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"24.02.2017 16:08:49" Cambs Times Newspaper Cracking down on hare coursing once and for all
"24.02.2017 16:05:53" Cambs Times Newspaper Chatteris Music Society is hosting the concert with The Falcon Ensemble
"24.02.2017 16:01:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech Town 'aren't panicking' following departure of top-scorer Harry Limb, says boss Dick Creasey Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey says he will not turn to the transfer market to replace teenage striker Harry Limb. No need to panic, says Dick Creasey..
"24.02.2017 13:14:18" Ely Standard Newspaper “If I had carried on a bit more it would have been right on top of my head"
"24.02.2017 11:59:59" Cambs Times Newspaper Good work, Bertie and Beck!
"24.02.2017 11:50:43" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wimblington dad gets in the ring for an ultra white collar charity boxing match in memory of his grandad A Wimblington dad is preparing for his first boxing match at a charity event that sees amateur novices get in the ring to raise money for Cancer Research. “I lost my grandad a few years ago and although I don't publicly show this upset, I miss him and think about him most days"
"24.02.2017 11:41:29" Cambs Times Newspaper The High Court is said to have ruled out the protestors' case
"24.02.2017 11:38:52" Cambs Times Newspaper Fenland Animal Rescue helped locate the owners of the horses and they were then moved away from the crash site
"24.02.2017 11:03:16" Cambs Times Newspaper Fallen trees cause chaos as #StormDoris hits the Fens
"24.02.2017 10:59:53" Cambs Times Newspaper Engineers are working across the region to restore power to thousands of homes in the aftermath of #StormDoris
"24.02.2017 10:43:49" Ely Standard Newspaper These pictures really have to be seen to be believed!
"24.02.2017 10:17:24" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech Town striker Harry Limb signs for Burnley Wisbech Town striker Harry Limb has signed for Premier League side Burnley. A huge, huge move for the young lad. Congratulations!
"24.02.2017 08:12:34" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wimblington dad gets in the ring for an ultra white collar charity boxing match in memory of his grandad A Wimblington dad is preparing for his first boxing match at a charity event that sees amateur novices get in the ring to raise money for Cancer Research. Dad gets in the ring for a white collar boxing match to raise money for Cancer Research
"23.02.2017 18:29:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk Five hurt after Storm Doris blows over a bus in Walton Highway near Wisbech - bus also thought to have hit lamp post A double decker bus overturned in strong winds in Walton Highway leaving passengers with minor injuries. Video by Marcin Lekki accompanies our report of over turned bus near Wisbech
"23.02.2017 17:38:19" Ely Standard Newspaper “It's unbelievable, but the guy who was in the car deals with blown down fences and trees for a job"
"23.02.2017 17:22:42" Ely Standard Newspaper There was a lucky escape for this van driver caught up in #StormDoris today..
"23.02.2017 16:29:22" wisbechstandard.co.uk Branches from tree - believes to be tallest in Cambridgeshire - come crashing down at Elgoods Brewery, Wisbech, as Storm Doris continues its path of destruction Storm Doris has caused yet more carnage in Fenland - this time destroying a tree believed to be the biggest in Cambridgeshire. #StormDoris strikes again..
"23.02.2017 15:55:51" Cambs Times Newspaper A flying f at March take away shop
"23.02.2017 15:49:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk Who gives an f? March take away shop does. Storm Doris damages fast food shop sign A March take away has suffered an unfortunate re-naming following the high winds of Storm Doris. A flying f - March take away suffers an unforutnate re-naming thanks to high winds
"23.02.2017 15:48:57" Cambs Times Newspaper The bus collided with a lamp post before being blown over by #StormDoris
"23.02.2017 15:45:01" Cambs Times Newspaper #StormDoris isn't showing any signs of giving up just yet!
"23.02.2017 15:33:23" wisbechstandard.co.uk Eleven hurt after Storm Doris blows over a bus in Walton Highway near Wisbech - bus also thought to have hit lamp post A double decker bus was blown over in Walton Highway leaving 11 people injured. 11 hurt as bus overturns
"23.02.2017 14:48:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Van is stuck in a field between March and Chatteris thanks to Storm Doris A van left the road where it waits for emergency assistance - another victim of the high winds of Storm Doris. ...and so Storm Doris high winds continue
"23.02.2017 14:38:51" Ely Standard Newspaper PHEW
"23.02.2017 14:35:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk Bricks are blown from the end gable of a property in Chatteris and smash on to two cars below in Storm Doris Bricks were blown off the side of a block of flats in Chatteris as Storm Doris continued its onslaught around the region. Storm Doris continues its damage - bricks blown onto cars in Chatteris
"23.02.2017 13:20:01" Cambs Times Newspaper Be careful if you're out and about today!
"23.02.2017 11:53:16" Cambs Times Newspaper #StormDoris isn't as friendly as she sounds!
"23.02.2017 10:35:40" Cambs Times Newspaper The attempted handbag snatch happened in an alleyway at 7am
"23.02.2017 09:59:01" Cambs Times Newspaper #StormDoris is coming!
"22.02.2017 17:24:26" wisbechstandard.co.uk Animals from hamsters to horses stand a better chance of survival thanks to kits donated to Cambridgeshire fire crew Animals caught up in a blaze or traumatic rescue stand a better chance of survival thanks to a special kit provided by a charity that is being used by all fire stations across Cambridgeshire. From hamsters to horses - animals of all shapes and sizes can be given oxygen by firefighters thanks to new kits
"22.02.2017 17:19:12" wisbechstandard.co.uk Win a chance for an exotic animal experience at your school thanks to a Whittlesey couple A living education business in Whittlesey is offering a competition to small schools to win a chance to get up close and personal with some of their crew including mongoose, meerkats and even a raven. Win a chance for an exotic animal experience at your school
"22.02.2017 17:16:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man who threatened police officers with 21cm knife in Wisbech is arrested A man who threatened police officers with a 21cm knife has been arrested in Wisbech. Officers were threatened by a male with a knife which had a blade that was 21cm long
"22.02.2017 17:12:50" wisbechstandard.co.uk King's Lynn Town to appoint new manager tomorrow after sacking Gary Setchell King's Lynn Town will announce their new manager tomorrow after sacking Gary Setchell on Tuesday night. All change at The Walks..
"22.02.2017 17:03:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk Can you help Park Ladies turn their season around? Park Ladies are on the look-out for new players to help them turn their season around. Calling all local footballers..
"22.02.2017 16:28:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Norfolk policeman dismissed for cheating farmer out of proceeds of £15,000 haul of gold coins found in field A Norfolk policeman who found a £15,000 haul of historic gold coins with his metal detector has been sacked for cheating the landowner out of a share of the treasure. Cockle admitted theft and keeping the proceeds of the sale of coins found in the Norfolk field
"22.02.2017 15:20:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk Chatteris man has a string of unhappy customers, including a disabled couple who paid him thousands for a campervan and another with an unsafe bathroom Les Crofts, the Chatteris man behind the doomed Jumbos Jungle children's play centre, is revealed today as being responsible for a series of failed enterprises that left his customers out of pocket. Chatteris man is exposed by unhappy customers
"22.02.2017 12:56:24" wisbechstandard.co.uk More than 20 trees to be planted thanks to Wisbech firm's best Christmas card appeal yet More than 20 trees will be planted thanks to a Wisbech accountancy firm's Christmas card appeal. Tree-mendous!
"22.02.2017 12:07:54" wisbechstandard.co.uk Expect an evening of 'raucous comedy' with RATZ company at the Angles Theatre Expect an evening of “raucous comedy” when Wisbech theatre company RATZ bring Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense to the Angles Theatre. The show starts its run at Angles Theatre, Wisbech tomorrow night!
"22.02.2017 12:03:51" cambstimes.co.uk Doddington dad joins 'Team Teenage Cancer Trust' to run the London Marathon to thank charity for supporting daughter A father of three from Doddington is taking on the London Marathon to 'give something back' to a charity that gave his daughter a 'friendly environment' when she was diagnosed with cancer. “It has been tough but nothing compared to what Beth has been through and continues to deal with"
"21.02.2017 20:29:08" Cambs Times Newspaper "She was curled up on the ground with big clumps of fur missing and the sore pink skin showing"
"21.02.2017 20:27:45" Cambs Times Newspaper “The film is very emotional and we are pleased that we have been able to encourage such a positive outcome"
"21.02.2017 20:25:44" Cambs Times Newspaper “We had one or two set backs including the collapse of part of the monorail caused by the soft Fen soil. But we had managed to get the train to run up to 107mph"
"21.02.2017 17:18:51" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech woman recalls 'apocalyptic' and 'frightening' five-vehicle smash outside her house A Wisbech woman has described the aftermath of a five-car crash outside her home as “apocalyptic” and “frightening”. “I was sitting in the front room and just saw my car disappear from view... it was horrendous"
"21.02.2017 17:16:51" Ely Standard Newspaper Armed officers attended scene in Landbeach along with ambulance crews.
"21.02.2017 16:25:59" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech fundraising group raises a whopping £35,240 in just one year for Macmillan Cancer Support The Macmillan Wisbech fundraising group has had an exceptional year having raised over £35,000 in 2016. "This year they have amazed us by raising so much money for Macmillan Cancer Support"
"21.02.2017 16:23:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Speeding towards success: Wisbech motorsports lecturer's business praised by Dragon's Den star Theo Paphitis A motorsport lecturer at the College of West Anglia has received a big boost after his business was recognised by star of the BBC's Dragon's Den, Theo Paphitis. “Things really have picked up pace and receiving this award has been a massive boost for Student Motorsport"
"21.02.2017 16:21:24" wisbechstandard.co.uk Breast cancer unit at King's Lynn has state of the art technology to improve treatment for women Women treated at the West Norfolk Breast Unit have extra help in beating breast cancer earlier thanks to an innovative new surgical x-ray machine. “Equipment like this is helping to improve the experience for our patients, which would not be possible without the community's support"
"21.02.2017 16:19:27" wisbechstandard.co.uk Do you know an amazing carer? Then nominate them for a prestigious award Carers could be in the running for a prestigious award with an event that last year saw a Wisbech teenager win the title. "“For the second year running we are celebrating the fantastic work of countless unpaid carers of all age"
"21.02.2017 16:18:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk March staff dress up as princesses in memory of four year old Mikayla Clark after raising funds for the East Anglian Children's Hospice Staff at an estate agency and a building society teamed up to raise money for a four year old girl who died last year from a rare brain tumour. “We were blessed to have a tour of the hospice and meet so many great and inspirational people"
"21.02.2017 16:16:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk Chart topping acoustic singer Chloe Reynolds to perform at Octavia's Café in Wisbech Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia's Café in Wisbech next week as part of After Hours Live. Chloe Reynolds Music is coming to Wisbech next Friday
"21.02.2017 12:32:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk March staff dress up as princesses in memory of four year old Mikayla Clark after raising funds for the East Anglian Children's Hospice Staff at an estate agency and a building society teamed up to raise money for a four year old girl who died last year from a rare brain tumour. Money raised for East Anglia Children's Hospices in memory of princess Mikayla Clark
"21.02.2017 11:54:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Breast cancer unit at King's Lynn has state of the art technology to improve treatment for women Women treated at the West Norfolk Breast Unit have extra help in beating breast cancer earlier thanks to an innovative new surgical x-ray machine. Breast cancer treatment at King's Lynn is given a boost with a state of the art piece of equipment
"21.02.2017 10:19:58" wisbechstandard.co.uk Pancreatic cancer patients are needed for a clinical trial at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge to improve treatment options A new clinical trial is offering treatment hope for advanced pancreatic cancer patients in Cambridgeshire and is looking fro people who are willing to get involved. Pancreatic cancer patients are needed for a clinical trial at Addenbrooke's
"21.02.2017 10:12:11" wisbechstandard.co.uk Children's nursery in Whittlesey is told it is inadequate for having untrained staff who post children's details on social media A children's nursery has been warned it is “inadequate” after inspectors discovered three staff were unqualified and children's photos, names and sometimes dates of birth had been posted on the nursery's social media pages. Children's nursery in Whittlesey is told by Ofsted it is "inadequate" after they found three of its staff had no childcare qualifications
"20.02.2017 17:36:38" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech Town's teenage hot-shot Harry Limb set for higher-level move this week Dick Creasey has all but confirmed that teenage starlet Harry Limb will leave Wisbech Town for a higher-level club. Swansea City, Leicester City, MK Dons and Peterborough United are all possible destinations..
"20.02.2017 17:22:41" wisbechstandard.co.uk Chatteris businessman promises work on a campervan for a disabled couple will be finished in six weeks A man who pledged to open a half million pound children's play centre in Chatteris, despite needing to raise money for it on Just Giving, has now promised to complete an overdue camper van conversion for a disabled couple in Wales. This campervan should have been ready for disabled customers in October 2016. In Feburary 2017 it still looks like a shell. Chatteris businessman explains he had a bad back in December and a nervous breakdown in January.
"20.02.2017 16:30:55" Cambs Times Newspaper “People moan about us horse riders riding on the roads. This is why we ride on the road… our bridleways are being used as a dump"
"20.02.2017 14:40:32" Ely Standard Newspaper "It is hard to explain just how frightening it was being on the bonnet of a vehicle travelling at speed"
"20.02.2017 12:10:36" Ely Standard Newspaper "Not only will it raise awareness of LGBT but also raise awareness of Ely as a thriving city and a great place to spend time or live"
"17.02.2017 16:46:45" Cambs Times Newspaper “Income levels continue to exceed expectations and customer satisfaction levels indicate that our membership performance will continue to be strong for the rest of the financial year.”
"17.02.2017 12:09:02" Cambs Times Newspaper How does this rescue compare with some of Fenland Animal Rescue's other efforts? We've compiled a list of 5 of our favourites..
"17.02.2017 09:32:56" Cambs Times Newspaper "The poor boy was in a terrible situation and it's the quick thinking of the public that called our team that meant he was able to receive life saving treatment fast."
