Clare Butler

Reporter covering news, reviews and entertainment across March, Wisbech and Ely.

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A carpet of 500 hand-painted rocks went on display in an Ely pub garden as crafters braved blustery weather to come together.

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Yesterday, 16:40

A man who admitted raping and sexually abusing four children in the late 90s in South Cambridgeshire has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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Yesterday, 16:06

Love was at the heart of fundraising on Valentine's Day in Ely as more than £635 was collected for charity at Waitrose.

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Yesterday, 14:28

More than 900 people have signed a petition to save the Ely branch of the Citizens Advice Bureau after the council scrapped a £47,000 grant.

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Yesterday, 13:20

A massive £21,000 will transform playtime for pupils at a Soham primary school after money was raised over two years of fundraising events.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A Littleport burglar who forced his way into a house and beat up a mum of three while her children watched - before holding a gun to her head - was jailed for 12 years.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

A community kitchen to hold cooking classes, improve wellbeing and combat food waste has opened at Re-imagine in Witchford.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Grammy winning soul stars Shalamar will headline the family-friendly funk and disco festival The Cambridge Club.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Transgender Melanie will be sharing her experiences of transition at Ely Humanist's monthly meeting.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A Soham man defrauded his employer out of more than £8,000 after giving customers his personal bank details when invoicing them.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A sculpture that will allow people to "connect with nature on a personal level" has been installed at Wicken Fen Nature Reserve.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Ely Photographic Club held their third print competition of the season with members travelling the globe to capture images.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Students with a love for learning languages and experiencing different cultures are reaping the benefits of a new Erasmus+ project involving King's Ely and schools in Italy, France and Turkey.

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Monday, February 10, 2020

A recruitment agency has opened an office in Soham just over a year since director Denis Green first came up with the idea.

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Friday, February 7, 2020

A Cambridge restaurant is donating £10 to the British Heart Foundation for every chateaubriand sold throughout the Valentine's Day week.

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Friday, February 7, 2020

A six-week consultation will be launched to ensure new development across East Cambridgeshire protects and enhances the environment.

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Friday, February 7, 2020

A heritage project will bring together stories from village colleges across Cambridgeshire to create a film, website and learning resources.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Gourmet crisp manufacturer Corkers is hoping to win a top rural award ten years after being founded by two best friends.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

A community group in Cambridgeshire could get a £1,000 donation towards new equipment or a fundraising challenge.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Two childminders from Ely have been awarded just under £10,000 to work with children and their families to help build confidence in communication, language and literacy (CLL) as part of a new project.

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Motorists nearly 20mph over the speed limit were caught by police carrying out speed checks in Soham, Littlport and Ely.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

A £300 million waste incinerator that could be built in Wisbech would have a chimney higher than Ely Cathedral and be just 200 metres from a school.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Two McDonald's workers, a bartender, lorry driver and Royal Air Force engineer are among Cambridgeshire's latest police officer recruits.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

A man who stabbed his "friend" multiple times through the open window of a car the victim was driving has been jailed.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

A pub in Ely has been revamped to offer the best in live music and entertainment after being taken over by new owners.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

A cost of £117 million was spent on prescriptions in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in one year - with £5 million spent on medicines that could have been bought over the counter.

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Monday, February 3, 2020

A supervisor at Specsavers in Ely is urging youngsters to consider an apprenticeship after she kickstarted her career at the shop two years ago.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Popular Fenland entertainer John Crowe who was a well known face at Ely Museum has died aged 68.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

An inspirational mother-of-three from Cambridgeshire who was battling an incurable form of lung disease has died.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Residents are being urged to submit their ideas on how East Cambridgeshire District Council (ECDC) can reach net zero carbon by 2050.

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