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Popular fashion store New Look has announced it will close in Ely High Street next month.

Police and crime commissioner, Jason Ablewhite hosted community organisations, dignitaries and celebrities at Cambridgeshire Police headquarters on Friday as part of a community celebration.

A Soham soldier who lost his leg after being hit by an 11-ton tank became a Team GB medal-winner at this year’s Invictus Games

More than £45,000 has been granted to Wicken Fen Nature Reserve for improved access around the Woodland Walk.

Police have been talking to people in Ely about how to recognise hate crime.

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A Soham soldier who lost his leg after being hit by an 11-ton tank became a Team GB medal-winner at this year’s Invictus Games

The Tigers absorbed a lot of pressure early on as Thurston were pumped from the off – and disaster struck when Ely had a man red carded.

An Ely recruitment company has supplied 20 gleaming new kits for the Ely Crusaders under 8 teams.

The sunny season continued for the Ely and District Cycling Club as they headed into Essex on Sunday.

Isle of Ely Rowing Club had two wins at the Bedford Head of the River last week.

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Caro Emerald returned to Cambridge to a sell-out audience on Friday night, October 19, with many fans hoping this tour would also bring a new album. However, understanding that the arrival of a second daughter for Emerald in 2017 was more important, most were simply happy to see her return to the live stage to enjoy her uplifting music.

Smallfoot might be a children’s film on paper but, alongside the eye-popping animation, catchy songs and loveable yetis on screen, there’s plenty of poignant hidden messages to take away.

Rick Astley brings his new tour - The Beautiful Life - to the Cambridge Corn Exchange.

Cambridge

“My yesterdays have disappeared, my tomorrows are uncertain, but I have today.” So says Alice, a Harvard professor diagnosed aged 50 with early onset dementia as she gives a lecture on what it is like when the person you once were is fading away and you know it is happening.

“I miss my used-to-be self”, she says. This is the third play about Alzheimer’s at Cambridge Arts Theatre and the second this year but by far the most moving.

John

The world’s worst spy returns in Johnny English Strikes Again, but this time the threats are technologically daunting and the villain a billionaire cyber attacker.

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A Soham soldier who lost his leg after being hit by an 11-ton tank became a Team GB medal-winner at this year’s Invictus Games

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