£10,000 needed to screen town’s young adults

A two-day screening will aim to catch undetected heart conditions in 200 young adults in Whittlesey - but there is a £10,000 snag.

Modern Slavery campiagn

Multi-lingual campaign set to be launched to tackle Fenland modern slavery

A campaign is being launched in Fenland to increase awareness of modern slavery and urge the public to report concerns.

Fire engine

‘Seriously good work’ by firefighters prevents blaze spreading to family home

“Seriously good work” by fire crews prevented a workshop fire spreading to a home in Coates yesterday.

Kelly  Stanier with Mia  Stanier (1), Ella  Stanier (3), Cody  Stanier (3), Yazmin Hills (14) who has hair cut and James  Stanier. Cheque pres to Stanier family from Yazmin following her head shave. EMN-170117-181155009

Cheque for Cody’s pushchair

A teenager who had her hair shaved off has handed over a cheque for £3,210.81 to the parents of a child who needs a new adapted pushchair.

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The Railway pub in Whittlesey, which has closed for major refurbishment. Pictured is the new licencee Simon Bains EMN-170130-172202009

£300,000 makeover to give pub the ‘wow factor’

A Whittlesey pub has shut for a £300,000 refurbishment which will create 10 new jobs.

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Lucky escape for two motorists after car enters ditch near Whittlesey

Two motorists had a lucky escape after crashing into a ditch near Whittlesey this evening, Tuesday January 31.

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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Straw Bear Festival 2017 at Whittlesey. Straw Bear and his keeper leading the parade EMN-170114-174520009

GALLERY: Lots of colour and noise at Whittlesey’s Straw Bear Festival

The popular Straw Bear Festival took place in Whittlesey last weekend with plenty of singing and dancing.

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Parade for new navy officer

A 21-year-old from Whittlesey has celebrated his formal commissioning as a Royal Navy officer on parade at Britannia Royal Naval College in Devon.

Ruby Hurst and Whittlesey WI president Ann Quincey Pic: RWT Photography

75 years later Ruby remains a WI stalwart

A Whittlesey woman who has been part of the Women’s Institute for 75 years celebrated her 90th birthday at a group meeting last month.

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Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival in the town centre attended by morris dance groups EMN-160116-191737009

Straw Bear to return

The Straw Bear Festival takes place in Whittlesey next week.

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Florence Fraser (103) on her birthday at Aliwal Manor, Whittlesey with staff Jeni Watkins, Carol Lyon, Vicky English and Nicole Moore. EMN-161220-165014009

Florence celebrates her 103rd birthday

There were 103 reasons to cheer for Florence Fraser as she toasted reaching an incredible birthday with a tot of whisky.

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UPDATE: Driver and three children have lucky escape after car hits electrical telegraph pole

UPDATE: Driver and three children have lucky escape after car hits electrical telegraph pole

A driver and three children escape with only minor injuries after their car left the road and hit an electrical telegraph pole in Whittlesey last night.

The scene of the crash: Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

Driver has lucky escape after car turns over in Whittlesey

A motorist had a lucky escape when they escaped this car crash with only minor injuries this evening, Wednesday December 21.

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The scene of the fire

Man treated for facial burns after kitchen fire in Whittlesey

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people in the run up to Christmas not to leave chip pans unattended after a fire at a home in Whittlesey caused extensive damage to the kitchen yesterday.

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Man in 70s suffers serious injuries after hit-and-run in Whittlesey

A man in his 70s needed hospital treatment after a hit-and-run in Kings Delph, Whittlesey.


VIDEO: Whittlesey Lottery winner excited for Christmas in new home after hosting special school Elf Festival

A lottery winner from Whittlesey hosted an Elf Festival at her daughter’s special school to help pupils and staff start Christmas week celebrations in seasonal style.

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Yazmin Hills , a pupil of SHSCC Whittlesey, having her head shaved to raise funds for Cody Stanier (3) by hairdresser and mum Claire Hills. EMN-161125-152631009

Family’s delight over hair shave

A teenage girl said goodbye to her blonde locks to raise money for a three-year-old with a unique health condition.

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Car crime

Warning to vehicle owners in Whittlesey after man seen attempting to open cars

Police have issued a warning to residents in Whittlesey after a man was seen trying car doors and one vehicle was entered and searched this morning.

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Warning after high value commercial vehicle thefts leads to police operation in Wisbech and Whittlesey

Police are asking the public to be on the look-out for suspicious activity around commercial vehicles after eight high value motors were stolen from a business.

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