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Joe Perry has won his first major ranking title.

Chairman of govenors Ben Gibbs and principal Catherine Jekinson-Dix have both resigned.

The entire governing body of Ely College was dissolved at a special meeting on Thursday – hours before the principal and two vice principals also announced they were leaving.

Nonita Karajevaite and Tadas Zaleskas. Photo: Norfolk Police/PA Wire


An inquiry into the deaths of a couple who had been walking barefoot on the A47 near King’s Lynn has been closed by police who remain “puzzled” by what happened.

I have never heard anything so ludicrous in all my life.

I believe that this has been a long time coming.

Soham News

Fri, 07:30

Soham Rotary Club is raising funds for the End Polio Now campaign with a little help from a teddy bear called Edward.

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Young singers Molly Armstrong, and Charlie O'Connor, performing at Liberty Belle, Ely.

Two teenage musicians who have raised thousands of pounds for charity by performing have been nominated for the Cambridgeshire Young People of the Year awards.

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Network Rail public exhibition of railway plans, at Soham Library, (l-r) Simon Thick, Senior Programme Development Manager, Chris Ball, from Network Rail,

Network Rail’s plans to double the railway line between Soham and Ely, potentially opening the way for a series of improved passengers services, were unveiled this week.

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David Giles Clerk to Soham Council

A club that has met for years at the Walter Gidney Pavilion believe they face an uncertain future if plans go ahead to split their meeting room in half.

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William Alvarez-Garmon with classmates at St Andrew's Primary School, in Soham.

A primary school pupil’s eye for design has resulted in 26 of his classmates stepping out in sparkling new shoes.

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Wed, 07:32

East Cambridgeshire writers Rosemary Westwell, Hayley Humphrey and Mary McGuire held an inaugural Writers’ Day in Ely Library, on Saturday.

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a 13-year-old girl in Lisle Lane, Ely on December 18 last year.

Police have vowed to step up foot patrols in Ely after separate incidents in which a teenager was sexually assaulted and another was chased.

Cats Protection League annual show, at Little Downham Village Hall, (l-r) Phoebe Mann, and Grace Mann, from Little Downham, with their cat Tiny.

More than 40 fabulous felines attended the 21st annual Ely Cats Protection Show held in Little Downham, on Saturday.

A new film club is set to launch next month in Ely.

Spring into Summer

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The clock is ticking for entries to our Spring into Summer promotion – and the chance for you to get fit in time for a holiday.

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Nutrition has the largest influence on losing weight and getting healthy. The second thing you should consider to speed up the process of losing fat is taking regular exercise.

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Spring into Summer Boot Camp.Picture: Steve Williams.

Spring into Summer with more than £1,200 get fit local places up for grabs!

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