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Eight week closure of the A1101 from Shippea Hill to Littleport will start from Monday February 19 as part of a major campaign to repair more than 40 miles of drought damaged roads.

When you’re a group of youngsters enjoying regular football as everyone knows the costs can soon mount.

Allegations against Wisbech councillor Simon King of inflating mileages, claiming for going 85 miles to Rugby but not on official business, and once claiming return mileage of 10 miles for a meeting a mile from his home, have been revealed.

Oxfam has cancelled an official opening of its new city centre store in Ely in the light of the continuing crisis over Haiti.

A new governor has been appointed at King’s Ely.

Sport

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The Tigers took a few minutes to get into the game and eventually gained a penalty in front of the posts. Joel Scott Paul knocked it over to get three points on the board.

On Sunday February 11 the Ely & District Cycling Club held its annual Hardriders open time trial, traditionally seen as the beginning of the year’s time trial racing season.

The six teams of Ely Netball Club scored almost 140 goals and took some crucial wins for divisions two, four and five of the Cambridge and District Netball League.

On a rather chilly Saturday morning, King’s Lynn Parkrun was a sea of PB’s and Neon tutus as Three Counties Running Club (TCRC) members helped fellow club runner Steve Whitelam celebrate his 50th Parkrun.

Students from the Mark Farnham School of Tae Kwon-Do have been celebrating a 100 per cent pass rate at the school’s first grading of 2018.

What's On

Friday, February 16, 2018
Tracey Harding

The much anticipated new Escape Room at Oliver Cromwell’s House was revealed with the first group escaping, with just ten minutes to spare.

Cambridgeshire artists Sarah Evans and David Kefford, known as Aid & Abet, have created an artwork that celebrated old and new, tradition and innovation for Peckover House.

This is an elegant production of an elegant play. It’s very funny and it’s very French. At around 90 minutes with no interval, Art by Yasmina Reza has three actors on stage the whole time and it’s quick fire debate.

Cambridge

Viva Soham will bring Hairspray the Musical to life at The Brook next month.

Oliver Winconek’s exhibition ‘Mugshot: Painting the least wanted’ is at the Babylon Gallery in Ely until Sunday (February 18) at midday.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Cambridgeshire artists Sarah Evans and David Kefford, known as Aid & Abet, have created an artwork that celebrated old and new, tradition and innovation for Peckover House.

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