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LETTER: ‘Can you help us raise money for NSPCC through out 5km Cambridge Spartan Race?’

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 19:17

We were wondering if the Ely Standard would be able to help raise awareness for a charity run, the 5K Cambridge Spartan Race, on September 5?

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LETTER: ‘If then council leader has reservations about the area, why did he then endorse planting trees initiative’?

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 18:20

Mr Fred Brown is asserting that the ‘woodland garden’ to the rear of his property was plagued (six incidents reported) by anti social behaviour during 2008.

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LETTER: ‘If only, back in May, we could have elicited same excitement that Jeremy Corbyn is generating now’

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 18:07

Non-members may be utterly confused by the outbreak of ‘fraternal democracy’ in the Labour Party.

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The ‘Friday morning club’ of tennis players enjoy a social and fund raising sessions - finishing off with glass of Pimms!

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 17:20

The Friday morning club players of Ely Tennis Club held a social and fund raising session.

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Annual motorcycle rally brings in funds for new equipment at Ipswich Hospital

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 15:50

More than 60 members of Ipswich Triangle Motorcycle Club set off through Suffolk yesterday morning to raise funds for new equipment at Ipswich Hospital.

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PHOTOS: Rising flood water closes street in Mildenhall

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 11:14

A street in Mildenhall has closed because of rising flood water.

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Sydney helps tell the story of what the Dambusters did next

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 07:15

Although Sydney Grimes joined the RAF’s famous 617 Squadron too late for the iconic Second World War dambuster raid, what he and his fellow airmen did next was every bit as heroic and dangerous.

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Alan’s magnificent family and friends rally to ensure his dying wish to create a legacy raises £20,000 for charity

Ely Standard - Sun, 30/08/2015 - 23:04

A man whose dying wish was to create a legacy has had more than £20,000 raised for charity in his memory.

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Police report nine arrests last night across Fenland - for criminal damage, being drunk and disorderly and for assault

Ely Standard - Sun, 30/08/2015 - 12:16

Three men were arrested in Chatteris last night during a busy night for Fenland police that saw a total of nine people taken into custody.

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Man drowns in Cambridgeshire river after apparently jumping in to retrieve a football

Ely Standard - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 23:08

A man drowned today in Cambridgeshire after apparently jumping into the Great Ouse to retrieve a football shortly before a water festival was due to start.

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Cambridgeshire County Council set to unload its entire 400 or so paintings built up over nearly 70 years as part of children’s collection

Ely Standard - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 22:17

Hundreds of rarely seen paintings – owned by Cambridgeshire County Council as part of a children’s collection built up since the last war- are to be sold.

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Charlie challenges people to join his Suffolk anti-litter walk

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 17:13

When author and raconteur of Suffolk life Charlie Haylock did a cartoon about roadside litter, people challenged him to do something to do something about it.

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Get on your bike for the Mildenhall Cycle Rally

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 14:16

The Annual Mildenhall Cycle Rally got off to a sunny start this morning as familes turned out to get involved in all things pedal powered.

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St Neots Dragon Boat Festival cancelled as divers scour river for missing person

Ely Standard - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 13:15

The St Neots Dragon Boat Festival – one of the biggest events in Huntingdonshire – has been cancelled as emergency services search the river for a missing person.

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Council backs leisure site idea for former Doric Cinema

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 08:32

Councillors have backed residents’ calls to keep Newmarket’s former Doric Cinema as a leisure facility.

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Motorcycle and car collide in Stonea - motorcyclist is injured and Sixteen Foot is blocked

Ely Standard - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 17:08

A motorcyclist in his 30s has been airlifted to hospital following what has been described as a “serious collision” on the Sixteen Foot near March.

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Three women give up trying to help a man slumped in public toilets - only to discover he died in the cubicle later

Ely Standard - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 14:57

Three women who tried to call the non-emergency police line to report a man asleep in public toilets in Wisbech gave up after being put on hold for more than ten minutes - only to discover he died in the cubicle during the night.

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Children enjoy crafty summer fun at Ely museum

Ely Standard - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 14:52

Summer sunshine, the seaside and holidays were all part of the fun at a craft activity day held at Ely museum.

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Don’t put lives at risk with illegal and inconsiderate parking says Cambs Fire

Ely Standard - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 14:39

Illegal and inconsiderate parking is putting lives at risk, the fire service has warned.

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Sanctuary promises to clean-up Ely flats

Ely Standard - Fri, 28/08/2015 - 12:34

A housing association has promised to carry out regular cleaning at an Ely flats complex following complaints from residents.

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