Social workers are in such short supply in Cambridgeshire that the county council are using agency staff that cost double in wages – up to £78,000 a year.
Businesses were urged to hire more apprentices to improve the job prospects of young people in Fenland at a seminar at the Neale-Wade Academy on Friday.
A fence caught fire in March yesterday.
A talented 12-year-old pupil at Wisbech Grammar School has claimed a top prize for an ‘original, well-executed’ take on the detective story genre.
Their bikes glimmering on the North Brink, Wisbech tonight, the Royal British Legion riders trooped quietly into the town hall to be honoured alongside former MP Malcolm Moss.
A sports pavilion received a much needed makeover thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Fenland sports clubs and businesses.
Chatteris Midsummer Festival welcomed an ‘explosion of colours’ over the weekend thanks to the help of Madinga Arts.
It is Rose Fair time again in Wisbech – with thousands of visitors preparing to visit to celebrate what is generally regarded as East Anglia’s premier flower festival.