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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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The Bull Hotel, Market Place/Bull Lane, Long Sutton, group pic with Couns Tim Machin , Laura Eldridge, Jack Tyrrell,

New effort to secure derelict Long Sutton hotel site

A renewed effort by town leaders to tackle the “extremely dangerous condition” of the Bull Hotel in Long Sutton is under way.

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Town leaders take Bull by the horns

A renewed effort by town leaders to tackle the “extremely dangerous condition” of the Bull Hotel in Long Sutton is under way.

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BULL FUND: A �5,000 fundraising effort to clean up an area around The Bull Hotel in Long Sutton has been started by South Holland District Council member Laura Eldridge.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG261215-100TW.

Fundraising effort to clean up Bull Hotel site

A £5,000 fundraising effort has started in Long Sutton to tidy up The Bull Hotel site.

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Stagecoach buses at Wisbech Horsefair

New Wisbech bus link plan revealed

A new town bus service is to be launched in Wisbech, following the appointment of an operator to run the route.

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£350k repair project for main road in Upwell and Outwell outlined

£350k repair project for main road in Upwell and Outwell outlined

Two sections of a West Norfolk road will be shut later this month so resurfacing work costing almost £350,000 can take place.

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Susan and Martin Grimshaw.

SUPPORT OUR SHOPS: Animal feed is food of life for Martin

Martins Animal Feeds of Long Sutton

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Dana Garkavaya and Sean Portass outside The Old Ship Inn, now The Ship, London Road, Long Sutton, which opened with a live music weekend over Easter.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG110417-150TW.

Pints flow again at new-look pub after renovation

Drinks are served again at a 17th century Long Sutton pub after an eight-month project to renovate it.

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Knowles Transport commercial director Alex Knowles (left) celebrates the new contract with Paul Jaggard, head of logistics at The Silver Spoon Company.

Fenland firm Knowles Transport lands sweet deal with The Silver Spoon Company

A Fenland transport firm is celebrating after landing a five-year contract with one of the country’s top food manufacturers.

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£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

A multi-million pound package has been agreed to pay for a feasibility study of a proposed major upgrade to East Anglia’s rail network.

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Roadworks on the A47 at Dogsthorpe

Views sought on Guyhirn junction plan

Highways engineers have released their plans to relieve a key bottleneck on Fenland’s road network.

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Coun Andy Tennant, a South Holland District Council member for Long Sutton, has described the potential doubling of business rates for the town as a "crazy situation".  Photo by Mike Donovan.  Photo: SG070812-71MD.

Rate relief pleas by Suttons’ area gains pace after MP intervention

Pressure is growing from businesses and political leaders in Long Sutton and Sutton Bridge for help with “illogical” rate rises.

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Pile of tyres in Back Lane, Outwell.

Barrier plea to crackdown on Outwell flytipping plague

Residents fed-up with flytipping in a West Norfolk village are prepared to dip their hands in their own pockets to help tackle the issue once and for all.

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