Yesterday, 21:54

Boxer Amir Khan – and once Britain’s youngest Olympic medallist – delighted supporters with a trip to Peterborough on Thursday.

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Yesterday, 20:35

Picture postcard Hunstanton delivered brilliant sunshine, a relaxed atmosphere and, in the main, lessons in social distancing on the beach.

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Yesterday, 16:53

An appeal to help the victims of a fire that destroyed their uninsured family home has already reached nearly £5,000.

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

A bomb from the first world was blown up by disposal experts after being discovered under a Fenland bridge.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Nineteen flats with commercial/retail units on the ground floor could replace 72-74 High Street, March - a building described by its owners as being in ‘poor condition’.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

‘Awesome’ the word used by many to describe the HGV convoy that has so far raised over £16,000 for NHS charity work at Peterborough City Hospital.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Dear reader. Have you heard the phrase “news desert”? It’s been coined in America to describe what is left behind when a newspaper closes and the community it served is suddenly left without a source of credible and comprehensive news and information.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Over £14,000 has already been raised for NHS charities even before tonight’s convoy of lorries heads from Chatteris to Peterborough.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Five primary schools – including two in Ely – run by the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT) will only reopen when bosses think it is safe to do so.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

You only to have to look at the smiles on their faces to see how the simple pleasures of life are what many of us have missed the most.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Innovation and technology are the respective themes of a prime category in this year’s Ely Standard business awards.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

UK based workers have filled many of the seasonal jobs at one of Cambridgeshire’s biggest farms estate.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

The outgoing mayor of Wisbech dropped a bombshell tonight (Monday) when he quit the ruling Tory group after accusing fellow councillors of trying to tell him what to do.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Over £1,200 has been raised in 48 hours to help the family of the man killed during a ‘brutal assault’ in Wisbech.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

The Government is to be asked for £11.3m by Fenland District Council to transform the centre of March.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Residents of a row of bungalows escaped unhurt when fire ripped through their homes on Saturday.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

Staff at Asda Wisbech – led by Geoff Norris – are looking after elderly and vulnerable customers by shopping for them on their days off and delivering it in their own cars.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

Staff at Peterborough City Hospital and Hinchinbrooke say they have been overwhelmed and humbled with the kindness and support that they have received during the pandemic, with community groups providing resources for the hospitals

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

The Dean of Ely took to Twitter – the layman’s ‘pulpit’ – to react angrily to education minister Gavin Williamson and his plan to re-open schools.

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

A police officer reflecting on the scale and extent of a drugs factory found in Cambridgeshire today described it as the “wow factor”.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

An Ely man is behind bars after being jailed for possessing a Stanley knife in Littleport.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Councillors threw caution –and their own retail adviser’s hesitancy – to the wind to agree an upmarket £4m a year turnover retail park near Ely that could attract 170,000 visitors a year.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Popular veterinary nurse Rachel Radwell lost her life after a motorist taking a sharp bend on the wrong side caused a head-on crash, a court heard.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

No one is yet quite sure what the economic landscape of East Cambridgeshire will look like in a few months.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Publican and outside bars entrepreneur Aigars Balsevics will become mayor of Wisbech next week.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The man who died following a ‘brutal assault’ in Wisbech lived just seven minutes from the two men accused of his murder.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

If you are over 21, have a spare bedroom and the dedication to help children and young people thrive then you could be on your way to becoming a foster carer.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

A police and Environment Agency (EA) operation was launched near March to disrupt widespread poaching of bream, rudd, perch and tench from the Old Nene river.

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

A second man is in custody tonight (Sunday) after being arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

A former leader of Cambridgeshire County Council provoked outrage after claiming the coronavirus lockdown “infringes our basic human rights”.

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