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Could Sainsbury’s be on the brink of pulling out of Whittlesey? And using ‘onerous’ conditions as the reason?

Ely Standard - 3 hours 4 min ago

Sainsbury’s bid to open a store in Whittlesey looked increasingly fragile tonight after their late efforts to overturn “onerous” planning conditions were rejected by Fenland District Council.

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New studies offer fresh hope for re-opening Wisbech to March rail line with cost now estimated at up to £110million

Ely Standard - 4 hours 58 min ago

Re-opening of the Wisbech to March rail line could cost from £70million to £110million says a new report out today which strengthens the case for the project.

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Addenbrooke’s chief criticises recruitment levels which has increased need to look abroad

Ely Standard - 5 hours 24 min ago

The man in charge of Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Dr Keith McNeil, has described having to recruit large numbers of nurses from overseas as “distracting, frustrating and expensive”.

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Norfolk and Suffolk police welcome new laws to help eradicate Modern Slavery

Newmarket Journal - 6 hours 9 min ago

Norfolk and Suffolk Police are welcoming new laws which will further protect victims of Modern Slavery and mean tougher penalties for offences related to Human Trafficking.

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Fuel, tractors, machinery and trailers top the thieves ‘wish list’ of rural crime in Cambridgeshire says new study

Ely Standard - 7 hours 14 min ago

Fuel, tractors, machinery and trailers top the thieves ‘wish list’ in Cambridgeshire despite rural crime dropping last year.

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Plans to make Peterborough to Ely rail service a community rail service, giving passengers a greater say

Ely Standard - 7 hours 53 min ago

Passengers are set to have more say over rail services in North Cambridgeshire.

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Chance to see rare blue moon this Friday

Newmarket Journal - 7 hours 59 min ago

Stargazers are set to see a rare blue moon phenomenon this Friday in the skies over East Anglia.

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Terror prisoners’ segregation - including one held at Whitemoor Prison, March- was unlawful, rules Supreme Court

Ely Standard - 8 hours 18 min ago

Two high-profile terrorist prisoners, including one held in Cambridgeshire, who were segregated for extended periods have won challenges at the UK’s highest court.

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Two cars crash into gardens in separate incidents near Ely last night

Newmarket Journal - 9 hours 12 min ago

A man was treated in hospital after he rolled his car into the front garden of a property in Putney Hill Road in Prickwillow last night, Wednesday July 29.

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Driver cut by free by firefighters after car ends up in a Prickwillow garden

Ely Standard - 9 hours 15 min ago

A car driver had to be cut from his vehicle after a collision left it on its side in a garden.

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VIDEO: Should you upgrade to Windows 10 and will it be free?

Newmarket Journal - 12 hours 10 min ago

Windows 10, the biggest update Microsoft has made to its computer software in two years, has launched in the UK.

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Mildenhall’s Maid’s Head faces licence restrictions

Newmarket Journal - 12 hours 14 min ago

A pub with a troubled past has had restrictions placed on it after police said improvements were not happening quickly enough.

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Make time to donate blood in Suffolk and Norfolk this summer

Newmarket Journal - 13 hours 10 min ago

Now that summer is here with people spending time away from home, NHS Blood and Transplant is reminding people in Suffolk and Norfolk of the importance of taking the time to donate blood.

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The Sandringham Flower Show - the very best in show

Ely Standard - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 21:58

The EDP Best in Show trophy was won by Dominique Rudd, of Brandiston, for her ‘Garden of Tranquillity’ which was dedicated to her sister Katie who died 18 years ago of meningitis.

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Man who killed wife had suicidal thoughts

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 18:04

A Long Melford man who murdered his wife before killing himself by jumping from a multi-storey car park had previously suffered from suicidal thoughts, an inquest heard.

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Royal couple receive gifts for the grandchildren at Sandringham Flower Show

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 16:37

Royal grandchildren were a talking point between Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and the crowds they met at today’s Sandringham Flower Show.

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Are British parents paying more to visit Disneyland Paris than French customers?

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 14:58

Disneyland Paris is facing a pricing probe amid claims it charges British tourists more than its French customers, according to a report.

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Man dies after collision on A14 in Cambridgeshire

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 14:53

A man has died in hospital after he was involved in a collision on the A14 at Girton on Monday (July 27).

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Aerospace company found guilty of corporate manslaughter after man crushed to death at Cambridge Airport

Ely Standard - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 13:51

An international aerospace company has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter and putting their employees at risk following the death of one of its employees in 2013.

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A14 hit by another day of disruptions following a collision involving two lorries and a car

Ely Standard - Wed, 29/07/2015 - 12:43

Drivers on the A14 through Cambridgeshire experienced a second day of disruption this week following a three vehicle collision early today.

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