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A man who killed a motorcyclist from Outwell while high on drugs and driving a car he had stolen from a garage forecourt has been jailed for more than six years.

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Government funds coming into Cambridgeshire will provide a £100 million children’s hospital on the Addenbrooke’s Hospital site in Cambridge and £25 million to expand Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon.

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Government support to help pay for the cost of looking after unaccompanied asylum seeking children coming into Cambridgeshire is not meeting the full costs involved, says a new report.

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NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay who was recently appointed Brexit Secretary is in Peterborough today as part of the Prime Minister’s campaign to sell her deal to the country.

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Work to bust traffic congestion at the Kings Dyke level crossing starts this week with the relocation of high voltage underground electricity cables.

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County council leader Steve Count is to name and shame any of his 61 councillors who decline to hand back 1.2 per cent of their allowances in solidarity with employees forced to lose three days pay over Christmas.

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A man who used his mobile phone to film up the skirts of strangers in Queensgate shopping Centre, Peterborough has been jailed for 20 months.

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Police officers, staff and members of the public have received awards for exceptional acts of selflessness, compassion and bravery.

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A couple who stole thousands of pounds of savings from their elderly and vulnerable neighbour have been jailed for a total of six years.

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Councillors have been left “gobsmacked” and “disturbed” after the authority’s chief financial officer was dismissed, making him the fourth to leave in 18 months.

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Mayor James Palmer confirmed today that the interim finance director of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Karl Fenlon has left with immediate effect.

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The return of the railway to Wisbech is a step closer after funding was agreed for a study into the reinstatement of the line and a new town station.

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A 34-year-old JCB tractor driver from Chatteris involved in a fatal collision on the A141 has been released by police ‘under investigation’ following his arrest on suspicion of driving whilst under the influence.

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A minute’s silence will be held on Saturday as a mark of respect for Phillip Moore, 66, of March, a former chairman of Cambridge City Supporters Club, who died in a three vehicle collision today.

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A motorist died today in a three vehicle collision on the A141 between Chatteris and March: the 34-year-old driver of a tractor involved has been arrested.

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Upgrades to the A10, a study on dualling of the A47 and the Cambridge Metro project are some of the projects that could be potentially be under threat, a finance chief warned today.

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A family-run Wisbech coffee shop raised £950 in memory of two bikers who tragically died just weeks apart.

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Mayor James Palmer admitted he underestimated the cost of running the new combined authority, and says original predictions it would cost £850,000 a year were never going to be realistic.

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Eighty eight homes in Ely – owned by the RAF but more recently used to house American service families – could be snapped up by East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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I can fully understand why people who are routinely delayed at the Kings Dyke level crossing when travelling between Whittlesey and Peterborough had become tired of waiting for action on the proposed new road crossing.

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A man swindled £350,000 out of the NHS by lying about “almost everything” including having cancer and a war record exposed when colleagues discovered he bought medals off the internet, was jailed for five years.

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A fly tipper who came into March on Sunday has made it easier for Fenland Council to trace him after a Cambridge resident’s name and address was found on letters left among the debris.

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More than 100 people packed into St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Wisbech last weekend for an “excellent and enjoyable” concert by the Kol Echad Choir.

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There are fears the combined authority’s spending is “spiralling out of control” as it is revealed the cost of staff salaries has risen significantly in the last year.

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Plans for a rail link between Wisbech and March have won support from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer.

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Two men who burgled an elderly woman’s Cambridgeshire home after seeing she had been rushed to hospital have been jailed for three years.

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More than sixty homes in Cambridgeshire still hold a black and white TV license, new figures have revealed.

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A drug dealer has been jailed for 32 months after officers found him with a rucksack full of drugs, with a street value of more than £4,000.

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A man who stabbed his friend in the neck with a garden tool in a dispute over his friend’s partner has been jailed for nearly six years.

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A baby is in a critical condition in hospital after being attacked by a dog in Yaxley on Sunday.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Shop owners in Ely High Street Passage have joined forces to spread the Christmas spirit by releasing a video of Merry Christmas Everyone.

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