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Almost 150 Fenland families faced homelessness in just three months

Almost 150 Fenland families faced homelessness in just three months

Almost 150 Fenland families faced homelessness in just three months

13 June 2019

Almost 150 Fenland families required council support for homelessness in the run up to last Christmas, new figures reveal.


Student left unable to walk or talk after brain tumour surgery now feels ‘better than ever’ thanks to devoted partner

Student left unable to walk or talk after brain tumour surgery now feels ‘better than ever’ thanks to devoted partner

Student left unable to walk or talk after brain tumour surgery now feels ‘better than ever’ thanks to devoted partner

13 June 2019

Bethany, 23, stood proudly at the alter to say ‘I do’ after fiancé Adam helped rebuild her life.


Artists against apocalypse set for talk this weekend

Artists against apocalypse set for talk this weekend

Artists against apocalypse set for talk this weekend

13 June 2019

Artists of the ground-breaking Anthropocene exhibition at Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House will explain their creative response to climate change.


Buddleia-planting Dad unearths shock wartime find in the garden

Buddleia-planting Dad unearths shock wartime find in the garden

Buddleia-planting Dad unearths shock wartime find in the garden

13 June 2019

A simple bit of gardening turned into a real mystery for a Fenland family after they unearthed a wall in their back garden.


It's time to enter annual town gardens contest

It's time to enter annual town gardens contest

It's time to enter annual town gardens contest

11 June 2019

It is now the time of the year when gardeners have been beavering away and are now enjoying the wonderful results they have achieved.


Fears for town's historic house

Fears for town's historic house

Fears for town's historic house

11 June 2019

The owners of one of a town’s oldest houses could soon face legal action to bring the building back up to scratch.


Can you help identify body found in the river?

Can you help identify body found in the river?

Can you help identify body found in the river?

10 June 2019

Police are appealing for help identifying the body of a man discovered in the River Nene in the Wisbech area on Friday (7 June).


Gorefield Show attracts the crowds despite rain-soaked conditions

Gorefield Show attracts the crowds despite rain-soaked conditions

Gorefield Show attracts the crowds despite rain-soaked conditions

10 June 2019

It might have been rain soaked by the 57th annual Gorefield Show still attracted the crowds and the competitors on Saturday.


Gallery of pictures from the 20th annual March Summer Festival - rain failed to stop play

Gallery of pictures from the 20th annual March Summer Festival - rain failed to stop play

Gallery of pictures from the 20th annual March Summer Festival - rain failed to stop play

10 June 2019

Rain failed to dampen spirits as hundreds of people turned out for the annual March Summer Festival parade on Saturday.


Fenland community stalwarts given Queen's Birthday Honours

Fenland community stalwarts given Queen's Birthday Honours

Fenland community stalwarts given Queen's Birthday Honours

07 June 2019

A Royal British Legion branch chairman and a Scout group leader have been recognised


Town marks 75th anniversary of D-Day Landings

Town marks 75th anniversary of D-Day Landings

Town marks 75th anniversary of D-Day Landings

07 June 2019

A poignant service commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings saw dozens of people attending in Chatteris yesterday (Thursday).


Developer is accused of hiding behind planning 'loophole' over unfinished estate

Developer is accused of hiding behind planning 'loophole' over unfinished estate

Developer is accused of hiding behind planning 'loophole' over unfinished estate

07 June 2019

Residents on a Wisbech housing estate are still waiting for action on roads and pavements that have been left unfinished for nearly a decade.


Here's what March Summer Festival has to offer this weekend

Here's what March Summer Festival has to offer this weekend

Here's what March Summer Festival has to offer this weekend

06 June 2019

March’s hugely-popular Summer Festival takes place at the town’s West End Park from tomorrow (Friday) to Sunday.


Local Co-op farm to open its gates for open farm Sunday this weekend

Local Co-op farm to open its gates for open farm Sunday this weekend

Local Co-op farm to open its gates for open farm Sunday this weekend

06 June 2019

Priory Farm in West Walton, part of the Co-op Farming Group, is opening to the public this Sunday (9) for the national Open Farm Sunday campaign.


Family-run business supports aspiring College of West Anglia students

Family-run business supports aspiring College of West Anglia students

Family-run business supports aspiring College of West Anglia students

06 June 2019

Kett Autopaints Ltd has been working with the College of West Anglia’s (CWA) Wisbech students to help train highly-skilled bodyshop technicians.


It's a 'no' to homes over flood risk worries

It's a 'no' to homes over flood risk worries

It's a 'no' to homes over flood risk worries

05 June 2019

Plans for 33 homes in Wisbech have been refused by Fenland planning officers because there is a "high probability of flooding".


A feast of food at museum's opening supper of the season

A feast of food at museum's opening supper of the season

A feast of food at museum's opening supper of the season

05 June 2019

A taste of fine dining with a twist of the Mediterranean deep south attracted a full house at Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House in Wisbech.


Birthday mum Lisa just keeps on giving to charity

Birthday mum Lisa just keeps on giving to charity

Birthday mum Lisa just keeps on giving to charity

05 June 2019

A Fenland woman has taken charity fundraising to a whole new level – by undertaking a year’s worth of volunteering and event organising.


Mollie enjoys a date with royalty

Mollie enjoys a date with royalty

Mollie enjoys a date with royalty

05 June 2019

A Fenland woman who received the British Empire Medal for her services to her village and the Methodist Church has rubbed shoulders with royalty.


Police plea for employers to help boost the front line

Police plea for employers to help boost the front line

Police plea for employers to help boost the front line

05 June 2019

Police are urging employers across the county to sign up to a scheme that supports their staff to volunteer as police constables.


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