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
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

SE Cambs MP Lucy Frazer has taken her first tentative steps on the Westminster career path with her appointment today as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Justice.

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Lucy Frazer
Thursday, December 28, 2017

A further nine vehicles have been seized by the Cambridgeshire Police Rural Crime Action Team in connection to hare coursing just before Christmas.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Friday, December 1, 2017

Great British Bake Off contestant Ian Cumming has helped a tiny rail station in the Fens to lose its Great British Lack of Custom award.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Mesh is a growing global problem yet women are struggling to get the care they need if they suffer, a Parliamentary think tank heard this week.

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MHRA
Monday, November 20, 2017

Kathleen Mary Smith, who lived in Littleport for more than 60 years, has died at the age of 95.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The families of two people kidnapped in Nigeria, alongside a March GP and his wife, have spoken about the experience in the heart of the west African region renowned for dangerous political unrest.

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Ireland
Monday, October 30, 2017

Women suffering mesh problems in Northern Ireland have been told the operation will not be suspended because health officials insist that for many women it works.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Campaigners say the Government are putting women’s lives at risk by refusing to suspend controversial vaginal mesh operations.

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Kath Sansom
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
Monday, September 4, 2017

Inmates at Whitemoor top security jail in March were handed an extra 947 days of additional punishment last year for breaking prison rules – a whopping 800 per cent increase on 2015.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, August 31, 2017

An Ely woman is to embark on a gruelling fundraising challenge next month in aid of her disabled sister.

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Scotland
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

A ballet shop in Wisbech has become a dance mecca for customers from across the globe with visitors from as far away as France and orders from a theme park in Dubai.

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France
Friday, August 18, 2017

Our Day Out the musical is coming to the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds.

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Building firm Larkfleet Homes has published record results having built 399 homes in the last year, an 83 per cent increase on previous figures.

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United Kingdom
Friday, August 11, 2017

The remains of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague were not among bones and animal waste discovered at the Great Blakenham incinerator, it has been confirmed.

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Corrie McKeague
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Police searching for the body of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague have uncovered material at an energy-from-waste facility in Suffolk which requires forensic analysis.

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Corrie McKeague
Monday, July 24, 2017

The father of missing Corrie McKeague blocked the entrance to the Cambridgeshire landfill site just days after police called off their search for the RAF serviceman.

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Corrie McKeague
Monday, July 24, 2017

Offences involving adults in positions of trust who have sexual contact with children in their care have risen to 23 last year in Cambridgeshire, official figures shows.

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Home Office
Friday, July 21, 2017

Police have abandoned their search of a landfill site after 20 weeks looking for the body of missing airman Corrie McKeague.

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Nicola Urquhart
Friday, June 16, 2017

Poignant, powerful and a perfect depiction of the Brexit debate and referendum Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘My Country’ is a truly inspirational piece of political drama.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A health watchdog body, set up to protect patients, has admitted it wants to “avoid media attention on mesh.”

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Kath Sansom
Sunday, April 16, 2017

A women’s operation using mesh implants is up to nine times riskier than warned about in patient safety leaflets in hospitals across England, according to new figures.

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MHRA
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The City of Ely Bowls Club is now home to another national champion.

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Greg Harlow
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Cambridge was treated to an evening with the superlative Philharmonia Orchestra at The Corn Exchange on Saturday, March 4.

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Scotland
Monday, March 6, 2017

Four King’s Ely students represented Cambridge RFC Under 16’s last weekend as part of an annual tour to Edinburgh.

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Scotland
Thursday, January 26, 2017

This afternoon’s final of the World Women’s Matchplay Singles championship at Potters Resort will see the defending champion Ellen Falkner facing a challenge from the 2014 champion and 2015 runner-up Katherine Rednall, after the two finalists eased through in yesterday’s semi-finals.

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