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Yesterday, 19:24

Rotarians, scouts and the promise of a squad of 50 volunteer stewards will run this year’s Ely fireworks display on Cherry Hill – and the Ely Standard has agreed to be its print media partner.

Fleet Street journalist Andrew Pierce was today the feeling the pangs of embarrassment after being hoodwinked by a satirical blog that falsely stated the UKIP flag was flown over Ely Cathedral.

Human bones have been found near a pathway in the cemetery of Chatteris Parish Church.

An annual charity motorcycle ride in memory of biker Phil Beeton will be taking place this weekend.

Three ram raiders used a JCB telehandler in a bid to remove the cash machine from a Cambridgeshire filling station.

Budding young stars from Little Downham’s Youth Acts UP have joined a national theatre association.

The leader of Cambridge City Council called for Mayor James Palmer to be more open about the selection process that saw a Conservative county councillor propelled into a £100,000 directorship role at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

A performance of “grace and truth” was reflected by The Lantern Dance Theatre Company as they took the spotlight at Ely Cathedral’s Lady Chapel.

More than 1,000 potholes are being plugged in Cambridgeshire’s roads each week, the county council has said.

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Yesterday, 19:24
Emma Grima

Rotarians, scouts and the promise of a squad of 50 volunteer stewards will run this year’s Ely fireworks display on Cherry Hill – and the Ely Standard has agreed to be its print media partner.

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The leader of Cambridge City Council called for Mayor James Palmer to be more open about the selection process that saw a Conservative county councillor propelled into a £100,000 directorship role at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer

Libraries across Cambridgeshire are looking forward to a new season of arts activities including music, puppetry, comedy and theatre.

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Bill Hunt

Mayor James Palmer was accused of running “an old boys club” ollowing my revelation that a Tory county councillor and Cambridge graduate has been offered a £100,000 a year directorship at the combined authority.

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James Palmer

A Tory county councillor and former British diplomat is set to force a by election after only a year in office to take on a £100,000 directorship of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer

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Friday, August 17, 2018
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A perverted retired company director, convicted of historic child sex acts over decades, has been given a 19-year sentence of which the 79-year-old could face as long as 17 years behind bars depending on whether he is paroled.

An exhibition of works by nationally-acclaimed artist and contemporary sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld is at Ely Cathedral until October 28.

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