March

March

Over 700 plants seized as police dismantle huge Fenland cannabis factory

More than 700 cannabis plants were found in a disused building during a police raid.

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Residents told to keep doors and windows shut after arson attack destroys Fenland barn

Residents were told to keep their doors and windows closed last night as they tackled a large barn fire.

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Man given further life sentence for trying to slit throat of killer

A prisoner who attempted to murder another inmate has been given a further life sentence at Peterborough Crown Court today.

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Peterborough Crown Court

Man to be sentenced at Peterborough Crown Court after pleading guilty to attempted murder today

A man has today appeared at Peterborough Crown Court and pleaded guilty to attempted murder.

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Man to appear in Peterborough court charged with attempting to murder convicted killer and armed robber

A man will appear at Peterborough Crown Court tomorrow charged with attempted murder.

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CCTV images of a police wish to speak to

Laptop, banks cards and £700 stolen from car in March

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft from a car in March.

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Some of the cannabis seized by police

Peterborough and March duo escape immediate jail term after getting caught with over £50,000 worth of drugs

Two men have been handed suspended sentences after they were found in possession of cannabis worth thousands of pounds.

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The scene of the crash in Wimblington this morning. Photo: @fencops

Motorcyclist injured in Wimblington crash

A motorcyclist was injured in collision with a van in Wimblington this morning.

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The scene in Chatteris this morning: PHOTO: @Fencops

UPDATE: Attempted cashpoint theft leaves Post Office building devastated

Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves attempted to steal a cashpoint from Chatteris Post Office this morning.

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Police checkpoint catches 10 drivers on mobile phones, numerous motorists for no MOT and recovers trailer after 47 are stolen

A day of action saw police report 10 driver for using mobile phones, a driver fined £500 for using red diesel and a trailer recovered following a spate of thefts.

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Thieves pull front off post office in attempt to steal cashpoint

Thieves have pulled the front off Chatteris’ Post Office in an unsuccessful attempt to steal a cash machine.

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Three motorcyclists taken to Peterborough City Hospital after three separate crashes on same stretch of road

Three motorcyclists were taken to Peterborough City Hospital yesterday after three separate accidents on the same stretch of road.

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Public urged not to approach man wanted for violent attack on woman in Cambridgeshire Fens

Police are appealing for help to find a man who carried out a violent attack in Friday Bridge on March 11.

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A47 upgrade plans go on display in Peterborough

Plans to upgrade three busy stretches of the A47 to dual carriageway and improve junctions have gone on show, with more public events planned.

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Balaclava clad men escape with £400 cash during Fenland robbery

Three balaclava-clad robbers threatened three men with a crowbar and escaped with £400 in cash during an incident in March.

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The scene on the A141. Photo: @Fencops

STORM DORIS: Second crash on A141 near Guyhirn involving another three overturned lorries

Another three lorries have overturned in the high winds caused by Storm Doris.

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The scene on the A141. Photo: Fen Cops

STORM DORIS: High winds cause lorry to overturn on A141 near Chatteris

A lorry driver has suffered minor injuries after his HGV left the road on the A141 near Chatteris.

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Man suffers serious head injuries in assault

A man suffered serious head injuries in an assault by two men in March.

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Norwich and Peterborough Building Society, Peterborough.

225 jobs at risk as famous Norwich and Peterborough brand is set to be axed

More than 200 jobs are at risk across the Peterborough area as the owners of the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society look to axe the famous brand.

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Armed balaclava clad men steal cash and distinctive gold chain in aggravated burglary

Two balaclava clad men assaulted a man with a metal bar before stealing a quantity of cash and this distinctive gold chain.

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