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WisWIN took their protest to Parliament and to meet MP Steve Barclay WisWIN took their protest to Parliament and to meet MP Steve Barclay
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Government ‘green light’ for £450m Wisbech energy from waste incinerator

Thousands have protested against the incinerator, not least NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay

Cllr Steve Count, challenging the council’s budget proposals across a swathe of issues, homed in on the voucher scheme during a meeting of the strategy and resources committee. Cllr Steve Count, challenging the council’s budget proposals across a swathe of issues, homed in on the voucher scheme during a meeting of the strategy and resources committee.
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Cambridgeshire County Council opposition Tory leader questions holiday food vouchers for needy families

' I do think that there's a certain amount of responsibility for parents having their own children’

Anthony Gawthrop was jailed for robbing a Co-op store in Milton Road, Cambridge. Custody photo and CCTV image shown to court of him committing the offence. Anthony Gawthrop was jailed for robbing a Co-op store in Milton Road, Cambridge. Custody photo and CCTV image shown to court of him committing the offence.
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‘Terror’ for Cambridge store worker facing knife point robber

Knife point robber flees Cambridge shop with £200

Cat Carman, a social prescriber at the Fenland Group Practice, is a finalist in Our National Heroes Award. You can vote for her below. Cat Carman, a social prescriber at the Fenland Group Practice, is a finalist in Our National Heroes Award. You can vote for her below.
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Fenland GP surgery staff member finalist in Our Health Heroes national award

One notable example saw Cat help house an army veteran who was sleeping rough

ASDA workers at Wisbech will ballot on whether to take industrial action. Their union, the GMB, allege cuts in hours, poor health and safety, inadequate training, lack of collective bargaining (rights to negotiate on pay and conditions) and failure to resolve equal pay ASDA workers at Wisbech will ballot on whether to take industrial action. Their union, the GMB, allege cuts in hours, poor health and safety, inadequate training, lack of collective bargaining (rights to negotiate on pay and conditions) and failure to resolve equal pay
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GMB members at ASDA Wisbech to ballot on strike action

Workers say they are angry at a series of issues

the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed the council’s refusal for the replacement fence which had been proposed for 1a Jenyns Close, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire. the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed the council’s refusal for the replacement fence which had been proposed for 1a Jenyns Close, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire.
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Cambridgeshire home owner loses appeal to replace wall and hedge with fence

'The absence of neighbour objection does not automatically make the proposal acceptable'

FENLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL PLANNING PORTAL: F/YR24/0145/O | Erect up to 5 x dwellings (outline application with matters committed in respect of access) involving the demolition of existing Public House | The Three Horseshoes 344 March Road Turves Peterborough Cambridgeshire PE7 2DN FENLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL PLANNING PORTAL: F/YR24/0145/O | Erect up to 5 x dwellings (outline application with matters committed in respect of access) involving the demolition of existing Public House | The Three Horseshoes 344 March Road Turves Peterborough Cambridgeshire PE7 2DN
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Fenland pub could be knocked down and replaced with housing

The village – which has a population of around 400 -could be without a public house

Cambridgeshire Sustainable Travel Alliance describes itself as “gathering together a growing movement of local and national organisations who believe that the time has come to transform transport in Cambridgeshire”. It says its mission is to “unite and inspire people in Cambridgeshire working for a transport network that protects our future and offers genuine choice”. Cambridgeshire Sustainable Travel Alliance describes itself as “gathering together a growing movement of local and national organisations who believe that the time has come to transform transport in Cambridgeshire”. It says its mission is to “unite and inspire people in Cambridgeshire working for a transport network that protects our future and offers genuine choice”.
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OPINION: We will all lose out if the GCP abandons large-scale projects to reduce congestion

Changing the way Cambridge’s roads are classified could have transformed the city for the better

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Liberal Democrats have selected Cllr Edna Murphy as their candidate for the upcoming Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner election Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Liberal Democrats have selected Cllr Edna Murphy as their candidate for the upcoming Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner election
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Lib Dems select Edna Murphy to contest police and crime commissioner election

