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Voters in Soham North Ward have chosen a new councillor following the resignation of the previous representative, James Palmer, who stood down after becoming the new mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Influential artist David Hockney is holding a selling exhibition of 40 original prints at Babylon Gallery in Ely.

An Ely writer has won a top book prize and £10,000 for his debut novel.

Ambitious plans to regenerate Wisbech are a ‘once in a lifetime window of opportunity’ to transform the town and its community.

Eyewitnesses have spoken of the terrifying moment they were woken by a crash as thieves rammed a digger into the wall of a Lakenheath bank.

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Eight King’s Ely pupils competed in the Regional Prep School Athletics Championships held in Bedford earlier this month.

Cambridgeshire County Council has won the Muckspreaders Cup, an annual cricket match between farm tenants and councillors, for the first time in two years.

The Ely 10is Academy has crowned two youngsters as player of the year.

The NR F1 Podcast takes to the airwaves to bring you its 2017 Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix review.

Burwell ended their three-match wait for a win in the East Anglian Premier League by seeing off Bury St Edmunds by four wickets last Saturday.

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Cross bred dogs can be crowned champs and pets and owners can try yoga together in a weekend festival coming to Peterborough.

The Ely Standard and Cambs Times has teamed up with the Cambridge Rock festival (CRF) to give away five pairs of tickets for the four-day event in August.

Creative Cow theatre company will bring ‘Our Man in Havana’ to life at the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds next week.

Whether it’s discovering history at the Peterborough Museum in a new way or defending against rival buccaneers on Pirate’s Day at Werrington Leisure Centre, Vivacity has another summer jam-packed with fun activities for children and families to take part in.

Viva’s production of Dad’s Army was splendid.

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A bloodied otter that was left fighting for its life after being found stranded on a driveway in Thetford has been euthanased due to the extent of its injuries.

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