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March Town Cricket Club to host Cambs county match v Northumberland

March Town Cricket Club host Cambridgeshire County Cricket Club v Northumberland County Cricket Club on Sunday, July 2, Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4.

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Gr-eight: Wisbech Skaters team at Birmingham all make it onto podium

Wisbech Skaters took an eight-strong team to Birmingham Wheels racetrack on Sunday and all skaters made it onto the podium and brought back medals and trophies once more. 

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A proposal has been put forward for a shake-up to step 7 football in Sussex

March Town and Wisbech St Mary’s first Thurlow Nunn League fixtures unveiled

March Town United and Wisbech St Mary Football Clubs’ first two Thurlow Nunn League Division One fixtures have been released

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Dan Young cracked 136 for Orton Park against Hampton.

MERIT TABLE: Dan’s the man in Orton’s city derby victory

Dan Young cracked 136 as Orton Park beat Hampton by two wickets in a cracking Hunts Division One game (June 17).

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A proposal has been put forward for a shake-up to step 7 football in Sussex

England boss Gareth Southgate congratulates AFC Walpole on funding success

AFC Walpole FC are celebrating after being awarded a £1,500 Grow the Game grant, something that has attracted praise from England manager Gareth Southgate.

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President Paul wins for North Cambs at March Town

National EBF president Paul Bennett was part of three rinks which won for North Cambridgeshire Bowling Association when they played their county Adams game on Saturday at home against Norfolk.

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Nine Wisbech Hudson students make grading success

At the recent tae kwon-do gradings at the New Vision Hudson Leisure Centre in Wisbech, nine students went through their paces successfully to go up a grade.

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Coach says Wisbech swim win a team effort

Wisbech Swimming Club won round three of the Junior Fenland League in what head coach Greg Marsters described as a “magnificent team effort”.

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Alan Bird of Fenland Running Club competed in the Staffordshire Iron Man 70.3 on a sweltering Sunday.  Alan's times for the  three elements were: 1.2 mile swim 34:26, 56 mile bike ride 2:46:57 and 13.1 half marathon run 2:19:06 to give with transitions, an overall time of 5:52:47 and a finish position of 501.  Also at the Staffordshire 70.3 was Alan's wife Sharon in a relay team of Sharon who swam in 52:27,  mathew Clarkson who biked in 2:49:29 and Denise Griffin who ran in 2:29:05 total time 6:16:30.  Another relay team from Fenland Running club was Neil Bailey (45:59 swim), Jay Gilbert (3:48:59 bike) and Paulina Zub (2:04:03 run) with a total tome of 6:44:58.
Photo: Alan Bird and Sharon Bird with family supporters.

Wisbech Fenland club runner Bird completes Iron Man in heat

Alan Bird of Fenland Running Club competed in the Staffordshire Iron Man 70.3 on a sweltering Sunday.

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Wisbech riders ensure cycling course records tumble

Cycling course records tumbled at the weekend with the arrival of perfect TT conditions by Sunday.

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Marshland archers hosting a family-friendly taster day part of Archery GBs national event

Walpole St Andrew Marshland Archers hold taster day

Marshland Archers hosted a family-friendly taster day on Saturday as part of Archery GB’s national event The Big Weekend.

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The hottest day of the year didn't melt the spirit of Three Counties RC as 3 teams of 7 runners entered the annual 50 mile Green Wheel Relay route around Peterborough.

Wisbech Three Counties take senior ladies team prize

The hottest day of the year didn’t melt the spirit of Three Counties RC as three teams of seven runners entered the annual 50-mile Green Wheel Relay route around Peterborough.

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Geoff Rogers with a fine tench caught on the opening day of the season from the Twenty Foot Drain

Fenland angling season starts with cracking tench and bream weights in March

The new season got off to a fine start right across the Fen drains with reports of some cracking tench and bream weights, writes Ken Wade.

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Gary leads Wisbech batsmen in big stand

Gary Freear led the wayin a stand of 184 as Wisbech batsmen were in ruthless form against Saffron Walden.

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Operation Traverse has been launched today (Friday 16 June 2017) to coincide with the first day of the fishing season. It aims to prevent fishery and water course crime such as the theft of fish, set line fishing, catch and keep fishing and seine netting.
Police Officers will be working in partnership with the Environment Agency to conduct patrols around local rivers, lakes, ponds and waterways over the coming months.
At The Mullicourt Aquaduct off the A1122 Downham Road between Salters Lode and Outwell where the Middle Level River meets Well Creek.
Police and Environment Agency, LtoR, Sgt Mark Askham, Rob Boothby, Al Thomson, PC Ben Clark

Police launch campaign against illegal fishing in West Norfolk

A new campaign which aims to target illegal fishing practices has been launched by police in West Norfolk.

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Wisbech Tennis Duo at The Aegon Tennis Open, Nottingham
Having won the Wisbech Tennis Club Quorn family tournament last month, daughter and dad doubles pair of Libby and David Hoyles were invited to the Quorn Finals Day at Nottingham Tennis Centre on Saturday 10th June.

Wisbech tennis duo meet top players

Having won the Wisbech Tennis Club Quorn family tournament last month, daughter and dad doubles pair of Libby and David Hoyles were invited to the Quorn Finals Day at Nottingham Tennis Centre on Saturday.

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Murphy commits to Wisbech Town FC by turning down higher offers

Highly sought-after midfielder Sam Murphy has once again shown his commitment to Wisbech Town FC by turning down another offer from a Step 4 club.

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Chatteris Kingfisher Matthijs wins county treble gold

A very small Chatteris Kingfishers squad was in action this weekend, first in Wisbech in the Junior Fenland League and then in Peterborough the following day for the second day of the County Development Championships.

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Try March Twenty Foot as venues in good shape for new Fenland fishing season

I think everyone is really looking forward to the start of the season on rivers and Fenland waters, writes Ken Wade.

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Wisbech Fenland Flyers take national trampoline medals at Cardiff

Fenland Flyers took seven Elite squad members to Cardiff for the first two-day National Trampoline League qualifying competition where 1,000 athletes compete in trampolining, Double Mini Trampoline, and synchro.

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