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The Prime Minister will write to every UK household in the UK to urge them to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.

A confused picture is emerging of how local councils are responding to the coronavirus pandemic when it comes to keeping alive their traditional markets.

Wisbech got a taste of a toughening on travel today as police randomly stopped drivers in a bid to keep all movement to a minimum.

Forget going to the restaurants, residents have been tucking into a variety of dishes courtesy of a popular Fenland delivery service.

Parking restrictions will be relaxed across Cambridge to support key workers and deliveries in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sport

Thu, 19:07

Our non-league and grassroots clubs will not play again this season after the Football Association called a halt to the 2019-20 campaign today (March 26).

The Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed until summer 2021 at the latest due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to withdraw any geo-blocking in place for all FIH Hockey Pro League matches from 2019 and 2020 on its free OTT platform www.FIH.live.

Chairman of the British Olympic Association Hugh Robertson says it is unthinkable that this summer’s Tokyo Games will not get postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Billy Baxter delivered yet another impressive display to seal a finals spot at the National Junior Championships.

What's On

Thu, 12:25

Music is very good for well-being, both physically and mentally. A good tune boosts feelings of happiness and a dance around the kitchen helps to keep you fit. We have compiled a list of feelgood songs to help make our weeks of confinement seem less torturous

CAMRA has announced the cancellation of this year’s Cambridge Beer Festival due to the ongoing concerns over the Coronavirus pandemic.

Theatres in and around Cambridgeshire are beginning to shut their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cambridge Science Festival has cancelled the remainder of its scheduled programme due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope.

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Fri, 15:27

Residents stood on their doorsteps and applauded the carers and NHS staff working on the frontline amid the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some of your videos:

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