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A host of stalls and entertainment raised more than £400 for a March care home.

Education

Chatteris people need to speak up now on what adult education courses or evening classes they would like to see provided in the town.

Fountains food, Upwell.Picture; Steve Williams,

A massive energy efficient onion storage unit will be built by a Wisbech firm thanks to its second grant money pot awarded in less than two months.

A person has died in a two vehicle collision on the A1 near Wansford.

Local MP Steve Barclay attended a meeting organised by the Littleport Parish Council

An 11th hour deal looks set to resolve a long-standing stale-mate over Littleport’s multimillion pound schools and leisure centre scheme.

Macmillan cancer support

The March and Chatteris District Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising group is calling on people in the towns and villages with a little or a lot of a time to spare to help the charity.

Water vole

Ever wanted to know how to spot a water vole or an otter? Then a talk later this month is just the thing.

Solar panels and field shelter after the storms on Sunday.

The Fens took a battering on Sunday as high winds brought down garden fence panels and in one field destroyed an animal shelter and a row of solar panels.

Emese Allen has been nominated for a YOPEY award

A Wisbech student who helps care for two disabled people is in the running for a competition that awards young positive role models.

Peterborough News

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A massive energy efficient onion storage unit will be built by a Wisbech firm thanks to its second grant money pot awarded in less than two months.

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Water vole

Ever wanted to know how to spot a water vole or an otter? Then a talk later this month is just the thing.

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Wisbech rail. MP Steve Barclay with letter from Eric Pickles.

Local government minister Eric Pickles has told a fellow minister to get a move on to bring the Wisbech to March rail line back into service.

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Peterborough Cathedral.

Peterborough Cathedral has been awarded £200,000 to carry out urgent repairs to part of the floor.

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Engine Road near Ten Mile Bank, near Downham Market, pictured after drought damage in 2011. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A fresh plea has been made to the government to hand over more than £14m to fix drought-damaged roads in the Fens.

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Red Nose Day at March Sainsbury's

A make up artist student helped staff at Sainsbury’s get in the Red Nose fund rasing spirit when she painted their faces to help raise money for charity.

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March man is jailed for GBH

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Man jailed by judge at Peterborough Crown Court

A 49 year old man has been jailed for 32 months for causing grievous bodily harm.

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Record number of new companies formed in Cambs in 2014.

A record number of companies were formed in Fenland last year, according to latest figures.

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Two police officers to stand trial for assault

Two police officers are due to stand trial over claims they assaulted a man while on duty.

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Election

Monday, March 23, 2015

Churches Together in Wisbech is hosting a hustings of the north east Cambridgeshire candidates in the run up to the 2015 general election.

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Budget 2015

Britain is walking tall, George Osborne said as he stood side on to the despatch box, almost slouching.

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Cllr Martin Curtis. Picture: Steve Williams.

Former leader Martin Curtis is to announce his resignation from Cambridgeshire County Council and force a by election on the same day as the General Election.

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Ken Rustidge with Andrea Stan at McCains in Whittlesey

Labour’s would-be MP Ken Rustidge was given a tour of McCains Foods in Whittlesey recently.

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Ken Rustidge with Mile Tree Brewery owner Richard Matthews

Labour’s would-be MP Ken Rustidge is calling for a review of taxation on supermarket alcohol sales in a bid to help pubs.

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Photo Galleries

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A host of stalls and entertainment raised more than £400 for a March care home.

Tree blown down at junction of Beech Lane and New Barnes, Ely (Photo: Clinton Edwards)

Ely got a battering on Sunday as high winds brought down trees, fence panels, and even a lamp post.

Richmond Fellowship Health and Wellbeing Fair at March Town Hall. Isle college students working on nail bar.Picture: Steve Williams.

A national charity devoted to supporting people with mental health problems held a health and well being fair at March.

St John's Church, Station Road, March, requires roof repairs. Picture: Steve Williams.

A church needs to raise £187,000 to repair its rotting roof and secure its future.

Bonnets and bunny egg-stravaganza parade at Park Lane Primary School, Whittlesey.Picture: Steve Williams.

Pupils donned their most spectacular headwear for their school’s Easter bonnet parade.

Spring into Summer

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The clock is ticking for entries to our Spring into Summer promotion – and the chance for you to get fit in time for a holiday.

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Nutrition has the largest influence on losing weight and getting healthy. The second thing you should consider to speed up the process of losing fat is taking regular exercise.

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Spring into Summer Boot Camp.Picture: Steve Williams.

Spring into Summer with more than £1,200 get fit local places up for grabs!

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