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There are calls for the railway line to King’s Lynn to be dualled as proposed timetable changes will leave passengers facing longer journey times.

A boot full of goodies has been donated to the rescue animals at RSPCA at Block Fen thanks to a car dealership.

2017 has been a year of highs and lows across Fenland – and it’s certainly been a busy one for our photographer Ian Carter, who has braved all weathers to capture the year on camera. Here are just some of the stories he has snapped along the way.

Students worked hard to raise the highest total yet from a non uniform day and cake sale.

Airmen from the 100th Air Refuelling Wing at RAF Mildenhall visited two local schools to provide the students with a direct line of communication to Santa Claus.

Sparkling lights and festive music filled the church at Wisbech St Mary when a Christmas fayre and tree festival was held.

A feast of festive dancing came to March when a performance group staged its Christmas show.

So Christmas is coming. ‘Bah humbug!’ It’s not that I do not enjoy the Christmas holiday with those who revel in the spirit of celebration and joy; I just wonder how many of us are really in the spirit?

Having improved outcomes for disadvantaged students, Peckover Primary School is to take part in a pilot study.

Peterborough News

Friday, December 15, 2017

An on-call firefighter at Whittlesey is joining Wisbech fire station.

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Saturday December 2 was ‘Small Business Saturday’, a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and raise the profile of the great offerings in our independent shops.

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A fraudulent trader operating in Peterborough who imported and sold thousands of pounds worth of counterfeit designer merchandise has been jailed for three years.

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A worker escaped injury when a flare exploded in his hands at an East Cambs recycling centre.

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Breaking News: Man dies in collision with a lorry at Peterborough

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

A man has died after he was in collision with a lorry at Peterborough.

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A keen golfer and popular manager at a local care home has died after being struck by lightning during a holiday abroad with her husband.

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GPs are urging patients to make sure they have enough medicine for Christmas and New Year.

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Five people caught dropping litter onto Fenland streets and who refused to pay a £75 on the spot fine, will now have to pay £350 each a court has decided.

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Police investigating a former Cambridge United and Peterborough United coach who was arrested on suspicion of indecency with children and indecent assault have passed a file to the Crown Prosection Service.

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Saturday, December 16, 2017

A ferocious and hungry computer-generated giant, a dance-off between villain and hero and an all-star cast – what more could you want from a Christmas pantomime?

Crowds braved the cold weather at the Woodberry Down Winterfest to hear carols and tuck into a Caribbean Christmas feast.

West Ham stars visited Stratford Circus Arts Centre to meet families supported by the Full Hearts Full Tummies scheme.

A Christmas extravaganza in two parks got everyone in the festive mood at the weekend.

Sidmouth Town boss Josh Stunell pulled no punches after his side had their three-month unbeaten home record ended in a 5-1 defeat to Honiton Town.

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