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SPECIAL REPORT: Police suggest woman pedestrian who died in double fatality on A47 could have been pushed to her death

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 20:28

A woman who died on the A47 near Wisbech yesterday could have been murdered, police said tonight.

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Reflexologist is Cameo Club guest

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:52

Mairead Tindall, who specialises in topical face reflexology, will be the guest speaker at the Newmarket Cameo Club on Tuesday.

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Littleport restaurant curries favour with MPs in the House of Commons

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:44

An Indian restaurant in Littleport has been voted in the House of Commons as one of the best in the country.

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Soham pals ready to pedal to Paris

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:44

Four friends who met in primary school in Soham are ready to pedal to Paris, having raised thousands for East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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Former college deputy is Labour’s election hope

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:40

Former Newmarket College assistant principal Michael Jefferys has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for the West Suffolk seat in the next General Election.

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Young people give bus shelter a new lease of life in Chatteris

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:22

A bus shelter has been given a new lease of life thanks to young people in Chatteris.

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Thieves steal a pair of ride-on lawnmowers in raid on compound

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 15:14

A pair of ride-on lawnmowers were stolen from an outbuilding in Mepal.

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Pro cyclist is a hit at Benwick primary school in run up to Circuit of the Fens bike race

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 15:08

One of the top cyclists competing in the Circuit of the Fens was a big hit with children when he appeared in full racing kit at a Fenland primary school.

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Design an album cover for Ely musicians in a prize competition

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 13:31

Two musicians are running a competition to design the artwork for their first album and are looking for people to take part in a video for their charity single Angels.

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Haddenham teenager recovering from cancer has become a role model for others and wins nomination for YOPEY ‘Oscars’

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 11:38

A Haddenham teenager recovering from cancer who has become a role model for others is in a Cambridgeshire-wide competition that hails the achievements of young people.

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Bid to build crossing at primary school

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 10:15

A pedestrian crossing which could be built at a Soham primary school could save lives, according to a town councillor.

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Royal appointment for Exning cadet

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 09:59

Exning schoolboy Simon Fagg was one of 500 Royal Marines Cadets inspected by the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace, in celebration of the Royal Marines’ 350th anniversary earlier this month.

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Man arrested and charged in connection with armed robbery in Littleport

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 09:53

A man has been charged with an armed robbery in Littleport.

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MP urges youngsters to get reading this summer to beat literacy ‘drop off’

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 08:11

Sir Jim Paice is supporting a campaign run by The Reading Agency to encourage primary school children to join their local library and take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge,

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Primary school set for expansion as demand for places ramps up

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 08:11

A village primary school looks set to be expanded in order to cope with an increase in demand for places.

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Action will be taken to improve safety at bridge where teenager Jack Ure lost his life

Ely Standard - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 08:10

Work is set to start next Monday on a £50,000 scheme to improve safety and visibility at Sandhill Bridge, in Littleport.

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Two pedestrians killed in collision involving two cars on outskirts of Wisbech on Cambridgeshire/Norfolk border

Ely Standard - Sun, 20/07/2014 - 21:09

Two people died today after a collision near Wisbech on the Cambridgeshire/Norfolk border on the A47.

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UPDATE: A47 near Wisbech closed after serious collision involving two pedestrians, a BMW and a Kia

Ely Standard - Sun, 20/07/2014 - 17:44

The A47 between Wisbech and Kings Lynn is not expected to open until 9.30pm following a collision earlier today.

Police have so far only described the collision as “serious” and further information has yet to be released.

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Gym move from Dome on the cards

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 20/07/2014 - 16:55

Proposals to transfer the fitness gym at The Dome Leisure Centre in Mildenhall to another location in the town have been submitted to the district council.

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Medal for Sally who’s never taken a day off

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 20/07/2014 - 16:42

A postmistress who has run her village post office for more than 20 years, without ever taking a day off, has been presented with the British Empire Medal.

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