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Chatteris factory’s plea to solve First World War picture mystery

They served their country, played in their factory football team and all of their names were recorded for future generations to discover, except for one.

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Police at Wisbech Minor Injuries department

Police called to North Cambs Hospital amid fears over man’s behaviour

Police are currently at the North Cambs Hospital in Wisbech following concerns over the conduct of a man at the unit.

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Unvieling of our new watering bowser for Wisbech in Bloom with sponsors

Bowser will keep Wisbech blooming

As work continues on this year’s displays, Wisbech In Bloom officials have taken delivery of a new, specially built, water bowser.

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£115k Benwick play area opens

£115k Benwick play area opens

Residents and community leaders have celebrated the opening of their new play area, after years of campaigning and fundraising.

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Drink-driver jailed for causing death of Wisbech man in crash

Drink-driver jailed for causing death of Wisbech man in crash

The widow of a Wisbech man who died in a multi-vehicle crash caused by a drink-driver has pleaded for other motorists to think of the potential dangers.

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Gr-eight: Wisbech Skaters team at Birmingham all make it onto podium

Wisbech Skaters took an eight-strong team to Birmingham Wheels racetrack on Sunday and all skaters made it onto the podium and brought back medals and trophies once more. 

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A proposal has been put forward for a shake-up to step 7 football in Sussex

March Town and Wisbech St Mary’s first Thurlow Nunn League fixtures unveiled

March Town United and Wisbech St Mary Football Clubs’ first two Thurlow Nunn League Division One fixtures have been released

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Dan Young cracked 136 for Orton Park against Hampton.

MERIT TABLE: Dan’s the man in Orton’s city derby victory

Dan Young cracked 136 as Orton Park beat Hampton by two wickets in a cracking Hunts Division One game (June 17).

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A proposal has been put forward for a shake-up to step 7 football in Sussex

England boss Gareth Southgate congratulates AFC Walpole on funding success

AFC Walpole FC are celebrating after being awarded a £1,500 Grow the Game grant, something that has attracted praise from England manager Gareth Southgate.

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The Royal Norfolk Show Norwich Thursday June 30th 2016
Clive Delamore from Terrington St Clement with his British Whites, also in pic Angela Hamilton

Thousands set to flock to Royal Norfolk Show

It’s show time in Norfolk next week as the biggest event on the county calendar goes live on Wednesday and Thursday with two full days of action and entertainment.

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Police are appealing for information to find the driver

Witnesses sought after fail-to-stop collision in Welney

Police are appealing for information following a fail-to-stop traffic collision in Welney on Tuesday (June 20).

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President Paul wins for North Cambs at March Town

National EBF president Paul Bennett was part of three rinks which won for North Cambridgeshire Bowling Association when they played their county Adams game on Saturday at home against Norfolk.

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Nine Wisbech Hudson students make grading success

At the recent tae kwon-do gradings at the New Vision Hudson Leisure Centre in Wisbech, nine students went through their paces successfully to go up a grade.

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Coach says Wisbech swim win a team effort

Wisbech Swimming Club won round three of the Junior Fenland League in what head coach Greg Marsters described as a “magnificent team effort”.

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Alan Bird of Fenland Running Club competed in the Staffordshire Iron Man 70.3 on a sweltering Sunday.  Alan's times for the  three elements were: 1.2 mile swim 34:26, 56 mile bike ride 2:46:57 and 13.1 half marathon run 2:19:06 to give with transitions, an overall time of 5:52:47 and a finish position of 501.  Also at the Staffordshire 70.3 was Alan's wife Sharon in a relay team of Sharon who swam in 52:27,  mathew Clarkson who biked in 2:49:29 and Denise Griffin who ran in 2:29:05 total time 6:16:30.  Another relay team from Fenland Running club was Neil Bailey (45:59 swim), Jay Gilbert (3:48:59 bike) and Paulina Zub (2:04:03 run) with a total tome of 6:44:58.
Photo: Alan Bird and Sharon Bird with family supporters.

Wisbech Fenland club runner Bird completes Iron Man in heat

Alan Bird of Fenland Running Club competed in the Staffordshire Iron Man 70.3 on a sweltering Sunday.

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Wisbech riders ensure cycling course records tumble

Cycling course records tumbled at the weekend with the arrival of perfect TT conditions by Sunday.

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Marshland archers hosting a family-friendly taster day part of Archery GBs national event

Walpole St Andrew Marshland Archers hold taster day

Marshland Archers hosted a family-friendly taster day on Saturday as part of Archery GB’s national event The Big Weekend.

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The hottest day of the year didn't melt the spirit of Three Counties RC as 3 teams of 7 runners entered the annual 50 mile Green Wheel Relay route around Peterborough.

Wisbech Three Counties take senior ladies team prize

The hottest day of the year didn’t melt the spirit of Three Counties RC as three teams of seven runners entered the annual 50-mile Green Wheel Relay route around Peterborough.

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Fenland raises flag for Armed Forces Day

The flags are out in Fenland this week as the district marks the ninth annual Armed Forces Day.

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Little Ramper Road that is melting due to the weather.

Roads melt under Fenland heat

Fenland may have been basking in the heat this week, but it posed problems for some people trying to get around on the area’s roads.

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