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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

A fund raising effort raised £1,000 in a little over 24 hours to support a local football club manager who was badly injured in what his brother described as a “vicious challenge”.

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Facebook

A Walsoken woman who is registered blind, has spoken of how Facebook is a life-line for her to feel part of the community as she launches her latest fund raising event..

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A driver who fell asleep at the wheel, causing a collision in which he and a friend died, had traces of heroin in his blood and did not have a licence, a court was told.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A new member was welcomed at the November meeting of the Wisbech Business & Professional Men’s Club.

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Iceland

Short mat bowlers raised £200 for the Poppy Appeal when they staged a charity competition.

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The number of safety incidents reported at the region’s ambulance trust nearly doubled in the space of a year.

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Two men have been charged with murder after a man died in Downham Market more than eight years ago.

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Councillor Simon King has been found guilty of breaching the code of conduct at Fenland District Council.

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Simon King

Councillor Simon King has been found guilty of breaching the code of conduct at Fenland District Council.

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Simon King

A 95-year-old who raised thousands of pounds for charities across the area has died.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Students are selling poppies to raise money for the Royal British Legion to show young people care about the sacrifices soldiers made in the First World War.

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College of West Anglia

Former Wisbech Town Councillor Neville Frusher has died at the age of 79.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

A family are remembering a great uncle who was among the thousands who died in the closing weeks of the First World War.

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France

A lighthouse which inspired legendary naturalist Sir Peter Scott is up for sale.

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Anglian Water

An air ambulance was called after people were injured in a two-vehicle collision in Wisbech.

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