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Local Press

Historic novel inspired by the Wickhambrook author’s finger

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/07/2016 - 16:43
An operation on a crooked finger and tracing his family tree inspired John Bean’s first novel.
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RAF MARHAM: Police deny newspaper claims suspects are ‘hiding out near base’

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/07/2016 - 14:12
Norfolk Police have dismissed national newspaper claims that they think the RAF Marham kidnap suspects are hiding out in the area.
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‘Dangerous’ plastic shards found in packets of popular fridge snack

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 30/07/2016 - 06:00
A popular fridge snack is being recalled for fear they may contain pieces of plastic.
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Hazardous chemical spill at Haverhill factory

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 16:12
Emergency services have been dealing with a hazardous chemical spill at a factory in Haverhill this afternoon.
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Zeppelin bombs exhibition is a ‘unique piece of local history’

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 16:08

If you were in March 100 years ago this month you would have been surprised and possibly woken by an attack from above during the night.

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Newmarket takeaway posed a risk to public health, court told, after dead flies found in food

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 15:25
A Newmarket takeaway has been fined more than £1,600 and ordered to pay nearly £3,000 in court costs after its director admitted seven charges of failing to comply with food safety and hygiene regulations.
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Happy birthday! Frances, believed to be the world’s oldest woman with Down’s Syndrome, celebrates 75th birthday in Little Downham

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 15:06

She was told she would be lucky to reach 40, but Frances Gillett, who has Down’s Syndrome, has defied the odds and celebrated her 75th birthday - and is now believed to be the oldest women in the world with the condition.

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West Suffolk College syndicate to share £1 million lotto raffle prize

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 14:50
A syndicate at West Suffolk College have struck gold winning a life-changing £1 million on the Lotto millionaire raffle.
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BREAKING NEWS: ‘Sighting’ reported in RAF Marham abduction investigation

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 14:15
Two men matching the descriptions of those wanted in connection with the attempted abduction of a serviceman near RAF Marham are reported to have been seen in Essex.
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East Cambs councillors could get a pay rise from next April once an independent panel makes a recommendation

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 13:05

They’ve not had a pay rise since 2013 but councillors in East Cambs could finally get an increase on their basic £4,261 a year from next April.

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Witchford Colts charity match for injured footballers nets over £700

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 12:09

Charitable football talents from Witchford have raised over £700 to help two local footballers’ rehabilitation after they were involved in a hit and run earlier this month.

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Safari week at South Angle Farm Park, Soham

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 11:55

South Angle Farm Park is holding a safari week from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August.

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Officers set off on charity mission for police families who lost loved ones

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 11:37
Six officers from Cambridgeshire Constabulary set off on a three day cycle ride to raise funds for the families of police officers who have lost their lives on duty.
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Crash occurs on notorious Branch Bank at Littleport less than 48 hours after safety measures are installed

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 11:16

A car carrying a family with young children spun off a notorious East Cambridgeshire road less than 48 hours after work was completed on installing safety measures.

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Care from East of England Ambulance Service showing ‘continuous improvement’

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 11:09
The care provided to ambulance patients before they go to hospital is showing ‘continuous improvement’, according to the latest national audit figures.
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Soham Town Council brings in Newmarket firm for £542,000 pavilion refurbishment

Ely Standard - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 09:45

Soham Town Council has appointed the contractors which will oversee the refurbishment of the town’s pavilion.

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Little Olivia gets backing from Red Lodge community

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 06:39
A community is rallying round to help buy a special piece of equipment for a little girl who was born with parts of her brain undeveloped.
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‘Mildenhall could be Heathrow/Gatwick alternative’

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 06:39
An online petition calls on the Government to invest in RAF Mildenhall as a commercial airport instead of expanding Heathrow and Gatwick.
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Bury nurse organises sponsored walk to thank charity that helped her

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 29/07/2016 - 06:36
In spite of being a nurse, Kirsty Lane had no idea what to expect when she was diagnosed with a pituitary gland tumour.
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St James’ Church camps encourage youngsters to get sporty during their summer holidays

Ely Standard - Thu, 28/07/2016 - 17:17

Dozens of youngsters have tried their hands and baseball, netball, cheerleading and a host of other sports at St James’ Church’s annual Mega Sports Camps.

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