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Missing March cat Biscuit is home after three years and in need of vet treatment

Missing March cat Biscuit is home after three years and in need of vet treatment

Missing March cat Biscuit is home after three years and in need of vet treatment

19 October 2020

Three years after going missing Biscuit (Bikkit) the cat is back where he belongs thanks to his microchip.


Fen church given £32,200 to help repair its leaking roof

Fen church given £32,200 to help repair its leaking roof

Fen church given £32,200 to help repair its leaking roof

19 October 2020

A Fenland church is one of 18 to be awarded government funding for essential repairs through the Churches Conservation Trust (CCT).


Fenland man continues his canny idea to help East of England Air Ambulance after family's miracle escape

Fenland man continues his canny idea to help East of England Air Ambulance after family's miracle escape

Fenland man continues his canny idea to help East of England Air Ambulance after family's miracle escape

19 October 2020

A Fenland man who launched a fundraising effort for the East of England Air Ambulance earlier this summer has learned just how vital the service is.


Fenland care home raises £2,000 in memory of staff member's stillborn son

Fenland care home raises £2,000 in memory of staff member's stillborn son

Fenland care home raises £2,000 in memory of staff member's stillborn son

16 October 2020

Staff and residents at a Wisbech care home came together to support a staff member to raise money in memory of her baby son who died at birth.


Community gets stuck in to help build cycle shelter at Fenland school

Community gets stuck in to help build cycle shelter at Fenland school

Community gets stuck in to help build cycle shelter at Fenland school

16 October 2020

A Fenland school has a new cycle shelter thanks to community efforts and funding from Cambridgeshire County Council.


Renowned author Benjamin Zephaniah's praises Wisbech museum on BBC show

Renowned author Benjamin Zephaniah's praises Wisbech museum on BBC show

Renowned author Benjamin Zephaniah's praises Wisbech museum on BBC show

16 October 2020

Acclaimed writer Benjamin Zephaniah named Wisbech and Fenland Museum his favourite in the world.


Fall for the person, not the profile – Cambridgeshire woman who lost £100k shares her story as reports of romance fraud rise 26 per cent nationally

Fall for the person, not the profile – Cambridgeshire woman who lost £100k shares her story as reports of romance fraud rise 26 per cent nationally

Fall for the person, not the profile – Cambridgeshire woman who lost £100k shares her story as reports of romance fraud rise 26 per cent nationally

15 October 2020

Cambridgeshire Police is working with other forces across the country to tackle romance fraud, which has risen 26 per cent nationally.


Age UK reopens day centre in Fenland with tasty meal of stew and dumplings

Age UK reopens day centre in Fenland with tasty meal of stew and dumplings

Age UK reopens day centre in Fenland with tasty meal of stew and dumplings

15 October 2020

A day centre aimed at combating loneliness has re-opened its doors for the first time since lockdown began back in March.


RSPCA urges Fenland public to do their research as the UK sees a boom in kitten buyin

RSPCA urges Fenland public to do their research as the UK sees a boom in kitten buyin

RSPCA urges Fenland public to do their research as the UK sees a boom in kitten buyin

14 October 2020

The RSPCA is concerned a boom in kitten buying could lead to more cats coming into rescue centres with 648 cat incidents in Cambridgeshire this year.


Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

13 October 2020

Plans for Wisbech town centre, the controversial incinerator scheme and devolution are discussed this week.


Villagers say thank-you as Elm church warden Cynthia Brown retires after 22 years

Villagers say thank-you as Elm church warden Cynthia Brown retires after 22 years

Villagers say thank-you as Elm church warden Cynthia Brown retires after 22 years

13 October 2020

Parishioners in a Fenland village surprised their retiring church warden with a presentation as she stepped down from the role after 22 years.


Land for natural open spaces should be part of planning conditions says March conservationist and Green councillor Robert White

Land for natural open spaces should be part of planning conditions says March conservationist and Green councillor Robert White

Land for natural open spaces should be part of planning conditions says March conservationist and Green councillor Robert White

13 October 2020

Conservation groups in Fenland are calling for ‘wild’ open spaces to be widely included in conditions imposed on developers wanting to build houses.


Inspirational Fenlander completes five-day charity cycle challenge on a 'Boneshaker' and raises over £2,500

Inspirational Fenlander completes five-day charity cycle challenge on a 'Boneshaker' and raises over £2,500

Inspirational Fenlander completes five-day charity cycle challenge on a 'Boneshaker' and raises over £2,500

13 October 2020

Inspiring Fenlander Colin Bedford is “over the moon” after raising £2,500 for charity after completing a bike ride with a difference.


Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer pledges further support to help bring transformational projects for March town centre across the finish line

Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer pledges further support to help bring transformational projects for March town centre across the finish line

Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer pledges further support to help bring transformational projects for March town centre across the finish line

12 October 2020

A multi-million pound bid to dramatically transform March town centre has been backed by Cambridgeshire's Mayor James Palmer.


Self-isolation support payment launches in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Self-isolation support payment launches in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Self-isolation support payment launches in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

12 October 2020

Fenland residents can now apply for the new Test and Trace self-isolation support payment of £500 if they lose income due to not being able to work.


Self-isolation support payment launches in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Self-isolation support payment launches in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Self-isolation support payment launches in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

12 October 2020

Fenland residents can now apply for the new Test and Trace self-isolation support payment of £500 if they lose income due not being able to work.


Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

11 October 2020

This week we publish your views on heritage, the Poppy Appeal, home care working, coronavirus, politics and Wrens.


Lockdown hero Geoff receives honour from Queen for his help of vulnerable people in Wisbech

Lockdown hero Geoff receives honour from Queen for his help of vulnerable people in Wisbech

Lockdown hero Geoff receives honour from Queen for his help of vulnerable people in Wisbech

09 October 2020

"Absolutely gobsmacked" that's the verdict from a supermarket delivery driver who has been honoured by the Queen.


Covid-19 cases in hospitals rising in East of England

Covid-19 cases in hospitals rising in East of England

Covid-19 cases in hospitals rising in East of England

09 October 2020

The monthly number of people admitted to hospital with a confirmed case of Covid-19 has tripled in the East of England.


Fenland carer Stuart trials Zoom to attend Healthwatch meetings

Fenland carer Stuart trials Zoom to attend Healthwatch meetings

Fenland carer Stuart trials Zoom to attend Healthwatch meetings

09 October 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed many services and support organisations online. But what if you don’t have internet or don’t want to be online?


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