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Health and Happiness Day is a hit at Ely Country Park

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 17:06

Hundreds visited Ely Country Park at the weekend for the city’s first Health and Happiness Day.

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Goodness gracious great Chariots of Fire! Ely man joins a charity challenge with his work mates

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 16:53

A team of twelve fundraisers pulled on their running shoes and tackled the gruelling Chariots of Fire Challenge to raise money for disabled children’s charity Whizz-Kidz.

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Dedication of Suffolk police officers and staff to be acknowledged at awards ceremony

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 16:18
Police officers and staff are set to be recognised for their good work and dedication to duty at an awards ceremony being held at Suffolk Police headquarters tomorrow, Wednesday September 28.
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Soham Town Rangers pay tribute to former manager Adrian Davis who has died aged 66

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 16:12

Former Soham Town Rangers manager Adrian Davis, has died aged 66.

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Nominate an Ely community group that might need extra helping hands

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 15:50

An Ely travel agency is appealing for people to nominate worthwhile causes after staff offered to donate 80 hours of their time.

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RAF Mildenhall puts on its own ‘Paralympics’

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 15:21
More than 200 special needs athletes headed to RAF Mildenhall on Saturday for the 35th Joan Mann Special Sports Day.
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Mandela theme for Amnesty International Ely

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 15:00

Ely City Amnesty Group is screening ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ on Saturday, October 1, at the Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace.

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“Devolution is the biggest opportunity” Norfolk and Suffolk will ever have says LEP chief

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:25
The Chairman of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, Mark Pendlington, has chosen the LEP’s Annual General Meeting to send a clear message to those in the East who have not yet pledged their support for the Devolution Agreement for Norfolk and Suffolk.
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Remember how tiny your baby’s feet and hands were with a new 3D casting business at Littleport

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:21

Treasure the memories of your baby’s tiny hands and feet with a new business that is due to launch in Littleport.

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Fuelled by success: Fordham Service Station nominated for national award

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:07

A service station in Ely is celebrating after receiving a nomination for a national award.

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Warning as rogue fish sellers spotted across Suffolk

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 13:21
Suffolk Trading Standards has issued a warning to residents after rogue fish sellers were spotted across the county last week.
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Sunshine and selfies all round as Ely City Golf Club raise over £8,000 for charity at Captains’ Day

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 12:24

Almost 100 golfers grabbed their clubs - and selfie sticks – to raise thousands of pounds for charity at Ely City Golf Club’s annual Captains’ Charity Day.

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Student librarian scheme off to a good start at Ely College

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 12:06

Students at Ely College are being given the opportunity to become student librarians as part of a new learning scheme.

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12 dogs face being put to sleep daily as owners fail to update microchip details warns Dog’s Trust

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 11:39
Only one in 10 UK dog owners saw updating their pet’s microchip when moving house as a priority - which could see their animal being destroyed if it strays.
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Proposals to reduce access to IVF in Suffolk deferred after consultation

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 11:24
Governing Body members of NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group have today decided to defer the decisions on proposals to reduce access to IVF services and re-focus services delivered to marginalised and vulnerable adults.
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Thousands visit Soham for 42nd annual pumpkin fair

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 10:41

Thousands flocked to Soham on Saturday for the village’s 42nd annual pumpkin fair.

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Suffolk Constabulary records big fall in domestic violence prosecutions

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 10:23
New figures from 31 police forces across England and Wales show a fall in domestic violence actions with Suffolk Constabulary recording 239 fewer prosecutions, a 37% drop.
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UPDATED: Concern growing for missing Bury St Edmunds young man

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/09/2016 - 07:20
Police have urged people to check outbuildings as concern is grows for the welfare of a 23 year-old man missing from his Bury St Edmunds home.
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A monster event for runners in Ely

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 17:25

The Monster Racing Run Fest took place on Sunday starting out at Ely Cathedral with runners having a choice of three different races.

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Great-great-grandmother Winie, 104, shares the secret to a long-lasting life

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 26/09/2016 - 16:56
A great-great-grandmother who has celebrated her 104th birthday says the secret to a long-lasting life lies in work and the great outdoors.
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