A shopkeeper in Cambridgeshire who was the victim of an armed robbery says he's touched by the generous response from the community.Read the full story ›
A shopkeeper in Cambridgeshire who was the victim of an armed robbery says he's been touched by the generous response from the community.
Kuldip Sekhon's shop near Wisbech was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday. But one villager has donated funds from a christmas lights appeal to help him.
Mr Sekhon only took over running the store at Elm near Wisbech four months ago. He had previously run stores in Birmingham and Wolverhampton without incident.
On Wednesday a man armed with a shotgun hit him over the head and stole hundreds of pounds.
Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes
A masked man threatened a shopkeeper with a shotgun in armed robbery near Wisbech last night.
The man walked into the Elm Village Store brandishing the weapon and demanded money from the till. He left with about £300 in cash.
The man is described as roughly 5’10 and having a local accent.
He was wearing a grey and white mask, dark blue hooded top and was carrying a sports bag.
Detectives are particularly keen to speak to a woman who briefly entered the shop during the robbery.
“This was a frightening experience for the victim; thankfully nobody was hurt.
“I’d urge anyone who was in the area at the time and may have information to contact us or Crimestoppers as a matter of urgency.”
A man originally charged with murdering Terry McSpadden, who went missing from Wisbech, has been giving evidence at his inquest.Read the full story ›
A man originally charged with murdering Terry McSpadden who's been missing from his Wisbech home for almost ten years, has today been giving evidence at the inquest in Norwich.
Mr McSpadden, 24, went missing in 2007. He's never been found, but the police believe he was killed.
Jonathan Porter from Elm near Wisbech was charged with his murder in 2012 but the case was dismissed the following year because of lack of evidence.
A statement about being together the night before Terry went missing was read out, but Mr Porter declined to answer questions about what he knew of the disappearance.
The inquest continues.
A man from Cambridgeshire who invested his last £500 into setting up a pig farming business has won a top award.
Steve Hart from Wisbech has been awarded the title of Pig Farmer of the year.
Now, 20 years on from when he first started up, he has 70,000 pigs and supplies meat to major supermarkets.
Obviously very keen to win it and now extremely proud. Proud for the business and everybody who works for us.
It's halloween so what better way to get you in the mood for the spookiest evening of the year than a tour of a graveyard in Cambridgeshire?
Wisbech General Cemetery is the final resting place for 6,000 people but stopped taking burials in the early 1970s. Since then the Victorian chapel and gravestones have fallen into disrepair.
Now the Wisbech Society wants to raise £300,000 to renovate the site and make it more accessible to visitors.
Stuart Leithes has been to take a look.
An organisation in Cambridgeshire is hoping to raise £300,000 to renovate the Wisbech general cemetery which stopped taking burials in the early 1970s.
The Wisbech society say the site has fallen into disrepair.
"Everybody reports on how atmospheric and how pleasant it is to come in here and it needs preserving both for the heritage and for the nature, the birds and the plants, which have just grown up naturally within the cemetery."
A carer from Wisbech, who stabbed his disabled girlfriend to death, has been sentenced to life in prison.Read the full story ›
Police believe a Lithuanian man from Wisbech who went missing a year ago today could have been murdered.
35-year-old Ricardas Puisys was last seen at his place of work at Nightlayer Leek Company in Chatteris.
Despite numerous appeals to find him - his disappearance remains a mystery.
"Ricardas' disappearance is a mystery. I am near positive that the answer to Ricardas' disappearance lies within the local community - someone knows what has happened to him and I urge them to do the right thing and come forward. Any information, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem, could be vital in our inquiry.