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Yvonne Bartram with some of her horses before they were moved. She must pay £600 under Proceeds of Criime. PHOTO: Steve Wiliams

A Littleport woman –who rose from being a GP receptionist to a £100,000 a year partner -has spoken of the moment her world collapsed after she ‘borrowed’ tens of thousands of pounds.

A Norfolk police officer has been dismissed after admitting the theft of gold coins. PHOTO: Denise Bradley

A Norfolk policeman who found a £15,000 haul of historic gold coins with his metal detector has been sacked for cheating the landowner out of a share of the treasure.

The manager of Tiddlywinks Pre-School in Stretham has praised “excellent staff” for helping it to achieve a second, consecutive ‘good’ rating from Ofsted. PHOTO: Susan Yardy.

The manager of Tiddlywinks Pre-School in Stretham has praised “excellent staff” for helping it to achieve a second, consecutive ‘good’ rating from Ofsted.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue crew across the county are being trained in how to use pet friendly masks PHOTO: Cambs Fire and Rescue

Animals caught up in a blaze or traumatic rescue stand a better chance of survival thanks to a special kit provided by a charity that is being used by all fire stations across Cambridgeshire.

Textiles student Libby Chessor has designed an “ethereal and romantic” bridal gown and veil inspired by the gothic architecture of Ely Cathedral. PHOTO: King's Ely.

A King’s Ely textiles student has designed an “ethereal and romantic” bridal gown and veil inspired by the gothic architecture of Ely Cathedral.

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Leyton Orient loanee Charley Baker on the ball in Soham's 1-0 defeat at AFC Hornchurch last weekend. PHOTO: Andy Burford

Soham Town Rangers player-manager Robbie Mason has called on his players to stand up and be counted ahead of a vital bottom-of-the-table showdown in the Ryman North Division this weekend.

The Isleham One Day Event is to return to East Cambridgeshire on March 4 and 5.

Hundreds of the country’s top horse riders are to descend on Isleham next month for the Isleham One Day Event.

Matty Simpson netted Ely City's equaliser in their 1-1 draw at Long Melford. PHOTO: Steve Williams

Ely City boss Brady Stone was pleased to see his side fight back from a goal down to take a point at Long Melford last Saturday.

Leyton Orient loanee Charley Baker couldn't prevent Soham Town Rangers falling to a narrow 1-0 defeat to AFC Hornchurch on Saturday afternoon. PHOTO: Tim Edwards

Robbie Mason is still without a win as Soham Town Rangers manager after AFC Hornchurch condemned the Greens to their ninth defeat in 12 Ryman North Division Encounters.

Flora Hayes, who was victorious at the British Show Pony Society’s Suffolk Area Points Party. PHOTO: King's Ely

Talented young rider Flora Hayes has brought a haul of prizes back home to Ely.

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Liam Riddick and Oihana Vesga Bujan from the Richard Alston Dance Company in Holderlin Fragments.

The Richard Alston Dance Company returned to Cambridge Arts Theatre with four pieces inspired by an eclectic range of music, ranging from Benjamin Britten’s setting of Friedrich Holderlin’s poetry, to contemporary Romany music with a drum ‘n bass beat.

Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5. PHOTO: Supplied.

Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5.

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Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia’s Café in Wisbech next month as part of After Hours Live. PHOTO: After Hours Live.

Acoustic performer Chloe Reynolds will perform at Octavia’s Café in Wisbech next week as part of After Hours Live.

James MacMillan’s St Luke Passion will be performed at St John’s College Chapel in Cambridge on Saturday March 18. PHOTO: Supplied.

James MacMillan’s St Luke Passion will be performed at St John’s College Chapel in Cambridge on Saturday March 18.

The Hermitage Ensemble Male Voice Choir will perform a concert of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music at Walpole St Peter Church. PHOTO: Supplied.

The Hermitage Ensemble Male Voice Choir will perform a concert of Russian Orthodox and Folk Music at Walpole St Peter Church next month.

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This fox was left unable to walk after being hit and trapped by a car. Fenland Animal Rescue came to his rescue and it is now on the way to a full recovery. PHOTO: Fenland Animal Rescue

A fox that was found trapped underneath a car on a Fenland road is on the mend thanks to a £1,000 rescue effort by charity volunteers.

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