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Car driver miraculously escapes Hilgay crash with minor injuries

Ely Standard - 8 hours 8 min ago

A car driver had a miraculous escape after a tractor rolled onto his roof after overturning.

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Police investigate possible sighting of missing Corrie heading towards Honington on night he disappeared

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 19:02
Police have received a report of a possible sighting of missing airman Corrie McKeague heading towards Honington on the night he disappeared.
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When do the clocks go back?

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 16:20
It’s almost that time - don’t get caught out.
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Children from Highfields School in Ely are set to enjoy a fun-filled theatre show

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 15:21

Children at an Ely school have something to celebrate after being gifted a theatre performance by Happy Days Children’s Charity.

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Art lovers unite for ‘absolutely fantastic’ display of ceramics, sculptures and more

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 15:15

The Maltings in Ely welcomed 1,500 art lovers at the weekend as Art Unequalled returned for its sixth year, showcasing work by a range of makers.

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Wisbech man given life sentence for murder of Laraine Rayner

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 14:20

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of the murder of Laraine Rayner in Wisbech in April this year.

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REVIEW: Ely Sinfonia and Martin Roscoe deliver a ‘splendid evening’ concert at Ely Cathedral

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 12:44

Ely Sinfonia members, under the directorship of Steve Bingham, were excellent on Saturday when they performed works by Bernstein, Gershwin and Aaron Copland in Ely Cathedral.

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Ely Netball Club has another chance of funding to cover the costs of a surge in membership

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 12:37

A netball club is hoping to make it double bubble by entering for a second national funding bid.

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US airman killed in crash sent text message shortly before he lost control of car, inquest told

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 12:37
A US airman sent a text message shortly before he lost control of his car and was killed in a crash at Eriswell, an inquest has heard.
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Rotary Club of Ely-Hereward goes Purple4Polio by planting 10,000 crocus corms

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 12:26

The Rotary Club of Ely-Hereward has begun to plant 10,000 corms as part of nationwide initiative Purple4Polio.

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What a star - March Neale-Wade Academy pupil Billy is a real inspiration

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 12:22

Teenager Billy Griffiths has scooped a top award recognising the work he does in his local community and at the Neale-Wade Academy in March.

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Pupils at Glebelands School in Chatteris look forward to a splashing time after winning second prize in MP Steve Barclay’s Read to Succeed campaign

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 11:58

Pupils at Glebelands Primary School in Chatteris will soon be enjoying a splashing time after winning second prize in MP Steve Barclay’s Read to Succeed campaign.

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Hear about Peter’s international travels at Topping’s Bookshop talk

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 11:12

An Ely man will share his experiences in Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East when he talks about his new book, ‘A Wayward Spirit’, at Topping’s Bookshop in Ely.

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Update on Parkway crash victims

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 10:54
A man injured in a serious collision between a car and a lorry in Parkway, Bury St Edmunds, remains in hospital while his passenger daughter in now recuperating at home.
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‘Proceed with great care’ when driving on Red Fen Road in Little Thetford warn concerned police

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 10:42

Guidance has been issued by police who say they are concerned about the speed of vehicles using Red Fen Road in Little Thetford.

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Join Remembrance events in Littleport

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 10:35

The Littleport branch of the Royal British Legion is inviting everyone to their services of Remembrance.

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Assault at Hereward Pub in Market Street, Ely - do you recognise these men?

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 10:26

Police have released CCTV of two men they want to speak to in connection with an assault at a pub in Ely.

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War medals of ‘huge personal value’ and several military items stolen from house on Hitches Street, Littleport

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 10:05

War medals of “huge personal value” were among a number of items stolen during a burglary at a house on Hitches Street, Littleport.

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Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him in connection with an attempted whisky theft from Sainsbury’s, Lisle Lane, Ely

Ely Standard - Mon, 24/10/2016 - 09:44

Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with an attempted theft from a supermarket in Ely.

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Cyclist is in serious condition after a collision wth a van near Mepal

Ely Standard - Sun, 23/10/2016 - 18:36

A cyclist is in a serious condition in Addenbrooke’s Hospital after he was in a collision with a van on the A142 between Sutton and Mepal.

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