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Protesters gather to call for Universal Credit to be scrapped as Cambridge prepares for the new benefits system’s roll-out
Around 50 demonstrators with banners and flags gathered outside the Job Centre in Cambridge to call for a re-think over the controversial benefits system.
yesterday 17:35
‘Wish we were dualled’: Mayor Palmer meets with campaigners in ‘essential’ bid to dual the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire
A campaign for duelling the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire has been labelled as “essential to improving safety” by Mayor James Palmer.
yesterday 16:32
Teenager caught drug-driving TWICE just days after passing his test is banned from driving for three years
A Cambridgeshire teenager has been banned from driving for three years after he was caught drug-driving TWICE, just days after taking off his L plates.
yesterday 13:23
Cash prize for two of the best dressed shop windows in March this Christmas
A £50 cash prize will be given to two of the best dressed shop windows in March this festive season ahead of annual Christmas lights switch-on.
yesterday 12:20
Calls for Cambridgeshire County Council to join a push for a ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit have been shot down, with claims it would be an ‘assault on democracy’
Lib Dem Cllr Susan van de Ven called on the council today (October 16) to support a “people’s vote” on the terms of Brexit, with the possibility of remaining in the EU if it was decided leaving would be a bad idea.
yesterday 10:14
Fen ladies beat local rivals Saints again to preserve 100pc record

Wisbech Town Ladies 5

Wisbech St Mary Ladies 1

The Fen ladies faced local rivals the Saints for the second time this season and again came out winners to preserve their 100 per cent record as they have now won their first four league games.

The hosts played good controlled

yesterday 09:08
Second spot in final at Boston claims overall victory

Wisbech Swimming Club’s A team finished second in the final of the Anglian League at Boston to claim overall league victory after strong, consistent performances in rounds one and two.

The team appeared to struggle early on in the gala, but fought back strongly, moving from fourth to

yesterday 09:08
East Midlands Winter League practice venues in great form

The second practice round for the East Midlands Winter League took place on a very wet, and at times windy, Old Nene at March and Creek Cottage.

You would think the conditions would have put a few anglers off, but there was a fine turnout and the venues were in great form, writes Ken Wade.

yesterday 09:08
Councillors anger over plans to close Community House in Wisbech as funding is lost

A ‘vital’ community asset is set to close at the end of the month and two local councillors are furious at the lack of consultation.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced it will no longer be funding a project at Community House in Wisbech, which helps residents

yesterday 07:02
Club swimmers achieve personal bests over two-day meeting

Chatteris Kingfishers claimed numerous successes at the Rob Welbourn Open Meet.

Club swimmers achieved amazing personal results over the two-day meeting this past weekend.

The following personal bests, county times and medals were gained by: Alex Bevan, age 15, PBs in both 100m

2018-10-16 19:23
2nd XV continue love affair with ‘under the lights’ RFU initiative

Wisbech Wildcats made it two from two for the season on Friday when they beat hosts Thetford Heathens 7-31 to continue their love affair with the Friday night ‘under the lights’ fixtures, making it four in a row since the RFU initiative was introduced last season.

Thetford took an

2018-10-16 19:23
U8 team faced Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, St Neots and Colchester

At the Bury St Edmunds Festival on Sunday Wisbech fielded a strong Under-8 team with rolling subs and played four games over the day against Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, St Neots, and Colchester.

After last week’s strong performance Wisbech took off running this week with impressive opening

2018-10-16 19:23
Gala offers chance for members to compete in former swimmer's name

The March Marlins were split into two squads, the Blues and the Whites, for the annual memorial gala for Richard Shaw on Saturday.

Richard swam for the club, but sadly passed away seven years ago.

The gala offers a chance for swimmers to compete in his name and celebrate their own

