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They stabbed their victim multiple times but was it ‘simply because they didn’t like the way he looked’ or mistaken identity?
Two drug dealers who murdered a Cambridge man in a frenzied knife attack have been jailed for life.
yesterday 18:17
£120,000 chief executive at South Cambs - and one time executive director at Fenland and HR boss at Huntingdonshire - leaves with £220,000 pension pay out
Departing £120,000 a year chief executive Beverley Agass has negotiated a settlement with her bosses at South Cambridgeshire District Council that will include a £200,000 pension contribution to soften the blow.
yesterday 17:14
Robert Goddard to close March store as company concentrates on its bigger outlets with new store for Biggleswade and refurbishment at Wisbech
Fashion entrepreneur Oliver Tookman is to close the March branch of Robert Goddard – previously Boon and Potter – to focus on investment in his larger stores and a growing on-line market.
yesterday 17:14
Collapse of King’s Lynn building firm Chalcroft leaves creditors owed £12m
Firms could be left millions of pounds out of pocket by the collapse of a Norfolk construction firm.
yesterday 17:14
It's official - Fenland Council is relocating its one stop shops to cut costs

Fenland Council’s one stop shops in March and Wisbech are relocating when their leases expire this year, as figures reveal footfall at the shops has dropped by 81 per cent since they opened 15 years ago.

The shop in Broad Street, March, will relocate to the council offices at Fenland

yesterday 14:53
Robert Goddard to close March store as company concentrates on its bigger outlets with new store for Bigglesewade and refurbishment at Wisbech
Fashion entrepreneur Oliver Tookman is to close the March branch of Robert Goddard – previously Boon and Potter – to focus on investment in his larger stores and a growing on-line market.
yesterday 14:05
Police ask for dispersal order in March to crack-down on anti-social behaviour this weekend

A dispersal comes into force now in March and will run for the whole weekend in a bid to reduce anti-social behaviour.

The move was requested by the local neighbourhood team and will allow officers to remove individuals from the area if they suspect that the behaviour of that person has

yesterday 13:50
Vets in March issue warning over deadly dog disease parvovirus
Vets in March have issued a warning to dog owners following a case of the deadly parvovirus disease this week.
yesterday 11:59
Good news for taxpayers as Fenland District Council votes to freeze Council Tax for 2019/20 - but bills will still rise thanks to county and police

Fenland District Council has voted to freeze its share of your Council Tax bills for the coming year.

The move went against officer recommendations to yesterday's (Thursday) full council meeting, but after a lengthy discussion members voted to agree no rise for 2019/20.

However, not

yesterday 11:44
March branch of clothing store Robert Goddard is set to close

Robert Goddard has announced the closure of its March store saying the move will allow the business to focus investment on expanding its larger existing stores, opening in new locations and its website.

Oliver Tookman, owner of Robert Goddard, said: “The business has grown successfully

yesterday 11:44
Wisbech Police Station is to stay put rather than move to the proposed 'blue-light hub' at the town's fire station

Cambridgeshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite has defended his decision to keep Wisbech police station where it is rather than re-locate it to a purpose-built 'blue-light hub'.

It is now over two years since Mr Ablewhite announced his plan to put police and fire services

yesterday 10:41
Second home for club is Tim Clough with PB and first female is Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

On a sunny Sunday morning 15 Three Counties Running Club members travelled to Stamford to take part in The Valentines 30k race (18.6 miles).

This was the 26th year of the race organised by Stamford Striders Running Club and most runners use this event as a marathon training run, although

yesterday 08:35
Anglers have been getting impressive silver fish weights but this match saw carp willing to feed

Venue regular and now becoming a very hard man to beat here, Steve Poole, took the honours with a fine net of carp

Marshland St JamesA change to spring-like conditions saw the Buttonhole Fishery start to hit some consistent form for the latest Saturday open on the venue, writes Ken

yesterday 08:35
March woman Pollyanna Harvey bravely speaks out about illness and the stigma of stomas

A young March woman has spoken out to beat the stigma surrounding stoma bags after undergoing life-saving surgery.

Twenty-three-year-old Pollyanna Harvey is on the mend after having a six hour operation three weeks ago to remove her colon after Ulcerative Colitis left her crippled with

yesterday 07:32
Inquiry into Mayor’s Ball finds references to beneficaries being a charity ‘made in good faith,albeit erroneously so’ and a social enterprise ‘an error’
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”.
yesterday 00:26
Ambitious plans to turn Crowmell Community College in Chatteris into one of the first all-through schools in Cambridgeshire have been submitted by the county council

Chatteris took a step closer this week to becoming one of the first town's in the county to have an all through school offering education for children from nought to 18.

Cambridgeshire County Council has submitted its plans for redevelopment of the Cromwell Community College in Wenny Road.

