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Time on furlough and without a job sees March father put his hobby into focus

A March father has put his time on furlough from the start of lockdown to good use honing his photographic skills.

David Kightly, who has since been made redundant from his engineering job, has always enjoyed photography, but never had the time needed to develop his skills.

However,

today 18:56
Wisbech Market Place improvements scheme wins £200,000 funding from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Wisbech and Fenland featured strongly in the first tranche of proposals to help Cambridgeshire’s historic market towns ‘get fit for the future’.

Mayor James Palmer won approval from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board for Fenland’s Wisbech and Whittlesey

today 17:53
Car park plan for village station steams ahead after approval

Work is well under-way to design and construct a new car park at Manea railway station after plans for the much-needed project were unanimously approved.

Proposals for the 112-space car park, which will be built on land at Fodder Fen Road immediately to the north of the station, have been

today 15:47
Have your say on Fenland Council’s licensing policy

Residents and business owners are being urged to have their say on how licences should be managed in Fenland.

Fenland District Council is seeking views on its Draft Statement of Licensing Policy, which sets out how it regulates businesses that sell or supply alcohol, provide entertainment

today 15:47
‘I’m terrible at cooking, but I’m excellent at burning’: MP Steve Barclay joins in National Poetry Day
MP Steve Barclay has shown his support, yet again, for Wisbech Reads as he joined in National Poetry Day, reading ‘Cooking Class’ by Ken Nesbitt.
today 15:47
Shona scoops two trophies at March Golf Club's Ladies Captains Day

Emma Norman held her Ladies Captains Day at March Golf Club and 28 ladies played in a shotgun start individual stableford competition.

Results: 1 Shona Kent 35 points, 2 Sandra Russell 33, 3 Emma Smith 32.

The Past Captains Trophy was also won by Shona Kent. nearest the pin on

today 14:44
Combined Authority gives progress update on Wisbech rail and predicts minimum two trains per hour to Cambridge
Members of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Overview & Scrutiny Committee have heard a progress update on the Wisbech Railway Station project.
today 14:44
Campaigners protest outside opening exhibition about the Wisbech incinerator proposals
Over 40 campaigners against proposals to build a mega incinerator in Wisbech held a protest this morning outside the opening day of public exhibitions about the plans.
today 14:44
Summer of success for Cambridgeshire's Rural Action Crime Team sees 24 arrests

Dismantling cannabis factories, reuniting people with stolen property and operational drone flying have been part of a busy summer for the Rural Crime Action Team.

The team have attended 821 incidents, made 24 arrests, conducted eight warrants, dismantled 35 drugs factories and made 18

today 13:41
Fenland's leisure centres extend opening hours

Leisure centres across Fenland will return to almost pre-lockdown opening hours next week as they continue to build on their safe and successful reopening.

Since reopening in July on a phased basis, the centres in Chatteris, March, Whittlesey and Wisbech have continued to welcome new and

today 13:41
LETTER: I feel very sad that Wisbech has come to this

I have never written to the paper before but now I feel the need to put pen to paper.

Visiting Wisbech Market today, I decided to eat my lunch in St Peter’s Gardens, which look beautiful at this time of year and are a real asset for the town.

I sat on a bench, as did two other

today 13:41
Christmas 2020 in Cambridgeshire: Message from the Bishop of Ely Stephen Conway
Christmas across the country will look slightly different this year due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis – here’s how things will look for the Rt Rev Stephen Conway.
today 12:38
Theatre, dance, music, comedy, puppetry and magic among 80 free The Library Presents events
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 season.
today 12:38
Ambulance bosses knew about sex harassment scandal months ago
The leaders of the region’s embattled ambulance service were aware of the sexual abuse scandal engulfing it several months ago but failed to take action, it has emerged.
today 12:38
Leisure centres in Fens return to ‘almost pre-lockdown opening hours’ after safe re-opening
Leisure centres in March, Wisbech, Chatteris and Whittlesey will return to “almost pre-lockdown opening hours” following a safe and successful re-opening.
today 12:38
Young Linnets thrash Wisbech St Mary

A second half collapse saw Wisbech St Mary lose their sixth game out of six on Wednesday night.

Stuart Beckett's men led this Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League Division One North game against King's Lynn Town Reserves 3-2 at the interval.

However, the young Linnets came out for

today 11:35
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Time on furlough and without a job sees March father put his hobby into focus

A March father has put his time on furlough from the start of lockdown to good use honing his photographic skills.

