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Yesterday, 13:38
Rose Barn, Ely Road, Sutton

Events venue Rose Barn on the A142 at Sutton is facing a thorny future after planners told them continued use will result in uncontrolled parking of cars and coaches and threaten highway safety.

Proposed site of 126 homes in Soham recommended for approval

A 12-acre site on the outskirts of Soham is expected to win approval next week for 120 homes – with an extra six plots set aside for self build.

Health and Happiness Previous, Ely: (L-R) Eleanor Priestnall, Sarah Porter, Jackie Brisbane, Cllr Joshua Schumann, Lewis Badge, Liz Knox

The countdown has begun for East Cambridgeshire Health and Wellbeing Partnership’s flagship Health and Happiness Day, which will be taking place at Ely Country Park this September.

Police posted this atmospheric photo of a Cambs police car with a back drop of balloons taking part in an international competition at Pidley

Hundreds of followers of Cambs Police on Twitter and Facebook have voted this one of the top photos of the year.

Driver arrested for allegedly being under influence of drugs

A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst under the influence of drugs after a crash on the A141.

Sport

Yesterday, 12:59
Norwich United's Andy Eastaugh was treated on the pitch at Julius Martin Lane before being taken to Addenbrooke's. Photo: NonLeagueFootballTV

Soham Town Rangers joint-manager Robbie Nightingale admits he was scared for Norwich United’s Andy Eastaugh after the defender suffered a serious head injury which forced their Ryman League tie to be abandoned after just 16 seconds.

The winners of the Stuart Seekings Memorial Cup, Ely City XI.

Ely City lifted the trophy for a second year after four of the region’s top football clubs went head-to-head in a tournament to remember a popular member of the sporting community.

Colin Vowden bowling for Burwell 2nds.

Burwell’s two match winning streak was brought to an ubrupt end last weekend as they were comprehensively beaten by Woolpit.

Co-op Funeralcare is giving customers the opportunity to take on Ely bowls star Greg Harlow.

Co-op Funeralcare has launched a new bowls competition, giving members the chance to play against the top 16 bowlers in the world - including Ely’s Greg Harlow.

George Whitehall, James McLaughlin and Eleanor Gamble.

Ely City Golf Club junior captain ended his year as skipper with success in the club’s Junior Championships.

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Yesterday, 17:05
Cambridge
Ian de Massini at Cambridge Voices; Bach to the Bard in the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral

Cambridge Voices sang Bach to the Bard in the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral.

Silver Street Cottages, Ely.

Ely Heritage Festival returns this month for a weekend of free activities.

Andy Kershaw.

Take a rock and roller coaster ride through a life spent in music, and on the front lines of some of the world’s most extreme and

BBC
Escape room - Barring the Door

Ely’s first pop-up Escape Room is coming to Oliver Cromwell’s House at the weekend.

Ross Noble

Ross Noble, the king of improvisational comedy, will visit the Cambridge Corn Exchange, Peterborough Cresset and King’s Lynn Corn Exchange this month as part of his 15th tour.

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Yesterday, 10:36
CAST's production of As You Like It at Ely Cathedral

The University of Cambridge American Stage Tour presented a delightfully entertaining production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It in Ely Cathedral presbytery.

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