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  1. COLUMN: Lyn of Littleport, August 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ely Standard

    Did you know that from the year 1350 every parish was required to have a set of stocks, for those the landed gentry law-makers called 'unruly artisans'? It relied on the rest of the population that weren't in them to abuse those neighbours restrained, in whichever nasty way took their fancy. But it may well be that a population historically unimpressed by oppressive laws, Littleport slipped the net, as no reference to a set of stocks can be founda However, there will be some at the Plough and Harrow on Sunday for their 'fun day' that starts at 1pm.

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  2. Athletes in Ely have a monster time at gruelling race eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ely Standard

    Super fit experienced racers took part in the Monster middle which involved a 1.9km swim, 92.8km bike, 21km run. Monster Racing formed in 2010 and has grown since then in terms of number of events and number of entrants.

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  3. Doctors from oversees to help ease burden on Cambridgeshire's busy GP surgeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ely Standard

    NHS England has set aside more than A 2 million to recruit additional medics for GP practices across the eastern region. Dr Alistair Lipp, medical director at NHS England Midlands and East said: "Most new GPs will continue to be trained in this country, and general practice will benefit from the 25 per cent increase in medical school places over the coming years.

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  4. Mayweather v McGregor - Virgin staff in Ely invite their mystic mog...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ely Standard

    Mayweather v McGregor - Virgin staff in Ely invite their mystic mog Garfield to predict outcome with holidays to Las Vegas the prize Virgin Holidays staff at the Ely store have placed bets on the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight in Las Vegas. off the predictions of a cat! Local celebrity cat 'Garfield', who boasts 5,000 Facebook followers, has a reputation of a fighter; leading staff to seek his advice before placing a bet on the match Garfield has been asked to predict the outcome of the highly anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight in Las Vegas - and four lucky holidaymakers will be the cats that get the cream if he's right.

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  5. Protestors challenge report that says massive expansion of concrete...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ely Standard

    FP McCann Ltd of Wisbech Road, Littleport, want to build a A 2million expansion but have faced stiff opposition from a number of concerned residents. Opponents pledged to fight a report to East Cambs planners that massive expansion of McCann's concrete plant in Littleport is unlikely to affect the environment.

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  6. Ely 'Willow Man' Lee England starts to rebuild life and business thanks to A 1,000 of donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ely Standard

    More than 1,000 has been raised to help an Ely man rebuild his life and business after his houseboat sank to the bottom of the river in July. Maria Stableford, of Littleport, created a JustGiving page to help raise funds so that Lee England - known locally as 'The Willow Man' - could get back on track after losing his boat, which was the base for his business and home.

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  7. Non-League Football: Ely City boss Brady Stone impressed with Robins' start to the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ely Standard

    Brady Stone says he is delighted with the start his Ely City men have made - despite seeing half a dozen of his regular starters sidelined through injury. he Robins extended their Thurlow Nunn Premier Division unbeaten run to three games last Saturday with a hard-fought 0-0 draw with Walsham le Willows, leaving them sat in eighth place in the league standings after five games.

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  8. Are you looking to adopt a new purrfect pet? Then head to homing day in SohamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ely Standard

    Taking place on Saturday September 9 at the Methodist Church Hall in Berrycroft, Soham, CB7 5BL, it will be open from 11am to 1pm. "This event will provide prospective new owners with the perfect opportunity to meet some of the cats that are currently being cared for by our branch and are seeking a new forever home," said press and publicity officer Rachel Edwards.

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  9. Alt-pop band Flyte to perform free in-store gig at LEWKS in Downham MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Ely Standard

    London-based alternative-pop band Flyte will perform a free in-store gig at LEWKS in Downham Market on Saturday August 26. The live show will run from midday to 1pm and the band will also be signing copies of their new album, which are available on CD or vinyl from the store. Danielle and Lawrence at LEWKS said: "We have been listening to their new album 'The Loved Ones' for the last couple of weeks and we genuinely love it.

