Two men arrested over theft of copper cables

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of theft of copper cables and various tools following a routine vehicle check during the early hours of Tuesday morning. A dog handler stopped the vehicle in the Witchford Road area of Ely. A 23-year-old man and a 2

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of theft of copper cables and various tools following a routine vehicle check during the early hours of Tuesday morning.

A dog handler stopped the vehicle in the Witchford Road area of Ely.

A 23-year-old man and a 29-year-old man, both from Peterborough, remain in custody at Parkside Police Station.

12-hour squash marathon


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A SIXTY-year-old rugby player raised £700 by playing squash for 12 hours.

David Ballard, from Prickwillow, played numerous opponents at the Paradise Centre, Ely.

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Mr Ballard, a former marine, is chairman of Ely Rugby Club and plays for the club's second and third teams.

He raised the money for Ely Rugby Club's junior section.

He said: "I'd like to thank the Paradise Centre for allowing me to play for free and everyone who came along.

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