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Collision causes tailbacks on A14 eastbound near Newmarket

Newmarket Journal - 13 hours 40 min ago

A collision involving a lorry and two cars is causing massive tailbacks on the A14 eastbound near Newmarket this morning.

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Car overturns blocking A14 between Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds

Newmarket Journal - 13 hours 55 min ago

A car has flipped over blocking one lane of the A14 near Newmarket this morning, Monday February 8.

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Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal to welcome Dame Harriet Walter for a special fund-raiser

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 07/02/2016 - 14:00

The Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds will welcome well-known actress, Dame Harriet Walter for an evening fundraiser on February 22.

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Crowdfunding bid to renew skatepark

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 07/02/2016 - 09:49

A campaign to replace the ageing skatepark in Burwell has progressed with a crowdfunding bid now launched.

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Police appeal to trace missing Mildenhall man Ricky Adams

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 07/02/2016 - 08:41

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 22-year-old man from Mildenhall

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Firefighters free woman trapped in car after collision with tree in Beck Row

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 07/02/2016 - 08:33

Firefighters freed a woman who was trapped in a car after it collided with a tree in Beck Row last night.

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Supermarket’s Slow Cooker is recalled after risk of electric shocks

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 07/02/2016 - 06:00

Shoppers have been warned of a product recall on slow cookers which may present a “risk of electric shock.”

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Dismay at delays to new Lakenheath and Red Lodge schools

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 06/02/2016 - 09:49

There are concerns in Red Lodge and Lakenheath about a year’s delay to new schools aimed at coping with the pressure on places from new housing developments.

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Car thieves targeting modern classics warn investigators

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 06/02/2016 - 06:00

Classic vehicle owners are being warned about the increasingy risk of theft following a 2015 crime wave.

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LATEST: A14 at Bury St Edmunds reopens following second multi-car crash

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 17:48

The A14 has reopened following a second multi-vehicle crash which blocked the carriageway.

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Police seek Douglas Wicks for offences in Suffolk

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 17:26

Police are appealing for help tracing Douglas Wicks, a 22-year-old man who is wanted for breach of a restraining order and in connection with two theft offences in Suffolk.

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Are you a folk or roots act looking for a big break? Ely Folk Festival’s band competition could be your chance

Ely Standard - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 17:16

Would you like to perform on the main stage of Ely Folk Festival alongside some of the best British folk and roots acts around?

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Brace yourselves for two days of closure of the A47 between Guyhirn and Thorney Toll as safety improvements are carried out

Ely Standard - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 17:13

The A47 between Guyhirn and Thorney will be closed next Tuesday and Wednesday as highway engineers install extra safety signs and road markings.

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Over 130 National Lottery grants given to Cambridgeshire projects in 2015

Ely Standard - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:45

Arts and sports projects, community groups and schools - including Witchford Village College - all benifitted from more than £10million of lottery funding last year, the National Lottery has revealed.

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No horsing about at Tattersall’s as February Sale breaks records

Ely Standard - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:40

Records were broken at the Tattersalls February Sale - the first sale of Tattersalls’ 250th Year.

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Man jailed for rape of 12-year-old West Suffolk girl

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:36

A 26-year-old who raped a 12-year-old girl from West Suffolk has today been jailed for eight years.

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Saskia’s musical masterclasses earns her offers from two prestigious music schools

Ely Standard - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:25

A King’s Ely Senior girl hit the right notes with bosses at two prestigious music schools during her recent auditions.

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Mildenhall teen given last chance to break cycle of offending

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:25

A Mildenhall teenager who was arrested for sleeping under a hedge has spent more than four months in prison, a court has heard.

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Former Norfolk and Suffolk roads police chief gets award for his work

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:03

The former head of roads policing in Norfolk and Suffolk has been given a top award by the National Police Federation.

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Auditors conclude Cambridgeshire has a ‘material gap between required savings in the next five years and the plans and reserves available to bridge this gap’.

Ely Standard - Fri, 05/02/2016 - 15:54

Less money is spent by the county council on the population of Cambridgeshire than most other local authorities in England, says a new report.

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