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Waterbeach Primary School pupils in their newly-refurbished library.

Pupils at a primary school in Waterbeach are tucking into their favourite books in a new-look library thanks to a local housing and care provider.

Top notch: food businesses celebrating at Fenland Hall

Food businesses that are awarded high scores for their hygiene standards under a nationally recognised scheme should do more to publicise their success.

Car overturns in Back Toad, Murrow

A passenger in a car that over turned in Murrow today has been taken to hospital.

Natalia Price speaking at the RCOG World Conference with Kath's Daily Mail article on the screen in the background

The doctor who performed corrective surgery for campaigning journalist Kath Sansom when a mesh bladder sling caused severe pain and complications used her story at a conference attended by 2,000 medical specialists from around the world.

Little Thetford Head Teacher Johnny Wallace, with some of his pupils, celebrating a good Ofsted report,

Leadership, pupil behaviour and governors at Little Thetford CofE VC Primary School were all praised as the school received a ‘good’ grading in its most recent short Ofsted report.


Friday, May 27, 2016
Junior coaching at Ely & District Cycling Club.

An Ely-based cycling club is trying to encourage young people to get on their bikes by holding junior coaching sessions.

King's Ely rower Emily Moore took gold in her heat at the annual Ball Cup Spring Regatta.

Forty of King’s Ely’s rowing prodigies headed to the capital last weekend for the annual Ball Cup Spring Regatta, with three youngsters scooping gold medals.

Goldie Sayers could be set to receive a belated Olympic bronze medal.

Javelin thrower Goldie Sayers could be set for an Olympic bronze medal following reports that Russian athlete Maria Abukumova has tested positive after the re-analysis of doping samples from the Beijing Olympics eight years ago.

Under 8s action from Witchford Colts' encounter with Feeder Soccer School (red/white).

Hundreds of youngsters showcased their football skills as March Rangers held their second two-day youth tournament.

The Cambs Times, Wisbech Standard and Ely Standard are offering readers the opportunity to win a place at Cambridge United's Whitsun Soccer School during half-term.

The Cambs Times, Wisbech Standard and Ely Standard are offering readers the opportunity to win a free week on the Cambridge United Whitsun Soccer Schools that are set to be rolled out once again at 20 venues across the region.

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Bowie exhibition to visit Cambridge. Bowie-Madame Tussauds

A UK exhibition tour of many ‘never before seen’ photographs of David Bowie is set to visit Cambourne in Cambridgeshire this autumn.


Azimuth, a covers band who play a range of notable songs through the decades, will perform at two venues over the bank holiday weekend.

Georgia Lewis and Friends

The winner of Ely Folk Festival’s 2016 band competition in partnership with the Ely Standard has been announced.

T-Rextasy will perform at The Key Theatre, Peterborough

The only T. Rex tribute act to be approved by the original band will perform at the Key Theatre in Peterborough this June.

Mark Ronson. Photo: ANDY FORD

World-renowned DJ Mark Ronson has been confirmed to play at this year’s Newmarket Nights season on August 5.

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
The new Mayor of Ely, Councillor Ian Lindsay.

Ely Standard reporter, Seb Pearce, went to meet the city’s new mayor, Councillor Ian Lindsay, to find out what he has planned for the coming year.

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