"16.02.2017 17:29:27" Cambs Times Newspaper “The drop in performance is due to long term staff sickness,” said Cllr Sutton. “We are looking at options to rectify this position.”
"16.02.2017 16:30:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Budgens stores in Norwich, Watton and Wisbech could face closure after owner goes into administration Convenience stores in East Anglia could face closure after the owner placed 36 stores across the UK into administration. Budgens Wisbech in administration -story here
"16.02.2017 15:52:30" Ely Standard Newspaper Council Tax again frozen by East Cambs Council - how do they do?
"16.02.2017 15:08:46" Ely Standard Newspaper A report showed overall recorded crime went up by about 9.4 per cent in the past year, with 51,638 offences from October 2015 to September 2016, compared to the same period in 2014/15, when 47,191 crimes were recorded.
"16.02.2017 14:53:20" wisbechstandard.co.uk Undercover operation sees paedophile Nicholas Slack from Yaxley near Peterborough jailed for eight years Paedophile Nicholas Slack, who was caught in an undercover police operation as he tried to make plans to sexually abuse children, has been jailed for eight years. "I have come to the conclusion that you are dangerous and there is an immediate risk and that this risk can only be properly addressed through an extended sentence," Judge Hawksworth.
"16.02.2017 12:35:15" wisbechstandard.co.uk Do you recognise this woman? Police want to speak to her in connection with theft of £195 worth of candles from Wisbech shop Police want to speak to this woman in connection with a theft from a Wisbech shop. A selection of candles, valued at £195, were stolen from a shop on Church Terrace at around 1.40pm on Monday January 16.
"16.02.2017 11:46:20" Cambs Times Newspaper Fury over 'sold a pup' claim about Wisbech rail re-opening
"16.02.2017 11:15:40" Cambs Times Newspaper Cambridgeshire swingers' club to close - surprisingly it once had 8,500 members.....
"15.02.2017 17:06:01" Cambs Times Newspaper Get to The Buffs Public House in March for a night of comedy
"15.02.2017 17:04:27" Cambs Times Newspaper "The accomplice then stabbed him repeatedly to the head with a knife, while Parniewicz punched him several times in the face with a knuckle duster"
"15.02.2017 17:02:57" Ely Standard Newspaper "I think if anything were to happen to the club then I would cry."
"15.02.2017 15:42:50" Ely Standard Newspaper “With the pianos arranged in a large circle in King's College Chapel, Cambridge, it will be a visual spectacle and an aural extravaganza"
"15.02.2017 14:22:10" cambstimes.co.uk Arsonists set fire to skip which had gas cannisters inside in Longhill Road, March Arsonists set fire to a skip with gas cannisters inside it in March last night. The skip - which had gas cannisters inside it - was found outside a car garage and in close proximity to a fridge
"15.02.2017 14:19:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire air cadets on a training camp at RAF Wittering enjoy a visit from the Duchess of Cambridge The Duchess of Cambridge visited Royal Air Force Air cadets from across Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire when she visited RAF Wittering. Duchess of Cambridge talks to young air cadets from across the region in a visit to RAF Wittering
"15.02.2017 12:08:19" Ely Standard Newspaper “It took a great deal of bravery for the victim to come forward and for the second victim to speak out about the abuse"
"15.02.2017 12:06:57" Ely Standard Newspaper “I was actually getting money out for someone I support – not stealing it... At first I thought it was a joke, that it might have been photoshopped"
"15.02.2017 11:46:17" wisbechstandard.co.uk Friendship society raises money in memory of four year old Mikayla from Stonea A friendship society has raised hundreds of pounds in memory of a four year old girl who died of a rare brain tumour. Friendship group raise hundreds in memory of Mikayla
"15.02.2017 11:38:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Life saving air ambulance team MAGPAS is given a boost thanks to fund raising by Fox Narrowboats in March. Fox Narrowboats in March have raised hundreds of pounds for the MAGPAS air ambulance base at Wyton. A mammoth walk, boat cruises and tombolas help raise hundreds for MAGPAS thanks to staff at Fox Narrowboats.
"15.02.2017 11:29:48" Ely Standard Newspaper “It had actually been quite a good game leading up to it, we had taken the lead and Wisbech had come to play but football doesn't come into it when something like that happens.”
"15.02.2017 11:24:04" wisbechstandard.co.uk Help track down past members of the March museum for a celebration of its 40th anniversary Help is needed to track down past members of the March museum and their families for a celebration of its 40th anniversary. Can you help track down past members of March Museum for an official 40th anniversary party?
"15.02.2017 10:45:34" cambstimes.co.uk The Train that Floats in the Sky - memories, and a new video, of the high speed hover experiment of the 60s and 70s in the Fens The forgotten story of the remarkable high-speed hover train experiment of the 1960s and '70s, trialled in the Fens, has been made into a film. A giant, very expensive, flop. The monorail train they tried to build in the Fens in the 1960s and 70s.
"14.02.2017 18:07:11" Cambs Times Newspaper Feisty exchange between UKIP and independent - Mr Clarke not impressed seemingly with mayoralty candidates
"14.02.2017 16:36:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man and woman from Wisbech charged with being involved in production of class B drug after discovery of large cannabis factory Two people from Wisbech were charged with being involved in the production of a class B drug after a large cannabis factory was discovered in Wisbech at the weekend. Four people were arrested when Norfolk Police made the discovery whilst searching for a “missing person”
"14.02.2017 16:12:05" Cambs Times Newspaper Crews from Chatteris, March and Wisbech were called to the incident yesterday afternoon
"14.02.2017 14:29:24" wisbechstandard.co.uk Jumbos Jungle businessman says the children's indoor play centre IS coming to Chatteris A businessman has insisted that Jumbos Jungle indoor soft play centre will be opening in Chatteris despite setbacks and social media rumours wondering why it has not opened this month. Children's indoor play centre is coming to Chatteris according to the business owner
"14.02.2017 13:08:12" wisbechstandard.co.uk A man is jailed for stamping on a woman's forehead so hard he left a footprint mark during an attack in Wisbech A man left a footprint on his female victim's forehead and slashed a man's throat with a piece of broken glass after a night of drinking in a friend's house in Wisbech turned to violence. Man jailed for vicious assault faces deporation on release
"14.02.2017 13:00:24" Ely Standard Newspaper It is feared that a bungalow blaze in Sedge Fen near Lakenheath 'may have claimed life of occupant'
"14.02.2017 12:23:44" Cambs Times Newspaper “Firefighters used specialist equipment to extricate a casualty after they had become trapped behind the steering wheel"
"14.02.2017 10:48:22" Cambs Times Newspaper "At about 7.20pm a man entered McColl's in Great Whyte, holding a knife and made demands for money before leaving with £150"
"14.02.2017 09:21:20" Ely Standard Newspaper Nigel Farage is coming to The Princess Royal Theatre
"13.02.2017 19:03:54" Cambs Times Newspaper Home owner who built two extensions fails to convince Fenland planners of timing - enforcement a possibility
"13.02.2017 16:58:28" Ely Standard Newspaper Why the case at Cambridge Magistrates Court has been struck out is unclear at the moment, with a BBC spokesman promising to issue a statement later today
"13.02.2017 14:34:48" wisbechstandard.co.uk 'Springtime variety' and 'interesting displays' part of new season at Peckover House in Wisbech Expect “plenty of springtime variety, with interesting new displays and a different way of seeing the house,” when the new season at Peckover House in Wisbech begins. A new season at Peckover House and Garden is just around the corner
"13.02.2017 14:32:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Family left disappointed when they could not go to the autism friendly screening of LEGO Batman at The Light in Wisbech A couple were left disappointed when they took their children to the autism friendly showing of LEGO Batman at The Light cinema in Wisbech only to find they couldn't get in as families without special needs children had filled the seats. "Alfonso was beside himself distressed and the experience was embarrassing and upsetting"
"13.02.2017 14:12:56" Ely Standard Newspaper “Leisure centres in Fenland must focus on being sustainable in the future and broadening their impact on improving community health"
"13.02.2017 12:56:38" Cambs Times Newspaper Arsonists set fire to digger in Kings Dyke, Whittlesey
"13.02.2017 11:50:18" Ely Standard Newspaper Woman and a 10 year old girl in serious condition after being knocked down by suspected drug driver in Peterborough
"13.02.2017 11:47:54" Cambs Times Newspaper Check out our gallery of pictures from Dance Mania's annual show
"13.02.2017 11:47:25" Cambs Times Newspaper Check out our gallery of pictures from Dance Mania's annual show
"13.02.2017 10:42:32" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Woman and a 10 year old girl knocked down by a hit and run suspected drug driver in Peterborough
"13.02.2017 10:41:40" Cambs Times Newspaper Chart-toppers Clean Bandit are coming to High Lodge, Thetford Forest this July!
"13.02.2017 10:23:48" Cambs Times Newspaper “I think she was quite shocked by it and decided she wanted to do something to help people like our friend"
"11.02.2017 21:30:07" wisbechstandard.co.uk Norfolk Police take the credit for discovery of cannabis factory in neighbouring Cambridgeshire - four arrested Norfolk Police took credit today for the discovery of a cannabis factory after they entered Cambridgeshire hunting someone they would only describe as a “missing person”. Four arrests after Norfolk Police pop across border into Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, and come across cannabis factory
"11.02.2017 11:59:16" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: Cambridge University Gilbert & Sullivan Society offer a stylish performance of HMS Pinafore There's a lovely line in their programme notes explaining the plot of HMS Pinafore that reads ' it all works out in the end, hip, hip hooray!' Gilbert and Sullivan review
"11.02.2017 10:46:43" Cambs Times Newspaper Community cash windfall plans has a poor take up from county councillors
"11.02.2017 10:44:42" Cambs Times Newspaper Standards 'watchdog' latest rulings from Cambridgeshire County Council
"11.02.2017 10:42:28" Cambs Times Newspaper Wannabe mayor unveils £10m modular homes factory plan for Fenland
"11.02.2017 10:16:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: Hacksaw Ridge. The mind blowing true story of a soldier who went to battle in World War II but refused to pick up a gun Hacksaw Ridge is a must see film that tells the extraordinary true story of a solider who volunteered for service in the American army after being horrified by the atrocities of Pearl Harbour. REVIEW: The true story of soldier Desmond Doss who goes into one of the bloodiest battles in WWII and refuses to take a gun - Hacksaw Ridge is at Light Cinema Wisbech now
"10.02.2017 17:14:53" Ely Standard Newspaper "We have to save the polar bear before it becomes another page in an encyclopedia.”
"10.02.2017 16:29:20" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cllr Clapp invited by standards watchdog to explain and apologise for comments at parish meeting - Cllr Clark and Cllr Butcher 'given advice' about declaration of interests A county council ethics watchdog concluded that UKIP councillor Paul Clapp should provide “an explanation of his view points/actions together with an apology” for his comments at a parish council meeting. More findings about councillors' conduct -this time from Cambridgeshire County Council
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"10.02.2017 10:19:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Four people treated by ambulance crews after 'suspected chemical leak' in Elm which led to Gosmoor Lane road closure Four people were treated by ambulance crews yesterday after reports of a suspected chemical leak in Elm led to a road being closed. “They arrived quickly and evacuated the building as a precaution"
"10.02.2017 10:12:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Extended shrubbery fire causes house blaze in Ramnoth Road, Wisbech Extended shrubbery that was set alight was the cause of a house fire in Ramnoth Road, Wisbech yesterday morning. Crews from Wisbech and March were called to the house at 10.30am
"10.02.2017 09:33:21" Cambs Times Newspaper “It was really rewarding after such a lot of hard work for it all to appear in Photoshoot Magazine”
"09.02.2017 17:08:45" Cambs Times Newspaper The woman has told police she thought one of the burglars was much older than the other - she thought they might have been father and son.
"09.02.2017 15:52:22" Ely Standard Newspaper East Cambs and Fenland has been singled out by The Times and The Sunday Times as being one of the likely candidates for a new grammar school
"09.02.2017 15:10:08" Ely Standard Newspaper “We received hundreds of entries but Brooke's stood out to the judging panel with its bright colours and sheer personality"
"09.02.2017 15:08:40" Cambs Times Newspaper “I think a boss sending out an email like this about a woman is disgraceful, it's disgusting"
"09.02.2017 12:50:30" Cambs Times Newspaper “Nobody should have to chase like this, it's terrible for people, and I bet not everybody likes complaining so maybe just put up with it"
"09.02.2017 12:48:56" Cambs Times Newspaper “If it could save even one young person's life it will be worth it"
"09.02.2017 12:48:43" Cambs Times Newspaper “If it could save even one young person's life it will be worth it"
"09.02.2017 12:43:13" Ely Standard Newspaper “Wow, so moving. What a talented and caring girl she must be.”
"09.02.2017 12:24:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Victims of sexual violence can get support round the clock with a new centre opening in Huntingdon for people across Cambridgeshire A counselling service is being launched to help young victims of sexual violence. Young victims of sexual violence can get support round the clock at a new centre opening in Huntingdon
"09.02.2017 10:34:33" wisbechstandard.co.uk Effie loses her battle against Batten's Disease and tributes flood Facebook for the bubbly Whittlesey girl who touched the hearts of hundreds A six year old girl, who touched the hearts of hundreds with her happy go lucky nature, has lost her fight against Batten's Disease. Bubbly six year old loses her fight against Batten's Disease - and Facebook is flooded with an outpouring of support for the little girl who kept smiling
"08.02.2017 15:25:50" wisbechstandard.co.uk Rotten tree which 'could fall and kill someone' in Elm still standing as residents struggle to trace land owners A rotten tree that residents fear could topple over and fall on them at any time is still standing after a frantic search to find the owner failed. “It's getting more and more dangerous, especially with the weather we've been having recently"
"08.02.2017 15:24:58" wisbechstandard.co.uk March homeless man says all he wants is to feel like a human A man who has marked the second year of rough sleeping in March said all he wants is to “feel like a human” instead of being turned away from getting help. “Being homeless makes you lose respect in yourself and really all I want is to feel like a human"
"08.02.2017 14:38:16" Ely Standard Newspaper “We (ELYTE Fitness) are passionate about bringing functional fitness training to every session"
"08.02.2017 12:21:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech deputy mayor Steve Tierney loses conduct case against UKIP councillor Alan Lay after claims it was 'tit for tat' 'trivial' and nothing more than 'robust' exchange The conduct committee of Fenland District Council unanimously dismissed a complaint by the deputy mayor of Wisbech, Councillor Steve Tierney against UKIP councillor Alan Lay. Published for the first time- verbatim town council minutes from the controversial meetings that sparked conduct charge.
