Thursday, February 14, 2019

A Fenland company where a worker was crushed to death by a bus has been ordered to pay £72,000 in fines and costs and its managing director given a suspended jail sentence.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A woman was killed in Cambridge this afternoon after being involved in a collision with a moped being pursued by police.

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Cambridge
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Agricultural college graduate Toby Dean – now a sheep farmer and budding entrepreneur- has been revealed as an unsuccessful applicant for the Cambridgeshire County Council farm tenancy that was awarded to deputy leader Roger Hickford.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, February 11, 2019

A man was arrested in Wisbech yesterday after police caught him with a steel plated baton.

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Facebook
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A man was taken to hospital after collapsing with a cardiac arrest in a Fenland café/restaurant.

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Peterborough City Hospital
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Police described it as “the stuff of nightmares” when a home owner caught a burglar prowling around inside her house.

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Peterborough Crown Court
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Mayor James Palmer admitted tonight that £9,385.87 raised by his ‘charity’ ball last July is yet to be handed over - seven months after he announced the final sum raised would “comfortably top £12,000”.

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James Palmer
Friday, February 1, 2019

The drivers of two cars involved in a head-on collision on the outskirts of March this morning were treated for burns and taken to hospital - one of the drivers has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya, a former Cambridgeshire County Councillor and one time candidate for metro mayor, has been jailed for three months for lying to police after she was caught speeding.

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Labour Party
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A man has been sentenced to four years imprisonment after he was caught with more than £1,000 worth of cash and drugs at the Secret Garden Party in 2017.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Sunday, January 27, 2019

Two men will appear in court tomorrow facing charges of attempted robbery following attacks on two petrol stations and a convenience store in Chatteris and March.

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Peterborough Magistrates' Court
Saturday, January 26, 2019

County council auditors sent into community transport provider FACT – three months after a damning investigation that led to the departure of manager Jo Philpott – found an organisation in financial turmoil.

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Gillian Beasley
Friday, January 25, 2019

Police reacted to complaints about drivers cocking a snook at parking on yellow lines in parts of the Fens today.

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Costa Coffee is hoping to open a drive thru store at Wisbech Retail Park in Sandown Road.

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Tesco
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Mayor James Palmer has released the balance sheet of his charity ball last summer to refute allegations made in satirical magazine Private Eye that it had been funded by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA).

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James Palmer
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The remaining two Fenland Council one-stop shops are to close with their functions transferred to community hubs in local libraries.

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Fenland Council
Monday, January 21, 2019

The collapse of a holiday lodge firm with sites across East England is expected to leave investors millions of pounds out of pocket.

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Essex
Monday, January 21, 2019

There’s never been a better time for Fenland Council to increase its council tax by three per cent, says a report prepared by its senior officers.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Police have denied that they had advised businesses in Whittlesey to close today whilst a travellers’ funeral is taking place.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Large numbers turned out to support the Ely for Europe campaign group as they joined a national day of action on Saturday to keep the UK as part of the EU.

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Theresa May
Monday, January 14, 2019

Firefighters tackled on average two animal rescues every week last year, says the county’s fire chief.

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Rescue Service
Monday, January 14, 2019

Two Fenland roads are among nine being targeted by police in a bid to clamp down on speeding motorists.

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Europe
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Work has stopped on filling Saxon Pit, Whittlesey – that in places is up to 27 feet deep – following evidence of a “large scale problem” of illegal waste being deposited there.

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Whittlesey Town Council
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

A man has died following a collision on Station Road, Dullingham this afternoon.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Burial charges in Fenland cemeteries are set to rocket – with cost increases ranging from 13.5 per cent in some instances to as high as 45 per cent in just two years.

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Fenland District Council
Monday, January 7, 2019

Over 30 questions have been put to Cambridgeshire County Council as part of our investigation into how the deputy leader of the council Roger Hickford acquired the tenancy of a county council farm.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Fenland town where more than 70 per cent of the population voted ‘leave’ in the 2016 referendum is to press Prime Minister Theresa May to toughen her stance on Brexit.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Town councillor Christopher Palmer was refused permission for two bungalows near to his son Mayor James Palmer’s luxury home because the designs are not up to the same standard.

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James Palmer
Monday, December 17, 2018

Children from Burrowmoor School and the talented March duo Back Two enlivened the annual civic carol service hosted by the mayor, Councillor Jan French.

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John Elworthy

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