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Fire breaks out at former horticultural site at Wisbech - no one injured but cause of blaze not yet known

PUBLISHED: 12:30 21 July 2019 | UPDATED: 12:30 21 July 2019

John Elworthy

Fire crews tackled a blaze at the olld Delamore site in Sutton Road, Wisbech, last night.. Picture; WISBECH STANDARD READER

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Fenland Council leader apologises after scrutiny committee abandoned after 'miscommunication': opposition councillors 'shocked'

PUBLISHED: 12:38 21 July 2019

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Cllr Michelle Tanfield (left) the independent group spokesperson at Fenland Counc,il criticised council leader Chris Boden for not turning up at a scrutiny committee. The meeting was ...

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Cambridgeshire residents lead the way in fight against scammers

Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite has praised for fighting against scammers. Picture: PHILIP MYNOTT

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Councils join forces to tackle dog fouling in Chatteris

Councils join forces to tackle dog fouling in Chatteris. Picture: AMY AMPS

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Chatteris Town Council and Fenland District Council have teamed up for the initiative, which involves dog ...

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LOCAL FOOTBALL: Chatteris Town claim impressive non-league scalp in first pre-season victory

PUBLISHED: 09:41 20 July 2019

Daniel Mason

Recent Lilies signing, Alex Knowles, in action versus Histon. Picture: ADRIAN MORTON

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Man arrested for carrying knife in public place

PUBLISHED: 20:34 19 July 2019 | UPDATED: 20:57 19 July 2019

Police arrested a 61-year-old man for possessing a knife in public. Pic: Cambridgeshire Constabulary.

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Out of hours medical care facing cuts in Doddington and Ely

Out of hours medical care at Minor Injury Units in Ely and Doddington could be cut during the week with staff facing job losses. Picture: STEVE WILLIAMS

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Pilot for adult learning courses in Wisbech receives 'overwhelming support'

Pilot for adult learning courses in Wisbech receives overwhelming support. Some have been held at The Boathouse (pictured). Picture: FDC

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RINK HOCKEY: Skaters Scorpions celebrate brilliant campaign at awards evening

PUBLISHED: 16:56 19 July 2019

Daniel Mason

The Skaters Scorpions under 13'S team who were crowned league champions last season. Picture: JON DAY

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Six speeding drivers caught in March

PUBLISHED: 15:04 19 July 2019 | UPDATED: 15:04 19 July 2019

During the last seven days officers in March have caught six speeding motorists. Picture: CAMBS POLICE

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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: March Town 2019 Fixtures

PUBLISHED: 15:45 19 July 2019

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March Town boss Brett Whaley. Picture: IAN CARTER

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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Wisbech Town 2019 fixtures

PUBLISHED: 15:44 19 July 2019

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New Wisbech Town manager Seb Hayes. Picture: IAN CARTER

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Clean up underway at Wisbech's historic Ely House

Ely House, in Wisbech, is now in a sorry state with boarded up windows and squatters inside. But a post online says the site is now being cleared. Picture: CHRIS BISHOP

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Welcome to the 'wild west' where drivers park where they like, block entrances and ignore yellow lines - yes folks, it's Fenland but can it change?

PUBLISHED: 13:29 19 July 2019

John Elworthy

The day Wisbech Police DID go after illegally parked cars. And in one morning caught 17 of them. They posted the photos to social media as a warning. Picture' FEN ...

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New Fenland Council leader Chris Boden pledges to freeze council tax and it will only rise in next four years 'as a last resort'

PUBLISHED: 11:10 19 July 2019 | UPDATED: 11:10 19 July 2019

John Elworthy

Cllr Chris Boden, the new leader of Fenland District Council, whose council tax motion could pave the way for a four year freeze for Fenland council tax payers. ...

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Man arrested in Wisbech for having a knife in public

Man arrested in Wisbech for having a knife in public. Picture: FEN COPS TWITTER

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Officers on patrol overnight (July 19) in the town discovered the three-inch blade on the man ...

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Tributes paid to Ernie Thompson, former chief executive of Fenland District Council, who has died aged 86

PUBLISHED: 10:26 19 July 2019 | UPDATED: 10:26 19 July 2019

John Elworthy

Tributes have been paid to former Fenland Council chief executive Ernie Thompson who has died aged 86. Current FDC chairman Kay Mayor led the tributes to him at ...

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WALKING FOOTBALL: Wisbech Town team reach tournament final

PUBLISHED: 09:20 19 July 2019

Mark Plummer

The Wisbech Town walking football team receive their kit from Simon Bailey of sponsors Juventas Services. Picture: IAN CARTER

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CRICKET: Saturday success, Sunday defeat and big county games ahead at Wisbech Town
Wisbech returned to winning ways in the Cambs & Hunts Premier League last Saturday - but captain Gary Freear was not overly impressed with a three-wicket success at lowly Thriplow in Whiting & Partners Division One. ...
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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Far more positives than negatives for new Wisbech Town chief

PUBLISHED: 08:48 19 July 2019

Mark Plummer

Action from Wisbech Town's first pre-season friendly against Peterborough Sports. Picture: IAN CARTER

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Extent and scope of inquiry delays audit report into how Cambridgeshire County Council came to award farm tenancy to its deputy leader Roger Hickford
Interviews continue and more than 600 emails and documents have been examined as part of a county council inquiry into its decision to award a council owned farm house to its deputy leader Cllr Roger Hickford. ...
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