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James Palmer (left) opening today’s Eastern Powerhouse conference in Cambridge and (right) Mayor Dr Nik Johnson visiting Middle Level Commissioners ahead of a tour of the St German's pumping station. James Palmer (left) opening today’s Eastern Powerhouse conference in Cambridge and (right) Mayor Dr Nik Johnson visiting Middle Level Commissioners ahead of a tour of the St German's pumping station.
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James Palmer and Nik Johnson show there is more to unite than divide them

Both believe Cambridgeshire has massive potential still to unlock for jobs and growth

Ashley Baker, 41, subjected his partner to a barrage of abuse and controlling behaviour, including making her call him during her lunchbreak from work every day and forbidding her from going to the canteen Ashley Baker, 41, subjected his partner to a barrage of abuse and controlling behaviour, including making her call him during her lunchbreak from work every day and forbidding her from going to the canteen
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Doddington control freak Ashley Baker jailed for 7-year abuse of his partner

He controlled all aspects of her everyday life

Robert Sullivan, Chief Executive of the Football Foundation, said: “The Football Foundation is working closely with our partners – the Premier League, The FA and Government – to transform the quality of grassroots facilities in England by delivering projects like this across the country. Robert Sullivan, Chief Executive of the Football Foundation, said: “The Football Foundation is working closely with our partners – the Premier League, The FA and Government – to transform the quality of grassroots facilities in England by delivering projects like this across the country.
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£1m grant will provide Stadia 3G pitch at Wisbech St Mary 

The new Fenland pitch will serve as a catalyst for growth

Cllr Marianna Masters, Parliamentary candidate for St Neots and Mid Cambridgeshire, pictured with London Mayor Sadiq Khan Cllr Marianna Masters, Parliamentary candidate for St Neots and Mid Cambridgeshire, pictured with London Mayor Sadiq Khan
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Lambeth councillor is Parliamentary candidate for St Neots and Mid Cambs

Labour's Marianna Masters is chair of the Fabian Women’s Network

MP and culture secretary Lucy Frazer in Saudi Arabia and tells hosts ‘we admire your young and vibrant people. We value your spirit of enterprise and ambition’ MP and culture secretary Lucy Frazer in Saudi Arabia and tells hosts ‘we admire your young and vibrant people. We value your spirit of enterprise and ambition’
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Lucy Frazer says UK poised to support Saudi Arabia ‘as you look to transform your economy’ 

Culture secretary Lucy Frazer in Saudi Arabia

Chief constable Nick Dean (left) who had previously commended disgraced police officer Mark Coteman (right) for bravery, resilience, and quick thinking’ Chief constable Nick Dean (left) who had previously commended disgraced police officer Mark Coteman (right) for bravery, resilience, and quick thinking’
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‘Hero to zero’ Cambs cop sacked 6 days before Crown Court sentencing on drugs and fraud charges

Since January 2022 there have been 15 misconduct hearings at Cambridgeshire Constabulary

The Kite Runner is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 18 ‘an enormously powerful night at the theatre’ The Kite Runner is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 18 ‘an enormously powerful night at the theatre’
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REVIEW: The Kite Runner ‘a searing story of love and betrayal in Afghanistan’

The Kite Runner is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 18

'The article in the Daily Mirror is a non-story with much innuendo and no substance' says MP Shailesh Vara (above) 'The article in the Daily Mirror is a non-story with much innuendo and no substance' says MP Shailesh Vara (above)
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MP Shailesh Vara accuses Daily Mirror of ‘much innuendo and no substance’ over home sale profit  

Mr Vara spoke to CambsNews to rubbish Daily Mirror claims

Andrjs Vanukovs, 33, approached a house in Huntingdon, in February and knocked on the door. When the homeowner answered, Vanukovs pointed an imitation firearm at him and his young daughter. Andrjs Vanukovs, 33, approached a house in Huntingdon, in February and knocked on the door. When the homeowner answered, Vanukovs pointed an imitation firearm at him and his young daughter.
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‘Terrifying’ moment man points imitation gun at Huntingdon homeowner and his daughter

He was sentenced to two years in prison at Peterborough Crown Court

CCTV images of the suspected thief who carried out the burglary at Chloe’s jewellers, High Street, Wisbech, shop at 9.10am on Thursday May 2 have been circulated. CCTV images of the suspected thief who carried out the burglary at Chloe’s jewellers, High Street, Wisbech, shop at 9.10am on Thursday May 2 have been circulated.
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£1,000 reward to find burglar who stole jewellery worth tens of thousands of pounds

Mark Page opened his first shop in St Ives in 2004, naming it after his daughter Chloe.

