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All McDonald’s restaurants across Cambridgeshire and the Fens – including one in Wisbech and Ely – will reopen before the end of next week.

More than 200 parents across Cambridgeshire have signed a letter urging the county council not to reopen schools on June 1 - saying government guidance is “contradictory, impractical and compromises safety”.

Members at March Golf Club are welcoming the opportunity to exercise as they adapt to social distancing guidelines.

Three puppies out of the 14 dogs and puppies stolen from a dog breeder in Upwell, near Wisbech, have been found and are now back home.

Adults with learning disabilities are keeping busy during the coronavirus lockdown thanks to an online activity scheme designed for their needs.

A man died today in a two-car collision that has seen two women arrested on suspicion of causing his death and of suspected kidnapping.

An appeal to help the victims of an accidental fire that destroyed their uninsured family home in Chatteris has raised £5,000.

A stranded horse was lifted from a ditch in the Fens during the bank holiday thanks to local firefighters and a nearby farmer.

A fundraiser has been launched to ensure an independent dance music festival continues following the cancellation of this summer’s event due to the coronavirus.

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All McDonald’s restaurants across Cambridgeshire and the Fens – including one in Wisbech and Ely – will reopen before the end of next week.

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A man died today in a two-car collision that has seen two women arrested on suspicion of causing his death and of suspected kidnapping.

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A teenager got his friend to hit him in the face with a frying pan in a bid to convince police and an insurance company that his car was stolen after he crashed it.

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Father-of-five Stacy Mould received a guard of honour from those who saved his life after beating coronavirus.

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Boxer Amir Khan – and once Britain’s youngest Olympic medallist – delighted supporters with a trip to Peterborough on Thursday.

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“Organised crime and drug dealing has not stopped during lockdown and neither have we,” - Superintendent James Sutherland,

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Tractors, forklifts and trucks streamed through the streets of Doddington and Wimblington as farmers paid their own tribute to our key workers.

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A man who forced his way into his ex-partner’s March home during the night and beat her, leaving the victim with a fractured eye socket, black eye and cuts to her face, has been jailed.

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A man from Wisbech has been charged in connection with a burglary at assisted living accommodation for the elderly.

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Agriculture News

Friday, May 22, 2020

Tractors, forklifts and trucks streamed through the streets of Doddington and Wimblington as farmers paid their own tribute to our key workers.

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The Ely Standard for May 19, 1922 had a fine collection of interesting fen features. Here’s a random sample.

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UK based workers have filled many of the seasonal jobs at one of Cambridgeshire’s biggest farms estate.

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Farmers rallied to show enthusiastic support for NHS and other front-line carers in Doddington on Thursday evening,

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More than 200 parents across Cambridgeshire have signed a letter urging the county council not to reopen schools on June 1 - saying government guidance is “contradictory, impractical and compromises safety”.

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