Sunday, April 16, 2017

Taxi drivers in the Ely area could be made to dress smarter for work if a new policy is put into place by East Cambs District Council.

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East Cambs District Council
Saturday, April 8, 2017

The only guaranteed result from the eight divisions of East Cambs in next month’s county council elections is that it will become a UKIP free zone.

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Joshua Schumann
Saturday, March 11, 2017

It was with great sadness that I heard that Mepal Outdoor Centre has closed and the site handed 
over to East Cambs District Council.

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East Cambs District Council
Thursday, March 9, 2017

I was torn this week between telling you about the parlous state of non-accessibility for wheelchair users on trains from Littleport - even if they can get assistance with a portable ramp up into the carriage they end up parked by the usually smelly toilet for the duration of their journey!

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US Federal Reserve
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A new community hub has opened in Ely offering vulnerable people a “safe place to visit and access advice”.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Thursday, February 16, 2017

The chief executive of East Cambs District Council can earn up to £129,904 a year basic salary and also currently enjoys nearly £7,000 a year car allowance and private health insurance.

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Peterborough City Council
Thursday, February 9, 2017

A gym for all the family, including a virtual reality spin studio, has been given the go ahead for the city centre.

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East Cambs District Council
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Electing the £70,000 a year mayor of a devolved Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is estimated at nearly £1 million.

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East Cambs District Council
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Oliver Cromwell’s House is going to take a step back in time with its first ever historical fayre.

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Oliver Cromwell
Monday, January 23, 2017

A £13,500 grant to Ely and Soham Association of Community Transport (ESACT) has been put on hold pending the outcome of a county council inquiry.

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County Council
Thursday, January 5, 2017

There are an ever-increasing number of occasions when it appears as if our council is trying to cover up what is happening. Of course, this is probably unintentional but the cynics amongst us can’t help thinking that the convoluted wordage of their policies and reports is one of the many tricks employed to keep us in the dark.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, November 28, 2016

National fashion retailer Select has been refused permission to retain a new sign outside its High Street, Ely, because it is illuminated.

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East Cambs District Council
Thursday, November 3, 2016

East Cambs District Council will soon be publishing its latest draft Local Development plan indicating the areas in its parishes which it believes are suitable for construction of further housing. The public will be allowed to comment on these proposals.

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East Cambs District Council
Sunday, October 30, 2016

At at time when the future of the Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) at the Princess of Wales (PoW) Hospital in Ely still hangs in the balance, it may be confusing but I hope exciting to people, to hear that the NHS is looking at ways to redevelop the PoW site to improve the buildings and facilities.

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East Cambs District Council
Friday, October 28, 2016

A floating hotel in a converted Dutch barge could be up and running as a riverside retreat in Ely by Christmas.

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East Cambs District Council
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A ‘state of the nation’ report on the first six months of the trading arm of East Cambs District Council pinpoints successes in trading at Ely Market and the successful launch of its ‘Palace Green Homes’ branding to build homes.

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East Cambs District Council
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Crowds in their thousands are expected to flock to Ely next weekend to mark the 16th annual Apple Festival.

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East Cambs District Council
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A 30 year old sewage treatment plant at a travellers site on the outskirts of Ely is to be replaced at a cost of more than £140,000 after it was found to be polluting the local water course.

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East Cambs District Council
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Littleport Timebank is launching its own set of litterpick events; the first is on Wednesday August 24 from 10am to 12pm at St George’s Medical centre.

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East Cambs District Council
Thursday, August 11, 2016

The Lancaster Way Business Park could be set to house a 19-foot tall illuminated totem sign if a planning application is approved.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, August 8, 2016

Newmarket Racecourses want to install permanent lighting across its car parks and driveways to make it safer and easier for customers to get back to their vehicles after concerts and race meetings.

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East Cambs District Council
Thursday, July 14, 2016

A contractor has been agreed to design and build Ely’s £35 million southern bypass- but it comes with a major proviso.

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Ian Bates
Thursday, June 23, 2016

A couple who turned a three bedroom farmhouse into a six-bedroomed detached house - without getting planning permission- have lost an appeal to keep it.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, June 20, 2016

Their calculators ready – and fingers crossed- councillors are expected to vote next week to appoint both a contractor and an operator for the £13.5 million Downham Road, Ely, leisure centre.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, June 20, 2016

Soham is set to get £542,000 from East Cambs District Council to help with the refurbishment of the Walter Gidney Pavilion.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, June 13, 2016

A good soaking was given to the leader of East Cambs District Council when he was put in the stocks for an annual summer fete.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Ely Cathedral was the venue for a second debate on the EU Referendum organised by the Ely Cathedral Business Group last night.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, May 16, 2016

An affordable family home opened its doors in Stretham to show the public the revolution that is spreading across the Ely area.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

A housing revolution is taking hold in the Ely area with new villages looking to join the community land trust scheme.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, May 9, 2016

Farmer Simon Smith won permission to build to build a two-storey, four bedroom, triple garaged home in the open countryside that officials claimed would drive a coach and horses through council policies.

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Dan Schumann

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