Controversial plans to build an otter fence around Manea pit have been given the thumbs up from the Environment Agency (EA) despite large opposition in the village.
Ely Eel Festival is under way – and 14 teams took part today in the first event for local businesses.
Ely Eel Festival, the biggest event in the city’s calendar, returns this bank holiday weekend.
An on-going row over an otter fence has led to the resignation of a village councillor.
It is unquestionably one of Ely’s most iconic additions – a five bedroom, luxurious riverside hotel that was once a working barge.
An MEP claims a blocked off lock at Manea is ridiculous and a wasted opportunity that is preventing boaters from navigating the local waterways and hindering tourism.
A Soham man who did not register his vessel with the Environment Agency has been landed with fines and costs of nearly £1,400.
Fire crews have left the scene of a chemical spillage that closed the A14 today. The road has re-opened.
Ely’s latest car park – to be built on a one acre piece of scrubland south east of the former bowling alley at The Dock – is set to be approved by East Cambs Council.
He once ran a successful business in Wisbech but when Kevin Scott moved to an old wartime airfield deep in the Fens – and didn’t bother with permits- the Environment Agency was soon onto him.
Flood warnings have been issued across areas in north Cambridgeshire.
Expanding rose growers Mark and Sandra Griffin won permission for a tractor shed despite planning officers claiming it would cause “unacceptable harm to the character of the open countryside”.
A floating hotel in a converted Dutch barge could be up and running as a riverside retreat in Ely by Christmas.
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.
Smells from a composting site were so bad that they made nearby workers feel sick, a court has heard.
Badgers have been moved out of their setts at Mepal after fears their river bank burrowing could destroy important flood defences.
A ditch biodiversity workshop in Haddenham drew a huge crowd and discovered some interesting and rare plants – proving that ditchwater is not dull.