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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
More than 3,600 people take part in 11th Bespak Grand East Run and mini GEAR fun run in King’s Lynnfor running. “We have built up a monster of a show. While about two thirds of
More than 3,600 people take part in 11th Bespak Grand East Run and mini GEAR fun run in King’s Lynn
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 7 hours ago
for running. “We have built up a monster of a show. While about two thirds of the runners were from the Norfolk/ Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire area, others came from across the country. We had one woman from Elgin in Scotland and there... Read more
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Ipswich Star
My First Car: Car sharing and all that jazz!coil spring seats. The long-stroke engine had plenty of torque at low revs so
My First Car: Car sharing and all that jazz!
Ipswich Star / Posted 13 hours ago
coil spring seats. The long-stroke engine had plenty of torque at low revs so it never struggled on hills – not that Cambridgeshire presents any challenges! It never let us down but we did have to reline the wet clutch, which necessitated a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Why is failing ambulance service shelling out £454k on posh cars for top execs?each. Ambulance boss drives a Toyota Landcruiser An insider at the Ambulance
Why is failing ambulance service shelling out £454k on posh cars for top execs?
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 hours ago
each. Ambulance boss drives a Toyota Landcruiser An insider at the Ambulance Service, which has its HQ in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, said: “It has caused a lot of anger and fuelled the perception that managers are looking after themselves... Read more
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Spalding Today
Losing run over for Holbeach UnitedSFC 1. Taylors Ford Division Two: Coningsby Res 0 Pointon Res 0, Kirton Town R
Losing run over for Holbeach United
Spalding Today / Posted yesterday
SFC 1. Taylors Ford Division Two: Coningsby Res 0 Pointon Res 0, Kirton Town Res 7 Mareham 3, Railway 3 Sibsey 4. CAMBRIDGESHIRE WOMEN’S & GIRLS COUNTY LEAGUE Under-13 North: St Ives 2 March SS 0, Yaxley 12 Ramsey 1. Under-16: Cambridge... Read more
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chad
PREVIEW: The Treatment to rock Sheffield and Leeds with new album UK tourCorporation on Sunday, May 1, and The Key Club, in Leeds, on Thursday, May 5.
PREVIEW: The Treatment to rock Sheffield and Leeds with new album UK tour
chad / Posted yesterday
Corporation on Sunday, May 1, and The Key Club, in Leeds, on Thursday, May 5. The Treatment; the critically acclaimed Cambridgeshire hard rock band, launched their Generation Me UK tour in Birmingham on Friday night. With special guests The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
30 best indoor events for this half-termwear hats) that travels around the museum. Suitable for all ages. Today, free,
30 best indoor events for this half-term
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
wear hats) that travels around the museum. Suitable for all ages. Today, free, vam.ac.uk8. Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire Borrow an activity backpack, full of exciting challenges for all the family, and follow a trail around key... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Obesity levels are on the rise in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Obesity levels are rising across East Anglia, a new report revealing challeng
Obesity levels are on the rise in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Obesity levels are rising across East Anglia, a new report revealing challenges facing the region’s health chiefs has shown. There were 6,232 admissions to Norfolk’s three main... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norfolk aim to shine in first home match of the seasonthis page to a friend, you must be logged in. Garry Park’s final-ball w
Norfolk aim to shine in first home match of the season
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Garry Park’s final-ball wicket sealed an exciting four-run victory at Cambridgeshire and captain Chris Brown is looking for his team to continue on that upward curve in their next Group Three... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Obesity levels are on the rise in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Obesity levels are rising across East Anglia, a new report revealing challeng
Obesity levels are on the rise in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
Obesity levels are rising across East Anglia, a new report revealing challenges facing the region’s health chiefs has shown. Work to combat obesity in Norfolk • More than 55,000... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk aim to shine in first home match of the seasonthe knowledge that they still have room to improve. Garry Park’s final-ball wi
Norfolk aim to shine in first home match of the season
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
the knowledge that they still have room to improve. Garry Park’s final-ball wicket sealed an exciting four-run victory at Cambridgeshire and captain Chris Brown is looking for his team to continue on that upward curve in their next Group Three... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Forget tradition, grooms help choose the dressbrides want to know their other half loves their dress before the wedding. Sue
Forget tradition, grooms help choose the dress
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
