Connect with us

More News

Musical parody Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch heads to Peterborough as part of a UK tour Musical parody Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch heads to Peterborough as part of a UK tour
News3 days ago

Smash hit musical with ‘Disney Diva’ Ursula opens this week at New Theatre, Peterborough

Shawna Hamic (Orange is the New Black, 1776 on Broadway) leads the cast as Ursula

The cathedral announced on Friday that “due to unforeseen circumstances, beyond our control, the scheduled Heather Small performance at Peterborough Cathedral on Sunday 5th May can no longer go ahead The cathedral announced on Friday that “due to unforeseen circumstances, beyond our control, the scheduled Heather Small performance at Peterborough Cathedral on Sunday 5th May can no longer go ahead
News3 days ago

Heather Small gig at Peterborough Cathedral postponed – word is yet to get round

Multiple sites are still offering tickets for the May 5 event

More than 500 people helped Matthew Lakey’s family with the cost of repatriating his body back to this country and to support them More than 500 people helped Matthew Lakey’s family with the cost of repatriating his body back to this country and to support them
News4 days ago

Friends rally to support family after hockey player Matthew Lakey dies in Cambodia

A GoFundMe appeal has so far raised £13,500

Cambridgeshire Police control room utilised GoodSAM to find the lorry after one of the men dialled 999 to say they couldn’t breathe. Cambridgeshire Police control room utilised GoodSAM to find the lorry after one of the men dialled 999 to say they couldn’t breathe.
News5 days ago

Six migrants rescued from refrigerated lorry between Ely and Soham

'The caller stated they couldn’t breathe, before the call dropped out'

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. Above is John Curtin who has been banned from the area. 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. Above is John Curtin who has been banned from the area. PHOTO: Camp Beagle
News5 days ago

Camp Beagle campaign organiser arrested and banned from Huntingdon

Cambridgeshire police confirmed to CambsNew the arrest of man, 61

A Stagecoach spokesperson said re-opening the section will see ‘journey times between the Biomedical Campus and Cambridge Railway Station radically reduced to less than 5 minutes’. A Stagecoach spokesperson said re-opening the section will see ‘journey times between the Biomedical Campus and Cambridge Railway Station radically reduced to less than 5 minutes’.
News5 days ago

Stagecoach ‘delighted’ at re opening of key section of Guided Busway

In 2022, the Busway was named by the Daily Telegraph as one of Britain’s 10 most beautiful bus routes

Florin Buti, 19, of Ridgwell Road, London, denied rape and fraud by false representation, but he was found guilty following a trial at Peterborough Crown Court Florin Buti, 19, of Ridgwell Road, London, denied rape and fraud by false representation, but he was found guilty following a trial at Peterborough Crown Court
News5 days ago

Three men jailed for total of more than 28 years for raping woman in Cambridge

'Buti and the other defendants in this case clearly went looking for a woman to attack'

Running between Friday 19th April until Thursday 25th April, special screenings will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Luxe cinema, Wisbech Running between Friday 19th April until Thursday 25th April, special screenings will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Luxe cinema, Wisbech
News5 days ago

The Luxe Wisbech: 15 Years of Movie Magic!

We have always seen ourselves as part of the heart of the town

The School for Scandal is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, April 13 then touring The School for Scandal is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, April 13 then touring
News1 week ago

REVIEW: ‘Immaculate performances’ in The School for Scandal at Cambridge Arts Theatre

The School for Scandal is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, April 13

Whitemoor Prison, March, Cambridgeshire, where forensics experts are looking for DNA and other evidence after a prison officer was seriously assaulted. PHOTO: Bav Media Whitemoor Prison, March, Cambridgeshire, where forensics experts are looking for DNA and other evidence after a prison officer was seriously assaulted. PHOTO: Bav Media
News1 week ago

GoFundMe appeal to help family of prisoner officer seriously injured by Whitemoor inmate

As a result of being assaulted, he has spent almost 3.5 weeks in intensive care

Simon Brignell will be contesting Cambridge's Abbey ward for the Communist Party which is campaigning with the slogan ‘Shake up the City Council, put a communist in the Guildhall! For Peace & Socialism!’ Simon Brignell will be contesting Cambridge's Abbey ward for the Communist Party which is campaigning with the slogan ‘Shake up the City Council, put a communist in the Guildhall! For Peace & Socialism!’
News1 week ago

OPINION: Why I am standing for the Communist Party for Abbey Ward in Cambridge.