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  10. COLUMN: Rosemary of Westwell says 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ely Standard

    'If it ain't broke, don't fix it.' How many times have we heard that said? Yet not only have we suddenly been subjected to putting up with a lot of OUR hard-earned money being swallowed up by a new mayor, they are still trying to mess around with the fire and crime departments, trying to make them one.

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  11. East Cambs company director Glenn Manchett leaves Albert Docks,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ely Standard

    Manchetts's of Burwell group director, Glenn Manchett is a crew member on the Sanya Serenity Coast yacht, which is a part of the 2017 - 2018 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Glenn is one of 20 on board for the next 11 months, racing against 11 other yachts.

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  12. East Cambs believes they're bucking the trend - marginally -with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ely Standard

    Women in key positions at East Cambs Council: deputy leader Cllr Anna Bailey with officers Emma Grima, Jo Brooks, Maggie Camp and vice chairman Cllr Lis Every. With three of the top five officer roles at East Cambs District Council held by women, operations director Jo Brooks is confident they are bucking the national trend.

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  13. Clarence House day nursery has an attention grabbing moment as both...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ely Standard

    Clarence House day nursery in Ely. A fun packed Saturday; Ely Fire service came along to visit as well as Ian from Ely Police Station who kindly allowed children to clamber all over their vehicles! Put uniforms, fire engines and police cars together and sprinkle the event with children and you're guaranteed a fun filled occasion.

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  14. Join a city stroll to raise money for the Alzheimer's SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ely Standard

    Put on some comfy shoes and join a charity stroll around Ely led by a trained walk leader to help raise money for charity. Linda Everett, who is also a community first responder, said: "We want as many people as possible to join us, it will be an enjoyable event,, not too strenuous while also helping raie money for charity at the same time.

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  15. Here's a CCTV image of the woman police would like to question...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Wisbech Standard

    CCTV of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with two thefts from a BP garage in Wisbech Road, Littleport. A woman is being sought by Cambridgeshire police following two separate thefts of champagne from the BP garage in Wisbech Road, Littleport.

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  16. Cambridgeshire police officer dies in collision with Scania lorry on the A605Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ely Standard

    PC Max Walsh, who was based at Thorpe Wood Police Station, was killed when his Ford Focus was in collision with a Scania lorry on the A605 at about 12.37am. Max, 52, joined the force in June 2003 and had been based in Peterborough, latterly working in the volume crime team at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

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  17. BOWLS: Box duo into national finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Wiltshire Times

    BOX duo Sue Cooke and Alex Jacobs have qualified for the final of the ladies national pairs championship at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa, writes DAVE EATON . They will face in this afternoon's final Cambridgeshire's Sue Alexander and England international Ellen Falkner from the Littleport club.

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  18. Union hopes to can reduce numbers threatened with redundancy as Wilko ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Ely Standard

    Union hopes to can reduce numbers threatened with redundancy as Wilko - with one of its 400 stores in Ely- faces huge dip in profits From 2015 the former Wilkinsons brand but now Wilko; the Ely store is in the mix for possible shedding of jobs Union leaders representing many of those who work for Wilco are hopeful that talks with the company can reduce the number of those facing redundancy following a huge dip in profits. Wilco announced earlier in the week that it was "entering into consultation" with a number of its workers across the company's 400 stores - including its branch in Ely.

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  19. Charity grants available for local school leavers headed to universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Ely Standard

    Bishop Laney's Charity is encouraging A-Level school leavers to apply to its grant programme to help support their educational costs at university. Contributions from the charity, which gives educational and vocational grants to young people in the Soham and Ely parishes and surrounding villages, can be used towards books and educational resources.

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  20. It's likely to be Monday before normal service can be restored...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Ely Standard

    Derailment of 11 of the 33 wagons on a freight train at Queen Adelaide near Ely is likely to mean passenger services between Bury St Edmunds and Peterborough are unlikely to resume until Monday. People from Manea hoping to catch the replacement bus have been advised to use the help point to arrange onward transport because of what Greater Anglia describes as "road access issues".

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