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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
News17 hours 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.
News19 hours 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.
News20 hours 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
News21 hours 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
News21 hours ago

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

Bodies recovered from 20ft at March, Cambridgeshire

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a man at HMP Peterborough. A man has been charged in connection with the death of a man at HMP Peterborough.
Breaking2 days ago

Murder inside Peterborough Prison- Jordan Neale, 26, charged

A post mortem examination is yet to take place.

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.
News2 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
News2 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
News2 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
News4 days ago

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

Government also drops 9-year ban on onshore windfarms

Peterborough City Council told CambsNews: ‘Following the recent identification of poisonous hemlock plants on land at Thorpe Meadows, we have worked to restrict access to this area.’ PHOTO: Terry Harris for CambsNews Peterborough City Council told CambsNews: ‘Following the recent identification of poisonous hemlock plants on land at Thorpe Meadows, we have worked to restrict access to this area.’ PHOTO: Terry Harris for CambsNews
Peterborough City Council4 days ago

Poisonous hemlock forces closure of Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough

The signs warn visitors of ‘toxic poison hemlock on site’

Carlyle-Parker, from Wisbech, later pleaded guilty to false imprisonment, actual bodily harm and dangerous driving Carlyle-Parker, from Wisbech, later pleaded guilty to false imprisonment, actual bodily harm and dangerous driving
Crime4 days ago

Wisbech man jailed for ‘horrific attack’ on his partner whilst their child was in the car

'He put all their lives and the lives of other road users at risk'

Human trafficker suspect detained in Whittlesey told police ‘they want me? about what?’ before being advised of his rights and bundled into a police van. Human trafficker suspect detained in Whittlesey told police ‘they want me? about what?’ before being advised of his rights and bundled into a police van.
Crime4 days ago

WATCH: Human trafficker suspect held in Whittlesey on European arrest warrant

Suspect spotted speeding in Bellmans Road arrested in Sycamore Road

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.
News4 days 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

Recycling facilities in March are set for a £4m upgrade, after Cambridgeshire County Council agreed for a replacement. Visual of the new household recycling centre Recycling facilities in March are set for a £4m upgrade, after Cambridgeshire County Council agreed for a replacement. Visual of the new household recycling centre
Cambridgeshire County Council5 days ago

Green light for £4m recycling centre at March despite 17 per cent hike in costs

Cambridgeshire has 9 household waste recycling centres

Protect Local Peterborough (PRP) is a campaign to oppose proposals for a Township in the middle of open countryside. Protect Local Peterborough (PRP) is a campaign to oppose proposals for a Township in the middle of open countryside.
Your Views5 days ago

OPINION: ‘Fastest growing city in the UK’ is not a vision for the people of Peterborough

Fighting to prevent mass suburban sprawl in and around Castor and Ailsworth

Kuda Madondo Allison Clarke Niall James and Keith Johnson (002) Kuda Madondo Allison Clarke Niall James and Keith Johnson (002)
News5 days 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
Politics5 days 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.
Business5 days 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

Prospective buyers are advised that Shire Hall site lies within the planning jurisdiction of Cambridge City Council and any proposals will need to have regard to conservation Prospective buyers are advised that Shire Hall site lies within the planning jurisdiction of Cambridge City Council and any proposals will need to have regard to conservation
Cambridgeshire County Council6 days ago

Historic Shire Hall Cambridge to become hotel if county council agree fresh bid

The site was relaunched onto the market on February 2

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.
News6 days 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 Council6 days 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
News6 days 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
Politics6 days 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
Leisure7 days 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.”
News7 days 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.
News7 days 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 Council7 days 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.
News7 days ago

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

Bletchley Park was vital to Allied victory in World War Two

NHS: a tale of our time NHS: a tale of our time
Your Views7 days ago

LETTER: It’s culture change, not cash that the NHS needs

Fruitless telephoning can be very stressful