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Animal sanctuary owner Kay Mitchell is refusing to hand over a dog in her care despite being told to do so by a judge on a TV show because she doesn’t think the owner is “fit to have him.”

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Charges are set to rise across a raft of services at Fenland District Council after its Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommended increases set out at its meeting this week.

The outside of Wendreda House. Picture: Steve Williams.

Two men are in custody tonight following the discovery of a sophisticated cannabis operation inside a million pound mansion in March.

MP Steve Barclay (centre), Watch Commander Mark Milner, Nick Foster, Area Commander and Gary Mitchley, Group Commander.

Manea Fire Station has launched an urgent SOS for new on-call firefighters to help keep the station open.

Photographs from Cromwell students are on display at The Hippodrome.

Cromwell Community College photography students were in for a treat when they visited March’s newest hotel ... their work is on display there.

March st Mary's gardening club

A gardening club staged its own version of a hit TV show.

Friday House. Friday Bridge Wisbech.Marion and Mick Ashman. Picture: Steve Williams.

A severely disabled man is badly distressed after being forced to quit his home of eight years for temporary respite accommodation.

Parts of Jupiter Ascending were filmed in Ely Cathedral.

It cost £116 million to make and features a wedding scene from inside Ely Cathedral but futuristic sci fi blockbuster movie Jupiter Ascending received unenthusiastic reviews at an international film festival.

Fenland district council planning committee, Site visit. Picture: Steve Williams.

Plans for a controversial anaerobic digester (AD) at Wimblington could get the go-ahead with officers recommending approval despite massive local opposition.

Whittlesey Travel's Greater Peterborough Holiday Show, Manor Leisure Whittlesey. Left: Reps Julie Franklin and Georgia Lewis, Picture: Steve Williams.

Dreaming of far flung places was the focus of a special event designed to help people find the perfect get-away.

Graham Wesley. Picture: Steve Williams.

A branch for ex-National Service airmen will meet for the first time next month.

Whittlesey round table carol float and charter nights

A new float built in memory of a fellow round tabler has helped to raise more than £6000 for local charities.

New volunteer befrienders needed for Eddie’s.Steph at the farm.

A local charity is appealing for people to come forward to become befriender volunteers and make a real difference in people’s lives around the Fens.

Police and fire crews attend the RTC.

A person is trapped in their car after leaving the road in Doddington.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital. PHOTO: IAN BURT.

A hospital is calling on the public to help their drive to get rid of vomiting bugs.

General Purposes Committee. County Hall, Cambridge.Estover playing field. Councillors voting on lease for Estover playing field, Picture: Steve Williams.

A momentous decision today by Cambridgeshire County Council will pave the way for a 99 year lease being offered to March to take control of all 18 acres of Estover playing field.

Rev Andrew Smith

The new vicar for St Peter’s Church in March and St Mary’s in Westry has said he is looking forward to moving to the Fens.

Robert Mulholland at the Muppet Inn

An appeal has been launched to find relatives of a former Wisbech publican who enjoyed his moment of fame by renaming his pub The Muppet Inn.

Hands off Estover

Cambridgeshire County Council has voted to give a 99 year lease- at a peppercorn rent- for the entire Estover playing fields.

Flooding at North Brink, Wisbech

Anglian Water is still searching for the leak on North Brink which has left cellars flooded below the town hall, Corn Exchange and Lloyds Bank, Wisbech.

Brick Lane, Mepal.Picture: Steve Williams.

A house fire started when cloth was left too close to a log burner.

Fenland District Council is running four sessions next week to help people register to vote in the May 7 General Election.

Rev Stephen Talbot

A former Cambridgeshire police chaplain has pleaded guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

Parking outside the March post office.Picture: Steve Williams.

A resident claims there is not enough disabled parking on Broad Street.

Lord Balfe to talk to students about work of House of Lords.

Cromwell Community College students were given an insight into politics by a member of the House of Lords on Friday.

Fly Tipping in Lambs Hill Drove.March.

A March restaurateur has hit back at social media critics who have blamed him for fly tipping in a drove on the outskirts of town.

The concept home.

A family from Burwell have been chosen to live rent and bill free for a year in an environmentally friendly home.

Laura and Phoebe Dudley.

A 17 year-old from March had her head shaved yesterday in a bid to raise £1,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.

Princess Royal with Cadet Stacey Stimson, Corporal Joe Goodman and Cadet Brandon Casson-Rennie.

A group of 1220 (March) Squadron Air Cadets welcomed HRH Princess Royal to their school on Wednesday.

Independent learning advisory panel meeting in Chatteris. Left:Town councillors Bill Haggata, Christine and Chris Howes. Picture: Steve Williams.

A group of town councillors thought they were being sent a banner to hang up to promote an upcoming adult learning panel ... but the county council had other ideas.

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