"08.02.2017 10:40:11" Cambs Times Newspaper The on-call Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service staff took part in a six-hour spin cycle session to raise money for Magpas Air Ambulance
"08.02.2017 10:37:38" Cambs Times Newspaper "For too long residents' voices have been ignored by those in power, but this election is a huge chance to change that"
"08.02.2017 10:34:05" Cambs Times Newspaper "I cannot express the thanks to Sue Ryder for all their support and care”
"08.02.2017 10:33:45" Cambs Times Newspaper "I cannot express the thanks to Sue Ryder for all their support and care”
"08.02.2017 10:05:05" Ely Standard Newspaper “It's a great way to make use of your skills or learn new ones, whilst helping to support Wicken Fen Nature Reserve's vital conservation work"
"08.02.2017 09:34:52" Cambs Times Newspaper “We would like you to come along and #BeTheRainbow on Thursday February 23 at Shire Hall in Cambridge from 12.30pm"
"08.02.2017 09:31:54" Cambs Times Newspaper “At first everything seemed fine, my waters broke and I started having contractions - then suddenly I just knew something was very wrong"
"07.02.2017 18:46:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk 'They had just nine minutes to ensure my daughter survived' says Friday Bridge mum as she praises Magpas for saving the life of her 'miracle' baby A West Norfolk mum has welcomed to her home the 999 air ambulance crew that only a few days earlier had helped save the life of her newly born daughter Daphne. West Norfolk mum gets a surprise visit from the Magpas team who helped deliver her 'miracle' baby
"07.02.2017 18:05:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech deputy mayor Steve Tierney loses conduct case against UKIP councillor Alan Lay after claims it was 'tit for tat' 'trivial' and nothing more than 'robust' exchange The conduct committee of Fenland District Council unanimously dismissed a complaint by the deputy mayor of Wisbech, Councillor Steve Tierney against UKIP councillor Alan Lay. UPDATED report - now with response from Cllr Tierney and full photo coverage of today's demonstration
"07.02.2017 15:31:31" Cambs Times Newspaper One of the BBC's most high profile journalists in East Anglia alleges she was pursued by bosses after raising concerns about her manager's links to a charity funded by the Chinese government
"07.02.2017 14:55:46" Cambs Times Newspaper “Anyone going on a date needs to be safe in the knowledge that if things are not going well, and they feel threatened in any way, there is help at hand"
"07.02.2017 14:50:11" wisbechstandard.co.uk Police issue penalty notices to more than 30 illegally parked vehicles in Wisbech... in just one morning More than 30 fixed penalty notices were issued to illegally parked vehicles in Wisbech yesterday morning. Could this be a new record?
"07.02.2017 14:30:43" Cambs Times Newspaper “This is a form of bullying. I think it's time to stop scoring points off each other"
"07.02.2017 14:29:23" Cambs Times Newspaper “This is a form of bullying. I think it's time to stop scoring points off each other"
"07.02.2017 12:55:50" Cambs Times Newspaper “The first meeting to discuss founding a museum took place in 1970"
"07.02.2017 12:54:22" Cambs Times Newspaper Ronald Robertson, Mark Nicholas and Dez Lartey were honoured at the Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service awards
"07.02.2017 12:54:21" Cambs Times Newspaper Ronald Robertson, Mark Nicholas and Dez Lartey were honoured at the Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service awards
"07.02.2017 10:47:49" Cambs Times Newspaper There were no injuries as a result of the incident, which happened at around 7.43pm
"07.02.2017 10:44:26" wisbechstandard.co.uk Protesters man the steps of Fenland Hall in March as UKIP Councillor Alan Lay faces conduct hearing Placard waving members of a newly formed group of residents calling themselves Wisbech Voices manned the steps at Fenland Hall in March this morning in support of a 78-year-old councillor facing a conduct hearing. 'Stop the Tory bullies' say placard waving protesters at Fenland Hall ...
"07.02.2017 09:42:13" Cambs Times Newspaper “It makes me very proud of our children to know that they chose this worthwhile cause on their own and then organised the fundraising"
"07.02.2017 09:26:19" Cambs Times Newspaper “I found the charity a few weeks after my operation and they helped me realise not crying was completely normal"
"06.02.2017 17:10:10" Cambs Times Newspaper “When I lift a belt and become champion, then all these hard times will have been worth it.”
"06.02.2017 16:18:59" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech company raise £1,760 for East Anglian Air Ambulance A Wisbech company has raised £1,760 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) charity. “It so happened that both charities picked out were for East Anglian Air Ambulance Charity so they ended up with the full amount"
"06.02.2017 15:52:38" Cambs Times Newspaper "Had it not been for some seriously good work from the fire crews the property next door could potentially have been lost"
"06.02.2017 14:54:58" Ely Standard Newspaper Cllr Price “played a key role in negotiating the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough devolution deal"
"06.02.2017 14:19:16" Ely Standard Newspaper “It's an exciting experience that most people really enjoy, and it can be done at any time to suit the individual"
"06.02.2017 12:54:33" Ely Standard Newspaper Cambridge University Gilbert & Sullivan Society will perform the "satirical tale of forbidden love" at West Road Concert Hall
"06.02.2017 12:09:11" wisbechstandard.co.uk New group to protest outside Fenland Hall, March, 'for mean-spirited and very public humiliation' of UKIP councillor, 78, facing conduct hearing A newly formed group of residents calling themselves Wisbech Voices plan a protest on the steps of Fenland Hall, March, tomorrow in support of a 78-year-old councillor facing a conduct hearing. New group will protest outside Fenland Hall for 'mean spirited' attack on 78 year old councillor facing conduct hearing
"06.02.2017 11:46:08" Cambs Times Newspaper Handy 10th birthday gifts for Street Pride groups in Chatteris and Parson Drove
"06.02.2017 11:31:06" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Modern day slavery campaign to be launched in Wisbech with giant poster in six languages http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/giant_poster_in_six_languages_in_wisbech_will_urge_people_to_report_victims_of_modern_day_slavery_1_4878047
"06.02.2017 10:51:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Lonely hearts campaign launches for Valentine's Day for long stay animals at the RSPCA Block Fen, Wimblington Have a heart on Valentine's Day by searching up your perfect pet in a lonely hearts campaign running at the Block Fen branch of the RSPCA. Lonely hearts campaign for Valentine's Day for long stay animals at RSPCA Block Fen
"06.02.2017 10:37:47" Ely Standard Newspaper "Knives and other weapons have been used... Dean should not be approached"
"06.02.2017 10:11:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Drink driver arrested in Wisbech for being almost four times the legal limit A drink driver was arrested for being almost four times the legal limit in Wisbech on Saturday (4). The driver blew 129 at the roadside after a collision - the limit is 35
"06.02.2017 09:52:18" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man arrested for theft from Tesco in Wisbech, having no insurance and driving whilst disqualified A man was arrested for two counts of theft from Tesco in Wisbech, having no insurance and driving whilst disqualified yesterday afternoon. “We seized his vehicle to look after it for him #everylittlehelps"
"06.02.2017 09:26:08" Cambs Times Newspaper Sue Perkins is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange
"06.02.2017 09:24:31" Cambs Times Newspaper “We have performed this intricate dance style at festivals and events all over the country and have even claimed a prize or two"
"05.02.2017 11:09:48" Ely Standard Newspaper “After five opponents in a week, and being ready with my gloves on for four hours, it wasn't meant to be."
"03.02.2017 20:38:21" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: Lion may become one of your top ten favourite films Truth is often stranger than fiction and none more so than in this compelling story of a man who traces his way back to his birth mother in a remote Indian village using his memory and Google maps. Compelling true story of how a man traces his way back to the remote Inidann village where he was born
"03.02.2017 16:16:08" wisbechstandard.co.uk Horsefair waves goodbye to familiar face Kevin Smith A long-standing member of the Wisbech community is leaving his role. “Kevin has been a fantastic member of the Horsefair Shopping Centre team and we'll be sad to see him leave"
"03.02.2017 15:33:56" Cambs Times Newspaper "It is extremely disappointing that people continue to call 999 for inappropriate reason"
"03.02.2017 14:40:59" wisbechstandard.co.uk A47 Thorney Bypass re-opens fully after car fire The A47 Thorney bypass is now fully open following a car fire. The road has now fully re-opened
"03.02.2017 14:16:32" wisbechstandard.co.uk A47 Thorney Bypass partially re-opened after car fire - one lane heading towards Wisbech remains closed The A47 Thorney bypass is now open following a car fire - however one lane heading towards Wisbech is still closed. "A vehicle has now been recovered and firefighters are checking the carriageway"
"03.02.2017 13:05:00" wisbechstandard.co.uk A47 Thorney bypass closed due to car fire The A47 Thorney bypass has been closed due to a car on fire. The road is fully closed due to smoke
"03.02.2017 12:16:16" wisbechstandard.co.uk Art-loving Wisbech student Diana wins top prize in photography competition A “creative and talented” Thomas Clarkson Academy student has won the top prize for her age in a photography competition. “Photography is something I actually had not done before and now I have found a new way to look at art from a different point of view"
"03.02.2017 11:29:36" Cambs Times Newspaper Henceforward is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange
"03.02.2017 11:25:56" Cambs Times Newspaper "The MP said two previous enterprise zones for the area had gone to Huntingdon and Cambridge “so it is now third time lucky for a Fenland bid"
"03.02.2017 11:24:31" Cambs Times Newspaper "Keith O'Hara, 59, of West Street, is charged with three counts of rape and two counts of actual bodily harm"
"03.02.2017 11:22:55" Cambs Times Newspaper "The total award could see 8,000 jobs created, 2,000 homes built and attract £29 million extra investment over the next five years"
"02.02.2017 14:25:47" Ely Standard Newspaper If you're a fan of Cilla or the 60s, this competition is for you!
"01.02.2017 17:27:06" wisbechstandard.co.uk Only go to A&E if “absolutely necessary” urge the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King's Lynn, which has seen a spike in demand The Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King's Lynn has appealed for the public's help in dealing with a spike in demand Only go to A&E if absolutely necessary urge Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King's Lynn
"01.02.2017 16:18:06" Cambs Times Newspaper Compulsory purchase orders to be used to break deadlock over land for £17 million Kings Dyke crossing
"01.02.2017 13:03:34" Ely Standard Newspaper Guy Cartwright, 49, is wanted by police as he is believed to be behind a number of incidents which include robbery, grievous bodily harm and common assault.
"01.02.2017 12:23:48" wisbechstandard.co.uk Uninsured driver reported after crashing car into wall in Wisbech A driver who crashed their car into a wall in Wisbech on Tuesday was also found to have no insurance. “Car seized for no insurance and driver reported after hitting a wall in Wisbech! #drivesafe”
"01.02.2017 11:44:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk Friends come together at Wisbech Queens Girls School reunion A school reunion was held at Wisbech Town Football Stadium Hall on Saturday for pupils that attended Wisbech Queens Girls School from 1970-1975. “The night was spent laughing, reminiscing and chatting, and there were a few tears"
"01.02.2017 10:19:08" Ely Standard Newspaper “Adequate maintenance and emergency response could have avoided this incident altogether"
"01.02.2017 09:50:14" Cambs Times Newspaper There were no injuries as a result of the crash
"01.02.2017 09:24:21" Cambs Times Newspaper The 'seat-gripping thriller is at the Cambridge Arts Theatre this month
"01.02.2017 09:20:41" Cambs Times Newspaper “The plans are amazing and will give the Railway the 'wow' factor; it will look like a different pub"
"31.01.2017 17:26:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man caught waving BB gun in Wisbech today arrested on suspicion of committing firearms offences A man caught waving a BB gun in Wisbech today has been arrested and taken to King's Lynn for questioning for suspected firearms offences The maximum penalty for this offence is up to 12 months in jail
"31.01.2017 17:25:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Driver escapes unhurt after car takes out post, hits hedge and spins out of control in Wisbech road A resident says the driver of this car was lucky to escape unhurt after his car crashed on a Wisbech road earlier today. “It could so easily have been much worse"
"31.01.2017 16:39:04" wisbechstandard.co.uk Pennies from 1967 stolen in a burglary at a home in Elm A collection of pennies all dating from 1967 have been stolen from a house in Elm. Burglars break in to a home in Elm to steal bags of pennies from 1967
"31.01.2017 15:21:38" Cambs Times Newspaper “Everybody is celebrating that it means MIUs will not close but here we have a pilot project that doesn't seem to add up"
"31.01.2017 13:02:39" Ely Standard Newspaper "Mr Bailey outlined the challenges facing the force's finances, saying officer numbers had fallen from 1,650 to 1,472 over four years"
"31.01.2017 12:38:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk House fire in Wisbech prompts advice for owners of woodburners A house fire in Wisbech which was started in the flue of a woodburner has led to a warning from the Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service. "If you are buying a woodburner make sure you get it fitted or installed by an expert and follow the manufacturer's guidance"
"31.01.2017 11:53:02" Cambs Times Newspaper “Gary took people's money knowing full well he could not fulfill their orders and leaving them heartbroken"
"31.01.2017 11:50:23" Ely Standard Newspaper “Investigation of Turner's devices showed that he had accessed pornographic websites at the same time as looking at the victims' own photos"
"31.01.2017 11:50:05" Ely Standard Newspaper “Investigation of Turner's devices showed that he had accessed pornographic websites at the same time as looking at the victims' own photos"
"31.01.2017 11:45:54" Cambs Times Newspaper More than double the original target has now been raised
"31.01.2017 11:43:14" Cambs Times Newspaper “It's a really quirky vehicle, I can't wait until it is road legal... My only problem is tracing its history"
"31.01.2017 10:18:00" Ely Standard Newspaper "Mr Bailey outlined the challenges facing the force's finances, saying officer numbers had fallen from 1,650 to 1,472 over four years"
"31.01.2017 10:09:44" Cambs Times Newspaper An important article that was published today on our trade website.
