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ELECTION 2017: Conservatives hold North East Cambridgeshire with significantly increased majority
Conservative candidate Stephen Barclay has been re-elected as MP for North East Cambridgeshire with a substantially increased majority.
2017-06-09 22:09
COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS: Brewis pledges to be ’more strident’ about ward
Sutton Elloe county councillor Chris Brewis has vowed to be “more strident” about issues affecting his ward after winning a fourth term as its representive.
2017-05-05 16:11
Owner spared prison after dogs launch vicious attack against another
The owner of two Staffordshire bull terriers which attacked another dog and its owner on a footpath was today (Friday) given a suspended jail sentence at Lincoln Crown Court.
2017-04-28 20:15
SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Animal feed is food of life for Martin
Martins Animal Feeds of Long Sutton
2017-04-27 17:51
Complaint after cafe stocks ‘golliwogs’
The owner and customers of a Long Sutton cafe have defended its sale and display of golliwogs as “earning the community a little bit of pocket money”.
2017-04-24 20:29
UNEXPLAINED DEATHS: UPDATE THURSDAY 11.55AM Man and woman found dead in Lutton named by police
Lincolnshire Police has today said that a man and woman found dead in Lutton are “believed to be” Lawrence and Bernice Williams, both aged 50.
2017-04-13 14:43
UNEXPLAINED DEATHS: No formal identification until Thursday
Lincolnshire Police today (Tuesday) confirmed they are investigating the cause of death of a man and woman found at a house in Lutton and the circumstances surrounding the incident.
2017-04-12 01:17
Sutton St James campaign for bus service has MP on board
Sutton St James is uniting behind moves to bring back a bus service through the village.
2017-03-09 00:25
BREAKING NEWS: King’s Lynn Town sack manager Gary Setchell
King’s Lynn Town have tonight sacked manager Gary Setchell.
2017-02-22 10:43
Long Sutton loses much-loved legend in Pat Pitkin
Tributes have been paid to one of Long Sutton’s much-loved legends, Pat Pitkin, who has died within a year of retiring from her Market Place shop.
2017-02-19 16:31
‘Don’t go to A&E unless you have to’, plead King’s Lynn hospital bosses
Officials at Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital have this afternoon pleaded for patients not to go its accident and emergency unit unless absolutely necessary, because of high demand.
2017-02-02 01:57
Tony Martin slams police at King’s Lynn forum meeting
Notorious West Norfolk farmer Tony Martin stepped back into the spotlight last night when he criticised police services in the area.
2017-01-31 21:15
Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year
The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.
2017-01-17 14:33
Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis
Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.
2017-01-15 11:37
Derelict Long Sutton hotel could pass into new hands as talks start
A new owner could be on the cards for a derelict hotel in Long Sutton where a fire was started deliberately just a week ago.
2017-01-14 16:53
Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS
The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.
2017-01-13 15:35
Daily News
Mark Cross’ seventh charity darts fun day raises £8,000 to support the hospital that helped him survive cancer
A March police officer’s annual charity darts day, in aid of the hospital which helped him beat cancer, has raised another £8,200.
today 07:49
Meet Love Island stars Chris Hughes, Dom Lever and Jessica Shears at Truckfest East 2017
Love Islanders are coming to Norfolk in a special appearance next month at Truckfest East.
today 06:43
Women injured by mesh implants are furious at an NHS report that rejects calls for a ban
A three year report into surgical mesh, that treats problems often caused by childbirth, has been slammed by an MP and branded a whitewash by women across the UK.
yesterday 18:37
Railway bridge being replaced in Whittlesey
A railway bridge in Whittlesey is being replaced during the August bank holiday weekend while the river remains open to traffic as part of Network Rail’s upgrade plan.
yesterday 16:25
‘It was the best day of my life’ says FACET student who spent the day working at March Tesco
A student at a March charity college for adults with disabilities, said he had the ‘best day of his life’ when he spent the day at Tesco working on the tills and stacking shelves.
yesterday 15:19
Four young men assaulted and left in need of hospital treatment after violent disorder in Yaxley
Four young men were assaulted and left in need of hospital treatment after a violent attack on Monday.
yesterday 15:19
MP’s criticism of £359,000 Manea and Whittlesey rail improvements study rebutted by council and enterprise partnership
It could be years down the line before improvements are made to rail stations at Manea and Whittlesey.
yesterday 14:13
Cambridgeshire police used guns six times in arrests in three month period as ‘use of force’ statistics are released
Cambridgeshire police used guns as part of an arrest six times over a three month period earlier this year, police statistics have revealed.