Cllr Edna Murphy is a Lib Dem county councillor for Bar Hill, Cambridge

The Bohemia near New Shire Hall at Alconbury Weald, Huntingdon, has closed with immediate effect. The Bohemia near New Shire Hall at Alconbury Weald, Huntingdon, has closed with immediate effect.
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‘Crippling financial pressures’ prompt closure of popular Cambridgeshire café

They will continue to run what their describe as their flagship operation in St Neots

Alessandro Celona as Cromo. Photograph by Raffaella Losito (1) Alessandro Celona as Cromo. Photograph by Raffaella Losito (1)
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PREVIEW: A rarely performed Italian satire from the playwright that liked to keep audiences guessing

Cambridge University’s annual Italian Society play

Years of negotiation and community explanations have gone into demonstrating the need for a retirement ‘village within a village’ at Bottisham that will provide for up to 170 units and up to 51 affordable homes. Years of negotiation and community explanations have gone into demonstrating the need for a retirement ‘village within a village’ at Bottisham that will provide for up to 170 units and up to 51 affordable homes.
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Green light for Cambridgeshire retirement home ‘village’

Among those who lodged objections was Lucy Frazer, the MP for SE Cambridgeshire.

Camp Beagle wishes to close down MBR Acres, a huge beagle breeding factory near Huntingdon, which supplies about 2,000 puppies a year to toxicology testing laboratories across the UK PHOTO: Camp Beagle Camp Beagle wishes to close down MBR Acres, a huge beagle breeding factory near Huntingdon, which supplies about 2,000 puppies a year to toxicology testing laboratories across the UK PHOTO: Camp Beagle
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Camp Beagle rally calls for end to ‘moral failures’ of animal testing at MBR Acres

Demonstrators have camped outside MBR Acres (Marshall BioResources) in Huntingdon for over two and half years

Recovery team from Manchetts were praised for their efforts in retrieving this cab and trailer that the driver was forced to abandon in the early hours of Monday on the flooded A1101 Welney Wash Road. PHOTO: Bav Media Recovery team from Manchetts were praised for their efforts in retrieving this cab and trailer that the driver was forced to abandon in the early hours of Monday on the flooded A1101 Welney Wash Road. PHOTO: Bav Media
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VIDEO: Mission accomplished for Valentine’s Day Welney flood rescue

Nothing ventured, nothing gained and Manchetts were eventually able to pull the cab and trailer to safety

Beau has made a full recovery from a previously almost always fatal disease thanks to treatment at DWR Veterinary Specialists. Beau has made a full recovery from a previously almost always fatal disease thanks to treatment at DWR Veterinary Specialists.
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Revolutionary medication returns cat to full health at Cambs animal hospital

Once FIP was confirmed, the team at DWR began lifesaving treatment with the revolutionary medication remdesivir

The review panel says the limited increases in the level of the basic allowance at East Cambridgeshire District Council since 2019, means that this has fallen behind in comparison with other councils locally and nationally “and also having regard to the economic situation within the country. The review panel says the limited increases in the level of the basic allowance at East Cambridgeshire District Council since 2019, means that this has fallen behind in comparison with other councils locally and nationally “and also having regard to the economic situation within the country.
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East Cambridgeshire councillors play ‘catch up’ with 12 per cent pay rise

'The public also do not realise the low level of allowances/expenses received by local councillors' says independent review

Emergency workers establish the car in the river at Prickwillow had no occupants Emergency workers establish the car in the river at Prickwillow had no occupants
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999 alert in Cambridgeshire after car spotted in river

Emergency services called after car seen in the river at Prickwillow

The successful campaign to save the lollipop ladies who serve the crossing outside Newark Hill Primary Academy in Peterborough. The successful campaign to save the lollipop ladies who serve the crossing outside Newark Hill Primary Academy in Peterborough.
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Councillors step in to save Peterborough crossing patrol

Labour councillors have stepped in to provide additional support from their local community fund

Officers started making enquiries and quickly identified John Bays, 43, as being the last person to speak to the deceased. Officers started making enquiries and quickly identified John Bays, 43, as being the last person to speak to the deceased.
Crime1 week ago

