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Outwell grandfather is hoping people power will help with his innovative green energy project

An Outwell man believes he has created a renewable energy source using passing traffic - all he needs to test out his theory is around £65,0000 and he is hoping the public will help with that.

Burrowmoor Road is just one a number of junctions being looked at for improvements to help traffic congestion in March.

Schemes to improve busy road junctions will help unlock housing and jobs potential in March

A bid for government funding for a package of junction improvements in March to address traffic congestion and make it easier to deliver new houses and jobs has been made by the county council.

Craig McGill outside the old Post Office, which is now the offices of WMS Recruit (top). Right: you can clearly see out of the building from inside. Bottom: The signs from outside with far right one of the windows that is still painted out.

We wanted to bring Post Office back to life not upset people

A recruitment firm which has found jobs for 50 people in less than a fortnight is rethinking whether to carry on at its Wisbech offices.

Sophie Frear from Chatteris has been nominated in the YOPEY awards for Cambridgeshire.

Caring Chatteris teenager Sophie is nominated for award for helping others

A talented teenager who helps others through music and reading has been shortlisted as a finalist in a competition that hails the ‘giving to others’ of Cambridgeshire’s younger generation.

Reports of child abuse in Cambridgeshire are at a record high says NSPCC.

Reports of neglect to NSPCC Helpline in Cambridgeshire reach record numbers

Reports of child neglect are at a record high across Cambridgeshire with an adult calling police and social services at least five days a week.

Jo Everett with Farada who was just days away from dying when she was found and returned home.

Miniature horses from Christchurch on the mend after theft trauma

Jo and Dan Everett’s desperate search for the eight horses, which included one foal separated from her mother, went viral with people all over the country joining the hunts.

Trains are running again between Ely and Peterborough after track repairs, following last week's freight train derailment.

Trains are back on track between Ely and Peterborough a week after freight train derailment closed the line

There was good news at last this morning (Monday) for train commuters travelling between Peterborough and Ely with the re-opening of the tracks.

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Thomas Clarkson pupils in Wisbech have a world of opportunities after A-level results

A cold case investigator, a linguist and an architect are just some of the careers A-level students from Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech are aiming for after receiving their exam results on Thursday.

Phil De Cruz a carer at Hickathrift House care home in Marshland St James has received a prestigious Long Service Award in celebration of working at Barchester Healthcare for 10 years.

Barchester carer Phil celebrates 10 years service and receives award at Hickathrift House

A carer at Hickathrift House care home in Marshland St James has received a prestigious long service award in celebration of working at Barchester Healthcare

for 10 years.

Wanda has settled in well with her new family and has recovered from her awful neglect.

GoFundMe says thanks for helping Wanda the neglected dog from Wisbech

A neglected dog from Wisbech who was helped by crowd funding donations has become part of a national campaign to promote GoFundMe and the causes it has helped.

Becca Middleton who lives in Wisbech has qualified for the Novice Cup Final at Crufts 2018 with her 4 year old Border Collie, Shimmer

Becca and Shimmer from Wisbech make Crufts agility final 2018

Local dog agility handler and trainer Becca Middleton who lives in Wisbech has qualified for the Novice Cup Final at Crufts 2018 with her four-year-old Border Collie, Shimmer.

March mayor Kim French officially unveils a memorial garden at the town's railway station to remember war dead.

Memorial garden is officially unveiled by town mayor Kim French at March railway station

A new memorial garden paying tribute to those who lost their lives serving in the two World Wars has been unveiled at March railway station.

MORE than eighty knives, including seven machetes, have been taken off Cambridgeshire's streets following an amnesty.

More than 80 knives including machetes have been taken off Cambridgeshire’s streets following amnesty

More than eighty knives, including seven machetes, have been taken off the county’s streets following an amnesty.

Murrow Children's Centre is set for closure under proposals to shake-up the service across the county.

Children’s centre closures such as the one at Murrow are about better services - not cutbacks

The loss of two children’s centres in Fenland including one at Murrow is “definitely not about cutbacks” says Cambridgeshire County Council leader Steve Count.

Toni Bird, Wisbech Tesco Community Champion (left), and Belinda Pedler, Wisbech Bus Service Project Co-ordinator at Fenland District Council (right), present the winning prize hamper to Lucy Moody.

Wisbech mum Lucy Moody bags hamper of goodies in bus prize draw

A mum-of-two has urged Wisbech residents to make the most of the pilot Wisbech Tesco bus service after winning a prize draw to celebrate its launch.

Repairs to tracks damaged in the derailment are finally underway after all the carriages were removed.

Repairs to tracks damaged by a freight train derailment near Ely finally get underway - train services should resume from Monday

Eleven derailed wagons have finally been cleared from the line at Ely as engineers begin to replace the tracks and hopefully train services will get back to normal from Monday.


PHOTO GALLERY: Star tumbler James began career in a barn in Holbeach

A Lutton man took his first steps with a gymnastics club in a barn in Holbeach.

Nathan, Joseph and Beth with their A-level results.

For the first time in its history Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech students gain places at top universities in the Russell Group

Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech is celebrating as its students have achieved places at the prestigious Russell Group universities for the first time in the school’s history.

Wisbech Grammar School A level results
left to right Ben Martin 3 A's German, Polictics and Spainish going to Warwick to study German and Spainish, Maddie Booth 2 A's in Politics and English and a B in Geography going to Warwick to study politics, international studies and sustainable development, Mollie Allen Textiles, Geography and PE going to Loughborough to study Business and she recently won 3 medals at Sheffield British National Swimming Championships in the 50m backstroke, 4 x 100m medley relay and 100m freestyle and George Bone A* Business and 2 A's Biology and Chemistry going to Birmingham to study Biological science

Wisbech Grammar School headmaster is delighted as pupils score a 97 per cent pass rate in their A-levels

Wisbech Grammar School headmaster Chris Staley has praised his pupils following the release today (Thursday) of their A-level results.

From left: Laura Davidson, Tara Herbert, Simon Potter, Sophie Dawson and Megan Hawes.

Cromwell Community College in Chatteris sees smiles all round as students achieve top marks in their A-levels

In fact nearly a quarter of all grades achieved this year were either A* or A with two thirds of students achieving at least one A grade or Distinction* (the equivalent of an A*).

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