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Jamie Parish, 35, of Stirling Square, Godmanchester, died when after his red Mercedes C220 entered the Fort Foot Drain, Forty Foot Bank, near Chatteris, at about 11.50am on Thursday (13 June). Jamie Parish, 35, of Stirling Square, Godmanchester, died when after his red Mercedes C220 entered the Fort Foot Drain, Forty Foot Bank, near Chatteris, at about 11.50am on Thursday (13 June).
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Godmanchester motorist dies in Forty Foot Bank river crash near Chatteris

Jamie was a much-loved husband, brother, son, grandson, and a devoted father

Two separate fund-raising campaigns have been launched to help a family following a fire at their Bramley Road, Wisbech, home. Two separate fund-raising campaigns have been launched to help a family following a fire at their Bramley Road, Wisbech, home.
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Urgent appeal to help Wisbech family recover from house blaze

Family home uninhabitable due to extensive fire damage

Historically Brook Cottages are known to be a pair of cottages dating to the 18th century Historically Brook Cottages are known to be a pair of cottages dating to the 18th century
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National Highways demolish historic cottages as part of £1bn road scheme

Work began today (17 June) and is expected to take four weeks to complete

A three-month closure order has been placed on a Huntingdon dessert shop following concerns of child sexual exploitation and child criminal exploitation A three-month closure order has been placed on a Huntingdon dessert shop following concerns of child sexual exploitation and child criminal exploitation
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Huntingdon shop gets its ‘just desserts’ after drugs and sexual exploitation claims

Peterborough magistrates’ issued the order closing Dessert Central

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Fresh problems hit flagship £32m A605 King’s Dyke crossing at Whittlesey

Jones Bros to check 'why these cracks have appeared'

Guy Forster has been elected as vice president of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) a not-for-profit organisation which represents injured people and bereaved families. Guy Forster has been elected as vice president of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) a not-for-profit organisation which represents injured people and bereaved families.
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Cambridge solicitor signs up to fight for those harmed by NHS ‘avoidable failures’

Guy Forster is now vice president of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

A full closure order was served on 81 Princes Street, Millfield, on June 12 A full closure order was served on 81 Princes Street, Millfield, on June 12
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3 month ban on visitors to Peterborough house where ‘vulnerable children’ found

A full closure order was served on 81 Princes Street, Millfield

Keiran Williams (L) and Adam Clarke (R) at the Norwich 100 riding in East Anglian Air Ambulance kit Keiran Williams (L) and Adam Clarke (R) at the Norwich 100 riding in East Anglian Air Ambulance kit
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Soham and Watton cyclists set £3,250 target for air ambulance – and here’s why

The cost of Adam’s rescue by EAAA was £3,250  

Drag Queen, Felicity Flappes said: “What an incredible night at Rainbow Runway and way to kick off Pride celebrations in Cambridge!” Drag Queen, Felicity Flappes said: “What an incredible night at Rainbow Runway and way to kick off Pride celebrations in Cambridge!”
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Felicity Flappes adds sparkle to Pride fund raiser at Grand Arcade Cambridge

Charity works to eliminate discrimination of LGBTQ+ community

Cambridgeshire Chief Constable, Nick Dean, will be awarded a King’s Policing Medal (KPM) as part of the King’s Birthday Honours Cambridgeshire Chief Constable, Nick Dean, will be awarded a King’s Policing Medal (KPM) as part of the King’s Birthday Honours
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King’s Policing Medal award for Cambridgeshire chief constable Nick Dean

Nick joined Norfolk Constabulary in September 1992

Cambridge Arts Theatre – image by Ian Chalk Architects Cambridge Arts Theatre – image by Ian Chalk Architects
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Sir Ian McKellen inspires £16million gift to Cambridge Arts Theatre

Cambridge Arts Theatre to close for a year from January 2025

Austin Wright, 47, went missing after attending a medical appointment at Peterborough City Hospital on Thursday morning (13 June). Austin Wright, 47, went missing after attending a medical appointment at Peterborough City Hospital on Thursday morning (13 June).
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Plea to find Wisbech man who goes missing after Peterborough hospital appointment

Austin left Peterborough hospital and has not been seen since

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire Julie Spence, enjoyed a visit to the Isle of Ely Rowing Club. PHOTO: Rob Morris His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire Julie Spence, enjoyed a visit to the Isle of Ely Rowing Club. PHOTO: Rob Morris
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Duke’s royal seal of approval for Isle of Ely Rowing Club

The Duke commended the club for fostering enthusiasm and skills

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Thorney Park Farm, the home of Open Farm and Vintage Weekend

Open Farm Sunday started back in 2006 and is promoted by LEAF to connect farmers with their customers. Park Farm...

Cambridge City Foodbank volunteer team at the Asda collection drive Cambridge City Foodbank volunteer team at the Asda collection drive
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Asda collection provides lifeline to Cambridge foodbank

Asda stepped in to help after a foodbank was hit by a decline in donations. Cambridge City Foodbank was invited...

Celebrated horn player Ben Goldscheider Celebrated horn player Ben Goldscheider
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World premiere concert performance of ‘The Fens’ coming to Peterborough

Celebrated horn player Ben Goldscheider joins Brother Tree Sound for an evening of Nineteenth-Century classics and a world premiere on...

