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‘I’m terrible at cooking, but I’m excellent at burning’: MP Steve Barclay joins in National Poetry Day

PUBLISHED: 15:42 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 15:42 01 October 2020

MP Steve Barclay joined National Poetry Day as he read Cooking Class by Ken Nesbitt. Picture: Steve Barclay

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Combined Authority gives progress update on Wisbech rail and predicts minimum two trains per hour to Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 14:40 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 14:40 01 October 2020

ROBERT ALEXANDER

This special excursion train on September 23 1978 was the first passenger train to leave the old Wisbech Station for ten years. The seven mile stretch ...

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Campaigners protest outside opening exhibition about the Wisbech incinerator proposals

PUBLISHED: 14:40 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 14:43 01 October 2020

Louise Hepburn

Campaigners outside the Rosmini Centre on the opening day of MVV Environment's exhibition into the proposed incinerator for Wisbech. Pictures: Adam ...

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Ambulance bosses knew about sex harassment scandal months ago

PUBLISHED: 12:33 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 12:33 01 October 2020

Dorothy Hosein, the chief executive of East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST). Picture: Archant

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Theatre, dance, music, comedy, puppetry and magic among 80 free The Library Presents events

PUBLISHED: 12:15 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 12:15 01 October 2020

Ben Jolley

Theatre, dance, music, comedy, puppetry and magic are among 80 free events being put on for Cambridgeshire by The Library Presents as part of their autumn ...

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Christmas 2020 in Cambridgeshire: Message from the Bishop of Ely Stephen Conway

PUBLISHED: 11:56 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 11:56 01 October 2020

Ely Cathedral special services over three days to ordain new deacons to the diocese. All the services were shown live on YouTube. The bishop, the Rt Rev Stephen Conway, is seen at the first of the ordination services. ...

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Leisure centres in Fens return to ‘almost pre-lockdown opening hours’ after safe re-opening

PUBLISHED: 11:43 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 11:43 01 October 2020

The opening hours of Freedom Leisure centres in March, Chatteris, Whittlesey and Wisbech have been extended. Picture: Supplied

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Bad but not quite as bad as first forecast says major economic study of pandemic on jobs, employment and prospects for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

PUBLISHED: 11:03 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 11:03 01 October 2020

Ben Hatton

Mayor James Palmer on a recent visit to Arbus Ltd in Burwell. The firm received £38k funding from the CA during lockdown. "This enabled them to drive ...

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Bad but not quite as bad as first forecast says major economic study of pandemic on jobs, employment and prospects for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

PUBLISHED: 10:30 01 October 2020 | UPDATED: 10:32 01 October 2020

Ben Hatton

Mayor James Palmer on a recent visit to Arbus Ltd in Burwell. The firm received £38k funding from the CA during lockdown. "This enabled them to drive ...

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£200,000 approved for pedestrianisation of Wisbech Market Place

PUBLISHED: 16:52 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 19:29 30 September 2020

Ben Jolley

After years of fighting for it and widespread support from residents, vehicles will finally be banned from Wisbech Market Place. Picture: ...

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£200,000 approved for pedestrianisation of Wisbech Market Place

PUBLISHED: 16:52 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 16:52 30 September 2020

Ben Jolley

After years of fighting for it and widespread support from residents, vehicles will finally be banned from Wisbech Market Place. Picture: ...

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It’s sink or swim for Wisbech Town after suffering back-to-back league defeats

PUBLISHED: 17:47 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 17:47 30 September 2020

Daniel Mason

Wisbech Town suffered back-to-back league defeats following a 3-0 reverse at home to Worksop Town, as supporters turned up in force to see their first ...

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New taskforce of seven will review two million indecent images and videos of children for Cambridgeshire internet watchdog

PUBLISHED: 17:16 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 17:16 30 September 2020

John Elworthy

The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), based outside of Cambridge, is busy recruiting a new taskforce to grade and ‘hash’ two million indecent ...

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Three Counties runners gear up to lace their trainers and conquer virtual London Marathon

PUBLISHED: 16:33 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 16:33 30 September 2020

Sarah-jane Macdonald

Members of Three Counties Running Club are gearing up to take on the virtual London Marathon. Picture: SARAH-JANE ...

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Thirteen allegations of sexual misconduct reported to police at troubled ambulance trust

PUBLISHED: 16:04 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 16:45 30 September 2020

Thomas Chapman

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust could be placed into special measures after a damning report from the CQC. Picture: ...

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Police seize 200 cannabis plants worth around £160,000 found in Fenland property

PUBLISHED: 14:49 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 14:49 30 September 2020

Around �160,000 worth of cannabis plants were found in a property on Sixteen Foot Bank in Christchurch on Monday September 28. Picture: Cambs Cops

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Wisbech Rugby Club spread joy in locdown with annual awards night

PUBLISHED: 13:41 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 13:41 30 September 2020

Daniel Mason

George Overland (centre) with the under 18 colts most improved player award. Picture: WISBECH RUGBY CLUB

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‘you left your name and address in one of the bags’ - Suspected fly-tipper is rumbled after dumping bin bags at historic property

PUBLISHED: 13:06 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 13:16 30 September 2020

Louise Hepburn

A suspected fly-tipper has been rumbled after a name and address were found inside rubbish bags dumped at Ely House in Wisbech. Pictures: Sidney ...

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March Town Ladies respond to FA Cup exit with Cambs League win

PUBLISHED: 12:42 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 12:42 30 September 2020

Daniel Mason

March Town Ladies started their league campaign with victory at Peterborough Northern Star Reserves. Here, Louise Barbour celebrates scoring against ...

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Wisbech tennis star, 15, adds county titles to impressive collection

PUBLISHED: 11:45 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 11:46 30 September 2020

Daniel Mason

Seth Briggs-Williams added the county under 16s and under 18s singles titles alongside the men’s doubles championships to his already impressive ...

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Magnet fisherman finds three shotguns and two rifles bundled together in Fenland river

PUBLISHED: 11:45 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 11:45 30 September 2020

Five guns were found bundled together in a stretch of river between March and Chatteris. Picture: Supplied

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