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Seven of eight rare miniature ponies stolen from Fenland farm recovered by police

Seven of eight miniature ponies that were stolen from a farm in the Cambridgeshire Fens have been found and returned home.

Crime
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Primary school children speak to speeding drivers at roadside in effort to tackle dangerous driving

Cambridgeshire police teamed up with school children yesterday to tackle the issue of speeding traffic near their primary school.

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Peterborough Magistrates' Court

Three charged over car key burglaries across Peterborough, Whittlesey, Thorney and Wisbech

Three men have appeared in court after being charged in connection with car key burglaries.

Crime
Change to school allocation

Change to school allocation

The demand for primary school places in Whittlesey is forcing a change in the way places are allocated to pupils.

Education
Magpas Air Ambulance

UPDATE: Two suffer serious injuries after three vehicle crash on A605

Two people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash on the A605 this morning.

Transport
Road closed

BREAKING: Air ambulance at scene of serious A605 crash - road closed

The air ambulance is at the scene of a serious collision which has closed the A605 between Coates and the A141.

Transport
The Kings Dyke level crossing on the A605 between Peterborough and Whittlesey. Photo: Alan Storer/Peterborough Telegraph

Level crossing failure causing delays between Whittlesey and Peterborough

Motorists travelling between Whittlesey and Farcet faced an extra headache this morning as the barriers at a level crossing failed in the down position.

Transport
Magic moments in Whittlesey

Magic moments in Whittlesey

A fundraising coffee morning and magic show was put on by the Whittlesey Festival Committee, with tea, coffee, homemade cakes and entertainment from the Peterborough Society of Magicians which wowed adults and children with their amazing tricks.

News
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North East Cambridgeshire MP appointed as Economic Secretary

The Government has appointed North East Cambridgeshire MP Steve Barclay as City Minister, but is yet to decide who will be charged with overseeing Brexit’s impact on financial services after a string of departures from Number 10.

Politics
Whittlesey Fire Station 50th anniversary open day.  George Dunlop and John Kee with their 1931 Fire Engine EMN-170306-190149009

Celebration at anniversary of fire station

Firefighters at Whittlesey Fire Station were overwhelmed by the support from the local community at their 50th anniversary celebrations, which raised £1,800.

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Backrow, l-r, Kerry Hustler (Alphabet Nursery), Fay Ratcliffe (mum), (dad), June Massey (Epilepsy Action. Front row, l-r, Max Ratcliffe (brother, 3), Maya Ratcliffe THA

National award for nursery due to its great care

A Whittlesey nursery has been crowned the winner of a national education award for its support of a young girl with epilepsy.

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Kings Dyke Nature Reserve

Free family events at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve in Whittlesey

Children and families are being invited to a series of free events over half-term, including pond dipping, moth trapping, nocturnal walks, guided tours and face painting at Kings Dyke Nature Reserve in Whittlesey.

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Community news

Grants for community groups

Grants are on offer from a windfarm development to help local community groups improve their environment.

Environment
£10,000 raised to screen for heart ailments

£10,000 raised to screen for heart ailments

A superb fundraising effort has seen £10,000 raised inside three months to provide heart screenings for Whittlesey residents.

News
Police accident

UPDATE: Three adults and baby taken to Peterborough Hospital after A605 crash

Three adults and a baby were assessed by paramedics following a two car collision on the A605 in Peterborough last night.

Transport
Road Closed

UPDATE: Police reopen A605 after crash near Cardea

Police shut the A605 between Toll Road and the Amazon Warehouse/Fletton Parkway junction following a crash on Stanground bypass this evening.

Transport
Police accident

Crash causing “30 minute delays” on A605 near Cardea and back to Whittlesey

There on long delays on the A605 and Whittlesey Road after a collision near Cardea this evening, Thursday May 18.

Transport

Teen convinces sports stars to back charity

A Whittlesey teenager has helped to raise £5,000 for a leading child protection charity after speaking in front of 1,600 sports stars and celebrities.

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Part of the Whittlesey crew

Fire station’s 50th anniversary

A fun-filled open day has been planned at Whittlesey Fire Station, Cemetery Road, to celebrate its 50 years of history in the town.

Whats on 1

Whittlesey lorry superfan, 3, “absolutely gobsmacked” after having HGV named after him

A three-year-old boy has had a lorry named after him after becoming obsessed with the truck that turns up to his local supermarket each morning.

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