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Volunteers needed to hear school appeals

Ely Standard - Wed, 01/10/2014 - 12:04

Volunteers are needed to hear appeals against school admissions decisions.

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£800million contract awarded to improve Cambridgeshire’s older people’s healthcare and adult community services

Ely Standard - Wed, 01/10/2014 - 11:18

A five year £800million contract has been awarded to a consortium tasked with improving older people’s healthcare and adult community services across Cambridgeshire.

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Kitchen fire started after grill was accidentally turned on

Ely Standard - Wed, 01/10/2014 - 09:06

Firefighters were called after a fire broke out in a kitchen in Ely on Tuesday.

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New Isle of Ely Primary School premises to be given all-clear by planners

Ely Standard - Wed, 01/10/2014 - 08:25

Plans for Ely’s new primary school are set to be approved by Cambridgeshire County Council next week

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£1million pumping station refurbishment will protect thousands over the next generation

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 21:10

A ground-breaking pumping station which will keep thousands of homes dry for the next generation was officially opened near Stretham on Friday.

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Diverse Crafts and Curiosities Market in Ely gets a big turnout

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 16:54

Ely market place was packed as more than 40 traders joined the Sunday regulars to put on a diverse Crafts and Curiosities Market.

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Police and RSPCA raid on Waterbeach home uncovers wild finches

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 16:36

A group of seven wild finches have been rescued from an address in Waterbeach following a warrant by police and RSPCA.

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Cabinet maker branches out with new shop range

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 15:34

Cabinet maker Ross Trent has started selling some of his work in a leading Ely giftware shop.

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GALLERY: How pig farmer used manure to grow 317kg whopper and take glory at Soham Pumpkin Fair

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 13:22

If you want to get ahead – enough anyway to grow a whopper of a pumpkin – get a pig.

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Married Ely paramedic denies three sex assault charges

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 11:02

A married Ely paramedic pestered three ‘vulnerable’ women for an affair and molested them when they refused, a court heard.

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Coffee and cake help raise hundreds for Macmillan

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:48

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning saw venues across East Cambridgeshire packed with cakes, scones and all manner of baked treats this week – with hundreds of pounds raised.

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Police in appeal for witnesses after burglary in Exning

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:46

Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Exning at the weekend.

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GALLERY: Morris dancing taster day is a Riot!

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:42

The Ely and Littleport Riot held a Morris dancing taster day in the city on Saturday.

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Milk, bread and a new crown? Council’s backing for new supermarket dentist surgery

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 09:07

Sainsbury’s bosses have been granted permission to open a dentist practice inside the retailer’s Ely store – making it only the seventh supermarket in the country to offer such a service.

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Police issue warning as thieves target heating oil

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 09:06

Police are offering advice to those who use or sell heating oil after reports that thefts have already started to occur in Cambridgeshire.

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War veteran finally collects medal after 70 years

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 08:33

A 93-year-old war veteran has finally received a medal to honour his efforts with Russian convoy missions in the Second World War.

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Speeding fine for Methodist minister who quit Lincs County Council after attending just 19 meetings in three years

Ely Standard - Mon, 29/09/2014 - 18:12

A methodist minister was fined £200 by a court after being caught speeding in a 30mph zone.

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Drop in support for carers across Cambridgeshire

Ely Standard - Mon, 29/09/2014 - 15:57

Free drop-in sessions have been organised to provide help and advice to adults with ongoing care needs.

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Choir hits the right note for hospice charity

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 29/09/2014 - 15:50

Newmarket singing group Sing! Choirs has helped raise over £5000 for the Arthur Rank Hospice charity. The group which also has members in Ely and Cambridge collected the cash through a number of special events, including two sell -out concerts at Tattersalls in Newmarket, which alone raised over £3,000. Musical director Kathryn Rowland, said “We are so pleased to be able to support such a brilliant charity that does such fantastic work. Thank you to everyone who came along and supported the events.”

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Newmarket Bikers’ cash boost for Danny

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 29/09/2014 - 15:30

Members of the Newmarket Bikers have raised £700 to help a Burwell two year old, Danny Pickard, who recently underwent pioneering surgery in Italy which could help him to hear again.

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