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Abandoned Fen property Ely House 'set for fresh start' as new owners plan to transform it into family home

PUBLISHED: 10:29 27 January 2020 | UPDATED: 10:29 27 January 2020

Ely House in Wisbech is set to be transformed into a family home thanks to its new owners. Picture: Archant/Archive/File

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Music icon Tom Jones to perform at Newmarket Nights

PUBLISHED: 10:26 27 January 2020 | UPDATED: 11:19 27 January 2020

Debbie Davies

Tom Jones will be at Newmarket Racecouse in July

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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Wisbech Town boss furious in Ilkeston defeat after 'worst refereeing I've seen in years'

PUBLISHED: 09:00 27 January 2020

Daniel Mason

Wisbech Town boss Kev Ward was furious after his sides league defeat to Ilkeston Town. Picture: IAN CARTER

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Mechanic from March aims to bring the family together with garage launch

PUBLISHED: 16:56 24 January 2020

Daniel Mason

Jamie Coombs is launching his March Fast fit and Servicing garage on Creek Road. Here are images of the garage before (left) and after the refurbishment. Pictures: JAMIE ...

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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Wisbech Town rue refereeing decisions after league defeat to Ilkeston Town

PUBLISHED: 20:37 25 January 2020 | UPDATED: 20:37 25 January 2020

Daniel Mason

Wisbech Town were left to rue refereeing decisions after their home league defeat. Picture: IAN CARTER

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History of Whittlesey air shelter revealed - but mystery of why an internal glazed door was used remains unsolved

PUBLISHED: 09:13 25 January 2020

john Elworthy

The former air raid shelter in Whittlesey whose history has been recorded prior to it being removed and houses built on the site. Picture; ROSE HOMES

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More than 20 towns and villages across East of England to benefit from 'ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband'

PUBLISHED: 16:29 24 January 2020 | UPDATED: 16:29 24 January 2020

Cambridgeshire is set to receive a �broadband boost� from internet providers Openreach. Picture: Supplied/Openreach

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March schoolgirl Florence, 7, braves the scissors to raise hundreds for charity

PUBLISHED: 16:23 24 January 2020

Daniel Mason

March schoolgirl Florence Lambert raised hundreds of pounds for charity after having 10 inches of hair cut off. Pictures: AMY AMPS

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Warnings of 'dangerous particles' over proposals for Wisbech incinerator

PUBLISHED: 16:40 24 January 2020

Jessica Frank-Keyes

Warnings of 'dangerous particles' over proposals for Wisbech incinerator. The Frimstone's site in Wisbech is pictured. Picture: GOOGLE STREET VIEW

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Parson Drove residents asked to give views about proposed changes to the village's planning policies

PUBLISHED: 15:18 24 January 2020 | UPDATED: 15:32 24 January 2020

Ben Jolley

Residents of Parson Drove are being asked to give their views about proposed changes to planning policies that will affect the village. Emmanuel Church is ...

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Lorry driver arrested after cyclist dies in A47 crash

PUBLISHED: 13:09 24 January 2020 | UPDATED: 14:15 24 January 2020

The crash happened on the A47 between the Saddlebow Interchange and the Hardwick Roundabout Picture: Ian Burt

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Woman flown to hospital with serious injuries after motorbike crashes into concrete post on A1101 at Leverington

PUBLISHED: 14:43 24 January 2020

Ben Jolley

Woman flown to hospital with serious injuries after her motorbike crashed into a concrete post in Leverington. The single-vehicle collision happened on the A1101 at the junction with Gypsy ...

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Whittlesey woman arrested on suspicion of failing to appear at court

PUBLISHED: 13:00 24 January 2020 | UPDATED: 13:00 24 January 2020

Ben Jolley

Whittlesey woman arrested on suspicion of failing to appear at court. Officers carried out a warrant at an address in Sorrell Avenue at 4.50pm on January 23. ...

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Cambridgeshire family carrying faulty gene that increases risk of breast cancer share their story ahead of World Cancer Day
Two sisters from Littleport and Haddenham who carry a faulty gene that increases the risk of ovarian and breast cancer are urging people to raise money for Cancer Research UK by wearing its 'unity band'. ...
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Cambridgeshire police seize firearm that had been ordered online

PUBLISHED: 10:42 24 January 2020

Ben Jolley

Cambridgeshire Police's Southern Community Action Team seized this firearm which someone had bought online. They said "if you do order anything like this online, expect a visit from our ...

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HOCKEY: Wisbech Grammar School's youngsters hang on to clinch county title

PUBLISHED: 10:22 24 January 2020

Daniel Mason

Wisbech Grammar School''s under 18 boys hockey team that won the county championship. Picture: WISBECH GRAMMAR SCHOOL

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Traditional indoor car boot sale to open at Horsefair Shopping Centre in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 09:52 24 January 2020 | UPDATED: 09:52 24 January 2020

Kevin Smith (left), manager of Wisbech's Horsefair Shopping Centre, shakes hands with Les Donohue-Bromley from Market Marketing Ltd in front of their poster advertising the new car boot sale. Picture: ...

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Part of A47 shut after crash

PUBLISHED: 06:42 24 January 2020 | UPDATED: 09:29 24 January 2020

Clarissa Place

A crash has closed the A47 at King's Lynn. Picture: James Bass

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MPs put pressure on government over money for further work on A47

PUBLISHED: 22:00 23 January 2020 | UPDATED: 09:54 24 January 2020

Traffic on the Acle Straight. Photo: James Bass

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Expansion 'must be supported as Brexit looms ever closer' says Littleport concrete firm in direct appeal to the Government

PUBLISHED: 15:24 23 January 2020 | UPDATED: 18:17 23 January 2020

John Elworthy

FP McCann at Littleport has used the potential of Brexit in their plea to the Government to support them in breaking the deadlock over expansion plans. ...

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Family told 'no justification' for living in three static caravans on their nine acre poultry, fruit and veg farm at Wisbech St Mary

PUBLISHED: 17:31 23 January 2020 | UPDATED: 17:31 23 January 2020

jOHN eLWORTHY

S & T Poultry of Wisbech St Mary are in dispute with Fenland planners over three static caravans which are home to the family that runs the nine acre ...

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