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A Fenland vehicle engineering company is set for nationwide growth after a multimillion pound private equity takeover.

A council has declared war on Britain’s most invasive plant.

Mayor backs dualling

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has pledged his full support to the campaign to dual the A47.

Two people have been arrested after a police pursuit near Wisbech.

Video: Burglar sentenced for two break-ins

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

A burglar who stole bric-a-brac and power tools has been jailed for a year.

The Beast from the East brings renewed hopes for ice skaters in keeping a centuries-old tradition alive.

A council has agreed to repair a fountain attacked by vandals - for the final time.

Twenty people have been fined in a crackdown on littering in the Fens.

Charlotte Underwood was just 18 when her father Stephen Fox took his own life four years ago.

Police have smashed a bootleg tobacco operation worth tens of thousands.

We can enjoy the legacy that a pioneering social reformer has given us, says Tony Mallion.

An alcohol action area has helped reduce street drinking problems in a Fenland town.

Two men who suffered fatal injuries in a crash on the A47 have been named.

Ned Higham was born at 28 weeks weighing just 1.2kilos. He had a life-threatening grade four bleed on the brain, sepsis and needed resuscitating and ventilating.

Police force set for shake-up

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Plans for a shake-up of Cambridgeshitre police are set to go ahead.

Two cars have been vandalised in what police are treating as a hate crime attack.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority has launched a consultation to ask residents if they would support up to a three per cent increase to its proportion of council tax for 2018/19, equating to an extra £2.01 a year for a Band D property.

Five years to the day since she was found brutally murdered, an 86-year-old woman’s killer is still at large.

A pub and restaurant in Norwich has announced it is to close, after business became “unworkable”.

A man in his 50s suffered serious injuries after falling from scaffolding.

Do you know these men?

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Police want to speak to these two men about a violent assault in a pub.

A five-week amnesty on street drinking in a Fenland town is set to end.

Cambridgeshire police is set to recruit 50 more front line officers and reduce the number of PCSOs.

A man is in a critical condition after a collision involving a car and a lorry.

Police investigating a crash in which two women died are appealing for a man they describe as a key witness to come forward.

Friends have paid tribute to a 24-year-old woman who died in a car crash in the Fens.

With the tenth East Anglian Book Awards just around the corner, Courtney Pochin takes a look at some of the most brilliant authors from the region.

Police have named a woman who died in a collision near Wisbech.

A knife amnesty in Cambridgeshire has seen nearly 100 bladed items including swords and machetes handed in to the police.

Norfolk’s Mercedes starlet George Russell will take a major step closer to his F1 dream at the weekend, after earning time with Force India for the final grands prix of the year.

A consultation has been launched over a package for road improvements for Wisbech.

A barbers shop with West Norfolk roots is set to grow after cutting a deal with Tesco.

Army wife Nikki Scott set up her charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers in her husband’s name after he was killed in Afghanistan. It offers a lifeline to hundreds of bereaved children who have lost a parent in the armed forces, and with your help she’d like to reach thousands more.

Police have started using new powers to tackle street drinkers in a Fenland town.

New powers to tackle a town’s street drinking problems come into force tomorrow.

A man who murdered his long-term girlfriend has been jailed for at least 17 years.

A man who attacked a man with a hammer, causing injuries which he later died of in a row over drugs has been jailed.

A man has been found guilty of the murder of his long-term girlfriend.

A self-employed tree worker has been given a suspended prison sentence over an incident in which another worker suffered serious head injuries.

Police found more than 100 cannabis plants at an address in Wisbech.

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision at Walsoken, near Wisbech.

Two more men have been arrested in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory in Wisbech.

A man has been arrested after a major cannabis factory was discovered in Wisbech.

Quick-thinking paramedics saved a toddler’s foot after she was run over by a lawn mower.

Almost 2,000 people have signed a petition calling for a ban on street drinking in Wisbech.

Team Lion overcame an early setback on their way to securing the Snetterton 2CV 24 Hour race to make it three wins in a row for the Pete Sparrow, David O’Keefe and Alec Graham crew.

After a three-year Snetterton sojourn, when the Citroen 2CV 24 Hour Race took place at Anglesey, the day night race returns to the Norfolk circuit this weekend and with it the opportunity to topple the dominant Team Lion crew.

A programme of resurfacing and improvements to the A47 in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk were unveiled at an exhibition in King’s Lynn.

Having been a family-run business for more than 40 years, The Crown Lodge Hotel in Outwell, Wisbech has certainly been through its fair share of changes.

A van left the road and overturned whilst being pursued by police.

People living near the scene of a barn fire can re-open their doors and windows.

Police are warning people in part of Wisbech to keep their doors and windows closed because of a fire.

Do you know this man? Police want to speak to him about a number of attempted burglaries in Wisbech.

Police stopped a driver and found he was five times the limit.

Police are appealing for information after a £6,000 measuring device was stolen from a building site.

Heavily armed officers were called to arrest a man near the centre of Wisbech.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the break-in in Emneth, near Wisbech, at the weekend.

Police have arrested a naked woman for outraging public decency.

Two police officers who prevented a man from harming himself and others have been nominated for a top police bravery award.

Speed restrictions, lane closures and the closure of entire stretches of the region’s busiest route are planned for routine maintenance and resurfacing.

Wisbech Art Club is holding its annual Summer Exhibition in its new venue of the Wisbech and Fenland Museum.

A drink driver was arrested after they were seen driving on the wrong side of the road.

A watch commander retiring from the fire service after more than 30 years has described his profession as “one of the most caring professions out there”.

An operator has been appointed to run a new pilot bus service in Wisbech.

A young rider was left in a ‘serious but stable’ condition after falling from her horse.

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