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A man thought to be in the Peterborough or Cambridge area is wanted by police in connection with a knife-point robbery in the region.

A Panasonic TV, DVD player and various power tools were stolen from a Welney home last week after suspects forced entry to the property.

Two students from Wisbech Grammar School have been offered places to study for a degree at Cambridge and Oxford universities.

Calls for an inquiry into the crisis-hit trust which runs the Cambridge Folk Festival and Big Weekend have been defeated, sparking concerns over a £750,000 bail-out from the council.

It was a family affair at the 40th anniversary of the Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival when the event’s founder, his son and eight year old grandson dressed up in straw for the event.

The death has been announced of a former Mayor of Ely, Councillor John Yates.

Children at Highfield Academy in Littleport can enjoy “an exciting adventure” every time they use the playground thanks to a £2,000 grant from Tesco’s Bags of Help community scheme.

More than 4,000 sharp boxes will need to be picked up from just 17 pharmacies across East Cambridgeshire when new legislation comes in place this April.

A Christmas tree recycling initiative raised more than £26,500 for the Arthur Rank Hospice charity thanks to the help of 100 volunteers who collected 1,860 trees in two days.

Peterborough News

10:35

A man thought to be in the Peterborough or Cambridge area is wanted by police in connection with a knife-point robbery in the region.

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Songs of Praise presenter Pam Rhodes is to give a free talk at Peterborough Cathedral on her recent visit to Nepal.

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Ninety thousand extra evening and weekend GP appointments are being made available to Cambridgeshire patients – including at the Cornerstone Practice in March.

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There are warnings about the potential impact Brexit could have on Cambridgeshire, with possible fuel and medicine shortages, as well as the likelihood of a lack of care workers, cleaners, and other key staff.

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A rail link from March to Spalding – which closed nearly 40 years ago – is “needed now as never before” to cut congestion, transport freight and provide more job opportunities, a rail pressure group says.

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A West Norfolk man found with an axe, knife and knuckle-duster in a busy town centre has been jailed for 13 months.

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People from Cambridgeshire who saved lives through the gift of organ donation have been honoured at a moving award ceremony.

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A mother who neglected her teenage daughter by raising her in a “dirty, cluttered, smelly” house with cat faeces “all over the floor” has been given an eight month suspended sentence.

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A focus group to look at improving bus transportation from Peterborough to rural villages and towns in Cambridgeshire has been set up by council bosses.

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Agriculture News

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Five farms in Cambridgeshire are looking for new entrepreneurial and enthusiastic tenants as part of the county council’s re-letting programme which has opened to tender.

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More than a year after he moved into his county council farm, deputy council leader Roger Hickford continues to enjoy a reduced rent whilst preparation for work on his new home is under way.

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