Take a look back at our favourite Ely Standard front pages over the last decade
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It’s been a decade of hard and humorous news at the Ely Standard - take a look back at some of our favourite front page splashes.
In 2009 we kick off with a cleverly designed 'Woe, Ho, Ho' poster-style front all around as we revealed the true cost of the recession in East Cambs.
In 2010 we led on an urgent warning from police to parents about the dangers of social media as Facebook was becoming more and more popular.
In 2011 we helped police track down a wanted murderer after an elderly man was found dead in his home in the lead up to the New Year.
In 2012 was our special investigation into the collapse of a care agency with a number of staff members still owed money from their former boss.
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In 2013 we got into the Christmas spirit as we lead with a feel-good story about five good causes in East Cambs all getting a share of some festive cash.
In 2014 we ran a follow-up article surrounding the Soham murders. John Elworthy ran with the headline 'Cops were bribed for Soham murder update'.
- 1 HGV crashes into car damaged in earlier incident
- 2 Our archives reveal the 'crackpot' idea to re-open disused rail lines
- 3 Caravan wedged under Fens rail bridge
- 4 Rowdy passengers force train cancellation
- 5 See photos of the intricate final stages of the Huntingdon Viaduct removal
- 6 Daughter sets fire to father's bedroom after food outrage
- 7 Drunk driver failed to spot police car parked next to her
- 8 Have your say on plans to improve city rail station
- 9 7 questions that could decide if you truly are from the Fens
- 10 Shocks all round as police pull over 'white van man'
In 2015 we revealed a widow's grief after she was told there was 'no room in the cemetery' as she tried to fulfil her late husband's dying wish.
In 2016 we ran another cleverly designed front with two council leaders going head to head for the £70,000 a year Cambridgeshire mayor role.
In 2017 we lead on the explosive story of a recycling centre worker who came a bit too close to a marine flare which made its way onto the conveyor belt.
In 2018 was a heart-warming story about Santa bringing festive cheer to an inspirational two-year-old from Littleport who was recovering in hospital.
Finally in 2019 we ran with an in-depth piece on the flooding in Welney, including reports form the emergency services and locals living there.