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Yesterday, 19:37

County council officials tonight warned that the A142 at Witcham Toll will close for seven weekday nights from Wednesday.

There are many delights about Ely’s annual apple festival but probably the most challenging is for the longest peel.

Forty doves were rescued from a blazing building near Whittlesey after arsonists struck setting fire to cars, a tractor and a caravan.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Peterborough.

£218.50 was raised towards the St Andrew’s Church Witchford extension fund at a dinner and quiz event.


Friday, October 19, 2018

The Ladies A.G.M. was held after the end of season match and trophies were awarded to the winners of various competitions during the year.

Five Ely & District Cycling Club members took part in the sixth round of the Eastern League Cyclocross season.

A handful of King’s Ely hockey players are set to represent Cambridgeshire at a regional tournament next month.

Inspirational individuals who make a difference to grassroots football across Cambridgeshire were recognised at an awards evening.

March is to play host to the first England darts youth grand prix finals.

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

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.


“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.


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.


TV broadcaster Jeremy Paxman is presenting a talk on Great Britain’s Great War and how it changed the nation in an event coming to Cambridge.


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There are many delights about Ely’s annual apple festival but probably the most challenging is for the longest peel.

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