Suspended sentence for Wimblington man who illegally supplied codeine tablets

Bays appeared at Peterborough Crown Court on Monday

The Time Machine by the Original Theatre Company. Photo by Mark Doue The Time Machine by the Original Theatre Company. Photo by Mark Doue
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REVIEW: Time Machine by The Original Theatre Company at Cambridge Arts Theatre

Time Machine is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, February 17

Emma Stearn, 36, from Alconbury, was a pedestrian when she was struck by a white Audi A1 Sport travelling westbound on the Longthorpe Parkway at about 7.30pm. Emma Stearn, 36, from Alconbury, was a pedestrian when she was struck by a white Audi A1 Sport travelling westbound on the Longthorpe Parkway at about 7.30pm.
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Pedestrian killed in Peterborough crash ‘had a beautiful soul and a love for life’

The driver of the car, a 21-year-old woman from Peterborough, is assisting police with enquiries.

(Left to right) Cllr Elisa Meschini, Cllr Tom Sanderson and Cllr Lucy Nethsingha. (Left to right) Cllr Elisa Meschini, Cllr Tom Sanderson and Cllr Lucy Nethsingha.
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Cambridgeshire County Council gets 4.9pc Council Tax rise across the line

75 per cent of Cambridgeshire County Council's net spend is now being funded from Council Tax

Burglar suspect wanted by Peterborough police has been found Burglar suspect wanted by Peterborough police has been found
Crime1 week ago

Peterborough burglary suspect found after police appeal

Police have discontinued their appeal after finding the man they wanted to question in connection with a burglary in Peterborough....

Cllr Mac McGuire's wife and daughters receiving the Honorary Alderman award (left to right): Catherine McGuire, Stephen Moir, Cllr Sebastian Kindersley, Viv McGuire, Michelle Sowman). Cllr Mac McGuire's wife and daughters receiving the Honorary Alderman award (left to right): Catherine McGuire, Stephen Moir, Cllr Sebastian Kindersley, Viv McGuire, Michelle Sowman).
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Fitting tribute to ‘remarkable legacy of public service’ by Cambridgeshire councillor

'We miss him dearly, and he would have been so proud to receive this award today'

The kittens were found at around 9pm on January 30 near to the allotments near Holme Road, Yaxley The kittens were found at around 9pm on January 30 near to the allotments near Holme Road, Yaxley
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Two kittens abandoned in holdall near Cambridgeshire allotments

The six-month old kittens were found by a member of the public 

Scott Burke, of Leverington Common, Leverington, Wisbech, has been jailed Scott Burke, of Leverington Common, Leverington, Wisbech, has been jailed
Crime1 week ago

Wisbech paedophile used photo of his dog to groom ‘teenage girl’

When Scott Burke of Leverington was arrested he claimed he had been hacked

Well and truly stuck: The truck and trailer owned by Nolan Transport that attempted an unsuccessful crossing of Welney Wash road today. PHOTO: Bav Media Well and truly stuck: The truck and trailer owned by Nolan Transport that attempted an unsuccessful crossing of Welney Wash road today. PHOTO: Bav Media
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GALLERY: Fire crews rescue lorry driver from flooded A1101 Welney Wash

Leading recovery experts Manchetts have been tasked with removal of the lorry from Welney

New Bartlow Road roundabout two months earlier than originally planned. New Bartlow Road roundabout two months earlier than originally planned.
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A1307 roundabout in Cambridgeshire opens ahead of schedule

The roundabout and upgrades at Dean Crossroads are the latest in a range of improvements

CCTV images of two youths Cambridgeshire police would like to speak to in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Peterborough CCTV images of two youths Cambridgeshire police would like to speak to in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Peterborough
Crime1 week ago

Peterborough knifepoint robbery – two youths sought by police

Five teenagers have already been arrested and released on bail

Welney Wash road flooded: Photo, courtesy of Welney Flood Watch, taken on February 11 Welney Wash road flooded: Photo, courtesy of Welney Flood Watch, taken on February 11
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Lorry driver rescued from flooded A1101 Welney Wash

The road is impassable by normal road vehicles