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Police are on the look out for an excavator after it was stolen from a field in Stuntney near Ely.

A collection of rifles that was discovered at a property in Soham this morning.

Police arrested a man in Soham today for drug offences - and confiscated a mini arsenal of weapons after revoking his firearms certificate.

Impression of how Ely leisure complex will look

Lib Dems launched a scathing attack on East Cambridgeshire Council’s decision to omit some features from the proposed new £14million leisure centre.

Abellio Greater Anglia has warned that the services are expected to be disrupted until 7pm.

“Continually late services”, “gross overcrowding” and fallen leaves causing wheel damage are among many problems causing daily nightmares for Ely commuters.

Rikki Neave, Crime Watch,

The net is closing on the killers of six year-old Rikki Neave, police revealed today.



Soham Town Rangers have announced the signing of former Manchester United midfielder Luke Chadwick.

Ely City FC v Debenham LCFC,

Ely City bounced back from the disap-pointment of last Wednesday’s Cambridgeshire Invitiation Cup exit with a determined performance – which saw them come from behind twice – to beat Debenham LC 3-2.

Action from Soham Town Rangers' clash with Maldon and Tiptree. Pictures: Paul Simpson

Soham Town Rangers’ four-game unbeaten run came to an abrupt end on Saturday after a 3-0 defeat to Maldon & Tipree.

Chris Nixon marshalling the T for Ely Squash Club in his victory last Wednesday.

Ely Squash Club narrowly lost out in a very competitive match against unbeaten Newmarket I last Wednesday night.

Chatteris ABC home show. Red. Ryan Williams (Cheshunt)  Blue. Nathan Smith ( Haddenham). Picture: Steve Williams.

Some of east Cambridgeshire’s finest young fighters flocked together last weekend at Chatteris Boxing Club’s home show.

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The Opera Dudes, who are described as if ‘Il Divo meets Morecombe and Wise’, are coming to Babylon ARTS this Christmas.

Sing along with Elsa, Santa and real reindeer

Santa, his reindeer and Elsa and Anna from ‘Frozen’ will be making their way to the Twenty Pence Garden Centre next weekend.

Ed Cusick

Ed Cusick will bring his Christmas party to the Brook in Soham next month.

Cambridge Philharmonic to stage Pinocchio for EACH

Cambridge Philharmonic will stage a special charity performance of Jonathan Dove’s opera ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio’ at West Road Concert Hall on Saturday December 19.

Nigel Boy Sayer

Nigel Boy Sayer and Friends are bringing their ‘Smile It’s Christmas’ show to The Brook in Soham next week.

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Work on an ambitious new engineering centre bringing thousands of jobs to west Norfolk is expected to begin early next year.

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