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More than 1,000 domestic abuse survivors in Cambridgeshire will be supported to rebuild their lives thanks to a £700,000 Government grant for the region.

Whittlesey Extravaganza enjoyed another great night out as the lights were switched on and the town went headlong into the festive season.

Police in Wisbech had the perfect response to social media pressure urging them to clamp down on illegal parking – they blitzed part of the town and issued 22 fixed penalty notices in a morning.

Brave two-year-old Drew was recovering from major surgery when he thought he would miss out on a Christmas visit from Santa – that was until he arrived on his hospital ward with a present and a high five.

Community groups wanting to give disused land and buildings a new lease of life in the New Year are being invited to apply for a conservation grant from Fenland District Council.

Sport

Fri, 08:00

Wisbech St Mary boss Joe Simpson won’t dwell on a heavy home defeat last Saturday.

Wisbech had to work hard to earn a 22-18 win at Crusaders in London Three Eastern Counties on Saturday.

Wisbech under-15s ran out 40-5 winners over Norwich Crusaders in a tactical battle.

Fenland Running Club were out in force at the latest Frostbite League event at Hinchingbrooke Country Park on Sunday.

Awards were handed out at the Fenland Trophy Cricket League AGM recently.

What's On

Fri, 06:00

The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourse has announced that Madness will be performing at the racecourse next summer.

Get ready for the climb of your life this Christmas as the Wisbech Angles Theatre’s in-house drama group RATz perform this year’s family pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk.

The audience filters in as curtain up draws closer and King’s Lynn’s Alive Corn Exchange is filled to the rafters with excitable adults and children alike.

Chart-topping drum and bass band Rudimental will be appearing at Newmarket Nights next summer.

For an animated buddy-comedy about video game characters, Ralph Breaks the Internet tackles some pretty heavy societal issues.

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Fri, 14:50

It is one of Fenland’s smallest villages but hosts a Christmas display with more than one million bulbs that drape their home and cascade across two acres of adjoining land.

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