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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
Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles
Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research.
2016-12-27 12:39
Daily News
Fenland District Council sets it budget for 2017/18 with a rise of less than £5 for the year for most households
Council tax payers in Fenland are facing a 1.98 per cent rise in their district council part of the bill this year - but it works out at less than a fiver for most households
today 11:07
Wimblington dad gets in the ring for an ultra white collar charity boxing match in memory of his grandad
A Wimblington dad is preparing for his first boxing match at a charity event that sees amateur novices get in the ring to raise money for Cancer Research.
today 11:07
‘Hilarious, situational comedy’ Invincible is coming to the Cambridge Arts Theatre stage
Invincible, a ‘hilarious, situational comedy about the North/South divide in England, is coming to the Cambridge Arts Theatre stage next week.
yesterday 17:29
Cambs recycling plant boss Brian Brader, jailed for four years for £1.1m VAT fraud, told to pay back £221,000 or face two more years inside
A Chatteris recycling company boss jailed for a £1.1 million VAT fraud has been given a choice to either pay back over £217,000 or face two more years in prison.
yesterday 17:29
Wisbech Town ‘aren’t panicking’ following departure of top-scorer Harry Limb, says boss Dick Creasey
Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey says he will not turn to the transfer market to replace teenage striker Harry Limb.
yesterday 16:23
Calls to finally ‘condemn hare coursing to the history books’ as new statistics reveal Cambridgeshire police were called to over 830 cases in just four months
Cambridgeshire police are being forced to deal with an average of seven hare coursing incidents a day, statistics have revealed.
yesterday 16:23
The Falcon Ensemble Orchestra and Canadian pianist Naomi Woo will perform at Chatteris Parish Church
The Falcon Ensemble Orchestra and Canadian pianist Naomi Woo will perform at Chatteris Parish Church on Saturday March 11.
yesterday 15:17
Norwich City legend Ian Culverhouse appointed new boss of King’s Lynn Town after the sacking of Gary Setchell
Norwich City legend Ian Culverhouse has been appointed as manager of King’s Lynn Town after the Linnets sacked Gary Setchell.
yesterday 15:17
Latest news from Wisbech
today 11:07 Fenland District Council sets it budget for 2017/18 with a rise of less than £5 for the year for most households
today 11:07 Wimblington dad gets in the ring for an ultra white collar charity boxing match in memory of his grandad
yesterday 17:29 ‘Hilarious, situational comedy’ Invincible is coming to the Cambridge Arts Theatre stage
yesterday 17:29 Cambs recycling plant boss Brian Brader, jailed for four years for £1.1m VAT fraud, told to pay back £221,000 or face two more years inside
yesterday 16:23 Wisbech Town ‘aren’t panicking’ following departure of top-scorer Harry Limb, says boss Dick Creasey
yesterday 16:23 Calls to finally ‘condemn hare coursing to the history books’ as new statistics reveal Cambridgeshire police were called to over 830 cases in just four months
yesterday 15:17 The Falcon Ensemble Orchestra and Canadian pianist Naomi Woo will perform at Chatteris Parish Church
yesterday 15:17 Norwich City legend Ian Culverhouse appointed new boss of King’s Lynn Town after the sacking of Gary Setchell
yesterday 14:11 Sutton driver’s incredible escape after tree comes crashing down on his car at Witcham near Ely - only injury a small cut to his hand
yesterday 11:59 Fenland Animal Rescue lends a helping hand after lorry overturns on A141 at Rings End
yesterday 11:59 Sniffer dogs help uncover 56,000 illegal cigarettes and 76kg of tobacco - valued at around £8,000 - from shops in March and Wisbech
yesterday 10:53 Wisbech Town striker Harry Limb signs for Burnley
yesterday 10:53 Homes in Fenland and Ely areas are currently without electricity thanks to Storm Doris with UK Power Network bringing in extra engineers to help restore power
yesterday 10:53 Witnesses saw bricks blown from the end gable of a property in Chatteris and smash on to two cars below in Storm Doris
