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Legends in charity match

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 16:20

Cambridgeshire Darts Organisation are to hold a Legends Vs Current players match to raise money for a charity close to their hearts, Cancer Research UK.

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Police issue e-fit after raids in Gazeley

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 14:53

Police have released an e-fit of a man they want to track after a vehicle was tampered with in Gazeley.

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Scope charity shop in Ely launches appeal for volunteers to help its work with disabled people

Ely Standard - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 12:31

A charity shop has launched an urgent appeal for volunteers.

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Planner’s all-clear to turn former care home into boarding house

Ely Standard - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 08:17

The owner of a former care home near Ely has been given the all-clear to convert the building into a boarding house for farm workers – just a few months after plans for new apartments were refused.

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Landowner earmarks almost 80 acres for new solar farm

Ely Standard - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 08:16

The rush to utilise East Cambridgeshire’s fen farmland for green energy production showed no sign of slowing this week as a farmer in Stretham entered fresh plans for a 77-acre solar farm.

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Hundreds stop by to admire skill of woodturners at Ely exhibition

Ely Standard - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 08:15

The Ely Guild of Woodturners is hosting its annual exhibition at the Cathedral Centre in Ely.

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EU cash could help fund Ely’s proposed southern bypass - MP says

Ely Standard - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 17:50

Ely’s long-awaited southern bypass could be one of five Cambridgeshire projects in line for European Union funding next spring – according to one MP.

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The glamour of a 1950s Cambridge department store is brought to life thanks to an Ely Author

Ely Standard - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 16:58

An Ely author has penned a compelling tale about the true story of four young women who worked in a glamorous Cambridge department store in the 1950s.

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Littleport firm signs deal to provide equipment for Germany’s largest offshore wind farm

Ely Standard - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 16:34

Littleport firm JDR has won a major new contract to provide more than 70kilometres of cable to support a new offshore wind farm in Germany.

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£1,600 cash boost for Street Sports

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 15:39

A community sports organisation has received more than £1,600 for new equipment thanks to staff at the Newmarket branch of the Yorkshire Building Society.

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Man in critical condition in hospital following gas explosion

Ely Standard - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 10:36

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after what is believed to have been a gas explosion in Chittering this morning.

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Highways Agency says it will keep traffic moving over the August Bank Holiday weekend

Ely Standard - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 10:12

The Highways Agency will be helping holidaymakers have happy holidays by keeping traffic moving over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Energy company pleads guilty to polluting two fen drains with silage effluent

Ely Standard - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 09:38

An East Cambridgeshire energy company was fined £10,000 by magistrates after pleading guilty to polluting two fen drains.

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Acorns set to grow into clever children

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 09:15

Cheveley Acorns pre-school, judged inadequate by Ofsted in January, has been given a good rating following the latest visit by inspectors.

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Campaigners hope blimp demo will sway villagers in battle over wind farm

Ely Standard - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 08:24

Campaigners fighting a proposal to erect three wind turbines in Haddenham flew a blimp close to the application site over the weekend.

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Tree which has stood up to decades of the worst the elements could throw at it finally succumbs to disease

Ely Standard - Tue, 19/08/2014 - 08:23

A sycamore tree thought to be almost 90 years old is to be felled because of disease.

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Work progresses on memorial in Newmarket to Bill Tutte

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 18/08/2014 - 17:39

Work is progressing on the Bill Tutte memorial on Rutland Hill, Newmarket, which will pay lasting tribute to the man who played a vital code-breaking role in World War 2.

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Do you like shopping for unusual crafts and foods? Then these new markets in Wisbech, Whittlesey and Ely will be just for you

Ely Standard - Mon, 18/08/2014 - 16:52

Heritage events with a difference are top of the agenda for the former manager of Fenland District Council markets who has set up his own business.

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RSPB Lakenheath Fen: Meet the Fen’s creatures of the deep

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 18/08/2014 - 16:48

Visitors come to RSPB Lakenheath Fen for many reasons – to watch birds, admire butterflies or maybe just to enjoy a nice walk. But there are other hidden wonders to find and mostly, it is just the children who attempt to spot this secret life. The staff and volunteers know the delights that can be found....

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Forest Heath gets Government funding for more affordable homes

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 18/08/2014 - 16:39

Government funding is helping provide affordable homes in Forest Heath.

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