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David Walker was caught after a woman saw his hand holding a camera in the changing rooms of a Hatfield swimming pool

A pervert who secretly filmed hundreds of women was finally caught after he filmed a woman in the changing rooms of a swimming pool.

Cannabis recovered during the Haddenham raid

A man was arrested in Haddenham earlier today for being in possession of cannabis.

Crowning Around bike show at Littleport

The Crowning Around Charity Bike Show returns to Littleport for a revved up day of entertainment Saturday (May 7).

Collision on the A10 at Brandon Creek

Four people walked away uninjured following a crash on the A10 at Brandon Creek on Monday.

Ely’s Eel Festival. Picture: Steve Williams.

Thousands of people packed the streets of Ely in celebration of the third annual Eel Festival this weekend.

YANA was the idea of this lovely lady Katherine, with Ted and Peter at the Cuppa Cake and Company

Dozens of people celebrated May Day with a cuppa, cake and company during a get together in Littleport.

Latest from A141 bus collision as recovery begins

A man whose driving caused a coach to overturn near March into a ditch – injuring 22 of the 70 passengers on board- has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Marcela Sands suffers from Lupus

A team of daredevil Network Rail workers are to jump out of a plane later this summer to raise money for the St Thomas’ Lupus Trust.

Secret Life of Ely Cathedral exhibition

The Secret Life of Ely Cathedral exhibition closed to great acclaim with hopes that it will be held again.

Soham News

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Phil Priestley
Police arrest a suspect (Mr Ian Clarke ) on for the offences of possessing class A and class B drugs  Operation Edison, Cambridgeshire Police conduct drug warrants at various addresses in Cambridgeshire,
71 Heron Croft, Soham
Picture by Terry Harris.

A man was arrested in Soham last Thursday for possession of a class A and B drugs, alongside handling stolen goods as part of East Cambridgeshire Police’s latest crack-down.

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Police enter the property. Operation Edison, Cambridgeshire Police conduct drug warrants at various addresses in Cambridgeshire,
85 Kingfisher Drive, Soham
Picture by Terry Harris.

Two men were arrested for being in possession of a class B drug, namely cannabis, during a police raid in Soham.

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Police conduct searches of suspected drug users outside the property. Operation Edison, Cambridgeshire Police conduct drug warrants at various addresses in Cambridgeshire,
17 Springhead Lane, Ely
Picture by Terry Harris.

Suspected drug dealers across East Cambridgeshire were targeted in a series of police raids this week.

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Phil Priestley
Shade Primary parents launch petition after 18 children do not get places in the reception class

Parents have launched a petition to get their youngsters into the reception class at The Shade in Soham after 18 of them were refused places.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Saskia Wootton, Ami Hedgecock, Evie Heading, Chloe Ellis, Sophie Mutton, and Kelsey Sauvey are to walk 16km to raise money for charity.

A group of intrepid students is to walk almost 10 miles to raise money for a charity close to their hearts.

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Soham Village College

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Thursday, April 14, 2016
St George's Medical Centre Littleport

Apart from the usual places of social and sociable meetings in the village, Littleport has a random hub of activity, its medical centre, where appointments invariably give opportunity to have a chat with at least a couple of people you know while you’re watching for your name to be flashed up on the giant screen.

Max’s designs go on display alongside work by Andy Warhol, Alexander McQueen and Tom Stoppard

Artwork and sculpture designs by Max Openshaw, a King’s Ely sixth form graduate, are now on display at the Saatchi Gallery in London ready to be viewed by thousands.

Ely A Soup. Left: Zee Jacob (Ely Soup volunteer), Sue Marchant (Ely Ukulele Club), Caline Easey (Ely Library), Tara Bungard (Ely Milks), Cathy Wright (Ely Foodbank) and Zoe Davidson (Ely Soup organiser).

The evening, held at the Babylon Gallery, was branded a ‘soup-er’ success by organisers.

Ely Foodbank

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