Yesterday, 14:04

Many of the 2,400 signatures on a petition to save Mepal Outdoor Leisure Centre were from outside the area and invalid, councillors were told.

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Mon, 23:13

Highway improvement work to the A10/A142 BP roundabout has finished ahead of schedule.

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Mon, 13:27

The 40ft in the Fens is open again after a tractor came off the road and its trailer became stuck on the embankment.

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Mon, 11:28

Police spent most of a Sunday in August bagging up 355 cannabis plants from a house in Wisbech after neighbours called police to a suspected burglary, a court was told.

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

A Fenland road was closed this afternoon after a tractor and trailer went off the road – and a second followed.

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

A Conservative councillor – and chairman of his local football club – has nearly quadrupled his target after launching a fund-raising campaign to provide free lunches to children during half term.

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

The Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Mrs Julie Spence OBE QPM presented March Boxing Club with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Award at the Braza Club. March.

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

A man was jailed for 21 months for offences that included ramming his victim’s car with a Land Rover.

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

A Wisbech mum has discovered that the man she lived with for a year – and is expecting their baby- had not declared his previous conviction for sexual offences against a child.

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Tributes have been paid to a “tremendously hard-working” former leader of Cambridgeshire County Council – and Norfolk MP - who has died aged 84.

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Friday, October 23, 2020

A man who died following a collision yesterday (October 22) has been named by police.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

A man died following a serious collision involving a car and a HGV in Cambridgeshire today (Thursday).

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Fenland District Council is to agree a third bailout of Freedom Leisure to ensure centres in March, Chatteris, Whittlesey and Wisbech remain open and solvent.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Sting their cars, seize their dogs, bombard them with community protection orders – and take their photo.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Cash-strapped Cambridgeshire Police plan to halve the number of PCSOs (Police Community Support Officers) to 40, permanently close nine enquiry offices and disband a community safety team.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

A van driver who tried to take his removal truck through the bridge near Ely station could face a driving ban.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

All Stuart Potts wanted to do was to tidy up – as a matter of respect – the area around the war memorial in his home village of Coates.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Middle Level Commissioners gave a short sharp rebuke to MP Steve Barclay for his criticism of new fees for using local waterways.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Residents on the Norfolk/Cambridgeshire border must pay £650 a year (plus VAT) if they want to continue to use an iron bridge.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

An Ely couple in their eighties are finally hanging up their boots after raising more than £3,500 for the National Garden Scheme in their first year of opening in the city.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

“Never will there be laughter as a family because of that man’s actions on that night.”

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Friday, October 16, 2020

A convicted burglar had a ‘Damascus-style’ moment in prison and invited police to question him about other offences.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Fenland has the lowest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the whole of Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

A major step forward to clamp down on parking across Fenland towns – that would see enforcement switch from the police to the district council – is being recommended for approval.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Criticism of proposals to turn Grade II listed offices into a house of multiple occupation (HMO) for nine people have been dismissed by the agent as having little to do with planning or conservation issues.

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

The chairman of the audit and accounts committee of Cambridgeshire County Council expressed frustration over delays to a probe into the awarding the tenancy of a council owned farm to deputy leader Cllr Roger Hickford.

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

A disciplinary tribunal opted to allow former Wisbech Grammar School teacher Mark Jarvis to continue in the profession despite a conviction for assaulting a student.

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Wisbech-born and three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Ellen Falkner has been awarded the MBE for services to the sport of lawn bowls in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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