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Ely’s very own marathon man completed his 10th and final London Marathon yesterday.

Council leader James Palmer denied he accused retired farmer and town councillor Geoffrey Woollard of “undermining” his mayoralty campaign.

Steve Barclay is set to be re-adopted in five days times as the Conservative choice to fight the June 8 election in NE Cambs.

An appeal to raise funds for a new artificial pitch at Ely City Hockey Club has netted more donations from local businesses.



Saturday April 22, 2017 is a date that will be etched into the memories of many Soham Town Rangers supporters for years to come after the Greens pulled off a Ryman Division One North great escape in the most dramatic of styles on Saturday afternoon.

Cambridgeshire is now home to the UK’s best ladies darts team after the county talents sealed the BDO Premier Division title last weekend.

Haddenham came out on top in a thrilling final of the Ely and District Table Tennis Handicap Cup last week.

Yesterday was a proud day for Fenland Paralympic hero Jody Cundy.

A month ago, Soham Town Rangers were sat in the Ryman North Division relegation zone and looked destined for the drop after a run of 16 league games without a win.

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South-London based vocal group Libera will perform a concert at Ely Cathedral on Saturday April 29.

Folk artist and former lead singer of multi-award-winners Bellowhead, Jon Boden will perform at the Cambridge Junction on May 9.

The Cathedral Choir and the Choristers of The Madeleine Choir School in Salt Lake City will travel to England and France - performing at Ely Cathedral’s Lady Chapel on Tuesday April 25.

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The town’s ninth St George’s Fayre, celebrating England’s patron saint, will feature a bustling street market, fun fair, great food, fantastic live music and performances throughout the day.

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Grammy-nominated jazz singer Stacey Kent will perform at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday April 29.


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