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Holly Orridge launched her new EP, 14 Miles to Midnight, with a performance at the Horsefair on Wednesday.

The tree prompting concern at Ash Grove in Chatteris.

A resident has once again been told he can’t cut down a tree he claims is diseased - and could endanger passers-by - in front of his home.

Sixteen Foot Bank. Picture: Steve Williams.

A motorcyclist in his 30s has been airlifted to hospital following what has been described as a “serious collision” on the Sixteen Foot near March.

Wisbech Church Terrace car park toilets. Picture: Steve Williams.

Three women who tried to call the non-emergency police line to report a man asleep in public toilets in Wisbech gave up after being put on hold for more than ten minutes - only to discover he died in the cubicle during the night.

Fire destroyed a storage unit van and trailer. Picture: CAMBS FIRE.

A Fenland family say an arson attack has ‘decimated’ their entertainments business and left their livelihood in tatters.

Litter is targeted in the Horsefair

Litter drop louts and cigarette butt throwers face on the spot fines if they are caught dropping their rubbish in the Horsefair shopping centre in Wisbech as part of a new partnership.

Fire engines are finding it difficult to get down streets because of parked cars.

Illegal and inconsiderate parking is putting lives at risk, the fire service has warned.

Sanctuary Housing,  in Gaul Road. Picture: Steve Williams.

Families have been invited to a second public meeting by a housing association which has pledged to give people completion dates of when they can move into their new homes.

Police appeal for information after a stone angel is stolen from a grave

A white stone angel has been stolen from a grave in Outwell prompting an appeal from police for information.

Peterborough News

Yesterday, 17:08

A motorcyclist in his 30s has been airlifted to hospital following what has been described as a “serious collision” on the Sixteen Foot near March.

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Contraceptive and sexual health clinics are being stepped up in the Fens

A new sexual health clinic launched in Wisbech this year is not being used as much as hoped because people are still travelling to Peterborough or King’s Lynn for diagnosis and treatment, a report has shown.

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Ambulance

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from a horse, which then fell on her, in Whittlesey this morning.

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Whiting & Partners Seek New Centre.

Whiting & Partners is searching for a larger centre due to growing client demands.

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Businesses are urged to claim a grant to get access to superfast broadband

Time is running out for local businesses to get up to £3,000 to help get connected to superfast broadband.

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A47 Guyhirn to Wisbech. Picture: Steve Williams.

A popular bus route has been diverted “until further notice” because of gridlocked traffic on the A47.

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Firefighters smashed through a side window to free a baby who had become accidentally locked in a car in Peterborough.

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Police and Crime Commisioner Sir Graham Bright

Shoppers in Wisbech had a chance to chat to two top names in Cambridgeshire Police in a special street surgery which they sprang on the town.

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Team Escondido, based at Skydive Sibson, near Peterborough, exit the plane. Photo by Rob Gray.

A man is being treated in hospital for severe injuries after reportedly making “an error of judgement” while skydiving.

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Clouds of coloured paint transformed 500 runners doing their bit for local charity Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Wedmore Harvest Home

A SELL-OUT harvest home event in Wedmore was enjoyed by hundreds of people at the weekend.

The Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord John Gates raises a glass. Pic: Nick Butcher.

A Norwich pub built between the wars is to be safeguarded for future generations, after heritage watchdogs named it as one of 21 across the county to be given special protection.

The Energy from Waste Site in Great Blakenham.

Nearly a year after it first started to turn Suffolk’s waste into something useful – electricity – the Great Blakenham incinerator is helping to keep rubbish out of the county’s holes in the ground.

Some of the familiar donkeys on Weston-super-Mare's beach. Photo by Jackie Caven.

THE beauty of Weston is often shown off by photographers on iwitness, but the offerings this week were particularly impressive.

Agriculture News

Saturday, August 8, 2015

A Norfolk farmer preparing for harvest is facing 20 mile journeys to what should be a four mile route after a key road to his land near Downham Market has been closed for roadworks.

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