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Police called to two separate drunk and disorderly incidents in Whittlesey...before 8.30am

Police have twice been called to Whittlesey this morning to deal with two separate drunk and disorderly incidents...before 8.30am!

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Diamond wedding couple Janet (79) and Felix Dowsing (85) of Whittlesey. EMN-170203-160254009

Cheers to diamond couple

It was a family reunion for diamond couple Janet and Luke Dowsing as they celebrated 60 years of marriage.

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Elderly man rescued from car upside down in water filled ditch

Elderly man rescued from car upside down in water filled ditch

An elderly man was rescued by fire crews after he was trapped in his car upside down in a water filled ditch.

Transport
The water tower in Whittlesey. Photo: @FenCops

Police investigate racist graffiti on Whittlesey water tower

Police are investigating racist graffiti on a Whittlesey water tower.

Crime
Whittlesey charity soccer event in aid of  Effie Hadman. She is pictured with mum Carly and Posh legend Jack Carmichael EMN-150726-150816009

A Whittlesey child with an incurable condition brought smiles to many people. After her passing aged six, her mum thanks the community for their help

Still smiling until the end, that is how Carly Hadman will remember six-year-old daughter Effie who has sadly passed away from Late Infantile Batten Disease.

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Police

Woman shaken after attempted bag snatch in Whittlesey

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man attempted to snatch a woman’s handbag.

Crime
Deborah Slater, Sue Page, jennifer Hardy and Finlay Coulson (front) with the rest of the  Defibrillators for All team raising cash for a further machine for Whittlesey at a christmas fair at Manor Leisure Centre. EMN-140612-185304009

£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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The scene of the crash:  Credit : @Fencops 5lEkfRiXFW7v-6-9eBoA

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.

Transport
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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Jordan Gallagher

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.

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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.

Transport
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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