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Former Peterborough United player and manager Chris Turner dies, aged 64, in a Wisbech nursing home

Ely Standard - 18 hours 50 min ago

Former Peterborough United player and manager Chris Turner has died in a Wisbech nursing home. He was 64.

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Campaign group calls on parliamentary candidates to support health service

Ely Standard - Mon, 27/04/2015 - 15:43

NHS campaigners delivered a petition signed by more than 1,700 people to candidates standing in the upcoming General Election prior to the hustings in Haddenham, on Sunday.

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Tell us: Have you been influenced by the TV debates ahead of the General Election?

Ely Standard - Mon, 27/04/2015 - 15:06

It’s nearly time to cast your vote and with just a week to go before the country goes to the polls, we want to know your current views on several key issues.

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Festival funds handed out to charity groups

Ely Standard - Mon, 27/04/2015 - 13:59

Proceeds for last year’s Ely Folk Festival were shared between two East Cambridgeshire charities this week.

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Air ambulance called after woman suffers broken leg

Ely Standard - Mon, 27/04/2015 - 13:30

A woman suffered a broken leg after falling out of a wheelchair on Sunday.

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GALLERY: Cromwell Community College and Ely College students visit Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp

Ely Standard - Mon, 27/04/2015 - 13:29

Six million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust – one million perished at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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Suffolk police want witnesses after five people hurt in A11 crash at Red Lodge

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 27/04/2015 - 12:38

Police are appealing for witnesses after a rover car crashed and ended up in a field off the A11 at Red Lodge at the weekend.

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Charm with this barn

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 27/04/2015 - 09:00

This attractive barn conversion comes with attractive gardens and a paddock as well as a range of outbuidlings.

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Mildenhall Slimming World clients will join Girls Night Out for St Nicholas Hospice Care

Newmarket Journal - Sun, 26/04/2015 - 09:00

Generous Mildenhall women will be stepping out again in this year’s Girls Night Out event for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘I quit’ says controversial UKIP county councillor Peter Lagoda -suspended a year ago by party after after benefit fraud conviction

Ely Standard - Sat, 25/04/2015 - 21:44

A UKIP county councillor – and one time Conservative borough councillor- suspended by his party after being found guilty of benefit fraud, has quit.

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Stroke care is rated in UK top ten

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 25/04/2015 - 15:00

Stroke patients at West Suffolk Hospital are receiving top level service, according to recently published data.

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Granary Estates hosts Newmarket Journal Wedding Show

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 25/04/2015 - 12:00

The first wedding show at the Granary Estates in Woodditton has been hailed a success as people browsed the wide range of wedding accessories and services on offer.

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Case of East of England serial sex attacker could feature on Crimewatch

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 16:50

The case of a serial sex attacker who terrorised women across the East of England could be featured on a major crime-fighting show as police try to discover if there have been any more victims.

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Air ambulance called to Sutton after girl suffers arm injuries

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 15:42

The air ambulance was called after a young girl suffered an injury to her arm this morning (Friday).

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Author looks book at the disappearing history of the Isle of Ely

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 15:17

Author Lorna Delanoy has explored the disappearing history of the Isle of Ely County Council in her new book.

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A thank you to paramedic who helped save me

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 15:00

A Worlington man who owes his life to quick action from paramedics and police was able to meet the man who helped him when he collapsed at Stansted Airport.

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‘Gillick Report’ on Fenland- and Wisbech in particular- claims unrestricted immigration has left us ‘ignored, neglected and vilified’

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:01

Campaigner Victoria Gillick has delivered a 20 page dossier to election candidates supporting her claim that unrestricted immigration has left Fenland- and Wisbech in particular- “ignored, neglected and vilified”.

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Exning boy inspires hair cuts for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and Henry’s Holiday Fund

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 12:00

Pony tails will be getting the chop for charity thanks to the inspiration of a brave young boy.

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Drummer Jason pushing it to the limit in 24-hour challenge

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 10:22

A musician is hoping to drum up plenty of support for an extraordinary charity challenge.

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Plans for new McCarthy and Stone development go on display

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/04/2015 - 09:56

McCarthy and Stone’s plans for new retirement apartments in Ely went on display for the first time on Thursday.

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