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Vets in March have issued a warning to dog owners following a case of the deadly parvovirus disease this week.

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A 1,700 word report into the running of the fund raising ball run by Mayor James Palmer last June has concluded that references to the beneficiaries being a charity “were made in good faith, albeit erroneously so”.

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James Palmer

A police officer who lost his daughter after eight years battling a debilitating brain tumour has launched the ‘Great Fenland Police Plod’ for a 74 mile charity walk across Cambridgeshire.

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United Kingdom

A house in Benwick is constantly having puddles of water flood into the front room when it rains despite council surveyors blaming it on “damp”.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

The public is to be invited to see at first hand the design of the £18 million new headquarters for Cambridgeshire County Council at Alconbury.

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Cambridgeshire County Council

A new school could be opening in Wisbech next year.

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A driver who became trapped inside their car after colliding with a wall in Wisbech had to be cut free by firefighters from Fenland and Norfolk.

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Cambridgeshire Fire

South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen will be answering questions live on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire this morning (February 21).

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BBC

Wisbech Police Station - with 80 years remaining on its lease - is staying where it is after police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite made the surprise announcement today.

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Jason Ablewhite

A four day review of children’s social care in Cambridgeshire has concluded that in three out of four areas the service provided by the county council has fallen from good to “requires improvement”.

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Four generations of the same family including a terminally ill grandmother and one-year-old child are cramped in a first floor flat in March despite pleas to be re-homed.

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An artist, working on a Sky Kids show, visited children at a Wisbech school to encourage them to get involved in the world’s first programme where young people create the characters.

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United Kingdom

An accountant from Fenland is set to run this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon in memory of this girlfriend’s late father.

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Cambridgeshire

Council tax is set to rise by nearly two per cent in Fenland despite initial plans for a three per cent increase to meet estimated shortfalls in future years.

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Local politicians say they will continue to work with South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen after she revealed her departure from the Conservative party to join a new anti-brexit Independent Group.

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European Union

I have been a customer of Santander since 2015. I took up the 123 account which was very rewarding that time and free.

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A “dynamic” recruitment agency, which was established in 1999, is celebrating 20 years at the Horsefair Shopping Centre in Wisbech.

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Kevin Smith

South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen is one of three Conservatives who have defected to the new Independent Group this morning.

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A house fire was caused in Wisbech yesterday evening after a fault developed with the homeowner’s washing machine, firefighters have revealed.

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Cambridgeshire Fire

A brave 23-year-old from March wants to raise awareness of living with Ulcerative Colitis after surgery led to her having a stoma bag fitted.

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Walkers are being urged to dust down their crimpers, dig out their leg warmers and give Saturday night some disco fever at a fund raising memory walk raising funds for hospice care in Cambridgeshire.

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Cambridge

I was appalled to learn from an article in last week’s Ely Standard (‘Finders keepers . . .’) that Cambridgeshire Police, in line with other police-forces nationwide, plans to introduce new restrictions regarding the acceptance and reporting of the lost property, which public-spirited people bring to police stations for safe-keeping and maybe restoration to its rightful owners.

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Cambridgeshire Police

Having spent thirty years serving my country as a soldier in places like Aden, Malaya, Borneo, Oman and Northern Ireland, I am at a loss as to what is going on.

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Steve Barclay

A couple who met at a dance in the Rose and Crown in Wisbech are celebrating 60 years of marriage.

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Wisbech Grammar School

The family of a woman who died in a collision on the B1040 near Pondersbridge on Monday have paid tribute to her.

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An Ely councillor issued a “set the record straight” statement after a barrage of social media reports questioned her move from the city.

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Anna Bailey

Students learned how to spot the signs of modern day slavery in a workshop held with Cambridgeshire Police.

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College of West Anglia

A couple stuck together for better or worse during a Valentine’s Day run by crossing the finish line at the same time.

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Rod Sinnott

Cambridgeshire based Kimbolton Fireworks – who created the displays for the London 2012 Olympics – has ceased trading.

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United Kingdom

Longer trains will be stopping at Littleport and Waterbeach from next year after Network Rail agreed a £27 million improvement package that will lengthen platforms to enable eight car services to stop there.

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Steve Barclay

A fundraising campaign has been launched to bring a tuk tuk to Soham to transport residents to community events and combat isolation.

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A ten-year-old from Wisbech has received an award for her courage after calling for help while her mother had a stroke while driving.

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United Kingdom

Drugs, speeding drivers and anti-social behaviour are the top three crimes on a public hit list, according to a survey by Cambridgeshire Police.

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Jason Ablewhite

A resident of a tiny offshoot of the great metropolis of Wisbech I have occasionally made some comments on that place.

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Two men are due to be sentenced after pleading guilty to growing cannabis in Warboys.

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Congratulations to the Hereward Community Rail Partnership on the new logo and marketing materials.

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Paul Medd

Thank you to all the motorists who came to my assistance on Saturday, February 2.

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A paedophile, who failed to tell police his girlfriend’s grand children stayed overnight at his house, has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Cambridge Crown Court

Four years ago, 15 year old Shamima Begum left her London home to join Syrian Jihadis but now wants to return to the UK.

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NHS

Children are being encouraged to love reading as part of a campaign celebrating its fourth year,

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An historic Cambridgeshire auctioneer and land agent said it was “delighted” with its new look as it launched a major rebrand.

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Europe

Three of the most senior officials at East Cambridgeshire District Council are receiving extra monthly payments because of work associated with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA).

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East Cambridgeshire District Council

A Whittlesey primary school has impressed inspectors after being praised for its “enthusiastic, strong leadership” three years since being ordered to improve.

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A team of four dedicated women raised more than £6,000 for charity by organising their fourth successful Valentine’s Ball.

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Wisbech Grammar School

There are delays on the A14 this morning (Monday) following a collision on a stretch of road between Ellington and Spaldwick.

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A man who smashed a car window with a machete and was then caught with class A drugs stashed in a pillowcase has been jailed.

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Tory controlled East Cambridgeshire District Council will vote on Thursday to throw the proverbial baby out with the bath water and remove its emerging local plan – and two years of scrutiny – from independent examination.

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Anna Bailey

March Street Pride has been awarded £4,000 to help them create a new floral project in the town.

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Peter Murphy

A national road safety charity received a massive fundraising boost thanks to members of a Fenland club at their presentation night.

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Author Whitney Schurer will give a talk about her debut novel at The Bookshop in Ely on Monday February 25.

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Singer-songwriter Andrew Robinson will perform a free concert in Wisbech as part of After Hours Live on Friday March 1.

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More than 21,000 bags filled with unwanted items were donated to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) charity shops including ones in Cambridgeshire,.

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Online tributes have poured in for the former Witchford Village College teacher Lesley Bello Hernandez who was killed in the Arbury Road crash on Wednesday.

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The National Lottery has begun an investigation into how it paid £46,000 to a Cambridgeshire support group which was struck off within months of the payment being made.

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Jason Ablewhite

A battle to build a house on an overgrown site in Wisbech has been won by developers after plans were refused due to crime and living conditions.

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Cambridgeshire Police

A final assembly was had this morning for a March primary school caretaker who has retired after “working tirelessly” for 36 years.

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A man ran over a 17-year-old girl on a mini moto bike in Cambourne, leaving her with serious injuries, before fleeing the scene, a court heard.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital

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The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

A Fenland company where a worker was crushed to death by a bus has been ordered to pay £72,000 in fines and costs and its managing director given a suspended jail sentence.

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Cambridge Crown Court

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