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Farewell lunch to say goodbye to popular Wisbech security guard Roger Vanhinsbergh

13 September 2018
Farewell lunch to say goodbye to popular Wisbech security guard Roger Vanhinsbergh

Farewell lunch to say goodbye to popular Wisbech security guard Roger Vanhinsbergh

13 September 2018

Saturday (15) will mark the end of an era as the Horsefair Shopping Centre says farewell to axed security guard Roger Vanhinsbergh.


'Sickening and vile' attack sees eggs smashed at Manea pit

13 September 2018
'Sickening and vile' attack sees eggs smashed at Manea pit

'Sickening and vile' attack sees eggs smashed at Manea pit

13 September 2018

A parish council is calling for the toughest penalties to be imposed on those responsible for a "vile and sickening" act of vandalism.


Joy as Wisbech is crowned overall winner in this year's Anglia in Bloom while Chatteris celebrates Gold and Benwick Silver Gilt awards

13 September 2018
Joy as Wisbech is crowned overall winner in this year's Anglia in Bloom while Chatteris celebrates Gold and Benwick Silver Gilt awards

Joy as Wisbech is crowned overall winner in this year's Anglia in Bloom while Chatteris celebrates Gold and Benwick Silver Gilt awards

13 September 2018

Wisbech is celebrating after scooping a clutch of awards at this year's Anglia in Bloom including winner of the overall Anglia in Bloom Trophy.


Chatteris is set to be focus of retail world next week when Tesco comes to town to unveil its new-format store

13 September 2018
Chatteris is set to be focus of retail world next week when Tesco comes to town to unveil its new-format store

Chatteris is set to be focus of retail world next week when Tesco comes to town to unveil its new-format store

13 September 2018

Chattteris is set to be the centre of the food retailing world when Tesco unveils its new-format store, said to be Jack's - in the town next week.


Cambridgeshire County Council leader warns of ‘stark choices’ ahead as demand sees budget gap grow

12 September 2018
Cambridgeshire County Council leader warns of ‘stark choices’ ahead as demand sees budget gap grow

Cambridgeshire County Council leader warns of ‘stark choices’ ahead as demand sees budget gap grow

12 September 2018

Increased demand for services this year has seen Cambridgeshire Council’s current budget gap leap to £5.2 million.


It's a no from us say Fenland councillors as they bow to people power and refuse plans for 95 homes off Estover Road in March

12 September 2018
It's a no from us say Fenland councillors as they bow to people power and refuse plans for 95 homes off Estover Road in March

It's a no from us say Fenland councillors as they bow to people power and refuse plans for 95 homes off Estover Road in March

12 September 2018

Cheers filled Fenland Hall this afternoon as 'people power' and a 'bit of common sense' saw controversial plans to build 95 homes in March rejected.


Use of computers in Cambridgeshire libraries has more than halved since charges were introduced

12 September 2018
Use of computers in Cambridgeshire libraries has more than halved since charges were introduced

Use of computers in Cambridgeshire libraries has more than halved since charges were introduced

12 September 2018

Computer charges in libraries have been criticised as a “false economy” bringing in only £16,000 in a year while user numbers have plummeted.


Duke of Gloucester visits three different projects in Wisbech

10 September 2018
Duke of Gloucester visits three different projects in Wisbech

Duke of Gloucester visits three different projects in Wisbech

10 September 2018

Wisbech enjoyed a day in the Royal spotlight on Friday with a visit of the Duke of Gloucester.


£50,000 funding for mental health training for schools across Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

07 September 2018
£50,000 funding for mental health training for schools across Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

£50,000 funding for mental health training for schools across Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

07 September 2018

Cambs Police close investigations without identifying a suspect in almost nine out of 10 home burglaries and seven in 10 reported vehicle thefts.


'Hand yourself in' plea by Emneth mother to hit and run driver who left scene of crash

07 September 2018
'Hand yourself in' plea by Emneth mother to hit and run driver who left scene of crash

'Hand yourself in' plea by Emneth mother to hit and run driver who left scene of crash

07 September 2018

A mum has issued an appeal for the hit and run driver who smashed into her car with her young children in it to hand themselves in.


