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999 cops special: police use tourist bus in Cambridge to spy on – and catch – motorists using their mobile phones 999 cops special: police use tourist bus in Cambridge to spy on – and catch – motorists using their mobile phones
News4 days ago

Cops ‘borrow’ Cambridge tourist bus to catch drivers using mobile phones

3 drivers were stopped and given ticket

Camp Beagle protestors out in force to recall the day two years earlier that it all began Camp Beagle protestors out in force to recall the day two years earlier that it all began
News4 days ago

Camp Beagle costs Cambridgeshire police £500,000 – with no end in sight for protest

Police have even given their efforts a name – Operation Vastus

Staff and students at Soham Village College are celebrating after they were graded outstanding in all categories in their recent visit by Ofsted. Staff and students at Soham Village College are celebrating after they were graded outstanding in all categories in their recent visit by Ofsted.
Education4 days ago

Soham Village College wins ‘outstanding’ accolade from Ofsted

Pupils 'extremely happy' at Soham Village College

Peterborough MP Andrew Pakes at Peterborough Cathedral on Monday for the opening of the "Monsters of the Sea," set to enthral audiences to September 1st, 2024. Picture by Terry Harris. Peterborough MP Andrew Pakes at Peterborough Cathedral on Monday for the opening of the "Monsters of the Sea," set to enthral audiences to September 1st, 2024. Picture by Terry Harris.
News4 days ago

WATCH: Peterborough MP Andrew Pakes hopes to end ‘Punch and Judy’ politics

Mr Pakes also spoke of his first few days as an MP

A drink driver who crashed his car while almost five times the legal limit has been sentenced. A drink driver who crashed his car while almost five times the legal limit has been sentenced.
News4 days ago

Ely drink driver crashes his car trying to avoid it being covered in bird poo

Morgan, 58, blew 170 at the roadside

Playing at West Road were Yuchen Gao aged 12; Deva Mira Sperandio, aged 16; Aidan Siqi Zhao, aged 12 and Julian Zhu aged 13. The concert was presented by Ben Johnson, the new director of Cambridge Summer Music Festival. Playing at West Road were Yuchen Gao aged 12; Deva Mira Sperandio, aged 16; Aidan Siqi Zhao, aged 12 and Julian Zhu aged 13. The concert was presented by Ben Johnson, the new director of Cambridge Summer Music Festival.
Leisure4 days ago

Cambridge Summer Music presents the Lang Lang Young Scholars Concert in Cambridge

Cambridge Summer Music continues until July 31

A court heard Knight’s driving caused a three-car collision in Milton. Above: Milton’s red Nissan Leaf A court heard Knight’s driving caused a three-car collision in Milton. Above: Milton’s red Nissan Leaf
News4 days ago

Cambridge crash mum 3 times over the limit en route to collect her children

Knight, 43, of Pearson Close, Milton, blew 120

Josh Barr, stabbed to the death in Cambridge, described by his family as a “loving son and was dearly loved by us all. He was a ray of sunshine”. PHOTOS: Josh Barr family Josh Barr, stabbed to the death in Cambridge, described by his family as a “loving son and was dearly loved by us all. He was a ray of sunshine”. PHOTOS: Josh Barr family
News5 days ago

Third man charged in connection with murder of 31-year-old Josh Barr of Cambridge

Calum Jones of Cardiff charged with assisting an offender

Five people have been left with serious injuries following a crash on the A1. Five people have been left with serious injuries following a crash on the A1.
News5 days ago

Peterborough woman fails drugs wipe test after 4 children and an adult seriously injured in A1 crash

Audi driver tests positive for cannabis

At one point Thomas Hill (above) collided head-on with a police car and carried on driving before being stung, however he continued driving before being blocked by police cars in Oundle Road, Peterborough. At one point Thomas Hill (above) collided head-on with a police car and carried on driving before being stung, however he continued driving before being blocked by police cars in Oundle Road, Peterborough.
News5 days ago

WATCH: Stamford man found with £20,000 of cannabis after high speed police chase through Peterborough

Chase began on the A47 near Bretton, Peterborough

Anthony Campbell (above) was driving a 44 tonne HGV when he crashed into an Mercedes GL320 towing a trailer on the A47 at Guyhirn on 3 January Anthony Campbell (above) was driving a 44 tonne HGV when he crashed into an Mercedes GL320 towing a trailer on the A47 at Guyhirn on 3 January
News5 days ago

