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Yesterday, 17:32

A shop lifter who stole a Christmas gift set from an Ely store returned to hand it back and to apologise – hours after CCTV images were plastered over social media.

A 59-year-old man will appear in court next month to face three charges including that of wounding with intent following a knife incident at Wicken near Soham.

An MP within the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority area has broken ranks to publicly express concern over the way it has been run.

Free public Wi-Fi has arrived in Ely as part of a new initiative by the district council to boost trade and keep visitors happy.

Businesses from across Ely were recognised at a special event in the heart of the city as luxury treats were raffled off to the public.

Sport

Mon, 16:07

Isle of Ely Rowing Club had plenty of success at the British Indoor Championships at the Olympic Park in London.

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season – with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes top of the pile, plus some exiting developments awaiting in 2019.

Soham Town Rangers won’t dwell on a bad day at the office.

Ely City produced a sensational comeback to snatch a vital Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division victory last Saturday.

Pupils from King’s Ely’s equestrian team will be representing the school at both the National Schools’ Equestrian Assocation (NSEA) show jumping finals and the Royal Windsor Horse Show in 2019.

What's On

Mon, 15:05

Staring Rose Byrne and Ethan Hawke, this charming romcom based on the novel by Nick Hornby tells the tale of a British woman’s unlikely long distance romance with a jaded American rock star.

If ever we needed cheering up, it is at this time of year when it is dark at 4 o’clock in the afternoon, wind and rain is likely to liven up the cold day and everyone is hectic because Christmas or the New Year is coming.

A special documentary on 100 years of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from King’s Choir in Cambridge will be shown on BBC Two this festive season.

BBC

The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourse has announced that Madness will be performing at the racecourse next summer.

Amy Starkey

This year’s Christmas panto Aladdin did the Littleport Players’ company proud! The costumes were expertly designed and made for the cast by award-winning

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Yesterday, 12:40

It took just one week for reporter Harry Rutter to master the French ski slopes as he took “the trip of a lifetime” this year.

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