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Learner driver, 17, says A47 crash – that gave her ‘whiplash and shoulder problems’ – won’t stop her getting back behind the wheel

PUBLISHED: 17:18 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 17:18 22 May 2018

Candice Hodkinson, aged 17, says an accident on the A47 involving a HGV lorry and the car she was learning to drive in will not put her off passing her test. PHOTO: Submitted, inset: David Jones/PA Archive/PA Images

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Family of Manea baby beg PM to give them life improving drug

PUBLISHED: 15:43 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:43 22 May 2018

Clare Butler

Baby Walter from Manea

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Four-month-old Walter Olney was diagnosed with the ...

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Amazingly lucky escape as tree crushes car in West Norfolk

PUBLISHED: 15:27 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:27 22 May 2018

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A tree has fallen onto a car on Gibbet Lane in Wereham. Picture: @PCRMorrison

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Court verdict on man who smothered his wife to death

PUBLISHED: 15:35 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:35 22 May 2018

John Elworthy

Muhammad Malik

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Muhammad Malik, 38, contacted police on November 22, ...

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Man sentenced after being caught by ‘paedophile hunters’ following doorstep confrontation in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 11:54 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:54 22 May 2018

John Elworthy

Justin Gotsell, of Wisbech, was arrested by Cambridgeshire Police accused of online grooming.PHOTO: One Reason

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‘Who knew buses could be so much fun’: Whittlesey Busfest 2018 lines streets with vintage public transport vehicles

PUBLISHED: 11:44 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:44 22 May 2018

Craig Schofied - Hundreds flock to Whittlesey for Busfest 2018. PHOTO: Ian Carter

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“Out of 79 planned services 76 ...

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Stories stitched together for The Button Tree project in Littleport

PUBLISHED: 11:55 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:55 22 May 2018

Clare Butler

The Button Tree project by The Field Theatre Group is a large-scale community textile work, PHOTO: Mike Rouse

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Biggest weekend so far for Fenland Running Club

PUBLISHED: 11:31 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:31 22 May 2018

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Aaron Petts

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First up we had the Outlaw Nottingham Half triathlon ...

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Man admits assault after partner declines to give evidence but judge allows bodycam evidence collected by Fenland police

PUBLISHED: 10:12 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:12 22 May 2018

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William Wenman

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Initially the attacker pleaded not guilty to the ...

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Two Wisbech speed skating teams compete in six hour endurance race
This weekend, Wisbech Inline Speed Skaters took part in the annual six hour endurance race held at Gravesend for a second year along with 25 other teams of solo, duo and teams of five from the UK and Europe. ...
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‘Exchange of the Haribo rings’: March primary school hold their own Royal Wedding ceremony fit for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

PUBLISHED: 10:19 22 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:19 22 May 2018

Cavalry Primary School in March has held their own Royal Wedding ceremony fit for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The marriage was completed by Reverend Andrew Smith (pictured). PHOTO: Submitted, Inset: Steve Parsons/PA Wire/PA ...

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King’s Lynn hospital pays tribute to Wisbech staff nurse who has completed 50 years service with the NHS with no plans to retire just yet

PUBLISHED: 16:45 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 16:45 21 May 2018

John Elworthy

For the past 20 years Betty Stevenson has been at the day surgery unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn. An archive photo of Betty

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Fenland take-away driver finds its not the food police want after they took away his car!

PUBLISHED: 15:54 21 May 2018

John Elworthy

Police took thiis car away from a take-away driver after they discovered he was not insured properly to use it for business purposes.

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Wisbech school becomes first in the Fens to allow left over food to be donated to the homeless

PUBLISHED: 15:04 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:04 21 May 2018

John Elworthy

Thomas Clarkson Academy associate principal Richard Scott (left) and members of the academy’s catering team hand over leftover food to Keith Smith, director of the Ferry ...

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Three Holes playing field reopens after being shut due to ‘dangerous and diseased’ trees

PUBLISHED: 12:17 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:17 21 May 2018

Clare Butler

The playing field at Three Holes was immediately shut on May 9

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Train operators urged to improve services across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough by Mayor James Palmer

PUBLISHED: 11:31 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:33 21 May 2018

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James Palmer with Richard Gibson, head of communications, CrossCountry Trains

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Kay Mayor re-elected as chairman of Fenland Council - just days after quitting political role as Tory association chairman

PUBLISHED: 10:36 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:36 21 May 2018

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Cllr Kay Mayor (seated) re-elected chairman of Fenland Council. Her new deputy is Cllr Maureen Davies

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A royal celebration in Wisbech as crowds watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot

PUBLISHED: 10:46 21 May 2018

Clare Butler

Royal wedding celebrations in Wisbech. PHOTO: David Hodgson

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Around 200 people from groups across ...

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Runners cross finish line looking like rainbows as Brinks Colour Run returns to Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 10:25 21 May 2018

Ben Jolley

Three Counties Running Club members supporting the Brinks Colour Run in Wisbech.

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Teenage pedestrian in crash a week ago on A141 near March remains critically ill in hospital and is in an induced coma

PUBLISHED: 10:51 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:51 21 May 2018

John Elworthy

Pedestrian in induced coma after collision on A141 at Westry

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REVIEW: Viva The Vicar of Dibley! Soham sell-out production is a winner

PUBLISHED: 09:45 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 09:45 21 May 2018

Clare Butler

The Vicar of Dibley production by Viva. Photo: Mike Rouse

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