Mon, 16:43

A large crowd gathered for the lighting of the city’s new beacon of peace to commemorate the end of a remarkable Remembrance Day in Ely.

Read more
Mike Rouse
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

A mum has spoken out to praise the quick thinking actions of a gym club when they discovered a visiting coach had sent an indecent SnapChat to a 14 year old girl.

Read more
Cambridge Crown Court
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

A celebrity American sports coach, who volunteered at a Gymn in Soham while visiting the UK, has been jailed for a year for sending indecent images of himself to a 14 year old.

Read more
Cambridge Crown Court
Monday, October 1, 2018

The classic film, The Rain Man, has been adapted for the stage and we have four tickets to give away to see it in Cambridge featuring two popular TV stars.

Read more
America
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A media frenzy surrounded the sneak preview of Tesco’s new value supermarket, Jack’s, when it opened for journalists in Chatteris, a day ahead of the public launch tomorrow.

Read more
Tesco
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

He is one of the biggest popstars in Ireland and has beaten the likes of Drake and Beyonce to the top of charts – but Nathan Carter is now set to impress Cambridge.

Read more
Ireland
Saturday, September 8, 2018

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman is a must see for 2018 that successfully weaves satire into the serious topic of fractious race relations and the Ku Klux Klan before delivering a gut wrenching punch in the closing scenes.

Read more
America
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Police and crime commissioner Jason Ablewhite was joined by young people from the Cambs Youth Consultation Panel when he popped into Ely market.

Read more
Jason Ablewhite
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A surgeon has hit out at claims that hernia mesh does not cause life altering pain after a British clinic boasted it had not seen a single problem in 30 years.

Read more
Kath Sansom
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

It may not have been up there with some of the greatest challenges of all times, but families who turned up to Skylark at Manea on Bank Holiday still found it an irresistible opportunity to give it a go.

Read more
America
Sunday, August 26, 2018

A UK rap artist, who is on a mission to legalise cannabis, was in the Fens over the Bank Holiday where he held an afternoon pop up shop for a meet and greet.

Read more
Theresa May
Friday, August 10, 2018

A Fenland couple believe they have captured rare fireflies using their night-vision CCTV system during Britain’s hottest night of the year.

Read more
Facebook
Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Ely Cathedral Boy Choristers have returned from their tour of Estonia after performing at five venues across a number of cities during their time in the country.

Read more
France
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Only a handful turned out for an anti-Trump protest in Wisbech but our video of the event has already had 60,000 views on social media and attracted nearly 800 comments.

Read more
United Kingdom
Friday, July 13, 2018

As the American President continues his tour of the UK, Donald Trump’s arrival in the country hasn’t been welcomed by everyone.

Read more
United Kingdom
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Seventeen of Ely Cathedral’s boy choristers are set to perform a series of concerts in Estonia as the choir visits the country for the first time.

Read more
France
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

This is a sweet play about a poignant, true story. The performances are virtuoso from actors who are masters of their craft.

Read more
United Kingdom
Monday, June 25, 2018

A choir of 250 singers from America will perform in Ely Cathedral on Independence Day as part of a celebration of peace.

Read more
Royal British Legion
Monday, June 18, 2018

The fourth, full length feature from English director Andrew Haigh, Lean on Pete tells the story of 15-year-old Charley as he forms an unlikely friendship with a fading race horse.

Read more
America
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, dozens of members of The Red Hat Society (RHS) met outside Ely Cathedral on Saturday (June 9).

Read more
America
Thursday, April 26, 2018

A runner from America took on the London Marathon for his seven-year-old “buddy” from Ely and to raise money for a children’s charity that helps those with brain conditions.

Read more
America
Monday, March 26, 2018

A musician from Wicken is helping promote a major concert of popular American and European music in Cambridge.

Read more
United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

This third film from British writer/director Martin Mcdonagh stars Frances McDormand in the lead role of Mildred Hayes a grieving mother coming to terms with the brutal murder of her daughter. She hires three billboards outside her home town of Ebbing, to advertise the fact the local police department has yet to catch the killer.

Read more
America
Monday, February 26, 2018

A hospital in Blackpool is refusing to comment on a surgeon there who is denying they use vaginal mesh implants, in a trend being seen in hospitals across Britain, where women are assured the mesh scandal is just “media hype”.

Read more
NHS
Friday, February 2, 2018

A warning has been sent to the medical community to pull their heads out of the sand after a surgeon dismissed the mesh implant scandal as a small minority suffering.

Read more
House of Commons
Thursday, January 18, 2018

One of America’s most powerful and influential think tanks – the non profit making Brookings Institute – has invited Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer to an international gathering of metropolitan and regional mayors in Washington DC next week.

Read more
James Palmer
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Surgeons are denying they use vaginal mesh implants, in a trend being seen in hospitals across Britain, where women are assured the mesh scandal is just “media hype”.

Read more
NHS
Monday, December 11, 2017

A Cambridgeshire artist has created a children’s storybook-style mini film to help explain the corruption behind the vaginal mesh implant scandal.

Read more
Kath Sansom
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

An artist and loving grandmother who spent 30 years of her life living on Hill Street in Wisbech has passed away aged 95.

Read more
John

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Ely Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy