Clare Butler

Reporter covering news, reviews and entertainment across March, Wisbech and Ely.

Tue, 11:22

An Ely-based business is encouraging employees to talk about what makes them smile for happiness at work week.

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Tue, 08:00

Elderly people across Cambridgeshire are being encouraged to reach out and ask for help this winter – after lockdown left many feeling isolated.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

“This category celebrates everything that epitomizes what a great community in Ely we have.”

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Inspirational children who are “nothing short of incredible” despite their own challenges have made the final stages of the Ely Hero Awards 2020.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Dedicated employees of local businesses that have shown they “love their community as well as their job” have been shortlisted for an Ely Hero Award.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

People who make Ely a better place to live by helping others bring out the best in their communities have been shortlisted for an Ely Hero Award.

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

The “real caring heroes of Ely” who help spread love and positivity with compassion and modesty have been shortlisted for an Ely Hero Award.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

A driver who overtook a car at more than 60mph and careered into three oncoming vehicles near Earith has been given a suspended sentence.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Hardworking professionals who “go beyond their job description” to offer the best service to customers have been shortlisted for Ely Hero Award.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Smiley shop workers that have kept an upbeat outlook and dedication to their customers have been shortlisted for an Ely Hero Award.

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

A father-of-two from Huntingdonshire will paddle an impressive 30 miles from Buckden to Ely with his young son to raise money for mental health charity Mind.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Sporting stars who are “committed to helping others” have been shortlisted for this year’s Ely Hero Awards.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Teachers who have “risen to the challenge” by offering exceptional standards of education during lockdown have been shortlisted for an Ely Hero Award.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A former primary school caretaker who secretly recorded indecent videos of pupils has been jailed for five years.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

A new award to honour a child who has shown “outstanding courage in the face of illness” will be introduced at the Ely Hero Awards in memory of Jay Davison.

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Monday, August 3, 2020

A car and agricultural vehicle crashed in Pidley - but no one was seriously injured.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

A senior cancer nurse at North West Anglia Foundation Trust is hanging up her boots after four decades of caring for critically ill patients around the country.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

A horse was rescued and a haul of cannabis seized by police in a caravan and two sheds in Ramsey Heights.

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Monday, July 6, 2020

A rave of around 30 people at a warehouse in Warboys was broken up by police and one man arrested on Saturday (July 4).

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Friday, July 3, 2020

A man and woman from St Neots charged in connection with the death of 12-week-old Teddie Mitchell have appeared in court today (July 3).

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St Neots
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Children must be back at school from September – with social bubbles to keep year groups separate and the supply of home testing kits.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

A driver was clocked at 100mph in a 30mph zone in Colne on the B1050 by a roadwatch group during lockdown.

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St Ives
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Tributes have been paid to a “terribly missed and loved” mother and her pregnant daughter who tragically died in a crash near Ramsey at the weekend.

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St Neots
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

A Littleport plumber who has been offering his services for free to NHS staff during lockdown has been nominated for an Ely Hero award.

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Monday, June 8, 2020

A pregnant woman driver and passenger have died after their car careered into a water-filled ditch in Ramsey.

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Ramsey
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

More than 200 parents across Cambridgeshire have signed a letter urging the county council not to reopen schools on June 1 - saying government guidance is “contradictory, impractical and compromises safety”.

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Huntingdon
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

A dedicated manager at City of Ely Council has been nominated for an Ely Hero Award by “striving to make people better employees”.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Council bosses in Cambridgeshire say they won’t advise any school to reopen until “scientific evidence clearly proves that it is safe to do so”.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Vintage jewellery and a bag were fished out of a river in Earith which police think could be related to a burglary.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Ely Hero Awards judge Stuart Green will sing traditional FA Cup anthem ‘Abide With Me’ as part of a choir fundraising for the NHS.

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