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 Ely Cathedral holiday drop in session. Children and parents joining in the fun. Picture: Steve Williams.

This week saw the start of the Ely Cathedral holiday drop in sessions for children.

Michelle Black, 35, with her mum Catherine Richer and two children Joshua, 6 and Elianna Black, 2, admiring all the cakes before everyone arrived.

An Ely family has raised more than £800 for Breast Cancer Care by holding a strawberry tea event - doubling the amount they raised last year.

Kitchen catches fire in Windmill Close, Ely

A kitchen caught fire in Windmill Close, Ely yesterday evening.

Filming at Ely Cathedral. Picture; Steve Williams.

Hollywood is back in Ely today (Tuesday) with the cathedral closed while the cameras roll for filming of what is believed to be action blockbuster Assassins Creed starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, and Jeremy Irons.

Dr Ubani.

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will make patients safer by allowing the NHS to crack down on poor English skills among staff, the country’s top surgeon has said.

Sport

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Adults from the Ely school of the Mark Farnham Schools of Tae Kwon-Do after their colour belt gradings.

More fighters from the Ely school of the Mark Farnham Schools of Tae Kwon-Do experienced success in their colour belt grading examinations.

Action from Wisbech Town's pre-season friendly with Ely City. Pictures: Steve Williams

A goal from teenage starlet Harry Limb was enough to separate Wisbech Town and Ely City as the two sides met in an entertaining all-Fenland affair on Friday night.

Littleport Lions Korfball team celebrated their season of success with a meal last week.

Littleport Lions Korfball traded their nets and korfballs for knives and forks as they saw out their successful campaign with an end-of-season meal.

Rebecca Daniel (15) competed in the Intermediate Girls 800m event.

An athletics ace from King’s Ely was given her county colours at the English Schools Athletics Championships in Gateshead.

Witchford Colts under 9s Blue show off their new tracksuit tops.

Future footballing stars from East Cambridgeshire have been kitted out as they prepare for their new league campaign.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
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The Shakespeare Revue

Shakespeare will meet showbiz in a glittering cabaret-style musical when The Shakespeare Revue comes to the Cambridge Arts Theatre.

Junkyard

Junkyard Playground Antics, ‘back once again for the renegade master’, returns to the Cambridge Junction next month.

Classical Reflection

Twins Hannah and Naomi Moxon, who won widespread acclaim for their appearance on The Voice talent show (BBC1, 2015), will put on a free performance at Peterborough Cathedral next month.

Three Little Pigs

Described as ‘a great big little West End show’ for audiences aged three years and up, Three Little Pigs comes to the Cambridge Arts Theatre in August.

Made in Dagenham

Viva’s third show of the year, Made In Dagenham, is coming to Soham before a stint at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Annie Jnr at The Maltings, Ely

More than 100 young people took part in KD Academy’s musical ‘Annie Jnr’ which took to the stage at The Maltings in Ely last weekend.

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