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Here's why our Commercial Business in the Community Award could be the one for YOU
Here’s why you should enter the commercial business in the community award category in the 2019 Fenland Enterprise Business Awards, according to the team at Metalcraft, who took home the title last year.
yesterday 08:35
March Society members learn about creation and growth of Gault Wood Nature Reserve
The story of the creation and growth of Gault Wood Nature Reserve was the topic of discussion at the latest March Society meeting.
yesterday 08:35
10 years on and Fernando can call The Pod his home after East Cambs Council agrees 'on balance of probability' he's lived there for 10 years
Council bosses have accepted “on the balance of probability” that a village home has been lived in for longer than 10 years and so planning consent is no longer an issue.
yesterday 06:29
Brexit supporter jailed after sending 'terror-filled' messages to MP Heidi Allen
A 51-year-old man who admitted to sending threatening communications to a number of MPs – including South Cambridgeshire’s Heidi Allen – has today been jailed.
yesterday 06:29
Five days lapse between body being found in Wisbech and murder investigation recalls four day gap in launching murder hunt for Una Crown's killer
It took five days before police began a murder inquiry into the death of a woman in Wisbech, a Channel 4 documentary has revealed.
2019-04-18 19:53
Meet the March man completing dares to raise cash for family who lost their home in large Church Street fire
A Cambridgeshire man is taking on sponsored dares in a bid to raise as much cash as he can for the family who lost their home in the Church Street fire.
2019-04-18 18:50
Red Arrows to return to Duxford as part of the Flying Legends air show
The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – the Red Arrows – are to make a spectacular return to this year’s Flying Legends air show.
2019-04-18 16:44
Local lensmen show-off their work at Wisbech and District Camera Club's annual exhibition.

There's a chance to see the work of local photographers at an exhibition in Wisbech this week.

The 69th annual exhibition for the Wisbech and District Camera Club was officially opened by the mayor and mayoress and will continue until Saturday (27) at the Wisbech and Fenland

2019-04-18 16:35
Fenland Council prepares for two election dates - one for local councillors and one for Euro MPs - if Brexit doesn't happen in time

Preparations are well underway to ensure Fenland voters are ready for the both the local elections and European Parliamentary election in the coming weeks.

On Thursday, May 2, residents will go to the polls to elect district councillors to sit on Fenland District Council, as well as town

2019-04-18 16:35
Cambridgeshire woman tells of the moment two years ago she was diagnosed with MS 'it felt like being plugged into an electric current'
A Cambridgeshire woman has spoken of the moment two years ago when she was diagnosed with MS – and her gratitude for the charity that has supported her.
2019-04-18 15:41
More teenagers are getting pregnant in Cambridgeshire

More Cambridgeshire under 18s teenagers are becoming pregnant, bucking the national trend.

New Office for National Statistics data shows 13 in every 1,000 women aged between 15 and 17 became pregnant in Cambridgeshire in 2017, compared with 12 the previous year.

This increase is also

2019-04-18 15:32
Churches in Ely diocese - of which 80 per cent of the 324 are listed - to get modest boost from National Lottery for workshops on how to preserve them
Workshops on how to help to preserve Cambridgeshire’s historic churches are being organised thanks to funding from the National Lottery.
2019-04-18 14:38
The chapel of rest at Wisbech General Cemetery has been officially reopened following major restoration work

Around 100 trustees, members, friends and guests gathered at Wisbech General Cemetery, as Wisbech Society officially opened the site’s newly restored chapel of rest.

Wisbech Society trustees revealed a little of the cemetery’s history, before explaining the fundraising and restoration

2019-04-18 14:29
He only started running last year now Wisbech's David Kerridge is set for the London Marathon

A small business owner from Wisbech set himself some big challenges to do in his forties and next weekend he is set to complete the second of them.

David Kerridge, who is a Wisbech-based delivery newspaper roundsman, who runs a small business with his wife Alison, is making the headlines

