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Green Party calls for referendum on East Anglia devolution

Newmarket Journal - 5 hours 47 min ago

Green Party leaders in Norfolk and Suffolk have called for a referendum to take place on whether new devolution proposals are introduced to the region.

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Concern growing for the welfare of two teenage girls missing in Suffolk

Newmarket Journal - 6 hours 3 min ago

Concern is growing for the welfare for two teenage girls who have gone missing in Suffolk.

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Mesh injured women are harmed by implant made by the same health care giant being taken to High Court for metal on metal hip scandal

Ely Standard - 13 hours 33 min ago

British patients taking legal action against defective metal on metal hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson have been praised by women injured by a medical device made by the same health care giant.

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Road to traffic hell as congestion levels reach record high

Newmarket Journal - 17 hours 8 min ago

For anyone who spends much time behind the wheel it might seem obvious but now government statistics have proved that Britain’s roads are getting busier.

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Passenger taken to hospital after car over turns in Back Road, Murrow near Wisbech

Ely Standard - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 10:56

A passenger in a car that over turned in Murrow today has been taken to hospital.

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Three arrested after incident involving axe and chainsaw in Stowmarket

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 10:49

Three people have been arrested after reports of a disturbance involving an axe and a chainsaw in Stowmarket.

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Parents offer rewards as incentive for good exam results

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 29/05/2016 - 06:00

More than four in five parents with children taking exams this year are offering rewards to their offspring such as cash, holidays and gadgets, a survey has found.

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The story of Sling The Mesh journalist is used to educate surgeons around the world in a cutting edge gynaecology conference

Ely Standard - Sat, 28/05/2016 - 16:20

The doctor who performed corrective surgery for campaigning journalist Kath Sansom when a mesh bladder sling caused severe pain and complications used her story at a conference attended by 2,000 medical specialists from around the world.

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Top tips for festival-goers to avoid ticket scams

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 28/05/2016 - 06:00

Summer is on its way and that means one thing to music lovers: festival time.

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East Cambs District Council receives application for 88 homes at The Shade, Soham

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 17:24

Plans to build 88 new homes on a site in Soham have been received by East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Male or female and how old? Without a presumed identity naming the severed head found at Mepal is “extremely difficult” says forensics expert

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 17:05

A forensic genetics expert says trying to establish the identity of the severed head found at Mepal quarry will be extremely difficult if police have no leads to go on.

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Warning over big brand ‘once-a-day’ sunscreens that don’t last all day

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 16:26

Sunseekers are being warned about the use of ‘once-a-day’ sunscreens, following a new report.

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RSPCA seeks home for ‘wonderful’ dog Pooch, who had both eyes removed after years of neglect

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 16:20

The RSPCA is searching for a home for a Staffordshire bull terrier-cross that had to have its eyes removed after years of living in terrible conditions.

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Sisters organise Newmarket family fun day to raise money for Alzheimer’s charity after mother’s diagnosis

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 16:09

Two sisters are hosting a family fun day to fight back against Alzheimer’s, the disease which their mother was diagnosed with aged just 59.

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Housing provider gives Waterbeach Primary School library a new lease of life

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 15:32

Pupils at a primary school in Waterbeach are tucking into their favourite books in a new-look library thanks to a local housing and care provider.

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BREAKING NEWS: New East Anglia devolution proposals put to government

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 15:24

A new set of devolution proposals for East Anglia has been presented to government officials today.

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Motorist fined £90 for knocking down and killing seven-year-old Tydd Gote boy while on her mobile phone

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 15:05

A motorist who knocked down and killed a seven-year-old boy while talking on her mobile phone was fined just £90 and given five points on her driving licence.

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Carers Trust hopes to highlight support available to Ely carers with host of events

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 14:56

Carers Trust Cambridgeshire is looking to reach out to Ely’s band of unpaid carers by offering a host of events to celebrate national Carers Week.

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Fenland food businesses urged to highlight ‘High 5s’ success

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 14:53

Food businesses that are awarded high scores for their hygiene standards under a nationally recognised scheme should do more to publicise their success.

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Positive negotiations continue on Devolution for East Anglia

Ely Standard - Fri, 27/05/2016 - 14:45

The ambitious devolution proposal for East Anglia is taking shape with negotiations ongoing between Government and local leaders to build on the original three county deal agreed in the Spring.

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