"30.01.2017 17:03:27" Cambs Times Newspaper "I'm angry but also heartbroken. It is a lot of money to find again"
"30.01.2017 16:59:57" Ely Standard Newspaper "Michael Sean Carson, 74, also known as Kit, was detained in Cambridge on Friday as part of an investigation into allegations of abuse in football"
"30.01.2017 15:01:38" Ely Standard Newspaper "I used to ride with Zoltan and he is one of the nicest guys to work with you could ever have"
"30.01.2017 13:22:01" wisbechstandard.co.uk Drivers and passengers uninjured in collision near Guyhirn The A47 between Guyhirn and Wisbech has been re-opened following a two car collision this morning (Monday 30). A47 re opened following collision between Guyhirn and WIsbech
"30.01.2017 12:05:24" wisbechstandard.co.uk Tierney v Lay war of words set to go before the conduct committee of Fenland District Council Allegations by 78-year-old UKIP councillor Alan Lay that he was threatened by the mayor of Wisbech Garry Tibbs will be considered by the conduct committee of Fenland Council following a complaint by deputy mayor Steve Tierney. “At this point the whole room gasped, mostly because we were almost all at the previous meeting and there was no 'threat' made or anything like it"
"30.01.2017 12:03:48" elystandard.co.uk £300,000 cost of finding missing airman Corrie McKeague who disappeared after a night out in Bury St Edmunds The quest to find missing Suffolk airman Corrie McKeague has so far cost in excess of £300,000, according to Suffolk Constabulary figures. "The quest to find missing Suffolk airman Corrie McKeague has so far cost in excess of £300,000"
"30.01.2017 11:57:31" elystandard.co.uk Cash boost could mean improvements to Ely North could begin in three years time - conference called by Liz Truss MP told MPs and officials were told improvements to Ely North rail junction could begin in three years' time. “There is a really strong political will to get this done. We are competing with the rest of the country so we need to get ahead of the queue"
"30.01.2017 11:55:11" wisbechstandard.co.uk No drama with a llama thanks to Walsoken woman Want to feel calmer? Then cam-watch a llama thanks to an animal fan in Walsoken. “Our mission is to create a calming atmosphere from stressful everyday lives"
"30.01.2017 11:52:41" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech businessman offers £250 reward for information about robbery and assault against 13-year-old boy A Wisbech businessman has offered a £250 reward for information about a robbery and assault against a 13-year-old boy. John Foster is offering a £250 reward for information that leads to the successful conviction of anyone involved in the crime
"30.01.2017 11:52:17" Cambs Times Newspaper “Once this one is out the way then I'll look to get straight back in – maybe in March or April – and build towards a domestic title at the end of the year. I want to have four or five fights this year.”
"30.01.2017 11:45:23" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service station commander Harry calls it a day after 24 years A retiring station commander from Benwick who joined Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service to help people hopes to forge a new career outside the service doing the same. "I will always remember the friendliness and camaraderie of Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service"
"30.01.2017 11:42:00" wisbechstandard.co.uk Independent candidate for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayor selects running mate Director of The Willow Festival, Mark Ringer, has been selected as Independent mayoral candidate Peter Dawe's running mate. "Mark brings amazing lifetime knowledge of Peterborough"
"27.01.2017 22:25:24" www.cambstimes.co.uk Wisbech mum thanks 'little angel' Daniel who set up a JustGiving page to buy her son a replacement bike A Wisbech mum whose 13-year-old son was attacked and robbed of his Suzuki motorbike is thanking the “little angel” who set up a fundraising page which has raised £876 in two days to buy him a replacement. "Daniel is just a little angel. I think he's doing it just because he's a good, kind person. He's gone beyond any expectations"
"27.01.2017 15:55:48" Ely Standard Newspaper “We are also urging people not to bring children on site and keep visiting to a minimum"
"27.01.2017 15:10:07" Ely Standard Newspaper “The roads are particularly dirty at the moment due to recent weather and police vehicles should be cleaned after every shift"
"27.01.2017 15:06:14" Ely Standard Newspaper "It mirrors a burglary exactly a week ago which left a 64-year-old grandma bruised and traumatised"
"27.01.2017 14:24:32" Cambs Times Newspaper “Incidents like this involving blows to the head can prove fatal so we are particularly keen to catch these offenders"
"27.01.2017 11:41:35" Ely Standard Newspaper Breaking the deadlock over Ely North, Soham and Wisbech to March rail lines
"27.01.2017 11:06:25" Ely Standard Newspaper Detectives arrested the man this morning (January 27) on suspicion of indecency with children and indecent assault.
"27.01.2017 10:59:23" cambstimes.co.uk Woman dies after collision on A1 in Cambridgeshire A woman has died after a collision on the A1 in Cambridgeshire. The driver of the Ford Focus, who was in her 30s, died at the scene
"27.01.2017 10:31:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fundraising page to buy Wisbech boy, 13, a replacement Suzuki bike after attack and robbery reaches £811 in two days A JustGiving page to buy a 13-year-old Wisbech boy a replacement off-road bike after he was attacked and robbed of it at the weekend has raised more than £800 - beating the original target of £601 in just two days. More than £800 has now been raised in two days
"27.01.2017 10:18:18" wisbechstandard.co.uk Motorcyclist banned for a year for going at 160mph at Thorney A motorcyclist caught speeding at 160mph (256km/h) has been banned from driving for a year. Motorcyclist clocked going 160mph on the A47 at Thorney
"27.01.2017 10:07:46" wisbechstandard.co.uk Whittlesey riding school saddles up for a successful awards night Muddy jodphurs were swapped for posh frocks when an awards evening was hosted by Grey Fern Park Equestrian Centre. Riding school saddles up for success at awards night
"27.01.2017 10:07:24" Ely Standard Newspaper “They were so enthusiastic about learning new skills, and finding out more about local history"
"27.01.2017 09:26:31" wisbechstandard.co.uk Pianist Alex Florian to perform at Wisbech Grammar School Pianist Alex Florian will perform a recital in Russell Hall of Wisbech Grammar School on Friday February 10. "Those who have heard Alex Florian perform will know what a fantastic treat is in store"
"27.01.2017 09:22:04" Ely Standard Newspaper “There was a flagrant disregard for the law"
"27.01.2017 09:20:48" Ely Standard Newspaper “They were so enthusiastic about learning new skills, and finding out more about local history"
"26.01.2017 17:32:15" wisbechstandard.co.uk Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's one of Anglia Water's leak-seeking drones! Anglian Water has taken to the skies in an attempt to improve the detection of leaking water pipes. “Leading on leakage reduction is what our customers told us they wanted. It's the right thing to do for them and the environment. It also helps to increase of region's resilience to drought.”
"26.01.2017 17:11:03" Cambs Times Newspaper "I caught Ronnie on one of those rare days when he wasn't at his scintillating best but I couldn't capitalize on it.”
"26.01.2017 17:07:35" Ely Standard Newspaper The A1 is closed northbound from the A428 Wyboston junction and the B645 is closed northbound onto the A1
"26.01.2017 16:57:25" Ely Standard Newspaper “The car was stolen in broad daylight in a matter of seconds by a brazen thief who got more than he bargained for."
"26.01.2017 16:43:56" Cambs Times Newspaper £276 has now been raised - almost half the total
"26.01.2017 16:41:43" Cambs Times Newspaper Together their music has been described as “a hybrid of a range of genres including hip hop, neo soul, and reggae"
"26.01.2017 14:03:36" Ely Standard Newspaper £100 fine in Cambs for dirty number plate - and here's our top 10 of other ways you might be breaking the law without realising it
"26.01.2017 13:58:21" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fundraising page to buy Wisbech boy, 13, a replacement Suzuki bike after attack and robbery reaches £211 in a day A fundraising page has reached a third of its target to buy a 13-year-old Wisbech boy a replacement off-road bike after he was attacked and robbed of it at the weekend. “As a motorcyclist myself I know the joys of going for a ride and while it can be dangerous, the only risks he should face are ones faced on a trail"
"26.01.2017 12:05:49" Cambs Times Newspaper MP's blistering attack on why Fenland missed out - who is to blame? Why is Chatteris firm moving to Huntingdon with tax incentives to boot? Why no agri tech investment in Fenland? We're trying to work out where the blame in all of this lies.
"26.01.2017 11:30:11" Cambs Times Newspaper “We want this school to be a flagship school for the local community. Our aspiration is to get to 'outstanding'"
"26.01.2017 11:06:04" wisbechstandard.co.uk Police pull over van on A47 and discover passenger sitting on child's red plastic chair Norfolk Police pulled over a van and found the driver sitting on a red plastic chair. As well as the discovery of what appeared to be a child's seat the driver also had no licence or insurance
"26.01.2017 10:29:23" Ely Standard Newspaper MPs to hold summit on £35 million Ely rail junction upgrade
"26.01.2017 09:41:35" Cambs Times Newspaper "The men are described as white. One was wearing a grey hooded top with the hood up and grey jogging bottoms. The other was in a black coat"
"25.01.2017 23:49:32" Cambs Times Newspaper £1 million price tag for elected Mayor poll on May 4 for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
"25.01.2017 17:28:56" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fill up your feeders and join in a national birdwatch this weekend Cambridgeshire residents are being urged to fill up their feeders and get involved in the world's largest wildlife survey this weekend. Join a national bird survey this weekend - Cambridgeshire people needed.
"25.01.2017 16:15:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Poundstretcher could be coming to the mothballed supermarket site in Chatteris National budget chainstore, Poundstretcher, could be coming to Chatteris to take up almost half the empty unit that was supposed to be Tesco. Poundstretcher could be coming to Chatteris
"25.01.2017 15:30:27" Ely Standard Newspaper “As a matter of timing it is not difficult to see how the situation could have been much worse for everyone involved"
"25.01.2017 14:58:51" Cambs Times Newspaper "It plans to close the March branch on Broad Street and the Whittlesey branch on Market Street"
"25.01.2017 12:35:16" wisbechstandard.co.uk Road closed at A47 Thorney bypass after collision between two vans, low loader and car Emergency services are on the scene of a collision between two vans, a low loader and a car on the A47 between Guyhirn and Thorney. The road is closed on the A47 between Thorney and Guyhirn. Officers are at the scene
"25.01.2017 12:20:31" wisbechstandard.co.uk Amazing transformation of Wisbech woman who shed nearly eight stone after an MS diagnosis. "At her heaviest, Pauline weighed 18 stone 1lbs but in an incredible turn around she is now a trim 10st9lb"
"25.01.2017 11:31:55" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man arrested and charged with theft after staff at Tesco Wisbech catch him trying to steal £1,000 worth of alcohol A man was arrested and charged with theft after staff at Tesco in Cromwell Road, Wisbech caught him trying to steal £1,000 worth of alcohol. “He was later charged with theft from a shop and detained to attend Peterborough Magistrates' Court today"
"25.01.2017 10:41:53" Cambs Times Newspaper "One crash partially blocked the A141 between Knights End Road and Wimblington Road, and motorists were warned to approach with care"
"25.01.2017 10:20:01" Cambs Times Newspaper “We're really sorry for any inconvenience we've caused by the interruption"
"24.01.2017 15:26:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Men jailed for tying up a young mum then making threats to hurt her two small children unless they handed over money. Hearing at Peterborough Crown Court A man who tied up a mother and interrogated her young children until they handed over cash and jewellery has been jailed. Men tie up young mum and threaten her children - hearing at Peterborough Crown Cort
"24.01.2017 11:23:21" wisbechstandard.co.uk Is Budgens on the verge of quitting Wisbech Horsefair - just months after moving in? Budgens are reported to be on the brink of pulling out of the Horsefair, Wisbech – less than nine months after opening a store there. “What is going to happen to the store? No one knows"
"24.01.2017 10:51:45" Cambs Times Newspaper “Young people just want to help in every way they can to make other young people's lives more enjoyable"
"24.01.2017 10:51:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Staff have to flush toilets with puddle water at a Wisbech firm where a pipe has burst for the second time Staff at a Wisbech firm are baling water out of puddles to flush their toilets after a burst main has left them without water for six days. Staff flushing toilets with puddle water after second burst water main in Weasenham Lane in Wisbech
"24.01.2017 10:29:03" wisbechstandard.co.uk Polish boy, 13, saves to buy a £600 off road bike - three days later as he pushes it along a Wisbech road he's badly beaten and the bike stolen A 13-year-old Polish boy who saved for eight months to buy a £600 Suzuki off road bike was badly beaten and robbed in Wisbech just three days after buying it. “They kicked him, punched him in the face and ran over him with his own bike"
"24.01.2017 10:13:07" cambstimes.co.uk Warning issued after youths seen 'climbing on shop roof tops and throwing items' in March Police officers were made aware of anti-social behaviour in March Town Centre at the weekend. “It is reported that items have been thrown off the rooftop landing on vehicles driving past and pedestrians on the footpaths"
"24.01.2017 10:01:50" Ely Standard Newspaper "About 1,000 bags of potatoes need to be moved before vehicle recovery takes place"
"24.01.2017 09:52:09" cambstimes.co.uk Local PCSOs visit Burrowmoor School in March for 'people that help us' talk Local police community support officers visited Burrowmoor School in March yesterday to speak to reception class children about 'people that help us'. "The class were very enthusiastic and asked lots of interesting questions"
"23.01.2017 17:05:25" Cambs Times Newspaper The alleged victim did not attend the appeal hearing. The judge allowed the hearing to proceed and overturned both the convictions and sentence
"23.01.2017 16:22:01" Ely Standard Newspaper East Cambs Council delays £13,500 grant to community transport provider (ESACT) pending satisfactory outcome of county council inquiry. ESACT is part of FACT (March) and HACT (Huntingdon)
"23.01.2017 15:32:33" wisbechstandard.co.uk Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with a burglary in Elm Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with a burglary in Elm. "The man in the images was walking a German Shepherd with a red lead"
"23.01.2017 14:01:17" wisbechstandard.co.uk Tory revolt halts bid to drive out rogue landlords in Wisbech - Fenland Council now to appoint 'task force' to see what can be done A back bench revolt forced Fenland Council to abandon its plan to bring in tough new policies to crack down on rogue landlords in Wisbech. How revolt by some Wisbech councillors halted new policy to stamp out rogue landlords - what's your view?
