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Chatteris cueman Joe Perry loses out to record breaking O’Sullivan in Masters final

Fenland snooker star Joe Perry’s bid to win one of the sport’s biggest prizes has ended in defeat in the final of the Dafabet Masters tonight.

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Joe Perry, pictured here with local league players in Hunstanton last year, has progressed to one of snooker's biggest matches, the Masters final

Chatteris cueman Perry reaches Masters final after dramatic comeback

Fenland snooker star Joe Perry has reached the final of one of the sport’s most prestigious events, the Dafabet Masters, following a stunning fightback at Alexandra Palace tonight.

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MP hails education funding boost for Fenland

Fenland is set to share a £72 million funding pot to help boost education opportunities under government plans announced today.

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Burst water main causing travel disruption in Wisbech

A burst water main in Wisbech is causing travel disruption throughout the town this morning.

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People paddling in the water and sunbathing at Bawsey Pits.

BREAKING NEWS: Care workers cleared over death of boy at Bawsey Pits

Two care workers have been cleared of failing to ensure the health and safety of a teenager who drowned at a West Norfolk beauty spot.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like (Photo credit: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Lorry driver threatened and window smashed in road rage incident

Police are appealing for information after a lorry driver was threatened and his vehicle damaged in a road rage incident.

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Armed balaclava clad men steal cash and distinctive gold chain in aggravated burglary

Two balaclava clad men assaulted a man with a metal bar before stealing a quantity of cash and this distinctive gold chain.

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Road accident news.

Four vehicle crash blocks A47 at Thorney Toll

A collision involving four vehicles is causing long delays on the A47 at Thorney Toll this morning, Monday January 16.

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Do you recognise these men?

New CCTV released following debit cards theft

New CCTV has been released of two men police want to speak to in connection with a burglary.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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SAFETY HAZARD: A firefighter uses a thermal imaging camera to tackle a fire at the derelict Bull Hotel in Market Place, Long Sutton, on Friday.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG060117-207TW.

How a Bull turned into a blight on the scenery of Long Sutton

According to South Holland and the Deepings MP John Hayes, “Long Sutton is a Lincolnshire jewel; neither too big, nor too small; not too grand, nor too humble”.

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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Jan Von Draczek of Korvin Developments outside The Bull Hotel, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG281014-303TW. ANL-141028-115745001

Derelict Long Sutton hotel could pass into new hands as talks start

A new owner could be on the cards for a derelict hotel in Long Sutton where a fire was started deliberately just a week ago.

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Norfolk County Council reveals plan for 4.8 per cent tax rise

Norfolk County Council reveals plan for 4.8 per cent tax rise

Norfolk County Council chiefs have outlined budget plans which could see their portion of council tax rise by almost five per cent this year.

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‘He turned round and that was it.’ Care worker recalls last moments of boy who drowned at Bawsey Pits

A support worker has told a jury how a teenage boy in his care disappeared from view before drowning at a West Norfolk beauty spot.

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West Norfolk borough mayor David Whitby cuts the ribbon at King's Lynn's new Travelodge at its official opening. ANL-170113-153145001

King’s Lynn Travelodge is a home from home for director

Today, one of the UK’s leading budget hotel chains, Travelodge officially opened its first hotel in Lynn.

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