brides want to know their other half loves their dress before the wedding. Sue Lovell, who owns Savvy Cinderella in March, Cambridgeshire, said: "It has become increasingly common over the last 18 months to two years. I think people aren't as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Gran died trying to save her beloved parrot from burning housebird perished when the terraced house in Ramsey, Cambs, went up in flames in Ja
Gran died trying to save her beloved parrot from burning house
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
bird perished when the terraced house in Ramsey, Cambs, went up in flames in January. The scene of a house fire in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire Her son Keith Setchell, 55, told an inquest in Huntingdon: “She loved the parrot. We believe she heard it... Read more
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Sporting Life
Value Bet: A new Dawnand at 16/1 (general) he's worth backing too.David Elsworth's charge was second
Value Bet: A new Dawn
Sporting Life / Posted 2 days ago
and at 16/1 (general) he's worth backing too.David Elsworth's charge was second off just a 5lb lower mark in the 34-runner Cambridgeshire over the course and distance and proved he was still competitive off his new rating at Ascot on Champions... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
MoD payout £9k in compensation after horse left concussed by low-flying aircraftproduced by the MoD, show that it receives an average of one formal complaint f
MoD payout £9k in compensation after horse left concussed by low-flying aircraft
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
produced by the MoD, show that it receives an average of one formal complaint for every 26 flying hours in Suffolk. Cambridgeshire based aerospace expert Paul Eden said modern aircraft were noisier than before and therefore more likely to be... Read more
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Ipswich Star
MoD payout £9k in compensation after horse left concussed by low-flying aircraftproduced by the MoD, show that it receives an average of one formal complaint f
MoD payout £9k in compensation after horse left concussed by low-flying aircraft
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
produced by the MoD, show that it receives an average of one formal complaint for every 26 flying hours in Suffolk. Cambridgeshire based aerospace expert Paul Eden said modern aircraft were noisier than before and therefore more likely to be... Read more
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Hunts Post
Young St Ives side have the winners’ tagon a high. The St Ives side have won all their weekend fixtures during 2015/16
Young St Ives side have the winners’ tag
Hunts Post / Posted 2 days ago
on a high. The St Ives side have won all their weekend fixtures during 2015/16 and also finished as runners-up in the Cambridgeshire County Cup. Assistant coach Oliver Burke said: “It has been an amazing season with every member of the team... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Pets at Home swoop in for two specialist referral centresat Home has announced the acquisition of two veterinary specialist referral cen
Pets at Home swoop in for two specialist referral centres
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
at Home has announced the acquisition of two veterinary specialist referral centres. Dick White Referrals (DWR), based in Cambridgeshire, is one of the UK's largest small animal specialist referral centres, treating over 5,000 cases each year and... Read more
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Hunts Post
Fire crews test their response to major incident at training sessiona link to this page you must be logged in. The scenario was a fire in a large
Fire crews test their response to major incident at training session
Hunts Post / Posted 2 days ago
a link to this page you must be logged in. The scenario was a fire in a large manor house, and specialist vehicles from Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Norfolk got to practise using their national assets like hose layers and high volume... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Bury St Edmunds woman Nicola Manning dies in car crash - man and baby taken to hospitalreceived minor injuries. The collision happened close to the Mepal Road rounda
Bury St Edmunds woman Nicola Manning dies in car crash - man and baby taken to hospital
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
received minor injuries. The collision happened close to the Mepal Road roundabout on the A142 Ely Road near Sutton in Cambridgeshire at about 4.30pm. Cambridgeshire Constabulary is appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to call 101... Read more
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Hunts Post
Homeowners warned to be on alert after police receive tip-off over possible rave With the Bank Holiday weekend upcoming, Cambridgeshire police has warned resi
Homeowners warned to be on alert after police receive tip-off over possible rave
Hunts Post / Posted 2 days ago
With the Bank Holiday weekend upcoming, Cambridgeshire police has warned residents living in rural areas that there could be a rave planned. To send a link to this... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The story of the first ever woman to pilot 50 Spitfires during Second World Warbomber pilot who survived 30 raids during the war and was awarded an OBE for re
The story of the first ever woman to pilot 50 Spitfires during Second World War
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
