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Car club teams up with Wisbech cinema for Fast and Furious rally

A Wisbech cinema hosted a car rally to coincide with the release of the latest chapter of the Fast and Furious film franchise.

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VIDEO: Wisbech Mart opens for business

All the fun of the fair arrived in Wisbech on Friday night as the town’s annual Mart opened for business.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Big news in the TV world this morning as Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Lisa and Poppy Gill have a big year ahead in running the London Marathon and qualifying for the World Hip Hop Dance Championships respectively.  Photo supplied.

New year full of promise for Spalding mother and daughter

The new year has lots in store for a Spalding mother and daughter who are raising at least £4,500 in total for very different reasons.

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VIDEO: Crowds flock to Hunstanton Christmas Day swim

It may have been an exceptionally mild Christmas Day, but the sea was as chilly as ever for Hunstanton’s festive swim this morning.

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Long Sutton Royal British Legion (RBL) holds its 50th anniversary at the RBL building in West Street, Long Sutton, with visitors 
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Long Sutton Royal British Legion sets meeting date

Long Sutton Royal British Legion has a set a date for its first important meeting of 2017.

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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Dozens of Santas run in Wisbech Park

Organisers of a Christmas run held in Wisbech Park at the weekend are already looking forward to their next big event in 2017.

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Dick Van Dyke in the original Mary Poppins film (Photo: YouTube)

Dick Van Dyke to star in Mary Poppins sequel at 91

Dick Van Dyke will dust off his sweeping brush after confirming he will appear in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel.

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"Oh Margaret, youre such a Polecat and as for you Susan, you Ninnycock, Ill see you later"

REVEALED: Academic uncovers the best long-lost British swear words

A language historian has revealed the best long-lost swear words from Britain - including nippy, tarse and wittol.

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VIDEO: Crowds pack King’s Lynn for Children In Need Rickshaw challenge

Hundreds of people flocked into Lynn last night to greet The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge team on the sixth day of their fundraising journey for BBC Children In Need.

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Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

This week, as we celebrate 80 years of television, we take a look at the oldest programmes still on the air.

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Lisa Dickinson's Dance Mania, presenting Toxic dance show at March Braza Club ANL-161028-180740009

Dance Mania’s spooky Halloween treat

Audiences were given a fright to remember when they enjoyed a Halloween treat from Dance Mania.

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Halloween Heroes come to the rescue

Halloween Heroes come to the rescue

A group of friends turned into Halloween Heroes on Monday night to help deliver a spooky treat to children across the March area.

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Spooky Olympics family fun day at The Oasis Centre
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An Oasis of spookiness in Wisbech

Mini monsters and wicked witches were in for a treat when The Oasis Centre held a themed family fun day.
The Wisbech centre put a Halloween and Rio spin on its annual event this year, when it held its Spooky Olympics Family Fun Day on Wednesday.
Around 45 children took part in the free event, made possible thanks to the Family Learning Fund from Cambridgeshire County Council and the Learning Skills Council.
Youngsters enjoyed fun and games, including dog agility with Katie Bristow and her Collie dog from the People and Animals organisation. They also enjoyed crafts with a take-home recycling message, face painting and medals and took part in a fancy dress competition.

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SPERGY MOVEMENT: Performance poet Callum Brazzo has packed 15 years of rhyme and rap into his new book, Movement, published by Spergy.org.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

BOOK REVIEW: Performance poetry that is more than just a load of old rap

Movement: Performance Poetry Written Down, by Callum Brazzo, Spergy Books, Out Now

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CHURCH BIRTHDAY: Release Dance Crew from New Generation Ministries, Bristol, will be launching Long Sutton Baptist Church's 175th anniversary weekend on Friday, October 7.

Long Sutton Baptist Church prepares for 175th anniversary weekend

A weekend of celebration and contemplation is in store at Long Sutton Baptist Church which turns 175 in October.

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Antiques restorer Ludovic Potts of Guyhirn is the guest of Spalding Business Club at its October meeting on Thursday, October 6, at 7am.

Antiques restorer to visit Spalding Business Club

Spalding Business Club is to welcome Fenland-based antiques restorer Ludovic Potts to its October meeting next week.

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GOLD BLOOM: Spalding in Bloom representatives Christine Lawton (left) and Angela Newton receive the EMIB Gold Award on behalf of the town from Nigel Fox, managing director of Amethyst Horticulture of Kent.  Photo supplied.

South Holland sits at the top table for In Bloom ‘Oscars’

An In Bloom party is in full swing across South Holland where towns and villages have been painted gold for looking immaculate.

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