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Police carry out Brandon rape anniversary checks

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 26/06/2016 - 15:22

Detectives investigating a rape in Brandon last weekend have carried out anniversary checks in the area.

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Race for Life Bury St Edmunds event postponed

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 26/06/2016 - 11:37

Today’s Race for Life event in Bury St Edmunds has been cancelled due to safety concerns following flooding overnight at Nowton Park – but it will be rearranged.

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Calls for tougher control of cat population

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 26/06/2016 - 06:00

A survey conducted by a cat rescue charity has asked whether there are too many cats in Britain - and found that 92 per cent of respondents want tougher rules to control of cat numbers.

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Dog attack figures on the rise

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 25/06/2016 - 06:00

Nearly a quarter of a million dogs show aggression towards people every week, according to a new study.

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Bright futures ahead for Soham Village College students

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 18:07

Students, parents and teachers from Soham Village College gathered to celebrate the success of Year 10 in Resistant Materials this year.

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These are the ten deacons who will be ordained at Ely Cathedral next weekend

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 17:22

A senior public health specialist doctor, physiotherapist, physicist, mathematician and new mum are among 10 new deacons who will be ordained in Ely Cathedral next weekend.

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Ely priests to be ordained next weekend

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 17:21

Eleven new Cambridgeshire priests, two of which will serve in Ely and 10 deacons, will be ordained in Ely Cathedral next weekend.

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EU VOTE: ‘We have enormous ingenuity and capacity’, says West Suffolk MP on country’s future

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 16:31

West Suffolk MP Matthew Hancock says the British people have ‘enormous ingenuity and capacity’ to build a future after the vote to leave the European Union.

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Ely Folk Festival is just around the corner!

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 16:24

With less than two weeks to go until the 31st annual Ely Folk Festival final preparations are underway for what promises to be the best festival yet.

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EU VOTE: Bishop calls for ‘wisdom and vision’ to steer country through ‘choppy waters’

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 14:53

The Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich has called for ‘wisdom and vision’ as the Government steers the course through ‘uncharted waters’ in the wake of Brexit.

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Petition calling for a second EU referendum so popular the website keeps crashing

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 14:28

A petition calling for a second EU referendum is proving so popular the website keeps crashing.

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EU Referendum: “I am proud to be both British and European, I wish more of our fellow citizens had felt that too” says MEP

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 13:43

“Politics are based on the principle of consent and we have to accept that the popular will is for Britain to leave the European Union, MEP for the East of England and Vote Remain campaigner Richard Howitt said this morning.

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‘The people have spoken’ says South Suffolk MP after decision to leave the EU

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 13:16

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge, who backed the campaign to remain in the EU, said it was now time to work together following Babergh and the country’s decision for Britain to leave the EU.

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“Economic stability and political clarity must be priorities” says Suffolk Chamber

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 12:54

“In the wake of the electorate’s historic decision to leave the European Union, the immediate priorities for UK business are market stability and political clarity,” John Dugmore, Suffolk Chamber chief executive, said this morning.

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Do you recognise any of the 72 England football fans wanted by police after disorder at Euro 2016?

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 12:07

Investigators probing the ‘orchestrated’ violence in Marseille have released pictures of 73 England football fans suspected of being involved in the disorder.

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Get to grips with plants and animals with Ely Wildspace group’s BioBlitz event

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 11:52

Looking for something a little different to do this weekend? Ely Wildspace group’s free BioBlitz event may be for you.

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Woman in 20s raped in Hadleigh

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 11:29

A woman in her 20s has reported being raped in Hadleigh.

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EU VOTE: ‘Important that we work together’, says Central Suffolk MP Dr Dan Poulter

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 11:10

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter stressed the importance of everybody working together to achieve stability for the country, following the Leave vote in the EU Referendum.

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Heavy rain causes Regal Lane, Soham to flood

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 10:21

Heavy rain caused flooding issues across the area last night - especially in Regal Lane, Soham.

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Article 50: What is it and why it is important

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/06/2016 - 09:39

Now Britain has voted to leave the EU there’s going to be a lot of talk now about “invoking Article 50”.

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