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Marshland St James fun day raises hundreds for school funds

A primary school in West Norfolk has been boosted thanks to a summer fete held at its premises on Sunday.

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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

Fenland leader backs University of Peterborough plan

Political leaders in Fenland have backed plans for a multi-million pound funding package to form an independent university in Peterborough.

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Elm to hold Street Pride launch meeting

People in the village of Elm are being given the chance to make a difference to their community by helping to launch Fenland’s latest Street Pride group.

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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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Samuel James Tooke

Men jailed for Long Sutton shooting

Three local men have been jailed after a gun was shot through the window of a house where a mother was alone with her young child.

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

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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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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Armed Forces Flag.

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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Wisbech and Fenland Museum. Wisbech, exterior shots and sign

£94k lottery grant to help secure future of Wisbech Museum

Managers of the Wisbech Museum have moved a step closer to securing the museum’s long-term future after they were awarded a vital Lottery grant.

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Westwood Community Primary School that has replaced Maple Grove Infant School

March primary school to introduce shorter Fridays for pupils

A March school has confirmed it will begin to roll out a shorter teaching week for some of its pupils from this autumn.

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Fire at Rumbles Fish Bar at Chatteris

Fat warning after Chatteris chip shop blaze

Business owners in Fenland are being urged to prevent fat build-ups on their premises following a fire at a Chatteris chip shop on Friday night.

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March man given suspended jail term for false car theft claim

March man given suspended jail term for false car theft claim

A March man who claimed his sports car had been stolen after his friend crashed it has been given a suspended prison term.

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