David Kightly, who has since been made redundant from his engineering job, has always enjoyed photography, but never had the time needed to develop his skills.

However,

today 18:56
Wisbech Market Place improvements scheme wins £200,000 funding from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Wisbech and Fenland featured strongly in the first tranche of proposals to help Cambridgeshire’s historic market towns ‘get fit for the future’.

Mayor James Palmer won approval from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board for Fenland’s Wisbech and Whittlesey

today 17:53
Car park plan for village station steams ahead after approval

Work is well under-way to design and construct a new car park at Manea railway station after plans for the much-needed project were unanimously approved.

Proposals for the 112-space car park, which will be built on land at Fodder Fen Road immediately to the north of the station, have been

today 15:47
Have your say on Fenland Council’s licensing policy

Residents and business owners are being urged to have their say on how licences should be managed in Fenland.

Fenland District Council is seeking views on its Draft Statement of Licensing Policy, which sets out how it regulates businesses that sell or supply alcohol, provide entertainment

today 15:47
‘I’m terrible at cooking, but I’m excellent at burning’: MP Steve Barclay joins in National Poetry Day
MP Steve Barclay has shown his support, yet again, for Wisbech Reads as he joined in National Poetry Day, reading ‘Cooking Class’ by Ken Nesbitt.
today 15:47
Shona scoops two trophies at March Golf Club's Ladies Captains Day

Emma Norman held her Ladies Captains Day at March Golf Club and 28 ladies played in a shotgun start individual stableford competition.

Results: 1 Shona Kent 35 points, 2 Sandra Russell 33, 3 Emma Smith 32.

The Past Captains Trophy was also won by Shona Kent. nearest the pin on

today 14:44
Combined Authority gives progress update on Wisbech rail and predicts minimum two trains per hour to Cambridge
Members of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Overview & Scrutiny Committee have heard a progress update on the Wisbech Railway Station project.
today 14:44
Campaigners protest outside opening exhibition about the Wisbech incinerator proposals
Over 40 campaigners against proposals to build a mega incinerator in Wisbech held a protest this morning outside the opening day of public exhibitions about the plans.
today 14:44
Summer of success for Cambridgeshire's Rural Action Crime Team sees 24 arrests

Dismantling cannabis factories, reuniting people with stolen property and operational drone flying have been part of a busy summer for the Rural Crime Action Team.

The team have attended 821 incidents, made 24 arrests, conducted eight warrants, dismantled 35 drugs factories and made 18

today 13:41
Fenland's leisure centres extend opening hours

Leisure centres across Fenland will return to almost pre-lockdown opening hours next week as they continue to build on their safe and successful reopening.

Since reopening in July on a phased basis, the centres in Chatteris, March, Whittlesey and Wisbech have continued to welcome new and

today 13:41
LETTER: I feel very sad that Wisbech has come to this

I have never written to the paper before but now I feel the need to put pen to paper.

Visiting Wisbech Market today, I decided to eat my lunch in St Peter’s Gardens, which look beautiful at this time of year and are a real asset for the town.

I sat on a bench, as did two other

today 13:41
Christmas 2020 in Cambridgeshire: Message from the Bishop of Ely Stephen Conway
Christmas across the country will look slightly different this year due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis – here’s how things will look for the Rt Rev Stephen Conway.
today 12:38
Theatre, dance, music, comedy, puppetry and magic among 80 free The Library Presents events
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 season.
today 12:38
Ambulance bosses knew about sex harassment scandal months ago
The leaders of the region’s embattled ambulance service were aware of the sexual abuse scandal engulfing it several months ago but failed to take action, it has emerged.
today 12:38
Leisure centres in Fens return to ‘almost pre-lockdown opening hours’ after safe re-opening
Leisure centres in March, Wisbech, Chatteris and Whittlesey will return to “almost pre-lockdown opening hours” following a safe and successful re-opening.
today 12:38
Young Linnets thrash Wisbech St Mary

A second half collapse saw Wisbech St Mary lose their sixth game out of six on Wednesday night.

Stuart Beckett's men led this Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League Division One North game against King's Lynn Town Reserves 3-2 at the interval.

