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Otter 'social learning' observed in Anglia Ruskin University study

Otters are capable of watching and learning from each other to solve tasks, according to a study.Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University gave smooth-coated otters...

Amey wants to build £200 million new waste treatment plant at Waterbeach – and...

PUBLISHED: 14:30 31 August 2017 | UPDATED: 14:31 31 August 2017 John Elworthy £200 million new plant proposed for Amey at Waterbeach; 300 possible jobs being...

Have aliens landed in Fenland? Group claims ‘ball of orange light’ spotted in Chatteris...

PUBLISHED: 10:52 30 August 2017 | UPDATED: 10:52 30 August 2017 A UFO was allegedly spotted over the skies of London Road, Chatteris last week. Archant Did...

Patients deserve better than this. Surgeon speaks of the ‘Absolute disaster’ of global approval...

PUBLISHED: 09:08 30 August 2017 | UPDATED: 09:35 30 August 2017 Kath Sansom Surgeon Lewis Wall first spoke of his concerns over the use of mesh...

Hundreds turn out to see steam train trip to Great Yarmouth

Hundreds of people turned out to see a steam train tour through the East of England.The Tornado was completed in 2008 and is a...

COLUMN: Westwell of Ely says prime minister ‘should look to what her government is...

PUBLISHED: 06:34 30 August 2017 Rosemary Westwell Ely Standard columnist Rosemary Westwell, Archant So our prime minister is declaring war on the ‘unacceptable face’ of capitalism. The government...

Hare coursing suspects spotted in Six Mile Bottom field

Footage from a field in Cambridgeshire was captured on dashcam. Source: BBC Cambs

Cambridge United 0-0 Morecambe

Morecambe survived heavy pressure to earn a goalless draw at Cambridge.The U's should have been ahead inside a minute, with Ade Azeez firing wide...

Northampton Town v Peterborough United

Match report to follow. Source: BBC Cambs

Hamerton Zoo Park gibbon turns 60

A gibbon is celebrating his 60th birthday at Hamerton Zoo Park in Cambridgeshire.He's believed to be the oldest lar, or white-haired, gibbon in captivity,...