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Up to 120 homes could be built on Estover playing field, March, under a proposal to go before county councillors on Tuesday- with some of the sale proceeds going to fund sports facilities.

Passengers in Peterborough are set to benefit from faster and more frequent services, improved weekend timetables and a host of station improvements in the coming years.

Last year's Whittlesey Christmas Extravaganza. Picture: Steve Williams.

A business group is holding its annual Christmas Extravaganza on the Market Square on December 12.

Swan in my pond. Picture: Steve Williams

A couple were surprised to discover a swan in their small pond last night.

Health & Safety Executive

More than half of building sites in Cambridgeshire do not properly protect their workers, a Health and Safety Executive inspection has revealed.

George Campbell Leisure Centre's swimming pool is set for a major refurbishment. Picture: Steve Williams.

The swimming pool at the George Campbell Centre in March will close for three weeks for a major refurbishment.

Some of the cakes on offer.

A group of pupils put on their own Christmas Market for the whole school to enjoy.

Norfolk Police

A man fought off two robbers who lured him into a trap then attempted to make off with his wallet and watch in Outwell on Monday.

Co-operative Food store, Chatteris.Picture: Steve Williams.

Chatteris Co-op is to close in February – with the loss of 57 jobs- and reopen as an Aldi supermarket.

Fenland District Council

A 65 year-old businessman, who recently suffered a heart attack, has been told he has failed to provide “comprehensive evidence” to have a condition removed linking his home with his work.

The Goring hotel, London; destination point for Wisbech Grammar School students

A behind-the-scenes tour of a luxury London hotel has been laid on for pupils studying food at Wisbech Grammar School.

One of East Anglias leading onshore wind turbine developers has dramatically shelved any new projects - triggering doubts about the future of the controversial industry

Onshore wind farms in East Anglia will be put on hold as one of the UK’s biggest green companies blames the government for making it impossible to build.

Wallaby found in March

Police officers thought they had ventured onto the camp of I’m a celebrity Get Me Out of Here yesterday (Tuesday) morning when they came across a stray wallaby on the outskirts of March.

new Lady Fen habitat at Welney

A new purpose built wetland habitat has officially opened next to the Welney centre.

Free business courses for women in the Fens

Free digital and business skills training aimed at women is being offered in three short courses taking place in Fenland over the next few months.

Save money on you winter fuel bills with a fun new advice website

Children in Fenland could help their families save hundreds of pounds on their winter energy bills by logging on to a new website.

The smashed car window at West Park Street, Chatteris

A van and a car were vandalised and a front room window smashed in an early morning attack on a Chatteris couple.

Firearms handed in as part of the gun amnesty.

A gun amnesty has seen 204 items surrendered in 11 days.

Block Fen road. Ieuan Williams pointing out the mud and damage to verge.

A man who lives next door to the RSPCA’s Block Fen re-homing centre is calling for somebody to take responsibilty for the state of the road that runs from Wimblington to the animal charity.

The aftermath of the Pondersbridge crash.

A car left the road and ended up overturned in Pondersbridge on Monday night.

The A142 was closed for more than an hour this morning following an accident involving three cars between Mepal and Chatteris.

The A142 closed following an accident near Mepal, earlier this year.

NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay has lent his voice to calls for road safety improvements along the A142 following three accidents in a week.

Neale-Wade pupils are sending shoeboxes full of toys and gifts to underprivileged children.

Generous Neale-Wade Academy students have packed shoeboxes full of toys and gifts to be sent to the less fortunate.

The Red Lion pub, High Street, March

Two men have been questioned following a ‘violent incident” outside a March pub on Saturday afternoon.

Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old boy from Burwell was attacked outside a petrol station in Soham.

Det Sgt Matt Swash arriving at Crown Court

The trial of a detective accused of 12 charges of sexual assault against five women has been halted.

Stephen Barclay

Pleas for road safety improvements along a major Fen road have been stepped up following three accidents in just one week.

March Santa routes.

The magic of Santa will be coming to a street near you when he visits households around March in the run up to Christmas.

Mayor Kit Owen with Trophy for the best Christmas decorated house in March. Picture: Steve Williams.

Give your house a seasonal sparkle and you could be in to win a prize trophy being launched for the first time this year for the best dressed house in March.

A47 at Thorney

A warning has gone out to motorists using the A47 on Thursday to be aware of an “abnormal load” passing through.

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