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MP Lucy Frazer says she has confirmed a retirement housing complex will still close but it won’t be until all residents’ find alternative accommodation.

He was determined to battle on as times got tough, and for one cyclist, he has earned the full reward.

Walking around a lake 34 times dressed as a unicorn, singing 34 songs and creating 34 TikTok videos were among the challenges that a charity team completed to mark its milestone anniversary.

Nearly £14 million in COVID-19 business grants have been paid to 1,148 East Cambridgeshire businesses - and the council is urging eligible companies that have not yet applied to do so before funding schemes end.

Three men were arrested at their homes in Fordham, Littleport and March in connection with a burglary in Sutton.

An Ely Heroes Award winner who has filled her garage with donated shoes in aid of charity is appealing for more pairs ahead of a van collection in the city.

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A watchdog upheld 12 complaints against the county council in the last year.

A fundraiser to help a Cambridgeshire nurse whose bike was stolen the day before her birthday has smashed its target within 24 hours.

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Thu, 15:32

East Cambridgeshire is getting a massive boost from the county council that will see £1.4m awarded to projects in Littleport, Soham and Stretham.

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A new award to honour a child who has shown “outstanding courage in the face of illness” will be introduced at the Ely Hero Awards in memory of Jay Davison.

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The economy of East Cambridgeshire was given a boost after a decision by President Donald Trump led to the abandonment of plans to close RAF Mildenhall.

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Dozens of restaurants, pubs and cafes across East Cambridgeshire have signed up to the Government’s ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ initiative - but is your favourite on the list?

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Isabel Mitchell, a King’s Ely student, was the overall winner of an annual debating competition supported by Lucy Frazer MP.

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Yesterday, 08:25

March is slowly emerging from lockdown. But whilst many of us stayed indoors, self isolated and stepped only rarely in town, volunteers remained busy.

A Cambridgeshire museum says it is ready to welcome back visitors for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Ely Hereward Rotary Club inducted their new president virtually while announcing that - “despite a challenging second half of the year due to covid-19” - they managed to donate £3,000 to local good causes.

Acclaimed sculptor Anish Kapoor brings his largest ever UK outdoor show to Houghton Hall - plus see two works for free at Norwich’s Sainsbury Centre

IWM Duxford is set to reopen next month ahead of the museum’s Battle of Britain 80 commemorations.

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