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Emneth Primary School set for academy switch

A West Norfolk village school has this morning announced plans to become an academy.

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Norfolk police budget consultation extended

Norfolk residents are being given more time to have their say on the county’s policing budget.

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Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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VIDEO UPDATE: Two arrested following second arson attack at business in Wisbech

A man and a woman have been arrested after arsonists set fire to a former commercial building in Wisbech, for a second night.

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Spalding teenage killers’ 20-year jail terms for murdering mother and daughter ‘not unduly lenient’

The 20-year minimum terms handed to a teenage couple for the brutal “executions” of a mother and her daughter were not unduly lenient, the Attorney General’s Office has said today.

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Squirrel causes power cut for 1,000 Cambridgeshire homes

Squirrel causes power cut for 1,000 Cambridgeshire homes

Electricity chiefs this morning blamed a squirrel for a fault which left 1,000 homes without power.

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Call for people to speak up on behalf of domestic abuse sufferers

Members of the public are being asked if they would speak up if they thought someone they knew was suffering domestic abuse.

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Cambridgeshire Constabulary officer dismissed following misconduct hearing

A police officer has been dismissed from Cambridgeshire Constabulary following a misconduct hearing.

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Over 400 claims of police abusing power for sexual gain in two years, watchdog reveals

Hundreds of police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people, including vulnerable victims of crime, a damning report has revealed.

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Child car seats recalled

Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.

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VIDEO UPDATE: Huge emergency response as arsonists torch disused garage in Wisbech

Firefighters from Cambridgeshire and Norfolk were called to a major blaze in Wisbech last night, Wednesday December 7.

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Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers who take lives through dangerous and careless driving may face life sentences for the first time under a dramatic toughening of sentencing powers.

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Police probe Outwell cashpoint raid bid

Witnesses are being sought after robbers tried to steal a cash machine from a West Norfolk village store.

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Prisoner who absconded from jail recaptured

A man who absconded from an open prison and was thought to be in the Cambridgeshire area has been recaptured.

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Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as �50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.

New £5 notes engraved with Jane Austen worth £50,000 circulated in Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Boat with distinctive name stolen from Fenland driveway

A boat with a distinctive name and the trailer it was on has been stolen off a driveway in Manea.

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‘Give the gift of a tree’, says kind Fenland mum

‘Give the gift of a tree’, says kind Fenland mum

A mother from March is appealing for people to help spread a bit of festive cheer this Christmas by giving the gift of a tree.

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Drive for Justice: Spalding dad - “It’s our family serving the life sentence for Tim’s death”

A drink-driver was handed an eight year jail term for a 70mph hit and run in which cyclist Tim Osborne was killed.

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