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Two people were taken to hospital after a collision between an HGV and a van that has closed the A47 between Wisbech and Guyhirn.

Business leaders tonight called for a ‘full independent inquiry’ into the running of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

Mayor James Palmer has hit back at “outrageous” claims of nepotism at the combined authority amid an ongoing row over recruitment following the departure of the chief executive.

A farmer has been left in shock after a number of her sheep were mowed down and killed in a senseless act.

Five men from Hackney who sold drugs in Cambridgeshire via two county lines were jailed for a total of 36 years.

Sport

Yesterday, 10:36

Ely’s cadets were flying high in the swimming stakes as they fought off competition from squadrons across Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Ely Tigers displayed a solid performance at home against Crusaders.

Fenland Running Club submitted two teams, countless volunteers and bikers to support its 29th appearance at the Norfolk relay.

MP Steve Barclay paid his second visit to Chatteris in two days – firstly to the opening of Jack’s supermarket and then to open some new tennis courts.

Brady Stone has challenged his Ely City players to turn FA Vase disappointment into league delight.

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Yesterday, 13:03
Cambridge

It was an evening of fine dining and classy cocktails set to the skyline of our world-renown University City.

Will they go all the way? Well you’ll have to get tickets to The Full Monty in Ely to find out.

An evening of anecdotes and stories from Joanna Lumley’s career will take place in Cambridge next month.

BBC

One of the world’s best known Cliff Richard tribute artists is hoping to get the crowds rocking and rolling when he brings his show to The Princess Theatre Hunstanton.

Prince

Plus-sized models could be crowned Miss Voluptuous 2018 as the pageant holds its grand final in Ely.

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