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Cambridgeshire’s elected mayoral contest is due to take place in May next year. 
Bookmaker Ladbrokes has opened a book on who might take the powerful new job. Heidi Allen, who was the first Conservative to put her name forward, has the shortest odds as things stand.

Hopes of building a major new rail link from East Anglia to Bristol, via Oxford, creating an “arc of prosperity” around London, have received a major boost.

A former Ely College student from Littleport has proved his doubters wrong and is now living his dream as a championship-winning wrestler.

One person had to be freed from their vehicle and taken to hospital after a two-vehicle collision on the A142 near Soham yesterday.

An inspection at Littleport Dental Surgery has found “a lack of oversight meant that nationally recommended decontamination procedures were not being followed”.


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Two Ely fighters helped the Mark Farnham Schools of Tae Kwon-Do scoop a massive 17 trophies at the British Tae Kwon-Do Championships.

Brady Stone says he is the proudest man in Ely – and it is easy to understand why the Ely City boss is so happy.

After eight years and a £5 million investment, Cambridge University’s new boat house was officially opened in Ely last weekend.

Ely City made history last weekend after they clinched a spot in the fourth round of the FA Vase.

Soham Town Rangers are on the hunt for a new manager after Dave Theobald left the club to join Robbie Nightingale at Cambridge City.

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Dick Whittington, this year’s show at Cambridge Arts Theatre, written by Al Morley with the dame Matt Crosby, has panache and aplomb. It fizzes from the opening moments and keeps up the fast pace right to the end.

Chart-topping house music producer and DJ Philip George will perform at Fez in Cambridge this Saturday, December 10.

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The concert given by Ely Choral Society and Ely Youth Choir on Saturday December 3 at St. Mary’s Church Ely was splendid.

The audience was on its feet after the final notes of The Zurich Chamber Orchestra at Cambridge Corn Exchange with soloists Alison Balsom, trumpet and Gabriela Montero, piano.


The habits will hit the road again this month when Sister Act comes to the Cambridge Corn Exchange.


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