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Cromwell Community College in Chatteris sees smiles all round as students achieve top marks in their A-levels

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Charlotte Moore Bradford - B and 2Cs going to De Montford University to study business and HR, Sian Thomas who is going to Lincoln Unversity to study psychology and Charlie Moore 2Cs and E, who is not sure what she is going to do.

Students at the Neale-Wade Academy in March celebrate exam success and plan for future careers in journalism, the armed services and even politics

Education
Wisbech Grammar School A level results
left to right Ben Martin 3 A's German, Polictics and Spainish going to Warwick to study German and Spainish, Maddie Booth 2 A's in Politics and English and a B in Geography going to Warwick to study politics, international studies and sustainable development, Mollie Allen Textiles, Geography and PE going to Loughborough to study Business and she recently won 3 medals at Sheffield British National Swimming Championships in the 50m backstroke, 4 x 100m medley relay and 100m freestyle and George Bone A* Business and 2 A's Biology and Chemistry going to Birmingham to study Biological science

Wisbech Grammar School headmaster is delighted as pupils score a 97 per cent pass rate in their A-levels

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Recovery is underway of the 11 freight wagons that derailed on Monday causing travel chaos for passengers.

Major recovery operation gets underway to remove derailed freight train at Ely as passengers continue to face disruption until at least Monday

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Councillors launch new surgeries in Long Sutton

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Memorial day raises £1,700

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£16m scheme to increase size of Guyhirn roundabout to ease bottleneck will start by 2020 and take around two years to complete says Highways England

Politics
Mittens the cat had to be rescued by a team from UK Power Networks after getting stuck up an electricity pylon.

Rescue mission for Mittens

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Wisbech & District Historic Vehicle Club Road Run

Vintage day for Wisbech and District Historic Vehicle Club’s annual rally

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Changes to Spalding to Gedney Hill 49 bus service

Transport
Cambridgeshire Mayoral election count at Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham, James Palmer acceptance speech . Picture: Keith Heppell

Could motorway be coming to Fenland?

Transport

New Wisbech bus link comes into service

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Long Sutton Parish Council news.

Fresh appeal to report speeding concerns in Long Sutton

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General Views of Manea train station

Study looks into expansion of train services for Manea

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Fears over hare coursing

Crime
Family help for information after their car was hit by a red car late last Tuesday night (3).

Family appeal for information after lucky escape when red car veers across the A141 and hits their vehicle and then drives off without stopping

Crime
At 02:50 hours on Saturday (5/8/17) local officers attempted to stop a Ford Transit van on Churchill Road in Wisbech - it eventually landed upside down in a ditch.

A police chase around Wisbech and Emneth ended in avan upside down in a waterfilled ditch a driver being charged with driving offences

Crime
Jo Everett with Barbie her stolen palomino miniature horse who is still missing - now Jo has launched a petition to get action on rural crime.

Jo Everett launches petition calling for more police resources after suffering continuing attempted raids at her Christchurch farm

Crime

Students at the Neale-Wade Academy in March celebrate exam success and plan for future careers in journalism, the armed services and even politics

Education
The Curlew Centre, where Sutton Bridge Parish Council meets.

School safety zone at Sutton Bridge

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Plans for Westwood Junior School in March have been submitted by Cambs County Council.

From three to four entry for Westwood

Education
Students from Meadowgate Academy arrive in a London bus for their leavers' prom.

Students have a ticket to ride to their prom night

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Gorefield School leaders have been told it needs to improve by Ofsted inspectors.

Gorefield Primary School needs to improve says inspectors who add leaders have ‘an overly generous view of the quality of provision in the school’

Education

Month-long closure at McDonald’s

Business
Plans have gone in for four homes to be built on the Bike Care cycle shop site in The Avenue, March.

Homes could replace a March cycle shop if plans for four homes on The Avenue get the go-ahead

Business
Long Sutton Indoor Bowls Club is the subject of plans to convert it into a retail warehouse.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
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Fear over town centre ‘shift’ with Long Sutton retail plan

Business
Amended plans have gone in for the Tithe Barn development at Chatteris.

Update plans go in for Tithe Barn scheme at Chatteris with more affordable homes included

Business

Councillors launch new surgeries in Long Sutton

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Highways England is consulting on plans to upgrade Guyhirn roundabout on the A47.

£16m scheme to increase size of Guyhirn roundabout to ease bottleneck will start by 2020 and take around two years to complete says Highways England

Politics
Polling cards have gone out for a referendum on March Neighbourhood Plan sparking confusion among voters.

March Neighbourhood Plan referendum leaves voters puzzled prompting press statements from the town and Fenland District Councils

Politics
Work could start on Gaul Road traffic lights by the end of the year.

Traffic lights and re-surfacing for Gaul Road March could start before December says local councillor

Politics
Police and Crime Commissioner Hustings at Wisbech 
Jason Ablewhite

Cambridgehire and Peterborough Fire Authority urge public to vote no to police and crime commissioner taking on dual role

Politics
Knotweed has been spotted around Wisbech including on land at the back of Prince of Wales Close.

Japaneses knotweed is a growing issue in Fenland including Wisbech and former councillor is calling for action to deal with the plant

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The smell of cannabis has been reported across Fenland.

Help us to trace cannabis smell asks Fenland District Council as it launches ‘odour mapping’ via Facebook

Environment

184 fines issued in first month of Tidy Fenland campaign

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Fenland is a district that has clear ‘health inequalities’ says report

Health
Everyone Health is urging people from Wisbech to attend a fun day to help get them active.

Family fun day in Wisbech is free and aims to promote healthier lifestyles with a host of activities for all ages

Health
Paperboy knocked over in Diss.

Wisbech man charged after fatal Mendlesham crash

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Linda Blatchly toasting dad Mike Brown after completing the Hadrian's Wall walk.

Linda completes 84 mile hike along Hadrian’s Wall in memory of dad Mike Brown from Parson Drove

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Daughter’s five-day memorial trek across Hadrian’s Wall

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