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Rotarians, scouts and the promise of a squad of 50 volunteer stewards will run this year’s Ely fireworks display on Cherry Hill – and the Ely Standard has agreed to be its print media partner.

Fleet Street journalist Andrew Pierce was today the feeling the pangs of embarrassment after being hoodwinked by a satirical blog that falsely stated the UKIP flag was flown over Ely Cathedral.

Human bones have been found near a pathway in the cemetery of Chatteris Parish Church.

An annual charity motorcycle ride in memory of biker Phil Beeton will be taking place this weekend.

Three ram raiders used a JCB telehandler in a bid to remove the cash machine from a Cambridgeshire filling station.

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Five Fenland members travelled to Ferry Meadows, Peterborough for the Barney Memorial 5k on Wednesday evening.

This year’s Ely Monster Races saw 450 competitors set off for a swim along the River Ouse and back before cycling and running to the finish line.

Members from Wisbech speed skating competed in the Flanders Grand Prix in Belgium.

More than 70 children from eight primary schools around Ely took part in the annual Under 9 (Year 4) Kwik Cricket Tournament. This year’s competition was held at Sutton Cricket Club.

Soham Town Rangers suffered a losing start to the new Bostik North Division season last Saturday.

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Rotarians, scouts and the promise of a squad of 50 volunteer stewards will run this year’s Ely fireworks display on Cherry Hill – and the Ely Standard has agreed to be its print media partner.

It’s set to get the crowds pumping with a line-up featuring the likes of man of the moment Shawn Mendes and Swedish sensation Zara Larsson.

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Budding young stars from Little Downham’s Youth Acts UP have joined a national theatre association.

Having announced and sold-out his 2019 arena tour earlier the same day, George Ezra’s Newmarket Nights concert felt like an intimate warm-up, proving he’s ready to take on some of the country’s biggest venues.

An unnerving, dystopian depiction of the darkest realms of the internet, ‘Unfriended: The Dark Web’ will make you want to log out of social media a little more, if nothing else.

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