Armed police out in Peterborough today and gave chase prior to arrest in Broadway. PHOTO: Terry Harris Armed police out in Peterborough today and gave chase prior to arrest in Broadway. PHOTO: Terry Harris
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Armed police arrest man in Broadway, Peterborough

Police make arrest outside Tesco Extra, Broadway

Police at the scene of a drugs raid at Harrier Way, Eagle Business Park, Yaxley. More than 2,000 cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of £1m, were discovered PHOTO: Terry Harris Police at the scene of a drugs raid at Harrier Way, Eagle Business Park, Yaxley. More than 2,000 cannabis plants, with an estimated street value of £1m, were discovered PHOTO: Terry Harris
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EXCLUSIVE: Video from inside £1m Peterborough cannabis factory

Two arrests after Yaxley cannabis factory raid

Scene at the Lamb Hotel, Ely, as fire crews called to tackle tumble dryer fire. PHOTO: CambsNews reader David Scene at the Lamb Hotel, Ely, as fire crews called to tackle tumble dryer fire. PHOTO: CambsNews reader David
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Lamb Hotel, Ely, evacuated after tumble dryer catches fire

The alarm was raised shortly after 10am yesterday

It was back to business shortly afterwards for Lidl distribution centre in Peterborough after solar panels caught fire. 11 fire engines and around 40 firefighters, as well as a water carrier and an aerial appliance, were quickly on the scene. PHOTO: Terry Harris It was back to business shortly afterwards for Lidl distribution centre in Peterborough after solar panels caught fire. 11 fire engines and around 40 firefighters, as well as a water carrier and an aerial appliance, were quickly on the scene. PHOTO: Terry Harris
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£999 Lidl gift to firefighters charity for saving £70m Peterborough warehouse

The cheque was handed over at Stanground Fire Station

The new Wisbech Free school will be run by the Brooke Weston Trust, which also runs the Thomas Clarkson Academy (above), and is expected to be fully operational by 2026. The new Wisbech Free school will be run by the Brooke Weston Trust, which also runs the Thomas Clarkson Academy (above), and is expected to be fully operational by 2026.
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Parents given a week to apply for places at new Wisbech school

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 12 June

Mark Smith, 41, was arrested in The Village in Orton Longueville, Peterborough, on 30 May as he was wanted for numerous thefts from shops around Orton between 16 May and 28 May and being in breach of his CBO twice. Mark Smith, 41, was arrested in The Village in Orton Longueville, Peterborough, on 30 May as he was wanted for numerous thefts from shops around Orton between 16 May and 28 May and being in breach of his CBO twice.
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Peterborough: Pepsi Max, chocolate and washing pod thief jailed

Mark Smith arrested in The Village in Orton Longueville

Dermott Rowan celebrating his 90th birthday with his wife: the couple have now been together for 70 years and married for 68 Dermott Rowan celebrating his 90th birthday with his wife: the couple have now been together for 70 years and married for 68
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Former hotel manager Dermott celebrates a special birthday at Waterbeach

The couple have been together for 70 years and married for 68

Police at the scene of a drugs raid at Harrier Way, Eagle Business Park, Yaxley. PHOTO: Terry Harris Police at the scene of a drugs raid at Harrier Way, Eagle Business Park, Yaxley. PHOTO: Terry Harris
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Drugs raid at Yaxley near Peterborough industrial unit

The unit had previously been home to a gym

James Palmer, former East Cambs Council leader and first devolved mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, is chair of Eastern Powerhouse James Palmer, former East Cambs Council leader and first devolved mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, is chair of Eastern Powerhouse
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No mention of Wisbech rail in 32-page Eastern Powerhouse election ‘manifesto’

Manifesto calls for single elected Mayor or 'Governor' for the East

At Cambridge Crown Court, Darren Stapleton, of Beachampstead Road, Great Staughton, near St Neots, was sentenced to four years in prison and a further two on licence. At Cambridge Crown Court, Darren Stapleton, of Beachampstead Road, Great Staughton, near St Neots, was sentenced to four years in prison and a further two on licence.
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Undercover cops pose as young girls to snare Cambridgeshire paedophile

Paedophile stored 126 indecent images of children and 463 images of bestiality

A closure order was issued to 26 Militia Way today (5 June) after a successful application from East Cambridgeshire neighbourhood officers to Peterborough magistrates’ court. A closure order was issued to 26 Militia Way today (5 June) after a successful application from East Cambridgeshire neighbourhood officers to Peterborough magistrates’ court.
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Visitors to Ely house risk arrest after police get court order

Police use Anti-Social Behaviour and Policing Act 2014

Mayor Nik Johnson at today’s Combined Authority meeting where he declined to expand on which ‘external independent organisations’ he has approached in his bid to investigate a housing scheme. Mayor Nik Johnson at today’s Combined Authority meeting where he declined to expand on which ‘external independent organisations’ he has approached in his bid to investigate a housing scheme.
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Mayor Nik Johnson claims predecessor ‘improperly submitted’ community benefit support letter for 115 homes

Save Wilburton from Over Development campaigned against the 115 homes

Labour launch in Peterborough: Candidates Andrew Pakes and Sam Carling with Labour supporters outside the Lido, Peterborough, on Saturday. PHOTO: Terry Harris Labour launch in Peterborough: Candidates Andrew Pakes and Sam Carling with Labour supporters outside the Lido, Peterborough, on Saturday. PHOTO: Terry Harris
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Conservatives 4, Labour 3, Lib Dem 1– YouGov projection for Cambridgeshire

YouGov projects 422 Labour wins a 'result beyond landslide territory'

Sexual predator Grant Brownlow of March, Cambridgeshire, was jailed for four and a half years, to serve half with the remaining term on licence. He will be on the Sex Offenders Register for life and given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order. Sexual predator Grant Brownlow of March, Cambridgeshire, was jailed for four and a half years, to serve half with the remaining term on licence. He will be on the Sex Offenders Register for life and given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.
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Paedophile hunters expose Fenland sexual predator

Independent Voices Stings describe Grant Brownlow of March as 'vile'