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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
Multi-million pound plans unveiled to dual A47 at Wansford and improve Guyhirn junction
Plans to turn the A47 between the A1 at Wansford and Sutton to the west of Peterborough into a dual carriageway and improve the A47 Guyhirn junction have been unveiled today.
2017-01-13 13:23
Fire at derelict Long Sutton hotel was arson, say police
A fire at the Bull Hotel in Long Sutton where building materials were ignited was arson, Lincolnshire Police have confirmed today.
2017-01-12 21:57
Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’
Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.
2017-01-08 13:09
Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns
A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.
2017-01-06 14:23
Specialist rescue crews fight for two hours to save sheep from river
Specially trained water rescue crews were called to help a sheep that had fallen into a river in Guyhirn yesterday.
2017-01-03 15:11
NEW YEAR’S HONOURS: Cycling star Jody Cundy given OBE after Rio glory
Wisbech-born cycling star Jody Cundy has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list, which has been published tonight.
2016-12-31 02:01
Average woman changes clothes size 31 times in their lifetime
The average woman will change dress size 31 times during the course of her adult life, according to new research.
2016-12-28 15:37
Daily News
March firm PCML (Precise Component Manufacture Ltd) is at the cutting edge when it comes to working with some of the country’s top-tech firms
An engineering firm based on the outskirts of March is one of the Fens best kept secrets and also one of the area’s true success stories.
yesterday 19:39
RSPCA rescues dumped foals collapsed in mud just hours from death
The RSPCA is appealing for information to find the people responsible for dumping two poorly foals in a muddy field just hours from death.
yesterday 18:33
Johnny D becomes Johnny Devine for a new show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
A March radio presenter has been given his own show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.
yesterday 17:27
Dave King is named as Horsefair Shopping Centre’s new centre manager
With a background in retail and local radio, Dave King has been named as the new centre manager of the Horsefair Shopping Centre in Wisbech.
yesterday 16:21
Wisbech General Cemetery to be given a new lease of life thanks to £303,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant
The Wisbech General Cemetery has received a massive cash boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
yesterday 15:15
Young man is in an induced coma after he fell from his bike at the March skate park
A young man is in an induced coma in hospital after he suffered an accident on his BMX at March skatepark.
yesterday 14:09
Family of Elm man thank doctors with £1,140 donation and poem written 20 years ago
The family of a popular man from Elm has donated more than £1,000 to thank doctors and nurses at two hospitals.
yesterday 11:57
50 people take the plunge and abseil down Needhams Tower at Ely College for a school reunion with a difference organised by the Class of ‘83
Over 50 people went over the top for charity at a special school reunion on Saturday.
yesterday 10:51
Latest news from Wisbech
yesterday 19:39 March firm PCML (Precise Component Manufacture Ltd) is at the cutting edge when it comes to working with some of the country’s top-tech firms
yesterday 18:33 RSPCA rescues dumped foals collapsed in mud just hours from death
yesterday 17:27 Johnny D becomes Johnny Devine for a new show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
yesterday 16:21 Dave King is named as Horsefair Shopping Centre’s new centre manager
yesterday 15:15 Wisbech General Cemetery to be given a new lease of life thanks to £303,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant
yesterday 14:09 Young man is in an induced coma after he fell from his bike at the March skate park
yesterday 11:57 Family of Elm man thank doctors with £1,140 donation and poem written 20 years ago
yesterday 10:51 50 people take the plunge and abseil down Needhams Tower at Ely College for a school reunion with a difference organised by the Class of ‘83
yesterday 23:49 Bedlam Bridge, March, and 10 years after John Gawthorp’s ‘stable’ home was removed, Darren believes he’s found a new use for the land
2017-03-27 22:31 Wisbech man to stand trial after denying the murder on Valentine’s Day of Bradley Carter from West Walton