bomber pilot who survived 30 raids during the war and was awarded an OBE for rescuing five men from a Stirling bomber in Cambridgeshire. Joy and Charles were married for 30 years before he died in 2002 at the age of 80. Grandmother-of-one Joy,... Read more
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Gazette News
Parkinson's sufferer to throw himself out of a plane to fight the diseaseadded: “Everyone who takes part in a skydive will be helping ourwork tofindacur
Parkinson's sufferer to throw himself out of a plane to fight the disease
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
added: “Everyone who takes part in a skydive will be helping ourwork tofindacure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s.” Steve will take part in Skydive Cambridgeshire on Saturday, June 25, at Chatteris Airfield, weather permit... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Bury St Edmunds woman killed in collision - man and baby taken to hospitalA Bury St Edmunds woman has died following a two vehicle crash in Cambridgeshir
Bury St Edmunds woman killed in collision - man and baby taken to hospital
Bury Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
A Bury St Edmunds woman has died following a two vehicle crash in Cambridgeshire yesterday Wednesday April 27. Nicola Manning, 43, of Vinery Road in Bury St Edmunds, died when the black Jaguar X Type she was a passenger in was involved in a... Read more
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Spalding Today
Your guide to all the gamesA v FC Hammers. LINCOLNSHIRE FA WOMEN’S CUP Final (7.45pm): Nettleham v Scunt
Your guide to all the games
Spalding Today / Posted 3 days ago
A v FC Hammers. LINCOLNSHIRE FA WOMEN’S CUP Final (7.45pm): Nettleham v Scunthorpe & Bottesford (at Lincoln City). CAMBRIDGESHIRE WOMEN’S & GIRLS COUNTY LEAGUE Under-13 North (10.30am): Glinton & Northborough v Bourne, Pinchbeck v... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ken Livingstone suspended from Labour for "bringing the party into disrepute"Cameron: Labour has a problem with anti-Semitism David Cameron said Labour has
Ken Livingstone suspended from Labour for "bringing the party into disrepute"
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Cameron: Labour has a problem with anti-Semitism David Cameron said Labour has a problem with anti-Semitism Speaking in Cambridgeshire during an EU referendum campaign visit, David Cameron said: "It's quite clear that the Labour Party has got a... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Bury St Edmunds woman killed in collision - man and baby girl remain in hospitalA Bury St Edmunds woman has died following a two vehicle crash in Cambridgeshir
Bury St Edmunds woman killed in collision - man and baby girl remain in hospital
Bury Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
A Bury St Edmunds woman has died following a two vehicle crash in Cambridgeshire yesterday Wednesday April 27. Nicola Manning, 43, of Vinery Road in Bury St Edmunds, died when the black Jaguar X Type she was a passenger in was involved in a... Read more
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Hunts Post
Hundreds of young runners turn out for Cambridgeshire Cross Country Championships Cambridgeshire Schools Cross Country Relays, at Priory Junior School, More t
Hundreds of young runners turn out for Cambridgeshire Cross Country Championships
Hunts Post / Posted 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire Schools Cross Country Relays, at Priory Junior School, More than 900 young runners turned out to take part in the Cambridgeshire Primary Schools Cross... Read more
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Daily Mail
Microsoft joins the drive to store data in DNAmade it possible to store a 26 second excerpt from Martin Luther King's 'I Have
Microsoft joins the drive to store data in DNA
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
made it possible to store a 26 second excerpt from Martin Luther King's 'I Have A Dream' speech and a photo of the Cambridgeshire laboratory where the work took place. Researchers were also able to turn a copy of Watson and Crick's paper... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ken Livingstone suspended for bringing Labour into disreputethreatening me, sorry about this'. David Cameron intervened on the anti-Semiti
Ken Livingstone suspended for bringing Labour into disrepute
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
threatening me, sorry about this'. David Cameron intervened on the anti-Semitism row again today, telling an audience in Cambridgeshire: 'It is quite clear the Labour party has got a problem with anti-Semitism.' The scandal first broke on... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Virgin Media to offer ultrafast fibre optic broadband to one million UK homesThe company's coaxial cable powered by DOCSIS3 technology delivers fast broadba
Virgin Media to offer ultrafast fibre optic broadband to one million UK homes
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
The company's coaxial cable powered by DOCSIS3 technology delivers fast broadband. With FTTP already being launched in Cambridgeshire, the company is expected to expand the network to West Yorkshire, Devon and East Sussex soon. The company... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Three 12-olds among victims of alleged revenge porn in Greater Manchesterreports, and a further six cautioned. One of the youngest alleged victims acro
Three 12-olds among victims of alleged revenge porn in Greater Manchester
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
