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Yesterday, 15:16

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

A cheeky visitor who did a stint in custody in Cambridgeshire sent police scratch cards to “get better coffee” - which led to an unlikely win.

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

Julian Fox, from Fox’s Cards, is following the rest of the retail sector and already has his Christmas items on display.

Benwick hopes to spread some festive cheer this year after it was announced their Christmas lights will be switched on.

Sport

Thu, 09:00

Leverington Ladies’ winless run in the Cambridgeshire Women’s County League Premier Division was extended to three games after losing a five-goal thriller on Sunday.

For one of Fenland’s sports clubs, it has been an uncertain few months, and now they are calling on residents to keep it going strong during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.

Joe Perry said he’s relishing the prospect of life on the other side of the camera when his snooker career comes to an end.

Wisbech Town’s season has finally got up and running after they fought from two goals down to secure a dramatic first win.

Members of Three Counties Running Club were able to bring a touch of normality back to their racing at the weekend.

What's On

Wed, 15:09

The owner of a popular Fenland pizza restaurant which closed last month is now pursuing a creative career in sculpture and garden design.

An American drag queen, a former Blazin’ Squad member who appeared on Love Island and Braveheart actor are all helping two Cambs councils.

The general manager of The Luxe in Wisbech said it was a “lovely shock” to be ranked among the UK’s top 10 independent cinemas, having initially been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hold onto your nightcaps because, this Christmas, Lamphouse Theatre is returning to Peterborough with a one-man version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

The Angles Theatre in Wisbech has been awarded £128,000 of government support as part of its package of funding for the arts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Editor's Choice

Thu, 11:55

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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