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Public appeal that raised £5,000 handed over to house blaze victims - eventually

PUBLISHED: 17:15 12 July 2020 | UPDATED: 17:15 12 July 2020

John Elworthy

All of the money raised by a public appeal to help a Chatteris family whose home was destroyed by a blaze has now been handed over. Work is getting under on ...

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Looking good - the Fenland car boot social distancing with tough guidelines brought upon by the coronavirus pandemic

PUBLISHED: 14:23 12 July 2020 | UPDATED: 14:23 12 July 2020

John Elworthy

Life after lockdown. Massive carboot sale in the Fens, Skylark Garden Centre , March Sunday 12 July 2020. Picture by Terry Harris.

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Driver fails to appreciate reasons why it’s called a ROUND-about

PUBLISHED: 13:43 12 July 2020 | UPDATED: 13:43 12 July 2020

John Elworthy

Police arrested the driver of this car for drink driving after coming across it on the Mill Hill roundabout at March on Friday night. Picture; POLICE ...

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Fundraiser in memory of ‘truly inspirational’ grandmother and village hall chairwoman

PUBLISHED: 18:04 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 18:35 10 July 2020

Ben Jolley

Fundraiser launched in memory of “truly inspirational” Benwick grandmother and village hall chairwoman Patricia Tickner who has died following a “brave and ...

2020-07-11 22:14 open_in_new
Hotel workers on ‘weekly room check’ find body of homeless man housed there during lockdown –inquiry launched

PUBLISHED: 13:30 11 July 2020 | UPDATED: 13:30 11 July 2020

John Elworthy

Salius Uzdavinys ,whose body was discovered by staff at the White Lion, Wisbech, on Wednesday. He had been moved into the hotel as part of a strategy to tackle ...

2020-07-11 15:56 open_in_new
Secrets to a perfect golf swing

PUBLISHED: 12:00 11 July 2020

Jordan Fuller

Tiger Woods tees off at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in 2019

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2020-07-11 14:53 open_in_new
Quiz: Test your sporting knowledge, July 11

PUBLISHED: 09:00 11 July 2020

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England's Jonny Wilkinson kicks the winning drop goal to clinch the Rugby World Cup in 2003 (pic: David Davies/PA)

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‘We have to make it succeed’ - directors aim high in bid to make Estover pavilion and playing fields the sporting hub for Fenland

PUBLISHED: 18:52 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 18:52 10 July 2020

Daniel Mason

March Town FC Estover CIC, who took over the running of Estover pavilion and playing fields, are confident they can make the site the sporting hub for Fenland. ...

2020-07-10 21:02 open_in_new
Van driver robbed and beaten with baton by four men on unregistered mopeds

PUBLISHED: 15:04 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 15:04 10 July 2020

Ben Jolley

Van driver robbed and beaten with police-style baton by four men on unregistered mopeds when he pulled over in a layby to let them pass. The 45-year-old victim was ...

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Trend in coronavirus cases across Cambridgeshire dropping, says county health chief

PUBLISHED: 13:34 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 13:34 10 July 2020

Ben Hatton

Dr Liz Robin said that the county is seeing a decline in the number of coronavirus cases. Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

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2020-07-10 15:47 open_in_new
Men flee the scene as uninsured vehicle seized in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 12:17 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 12:17 10 July 2020

Daniel Mason

Two men fled the scene as police officers seized an uninsured vehicle in Wisbech. Picture: FACEBOOK/POLICING FENLAND

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2020-07-10 14:44 open_in_new
Photographer’s socially distant ‘dortraits’ raise hundreds for children’s charity

PUBLISHED: 10:02 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 10:03 10 July 2020

Carolyne Downham’s front door portraits have raised thousands of pounds for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices charity. Picture: Carolyne Burton Photography

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Residents fight housing estate plans for Mepal

PUBLISHED: 10:15 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 10:15 10 July 2020

Louise Hepburn

Villagers are fighting Havebury Housing Partnership's planning application to build 55 affordable homes in Mepal. Pictures: Development's planning application ...

2020-07-10 12:38 open_in_new
Teenager inspired by Captain Tom Moore smashes NHS fundraising target in 500-mile run

PUBLISHED: 10:12 10 July 2020 | UPDATED: 10:12 10 July 2020

Daniel Mason

Connor Loughlin has raised over double his fundraising target for NHS Charities Together after deciding to run 500 miles. Picture: TRACY ...

2020-07-10 12:38 open_in_new
A billboard has been erected in Fenstanton to highlight bid to urge people to report slavery or exploitation concerns to police

PUBLISHED: 07:00 10 July 2020

Debbie Davies

A billboard has been erected in Fenstanton to highlight modern-day slavery.

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2020-07-10 09:29 open_in_new
Fen man hopes to raise £200 for Macmillan by having his head shaved

PUBLISHED: 06:55 10 July 2020

Ben Jolley

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Shawn Coleman, who hasn’t had a hair cut since the beginning of March, will lose his hair in aid ...

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Cambs police make 11 drink-driving arrests since pubs reopened five days ago

PUBLISHED: 16:44 09 July 2020 | UPDATED: 16:44 09 July 2020

Cambridgeshire Police have made 11 drink-driving arrests across the county since pubs reopened just five days ago. Picture: Lauren Alexander

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2020-07-09 18:47 open_in_new
Nearly 300 supporters raise more than £33,500 for Cambs hospice during lockdown

PUBLISHED: 15:56 09 July 2020 | UPDATED: 15:56 09 July 2020

More than £33,500 has been raised at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity’s virtual Star Shine Walk during the coronavirus lockdown. Picture: Supplied

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2020-07-09 18:47 open_in_new
Whittlesey woman aims to turn nation blue through poppy appeal to remember coronavirus victims

PUBLISHED: 15:33 09 July 2020 | UPDATED: 15:33 09 July 2020

Daniel Mason

Kim Kynaston launched The Blue Poppy Appeal in a bid to remember those affected or battling through the coronavirus pandemic. Picture: SUPPLIED/KIM ...

2020-07-09 17:44 open_in_new
Woman charged after Fenland police officer assaulted in Cambs town

PUBLISHED: 13:56 09 July 2020 | UPDATED: 13:56 09 July 2020

Claire Roper from Whittlesey has been charged after police officer was assaulted in the Fenland town this morning. Picture: Google Maps

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2020-07-09 16:41 open_in_new
Driver escapes serious injury after car lands on roof in busy Fenland road crash

PUBLISHED: 12:53 09 July 2020 | UPDATED: 12:53 09 July 2020

Car overturns in two vehicle collision in Wisbech tonight. PictureL JASON HATCHER

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