Yesterday, 17:53

The county council says it will make the Traffic Commissioners aware of a major investigation being undertaken into the Fenland Association of Community Transport (FACT) when they decide on whether to allow them operator licences to run commercial services through new limited companies.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Yesterday, 11:32

A man familiar to people in and around Ely for dressing up as Father Christmas is hanging up his red jacket and white beard, having collected over £2,800 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

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12 minutes ago

• I will kick-off this week’s missive with my two favourite areas of irritation - graffiti and holes. For the former, some walnut-brain has sprayed his “tag” all over the cherry hill park benches and lisle lane. The Grumpster has reported this twice on the east cambs graffiti online help portal.

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London
Yesterday, 18:26

‘Houston we have a problem’ admitted county councillor Bill Hunt, vice chairman of the county council highways and community infrastructure, when he offered a public apology today for the number of potholes across Cambridgeshire.

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Bill Hunt
Yesterday, 14:54

Jean Herrema, artist, dressmaker and co-founder of a long-running Ely women’s group, has died aged 86.

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Yesterday, 12:46

These fantastic images show a B-52 Stratofortress being refuelled over the North Sea by a KC-135 tanker from RAF Mildenhall.

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United Kingdom
Yesterday, 10:35

Two officers from the armed policing unit used a day’s leave to speak to students at an East Cambs college on the dangers of carrying knives and firearms.

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Phil Priestley
Yesterday, 09:04

Written and directed by Rian Johnson, this much anticipated second instalment in the latest Star Wars trilogy follows on directly from 2015’s well received The Force Awakens.

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Yesterday, 14:45

The first Pride in Ely celebration will be held on August 11 2018 at Jubilee Gardens Ely from midday until early evening followed by the Pride after party.

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Yesterday, 11:32

The A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme has been nominated for a national environmental award.

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Huntingdon
Yesterday, 11:24

The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourse have announced that Plan B and James Blunt are the latest headline acts to be confirmed for this summer’s Newmarket Nights and tickets go on sale on January 26.

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Newmarket
Yesterday, 10:21

Four people were taken to hospital following a two car collision on a notorious stretch of the A1101 through Fenland.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Yesterday, 09:48

You can always rely on Littleport for a quota of feel-good stories.

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Yesterday, 09:12

A motorist has had a lucky escape after their vehicle left the road and ended up on its roof in a ditch.

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United Kingdom
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Amey is claiming community support for its proposals to build a £200 million energy-from-waste plant on a 12 acre site at Waterbeach.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Friday, January 19, 2018

Mayor James Palmer and his deputy, Councillor Charles Roberts, were debating tonight whether to press the Prime Minister to allow the Bayeux tapestry to go on display in Ely.

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James Palmer
Friday, January 19, 2018

Arthur Rank Hospice’s £10.5million home at Shelford Bottom was officially opened today by His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward.

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Wales
Friday, January 19, 2018

Fire crews were called to Walsingham Way, Ely, today to tackle a blaze that had broken out in a first floor flat.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

The 1094 City of Ely air cadets had a surprise last night (January 18) at an annual awards evening.

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Richard Hobbs
Friday, January 19, 2018

Schools across East Cambridgeshire and Fenland will from today be able to apply for up to £25,000 to help some of their most disadvantaged pupils.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, January 19, 2018

East Cambridgeshire Council is again to freeze its portion of council tax and pledged to increase income and commercialisation via its trading companies to stave off any future rises.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

It is one of the jewels in the Fenland crown – the sprawling bird watching, fossil hunting, and pond dipping Kings Dyke Nature Reserve – and now a trio of local councils have decided its time to plan its future.

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Michelle Tanfield
Friday, January 19, 2018

Four Cambridgeshire criminals have been made to pay back almost £500,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) following investigations by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Cambs Police have issued a warning on social media to “drive carefully” after many Fenland roads are covered in ice.

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Cambs Police
Friday, January 19, 2018

Greater Anglia is offering free space at Ely and Cambridge North rail stations for community use.

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United Kingdom
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Ned was born at 28 weeks weighing just 1.2kilos

He had a life-threatening grade four bleed on the brain, sepsis and needed resuscitating and ventilating.

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Peterborough City Hospital
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Three lorries have felt the brunt end of Fenland’s heavy winds today (January 18) after storm Fionn hit the county overnight.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Two men killed in a head-on collision are believed to be from the Wisbech area.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Thursday, January 18, 2018

One of the first jobs of newly elected justice minister Lucy Frazer, the MP for SE Cambs, has been to announce the possible closure of Cambridge magistrates’ court.

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Lucy Frazer

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