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Developers have finally submitted plans for a new six-screen cinema and leisure village, to be located in Ely.

A woman who falsely claimed a man had attacked and threatened to kill her has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

Anthony Marsh

The East of England Ambulance Service will look to recruit a new chief executive in January, but insist the man currently in the £232,000-a-year post is going nowhere until they find a replacement.

The rare and elusive bittern.

Numbers for one of East Cambridgeshire’s rarest birds have started to bounce back, according to wildlife experts.

Ruth Neave and Gary Rogers.

A former ITV journalist who covered the Rikki Neave murder 20 years ago has revealed that a Cambridgeshire police officer demanded payment for tipping her off that Ruth Neave was to be arrested for murder.

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A school copied a popular TV programme and held their own festive themed bake off.

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Ely Foodbank volunteers Tony Stronell, Alan Williams and Pat Tasker.

Ely Foodbank has collected 10 tonnes of food over the last three months thanks to generous donations from shoppers and charitable organisations in Cambridgeshire.

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A group of stowaways were discovered hiding in the back of a lorry in Barway.

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The new WizeFloor system in action at The Shade, in Soham.

Pupils at a primary school in Soham are putting their best feet forward thanks to a quirky new interactive device for learning and teaching.

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The Lisa Barns Memorial Fund help kick-off Sainsbury's Christmas campaign.

Sainsbury’s in Ely kicked off their ‘Christmas in the community’ fund-raising drive in store at the weekend with help from the Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund.

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A school copied a popular TV programme and held their own festive themed bake off.

Ely Rotary Santa collection

The Rotary Clubs of Ely will be touring the streets of Ely in the run up to Christmas, escorting Father Christmas on his annual trip around the city.

March men's hockey v Ely.Picture: Steve Williams.


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Soham Village College Christmas Fair, Year 11 pupil, Olivia with her cakes

The best Christmas fair ever was how the latest festive fund raiser was described by the Soham Village College PTA.

Students from Ely College and Cottenham Village college joined on the day to play the game Business on the Move and have a look around Potter's site. Picture: Steve Williams.

Dozens of students from Ely College were given a glimpse behind the scenes at leading East Cambridgeshire firm Potter Logistics.

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