Yesterday, 18:25

With 12 councillors being elected without a vote being cast, Fenland tops the list of the Electoral Reform Society’s ‘rotten boroughs’.

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Thu, 13:25

A Cambridgeshire woman has spoken of the moment two years ago when she was diagnosed with MS – and her gratitude for the charity that has supported her.

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Tue, 17:13

The 11-strong planning committee of East Cambridgeshire District Council, that includes two members standing down eight days later, will decide the fate on April 24 of the hotly disputed proposal to build 500 homes at Kennett.

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Tue, 15:23

Pupils at a Wisbech school followed in some famous footsteps – not least Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp – with their latest production.

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Tue, 13:20

Cambridgeshire NSPCC has issued guidelines for parents and carers with children uncertain about their sexuality.

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Mon, 16:16

The Archbishop of Canterbury described his three day visit to the Diocese of Peterborough as “amazing”.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Twelve eventually became two as a group of tennis players from Wisbech got together for an informal competition.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Runners from March AC completed varying miles and varying terrains throughout England and Scotland this weekend, collecting PB’s along the way.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Three people - all believed to be from the same family -died in a collision on the Fletton Parkway, Peterborough, just after midnight today (Sunday, April 14).

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

A Cambridge college refused to take no for an answer and has appealed to the Planning Inspectorate to allow it to build 95 homes in March.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

A trustee of the charity that runs the Empress swimming pool in Chatteris said today he was “totally surprised” to learn that the owners had put it up for sale for £500,000.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

A gated bungalow built in the countryside without planning permission could become lawful if Fenland District Council accepts an application for a lawful development certificate.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

A Fenland village has been rocked by the death of community stalwart Martyn Dent whose body was recovered from the Sixteen Foot Bank at Stonea on Monday.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

NE Cambs MP and Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay and SW Norfolk MP Liz Truss are among 10 cabinet ministers reported to be considering a bid to become prime minister should Theresa May stand down.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Amey wants a public inquiry into an energy from waste plant at Waterbeach after telling the county council it remains ‘surprised and disappointed’ at being turned down.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Ely racer Mark Murfitt enjoyed a winning start to the season with a double victory in the Britcar Endurance Series at Silverstone last Saturday.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

The wreckage of a boat that was one of 850 that helped evacuate Dunkirk during the Second World War has been removed by the Environment Agency after it was sadly left to sink in the River Lark, Cambridgeshire.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Transport provider FACT has thrown in the towel and will scrap its commercial arm and revert back to community buses only.

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Gillian Beasley
Monday, March 25, 2019

“He was the greatest carrot grower the UK has ever known,” was one of many hundreds of fulsome tributes to Clem Tompsett, whose death was announced at the weekend.

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Ahead of the referendum MP Steve Barclay warned of Project Fear and their “endless scaremongering” but today, as Brexit Secretary, he delivered a different version of Project Fear – that of a “constitutional collision”.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, March 22, 2019

A taskforce set up by Cambridgeshire County Council to look at the impact of Brexit says fears have been raised by the community and voluntary sector over “inequalities and poverty, pressures upon their services and funding for their work”.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, March 21, 2019

A former judge, who heard his last case eight years ago, has taken on a new role…..as a sheriff.

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Peterborough Crown Court
Thursday, March 21, 2019

A man punched another man at a Cambridge concert, leaving him in hospital with a bleed to the brain.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Monday, March 18, 2019

A number of people were taken to hospital today – none with life threatening injuries – after a four vehicle collision in the Fens.

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Cambs Police
Monday, March 18, 2019

A heroic shop worker confronted a robber brandishing, removed a knife from his assailant and pulled the scarf off his face before fleeing with just a bottle of beer, a court heard.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Monday, March 18, 2019

A police officer provoked a social media outburst by posting a photo of part of his morning’s work – handing out parking tickets – and warned: “I’m not going anywhere for a bit”.

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Facebook
Monday, March 18, 2019

The actual figure for how many rough sleepers there are in Wisbech varies between the official record (an annual count that is used for Government statistics) and the reality of what many homeless people tell those who ask.

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Thomas Clarkson Academy
Friday, March 15, 2019

Spanish lessons are coming to Ely – and the first course starts today.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Claims of bullying and failing to respect other councillors irrespective of party politics have been given as reasons by the ‘gang of four’ for quitting the Tory Party to stand as independents on Fenland District Council.

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Will Sutton

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