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The story of Sling The Mesh journalist is used to educate surgeons around the world in a cutting edge gynaecology conference

Ely Standard - Sat, 28/05/2016 - 16:20

The doctor who performed corrective surgery for campaigning journalist Kath Sansom when a mesh bladder sling caused severe pain and complications used her story at a conference attended by 2,000 medical specialists from around the world.

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Top tips for festival-goers to avoid ticket scams

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 28/05/2016 - 06:00

Summer is on its way and that means one thing to music lovers: festival time.

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East Cambs District Council receives application for 88 homes at The Shade, Soham

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 17:24

Plans to build 88 new homes on a site in Soham have been received by East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Male or female and how old? Without a presumed identity naming the severed head found at Mepal is “extremely difficult” says forensics expert

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 17:05

A forensic genetics expert says trying to establish the identity of the severed head found at Mepal quarry will be extremely difficult if police have no leads to go on.

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Warning over big brand ‘once-a-day’ sunscreens that don’t last all day

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 16:26

Sunseekers are being warned about the use of ‘once-a-day’ sunscreens, following a new report.

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Sisters organise Newmarket family fun day to raise money for Alzheimer’s charity after mother’s diagnosis

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 16:09

Two sisters are hosting a family fun day to fight back against Alzheimer’s, the disease which their mother was diagnosed with aged just 59.

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BREAKING NEWS: New East Anglia devolution proposals put to government

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 15:24

A new set of devolution proposals for East Anglia has been presented to government officials today.

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Motorist fined £90 for knocking down and killing seven-year-old Tydd Gote boy while on her mobile phone

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 15:05

A motorist who knocked down and killed a seven-year-old boy while talking on her mobile phone was fined just £90 and given five points on her driving licence.

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Carers Trust hopes to highlight support available to Ely carers with host of events

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 14:56

Carers Trust Cambridgeshire is looking to reach out to Ely’s band of unpaid carers by offering a host of events to celebrate national Carers Week.

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Positive negotiations continue on Devolution for East Anglia

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 14:45

The ambitious devolution proposal for East Anglia is taking shape with negotiations ongoing between Government and local leaders to build on the original three county deal agreed in the Spring.

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Urgent appeal to raise funds and donations after charity is inundated with pregnant cats

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 14:14

Wood Green, the animals charity, has launched an urgent appeal to raise funds and donations of kitten food after being inundated with pregnant cats.

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Headteacher’s ‘renewed energy and vision’ helps Little Thetford CofE VC Primary School claim ‘good’ Ofsted report

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 13:35

Leadership, pupil behaviour and governors at Little Thetford CofE VC Primary School were all praised as the school received a ‘good’ grading in its most recent short Ofsted report.

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Appeal after woman has bank card stolen in Newmarket High Street distraction theft

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 13:20

Police for witnesses to come forward after a woman as the victim of a distraction theft in Newmarket.

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Bread or blood! Pupils from Littleport Community Primary School take to the streets to remember the Littleport Riots

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 12:42

Cries of ‘bread or blood!’ rang through the streets of Littleport as hundreds of pupils from Littleport Community Primary School marched through the town to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Bread Riots.

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UPDATE: Van and car collide closing part of A14 in Cambridgeshire

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 12:13

A crash between a car with a trailer and a van closed part of the A14 in Cambridgeshire today, Friday May 27 and caused long delays.

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Norfolk and Suffolk mental health bosses told to review practices as campaigners plead for more resources

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 12:00

Mental health chiefs have been told to carry out an urgent review of how serious incidents are reported in its facilities.

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School kids wanted in connection with stones thrown at car on A14

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 11:54

Police are appealing for information after a stone was thrown from a pedestrian footbridge over the A14 earlier this month.

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New way to end spam calls with one text

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 11:31

Mobile phone users across the UK can now opt out of unsolicited and marketing calls - by sending one text.

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East Anglian devolution offer to government includes two combined authorities

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 09:24

An East Anglian devolution deal handed over to the government would see two combined authorities, rather one sweeping super council.

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Sue vows to fight teenage crime using free toiletries and underwear with launch of ‘Sue’s Essentials’

Ely Standard - Thu, 26/05/2016 - 17:25

East Cambridgeshire Police’s crime reduction officer is hoping that the launch of her unusual project will help decriminalize youngsters across the region.

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