Clare Butler

Reporter covering news, reviews and entertainment across March, Wisbech and Ely.

Friday, February 21, 2020

A man accused of murdering six-year-old Rikki Neave 25 years ago is facing a trial in the autumn.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Three people were seriously injured after a car flipped on its roof in a three-vehicle crash in Wisbech.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A 75-year-old from March will publish his first novel about a struggling runner from the Fens who is on track to become an Olympic star after a twist of fate.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A 38-year-old man charged with the 1994 murder of schoolboy Rikki Neave will appear at the Old Bailey tomorrow morning (Friday February 21).

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Student paramedics in the East Anglian regions will be eligible for a new £5,000 annual bursary from September 2020.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Youngsters have given around 100 hours of their time to residents with dementia at a March care home.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A drug dealer hid 100 wraps of crack cocaine and 70 wraps of heroin worth £1,700 is his underpants.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A new fitness programme for elderly people to improve their strength and agility while making new friends will take place at Chatteris Leisure Centre.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

A tanker truck carrying hot liquid came off the road in Whittlesey and ended up on its side in a grass verge.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

A March funeral director is organising a fundraising charity ball for Dementia UK this spring after losing a family member through the condition.

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Monday, February 17, 2020

A man who admitted raping and sexually abusing four children in the late 90s in South Cambridgeshire has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A March man awarded £1.8 million after he lost his leg when his bin truck ploughed into a lorry has expressed frustration over the need to involve trustees who oversee his compensation in matters such as buying a bed.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Grammy winning soul stars Shalamar will headline the family-friendly funk and disco festival The Cambridge Club.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A man stole a car and used it to drive to a Murrow newsagent where he attempted to rob the owner with a large knife but was beaten away with a rounders bat.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A sculpture crafted by apprentices at Stainless Metalcraft that has sat in storage for three years will be installed at a Chatteris park to overlook the Fens.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Principal Richard Scott today was “over the moon” as Thomas Clarkson Academy (TCA) obtained its best Ofsted rating.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A major blaze involving pallets and plastics in Whittlesey spread to a lorry trailer and forklift truck.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

A cheque of £425 from March Lions was presented to the Royal Papworth Hospital Charity to help them make a difference to patient care.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

A teenage boy from Peterborough has been jailed for seven years after stabbing a man multiple times in his back and arm.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

A Whittlesey beauty salon is marking its 15th anniversary by pampering cancer patients and parents of ill children.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

A Doddington care home is launching a ‘kindness cards’ scheme to help staff and residents share positive observations about each other.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

New floors, doors and windows will transform Wimblington Parish Hall thanks to a £25,000 boost from construction company Mick George.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

A community group in Cambridgeshire could get a £1,000 donation towards new equipment or a fundraising challenge.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Two hundred email addresses were “inadvertently” sent by Fenland District Council of people who had responded to a consultation about growth and regeneration.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Parents can bring their toddlers to free sing, chat and rhyme sessions in Chatteris.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

A £300 million waste incinerator that could be built in Wisbech would have a chimney higher than Ely Cathedral and be just 200 metres from a school.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Two McDonald’s workers, a bartender, lorry driver and Royal Air Force engineer are among Cambridgeshire’s latest police officer recruits.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

A fitness instructor from March - who turned her life around after being diagnosed with a tumour - has helped one man lose a staggering nine stone.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

A cost of £117 million was spent on prescriptions in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in one year – with £5 million spent on medicines that could have been bought over the counter.

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Friday, January 31, 2020

A house that was gutted by a blaze in March less than a year ago will be demolished and replaced with a four-bedroom home.

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