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Two Fen footballers aim to achieve national success

PUBLISHED: 17:21 18 June 2019 | UPDATED: 17:21 18 June 2019

Daniel Mason

Nathan Fisher in action for Peterborough United Amputees. Picture: LAJ PHOTOGRAPHY


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Colour run magic as Emneth pupils organise first charity extravaganza

Colour run magic as Emneth Academy pupils organise first charity extravaganza. Picture: LYNSEY SKATE


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Emneth Academy, part of the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust, held the event on the ...

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Road Policing Unit targeting drivers under the influence in summer campaign

PUBLISHED: 16:21 18 June 2019 | UPDATED: 16:26 18 June 2019

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The Road Policing Unit will be targeting those driving under the influence this summer. Picture: ANTONY KELLY.


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Ye Olde Griffin Hotel in March exceeds fundraising target for Cancer Research UK

PUBLISHED: 15:20 18 June 2019

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Staff members took part in a cycle challenge as part of a fundraising day in aid of Cancer Research UK. Picture: HARRY RUTTER


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Oriental garden in March open to the public this weekend

PUBLISHED: 15:31 18 June 2019 | UPDATED: 15:31 18 June 2019

Step into a beautiful blooming oriental paradise in March this weekend as part of the National Garden Scheme. Picture: PAUL NIELSEN BOM


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Invitation to cry, to laugh and to share following tragic death of March-based 20Twenty Productions' beautiful Geri

An open invitation has been issued by 20Twenty Productions to a special memorial this evening (Tuesday) to grieve the loss of one their members killed in a car crash.

Geraldine (known as Geri) Crooke, 29, of Crescent Road, Whittlesey, was driving a red Mini 1 along March Road at about ...

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Leverington Three Counties Running Club team third at Peterborough Green Wheel Relay

A fantastic turn-out by Three Counties Running Club at the Green Wheel Relay on Sunday.

The GWR is into its eighth year with 50 teams taking part this year in its biggest event so far.

A team consists of seven individuals running seven legs of the Green Wheel around ...

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Wisbech and March cricketers prepare for Cambs League derby with thrilling weekend victories

Wisbech Town host March Town in a Cambs Whitings League Division One derby on Saturday – and both clubs have come off the back of tight weekend victories.

Wisbech CC’s Sunday first team beat Kings Keys by two runs in a Rutland League thriller with Gary Freear (pictured below, left, ...

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Hodson hits 61 as March Town 2nd XI KO Godolphin off top CCA Senior League spot

March Town 2nd XI at Godolphin, Saturday

The Saturday 2nds knocked leaders Godolphin off top spot and now lead CCA Senior League Division 1 following a 51-run victory away from home.

David Hodson set the tone at the top of the order with virtually a run-a-ball knock of 61.

He ...

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Emma Searle wins two March Town Ladies awards after successful Cambs Prem League season

March Town Ladies had their end of season presentation night at the clubhouse on Saturday night, celebrating another successful season in the Cambs Prem League.

The team reached the League Cup Semi-Final and had a ten-game unbeaten run, whilst also adding a lot of young talented players to ...

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Pupils are going yellow to help life-saving charity

Students at a Fenland school will be turning yellow on Thursday for a life-saving charity which has helped some of their own.

Year 8 pupils at the Neale-Wade Academy in March are busy organising a fundraiser in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance, which came to the rescue of one pupil ...

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ATHLETICS: Fenland Running Club brave the elements at Green Wheel Relay event

PUBLISHED: 11:34 18 June 2019 | UPDATED: 11:42 18 June 2019

Daniel Mason

A host of runners from Fenland Running Club braved the mixed weather at the Green Wheel Relay on Sunday. Picture: TIM CHAPMAN


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Met Office issues weather warning for thunderstorms in Herts, Cambs and beyond

PUBLISHED: 10:46 18 June 2019 | UPDATED: 11:35 18 June 2019

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The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms across Herts and Cambs. Picture: Met Office


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'We lost our heartbeat today': 20Twenty Productions academy manager Geri Crooke, 29, dies in Coates crash

PUBLISHED: 12:08 18 June 2019 | UPDATED: 12:08 18 June 2019

Tributes to 20Twenty Productions academy manager Geri Crooke who sadly died in a crash near Coates on June 17. Picture: 20TWENTY FACEBOOK


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Wisbech Town FC to host King’s Lynn Reserves’ Thurlow Nunn League fixtures in season 2019/20

King’s Lynn have made the move, which should give the Fenmen some extra Elgood’s Fenland Stadium revenue, to protect their pitch.

Wisbech Town FC will host all of neighbours King’s Lynn Town Reserves’ Thurlow Nunn League Division One North fixtures next season.

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Ben completes major world marathon but is now organising a run closer to home

What started as a hobby to keep healthy has led to one Manea man taking on one of the most gruelling marathons in the world.

Ben Fox has been running for many years to help keep both his body and mind healthy but in the past 18 months he has stepped it up a gear and has started to set ...

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Campaigners blast town council over pool decision - but it will be back on the agenda soon

The fate of Chatteris Empress Swimming Pool will be back on the agenda at next month's town council meeting despite the authority already deciding against supporting it being made an Asset of Community Value.

Campaigners have blasted the town council, which discussed the swimming in a ...

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Newly-refurbished play park officially opened in Whittlesey

One of Fenland's oldest play parks has been given a new lease of life following a £57,000 refurbishment. Picture: AMY AMPS.


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The Water Tower Play Park in Whittlesey was officially ...

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Chatteris chairman Simon Grainger presented with Lawn Tennis Association Regional Lifetime Achievement Award at Nature Valley Open, Nottingham

The exceptional contribution to tennis of Simon Grainger, chairman and treasurer of Chatteris Tennis Club, has now been acknowledged with the outstanding achievement of the Lawn Tennis Association Central and East Region Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award was presented to Simon by ...

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REVIEW: Music, mud and memories at Cambridge's Strawberries & Creem Festival

PUBLISHED: 18:06 17 June 2019 | UPDATED: 18:07 17 June 2019

It was a memorable mix of the best in hip hop and RnB as Strawberries & Creem Festival hit the Cambridge countryside in all its muddy glory. Picture: CLARE BUTLER.


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Runners giggle in colour-filled dash for charity

Emneth Academy, part of the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust, held their first ever Emneth Academy Colour Run on Friday (14)

Emneth Academy, part of the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust, held their first ever Emneth Academy Colour Run on Friday (14).

This special charity event was held on the ...

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