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Peckover Primary School’s principal Carrie Norman pays tribute to one of its governors, Peter Waterfield, who died on April 3.

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The chief constable of Cambridgeshire Constabulary has once again urged members of the public to comply with the regulations of the government lockdown over the Easter weekend.

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They joined thousands around the UK who stepped outside their front doors to applaud the NHS at 8pm last night (April 9).

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Stay at home. The urgent plea today from Dr Liz Robin, director of public health for Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council.

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The service which provides counselling and other therapies is considered “a non-essential service” during the COVID-19 response - and charities are stepping in to offer support where they can.

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The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity has launched an urgent ‘support our services’ appeal as it expects to lose at least £700,000 of potential income over the next six months due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Steve Tibbs found a job doing community care in the March area after Spain went into complete lockdown in mid-March.

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Staff at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge have received a video message from perhaps one of their most famous patients.

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Formula One driver George Russell, who grew up in Tydd St Giles, has thanked the key workers combatting the spread of Covid-19.

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The company behind the proposals says the documents can be viewed online and requested via post while government restrictions are in place.

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As coronavirus spreads, so does the fake news. We reveal some helpful tips to make sure what you are reading is current and accurate.

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Never mind McDonald’s, one Cambridgeshire pub has come up with its own alternative for those needing a quick fix.

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Cancer patients at a Cambridgeshire hospital are aiming to spread positivity by sharing their top tips on dealing with self-isolation and social distancing during the coronavirus lockdown.

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A motorist who was spotted driving into a line of conifers in March before driving off was arrested for being more than three times the legal limit

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A handful of our county’s police officers have gone viral after filming a TikTok dance video in a bid to make people smile amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Fire crews across the county will soon be benefitting from a new training facility in Huntingdon following approval from councillors.

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A performer in Cambridgeshire has launched an Instagram account with free live workouts – gaining almost 30,000 followers from around the world in under two weeks.

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It’s easy to feel trapped at home during lockdown but thankfully there are plenty of theatrical treats available to stream straight into your home. Here’s an updated list of the best shows on offer

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Two of the five distraction burglaries reported to Cambridgeshire Police in the past fortnight have been in Wisbech – and elderly people the targets.

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Boris Johnson is on the mend and “sitting up in bed” the chancellor has confirmed.

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Residents shared their support and well-wishes for the town’s post master, who said he will update everyone once they’re ready to reopen.

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Heartbreaking tributes have been paid to former Ely Hero Award’s winner Jay Davison who has tragically lost his battle with cancer.

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Elmstok Ltd has seen a surge in demand in their plastic document covers which are now being used to make protective shields for key workers in the coronavirus pandemic.

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A takeaway delivery driver has been caught on camera throwing food on a customer’s driveway after they were accused of eating a slice of their pizza.

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Workmen from East Cambs District Council had to move across from other duties to remove offensive graffiti painted on a city wall.

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A six-man a cappella group has recorded a new song for charity from the comfort of their living rooms during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Boris Johnson is “responding to treatment” in a London hospital as he battles coronavirus, Downing Street has said.

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He broke every bone in his face after a horrific off-roading accident just over a year ago, and for one Cambridgeshire man, life could well have taken a turn for the worse.

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An award-winning gin distillery near Huntingdon has paused production to produce a hand sanitising liquid to supply to key workers in Cambridgeshire.

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They may be a band in isolation but once a performer always a performer – as one Cambridgeshire group set out to show.

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Cambridgeshire residents are being urged to report breaches of the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions through a new web page.

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An Ely woman battling an auto-immune illness was determined not to let the coronavirus pandemic get in the way by completing her first marathon.

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Rev Wilbert Awdry wrote 13 of his popular children’s books at The Old Vicarage in Emneth between 1953 and 1965.

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Police raided a house in the Fens and discovered cannabis plants that, when fully grown, could have been worth tens of thousands of pounds.

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Lance Smith received a prison sentence of more than three-and-a-half years for tormenting, beating and controlling his ex-partner.

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Boris Johnson is in a “stable” condition after spending the night in intensive care as he battles coronavirus.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough prepare for temporary mortuary facility following coronavirus outbreak

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Fourteen people have died at Peterborough City Hospital from coronavirus –in a city where photographic evidence poses the question whether social distancing is being observed.

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Stainless Metalcraft from Chatteris has donated hundreds of pounds to two food banks in aid of its community fund.

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MP Steve Barclay said tonight his “thoughts and prayers” were with Boris Johnson and his family after it was revealed the Prime Minister has been moved to intensive care in hospital.

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A sex offender from Wisbech who stole goods worth more than £11,000, including from a homeless charity, has admitted to multiple thefts and burglaries.

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Residents in a quiet Cambridgeshire village enjoyed a live music set from the comfort of their homes after a local drummer set up on his front lawn.

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A keyworker has praised motorists after the A47 was pictured ‘deserted’ as drivers across the county decided to stay indoors at the weekend.

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A Doddington boy who was upset that he couldn’t celebrate turning seven-years-old with his friends because of the coronavirus lockdown ended up having the “best birthday ever” thanks to the kindness of strangers.

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Thieves broke into an Indian restaurant and wrecked the premises before making off with alcohol and food stock.

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Wisbech-based Anglia Components has set up a task force to prioritise support for companies producing medical equipment - including ventilators – to tackle coronavirus.

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A driver who ignored the stay at home message and went out for a spin in their car while under the influence of alcohol has been arrested.

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From using cats as a weight exercise to following fitness regimes in your back garden, Chatteris Netball Club know how to keep fit while in isolation.

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A man was found in a closed Fenland park with cannabis and a grinder trying to have a “crafty joint” amid the ongoing UK lockdown.

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Can you help identify the mystery man? If so, March Town Cricket Club are keen to know.

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Advice given by those travelling by bus couldn’t be any clearer, but in Peterborough today those messages appear not to have got through to everyone.

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Fire crews are currently tackling a blaze in a barn at Mepal near Chatteris.

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Fire crews remain today (Sunday) at the scene of a major fire of recyclable plastics in Littleport last night.

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Five fire engines, two water carriers and more than 20 fire fighters were called to tackle a blaze in Littleport tonight.

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The A10 through Littleport was closed on Saturday night as more than 20 firefighters tackled a massive blaze in the Horsley Hale area of the village.

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News reaches us almost hourly about the devastating impact of coronavirus on our communities – but amidst the doom and gloom are some slivers of light.

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“Unprecedented” is a word that has been frequently used during the past few weeks.

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Cambridgeshire Constabulary has issued a reminder about staying at home this weekend as temperatures are set to rise.

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