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Cllr James Palmer

Council leader says Soham train station must re-open in order for town to grow

The rapid growth of Soham will make re-opening its railway station an “absolute imperative”, according to the leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Sixteen further strikes will bring total to nearly 40 by Cambridgeshire fire fighters

Sixteen further strikes by Cambridgeshire fire fighters over the next fortnight were announced today by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).

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Javelin star Goldie Sayers fails to recapture early-season form at Commonwealth Games

It was disappointment for Ely’s Goldie Sayers at the Commonwealth Games last night as she finished outside the medals in the women’s javelin finals.

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Sir Jim calls on Eric Pickles to settle bypass confusion to put an end to “unnecessary delays”

Sir Jim Paice has asked Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Local Government, to resolve the confusion about whether there is to be a public inquiry into the Ely bypass planning application.

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Adec will help organise a series of events in the Fens.

Ely group to give arts a boost in the Fens

Arts development group ADeC has been handed thousands of pounds in funding to develop a three-year art project in the Fens.

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Back of the net! Mia scores thousands of pounds for charity with football tournament

An 11-year-old amateur footballer netted a massive £4,000 by arranging a tournament to raise money for cancer charities.

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Terry Gauci, the host of the 2014 East Cambridgeshire Business Awards.

Terry Gauci, new host of Star Radio’s Breakfast Show, to host 2014 East Cambridgeshire Business Awards

The new Star Radio Breakfast Show presenter is the host of the 2014 Ely Standard East Cambridgeshire Business Awards.

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New Humanist group starting in Ely

We are hoping to start a new group for local Humanists and will be holding an informal meeting at Ely Library on Saturday August 2 at 11.15am for anyone interested in joining or helping.

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Cllr James Palmer

Council leader says Soham train station must re-open in order for town to grow

The rapid growth of Soham will make re-opening its railway station an “absolute imperative”, according to the leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Fire engine driving along road in rain

Sixteen further strikes will bring total to nearly 40 by Cambridgeshire fire fighters

Sixteen further strikes by Cambridgeshire fire fighters over the next fortnight were announced today by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU).

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‘Nobody will walk into our side’ - says Ely City’s director of football

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Everybody will have to fight for their place in a new-look Ely City side – according to director of football, Sam Turner.

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Graphic Novel Review: Revolutionary War

The return of the long-lost heroes of Marvel UK...

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Seventeen-year-old Michael Farrow has been nominated for Linx Young People of the Year.

”He is the sort of young person that makes you proud to teach and support.” says the tutor who nominated Michael, 17, for award

A keen motorcyclist from Fenland who is helping other riders in Ely has revved his way into a competition that highlights the achievements of young people in Cambridgeshire.

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Haddenham teenager recovering from cancer has become a role model for others and wins nomination for YOPEY ‘Oscars’

A Haddenham teenager recovering from cancer who has become a role model for others is in a Cambridgeshire-wide competition that hails the achievements of young people.

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