Saturday, May 27, 2017

As the guitar came in with the sultry, hypnotic line that drives The Man Who Sold The World (title track of David Bowie’s third album), you could feel the anticipation in the audience for singer Alex Thomas to enter with the well-known yearning vocal. Along with it, the Latin beat of this tune sent an electrifying pulse through the crowd.

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BBC
Sunday, May 7, 2017

Bletchley Park is to celebrate the centenary of Bill Tutte’s birth with a new exhibition about the elite codebreaker.

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BBC
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
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Grammy-nominated jazz singer Stacey Kent will perform at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday April 29.

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BBC
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Compensation of £550,000 has been paid by Cambridgeshire County Council to a woman – then 15 - who was sexually abused daily at a Whittlesey school in the 1990s.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, April 10, 2017

BBC Look East journalist Sally Chidzoy has lodged an appeal after her harassment, bullying and discrimination case against her bosses was thrown out on a technicality.

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UN Court
Thursday, April 6, 2017

I heard a talk the other day and I was bored rigid. Why are so many speeches being deliberately made so uninteresting?

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BBC
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A March radio presenter has been given his own show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.

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BBC
Monday, March 13, 2017

Farmers across East Anglia affected by the collapse of Wellgrain, one of the country’s largest regional grain merchants, face an uncertain time if they are among the 286 names on the list of creditors believed to be owed in excess of £15 million.

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BBC
Friday, March 10, 2017

A local couple from Manea are the feature of BBC Two’s The House That 100K Built which airs Wednesday (15).

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BBC
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Irish country singer Brian Mann will perform at The Brook in Soham as part of a St Patrick’s Day celebration event.

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BBC
Friday, March 3, 2017

An employment tribunal brought by Look East journalist Sally Chidzoy against the BBC was struck out for “unreasonable conduct” because she was seen speaking to a reporter during the case.

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BBC
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The 1975, Mumford and Sons and Fleet Foxes will headline Latitude, one of the region’s biggest music festivals, this summer, but there are many diverse musical treasures and more to be found down the bill.

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BBC
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The number of suspected online child sex offenders in Cambridgeshire has more than doubled in three years, according to a BBC investigation.

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Home Office
Saturday, February 18, 2017

New figures show that more than £2.1 million of National Lottery funding was awarded across the East Cambridgeshire area in the last year alone.

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BBC
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

An employment tribunal brought by Look East journalist Sally Chidzoy against the BBC concluded abruptly on Monday with the claim struck out.

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BBC
Friday, February 10, 2017

A poignant stop-motion film about the plight of the polar bear made by a Soham schoolgirl has gone viral.

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BBC
Thursday, February 9, 2017

BBC journalist Sally Chidzoy claims her boss called her a dog in an email he sent to 16 managers at the broadcasting company.

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BBC
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

One of the BBC’s most high profile journalists in East Anglia alleges she was pursued by bosses at the corporation after raising concerns about her manager’s links to a charity funded by the Chinese government and interference by a Norfolk MP in a story.

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BBC
Monday, January 30, 2017

Both Greg Harlow and Ellen Falkner fell at the final hurdle in the Just World Indoor Bowls Championships.

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Greg Harlow
Monday, January 9, 2017

Serviceman Corrie McKeague, who has been missing since September last year, is to become a father.

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Corrie McKeague
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Mesh implants to fix pelvic organ prolapse have higher risks than traditional surgery but no extra benefits, according to a report released this week.

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MHRA
Saturday, December 24, 2016

Tories in Cambridgeshire will meet on January 21 in Whittlesey to decide their preferred candidate to contest the 2017 election for the county’s firstly directly elected £70,000 a year mayor.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, December 19, 2016

Ely Cathedral has launched a global social media campaign just in time for Christmas - #ChristmasAtEly.

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Anglican Church
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A sell-out crowd of 1,100 enjoyed a series of performances by Laura Wright at A Festival of Carols in Ely Cathedral on Friday.

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BBC
Thursday, December 8, 2016

A member of Ely Netball Club has been rewarded for her volunteering work by being nominated for the regional final of a national award.

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BBC
Thursday, November 24, 2016

People across East Cambridgeshire braved the elements to line the streets and roads to cheer on the BBC Children in Need’s Rickshaw Challenge team as they passed through the area.

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Ian Lindsay
Sunday, November 20, 2016

Much as I understand the angst of Councillor Geoffrey Woollard and many others over the result of the refendum, might I suggest they give honest thought as to what would have happened if it had been reversed.

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Geoffrey Woollard
Thursday, November 3, 2016

The One Show’s Children in Need rickshaw will pedal through East Cambridgeshire as part of its 470-mile fundraising journey this month.

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