March

March

Fenland pubs see significant drop in alcohol related crime and disorder

Alcohol-related crime and disorder linked to the night-time economy in Fenland has dropped thanks to joint working by police and local venues.

Crime
JAILED: Robert Fitzjohn

Drug dealer who tried to hide stash in his pants jailed at Peterborough Crown Court

A man who was spotted dealing drugs and attempted to conceal the stash in his pants has been jailed for three years.

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Road accident

Road to be closed for several hours after serious Fenland collision

A serious collision between a car and a motorbike has closed a road in March this morning, Monday October 31.

Transport
Woman left “badly shaken” after sexual assault

Woman left “badly shaken” after sexual assault

Police are appealing to witnesses of a sexual assault in March.

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Crown Court News

Prison officer who smuggled phones and drugs into jail avoids being locked up

A prison officer who abused her position of trust to smuggle phones and drugs into prison has been spared a jail sentence.

March
Woman suffers serious injuries after being hit by car in supermarket car park

Woman suffers serious injuries after being hit by car in supermarket car park

A woman has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in a supermarket car park this morning.

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Peterborough Crown Court.

Pipe burglar found hiding in closet is jailed

A burglar who was discovered hiding in a bedroom cupboard in a home in March has been sentenced to 34 months in prison.

Crime
The Magpas Air Ambulance taking off from the scene at Wimblington this afternoon

VIDEO: Elderly women trapped in car in ditch following collision near March

Two women aged in their 70s were left trapped in their car in a ditch on the B1101 near March following a two car collision.

News
The helmet

Boy (9) avoids serious head injury thanks to cycle helmet

A bike helmet saved a young boy from serious injury after a collision with a car in March.

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Fire and Rescue news.

Fire crews rescue dog from Fenland house fire

Fire crews rescued a dog from a burning house in Eastalls Close, Doddington yesterday.

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Fire and Rescue news.

Extensive damage caused to home in March after fire

The cause of a fire which caused extensive smoke damage to a Fenland house is underway.

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The giant image of the Big Friendly Giant (BFG) in a maize maze in March.

Roald Dahl loving Fenland farmer etches 500ft BFG into field

A Roald-Dahl superfan has achieved an AMAIZING feat - by cutting his maize plants into a giant image of the Big Friendly Giant (BFG).

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Lithuanian police interpreter claims she was racially abused in village Post Office queue

A police interpreter who moved to the UK 13 years ago claims she’s become a victim of racial abuse following the Brexit vote by locals telling her to “go home.”

Crime
Matthew Holloway

Serial conman jailed for string of Fenland frauds

A serial conman has been jailed for eight years after admitting a string of frauds on people in the March area.

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UPDATE: Neglected Peterborough Staffy Pooch finds a new home at long last after surgery to have both eyes removed

A dog which had to have both of his eyes removed after being neglected by his owner has been nursed back to health by the RSPCA and now has new owners and a safe new home.

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The quarry in Mepal where the human head was found - Image �Licensed to i-Images Picture Agency. Picture by Terry Harris / i-Images

UPDATE: Severed human head found in Cambridgeshire quarry was male and aged 30-50

Detectives investigating the discovery of a human head at a quarry in Mepal, Cambridgeshire, have confirmed it is male.

Crime
Accident

Serious crash shuts A141 between Chatteris and March

A two vehicle crash has closed the A141 in both directions between March and Chatteris this afternoon, Wednesday June 22.

Transport
Crown Court News

Man in court charged with high value frauds in March

A man has appeared in court in connection with a string of frauds in Cambridgeshire.

Crime
Tina Keys

UPDATE: Tributes paid to “loving wife” and “exceptional auntie” killed in Fenland drain crash

The family of a woman who died when her car entered the river at Sixteen Foot Drain near Christchurch have released a tribute.

Transport
Tina Keys

Police name woman whose body was found in Fenland drain

Police have named a woman who died when the vehicle she was travelling in entered the river near Christchurch at the weekend.

Transport
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