Yesterday, 19:24

Rotarians, scouts and the promise of a squad of 50 volunteer stewards will run this year’s Ely fireworks display on Cherry Hill – and the Ely Standard has agreed to be its print media partner.

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Emma Grima
Yesterday, 12:00

Fleet Street journalist Andrew Pierce was today the feeling the pangs of embarrassment after being hoodwinked by a satirical blog that falsely stated the UKIP flag was flown over Ely Cathedral.

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Alex Mayer
Mon, 17:44

The leader of Cambridge City Council called for Mayor James Palmer to be more open about the selection process that saw a Conservative county councillor propelled into a £100,000 directorship role at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Mon, 14:03

Community transport provider FACT made an impassioned plea to a parish council for funding to help secure the future of a befriending group for the elderly – just a year after winning £45,000 of Big Lottery funding to help run the club.

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Mon, 10:36

A racist attack on a Cambridgeshire delivery driver resulted in the victim needing surgery to his cheekbones.

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Peterborough Crown Court
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Mayor James Palmer was accused of running “an old boys club” ollowing my revelation that a Tory county councillor and Cambridge graduate has been offered a £100,000 a year directorship at the combined authority.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Removed from his £8,500 a year cabinet post but back in the Tory fold after police decided it wasn’t a matter for them, Wisbech councillor Simon King is expected to answer allegations of falsifying expense claims at a conduct committee hearing in September.

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Simon King
Sunday, August 19, 2018

An East Cambridgeshire man who was assaulted outside a Cambridge pub on Friday night has died in hospital.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Saturday, August 18, 2018

A Tory county councillor and former British diplomat is set to force a by election after only a year in office to take on a £100,000 directorship of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Friday, August 17, 2018

A perverted retired company director, convicted of historic child sex acts over decades, has been given a 19-year sentence of which the 79-year-old could face as long as 17 years behind bars depending on whether he is paroled.

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Home Office
Thursday, August 16, 2018

Principal Richard Spencer woke with a broad grin today as Bishop Laney sixth form produced some spectacular results.

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Richard Spencer
Friday, August 10, 2018

Members of Ely’s LGBT community have expressed their jubilation at seeing the Pride flag raised above Ely Cathedral for the first time today

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Peterborough
Friday, August 10, 2018

A man has been jailed for 14 years after being found guilty of manslaughter in a trial during which three others were found guilty of murder following a ‘pack mentality’ attack on a vegetable packer.

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UN Court
Friday, August 10, 2018

A shock report from Cambridgeshire County Council predicts the estimated £16.9m cost of a new crossing at Kings Dyke, Whittlesey, will be “significantly higher”.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, August 10, 2018

A healthcare assistant has been praised after leaping into action to save a woman’s life while shopping in a Wisbech supermarket

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Hinchingbrooke Hospital
Thursday, August 9, 2018

There was a good turn-out of Ely riders on Saturday at the Kings Lynn CC time trial held on the B25/33 course near Downham Market, with eight members of the Ely & District Cycling Club (EDCC) taking part in the event.

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John Manlow
Thursday, August 9, 2018

Police released CCTV images of a man and woman they would like to speak to following an assault at the Milton Arms pub in Cambridge.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

A skip hire operator who ran an illegally licensed site at Waterbeach has been handed a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay £5,600 in costs.

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Environment Agency
Thursday, August 9, 2018

A county councillor who promised ‘no stone will be left unturned’ into the investigation into community transport provider FACT will join its board next week.

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Chris Boden
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Pride Ely is taking place on Saturday and among many companies supporting and promoting the event is city based Soopa Doopa.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

A Freedom of Information request to March Town Council has revealed that in 2013 community transport provider FACT (Fenland Association for Community Transport) was operating am airport taxi service.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, August 6, 2018

Highways England and Network Rail are among holding objections to East Cambridgeshire Council owned Palace Green Homes that wants to create a new garden village at Kennett with 500 homes, a care home for the elderly, a business park and shops.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Monday, August 6, 2018

Young judoka Yonas Aldous of Witcham travelled to Newport in Wales to take part in The Brain Tumour Judo Tournament and to take his place in ‘Jamie’s Kids Team’ for the Judo Dream Team Event.

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Witchford Village College
Sunday, August 5, 2018

Ambitious plans to create a restaurant at an East Cambridgeshire marina have been approved by the district council.

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Bill Hunt
Sunday, August 5, 2018

A new spate of vehicle thefts has hit East Cambridgeshire – and this time the thieves are stealing your number plates.

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Speedway was abandoned at Mildenhall last night before the end after a paramedic was hit in the eye by flying shale and the match ended prematurely because of lack of medical cover.

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Facebook
Friday, August 3, 2018

Manager Jo Philpott – fresh from a barrage of criticism over her running of Cambridgeshire’s biggest community transport scheme – has been forced out.

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Kit Owen
Friday, August 3, 2018

An elderly collapsed dog with a large tumour was dumped in cardboard box by the roadside.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

For six hours they sat as council officers, councillors, taxi and coach drivers and forensic accountants drove home in devastating detail the actions that had brought them to the seat of local government for Cambridgeshire.

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Chris Boden
Monday, July 30, 2018

A list of those benefitting from the Ely potato race has been published.

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