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WATCH: Criminal gang jailed for £600,000 raids including £93,000 Peterborough burglary

Police attributed 17 attacks by the gang on ATMs with more than £600,000 stolen

Karl Bradshaw (left) ‘a loving son, father, brother, uncle, and a friend to many’ killed by banned driver Stuart Nichols (right) who has been jailed for 4 years and 4 months Karl Bradshaw (left) ‘a loving son, father, brother, uncle, and a friend to many’ killed by banned driver Stuart Nichols (right) who has been jailed for 4 years and 4 months
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Hit and run banned driver jailed for killing Karl Bradshaw in Paston Ridings, Peterborough

WATCH: Police release video of killer driver's arrest

Loughborough University (left) has paid tribute to former student Lee Kilby (right) who studied there in the 1990s. Loughborough University (left) has paid tribute to former student Lee Kilby (right) who studied there in the 1990s.
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Swimming pool collapse victim waits in ambulance outside Peterborough hospital for 7 hours, inquest hears

Lee Kilby, of Nassington, collapsed at Oundle pool on September 26, 2022

The IOPC is the police complaints watchdog for England and Wales and completely independent of the police. It investigates the most serious complaints and conduct matters involving the police ‘and we set the standards by which the police should handle complaints’ The IOPC is the police complaints watchdog for England and Wales and completely independent of the police. It investigates the most serious complaints and conduct matters involving the police ‘and we set the standards by which the police should handle complaints’
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Police sergeant sacked for ‘shouting, swearing and threatening’ Polish man in custody and striking him with baton

PS Wyss queried whether the man’s behaviour “was a f***ing pastime from Poland or Lithuania

Stephen Goldspink (left) heads the campaign to halt the demolition of the Three Horseshoes at Turves to become housing. Stephen Goldspink (left) heads the campaign to halt the demolition of the Three Horseshoes at Turves to become housing.
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6 months to save Three Horseshoes at Turves near Whittlesey from closure

A residents’ association is hoping to buy 3 Horseshoes at Turves

Eileen Spanner, 78, of Rushden Close, Fulbourn, was a passenger in a blue Ford Puma involved in a collision with a Silver Honda CR-V. Eileen Spanner, 78, of Rushden Close, Fulbourn, was a passenger in a blue Ford Puma involved in a collision with a Silver Honda CR-V.
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Family tribute to Eileen Spanner of Fulbourn who died in A142 crash near Newmarket

Nicky Willers, 37, of High Street, Wicken, Ely, has been charged

Members of Chatteris in Bloom have been told they must complete a safety course before hanging baskets on 20 lampposts this year. PHOTO: Bav Media Members of Chatteris in Bloom have been told they must complete a safety course before hanging baskets on 20 lampposts this year. PHOTO: Bav Media
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OPINION: Don’t blame Cambridgeshire County Council for health and safety ‘red tape’

Chatteris in Bloom was founded in 2005

One artist whose dog sculpture features in the Paws on the Wharf trail, is Cambridgeshire-based surrealism artist, Kevin Gavaghan. One artist whose dog sculpture features in the Paws on the Wharf trail, is Cambridgeshire-based surrealism artist, Kevin Gavaghan.
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Cambridgeshire artist Kevin Gavaghan showcases dog sculpture at London exhibition

Kevin, 54, of St Neots, developed Tourette Syndrome when he was a teen

Waterhouse Manor Care Home at Hampton will be the 99th care home run by Avery Healthcare Group. Waterhouse Manor Care Home at Hampton will be the 99th care home run by Avery Healthcare Group.
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80-bedroom care home to open at Hampton, Peterborough

Waterhouse Manor opens in August.

