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Rev Alan says goodbye after more than 20 years volunteering with cadets

Ely Standard - 4 hours 44 sec ago

A Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force volunteer from Sutton has retired after 23 years.

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Ely commuters “too posh” to take up free mini-bus offer - according to entrepreneur

Ely Standard - 4 hours 1 min ago

The commuters of Ely stand accused of being “too posh to drive” after an entrepreneur’s offer of a free minibus fell on deaf ears.

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Ely man charged with causing death of 25-year-old by dangerous driving

Ely Standard - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 16:27

A man has been charged in connection with a fatal collision on the A10 at Little Thetford last year.

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Man, 64, punched to the ground by youths in unprovoked attack

Ely Standard - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 15:33

A man was set upon by two youths in an unprovoked attack in Ely.

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Cambs County Council completes £50,000 safety upgrade of Littleport road junction

Ely Standard - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 15:26

Work on a £50,000 scheme to improve safety and visibility at Sandhill Bridge, in Littleport, has been completed.

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Michael gets a buzz from win

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 14:42

Michael Gates showed that he is equally adept at riding winners as well as training them after tasting glory in the 345th running of the Newmarket Town Plate on Saturday.

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Beauty evening boost for baby unit

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 13:50

A Fordham beautician has raised £840 for the special care baby unit at Addnbrooke’s Hospital through a charity beauty session held in the village.

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Police urge motorists to ‘belt up’ as new clampdown is launched

Ely Standard - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 08:29

Police in Cambridgeshire are asking members of the public to make sure they belt up as part of a month long enforcement campaign.

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Disused ambulance station in Soham to go under the hammer

Ely Standard - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 08:29

A former ambulance station in Soham is set to go under the hammer.

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Picnic in the Park returns as Sutton Feast celebrations draw to a close

Ely Standard - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 08:28

Sutton’s popular Picnic in the Park event returns this month.

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GCSE students prove they are the pass masters at exams . . .

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 14:44

The sound of envelopes being ripped open was heard at colleges and academies across the area on Thursday as students received their GCSE results.

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Carlton cricket match will aid sick children

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 14:37

Cream of the crop cricketers will descend on Carlton next month for the annual Carlton celebrity cricket match to raise funds for East Anglia’s

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Picture of the Week

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 14:13

Summer Saturday star Peter Andre at the final meeting of the year at Newmarket’s July Course features in this week’s Picture of the Week taken by photographer Geoffrey Pieters.

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Vandals go on damage spree on town estate

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 13:48

Police are hunting vandals who went on a spree damaging vehicles on Newmarket’s Studlands Park estate this week.

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Not again! Ely’s ‘most bashed bridge’ claims yet another victim

Ely Standard - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 11:32

Ely’s infamous rail bridge claimed yet another victim on Saturday.

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Councils tackle A boards

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:44

Moves to tackle unauthorised advertising boards and banners in Newmarket High Street have been generally welcomed by traders.

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Government’s plans for the young are working – MP

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:30

Newmarket MP Matthew Hancock has welcomed new figures that have shown a fall in the number of young people not in employment, training or education in the east of England.

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Hospice will benefit from Limo Euro trek

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 13:24

When four friends from school in the Mildenhall area bought a 22-year-old limousine to drive in a rally around Europe, they took on the mantle of continuing its journey.

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BREAKING: Suspended prison sentence for former Wisbech mayor who was found guilty of possessing firearm

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 16:57

A Wisbech councillor and former town mayor who was found guilty of possessing an illegal firearm has been given a 21-month suspended prison sentence.

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Rain takes its toll on fair

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 14:16

It’s been one of the area’s most popular bank holiday weekend events for more than 30 years but Monday’s soggy weather saw the crowds at this year’s Fenland Country Fair at Quy tumble.

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