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A master plan for the future of Soham – approved by East Cambridgeshire District Council – includes “forecasts or predictions which are, to say the least, unrealistic to the point of being far-fetched”.

An east Cambs photographer has raised hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity after reviving her business during the coronavirus lockdown.

A historic 17th century Woodditton pub - which was rebuilt after being destroyed by a fire in 2018 -is to reopen tomorrow (Saturday July 11) for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown.

The overall trend of Covid-19 cases is dropping in Cambridgeshire despite a perceived increase caused by a change in reporting methods, the director of public health for the county has said.

Although the annual Isleham Gala could not run this year, one man still aimed to spread colour and joy amongst fellow villagers, and he most certainly did that.

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Thu, 09:00

With the Premier League back in action for the past couple of weeks after more than three months away due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not celebrate with another sports quiz?

Tyler Goodjohn, who quit bare knuckle boxing to become a porn star, believes it’s “a dream come true” as he plans to make a comeback to the ring.

From junior players receiving rugby balls to raising money for the NHS, it’s been all smiles for those linked with Ely Tigers Rugby Club.

Recreational cricket is set to resume next weekend after Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to back-track on his earlier claim that issues surrounding communal teas and dressing rooms made the sport unsafe.

With the Premier League back in action after more than three months away due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not celebrate with another sports quiz?

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Yesterday, 16:09
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A historic 17th century Woodditton pub - which was rebuilt after being destroyed by a fire in 2018 -is to reopen tomorrow (Saturday July 11) for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown.

IWM Duxford is set to reopen next month ahead of the museum’s Battle of Britain 80 commemorations.

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Ely Museum has teamed up with Ely Foodbank to provide 1,600 educational activity packs thanks to funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Two east Cambridgeshire poets have had their work transformed into comic book-style illustrations after they both won an arts competition.

Popular 80s music festival Rewind has joined the line-up of a drive-in concert series coming to Newmarket.

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Mon, 14:00

Visiting restrictions at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, are to be eased, but some restrictions still apply.

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