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Yesterday, 16:39
Trains in and out of Cambridge disrupted

Rail travel across Cambridgeshire has been severely disrupted by overhead wire problems.

£40 per year bin collection charge will ‘hit poorest the hardest’ says Chatteris Town Crier

The town crier of Chatteris has started a petition opposing planned charges for the collection of brown bins as he believes it will “hit the poorest the hardest”.

Have you seen missing 66-year-old Martin Hardman?

Concern continues to grow for a 66-year-old man from Mildenhall who was last seen at the weekend.

Participants at the human trafficking round-table meeting in Peterborough.

The wide extent of human slavery in parts of East Anglia was revealed at a meeting between representatives of the catholic church, local police forces and the office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner last week.

Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2015

Calling all Fenland businesses this is your last chance to enter the area’s premier awards that recognise our entrepreneurs, the firms and the people that make them great.

Fenland District Council Invest to Save' project in leisure centres

Work is to start this month on a £823,000 energy-saving programme for Fenland’s four leisure centres.

Current Ward Gethin Archer Solicitors staff and John Thorogood

Ward Gethin Archer solicitors has opened a new office in Chatteris, taking their total number of branches up to eight.

Suffolk singer-songwriter puts on workshop and performs at Cromwell Community College, Chatteris

You Tube-famous musician Connor Adams came to Chatteris’ Cromwell Community College yesterday to perform for students.

A second skimming device has been found on the Santander ATM in Market Place, Wisbech

A second skimming device has been recovered from the Santander ATM in Market Place, Wisbech within less than a week.

Peterborough News

Yesterday, 10:02
Participants at the human trafficking round-table meeting in Peterborough.

The wide extent of human slavery in parts of East Anglia was revealed at a meeting between representatives of the catholic church, local police forces and the office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner last week.

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Manea rail station.

Plans to improve the stations at Manea and Whittlesey have taken another important step forward with the announcement that crucial funding has now been secured.

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Elm Parish Community Speedwatch making you and your family safer in Elm, Friday Bridge, Coldham and Ring’s End are asking do you want to help reduce excessive speeding?

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Sean Brown retiring

A popular Fenland fire officer said farewell after 27 years with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Here we go again, many years ago a group of people: Jill Freud, Duncan Boughton, Ann Chambers, Tom Jones, Bertha Cordell, George Acton and myself Margaret Carver met in the George Hotel in Doddington.

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Ann Bol, Beth Cope, Kieran Douglas, Gina Radford, Nicola Brown

A senior public health specialist doctor, physiotherapist, physicist, mathematician and new mum are among 10 new deacons who will be ordained in Ely Cathedral next weekend.

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Lib Dem Lorna Dupre (yellow top) and Martin Field (front) of Labour

At precisely 4am came confirmation of what had been expected for six hours since the polls closed- Fenland had voted decisively in favour of quitting Europe.

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Alex Gordon holding the WW2 publication that inspired his film making project

A 17 year old student from Sutton has produced a video that brings to life the war time memories of people living in Cambridgeshire.

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March man, 66, whose Aston Martin was reported abandoned, charged with perverting course of justice

A March man whose £80,000 Aston Martin was reported abandoned earlier this year has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

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Photo Galleries

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Smaller Mazda MX-5 roadster is a joy to drive and puts the light into delight.

Dark clouds and rain can’t put a damper on driving Mazda’s new MX-5 which shines though the gloom, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

A large crowd turned out for the first night of Festival Too in King's Lynn. Performing is Kym Mazell. Picture: Ian Burt

A downpour of rain didn’t stop the crowds enjoying Festival Too’s night of free music on the Tuesday Market Place in King’s Lynn.

A memorial was held in the Tower Gardens in King's Lynn to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Picture: Ian Burt

A poignant church service and wreath-laying ceremony was held in the town this evening. A light will now shine from the Greyfriars tower in King’s Lynn for a total of 141 days to mark the duration of the Battle of the Somme.

TV presenter Charlie Webster, mayor of St Albans cllr Frances Leonard, Model and actress Kelly Brook and former professional boxer Sugar Ray Leonard at the opening of the new Sketchers HQ

Special guests Kelly Brook, Sugar Ray Leonard and Charlie Webster brought some celebrity glamour to the opening of the new St Albans headquarters of a global footwear company.

The exhibition of ideas complete with voting slips for the re development of Port Royal will be at Kennaway House until July 12, Cathy Gardner who is supporting the event is pictured alongside the designs. Ref shs 26-16SH 0557. Picture: Simon Horn.

Public opinion to determine final competition winner

Agriculture News

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Savills launches West Fen Farm, March to the market

A guide price of nearly £5 million has been placed on a 467 acre farm in March that has been put up for sale.

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MEP Vicky Ford at G's

MEP Vicky Ford claims G’s of Ely – Europe’s largest salad grower- will move their headquarters out of Cambridgeshire to the continent if Britain votes to leave the EU.

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Tractors backing up at the site of Fengrain

Some objections raised by Fenland Council to an anaerobic digester at Wimblington- now subject to a fresh appeal- are to be dropped.

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