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£300,000 facelift for Bedford Lodge suite

Newmarket Journal - 8 hours 51 min ago

One of Newmarket’s biggest hotels is to undergo a £300,000 facelift to its 
conference and banqueting suite.

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Stable staff rally round to raise funds for Nelson

Newmarket Journal - 8 hours 53 min ago

Stable staff at a Newmarket yard have raised more than £1000 to help one of their colleagues who has been diagnosed with a brain tumour.

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Picture of the Week

Newmarket Journal - 8 hours 54 min ago

As autumn closes in this week’s Picture of the Week taken by photographer Geoffrey Pieters provides a springtime memory.

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Village bake-off a roaring success

Newmarket Journal - 8 hours 57 min ago

Residents in West Row turned out in force on Saturday to take part in the village’s second annual bake-off competition.

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Costa plan unveiled for town centre site

Newmarket Journal - 8 hours 59 min ago

One of the nation’s leading coffee shop chains has submitted plans to Forest Heath District Council to open up a new shop in Mildenhall.

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Investigation launched after derelict building is torched by arsonists

Ely Standard - 12 hours 33 min ago

Arsonists set fire to a derelict building in Soham on Saturday.

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Duo appear in court charged with robbery and GBH with intent after 67-year-old man is badly beaten

Ely Standard - 12 hours 47 min ago

Police have charged two men with robbery and causing grievous bodily harm with intent following a “vicious” attack on a 67-year-old man in Ely.

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Joanna puts her best foot forward with shoe-nique new venture

Ely Standard - 13 hours 21 min ago

A teacher from Stretham is setting out to prove that imagination is no barrier when it comes to shoes by launching a unique new venture.

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Sir Jim hails fall in unemployment in South East Cambs

Ely Standard - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 14:23

MP Sir Jim Paice has welcomed news that unemployment has again fallen in his South East Cambridgeshire constituency.

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Ambulance boss apologises over allegations body was left next to bins and promises full investigation

Ely Standard - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 10:38

The chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service has apologised following claims that the body of a 32-year-old man was left on the floor of an ambulance station for more than an hour because paramedics wanted to finish their shift on time.

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Man robbed and left with serious injuries in attack

Ely Standard - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 08:42

Police arrested three people following a robbery in Ely which left a man with serious injuries.

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Developer eyes plot for up to 14 new homes

Ely Standard - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 08:23

A Surrey-based company has applied for planning permission to build 14 new houses in Soham.

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Feel-good feeling continues in Burwell as carnival committee hands out thousands to charity groups

Ely Standard - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 08:18

The Burwell Carnival committee handed out cheques worth hundreds of pounds to 25 groups and organisations from the proceeds of this year’s event.

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Appleby is plotting Godolphin’s route back to racing’s top table

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 14:00

Dubai Future Champions’ Day at Newmarket is all about tomorrow’s champions and Charlie Appleby has the 
future very much in mind.

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A11 underpass between Eriswell and Icklingham set to be opened

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 11:50

Another milestone on the dualling scheme of the A11 between Fiveways roundabout and Thetford is in place to be reached on Sunday with the opening of the B1112 underpass between Eriswell and Icklingham. Subject to satisfactory weather conditions work to open the underpass will start overnight tomorrow and be complete by 6am on Saturday.

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Police track down van stolen in Ely raid

Ely Standard - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 09:23

A van stolen from a home in Ely has been found by police.

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Team GB skiing star visits Ely College

Ely Standard - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 08:35

Ely College students have been put through their paces this term by Team GB ski star Ellie Koyander, who visited the school in her role as an mentor for the Sky Sports Living For Sport Programme.

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New name announced for village bus service

Ely Standard - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 08:34

A name has been announced for the new hourly bus service linking Haddenham and Wilburton with Ely, which is set to be launched in November.

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GALLERY: Harvest festival is a hit at St Andrew’s

Ely Standard - Thu, 16/10/2014 - 08:34

St Andrew’s Church played host to a three-day flower and harvest festival over the weekend.

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Suffolk: Heightened security at RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall as the US bases assure residents there is no specific threat

Ely Standard - Wed, 15/10/2014 - 17:26

American bases in Suffolk are heightening security on Thursday and Friday in order to rehearse their procedures.

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