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Duchess of Cornwall's helicopter narrowly escapes head-on crash in skies over Fens

18 July 2019
Duchess of Cornwall's helicopter narrowly escapes head-on crash in skies over Fens

Duchess of Cornwall's helicopter narrowly escapes head-on crash in skies over Fens

18 July 2019

The two aircraft appeared to merge on the radar screen and were less than 200ft apart.


Affordable homes plan approved despite planning officer's opposition

18 July 2019
Affordable homes plan approved despite planning officer's opposition

Affordable homes plan approved despite planning officer's opposition

18 July 2019

Town council recommended approval but Fenland planning officer's wanted Clarion Housing's application refused.


Council tax payers in Cambridgeshire paying larger share of policing costs figures show

18 July 2019
Council tax payers in Cambridgeshire paying larger share of policing costs figures show

Council tax payers in Cambridgeshire paying larger share of policing costs figures show

18 July 2019

Home Office data shows£63.4 million in funding for Cambridgeshire Constabulary is from council tax bills in 2019-20 – up from £55.6 million in 2018.


Charity match and fun day to remember much-loved Wisbech man Riki Boughen

18 July 2019
Charity match and fun day to remember much-loved Wisbech man Riki Boughen

Charity match and fun day to remember much-loved Wisbech man Riki Boughen

18 July 2019

This weekend sees a charity football match being held in memory of a Wisbech man killed in a head-on collision last year.


People in a Fenland village advised to keep windows closed as fire crews tackle major farm blaze

18 July 2019
People in a Fenland village advised to keep windows closed as fire crews tackle major farm blaze

People in a Fenland village advised to keep windows closed as fire crews tackle major farm blaze

18 July 2019

Road closure in place as fire crews from three counties tackle fire affecting farm buildings, straw and machinery.


Fenland man bombarded his ex-girlfriend with messages, calls and gifts now he is behind bars

17 July 2019
Fenland man bombarded his ex-girlfriend with messages, calls and gifts now he is behind bars

Fenland man bombarded his ex-girlfriend with messages, calls and gifts now he is behind bars

17 July 2019

The 25-year-old bombarded the woman with constant texts and calls as well as turning up unannounced at her home and work.


Suspended sentence for Fenland man who had hundreds of pornographic images of children

17 July 2019
Suspended sentence for Fenland man who had hundreds of pornographic images of children

Suspended sentence for Fenland man who had hundreds of pornographic images of children

17 July 2019

He had carried out internet searches on child abuse investigations, animal porn and paedophilia.


Fenland councillors will pay tribute to former chief executive Ernie Thompson who has died aged 86

17 July 2019
Fenland councillors will pay tribute to former chief executive Ernie Thompson who has died aged 86

Fenland councillors will pay tribute to former chief executive Ernie Thompson who has died aged 86

17 July 2019

A minute's silence and the Fenland flag flying at half-mast to honour former council chief executive.


Teachers and staff unite for a world-class education in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

17 July 2019
Teachers and staff unite for a world-class education in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

Teachers and staff unite for a world-class education in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

17 July 2019

The inaugural Golden Thread Conference will also hear evidence and teachers’ experiences from some of the £500,000-funded Opportunity Area projects.


Urgent appeal for donations as town Foodbank fears for busiest summer ever with increased need during school holidays

17 July 2019
Urgent appeal for donations as town Foodbank fears for busiest summer ever with increased need during school holidays

Urgent appeal for donations as town Foodbank fears for busiest summer ever with increased need during school holidays

17 July 2019

Foodbank wants local people to check what items are most needed, as they prepare for a busy summer with increased need during the school holidays.


Councils unite to put an end to fly-tipping in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

16 July 2019
Councils unite to put an end to fly-tipping in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Councils unite to put an end to fly-tipping in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

16 July 2019

Local authorities are saying enough is enough, by joining hands and launching a county-wide campaign called SCRAP to address the issue of fly–tipping.


Views sought on travel in and around Fenland town area

16 July 2019
Views sought on travel in and around Fenland town area

Views sought on travel in and around Fenland town area

16 July 2019

Residents in and around March are being asked to share their views on travel in the area as part of the first phase of a transport study.


Paedophile from Fenland village sent explicit messages to 'young boy'

16 July 2019
Paedophile from Fenland village sent explicit messages to 'young boy'

Paedophile from Fenland village sent explicit messages to 'young boy'

16 July 2019

He thought he was sending sexually explicit messages to a 12-year-old boy.


Pedestrian is in hospital this morning following collision in Wisbech

16 July 2019
Pedestrian is in hospital this morning following collision in Wisbech

Pedestrian is in hospital this morning following collision in Wisbech

16 July 2019

A person has been taken to hospital this morning (Wednesday) after a collision involving a pedestrian and a car in Wisbech.


He admitted burglary offences but denied assault and using abusive/threatening/insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of violence

15 July 2019
He admitted burglary offences but denied assault and using abusive/threatening/insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of violence

He admitted burglary offences but denied assault and using abusive/threatening/insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of violence

15 July 2019

A man has been sent to crown court for sentencing after admitting three counts of burglary in Wisbech last week.


Drunken row ended in death of a father-of-two in his own home

15 July 2019
Drunken row ended in death of a father-of-two in his own home

Drunken row ended in death of a father-of-two in his own home

15 July 2019

He was killed by a single stab wound to the heart.


Work starts to demolish part of eye-sore building in town High Street over public safety worries

15 July 2019
Work starts to demolish part of eye-sore building in town High Street over public safety worries

Work starts to demolish part of eye-sore building in town High Street over public safety worries

15 July 2019

Structural concerns were raised during initial excavation works in the building’s basement last week.


What a way to celebrate turning 50!

15 July 2019
What a way to celebrate turning 50!

What a way to celebrate turning 50!

15 July 2019

Fenland mum is completing a year of charity challenges for Parkinson's UK to mark her 50th birthday.


Village school must improve says government's Ofsted inspector

15 July 2019
Village school must improve says government's Ofsted inspector

Village school must improve says government's Ofsted inspector

15 July 2019

A core of parents and carers do not have confidence in the school’s leadership.


Man due in court today on town burglary offences

15 July 2019
Man due in court today on town burglary offences

Man due in court today on town burglary offences

15 July 2019

A man has been charged in connection with a number of burglaries in the Wisbech area over the past week.


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