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Investigation launched after teenager is threatened with knife outside petrol station

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 16:41

Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old boy from Burwell was attacked outside a petrol station in Soham.

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MP joins fight to clear muddy roads between Chatteris and Mepal

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 15:38

Pleas for road safety improvements along a major Fen road have been stepped up following three accidents in just one week.

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Shower slip nearly scuppers Rita’s Kilimanjaro climb

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:54

A Newmarket woman who has travelled the world completing treks for charity, has just returned from her latest adventure walking up Mount Kilimanjaro.

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New bid to boost town’s fortunes

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:53

Some of the most influential organisations in Newmarket have joined forces to launch a new community project aimed at attracting thousands more visitors to the town and boosting its economy.

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Xmas charity concert

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:42

Fordham Charity Group will be staging its 22nd annual Christmas Celebration concert next month.

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Readers picture of the Week: Win £10 to spend at La Hogue

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:00

The winner of this week’s See It, Snap It, Send It, is six-year-old Harvey Thomas of Newmarket for his shot of conkers in Park Lane.

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Tracy’s charity pedal power

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 11:49

A dentists’ receptionist has completed a gruelling 106 mile cycle challenge and raised £400 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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“Why did you leave my son?” Mum asks military doctor at inquest

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 09:06

A US military doctor was quizzed at an inquest by a grieving mother, whose son had died in a road crash.

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Council to call on officials to look again at pinch points

Ely Standard - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 08:47

A set of pinch points designed to replace an unpopular traffic build-out in Sutton have received a lukewarm reaction from parishioners.

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Death announced tonight of Cllr John Reynolds “a stalwart and statesmanlike member” of Cambridgeshire County Council

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 18:02

Messages of condolence have been sent to the family and friends of Cambridgeshire County Councillor John Reynolds following news of his death.

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‘Now a great time to consider becoming on call firefighter’ says Cambs fire chief at opening of £1million Burwell station

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 16:53

Burwell’s new fire station was officially opened today (Monday).

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Innovative iPad holder proves an award winner for Fordham student

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 16:50

A Fordham construction student has beaten hundreds from across the country to take third place in a national business competition.

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‘Living Advent’ calendar highlights the extraordinary range of events in Haddenham throughout December

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 14:44

A ‘living Advent calendar’ will be launched in Haddenham, on Sunday, at a Festival of Light.

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Soham Village College has 50 stalls for its Christmas fayre - and the Viva Choir will entertain with carols too

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 14:33

Start your Christmas shopping at the fundraising HCA Soham Village College Christmas Fayre this Saturday (November 29) at the school from 1pm to 4pm

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“It is no coincidence that all of the officers he assaulted were junior to him in rank” trial of March detective told

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 14:16

A woman detective constable told a jury that she was “touched up” by a sergeant after their Christmas party.

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Woman, 23, grabbed by neck, dragged to floor, punchedand purse snatched -but attacker returns with purse, minus a tenner

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 12:55

A man who attacked and robbed a woman in the early hours of Saturday returned – and handed back her purse, minus £10.

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New classroom at top rated nursery

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 12:44

An ‘oustanding’ rated Newmarket nursery can now offer a limited number of extra places thanks to the expansion of its facilities for three to five year olds.

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Pyjama day helps staff clean up for charity

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 12:27

Staff from Ely Clean swapped their tabards for pyjamas on Friday to raise funds for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

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High-achieving Oxbridge school told to improve

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 12:03

A Roman Catholic upper school has been told it needs to improve by government inspectors despite being one of the top state schools in the country for students going on to Oxford or Cambridge.

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Garden club meeting

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:55

Sandra Easton will be the guest demonstrator at Wednesday’s meeting of the Newmarket and Dustrict Garden Society.

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