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It has over 600 supermarkets but its failure to build one at Whittlesey has landed Sainsbury's in the High Court in a 'David v Goliath' £5 million battle with a 72-year-old entrepreneur from the Fens.

Fenland Council - who paid towards the £900,000 Crosskeys marina at Sutton Bridge - has been challenged after a Whittlesey yachtsman was charged, and later refunded, £16.62 for an overnight stay.

When a helicopter landed on Wednesday at Willow Farm, Little Downham, it was for farmer Ross Taylor "the best day ever".

An award-winning chef, who turned up unannounced at Gordon Ramsey's restaurant shortly after finishing college to ask for a job, says the only way to achieve in life is to grab your own opportunities.

Conservationists have thrown in the towel and agreed with Fenland District Council that two 18th century Wisbech shops - one listed in 1976 and the other in 1983 - can be demolished.

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