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Archant, parent company of the Cambs Times, Wisbech Standard, Hunts Post and Ely Standard, is set to launch a Peterborough news website with the creation of five new jobs - but has insisted it will not seek to compete with existing local titles there.

Motorists using the M11 have voted it the secondworst-serviced motorway in the country.

Hundreds of drivers defied 'road closed' signs and drove through flood water to continue crossing the A1101 Wash Road/Welney Causeway today.

Finding enough migrant workers to supply Fenland's factories and farms post Brexit is proving a financial boost to those wanting to stay here and work.

Demolition of the former freezer centre in Station Road, March, and its replacement with three shops and 26 flats has been approved.

March is to get a huge injection of up to 100 affordable homes to rent following a major decision by Mayor James Palmer.

FP McCann Ltd - which has a major site in Littleport - is facing a fine of more than £25 million for breaking competition law by taking part in an illegal cartel covering Great Britain.

Evidence emerged in the Sainsbury's 'supermarketgate' hearing at the High Court that the company offered March businessman Bruce Smith £125,000 to walk away from the deal even before their second planning application was approved.

A £300 million energy from waste plant at Wisbech - offering 40 jobs once built and up to 700 jobs in its three year construction - is "wholly inappropriate for Fenland" says MP Steve Barclay.

A former health centre in Wisbech that was converted 13 years ago at a cost of £800,000 into a family pub/restaurant could become a block of three shops.

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