WATCH: Drug taking HGV driver nearly kills Mercedes passenger in A47 Guyhirn crash

HGV driver's cannabis level at 3.7mcg per litre of blood

Two bodies, that of a man and a woman, both in the 80s, have been recovered from the 20ft river at March. Police have confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances and a report has been passed to the coroner. PHOTO: Terry Harris for CambsNews Two bodies, that of a man and a woman, both in the 80s, have been recovered from the 20ft river at March. Police have confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances and a report has been passed to the coroner. PHOTO: Terry Harris for CambsNews
News5 days ago

Fenland river deaths of couple in their 80s ‘not suspicious’

Bodies recovered from 20ft at March, Cambridgeshire

In March 2022 MPs Lucy Frazer and Matt Hancock (above) joined forces to join a ‘No to Sunnica march’. Ms Frazer lost her seat at the general election; Mr Hancock did not stand. In March 2022 MPs Lucy Frazer and Matt Hancock (above) joined forces to join a ‘No to Sunnica march’. Ms Frazer lost her seat at the general election; Mr Hancock did not stand.
Politics6 days ago

Dithering Tory minister huffs and puffs over Sunnica decision then leaves it to Labour

£600m solar farm approved by Ed Miliband

Two bodies, that of a man and a woman, both in the 80s, have been recovered from the 20ft river at March. Police have confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances and a report has been passed to the coroner. PHOTO: Terry Harris for CambsNews Two bodies, that of a man and a woman, both in the 80s, have been recovered from the 20ft river at March. Police have confirmed there are no suspicious circumstances and a report has been passed to the coroner. PHOTO: Terry Harris for CambsNews
News6 days ago

Police find second body after woman, in her 80s, recovered yesterday from Fens river

Two bodies recovered from water at Chain Bridge, March

Pilot dies in light aircraft crash at former RAF Spanhoe airfield. Picture by Terry Harris for CambsNews Pilot dies in light aircraft crash at former RAF Spanhoe airfield. Picture by Terry Harris for CambsNews
News6 days ago

Pilot dies in light aircraft crash at former RAF airfield near Uppingham and Corby

The pilot, a man in his 60s, was the sole occupant

Say NO to Sunnica campaign group has mounted a massive effort to stop the solar farm PHOTO: Say NO to Sunnica Say NO to Sunnica campaign group has mounted a massive effort to stop the solar farm PHOTO: Say NO to Sunnica
Politics1 week ago

Labour approve 2,500 acre Sunnica solar farm on Cambridgeshire/Suffolk border

Government also drops 9-year ban on onshore windfarms

NewRiver Retail plan to demolish the car park to make way for a new food store but have not given details of which supermarket chain wants to move in. NewRiver Retail plan to demolish the car park to make way for a new food store but have not given details of which supermarket chain wants to move in.
Business1 week ago

360-space Horsefair Wisbech car park to be demolished to make way for new store

The multi-storey car park is attached to Horsefair Shopping Centre

Kuda Madondo Allison Clarke Niall James and Keith Johnson (002) Kuda Madondo Allison Clarke Niall James and Keith Johnson (002)
News1 week ago

Stagecoach East reveal ‘crème de la crème’ for Bus Driver of the Year awards

The contestants came from across Stagecoach East

Paul Bristow awaiting result of the count in Peterborough. Photo: Terry Harris Paul Bristow awaiting result of the count in Peterborough. Photo: Terry Harris
Politics1 week ago

Ex MP Paul Bristow says Tories must win back young people who voted Reform

'I’m proud to have secured £125 million for the city'

Image of what The Press will look like when complete: it set to deliver over 100,000 sq ft of fitted lab and office space through repositioning of Cambridge’s former printing press. Image of what The Press will look like when complete: it set to deliver over 100,000 sq ft of fitted lab and office space through repositioning of Cambridge’s former printing press.
Business1 week ago

Foxton, Cambridge development ‘responds to persistent shortfall in fit-for-purpose lab and office space’

New 100,000 sq ft Foxton science and innovation campus

Downing Place United Reformed Church and Cherry Hinton Care Home hosted Cambridgeshire’s first navigating dementia event. Downing Place United Reformed Church and Cherry Hinton Care Home hosted Cambridgeshire’s first navigating dementia event.
News1 week ago