2019-02-21 19:53
Daily News
They stabbed their victim multiple times but was it ‘simply because they didn’t like the way he looked’ or mistaken identity?
Two drug dealers who murdered a Cambridge man in a frenzied knife attack have been jailed for life.
yesterday 18:17
£120,000 chief executive at South Cambs - and one time executive director at Fenland and HR boss at Huntingdonshire - leaves with £220,000 pension pay out
Departing £120,000 a year chief executive Beverley Agass has negotiated a settlement with her bosses at South Cambridgeshire District Council that will include a £200,000 pension contribution to soften the blow.
yesterday 17:14
Robert Goddard to close March store as company concentrates on its bigger outlets with new store for Biggleswade and refurbishment at Wisbech
Fashion entrepreneur Oliver Tookman is to close the March branch of Robert Goddard – previously Boon and Potter – to focus on investment in his larger stores and a growing on-line market.
yesterday 17:14
Collapse of King’s Lynn building firm Chalcroft leaves creditors owed £12m
Firms could be left millions of pounds out of pocket by the collapse of a Norfolk construction firm.
yesterday 17:14
It's official - Fenland Council is relocating its one stop shops to cut costs

Fenland Council’s one stop shops in March and Wisbech are relocating when their leases expire this year, as figures reveal footfall at the shops has dropped by 81 per cent since they opened 15 years ago.

The shop in Broad Street, March, will relocate to the council offices at Fenland

yesterday 14:53
Robert Goddard to close March store as company concentrates on its bigger outlets with new store for Bigglesewade and refurbishment at Wisbech
Fashion entrepreneur Oliver Tookman is to close the March branch of Robert Goddard – previously Boon and Potter – to focus on investment in his larger stores and a growing on-line market.
yesterday 14:05
Police ask for dispersal order in March to crack-down on anti-social behaviour this weekend

A dispersal comes into force now in March and will run for the whole weekend in a bid to reduce anti-social behaviour.

The move was requested by the local neighbourhood team and will allow officers to remove individuals from the area if they suspect that the behaviour of that person has

yesterday 13:50
Vets in March issue warning over deadly dog disease parvovirus
Vets in March have issued a warning to dog owners following a case of the deadly parvovirus disease this week.
yesterday 11:59
Good news for taxpayers as Fenland District Council votes to freeze Council Tax for 2019/20 - but bills will still rise thanks to county and police

Fenland District Council has voted to freeze its share of your Council Tax bills for the coming year.

The move went against officer recommendations to yesterday's (Thursday) full council meeting, but after a lengthy discussion members voted to agree no rise for 2019/20.

However, not

yesterday 11:44
March branch of clothing store Robert Goddard is set to close

Robert Goddard has announced the closure of its March store saying the move will allow the business to focus investment on expanding its larger existing stores, opening in new locations and its website.

Oliver Tookman, owner of Robert Goddard, said: “The business has grown successfully

yesterday 11:44
Wisbech Police Station is to stay put rather than move to the proposed 'blue-light hub' at the town's fire station

Cambridgeshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite has defended his decision to keep Wisbech police station where it is rather than re-locate it to a purpose-built 'blue-light hub'.

It is now over two years since Mr Ablewhite announced his plan to put police and fire services

yesterday 10:41
Second home for club is Tim Clough with PB and first female is Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

On a sunny Sunday morning 15 Three Counties Running Club members travelled to Stamford to take part in The Valentines 30k race (18.6 miles).

This was the 26th year of the race organised by Stamford Striders Running Club and most runners use this event as a marathon training run, although

yesterday 08:35
Anglers have been getting impressive silver fish weights but this match saw carp willing to feed

Venue regular and now becoming a very hard man to beat here, Steve Poole, took the honours with a fine net of carp

Marshland St JamesA change to spring-like conditions saw the Buttonhole Fishery start to hit some consistent form for the latest Saturday open on the venue, writes Ken

yesterday 08:35
March woman Pollyanna Harvey bravely speaks out about illness and the stigma of stomas

A young March woman has spoken out to beat the stigma surrounding stoma bags after undergoing life-saving surgery.

Twenty-three-year-old Pollyanna Harvey is on the mend after having a six hour operation three weeks ago to remove her colon after Ulcerative Colitis left her crippled with

yesterday 07:32
Inquiry into Mayor’s Ball finds references to beneficaries being a charity ‘made in good faith,albeit erroneously so’ and a social enterprise ‘an error’
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”.
yesterday 00:26
Ambitious plans to turn Crowmell Community College in Chatteris into one of the first all-through schools in Cambridgeshire have been submitted by the county council

Chatteris took a step closer this week to becoming one of the first town's in the county to have an all through school offering education for children from nought to 18.

Cambridgeshire County Council has submitted its plans for redevelopment of the Cromwell Community College in Wenny Road.