However, the young Linnets came out for

today 11:35
Latest news from Wisbech
today 18:56 Time on furlough and without a job sees March father put his hobby into focus
today 17:53 Wisbech Market Place improvements scheme wins £200,000 funding from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
today 15:47 Car park plan for village station steams ahead after approval
today 15:47 Have your say on Fenland Council’s licensing policy
today 15:47 ‘I’m terrible at cooking, but I’m excellent at burning’: MP Steve Barclay joins in National Poetry Day
today 14:44 Shona scoops two trophies at March Golf Club's Ladies Captains Day
today 14:44 Combined Authority gives progress update on Wisbech rail and predicts minimum two trains per hour to Cambridge
today 14:44 Campaigners protest outside opening exhibition about the Wisbech incinerator proposals
today 13:41 Summer of success for Cambridgeshire's Rural Action Crime Team sees 24 arrests
today 13:41 Fenland's leisure centres extend opening hours
today 13:41 LETTER: I feel very sad that Wisbech has come to this
today 12:38 Christmas 2020 in Cambridgeshire: Message from the Bishop of Ely Stephen Conway
today 12:38 Theatre, dance, music, comedy, puppetry and magic among 80 free The Library Presents events
today 12:38 Ambulance bosses knew about sex harassment scandal months ago
today 12:38 Leisure centres in Fens return to ‘almost pre-lockdown opening hours’ after safe re-opening
today 11:35 Young Linnets thrash Wisbech St Mary
today 11:35 Bad but not quite as bad as first forecast says major economic study of pandemic on jobs, employment and prospects for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
today 10:32 Bad but not quite as bad as first forecast says major economic study of pandemic on jobs, employment and prospects for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
yesterday 19:50 £200,000 approved for pedestrianisation of Wisbech Market Place
yesterday 17:44 Long Sutton to lose TSB branch in March 2021
yesterday 17:44 It’s sink or swim for Wisbech Town after suffering back-to-back league defeats
yesterday 17:44 £200,000 approved for pedestrianisation of Wisbech Market Place
yesterday 17:44 New taskforce of seven will review two million indecent images and videos of children for Cambridgeshire internet watchdog
yesterday 16:41 How did Long Sutton man die?
yesterday 16:41 Three Counties runners gear up to lace their trainers and conquer virtual London Marathon
yesterday 16:41 Thirteen allegations of sexual misconduct reported to police at troubled ambulance trust
yesterday 15:38 Superheroes run for Wisbech church
yesterday 15:38 Former Parson Drove woman Sade is top influencer
yesterday 15:38 Sutton Bridge farmer explains how the cost of GPS thefts affects us all
yesterday 15:38 Police seize 200 cannabis plants worth around £160,000 found in Fenland property
yesterday 14:35 Wisbech Rugby Club spread joy in locdown with annual awards night
yesterday 13:32 March Town Ladies respond to FA Cup exit with Cambs League win
yesterday 13:32 ‘you left your name and address in one of the bags’ - Suspected fly-tipper is rumbled after dumping bin bags at historic property
yesterday 12:29 Wisbech tennis star, 15, adds county titles to impressive collection
yesterday 12:29 Leverington Ladies edge five-goal thriller to lead the way in Cambs League
yesterday 12:29 Magnet fisherman finds three shotguns and two rifles bundled together in Fenland river
yesterday 12:29 Police appeal launched following collision near Waterbeach
yesterday 11:26 Man hospitalised with serious injuries after head-on motorcycle collision in Fens
yesterday 10:23 ‘The pain never goes away’ - Mother describes the heartbreak of losing her stillborn baby 50 years ago
yesterday 09:20 Latest figures suggest ‘testing issues’ may be responsible for drop in the rate of recorded cases of coronavirus in Cambridgeshire
yesterday 00:56 Definite signs of improvement as Wisbech lose second league game
yesterday 00:56 Inspectors uncover sexual abuse and bullying at ambulance trust
2020-09-29 19:35 King's Lynn hospital which serves Wisbech, Long Sutton and Sutton Bridge and university are joining forces on bladder cancer and exercise study
2020-09-29 18:32 From Gary Barlow to Samuel L. Jackson’s doppelganger: Here’s 6 celebs spotted in Fenland
2020-09-29 17:29 New online form helps protect against domestic abuse
2020-09-29 17:29 Littleport Parkrun Buddies continues its community and fundraising efforts
2020-09-29 16:26 Wisbech kick-off home league campaign tonight
2020-09-29 15:23 Wisbech Gateway now ready for development
2020-09-29 14:20 Former Holby City actress Catherine Russell drops into Ely during campervan tour
2020-09-29 13:17 Tight contest for golf club members
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