yesterday 14:13
Latest news from Wisbech
today 07:49 Mark Cross’ seventh charity darts fun day raises £8,000 to support the hospital that helped him survive cancer
today 06:43 Meet Love Island stars Chris Hughes, Dom Lever and Jessica Shears at Truckfest East 2017
yesterday 18:37 Women injured by mesh implants are furious at an NHS report that rejects calls for a ban
yesterday 16:25 Railway bridge being replaced in Whittlesey
yesterday 15:19 ‘It was the best day of my life’ says FACET student who spent the day working at March Tesco
yesterday 15:19 Four young men assaulted and left in need of hospital treatment after violent disorder in Yaxley
yesterday 14:13 MP’s criticism of £359,000 Manea and Whittlesey rail improvements study rebutted by council and enterprise partnership
yesterday 14:13 Cambridgeshire police used guns six times in arrests in three month period as ‘use of force’ statistics are released
yesterday 14:13 Wisbech is one of 33 towns in Britain to be targeted for problem street drinking
yesterday 13:07 Notorious serial killer Joanna Dennehy who spent time on run in Norfolk to feature in new TV documentary
yesterday 12:01 NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Duke’s Wisbech St Mary ready to go ahead of league opener
yesterday 12:01 Super soaked! Teachers go in the stocks to raise money for children’s charity at Neale Wade Academy in March
yesterday 12:01 Ambulance crew in Ely pay tribute to popular paramedic who died within weeks of a cancer diagnosis
yesterday 10:55 Wisbech man charged after Mendlesham collision which killed father Colin Fisk and left his seven-year-old daughter in Norwich hospital with serious injuries
yesterday 08:43 Trevor given top award for 41 years of March Lions service
yesterday 08:43 Wisbech shopping centre to support students at FACET college in March
yesterday 07:37 Garden party at Neale-Wade Academy welcomes 45 guests
2017-07-26 20:25 Street drinking in Wisbech to be tackled head on
2017-07-26 19:19 NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Simon Flanz quits as Wisbech Town Reserves manager
2017-07-26 19:19 Children at Wisbech Day Nursery become firefighters for the day
2017-07-26 19:19 Happy birthday! Wisbech’s Nora and Edna celebrate 100th and 102nd birthdays with summer tea party and surprise mayoral visit
2017-07-26 18:13 Lucky escape for driver after crash involving lorry and car at Histon
2017-07-26 17:07 Lucky escape for driver after crash involving lorry and car
2017-07-26 17:07 Be aware of scammers who are always on the look out for their next victim, say Cambridgeshire County Council
2017-07-26 16:01 Charity step in to fix a disabled bathroom that looked like ‘a five year old had done it.’
2017-07-26 14:55 Yazmin is named citizen of the year in Coates for her tireless fund raising for little Cody
2017-07-26 14:55 Chatteris man told disabled couple he couldn’t finish their camepervan because he had a mental breakdown and was in hospital - but he told another person that during that week he was on holiday in Albania
2017-07-26 13:49 East Cambs planners refuse permission to turn Mepal pub into a hotel claiming extension fails to respect character of area
2017-07-26 13:49 Whistleblower says thousands is wasted on writing reports instead of improving stations in the Fens
2017-07-26 13:49 Pub rock pioneers Dr. Feelgood to headline this year’s Wisbech Rock Festival
2017-07-26 11:37 Wisbech Town Hockey & Cricket Club’s colour run raises £1,770
2017-07-26 10:31 Two thirds of prisoners feel unsafe and Muslim inmates accuse staff of treating them inequitably, Chief Prisons Inspector’s report says
2017-07-25 20:13 Ryan’s charity show is magic
2017-07-25 18:01 ‘What an idiot, unreal:’ Dash cam footage captures moment cars come within seconds of colliding on A47 near Wisbech
2017-07-25 18:01 Mayor Palmer puts a dent in Fenland’s housing crisis as he agrees 11 ‘quick wins’ including 36 affordable homes at Whittlesey
2017-07-25 14:43 Conservative and Labour candidates announced for Waterlees by-election on August 31
2017-07-25 14:43 MP Steve Barclay’s Read To Succeed raises over 2,500 new books for local children
2017-07-25 13:37 Glitz and glam at Elme Hall Hotel, Wisbech, as part of Meadowgate Academy prom
2017-07-25 12:31 American-Russian singer-songwriter Regina Spektor to perform at Cambridge Corn Exchange
2017-07-25 12:31 ATHLETICS: It’s another action packed weekend for Fenland’s running clubs
2017-07-25 08:07 OPINION: Rosemary Westwell says it’s time for councillors to look after their citizens rather than lining their own pockets
2017-07-24 20:01 NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Wisbech Town claim Fenland bragging rights with 4-1 friendly win over March Town
2017-07-24 20:01 Police crack down on illegal parking in Wisbech town centre
2017-07-24 17:49 BOXING: Chatteris fighter Jack Smith eases to first professional win with points success over Gary Reeve
2017-07-24 17:49 Giant transformer causes a flurry of interest as it makes it away to its new home at Walpole sub station
2017-07-24 15:37 MP concerned over increased journey times on the Fen Line through Downham Market, Littleport, Ely and Cambridge into London
2017-07-24 14:31 Rain fails to dampen spirits at another successful Festival of the Forties in March
