Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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.

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Environment Agency
Friday, April 28, 2017

Ely Eel Festival is under way – and 14 teams took part today in the first event for local businesses.

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Tracey Harding
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Ely Eel Festival, the biggest event in the city’s calendar, returns this bank holiday weekend.

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Environment Agency
Saturday, April 22, 2017

An on-going row over an otter fence has led to the resignation of a village councillor.

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Environment Agency
Sunday, April 16, 2017

It is unquestionably one of Ely’s most iconic additions – a five bedroom, luxurious riverside hotel that was once a working barge.

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Environment Agency
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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.

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Environment Agency
Monday, April 3, 2017

A Soham man who did not register his vessel with the Environment Agency has been landed with fines and costs of nearly £1,400.

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Environment Agency
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Fire crews have left the scene of a chemical spillage that closed the A14 today. The road has re-opened.

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Environment Agency
Monday, January 30, 2017

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.

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Environment Agency
Thursday, January 26, 2017

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.

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Environment Agency
Thursday, January 12, 2017

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”.

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Environment Agency
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, 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
Friday, September 9, 2016

Smells from a composting site were so bad that they made nearby workers feel sick, a court has heard.

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Environment Agency
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Badgers have been moved out of their setts at Mepal after fears their river bank burrowing could destroy important flood defences.

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Environment Agency
Monday, August 15, 2016

A ditch biodiversity workshop in Haddenham drew a huge crowd and discovered some interesting and rare plants – proving that ditchwater is not dull.

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Environment Agency

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