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Population: 31,573

Nearby Towns: Downham Market, King's Lynn, Swaffham

A driver has been arrested after he swerved between the lanes on a road passing a police car.

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Man dies after crash on A47

Monday, November 4, 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a crash on the A47.

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Police warn of muddy roads

Friday, November 1, 2019

Police are warning drivers about muddy roads in the Fens.

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A man who rolled his Nissan Navara into a ditch and then refused to give a breath sample has been banned from driving.

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Even through the grainy satellite picture, its iconic outline is unmistakable.

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A lamp post has been partially blocking the path to a home since it was built three years ago.

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A 17-year-old boy has been jailed after escaping secure accommodation.

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A heartbroken owner is appealing for information after a puppy was stolen from her garden.

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Mud warning on main A1101

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Police are warning drivers to take care on a muddy stretch of main road.

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Police have revealed two tactics farmers can use to combat hare coursing.

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A man who led police on a 40-minute chase was later found to be high on drugs.

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Tributes have been left outside a house where a man in his 80s died in an incident involving a group of teenagers.

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A driver was jailed after his own dash cam caught him doing 100mph down a country lane after a road rage incident.

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A man who robbed an 86-year-old woman in her own home has been jailed for more than three years.

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An entire county is being covered by a dispersal order this weekend.

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Tony Martin is still being targeted by thieves - 20 years after he shot two burglars at his Norfolk farm.

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Van driver in court for road rage

Thursday, August 15, 2019

A van driver has admitted pursuing and assaulting another motorist after the pair collided on the A47.

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A helicopter carrying the Duchess of Cornwall was involved in two near misses, reports reveal.

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A drunken man subjected a newly-qualified paramedic to a terrifying ordeal by taking her hostage in his caravan at knife point.

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There are fears that one of a town's oldest houses could be lost.

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Man's body found in bushes

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Police say they are not treating the death of a man whose body was found in bushes as suspicious.

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of keyless car theft.

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Police are trying to trace the driver of a car involved in a serious collision which closed the A47 for more than two hours.

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The A47 has now re-opened after a crash near Wisbech.

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A son saved his mother during a violent attack by her ex-partner.

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A driver who suffered serious injuries in a crash is appealing for witnesses to come forward and help him access vital support to aid his recovery.

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A cyclist who died after being involved in a collision with a car has been named.

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Academy staff and students will put their best foot forward as they remember a long-standing member of staff at this year's Race for Life.

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A man and a woman were arrested as police found hundreds of plants in remote rural cannabis farms.

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Police in the Fens had a busy time when they joined customs officers for vehicle checks.

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A Wisbech murder will be the focus of the final episode of the latest series of TV documentary 24 Hours in Police Custody which airs tonight.

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Police have made one of the first arrests in connection with keyless car theft.

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New and expectant mothers in the Fens will be receiving their care from a new midwifery community hub.

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Norfolk Formula 1 star George Russell admitted the work starts now for Williams after a difficult debut round at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

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Norfolk's George Russell is vowing to become Formula One world champion as his racing career gets under way at the Australian Grand Prix tomorrow.

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A couple wanting to sell their luxury bungalow are hopeful that being upfront about its sad history (it was where Una Crown was murdered) will encourage buyers to recognise what a beautiful home it is.

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Councillors have approved plans to build flats on site of a former press works in west Norfolk.

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Councillors are to be asked to approve plans for flats on the site of a former press works.

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"Productive" work by leaders at a Norfolk college has helped to lift it to a "good" ranking from inspectors.

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People struggling with mental health issues could soon have a therapist on their door step as a charity looks to setup a support network in Norfolk.

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Mart is on its way to Wisbech

Sunday, February 24, 2019

The rides have been taken down and the fairground lorries have left King's Lynn.

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Children can make a splash this half term and get their wellie boots wet as the Puddle Jumping Championships return.

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder

Monday, February 4, 2019

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following an incident in which another man died in Sunday night.

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A historic hotel remains just a wall propped up by girders almost 10 years after it was set alight by an arsonist. So will the Phoenix in Wisbech ever rise from the ashes like its mythical namesake?

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Police rushed to an address after receiving a flood of 999 calls - only to find they had been made by someone trying to unlock their phone.

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A number of electrical items were stolen during a break-in at a house in Welney last week.

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A man found with an axe, knife and knuckle-duster in a busy town centre has been jailed for 13 months.

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There are just three days to go before this year's university applications deadline - and the UK could be on track for a record student cohort.

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Five people have been fined £75 for spitting in the street in a council crackdown.

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Drivers are being warned of roadworks on the A1101 in the Fens.

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Car plunges into water-filled dyke

Saturday, November 24, 2018

A car that plunged off a road into a water-filled dyke prompted the Norfolk water rescue team to be called over fears for the safety of the driver.

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The visit by Prince Charles to Wisbech has prompted a partial U-turn by Fenland District Council who will now provide winter bedding plants outside of St Peter's church.

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