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Garrett delivers ‘knock out’ blow after Fenland Council says it was ‘oversight’ they failed to send congratulatory letter to Chatteris boxer Jordan Gill

PUBLISHED: 13:23 23 February 2019

John Elworthy

Knock out blow? Boxer Jordan Gill will now get the congratulatory letter from Fenland Council that Cllr Mark Buckton (top right) forgot to send after suggestion by Cllr Steve Garrett ...

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German comedian Henning When comes to Cambridge Corn Exchange

PUBLISHED: 11:39 23 February 2019

Ben Jolley

German comedian Henning When is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange on Saturday March 2.

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They stabbed their victim multiple times but was it ‘simply because they didn’t like the way he looked’ or mistaken identity?

PUBLISHED: 18:15 22 February 2019 | UPDATED: 18:15 22 February 2019

John Elworthy

Juned Ahmed, 18, right) and Ashraf Hussan, 20, (left) stabbed Peter Anderson, 46, (centre) multiple times at just after 4pm on 25 July last year. Today, ...

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£120,000 chief executive at South Cambs - and one time executive director at Fenland and HR boss at Huntingdonshire - leaves with £220,000 pension pay out
Departing £120,000 a year chief executive Beverley Agass has negotiated a settlement with her bosses at South Cambridgeshire District Council that will include a £200,000 pension contribution to soften the blow. ...
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Robert Goddard to close March store as company concentrates on its bigger outlets with new store for Biggleswade and refurbishment at Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 16:36 22 February 2019

John Elworthy

Fashion boss Oliver Tookman (right) is to close the March outlet of Robert Goddard although the company will continue its expansion elsewhere with the summer opening of a branch in ...

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Collapse of King’s Lynn building firm Chalcroft leaves creditors owed £12m

PUBLISHED: 16:42 22 February 2019 | UPDATED: 17:09 22 February 2019

Mark Reeve, chairman and shareholder at Chalcroft. Picture: SM/Archant.

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It's official - Fenland Council is relocating its one stop shops to cut costs

Fenland Council’s one stop shops in March and Wisbech are relocating when their leases expire this year, as figures reveal footfall at the shops has dropped by 81 per cent since they opened 15 years ago.

The shop in Broad Street, March, will relocate to the council offices at Fenland ...

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Robert Goddard to close March store as company concentrates on its bigger outlets with new store for Bigglesewade and refurbishment at Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 14:08 22 February 2019

John Elworthy

Fashion boss Oliver Tookman (right) is to close the March outlet of Robert Goddard although the company will continue its expansion elsewhere with the summer opening of a branch in ...

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Police ask for dispersal order in March to crack-down on anti-social behaviour this weekend

A dispersal comes into force now in March and will run for the whole weekend in a bid to reduce anti-social behaviour.

The move was requested by the local neighbourhood team and will allow officers to remove individuals from the area if they suspect that the behaviour of that person has ...

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Vets in March issue warning over deadly dog disease parvovirus

PUBLISHED: 11:11 22 February 2019

Clare Butler

Vets in March have issued a warning to dog owners following a case of the deadly parvovirus disease this week. Picture: VIEW COMMS.

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Good news for taxpayers as Fenland District Council votes to freeze Council Tax for 2019/20 - but bills will still rise thanks to county and police

Fenland District Council has voted to freeze its share of your Council Tax bills for the coming year.

The move went against officer recommendations to yesterday's (Thursday) full council meeting, but after a lengthy discussion members voted to agree no rise for 2019/20.

However, not ...

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March branch of clothing store Robert Goddard is set to close

Robert Goddard has announced the closure of its March store saying the move will allow the business to focus investment on expanding its larger existing stores, opening in new locations and its website.

Oliver Tookman, owner of Robert Goddard, said: “The business has grown successfully ...

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Wisbech Police Station is to stay put rather than move to the proposed 'blue-light hub' at the town's fire station

Cambridgeshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite has defended his decision to keep Wisbech police station where it is rather than re-locate it to a purpose-built 'blue-light hub'.

It is now over two years since Mr Ablewhite announced his plan to put police and fire services ...

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Second home for club is Tim Clough with PB and first female is Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

On a sunny Sunday morning 15 Three Counties Running Club members travelled to Stamford to take part in The Valentines 30k race (18.6 miles).

This was the 26th year of the race organised by Stamford Striders Running Club and most runners use this event as a marathon training run, although ...

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Anglers have been getting impressive silver fish weights but this match saw carp willing to feed

Venue regular and now becoming a very hard man to beat here, Steve Poole, took the honours with a fine net of carp

Marshland St JamesA change to spring-like conditions saw the Buttonhole Fishery start to hit some consistent form for the latest Saturday open on the venue, writes Ken ...

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March woman Pollyanna Harvey bravely speaks out about illness and the stigma of stomas

A young March woman has spoken out to beat the stigma surrounding stoma bags after undergoing life-saving surgery.

Twenty-three-year-old Pollyanna Harvey is on the mend after having a six hour operation three weeks ago to remove her colon after Ulcerative Colitis left her crippled with ...

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Inquiry into Mayor’s Ball finds references to beneficaries being a charity ‘made in good faith,albeit erroneously so’ and a social enterprise ‘an error’
A 1,700 word report into the running of the fund raising ball run by Mayor James Palmer last June has concluded that references to the beneficiaries being a charity “were made in good faith, albeit erroneously so”. ...
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Ambitious plans to turn Crowmell Community College in Chatteris into one of the first all-through schools in Cambridgeshire have been submitted by the county council

Chatteris took a step closer this week to becoming one of the first town's in the county to have an all through school offering education for children from nought to 18.

Cambridgeshire County Council has submitted its plans for redevelopment of the Cromwell Community College in Wenny Road. ...

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PC Graham Floyd to tackle the ‘Great Fenland Police Plod’ charity walk in memory of the daughter who died from a brain tumour

PUBLISHED: 15:21 21 February 2019

John Elworthy

Natasha Floyd. Her father PC Graham Floyd said: “On December 1, 2015 my daughter Natasha died in my arms from a brain tumour.' Picture: FAMILY

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Recommended Book of the Week: Fing by David Walliams

PUBLISHED: 14:46 21 February 2019 | UPDATED: 15:06 21 February 2019

Debbie Davies

Fing by David Walliams

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You are cordially invited to pop along to see the design of Cambridgeshire County Council’s new £18m headquarters - and to ask questions

PUBLISHED: 14:21 21 February 2019

John Elworthy

Cambridgeshire County Council will be on public display its design concept for their new £18m headquarters at Alconbury. Picture; CAMBS CC

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