Yesterday, 15:40

Fire crews were called out twice in East Cambridgeshire on Sunday – to a collision at Mepal and to a car fire in Wilburton.

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Cambridge
Yesterday, 15:09

If on your bucket list is walking a new road before it opens to traffic then many hundreds will have ticked that off on Sunday in Ely.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Yesterday, 11:25

Sixteen teams battled it out in Ely on Saturday for the annual potato race over the quarter-a-mile course, all carrying 20kg bag of spuds, all of which had been grown by different farmers in the Fens.

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King's School
Yesterday, 17:06

A woman who complained to MP Lucy Frazer that a letter she paid a £4 surcharge to Royal Mail to be delivered only to find it was a Tory Party survey has got her money back.

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Lucy Frazer
Yesterday, 10:56

It has only been open a short time but already the £50,000 spent on providing Haddenham youngsters with a new skate park is reckoned to be money well spent judging by its popularity.

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Scotland
Saturday, October 13, 2018

A teenage girl is being sought by police after reports that she killed a hedgehog in Littleport.

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East Cambridgeshire Police
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Quite whether everyone will share the thoughts of one resident who described it as ‘a dream come true’ but fast food chain Nando’s does appear to be ready for a move into Ely.

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Facebook
Friday, October 12, 2018

Veterinary nurse students from the College of West Anglia’s Cambridge campus in Milton took part in a day of punting on the river Cam to mark the close of their induction week.

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College of West Anglia
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A rail bridge at Stonea near March has entered the race to become the country’s most bashed bridge after being hit 15 times since the beginning of the year.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

A nine strong business board made up of eight men and one woman has taken over the work of the local enterprise partnership.

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Charles Roberts
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A suspected rapist from March was tackled to the ground by police after driving his car into a field near Chatteris.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

New guidelines on how to treat women suffering incontinence or prolapse do not go far enough to protect patients, campaigners warn.

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NHS
Sunday, October 7, 2018

Three people were taken to hospital last night (Saturday) with serious injuries following a collision in the Fens between a horse box and a car.

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England Ambulance Service
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Three arrests have been made following an arson attack on straw bales in Stretham last night (Friday).

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

The county’s most senior local government officers – together with the chief constable and the chief fire officer – sent an email critical of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to its chief executive just days before he handed in his resignation.

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Chris Strickland
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Six men involved in a £20,000 kidnap demand and serious assault of a man have been jailed.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Monday, October 1, 2018

Staploe pharmacy of Soham set about raising some funds by completing a three day ‘100 mile per day’ bikathon challenge at the Staploe Medical Centre.

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Mayor James Palmer is to be asked to bail out Cambridgeshire County Council – to the tune of millions of pounds – following today’s disclosure that the cost of King’s Dyke crossing replacement has ballooned to £30 million.

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James Palmer
Sunday, September 30, 2018

After a frosty start, the sun soon burned through the mist for a bright Saturday in Soham and the annual pumpkin fair.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

A ball bearing was shot at a lorry on the A14 this afternoon, smashing the windscreen and injuring the driver.

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Cambridge
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Police have not confirmed whether a ram raid on a Cambridgeshire Co-op store earlier today is connected with a heavy police presence in the Coveney, Wentworth, Earith and Sutton areas.

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St Ives
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Two people were taken to hospital after a collision between an HGV and a van that has closed the A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn.

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Business leaders tonight called for a ‘full independent inquiry’ into the running of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, September 23, 2018

MP Steve Barclay paid his second visit to Chatteris in two days – firstly to the opening of Jack’s supermarket and then to open some new tennis courts.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, September 23, 2018

A car was extensively damaged in Whittlesey early on Saturday morning – and the other vehicle fled.

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Ford
Sunday, September 23, 2018

What local volunteer Amanda Wall described as “a group of amazing dogs and handlers” were guests of the US Air Force at Mildenhall on Saturday.

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Mike Rouse
Friday, September 21, 2018

A schoolboy, who organised two football matches for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), netting £22,509, is to cut the ribbon at the charity’s new shop in Ely.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

An 83-year-old Cambridgeshire man who was jailed for 18 sexual offences against four girls has had his prison term increased by seven years after an appeal against his sentence.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Ely Potato Race is close again to being under starter’s orders – with the team behind the event celebrating its seventh year.

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Mike Rouse
Sunday, September 16, 2018

A Cambridgeshire couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary by renewing their vows at Ely registration office.

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