Ten people in Fenland are currently waiting for organ transplants but only a third of district's residents are registered donors

06 September 2018
Ten people in Fenland are currently waiting for organ transplants but only a third of district's residents are registered donors

Ten people in Fenland are currently waiting for organ transplants but only a third of district's residents are registered donors

06 September 2018

New appeal for organ donors in Fenland as news 35 people in Cambridgeshire died over the last five years waiting for a transplant.


Aria Court in March has gone from 'requires improvement' to 'good' in less than a year

06 September 2018
Aria Court in March has gone from 'requires improvement' to 'good' in less than a year

Aria Court in March has gone from 'requires improvement' to 'good' in less than a year

06 September 2018

Staff at a March care home are celebrating after a 'good' rating from the Care Quality Commission - but work is needed to improve its safety rating.


Emneth Methodist Chapel is appealing for donations of red car spray paint for a poppy project

06 September 2018
Emneth Methodist Chapel is appealing for donations of red car spray paint for a poppy project

Emneth Methodist Chapel is appealing for donations of red car spray paint for a poppy project

06 September 2018

A village church has put out an SOS for donations of red car spray paint to help with a project for Remembrance Sunday.


Pensioner's anger at government refusal to intervene to save Chatteris Lloyds bank from closing

05 September 2018
Pensioner's anger at government refusal to intervene to save Chatteris Lloyds bank from closing

Pensioner's anger at government refusal to intervene to save Chatteris Lloyds bank from closing

05 September 2018

A Chatteris pensioner who staged a one-woman protest to stop a bank closing has been told "it would be inappropriate for the government to intervene".


269 public objections, written opposition from three councillors, town council strongly opposed and fears over flooding but plans for 95 homes on land next to Estover Playing Field in March are recommended for approval

05 September 2018
269 public objections, written opposition from three councillors, town council strongly opposed and fears over flooding but plans for 95 homes on land next to Estover Playing Field in March are recommended for approval

269 public objections, written opposition from three councillors, town council strongly opposed and fears over flooding but plans for 95 homes on land next to Estover Playing Field in March are recommended for approval

05 September 2018

Despite huge public opposition plans for 95 homes next to Estover Playing Field, March, are set for go-ahead unless councillors ignore officers.


Two Wisbech care home workers have braved the shave for Macmillan Cancer Support

05 September 2018
Two Wisbech care home workers have braved the shave for Macmillan Cancer Support

Two Wisbech care home workers have braved the shave for Macmillan Cancer Support

05 September 2018

Two members of staff at Dove Court Care Home in Wisbech braved a complete head shave to show support for cancer charity, Macmillan Cancer Support.


Fenrock climbing centre in Outwell is searching for a new home after plans were approved to build houses on its current site

05 September 2018
Fenrock climbing centre in Outwell is searching for a new home after plans were approved to build houses on its current site

Fenrock climbing centre in Outwell is searching for a new home after plans were approved to build houses on its current site

05 September 2018

A West Norfolk climbing centre is searching for a new location, after planning permission was granted to a scheme looking to use the land it occupies.


£50,000 funding for mental health training for schools across Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

05 September 2018
£50,000 funding for mental health training for schools across Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

£50,000 funding for mental health training for schools across Fenland and East Cambridgeshire

05 September 2018

YMCA Trinity Group wins £50,000 of funding to deliver mental health training to teachers and early years providers across Fenland and East Cambs.


Wisbech Museum faces cash crisis amid fears it could close and issues SOS for donations

04 September 2018
Wisbech Museum faces cash crisis amid fears it could close and issues SOS for donations

Wisbech Museum faces cash crisis amid fears it could close and issues SOS for donations

04 September 2018

A “big gap” in funding means Wisbech and Fenland Museum faces closure despite an influx of visitors this summer thanks to its dinosaurs display.


A weekly 10-minute walk is too much for more than 40 per centre of people in Fenland, figures show

03 September 2018
A weekly 10-minute walk is too much for more than 40 per centre of people in Fenland, figures show

A weekly 10-minute walk is too much for more than 40 per centre of people in Fenland, figures show

03 September 2018

Nearly half of Fenland people fail to walk for 10 consecutive minutes a week, according to the Department for Transport.


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