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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Four staff at Wheelers Accountants have celebrated 25 years’ service, bringing the total number of employees who have been with the firm for a quarter of a century to seven.

March retail village. Updated.

Battles lines are drawn after a developer unveiled an out of town retail village- a month after a rival offered a similar scheme a mile further along the A141.

JS Holmes’ sales director Alex Holmes, centre, collects the Overall Retailer of The Year award from Nissan brand ambassador Sir Chris Hoy, left, and Nissan Motor (GB) managing director James Wright.

Fenland car dealership JS Holmes is celebrating after winning Nissan’s Overall Retailer of the Year award.

Metalcraft in Chatteris. Picture: Steve Williams.

A Chatteris manufacturer is celebrating after being awarded a contract potentially worth £47 million to provide waste storage containers for the Sellafield nuclear site.

Freedom Bridge, Wisbech. Retaining Wall.

The ambitious five-year scheme to improve Wisbech’s flood defences along the River Nene has won a prestigious regional award.

New bus stops and Whittlesey enhancements.Bus stops and car park,  Grosvenor rd. Picture: Steve Williams.

A bus company has done a U-turn and will now use a new terminus included in a £500,000 revamp to parts of Whittlesey. The bus company’s managing directors denies it is a U-turn.

Cambridgeshire County Council has suspended school bus transport provided by Emblings

Two Fenland bus companies were facing a major crisis today after the Traffic Commissioners - industry regulators- revoked their licence to operate from June 9.

Topping out ceremony. New Tesco foodstore at Chatteris.Left: Cllr Alex Miscandlon, Liz Dent from Dentan Williams, Cllr Terry Shad and Darren Clayton for R G Carter projects Ltd Picture: Steve Williams.

Tesco has moved to draw a line under falling profits and closed shops – such as their £25million mothballed Chatteris store- by a massive write down of their property portfolio.

Secret recipe: G.W Frank's sausages

The tasty bangers were feared lost when David and Christine Williams decided to close the family butcher’s earlier this year after 107 years of trading.

Jobs and Skills Fair, held at the Queen Mary Centre, Wisbech

The second annual Fenland Jobs and Skills Fair has been hailed as a success after hundreds of people visited to explore their career options.

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