yesterday 10:53 TEN fallen trees cause chaos - including road closures and power outages - across March, Stretham, Wisbech, Leverington, Tydd St Giles and Friday Bridge as Storm Doris hits Fenland
2017-02-23 19:15 Branches from tree - believed to be tallest in Cambridgeshire - come crashing down at Elgoods Brewery, Wisbech, as Storm Doris continues its path of destruction
2017-02-23 19:15 Driver’s incredible escape after tree comes crashing down on his car at Witcham near Ely - only injury a small cut to his hand
2017-02-23 19:15 Five hurt after Storm Doris blows over a bus in Walton Highway near Wisbech - bus also thought to have hit lamp post
2017-02-23 18:05 Who gives an f? March take away shop does. Storm Doris damages fast food shop sign
2017-02-23 18:05 Eleven hurt after Storm Doris blows over a bus in Walton Highway near Wisbech - bus also thought to have hit lamp post
2017-02-23 16:59 Bricks are blown from the end gable of a property in Chatteris and smash on to two cars below in Storm Doris
2017-02-23 16:59 Van is stuck in a field between March and Chatteris thanks to Storm Doris
2017-02-23 16:59 Lorries overturn, fallen trees block roads and cars damaged by crumbling wall as Storm Doris sweeps across the Cambridgeshire Fens
2017-02-23 15:53 Driver has a lucky escape after lorry overturns on A141 between Chatteris and Warboys
2017-02-23 15:53 Lorry overturned by strong winds on A141 in Westry as Storm Doris wreaks havoc in Fenland
2017-02-23 15:53 TEN fallen trees cause chaos - including road closures and power outages - across March, Stretham, Wisbech, Leverington, Tydd St Giles and Friday Bridge
2017-02-23 14:47 Household recycling centres in March, Whittlesey and Wisbech closed due to high winds
2017-02-23 13:41 Three fallen trees lead to road closures and power outages in Friday Bridge and Tydd St Giles
2017-02-23 12:35 Strong winds expected as Storm Doris sweeps through Cambridgeshire
2017-02-23 11:29 Woman left ‘shaken’ after attempted handbag snatch in Whittlesey
2017-02-22 20:03 Animals from hamsters to horses stand a better chance of survival thanks to kits donated to Cambridgeshire fire crew
2017-02-22 20:03 Man who threatened police officers with 21cm knife in Wisbech is arrested
2017-02-22 18:57 Can you help Park Ladies turn their season around?
2017-02-22 18:57 Animals ranging from hamsters to horses stand a better chance of survival after a traumatic rescue thanks to kits donated to Cambridgeshire fire crew
2017-02-22 18:57 Norfolk policeman dismissed for cheating farmer out of proceeds of £15,000 haul of gold coins found in field
2017-02-22 17:51 Chatteris man has a string of unhappy customers, including a disabled couple who paid him thousands for a campervan and another with an unsafe bathroom
2017-02-22 17:51 Former practice manager Yvonne Bartram says ‘time for my side of the story to be told’ following end of court proceedings over Littleport Medical Centre cash
2017-02-22 16:45 Rugby Union: Young guns do the trick as Wisbech edge past Beccles
2017-02-22 16:45 King’s Lynn Town to appoint new manager tomorrow after sacking Gary Setchell
2017-02-22 15:37 Rise and fall of the £100,000 a year practice manager given suspended sentence for £70,000 theft but now told she need only repay £600
2017-02-22 15:37 More than 20 trees to be planted thanks to Wisbech firm’s best Christmas card appeal yet
2017-02-22 14:31 Expect an evening of ‘raucous comedy’ with RATZ company at the Angles Theatre
2017-02-22 13:25 Top equestrian stars - including Olympic medallist Pippa Funnell - to appear at Isleham One Day Event
2017-02-22 13:25 Doddington dad joins ‘Team Teenage Cancer Trust’ to run the London Marathon to thank charity for supporting daughter
2017-02-22 13:25 Recovering alcoholic says he ‘would be dead’ without help from treatment programme and is shocked to hear it is being shut down
2017-02-22 10:43 BREAKING NEWS: King’s Lynn Town sack manager Gary Setchell
2017-02-22 08:53 Irish singer Curtis Magee to perform at The Brook in Soham
2017-02-22 08:53 Froglife has joined forces with Friends of Rings End Local Nature Reserve near March to bag a £12,000 grant from supermarket giant Tesco
