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CHILDREN IN NEED DAY: Pounds aplenty for Pudsey on a day of generosity across South Holland

Fancy dress and fabulous cakes were the choice of nurseries and schools across South Holland on a day of fundraising for Children in Need.

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Shirley and John Wilcox, she is now an advocate for the Stroke Association's 'Lost for Words' campaign.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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March Remembrance Sunday 2017.

March remembers the fallen with poignant ceremonies

Thousands of people in towns and villages across Fenland gathered on Sunday to mark Remembrance Day and remember those who gave their lives in service of their country.

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Alderman Payne Primary School in Parson Drove has been rated 'good' by Ofsted.

It’s a ‘good’ from Ofsted for Alderman Payne Primary School at Parson Drove

Alderman Payne Primary School in Parson Drove has been praised following a short inspection by government inspector Julie Harrison.

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Afternoon tea at Murrow Bell to mark Remembrance weekend organised by Jackie Leet

Jackie hangs up her knitting needles after four years of making poppies in Murrow and raising over £5,280

A village pub was given a patriotic make-over at the weekend for a special afternoon tea organised by Jackie Leet to commemorate Remembrance weekend.

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Plans to change Friday market day in Long Sutton by closing two town centre streets are to be discussed at a public meeting on Tuesday night.

Town meeting to talk about Long Sutton market day changes

Plans to change Friday market day in Long Sutton by closing two town centre streets are to be discussed at a public meeting next week.

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Stanley has been waiting 400 days to be rehomed at the RSPCA Centre at Block Fen, Wimblington.

Give a dog a home? Poor Stanley has spent half his life waiting to be rehomed at the RSPCA Block Fen Centre

Today (Saturday) marks the heart-breaking 400th day that Stanley has been in RSPCA care, and as he is only two-years old, it means that he has now spent more than half of his young life without a family.

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The old skate park in Bath Road Wisbech has been removed but plans are now well underway to replace it with a state-of-the-art new one.

Hoping for a summer of fun with major investment in Wisbech parks including new £70,000 skate park for Waterlees

Wisbech Town Council is promising a summer of fun with investment in the town’s play areas including a state-of-the-art skate park at Bath Road.

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Amateur archaeologist Andy Ketley has researched the tunnels which run under the streets of Wisbech and will be talking about his findings at the next meeting of FenArch on November 22.

Amateur archaeologist Andy digs out the truth of Wisbech’s underground tunnels

Amateur archaeologist Andy Ketley is a man on a mission to dig out the truth and solve the mystery of the Wisbech tunnels.

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Artist Tim Mann takes his Crowded Room project to the College of West Anglia in Wisbech.

Students from the College of West Anglia in Wisbech become part of major artwork for the town

Artist Tim Mann brought his Crowded Room Wisbech project to the College of West Anglia’s (CWA) Wisbech campus giving students a chance to be a part of his artwork.

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Machetes and swords are among bladed items handed in during a week-long knives amnesty in Cambridgeshire.

Week-long Amnesty takes nearly 100 knives off the streets of Cambridgeshire including machetes and swords

A knife amnesty has led to nearly 100 bladed items, including swords and machetes, being handed in to Cambridgeshire police.

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