2019-02-21 19:53
Latest news from Wisbech
yesterday 18:17 They stabbed their victim multiple times but was it ‘simply because they didn’t like the way he looked’ or mistaken identity?
yesterday 17:14 £120,000 chief executive at South Cambs - and one time executive director at Fenland and HR boss at Huntingdonshire - leaves with £220,000 pension pay out
yesterday 17:14 Robert Goddard to close March store as company concentrates on its bigger outlets with new store for Biggleswade and refurbishment at Wisbech
yesterday 17:14 Collapse of King’s Lynn building firm Chalcroft leaves creditors owed £12m
yesterday 14:53 It's official - Fenland Council is relocating its one stop shops to cut costs
yesterday 14:05 Robert Goddard to close March store as company concentrates on its bigger outlets with new store for Bigglesewade and refurbishment at Wisbech
yesterday 13:50 Police ask for dispersal order in March to crack-down on anti-social behaviour this weekend
yesterday 11:59 Vets in March issue warning over deadly dog disease parvovirus
yesterday 11:44 Good news for taxpayers as Fenland District Council votes to freeze Council Tax for 2019/20 - but bills will still rise thanks to county and police
yesterday 11:44 March branch of clothing store Robert Goddard is set to close
yesterday 10:41 Wisbech Police Station is to stay put rather than move to the proposed 'blue-light hub' at the town's fire station
yesterday 08:35 Second home for club is Tim Clough with PB and first female is Elisabeth Sennitt Clough
yesterday 08:35 Anglers have been getting impressive silver fish weights but this match saw carp willing to feed
yesterday 07:32 March woman Pollyanna Harvey bravely speaks out about illness and the stigma of stomas
yesterday 00:26 Inquiry into Mayor’s Ball finds references to beneficaries being a charity ‘made in good faith,albeit erroneously so’ and a social enterprise ‘an error’
2019-02-21 19:53 Ambitious plans to turn Crowmell Community College in Chatteris into one of the first all-through schools in Cambridgeshire have been submitted by the county council
2019-02-21 18:02 PC Graham Floyd to tackle the ‘Great Fenland Police Plod’ charity walk in memory of the daughter who died from a brain tumour
2019-02-21 16:59 Recommended Book of the Week: Fing by David Walliams
2019-02-21 16:59 You are cordially invited to pop along to see the design of Cambridgeshire County Council’s new £18m headquarters - and to ask questions
2019-02-21 16:59 House in Benwick has rain water flood front room but council insist it is a problem with ‘damp’
2019-02-21 15:56 New all-through school could open in region next year
2019-02-21 13:50 Driver who crashed into wall in Wisbech had to be cut free by firefighters
2019-02-21 10:26 Karen Patterson was first lady home for club placing 149th overall
2019-02-21 08:35 South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire this morning
2019-02-20 19:59 Wisbech Police Station to stay where it is after police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite abandons ‘blue light hub’ link with Cambs fire
2019-02-20 19:44 Tigers’ Joe Roper finishes top goal scorer for competition with 30 goals
2019-02-20 19:44 Ex-Neale-Wade Academy pupil Owen goes back to school to share employment experience
2019-02-20 18:56 Family cramped in March flat with terminally ill grandmother, 83, and one-year-old child are desperate to be re-homed
2019-02-20 18:56 Cambridgeshire social workers are swamped with work and children are not always getting the positive support they deserve, warn Ofsted
2019-02-20 18:41 All Year 7, 8 and 9 teams remain unbeaten in district leagues in season 2018-2019
2019-02-20 17:38 Peckover School in Wisbech is set for 'eco-classroom' nursery
2019-02-20 16:50 Tory leader in constituency of defecting MP Heidi Allen says they have “in the past – and we will in the future – work with our MP for the benefit of our residents’
2019-02-20 15:47 LETTER: ‘If Santander aimed at losing their customers they are certainly going to achieve that. Bye-bye Santander, you are not the only fish in the sea’
2019-02-20 15:32 Hudson hosts event for final time before closing as indoor bowling green
2019-02-20 15:32 College of West Anglia students from Wisbech help to raise awareness of modern slavery with Cambridgeshire Constabulary
2019-02-20 14:44 ‘Dynamic and entrepreneurial’ recruitment agency celebrate their 20th anniversary at the Horsefair Shopping Centre in Wisbech
2019-02-20 13:41 South Cambs MP Heidi Allen defects to new Independent Group
2019-02-20 13:41 Council tax set to rise by 1.97 per cent in Fenland
2019-02-20 13:26 Wisbech Tourist Information has moved and is now looking to extend its opening hours
2019-02-20 12:38 Endlessly inventive and funny from start to finish, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is an absolute must see
2019-02-20 12:38 Littleport woman thanked for her friendship and support
2019-02-20 12:38 South Cambs MP Heidi Allen among Conservative trio expected to defect to new Independent Group
2019-02-20 12:38 Kitchen goes up in flames in Wisbech after washing machine fault, firefighters confirm
2019-02-20 12:23 Sam Smith races in four finals bagging 100m backstroke bronze and two regional qualifications
2019-02-20 11:35 ‘It has saved my life’: Brave 23-year-old from March speaks out to ‘kill the stigma’ around having a stoma
2019-02-20 11:20 Traders fear for the future of Chatteris and say bank closure could have 'massive repercussions'
2019-02-20 10:17 Match winner Mark tops strong field with fine display of pole fishing, recording 23lb 6oz
2019-02-20 09:29 LETTER: ‘Terrible mistake’ for new lost property police restrictions
2019-02-20 09:29 Registration is open for the Star Shine charity night walk that this year goes back to the 80s
2019-02-20 09:14 Garden appeal will help keep disabled Chatteris man pedalling
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