This week, Peter Sharkey looks at why thousands of people are using lifetime mortgages to buy a home in the sun.
Two lorry drivers, who tried to smuggle more than 1.5 million cigarettes into the UK hidden between bags of wood pellets, have been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.
It was a night of foot-stomping melodies, country-pop choruses and a dose of Irish charm from Derek Ryan in Hunstanton.
A contract worth £160 million is set to bring the F-35 Squadron to RAF Lakenheath to become the first permanent international site for the fighter planes in Europe.
MP Steve Barclay warned today that a key part of his new job as Brexit Secretary will to prepare the country for all scenarios including “deal or no deal”.
The chairman of new Brexit Secretary’s North East Cambridgeshire constituency association tonight welcomed his promotion – but in the same interview felt it was time for the prime minister to go.
A popular family-run fish and chip shop that was in Wisbech for more than 20 years has reopened its doors after closing in 2000.
A large crowd gathered for the lighting of the city’s new beacon of peace to commemorate the end of a remarkable Remembrance Day in Ely.
Guy Shropshire, the inspirational farmer, agricultural innovator and founder of the G’s Group, one of Europe’s leading salad and vegetable suppliers, has died just short of his 93rd birthday.
MP Steve Barclay visited an award-winning Fenland pig farm as part of his work with the National Farmers’ Union (NFU).
Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.
Cambridgeshire’s servicemen who died on the battlefields of Belgium and France during the First World War have been remembered at a ceremony in Ypres, Belgium, attended by Euro MP Alex Mayer.
Cambridgeshire County Council has decided against supporting the People’s Vote campaign for the public to have a say on the final Brexit deal.
‘You have reached your final destination’ – Chatteris duo, Dan and Dave, have finally arrived in Toyko, the capital of Japan.
A talented singer from Wisbech has taken to the high seas in a big break of his career onboard one of the largest fleets of cruise ships in the UK.
A film showcasing Wisbech, the location of one of Nestlé Purina Petcare’s factories, has been released as part of a series profiling the UK communities where Nestlé has a presence.
Cambridge surgeons saved nine lives in six months using livers that, until now, would have been considered unsuitable for transplant.
Hundreds of people will attend a Brexit rally in Cambridge this Sunday to demand a people’s vote on the final deal.
One thousand people signed a petition in less than 24 hours calling for a motorcross track to be reopened for 28 days during winter.
Two car enthusiasts from Chatteris are getting ready to embark on a 12,500 mile trip from Cambridgeshire to Japan in a 52-plate Toyota Yaris.
• As SCNF 9043 trundled into London St Pancras at 17:30 last Saturday, it marked the end of the 2018 Grumpster Italian adventure (Bay of Liguria).
Ely-based theatre company KD Productions is bringing its ‘Summer Variety Show’ to The Maltings for two performances only.
Clare Hammond’s piano recital was no ordinary event. A varied and in many cases a highly demanding programme kept the listeners in awe.
There are “grave reservations” about a planned new waste incinerator after it emerged the company hoping to build and run it has breached environmental permits at other sites across the country.
• The countdown has begun to the Grumpster holiday.
Visitors to Ely may spot a new landmark on the city’s horizon – a vast, new state-of-the-art storage facility for hundreds of thousands of books belonging to Cambridge University Library and other university collections.
A mother-of-seven who lives near Littleport is giving up her time to design special trainers for children with cancer.
Having worked with more than a dozen schools across Europe has led King’s Ely to be officially recognised as an ‘eTwinning school’.
The production was staged by the Lord Chamberlain’s Men on the evening of June 6.