Latest News

Yesterday, 13:00
King’s Ely have won their second consecutive award at the annual Education Business Awards
 earlier this month, presented at St Paul’s in London.

King’s Ely have won their second consecutive award at the annual Education Business Awards.

Jobs Centre Plus

Numbers out of work in East Cambs dropped 33 per cent in the past year – but among young people the drop was a massive 53 per cent.

Miss Comiskey

Stretham Primary School said a fond farewell to three members of staff at the end of term.

John McIntosh with welfare officer Alan Hay

A blind Second World War veteran from Wisbech has been awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur for his part in the liberation of France.

Sue Freestone, head of King's School Ely.

The head of King’s Ely has taken to the website of The Telegraph to slam the Government’s plans to roll out the English Baccalaureate qualification in almost all state schools.

Emergency services give warning advice on how to stay safe in hot weather

Cambridgeshire police and firefighters are promoting messages to warn young people to stay away from rivers, lakes and reservoirs in the recent spate of hot weather.

Thorlabs - winners of the Employer of the Year award 2015

The Ely Business Awards are one of the highlights of the business calendar in East Cambridgeshire attracting entries for firms large and small across the district.

East Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2015
All winners and finalists

Many companies have asked us to extend the deadline to give them a chance to complete their entry forms, so the website will now be open for submission until 11am on Wednesday July 27.

Crews called to crop fire in Angel Drove, Ely

Standing crop caught fire in Angel Drove, Ely yesterday.

Soham News

Fri, 12:51
United Kingdom
Jobs Centre Plus

Numbers out of work in East Cambs dropped 33 per cent in the past year – but among young people the drop was a massive 53 per cent.

Read more
Crews called to crop fire in Angel Drove, Ely

Standing crop caught fire in Angel Drove, Ely yesterday.

Read more
Fund raiser Hannah gets a boost for thhe Ambulance Wish Foundation

A paramedic who organised a charity ball in Soham has now received another boost to her fund raising mission.

Read more
United Kingdom
Made in Dagenham

Viva’s third show of the year, Made In Dagenham, is coming to Soham before a stint at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Read more
Edinburgh
Proposed BP garage complex for Soham

A £2million M&S store and petrol filling station on the Soham by-pass has been approved by East Cambridgeshire District Council.

Read more
Soham Town Council

Photo Galleries

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Jean Rees is holding two writing workshops this month

Artistic director of The Word Garden Jean Rees will bring two writing workshops to Ely later this month.

The Field Theatre Group is to screen a series of Fenland-based films this month.

The Field Theatre Group is to celebrate film-making in Fenland by hosting a programme of local films.

Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership
Ely Refugee Resettlement Campaign winners with Dr McCormack

More than 100 children from the East Cambridgeshire region took part in a poster competition, held by Ely Refugee Resettlement Campaign.

Facebook
Boney M

The first wave of acts have been announced for this year’s Big Weekend in Cambridge which returns to Parker’s Piece from July 8 to 10.

Cambridge
Red marks the spot of new coach park at Lancaster Way Ely

Temporary coach parking plans are in the pipeline for Lancaster Business Park on the outskirts of Ely with visitors still able to get dropped off in the city centre.

Richard Hobbs

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder