Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A paedophile jailed for 22 years for sexual offences against children – including the abuse of a seven year old girl whilst a teenage girl of 17 filmed it - has had his sentence increased to 26 years.

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Peterborough Crown Court
Monday, May 15, 2017

A Soham pharmacy was inundated with entries after it launched a healthy eating initiative in local schools that involved designing a healthy eating plate.

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NHS
Monday, May 15, 2017

The General Election battle in SE Cambs has been confirmed as a three horse race with neither the Greens nor UKIP opting to offer candidates for the June 8 poll.

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Lucy Frazer
Friday, May 12, 2017

He sees it very much as hitting the ground running and so just six days after becoming Cambridgeshire’s new directly elected mayor, James Palmer has delivered his plans for his first 100 days in office.

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James Palmer
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Cannabis with a street value of nearly £50,000 was found after two men were spotted leaving a house in Creek Road, March.

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Peterborough
Thursday, May 11, 2017

It prides itself on being Europe’s largest tree specialist and Barcham near Ely is now considering a massive expansion of its visitor offering with an arboretum, 125 cover restaurant, shops, a lake and conference facilities.

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Europe
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Developer Richard Sears has been refused permission to build three homes on land his Isle of Man registered company acquired in Station Road, Manea.

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Fenland Council
Monday, May 8, 2017

Pupils at King’s Ely discovered more about what it is like to be an Ely Cathedral boy chorister.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Two people have been jailed after stealing thousands from their elderly and vulnerable neighbour.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Monday, May 8, 2017

It was cashing out night at the Wilburton Beer Festival Beneficiary Ceremony which took place last Thursday.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Newly elected mayor of Cambridgeshire James Palmer described tonight how the county has “the building blocks of success”.

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Sam Hoy
Thursday, May 4, 2017

A family caught up in the double tragedy of their parents’ deaths have questioned why their father was charged over their mother’s death.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A 35-year-old man has spoken of the night he entered a 12ft deep Fenland drain to rescue a woman who was trapped in her car after careering through protective railings around a bridge.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

An 81-year-old man from Soham appeared in court on Tuesday in connection with an ongoing investigation by Cambridgeshire police into historic sex abuse allegations related to football.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Ken Rustidge has been selected as Labour’s candidate for the North East Cambridgeshire constituency to stand in this June’s general election.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Rogue trader Gareth Redford – described by a judge as a “classic cowboy plumber- has been jailed for 16 months following an investigation by trading standards and the health and safety executive.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Huw Jones has been selected as Labour’s candidate for the SE Cambs constituency to fight the June 8 General Election.

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Lucy Frazer
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Occupants of five flats were evacuated in the early hours of Sunday after fire broke out on the top floor of a three storey shops and flats complex in the centre of March.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Promoter Jason Wright has admitted he used pre-ticket sale cash to pay creditors ahead of the cancelled Derek Acorah ‘Whispers from Heaven’ gig at Wisbech St Mary.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Nineteen homes are to go ahead at Chettisham following approval by East Cambs District Council.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, May 1, 2017

Some flirt with the idea of having one, others have tried and done away with them but for Ely the role and tradition of town crier lives on.

And oh ye oh ye oh ye did they have plenty to shout out this past weekend.

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Mike Rouse
Friday, April 28, 2017

Ely Eel Festival is under way – and 14 teams took part today in the first event for local businesses.

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Tracey Harding
Friday, April 28, 2017

Police turned up at a coffee morning in Lode to offer advice and address concerns following a spate of burglaries.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

The newly formed combined authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – that will have the newly elected mayor as its head – has failed to find a £150,000 chief executive to run it.

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Fenland Council
Thursday, April 27, 2017

The former chairman of governors of a Peterborough school was jailed for two years for offences relating to indecent images of children.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

High Street, Chatteris, remains closed today following an early morning ram raid as thieves attempted to steal an ATM from the post office.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Councillors overturned a recommendation by officers and allowed a Sutton man to build a single storey cabin style annex to provide a home for an elderly relative with severe medical needs.

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Lorna Dupre
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Town council leader Sam Hoy dismissed a fellow councillor’s protest over where members should sit as “no big deal”.

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Alan Lay
Monday, April 24, 2017

Almost there – and the Ely Eel weekend and food festival is just days away.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Steve Barclay is set to be re-adopted in five days times as the Conservative choice to fight the June 8 election in NE Cambs.

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