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Access to the news during Coronavirus outbreak

During this unprecedented time, many readers will not be in a position to be able to buy a newspaper. To help, Iliffe Media have developed the IM News app which can be downloaded for free and read on either your phone or tablet.

The IM News app contains the latest breaking news from our journalists as well as a digital version of the Fenland Citizen and is available for free for a month.

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Fenland's leisure centres extend their hours after successful re-opening

Fenland's leisure centres extend their hours after successful re-opening

Fenland's leisure centres extend their hours after successful re-opening

Fenland’s leisure centres are increasing their hours and gym and fitness class capacities from Monday, August 3, following a successful reopening.


Cambridgeshire Countywide Hub reflects on success helping thousands as shielding comes to end

Cambridgeshire Countywide Hub reflects on success helping thousands as shielding comes to end

Cambridgeshire Countywide Hub reflects on success helping thousands as shielding comes to end

Cambridgeshire Council's Countywide hub which has looked after the area's vulnerable during lockdown is set to move into the next phase of support.


Electrical store is set to re-open its doors in Wisbech with new social distancing rules

Electrical store is set to re-open its doors in Wisbech with new social distancing rules

Electrical store is set to re-open its doors in Wisbech with new social distancing rules

Hughes Electrical is to reopen its Wisbech store but with shortened opening hours.


‘Local taxation could drop £168m’ in Cambridgeshire warning

‘Local taxation could drop £168m’ in Cambridgeshire warning

‘Local taxation could drop £168m’ in Cambridgeshire warning

Cambridgeshire’s economy is going to be “hit hard” by the pandemic, with councils at “significant financial risk,” warn finance officers.


Council’s new ‘pavement licence’ will allow premises to offer al fresco dining

Council’s new ‘pavement licence’ will allow premises to offer al fresco dining

Council’s new ‘pavement licence’ will allow premises to offer al fresco dining

Al fresco dining spaces and street cafes could soon become a more familiar sight in Fenland with launch of new 'pavement licence' initiative.


Fenland transport firm recognised as 'phenomenal'

Fenland transport firm recognised as 'phenomenal'

Fenland transport firm recognised as 'phenomenal'

A Wisbech-based haulier is among those recognised as part of the HGV Heroes initiative launched by the Road Haulage Association.


Covid cupboard man sentenced

Covid cupboard man sentenced

Covid cupboard man sentenced

Police found a man hiding from them in a cupboard during coronavirus lockdown.


BARWELL BANTER: Explaing the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme to businesses

BARWELL BANTER: Explaing the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme to businesses

BARWELL BANTER: Explaing the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme to businesses

In her weekly column, Nickie Barwell of Barwell Accountants, goes through a new Government dining scheme.


Wisbech's Singing Gardener has been entertaining vulnerable during pandemic lockdown in Virtual Village Hall

Wisbech's Singing Gardener has been entertaining vulnerable during pandemic lockdown in Virtual Village Hall

Wisbech's Singing Gardener has been entertaining vulnerable during pandemic lockdown in Virtual Village Hall

For Wisbech woman, Amanda Scott, the show must go on - pandemic or not.


'We won't challenge customers who don't wear masks'

'We won't challenge customers who don't wear masks'

'We won't challenge customers who don't wear masks'

Chains including Costa Coffee and Sainsbury’s will not penalise customers who do not wear face coverings in their stores as new laws come into force.


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