2018-10-16 19:23
Grassroots football heroes in Cambridgeshire honoured at awards event
Inspirational individuals who make a difference to grassroots football across Cambridgeshire were recognised at an awards evening.
2018-10-16 18:23
Inhumane treatment, breach of basic human rights and massive increase in prisoner-on-staff violence at HMP Whitemoor
Inhumane treatment of segregated prisoners, a breach of basic human rights and a 200 per cent increase in prisoner-on-staff violence are just three of the failings at HMP Whitemoor, according to a new report.
2018-10-16 17:20
REVIEW: Laughs for children and their parents as Johnny English Strikes Again
The world’s worst spy returns in Johnny English Strikes Again, but this time the threats are technologically daunting and the villain a billionaire cyber attacker.
2018-10-16 16:17
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Protesters gather to call for Universal Credit to be scrapped as Cambridge prepares for the new benefits system’s roll-out
Around 50 demonstrators with banners and flags gathered outside the Job Centre in Cambridge to call for a re-think over the controversial benefits system.
yesterday 17:35
‘Wish we were dualled’: Mayor Palmer meets with campaigners in ‘essential’ bid to dual the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire
A campaign for duelling the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire has been labelled as “essential to improving safety” by Mayor James Palmer.
yesterday 16:32
Teenager caught drug-driving TWICE just days after passing his test is banned from driving for three years
A Cambridgeshire teenager has been banned from driving for three years after he was caught drug-driving TWICE, just days after taking off his L plates.
yesterday 13:23
Cash prize for two of the best dressed shop windows in March this Christmas
A £50 cash prize will be given to two of the best dressed shop windows in March this festive season ahead of annual Christmas lights switch-on.
yesterday 12:20
Calls for Cambridgeshire County Council to join a push for a ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit have been shot down, with claims it would be an ‘assault on democracy’
Lib Dem Cllr Susan van de Ven called on the council today (October 16) to support a “people’s vote” on the terms of Brexit, with the possibility of remaining in the EU if it was decided leaving would be a bad idea.
yesterday 10:14
Fen ladies beat local rivals Saints again to preserve 100pc record

Wisbech Town Ladies 5

Wisbech St Mary Ladies 1

The Fen ladies faced local rivals the Saints for the second time this season and again came out winners to preserve their 100 per cent record as they have now won their first four league games.

The hosts played good controlled

yesterday 09:08
Second spot in final at Boston claims overall victory

Wisbech Swimming Club’s A team finished second in the final of the Anglian League at Boston to claim overall league victory after strong, consistent performances in rounds one and two.

The team appeared to struggle early on in the gala, but fought back strongly, moving from fourth to

yesterday 09:08
East Midlands Winter League practice venues in great form

The second practice round for the East Midlands Winter League took place on a very wet, and at times windy, Old Nene at March and Creek Cottage.

You would think the conditions would have put a few anglers off, but there was a fine turnout and the venues were in great form, writes Ken Wade.

yesterday 09:08
Councillors anger over plans to close Community House in Wisbech as funding is lost

A ‘vital’ community asset is set to close at the end of the month and two local councillors are furious at the lack of consultation.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced it will no longer be funding a project at Community House in Wisbech, which helps residents

yesterday 07:02
Club swimmers achieve personal bests over two-day meeting

Chatteris Kingfishers claimed numerous successes at the Rob Welbourn Open Meet.

Club swimmers achieved amazing personal results over the two-day meeting this past weekend.

The following personal bests, county times and medals were gained by: Alex Bevan, age 15, PBs in both 100m

2018-10-16 19:23
2nd XV continue love affair with ‘under the lights’ RFU initiative

Wisbech Wildcats made it two from two for the season on Friday when they beat hosts Thetford Heathens 7-31 to continue their love affair with the Friday night ‘under the lights’ fixtures, making it four in a row since the RFU initiative was introduced last season.

Thetford took an

2018-10-16 19:23
U8 team faced Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, St Neots and Colchester

At the Bury St Edmunds Festival on Sunday Wisbech fielded a strong Under-8 team with rolling subs and played four games over the day against Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, St Neots, and Colchester.

After last week’s strong performance Wisbech took off running this week with impressive opening

2018-10-16 19:23
Gala offers chance for members to compete in former swimmer's name

The March Marlins were split into two squads, the Blues and the Whites, for the annual memorial gala for Richard Shaw on Saturday.

Richard swam for the club, but sadly passed away seven years ago.

The gala offers a chance for swimmers to compete in his name and celebrate their own

