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Man who spoke to missing Corrie in takeaway is traced - but search for airman continues

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 17:46
A man in a black T-shirt with white writing on who missing airman Corrie McKeague spoke to in Bury St Edmunds’ Pizza Mama Mia on the morning he disappeared has now been traced and spoken to.
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Tesco food prices ‘likely to go up’ as Brexit happens, says chairman John Allan

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 17:03
Tesco boss has warned food prices are “very likely” to rise as Britain finalises its plan to leave the European Union.
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VIDEO: Stephen Amos gives hilarious shout out to Haverhill ahead of visit in November

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 16:54
Globe-trotting laughter master Stephen K Amos returns with his new tour show and has already given a shout out specifically to his Haverhill audience ahead of his appearance in town this November.
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Woman ‘badly shaken’ after being assaulted in March at 10pm on Sunday after man came up to her and patted her on the bottom

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 16:49

A man who assaulted a woman by patting her on the bottom in March on Sunday night is being hunted by police.

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Court verdict on Timothy Smith, 56, of Leverington near Wisbech who was turned over to police after wife found child porn on his computer

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 16:18

A man, who was turned over to police after his wife found thousands of indecent photos of children on his lap top, has been spared jail.

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Plans to build two houses on ‘narrow’ Ely street to be heard despite concerns over ‘very limited space for parking’

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 15:55

Plans to build two houses on a narrow Ely street which already has “very limited space for on-street parking” will be discussed next week.

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Newmarket’s Hayley Turner presented with OBE by The Queen

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 15:11
Newmarket’s Hayley Turner was today made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to horseracing by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London.
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Cuts to winter gritting in Cambridgeshire will leave many villages ‘cut off’ warns Lib Dem councillor Lorna Dupre

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 14:19

Cuts to winter gritting could leave many Cambridgeshire villages “totally cut off” a Lib Dem councillor warned today.

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Masked men hold up delivery driver at Cottenham and flee with cigarettes and tobacco - driver left ‘shocked and frightened’

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 14:02

Four masked men attacked a delivery driver today in Cottenham and fled with cigarettes and tobacco.

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Lorry driver injured as masked robbers make off with haul of cigarettes and tobacco

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 14:02
Four masked men have robbed a lorry driver delivering cigarettes and tobacco to a newsagents in Cambridgshire this morning,
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Council clashes over when is a house part of Soham and when is it in the countryside ‘along a single track road in a very rural location’

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 13:09

The leader of East Cambs Council has clashed with planning officers over whether part of the Soham area “is a residential street which happens to be outside the town” or in the open countryside.

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Cambridge Black Watch firefighters go viral again with Thriller video promoting Halloween safety

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 12:50

Cambridge firefighters have gone viral once again, by recreating Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ video to promote safer Halloween costumes for children.

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Horse is rescued after falling into ‘very cold’ swimming pool in The Cotes, Soham

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 12:14

A horse had to be rescued after it fell into a swimming pool in Soham yesterday afternoon.

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The Queen is to open Newmarket’s £15million National Heritage Centre

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 10:53

Her Majesty The Queen is to officially open the new £15million National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art in the Suffolk town of Newmarket, where many of her own horses are trained and stabled.

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VIDEO: The world’s first airbag for cyclists ‘already saving lives’

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 10:49
A firm has designed the world’s first airbag for cyclists.
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Charity recital at King’s Ely raises hundreds for The Children’s Society

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 10:46

A charity concert held at King’s Ely raised £316 for The Children’s Society.

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Car driver miraculously escapes Hilgay crash with minor injuries

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/10/2016 - 09:17

A car driver had a miraculous escape after a tractor rolled onto his roof after overturning.

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Police investigate possible sighting of missing Corrie heading towards Honington on night he disappeared

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 19:02
Police have received a report of a possible sighting of missing airman Corrie McKeague heading towards Honington on the night he disappeared.
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When do the clocks go back?

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 16:20
It’s almost that time - don’t get caught out.
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Children from Highfields School in Ely are set to enjoy a fun-filled theatre show

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 15:21

Children at an Ely school have something to celebrate after being gifted a theatre performance by Happy Days Children’s Charity.

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