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UPDATE: A14 expected to be closed until 1pm today, Thursday

Newmarket Journal - 12 hours 49 min ago

Two separate collisions have blocked the A14 this morning, Thursday May 28.

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Woman suffers burns after pan of oil catches fire

Ely Standard - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 16:54

A woman was rushed to hospital after suffering burns caused when a pan of oil caught fire in her kitchen this morning (Wednesday).

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Family sets up home at WWT’s Welney Wetland Centre ... in a tractor engine

Ely Standard - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 14:15

A tractor engine is out of action at the WWT Welney Wetland Centre thanks to a family of pied wagtails and their four chicks ... who have nested in the engine.

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VIDEO: Glorious sunshine on opening day of Suffolk Show

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:57

The sun was shining on Trinity Park yesterday as thousands arrived for the first day of the Suffolk Show.

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£750k makeover for Mildenhall’s Jubilee Centre

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:52

A plan to spend £750,000 on Mildenhall’s Jubilee Centre will make such ‘significant savings’ in running costs that the return on the cash will be will be better than investing it.

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Haddenham house left badly damaged after light fitting causes fire to break out

Ely Standard - Wed, 27/05/2015 - 10:59

The quick-thinking of a Haddenham homeowner saw her family evacuated to safety after a fault in a light fitting caused fire to break out in the early hours of today.

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Haul of cigarettes worth thousands of pounds stolen from petrol station

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 16:49

Cigarettes and other tobacco products worth thousands of pounds have been stolen from a supermarket petrol station in Ely.

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Historic Old Palace to host Shakespearian comedy

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 16:09

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men are returning this summer to the Old Palace garden in Ely with their award-winning production of Twelfth Night.

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More pictures capturing the fun of Stretham Feast

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 15:53

Photographer Kirsty Blackwell captured some moments of fun from the Sunday of the Stretham Feast.

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Fen House in Ely raises awareness of brain injuries with week of activities

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 15:36

A lunchtime barbecue on Friday brought an end to a packed week of activities to raise awareness about the risks of brain injury.

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Still time to see VE Day exhibition at heritage centre

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 14:55

There is still time to enjoy the VE Day commemorations at the Adams Heritage Centre in Littleport.

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Friends clock up the miles - and the cash - on three-day charity trek

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 14:30

A group of friends from Ely raised more than £350 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust by taking on car trek across Europe.

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Crowds turn out in force to enjoy Soham Carnival and Heavy Horse Show

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 13:36

Thousands of people turned out to enjoy the fun-filled annual Soham Carnival and Heavy Horse Show on bank holiday Monday.

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Allow extra time to travel as thousands head towards Suffolk Show 2015 this week

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 11:50

Police are reminding drivers they may need to allow extra time for their journey over the next couple of days as the 2015 Suffolk Show takes place at Trinity Park.

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Can you help police identify this man?

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 11:43

Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with a series of frauds in Soham.

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Fen poet inviting submissions for new writers’ magazine

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 11:04

The newly crowned Fenland poet laureate has launched a new magazine aimed at writers in East Anglia.

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TV auctioneer shares story of his life with support group

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 10:37

David Palmer shared stories and experiences from his time in the auction room with members of the Parkinson’s Ely Support Group.

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Warning from fire service after bonfire spirals out of control

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 10:10

Firefighters were called after a bonfire spiralled out of control in Ely, on Friday.

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Plans for new training centre submitted to council

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 10:04

A major packaging firm has applied for permission to build a marketing and training centre in East Cambridgeshire.

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Staff complete marathon moonwalk for breast cancer charity

Ely Standard - Tue, 26/05/2015 - 09:36

Staff at the Robert Arkenstall Primary School in Haddenham raised thousands of pounds by taking on the London Moonwalk.

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