Thursday, May 21, 2020

A March care home was placed into special measures weeks before the coronavirus lockdown after Government health officials rated it as ‘inadequate’.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Peterborough Greyhound Stadium has announced that it will cease trading as the coronavirus outbreak and longer term social distancing measures will make the business no longer be viable.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

A March grandmother is sharing a simple pattern she developed for face masks in return for donations towards the cost of PPE in local care homes.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

A broadband scheme which has helped hundreds of businesses and homes get faster and more reliable internet is still accepting new applications.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Two of the six dogs that are being trained to ‘sniff out’ COVID-19 in humans are from Wood Green The Animals Charity, which is based in Cambridgeshire.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A senior spokesperson of a Fenland care provider is calling for society to change its perception of social care and acknowledge more of the sector’s successes during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A stunning wedding venue and its suppliers are offering an NHS worker the chance to to win a dream wedding next year.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Three specialist dental clinics in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are offering treatment for patients who need an emergency appointment during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

A dog breeder is offering a cash reward for the safe return of 14 dogs and puppies stolen overnight from her premises in Upwell, near Wisbech.

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Friday, May 8, 2020

A mother has renewed calls for CCTV to be installed at a cemetery in March after items on her baby’s grave were tampered with and stolen - however Fenland Council say that “would not be an appropriate response”.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Hourly services from Soham took a step nearer as Network Rail submitted its planning application for a new rail station for the town.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Support for those who are suffering a mental health crisis during the coronavirus pandemic has been strengthened across Cambridgeshire.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

A family has been “overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers” that have sent birthday cards to their brother who is worried about missing out on his 21st celebrations because of the coronavirus lockdown.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

A 90-year-old Ely resident plays a piano accordion every week to entertain his neighbours during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Officials have thanked all the frontline recycling and waste keyworkers for being “brilliant despite the incredibly challenging circumstances” throughout the coronavirus lockdown.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Cambridgeshire County Council intends to reopen all nine recycling centres from Monday (May 11) as the government begins to ease its coronavirus lockdown measures.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Both keen to commemorate VE Day in 1945, a father and son risked their own safety to make sure this flag of the Union Jack was proudly displayed high above Walsoken.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

A small country park that offers holiday accommodation in the Fenland countryside is taking the relevant steps to also become a wedding venue.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Cancer referrals across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have dropped 60 pc since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, and anyone that could be showing early signs of the disease is urged to contact their GP.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A team member from KFC in Wisbech has had “NHS” with a heart shaved into her head - and raised £300 for hospital healthcare workers on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A man who hid a Stanley knife from police in the waistband of his trousers when he was drunk outside a pub has been jailed for eight months.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

A charity that usually provides a dial-a-ride and befriending service is now busy delivering shopping to the elderly and vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic - and one day received almost 100 orders.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Olympic bronze medallist Goldie Sayers has been throwing her first ever javelin again - the same one she would’ve used as a pupil at King’s School Ely - for a charity that supported her early athletics career.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Emily Parsons won the Under-16 category and two other King’s Ely students were named runners up from a competition which had 1,500 images submitted.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Fen Homecare, based in Soham, is urging the community not to make judgements against those who work in the profession.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The new owner of Ely House in Wisbech - a property with a damaged roof, broken windows and no utilities running to it - has been handed an almost £6,000 council tax bill even though it is inhabitable.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Struggling with ways to keep busy during lockdown? Then why not try Visit Ely’s virtual treasure hunt challenge.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

A health trust has publicly thanked schools and organisations for making protective visors for staff on the coronavirus frontline.

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Twelve Romanian friends, living and working in the Fens – some of them as carers – broke coronavirus restrictions by holding an Easter celebration lunch.

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Fens Falconry is looking to improve its on-site facilities and accommodate educational visits for schools and community groups.

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