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Yesterday, 16:02

Brave two-year-old Drew was recovering from major surgery when he thought he would miss out on a Christmas visit from Santa – that was until he arrived on his hospital ward with a present and a high five.

Two men have been arrested – one of them on conspiracy to commit murder – following a stabbing at Wicken near Soham.

An amputee who has fought against the odds to overcome barriers in everyday life visited Ely College to inspire students.

A loan of £6.5 million has been exchanged by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority with the East Cambs Trading Company (ECTC) to support a community-led development that will deliver affordable housing for rent and sale in East Cambridgeshire.

Community groups wanting to give disused land and buildings a new lease of life in the New Year are being invited to apply for a conservation grant from Fenland District Council.

It is one of Fenland’s smallest villages but hosts a Christmas display with more than one million bulbs that drape their home and cascade across two acres of adjoining land.

Ambulances have been head butted, kicked, and had blue lights ripped off in shocking acts of vandalism on the emergency vehicles - sometimes while crews have been trying to treat patients.

Brexit has not deterred more EU citizens from moving to East Cambridgeshire, official figures show.

Police in Wisbech had the perfect response to social media pressure urging them to clamp down on illegal parking – they blitzed part of the town and issued 22 fixed penalty notices in a morning.

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Yesterday, 13:11
Addenbrooke's Hospital

Two men have been arrested – one of them on conspiracy to commit murder – following a stabbing at Wicken near Soham.

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An East Cambridgeshire councillor and her husband will face trial at Cambridge Magistrates Court next year after pleading not guilty to causing criminal damage to a 2015 Range Rover Sport.

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UN Court

Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 13 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION Proposed development at: Land South of Blackberry Lane, Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5BA (Nearest).

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East Cambridgeshire District Council

An organised crime gang responsible for more than 200 burglaries over an 11 month period have been jailed for a total of 71 years.

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Norwich Crown Court

Ely’s annual fireworks extravaganza at Cherry Hill on November 10 was hugely successful with high numbers turning out despite the rainy conditions.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

A book which digs away at the “muddied idea of Englishness” will be launched at Babylon Gallery in Ely.

The Rotary Clubs of Ely will be touring the streets of city in the run up to Christmas with Santa and his sleigh.

Rotary Club

A 96-year-old artist is to hold his 51st exhibition at The Old Fire Engine House in Ely later this month.

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