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The film Pride is being screened at the University of Hertfordshire's Weston Auditorium in Hatfield

Film being screened in Ely for Amnesty International funds

02nd March 2015

The film Pride is being shown in Ely to raise funds for Amnesty International’s human

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Rural housing conference held in Ely

Rural affordable homes in short supply

02nd March 2015

Rural people are being forced out of their communities. This is the stark conclusion of

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Michell Instruments chose East Anglian Air Ambulance as its 2014 charity and over the course of the year raised over £1400. Left: Fundraiser Samantha King, CEO, Mike Bannister and EAAA fundraising manager Chris Donaldson. Picture: Steve Williams.

Technology firm hands cheque to air ambulance

27th February 2015

Witchford firm Michell Instruments presented the East Anglian Air Ambulance with a cheque for more

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Caiman crocodile at Fangtasia reptile shop in Norfolk street, Wisbech. Picture: Steve Williams.

Name our crocodile competition launched by Wisbech pet store

19th February 2015

A Wisbech pet shop has become the proud owners of a baby crocodile and they

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Andrew and Ruth Hodgskiss

Lawn care company wins ‘trusted trader’ status

16th February 2015

A lawn care company has won a ringing endorsement from consumer group Which? Greensleeves passed

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The opening of Screwfix, Lancaster Way, by Mayor Lis Every, with (l-r) Mark Brown, Ben Youngman, Store Manager Ben Cole, and Jose David,

Mayor cuts the ribbon to open new Screwfix store on the Lancaster Way Business Park, Ely

16th February 2015

Screwfix has opened a new store in Witchford. The new branch, which was opened by

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Co-op Chatteris closing. Staff past and present. Picture: Steve Williams.

Tears and hugs as 57 jobs are lost as the shutters come down for the last time on Co-operative Society store, Chatteris

16th February 2015

Saturday marked the end of an era when the shutters came down on one of

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Deli at 65, in Sutton, (l-r) manager Ollie Ward, and colleague Lewis Walmsley.

Village deli reveals plan for longer opening hours

13th February 2015

A burgeoning delicatessen business in Sutton has applied to extend its opening hours, barely a

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Chocolate gin just one of the gins on offer from the Ely Gin Company

Ely Gin chosen to be served on board Britannia – the UK’s largest super liner for the British market

09th February 2015

A drink created and distilled in Ely is set to be served on the prestigious

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AstraZeneca new HQ for Cambridge that will create 2,000 jobs

Pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca given green light for £330m Cambridge campus to accommodate 2,000 staff

05th February 2015

A pharmaceutical company has been granted permission to build a global headquarters in Cambridge for

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