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Yesterday, 16:46

More than £3,000 has been raised in just 24 hours for the family of an emergency medical technician from Ely who is in intensive care with coronavirus.

A supermarket security guard was threatened to be stabbed after he tried to enforce new shopping guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A local radio presenter decided to complete his daily exercise while dressed as a giant teddy bear in a bid to bring a little joy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity has launched an urgent ‘support our services’ appeal as it expects to lose at least £700,000 of potential income over the next six months due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Wed, 08:30

An image of Ben Stokes just after he hit the winning runs in the third Specsavers Test between England and Australia at Headingley has won the Wisden–MCC Photograph of the Year competition for 2019.

A Cambridgeshire grassroots football team is playing their part as the county continues to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

Ely Tigers were sitting in third place in London Three Eastern Counties when all rugby below the Premiership was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ely City Crusaders are celebrating after they secured fresh investment to help boost their facilities.

Having overcome the toughest mental challenge of his archery career to date, Ely star Harry Tapp is determined to work his way up the Great Britain age groups and fully utilise the potential he possesses.

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Yesterday, 08:00

A performer in Cambridgeshire has launched an Instagram account with free live workouts – gaining almost 30,000 followers from around the world in under two weeks.

It’s easy to feel trapped at home during lockdown but thankfully there are plenty of theatrical treats available to stream straight into your home. Here’s an updated list of the best shows on offer

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Now the theatres have gone dark The National Theatre is You-Tubing some of its best loved shows. Each one will be available for a week. Get the best seats in the house, on Thursday nights from 7pm.

They may be a band in isolation but once a performer always a performer – as one Cambridgeshire group set out to show.

The Chatteris Midsummer Festival, which was due to be held on June 27 and 28, has been cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns.

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Yesterday, 16:46

More than £3,000 has been raised in just 24 hours for the family of an emergency medical technician from Ely who is in intensive care with coronavirus.

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