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Search begins for the next Fenland poet laureate

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 15:57

A competition has been launched to find this year’s Fenland poet laureate.

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Littleport on-call firefighters win Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service Team Achievement Award

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 15:38

Outstanding on-call firefighters were recognised at Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) Excellence Awards last night.

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Official opening of Burwell fire station

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 12:49

Cambridgeshire’s newest fire station will be officially opened on Monday at 2.30pm.

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Church to host organ recital

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 12:40

A lunch time organ and song recital will be held in Newmarket on Saturday to raise funds to tackle the Ebola crisis in Africa.

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Dog owners thanked for support for Trust’s work

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 12:37

More than 35 Italian Spinone owners and breeders attended a special day at the Animal Health Trust (AHT)to help support research projects into diseases commonly found in the breed.

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New leisure centre moves a step closer

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 11:57

A new leisure centre and swimming pool for East Cambridgeshire has moved a step closer.

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Kentford promoter was speedway legend

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 11:56

Tributes have been paid to a former speedway promoter who was credited with transforming the fortunes of one of the biggest clubs in the sport.

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Fire crew tackles tractor blaze

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 09:50

Firefighters were called after a vintage tractor caught fire in Haddenham, on Thursday.

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Tonnes of waste from East Cambridgeshire homes to be recycled at state-of-the-art plant

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 08:21

Recycling and refuse company, AmeyCespa has been awarded a lucrative contract to process recyclable waste collected from households across East Cambridgeshire.

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Council insists Ely’s southern bypass will benefit from busway lessons

Ely Standard - Fri, 21/11/2014 - 08:21

Cambridgeshire County Council says it will not make the same mistakes with Ely’s southern bypass as it did with the guided bus.

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Jail term for violent thug who left victim with five fractures to eye socket

Ely Standard - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 17:05

A football thug who beat up a fan of his own team as they returned from a Wembley play-off final, has been jailed for 16 months.

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RSPCA says trapped bird “would have starved to death in a slow, horrible way” had it not been spotted in time

Ely Standard - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 16:17

A coot found swimming round in circles after getting its feet entangled in fishing tackle was rescued by the RSPCA.

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Princess coming to Ely to launch new book

Ely Standard - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 15:21

Princess Michael of Kent is coming to Ely early next month to talk about her new book, Agnes Sorel: Mistress of Beauty.

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Christmas fair for Sophie

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 12:48

A Christmas fair organised to raise funds in memory of Exning schoolgirl, Sophie Bell, who died as a result of a brain tumour will be held in the village church on Saturday.

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Multiple recognition for staff at Isleham Produce World site at awards including for man who saved life

Ely Standard - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 12:45

The Isleham site was a big winner at this year’s Pride of Produce World Group Awards.

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Judge adjourns case for sentence

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 11:57

A man from Newmarket has been warned that all sentencing options are

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Inquest opens into death

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 11:54

An inquest has been opened into the death of a man whose body was found at a house in Exning.

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Artist to paint Christmas fair

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 11:53

Artist Jacquie Jones will be at Kettlefield school’s Christmas fair which is being held tomorrow between 2.30pm-5pm.

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Investigation launched after horses killed in train crash

Ely Standard - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 09:52

British Transport Police have launched an investigation after at least six horses were killed after wandering onto a train line.

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