'The policies of the ultra-wealthy are being imposed upon us from the top down'

Peter Baxter says little or nothing is being done to improve the A605 through Whittlesey Peter Baxter says little or nothing is being done to improve the A605 through Whittlesey
News1 week ago

OPINION: This make and mend road is a vital link and even in its third world state it’s all we have! 

Whittlesey needs to rethink its relationship with motorised transport

It’s time to finally restore proper community policing, so people can be confident that if they do fall victim to crime, the police will turn up and investigate properly. It’s time to finally restore proper community policing, so people can be confident that if they do fall victim to crime, the police will turn up and investigate properly.
News1 week ago

OPINION: Years of ineffective resourcing have left police forces unable to effectively respond to local crime.

'People in Fenland deserve to feel safe in their own homes'

Peterborough Cathedral is lit up blue and shines across the city as it shows its support for Peterborough United, City, Peterborough Friday 05 April 2024. Picture by Terry Harris. Peterborough Cathedral is lit up blue and shines across the city as it shows its support for Peterborough United, City, Peterborough Friday 05 April 2024. Picture by Terry Harris.
News1 week ago

Peterborough – the power of play and prayer!

'A special prayer will be said in the hope that they can bring the trophy home!'

News1 week ago

LETTER: Chief executive explains why ‘very popular’ museum forced to close

The station now sits empty and its future unknown

Peterborough Cathedral is lit up blue and shines across the city as it shows its support for Peterborough United, City, Peterborough Friday 05 April 2024. Picture by Terry Harris. Peterborough Cathedral is lit up blue and shines across the city as it shows its support for Peterborough United, City, Peterborough Friday 05 April 2024. Picture by Terry Harris.
News1 week ago

Peterborough Cathedral beacons across the city in support of The POSH

10 years on from their last victory at Wembley The Peterborough Cathedral lights up like a Beacon of support across...

The Museum of Armed Policing was housed in the former police station at Chatteris, but the town council has been told it has closed The Museum of Armed Policing was housed in the former police station at Chatteris, but the town council has been told it has closed
News1 week ago

Armed police museum at Chatteris – once visited by Princess Anne – shuts up shop

Exhibits highlighted the use of firearms by police officers dating back to the 17th century

Fenland Bus Fest 2023, Whittlesey, Peterborough Sunday 21 May 2023. Picture by Terry Harris. Fenland Bus Fest 2023, Whittlesey, Peterborough Sunday 21 May 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.
News1 week ago

More historic buses needed urgently to avoid cancellation of Fenland BusFest

'If the event is cancelled due to lack of support it will NOT return'

Sir Mark Spencer Sir Mark Spencer
News2 weeks ago

Minister’s lifeline could stop £450m mega incinerator for Wisbech

MP Steve Barclay has been recused from Wisbech incinerator decision making

Produced at Marshall’s advanced composites facility, the panel kits are installed on every C-130J assembled by Lockheed Martin. To date, Marshall has delivered more than 1,000 kits, and this new contract extension will take the commitment for further deliveries to 2029 Produced at Marshall’s advanced composites facility, the panel kits are installed on every C-130J assembled by Lockheed Martin. To date, Marshall has delivered more than 1,000 kits, and this new contract extension will take the commitment for further deliveries to 2029
Business2 weeks ago

Lockhead Martin £11m contract extension for Marshall of Cambridge

Lockheed Martin and Marshall have a long-standing relationship

A 19-year-old man from Cambridge has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is in custody at Parkside Police Station. A 19-year-old man from Cambridge has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is in custody at Parkside Police Station.
News2 weeks ago