reports, and a further six cautioned. One of the youngest alleged victims across England and Wales was an 11-year-old from Cambridgeshire who had naked photos of themselves posted on Facebook. An NSPCC spokesman said young people need to be aware... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Hertfordshire police develop new online reporting functionpolice are testing a new non-emergency reporting function Hertfordshire Consta
Hertfordshire police develop new online reporting function
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 3 days ago
police are testing a new non-emergency reporting function Hertfordshire Constabulary is working with Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire police to develop a new way to report non-emergencies. The new online information and reporting function is... Read more
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Hunts Post
Ramsey women died after ‘succumbing to smoke’ in house firehabit” Mrs Setchell had laid her clothes on the wicker stall, as she always did
Ramsey women died after ‘succumbing to smoke’ in house fire
Hunts Post / Posted 3 days ago
habit” Mrs Setchell had laid her clothes on the wicker stall, as she always did to dry her clothes. Fire investigator for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, Karl Bowden, said: “The fire had occurred in the living room area of the home either... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Students’ fury after their training is delayed following decision by East of England Ambulance Service Trustsaid: “The number of people within our learning environment, in particular with
Students’ fury after their training is delayed following decision by East of England Ambulance Service Trust
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
said: “The number of people within our learning environment, in particular within Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Cambridgeshire areas, has created significant pressures on mentoring and clinical placement co-ordination capacity, and can... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Students’ fury after their training is delayed following decision by East of England Ambulance Service Trustsaid: “The number of people within our learning environment, in particular with
Students’ fury after their training is delayed following decision by East of England Ambulance Service Trust
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
said: “The number of people within our learning environment, in particular within Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Cambridgeshire areas, has created significant pressures on mentoring and clinical placement co-ordination capacity, and can... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boss banned after tax loophole left charity with £3m bill for business rates– “the loser being the public purse”, as Mr Justice Sales put it in the High Co
Boss banned after tax loophole left charity with £3m bill for business rates
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
– “the loser being the public purse”, as Mr Justice Sales put it in the High Court. Chester, Milton Keynes and South Cambridgeshire councils successfully argued in court that this was not genuine charitable use of the properties, the latter... Read more
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Daily Mirror
David Cameron mocks Nigel Farage's 'poncey foreign-sounding' surname- and Britain’s workers - will be better off in a reformed Europe than out on o
David Cameron mocks Nigel Farage's 'poncey foreign-sounding' surname
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
- and Britain’s workers - will be better off in a reformed Europe than out on our own,” they will say at an event in Cambridgeshire. David Cameron will join forces with Brendan Barber to make a speech against leaving the EU They will add:... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Blueprint for East Anglia elected mayor is not up for discussion, minister tells MPsof changing the geography of the agreement signed ahead of the budget. He was
Blueprint for East Anglia elected mayor is not up for discussion, minister tells MPs
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 4 days ago
of changing the geography of the agreement signed ahead of the budget. He was responding to MPs from Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire who raised concerns about the plans to give an elected mayor powers over transport and housing, along with a... Read more
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Bury Free Press
‘No new talks planned on East Anglian devolution deal’, minister warnsNegotiations on devolution proposals for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire wi
‘No new talks planned on East Anglian devolution deal’, minister warns
Bury Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Negotiations on devolution proposals for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire will not be re-opened, despite widespread concern about them, according to a government minister. The warning came as MPs from across the region set out their concerns over... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Blueprint for East Anglia elected mayor is not up for discussion, minister tells MPsof changing the geography of the agreement signed ahead of the budget. He was
Blueprint for East Anglia elected mayor is not up for discussion, minister tells MPs
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
of changing the geography of the agreement signed ahead of the budget. He was responding to MPs from Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire who raised concerns about the plans to give an elected mayor powers over transport and housing, along with a... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
