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Friday, May 22, 2020

As house prices tumble, first time buyers have a chance to get on the property ladder, says finance expert Peter Sharkey.

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Dear reader, Have you heard the phrase “news desert”? It’s been coined in America to describe what is left behind when a newspaper closes and the community it served is suddenly left without a source of credible and comprehensive news and information.

The Ely Standard for May 19, 1922 had a fine collection of interesting fen features. Here’s a random sample.

Save our village of Wilburton from over development

Teaching assistant Ruth Johnson, a March town councillor and parliamentary candidate for NE Cambridgeshire for the Green Party, has written an open letter to Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education, on the issue of schools re-opening.

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