LETTER: ‘Can you help us raise money for NSPCC through out 5km Cambridge Spartan Race?’

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 19:17

We were wondering if the Ely Standard would be able to help raise awareness for a charity run, the 5K Cambridge Spartan Race, on September 5?

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LETTER: ‘If then council leader has reservations about the area, why did he then endorse planting trees initiative’?

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 18:20

Mr Fred Brown is asserting that the ‘woodland garden’ to the rear of his property was plagued (six incidents reported) by anti social behaviour during 2008.

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LETTER: ‘If only, back in May, we could have elicited same excitement that Jeremy Corbyn is generating now’

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 18:07

Non-members may be utterly confused by the outbreak of ‘fraternal democracy’ in the Labour Party.

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The ‘Friday morning club’ of tennis players enjoy a social and fund raising sessions - finishing off with glass of Pimms!

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 17:20

The Friday morning club players of Ely Tennis Club held a social and fund raising session.

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Yellow Warning of Rain for East of England

Yellow Warning of Rain for East of England : Peterborough, Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk valid from 2000 Mon 31 Aug to 1000 Tue 01 Sep
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Annual motorcycle rally brings in funds for new equipment at Ipswich Hospital

Ely Standard - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 15:50

More than 60 members of Ipswich Triangle Motorcycle Club set off through Suffolk yesterday morning to raise funds for new equipment at Ipswich Hospital.

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Man Group's China chief assisting police probe - Bloomberg

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 15:42
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have taken Li Yifei, chairwoman of British hedge fund manager Man Group Plc's China unit, into custody to help with a police probe into market volatility, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Google, Sanofi team up to improve diabetes care

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 15:34
(Reuters) - Google Inc and French drugmaker Sanofi SA said they will partner to develop tools to improve the management and treatment of diabetes.

ArcelorMittal South Africa to close mills, review largest plant

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 14:48
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - ArcelorMittal South Africa is planning to shut two mills and is reviewing operations at its largest plant, it said on Monday, as the money-losing unit of the world's biggest steelmaker struggles with weak demand and lower prices.

No 'viable' alternative to QE seen for the ECB - Reuters poll

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 14:08
(Reuters) - The European Central Bank may be running out of road.

Merkel expects Greece to meet commitments for bailout package

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 14:03
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Berlin expected Athens to stick to the reform pledges it made in exchange for a third bailout programme.

Exclusive - Citi aims to boost equities franchise amid industry shakeout

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 13:52
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup plans to rebuild its long-neglected equities franchise seeking to capitalise on a retrenchment by rivals in the face of new rules designed to make the financial system less risky, according to people familiar with the bank's plans.

Low inflation in Europe puts spotlight on ECB

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 13:16
BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT (Reuters) - With low price inflation serving as a reminder of the euro zone's delicate health, the European Central Bank is having to reassure market investors that it can do yet more to help the economy.

Analysis - Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 13:15
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The waves of cash surfed relentlessly by some of Silicon Valley's largest venture-backed businesses are showing signs of receding amid concern the companies may already be worth more than their likely valuations once they finally go public.

Toshiba CEO says newfound accounting errors not huge

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 13:02
TOKYO (Reuters) - The head of scandal-tarred Toshiba Corp said on Monday the company has found a half-decade's worth of new accounting problems forcing it to further delay closing its books but that it does not expect a big impact on its projected results.

PHOTOS: Rising flood water closes street in Mildenhall

Newmarket Journal - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 11:14

A street in Mildenhall has closed because of rising flood water.

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Poll - China funds cut equity allocations to lowest on record

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:38
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese fund managers have cut the proportion of their portfolios to be invested in stocks over the next three months to an eight-year low, a Reuters poll showed, reflecting pessimism after the recent turbulence in China's equities market.

European shares dip, on track for worst month in four years

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 09:22
LONDON (Reuters) - European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their worst month in four years, hit by sliding Chinese stocks and prospects of a near-term U.S. rate increase.

Voestalpine wins 255 million pound automotive order

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 09:13
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Austrian steelmaker Voestalpine has won an order worth 350 million euros (254.23 million pounds) to supply components for seatbelts and airbags for a global carmaker, it said on Monday.

China state media announces confessions in probes into stocks plunge

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 31/08/2015 - 08:50
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media announced a slew of confessions on Monday following investigations into recent stock market gyrations, including from a detained reporter who admitted to spreading false information that caused "panic and disorder".