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Yesterday, 16:03

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.

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.

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.

Cambridgeshire County Council

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

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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.

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Two men have been arrested – one of them on conspiracy to commit murder – following a stabbing at Wicken near Soham.

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Dazzling décor, floor-length dresses and delicious food formed part of the annual Michaelmas Ball at Wisbech Grammar School.

Wisbech Grammar School

An amputee who has fought against the odds to overcome barriers in everyday life visited Ely College to inspire students.

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

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Wisbech News

Yesterday, 16:03

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.

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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.

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David Oliver

Dazzling décor, floor-length dresses and delicious food formed part of the annual Michaelmas Ball at Wisbech Grammar School.

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Wisbech Grammar School

Five people have been fined £75 for spitting in the street in a council crackdown.

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Wisbech eyecare experts have collected nearly 12,000 pairs of unwanted glasses to help improve the eye health of those less fortunate in Africa.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Glass slippers, beanstalks, candy canes… and dames. Claire Bore talks to the local costume departments helping to create the Panto Land of Make Believe.

A group of daredevils with a burning desire to walk barefoot across hot coals have raised vital funds for Exmouth’s new Deaf Academy.

A primary school welcomed the start of the festive season with its annual event Light Up Warley.

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Addenbrooke’s Hospital on Tuesday (November 27) to see the world-leading type 1 diabetes technology being developed there by Professor Roman Hovorka of the University of Cambridge.

George and Gerald are determined not to go to sleep on Christmas Eve. Tucked up snugly in bed, they want to stay awake to see if Father Christmas brings them a little something for being good boys all year long. Gerald has his fingers (and toes) crossed for a fire engine.

West Norfolk News

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This year the start of advent was marred for Norwich vegans by the news that popular market stall Bia Vegan Diner was moving on, forced out by the growing appetite for vegan food in Norwich.

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We’ve all heard of ghosts that rattle chains - but ghosts that rattle bedsteads in terrace houses in King’s Lynn? No wonder crowds flocked in their hundreds to see what the spectre would do next.

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One in every five recycling trucks in Norfolk is contaminated as people are putting the “wrong things” in their bins, councils have warned.

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council

A father has raised concerns about mental health services in West Norfolk after one of his sons died from a self-inflicted stab wound.

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NHS

Norfolk councils are to be allowed to keep more money raised from business rates, but cash-squeezed leaders warn a better long-term deal is needed or services will suffer.

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Norwich City Council

King's Lynn News

Thu, 12:53

A 92-year-old war veteran from Wisbech was sent home from hospital only to die the next day in agony from a severe bowel obstruction, an inquest heard.

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A winter wonderland came to Wisbech when a Christmas market was held in the town centre.

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Greater Anglia train driver Jason Brooks who leapt into action to perform CPR on a passenger who had collapsed at Ely station has won recognition at a national awards ceremony.

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Birmingham

A cancer survivor who was stamped to death in a Wisbech flat by her “happy drunk” controlling partner was isolated and had “nowhere to turn to”, a report has revealed.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A phone box that houses a defibrillator has been vandalised in Leverington while the life-saving device was in use.

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Cambridgeshire Police

Agriculture

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Plans have been submitted for a therapeutic “community farm” to help vulnerable and disadvantaged people in and around Wisbech.

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