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FEATURE: Suffolk’s new High Sheriff wants to put arts and culture in the limelight

Newmarket Journal - 12 hours 43 min ago

Suffolk’s new High Sheriff, Judith Shallow, says arts and culture will take centre stage throughout her year in the position.

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Pupils put fundraising on map

Newmarket Journal - 13 hours 55 min ago

Children at St Louis Catholic Academy have also been doing their bit for the Nepal earthquake victims.

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Man in 60s in hospital with serious injuries after assault in Outwell

Ely Standard - Fri, 22/05/2015 - 17:06

A man in his 60s is in hospital with serious injuries after he was assaulted in a Fen village.

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Man dubbed ‘a high risk to women’ gets 13-year prison term for rape of woman in Soham

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 22/05/2015 - 16:02

A man has been sentenced today at Cambridge Crown Court to 13 years in prison for raping a woman from Soham.

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Jail sentence for man who attacked and raped woman in alleyway

Ely Standard - Fri, 22/05/2015 - 15:53

A man has been jailed for 13 years for raping a woman in Soham.

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West Suffolk is one of top 40 UK hospitals

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 22/05/2015 - 14:24

West Suffolk Hospital has been named as one of the country’s top 40 hospitals by a leading healthcare monitor.

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Both Soham fire crews called to tackle chimney blaze

Ely Standard - Fri, 22/05/2015 - 10:01

Firefighters were called to tackle a chimney fire in Wicken on Thursday night.

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Former Cambs Police chaplain who downloaded indecent images of children has prison term reduced on appeal

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 16:50

A former police chaplain, who downloaded child pornography and destroyed a computer hard drive to cover his tracks, will soon be freed after his jail term was reduced.

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Celebration of Business comes to a close at Ely Cathedral

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 16:36

Ely Cathedral’s week-long Celebration of Business event will come to an end tonight (Thursday) with a key note address from two speakers.

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VIDEO: Typhoon fighter unveiled to commemorate 75th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 14:51

The RAF have unveiled a state-of-the art Typhoon fighter to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and to acknowledge the bravery and sacrifice of those often referred to as ‘The Few’ - the aircrew who took part in the battle.

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Injured Jockeys Fund supporter Serena Oxley MBE dies

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:58

Serena Oxley, who was made MBE for her services to the Injured Jockeys Fund, died peacefully on Monday, aged 78. Mrs Oxley, of Gazeley, leaves a son and daughter and her late husband John was a Newmarket trainer.

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Church fete organisers are delighted after raising nearly £5,000 at event

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:49

Organisers of St Mary’s Church fete at Cheveley are delighted to have raised around £4,900 at the event.

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MP says new role inside Government will be a ‘steep learning curve’

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 11:45

NE Cambridgeshire MP Stephen Barclay won a promotion in the recent Government reshuffle announced by the Prime Minister.

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Dominant Conservative group make concessions to ‘improve scrutiny’

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 11:19

Changes to East Cambridgeshire District Council’s committee structure are to be approved in a bid to assuage the authority’s Conservative majority.

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Council refuses plans for new cafe in Ely’s Market Street

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:28

Plans to convert a former children’s shoe shop in Ely into a café have been rejected by council planners.

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Garage block to be converted into studios

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:09

An “unsightly” garage is to be converted into a studio for music and photography after plans submitted to East Cambridgeshire District Council were given the go-ahead.

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Paul Harris award for Margaret at Rotary Club event

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:35

Ely Rotary Club welcomed dozens of guests for its annual president’s evening.

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Haddenham Guides join the Queen for VE Day commemorations

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:25

Members of the 1st Haddenham Guides group were given the opportunity to attend national VE Day commemorations in London.

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Soham vicar to bid farewell to parish as new appointment awaits

Ely Standard - Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:15

Vicar Tim Alban Jones is set to leave Soham for a new post with the Bishop of Peterborough.

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