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Midsummer Fair returns to Cambridge

Fairground rides were banned after a woman was injured in a bonfire night event. Credit: ITV Anglia

Cambridge's centuries-old Midsummer Fair gets under way later.

Though this year there won't be any fairground rides. The council banned them after a woman was injured at a bonfire night event on the Common last November.

The annual gathering dates back to the reign of King John.

Lowestoft rocker reunited with pet cat... three years after she went missing

A microchip scan revealed Cully's famous owner. Credit: Cats Protection

The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins has been reunited with his pet cat - three years after she went missing.

Ten-year-old Cully was found living as a stray in Lowestoft last month. She was handed in to the charity Cats Protection, where a microchip scan revealed her famous owner.

Justin Hawkins said losing his cat was Credit: Cats Protection

“Losing Cully was heartbreaking for me and my family but I always knew in my heart that she was still alive; I could just feel it.

She's always loved the great outdoors. I periodically checked in with the relevant databases and kept my details up-to-date because I knew this day would come."

– Justin Hawkins, musician


Euro 2016 immortalised in Lego!

Credit: Fabian Moritz

Now if you can't wait for England's next Euro 2016 match - you can always watch a rather unique replay of the last one...

Anglia Ruskin University student Fabian Moritz has been recreating some of the memorable moments from the tournament so far - in a lego animation.

Third-year English and Media student Fabian Moritz, aged 25, has created Bricksports, a company which recreates great sporting moments in the form of short animations with the protagonists sculpted from Lego bricks. He's even created his own lego stadium!

Credit: Fabian Mortz

"Every video is a new challenge, but I always like to try new things like a new sport... It is most satisfying for me when I can sit down and watch the end result of what I have created. It makes me feel that all that effort was worth it."

– Fabian Mortz

Lottery winning gran to spend her winnings on a new set of teeth

Diana (left) bought the ticket in Great Massingham. Credit: Lotto.

A great-grandmother who scooped £1m on the national lottery with a ticket bought at a Norfolk village shop has vowed to treat herself to a new set of teeth.

Diana De Gilio, 70, retired carer who lives in New Zealand. She was in the UK to celebrate her birthday with friends and family when she discovered her life changing win.

She had popped into a village shop in Great Massingham, Norfolk, when she decided to try her luck on the EuroMillions MegaFriday draw.

"While I was in the shop I saw a poster for the EuroMillions Mega Friday Draw and asked the lady what it was about.

"Once she'd explained...I decided to try my luck by buying five Lucky Dips."

– Diana De Gilio, lottery winner

As well as treating herself to a new set of gnashers, she also plans to buy a new pair of glasses, help her family buy a house and travel the globe.

Young Norfolk actor takes on new Potter role

Sam Clemmett is 22. Credit: Harry Potter the Play

A young actor from Norwich takes to the stage this week in JK Rowling's new Harry Potter play.

Sam Clemmett, who's 22, will take on the role of Albus Severus, Harry's middle child, in 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'.

The show which is already a sell out opens at the Palace Theatre at the end of July but previews start tomorrow.

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