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Charities urged to apply for Almary Green Investments’ annual £10,000 giveaway

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:58

A businessman is once again giving away £10,000 to local charities this year.

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Heading from Cambridgeshire to the Norfolk coast? Well from Monday it all looks a lot easier as A11 bypass at Elveden opens

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:51

Motorists heading from Cambridgeshire to Norwich, Norfolk and the coast will find it much easier from Monday with the opening of the Elveden bypass on the A11.

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Tributes to ‘village man’ Julian Wilson

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:34

The racing world and the village of Burrough Green have been paying tribute to former racing broadcaster, author, and keen cricketer, Julian Wilson, who died on Easter Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was 73.

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Easter snacks for All Saints pupils

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:30

Youngsters at Newmarket’s All Saints Primary School are pictured above as they celebrated Easter at a special breakfast club earlier this month.

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Nurse felt it was her ‘right’ to bully patient

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:29

A nurse at Newmarket Community Hospital felt it was her ‘right’ to bully a patient because she was being demanding, a tribunal has heard.

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Leylandii trees that caused problems in the Christmas storms can be felled, others lopped says East Cambs Council

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:26

Five leylandii trees bordering a Grade II listed building in East Cambs can be felled and nine others severely lopped, says the district council.

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Drumming workshop is a hit with Laureate pupils

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:20

Youngsters from Newmarket’s Laureate Primary School recently took part in a drumming workshop funded by the Newmarket Decorative and Fine Arts Society (NDFAS).

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Lib Dems cry foul amid claims that disabled voters are made to call mobile number so ballot box can be brought out to them

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:02

Confusion over disabled access to the polling station in Sutton may prevent people from voting in today’s by-election, according to Liberal Democrats.

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More than half of those claiming highways defects caused accidents have their claims rejected by Cambridgeshire County Council

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 13:57

More than half the 400 people who claimed against Cambridgeshire County Council for accidents allegedly caused by highway defects have had their claims refused.

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Marathon dream fulfilled

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 13:34

A man from Red Lodge has realised his ambition of running the London Marathon before his 60th birthday.

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Businesses invited to energy awareness day to learn about how to become more efficient

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 12:06

An energy awareness day to help small and medium businesses (SMEs) become more energy efficient will be held next month.

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Bumper bag-packers raise thousands at Ely supermarket

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 11:51

The Ely Cadets and Ely District Scouts raised almost £4,000 in the lead up to Easter with bag-packing events at Sainsbury’s, in Ely.

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Police launch appeal after worker is racially abused

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 08:38

Police want to trace a driver after a road worker was racially abused in Earith, near Sutton.

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Moo-vers and shakers honoured at annual stockman’s dinner

Ely Standard - Thu, 24/04/2014 - 08:34

The ninth annual Stockman’s Dinner and Cattle Show Presentation Night was held in Ely last Friday.

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Friends and colleagues mourn passing of respected councillor

Ely Standard - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 17:44

Friends of Soham councillor John Palmer, who died last Thursday, aged 85, have paid tribute to the “best councillor the town has ever had”.

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Man in critical condition after being impaled by drill which fell from cherry picker

Ely Standard - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 17:37

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after a freak incident which saw him impaled by a drill.

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Police raids across London - and six arrested- following large scale probe into Cambridgeshire and eastern region phone scams

Ely Standard - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 17:13

Six men have been arrested following a series phone scams carried out on vulnerable people across Cambridgeshire and other eastern region counties.

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New games area open for play

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 16:05

Pupils at All Saints’ Primary School in Newmarket joined with invited guests on Thursday to officially open their new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA).

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Police try to track owners of stolen items across Suffolk

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 16:04

Police have released pictures of a number of items seized by officers investigating burglaries and thefts across Suffolk.

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It’s never too late to sign up for university

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 23/04/2014 - 15:32

Newmarket U3A (University of the Third Age) is looking for new members.

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