UPDATE: Lorry sheds load closing A605 at Whittlesey

A lorry has shed its load on the A605 at Whittlesey this morning, Monday November 28, which has led to the closure of the road

Health news

Black Friday deals at leisure centres

A collection of Black Friday deals are on offer at Fenland District Council’s four leisure centres this weekend.

Alcohol related disorder has fallen

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.

Mandi Wakefield

Whittlesey community raises money for mum-of-three’s funeral after sudden death

A community has rallied around a Whittlesey family after a mum of three died suddenly overnight.

The Duchess

Full steam ahead for artist

A professional artist from Whittlesey won the best water based painting at the annual Guild of Railway Artists exhibition. James Green (41) of Church Street triumphed with his work entitled ‘Duchess’ which is based on the scene in 1964 at Crewe North.

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Representatives of the Trust, No Gain No Pain UK and the Aliwal Manor Care Centre with  the donated items

Big donation to help patients

Patients will benefit from specialist medical devices worth more than £10,000 which have been donated to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

102-year-old birthday of Margaret Kruschina at Aliwal Manor care home, Whittlesey. She is with daughter Naomi Phillips and granddaughter Elizabeth Phillips EMN-161030-181302009

102 reasons to smile

It was a very happy birthday and many happy returns to 102-year-old Margaret Kruschina on Sunday.

Mr Barnes appears in court,
Magistrates Court, Peterborough
Picture by Terry Harris. THA

‘I’m disgusted with myself’

A Whittlesey man has been given a restraining order after drunkenly abusing a neighbour.

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Pupils talk up Must Farm

Pupils talk up Must Farm

Findings from the excavation of the Bronze Age site Must Farm were put on display at a talk at Sir Harry Smith Community College in Whittlesey last week.

The scene in Station Road, Whittlesey last night

Armed police arrest man in late night incident in Whittlesey

Armed police were called after a disturbance in Whittlesey involving a man thought to have a knife.

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Good Samaritans pull man from smoking car after driver suffers cardiac arrest and crashed into dyke

A Good Samaritan helped rescue his best friend’s dad after he suffered a cardiac arrest and swerved into a dyke.

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Emergency services incident, news form the Peterborough Telegraph, www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk @peterboroughtel on Twitter

Good Samaritan rescues driver who spun into 20 foot embankment after suffering cardiac arrest

A Good Samaritan rescued a driver who spun into a 20 foot embankment at King’s Delph in Whittlesey after suffering a cardiac arrest at the wheel.

The team with their award

Awards for Washes team

A team behind the strengthening of the Whittlesey Washes, which was completed a year early and nearly £10 million under budget, has won two awards.

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Coast to coast trek for Jason

A Whittlesey engineer battled through the pain to trek from the west coast of England to the east in just two weeks.

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Police news

Police offer reassurance after reports of child abduction

Police are reassuring residents in the Whittlesey and Coates area after reports of a child abduction earlier this week turned out to be a misunderstanding.

A Magpas Helimedix air ambulance, like the one pictured, was called to the scene.

Whittlesey man in his 80s airlifted to hospital in serious condition after falling down flight of stairs

A man in his 80s was airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with serious head injuries after falling down a flight of stairs.

Deborah Slater

Indian summer for Deborah

First aid training was given to tribal children from the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in India by Deborah Slator, chair of Defibrillators for All.

Phlilp Ingham's children Peter, Gemma and Christopher and son-in-law Chris

Whittlesey family climb 24 peaks in 24 hours in honour of dad who died seven weeks after cancer diagnosis

A Whittlesey family defied fatigue by climbing 24 Lake District peaks in 24 hours in honour of their late father.

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A flooded Whittlesey Wash makes for dramatic silhouette pictures ENGEMN00120140802165421

Whittlesey Washes strengthening finishes a year early and £10 million under budget

Work to strengthen the banks of the Whittlesey Washes flood reservoir have finished a year early and £10 million under budget.

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Have you seen this watch?

Rare watch, jewellery and TV stolen in Whittlesey burglary

A distinctive and rare watch has been stolen in a burglary in Whittlesey.

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