Thursday Apr 10
RAF veteran was VIP at historic race
Seven decades have passed since Cumbernauld man Geoff Payne witnessed the most eccentric and gloriously defiant boat race in British history.
Woollard aims for town seat
One-time county and district councillor, Geoffrey Woollard, who stood as an Independent against long standing South East Cambridgeshire MP Sir James Paice in the last general election, is now turning his sights to local government.
Littleport community spirited character dies at the age of 93
A Littleport character, who was the first English woman to receive a prestigious medal from the American airforce, has died at the age of 93. The funeral of Doris Elsegood will be held on April 15 at noon at St Etheldreda Catholic Church, Ely, followed by interment at Littleport Cemetery.
RAF gunner arrived back from daring bombing raid over Germany to watch Boat Race on Great Ouse
Geoff Payne with the copy of 'Memories of RAF Witchford' by Barry and Sue Aldridge, which was presented to him by the Diamond44 Community Film Project.
Court of Appeal ruling welcomed by campaigners as bypass delay drags on
Cambridgeshire's Campaign to Protect Rural England has written to the county council, which now says it needs to examine a recent Court of Appeal judgement about the impact of the proposal on views of Ely Cathedral.
Boost for Ely cinema and restaurant plans
Developer Turnstone Ltd approached East Cambridgeshire District Council at the start of the month with a 'screening option' for a leisure development next to Ely Rugby Club, in Downham Road.
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Candidates for Sutton by-election are revealed
Four candidates have put themselves forward to contest the Sutton by-election - although only one of them actually lives in the village.
Bishop of Ely takes school complaint right to the top...by telephoning Government minister
The Bishop of Ely was so upset that the church was not selected to take control of Ely's new primary school that he telephoned the Government to complain.