Man, 19, arrested after Cambridge stabbing leaves victim in critical condition

BP garage in Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, scene of stabbing

The Millers Arms, Eaton Socon, St Neots, is described in planning documents as an “attractive semi-detached building over two stories built sometime around the mid 1800’s”. The Millers Arms, Eaton Socon, St Neots, is described in planning documents as an “attractive semi-detached building over two stories built sometime around the mid 1800’s”.
News2 weeks ago

Admiral Taverns accept £255,000 for St Neots pub new owner wants to convert to housing

There are 9 other pubs within a one-mile radius

Shocking photos taken today (Thurs) show a three-bedroom house hanging perilously over a cliff edge on the north Norfolk coast after a surge of recent cliff falls. , Trimingham, Norwich Thursday 04 April 2024. Picture by Terry Harris Shocking photos taken today (Thurs) show a three-bedroom house hanging perilously over a cliff edge on the north Norfolk coast after a surge of recent cliff falls. , Trimingham, Norwich Thursday 04 April 2024. Picture by Terry Harris
News2 weeks ago

WATCH: 18th century Norfolk farmhouse left dangling over a cliff edge

Spectacular photos and video taken today for CambsNews by Terry Harris

The fire at Corkers Crisp factory near Ely, Cambridgeshire. The smoke could be seen up to 50 miles away in Bedfordshire. PHOTO: Geoff Robinson The fire at Corkers Crisp factory near Ely, Cambridgeshire. The smoke could be seen up to 50 miles away in Bedfordshire. PHOTO: Geoff Robinson
News2 weeks ago

4-year battle to rebuild Corkers Crisps, Ely, destroyed by fire

Manoeuvring the new design concept through the planning system is proving a challenge

Despite their trolling, work led by the UK is underway to replace dogs in safety tests with computer simulations Despite their trolling, work led by the UK is underway to replace dogs in safety tests with computer simulations
News2 weeks ago

OPINION: Animal Rising ‘clearly want to use stolen dogs for PR purposes’

Understanding Animal Research is a Mutual Society (not-for-profit organisation)

Cambridge Rock Festival will take place from August 1-4 at Harlocks Farm, (next to Ben's Yard), Stuntney, Ely Cambridge Rock Festival will take place from August 1-4 at Harlocks Farm, (next to Ben's Yard), Stuntney, Ely
News2 weeks ago

Ely to host 20th anniversary Cambridge Rock Festival

Lottery winner Adrian Bayford had planned to host rock festival at his Horseheath Lodge estate

Turves and District Residents Association (TDRA), aims to keep the Three Horseshoes open. PHOTO: Terry Harris Turves and District Residents Association (TDRA), aims to keep the Three Horseshoes open. PHOTO: Terry Harris
News2 weeks ago

Future of Three Horseshoes pub at Turves near Whittlesey up in the air

Destiny has given Stephen Goldspink a new campaign - the fight to save his village local

MP Steve Barclay in March 2020 addressing a public meeting opposed to the mega incinerator in Wisbech. MP Steve Barclay in March 2020 addressing a public meeting opposed to the mega incinerator in Wisbech.
News2 weeks ago

MP Steve Barclay launches fresh offensive against his own Government over Wisbech incinerator

'This is the wrong scheme in the wrong place' says NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay

Police pin a closure order to the land where rough sleeping is banned, and anyone caught there risks prosecution. Police also released photos – not all recent – of evidence of people living there. Police pin a closure order to the land where rough sleeping is banned, and anyone caught there risks prosecution. Police also released photos – not all recent – of evidence of people living there.
News2 weeks ago

Rough sleepers risk jail if they camp next to Wisbech recycling centre

The closure order makes it a criminal offence to be anywhere on the land

Lee Welsford, jailed, and photographs of drugs and cash seized by Cambridgeshire police. Lee Welsford, jailed, and photographs of drugs and cash seized by Cambridgeshire police.
Crime2 weeks ago

‘Second chance’ Whittlesey drug dealer jailed

In the car they found Ziplock bags containing more than £1,600 worth of cocaine