"23.01.2017 00:38:56" Ely Standard Newspaper Massive hunt for Corrie
"22.01.2017 23:19:34" cambstimes.co.uk Sorry, we got it wrong. Driver did NOT catapult to safety across Fen river but, happily, he did still manage to escape injury Photos have emerged dispelling earlier reports that a van driver catapulted across to safety across a Fen river – he didn't and the van sunk. Sometimes we get it wrong - but at least the driver escaped unhurt
"22.01.2017 23:17:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Police hunt two men after 13-year-old is hospitalised after being punched and kicked and robbed of his off-road Suzuki near Wisbech school A 13-year-old boy was taken to hospital today after he was attacked and robbed of his Suzuki off road bike in Wisbech. 13 year old attacked, injured and robbed in Wisbech
"22.01.2017 10:38:52" wisbechstandard.co.uk Teenage driver - and his passengers- flee overturned car after it hit a bollard on Wisbech road Teenagers are being sought by police following a spectacular crash in Wisbech yesterday afternoon. Crash teenagers hunted by police in Wisbech
"22.01.2017 10:32:49" Cambs Times Newspaper MP presents facts and figures on how Fenland has been left behind in agri tec investment
"21.01.2017 16:56:46" Cambs Times Newspaper Palmer wins Tory nomination for mayor election
"20.01.2017 16:07:11" Cambs Times Newspaper Fig escaped from under the garden fence on January 13
"20.01.2017 14:54:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk Vehicle seized and driver disqualified on suspicion of hare coursing A driver was disqualified and had his vehicle seized after he was suspected of going out hare coursing. The driver was reported and the vehicle seized
"20.01.2017 14:17:50" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech fire crews carry out purrfect rescue Fire crews in Wisbech carried out a purrfect rescue when they helped save a cat that got itself stuck on a roof yesterday afternoon. "Great work from @cfrs_wisbech rescuing this cat stuck on a roof yesterday. #notjustfires”
"20.01.2017 14:15:39" Cambs Times Newspaper Firefighters are currently on the scene of a chimney fire on Station Road, March
"20.01.2017 11:34:31" Ely Standard Newspaper The men claimed that they were from the gas board
"20.01.2017 11:09:37" wisbechstandard.co.uk Home is where the heart is! Danny Emmington returns to Wisbech St Mary after King's Lynn Town spell Defender Danny Emmington has returned to Wisbech St Mary after a spell at King's Lynn Town. “We've got a very good group already and this addition makes us stronger still."
"20.01.2017 11:08:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk Premier League champions Leicester City join the race for Wisbech Town striking sensation Harry Limb Reigning Premier League champions Leicester City have joined the list of Harry Limb suitors. “He has taken it all in his stride and hopefully he can do himself justice."
"20.01.2017 11:06:52" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey sets sights on climbing into top six Dick Creasey insists three points are a must tomorrow if Wisbech Town are to stand a chance of clawing themselves into the United Counties League Premier Division top six. “Sileby are a team we need to catch if we are going to stand a chance of getting into the top six – and it is essential we get three points against them.”
"20.01.2017 11:05:55" Cambs Times Newspaper “I've improved massively and developed hugely as an athlete. I'm looking in tip-top shape and I feel the best I have ever felt."
"20.01.2017 10:29:06" wisbechstandard.co.uk Police discover another burst pipe in Wisbech... this time on Harecroft Road Police located another burst pipe in Wisbech while on patrol at around 3am this morning. “This time on #HarecroftRd #Wisbech - at least the road hasn't turned to rubble yet"
"20.01.2017 10:12:18" wisbechstandard.co.uk Passenger taken to hospital after crashing car outside Tesco on Cromwell Road, Wisbech A passenger was taken to hospital after a single-vehicle collision at Tesco on Cromwell Road, Wisbech last night. Police were called to a one vehicle collision in Cromwell Road, Wisbech at about 11.45pm yesterday
"20.01.2017 10:10:29" cambstimes.co.uk Valentine's ball to raise money for Little Miracles Fenland A Fenland woman has organised a valentine's ball to help raise funds for a Fenland charity which helps families who have children with additional needs. “We started one year ago with 10 families and we now have over 350, with the number of families increasing every week still"
"20.01.2017 10:06:46" wisbechstandard.co.uk West Street in Wisbech evacuated after house fire A number of buildings in the West Street area of Wisbech were evacuated last night after a house fire. “No one was inside but adjoining properties on Norfolk Street, West Street and Orange Grove were evacuated"
"19.01.2017 15:48:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Care workers found not guilty following Bawsey Pits drowning trial Support workers who had been on trial accused of failing to take care of a teenager who drowned at Bawsey Pits, near King's Lynn, have today been found not guilty. "The company, which has admitted failing in their duty to ensure the health and safety of Mr Balogun will be sentenced in March"
"19.01.2017 15:02:15" wisbechstandard.co.uk TWO motorists stopped and reported for driving through CLOSED Weasenham Lane in Wisbech road A motorist was stopped and reported for driving through a Wisbech road that has been closed for more than 24 hours. TWO motorists stopped and reported for driving through CLOSED Weasenham Lane in Wisbech
"19.01.2017 12:43:29" Cambs Times Newspaper “Let's stop horsing around now, you can't run along the A141"
"19.01.2017 12:41:25" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fen building firm is in Cambridgeshire's top 100 A Fenland construction firm has been announced as being in one of the top 100 companies in Cambridgeshire. March construction firm in top 100 companies in Cambridgeshire
"19.01.2017 10:07:57" wisbechstandard.co.uk Littleport paedophile jailed after he flew to America to have sex with two young brothers A paedophile who travelled to America from Cambridgeshire to have sex with two young brothers has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars by a Los Angeles Court. Littleport paedophile is jailed for 13 years after he flew to America. He wanted to have sex with two young brothers in an arrangement with their dad but when it fell through he got caught in a police sting.
"19.01.2017 10:00:15" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: Cambridge Operatic Society's 'Annie' is heartfelt, funny and brilliant Finely tuned, faultlessly choreographed and emotively scripted, the Cambridge Operatic Society's performance of Annie is both compelling and heartfelt. Don't miss the Cambridge Operatic Society's brilliant performance of Annie - it's at the Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday!
"18.01.2017 17:24:49" wisbechstandard.co.uk Policeman buys homeless man a hot meal in Wisbech as figures nationally show the homeless problem has doubled in the last six years A police officer bought a homeless man hot food after he was found begging in Wisbech unable to get a bed in the town's hostel. “Fenland District Council go the extra mile to help people and Ferry Project do an outstanding job but there are limited resources and a growing problem"
"18.01.2017 17:22:00" Cambs Times Newspaper "Officers searching a house for stolen goods stumbled upon two cans of CS spray – used for protection – and cannabis"
"18.01.2017 17:02:27" wisbechstandard.co.uk Sing your heart out and get involved in the races in Wimblington to help raise money to buy a dad a robotic leg A karaoke, race night and auction is at the Anchor Inn in Wimblington to help raise money to buy a robotic leg for a local dad. Help fund a robotic limb for Wisbech builder Matthew who had a leg amputated after a crash
"18.01.2017 16:58:52" Ely Standard Newspaper Alec Wood confirmed the escalating nature of the inquiry and said a specialist team of officers from within Cambridgeshire had been set up to carry out inquiries.
"18.01.2017 12:46:34" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fen secondary schools to be made fit for the future in Wisbech, March, Chatteris and Whittlesey A £23m investment is ear marked for a 750-place secondary school to open in Wisbech by September 2020 Fen secondary schools being made fit for the future amid growing pupil numbers - new school to open in Wisbech by 2020
"18.01.2017 12:37:25" Cambs Times Newspaper “It is using taxpayer money to encourage businesses to leave Fenland and move to a more prosperous part of the county"
"18.01.2017 11:13:26" wisbechstandard.co.uk Weasenham Lane in Wisbech expected to be closed all day due to burst water main Weasenham Lane in Wisbech is expected to be closed all day due to a burst water main. The road is expected to be closed all day
"18.01.2017 09:37:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk Part of Weasenham Lane in Wisbech closed this morning due to burst water main Part of Weasenham Lane in Wisbech is closed this morning due to a burst water main. Highways Agency and Anglian Water have been called out to deal with the incident
"18.01.2017 09:35:04" Cambs Times Newspaper “We have to clean the mould patches on a weekly basis otherwise it gets out of hand"
"18.01.2017 09:24:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Magic at the Angles starts next month in Wisbech Witness some of the UK's finest magicians at the Angles Theatre in Wisbech this month. Witness magic at the Angles Theatre, Wisbech
"18.01.2017 00:10:33" Ely Standard Newspaper Education Minister's huge cash boost to Fenland and E Cambs schools - delighted MP Steve Barclay describes it as his best day since entering Parliament. Brilliant result
"17.01.2017 23:14:25" wisbechstandard.co.uk Pitch perfect - Estover playing field in March should have nine sports pitches and a modern pavilion by summer 2018 A £1.5 million sports facility with a state of the art all-weather sports pitch, eight different sized football pitches, dog walker field and modern pavilion could be open to the public by summer 2018. £1.5m sports facility could be open in March by summer 2018
"17.01.2017 11:35:34" Ely Standard Newspaper “I have found James' arguments on Twitter to be persuasive in the past, but not quite persuasive enough"
"17.01.2017 10:10:22" Cambs Times Newspaper The new office “will provide a sustainable town centre location for customers to visit and register for work”
"17.01.2017 10:09:25" Cambs Times Newspaper The tractor was deliberately set on fire on Friday evening
"17.01.2017 10:07:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk Helen joins Wisbech firm as qualified solicitor Newly qualified solicitor Helen Robinson has joined Wisbech firm Metcalfe Copeman & Pettefar LLP. “I am certain she will be a huge asset to the firm”
"16.01.2017 17:21:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk Guyhirn could have a bigger, better junction to reduce congestion as part of county-wide road improvements Journeys in the Fens could be made easier with plans for a bigger roundabout junction at Guyhirn. Guyhirn could get a new junction to ease congestion as part of Government plans to improve the region's road networks
"16.01.2017 15:48:24" Ely Standard Newspaper "He was charged with five counts of theft from a shop, one count of receiving stolen goods and one count of theft"
"16.01.2017 15:19:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Three-year-old Nadia from Wisbech transformed into princess for a day A seriously ill three-year-old girl from Wisbech had her wish granted to become a princess for the day. Nadia was treated to a princess makeover, a unicorn ride and a visit from Frozen's Anna and Elsa
"16.01.2017 15:17:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk Trade unionists plan 'bridges not walls protest' in Wisbech to coincide with inauguration of Donald Trump as USA president Fenland trade unionists are to unfurl protest banners at Freedom Bridge, Wisbech, to coincide with the inauguration 4,000 miles away of President elect Donald Trump. “There are so many good reasons to protest that it's impossible to fit them all on one banner, so we decided to go with the simple message of 'build bridges not walls'
"16.01.2017 14:07:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk All of the fun of the bear - dancing, music, and fun at Whittlesey Hundreds of people lined the streets of Whittlesey to enjoy the annual tradition that is the Straw Bear Festival. Hundreds of people lined the streets of Whittlesey to enjoy the annual tradition that is the Straw Bear Festival
"16.01.2017 14:02:57" cambstimes.co.uk March Dog Training Club celebrates Christmas in style with annual pet party March Dog Training Club celebrated Christmas in style with their annual party on December 14. http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/march_dog_training_club_celebrates_christmas_in_style_with_annual_pet_party_1_4850758
"16.01.2017 12:03:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Lorry driver threatened, almost punched and has window smashed in Wisbech road rage incident A lorry driver was verbally abused, almost punched and had a window smashed during a road rage incident on Cromwell Road, Wisbech. "The driver of the Honda approached the lorry, verbally abused and attempted to punch the driver before slamming the lorry's wing mirror into the driver's side window, smashing the window"
"16.01.2017 12:01:37" wisbechstandard.co.uk Motorist reported for dangerous driving after four-vehicle collision on A47 at Thorney Toll which leaves another person injured One person was reported for driving without due care and attention this morning after a four-vehicle collision on the A47 at Thorney Toll which left another person injured. They were reported for driving without due care and attention
"16.01.2017 11:59:12" cambstimes.co.uk Man jailed for nine years after 'vicious' knife attack on 'innocent woman who was left with horrific injuries' A man has been jailed for nine years after a “vicious attack” on an “innocent” Peterborough woman who was left with “horrific injuries”. "After making demands for money, the woman was attacked with a knife, causing serious lacerations to both her arms, leaving her bleeding heavily on her bed"
"16.01.2017 11:24:22" Ely Standard Newspaper Elbow are the latest band to be announced for the Forestry Commission Forest Live concert series
"16.01.2017 10:30:22" Ely Standard Newspaper “Winning such a large amount of money is the sort of thing you never think will actually happen to you"
"16.01.2017 10:05:24" Cambs Times Newspaper "The victim opened his caravan door at 9.30pm to see two men in balaclavas who assaulted him and made threats before searching his caravan"
"16.01.2017 10:03:53" Cambs Times Newspaper The driver was found trying to change his wheel before a breath test was carried out, which the man failed
"16.01.2017 08:47:07" wisbechstandard.co.uk Nobody knows the true scale of the pelvic mesh scandal - but new figures show it could be as high as almost 40 per cent The true scale of the risk of surgical mesh to treat women's incontinence and prolapse remains a mystery amid findings from America that say up to almost 40 per cent of women suffer injuries from the hooked instruments used to implant it. The medical instruments used in womens operations in hospitals across Cambridgeshire cause injuries in up to 40% of patients shocking new figures reveal
"16.01.2017 00:13:20" Cambs Times Newspaper MP Steve Barclay opens up to how Fenland has largely ignored by Local Enteprise Board - the question is who has been there to support Fenland since the LEP was set up five years ago?
