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Frances Gillett's surprise 75th birthday party at Little Downham Village Hall. Picture: Steve Williams

She was told she would be lucky to reach 40, but Frances Gillett, who has Down’s Syndrome, has defied the odds and celebrated her 75th birthday - and is now believed to be the oldest women in the world with the condition.

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East Cambs councillors may get a rise from April

They’ve not had a pay rise since 2013 but councillors in East Cambs could finally get an increase on their basic £4,261 a year from next April.

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The two teams shake hands before their charity match.

Charitable football talents from Witchford have raised over £700 to help two local footballers’ rehabilitation after they were involved in a hit and run earlier this month.

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There was another accident on Padnal Bank this week - this time involving three cars.

A car carrying a family with young children spun off a notorious East Cambridgeshire road less than 48 hours after work was completed on installing safety measures.

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Steve Barcay is proud of his 'treat me local' campaign but is it now facing its toughest challenge?

An NHS whistle blower has revealed to NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay confidential documents suggesting decisions have already been made to close minor injuries units at Doddington, Wisbech and Ely.

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Ann and Sarah Willett's 10th open day at Soham Methodist church. Ann and Sarah Willett.  Picture: Steve Williams.

Two fundraisers from Soham are celebrating raising their biggest ever total from their annual open day.

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 Zeppelin Air Raid on March Aug 1st 1916 - Exhibition at March Museum, Picture: Steve Williams.

If you were in March 100 years ago this month you would have been surprised and possibly woken by an attack from above during the night.

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Safari week at South Angle Farm Park, Soham

South Angle Farm Park is holding a safari week from Monday 8 to Friday 12 August.

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Ely & District Parkinson's UK Support Group secretary, Jenny Lowles presents former head gardener of Anglesey Abbey, Richard Ayers, with a donation towards the Church Funds.

Ely and District Parkinson’s UK Support Group was given the insight of one of the county’s top gardeners when they visited his home and gardens recently.

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