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

Suspect spotted speeding in Bellmans 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.
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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
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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.
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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)
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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 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
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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
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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.”
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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LETTER: It’s culture change, not cash that the NHS needs

Fruitless telephoning can be very stressful

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
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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

“Car meets have been a problem in Peterborough for some time “Car meets have been a problem in Peterborough for some time
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WATCH: Moment ‘drifter’ comes close to injuring Peterborough spectators

'Drifter' at Peterborough car meet hits on-lookers

Market prices for the first phase start from £275,000 for a one-bedroom home but for those who qualify four of these can be snapped up for £100,000. Market prices for the first phase start from £275,000 for a one-bedroom home but for those who qualify four of these can be snapped up for £100,000.
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East Cambridgeshire District Council hopes £100k homes will tempt buyers to Paradise!

£100k homes application deadline is 16 August 2024

Charlotte Cane (left), the Lib Dem for Ely and East Cambridgeshire elected last Thursday met opponents of the Sunnica solar farm before the election. She pledged to oppose it. Charlotte Cane (left), the Lib Dem for Ely and East Cambridgeshire elected last Thursday met opponents of the Sunnica solar farm before the election. She pledged to oppose it.
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Labour could ‘immediately give green light’ to 2,500 acres Cambridgeshire/Suffolk Sunnica solar farm

If agreed it would be the largest solar farm in the UK

Pride also enjoyed a visit from the Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Sidney Imafidon, who posted photos of his visit to Mayor’s Facebook page. Pride also enjoyed a visit from the Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Sidney Imafidon, who posted photos of his visit to Mayor’s Facebook page.
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Great first Pride – maybe first of many – for Wisbech

Pride enjoyed a visit from the Mayor of Wisbech, Cllr Sidney Imafidon

Camp Beagle supporters have published an email from FloGas confirming the termination of the contract – we have asked FloGas to verify it. Camp Beagle supporters have published an email from FloGas confirming the termination of the contract – we have asked FloGas to verify it.
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Camp Beagle claim major success in persuading energy supplier to end MBR Acres contract

'We can now cross FloGas off the list of suppliers'

David Lammy, Shadow Foreign Secretary, and Peterborough prospective Parliamentary candidate Andrew Pakes David Lammy, Shadow Foreign Secretary, and Peterborough prospective Parliamentary candidate Andrew Pakes
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Peterborough – he studied at King’s School – helps shape new foreign secretary David Lammy’s thoughts

To help communities like Peterborough 'Labour’s foreign policy must adapt'

Eric’s fish and chips on the Abbey Retail Park at St. Ives says it is shutting up shop locally to concentrate on its businesses in Norfolk. Eric’s fish and chips on the Abbey Retail Park at St. Ives says it is shutting up shop locally to concentrate on its businesses in Norfolk.
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St Ives fish and chip shop to close after a 5 year run

The St Ives shop opened in June 2019

Election count results in as Labour candidate Sam Carling becomes new MP for North West Cambridgeshire as he defeats Shailesh Vara. Kingsgate Centre, Peterborough Friday 05 July 2024. Picture by Terry Harris. Election count results in as Labour candidate Sam Carling becomes new MP for North West Cambridgeshire as he defeats Shailesh Vara. Kingsgate Centre, Peterborough Friday 05 July 2024. Picture by Terry Harris.
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VIDEO: Labour win Peterborough and NW Cambs but it was close run

Sam was just 3 years old when Shailesh Vara was first elected

Performed at Cambridge Arts Theatre, Mythical Trials is an original interpretation of several Greek Myths. Performed at Cambridge Arts Theatre, Mythical Trials is an original interpretation of several Greek Myths.
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REVIEW: Bedazzle presents Mythic Trials at Cambridge Arts Theatre

Mythical Trials is an original interpretation of several Greek myths.