Wed, 16:04

Wagons are being lifted off the track with a rail crane, as a major recovery operation gets underway at the site where a freight train derailed in Ely on Monday.

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Network Rail
Wed, 10:34

Derailment of 11 of the 33 wagons on a freight train at Queen Adelaide near Ely is likely to mean passenger services between Bury St Edmunds and Peterborough are unlikely to resume until Monday.

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Adelaide
Yesterday, 16:15

Based on 2011 Census figures, Fenland is home to around 500 travellers/gypsies but many believe the number is double that.

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Fenland Council
Yesterday, 14:43

Neale-Wade Academy, March, continues to up its game with a huge number of students gaining the A level passes needed to move to the next stage of their careers.

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Wed, 16:35

A plea has gone out tonight to find a grey African parrot that slipped from its cage earlier while its owner was passing through Ely.

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Adelaide
Wed, 12:38

Mayor James Palmer has bagged himself his own parking space at his new HQ – inside East Cambs offices The Grange in Ely – but only two of his team will also be able to park there.

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James Palmer
Wed, 11:39

Union leaders representing many of those who work for Wilco are hopeful that talks with the company can reduce the number of those facing redundancy following a huge dip in profits.

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Tue, 09:59

Network Rail has warned that disruption caused by a freight train derailment near Ely yesterday (Mon) will last for some days.

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Adelaide
Mon, 16:06

Train services between Bury St Edmunds and Peterborough may be cancelled, delayed or suspended following the derailment of a freight train near Ely.

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Mon, 14:44

A £395,000 feasibility study to upgrade Manea and Whittlesey rail stations to take longer trains leaves a question mark over where the £3.4million will come from to carry out the works.

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Steve Barclay
Mon, 11:24

Timings and plans for the £16 million upgrade of the Guyhirn roundabout at its junction with the A141 were unveiled today as part of a £300 million A47 improvement plan.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, August 13, 2017

A clock – plus requested amendments to rid the design of its ‘blandness’ – has swung City of Ely Council towards supporting the multi million development of 12 luxury flats in the market place.

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Ely Council
Sunday, August 13, 2017

A Bronze Age torc - one of the largest found in Britain and unearthed by metal detectorists in a Fordham field – is to go on show to the public after Ely Museum raised £220,000 to buy it.

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United Kingdom
Sunday, August 13, 2017

A young driver from King’s Lynn has told friends he’s a ‘very very lucky boy’ after escaping serious injury when his car left the road and rolled over in a field near Wisbech.

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Facebook
Sunday, August 13, 2017

Tourists watched in amazement as world-famous, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking made a surprise visit to Hunstanton’s Sea Life Sanctuary.

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West Norfolk
Sunday, August 13, 2017

With an invitation to walk, jog, run or even walk – and with proceeds to children’s hospices- the second Ely Colour Run was both a joyous spectacle and a spectacular success.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

It’s been tagged the ‘most bashed in Britain’ and the bridge outside Ely station has now claimed its latest victim.

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Facebook
Friday, August 11, 2017

Eleven men – part of one family – have been convicted of modern day slavery in what Lincolnshire police who brought them to justice say is the country’s biggest investigation of its kind.

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NHS
Friday, August 11, 2017

A Cambridge paedophile that was caught by detectives at a hotel on his way to meet an eight-year-old girl and a boy aged two was jailed today for more than six years.

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Cambridge Crown Court
Friday, August 11, 2017

Five county councillors – fresh from enjoying their 30 per cent rise in allowances – are set to get an extra £5,000 a year.

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Steve Count
Friday, August 11, 2017

Budget retailer Poundstretcher has cleared its final hurdle to take up occupancy of half of the mothballed out of town Tesco store at Chatteris.

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Tesco
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Images have been released of two men wanted in connection with sexual assaults on two women that happened on the same day and involving trains in and out of Peterborough.

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British Transport Police
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Five councillors have forced a scrutiny committee to review the £1.8 million wage bill – nearly 25 per cent higher than the original budget- to staff the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Thursday, August 10, 2017

An organisation that represents many Cambridgeshire land owners has warned of the risk of an upsurge in hare coursing.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Government has moved to halt community transport providers such as the Ely and Soham For Community Transport (ESACT) from competing unfairly with the taxi industry.

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Lorna Dupre
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A former Wisbech Town manager has denied gross indecency with a 12-year-old boy, allegedly carried out during his time in the Fens.

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Wisbech Town
Monday, August 7, 2017

Transport Minister Chris Grayling unveiled a plaque at Cambridgeshire’s newest station today (Monday 7 August) to officially mark its opening. It opened to passengers in May.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Monday, August 7, 2017

A clutch of celebratory activities has been lined up to mark the anniversary of the death of Wisbech’s most famous daughter on Sunday (August 13).

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Peterborough
Monday, August 7, 2017

Alan Delaune from Burwell clearly has no fear of heights as he took to the skies strapped to the wings of a biplane for the wing walking challenge raising funds for two local charities, Arthur Rank Hospice Charity and Little Miracles.

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YouTube
Monday, August 7, 2017

Prickwillow Museum prides itself on telling the story of the changing face of the Fens – and its network of drainage systems and pumping stations – but at the weekend it picked a particular era to celebrate.

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Mike Rouse

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