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School garden is a tribute to war heroes

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 18:03

A commemorative garden area was opened at Burwell Village College primary school on Monday to mark First and Second World War anniversaries. Funded by local businesses, it features a cherry tree, log seating, lavender, a tree seat, a plaque with ‘1914-2014’ on and thousands of planted poppy seeds.

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Move to tackle housing crisis

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 17:39

A council could soon start building and buying affordable homes in a bid to tackle housing shortages.

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Headteachers say their fond farewells

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 17:36

Two of the longest serving and most respected primary school headteachers in Newmarket have said their final farewells to pupils and staff.

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Pupils go wild for wildlife . . .

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 17:34

An allotment once plagued by vandalism was reopened on Friday as a secure wildlife garden for Soham school children.

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George produces 40 years for firm

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 27/07/2014 - 16:23

A carrot producer who has spent four decades with the same firm said he enjoyed his work as much now as when he first started out.

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Council agree £30k loan is a ‘safe bet’

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 18:02

A campaign to attract new visitors to Newmarket which is set to launch later this year has received a £30,000 council boost.

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People power at Red Lodge

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 17:46

Fitness group Hour of Power held its first outdoor class in East Anglia in Red Lodge on Sunday.

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Wootten makes history at Hickstead following a win aboard Purple Moon

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 17:23

Chantal Wootten has created her own piece of Hickstead history following her outing at this year’s prestigious Derby meeting.

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Wilkinson gets his tactics spot on to land first senior race title

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 17:15

Callum Wilkinson executed the perfect plan to take his first senior national title and further enhance his growing reputation on Saturday.

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Challenge to council’s racing plan policies

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 16:41

A spokesman for property developer Bill Gredley has been telling an inspector that a council’s planning policy aimed at protecting the town’s racing heritage, was “negative and restrictive.”

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Plans for new Mildenhall cafe given go-ahead

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 16:12

Plans for a new cafe to be built in Mildenhall have been given the go-ahead by district planning officials eight months after they were first submitted.

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What a difference a year makes as Ofsted praises “relentless” efforts by head and staff to transform Ely primary school

Ely Standard - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 11:33

Staff at a primary school in Ely have been “relentless in the pursuit of excellence” according to government inspectors.

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Date set for inquest into death of Soham Village College student

Ely Standard - Sat, 26/07/2014 - 11:25

A date has been set for an inquest into the death of a Soham Village College student who died suddenly at home.

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Cricket: Scholtz passes landmark in Mildenhall’s away win

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 18:11


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Review: Beach Boys retain that balmy magic

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 18:08

The Beach Boys, Friday,
Adnams Newmarket Night

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It’s a happy 40th to village pre-school

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 17:44

A village pre-school celebrated its 40th birthday on Wednesday.

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Paddocks summer fair raises more than £2,000

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 17:27

A Saxon and Vikings re-enactment was one of the highlights of Newmarket’s Paddocks primary school’s summer fair on Saturday.

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Take a trip back in time

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 16:35

Tickets are still available for a nostalgic 1920s style evening in Mildenhall on Saturday to commemorate the First World War.

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Trainer’s team collection is a Ladies’ Day winner

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 16:10

Trainer Jeremy Noseda and his team from Newmarket’s Shalfleet Stables collected £1,498.49 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) during Ladies Day at the July Course on Thursday.

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It’s 30 and out for Alan as he serves his final shift at Soham Fire Station

Ely Standard - Fri, 25/07/2014 - 15:35

A second-generation firefighter has retired following nearly 30 years’ service at Soham Fire Station.

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