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Man caught by vigilante paedophile hunters after attempting to groom young girls online

A man who groomed who he believed to be two young girls online, but turned out to be vigilante 'paedophile hunters' has been convicted, but escaped a prison sentence.
Crime
A Stagecoach bus

Stagecoach apologise after bus driver traps mum's leg in door after refusing to let her and her son on board

A Cambridgeshire Stagecoach bus driver trapped a mum's leg in the door of his vehicle after refusing to let her and her son on board, it has emerged.
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Crown Court news

Disgruntled ex-employee who threatened shop staff given community order

A disgruntled former employee of a betting shop who threatened and threw sweets at an ex-colleague has been given a community order.

Crime
Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech

Six pupils rushed to hospital after allegedly taking illegal ‘Zombie’ drug at Wisbech school

Six pupils were rushed to hospital after allegedly taking the illegal ‘Zombie’ drug at school.

Education
The scene of the water rescue. Photo: @Cambs Fire and Rescue

Firefighters rush to save stricken horse from water-filled ditch at Thorney

Firefighters rushed to the rescue of a horse trapped in a water-filled ditch in Thorney.
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An artists impression of how the PETA memorial would look. Photo: PETA

Campaign group calls for memorial at Murrow roadside where animals died in lorry crash

A campaign group is calling for a memorial to be erected at the roadside where a number of cows died when the lorry transporting them overturned in Cant's Drove near Murrow.
Transport
Crown Court latest

Paedophile who repeatedly abused young girl told her "God would not forgive her"

A South Lincolnshire man who sexually abused a young girl on frequent occasions was today (Tuesday May 8) jailed for 12 years.

Crime
Road closed

Serious multi vehicle crash shuts A47 in both directions - road to remain closed for several hours

A serious multi vehicle crash has closed the A47 in both directions this afternoon.
Transport
Stephen Jones receives his award from Chief Constable Alec Wood

Man who risked his life to save woman from sinking car in Fenland drain, receives prestigious honour

A man has received a prestigious award for putting his own life in danger to save the life of a woman after her car left the road and entered a Fenland drain.

News
The scene of the crash this morning. Photo: Cambs Police

Several animals killed as lorry overturns at Murrow

A number of animals have died after a crash involving an HGV this morning, Friday May 4.

Transport
Peterborough Magistrates' Court

Man fined after being found with knife in public at Thorney

A man has been fined for being in possession of an offensive weapon following a hare coursing incident in Thorney.

Crime
The scene of the crash this morning. Photo: Cambs Police

Two lorry crash causing long delays on A47 near Guyhirn

A two lorry crash is blocking part of the A47 towards Peterborough this morning, Friday May 4.
Transport
JAILED: Anthony Bridgestock

Sex offender who breached court order jailed

A sex offender from Wisbech who breached a court order has been jailed.

Crime

Four arrested for dealing drugs cut with bleach to young children after three girls are hospitalised, released as investigations continue

Four people arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs to children as young as 11 years old, have been released under investigation.

Crime

Four arrested in raids for dealing drugs cut with bleach to young children after three girls are hospitalised

Four people have this afternoon been arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs to children as young as 11 years old.

Crime
Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Pic: BCH Road Policing

Police name man killed in head-on crash on A141 at Guyhirn

Police have named the man killed in a fatal collision on the A141 at Guyhirn at the weekend.

Transport
Crime news

Counterfeit market trader jailed for second time after failure to pay back nearly £30,000 of illegal profits

A man who traded counterfeit goods at a Wisbech market more than 10 years ago has been jailed for a further eight months after he failed to pay back almost £30,000 of his illicit profits.

Crime

Meet the woman who nearly threw away her Royal Wedding invite because she thought it was a scam

A youth worker today told how she almost threw away a formal invitation to Prince Harry's wedding - because she thought it was a prank.
News

Wisbech milkman retires after 60 years and over 7 million pints

A milkman has dropped off his last ever pint - after spending 60 years delivering more than seven MILLION pints of the white stuff.

News
Two of the rabbits recovered, after being dumped, and now in RSPCA care

17 rabbits, dumped at Easter, in faeces ridden cages, 'one of the most heartbreaking incidents' Peterborough RSPCA officers have seen

Peterborough and District RSPCA officers are caring for 12 rabbits after a total of 17 were dumped in cages, thrown down a dyke next to a road on Easter Monday.

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