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VIDEO: Remains of comet to fall to earth sparking amazing meteor shower

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 18:14

A spectacular meteor show is set to light up the night sky in our region as the tail end of a comet rains down on earth.

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Newmarket mixes fashion and racing at Dubai Future Champions’ Festival

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 17:11

Newmarket’s historic Rowley Mile racecourse is set for one of its most fashionable days of the years.

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Coffee morning is a steaming success as Sutton pair raise £500 for Macmillan

Ely Standard - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 16:40

A Sutton couple raised £500 for charity after hosting a coffee morning for a 13th year.

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Southery man killed on Cambridgeshire village road

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 16:36

Police have named a man who died in a collision on the A10 outside Travellers Rest at Chittering yesterday afternoon (October 7).

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Appeal launched after planning permission for a new bungalow in Ely is rejected

Ely Standard - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 16:10

An appeal has been launched after plans to build a bungalow on a road in Ely were rejected.

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Holme Spitfire dig suspended after human remains found

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 16:08

The dig to recover a Spitfire from marshland in Holme has been suspended after skeletal remains were found.

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Willie Snaith opens new Tesco store

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 15:25

Veteran former Royal jockey Willie Snaith officially opened Tesco’s new multi-million pound Extra store today, 27 years after he opened the store it replaced.

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MP calls for government funds to be used to help Suffolk church repairs

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 13:16

Following a spate of lead thefts from church roofs in Suffolk, MP Matt Hancock has called for government funds to be used to help to repair them.

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Man dies and another in critical condition at Addenbrooke’s hospital after fatal collision on the A10 near Chittering

Ely Standard - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 11:14

A man has died following a two vehicle collision on the A10 near Chittering.

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VIDEO: Tesco shopper becomes first ‘victim’ of 5p carrier bag charge after run in with security

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 11:02

A shopper has become the first victim of the 5p carrier bag charge after she was accosted by security staff – for using a basket to transport her groceries to her car.

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Sainsbury’s says thanks but no thanks to a defibrillator

Ely Standard - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 09:21

Lifesaving equipment that was supposed to be installed in Sainsbury’s in Ely as a tribute to a man who died in the store is now being installed at the Paradise Swimming Pool.

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It’s the pasty tax all over again - Greggs warns Living Wage could mean price rise on pasties and rolls

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 08/10/2015 - 07:00

Baker Greggs warned the new national living wage will put pressure on the group to raise the prices of its pasties and sausage rolls.

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Artefacts recovered as Spitfire is unearthed in Cambridgeshire field after 1940 crash

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 07/10/2015 - 17:54

The first artefacts have been recovered from a Spitfire which has lain buried in a field for 75 years since it crashed during the Second World War.

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Man killed and arrest made following crash on Cambridgeshire village road

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 07/10/2015 - 17:36

A man has died and another arrested following a collision on the A10 this afternoon (October 7).

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Choirs celebrate church music at Bury’s cathedral

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 07/10/2015 - 17:02

Choirs from all over East Anglia lifted up their voices at St Edmundsbury Cathedral last Saturday for the Royal School of Church Music’s Celebration Day.

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Witnesses sought to hit and run

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 07/10/2015 - 14:43

A pedestrian has been left with minor injuries following a collision with a car.

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Cameron: ‘Parents who fail to pay truancy fines to have child benefit docked’

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 07/10/2015 - 14:38

Parents of children who play truant will have their child benefit docked if they fail to pay fines, under measures announced by Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Woman chased down Newmarket street after theft from purse

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 07/10/2015 - 12:35

Police are appealing for witnesses after money was stolen from a woman’s purse within a café in Newmarket.

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High tech radar planes used in unique survey of region’s overhead power cables

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 07/10/2015 - 12:14

High tech radar planes have been used to carry out a unique survey of thousands of kilometres of overhead power lines across the east of England.

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When to see the International Space Station fly over eastern England this month

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 07/10/2015 - 10:21

The International Space Station (ISS) will once again be visible from eastern England over the next few weeks.

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