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Aerial appliances worked through the night to bring a major fire in the Fens fully under control.

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It was one last, rousing appreciation of the work of the heroes of the NHS.

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Pupils returning to Cambridgeshire schools on Monday will be taught in ‘bubbles’ of no more than 12 in each group, below the Government suggestion of 15.

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Mayor James Palmer was accused of ‘cooking the books’ over the alleged savings to the combined authority over their move from Alconbury to Ely.

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An elderly woman was rushed to hospital after she was struck by an ice cream van while riding her bike in a Cambridgeshire village.

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A man charged in connection with assault and driving offences after reports that a man was hit by a car in a nearby village is due in court today (Friday, May 29).

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Residents across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are being urged to support a new test and trace programme that aims to stop the coronavirus from spreading.

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Police used ‘lockdown Cambridgeshire’ to launch a major campaign against drug dealers that resulted in more than 100 arrests.

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Athletes across the Fens are doing their part to keep themselves active during the coronavirus pandemic, and members from Fenland Running Club are some of those.

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A homeless man caused thousands of pounds worth of damage – and stole £170 in cash- from an organisation set up to help a town’s most vulnerable pe

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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 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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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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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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‘Awesome’ the word used by many to describe the HGV convoy that has so far raised over £16,000 for NHS charity work at Peterborough City Hospital.

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Dear reader, Have you heard the phrase “news desert”? It’s been coined in America to describe what is left behind when a newspaper closes and the community it served is suddenly left without a source of credible and comprehensive news and information.

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Over £14,000 has already been raised for NHS charities even before tonight’s convoy of lorries heads from Chatteris to Peterborough.

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Five primary schools – including two in Ely – run by the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT) will only reopen when bosses think it is safe to do so.

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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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You only to have to look at the smiles on their faces to see how the simple pleasures of life are what many of us have missed the most.

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This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week, and perhaps now more than ever, there is a greater focus on taking care of our mental health and that of others.

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The number of deaths in Cambridgeshire care homes involving a confirmed or suspected case of Covid-19 has risen to 95.

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The Trust which runs Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough City hospitals has had an overwhelming response to its ‘Letters from Loved Ones’ initiative, since it launched in April.

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A Fenland business owner who has been making handmade face masks for people at home and abroad with her family during the coronavirus lockdown said she is “so proud for everything we have done”.

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Six McDonald’s restaurants are opening in Cambridgeshire this morning, the fast food chain has officially announced.

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Fri, 16:28

A Doddington resident turned who turned 100-years-old during the coronavirus lockdown was still able to celebrate his special day thanks to his neighbours who surprised him.

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