FENLAND: 11-year-old girl injured in collision
ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL INJURED IN COLLISION WISBECH: An 11-year-old girl has been taken to hospital with minor injuries following a collision in Wisbech this morning. The girl was cycling along Churchill Road, close to the Horsefair Shopping Centre c
ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL INJURED IN COLLISION
WISBECH: An 11-year-old girl has been taken to hospital with minor injuries following a collision in Wisbech this morning.
The girl was cycling along Churchill Road, close to the Horsefair Shopping Centre car park, at about 8.30am when she was involved in a collision with a Volvo car.
MAN HAS MOBILE PHONE STOLEN BY PASSER BY IN CAR
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EASTREA: A 23-year-old man walking along Coates Road, Eastrea, had his mobile phone snatched at around 8.30pm on Wednesday, April 9.
A dark blue 'G' reg Vauxhall Cavalier pulled up next to him and a man in the passenger seat asked for the time.
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He then grabbed his Sony Ericsson W88I and the car drove off in the direction of Coates.
The offender is described as white, about 20 with black hair.
PC Lorna Yaxley, investigating, said: "We would like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time and remembers seeing anything suspicious.
"We would also like to hear from anyone who may have seen the dark blue Vauxhall Cavalier car in the area at the time or since."
Anyone with information can contact PC Yaxley at March Police Station on 0845 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
FARM EQUIPMENT STOLEN FROM STABLE YARD
GUYHIRN: Farm equipment was stolen in a burglary at a stable yard behind Bridge View garage in High Road.
The burglary happened between 8pm Monday, (April 21) and 6am yesterday, (Tuesday, April 22).
It's believed the offenders approached across fields on quad bikes from the direction of the A47. They then loaded them with equipment including aluminium bolts and an electric gate.
PC Richard Musgrave, investigating, said: "We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen quad bikes being ridden in the area between these times or any suspicious behaviour."
Anyone with information can contact PC Musgrave at March Police Station on 0845 456 456 4 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
WHITTLESEY PAPER ONE OF EIGHT TO BE CLOSED BY TRINITY MIRROR
WHITTLESEY: Trinity Mirror has announced plans to close eight loss-making newspapers in the Midlands, regional newspaper website Hold The Front Page is reporting.
The titles, based in Derby and Peterborough, will go following a review of Trinity Mirror Midlands operations in the two areas.
Six journalists are affected - out of a total of 23 staff who are facing redundancy.
The titles to close are the weekly Derby Trader, Ilkeston Trader, Ripley Trader, Peterborough Herald and Post and Stamford Herald and Post as well as fortnightly titles The Whittlesey Standard, Deepings Standard and Belper Bugle.
A company statement said: "The decision to close the loss-making titles and withdraw from these markets will allow Trinity Mirror Midlands to refocus attention on the remaining portfolio of weekly newspapers.
"There are no plans to close any other publications."
INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED AFTER FEARS WOMAN MAY HAVE DRUNK COUNTERFEIT VODKA
CAMBRIDGESHIRE: Trading standards officers have launched an investigation after fears that a woman admitted to hospital with alcohol poisoning may have been drinking counterfeit vodka.
Cambridgeshire County Council officers were alerted by the Health Protection Agency in Huntingdon after the woman was admitted to Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.
Trading Standards officer David Broughton said: "We are in the early stages of this investigation but want to warn residents to check for counterfeit vodka. It is very worrying that someone has had to be treated in hospital from possibly drinking these fake spirits.
"Please make sure that if you have a bottle of Glen's Vodka that it is not counterfeit and if it is please ring Consumer direct on 0845 404506. I would also like to warn people to only buy alcohol from reputable licensed premises."
Counterfeit Glen's Vodka has previously been found on sale in Cambridgeshire.
The bottles which have so far been found contained higher quantities of methanol than is normal. So far the bottles are 70cl and can be identified as they do not have the AGC logo on the base of the bottle. Genuine bottles of Glen's vodka have the AGC logo and 78cl 58mm Cl 2173 embossed on the bottom.