2017-03-27 19:13 Noise not an issue says agent as he fights to secure consent to turn five-bedroom Wisbech home to multiple occupation
2017-03-27 19:13 Wisbech man to stand trial after denying the murder on Valentine’s Day of Mitchell Bird of West Walton
2017-03-27 18:07 SNOOKER: Joe Perry to face World Championships qualifiers after exiting China Open in the first round
2017-03-27 18:07 Precision Component Manufacture LTD (PCML) in Longhill Road, March is the latest owner of a defibrillator as part of former March mayor Rob Skoulding’s ‘Have a Heart’ campaign
2017-03-27 18:07 The railway pub in Whittlesey is open after a £300,000 refurbishment
2017-03-27 18:07 Fenland planners decide two houses at Leverington built with ‘differences/inconsistencies’ to what was agreed can stay
2017-03-27 17:01 WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Battle of the Fens ends all square as Wisbech Town hold league-toppers March Town
2017-03-27 17:01 Police investigating alleged Newmarket rape bail 18-year-old man
2017-03-27 17:01 99p Stores is the latest high-street name to fall into administration
2017-03-27 14:49 NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Wisbech St Mary boss Arran Duke ‘gutted’ after title-chasing Haverhill Borough snatch late win
2017-03-27 14:49 Promoter refunds disgruntled fans after Derek Acorah walks out before show due to start - m’learned friends now trying to sort it
2017-03-27 09:19 Russell Brand kicks off Rebirth tour at Cambridge Corn Exchange
2017-03-26 13:29 Masterpieces of Baroque era to be performed at Peterborough Cathedral
2017-03-26 11:17 Rainbow boxes are bringing creative fun for families with children suffering long term illness
2017-03-26 01:29 Police called after hundreds left disappointed as medium Derek Acorah pulls out of Wisbech show in payment dispute
2017-03-25 23:17 Balloons and lanterns released at West End park in March in memory of Joshua
2017-03-25 22:53 Watch out for fish sellers on your doorstep in South Holland
2017-03-25 15:35 Ramsey will showcase diverse history during heritage open day
2017-03-25 12:17 Silence by March army cadets as a mark of respect for Neale Wade teenager and also to those involved in the Westminster attack
2017-03-25 11:11 Be bike aware now that the warmer wether is on its way, urge safety group in Cambridgeshire
2017-03-24 18:39 Former March journalist publishes her second mystery thriller novel
2017-03-24 17:33 Two men from Wisbech arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply heroin
2017-03-24 16:27 A journey through time in Wisbech and the Fens in a new book written by the marketing officer of Peckover House
2017-03-24 15:21 ‘At the front of the queue’: Improvement plans at Ely North junction move forward with £8.8m LEP investment
2017-03-24 15:21 Thanks for your excellent care, says husband of a woman who attended the Alan Hudson day treatment centre in Wisbech
2017-03-24 14:15 Nearly 30 children a year in Cambridgeshire abused before they start primary school, says NSPCC.
2017-03-24 14:15 Community projects in Cambridgeshire invited to apply for rural grants
2017-03-24 13:09 SNOOKER: Joe Perry jets off to Beijing for new China Open challenge
2017-03-24 13:09 Ed Sheeran clothing to be auctioned on eBay to raise money for East Anglian Children’s Hospices
2017-03-23 18:25 Flying Knee: Meet the best MMA fighters from our region
2017-03-23 18:25 Colin takes to the roads on his trike conversion to help injured veterans enjoy a biking holiday of their dreams
2017-03-23 18:25 MP Steve Barclay and his assistant praise emergency services following yesterday’s terror attack in London - both were kept locked in for several hours while the incident unfolded
2017-03-23 17:19 Transgender prisoner is moved from Whitemoor Jail to a women only jail after a sex change
2017-03-23 15:07 Skies over West End park, March, to shine for popular pupil
2017-03-23 15:07 Jobs at risk in Wisbech as shoe retailer Brantano enters administration
2017-03-23 14:01 Minutes silence by Cambridgeshire Police for the victims of the Westminster attack in London
2017-03-23 14:01 A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn blocked after van skids off road
2017-03-23 09:37 Ely Cathedral supports a clergyman who says he has been refused a bishop’s post in Wales because he is gay
2017-03-22 20:21 Enjoy a meditation retreat at Wisbech Library
2017-03-22 20:21 The Duchess of Cornwall visits Newmarket Racecourses to unveil statue of King Charles II
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