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Brexit Party, Liberal Democrats and Greens celebrate after European election in East Anglia

PUBLISHED: 23:56 26 May 2019 | UPDATED: 23:56 26 May 2019

Paul Geater

Brexit Party MEPs Michael Heaver, June Mummeryk, and Richard Tice. Picture: NEIL PERRY

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Euro Election 2019: Follow the counts as they happen throughout Sunday evening

PUBLISHED: 21:53 26 May 2019

Paul Geater

European election votes will be counted on Sunday night and the winning candidates are set to be announced early Monday morning

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Motorcyclist, 23, dies after collision with Land Rover on Cambridgeshire road - other driver arrested on suspicion of multiple offences

PUBLISHED: 18:02 26 May 2019 | UPDATED: 18:02 26 May 2019

John Elworthy

Paul Wood, 23, died when the Kawasaki motorbike he was riding was involved in a collision with a green Land Rover at about 7am. Picture; ...

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Former soldier with PTSD uses experiences to help fellow veterans

PUBLISHED: 10:42 26 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:03 26 May 2019

Simon Parkin

Former soldier Paul Atkinson, from Wisbech, who is now using his experiences of PTSD to help fellow veterans. Picture: Poppy Factory

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Bruno Mars tribute show 24K Bruno is coming to the Cresset in Peterborough

PUBLISHED: 10:50 26 May 2019

Ben Jolley

24K Bruno - the ultimate tribute concert to the one and only Bruno Mars - is set to perform at The Cresset in Peterborough on Friday May 31. Picture: JENNIFER ...

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Army veteran hopes to raise £1,000 for charity that helped his daughter

PUBLISHED: 17:11 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 17:14 24 May 2019

Ben Jolley

British Army veteran Ben Emmett who grew up in Doddington is gearing up for the 10 mile TAB challenge. He is aiming to raise £1,000 for charity, including The ...

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Ballet Cymru to bring Shakespeare's masterpiece Romeo & Juliet to life at King's Lynn Corn Exchange

PUBLISHED: 14:50 25 May 2019

Ben Jolley

Ballet Cymru present an adaptation of Shakespeare's masterpiece Romeo & Juliet at the King's Lynn Corn Exchange on Sunday June 2.

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Fenland Music Centre Association Community Orchestra to perfrom music from the movies at March's annual Party in the Park

PUBLISHED: 10:12 25 May 2019

Ben Jolley

The Fenland Music Centre Association (FMCA) swing band performing at a previous Party in the Park. Picture: KEVIN GODBOLD.

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2019-05-25 12:02 open_in_new
'All the world's a stage and these are the players in it' - what went down at the first meeting of the new Fenland District Council
Normally, you'd find me sitting in the third row of the Cambridge Arts Theatre or at the Light Cinema in Wisbech writing about the latest movies and plays, but on Thursday afternoon I found myself sat at the press table of Fenland Hall for the first meeting of the new council. ...
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Police hunt for man who exposed himself in March salon before going on stealing spree of town businesses

PUBLISHED: 17:12 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 17:22 24 May 2019

A man is wanted by police officers after he exposed himself in a March salon before going on a stealing spree in the town. Picture: ARCHANT / GOOGLE / FACEBOOK

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Mother who didn't know she was pregnant gives birth to 'miracle' baby in toilets of department store

PUBLISHED: 15:15 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:15 24 May 2019

Baby born weighing 5lb 9oz born in Beales department store in Wisbech yesterday (Thu) at 2pm. The baby's mother had no idea she was pregnant - she had gone into the store to use the loo. Picture; ARCHANT

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Mother who didn't know she was pregnant gives birth to 'miracle' baby in toilets of department store

PUBLISHED: 11:09 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 13:14 24 May 2019

Baby born weighing 5lb 9oz born in Beales department store in Wisbech yesterday (Thu) at 2pm. The baby's mother had no idea she was pregnant - she had gone into the store to use the loo. Picture; ARCHANT

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Son saves mother from 'terrifying' attack at the hands of abusive ex-partner in Wisbech

Jamie Howard, of Osborne Road, Wisbech, was sentenced to 14 months imprisonment Peterborough Crown Court. Picture: CAMBS POLICE.

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Man, 62, from Ely arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and money laundering

PUBLISHED: 12:12 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 12:12 24 May 2019

Five people  including a man from Ely - have been arrested as part of an operation to tackle drugs. Picture: ARCHANT.

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REVIEW: Rocketman is hedonistic rollercoaster of popstar Elton John's life
Those expecting a straight forward feel-good sing-along musical from Elton John biopic Rocketman should strap in - because it's actually a hedonistic rollercoaster that acts as a warning of the darker side of fame. ...
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Wisbech school undergoing £6.6 million redevelopment placed in special measures

PUBLISHED: 09:39 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 09:39 24 May 2019

A Wisbech school that is undergoing a £6.6 million redevelopment has been placed in special measures due to poor leadership. Picture: ARCHANT.

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2019-05-24 11:53 open_in_new
Five centres caring for the most vulnerable in Cambridgeshire suffer council cuts

PUBLISHED: 15:11 23 May 2019

Ben Hatton

An Lac House which has been affected by cuts to housing related support in Cambridgeshire. Picture: ABBEYFIELD

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2019-05-23 18:02 open_in_new
Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway flip the tables in comedy con caper The Hustle

PUBLISHED: 15:25 23 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:26 23 May 2019

Ben Jolley

The Hustle is now showing at The Light Cinema in Wisbech.

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Environment Agency and HMRC's joint sting targets illegal waste sites in Cambridgeshire
More than 60 suspected illegal waste sites - including those in Cambridgeshire - will get unannounced visits from the Environment Agency and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) today in their biggest joint day of action to date. ...
2019-05-23 14:53 open_in_new
Charity race night at March Braza Club to raise funds for FACT, HACT and ESACT

A race night event held at the March Braza Club will raise cash for FACT, HACT and ESACT. Picture: ARCHANT / FILE

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Chatteris Tennis Club's Mens 1 Team win 7-1 against Ely Mens 1 in Cambs League

PUBLISHED: 11:06 23 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:06 23 May 2019

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Strong result for Chatteris Tennis Club Mens 1 (pictured) after they beat Ely Mens 1 7-1 in the Cambs League. Picture: SUPPLIED

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