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Silvers and tench boost Andrew Kilby to beat Pete Emery on North Level for Tydd Gote Angling Club match at Main Road

The North Level at Tydd Gote was low with a steady flow for the latest Sunday Tydd Gote Angling Club match at Main Road and with a frost on the ground most of the day anglers wondered if the fish would feed.

But the drain continues to produce results even when conditions are less than ...

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Men’s tournament at Wisbech Tennis Club has excellent play despite the cold

Friday night's men’s tournament at Wisbech Tennis Club was run on a tie break singles theme over 10-minute games.

The men were split into two teams, called ‘Rafa’ and ‘Novak’ after two famous players, and played each person from the opposing team.

Despite the cold and ...

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Wisbech St Mary dad and daughter are both turning seven

A Fenland family will be holding a special birthday celebration next month to mark a father and daughter becoming the same age.

Adam and Layla Donaldson from Wisbech St Mary will both turn seven in 2020 and their family is determined to celebrate the unusual landmark.

In reality Adam ...

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March Neale-Wade Academy badminton coach Colin Bedford invited to Buckingham Palace to meet Her Majesty the Queen

Junior badminton players were given presentations at the midway point of their season at March’s Neale-Wade Academy – while coach Colin Bedford was given a Royal seal of approval.

Colin, who has racked up 50 years of badminton coaching, was a recent Living Sport community regional ...

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Wisbech Town boss Kevin Ward praises "best football of season" but Fenmen go down 3-1 at Stocksbridge Park Steels - manager reaction

Wisbech Town went down 3-1 at seventh place Stocksbridge Park Steels on Saturday afternoon, with boss Kevin Ward praising the "best football we've played this season" from the Fenmen.

But missed chances in the BetVictor Northern Premier League south east division, and bad luck, again ...

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Long Sutton pub closes its doors

Publicans say they have closed the doors of a pub for the final time.

Sheena and Donald Clark announced on Facebook on Monday that they are closing The Granary in Long Sutton.

The couple had moved down from the Scottish Highlands to take over the pub in May last year.

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Five fire crews dispatched to save four people 'stranded in a car in flood water' at Welney Wash

Four people were rescued from a car stuck in flood water at Welney Wash. Picture: Terry Harris/FILE

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Firefighters from Wisbech, Ely, Stanground and Dogsthorpe were called out at ...

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Record £1 million turnover for telecoms division of Mick George in Cambridgeshire

A record turnover of more than £1 million is expected to be hit by the telecoms division of the Mick George Group. Ian Cleaver is pictured. Picture: MICK GEORGE GROUP

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The Minster Tavern pub in Ely forced shut after large fire in cellar

A large fire broke out in the cellar of The Minster Tavern at Minster Palace in Ely on Saturday, January 18. Picture: Google Maps

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The Minster Tavern in Ely was evacuated on ...

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Blow for Wisbech Town as Kennelly leaves

Wisbech Town have been dealt a major blow with the news that exciting young defender Beckham Kennelly has left the club.

Kennelly, who has impressed in a struggling Fenmen side since coming back from a long-term injury, has joined BetVictor Southern Premier Central League strugglers St ...

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Injury-hit Wisbech 1st XV field eight changes in rugby loss to fourth in Eastern Counties 3 League Thetford

Wisbech, coming off the back of a heavy defeat to Cantabrigian the week before, welcomed and lost to fourth in the league Thetford, who were looking to put back to back wins together and try to close the gap to third place Ely.

On a fine, dry but cold afternoon, Wisbech 1st XV injury woes ...

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Fenland Farmers support the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech

A centre which helps people with life limiting conditions has received a donation from a Masonic lodge.

The Fenland Farmers Masonic Lodge has presented £650 to the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech.

Four charities have been supported by the lodge during the year in which ...

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Future unclear for Wisbech store

The future is unclear for a Wisbech department store after its owners are reported to have gone into administration.

The BBC is reporting that Beales have appointed KPMG as administrators.

The firm is reported to have made a £3.1million loss in the last financial year.

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Chatteris potter Joe Perry exits snooker 2020 Dafabet Masters in quarter-finals to former champion Shaun Murphy

Chatteris potter Joe Perry exited this year's Dafabet 2020 Masters in the quarter-finals, 6-3 to former champion Shaun Murphy.

The 45-year-old went 3-1 behind to the 2005 world champion in the opening session and had a chance to hit back for 4-3, but his break ended on 50.

That ...

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Blow for Wisbech Town as Kennelly leaves

Wisbech Town have been dealt a major blow with the news that exciting young defender Beckham Kennelly has left the club.

Kennelly, who has impressed in a struggling Fenmen side since coming back from a long-term injury, has joined BetVictor Southern Premier Central League strugglers St ...

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Sutton Bridge house fire

Firefighters from Holbeach and Spalding attended a house blaze this morning (Sunday).

The blaze, on Charles Road in Sutton Bridge, had been extinguished on arrival at 10.04am.

Crews inspected and gave advice.

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Manea man admits motoring offences but denies taking ...

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Chatteris, March and Wisbech libraries hosting top class acts

‘The Library presents. . .’ – a programme bringing high-class affordable arts to the libraries at Chatteris, March and Wisbech – is back.

Over the coming weeks and months the highly-successful ‘Library presents. . .’ series will bring comedy, drama, puppets and family ...

2020-01-19 17:23 open_in_new
Ten Mile Bank village hall hosts The Vintage Blues Company

A Blues band hopes to help get the bells ringing again at a Fenland church with a fundraising night on Saturday.

The Vintage Blues Company will be performing at Ten Mile Bank village hall (PE38 0EP) to raise funds to help restore the bells at the village’s St Mark’s Church.

The ...

2020-01-19 17:23 open_in_new
Wisbech slimmer's amazing story

Wisbech slimmer, Pauline Smith, has transformed her life and her health by losing 6st 4lbs with Slimming World. Now having maintained her new weight for more than four years the 68-year-old was entered into a national Diamond Target Member competition earlier this year.

Her amazing story ...

2020-01-19 17:23 open_in_new
Parson Drove fundraisers make £3,000 for Macmillan

Fundraisers from a Fenland village raised nearly £3,000 with their efforts for Macmillan Cancer Support. Casey Bates and Isabelle Johnson, from Parson Drove, together with help from Pam Judge, raised £2,925 for the charity for the Wisbech Macmillan group. Part of the money – £790.36 – ...

2020-01-19 17:23 open_in_new
Saints rue missed chances but take a point

Wisbech St Mary 2, Sheringham 2

Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League division one north

If, as now seems increasingly likely, the Saints do finish bottom of the table this season, they will only have themselves to blame.

Although vastly improved since Alex Kaufman and Ash ...

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