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Ram raiders force their way into ATM machine at BP Garage, Littleport in daring midnight robbery

PUBLISHED: 11:42 17 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:42 17 December 2017

John Elworthy

The aftermath of a ram raid at BP Garage, Littleport, where a cash machine was removed. It was the second ram raid in the village this month PHOTO: Mike ...

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Student, 17, left traumatised wondering if faulty defribillator might have saved man’s life in Fenland village

PUBLISHED: 10:57 17 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:09 17 December 2017

John Elworthy

Man dies after suffering cardiac arrest in Benwick - could a faulty defibrillator be to blame?

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Fenland’s Golden Age Fair is a shining success

Cllr Sam Clark (right) gets her blood pressure checked by Lauren Bremner, FDC’s Active Fenland Coordinator.

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Visitors said the fair was an “excellent” way to access support and ...

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When Wisbech fought to save its passenger railway

PUBLISHED: 15:52 16 December 2017

Trevor Heaton

This special excursion train on September 23 1978 was the first passenger train to leave the old Wisbech Station for ten years. Passengers were waved off by the deputy town mayor Fedor Rikovsky. Picture: ...

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Sweeney Todd comes to Cambridge Arts Theatre in 2018

PUBLISHED: 10:43 16 December 2017

Harry Goodman

The cast of Sweeney Todd

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Telling the tale of the unjustly exiled barber Sweeney Todd ...

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Three men caught hare coursing in Wimblington - and more hare coursers spotted in Manea days later

Three men were caught hare coursing in Wimblington this week.

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On Wednesday (December 13) Cambridgeshire Police’s Rural Crime Action Team received reports of three men hare ...

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Man dies after suffering cardiac arrest in Benwick - could a faulty defibrillator be to blame?

PUBLISHED: 12:38 15 December 2017

Ben Jolley

Man dies after suffering cardiac arrest in Benwick - could a faulty defibrillator be to blame?

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How you can identify, control and get rid of Japense Knotweed, Britain’s most invasive plant

Fenland District Council is offering advice on how to tackle Japanese Knotweed.

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Concerns have been raised locally about tackling the fast-growing weed, which can grow through ...

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Another festive performance for the ‘can’t sing’ choir of March

PUBLISHED: 12:25 15 December 2017 | UPDATED: 12:25 15 December 2017

Harry Rutter

March Can't Sing Choir

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Leader of the choir, Sally ...

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Wisbech care home are joined by nursery pupils to raise funds and awareness for dementia

PUBLISHED: 11:19 15 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:19 15 December 2017

Harry Rutter

Lyncroft Care Home residents were joined by pupils from the Wisbech Day Nursery for Elf Day.

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New recruits join Cambs Fire at Wisbech and Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 08:00 15 December 2017

Ben Jolley

Rob Woodcock, an on-call firefighter at Whittlesey, is joining Wisbech fire station.

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School children sing to residents at Wisbech care home

PUBLISHED: 07:00 15 December 2017

Ben Jolley

Children from Anthony Curton & Tilney All Saints Primary Schools entertaining residents at Burman House care home in Wisbech.

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From Wisbech to Australia: Thomas Clarkson Academy launches new Commonwealth Games-inspired initiative

PUBLISHED: 17:09 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 17:09 14 December 2017

Wisbech Grammar School has launched a new initiative to co-incide with the 2018 Commonwealth Games - the Race to the Gold Coast challenge.

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Fenland District Council on lookout for new partner to manage New Vision Fitness Centres in Wisbech, March, Whittlesey and Chatteris

PUBLISHED: 16:17 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 16:17 14 December 2017

Ben Jolley

George Campbell Fitness Centre in March

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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Duke hopes returning players can fire Wisbech St Mary to first league win in 10

PUBLISHED: 14:43 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 14:43 14 December 2017

Arran Duke hopes to have captain Nick Davey back for the visit of Holland FC this weekend. Photo: Ian Carter

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Meadowgate Academy Christmas fayre raises £350

PUBLISHED: 15:25 14 December 2017

Ben Jolley

Meadowgate Christmas Fair: Logan Freear

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Three years jail for fraudulent trader Terrance Donovan who imported and sold thousands of pounds of counterfeit designer merchandise

PUBLISHED: 12:53 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 12:53 14 December 2017

Ben Jolley

Three years jail for fraudulent trader Terrance Donovan who imported and sold thousands of pounds of counterfeit designer merchandise. He was jailed at Cambridge Crown Court ...

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Lyncroft Care Home’s mouth-watering meals earn chef managers top prizes at national competition

PUBLISHED: 11:39 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:40 14 December 2017

Some of the tasty entries that helped Lyncroft Care Home's chef managers claim a top-three spot in Country Court Care�s Meal Showereel competition.

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Woman killed in Ramsey crash is named

PUBLISHED: 10:56 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:03 14 December 2017

Julian Makey

Police and the ambulance service are at the scene of a crash near Haddon.

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Fifty Wisbech Business and Professional Men’s Club members and guests hold minutes silence for Paul Strickle at Christmas meeting

PUBLISHED: 10:54 14 December 2017

Ben Jolley

David Patrick was presented with a shield for winning the ten pin bowling competition held at Strikes King’s Lynn.

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MPs Jonathan Djanogly and Heidi Allen rebel against Government in Brexit bill vote

PUBLISHED: 10:43 14 December 2017

Daniel Mansfield

Jonathan Djanogly and Heidi Allen both feature on the front page of the Daily Mail.

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