Clare Butler

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

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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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thomas Clarkson Academy has undergone a "massive transformation" to become a good state school for the first time.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Principal Richard Scott today was "over the moon" as Thomas Clarkson Academy (TCA) obtained its best Ofsted rating.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A major blaze involving pallets and plastics in Whittlesey spread to a lorry trailer and forklift truck.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

An award-winning breeder in West Norfolk is "heartbroken" she might have to find new homes for five of her dogs after a planning battle was lost to keep breeding kennels at her home.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

A teenage boy from Peterborough has been jailed for seven years after stabbing a man multiple times in his back and arm.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

A Whittlesey beauty salon is marking its 15th anniversary by pampering cancer patients and parents of ill children.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

A community group in Cambridgeshire could get a £1,000 donation towards new equipment or a fundraising challenge.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Two hundred email addresses were "inadvertently" sent by Fenland District Council of people who had responded to a consultation about growth and regeneration.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

A pit bike being ridden around Wisbech that police have tried to stop several times was seized last night (January 5).

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The owner of a Fenland family poultry business has spoken of his despair of having to "evict" his son and two grandchildren after being refused permission to retain their mobile caravan homes on site.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

A £300 million waste incinerator that could be built in Wisbech would have a chimney higher than Ely Cathedral and be just 200 metres from a school.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Two McDonald's workers, a bartender, lorry driver and Royal Air Force engineer are among Cambridgeshire's latest police officer recruits.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

A cost of £117 million was spent on prescriptions in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in one year - with £5 million spent on medicines that could have been bought over the counter.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

A Wisbech primary school held a creative day with art and musical activities.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

A Wisbech woman is pleading for help from the British Embassy after revealing shocking photos of where she and her friend are stranded in Cambodia after the Coronavirus outbreak.

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