Latest News See all

Lamb necks discovered by enviromental health officers in a walk-in chiller

Businessman who illegally slaughtered animals and offered them to local butchers handed hefty fine

A business in Mepal convicted of carrying out the illegal slaughter of animals and breaching food hygiene regulations has been fined more than £1,000.

Read full story »

Police close road after two-car smash just yards from diesel spillage

Two people were injured following a collision on the A1123 this morning (Friday) – just minutes after reports of a diesel spillage.

Read full story »

CCTV images of the two women police would like to speak to

Can you help identify these two women?

Police have released CCTV images of two women they would like to speak to following a supermarket fraud in Sainsbury’s in Mildenhall.

Read full story »

Robert Barnes with the Premier Travel team, in Ely.

Ely travel agent boosts Lisa’s Fund with special fund-raising day

A travel agent in Ely raised more than £350 for the Lisa Barnes Memorial Fund by holding a raffle.

Read full story »

Sir Jim Paice speaking in Parliament

Sir Jim Paice welcomes further fall in unemployment

Sir Jim Paice has welcomed news that unemployment has again fallen in his constituency.

Read full story »

Paradise Pool Ely

Swimming pool staff to take on double Channel challenge for charity

Intrepid staff at Ely’s Paradise Pool are embarking on a 24-hour swimming challenge in aid of Aspire, the spinal injuries charity,

Read full story »

Click here for more news »


Business See all

JDR Cables

Major boost for Littleport firm as it wins off-shore wind farm contract

Littleport business, JDR has won a contract to supply cables for a major new offshore wind farm in Norfolk.

Read full story »

Click here for more business news »


Letters See all


Today's weather



max temp: 17°C

min temp: 12°C

Five-day forecast

Awards Pack
Archant Voucher Book

Soham News See all

Steven Samuel

Drink-driver Steven Samuel given four-year prison term after crash that killed friend

A drink-driver from Soham whose passenger died when he crashed into a tree has been jailed for four years.

Read full story »

More Cambridgeshire News

Ronnie Hill.

Wisbech teenager nominated for prestigious Linx Young People of the Year awards

A teenager who is on track to turn her life around has been selected for a prestigious award which recognises the achievements of young people in Cambridgeshire.

Read full story »

Ely Standard Video Articles

Sport See all

Ely City FC v Thetford Town

GALLERY: Rallying call to Robins fans as winless run goes on

Ely City’s director of football has called on Robins fans to keep the faith despite the club’s winless streak continuing into its 10th match on Tuesday night.

Read full story »

Click here for more sport »

What's On See all

Array of crafts and curiosities on offer at special market

More than 50 trade stalls will set up in Ely on September 28 for a specially organised Crafts, Foods and Curiosities Market.

Read full story »

Click here for more what's on »

Editor's Choice

Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of Iron Maiden and pilot for The Great War Display Team, flew into IWM Duxford today (Tuesday 9 September) in his replica Fokker Dr1 aircraft

Lead singer of Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, flies into Duxford in his replica Fokker Dr1 aircraft

Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of Iron Maiden and pilot for The Great War Display Team, flew into IWM Duxford today (Tuesday 9 September) in his replica Fokker Dr1 aircraft.

Read full story »

Newsletter Sign-up

Other Emails:




Click here to read more of our digital publications
Book my advert Ely Standard East Cambridgeshire Business Awards Wedding Show Wedding Fayres