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Pupils at Highfield Littleport Academy will be honing their football skills for the next season after receiving new equipment.

Hundreds of people enjoyed live music in the sunshine as Ely Folk Festival returned to the city at the weekend.

A tea party was held in Ely to celebrate 70 years of residents living in one of its streets.

The reception classes of the Lantern School in Ely have been gifted over 100 rocks painted with a food theme by the local rock painting group Ely Rock Eels.

A man is being interviewed after he was found with class A and B drugs at an illegal rave in Wicken Fen Nature Reserve.

Sport

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Ely Tennis Club is holding a free taster session from 6.30pm to 9pm on Thursday (July 18) at Littleport Leisure Centre as part of National Table Tennis Day.

British javelin record holder Goldie Sayers will receive her 2008 Olympic bronze medal in front of her home crowd.

A young footballer from the Fens has been offered a life-changing scholarship to play the sport at an American college after being spotted by a scout.

Rising British star George Russell has told Mercedes he is ready to go up against Lewis Hamilton at Formula One's all-conquering team.

It is mid-season for the club teams playing in the Ely & District Leagues.

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A popular Fenland restaurant is celebrating by giving its customers a discount after council health chiefs restored its 5 star rating.

This year's Latitude Festival is bursting talent - here's what you can expect to see at Henham Park in Suffolk this week.

Steeped in history - and a little blurred of late over delicate talks with council bosses - but Saturday's Morris and molly procession through Ely was a triumph.

Proving that age really is just a number, Tom Jones showed everyone how it's done during his performance in Peterborough last night.

Hilarious and heart-warming comedy Educating Rita is at the Cambridge Arts Theatre from Monday July 29 to Saturday August 3.

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Hundreds of people enjoyed live music in the sunshine as Ely Folk Festival returned to the city at the weekend.

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