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New book explores history of German prisoners in Ely and beyond

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 17:16

An author has published a new book which looks at the lives of German prisoners during the Second World War, including those sent to Ely.

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Update on Soham Pavilion from Soham Town Councillor George Ginn

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 17:10

At our January meeting Mr. G. Woollard again used the Public Comment Time slot.

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GALLERY: The strife is o’er, the battle done- historic victory for March as county council caves in over Estover

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 16:11

A momentous decision today by Cambridgeshire County Council will pave the way for a 99 year lease being offered to March to take control of all 18 acres of Estover playing field.

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Former council chairman looking for a comeback

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 15:00

A former chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council is aiming for a comeback in May’s local council’s elections.

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BREAKING NEWS: Cambridgeshire County Council to give 99 lease to the people of March - Estover is forever ours

Ely Standard - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 10:25

Cambridgeshire County Council has voted to give a 99 year lease- at a peppercorn rent- for the entire Estover playing fields.

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Forest Heath’s new health coach will help with healthier lifestyles

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 09:22

If you are starting to struggle with that New Year’s resolutions to diet, get more active or quit smoking, don’t worry help is on its way.

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Nice to see you in new Guineas store

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 27/01/2015 - 09:00

Newmarket mayor Cllr Rachel Hood was on hand to open a new branch of Boots Opticians in the town’s Guineas shopping centre earlier this month.

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Fire crews working through evening to pump out water that has flooded basement of Lloyds Bank and Corn Exchnage, Wisbech

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 21:44

It was business as usual for town councillors in Wisbech tonight – as fire crews battled to pump out four feet of water from beneath the Corn Exchange and Lloyds Bank.

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MP demands ‘level playing field’ for schools

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 21:00

South East Cambridgeshire MP Sir Jim Paice met new Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, and the head teachers of all the secondary schools in his constituency, including Soham, and Bottisham village colleges and Ely Community College, to continue to press their case for more government funding for Cambridgeshire schools.

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Gas explosion rips through vehicle at Ely farm

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 17:01

A man was injured following an explosion at a farm in Ely today (Monday)

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Former police chaplain admits possessing indecent images of children

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 16:28

A former Cambridgeshire police chaplain has pleaded guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

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Appeal to find relatives of former Wisbech publican - famous for renaming his pub The Muppet Inn- who has died in Manchester

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 16:06

An appeal has been launched to find relatives of a former Wisbech publican who enjoyed his moment of fame by renaming his pub The Muppet Inn.

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District council pledges to freeze council tax bill

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 15:32

East Cambridgeshire District Council has announced that it will be freezing its portion of the council tax bill this year.

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They’re in the running

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 15:00

Behind the scenes figures from Newmarket’s racing industry figure prominently in the long list nominations for this year’s Godolphin Stud and Staff Awards.

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GALLERY: Dancers have a Molly good time in East Cambs

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 14:08

Molly dancers came from all over the UK to take part in the annual Mark Jones Day of Dance, held at the weekend.

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Burwell family living in home of the future rent and bill free after winning prize

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 12:49

A family from Burwell have been chosen to live rent and bill free for a year in an environmentally friendly home.

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Residents’ tax scam alert

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 12:00

Residents in East Cambridgeshire are being warned to watch out for a possible Council Tax scam.

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House fire was started by log burner

Ely Standard - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 10:09

A house fire started when cloth was left too close to a log burner.

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Police investigate reports of a sexual assault in Newmarket

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 09:44

Police are investigating reports of a sexual assault in Newmarket.

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Hospice Neighbours service needs help

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 26/01/2015 - 09:00

A successful volunteer-led service which helps people facing long term or life-threatening illnesses with everyday tasks is calling for help so it can grow.

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