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Coronavirus:‘My thoughts and prayers with the Prime Minister and his family’ says MP Steve Barclay after Boris Johnson suddenly moved to intensive care

PUBLISHED: 21:20 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 21:20 06 April 2020

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MP Steve Barclay (left) tonight: "My thoughts and prayers are with the PM and his family tonight'' Picture; ARCHANT/PA IMAGES

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Keyworker thanks motorists after picture of deserted A47 emerges amid coronavirus pandemic

PUBLISHED: 15:21 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 15:21 06 April 2020

A keyworker thanked motorists for staying indoors after a picture of an empty A47 was shared online. Picture: Policing Fenland

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Wisbech man who stole goods worth more than £11,000 in string of offences is charged

PUBLISHED: 14:59 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 14:59 06 April 2020

Daniel Mason

Jeffery Burton has been charged with multiple thefts and burglaries in Wisbech, including at 50 Backpacks on Bridge Street. Picture: GOOGLE ...

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Thieves wreck Indian restaurant in the Fens - smashing plates, breaking furnishings and making off with alcohol and goods

PUBLISHED: 14:52 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 14:52 06 April 2020

John Elworthy

Owners of the Gurkha Indian restaurant in Dartford Road, March, today found it had been broken into and substantial damage caused. Picture: ...

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Wisbech firm sets up COVID task force to step up vital supplies to companies producing urgent medical equipment

PUBLISHED: 13:30 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 13:30 06 April 2020

John Elworthy

Steve Rawlins, CEO of Anglia Components, that has set up COVID taskforce Picture; ANGLIA

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Driver blows twice the alcohol limit during country-wide coronavirus lockdown

PUBLISHED: 13:00 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 13:00 06 April 2020

This driver was stopped in Wisbech a blew 73 in a roadside breath test, the UK limit is 35. Picture: Policing Fenland

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Chatteris netballers stay at the top of their game during coronavirus pandemic with isolation video

PUBLISHED: 12:58 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 12:58 06 April 2020

Daniel Mason

Players from Chatteris Netball Club are keeping fit during the coronavirus pandemic as they took part in an isolation video. Picture: FACEBOOK/CHATTERIS ...

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Guess who? March Town Cricket Club want your help to identify mystery man

PUBLISHED: 11:08 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 11:10 06 April 2020

Daniel Mason

March Town CC’s 1st Sunday XI from what is believed to be the 1959-60 season. From back (left): Dr Hocken (umpire), Ken Bailey, Alan Wilson, Bob King, ...

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Man found in closed park with cannabis and grinder amid UK lockdown

PUBLISHED: 11:18 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 11:18 06 April 2020

Drugs seized from a closed Fenland park after a man was found with them on April 5. Picture: Policing Fenland

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LETTER: ‘There is no place for hindsight now’ says reader Rosemary Westwell

PUBLISHED: 10:51 06 April 2020 | UPDATED: 10:52 06 April 2020

Rosemary Westwell

Rosemary Westwell says "what really is important is that we all recognise (including members of the government) that we are all in this together". ...

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Coronavirus: In Peterborough today advice on social distancing at bus stops goes unheeded

PUBLISHED: 20:36 05 April 2020 | UPDATED: 20:36 05 April 2020

John Elworthy

Crowds forming at Bus stops, Lincoln Road, Peterborough Sunday 05 April 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

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Cambs fire crews at Mepal where barn containing recycled card and paper is alight

PUBLISHED: 13:54 05 April 2020 | UPDATED: 13:54 05 April 2020

John Elworthy

Aerial shot today of fire at Mepal. Picture; ED BRAY

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Norfolk and Cambridgeshire firefighters tackle huge recyclable plastics blaze in the Fens

PUBLISHED: 11:14 05 April 2020 | UPDATED: 11:31 05 April 2020

John Elworthy

Last night's fire in Hale Fen, Littleportt; Firefighters arrived to find a well developed fire involving recyclable plastic in several outbuildings. Picture: ...

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More than 20 firefighters tackle huge Littleport blaze - luckily no one was hurt. First photos from the scene

PUBLISHED: 22:05 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 22:05 04 April 2020

John Elworthy

Dramatic photos from the fire that broke out tonight in Littleport, Picture IAN CARTER

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Massive fire tonight in Littleport - flames seen from as far away as March and Downham Market

PUBLISHED: 19:55 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 19:55 04 April 2020

John Elworthy

Dramatic photos from tongiht's fire in Littleport, PictureL Rob Latham

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Editor’s selection shows that community spirit in Ely and East Cambridgeshire is alive, well and flourishing

PUBLISHED: 18:19 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 18:19 04 April 2020

John Elworthy

Community vegetable sacks for those in Little Downham

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The coronavirus pandemic is a national and global challenge, but it is also bringing out the best in our community across North East Cambs

PUBLISHED: 14:06 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 14:06 04 April 2020

Steve Barclay, MP

"To everyone locally who has stepped up to help at this time – I want to thank you for all you are doing. We face very difficult weeks ahead" - Steve ...

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Police chief sends “clear message” about staying at home this weekend

PUBLISHED: 07:25 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 07:25 04 April 2020

Debbie Davies

Chief Constable Nick Dean

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Man jailed after claiming he had Covid-19 before spitting at police officer

PUBLISHED: 19:55 03 April 2020 | UPDATED: 20:07 03 April 2020

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Man who said he had coronavirus and spat at police is jailed. Picture: Archant

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Man jailed for spitting at police whilst claiming he had coronavirus not an isolated incident says senior Cambridgeshire detective

PUBLISHED: 20:42 03 April 2020 | UPDATED: 20:42 03 April 2020

John Elworthy

Man jailed for spitting at police after claiming he had coronavirus. PHOTO: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

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Whitemoor Prison officials take to social media to explain how they’re coping with coronavirus pandemic

PUBLISHED: 15:03 03 April 2020 | UPDATED: 15:03 03 April 2020

John Elworthy

Officials at HMP Whitemoor in March (pictured) have spoken about how they are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Picture: PA ...

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