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Chance to have your say on Wisbech skatepark plans and win £50 voucher

Know your quarter pipes from your pyramids? Your grind rails from your volcanos?

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Damian Hinds, Education Secretary.

Drive to raise education standards and increase opportunity in Fenland and East Cambs unveiled by new Education Secretary

Schools in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire are to benefit from a share of £25 million government cash to help raise pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills.

Education
Kevin and Marie Venni pictured on holiday last year. He is currently battling bowel cancer and is organising a charity family fun day.

Wisbech football manager Kevin Venni hopes to kick cancer and is organising a charity match and fun day

A local football club manager is organising a charity match and family fund day to raise money for Bowel Cancer.

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Black Dog by Simon Corbin

King’s Lynn author recalls haunting journey in Black Dog

Author Simon Corbin from Lynn is launching a book based on one of his haunting experiences on the A149.

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Police ask for public's help to combat illegal blood sport of hare coursing.

Hare coursing gangs are bringing fear and intimidation across Cambridgeshire and are even threatening to torch farms

Rural communities are living in fear from hare-coursing gangs who are threatening violence and to torch homes across the county.

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Storm damage
A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn

Storm Georgina blows in with winds up to 70 mph bringing chaos across Fenland including felling trees and cutting power

Gale force winds brought in by Storm Georgina caused chaos across Fenland this morning felling trees and cutting power supplies.

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Bowls

North Cambs bowlers suffer Hunts loss

North Cambs bowlers played their second Derbyshire game away to Hunts and lost on all four rinks.

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Edward Elmore, from Doddington, completed the treble just prior to the Christmas period competing in the World Indoor Bowls Council Junior Championships in Newport, Wales.  These championships follow on from the English National Title he won early 2017 followed by the British Isles Under 25s Title in Belfast, Northern Ireland last March.

From a young age, I always wanted to win: rise of world-crowned Doddington bowler Elmore

In a game that is arguably not as well-publicised as the more mainstream activities, the remarkable achievement of one man has perhaps forced the sports aficionados who would otherwise look away, take notice.

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Euro Star in Falcon Road, Wisbech where illegal tobacco was found.

Two men are convicted selling illegal and unsafe tobacco from the Euro Star shop in Wisbech

Two Wisbech shop keepers have been ordered to carry out unpaid work by magistrates after being convicted of selling illegal and unsafe tobacco at a store in the town.

Crime
West Walton Primary School is closed because of 'flu-like' bug.

Flu-like bug forces West Walton Primary School to stay closed for deep-cleaning

A flu-like bug has forced the closure of a local school on Wednesday to allow a deep clean of classrooms.

Education
Two cars have been vandalised in Wisbech in an incident police are treating as a hate crime.

Attack on cars in Wisbech was ‘despicable’ hate crime say police

Two cars have been vandalised in Wisbech in an incident police are treating as a hate crime.

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Andy Murray, was in the RAF for 30 years before embarking on his career change. Now a second year intern at Thomas Eaton Primary Academy in Wimblington, near March, he is looking forward to taking up a post as a Newly Qualified Teacher this year.

Fancy a career change? - Then teaching in Fenland could be an option as drive to fill vacancies is launched

People looking to get into teaching in Fenland are encouraged to find out about more the opportunities available as part of a new recruitment drive

Education
Townsend Lakes winner Colin Begbie

Anglers travel far to use March Old Nene where Coote triumphs

While anglers across most of the country are finding it difficult in the prolonged winter weather we still have a few waters in tip-top form.

Angling
Football

Woodmans Cottage make Cambs Sunday cup last eight after Guyhirn win

Cambridgeshire Sunday Challenge Cup

Football
Kristina Rhinaoff with Christopher Maloney (left) and Robin Windsor in Dance To The Music.

Review: Dance to the Music at Lynn Corn Exchange entertains and gives a history lesson too

An almost packed audience was treated to some ‘Strictly’ glamour last night at the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange where favourites from the BBC hit Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor took the lead in a journey of dance down the ages.

Music
March Captains Drive In

Good guesses for new March Golf Club captains’ drive-in distances

The annual March Golf Club Captains’ drive-in took place on January 6, played on temporary greens in icy conditions.

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King's Lynn parkrun participants had to navigate flood water during the run in The Walks on Saturday, December 30. Photo: Tim Smith.

Leverington Three Counties Running Club superb debut for Clough

Sunday saw a Three Counties Running Club husband and wife team travel to a cold but flat Snetterton Racetrack to take part in the 5k and 10k event.

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Football

Ten-man Wisbech Town Acorns win at Ely Crusaders

Cambs League 3B

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Football

FC Parson Drove cruise into semis after beating Spalding Town

Quarter Final Intermediate Shield

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Long Sutton Parish Council is set to buy the former United Reformed Church in London Road.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
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Long Sutton Parish Council to buy town church

Long Sutton Parish Council is set for a new home in the town when the proposed purchase of a church building previously used as a nursery goes through.

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