2017-02-21 20:41 Retired Chatteris draftsman John Davis remembers the experimental hovercraft train that was tested in the Fens and still has drawings he made for the project
2017-02-21 20:41 ‘I, Daniel Blake’ film screening in Wisbech sparks interest in claimants support group in the town and north Fenland
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today 11:07 'Hypnobirthing' mum who shunned pain relief so 'chilled out' delivering twins she almost fell ASLEEP in birthing pool
today 11:07 'Hypnobirthing' mum who shunned pain relief so 'chilled out' delivering twins she almost fell ASLEEP in birthing pool
today 11:07 From Eddie the Eagle to Eric the Eel... four slapstick sports 'stars' who won our hearts - but not a single medal
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today 11:07 Khloe Kardashian looks hot as she soaks up the sun with boyfriend Tristan Thompson
today 11:07 Khloe Kardashian looks hot as she soaks up the sun with boyfriend Tristan Thompson
today 11:07 James Arthur's 'secret girlfriend' revealed - and it's his ex
today 11:07 James Arthur's 'secret girlfriend' revealed - and it's his ex
today 11:07 Mysterious six-metre long hairy 'sea monster' washes up on beach - but what is it?
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today 11:07 Tragic first picture of six-month-old baby who died after suffering fractured skull and mum left "broken" by tragedy
today 11:07 Claudio Ranieri greets fans before returning to Leicester training ground to say goodbye to players and staff
today 11:07 Claudio Ranieri greets fans before returning to Leicester training ground to say goodbye to players and staff
today 11:07 Only Fools and Horses secret reunion episode was LOST after tragic death of scriptwriter
today 11:07 Only Fools and Horses secret reunion episode was LOST after tragic death of scriptwriter
today 11:07 Police quiz girlfriend over British UFO conspiracy theorist's mystery death after he vomited two litres of black fluid
today 11:07 Female assassin of Kim Jong-un's half-brother 'was paid £72 to carry out what she believed was a prank'
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today 10:33 Rangers caretaker boss Graeme Murty admits he's been put in 'very difficult position' by Ibrox board
today 10:33 Hamilton woman carried out bottle attack on his sister
today 10:33 Pair of pooches hoping to sniff out a West Lothian home
today 10:33 Hamilton knife teen sentenced to a year's detention
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today 10:33 Steve McDonald drops HUGE Coronation Street baby bombshell as he holds his secret son
today 10:33 Steve McDonald drops HUGE Coronation Street baby bombshell as he holds his secret son
today 10:33 Cheryl's baby means she can finally find happiness now she's achieved her ultimate goal
today 10:33 Cheryl's baby means she can finally find happiness now she's achieved her ultimate goal
today 10:33 Kezia Dugdale warns it would be "huge mistake" to appoint Ruth Davidson to lead pro-union campaign
today 10:31 Car buyers should have 'long, hard think' about diesel
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today 10:27 Cat Deeley Is Totally Up For The 'SM:TV Live' Reunion With Ant And Dec
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today 10:19 Chris Smalling parks £120,000 supercar at BUS STOP as he fetches takeaway
today 10:11 Three men cheat death after giant tree narrowly misses car in Storm Doris
today 10:11 ‘Can you hear me?’ scam could be stealing your details, police warn
today 10:11 Rapist threatened to reunite victim with dead parents and said ‘when I want it, I’m going to have it’
today 10:11 Squatters have moved in across the road from the Queen
today 10:09 NEW SMUGGLER CRISIS: 17,000 Traffickers 'using Facebook to smuggle 90% of migrants to EU'
today 10:01 Wiz Khalifa mourns the death of his sister Dorien 'Lala' Thomaz
today 10:01 Wiz Khalifa mourns the death of his sister Dorien 'Lala' Thomaz
today 10:01 The Chase viewers 'fall in love' with contestant and are furious when she’s beaten
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today 10:01 Young mum almost died after giving birth as 'mystery infection' left her fighting for her life
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