"14.01.2017 16:26:32" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling shine in charmiing modern musical 'La La Land' Set in contemporary Los Angeles, but with timely touches of Golden Age Hollywood and clever cinematic flourishes, 'La La Land' is a loveable musical for the modern day. It's virtually impossible not to find yourself swept up in modern day musical La La Land - now showing at Light Cinema Wisbech
"13.01.2017 16:14:09" elystandard.co.uk Sutton playgroup Scamps to close due to lack of volunteers A Sutton playgroup is to close due to a lack of volunteers. “While it has not been an easy decision, we feel it is the right one for Scamps as a group"
"13.01.2017 15:29:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Young people have their say in a meeting of the Fenland Youth Council Issues that are important to young people were discussed at Cromwell Community College which hosted the Fenland Youth Council meeting. Youth council meet at Cromwell Community College
"13.01.2017 15:26:38" elystandard.co.uk Little Mix to return to Newmarket Racecourse this summer Newmarket Racecourses and The Jockey Club Live have announced that Little Mix will be returning to the July Course on June 23. Little Mix will perform at Newmarket Racecourse in the summer
"13.01.2017 15:25:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk Killer of Wisbech pensioner Una Crown still at large four years after she died in a frenzied knife attack Four years since she died in a frenzied knife attack, the killer of a Wisbech pensioner is still at large. At first, the 86-year-old's death was not believed to have been suspicious
"13.01.2017 15:22:51" Cambs Times Newspaper "We are looking to do all we can to boost our local economy and this new website will play a key part in that"
"13.01.2017 14:41:31" wisbechstandard.co.uk A tight squeeze: Cambs Fire Service issues online warning to poor parkers after struggling to fit fire engine down Wisbech street Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service took to social media to issue a warning to motorists parking “inconsiderately” in Wisbech. “Make sure wherever you park, you leave enough room for large vehicles like fire engines and ambulances.”
"13.01.2017 13:41:25" Cambs Times Newspaper You mean he jumped THAT? Wow
"13.01.2017 10:46:36" wisbechstandard.co.uk Look after your dog's paws as snow and sleet hit Cambridgeshire - de-icer, salt and grit can be fatal to pets Dog owners are being urged to take care of their pets paws as the winter weather warnings hit because road gritting salt and de-icer can be fatal if digested. Winter-proof your dogs feet. De-icer, road grit and salt can be fatal if licked of paws after a walk
"13.01.2017 10:09:17" Cambs Times Newspaper “If I play to my full potential I can definitely challenge in all competitions.”
"13.01.2017 10:05:47" Cambs Times Newspaper Areas along the tidal River Welland, the Wash and tidal River Nene – including Wisbech, Guyhirn, Whittlesey, West Walton and Leverington – have all been warned that flooding is possible.
"13.01.2017 10:04:56" Cambs Times Newspaper "Make sure you're up to date with any weather alerts in your area and take extra care on the roads"
"13.01.2017 10:02:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk Allow extra journey time as severe weather warnings hit, say Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Set your alarm to get up earlier for work to give you time to clear your car windscreen and allow extra travel time, motorists are being urged. Allow extra journey time as snow, sleet and rain hits the county, urge Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue teams
"13.01.2017 09:58:38" wisbechstandard.co.uk A sleet and snowy start to the day but the weather in Ely and Fenland should improve from mid-morning - although it will stay cold It may be snowing or sleeting now if you look out of your window as the day was due to start cloudy with periods of rain, sleet or snow, especially near the coast. Weather is set to improve as the day goes on - but remember to wrap up warm as it is going to stay 'bitterly cold' ...
"13.01.2017 09:53:56" Ely Standard Newspaper Three vehicles collision -road closed.
"12.01.2017 17:53:50" Cambs Times Newspaper Agreement reached - and Fenland Council to get £140,000- after social housing deal at Manea collapses
"12.01.2017 17:06:44" Cambs Times Newspaper 'War of the Roses' 2017 in the Fens? Not quite but at least this tractor gets a new home in the warm
"12.01.2017 17:03:41" Cambs Times Newspaper Housing and the Fens - and why it isn't happening as quickly as some might like
"12.01.2017 14:11:18" Cambs Times Newspaper Officer and Gentleman moment at Cambs Fire
"12.01.2017 13:13:58" wisbechstandard.co.uk Paul Pluck jailed for sexually abusing a child in Wisbech in the late 1980s A man who sexually abused a child in the late 1980s has been jailed. "Victim has shown great courage taking the brave step of speaking out."
"12.01.2017 11:56:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech St Mary 5-1 Huntingdon Town: Friend fires four goals as Saints seal place in last four of Hinchingbrooke Cup Jack Friend inspired Wisbech St Mary to a big win in the Hinchingbrooke Cup last night. “I'm very pleased for Jack and the lads overall as the game was a good opportunity for players who haven't had much game time to start."
"12.01.2017 11:42:00" Ely Standard Newspaper "Zukauskas proceeded to hold her down and rape her. He then left the park with her handbag"
"12.01.2017 11:40:05" Ely Standard Newspaper “He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital"
"12.01.2017 10:41:26" Ely Standard Newspaper One of the employees was pushed to the floor before the keys were handed over and the men then emptied coins from the slot machines
"12.01.2017 10:28:35" Cambs Times Newspaper Due to the predicted stormy conditions for Friday, people are being urged to keep away from the river banks or standing on the river bridges.
"12.01.2017 09:29:31" cambstimes.co.uk Man charged with murder in connection with death of Cambridgeshire man Andrew Hasler A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a Cambridgeshire man. Matthew Sharpe was charged with the murder of Andrew Hasler and the attempted murder of a 27-year-old woman
"11.01.2017 17:17:38" wisbechstandard.co.uk Flood warning issued in Wisbech as 'severe weather' expected on Friday Flood wardens in Wisbech have issued a warning that high tides could cause flooding this week. A low-level warning has been issued as a surge is expected “due to combined severe weather,” on Friday (13), said a spokesman.
"11.01.2017 17:16:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech Town need to turn draws into wins, says boss Dick Creasey after late Alex Beck strike earns the Fenmen a point at Deeping Rangers Wisbech Town must start turning draws into wins, says boss Dick Creasey. “We're 14 unbeaten which is ok, but I'd rather win one game and lose one than draw two.”
"11.01.2017 16:28:00" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man who raped 'vulnerable woman' in 'nasty attack' at a Wisbech park is jailed for 10 years A man who raped a “vulnerable” woman in a “nasty attack” in Tillery Park, Wisbech has been jailed for 10 years. "Zukauskas suggested they go and sit in Tillery Park as it was dark and they wouldn't be seen on CCTV drinking"
"11.01.2017 16:16:48" wisbechstandard.co.uk Turning heads in the London fashion scene is a former Tydd St Mary fashion designer A 22 year old from a tiny Cambridgeshire village is making a big noise in the London fashion scene after he was hailed by the Sunday Times as one of “British fashion's brightest talents'. Former Tydd St Mary fashion student is turning heads in fashion Week in London
"11.01.2017 15:35:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Parents of children across Cambridgeshire with special educational needs are invited to a free conference in St Ives Parents of children with special educational needs are invited to a free conference with workshops and information stalls. Parents of children with special educational needs invited to a free conference
"11.01.2017 15:04:47" wisbechstandard.co.uk More male care workers needed to cope with rising elderly population in Cambridgeshire A campaign has been launched to encourage more men to apply for care worker jobs. "In order to overcome these challenges, there needs to be a change in how people perceive care work"
"11.01.2017 14:59:43" wisbechstandard.co.uk Large lorry blocks Broad Drove East, Tydd St Giles - diversion in place between Black Dyke and Hockland Road A large lorry has been grounded out blocking the road on Broad Drove East, Tydd St Giles. A diversion has been put in place along Black Dyke through to Hockland Road
"11.01.2017 14:49:25" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fancy felines go on show at Tydd St Giles' Exotic Cat Show The country's most exotic cats were on display last weekend at the 16th Championship event at Tydd St Giles Community Centre. Fancy felines go on show at Tydd St Giles' Exotic Cat Show
"11.01.2017 14:43:22" elystandard.co.uk Tributes paid to 'amazing' couple who died in collision on A1307 Tributes have been paid to an “amazing” Linton couple who died in a car crash this week. “It's a tragedy for the family, I feel so sorry for them. You never expect that to happen. We have lost two brilliant people"
"11.01.2017 14:13:02" Cambs Times Newspaper Residents asked for views on proposed March Neighborhood Plan
"11.01.2017 12:34:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Police diver said the Bawsey Pits drowning was the most challenging dive of his career. Trial continues into two care workers charged with failing to take reasonable care of a teenager A Wisbech man who was three weeks into his job, suggested taking care home teenagers to Bawsey Pits, jurors heard, at a trial into how a 16 year old drowned during a day trip that turned to disaster. Wisbech care worker was an unskilled, untrained employee, who was into his third week with a care home company when a teenager drowned on a day out.
"11.01.2017 12:04:31" Cambs Times Newspaper Headteacher Susan Dobbs is “establishing a culture of high expectations for respect and tolerance” demonstrating “effective leadership"
"11.01.2017 12:01:10" Cambs Times Newspaper "This is a really exciting opportunity for me to contribute my quota to the battle against this disease"
"11.01.2017 11:53:33" wisbechstandard.co.uk Chance to recommend Councillors' pay as part of remuneration panel Cambridgeshire County Council are seeking three people to make recommendations for the type and level of allowances paid to Councillors. Panel members could be paid up to £150 a day and be reimbursed for travel
"11.01.2017 11:52:02" elystandard.co.uk Freezing conditions and snow showers expected across Cambridgeshire - health chiefs urge people to take extra care and look after family members Health chiefs are urging people to take extra care of themselves and look out for family members ahead of expected freezing conditions and snow showers across Cambridgeshire. Freezing conditions are expected from 3pm today and may last until Sunday evening
"11.01.2017 11:22:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Crisis cafes and community clinics among plans to improve mental health services in Cambridgeshire A health charity has welcomed plans to offer mental health first aid training in schools, better workplace support and community based crisis cafes and clinics. Mental health charity welcomes plan to improve services
"11.01.2017 11:14:09" Ely Standard Newspaper The post-mortem concluded 28-year-old Andrew Hasler died from stab wounds to his chest
"11.01.2017 11:12:29" Ely Standard Newspaper Head to Oliver Cromwell's House for a paranormal virtual reality experience
"11.01.2017 10:18:40" Ely Standard Newspaper Reginald and Maria Towers were killed when their silver Hyundai Matrix was in collision with a white Vauxhall Vivaro
"11.01.2017 09:28:58" wisbechstandard.co.uk Outwell shop owner fears return of armed gang who threatened cashier and stole two tills 'within 30 seconds' Shop owner San Thirakumaran fears that an armed gang who entered Outwell Post Office and threatened his staff before stealing two tills “within 30 seconds” are going to come back. “They knew what they were doing. They were so quick that we didn't realise they had taken both tills. They got what they wanted and walked away”
"10.01.2017 17:39:26" wisbechstandard.co.uk Lithuanian gangmaster couple, who employed workers at farms across Cambridgeshire, must pay back thousands or face extra time in jail A gangmaster couple, who were jailed in 2015 in a landmark conviction, have been ordered to repay more than £400,000 in criminal proceedings - or face extra time in jail. Gangmaster couple told - pay back your ill gotten gains or face extra time in jail
"10.01.2017 17:32:01" wisbechstandard.co.uk Thieves steal money and goods from McColl's store on Hillgate, Gedney Hill Thieves stole money and goods from a shop in Gedney Hill yesterday morning (9). The offenders used force to enter the McColl's store on Hillgate, Gedney Hill, before stealing money and goods
"10.01.2017 16:53:20" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fenland residents say it's ludicrous 'blacked-up' Morris Dancers in Birmingham received abuse for being racist on eve of the Straw Bear Festival in Whittlesey Fenland residents hit out at shoppers who called Plough Day dancers in Birmingham racist for blacking up their faces. "I was absolutely amazed by the vitriolic abuse they started to receive"
"10.01.2017 16:51:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk Work to improve a Wisbech car park which has been waiting to go ahead since 2002 has sparked anger as workmen dig up flower beds and fell trees Work on a Wisbech town centre car park has sparked fury on social media after Fenland District Council workers ripped out flower beds and felled trees without apparently notifying anyone of what was planned. “I had no idea the work was happening. I am as frustrated by it as everybody else"
"10.01.2017 16:49:46" cambstimes.co.uk Don't lose out on a school place for your child - get applications in on time say Cambridgeshire County Council Parents of four-year-olds are being reminded they have only one week left to apply for a primary school place for their child for this September. "If applications are late there is a risk that their child will not be offered a place at one of their preferred schools"
"10.01.2017 16:47:49" wisbechstandard.co.uk Seven years strong: Mark Cross' Charity Darts Day is back - with auction lots including a boxing glove signed by heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua A Liverpool shirt signed by the entire 2005 Champions League winning squad, a Manchester United 1996 FA Cup final shirt signed by Eric Cantona and a framed Michael van Gerwen darts shirt are among selection of items up for grabs at this year's Charity "Mark, who battled and beat breast cancer, has raised £36,329 for the hospital department that saved his life"
"10.01.2017 16:45:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech care worker accused in Bawsey Pits drowning trial. The case continues The trial continues today into two care workers who deny failing to take reasonable care of a teenager who drowned at a Norfolk beauty spot. "It is alleged that Cawley, 51, of Hazel Croft, Werrington and Roweth, 29, of Edinburgh Drive, Wisbech, failed to plan the trip and failed to assess the risks"
"10.01.2017 16:44:21" Ely Standard Newspaper Despite being made redundant Feilden asked if she could take the books home to get them up-to-date
"10.01.2017 16:42:28" Ely Standard Newspaper “Kind hearted and living his life to the full, he came into the world early and has left us far too soon"
"10.01.2017 16:04:11" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fenland residents say it's ludicrous 'blacked-up' Morris Dancers in Birmingham received abuse for being racist on eve of the Straw Bear Festival in Whittlesey Fenland residents hit out at shoppers who called Plough Day dancers in Birmingham racist for blacking up their faces. Fen residents say it is ludicrous that dancers who black up their faces for plough day festivals are accused of being racist
"10.01.2017 10:59:03" Cambs Times Newspaper “The Australian Wanderers were the politest, friendliest and most talented young girls I've ever met. They were all so inspirational and I hope all our Fen girls learnt something."
