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More trains planned between Peterborough and Whittlesey as mayor calls for improved rail service

Trains will travel more frequently between Peterborough and Whittlesey under plans being drawn up by Greater Anglia, but a better rail service is still needed according to the county’s metro mayor.

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PHOTO SPECIAL: A vintage day in the sun for fans of classic buses as Fenland Busfest rolls into Whittlesey

Lovers of vintage vehicles had a treat on Sunday at the annual Fenland Busfest.

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Road blocked after car and tractor collide on Whittlesey road

A car and tractor have collided on a road in Whittlesey, causing the road to be blocked.

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The cheque presentation

Cheers for mayor’s cheques

Cheques of £1,150 have been handed over from funds raised by the Mayor of Whittlesey, Cllr Ralph Butcher. One of the cheques was presented to the 1st Coates Brownies at Coates Primary School. Brownie leader Lisa Coleman said the Brownies were over the moon and will invest some of the money in a new parade banner to use at special events.

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Daisy Wheeler

Help poorly girl from Whittlesey win dream garden

A six-year-old girl with a rare form of epilepsy who cannot walk, crawl or talk is set to undergo major brain surgery to try and reduce the daily seizures she endures.

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Temporary traffic lights at King’s Dyke in Whittlesey for works

There are temporary traffic lights at King’s Dyke in Whittlesey for carriageway patching works.

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The 1988 Leyland Olympian has been restored

40 classic buses and coaches for Fenland Busfest

Forty classic buses and coaches from the 1940s to the 1990s will be giving free rides across on Sunday, May 20, including connections to a major classic car show at Ramsey.

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CCTV released after teenager is hospitalised in violent robbery by two men in Whittlesey

CCTV has been released of a man police want to speak to in connection to a robbery in Whittlesey.
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Road closed

Two car crash shuts road at Pondersbridge in both directions

A two vehicle crash has shut the main road at Pondersbridge this morning, close to the bridge over Bevill's Leam.
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Woman charged with drink driving

Woman charged with drink driving after crashing into King's Dyke at Whittlesey

A woman from Peterborough has been charged with drink driving after her car left the road and entered water at Kings Delph, Whittlesey.

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The cheque presentation

New anniversary garden for Whittlesey

A volunteer community group is celebrating after securing thousands of pounds to help them create an anniversary garden in Whittlesey.

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North Bank closed between Peterborough and Whittlesey due to flooding risk

North Bank is closed between Peterborough and Whittlesey due to the risk of flooding.

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March Railway Station

Disruption to rail services after man struck by train at March Railway Station

Rail services in Peterborough and Whittlesey are being affected after a man was struck by a train at March Railway Station.

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Patient flown to hospital in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest in Whittlesey

A patient was flown to hospital in a critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest in Whittlesey.

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The presentation

Money donated for new smoke alarms

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Whittlesey Rotary Club to fund smoke alarms for vulnerable adults living in Whittlesey and the surrounding areas.

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The scene of the fatal crash

Man charged over causing death by dangerous driving of Whittlesey man and well-known Peterborough rugby player

A man has been charged following a fatal crash on the B1040 Ramsey Road, Whittlesey.
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The B1040 remains closed at North Bank. Photo: Terry Harris

UPDATE: B1040 to reopen, but stretch of North Bank still closed near Whittlesey

Cambridgeshire County Council have said the B1040 between Whittlesey and North Bank is now to reopen today, but a stretch of North Bank itself will remained shut.

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The B1040 remains closed at North Bank. Photo: Terry Harris

Flooding to keep B1040 North Bank to Whittlesey shut for at least another 24 hours as heavy rain is forecast

The B1040 at Whittlesey will remain shut for at least another 24 hours due to flooding Cambridgeshire County Council has confirmed.
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King's Dyke Level Crossing

Long delays on A605 from Whittlesey to Peterborough force council to halt King's Dyke roadworks as North Bank remains closed

Motorists travelling between Peterborough and Whittlesey this morning faced long delays due to roadworks on the A605.
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Whittlesea Railway Station

Have your say on Whittlesey and Manea railway improvement plans

Residents can have their say on proposed improvements to railway stations in Whittlesey and Manea.

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