EU referendum dominates debate on Eastern region business confidenceacross the region. Price Bailey’s Inside the Minds of Business Leaders report
EU referendum dominates debate on Eastern region business confidence
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 4 days ago
across the region. Price Bailey’s Inside the Minds of Business Leaders report polled 200 business figures from Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and London to gauge their optimism over their prospects and concerns for the... Read more
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Hunts Post
Inquest opened into deaths of two Huntingdonshire men fatally injured in A14 collisionon the stretch of road at Swavesey, near Fenstanton on Wednesday, April 20. Th
Inquest opened into deaths of two Huntingdonshire men fatally injured in A14 collision
Hunts Post / Posted 4 days ago
on the stretch of road at Swavesey, near Fenstanton on Wednesday, April 20. The East of England Ambulance Service and Cambridgeshire firefighters were called to the incident around 4.30pm following reports of a four vehicle collision involving... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | The new facismhaving your 15 minutes of fame, aren’t you?” Over at the college, Julian field
In this week's magazine | The new facism
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
having your 15 minutes of fame, aren’t you?” Over at the college, Julian fields an early-morning call from BBC Radio Cambridgeshire from his bed, before dashing off to an unfortunately scheduled exam, while I reply regretfully to requests... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Fowlmere village pub could be taken over by members of community under right to bidvillage.” Members of the community have until Wednesday, May 11 to put forward
Fowlmere village pub could be taken over by members of community under right to bid
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 4 days ago
village.” Members of the community have until Wednesday, May 11 to put forward a written expression of interest to South Cambridgeshire District Council if they wish to be considered as a potential bidder for the property. Any bid put forward... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boy wins £3k after being scalded with soup then refused water at Sainsbury'sa member of staff trained in first aid to arrive. It felt like forever." Bruce
Boy wins £3k after being scalded with soup then refused water at Sainsbury's
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
a member of staff trained in first aid to arrive. It felt like forever." Bruce suffered burns at Sainsbury's Ely store in Cambridgeshire Bruce suffered the burns on October 9, 2014, in the restaurant at Sainsbury's Ely store in... Read more
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Spalding Today
A little bit of Bully as darts players throw in Spalding for cancer patientswas won by Chris Fidler of Pinchbeck and District Darts League, while the women
A little bit of Bully as darts players throw in Spalding for cancer patients
Spalding Today / Posted 5 days ago
was won by Chris Fidler of Pinchbeck and District Darts League, while the women’s prize was won by Shirley Carrett of Cambridgeshire. Doreen (front - pictured with darts official Ian Tilley and players) said: “We had about 22 players and I... Read more
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Gazette News
Grandad, 80, distressed by five-hour wait for an ambulance after fallmore than 27 per cent year-on-year in some of the counties it serves. The trus
Grandad, 80, distressed by five-hour wait for an ambulance after fall
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
more than 27 per cent year-on-year in some of the counties it serves. The trust, which covers Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, has recruited almost 800 student paramedics in the last two years. It says... Read more
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Hunts Post
Town council calls for review into impact of street light switch-off amid fears over safety St Ives Town Council will ask Cambridgeshire County Council and Huntingdonshi
Town council calls for review into impact of street light switch-off amid fears over safety
Hunts Post / Posted 5 days ago
St Ives Town Council will ask Cambridgeshire County Council and Huntingdonshire District Council for a review into how turning off street lights will impact... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
What you need to know about the junior doctors’ strike todayin Rouen Road, Norwich; Beccles Hospital; Greyfriars Health Centre in Great Yar
What you need to know about the junior doctors’ strike today
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
in Rouen Road, Norwich; Beccles Hospital; Greyfriars Health Centre in Great Yarmouth; Cromer District Hospital, and North Cambridgeshire Hospital in Wisbech. They will be busier than usual. •What if I have a planned appointment or procedure? If... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Woman gets mercilessly trolled after making bizarre claim about her TV remotebecome the subject of ridicule, with numerous posts telling her it was a new fu
Woman gets mercilessly trolled after making bizarre claim about her TV remote
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
become the subject of ridicule, with numerous posts telling her it was a new function. Support worker Jess, from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, bought the TV from Sainsbury’s in November and was attempting to flick between channels using her right hand... Read more
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