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One of Mark’s and Spencers top bosses for more than 20 years will be speaking at Ely’s Celebration of Business event.

Insolvency specialists Grant Thornton has posted an update on their attempts to unravel the affairs of an Ely company that went bust a year ago with multi million pound debts and nearly 300 creditors.

A five bedroom, two storey farmhouse has been put forward to East Cambridgeshire planners by Charles Shropshire on his company’s Dimmocks Cote Farm at Stretham.

An office block close the centre of Ely – that houses local MP Lucy Frazer – could be turned into 23 one and two bedroom flats.

At first light the aftermath of the fire of a few hours earlier was clearly visible.

A celebration of business will be held at Ely Cathedral with more than 100 companies set to showcase their services.

Mayor James Palmer met with Brexit Minister Suella Fernandes to discuss the best possible outcome for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough when Britain leaves the European Union.

Combined Authority bosses have committed almost half a million pounds towards plans to bring jobs, infrastructure and more to nine market towns across Cambridgeshire - including Ely, March, Chatteris and Soham.

The gender pay gap figures are in – and some of them aren’t pretty. The main finding is the gender inequality which persists at senior and board level. Bethany Whymark reports.

East Cambs Council has decided to weaken a suggestion that the view of Ely Cathedral was a vital element in opposing a £200 million energy-from-waste plant at Waterbeach.

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