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Yesterday, 13:21

A homeless man caused thousands of pounds worth of damage – and stole £170 in cash- from an organisation set up to help a town’s most vulnerable pe

A farmer is at loggerheads with his neighbour who blocked a public highway by erecting gates to his £750,000 country home.

A couple have been putting smiles on residents’ faces after converting a rundown caravan into a mobile coffee and cake business.

A teenager from the Fens is running 260 miles in less than three months both at home on his treadmill and across the region to raise cash for NHS charities.

Three puppies out of the 14 dogs and puppies stolen from a dog breeder in Upwell, near Wisbech, have been found and are now back home.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:54

Members of Three Counties Running Club yet again rose to the challenge, but it was harder than they thought.

Members at March Golf Club are welcoming the opportunity to exercise as they adapt to social distancing guidelines.

The coach of one of Fenland’s brightest boxing talents has said “there is no hurry” for his young star to turn professional, despite not knowing who he would fight for in the future.

Father-of-five Stacy Mould received a guard of honour from those who saved his life after beating coronavirus.

The International Cricket Council (ICC)’s recommendation of a temporary ban on using saliva to shine the ball could hand batsmen a significant advantage, claims Australia paceman Mitchell Starc.

What's On

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

A father and son magic act duo from Cambridgeshire took their dangerous knife throwing act to the nationwide stage after they performed on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent.

Music, storytelling, theatre, animation shows, radio drama, visual art, magic workshops and poetry performances are just some of the entertainment available online as ‘The Library Presents’ goes virtual because of COVID-19.

Stand-up comedy has it roots in the music hall but it has never been old fashioned. It has always been about today’s world, a tool for the working classes to strip away the pretensions of our so-called ‘betters’. Laughter can be a great leveller. Here’s a selection of the best stand-up shows to enjoy online

Sir Tom Jones’ headline show at Newmarket Racecourses this summer has been postponed until next year.

A special performance of a classic TV theme tune by 50 musicians from Cambridgeshire Music – including a former student in Los Angeles – has been unveiled online.

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Yesterday, 12:00

More than 200 parents across Cambridgeshire have signed a letter urging the county council not to reopen schools on June 1 - saying government guidance is “contradictory, impractical and compromises safety”.

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