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Artist hopes community art piece will unite town and be a record breaker too

A professional artist will soon be uniting the community of Wisbech – with a large scale portrait involving up to 10,000 residents.

general view of March railway station

Strike threat to Fenland services in safety row

Fenland rail passengers could face disruption amid plans for two 24 hour strikes next week.


Rider killed in collision with car on A47 near Wisbech

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car on the A47 yesterday.

Finding the densities of liquids are Bethany Hancock, Jacob Hancock, Ollie Hancock and Kirsty Wattam

Pupils and parents flock to Long Sutton for Peele open evening

The Peele Community College in Long Sutton held its annual Year 6 open evening, when prospective students and their parents look around the school.

PERVERT: Michael Roseberry

Sutton Bridge pervert who asked teens to send him naked photos is jailed

A south Lincolnshire man who encouraged a string of under-age girls from across the UK to send him naked photographs online was today (Friday September 22) jailed for five-and-a-half years.

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

A47 improvement plans ‘insufficient’, Cambridgeshire mayor warns

Not enough is being done to improve the main route through West Norfolk and Fenland, a senior political figure has warned.

Presntation of 200-plus hi-vis tabards for Walk With Me Campaign at Clarkson Infant School

Parents and schools unite to cut risk of road accidents in Wisbech

A new ‘Walk with me’ campaign has been launched in Wisbech to try to improve safety around two schools amid fears a child could be seriously injured if action is not taken.

Top team effort: From left, practice manager Louise Butler, dental nurse Hannah Gwynne, receptionist Debbie Hughes and dental nurse Julie Mckie.

Grantham dental practice in bake off for charity

Staff at a Grantham dental practice got to show off their baking skills as part of a charity morning on Friday.

Peele head teacher Jane Moody with photos of the opening ceremony in 1959, on display in the college reception. Photo: Tim Wilson (SG140917-217TW).

Can you help Peele mark its 60-year milestone?

Long Sutton’s Peele Community College celebrates its 60th year anniversary next year and staff are asking for help in coming up with ideas to mark the landmark occasion.

Cannabis  Raid at house in Wisbech

Man arrested over Wisbech cannabis factory find

A man has been arrested over the discovery of a large cannabis factory at a house in Wisbech on Friday.

John and Susan Turner are hoping innovative plans for Fenland's first earth house will win planning approval.

Gorefield couple hope plans for Fenland’s first earth home will get a yes from local planners

Innovative, outstanding design and a first for Fenland - a family are hoping those three things will be enough to win them planning permission for a new home in Gorefield.

calls for GPs to refer more patients to use Fenland's leisure centres including the George Campbell at March.

Fenland Council calls on GPs to refer more patients to use the district’s leisure centres

Fenland GPs need to make greater use of the area’s leisure centres to help patients especially those with mental health issues.

Jamie Cook presents his petition to Fenland District Council.

Fenland District Council agrees tougher action to tackle street drinking in Wisbech

Mr Cook told the full council meeting the petition was not political and said: “Friends, family and neighbours are telling us they are worried, telling us they are scared.”

A renewed planning application has been made to convert 17 Leverington Road Wisbech in an HMO for up to 16 people.

More bathroom facilities included in renewed bid for an HMO at Leverington Road Wisbech

A renewed bid to turn a five bedroom property in Leverington Road, Wisbech into a nine-bedroom house of multiple occupation (HMO) has been made following a failed appeal.

Sheila Edwards, bar manager of Manea Royal British Legion Club, and club chairman Paddy Painter behind the newly refurbished bar.

New look, new lease of life for Manea RBL club

Manea Royal British Legion Club is hoping to put the upset of last week’s break-in behind them and relaunch as a top local venue for events.

David Bays, Chairman of Tydd St Mary Village Hall Committee.
Photo by Adam Fairbrother.  MFCP16AF06348.

TYDD ST MARY PARISH COUNCIL NEWS: Village hall’s ‘last ditch’ bid for help

Tydd St Mary Village Hall trustees are to make a “last ditch attempt” to secure its future by recruiting new volunteers.

£250k cannabis factory uncovered in Wisbech

£250k cannabis factory uncovered in Wisbech

Hundreds of cannabis plants, thought to be worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, have been seized from a house in Wisbech today.

Dossier on Japanese knotweed was presented to Fenland District Council by Councillor Virginia Bucknor.

Knotweed could grow into a major bill for Fenland Council warns Wisbech councillor Virginia Bucknor

Fenland District Council could face a bill for millions of pounds unless it acts to control a problem plant that is currently taking hold across the area.

Sutton Bridge homes are burgled

Sutton Bridge homes are burgled

Police are investigating two burglaries in Sutton Bridge.

Nine Lives Theatre Company in Wisbech holds its annual Cats Whiskers Awards night at the Luxe Cinema.

Nine Lives Theatre Company in Wisbech have an awards evening that’s just the Cat’s Whiskers

The Nine Lives Theatre Company were delighted to hold their annual Cats Whiskers Film and Awards Ceremony at The Luxe Cinema.

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