One of the dogs taken in by Ravenswood recently. 'Her face was swollen and her eye sore due to terrible teeth, she was in agony. She had 10 teeth removed' One of the dogs taken in by Ravenswood recently. 'Her face was swollen and her eye sore due to terrible teeth, she was in agony. She had 10 teeth removed'
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Funding crisis for Fenland rescue centre as it takes in 27 dogs and 3 cats in 10 days

'We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to Ravenswood Pet Rescue'

Nathan Murdoch working on a mural on the wall of the Key Theatre, Peterborough.  Embankment, Peterborough Wednesday 08 May 2024. Picture by Terry Harris. Nathan Murdoch working on a mural on the wall of the Key Theatre, Peterborough.  Embankment, Peterborough Wednesday 08 May 2024. Picture by Terry Harris.
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Key Theatre Peterborough commissions 50th anniversary Nathan Murdoch mural

The theatre opened in November 1973

In the spring of 2017, the museum began the task of raising the £220,000 needed to purchase the torc, and public fundraising began. In the spring of 2017, the museum began the task of raising the £220,000 needed to purchase the torc, and public fundraising began.
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WATCH: CCTV of suspects in Ely Museum ‘Great Torc Robbery’

Two people on e-scooters were seen in the vicinity of the museum

Doug Stuart has denied a single charge of sexual assault. Doug Stuart has denied a single charge of sexual assault.
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East Cambridgeshire parish councillor faces trial for alleged sexual assault

A trial date of May 12, 2025, was set

The 39 Steps is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 11. John Buchan wrote the book in 1915 and Alfred Hitchcock’s film was in 1935. The 39 Steps is at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 11. John Buchan wrote the book in 1915 and Alfred Hitchcock’s film was in 1935.
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REVIEW: The 39 Steps at Cambridge Arts Theatre – a ‘glorious parody of stagecraft’

Buchan wrote the book in 1915 and Alfred Hitchcock’s film was in 1935

Beginning of West Street, Godmanchester. IMAGE: Google Beginning of West Street, Godmanchester. IMAGE: Google
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Man’s body found at house in Godmanchester on Bank Holiday Monday

A file will be passed to the coroner

Thieves stole the East Cambridgeshire gold torc and a gold bracelet, both dating from the Bronze Age. The museum acquired the torc in 2017 with a series of grants and donations from the public. Thieves stole the East Cambridgeshire gold torc and a gold bracelet, both dating from the Bronze Age. The museum acquired the torc in 2017 with a series of grants and donations from the public.
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Gold torc worth hundreds of thousands of pounds stolen from Ely Museum

The torc weighs 730g of almost pure gold

A Kent woman drove into the back of a police car in Cambridgeshire while three times over the drink drive limit A Kent woman drove into the back of a police car in Cambridgeshire while three times over the drink drive limit
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3 times over the limit, Louise Rowlands ignores road closed signs before ramming stationary police car

'Sheer luck that Rowlands didn’t seriously injure one of the officers'

Thermoteknix celebrates a fifth Royal award. Pictured front - from left - Bruce Cairnduff (Engineering Manager), Richard Salisbury (Managing Director and Company Founder), Anna Kwiecień (Purchasing Administrator), Hollie Walsh (Sales Co-Ordinator) and Louise Barton (Office Manager) celebrating their success in securing another Royal award with Thermoteknix staff outside their headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Thermoteknix celebrates a fifth Royal award. Pictured front - from left - Bruce Cairnduff (Engineering Manager), Richard Salisbury (Managing Director and Company Founder), Anna Kwiecień (Purchasing Administrator), Hollie Walsh (Sales Co-Ordinator) and Louise Barton (Office Manager) celebrating their success in securing another Royal award with Thermoteknix staff outside their headquarters in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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6 Cambridgeshire companies win King’s Award for Enterprise 2024

Winners also receive a Grant of Appointment signed by The King

Art & Soul café in New Street, St Neots, set to close Art & Soul café in New Street, St Neots, set to close
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Popular St Neots cafe to close after owners admit ‘quite simply we have run out of cash’

Couple hope a new Community Interest Company can take it on

Fatima Zahra (right) rode from Cambridge with her friend Easha PHOTO: Anna Williams Fatima Zahra (right) rode from Cambridge with her friend Easha PHOTO: Anna Williams
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On yer bike they said – and 850 did just that to reach REACH

Reach Fair opened by the Mayor of Cambridge, Cllr Jenny Gawthrope Wood