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Zachary Smith

Jail for man who stole car and hundreds of pounds worth of jewellery from Ely home

A burglar was caught hours after breaking into an Ely home when the car he had stolen triggered an ANPR camera.

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Rapid response paramedics called after man suffers seizure

Rapid response paramedics were scrambled after a man suffered a seizure in Isleham in the early hours of this morning (Thursday).

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Alan Melton

Melton bombshell as he discloses he told cabinet colleagues some should go as part of £80,000 a year cost saving plan

Outgoing Fenland Council leader Alan Melton dropped the bombshell today that he had recently suggested to his 10 strong cabinet it be nearly halved as part of an £80,000 a year cost saving plan.

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Chatteris Conservative Club

Former Conservative club steward and wife summonsed to appear in court on Tuesday following alleged theft of £32,000

The former steward and stewardess of Chatteris Conservative Club have been summoned to appear before magistrates in Huntingdon on Tuesday in connection with the alleged theft of £32,000.

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Bob Hopkins (as a child, centre) with his mum and dad in March

MY LIFE AND TIMES: First of an occasional series of blogs by Bob Hopkin, now of Africa, March born and bred

Greetings from the southern tip of Africa; from where I sit there is one mile south to the Indian Ocean and from there 4,000 miles of sea to the Antarctic.

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Social media workshop will help businesses get ahead in digital world

A free workshop for businesses to learn about the advantages of social media is taking place in Littleport.

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Why is English Heritage so obsessed with stopping the growth of Ely?

The question to be asked is why is English Heritage so obsessed with stopping Ely growing?

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Spring into Summer: Our readers tell us why they deserve a place at Tim Megginson’s ‘boot camps’

Spring into Summer may have finished for me but it’s about to begin for some of our lucky readers.

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Up and away - Wisbech lecture will tell the story of Duxford from 1917 to the present day

An illustrated talk on the history of Duxford and its historical links will conclude the winter season of Wisbech Society lectures.

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Former Wisbech school Thom Wickes who worked on the animation of Oscar winning Frozen

Former Wisbech schoolboy helps create some of the special effects animation on blockbuster Frozen move

Former Wisbech schoolboy Thom Wickes is living the American dream after working as a special effects animator on an Oscar winning film that has grossed £600million in global box office takings.

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Shannon Barrow

Yopey 2014: March student, 16, among early nominees for Cambs wide contest that recognises achievements of young people

A March teenager who likes to take the lead and organise events is in a Cambridgeshire-wide competition that hails the giving of young people.

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