2019-04-18 14:29
Preserving a past treasure for future generations the guiding principle to newly restored chapel of rest at Wisbech General Cemetery
Around 100 trustees, members, friends and guests gathered at Wisbech General Cemetery, off North End, as Wisbech Society officially opened the newly restored chapel of rest.
2019-04-18 13:35
Fen business owner David Kerridge all set to run this year's Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of PhabKids charity
A Fenland business owner is gearing up to take on this year’s London Marathon in aid of a small charity which looks after children with disabilities in the UK.
2019-04-18 13:35
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Here's why our Commercial Business in the Community Award could be the one for YOU
Here’s why you should enter the commercial business in the community award category in the 2019 Fenland Enterprise Business Awards, according to the team at Metalcraft, who took home the title last year.
yesterday 08:35
March Society members learn about creation and growth of Gault Wood Nature Reserve
The story of the creation and growth of Gault Wood Nature Reserve was the topic of discussion at the latest March Society meeting.
yesterday 08:35
10 years on and Fernando can call The Pod his home after East Cambs Council agrees 'on balance of probability' he's lived there for 10 years
Council bosses have accepted “on the balance of probability” that a village home has been lived in for longer than 10 years and so planning consent is no longer an issue.
yesterday 06:29
Brexit supporter jailed after sending 'terror-filled' messages to MP Heidi Allen
A 51-year-old man who admitted to sending threatening communications to a number of MPs – including South Cambridgeshire’s Heidi Allen – has today been jailed.
yesterday 06:29
Five days lapse between body being found in Wisbech and murder investigation recalls four day gap in launching murder hunt for Una Crown's killer
It took five days before police began a murder inquiry into the death of a woman in Wisbech, a Channel 4 documentary has revealed.
2019-04-18 19:53
Meet the March man completing dares to raise cash for family who lost their home in large Church Street fire
A Cambridgeshire man is taking on sponsored dares in a bid to raise as much cash as he can for the family who lost their home in the Church Street fire.
2019-04-18 18:50
Red Arrows to return to Duxford as part of the Flying Legends air show
The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – the Red Arrows – are to make a spectacular return to this year’s Flying Legends air show.
2019-04-18 16:44
Local lensmen show-off their work at Wisbech and District Camera Club's annual exhibition.

There's a chance to see the work of local photographers at an exhibition in Wisbech this week.

The 69th annual exhibition for the Wisbech and District Camera Club was officially opened by the mayor and mayoress and will continue until Saturday (27) at the Wisbech and Fenland

2019-04-18 16:35
Fenland Council prepares for two election dates - one for local councillors and one for Euro MPs - if Brexit doesn't happen in time

Preparations are well underway to ensure Fenland voters are ready for the both the local elections and European Parliamentary election in the coming weeks.

On Thursday, May 2, residents will go to the polls to elect district councillors to sit on Fenland District Council, as well as town

2019-04-18 16:35
Cambridgeshire woman tells of the moment two years ago she was diagnosed with MS 'it felt like being plugged into an electric current'
A Cambridgeshire woman has spoken of the moment two years ago when she was diagnosed with MS – and her gratitude for the charity that has supported her.
2019-04-18 15:41
More teenagers are getting pregnant in Cambridgeshire

More Cambridgeshire under 18s teenagers are becoming pregnant, bucking the national trend.

New Office for National Statistics data shows 13 in every 1,000 women aged between 15 and 17 became pregnant in Cambridgeshire in 2017, compared with 12 the previous year.

This increase is also

2019-04-18 15:32
Churches in Ely diocese - of which 80 per cent of the 324 are listed - to get modest boost from National Lottery for workshops on how to preserve them
Workshops on how to help to preserve Cambridgeshire’s historic churches are being organised thanks to funding from the National Lottery.
2019-04-18 14:38
The chapel of rest at Wisbech General Cemetery has been officially reopened following major restoration work

Around 100 trustees, members, friends and guests gathered at Wisbech General Cemetery, as Wisbech Society officially opened the site’s newly restored chapel of rest.

Wisbech Society trustees revealed a little of the cemetery’s history, before explaining the fundraising and restoration

2019-04-18 14:29
He only started running last year now Wisbech's David Kerridge is set for the London Marathon

A small business owner from Wisbech set himself some big challenges to do in his forties and next weekend he is set to complete the second of them.

David Kerridge, who is a Wisbech-based delivery newspaper roundsman, who runs a small business with his wife Alison, is making the headlines

