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An Ely shop manager is “still in shock” after the jewellery store she works in was robbed of a £3,000 ring in broad day light.

Plans have been submitted for a railway station platform to be extended, which could see eight-car trains between King’s Lynn and Cambridge.

The driver of a Range Rover that careered into a house in Ely today was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

A White Ribbon status has been awarded to East Cambridgeshire District Council from the national charity in recognition of their work on challenging violence against women.

The Mepal Outdoor Centre is set to partially reopen next year, nearly two years after it closed following an arson attack.



Soham United U8s made a great start to the new season with a hard-fought game against Haddenham Rovers.

Manager Brady Stone heaped praise on his depleted Ely City side last Saturday – following a first away success since February.

Ely City have been dealt a huge injury blow.

Ely & District Cycling Club report

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

With the nights drawing in and temperatures dropping, Saturday saw the start of the cyclocross season with the first round of the Eastern League Cyclocross Series at Langdon Hills in Essex organised by Pushsport MSG.

Soham United’s second girls’ team broke into the league this season when the U11s played their first game against Chesterton at home.

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One hundred years to the day after its first performance - Gustav Holst’s magnificent Planets Suite will ring out in Ely Cathedral.

Art and design students at King’s Ely will be exhibiting their school work at a Suffolk gallery next month.

World-renowned ballet dancer, choreographer and television personality Wayne Sleep will lead the cast of Cambridge Arts Theatre’s pantomime this Christmas.


An Ely woman will celebrate the release of her debut album with a performance at Julia’s Tearooms.


This is a clever play. So much so that you might feel you want to see it twice to understand it.

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