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Watch out for fish sellers on your doorstep in South Holland

Police are warning people about doorstep traders selling fish for high prices after a complaint of assault in Long Sutton.

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Elizabeth Truss MP visits Emneth Nusery School. Pictured Centre Elizabeth Truss  and left Holly Bowman (Head Teacher) with chilcren and staff.

Head speaks out over future funding fears for Emneth Nursery School

The head of a West Norfolk nursery has warned that its long-term futuremay be in doubt because of uncertainties over its funding.


Pride in Fenland awards 2017: District’s unsung heroes receive recognition at emotional night

The district paid tribute to its unsung heroes last night at the tenth annual Pride In Fenland awards.

Launch of the new Fenland Community Youth Council at The Boathouse, Wisbech

Fenland youth council members launch new independent group

A group of Fenland students are continuing their efforts to represent 20,000 young people in the area after launching a new group.

Paramedics on the scene outside the Houses of Parliament where an incident is unfolding, March 22 2107. See National News story NNCOMMONS; Police have reportedly shot a knifeman who stabbed an officer. The House of Parliament has been locked down after the as two men are being treated inside the grounds. Pictures from the scene appear to show a car crashed into railings outside the building just before 3pm. George Eaton tweeted: "Police have just shot a man who was attacking officers at parliament's entrance."

Region’s politicians unite in horror at Westminster terror attack

MPs and councillors from across East Anglia’s political divide have spoken of their horror at yesterday’s terrorist attack in Westminster.

Councillors are being urged to oppose proposals to split the North East Cambridgeshire constituency of MP Stephen Barclay

Warning over ‘Fenland split’ boundary plan

Boundary reforms which could see Fenland split into two Parliamentary seats could damage the district’s community links, council officials have warned.

Walk Like An Amphibian at Rings End Nature Reserve.

Walk Like An Amphibian at conservation event near March

Fenland folk are being invited to Walk Like An Amphibian at a conservation event next week.

The future of Community House in Wisbech has been secured for another 12 months, thanks to funding from the Clarion Housing Group.

New funding for Community House services in Wisbech

The immediate future of Wisbech’s Community House has been secured following a grant to Fenland Council from the Clarion Housing Group.

RTA in Walsoken near Wisbech

LATEST: Man charged over death of pedestrian in Walsoken crash

A man has been charged following the death of a pedestrian in a collision in Walsoken yesterday morning.

Roadworks on the A47 at Dogsthorpe

Views sought on Guyhirn junction plan

Highways engineers have released their plans to relieve a key bottleneck on Fenland’s road network.

Angela Savage is caught knee-deep in snow as Storm Stella hits the USA.

Sutton St Edmund mum braves Storm Stella for family wedding in USA

A mother from Sutton St Edmund will never see English winters the same again after braving 21 inches of snow to see her son’s wedding.

Appeal to trace March man over assault probe

Appeal to trace March man over assault probe

Police have this afternoon appealed for help to trace a man wanted in connection with an alleged assault in Friday Bridge.

Daffodils on the river bank at Upwell

Flowers of Upwell show spring in the air (almost)

There were signs of spring around West Norfolk this week as temperatures soared well above the seasonal average.

Coun Andy Tennant, a South Holland District Council member for Long Sutton, has described the potential doubling of business rates for the town as a "crazy situation".  Photo by Mike Donovan.  Photo: SG070812-71MD.

Rate relief pleas by Suttons’ area gains pace after MP intervention

Pressure is growing from businesses and political leaders in Long Sutton and Sutton Bridge for help with “illogical” rate rises.

Charity darts auction by Mark Cross at GER club March

Cancer charity darts fun day hits the bullseye after raising more than £8,000

An annual cancer charity darts fun day hit the bullseye at the weekend when it raised a record £8,200.

Children at Murrow Primary School write stories about their alien experience.

‘Aliens’ land at Murrow Primary Academy

Excited pupils turned into alien investigators when a ‘spaceship’ landed in a school changing room.

Ali Qazimaj was found guilty of the murders of Peter and Sylvia Stuart.

MURDER TRIAL: Weybread couple’s family tell “twisted individual” who killed them to reveal where Sylvia is

The family of murdered Weybread pensioners Peter and Sylvia Stuart has told the “twisted individual” who killed them to “find the moral courage” to reveal where Sylvia’s body is, so that they may finally find some peace.

LOTTERY FUNDING: Pupils at Long Sutton Primary School, which has won nearly �10,000 of Big Lottery Fund cash, with multiple marathon runner Ben Smith.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG211116-118TW.

Lottery cash gives Long Sutton school a hand

Summer play times will be more exciting at Long Sutton Primary School thanks to nearly £10,000 of lottery cash.

Pile of tyres in Back Lane, Outwell.

Barrier plea to crackdown on Outwell flytipping plague

Residents fed-up with flytipping in a West Norfolk village are prepared to dip their hands in their own pockets to help tackle the issue once and for all.

Pauline Stebbings at Sutton St James Parish Church 
with fellow churchwarden Sally Clifton at the village's annual flower festival.
 Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG240513-130TW.

Sutton St James campaign for bus service has MP on board

Sutton St James is uniting behind moves to bring back a bus service through the village.

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