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Witchford Village College’s students marked the end of their schooling with a prom held on Friday evening.

Soham Prom 2015 (PHOTO: Clinton Edwards)

The sight of a 30-ton tank rolling up the tarmac at Soham Village College made for very nervous teachers on Friday night.

Summit Mongolia 2014

A group of three hardy teenagers from Ely are set to take on a climbing expedition in the Alps to raise money for charity.

Adrian Loades, Executive Director, Families and Adults.

More Roman Catholic primary schools are needed in Cambridgeshire, according to a faith leader.

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Human trafficking

Modern day slavery is being put at the top of a hit list in a campaign driven by Cambridgeshire Police.

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Yesterday, 11:12

A sixth-form student at King’s Ely has won the prestigious Westminster Mile for the second successive year.

Ely City FC Junior 6-a-side Tournament, Ely Crusaders Whites U10s,

A junior football tournament held in Ely on Saturday saw players from 40 colts teams turn out to compete.

Liam, Keiran and Christian Mohan receiving their trophy and medals at Haddenham Sports and Social Club

Table Tennis

Ely Table Tennis Club enjoyed its best ever season in 2014/15, after a period of significant expansion at the club.

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Izzy Duckworth, Ted Pepper, Rhys Williams, and Mick Williams.

Sailing

Ted Pepper emerged victorious from a closely contested open meeting for topper sailors at the weekend.

Snooker star Shaun Murphy enjoyed a visit to Ely City Golf Club earlier this week.

Snooker star Shaun Murphy traded his cue for clubs as he swung by Ely City Golf Club at the start of this week.

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Eliza Carthy, one of the most exciting and innovative British folk artists, will headline the 30th Ely Folk Festival in July with her supergroup The Wayward Band.

Scenes from the parade at Chatteris Midsummer Festival. Picture: BARRY GIDDINGS

Chatteris Midsummer Festival welcomed an ‘explosion of colours’ over the weekend thanks to the help of Madinga Arts.

Wisbech Rose Fair. Picture: Steve Williams.

It is Rose Fair time again in Wisbech – with thousands of visitors preparing to visit to celebrate what is generally regarded as East Anglia’s premier flower festival.

Chatteris Midsummer Festival - parade.2014. Picture: Steve Williams.

Chatteris Midsummer Festival returns to Furrowfield Recreation Ground this weekend.

Fenland District Council

Cambridge and District Classic Car Club is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a rally at Ely Cathedral, next month.

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Wisbech Rose Fair. Picture: Steve Williams.

It is Rose Fair time again in Wisbech – with thousands of visitors preparing to visit to celebrate what is generally regarded as East Anglia’s premier flower festival.

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