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Number of people using alcohol treatment services in Fenland rises by 63 per cent - the highest in Cambridgeshire

Ely Standard - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 16:57

A council report has revealed that Fenland has experienced the highest increase in the number of people referring to alcohol treatment services in the county.

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‘For sale’ boards go up at historic Wisbech Castle - thought to have been originally built by William the Conqueror

Ely Standard - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 16:53

Historic Wisbech Castle – reported to have been originally built by William the Conqueror- is for sale.

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Still time to join the growing fund-raising army of Girls Night Out

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 13:54
There is still time to join the army of more than 2,000 women who have signed up for St Nicholas Hospice Care’s Girls Night Out.
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Dog Day warning on illegally imported puppies

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:38
Puppy buyers are being warned by Suffolk Trading Standards to take care not to buy illegally imported animals
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Cambridgeshire police clamp down on hare coursing as season is set to start

Ely Standard - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:35

“Don’t come hare coursing in Cambridgeshire” is the clear message from local police as they look to clamp down on the activity.

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Birds of a feather flock to.. Ely Museum as youngsters get craft

Ely Standard - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 12:30

Dozens of creative youngsters tried their hand at making birds of all shapes and sizes during the latest instalment of Ely Museum’s summer holiday schedule.

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Warning of up to 50mm of bank holiday rain across the east

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 11:41
It is only to be expected for a bank holiday weekend, but the Met Office has today issued a heavy rain on Saturday and Sunday.
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At least 100 turned away from public meeting at Rosmini Centre, Wisbech, as health chiefs again under estimate numbers wanting to protest over threat to minor injuries at North Cambs Hospital, Doddington and Ely

Ely Standard - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 10:11

MP Steve Barclay – who was sent the leaked document revealing the threat to local minor injuries unit-, was initially turned away from a public meeting last night called to discuss their future.

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Woman taken to hospital with minor injuries after head-on crash with tractor on A141 between Chatteris and Warboys

Ely Standard - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 10:01

A woman was taken to hospital after her car was involved in a head-on collision with a tractor on the A141 between Chatteris and Warboys.

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Record collection for charity by Ely Folk Festival morris sides

Ely Standard - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 09:56

Despite torrential rain during their procession around Ely over the folk festival this year, the morris dance sides collected a magnificent £1,062 for the festival’s chosen local charity for 2016 – Branching Out.

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Colleges continue to back Business Awards

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 26/08/2016 - 06:35
Caring for the environment is about making sure there is a world to pass on to future generations, so it is apt a college is sponsoring our ‘green’ award.
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Crash on A141 between Chatteris and Warboys leaves car in field and tractor badly damaged

Ely Standard - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 17:44

A car was left on its side in a field after reportedly being involved in a head on crash with a tractor on the A141.

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Stonea parents to take on epic tractor ride in memory of Mikayla – a real outdoors girl

Ely Standard - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 17:08

With her dazzling smile little Mikayla was a shining light of love and laughter.

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Rare birds stop off at Welney Wetland Centre on their international journeys

Ely Standard - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 16:30

Rare birds heading for Southern Europe and Africa have been spotted at the WWT Welney Wetland Centre.

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GCSEs boost for schools in Suffolk

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 15:49
More of Suffolk’s 16 year olds achieved expected levels of GCSE attainment in English and maths this year, it has emerged today.
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City-centre restaurant Wildwood closed ‘until further notice’ after firefighters tackle late night blaze

Ely Standard - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 15:28

A restaurant in the centre of Ely has been closed indefinitely after a fire broke out in its roof.

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Pupils in Newmarket, Soham and Mildenhall celebrate GCSE results

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 14:27
Students in Newmarket, Mildenhall and Soham have delighted themselves and their teachers with a stellar set of GCSE results announced today.
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GCSE results: Witchford Village College principal ‘really proud’ as number of students achieving top grades increases by 10 per cent

Ely Standard - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 13:22

Both students and staff are celebrating at Witchford Village College after the number of students achieving top grades increased from last year.

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Wisbech Grammar School pupils celebrate 92 per cent A* to C GCSE grades

Ely Standard - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 13:04

Pupils at Wisbech Grammar School have been celebrating after 92 per cent achieved all A* to C grades in their GCSEs.

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Excellent results for students in GCSEs 2016 at King’s Ely - and some high performers achieved spectacular success

Ely Standard - Thu, 25/08/2016 - 12:55

Students and staff at King’s Ely are celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results today with over half of all grades being an A^, A* or A (52 per cent) and 95 per cent achieving A* to C grades.

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