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An American drag queen, a former Blazin’ Squad member who appeared on Love Island and Braveheart actor are all helping two Cambs councils.

For independent shoe shop Gibbs of Ely, the last few months have been a time of adapting to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A contested housing scheme that will include 35 ‘affordable’ homes through a community land trust has run into difficulties over whether it should contribute over £1.6m to finance improvements to local schools.

Police have issued two £10,000 Covid-19 fines after large house gatherings in Cambridgeshire this month.

A Cambridgeshire charity that supports people with a learning disability is offering free fitness sessions using Zoom.

The number of Universal Credit claimants in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is rocketing and the numbers claiming benefits are higher than the 2008 financial crisis, a county council report has warned.

Businesses have challenged the Prime Minister to meet a range of tests to demonstrate that proposed restrictions to combat the coronavirus are scientifically based and effective.

A 100-year-old living in Cambridgeshire is enjoying a “new lease of life” after receiving a futuristic bathroom ‘Dignity Pod’ for her birthday.

Sting their cars, seize their dogs, bombard them with community protection orders – and take their photo.

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A Soham mum whose baby was delivered stillborn following failings in her care is fundraising to help others affected by baby deaths.

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Thirty-two students at Ely College have been told to self-isolate after a pupil tested positive for Covid-19, the principal has revealed.

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A 72-hour social media campaign waged by an angry victim has helped him recover a stolen recovery truck, an Astra, and a red Audi.

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Seven services over a weekend saw the ordination of new deacons into the Church of England by the Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, at Ely Cathedral.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Five projects that began in lockdown and have - over five months - involved hundreds of people in creative activities and discussions will form a new exhibition in Ely.

Babylon ARTS in Ely has been awarded £60,000 to “help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure a sustainable future”.

Adults and children from across East Cambridgeshire will have their inspiring artwork displayed as part of a mental health community’s lockdwon exhibition.

Over £10,000 worth of contents is believed to have been sold from an Ely framing shop, which closed its doors after more than three decades in business.

Concerns about anti-social behaviour, late-night noise and increased traffic congestion are among the objections from Ely residents who are opposed to a former King’s Ely boarding house being converted into a Wetherspoon pub.

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