Stroke survivor Shirley from Upwell near Wisbech adds her voice to ‘Lost for Words’ campaign

Stroke survivor Shirley Willcox, 81, is one of the thousands of people living with communication difficulties after a stroke.

Walpole Youth FC U13s
Squad, back from left: Aiden Walton, Ethan Payne, Josh Evans, Jack Nicholas, Brandon Ruff, Matthew Cooper, Ryan Hewitt, Henry Ward, Harvey Scott.
Front: Max Graham, Sam Munson, Alex Munson, Jack Mitchell, Brendan Lakey, Bella Booth, Bradley Didwell.

Walpole Youth FC U13 end sponsor hunt with Mick Patrick Skip Hire

Walpole Youth FC U13’s have secured their first club sponsor for a number of years, Mick Patrick of Mick Patrick Skip Hire, whose support and generosity is greatly appreciated in the community.


Brooke nets Marshland High double hat-trick against Hamond Swaffham

U16 girls’ School Hockey District League Match

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Two British medals come calling for Wisbech martial artist Beck

The Tae Kwon-Do TAGB British Championships 2017 event was held on Sunday, November 5 at the National Indoor Arena (NIA) Birmingham.

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Anne Hill, prinicpal of Thomas Clarkson Academy.

Ofsted says Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech is ‘rapidly improving’ in a glowing inspection report

Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech is ‘rapidly improving’ say government inspectors who praised its leadership for its ‘sharp focus’ on improvement.

Jazz Castle Acre

Jazz night ends Castle Acre fundraising year

Castle Acre Village Hall will be hosting a live fundraising jazz concert next Friday, November 24.

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March Mark Farnham Tae Kwon-Do student Harry passes Black Belt 1st Dan

The Mark Farnham Schools of Tae Kwon-Do have had much success at Black Belt gradings with 499 Black Belt passes.

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The Rutland Cricket League Dinner was held at Milton golf club on Saturday night.
March Town Cricket Club won the Second Division Ground of the Year Cup and Sunday 1st X1 Captain Andrew Wright won the Second Division Bowler of the Year Trophy.
Pictured are Andrew Wright, Eric King (Rutland League Chairman) & Les Mills (March Town Cricket Club Chairman).

March Town CC scoop Rutland Cricket League trophies

The Rutland Cricket League Dinner was held at Milton Golf Club on Saturday night.

St Peter's School in Wisbech is improving say government inspectors, Ofsted, but there is still room for further improvement.

Effective leadership but improvements required at St Peter’s School in Wisbech

Stable staffing and effective leadership have been established at St Peter’s CofE Junior School, but the school requires improvement, according to Government inspectors.

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Man suffers critical injuries after crash between car and lorry in Emneth

A man has been taken to hospital with critical injuries after a collision between a car and a lorry in Emneth this morning (Thursday, November 16).

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Kirk is on the Ball for March Park Rangers

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Two former March factory workers have been jailed for their part in an Indian gang's vitamins scam.

Shock as two former March factory workers are jailed for their part in Indian gang’s vitamins scam

A former March factory worker has described his shock at discovering two men who worked alongside him have been jailed for their part in a phone scam which saw elderly victims fleeced out of thousands of pounds.

Wisbech Town goalkeeper  Paul Bastock was given a guard of honour at Thetford Town as he broke his hero Peter Shiltons long-standing appearance record on Saturday.
The Fenmen won handsomely, but Bastock could not quite celebrate the occasion with a clean sheet.
Wisbech won 4-1 (Alex Beck, Josh Ford, Michael Frew and Billy Smith) in the Buildbase FA Vase second round tie, with Ford also sent off.
The 47-year-old made his 1,250th appearance  at Mundford Road, beating former England goalkeeper Shiltons long-standing record.

Wisbech Town record-breaker Bastock: Shilton is my hero

Wisbech Town goalkeeper Paul Bastock was given a guard of honour at Thetford Town as he broke his hero Peter Shilton’s long-standing appearance record on Saturday.

These kittens have just bee re-homed by Wisbech Cat Welfare but there are lots of cats currently looking for homes and there's a chance to meet some of them this Saturday (18) at Cherries Cattery, Fridaybridge.

Meet the cats looking for new homes as Wisbech Cat Welfare holds rehoming day at Cherries Cattery Fridaybridge

This Saturday sees a chance for those looking for a pet to offer a home to a rescue cat as Wisbech Cat Welfare stages a re-homing day at the newly opened Cherries Cattery in Fridaybridge.

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Larham first home for March runners in Leverington

Runners from March AC took part in Three Counties’ George Munday 10k as well as helping with the marshalling of the event.

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Andrew Plume (left) and Andrew Brett (Ramsey Road Runners) battling for 5th place

Fenland runner Plume smokes to Leverington George Munday 10K fifth spot

Twenty three Fenland Running Club members took to the local roads around Leverington in the inaugural running of the Three Counties Running Club’s George Munday 10K on Sunday (see page 75 for more).

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Doddington Hospital

Shortage of doctors blamed as two health pilot schemes fail to take-off at Fenland hospitals

Two pilot schemes aimed at providing improved urgent health care in Fenland have yet to start, with a lack of staff being blamed.

Kayleigh Harrison died days after being critically hurt in a car crash at Murrow.

Witness appeal following Murrow fatal

Officers investigating a fatal collision in Murrow are appealing for a key witness to come forward.

Chatteris Remembrance Parade

Chatteris pays tribute to the town’s war heroes

Chatteris’ Remembrance Day commemorations not only included the annual parade but also later in the afternoon an ‘Everyman Remembered’ service.

Wisbech Remembrance Day

Hundreds line Wisbech street’s to join in the annual Remembrance Day tribute to the fallen

Wisbech paid tribute to the area’s fallen heroes with hundreds of people gathering at the town’s War Memorial in the Crescent to pay their respects and join in the Act of Remembrance on Sunday.

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