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Pet lovers warmed to the story of the cat who returned to his Ely home battered and bruised and with a hairline fracture in his jaw by raising £3,000 to fund his recovery.

Oliver Cromwell’s historical connections with Ely and Cambridgeshire are still alive and well as it’s been revealed that Oliver was the most popular name for a baby boy in the last 12 months.

An Ely teacher has released his seventh book - and already sold the film rights.

Children at King’s Ely Acremont turned into mini crime scene investigators under the watchful eye of a local PCSO.

An event to encourage young people to talk about mental health is being arranged for the city.

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Youngsters from the Ely Swimming Club have had their first taste of the Olympic Games when competing at the first open meet of 2018 at the aquatics centre in London.

The Ely Runners took part in the March ‘Winter Frostbite League’, with their top runner, Robin Webb, coming in 8th place, here are the full results.

To encourage women kick start their fitness routine, Shelford Rugby Club at The Davey Field, is hosting a ‘Warrior Camp’ for any women interested in trying the sport next Saturday, January 20.

Littleport Town Football Club’s first team lost their manager Kevin Scarff and assistant manager/player Jamie Gayfer pre-season.

Six hundred runners took part in the sold-out race, staged by by Ely Runners, which has been held in Little Downham annually since 2001.

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Yesterday, 15:03
Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell’s House will host a variety of historically-inspired traders and craftspeople as part of the Lord Protector’s Historical Fayre on Sunday January 28.

Meet potty-mouthed comedian Stephen Bailey, who supported Katherine Ryan and Jenny Éclair on their recent sell-out UK tours. He is coming to the Cambridge Junction on January 27.

Cambridge University’s Marlowe Society returns to the Cambridge Arts Theatre in January to stage a bold reinvention of Shakespeare’s classic and best-loved romantic tragedy, Romeo & Juliet.

With a totally unlikely yet compelling cast and immersive cinematography, this ‘Jumanji’ sequel is a vibrant escapist adventure.

An evening of Spanish dance, music, and words from the homeland of Henry VIII’s first queen is to open the 2018 Katharine of Aragon Festival on Thursday January 25.

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A Witchford woman who has cared for her granddad for the last eight years will face her fear of heights to raise money for the Alzheimer’s SocietY.

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