Local Press

Burglar cost company three months’ work

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 14:21

A prolific burglar who helped to steal computer equipment containing three months worth of work done by a Newmarket company has been jailed.

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Warning issued to dog owners after reports of suspicious activity across Cambridgeshire

Ely Standard - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 08:31

Dog owners are being urged to stay vigilant amid reports from residents that gangs of thieves are operating in Cambridgeshire.

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Fresh claims of bodies ‘left’ at Ely Ambulance Station

Ely Standard - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 08:30

A paramedic who worked for the East of England Ambulance service for more than 30 years believes that dead bodies could have been left unattended at Ely Ambulance Station on previous occasions.

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New dementia group enjoys first trip to Wicken Fen

Ely Standard - Thu, 23/10/2014 - 08:23

The recently-formed Ely Dementia Group enjoyed a day trip to Wicken Fen thanks to a donation from the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes.

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Ely’s former Phones4U store will re-open as Vodafone

Ely Standard - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 15:43

The former Phones 4U store in Ely will reopen as a Vodafone outlet from Thursday.

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Get down to Grunty Fen

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:21

An eccentric vision of Grunty Fen has been part of the mental landscape of many hundreds of thousands of people all over the world for the past 30 years.

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Business award for Guineas Festival

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:19

The marketing drive to attract visitors to the QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket Racecourses, that resulted in the largest attendance for seven years, has been chosen for an award.

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It’s puppy love at optician’s charity event

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:17

A Newmarket opticians welcomed a puppy into store to champion an initiative for the Guide Dogs charity.

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Carnival’s £9,000 windfall for charities

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:16

Charity cheques have been presented to 25 groups and organisations from the £9,000

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A Fenland church and a town centre are “at risk” says English Heritage

Ely Standard - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 12:50

Wisbech’s Conservation Area and March’s historic St Wendreda’s Church have both been declared “at risk” by English Heritage.

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Green Party sets out vision to ‘rejuvenate’ city centre

Ely Standard - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 09:46

The Green Party claims not enough is being done to support Ely’s High Street and has published a new report outlining how it would go about rescuing it.

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Police call in helicopter to aid in hunt for suspected fuel thief

Ely Standard - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 09:39

The police helicopter was scrambled to help hunt for a man suspected of stealing diesel last night (Tuesday).

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Top Cambs riders meet for championship final at Soham

Ely Standard - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 08:23

Some of the top horse riders in Cambridgeshire were in action at the Fenning Farm Championship Final in Soham, on Sunday.

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Farm manager calls for tougher penalties after fuel thieves escape with cautions

Ely Standard - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 08:23

A farm manager has called for tougher penalties for thieves after three men caught red-handed stealing diesel from his property were only handed cautions.

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Solar farms ‘blight’ by on the countryside says Liz Truss but landowners’ association believes she is ‘misguided’

Ely Standard - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 14:30

Environment Secretary and South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss has hit out at large-scale solar farms calling them a “blight” on the countryside as she announced plans to axe a subsidy for the schemes.

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Council puts bus station up for grabs

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 13:15

Forest Heath District Council is attempting to make up some of the £1.1 million worth of savings it has to make next year by marketing a bus station.

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Records tumble at Tattersalls

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 13:13

Records tumbled on the on the final day of Tattersalls premier yearling sale which saw the most expensive yearling sold in the world this year.

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Swift project helps village scoop conservation award

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 13:11

Villagers in Worlington have been celebrating after the village picked up a major conservation award.

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Lottery windfall for historic St Mary’s

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 13:08

An historic Newmarket church is set to receive a grant of more than £97,000 to replace a roof in urgent need of repair.

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Road blocked after high winds cause tree to crash into lorry

Ely Standard - Tue, 21/10/2014 - 10:53

A fallen tree has blocked a stretch of the A1123 through Wilburton.

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