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Thieves used a teleporter to smash their way into a Wisbech shop overnight.

Police came under fire today for tweeting their satisfaction at finding ‘non-essential’ aisles at a Cambridgeshire Tesco store were empty.

A 21-year-old man was arrested in Wisbech yesterday (Thursday, April 9) on suspicion of being in possession of drugs with intent to supply.

Peckover Primary School’s principal Carrie Norman pays tribute to one of its governors, Peter Waterfield, who died on April 3.

The chief constable of Cambridgeshire Constabulary has once again urged members of the public to comply with the regulations of the government lockdown over the Easter weekend.

Patients who have been admitted to hospital with Covid-19 can now take part in a research trial at Hinchingbrooke Hospital to look at treatments for the lung disease.

They joined thousands around the UK who stepped outside their front doors to applaud the NHS at 8pm last night (April 9).

Stay at home. The urgent plea today from Dr Liz Robin, director of public health for Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council.

The service which provides counselling and other therapies is considered “a non-essential service” during the COVID-19 response - and charities are stepping in to offer support where they can.

Wisbech News

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Thieves used a teleporter to smash their way into a Wisbech shop overnight.

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A 21-year-old man was arrested in Wisbech yesterday (Thursday, April 9) on suspicion of being in possession of drugs with intent to supply.

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The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity has launched an urgent ‘support our services’ appeal as it expects to lose at least £700,000 of potential income over the next six months due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Steve Tibbs found a job doing community care in the March area after Spain went into complete lockdown in mid-March.

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Formula One driver George Russell, who grew up in Tydd St Giles, has thanked the key workers combatting the spread of Covid-19.

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West Norfolk News

People from across the county have once again briefly stepped out of the safety of their homes to salute NHS staff who are bravely battling to save the lives of those struck down by the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Norfolk and Waveney’s councils have awarded millions of pounds worth of support to firms which have seen trading plummet due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

The Environment Agency has warned people to be prepared for possible flooding in parts of Norfolk.

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King's Lynn

A council is providing activities for people to do while staying at home for Easter.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

King's Lynn News

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A 21-year-old man was arrested in Wisbech yesterday (Thursday, April 9) on suspicion of being in possession of drugs with intent to supply.

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Rev Wilbert Awdry wrote 13 of his popular children’s books at The Old Vicarage in Emneth between 1953 and 1965.

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A driver who ignored the stay at home message and went out for a spin in their car while under the influence of alcohol has been arrested.

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MP Steve Barclay says he has been given assurances that closure of the minor injury units at Doddington and Wisbech – revealed earlier today - are only temporary.

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Police have slammed an intoxicated driver for “taking a ventilator bed away from someone who might need it” after they crashed their car in Wisbech.

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Agriculture

Thursday, April 2, 2020

A lorry driver carrying straw through a Cambridgeshire village has been reported for allegedly using his mobile phone whilst driving.

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A new “Land Army” of workers is urgently needed to fill jobs on East Anglia’s fruit and vegetable farms and help feed the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, said industry leaders.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

Police confirmed to Cambridgeshire County Council this week that no action will be taken against deputy leader Roger Hickford following the awarding to him of a county council farm tenancy.

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