Thursday, January 18, 2018

One of America’s most powerful and influential think tanks – the non profit making Brookings Institute – has invited Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer to an international gathering of metropolitan and regional mayors in Washington DC next week.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Surgeons are denying they use vaginal mesh implants, in a trend being seen in hospitals across Britain, where women are assured the mesh scandal is just “media hype”.

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NHS
Monday, December 11, 2017

A Cambridgeshire artist has created a children’s storybook-style mini film to help explain the corruption behind the vaginal mesh implant scandal.

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Kath Sansom
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

An artist and loving grandmother who spent 30 years of her life living on Hill Street in Wisbech has passed away aged 95.

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John
Thursday, November 9, 2017

More and more people are choosing to come and live and work here in Littleport than ever before.

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America
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The daughter of the man refused permission to build a retirement home in Soham for himself and his best friend says she has “never heard such rubbish excuses” for rejecting the proposals.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

It’s been a familiar part of the Ely landscape for many years Little Chef has finally disappeared.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Mesh implants are the third major medical device disaster in the last decade, a bioengineer has warned, as campaigners wept on hearing that the growing controversy is to be debated in Parliament.

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MHRA
Monday, October 2, 2017

A team of archaeologists who uncovered the mysteries of one of the strangest social experiments of the 19th century – the Manea colony – have released a video of their findings.

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America
Sunday, October 1, 2017

A landmark study shows one in ten women suffer problems after having the most commonly used mesh operation given to hundreds of patients every year on the NHS.

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European Union
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Love Beets, a brand owned by Ely based fresh salad and vegetable grower G Fresh, is one of 20 businesses to be awarded the Heathrow’s Travel Grant to support its global ventures in Asia, United Arab Emirates and South Africa.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, September 3, 2017

One in three people who have had a surgical mesh implant to treat incontinence, prolapse or hernia go on to develop fibromyalgia according to a patient survey.

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NHS
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

More than £1,000 has been raised to help an Ely man rebuild his life and business after his houseboat sank to the bottom of the river in July.

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Facebook
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

This weekly account of life in Littleport may not be Alistair Cooke’s ‘Letter from America’ so much part of mine - and anyone else of certain years’ - entertainment, but I think it has parallels.

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America
Saturday, July 8, 2017

‘Homecoming’ is the best Spider-Man movie to date, largely because of its compelling story, believable characters and well-developed plot.

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US Federal Reserve
Thursday, April 27, 2017

A judge recently decided that a baby should die despite the parents’ wishes.

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America
Thursday, April 27, 2017

The county is set to go to the polling stations on May 4 to decide who will take the all-important seats at Cambridgeshire County Council for the next four years. Here are the candidates for the Littleport division.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, April 13, 2017

A man from Burwell has created a replica of a wood carving from a ship involved in the history of life at sea, romance and mutiny dating back to the 1700s.

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United Kingdom
Monday, February 27, 2017

There was quite a kerfuffle amongst the concerned citizens of Littleport this week. Mostly about what is actually happening with the leisure centre as it stands, albeit now in a simulation of American General Custer’s last one at Little Big Horn; and about when its long-serving manager Andy Rutterford was actually leaving.

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Littleport Leisure Centre
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A new clinical trial is offering treatment hope for advanced pancreatic cancer patients in Cambridgeshire and is looking fro people who are willing to get involved.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Businesses have been warned to keep on top of their paperwork to avoid being named and shamed by the government as an example to others.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A jet pilot killed in a crash did not report problems with his aircraft to engineers because he was in a rush to get home and did not want to delay colleagues an investigation found.

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Syria
Friday, January 27, 2017

The true scale of the risk of surgical mesh to treat women’s incontinence and prolapse remains a mystery amid findings from America that say up to almost 40 per cent of women suffer injuries from the hooked instruments used to implant it.

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MHRA

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