2017-07-24 14:31 Councillor critical of support for 60 homes at Coates from people living in Bedford, Rushden, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Desborough, Hornchurch, Northampton, Rugby and Waterbeach
2017-07-24 13:25 Young people groomed as runners for city drug dealers, Cambridgeshire police say, ahead of county lines crackdown
2017-07-24 13:25 Woman under investigation for snatching designer handbag in March Market Place
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today 09:24 This week in MoneyWeek: banks are back
today 09:24 Senate backs Russia sanctions, setting scene for EU clash
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today 09:24 Access to cheap American produce willbenefit Britons, says TIM NEWARK
today 09:24 'Dangerous talk!’ Irish bid to push UK border to the sea after Brexit slated as ‘MADNESS’
today 09:24 It's a fixed point! Hammond says UK WILL leave single market & customs union by March 2019
today 09:24 This would 'FINISH Norther Ireland': Anger as Dublin demands Brexit SEA BORDER
today 09:24 'Are you sure he voted Remain?' Diane Abbott skewered over Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit stance
today 09:23 Juncker CANCELS Article 50 staff’s holiday as he hits out at UK’s decision to quit EU
today 09:21 REVEALED: Why this video cost John Terry and his wife £400,000
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today 08:59 ‘The Jump’ Dropped By Channel 4 After 34 Celebs Suffer Injuries
today 08:59 This Is Where The UK's Border With Ireland Could Be After Brexit
today 08:51 How the Oval regained its shape: the famous cricket ground hosts its 100th Test
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today 08:37 Wayne Rooney was sharper than most predicted - but it was another Everton hero that ensured victory
today 08:37 Wayne Rooney was sharper than most predicted - but it was another Everton hero that ensured victory
today 08:37 Mum has wedding dress turned into baby burial gowns after losing her daughter at four days old
today 08:37 Mum has wedding dress turned into baby burial gowns after losing her daughter at four days old
today 08:37 Hero Muslim man brings down gang of Islamic thugs who went on spree attacking "white Christian" strangers
today 08:37 Hero Muslim man brings down gang of Islamic thugs who went on spree attacking "white Christian" strangers
today 08:37 War hero who lost both legs in Afghanistan no longer allowed treatment at English hospital because he's Scottish
today 08:37 War hero who lost both legs in Afghanistan no longer allowed treatment at English hospital because he's Scottish
today 08:37 Barcelona train crashes into platform during rush hour injuring dozens
today 08:37 Barcelona train crashes into platform during rush hour injuring dozens
today 08:27 Transfer news live as Celtic and Rangers plus rest of the Premiership plus the rest of Premiership build for the new season
today 08:27 Mongol Rally - Finding a Scottish football fan driving through the Turkish countryside
today 08:27 The Jump is FINALLY axed after four series - and 34 celebrity injuries
today 08:27 The Jump is FINALLY axed after four series - and 34 celebrity injuries
today 08:27 Girl, 3, who died after being used as 'black magic voodoo doll' was sexually abused and pierced with needles
today 08:17 France and Italy quarrel over shipyard and Libya
today 08:17 TENSIONS IN EUROPE: EU cracks show as Macron now takes on Italy in row over shipyard
today 08:17 Take back control: Brexit WILL mean an end to free movement, home office minister declares
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today 08:15 Poker players beware: North Korea hacking gambling sites to fund NUKE programme
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today 07:41 Barclays sets aside extra £700m for PPI
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today 07:31 The towns and cities where property prices are rising faster than salaries - and the top spot might surprise you
today 07:31 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte makes Renato Sanches enquiry with Bayern star keen for move away
today 07:31 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte makes Renato Sanches enquiry with Bayern star keen for move away
today 07:31 Floyd Mayweather boasts he's 'gonna make a s*** ton of money' in Conor McGregor superfight
today 07:31 Floyd Mayweather boasts he's 'gonna make a s*** ton of money' in Conor McGregor superfight
today 07:31 Pregnant Ferne McCann wows in clinging black jumpsuit as she turns out to support pal Vicky Pattison
today 07:31 Pregnant Ferne McCann wows in clinging black jumpsuit as she turns out to support pal Vicky Pattison
today 07:31 Devastated parents blast sentence handed to driver who killed their three-year-old son while texting at the wheel
today 07:31 Devastated parents blast sentence handed to driver who killed their three-year-old son while texting at the wheel
today 07:31 "She hasn't done anything wrong": Relative defends teacher struck off for having sex with pupil in plane toilet on school trip
today 07:31 Ferrari driver wrecks £200,000 car just ONE HOUR after buying as supercar bursts into flame after flying off motorway into field