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Health experts are reminding people who are under 65 and have long term health conditions to get the first jab in and beat flu this winter.

Steve Tierney (centre)  in October when he won the Medworth by election for Fenland Council

Fenland came to the rescue of BBC Radio Cambridgeshire in their bid to find a Conservative willing to be interviewed on air hours after the Rochester and Strood by election.

Lynn Road, Wisbech, during installation of new street lights

All of the issues thrown up by an audit of the street lighting contract run by Balfour Beatty which showed Cambridgeshire County Council “will not be paying the correct amount for its electricity” have been resolved, say a new report.

Steve Barclay MP (middle) meeting with representatives from Sustrans to discuss a cycleway.

An MP and councillor are pushing for a new cycleway linking Chatteris with Mepal.

Former NER carriage

Uncertainty has prompted the Bramley Line – the organisation fighting to reopen the March to Wisbech link – to only undertake “minimal track maintenance” until its future is decided.

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Yesterday, 20:23

Josh Ford’s double saw Wisbech Town come from behind to beat Cleethorpes Town 2-1 in an enthralling FA Vase second round clash.

Doddington United v Outwell Swifts. Picture: Steve Williams.

March Town Ladies put in a brave performance against Newmarket but they are out of the Ladies S Tech League Cup after a 2-1 second leg loss at the GER on Sunday.

Jonnie Peacock. Photo credit: Paul Sanwell / OP Photographic

Doddington sprinter Jonnie Peacock has admitted 2014 has not gone how he’d hoped but he is determined to get back to his best next year.

March ABC. Left: Ryan East, Joe Steed, Patsy Smith,Regan Lazenby,Bobby Smith, Nathan Smith,Shane Jones.Picture: Steve Williams.

March Amateur Boxing Club’s talented young prospects will look to finish the year in style when they step into the ring at their home show in a couple of weeks.

March football v Saffron Walden Town. Picture: Steve Williams.

March Town United manager Chris Bartlett says he was encouraged by his side’s performance in their 1-0 home loss to Thurlow Nunn League leaders Saffron Walden Town on Saturday.

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Fri, 12:51

Christmas will be even more sparkling this year at England’s greatest Elizabethan house – with a free craft fair, extra seasonal shopping and a feast of festive food.

Young performers rehearsing their roles for King's Lynn Corn Exchange's pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

King’s Lynn Corn Exchange has begun its magical Christmas journey with rehearsals under way for this year’s pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Chantel McGregor is a two-time winner of the 'guitarist of the year' title at the British Blues Awards.

The first female artist to have been voted ‘guitarist of the year’ in the history of the British Blues Awards comes to Newmarket next week for a concert.

Des O'Connor

Blood Brothers is the highlight of the new spring season at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange.

March will be lit up for Christmas on Friday, November 28.

Fenland starts lighting up for Christmas next week with three towns turning on their festive street decorations in three days.

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