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College principal pays tribute to ‘intelligent, likeable and popular’ student Ben Wragge

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 02/05/2016 - 17:01

The principal of Thurston Community College has paid tribute to ‘intelligent, likeable and popular’ student Ben Wragge who died after he was shot with an air gun.

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Police name boy killed after being shot with air gun in Suffolk village

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 02/05/2016 - 14:03

A teenage boy who died following an incident at an address in Thurston yesterday is being formally named by police.

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Happy Anmer birthday for Princess Charlotte

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 02/05/2016 - 11:46

Pictures taken at the family home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Anmer, on the Sandringham estate, have been released to celebrate the first birthday of Princess Charlotte.

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UPDATE: Teenagers bailed after boy is killed in Suffolk ‘firearms’ incident

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 02/05/2016 - 10:42

Two teenagers arrested following the death of a 13-year-old boy in what police have called a “firearms” incident have been released on police bail.

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Haverhill man killed in collision in Clare

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 02/05/2016 - 10:27

A man has died following a collision in Clare yesterday, Sunday May 1.

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Four million people struck by norovirus every year

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 02/05/2016 - 06:00

Four million people in Britain come down with the norovirus “winter vomiting bug” each year – at a cost of more than £700m to society, not to mention the considerable personal discomfort.

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Two teenagers arrested for manslaughter after boy is killed in possible firearms incident in Suffolk village

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 01/05/2016 - 18:39

Two teenagers have been arrested after a 14-year-old boy died this afternoon in what police believe was a firearms incident.

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The 20 modern worries for parents

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 01/05/2016 - 06:00

Having perfect Instagram pictures and well-travelled children are among the top 20 modern-day pressures facing parents, new research reveals.

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WAR ON DRUGS: Soham man arrested for possession of drugs and handling stolen goods in East Cambs Police ‘Operation Edison’ raid

Ely Standard - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 19:34

A man was arrested in Soham last Thursday for possession of a class A and B drugs, alongside handling stolen goods as part of East Cambridgeshire Police’s latest crack-down.

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WAR ON DRUGS: Fourth and final day of Operation Edison: a raid in Littleport brings more arrests as East Cambridgeshire Police’s anti-drug operation comes to a close

Ely Standard - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 19:32

Yet more arrests were made in Littleport as the curtain came down on East Cambridgeshire Police’s latest operation in their crackdown on drug related crime - Operation Edison.

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WAR ON DRUGS: Two men arrested for being in possession of cannabis after police raid at Kingfisher Drive, Soham leads to street chase

Ely Standard - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 18:28

Two men were arrested for being in possession of a class B drug, namely cannabis, during a police raid in Soham.

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WAR ON DRUGS: Day one of Operation Edison and police raids to ‘disrupt’ drug dealing across East Cambridgeshire

Ely Standard - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 17:30

Suspected drug dealers across East Cambridgeshire were targeted in a series of police raids this week.

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Tory police commissioner candidate who used the term ‘pikeys’ in Facebook post tells Wisbech audience it was ‘pub time humour among friends’

Ely Standard - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 16:51

Tory candidate Jason Ablewhite last night described critics attacking him over comments he posted on his Facebook page six years ago as being “desperate to muck rack”.

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Are surgeons correctly trained? Leading Italian surgeon says mesh used in women’s operations has a high rate of complications

Ely Standard - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 14:13

A leading medic says surgeons do not have the correct certification to carry out certain women’s mesh operations which carry a high risk of complications and pain.

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Rose Barn, Sutton, has become a popular venue for weddings and events - but planners want its continued use refused

Ely Standard - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 09:28

An events venue is under threat after planners claim its continued use will result in “uncontrolled parking of vehicles and coaches” on a private access road fronting the A142.

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Mums start petition after 18 children are not given places at their first choice Soham school

Ely Standard - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 09:28

Parents have launched a petition to get their youngsters into the reception class at The Shade in Soham after 18 of them were refused places.

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Sun, sea and cheaper roaming charges from Saturday

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/04/2016 - 06:00

If you’re heading to the continent for a short break this bank holiday weekend - good news! From Saturday 30 April EU regulations mean it will cost you less to use your smartphone outside the UK.

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Atrium Club crowned champions whilst Whizzle slip to third during 2016 Ely Eel Throwing Competition

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 16:31

Ely Market Place succumbed to an eel invasion today when the third annual eel throwing competition for people who work in the city took place... and a new champion was crowned!

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Protecting young people’s dignity and comfort is key in East Cambs Police’s new ‘Sue’s Essentials’ scheme

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 16:06

East Cambridgeshire Police is aiming to protect the dignity of young women and men in the region with a new initiative.

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Ely banking branch helps Multiple Sclerosis Society sufferers get active with £5,000 donation

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/04/2016 - 14:36

The MS Society’s Cambridge and District branch has received a funding boost to provide specialist weekly exercise classes for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) who live in Cambridgeshire.

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