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County council accused of ‘punishing’ residents and staff over decision to force many council workers to take three days unpaid leave at Christmas
The county council has been accused of “punishing” Cambridgeshire residents and council staff as both staff and councillors will have to take three days mandatory leave over the Christmas period, the equivalent of a 1.2 per cent pay cut. ...
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Rising numbers of children in Cambridgeshire admitted to hospital with asthma, figures reveal

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Cambridgeshire, according to the latest data from Public Health England.

A charity fighting to stop asthma said this increase is "extremely distressing" and put the trend down to the lack of care, and complacency about the ...

yesterday 17:15 open_in_new
Exciting vision to help charity at Wisbech Specsavers sees 12,000 unwanted pairs of glasses donated

PUBLISHED: 15:17 13 December 2018 | UPDATED: 15:17 13 December 2018

Clare Butler

Exciting vision to help charity at Wisbech Specsavers sees 12,000 unwanted pairs of glasses donated. Picture: GRAHAM COATES

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Wisbech Town Council applies for retrospective planning permission to convert Castle Pump House into a café as Castle gets set for Christmas

A planning application to convert the old Pump House at Wisbech Castle into a café has been submitted by the town council three months after it first opened.

The retrospective application for a change of use has been submitted by Susanah Farmer on behalf of the council, which is ...

yesterday 15:59 open_in_new
Dedicated volunteers enjoy spending Wisbech Time Credits in Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 14:58 13 December 2018

Clare Butler

Dedicated volunteers enjoy spending Wisbech Time Credits in Cambridge. Picture: VANESSA BISMUTH.

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Wisbech have to work hard to conquer Crusaders as Jack secures last-gasp win

PUBLISHED: 13:00 13 December 2018

Jack Malkin was man of the match for Wisbech in their win over Crusaders

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The hosts began well in front of a large, noisy crowd, but Wisbech ...

yesterday 13:42 open_in_new
Glass shattered across road and one vehicle in ditch after four car crash on A141 near Doddington

PUBLISHED: 12:41 13 December 2018

Ben Jolley

Four cars were involved in a collision on the A141 between March and Chatteris on Wednesday December 12. Picture: SUBMITTED.

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Family’s fury as Wisbech war veteran, 92, suffers ‘horrible death’ day after being given all clear by hospital

PUBLISHED: 12:53 13 December 2018 | UPDATED: 12:53 13 December 2018

William Atherton served in the Royal Navy. Aged 92, he was discharged from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with an undetected bowel obstruction and died the next day. Picture: Atherton Family

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Fountain stolen from cemetery memorial garden in ‘shameful’ act in Sutton Bridge

PUBLISHED: 11:33 13 December 2018 | UPDATED: 11:33 13 December 2018

Clare Butler

Fountain stolen from cemetery memorial garden in ‘shameful’ act in Sutton Bridge. It is situated in where the red circle is. Picture: ROBERT ...

yesterday 12:32 open_in_new
March lorry driver is set for '£millions' in compensation after court ruling

A lorry driver who suffered dreadful burns when electricity from overhead power lines coursed through his trailer is in line for millions in compensation.

Gary Chisholm, 45, of Lake Close, March, had to have his right leg amputated following the horrific accident in a lay-by on Block Fen ...

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Turners support British organic carrots campaign

PUBLISHED: 10:20 13 December 2018 | UPDATED: 10:20 13 December 2018

Clare Butler

Cambridgeshire based Turners support nationwide campaign to promote British organic carrots. Picture: TURNERS

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Here’s a glimpse of what travelling to and around Cambridge might look like in the future - and it could be sooner than you might think
An underground station in the market square, self-driving buses, futuristic bike stores, and metros running on former busway tracks has been unveiled in a glimpse into the future of transport in Cambridge. ...
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Wisbech Town Council applies for retrospective planning permission to convert Castle Pump House into a café

A planning application to convert the old Pump House at Wisbech Castle into a café has been submitted by the town council three months after it first opened.

The retrospective application for a change of use has been submitted by Susanna Farmer on behalf of the council, which is ...

yesterday 11:06 open_in_new
Wisbech school opens a commemorative garden

PUBLISHED: 08:00 13 December 2018

Kath Sansom

Poppies at Nene and Ramnoth junior school in Wisbech

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The Greatest Show is staged by students at All Saints School

PUBLISHED: 08:00 13 December 2018

Kath Sansom

The Greatest Show by All Saints School children. Picture: ALL SAINTS

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Rugby: Wisbech youngsters impress

PUBLISHED: 19:36 12 December 2018 | UPDATED: 19:36 12 December 2018

Wisbech under-15s face the camera

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They led 21-0 at the break as great lines and quick hands saw them pin ...

2018-12-12 21:35 open_in_new
Amputee teen from Chatteris will represent England in their U23’s football team – but can you help with sponsorship?

PUBLISHED: 17:13 12 December 2018 | UPDATED: 17:13 12 December 2018

Clare Butler

Inspirational 16-year-old Nathan Fisher will be representing the Fens on the world stage after making it into the U23’s England amputee football team. ...

2018-12-12 20:24 open_in_new
Overwhelming response to Fenland police's toys appeal

Fenland police Inspector Ian Lombardo has issued a massive thank-you to the local community after an overwhelming response to a toy appeal.

Last month Insp Lombardo put an appeal out for toys to be used in a special area at March police station for children who come into contact with ...

2018-12-12 20:15 open_in_new
Athletics: Fenland RC members out in force

PUBLISHED: 17:00 12 December 2018

Fenland RC members at the Frostbite League event (pic Roger Kay)

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A squad of 16 were among a field of 412 and finished 12th on the day to ...

2018-12-12 19:05 open_in_new
Five caught spitting in public in Wisbech during October and each handed £75 fixed penalty notice says report to Fenland Council
Five people caught spitting in Wisbech in just one month were each handed a £75 fixed penalty notice by the enforcement team hired by Fenland District Council to crackdown on anti social behaviour. ...
2018-12-12 19:05 open_in_new
‘Investing in our market towns to support ambitions’ says Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor

Things finally seem to be moving in the right direction for Fenland – here Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer writes about his views of the area’s future and what progress has been made so far in achieving his hopes for our district. . .

Our market towns play an important and sometimes ...

2018-12-12 17:38 open_in_new