2019-04-18 14:29
Preserving a past treasure for future generations the guiding principle to newly restored chapel of rest at Wisbech General Cemetery
Around 100 trustees, members, friends and guests gathered at Wisbech General Cemetery, off North End, as Wisbech Society officially opened the newly restored chapel of rest.
2019-04-18 13:35
Fen business owner David Kerridge all set to run this year's Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of PhabKids charity
A Fenland business owner is gearing up to take on this year’s London Marathon in aid of a small charity which looks after children with disabilities in the UK.
2019-04-18 13:35
Latest news from Wisbech
yesterday 08:35 Here's why our Commercial Business in the Community Award could be the one for YOU
yesterday 08:35 March Society members learn about creation and growth of Gault Wood Nature Reserve
yesterday 06:29 10 years on and Fernando can call The Pod his home after East Cambs Council agrees 'on balance of probability' he's lived there for 10 years
yesterday 06:29 Brexit supporter jailed after sending 'terror-filled' messages to MP Heidi Allen
2019-04-18 19:53 Five days lapse between body being found in Wisbech and murder investigation recalls four day gap in launching murder hunt for Una Crown's killer
2019-04-18 18:50 Meet the March man completing dares to raise cash for family who lost their home in large Church Street fire
2019-04-18 16:44 Red Arrows to return to Duxford as part of the Flying Legends air show
2019-04-18 16:35 Local lensmen show-off their work at Wisbech and District Camera Club's annual exhibition.
2019-04-18 16:35 Fenland Council prepares for two election dates - one for local councillors and one for Euro MPs - if Brexit doesn't happen in time
2019-04-18 15:41 Cambridgeshire woman tells of the moment two years ago she was diagnosed with MS 'it felt like being plugged into an electric current'
2019-04-18 15:32 More teenagers are getting pregnant in Cambridgeshire
2019-04-18 14:38 Churches in Ely diocese - of which 80 per cent of the 324 are listed - to get modest boost from National Lottery for workshops on how to preserve them
2019-04-18 14:29 The chapel of rest at Wisbech General Cemetery has been officially reopened following major restoration work
2019-04-18 14:29 He only started running last year now Wisbech's David Kerridge is set for the London Marathon
2019-04-18 13:35 Preserving a past treasure for future generations the guiding principle to newly restored chapel of rest at Wisbech General Cemetery
2019-04-18 13:35 Fen business owner David Kerridge all set to run this year's Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of PhabKids charity
2019-04-18 13:26 Mass blessing will be part of Wisbech Church's 150th anniversary celebrations
2019-04-18 12:32 As Kennett prepares to settle the issue of 500 extra homes, here's how a Cambridgeshire journalist reported on the village in 1962
2019-04-18 11:20 Fenland Neighbourhood policing team put a stop to shed break-in series with arrests
2019-04-17 21:41 Fenland cueman Perry secures World Championship spot
2019-04-17 18:41 Illegal fuel crackdown in the Fens as more than 60 vehicles are dipped
2019-04-17 18:32 Teenager completes 160 mile cycle challenge on his Easter break staying with his grandparents in Fenland
2019-04-17 17:29 Increase in applications for primary school places in Cambridgeshire
2019-04-17 16:35 Veterans tuck in to cooked breakfast for first club meeting in March
2019-04-17 15:32 REVIEW: Edmond de Bergerac at the Cambridge Arts - A whirlwind of set changes and brilliantly timed farcical comedy
2019-04-17 14:29 Victim threatened with hammer and wheel brace took refuge in Littleport Co-op, court told, but followed in by would-be attackers
2019-04-17 14:29 Fundraising darts match in aid of March newlywed's charity trek
2019-04-17 13:26 Merry way to kick start May as Wisbech students set for spin around town maypole
2019-04-17 12:23 Three, two, one and Three Counties Running Club members are GO!
2019-04-17 12:23 Wisbech Rugby Union under 11's praised at first Holt Festival match
2019-04-17 12:14 Well-known March man Colin Bedford has been coaching badminton for 50 years
2019-04-17 11:11 Policing Fenland list successes after two days of action in area
2019-04-17 11:11 Engines roar above the skies of Fenland Aero Club airfield for annual 'Daffodil Fly-in'
2019-04-17 10:08 Sarah Clark and Kim Coultard tackle first Peterborough Marathon run by Sublime which started and finished at Marriott Hotel
2019-04-17 10:08 After five rounds Jacqui West and Debbie Payne-English were runners-up
2019-04-17 09:05 Race HQ and after-party hosted by luxury Marriott Hotel
2019-04-16 19:35 'I would like to let you know that I loved you': Family release heartbreaking tribute as three victims named in fatal Fletton Parkway crash
2019-04-16 19:26 Lyn Humphrey (Hudson captain) and Sue Tolliday (North Cambs Ladies president) present prizes
2019-04-16 18:32 Marshland High School basketball teams in great shape as, for the first time, they win all five district championships - here's how they did it
2019-04-16 18:32 Hospital to welcome 81 new nurses thanks to successful recruitment campaign in The Philippines - all should be in place by Christmas
2019-04-16 18:23 Fenland Gymnastics Academy beams with delight at building firm Persimmon Homes' grand gesture
2019-04-16 17:29 Johnny Depp and Gene Wilder are just two leading performers for Willy Wonka - now joined by a group of young pupils from Wisbech
2019-04-16 17:20 New village sign commemorates Doddington's 100 years of WI
2019-04-16 16:17 Gender pay gap: Fenland women effectively work without pay for more than five months last year
2019-04-16 16:17 Five deserts, five treks and £4k for charity as Fenland author completes charity marathon
2019-04-16 15:23 REVIEW: Wild Rose is a moving and homegrown answer to A Star Is Born
2019-04-16 15:23 If you think you know who this load of rubbish belongs to then you know who to contact - Fenland District Council
2019-04-16 15:23 Cambridgeshire NSPCC issues guidelines to parents and carers if faced with children who are confused about their sexuality or gender identity
2019-04-16 15:14 Gender pay gap: Fenland women effectively without pay for more than five months last year
2019-04-16 14:20 Cow stuck in mud is rescued by fire crews in Thorney
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today 22:02 Googlebox's Lee and Jenny's Line of Duty gaffe leaves fans wanting more of Hull duo
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yesterday 20:59 Danny McGuire issues rallying cry to Hull KR after 'embarrassing' Hull FC defeat
yesterday 20:59 Hull FC had perfect game plan and KR's lack of size costly - Paul Cooke derby verdict
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