2018-10-16 19:23
Grassroots football heroes in Cambridgeshire honoured at awards event
Inspirational individuals who make a difference to grassroots football across Cambridgeshire were recognised at an awards evening.
2018-10-16 18:23
Inhumane treatment, breach of basic human rights and massive increase in prisoner-on-staff violence at HMP Whitemoor
Inhumane treatment of segregated prisoners, a breach of basic human rights and a 200 per cent increase in prisoner-on-staff violence are just three of the failings at HMP Whitemoor, according to a new report.
2018-10-16 17:20
REVIEW: Laughs for children and their parents as Johnny English Strikes Again
The world’s worst spy returns in Johnny English Strikes Again, but this time the threats are technologically daunting and the villain a billionaire cyber attacker.
2018-10-16 16:17
Latest news from Wisbech
yesterday 17:35 Protesters gather to call for Universal Credit to be scrapped as Cambridge prepares for the new benefits system’s roll-out
yesterday 16:32 ‘Wish we were dualled’: Mayor Palmer meets with campaigners in ‘essential’ bid to dual the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire
yesterday 13:23 Teenager caught drug-driving TWICE just days after passing his test is banned from driving for three years
yesterday 12:20 Cash prize for two of the best dressed shop windows in March this Christmas
yesterday 10:14 Calls for Cambridgeshire County Council to join a push for a ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit have been shot down, with claims it would be an ‘assault on democracy’
yesterday 09:08 Fen ladies beat local rivals Saints again to preserve 100pc record
yesterday 09:08 Second spot in final at Boston claims overall victory
yesterday 09:08 East Midlands Winter League practice venues in great form
yesterday 07:02 Councillors anger over plans to close Community House in Wisbech as funding is lost
2018-10-16 19:23 Club swimmers achieve personal bests over two-day meeting
2018-10-16 19:23 2nd XV continue love affair with ‘under the lights’ RFU initiative
2018-10-16 19:23 U8 team faced Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, St Neots and Colchester
2018-10-16 19:23 Gala offers chance for members to compete in former swimmer's name
2018-10-16 18:23 Grassroots football heroes in Cambridgeshire honoured at awards event
2018-10-16 17:20 Inhumane treatment, breach of basic human rights and massive increase in prisoner-on-staff violence at HMP Whitemoor
2018-10-16 16:17 REVIEW: Laughs for children and their parents as Johnny English Strikes Again
2018-10-16 16:17 ‘Not a glorification of war’ says police chief as Cambs force puts poppies on roads policing cars in run up to Remembrance Day
2018-10-16 15:14 March Amateur Dramatic & Operatic Society to perform written musical for first time in six years
2018-10-16 15:14 March ladies football team play a good game but lose to Cambridge
2018-10-16 15:14 Bulls eye for March as the town plays host to the first England youth grand prix finals
2018-10-16 15:14 Cambs County Council decides against supporting ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit
2018-10-16 15:11 Allen and Gillies on target in Thurlow Nunn League
2018-10-16 14:11 Inspiring women of wartime exhibition to be staged in Wisbech
2018-10-16 14:11 ‘We’ve been very lucky, it’s been amazing’: Dan and Dave return home to Chatteris after their 13,500 mile road trip from the Fens to Tokyo
2018-10-16 13:05 Hares 3-0 home loss to leaders Cambs City
2018-10-16 13:05 Meteoric motorsport rise for former Wisbech Grammar School student George
2018-10-16 12:05 National care accolade for manager of Hickathrift House
2018-10-16 12:05 Three people suffer ‘minor injuries’ despite lorry rolling onto car at Isle of Ely Way between March and Chatteris
2018-10-16 12:02 Northern Premier League Division One West side from Staffordshire bag second half winner
2018-10-16 12:02 Evening celebrates Fenland's volunteers with awards
2018-10-16 09:56 Three people hurt when lorry rolls onto car in Fenland
2018-10-15 22:26 Autumn snail trail at Peckover House in Wisbech
2018-10-15 20:17 Meadowgate Academy in Wisbech need to raise £17,000 towards a new mini-bus so pupils can enjoy trips out together
2018-10-15 19:17 Fenland says thank you to volunteers who put time and effort into Street Pride, In Bloom and other groups keeping our area green and pleasant
2018-10-15 18:11 Lilies cap off Non-League Day in front of 168-strong crowd
2018-10-15 17:11 Jewellery and car stolen in Marshland St James burglary
2018-10-15 17:11 Police officers injured breaking up a Wisbech pub brawl
2018-10-15 17:08 Grabs 29th spot from Ely to Cambridge
2018-10-15 17:08 Wisbech Men miss vital chances at Broxbourne
2018-10-15 16:08 Jeremy Paxman to give a talk in Cambridge on the Great War
2018-10-15 15:05 Wisbech Town Hockey Club match reports
2018-10-15 14:02 Man arrested on suspicion of ‘possession with intent to supply’ after police find Class A drugs in Chatteris raid
2018-10-15 14:02 Competitors line up for the annual potato race through Ely - all taking part, of course, get to keep the 20kg bag of spuds they ran with
2018-10-15 14:02 Sex offender who breached court order by using library computers to search for pictures of young girls is jailed
2018-10-15 14:02 Police officer in Fenland is hit over the head with a glass while dealing with a serious disorder
2018-10-15 12:56 The B1093 Manea Road will be closed for 10 days from Monday (15) for resurfacing and buses will not be coming to village
2018-10-15 12:56 Wimblington's bacon butty morning is a sizzling sell-out success
2018-10-15 08:44 NSPCC relaunches Talk Pants campaign as figure shows number of 4 to 8-year-old victims of sex abuse has increased by over a quarter in Cambridgeshire
2018-10-14 17:02 Wisbech Business & Professional Men’s Club’s annual ball raises £1,195
2018-10-14 11:47 More than one in four Year 6 children in Cambridgeshire are obese or overweight
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