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Today’s the day for the start of four day Ely Eel Festival - and it began with 14 teams taking part in the first competition

PUBLISHED: 12:53 28 April 2017 | UPDATED: 12:53 28 April 2017

John Elworthy

14 teams took partin the first eel throwing contest in Ely this morning and the winners were Wood Green Animal Shelter. Winners were presented with the ...

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Arsonists set fire to disused building in Meadowgate Lane, Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 11:48 28 April 2017 | UPDATED: 11:53 28 April 2017

Ben Jolley

Arsonists set fire to a disused building in Meadowgate Lane, Wisbech on Wednesday (27) afternoon.

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GIRLS’ FOOTBALL: Hungate Rovers under 15 girls set for St George’s Park bow after winning ESF Festival of Football tournament

Hungate Rovers under 15 girls with managers Darren McManus and Sarah Simmons, former England defender Stuart Pearce (first left) and current England international and Liverpool Ladies star Casey Stone (first right).

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Thrills and spills for all the family at Truckfest Peterborough 2017

PUBLISHED: 11:30 28 April 2017 | UPDATED: 11:30 28 April 2017

Kath Sansom

Truckfest Peterborough

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Three people taken to hospital with injuries after van rolls over into ditch on A1101 at Sutton Road near Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 10:14 28 April 2017 | UPDATED: 10:14 28 April 2017

Ben Jolley

Three people taken to hospital with injuries after van rolls over into ditch on A1101 at Sutton Road near Wisbech.

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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey says form counts for nothing ahead of League Cup final
Form is massively important in football – but Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey insists it will not be a factor going into his side’s League Cup final with rivals Yaxley on Bank Holiday Monday. ...
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ELECTION SPECIAL: Here are the candidates for the Chatteris division for Cambridgeshire County Council
The county is set to go to the polling stations on May 4 to decide who will take the all-important seats at Cambridgeshire County Council for the next four years. Here are the candidates for the Chatteris division. ...
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ELECTION SPECIAL: Here are the candidates for the Whittlesey South division for Cambridgeshire County Council
The county is set to go to the polling stations on May 4 to decide who will take the all-important seats at Cambridgeshire County Council for the next four years. Here are the candidates for the Whittlesey South division. ...
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ELECTION SPECIAL: Here are the candidates for the Whittlesey North division for Cambridgeshire County Council
The county is set to go to the polling stations on May 4 to decide who will take the all-important seats at Cambridgeshire County Council for the next four years. Here are the candidates for the Whittlesey North division. ...
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ELECTION SPECIAL: The many after the few - Fenland candidates go head-to-head for Cambridgeshire County Council seats

PUBLISHED: 17:01 27 April 2017

John Elworthy

The council chamber at Shire Hall, Cambridge, home to Cambridgeshire County Council. In Fenland 48 candidates are contesting nine seats.

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ELECTION SPECIAL: Here are the candidates for the Wisbech West division for Cambridgeshire County Council
The county is set to go to the polling stations on May 4 to decide who will take the all-important seats at Cambridgeshire County Council for the next four years. Here are the candidates for the Wisbech West division. ...
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ELECTION SPECIAL: Here are the candidates for the Wisbech East division for Cambridgeshire County Council
The county is set to go to the polling stations on May 4 to decide who will take the all-important seats at Cambridgeshire County Council for the next four years. Here are the candidates for the Wisbech East division. ...
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Newly formed authority to run Cambridgeshire - that will have newly elected mayor as its head - fails to find £150,000 a year chief executive

PUBLISHED: 16:20 27 April 2017 | UPDATED: 16:20 27 April 2017

John Elworthy

Martin Whiteley, chief executive and founder of Blue Marble and now interim chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority. His ...

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Former chairman of school governors Andrew Brown jailed on indecency charges after blackmailing burglar demanded £8,000

PUBLISHED: 15:17 27 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:17 27 April 2017

John Elworthy

Andrew Brown, 61, claimed a man who burgled his house placed indecent images on devices he had stolen in order to blackmail him.

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Peter Humphrey accuses Fenland Council of hypocrisy - a charge they deny- after enforcement threat over parcel of land

PUBLISHED: 14:59 27 April 2017

John Elworthy

93-94 North Brink, Wisbech, where Fenland Council is requiring overgrown vegetation to be removed.

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Dumped dog was probably used as a breeding machine for money-making puppies - let’s get Wanda better appeal is launched by Ravenswood Pet Rescue

PUBLISHED: 13:11 27 April 2017 | UPDATED: 13:40 27 April 2017

Kath Sansom

Wanda the cocker spaniel is being cared for at Best Friends vets in March - seen here with Lauren Carter head nurse and Adrain Dodoiu. PHOTO: Ravenswood Pet ...

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Chatteris chippy Peter Petrou successful on appeal to build four homes behind ‘rather unattractive’ fish and chip shop in Leverington

PUBLISHED: 12:39 27 April 2017

John Elworthy

Peter Petrou has been on successful on appeal to build four homes behind Leverington fish and chip shop in Perry Road.

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Town rallies to help ‘lovely, hard-working family’ after ram raiders try to steal cash machine from Chatteris Post Office - it’s back open for business today
A fundraising page to support to the “lovely, hard-working family” that runs Chatteris Post Office has reached almost half of its £1,000 target after ram raiders tried to steal their ATM machine. ...
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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Wisbech St Mary boss Arran Duke relieved to end five-match winless run

PUBLISHED: 10:04 27 April 2017 | UPDATED: 10:04 27 April 2017

Wisbech St Mary manager, Arran Duke. PHOTO: Ian Carter

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CRICKET: Skipper Gary Freear in fine form as Wisbech get their season off to a flyer

PUBLISHED: 09:20 27 April 2017

Mark Plummer

Wisbech captain Gary Freear was in fine form on the opening game of the season.

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea is bouncing onto the Key Theatre stage in Peterborough

PUBLISHED: 07:48 27 April 2017

Ben Jolley

The Tiger Who Came To Tea is coming to The Cresset in Peterborough.

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