Wed, 14:45

Final approval of the business case for re-opening the March to Wisbech rail link was given the green light today (Wednesday) by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA).

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Mon, 18:51

An extra £400,000 is to be put into the budget to cope with a seven-week delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic in constructing the new £18.337m headquarters at Alconbury Weald for Cambridgeshire County Council.

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Mon, 14:14

The former Paradise Pool in Ely- replaced by the Hive and later demolished at a cost of around £100,000 – could be used for 13 houses.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Former Heart presenter Kev Lawrence has parted company with BBC Radio Cambridgeshire a year almost to the day after picking up the reported £55,000 a year ‘gig’ to host the breakfast show.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

An organisation set up to help the homeless was in meltdown this week after its chairman Simon Crowson posted a series of malicious allegations.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

On the eve of re-opening his riverside pubs, businessman Steve Haslam described the past few months as “traumatic”.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Two Romanians who flagged down police late at night on a rural Cambridgeshire road led to four arrests for modern day slavery.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

‘See you in court’ was the response to Cambridgeshire County Council by the company that built the guided busway and are refusing to settle a new bill for repairs.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Two people were seriously injured in a collision that blocked the Forty Foot Bank road near Chatteris.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Nearly 200 residents took up the challenge from East Cambridgeshire Police to tell them where they want to conduct speed checks.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Behind a light hearted message to their customers is a serious message to members of a March social club as it prepares to re-open.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

More than 200 businesses were reported to Fenland Council for allegedly breaching Covid-19 regulations or ignoring social distancing.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Throughout this interview with Simon Crowson, the chair and leading figure in 50 Backpacks, I shall refer to him as Spike. It’s the name that’s become synonymous with the man and the organisation that’s fired new life into support for the homeless.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

He was the little boy that his dad forgot – but Ely Tigers Rugby Club were quick to put it right.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

In coming days we are going behind the scenes at 50 Backpacks to look at their remarkable efforts throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Numbers signing up for Universal Credit in East Cambridgeshire and Fenland may have peaked after a massive surge throughout April and May.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

East Cambridgeshire was not immune from the coronavirus pandemic, and economic recovery, for us, and for the rest of the country, will be slow, and in some instances painful.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A former March estate agent who quit the town suddenly 13 years ago has been arrested in Portsmouth and charged with the importation of cannabis with a street value of £500,000.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Bargain chain Poundstretcher, with stores in Wisbech and Chatteris, could shut more than half its shops unless it secures a rent deal.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

A passer-by called the fire service after spotting his local councillor trapped in a mud filled ditch – alongside her husband who had also got trapped trying to rescue her.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Historic Denny Abbey and Cottenham conservation area helped scupper a £200m waste from energy plant at Waterbeach.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

The Department of Transport has sent out a reminder that from today (Monday June 15) everyone must wear a face covering when travelling by public transport in England

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Nearly £20,000 has been raised to support the family of a 27-year-old father of two who was killed on Friday.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Two of three secondary schools run by The Active Learning Trust – Neale Wade in March and Cromwell in Chatteris – offered a partial welcome return for students from today (Monday).

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Aviation sources are reporting that an F-15 Eagle from RAF Lakenheath has crashed into the North Sea, east of Hull.

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

The i’s are being dotted, the t’s crossed before work starts – probably next month – on a £1.8m upgrade to the A10/A142 BP roundabout at Ely.

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

Rarely used emergency powers are to be used by Cambridgeshire County Council to fast track pop-up cycle lanes, wider pavements that allow for social distancing, safer junctions, and cycle and bus-only corridors.

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

A triple whammy – the latest being coronavirus – has hit expected income for the county council from its £38 million acquisition of Brunswick House, a 251-bed student housing block.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

A man befriended young boys on Facebook – some as young as 13 - and forwarded them naked pictures of himself.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

A pub used lockdown to create a poignant and powerful memorial of the last war on a side wall.

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