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Hard work but little quality as Fenmen draw against average opposition

Wisbech Town 1, Glossop North End 1

Northern Premier League south east division

Inconsistent Wisbech failed to impress for the second consecutive home match as they passed up the opportunity to claim three valuable league points against fellow strugglers Glossop this ...

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Fenmen draw but defeats for Hares and Saints

Wisbech Town shared the spoils this afternoon after a 1-1 draw with Glossop North End in the Northern Premier League south east division.

Meanwhile, March Town United went down 2-1 at Fakenham Town in the Eastern Counties League division one north and Wisbech St Mary lost 5-1 at leaders ...

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'Scotty's Little Salt Soldier' named after former March school student will be keeping Cambridgeshire's roads ice free this winter

Cambridgeshire's new road gritter has a new name thanks to a charity launched in memory of a former Neale-Wade student.

'Scotty's Little Salt Soldier' has been named by Scotty's Little Soldiers, the charity set up by Nikki Scott in memory of her husband Cpl Lee Scott who died in an ...

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Young Wisbech mum was 'depressed' when she drug-drove and crashed her car

A 24-year-old Wisbech woman who has admitted drug-driving is hoping to escape a disqualification.

King’s Lynn Magistrates’ Court heard on Thursday that Carly Louise Smith was “extremely depressed” at the time of the incident on March 24 and had taken an overdose while sitting in ...

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'Her innocence is shattered' - five-year-old girl seriously injured by 'lunatic' driver in A47 crash

PUBLISHED: 10:47 19 October 2019 | UPDATED: 11:52 19 October 2019

Carlos Lester has been jailed for four years after injuring a five-year-old girl in an A47 crash in May. Picture: Submitted

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Acoustic guitar music in an intimate setting at March Town Hall

PUBLISHED: 09:56 19 October 2019

Ben Jolley

Phil Hare performs at Under The Bridge annoual acoustic concert in March Town Hall.

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Fenland musicians to perform free concert at Octavia's Cafe in Wisbech as part of After Hours Live

PUBLISHED: 10:56 19 October 2019

Ben Jolley

After Hours Live returns to Octavia's Café in Wisbech on Friday November 1 with local musicians Alan Vibes and Christopher. Picture: VERITY MCCHLERY.

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Chatteris Poppy Appeal 2019 officially launched

Yesterday (Friday) Chatteris Branch Royal British Legion launched its Poppy Appeal campaign for this year.

The sun shone brightly for the event, which was held outside of The Cross Keys Hotel on Market Hill.

Branch members and regular supporters were on hand to showcase some of the ...

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Future of clothing chain Bonmarché which has 318 shops including one is Wisbech is in doubt

The future of women's fashion chain Bonmarché, which has a branch in Wisbech is in doubt with news the company has appointed administrators.

The chain's 318 shops will remain open while a buyer is sought for the chain.

Tough High Street trading has been blamed by Bonmarché chief ...

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Drink Driver Arrested - Wisbech

A driver was stopped last night (Friday) in Kooremen Avenue, Wisbech after he was seen speeding.

The driver stated he had not had a drink - the breathalyser stated something different. The driver was arrested and taken to the PIC after providing a reading of 83mgs in 100ml of breath (the ...

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Brontes are ready to write their own chapters and one of them is from March

Two students linked by extraordinary coincidences graduated from Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) this week, and both will hope to hit the Wuthering Heights in their respective future careers.

For both students have the name Bronte Taylor, were born just one day apart and graduated from the ...

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Take That motor neurone disease! More than £3,100 raised for footy legend Tommy Robson after shock diagnosis

More than £3,100 was raised for former Peterborough United F.C star Tommy Robson following his shock motor neurone disease diagnosis. Picture: MediaStoreHouse.co.uk

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Appeal set up to help family of father of six killed in collision near Wisbech already at £3,000

PUBLISHED: 16:08 18 October 2019

John Elworthy

Ben (known as Benji) Johnson and his fiancée Ashleigh, Mr Johnson was the victim of a fatal collision at Wisbech involving a tractor. His fiancées god mother has launched an appeal to ...

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David v Goliath battle in the High Court as entrepreneur from the Fens takes on the might of Sainsbury's in £5m breach of contract dispute
It has over 600 supermarkets but its failure to build one at Whittlesey has landed Sainsbury's in the High Court in a 'David v Goliath' £5 million battle with a 72-year-old entrepreneur from the Fens. ...
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Scenes from the life of a colourful ancestor uncovered at Wisbech Museum

A family has been helped to dig up bitter-sweet memories of an ancestor to be proud of by Wisbech and Fenland Museum.

The Italian sculptor Pellegrino Mazzotti was born in Tuscany in 1795 and died in Wisbech workhouse aged 85 after a colourful career making fashionable plaster busts and ...

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Rail station supporters get a thank you from Greater Anglia for their help at March and Whittlesea

PUBLISHED: 15:03 18 October 2019

John Elworthy

The Friends of March station are presented with their award by Jonathan Denby, Greater Anglia's Head of Corporate Affairs . Picture; GREATER ANGLIA

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Budding detectives scour streets of Chatteris as winner of family-fun event is unveiled

PUBLISHED: 15:16 18 October 2019

Daniel Mason

CAPTION: Liam Villarosa (centre) was named winner of a prize draw organised by estate agent Ward Gethin Archer and the Rotary Club of Chatteris after holding their 'Buddy's Scavenger Hunt' ...

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Everyone is welcome: communities brought together through badminton in Wisbech

Sixty people took part in a not-for-profit badminton tournament in the Hudson Leisure Centre in Wisbech.

The tournament, organised by Active Fenland, aimed to reinforce community strength and integration through physical activity. 60 players, aged between 14 and 79, competed in a series of ...

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Tom Gates, the schoolboy hero, will be on stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre

PUBLISHED: 13:25 16 October 2019 | UPDATED: 14:14 18 October 2019

Angela Singer

Tom Gates is at Cambridge Arts Theatre

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Men jailed after police officers find cannabis worth more than £110,000 at two properties in Cambridgeshire overnight

Two men have been jailed after police seized more than �110,000 worth of class B drugs from two properties in Cambridgeshire. Inset is Egidijus Kulbindkas. Picture: Cambs Cops

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Trick or Treat? More than 40 Fenland shops to join Horsefair Shopping Centre's spooktacular Halloween event

PUBLISHED: 14:33 18 October 2019 | UPDATED: 14:33 18 October 2019

Horsefair Shopping Centre is staging a large Halloween event on Saturday, October 26 and everyone is invited. Picture: Toni Cuenca/PEXELS

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