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Chatteris boxer Jordan Gill impresses in winning British title eliminator bout

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Five-year-old Tommy Sparrow from Wisbech needed dozens of stitches after falling on to a vase. Now Asda delivery driver Geoff Noriss has been nominated for a Pride in Fenland Award for the help he gave Tommy and his mum Michelle Dowd after the accident.

Mum’s praise for Asda’s driver, Geoff

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Councillor Simon King has strongly denied wrong doing over his expense claims as he prepares to face a conduct hearing next week.

“I will fight this all the way to a judicial review if I have to” says Fenland’s Simon King as he launches counter attack in expenses row

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Norfolk police commissioner orders full review of fire service governance switch

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New Fenland Council leader Chris Seaton says he is looking forward the challenges the role will bring

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Grantham pub The Old Bank re-opens after £225,000 refurbishment

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St John’s College set to gain outline planning permission of 95 homes on ‘windfall site’ off Estover Road in March

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Has Wisbech Councillor Simon King gone too far? He is set to face conduct hearing over his expense claims

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Jayne Denby and her son Daniel - she is hoping people will help her children  stay together in their family home when she is gone.

This Friday is bingo night at Wisbech St Mary in aid of family of dying Fenland mum Jayne Denby

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Richard Quadryng's brass effigy was originally in a Lincolnshire church until a vicar decided to 'take it' - but no one knows exactly why he took it.

Priceless brass held by Outwell church for 200 years is set to be returned to rightful owners

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MP Hayes takes up case for bus routes under review

Transport
BUS THREAT: Father Jonathan Sibley, priest-in-charge of St Mary's Church, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG140216-109TW.

Movement starts to protect under-threat bus routes serving South Holland

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Conservative Party members of South Holland District Council want to hold talks with Stagecoach about its review of services operation out of its King's Lynn depot which could close.  Photo supplied.

Political pressure applied from South Holland on bus operator’s review

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Accident news.

UPDATE TUESDAY 5.50PM Two people taken to hospital after A17 crash in Long Sutton

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RTA Tilney All Saints

UPDATE: Witnesses sought after man suffers ‘serious head injuries’ in A47 crash at Tilney All Saints

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Norfolk police commissioner orders full review of fire service governance switch

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Reports of child abuse in Cambridgeshire is up by nearly a quarter says child charity NSPCC.

Eight babies among child sex abuse victims in Cambridgeshire as figures show sharp rise in offences last year

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Church warden Bryan Bargh with the discarded mattress.

Great Ponton village church shows steely resolve against lead thieves

Crime
A male in his 30s was arrested on  February 13  in the Wisbech area after his vehicle was stopped using false plates.

Police discover £49,000 of illegal tobacco after stopping driver in Wisbech area for using car with false plates

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New plan announced by Department of Education will help Fenland teachers learn new skills for free

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Magic day at Upwell Academy Wisbech with children and staff dressing as wizards and witches Halle Bell (year1), Molly Burnett (reception), Bobby Saul (year 1).

Children produce magical work as Upwell Academy holds an inspiring dress-up day to help their writing skills

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Pupil’s pet snake is star of Walpole St Peter school science lesson

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Damian Hinds, Education Secretary.

Drive to raise education standards and increase opportunity in Fenland and East Cambs unveiled by new Education Secretary

Education
West Walton Primary School is closed because of 'flu-like' bug.

Flu-like bug forces West Walton Primary School to stay closed for deep-cleaning

Education

Grantham pub The Old Bank re-opens after £225,000 refurbishment

Business
The Red Lion at Bottesford is being marketed for sale for offers of around �395,000

Campaign steps up to save Bottesford pub

Business
John Hayes MP has written to Stagecoach about its review of bus services in Norfolk, including the 505 Spalding to King's Lynn route.  Photo supplied.

MP Hayes takes up case for bus routes under review

Transport
BUS THREAT: Father Jonathan Sibley, priest-in-charge of St Mary's Church, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG140216-109TW.

Movement starts to protect under-threat bus routes serving South Holland

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Has Wisbech Councillor Simon King gone too far? He is set to face conduct hearing over his expense claims

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March library is one of 32 of the county's libraries where plans are underway to introduce charges.

Cambridgeshire Council’s move to charge for computers in libraries is ‘ill conceived and money grabbing’ say opposition members

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Grantham hotel seeks to be converted to 20 flats

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LIGHTING-UP TIME? The War Memorial in Long Sutton town centre could be illuminated if parish councillors follow up an idea from the public.  Photo (TIM WILSON): SG110112-118TW.

LONG SUTTON PARISH COUNCIL: Idea to light up War Memorial

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MP Steve Barclay with the letter from the FA confirming the offer of a �650,000 grant to Estover Playing Field.

FA’s £650,000 grant offer for Estover Playing Field in March comes with ‘so many strings attached’

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Work underway of £1M Grantham park restoration

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Baby black-tailed godwits were headstarted by staff at WWT in Welney as part of a Project Godwit aimed at helping the endangered species now they have been spotted in Portugal.

Godwits hand-reared at Welney Wetlands Centre have been spotted safe and well in Portugal

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Storm damage'A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn

Storm Georgina blows in with winds up to 70 mph bringing chaos across Fenland including felling trees and cutting power

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Welney Wash Road

Welney drivers keep flooding their engines

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Urgent care hub pilot schemes at Wisbech and Doddington are set to start this year

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Mike Hawes and Wendy Keaney are backing the proposal of an opt-out organ donor register.

Manea man praises a family’s bravery after receiving a new heart and is urging others to join the organ donor register

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There's a question mark over the future of palliative care services in Wisbech.

End of life care in Wisbech could be under threat thanks to a mix-up over contract

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Some of the staff team at the Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech. From left: Jane Clarke (Registered Staff Nurse), Alison Strickle(administrator), Judy Duffy (activities coordinator), Michelle Knight (Matron), Alison Thorpe (Staff Nurse) and Clare Walpole (Sister).'Jennie Chaplin (complementary therapist), Rachel Ingham-Brown (Staff Nurse), Phillippa Ashcroft )project development officer) and Patricia Harrison (complementary therapist).

Top rated Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre in Wisbech launches major fundraising campaign for 2018

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West Walton Primary School is closed because of 'flu-like' bug.

Flu-like bug forces West Walton Primary School to stay closed for deep-cleaning

Education