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Chatteris crew commander celebrates 40 years in fire service with watch, former work colleagues and family

PUBLISHED: 17:31 23 August 2017 | UPDATED: 17:31 23 August 2017

Ben Jolley

Chatteris crew commander celebrates 40 years in fire service with watch, former work colleagues and family

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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Creasey hails his players after Wisbech Town topple Spalding United in the FA Cup

PUBLISHED: 14:53 23 August 2017 | UPDATED: 14:53 23 August 2017

Wisbech celebrate one of their goals in their 2-2 draw with Spalding United last Saturday. The Fenmen went on to win the replay 2-0. Photo: IAN CARTER

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Teenagers volunteer with Eddie’s art project in March

PUBLISHED: 15:29 23 August 2017 | UPDATED: 15:29 23 August 2017

Kath Sansom

Teenagers volunteer with Eddie’s art project in March. PHOTO: Ben Jolley.

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A fond farewell: Former owner of The Luxe Cinema, Wisbech, pays it a glowing tribute after selling it to independent cinema company

PUBLISHED: 13:02 23 August 2017 | UPDATED: 13:15 23 August 2017

Former owner of The Luxe, Burleigh Ibbott, relaxing in one of its 70 seats ahead of its opening in 2009.

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HOCKEY: Wisbech Town Ladies third team scoop ERHA Women’s Fair Play trophy

Back row (left to right): Lisa Jackson, Nicola Greville, Tina Forder, Kim Speed, Lisa Lowe, Rhian Evans, Helen Pentelow. Front row: Erin Jarvis-Lee, Izzy Gowler, Ashleigh Jarvis-Lee, Louise Walker.

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RAF Mildenhall serviceman arrested in Staffordshire on suspicion of attempting to groom a young girl

The MOD plan to sell RAF Mildenhall with the possibility of 4000 houses going up on the site.

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A spokesman for the base confirmed an airman assigned to it was “taken into custody” on ...

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Teacher goes back to school at Thomas Clarkson Academy to gain a Psychology A Level

PUBLISHED: 11:03 23 August 2017

Kath Sansom

Deborah Simpson of Thomas Clarkson Academy, Wisbech, gains a Psychology A Level

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Dozens of fundraisers tackle gruelling four-hour cycle challenge to help brave George’s swimming fund
Fundraisers went the extra mile at the weekend when an indoor group cycling challenge raised around £1,000 to help keep a brave Fenland boy – who was given just a 50 per cent chance of survival at birth - swimming. ...
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Diva demands! Cambridgeshire hotel grants Norwich City fan request for framed Wes Hoolahan photo by his bed

A Norwich man woke up next to Wes Hoolahan after attending a wedding in Cambridgshire. Picture: Darren Wood @Darren_Wood8

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Darren Wood, 30, from Norwich, travelled to the Haycock ...

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Man arrested in Fenland Walk, March for carrying weapon with nails and screws chained to it

PUBLISHED: 09:41 23 August 2017

Ben Jolley

A man was arrested for carrying an offensive weapon in the Fenland Walk area in March town centre overnight on August 22.

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Could this be the next big thing in green energy? Outwell grandfather is hoping to raise £65,000

PUBLISHED: 09:29 23 August 2017 | UPDATED: 09:29 23 August 2017

Kath Sansom

Dallas Twyman has invented a green energy system

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Flight of fancy at the GER with a darts showcase with Dennis Priestley

PUBLISHED: 16:49 22 August 2017

Kath Sansom

Dennis Priestley at the GER in March PHOTO: Ian Carter

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Doctors from oversees to help ease burden on Cambridgeshire’s busy GP surgeries

PUBLISHED: 14:58 22 August 2017 | UPDATED: 14:58 22 August 2017

Kath Sansom

NHS England are funding overseas doctors to come to Cambridgeshire.

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Mayweather v McGregor - Virgin staff in Ely invite their mystic mog Garfield to predict outcome with holidays to Las Vegas the prize

PUBLISHED: 13:54 22 August 2017 | UPDATED: 13:54 22 August 2017

John Elworthy

Can Garfield become a 'mystic mog' and preduct outcome of Mayweather v McGregor clash?

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Steve, 77, takes on tuk-tuk challenge to raise money for children’s charity Healing Little Hearts

PUBLISHED: 13:00 22 August 2017

Ben Jolley

Steve Gibbs with Tiffany Morgan, Joshua Diggle and Klaudia Ziembicka from the Specsavers store in Wisbech.

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Child neglect has hit record heights in Cambridgeshire, say the NSPCC

PUBLISHED: 12:40 22 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:40 22 August 2017

Kath Sansom

NSPCC says Child Neglect has more than doubled in Cambridgeshire Picture by Tom Hul

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Go Jonnie go! Cambridgeshire paralympic star Jonnie Peacock to trade the track for the dance floor on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing

PUBLISHED: 12:30 22 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:30 22 August 2017

Jonnie Peacock won the T44 100m gold medal at the World Para Athletics Championships last month - and will next month be a contestant on the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. Picture: Paul Sanwell/OP ...

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Wisbech Town Council to consider ‘robust versions’ of Union and St George’s flags following ‘tattered insult’ criticism by former town clerk

PUBLISHED: 11:25 22 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:33 22 August 2017

John Elworthy

Former town clerk Erbie Murat has criticised the state of St George's flag outside Wisbech council offices

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Drink driver arrested on A1101 at Four Gotes for being nearly FOUR times legal limit

PUBLISHED: 10:00 22 August 2017

Ben Jolley

A motorist was arrested for being nearly four times the legal limit whilst driving on the A1101 at Four Gotes.

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March Royal British Legion to host concert in aid of Poppy Appeal

PUBLISHED: 08:00 22 August 2017

Ben Jolley

Fenland Music Centre musicians

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‘Honest, soulful’ acoustic guitarist Matt Hurley to perform at Octavia’s Café, Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 08:00 22 August 2017

Ben Jolley

Matt Hurley

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“With vulnerable vocal melodies and soulful guitar playing, ...

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