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After a second attempt to get planning permission to build new homes in Ely’s conservation area, King’s Ely governors have bowed to opposition and withdrawn the application.

Vera James House, Ely

New residents to an Ely care home have been stopped until problems identified by Government inspectors have been resolved.

Becky Bush, set to star as Nancy in Viva's production of Oliver.

Viva Arts and Community Group celebrated another barnstorming year at its annual awards and prize-giving ceremony.

Michael Koiza outside Great Ormond Street Hospital

Ely student, Michael Koiza is preparing to take on an 85-mile charity walk for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

The A142 closed following an accident near Mepal, earlier this year.

NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay has lent his voice to calls for road safety improvements along the A142 following three accidents in a week.

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Viva Arts and Community Group celebrated another barnstorming year at its annual awards and prize-giving ceremony.

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Chatteris Co-op is to close in February – with the loss of 57 jobs- and reopen as an Aldi supermarket.

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Sammy Fisher and Cheriee Chater, from Emerald Frog Marketing, with Phil Daft, managing director of World of Computers.

World of Computers has signed up with award-winning Littleport agency Emerald Frog Marketing.

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New Ely hairdressers (front) Eve Youngman, with staff (l-r) Charlotte Davis, Hannah Smith, Claire Farrow, Kelsey Martin.

Hairdresser Eve Youngman has opened the doors to her new salon, in Ely.

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Fenmarc

March based Fenmarc – which last year boosted turnover 13 per cent to nearly £100million – has sold one of its businesses based in Lincolnshire.

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Six final designs have been selected for the competition launched this summer.

Ely Tigers v Swaffham

Rugby

Ely Tigers 31

Swaffham 12

THE WIZARD OF OZ is coming to Ely very soon

The Wizard of Oz is coming to Ely.

Scenes from the preview evening for the 2014 Christmas Gift and Food Fair at Ely Cathedral. Picture: CLINTON EDWARDS

Ely Cathedral’s third Christmas Gift and Food Fair has opened today, with more than 120 exhibitors selling their festive goods and treats.

Acorn Antiques by Viva.

The Viva Theatre Company’s sell-out production Acorn Antiques was a major hit with critics as well as punters.

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