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

Additional affordable housing is to be included in an updated application for a development of up to 1,000 homes, a primary school, local centre and business units on land south east of London Road in Chatteris.

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The number of afternoon services for bus number 49 from Spalding to Gedney Hill has been cut from two to one due to the addition of a new stop in Sutton St James.  Photo by Adam Fairbrother.  Photo: MFCP16AF03148.

Changes to Spalding to Gedney Hill 49 bus service

The number of afternoon services for bus number 49 from Spalding to Gedney Hill has been cut from two to one due to a changed route.

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TYDD TRIUMPH: The official opening of the new Glebe Community Pavilion in Tydd St Mary, with guests including (front) Steve Ogden, Mark Benton, Lisa Jarmany, Daniel Monaghan, Heather Parker, Steve Wright, Allen Smith and John Ley.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG260617-215TW.

New village pavilion for Tydd St Mary after 14-year project

A 14-year, £51,000 effort to give Tydd St Mary its own community building has come to a glorious end.

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General View of Wisbech Horsefair Shopping Centre

Centre’s Kids Club ‘will help stop tantrums’

A Wisbech shopping centre is launching a Kids Club in a bid to help families enjoy their experience.

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

Could motorway be coming to Fenland?

A feasibility study is set to be carried out on plans which could, if implemented, extend the M11 into Fenland.

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Tim Machine, chairman of Long Sutton and District Civic Society, with South Holland District Council members Laura Eldridge and Jack Tyrrell on the derelict site at the back of the Bull Hotel, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG150517-153TW.

Plan of action at derelict Long Sutton building

Measures to protect Long Sutton’s derelict Bull Hotel site from vandalism and trespassing have been backed by parish councillors.

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Neale-Wade Academy raises the profile of careers and higher education

Neale-Wade Academy is preparing year 12 pupils for their next steps into learning or employment by hosting a series of workshops.

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New Wisbech bus link comes into service

New Wisbech bus link comes into service

A new bus service has been launched in Wisbech.

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HOME FROM HOME: Marian Jenkins sets a table for tea at Mal's Vintage Tea Shop, Market Place, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG260617-208TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: French connection at vintage tea shop in Long Sutton

Marian “Mal” Jenkins is making sure that her tea shop occupies a place in Long Sutton and its people that has survived for more than 30 years.

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Scenes from The Royal Norfolk Show Norwich 2017 (Day 1 Wednesday)
Environment Secretary Michael Gove (right) during his visit to the Royal Norfolk Show on Wednesday, he is seen her with Rob Alston (left) (Vice Chairman)

Gove vows to ‘listen’ to farmers during Royal Norfolk Show visit

New to the job Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, was given a damp introduction to the world of farming in the eastern counties when he called in at the Royal Norfolk Show today.

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General Views of Manea train station

Study looks into expansion of train services for Manea

Survey work is being carried out at a Fenland railway station in an effort to increase services and passenger numbers.

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Fenland District Council leader John Clark

Garden town bid a ‘once in a lifetime’ chance for Wisbech, says council leader

Garden town proposals for Wisbech are a “once in a lifetime” chance to transform the area’s future, council chiefs have claimed.

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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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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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STYLE FACTORY: Elaine Tunnard and Jessie the cocker spaniel at Sheila Tiller Fashions in Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
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SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Changeable feast of fashions at Sheila Tiller’s

England’s most public fashion show, the five-day horse racing festival at Royal Ascot, has come at a perfect time for Sheila Tiller Fashions and Shoes.

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PLATINUM PLEDGE-R: The staff of Pledgers (Euronics) Ltd, Long Sutton's oldest established retailer are (from left) Graham Smith, Gill and Genek Wysoczananski, Anna Hughes, Bob Tointon, Marion Mitchell and Peter Cook.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG060617-140TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Pledgers of Long Sutton still trading nicely

Long Sutton’s longest established retailer has two milestones to celebrate this year.

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards news.

Tumble dryer alert

Firefighters in Lincolnshire are asking people to check the make of their tumble dryer after a full recall was issued by a manufacturer.

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New Sunday service to launch at Wisbech delivery office

People in Fenland will have longer to collect their parcels following the introduction of new Sunday opening times at the Royal Mail delivery office in Wisbech.

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July start date announced for new Wisbech bus service

July start date announced for new Wisbech bus service

A new community bus service will come into operation in Wisbech in July, it has been announced.

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BOX OF SURPRISES: Long Sutton Antique Centre where outside are owner David Whitwell and trader Michelle Manley.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG130517-317TW.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Long Sutton Antique Centre - a store full of the unexpected

For more than 40 years the name Whitwell has meant all things antique and collectable in Long Sutton.

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