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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.

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.

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.

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.

A police officer was hit over the head with a glass in a serious disorder in Fenland over the weekend.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Soham United U12 girls played away against Linton Aztec and, braving the biting wind and rain, both teams put on a brilliant performance.

It was a weekend full of Parkruns for Three Counties Running Club members.

A tough and physical encounter with Wisbech saw the Tigers end up on top.

The ‘KJM/Manchetts’ Fen Tigers claimed their 17th straight league victory whilst extending their unbeaten record to 21 meetings beating Birmingham 53-37

Members of the Ely and District Cycling Club were brought to a halt when taking part in a 50-mile time trial race following a car crash at the weekend.

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Yesterday, 14:13
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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.

Lady Constance Lytton was the daughter of a Viceroy of India, born in 1869, so an archetypal, upper class, Victorian young woman.

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A former Soham Village College student and member of the town’s theatre group with an “incredible sense of humour” will play Rodney Trotter in the upcoming musical production of ‘Only Fools and Horses’.

Joshua Schumann

Hiam Sports & Social Club in Prickwillow will host an evening of music and dancing to when The Umbrella Big Band perform on Saturday October 27.

A patriotic concert in memory of local soldiers who gave their lives in the First World War will be held by The City of Ely Military Band.

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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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