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Take a trip back in time to the prehistoric Fens with new film

Ely Standard - 8 hours 7 min ago

What was the Ely area like when dinosaurs roamed the Fens?

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Ely’s Mothers’ Union leads campaign against domestic violence

Ely Standard - 8 hours 10 min ago

The Ely branch of the Mothers’ Union will be joining members worldwide to campaign against gender-based violence.

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Damon’s effort remembers Neil

Newmarket Journal - 8 hours 11 min ago

The best friend of a Burwell man killed in a road accident 10 years ago raised more than £2,500 in his memory by completing last month’s Great North Run.

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More cash or service will fold

Newmarket Journal - 8 hours 18 min ago

A charity which provides a transport system for elderly, disabled and vulnerable residents will fold next year unless it can find more cash

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Jake’s marathon swim is a charity winner

Newmarket Journal - 8 hours 59 min ago

A teenager from Saxon Street has raised more than £400 for Cancer Research UK after swimming 75 miles.

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Eyes down for Soham RBL bingo

Newmarket Journal - 9 hours 9 min ago

The Soham branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding its Christmas bingo and draw at the Soham Town Rangers football club on Monday.

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Centre to stage panto

Newmarket Journal - 9 hours 13 min ago

Newmarket Leisure Centre is hosting a one-off panto performance of Red Riding Hood to coincide with the town’s Winter Wonderland event next month.

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Cambridgeshire company boss faces £68,000 bill - or extra 15 months in jail- following illegal exports to Iran trial

Ely Standard - 9 hours 20 min ago

The managing director of a Cambridgeshire company who exported over £3 million worth of banned products to Iran must repay £68,000 of “criminal profits”.

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You can use 101 again says Cambs Police as non emergency number gets back to normal

Ely Standard - 9 hours 50 min ago

The 101 non emergency number for Cambridgeshire police is back working.

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Bungling burglar set off an alarm with a spade and then fled a second home after being spotted dangling from a window

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 17:12

A bungling burglar who fled two homes – once after his spade set off an alarm and then when he was spotted dangling from an upstairs window- has been jailed.

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Aerospace head wins approval for 20 homes on 2.5acres of farmland in East Cambridgeshire

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 16:21

Sir Michael Marshall, head of the giant Marshall empire, has won planning permission build 20 homes on Fen farmland in Swaffham Prior.

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Search begins for the next Fenland poet laureate

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 15:57

A competition has been launched to find this year’s Fenland poet laureate.

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Littleport on-call firefighters win Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service Team Achievement Award

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 15:38

Outstanding on-call firefighters were recognised at Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) Excellence Awards last night.

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Official opening of Burwell fire station

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 12:49

Cambridgeshire’s newest fire station will be officially opened on Monday at 2.30pm.

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Church to host organ recital

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 12:40

A lunch time organ and song recital will be held in Newmarket on Saturday to raise funds to tackle the Ebola crisis in Africa.

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Dog owners thanked for support for Trust’s work

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 12:37

More than 35 Italian Spinone owners and breeders attended a special day at the Animal Health Trust (AHT)to help support research projects into diseases commonly found in the breed.

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New leisure centre moves a step closer

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 11:57

A new leisure centre and swimming pool for East Cambridgeshire has moved a step closer.

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Kentford promoter was speedway legend

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 11:56

Tributes have been paid to a former speedway promoter who was credited with transforming the fortunes of one of the biggest clubs in the sport.

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Fire crew tackles tractor blaze

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 09:50

Firefighters were called after a vintage tractor caught fire in Haddenham, on Thursday.

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Tonnes of waste from East Cambridgeshire homes to be recycled at state-of-the-art plant

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 08:21

Recycling and refuse company, AmeyCespa has been awarded a lucrative contract to process recyclable waste collected from households across East Cambridgeshire.

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