"10.01.2017 10:57:55" wisbechstandard.co.uk 'It's a joke': Jody Cundy criticises UCI's decision to hold Para-Cycling World Championships in just seven weeks' time Jody Cundy has slammed the UCI's decision to hold a Para-Cycling World Championships in seven weeks' time, calling it a “joke.” “I'm all up for racing and new events, but a full blown world champs with 7 weeks' notice. Seriously what a joke."
"10.01.2017 10:36:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Sheep dies after getting stuck in deep water in Wisbech despite Cambs Fire rescue attempt A sheep that got stuck in deep water in Wisbech died on Sunday morning despite a rescue attempt by Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue. Crews entered the water to free the sheep and tried to resuscitate it on the bank with specialist kit from Smokey Paws. Sadly, the sheep died at the scene.
"10.01.2017 10:17:48" wisbechstandard.co.uk Bawsey Pits drowning trial continues The trial continues today into two care workers who deny failing to take reasonable care of a teenager who drowned at a Norfolk beauty spot. Bawsey Pits drowning trial contnues
"10.01.2017 10:15:41" Ely Standard Newspaper A man and a woman travelling in the Hyundai died of their injuries at the scene
"10.01.2017 09:32:08" Cambs Times Newspaper "This was a horrific assault which could easily have killed Dr Bond"
"09.01.2017 20:00:54" www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech manager relives moment armed raiders terrified staff before fleeing with £1,000 - half an hour after identikit robbery at Outwell Store manager Kishor Swamy pledged 'we're not leaving' following a robbery at his shop when four men wielding a crowbar and a wrench fled with £1,000. “Everybody is frightened now; but we're not leaving... For the last 10 years there have been no problems but now it has changed"
"09.01.2017 18:06:09" Ely Standard Newspaper Corrie's girlfriend reveals missing RAF man who become a dad
"09.01.2017 17:34:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk Councillor Paul Clapp sends warning after knife is found in bush by litter pickers in Wisbech UKIP Councillor Paul Clapp has warned people in Wisbech to be vigilant after a knife was discovered in a bush by litter pickers. “People definitely need to be more vigilant as we also found a lot of needles down there"
"09.01.2017 17:26:37" wisbechstandard.co.uk Laptop, Samsung tablet, iPad, Xbox and cash stolen in Ollard Avenue, Wisbech burglary - do you recognise this man? Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him in connection with a burglary in Ollard Avenue, Wisbech where a laptop, Samsung tablet, iPad, Xbox and money was stolen. A laptop, Samsung tablet, iPad, Xbox and money were stolen in the burglary
"09.01.2017 15:54:13" Ely Standard Newspaper “His desire to make a difference was an inspiration to all who knew him"
"09.01.2017 14:32:00" elystandard.co.uk Forecasters say snow could be coming to Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire could be set for snow towards the end of the week, with forecasters warning of Arctic air and winds moving south. “Most places are at risk. By Thursday and/or Friday, I think most places will stand risk of seeing something a bit wintry – sleet or snow"
"09.01.2017 13:10:51" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man in his 40s assaulted by two men with 'bladed object' in Blackfriars Road, Wisbech A man in his 40s was assaulted by two men with a bladed object in Blackfriars Road, Wisbech on Saturday (7). The two men are described as white, roughly six foot, aged 21 to 40, with short black hair
"09.01.2017 13:01:22" Ely Standard Newspaper Man guilty of attempted murder of lecturer wife - he hit her with a lump hammer
"09.01.2017 12:53:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Four armed men break into Premier Shop in Norwich Road, Wisbech - just 30 minutes after armed robbery five miles away in Outwell Four armed men wielding a crowbar and a wrench broke into the Premier Shop in Norwich Road, Wisbech on Friday evening, stealing money, alcohol and cigarettes - just 30 minutes after an armed robbery five miles away in Outwell. Armed robbers attacked shops in Wisbech and Outwell
"09.01.2017 12:17:50" Ely Standard Newspaper Motorists are advised to avoid the area and local diversions have been put in place
"09.01.2017 12:04:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Drivers face road closures and diversions due to A47 resurfacing work Highways England is repairing the road surface of the A47 at Tilney All Saints, Narborough and Swaffham starting today (Monday 9). Repairs will last until Sunday (15) with stretches of work closing the road between 8pm and 6am
"09.01.2017 12:01:57" wisbechstandard.co.uk Gang of four armed with crowbars break into Outwell Post Office, stealing two tills and threatening shop worker Four hooded men armed with crowbars broke into the Post Office in Outwell on Friday night, stealing two tills and threatening a shop worker before fleeing towards Wisbech in a getaway vehicle. Around 30 minutes later, in Wisbech, it is believed that five armed men entered a shop in Norwich Road. It is not yet known whether the two incidents are connected
"09.01.2017 11:22:39" wisbechstandard.co.uk Firefighters from Wisbech team up with police officer Caroline for training exercise Six firefighters from Wisbech took part in a training exercise with the help of a local police officer last week. With the help of local police officer Caroline, the partnership saw Caroline strapped to a stretcher
"09.01.2017 10:52:01" wisbechstandard.co.uk Driver without licence, insurance or MOT has car seized in Wisbech A driver without a licence, insurance or MOT had their car seized in Wisbech yesterday. The MOT had run out in March 2016
"09.01.2017 10:32:23" wisbechstandard.co.uk Stolen vehicle seized during police pursuit in Outwell A stolen vehicle was seized in Outwell after a police pursuit on Friday evening. A number of stolen items were also found in the vehicle
"09.01.2017 10:31:27" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Local councils given £736,000 in battle to prevent homelessness in Cambridgeshire
"09.01.2017 10:26:24" elystandard.co.uk Donated Ely Cathedral painting now on display in King's Lynn Town Hall A painting of Ely Cathedral has gone on display in King's Lynn Town Hall after it was donated by a 102-year-old woman. The painting was donated by 102-year-old Emma Simmonds
"06.01.2017 22:42:07" Louisa Over thirty years ago Wisbech residents came out and celebrated all our home Town valued - a heritage respected from Norman times, then by the town's burgesses obtaining King's John's Charter for the town, including education. Clarkson reminds us of the Well said
"06.01.2017 15:13:49" Ely Standard Newspaper The Full Monty UK is coming to Cambridge Arts Theatre this month!
"06.01.2017 15:11:43" Ely Standard Newspaper “Our goal is to deliver over 5,000 rent-to-buy homes by 2020 and it is our intention that over a 1,000 of these will be in the region"
"06.01.2017 12:32:30" Cambs Times Newspaper "I thought she was very attractive and that I should take the chance to introduce myself - that was the beginning"
"06.01.2017 12:27:55" Cambs Times Newspaper Councillors have been “very clear that, where possible, front line services should be protected”
"06.01.2017 12:26:23" Cambs Times Newspaper A senior council official described it as an “issue of wider concern”
"06.01.2017 12:09:44" Ely Standard Newspaper “When you see long shadows cast across the road, please consider the possibility of ice and slow down a little to accommodate"
"06.01.2017 11:11:36" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk There's hope for phone boxes in Walpole St Peter and West Walton yet..
"06.01.2017 10:35:16" Cambs Times Newspaper “They were both so kind, gentle and funny. When I found out, my heart just broke"
"06.01.2017 10:22:17" wisbechstandard.co.uk Positive attitudes needed ahead of Crusaders challenge, says Wisbech coach Leonard Veenendaal Wisbech head coach Leonard Veenendaal has challenged his players to begin the new year with a positive attitude after a disappointing end to 2016. “We have to keep learning and moving forward, put in the hard work in training and build on the positives."
"06.01.2017 10:20:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech Town's 16 goal hot-shot Harry Limb to train with Premier League side Swansea City Wisbech Town's brightest young talent could be on his way to the Premier League. “Spending time at Swansea will be a great experience for him and I'm sure that everyone connected to Wisbech Town hopes it goes well.”
"05.01.2017 16:59:15" wisbechstandard.co.uk Stephen Muncaster from Magdalen near King's Lynn caught shooting wife on CCTV, court hears A 47-year-old man from Magdalen in Norfolk was caught on CCTV shooting his wife in the head with a shotgun, an inquest heard today. "Stephen produces the gun from behind his back. He takes aim. Allison gets off the sofa and tries to run. She's fatally injured in the head and collapses on the lounge floor”
"05.01.2017 16:38:46" wisbechstandard.co.uk Crews called to house fire at Marshland St James near Wisbech Three fire crews and a water carrier from Fakenham were called to a house fire in Middle Drove, Marshland St. James this afternoon. “The fire took half an hour to extinguish, using a hose reel and main jets. No-one was injured"
"05.01.2017 16:24:37" Cambs Times Newspaper Colin Budden denies drink driving, driving dangerously, failing to stop for police, failing to stop after an accident and attempting to pervert the course of justice.
"05.01.2017 15:23:44" Ely Standard Newspaper “The property will be restored to its former glory as a nightclub"
"05.01.2017 15:15:58" Ely Standard Newspaper "The nation-wide shake-up is designed to equal out the numbers of people in each constituency"
"05.01.2017 12:49:38" Ely Standard Newspaper “Keep your distance from other cars and take it slow on icy roads. #Drive2Arrive”
"05.01.2017 12:45:03" wisbechstandard.co.uk Thousands of pounds worth of equipment stolen from Emneth Construction yard found - just over two miles away An Emneth construction company is celebrating after equipment valued at around £20,000 that was stolen from its yard has been found – a little over two miles away. “We couldn't have wished for a better outcome.”
"05.01.2017 12:40:41" wisbechstandard.co.uk It's no shaggy dog's tale - let your pooch play while you go to work at a new creche opening in March Doggy day care is coming to the Fens thanks to a canine creche where pets can stay and play while you go to work. A new creche opens in March. Except this one isn't for children...
"05.01.2017 11:44:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Dick Creasey hopes Wisbech Town's purple patch can continue in 2017 Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey hopes his players can carry their fine form into 2017. “It's been a good run and there is a buzz about the place again. Winning breeds confidence and we have a group of players enjoying their football."
"05.01.2017 11:40:00" wisbechstandard.co.uk OBE appointment 'a bit of a surprise,' says Walpole St Andrew Paralympic star Jody Cundy Wisbech Paralympic gold medallist Jody Cundy has described the moment he discovered he had been appointed an OBE as “a bit of a surprise.” “It was nice to see the OBE part on it and it tops off what was an amazing year which started off with my two title wins in March and culminated with two more golds in Rio.”
"05.01.2017 11:36:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Join a fun indoor winter dog show in Walton Highway. Prepare your pets and get involved in a winter indoor fun dog show raising money for charity. Indoor fun dog show at Walton Highway to raise money for a rescue charity
"05.01.2017 11:12:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fenland catches the sewing bug as Jayne Walpole's Stitch Studio in Wisbech celebrates successful year Crafty people across Fenland have caught the sewing bug – making Jayne Walpole's Wisbech-based Stitch Studio Sewing School a success. "Why not try something new in 2017 and join learning with like-minded people, be creative and learn to make something original?"
"05.01.2017 11:07:34" Ely Standard Newspaper “The council is looking to alternative means of supporting the delivery of front line services"
"05.01.2017 11:07:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk Emneth Construction targeted by thieves who steal £20,000 worth of equipment - including six-tonne cement breaker - in overnight raid Thieves have hit a construction firm in Emneth, stealing up to £20,000 worth of equipment. “We're looking at £15,000 to £20,000 worth of equipment that has been taken. We have insurance but we simply can't afford to replace all of it.”
"05.01.2017 11:06:16" Ely Standard Newspaper "We do set company targets for reducing the percentage of fare dodgers and we do manage and monitor the performance of ticket inspectors"
"05.01.2017 10:14:23" Cambs Times Newspaper "They have been going for 18 years and have distributed 315,000 items of kit in over 51 countries"
"05.01.2017 10:10:13" Cambs Times Newspaper “All my money went into that. It's my pride and joy"
"05.01.2017 10:06:27" Cambs Times Newspaper March Mummers joined by baby dragons on town centre Christmas tour
"05.01.2017 09:48:52" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fighting for the future of Wisbech and Fenland Museum - the grim reality of what happens when a council withdraws funding The fight is on to save Wisbech and Fenland Museum - one of the first purpose built museums in the world - after Fenland District Council withdrew funding. Cabinets of curios are part of its charm - Wisbech and Fenland Museum is fighting for its future after Fenland District Council agrees to stop giving it grant support
"05.01.2017 09:39:49" wisbechstandard.co.uk Become a willow weaver at Peckover House craft sessions Peckover House in Wisbech is holding two craft sessions this month. "What better way to begin a new year than with learning a new craft or by perfecting one?" say Peckover House and Garden
"05.01.2017 09:18:37" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: James Franco steals the show in family comedy 'Why Him?' Within the first two minutes of 'Why Him?' James Franco ('Spring Breakers') is preparing to get his genitalia out in anticipation of 'Netflix and chill' time with his university student girlfriend, Stephanie. Why Him? starring James Franco and Bryan Cranston is crass but it's comic timing is brilliant - see it at Light Cinema Wisbech
"04.01.2017 17:28:22" wisbechstandard.co.uk Emneth Construction firm targeted by thieves who steal trailers and six-tonne cement breaker in overnight raid Thieves have hit a construction firm in Emneth, stealing thousands of pounds worth of equipment. “Obviously an organised hit with numerous vehicles and people to lift the heavy concrete breaker up by hand."
