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Update on plans for heritage centre

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 18:00

A community briefing is being held on Monday to update residents on Newmarket’s new National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art.

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Jail for Cambridgeshire police chaplain who made indecent images of children

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 16:44

A former Cambridgeshire police chaplain has been has been jailed for possession of indecent images of children.

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Lord Ashcroft’s poll predicts Tory victory in NE Cambs in what he says will effectively be a two horse race

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 15:40

The general election in May looks set to be a two horse race in this area according to a new poll produced this week on how people will vote on May 7.

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Heath charity riders raise £30k

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 15:00

Three hundred horse riders raised £30,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support at last year’s Newmarket Heath Ride.

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Coroner opens inquests into deaths of Tim Wildbore and Andrew Thornewell

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:21

Inquests have been opened into the deaths of two men who suffered fatal injuries in a crash on the A10.

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Little Treasures enjoy new books from Mildenhall Sainsbury’s

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 12:00

Children at Little Treasures pre-school had a magical surprise on Tuesday when a fairy princess waved her wand to produce new story books.

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Family and friends left shocked and devastated by death of 19 year old teenager Alex Matthews of March

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 10:34

Family and friends have been left shocked and devastated at the death of 19-year-old Alex Matthews.

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Technology firm hands cheque to air ambulance

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:03

Witchford firm Michell Instruments presented the East Anglian Air Ambulance with a cheque for more than £1,000 this week.

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Broadband for business rollout comes to East Cambridgeshire

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/02/2015 - 08:55

A government scheme to help businesses install superfast broadband has now been extended to cover East Cambridgeshire.

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Judge tells wealthy vet’s ex-wife she should get a job

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 21:00

A judge has told the ex-wife of a world-renowned Newmarket vet that she should get a job and not expect to be “supported for life” at his expense.

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East Anglian producers listed among the UK’s 50 rising ‘Food Stars’

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 18:08

East Anglian family businesses have been listed among the nation’s 50 most promising food and drink entrepreneurs in a new government initiative.

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Man rushed to hospital after industrial estate incident

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 17:29

A man was rushed to hospital this morning (Thursday) after becoming trapped between the forks of a forklift truck on an industrial estate.

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Thrilling success lines Journal readers’ pockets

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 14:00

Journal racing pointed readers in the direction of Marco Botti’s Grendisar (5/1), who recorded a thrilling short-head success in the £45,000 Listedcoral.co.uk Winter Derby Trial on Saturday, holding the late thrust of James Tate’s 12/1 shot Lamar.

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Councillors agree to rise in council tax

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 12:00

A town councillor has called a decision to axe a £2,000 grant to a sports project for young people disgraceful.

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First link-up session between college and Norwich City hailed a success

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 11:17

The first of three trial sessions that could see youngsters in East Cambridgeshire propelled into football and coaching superstardom has been hailed a success.

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Fund-raiser Callum sets his sights on global challenge

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:56

Teenager fund-raiser Callum Fairhurst is gearing up for his biggest challenge to date – a cycle trip around the world.

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School vows to drive up standards after inspectors call for improvement

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:52

Pupil progress at Witchford Village College is “not good enough” in some subjects and the school requires improvement, according to Government inspectors.

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Sainsbury’s staff gearing up for Red Nose Day festivities

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:34

Red Nose Day is back and Sainsbury’s in Ely has promised to help customers and colleagues raise funds and take up this year’s challenge to ‘make your face funny for money’.

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Bike project gives youngsters a chance to get hands-on

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:21

A group of youngsters from Stretham are now the proud owners of refurbished bikes thanks to a project run by Stretham Youth Centre.

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‘Hidden Gem’ award for Oliver Cromwell’s House

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:13

Oliver Cromwell’s House in Ely has received a major new award from a leading tourism board.

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