The horse being rescued. Photo: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

No horsing around for firefighters after rescuing animal from ditch near Whittlesey

Firefighters were called on to rescue a horse which had become trapped in a ditch near Whittlesey.

Ronnie and Caroline Hall of Whittlesey, parents of Megan Hall who passed away recently EMN-180625-173441009

Disgust as funeral money for pregnant mum, who died suddenly, is stolen from Peterborough

Grieving parents whose pregnant daughter died unexpectedly have been left even more heartbroken when the money for her funeral was stolen.

Megan Hall with mum Caroline

Crowdfunding appeal after money for Whittlesey mum’s funeral is stolen

A crowdfunding appeal has been launched after money for a Whittlesey mum’s funeral was stolen.


Work begins on new £9.3 million care complex near Whittlesey

Work has begun on a £9.3 million care complex for the elderly in Coates, near Whittlesey.

Sky Broadband & Talk is down

WiFi blackout as Sky Broadband & Talk goes down in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire

Residents in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire were without Sky Broadband & Talk after damage caused by builders.

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Delays due to temporary lights near A605

Temporary traffic lights have been installed near the A605 heading towards Cardea and Whittlesey.

Sarah Grant

Whittlesey mum who had nervous breakdown after marriage ended sees brighter future thanks to National Lottery funded programme

A Whittlesey mum who had a nervous breakdown after the collapse of her 17-year relationship is looking to a brighter future with the help of a National Lottery funded programme.

Police news

Police and ambulance crews cordon off area of Whittlesey after woman suffers serious injuries

Police and ambulance crews sealed off an area in Whittlesey today after a woman suffered serious injuries in an incident.


Delays on the A605 between Peterborough and Whittlesey due to emergency repairs

There were delays on the A605 between Peterborough and Whittlesey this morning due to emergency repairs which are ongoing.


Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash in Whittlesey

A man suffered serious leg injuries in a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Whittlesey last night.

Peterborough Station

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.


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.


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.

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.

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.


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.

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.
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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