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Young driver escapes serious injury after her car leaves the A605 at Whittlesey and hits a lamp post

PUBLISHED: 21:44 13 October 2019 | UPDATED: 21:51 13 October 2019

John Elworthy

Aftermath of the crash at Whittlesey when a car hit a lamp post. The driver escaped serious injury. Picture; FEN COPS

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Driver arrested after 135mph police chase on A14

PUBLISHED: 16:29 13 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:29 13 October 2019

Oliver Sullivan

Police arrested a driver on the A14 after they reportedly drove at 135mph and were in possession of a firearm Picture: NSRAPT

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Organisers call off Perkins Great Eastern Run after reports of man acting suspiciously in area

PUBLISHED: 15:56 13 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:04 13 October 2019

John Elworthy

Assistant Chief Constable, Dan Vajzovic was among the thousands of runners ready to take part in Great Easter Run that was called off half an hour before ...

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Guests arriving for the 2019 annual Fenland Enterprise Business Awards (FEBA) held in March earlier this month

PUBLISHED: 15:21 13 October 2019

Ben Jolley

Guests arriving at the 2019 Fenland Enterprise Business Awards. The event was held at March Braza Club on Friday October 4. Picture: IAN CARTER.

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LETTER: 'It seems quite clear that a small minority is not doing the "right thing"' says county councillor on tractor drivers

PUBLISHED: 15:04 13 October 2019 | UPDATED: 15:04 13 October 2019

Bill Hunt

Accident involving tractor in Haddenham last week prompted a response from Cllr Bill Hunt about tractor drivers in general. He is emphatic he is not ...

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NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: March Town suffer cup heartbreak after FA Vase defeat to Rothwell Corinthians

PUBLISHED: 14:42 13 October 2019 | UPDATED: 14:42 13 October 2019

Dan Mason

March Town could not deliver another cup upset as they bowed out of this season's FA Vase following a 1-0 home defeat to Rothwell Corinthians on ...

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There is nothing quite like a dame - especially one running down Ely high street with a sack of potatoes on her shoulders

PUBLISHED: 14:13 13 October 2019 | UPDATED: 14:13 13 October 2019

John Elworthy

2019 Isle of Ely Produce Charity Potato Race. The only City Potato Sack Race in the world. Pictured Terry Gauci starring as Dame Sarah Sweet Tooth in Dick ...

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Wisbech man who used 'blunt force trauma' against a kitten given suspended prison sentence and banned from keeping animals for 15 years

PUBLISHED: 12:22 13 October 2019 | UPDATED: 12:22 13 October 2019

John Elworthy

Wisbech man, 22, guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to a kitten by inflicting blunt force trauma

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Students to perform play in Ancient Greek at Cambridge Arts Theatre

PUBLISHED: 10:00 13 October 2019

Ben Jolley

Cambridge University students to perform 'Oedipus at Colonus' by Sophocles in Ancient Greek at Cambridge Arts Theatre.

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Wisbech theatre group RATz bring The Sound of Music to life at Angles Theatre

PUBLISHED: 10:00 12 October 2019

Ben Jolley

Wisbech theatre group RATz perform The Sound of Music at the Angles Theatre from October 12 to 19. Picture: ANGLES THEATRE WISBECH.

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With a timeless score, RATz present ...

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Top Little Mix tribute group to perform at New Theatre in Peterborough

PUBLISHED: 10:00 12 October 2019

Ben Jolley

Tribute group We Love Little Mix tribute group to perform at the New Theatre in Peterborough on Saturday October 19.

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'Quick Nick': Chief Constable Nick Dean joins frontline Fen cops in fight against rural crime in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire Police Chief Constable Nick Dean (pictured left) spent a day on the frontline and joined the fight against Fenland rural crime on Thursday, October 11. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

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Long-serving March dentist Barbara Taylor to retire after 27 years of service

PUBLISHED: 16:13 11 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:13 11 October 2019

Daniel Mason

Barbara Taylor of Upwell Road Dental Centre (pictured) is retiring after 27 years at the March surgery. Picture: Harry Rutter/ARCHANT

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Enforcement will be last resort as Fenland Council tries to bring back up to 1,400 private sector homes into use

PUBLISHED: 16:02 11 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:02 11 October 2019

John Elworthy

Fenland Council is recruiting a new officer to help get 1,400 empty private sector homes in the district back into use. Picture; FENLAND ...

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Cambridgeshire teenage speedway rider seriously injured in crash talks of a return to the track

PUBLISHED: 15:22 11 October 2019

John Elworthy

Speedway rider, Sam Norris. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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Model railway enthusiasts learn about March club at open day

PUBLISHED: 15:32 11 October 2019 | UPDATED: 15:32 11 October 2019

Revellers joined members of the March & District Model Railway Club at The Scout Hall on Saturday (October 5). Pictured is Glyn Bennett and Ryan Horn. Picture: IAN CARTER

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Whittlesey Athletic unveil new floodlights with thrilling county cup tie

PUBLISHED: 14:06 11 October 2019

Daniel Mason

Whittlesey Athletic FC switched on their new floodlights for the first time on Wednesday night after securing a grant from the Premier League's Football Stadia Improvement Fund in July. ...

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'You never know when your last day can be' - Inspirational 20-year-old from March to run half marathon in memory of 20Twenty's Geri Crooke

PUBLISHED: 12:59 11 October 2019 | UPDATED: 12:59 11 October 2019

Twenty-year-old Kobe from March to run half marathon in memory of 20Twenty's Geri Crooke, pictured here in happier times with the 20Twenty crew. Picture: KOBE NIGHTINGALE

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Wisbech RATz complete Sound of Music dress rehearsal ahead of week-long showings at the Angles Theatre

The Wisbech RATz have completed the dress rehearsal of The Sound of Music ahead of a week-long stint at the Angles Theatre. Picture: Ian Carter

Ian Carter

The Sound of Music first hit Broadway in the 1950s before being made into a film in 1965 that went onto win five Academy ...

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Cambridgeshire County Council needs £74m in savings over next five years

PUBLISHED: 10:12 11 October 2019

Ben Hatton

Cambridgeshire County Council needs £74m in savings over next five years. Picture: ARCHANT

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Rugby: Wisbech under-18s start with a win

PUBLISHED: 09:30 11 October 2019

Wisbech under-18s face the camera

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After a tight opening quarter of an hour, the colts took the lead when number eight George Dady produced a strong carry into the visiting 22.

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