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Yesterday, 09:13

Builders paid for the history of a World War II air raid shelter to be researched as part of a condition by Fenland Council for three houses to be built.

South Cambridgeshire District Council is set to face off against residents in two separate High Court challenges to the legality of the council's planning decisions.

Passengers are advised not to travel as East Coast Main Line is closed between Peterborough and London this weekend, for a major infrastructure upgrade.

A novelist from Waterbeach will focus on the Littleport Riots in her new book.

Two sisters from Littleport and Haddenham who carry a faulty gene that increases the risk of ovarian and breast cancer are urging people to raise money for Cancer Research UK by wearing its 'unity band'.

Be careful what you order on the internet was the warning from police who seized a blank firing pistol that had been bought online.

A stetch of A47 around King's Lynn has reopened five hours later following a crash between a lorry and a bicycle earlier this morning.

A group of MPs from across the eastern region have called on the government to commit more money for vital improvements to the A47.

A family business whose working day can start at 6am feeding animals and finish up to 9pm in a hatchery, have been refused permission retain their mobile caravan homes on site.

Soham News

Wed, 16:33

Cambridgeshire County Council has revealed its aims to reach a net zero carbon target by 2050 as part of its commitment to dealing with environmental and climate issues.

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A popular Cambridgeshire pub has been forced shut after a large fire broke out in the cellar during a busy Saturday night shift.

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A devastated mother from Soham who suffered a stillbirth was not provided with "enhanced care and monitoring" at hospital - meaning that her baby would have been born alive - an investigation found.

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Over £2,000 was raised by the Soham Staploe Rotary Club as part of their annual fundraising efforts.

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A Soham family have launched a safer cycling campaign after a teenager defied the odds and survived major brain injury.

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Thu, 15:56

I read in last week's Ely Standard that East Cambridgeshire District Council was to withdraw its funding from the Cambridgeshire Citizens' Advice Bureau (CAB) and use the grant money it was saving (about £47,000), plus some extra funding, to employ and train its own officers to carry out the work currently done by the CAB.

A film about the discovery of a Bronze Age settlement at Must Farm near Whittlesey is being screened at Norwich Castle.

It was the 11th year of artistic students from across East Cambridgeshire displaying their pieces at Babylon Arts Gallery in Ely.

A talk titled 'human trafficking: who profits?' will be the first in the Ely City Group of Amnesty International's 2020 series.

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