Cambridgeshire navigating dementia event a success

Future events are already in the planning stages

A legal bill of £88,000 to challenge incinerator for Wisbech is revealed for the first time in a report going to the Fenland District Council Cabinet meeting on July 15 A legal bill of £88,000 to challenge incinerator for Wisbech is revealed for the first time in a report going to the Fenland District Council Cabinet meeting on July 15
Fenland District Council1 week ago

Fenland Council spends £88,000 in a year in bid to halt £450m incinerator

Fenland Council admits incinerator defeat

The Skoulding's Rest moorings have a slip way for launching and recovering medium sized craft and limited room for members boats and guest visitors from other boat clubs. PHOTO: Middle Level Watermen’s Club The Skoulding's Rest moorings have a slip way for launching and recovering medium sized craft and limited room for members boats and guest visitors from other boat clubs. PHOTO: Middle Level Watermen’s Club
News1 week ago

 Special meeting will determine future of Middle Level Watermen’s Club, March

EGM on August 17 at the Rookwood Club, West End, March.

Minister of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Jim McMahon joins the regional mayors, who had gathered at Downing Street for the first time, on a 100% electric bus on their way to a meeting at Transport for London. Mayor Dr Nik Johnson is back left. Picture by Simon Walker / Deputy Prime Minister's Office. Government Flickr page: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government | Flickr Minister of State at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Jim McMahon joins the regional mayors, who had gathered at Downing Street for the first time, on a 100% electric bus on their way to a meeting at Transport for London. Mayor Dr Nik Johnson is back left. Picture by Simon Walker / Deputy Prime Minister's Office. Government Flickr page: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government | Flickr
Politics1 week ago

Finally, says Mayor Johnson, a government ‘that knows what needs to be done’

Mayor Johnson was one of 12 regional mayors to meet with Sir Keir

East Cambridgeshire District Council planning committee approved the application today (Tuesday) for Ben’s Yard café and restaurant which will increase opening hours by four hours Monday to Saturday and six hours on Sundays and bank holidays East Cambridgeshire District Council planning committee approved the application today (Tuesday) for Ben’s Yard café and restaurant which will increase opening hours by four hours Monday to Saturday and six hours on Sundays and bank holidays
Leisure2 weeks ago

Ben’s Yard Stuntney restaurant allowed evening opening despite ‘impact on Ely’ fears

'Many pubs/restaurants in Ely and Soham open well into the evening'

Cllr John Williams, Lead Member for Resources for South Cambridgeshire District Council, said: “If you’re a tenant and your circumstances have changed, talk to us. If you don’t you could end-up in court.” Cllr John Williams, Lead Member for Resources for South Cambridgeshire District Council, said: “If you’re a tenant and your circumstances have changed, talk to us. If you don’t you could end-up in court.”
News2 weeks ago

Robert Cieslik of Impington faces £6,000 bill for fraudulently letting out his council house

Fined £660 and ordered to pay £5,000 costs

Site for massive Wisbech incinerator ,  Wisbech Saturday 24 February 2024. Picture by Terry Harris. Site for massive Wisbech incinerator ,  Wisbech Saturday 24 February 2024. Picture by Terry Harris.
News2 weeks ago

Fenland Council admits ‘it’s the end of the road and we know it’ after failed legal challenge to £450m Wisbech incinerator

'No further realistic grounds to oppose incinerator decision'

Rebecca Ward, 28, of Silhalls Close, pleaded guilty to two acts of fraud against East Cambridgeshire District Council. Rebecca Ward, 28, of Silhalls Close, pleaded guilty to two acts of fraud against East Cambridgeshire District Council.
East Cambridgeshire District Council2 weeks ago

East Cambs Council pledges to recover £6,000 lost to Council Tax fraudster

Council Tax fraud spanned four years

Hilton Park Care Home in Bottisham arranged for Dorothy Smith, 104, to visit the event at Bottisham Airfield Museum. Hilton Park Care Home in Bottisham arranged for Dorothy Smith, 104, to visit the event at Bottisham Airfield Museum.
News2 weeks ago

Bottisham: Dorothy Smith, 104, relives war time work and memories

Bletchley Park was vital to Allied victory in World War Two

Mark Coteman, who served as a PC with Cambridgeshire Constabulary pleaded guilty to three charges. In 2021(above) he was commended for bravery Mark Coteman, who served as a PC with Cambridgeshire Constabulary pleaded guilty to three charges. In 2021(above) he was commended for bravery
News2 weeks ago

Cambridge cop hailed for ‘bravery and resilience’ jailed for fraud and drug offences

Coteman was commended 3 years ago for saving a man's life