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A Littleport man who is disabled from combat in Afghanistan has been left “completely gutted” after thieves broke into his home and stole medals and medication.

An 11-year-old girl from Newmarket is celebrating after her jockey silk design was hand-picked by horseracing legend Frankie Dettori to be Newmarket Racecouse’s official silk.

An inmate at HMP Highpoint who held prison staff hostage for more than three hours with a makeshift ‘shiv’ to get himself transferred to another prison has received a 16 month jail sentence.

An award-winning pub that featured on television in the series Great Railway Journeys of Britain and was the last stopping-off point for thousands of thirsty rail customers has closed down, amid a row over rent.

The government is urging people in Cambridgeshire to be vigilant against cyber crime by changing their online passwords to three random words.



A golf prospect from Witchford has made history by becoming the first female to be crowned Gog Magog Golf Club Junior Masters champion.

Soham Town Rangers joint-boss Robbie Nightingale is over the moon at his club’s current form – and it is easy to see why.

Ely City are just six wins away from realising their Wembley dream.

A cricket prospect from King’s Ely has been selected for the inaugural squad for the Surrey Stars Regional Development Centre.

Prospects from Haddenham and Ely Boxing Club enjoyed a successful trip to the capital last weekend.

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Just in time for half-term, David Walliams’ ‘Gangsta Granny’ reminds us to listen to and love our ‘boring’ older relatives - because we’ll soon come to regret it if we don’t...

Flamenco guitarist Samuel Moore and classical guitarist Michael Christian Durrant will perform a concert called ‘Guitar, the Heart of Spain’ at Ely Cathedral this weekend.

An 80’s pop co-headline tour will stop off at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds on Friday October 28.

The Hackney Colliery Band will open their new tour with a gig at the Key Theatre in Peterborough on Friday, October 28.


The first Simenon Supper Club is being held by Topping Booksellers on Tuesday November 8.

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