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Appeal after bicycle is stolen in Mildenhall

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 20/09/2014 - 09:25

Police are appealing for information after a bicycle was stolen in Mildenhall.

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Can you help identify these two women?

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 16:14

Police have released CCTV images of two women they would like to speak to following a supermarket fraud in Sainsbury’s in Mildenhall.

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Tesco lends a helping hand

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 16:10

Tesco staff swapped their tills for trowels to give the flower beds at Newmarket’s clock tower a facelift.

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Race day set to celebrate IJF milestone

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 16:03

The Newmarket-based Injured Jockeys’ Fund will the beneficiary of a charity race day at the town’s Rowley Mile on Saturday.

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Patrols stepped up

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:36

Police are to step up patrols on a Newmarket estate following a spate of vandalism.

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Picture of the week

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:32

Now you see him. The newly opened Bill Tutte Memorial attracting plenty of attention is this week’s Picture of the Week taken by photographer Geoffrey Pieters.

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Teen to be honoured for saving man’s life

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:30

A teenager who fought a life-and-death battle to save a neighbour from drowning in quicksands has been awarded a top national life-savi ng honour.

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Daniel O’Donnell is the star 
of Soham charity show

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:29

Irish singing sensation Daniel O’Donnell was back in Soham on Saturday when the town’s Ross Peers sports hall was transformed into a 500-seater auditorium for a charity evening organised by Mrs Winifred Day.

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Studlands fun day takes stock of charity success

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 15:22

A fun day at Newmarket’s Studlands Park Social Club raised almost £1,300 for a charity which supports parents of stillborn babies. The event was organised by Clare Barlow and her husband, club chairman Tim. They learned about the work of the 4Louis charity through close friends who suffered such a bereavement and were given a special memory box by the organisation. Emma Wallis and Carl Tiley of Soham, who lost their baby daughter at 28 weeks, were at Saturday’s event helping with the fund raising.

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Businessman who illegally slaughtered animals and offered them to local butchers handed hefty fine

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 12:30

A business in Mepal convicted of carrying out the illegal slaughter of animals and breaching food hygiene regulations has been fined more than £1,000.

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Police close road after two-car smash just yards from diesel spillage

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 09:15

Two people were injured following a collision on the A1123 this morning (Friday) – just minutes after reports of a diesel spillage.

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Ely travel agent boosts Lisa’s Fund with special fund-raising day

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 08:23

A travel agent in Ely raised more than £350 for the Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund by holding a raffle.

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Sir Jim Paice welcomes further fall in unemployment

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 08:22

Sir Jim Paice has welcomed news that unemployment has again fallen in his constituency.

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Swimming pool staff to take on double Channel challenge for charity

Ely Standard - Fri, 19/09/2014 - 08:22

Intrepid staff at Ely’s Paradise Pool are embarking on a 24-hour swimming challenge in aid of Aspire, the spinal injuries charity,

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Drink-driver Steven Samuel given four-year prison term after crash that killed friend

Ely Standard - Thu, 18/09/2014 - 16:25

A drink-driver from Soham whose passenger died when he crashed into a tree has been jailed for four years.

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Mildenhall team rocks the Girls’ Night Out

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 18/09/2014 - 16:09

A record 1,500 women took part in the 2014 Girls NightOut walk in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care pledging £150,000 in sponsorship

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Residents to share in town Vision

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 18/09/2014 - 15:47

Visitors to tomorrow’s Newmarket Vision conference will hear how the town’s new racing heritage centre, currently under construction at Palace House stables, will attract up to 50,000 visitors a year.

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Steven Samuel jailed for four years for drink driving incident which killed 22-year-old man in Lakenheath

Ely Standard - Thu, 18/09/2014 - 15:43

A 21-year-old drink driver who killed a 22-year-old man and left a family devastated has been jailed for four years.

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Coffee morning at Coffee World

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 18/09/2014 - 15:40

Newmarket coffee specialists CoffeeWorld will be joining in the Macmillan Coffee Morning event on Friday between 10am and 1pm at its base at Unit 9 on the Minton Enterprise Park in Oaks Drive just off Fordham Road.

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Search is on to find town’s Community Champion

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 18/09/2014 - 15:33

Today, the Newmarket Journal and Newmarket Racecourses come together for the third year to launch the search for the 2014 ‘Community Champion’ of Newmarket.

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