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More than 20 firefighters tackle huge Littleport blaze - luckily no one was hurt. First photos from the scene

PUBLISHED: 22:05 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 22:05 04 April 2020

John Elworthy

Dramatic photos from the fire that broke out tonight in Littleport, Picture IAN CARTER

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Massive fire tonight in Littleport - flames seen from as far away as March and Downham Market

PUBLISHED: 19:55 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 19:55 04 April 2020

John Elworthy

Dramatic photos from tongiht's fire in Littleport, PictureL Rob Latham

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Editor’s selection shows that community spirit in Ely and East Cambridgeshire is alive, well and flourishing

PUBLISHED: 18:19 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 18:19 04 April 2020

John Elworthy

Community vegetable sacks for those in Little Downham

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The coronavirus pandemic is a national and global challenge, but it is also bringing out the best in our community across North East Cambs

PUBLISHED: 14:06 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 14:06 04 April 2020

Steve Barclay, MP

"To everyone locally who has stepped up to help at this time – I want to thank you for all you are doing. We face very difficult weeks ahead" - Steve ...

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Police chief sends “clear message” about staying at home this weekend

PUBLISHED: 07:25 04 April 2020 | UPDATED: 07:25 04 April 2020

Debbie Davies

Chief Constable Nick Dean

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Man jailed after claiming he had Covid-19 before spitting at police officer

PUBLISHED: 19:55 03 April 2020 | UPDATED: 20:07 03 April 2020

Debbie Davies

Man who said he had coronavirus and spat at police is jailed. Picture: Archant

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Man jailed for spitting at police whilst claiming he had coronavirus not an isolated incident says senior Cambridgeshire detective

PUBLISHED: 20:42 03 April 2020 | UPDATED: 20:42 03 April 2020

John Elworthy

Man jailed for spitting at police after claiming he had coronavirus. PHOTO: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

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Whitemoor Prison officials take to social media to explain how they’re coping with coronavirus pandemic

PUBLISHED: 15:03 03 April 2020 | UPDATED: 15:03 03 April 2020

John Elworthy

Officials at HMP Whitemoor in March (pictured) have spoken about how they are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Picture: PA ...

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Patient told to stay at home due to coronavirus pandemic receives letter by mistake

PUBLISHED: 12:54 03 April 2020 | UPDATED: 12:54 03 April 2020

Daniel Mason

The Riverside Practice in March. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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Fenland Council begin first round of Government grants to support businesses through coronavirus pandemic

PUBLISHED: 10:54 03 April 2020 | UPDATED: 10:54 03 April 2020

Daniel Mason

Cllr Chris Boden alongside other members at Fenland District Council are processing the first round of Government grants to support businesses. Picture: HARRY ...

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Somersham shop manager is going “above and beyond” to help people through coronavirus crisis

PUBLISHED: 08:00 03 April 2020

Clare Butler

Somersham shoppers say James is going "above and beyond" to help villagers through the crisis

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Tips on how to make your Fenland Business Awards entry stand out

PUBLISHED: 07:00 03 April 2020

Ben Jolley

Fenland Business Awards Employer of the Year winner ALS Global with host Sue Dougan. Picture: IAN CARTER

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Here’s everything you need to know about coronavirus and the services being offered in Fenland

PUBLISHED: 17:03 02 April 2020 | UPDATED: 17:35 02 April 2020

Fenland District Council has released an updated on everything you need to know about the ongoing widespread coronavirus pandemic. Picture: Getty Images/FDC

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Serious health risks if mega-incinerator goes ahead, warn experts

PUBLISHED: 17:03 02 April 2020

Louise Hepburn

Serious health risks if mega-incinerator goes ahead, warn experts. Picture: SUBMITTED/ STEVE BARCLAY MP

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Coronavirus: Get up, get dressed, get ready - even if you’re working from home. The advice from Cambridgeshire’s director of public health

PUBLISHED: 15:59 02 April 2020 | UPDATED: 15:59 02 April 2020

John Elworthy

Director of public health Dr Liz Robin, offering sound advice during the coronavirus pandemic, Picture; ARCHANT

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Food donated to NHS and other good causes by WHSmith after stores close amid coronavirus pandemic

PUBLISHED: 15:08 02 April 2020 | UPDATED: 15:08 02 April 2020

WHSmith stores across Cambridgeshire are donating confectionary and Easter Eggs to good causes across the county. Picture: Google Maps

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Coronavirus: MP Steve Barclay re-assured closures of minor injury units he helped to save will only be temporary

PUBLISHED: 14:14 02 April 2020 | UPDATED: 14:14 02 April 2020

John Elworthy

He fought to save them but now Steve Barclay MP says he accepts the reasons for the temporary closure of minior injury units at Doddington and Wisbech. Health ...

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Hospital consultant tells how 90-minute coronavirus coughing fits left him ‘gasping for air’

PUBLISHED: 13:26 02 April 2020 | UPDATED: 13:43 02 April 2020

Debbie Davies

Emergency consultant Dr Vimal Desai warns public not to ignore Government advice about staying at home.

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Fenland residents continue to share praise for key workers across district during coronavirus pandemic

PUBLISHED: 12:32 02 April 2020

Daniel Mason

Residents have praised key workers in Fenland during the coronavirus pandemic. Here, 'thank you' messages are plastered over the windscreen of a refuse lorry. Picture: ...

2020-04-02 15:29 open_in_new
Cancer-free man, 23, completes 14-mile charity trek with B&Q colleagues and raises £1,400

PUBLISHED: 12:49 02 April 2020 | UPDATED: 12:49 02 April 2020

Lee-Jay Scott of Wisbech (centre) lost one of his eyes to cancer and took on a 14-mile charity trek to raise funds for the organisation who helped him during treatment. Picture: Supplied/Family

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Coronavirus: Minor injury units at Wisbech and Doddington to close temporarily

PUBLISHED: 11:43 02 April 2020 | UPDATED: 11:43 02 April 2020

John Elworthy

Minor injury units at Wisbech and Doddington to close for now

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