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Between 2013 and 2017 he led UKIP through what might be termed its finest hour in Cambridgeshire having won 12 seats on the county council.

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Ninety per cent of Wisbech Grammar School students achieved Grades 9 to 4 in their GCSEs this year.

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A "reckless" recovery driver has been banned from the roads for 28 days after being caught speeding at 127mph on the A47.

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A man has been arrested after smashing - and parking - his car into a Fen roundabout while reportedly under the influence of alcohol.

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A mother left her two-year-old son at home and in the 'care' of his seven-year-old brother whilst she went to work, a court heard.

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A Fenland teenager escaped injury after her car spun the opposite direction and landed in a ditch due to, what her father says, a crack in the road.

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Waterbeach athlete Jonathan Clarke flies the flag for Great Britain at the Triathlon World Championships in Switzerland next weekend.

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Those wanting to grab a bite to eat at The Hippodrome in March today are out of luck 'due to unforeseen circumstances'.

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A lucky lorry driver managed to escape injury this morning after his lorry overturned on Fenland back roads.

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Sainsbury's says the long awaited second exit from their town centre store in March is not expected anytime soon - despite hopes being raised as workmen turned up on site this week.

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Witchford Village College's principal Daniel Baxby has praised his Year 11 students after receiving their GCSE results.

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The number of Thomas Clarkson Academy students achieving the top grades, 9-7, has again improved this year.

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A Soham headteacher has said she is "very pleased" after 75 per cent of her pupils achieved A*-C grades in their GCSE English and maths.

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A youngster from the Fens was "overwhelmed" after opening up his GCSE results envelope this morning.

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Hard-working pupils at King's Ely opened their GCSE results this morning - 87 per cent achieved grades 9-5.

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Eighty per cent of all Year 11 students at Sir Harry Smith Community College in Whittlesey achieved a pass in English.

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Casting directors from Channel 4's hit TV show, Naked Attraction, are on the hunt for singles from the Fens.

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The envelopes have been opened in Ely and 59 per cent of pupils at Ely College achieved grades 4-9 in their GCSE English and mathematics.

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Town council leader Samantha Hoy has promised action will be taken to stop abuse of its policy of allowing car booters to sell goods in the market place on Sundays.

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Cromwell Community College has seen an increase in the number of students receiving the top GCSE grades in English and mathematics.

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Neale-Wade Academy has seen a significant upwards shift in the number of students excelling at English and maths.

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The boss of East Anglian holiday firm Hoseasons was viciously bullied at school for being gay. Caroline Culot spoke to Simon Altham about the torment he's overcome to achieve success.

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A dispersal order for the whole of Cambridgeshire will be in place this weekend in a bid to reduce crime and disorder.

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Charity stallholders who were washed out at this year's sodden March Summer Fesitval have been offered a second chance.

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Arsonists set fire to a car which was found well alight next to standing crops in March last night.

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A warning to motorists to drive safe on country roads has been issued by police after a crash between a van and a tractor.

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A couple from Ely who launched their own travel company are hosting an event next month to inspire people to explore new destinations.

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Police have assured members of the public that Deerfield Road is now safe following an underground explosion.

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A competition is being held by Elgood's for punters to design a new flag to fly above the landmark Wisbech brewery.

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A camera crew has been spotted in March this week as local actors recreate a PSA film from the 90s about domestic violence in teenagers.

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A number of workers at Littleport Mushroom Farm were taken to hospital after a suspected chemical incident.

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Dualling of the 15 mile stretch of the A10 between Ely and Cambridge - which can often take an hour to travel along - now depends on a £264 million bid for Government funding.

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An auction in aid of a charity that helps find new homes for animals will take place in Emneth this Bank Holiday.

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Could police in Cambridgeshire be the next force in the UK to arm all of their front line officers with Tasers?

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A driver was taken to hospital after their car ended up in a ditch on the A141 at Wimblington.

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The boss of a famous East Anglian holiday firm has boldly declared he will not accept bookings from homophobic or racist customers stating: "Book with another agent."

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A couple, who had their baby after fertility treatment has started a petition to bring back IVF funding for the county, after the decision was made to cut it last month.

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Tributes have been made to a couple who were killed following a head-on collision with a lorry on the A47.

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Dozens of homes have been left without power after a suspected underground electrical fire on a residential road in Fenland.

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Described as a "transformative principal and chief executive", Sue Freestone is to retire at the end of the month from King's Ely after 15 years at the helm.

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Leader of Cambridgeshire County Council Steve Count has written a letter urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to see through his promise to "level up" funding for the country's "left behind" places.

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A driver who got out of his car on the A14 to assault another motorist on the roadside has been sentenced.

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More than 500 people gathered at Peterborough Cathedral last night (Monday) for the official opening of Luke Jerram's Gaia Earth artwork, which will be suspended under the cathedral's central tower until September 15.

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Wisbech brewer Elgood & Son Ltd has applied to Fenland District Council to allow one of the three town pubs run by deputy mayor and town councillor Aigars Balsevics to stay open from Thursday to Sunday until 3am.

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Culture minister Nicky Morgan has agreed that a 260 year-old shepherd's cottage in the Fens should be given Grade II level status that will protect it for years to come.

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More than 40 people filled a Fenland restaurant for the monthly meeting of the Wisbech Business and Professional Men's Club.

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Whittlesey Junior Football Club is the newest official FA SSE Wildcat Soccer Centre to open.

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Brexit planning is well under way at East Cambridgeshire District Council although the likelihood of a no deal "looking increasingly likely" detailed preparations are in hand, councillors have been assured.

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A Chatteris teenager who brutally attacked a "well-liked and vulnerable man" that will likely never be able to live independently again, has been jailed for 10 years.

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A free community cycling event for young people in Fenland has been hailed a success by organisers.

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A car that was found on fire in a ditch in Doddington overnight on Saturday (August 17) was stolen and then burnt out says the owner of the vehicle.

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A coach outing to Taverham Craft & Garden Centre was arranged by the members of the Walpole Art & Craft Club.

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Forty riders in Fenland took on a spinning class as the sun went down to raise money for Magpas Air Ambulance.

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Bosses at one of Fenland's biggest factories were put in the stocks and soaked with flying sponges in aid of charity.

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A super slimmer from March has been named most inspirational member after dropping from a size 26 to a slinky 12.

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A Chatteris woman will be flying from the skies for a cause that has remained close to her heart.

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More than £200,000 has been awarded to two Cambridgeshire projects that help young people by BBC Children in Need.

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Cambridgeshire's dragon patchers are to be officially named by the public as they mark their first year of service in the county.

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Tony Martin is still being targeted by thieves - 20 years after he shot two burglars at his Norfolk farm.

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A 17-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a collision in Benwick on Wednesday (August 14) has been named.

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