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A group of travellers who set up illegal encampments in Ely and Littleport before moving onto Wisbech are today being served an eviction order.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, June 8, 2018

Fenland is facing an uncertain future post Brexit after new figures reveal a dramatic drop in the number of EU workers coming to the area.

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Lucy Frazer
Monday, May 28, 2018

Nearly 300 biking enthusiasts piled into Littleport over the bank holiday weekend for a Trikes R Us convention.

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Ireland
Friday, May 25, 2018

Former councillor Andrew Wright has been made an honorary alderman of East Cambridgeshire District Council to recognise his long service and “outstanding achievement”.

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Joshua Schumann
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A unique memory-gathering project by a theatre group in Littleport has seen dozens of buttons stitched together.

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Adams Heritage Centre
Monday, May 21, 2018

A staff nurse from Wisbech has celebrated 50 years since she entered the profession – and has no intention of retiring just yet.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Friday, May 18, 2018

Residents who claim an extension to a concrete plant in Littleport will make it five times the size of Ely leisure village criticised a new report that says it will not make “a perceptible difference” to the view.

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East Cambs District Council
Friday, May 18, 2018

A woman in her 60s has been flown to Addenbrooke’s Hospital with serious injuries after she was involved in a head-on crash on the A10 near Littleport.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Friday, May 18, 2018

The air ambulance flew a woman to hospital after her car collided head on with another on the A10 this morning (May 18).

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Cambridgeshire Police
Friday, May 11, 2018

It may not be quite of the standard purists anticipated and some facilities first envisaged got ditched along the way.

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Richard Hobbs
Thursday, May 10, 2018

In Brief is the new and improved newsletter brought to you by the Ely Standard brimming with all of your local news highlights.

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Littleport
Friday, May 4, 2018

A road bridge or underpass will now be needed at Ely as part of long-awaited improvements to the worst bottleneck on the region’s railway network.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A school that has ‘visionary, highly ambitious leadership’ has risen up the Ofsted scales to being rated good from previously being told it needed improving.

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Littleport
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Dozens of bags of rubbish were collected from around Ely as The Lions Club of Littleport set out to spruce up the streets.

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Littleport
Sunday, April 22, 2018

A major road through the Fens re-opened today following a £1 million improvement programme.

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Littleport
Monday, April 16, 2018

Cambridgeshire County League Mead Plant & Grab Division 5B

Littleport Town Reserves 3-1 Marchester United

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Littleport Leisure Centre
Friday, April 13, 2018

Angry residents are calling for local people to turn detective and help to trace those responsible for dumping the remnants of a bathroom re-fit along Grange Lane, Littleport.

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Littleport
Monday, April 9, 2018

An eight-year-old girl from Ely has more than tripled her fundraising target of £300 after completing a trek from Littleport to Ely in aid of the hospital that cares for her.

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Littleport
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Combined Authority bosses have committed almost half a million pounds towards plans to bring jobs, infrastructure and more to nine market towns across Cambridgeshire - including Ely, March, Chatteris and Soham.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Crowds gathered as the Ely Heroes team held a market stall in the city centre to promote awareness of the event.

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Naomi Sherwood
Friday, March 30, 2018

A Witchford student has won a bronze medal at the 2018 British Schools Judo Championship in Sheffield.

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Witchford Village College
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Firefighters have been bowled over by working in a training venue with a difference in Ely.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Two teams of staff from Ely Job Centre spent a day helping out at a Littleport charity.

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Facebook
Friday, March 23, 2018

Council bosses hope to reach their target of getting 60 per cent of households in East Cambs to recycle by supplying more blue bins.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Thursday, March 22, 2018

I remember when I first came to live in Littleport, what geographers call the indigenous population, meaning them what’s been born here, were pretty vocal in their opinion that people that come here from outside don’t enter into village life but sit indoors with their computers.

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Facebook
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

You may have been slightly puzzled by my glowing reference last week to Littleport’s restaurants, and hostels.

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Facebook
Friday, March 9, 2018

Five Ely school children won a haul of awards at the Littleport Low Grade 4’s Judo Tournament.

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Littleport
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Well I expect you’ve had it up to here as they say with talking about last week’s weather.

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Littleport Leisure Centre
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

A campaign group is set to ask the Secretary of State to intervene in a long-running saga against plans to extend a factory on farmland in Littleport.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Friday, March 2, 2018

Forty freezing passengers had to be rescued using ladders after a train without heating stalled near in Littleport this afternoon.

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British Transport Police

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