in the country to be affiliated with the Royal Society of St George at a presentation evening.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

Around 300 campaigners wearing masks took part in a rally in Wisbech in a bid to stop plans to build a mega waste incinerator.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

A man who admitted raping and sexually abusing four children in the late 90s in South Cambridgeshire has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A March man awarded £1.8 million after he lost his leg when his bin truck ploughed into a lorry has expressed frustration over the need to involve trustees who oversee his compensation in matters such as buying a bed.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Grammy winning soul stars Shalamar will headline the family-friendly funk and disco festival The Cambridge Club.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A man stole a car and used it to drive to a Murrow newsagent where he attempted to rob the owner with a large knife but was beaten away with a rounders bat.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

An exhibition of objects that hold fond memories of the past – including a washboard that was used as an instrument in a jazz band – will feature at Wisbech Museum.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A sculpture crafted by apprentices at Stainless Metalcraft that has sat in storage for three years will be installed at a Chatteris park to overlook the Fens.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Campaigners hoping to stop a £300 million waste incinerator from being built in Wisbech are urging residents to join them at a rally this weekend.

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