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EXCLUSIVE: Tesco ‘mothball’ £22 million Chatteris store just weeks before it was due to open with prospect of 250 jobs

Ely Standard - 17 hours 2 min ago

Tesco’s £22 million 47,000 square feet Chatteris store – due to open in November with the prospect of 250 jobs- is to be mothballed and temporarily boarded up.

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GALLERY: Luckily no one hurt as trailer overturns on busy Fen road shedding its load of potatoes

Ely Standard - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 23:07

Fire fighters used heavy duty water jets today not to fight a blaze but to help clear a trailer full of potatoes that shed its load.

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Legacy is safe at new centre

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 16:17

Stable and stud staff in Newmarket are being urged to use state-of-the-art new facilties that have been provided for them by a £600,000 refurbishment of their popular social club.

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Jazz pianist in concert at Balsham

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 15:57

One of Scotland’s best known jazz pianists is to perform at Balsham’s Holy Trinity Church on Sunday.

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Carers’ support event

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 15:34

To mark National Dementia Carers’ day, a special afternoon of events was held at the Mandeville Hall in Burwell on Sunday organised by the Dementia Carers’ Support Service.

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Semi has conservatory

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 15:23

A semi-detached four-bedroom home with a conservatory and ideally situated, in Lark Road in Mildenhall, for all town centre amenities, is for sale with no onward chain.

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Take a peek behind the scenes

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 15:21

Sunday sees a rare chance to look behind the scenes at some of the biggest yards in racing during this year’s Betfair Newmarket Open Day.

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Appeal after bicycle is stolen in Mildenhall

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 09:25

Police are appealing for information after a bicycle was stolen in Mildenhall.

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Can you help identify these two women?

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 16:14

Police have released CCTV images of two women they would like to speak to following a supermarket fraud in Sainsbury’s in Mildenhall.

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Tesco lends a helping hand

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 16:10

Tesco staff swapped their tills for trowels to give the flower beds at Newmarket’s clock tower a facelift.

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Race day set to celebrate IJF milestone

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 16:03

The Newmarket-based Injured Jockeys’ Fund will the beneficiary of a charity race day at the town’s Rowley Mile on Saturday.

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Patrols stepped up

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:36

Police are to step up patrols on a Newmarket estate following a spate of vandalism.

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Picture of the week

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:32

Now you see him. The newly opened Bill Tutte Memorial attracting plenty of attention is this week’s Picture of the Week taken by photographer Geoffrey Pieters.

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Teen to be honoured for saving man’s life

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:30

A teenager who fought a life-and-death battle to save a neighbour from drowning in quicksands has been awarded a top national life-savi ng honour.

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Daniel O’Donnell is the star 
of Soham charity show

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:29

Irish singing sensation Daniel O’Donnell was back in Soham on Saturday when the town’s Ross Peers sports hall was transformed into a 500-seater auditorium for a charity evening organised by Mrs Winifred Day.

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Studlands fun day takes stock of charity success

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:22

A fun day at Newmarket’s Studlands Park Social Club raised almost £1,300 for a charity which supports parents of stillborn babies. The event was organised by Clare Barlow and her husband, club chairman Tim. They learned about the work of the 4Louis charity through close friends who suffered such a bereavement and were given a special memory box by the organisation. Emma Wallis and Carl Tiley of Soham, who lost their baby daughter at 28 weeks, were at Saturday’s event helping with the fund raising.

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Businessman who illegally slaughtered animals and offered them to local butchers handed hefty fine

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 12:30

A business in Mepal convicted of carrying out the illegal slaughter of animals and breaching food hygiene regulations has been fined more than £1,000.

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Police close road after two-car smash just yards from diesel spillage

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 09:15

Two people were injured following a collision on the A1123 this morning (Friday) – just minutes after reports of a diesel spillage.

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Ely travel agent boosts Lisa’s Fund with special fund-raising day

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 08:23

A travel agent in Ely raised more than £350 for the Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund by holding a raffle.

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Sir Jim Paice welcomes further fall in unemployment

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 08:22

Sir Jim Paice has welcomed news that unemployment has again fallen in his constituency.

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