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March pupils get lesson in business

March pupils get lesson in business

March pupils get lesson in business

20 December 2014

Students at Neale-Wade Academy in March were given a valuable insight into running their own business by taking part in an enterprise simulation delivered by The Skills Service.


Tree-mendous festival at Wisbech church

Tree-mendous festival at Wisbech church

Tree-mendous festival at Wisbech church

20 December 2014

A Wisbech church enjoyed a busy weekend during its annual Christmas Tree festival. St Augustine’s Church welcomed a steady flow of visitors to look at the 50 trees, which were decorated by schools, families and businesses. The event was opened by Wisbech mayor Michael Hill and also included a concert performed by Cobbs Country. Carols sung by tree light was also well supported on Sunday. The trees will remain until Sunday, January 4. The church will be hosting a lessons and carol service on Wednesday, December 17, at 7pm and midnight mass on Christmas Eve. A service will be held on Christmas day at 10am.


Pupils celebrate Wisbech’s school’s 60th anniversary

Pupils celebrate Wisbech’s school’s 60th anniversary

Pupils celebrate Wisbech’s school’s 60th anniversary

20 December 2014

Pupils celebrated their school’s diamond anniversary with a special picnic and spring bulb planting. Clarkson Infant School in Wisbech is now 60 years old and has organised a host of activities to mark this milestone. Youngsters planted bulbs at the front of the school and also contributed to a new mosiac. They also enjoyed a celebratory picnic in the school hall. Headteacher Dr Susan Dowling said the children had enjoyed the celebrations. She said: “They were really excited about the picnic and loved making the mosaic tiles.”


Love is key to diamond wedding say Wisbech couple

Love is key to diamond wedding say Wisbech couple

Love is key to diamond wedding say Wisbech couple

19 December 2014

It was when rain stopped play during a cricket match on Coronation Day 60 years ago that Derrick King first met his future wife, Joan.


Charity needs befrienders in Fenland

Charity needs befrienders in Fenland

Charity needs befrienders in Fenland

19 December 2014

A charity which helps isolated older people is appealing for volunteers.


Weak cat dumped at March vets

Weak cat dumped at March vets

Weak cat dumped at March vets

19 December 2014

A weak cat had to be put down after being dumped on the doorstep of a March veterinary surgery in a canvas bag.


Chatteris man arrested over incident at March swimming pool

Chatteris man arrested over incident at March swimming pool

Chatteris man arrested over incident at March swimming pool

19 December 2014

Police have arrested a man following an incident at the George Campbell Leisure Centre in March.


Two men convicted for exploiting migrant workers in Fenland

Two men convicted for exploiting migrant workers in Fenland

Two men convicted for exploiting migrant workers in Fenland

18 December 2014

Two men have been convicted of exploiting migrant workers by acting as unlicensed gangmasters in Fenland.


West Norfolk Council receives 16.5 per cent funding reduction

West Norfolk Council receives 16.5 per cent funding reduction

West Norfolk Council receives 16.5 per cent funding reduction

18 December 2014

West Norfolk Council will not be raising tax levels or cutting frontline services after receiving its settlement from the Government.


Generous Wisbech school pupils donate to Food Bank

Generous Wisbech school pupils donate to Food Bank

Generous Wisbech school pupils donate to Food Bank

18 December 2014

Pupils and staff at Thomas Clarkson Academy have donated more than 1,000 items of food to Wisbech food bank this Christmas.


March Lions present volunteer award

March Lions present volunteer award

March Lions present volunteer award

18 December 2014

March Lions have recognised a youngster’s determination to help the local community.


Police appeal after man approaches boy in March changing rooms

Police appeal after man approaches boy in March changing rooms

Police appeal after man approaches boy in March changing rooms

18 December 2014

Police are appealing for more information after a 15-year-old boy was approached by a man at the George Campbell Leisure Centre in March.


Hundreds of children sing at Chatteris Parish Church

Hundreds of children sing at Chatteris Parish Church

Hundreds of children sing at Chatteris Parish Church

17 December 2014

Hundreds of children and their families joined together at Chatteris Parish Church for a popular Christingle service. The Rev Wendy Thomson welcomed 400 children to the church on Sunday last week. Chatteris Scouts and Brownies, along with the church’s Sunday Club, were involved in the service. Members of the Chatteris Children’s Gospel choir also performed. The Rev Thomson said: “The service brings everyone together to sing and think about the true meaning of Christmas.”


Wisbech school wins centre of excellence award

Wisbech school wins centre of excellence award

Wisbech school wins centre of excellence award

16 December 2014

Wisbech’s Thomas Clarkson Academy (TCA) has received a Centre of Excellence award for its Facilities Management.


Star selfie for March cadet

Star selfie for March cadet

Star selfie for March cadet

16 December 2014

A March air cadet snapped a selfie with television presenter Carol Vorderman.


Creative Wisbech students have create logo for hospital

Creative Wisbech students have create logo for hospital

Creative Wisbech students have create logo for hospital

16 December 2014

Creative students have helped promote the work of the Friends of Wisbech Hospitals by coming up with a new logo for the group.


Elgoods Brewery donates £500 to Wisbech tennis Club

Elgoods Brewery donates £500 to Wisbech tennis Club

Elgoods Brewery donates £500 to Wisbech tennis Club

16 December 2014

Wisbech Tennis Club funds have been boosted by a £500 donation from Elgoods Brewery.


Little stars from Wimblington

Little stars from Wimblington

Little stars from Wimblington

16 December 2014

Youngsters have delighted their friends and families with their Christmas production.


Vandals damage Christmas tree at Wisbech hospital

Vandals damage Christmas tree at Wisbech hospital

Vandals damage Christmas tree at Wisbech hospital

15 December 2014

Patients and staff at North Cambridgeshire Hospital have been upset after vandals have raided their Christmas tree.


Wisbech brewery hands over £600 donation

Wisbech brewery hands over £600 donation

Wisbech brewery hands over £600 donation

15 December 2014

Wisbech Brewers, Elgood & Sons, handed over £600 to Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House at the brewery’s Christmas event on December 7.


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