09:38

A Grade I listed church in Wisbech has been re-listed in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VJ Day (on August 15) and the conclusion of the Second World War.

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Yesterday, 15:26

A Chatteris woman who became “hostile and aggressive” when police arrested her following reports of anti-social behaviour has admitted biting and spitting at three police officers.

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Yesterday, 12:32

An NHS worker and photographer from Littleport has captured Fenland’s natural beauty for her new calendar, which includes stunning images of Ely riverside, Wicken Fen, Ely Cathedral, Stretham Old Engine, Dockey Wood Bluebells and Rutland Water.

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Yesterday, 10:50

Police received 15 hoax 999 calls made by children calling from a phone box in Parson Drove within the space of just one hour.

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Thu, 17:02

The headteacher at Wisbech Grammar School has commended students for their A-Level results, which he says have “significantly improved” from 12 months ago.

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Thu, 16:34

A Thomas Clarkson Academy student who moved from Latvia to Wisbech when she was in Year 6 is the first from the school to secure a place at an Oxbridge university.

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Thu, 15:49

Three students at a Whittlesey school are heading to the University of Oxford after achieving ‘outstanding’ A-Level results.

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Thu, 15:06

A dog that had been left in a van for 45 minutes during yesterday’s extremely warm weather was found in distress, sweating and drooling profusely when police smashed a window to rescue him.

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Thu, 13:09

Students at Neale-Wade Academy in March have achieved a strong set of A-level results despite changes to assessment due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Thu, 12:00

Ely will host its first drive-in cinema event next month - and guests are encouraged to come dressed like their favourite film characters for the occasion.

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Wed, 18:18

Machetes, guns, knuckle dusters and a phone disguised as a Taser were pulled from Fenland rivers by a man who took up magnet fishing as a lockdown hobby.

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Wed, 16:02

Ely-based ceramicist Louise Beale and sculptor Mike Hartley have been announced as the two artists winning a £1,800 commission for Babylon Arts’ outdoor project.

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Tue, 14:03

A group of Fenland fishermen found hundreds of fish on the surface of the Forty Foot Drain gasping during Sunday’s heatwave.

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Tue, 11:08

A driver arrested at 1.30am for being twice the legal alcohol limit and testing positive for cannabis gave a false name at the side of the road.

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Mon, 15:44

An East Cambridgeshire pub that served 170 meals on the first day of the government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme is “putting extra procedures in place” after feedback from customers.

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Mon, 13:40

A dog walker was targeted in a hit and run in a Fenland village that resulted in the alleged vehicle being found burnt out less than 30 minutes later.

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Child sexual offences in Cambridgeshire have increased by almost 40 per cent in the last five years.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Walking around a lake 34 times dressed as a unicorn, singing 34 songs and creating 34 TikTok videos were among the challenges that a charity team completed to mark its milestone anniversary.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Three men were arrested at their homes in Fordham, Littleport and March in connection with a burglary in Sutton.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

An Ely Heroes Award winner who has filled her garage with donated shoes in aid of charity is appealing for more pairs ahead of a van collection in the city.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Forty-seven cannabis plants with a street value of almost £40,000 were seized from a caravan that was parked up in a travellers site in Wisbech.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Some may still be wary about going away for a weekend - and that’s understandable in light of the current Covid-19 pandemic. But, with UK staycations on the rise this summer, Cambridge’s University Arms - which is listed among Time Magazine top 100 places to visit in the world - has everything in place to ensure guests feel safe and welcome.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Aerial photos show the scale of a blaze that destroyed a barn, workshop and car in East Cambridgeshire.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A family-run Ely-based children’s clothing company will open its first Cambridge store on Friday August 7 following months of disruption caused by the coronavirus lockdown.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Two Ely residents and local business owners will open a well-being and fitness studio later this year thanks to a cash boost from Sport England.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Arbuckles have shared photos of the progress they are making following a flooding in June ahead of their planned reopening at the end of October.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Ely’s annual fireworks evening has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Monday, August 3, 2020

A cyclist has died following a collision in Grantchester on Friday (July 31).

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Restaurants, pubs and cafes across Whittlesey have signed up to the Government’s ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ initiative, which starts today.

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Restaurants, pubs and cafes across Wisbech have signed up to the Government’s ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ initiative, which starts today.

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