"04.01.2017 15:31:43" wisbechstandard.co.uk Ladies-only 'La La Land' launch evening at Light Cinema in Wisbech The Light Cinema in Wisbech is hosting a ladies-only evening to celebrate the release of 'La La Land' on Thursday January 12. Light Cinema Wisbech to host ladies-only event to mark launch of La La Land
"04.01.2017 14:54:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Learn about Opium Eating in the Fens in the 19th Century at Wisbech Society lecture Wisbech Society continues its 2016/17 winter lecture season with Opium Eating in the Fens in the 19th Century, presented by retired Wisbech GP Eric Somerville. "Half of the opium imported into Britain for home use was consumed within 40 miles of Wisbech"
"04.01.2017 14:33:05" Cambs Times Newspaper "The deer had been frightened by a dog in the field and in trying to escape had got itself trapped in the railings"
"04.01.2017 14:31:03" Cambs Times Newspaper “Funding is always one of our (YPM - Young People March Youth Centre) main battles. Because we have always been here with our doors open, people think we are alright"
"04.01.2017 12:41:13" Cambs Times Newspaper "A cyclist in his fifties had an accident and suffered head injuries on Monday evening"
"04.01.2017 10:40:32" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man is arrested by police 75 miles away from collision scene at Yaxley in which two young men died A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal collision in Yaxley yesterday (Tuesday 3) in which two young men died. Man is arrested 75 miles away from fatal collision scene in Yaxley
"04.01.2017 10:02:18" Ely Standard Newspaper Police have advised drivers to avoid the area if possible as traffic is already building up
"04.01.2017 10:01:14" Ely Standard Newspaper Cambridgeshire County Council is looking to launch its own property company - first task build 2,000 homes on land it already owns
"04.01.2017 09:52:56" Ely Standard Newspaper The X Factor's Honey G teams up with Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service
"03.01.2017 16:43:24" wisbechstandard.co.uk Two men die after a car crashes into them as they walk along a street in Yaxley - driver flees the scene A motorist has fled the scene after his BMW collided with two men who were walking along a pathway in Yaxley. Two male pedestrians die after a car collides with them and the driver flees the scene
"03.01.2017 16:08:21" wisbechstandard.co.uk Christmas lights couple raise thousands for charity thanks to hundreds of lights at their home in Turves. A sparkling spectacular festive attraction that attracts visitors from miles around has raised more than £18,000 for charity. A staggering £18,250 is raised for charity by a couple at Turves thanks to a festive lights display at their home
"03.01.2017 15:52:51" wisbechstandard.co.uk Sheep rescued after falling into river on March Road, Guyhirn A sheep had to be rescued by fire crews yesterday after it fell into a river on March Road in Guyhirn. A passing couple walking their dogs alerted Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service to the trapped sheep
"03.01.2017 15:50:04" wisbechstandard.co.uk Woman taken to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a tree on Barton Road, Wisbech A woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries this afternoon after she allegedly 'lost control' of her vehicle and 'collided with a tree' on Barton Road, Wisbech. “It is believed the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with a tree"
"03.01.2017 13:10:03" Ely Standard Newspaper County council to end wind turbine ban?
"03.01.2017 12:55:52" Cambs Times Newspaper Revolutionary way to help young adolescents in Cambridgeshire
"03.01.2017 11:21:57" wisbechstandard.co.uk Experience the 'first signs of spring to come' at Peckover House, Wisbech Peckover House is opening its gardens to the public for a number of tours from January 14 to February 19. “Peckover House is opening its gates so that the winter garden can share some of its secrets"
"03.01.2017 10:52:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk The perfect happy ending for bait dog Hector If you need something to cheer up your first day back at work after the holidays then look no further than the happy ending of bait dog Hector. Need a feel good story to brighten up your first day back at work after the holidays? Then look no further than this story about the happy ending for bait dog Hector
"03.01.2017 10:50:18" wisbechstandard.co.uk Four arrests made after 'dangerous, illegal' raves at Leziate in Norfolk and Bodney near Thetford Four people were arrested and one man was charged by Norfolk police following two separate raves over the new year period. “The events are generally dangerous, taking place in isolated locations, often within dilapidated buildings"
"03.01.2017 10:44:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech firm is sold to the best buyer with the help of accountancy specialists Price Bailey An accountancy firm has acted as lead adviser with a Wisbech company to find the best buyer from the UK and overseas. Wisbech business sold to the best buyer thanks to accountancy firm
"03.01.2017 10:27:24" Cambs Times Newspaper The driver was injured and taken to hospital after their car rolled over into a dyke at Wimblington Road, Manea
"03.01.2017 09:36:39" cambstimes.co.uk Police called to 45 separate incidents in Fenland on New Years Eve Seven people were arrested for assault across Cambridgeshire on New Years Eve, whilst police were called to more than 45 incidents in Fenalnd alone. “Not such a happy new year for some waking up in custody. Maybe the #NewYearNewMe resolutions will start"
"30.12.2016 12:44:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk Love at first sight for a couple from Devon who travelled 289 miles to collect a rescue dog from March A couple travelled nearly 300 miles to the Fens to give a dog her forever home after falling in love with her online profile with a local rescue group. Couple travel from Devon to collect a rescue dog from the Fens
"30.12.2016 12:41:56" Cambs Times Newspaper Police, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, as well as a helicopter, were called in to “monitor the situation”
"30.12.2016 11:38:31" Cambs Times Newspaper US airman for RAF Lakenheath dies in crash at Weeting, near Brandon
"30.12.2016 11:28:48" Ely Standard Newspaper “The move is to encourage more people to find out about the architectural treasures of the building and hear its amazing stories”
"30.12.2016 11:19:08" wisbechstandard.co.uk Tributes paid to former principal of Isle College, Harry Jones, who has died aged 86 Tributes have been paid to the former principal of the Isle College, Wisbech, Harry Jones, who has died at the age of 86. Harry Jones was principal at the Isle College, Wisbech, from 1978 until 1993.
"30.12.2016 11:16:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk The region's worst criminals were jailed for a total of 390 years in 2016 http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/crime_busters_jail_the_region_s_worst_criminals_for_a_total_of_390_years_1_4832647
"30.12.2016 10:22:04" wisbechstandard.co.uk Bereavement support group launches at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn Relatives coming to terms with the loss of a loved one will now have a new place to turn for support and advice. Bereavement support group launches at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King's Lynn
"29.12.2016 17:30:26" Cambs Times Newspaper Back to normal for gritting could take to mid to late January warns council boss
"29.12.2016 17:08:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Take the family to a New Year's Eve party in March that is raising money for a good cause Got no plans to see out 2016 in style? Why not take the children to a New Year's Eve party that is also raising money for rescue dogs. Family fun at a New Year's Eve party in March
"29.12.2016 16:08:32" Ely Standard Newspaper Lyn of Littleport looks ahead to 2017
"29.12.2016 16:07:25" Ely Standard Newspaper Columnist Rosemary Westwell says 'we've forgotten the meaning of charity'
"29.12.2016 16:02:50" Cambs Times Newspaper Tesco prepare for exit strategy from Whittlesey - leaving behind a legacy of 20 homes? FDC will decide on January 11
"29.12.2016 13:21:13" Cambs Times Newspaper The following is imagined....possibly. """"What do you mean you want to build a shed for your tractor? Where do you think you are? (er Fenland....) I suppose you need it your work too? (er I'm a rose grower).""""
"29.12.2016 12:14:48" cambstimes.co.uk Housing regulator critical of poor performance of Circle Housing in relation to maintenance risking 'serious detriment to its tenants' A summer of discontent among former council house tenants – including some in Fenland- has prompted a serious rebuke to Circle Housing by the Government's homes regulator. Government housing regulator issues rebuke to Circle Housing over maintenance
"29.12.2016 10:00:08" Cambs Times Newspaper Police officers and the ambulance service were called to the scene
"29.12.2016 09:25:38" Cambs Times Newspaper “They've welcomed me into the village and whatever the future holds, I will never forget the warmth they've shown me"
"28.12.2016 16:58:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk Young alsatian is terrified after being hit by a car in March People have rallied round to help a young alsatian that ran into the West End area of March after being hit by a car. Terrified young dog is hit by a car in March but owners have still not been traced
"28.12.2016 15:24:44" Ely Standard Newspaper Dogs abandoned after hare coursing incident in the Fens
"28.12.2016 14:51:15" wisbechstandard.co.uk Arsonists torch car on New Drove, Wisbech Arsonists torched a car on New Drove, Wisbech yesterday morning. Dramatic moment car in Wisbech was set alight deliberately
"28.12.2016 14:36:32" cambstimes.co.uk Prince William may give up his role as one of Cambridgeshire's air ambulance pilots The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge may leave their Norfolk home and return to London next year which would mean Prince William giving up as a pilot with the region's air ambulan Is Prince William considering giving up his role as a pilot with the region's air ambulance?
"28.12.2016 14:34:17" Ely Standard Newspaper Solar (power) to the people - after delays first 'farm' for county council begins to produce electricity
"28.12.2016 14:30:41" Cambs Times Newspaper Fancy running your own farm? Now is your chance
"28.12.2016 14:27:00" Cambs Times Newspaper Cannabis factory found in March
"28.12.2016 12:47:43" Cambs Times Newspaper The balloon landed in a field near to Front Road and Murrow Lane
"28.12.2016 12:21:51" wisbechstandard.co.uk Knock booze on the head and go dry for January says Cambridgeshire police and crime commissioner Throw in the towel and give up booze to go dry for January to give your body a break and maybe raise money for charity at the same time. Make mine a cuppa! Go dry for January says the county's police and crime commissioner
"28.12.2016 09:56:10" Cambs Times Newspaper Two Wisbech collisions in 10 minutes on Christmas Eve leads to police warning
"25.12.2016 01:51:13" Cambs Times Newspaper Fire service celebrate Christmas Eve happy ending as they rescue terriers
"25.12.2016 01:47:38" Cambs Times Newspaper Bake Off contestant's new challenge
"23.12.2016 12:01:53" Ely Standard Newspaper Haddenham store is latest target as thieves hit Cambridgeshire butchers ahead of Christmas
"23.12.2016 11:44:32" Cambs Times Newspaper "Youngman of West Fen Road, Ely, pleaded guilty to two counts of misconduct in public office, taking prohibited articles into prison and possession of cannabis"
"23.12.2016 09:49:31" Cambs Times Newspaper "Words fail me..."
"23.12.2016 09:47:44" Ely Standard Newspaper Tory county council leader Steve Count to join East Cambs Council leader James Palmer in bid to become £70,000 elected mayor of Cambridgeshire
"23.12.2016 09:45:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk Coroner calls for lessons to be learned after pedestrian killed on road near Wisbech A coroner wants lessons to be learned after a 23-year-old man was knocked down and killed while walking home in the dark after consuming alcohol. "The factory worker, who had a four-month-old baby, may have stumbled onto the badly lit road after walking on a grass verge"
"22.12.2016 14:38:05" Cambs Times Newspaper Ask for traditional surgery rather than pelvic mesh implants, says study out this week
"22.12.2016 14:36:55" Ely Standard Newspaper Did you know that Cambridgeshire Constabulary used to put on pantomimes across the county for children?
"22.12.2016 12:08:27" elystandard.co.uk Great British Bake Off challenger believes his mince pies could be secret weapon to increasing passengers at remote Fen rail station! A contestant from the Great British Bake Off has hatched a plan to increase the passenger numbers at Britain's quietest railway station with a Christmas Eve visit. “I'm going there on the 7am from Cambridge with a big box of mince pies to share with anyone who wants to join me"
"22.12.2016 12:01:33" wisbechstandard.co.uk Christmas lights organisers in Elm near Wisbech launch appeal to help victim of last night's armed robbery at village store Organisers of a Christmas lights campaign in Elm have stepped in to support the victim of last night's armed robbery at the village store. “We will be doing a separate collection for him. Let us show him as a community we care"
"22.12.2016 10:50:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Masked man armed with shotgun steals £300 from Elm Village Store near Wisbech in 'frightening' robbery A masked man armed with a shotgun stormed into Elm Village Store near Wisbech and demanded money from the till last night. "He threatened a member of staff at around 7.50pm before leaving the scene, in Birch Grove, with about £300 in cash"
"22.12.2016 10:32:57" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech brewer Elgood's wins contract to supply 60 Co-op stores with up to 20,000 pints of Black Dog, Cambridge bitter, Golden Newt and IPA A Wisbech brewery is celebrating after pulling in a contract with the Co-op to supply it with approaching 20,000 pints of its ale. “We are delighted to be working with the Co-op. Its heritage, values and local, community-based approach is a great fit with our business"
"22.12.2016 10:23:22" Cambs Times Newspaper "Fire crews used specialist cutting equipment to release the occupants"
"22.12.2016 09:59:55" Cambs Times Newspaper Officers attended the Savers Store in Market Place and arrested him a short time later
"21.12.2016 16:04:43" wisbechstandard.co.uk Accusation labelled ' frivolous, pathetic and puerile' as Wisbech deputy mayor demands apology over allegation by UKIP councillor, 79, he was 'threatened' by mayor A 79-year-old Wisbech town councillor who is alleged to have been 'threatened' by the 34-year-old mayor could be hauled before the conduct committee of Fenland District Council. Council conduct watchdog begins investigation following complaint by Wisbech deputy mayor
"21.12.2016 15:01:09" Cambs Times Newspaper http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/could_steve_count_be_second_local_council_leader_hopeful_of_securing_tory_nomination_to_become_cambridgeshire_s_70_000_a_year_mayor_1_4825139
"21.12.2016 14:08:11" Cambs Times Newspaper "The driver of the Nissan Patrol, a 46-year-old man from Haverhill who suffered minor injuries, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving"
"21.12.2016 12:34:23" Cambs Times Newspaper Police were called to reports of a disturbance at an address in March at around 12.45am