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Department store Beales of Wisbech has collapsed into administration.

A record turnover of more than £1 million is expected to be hit by the telecoms division of the Mick George Group.

The future of a marquee used by a village pub hangs in the balance after council officials recommended it be removed for causing "significant and demonstrable harm".

One of the oldest department store chains in Britain - which has a prime site in Church Terrace, Wisbech - could be set to go into administration unless a buyer is found.

Fenland Council is to use its own reserves and borrowing to create a £25m fund to turn a profit through a newly formed trading arm.

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