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Some of Cambridgeshire police’s dogs are to star in a collaborative charity calendar alongside the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire police dog unit.

Experts at a March based energy company were awarded for their work in the community by helping customers save money.

Editor John Elworthy said community news and community values remained vital to the success of the Ely Standard as we move into a digital era.

An 83-year-old Cambridgeshire man who was jailed for 18 sexual offences against four girls has had his prison term increased by seven years after an appeal against his sentence.

If you love dogs then you’ll love this free community café that aims to bring people and K9s together in Ely.

Gymnast superstar Sam Oldham visited a Chatteris school in a bid to get children excited about fresh produce and cooking with their parents.

Will they go all the way? Well you’ll have to get tickets to The Full Monty in Ely to find out.

Owners of a Haddenham house unknowingly being used to grow cannabis thanked police “for all their good work and commend them on their professionalism in dealing with this complex situation”.

A schoolboy, who organised two football matches for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), netting £22,509, is to cut the ribbon at the charity’s new shop in Ely.

Peterborough News

Thu, 15:14

A murderer just two weeks into a life sentence for stabbing his victim to death outside a Cambridgeshire pub was caught posting ‘ just chilling’ videos of himself to social media from the inside of Peterborough Prison.

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A new rail station to be built in Soham could cost more than £21.8m, a report has revealed.

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Two teenagers who stabbed a 15-year-old boy in a Peterborough park for being in ‘the wrong postcode’ have been jailed for a combined total of 16 years.

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Two Cambridgeshire council leaders today call for Mayor James Palmer to come clean over the rapid – and surprise – departure of the £150,000 year chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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A knife amnesty is taking place across Cambridgeshire in a bid to take weapons off the streets.

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The former owner of a March shop has been fined more than £2,500 for selling illegal and unsafe tobacco.

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A key member of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority – and the only woman member – has used the Lib Dem conference this weekend to launch a blistering and indirect attack on Mayor James Palmer.

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Did you know that one of your Instagram posts could earn you a quick £1,000?

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A number of Neale-Wade Academy students have been recruited as ‘community ambassadors’ as part of a new programme to get young people involved in social action.

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Yesterday, 10:00

Ottery’s roads have been left bottle-necked and ‘chaotic’ in the wake of a major fire that caused severe damage to a number of properties and shops in the town centre.

Charity run will raise money for High Sheriff’s Awards Scheme via Cambridgeshire Community Foundation

Rowers come from far and wide to take part in Cambridge 99-organised event

From live music to dog show, there were plenty of attractions on offer

Breaking News: Fire rages through building in Ottery St Mary

Friday, September 14, 2018

Thirty firefighters have worked hard to contain the blaze and bring it under control

Agriculture News

Monday, September 10, 2018

It was billed as the 45th annual steam rally as Haddenham once again wafted its way back through the years to provide a reminder of times past.

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