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Ely Museum has teamed up with Ely Foodbank to provide 1,600 educational activity packs thanks to funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Yesterday, 15:42

A date has been set for a March man and Ely Hereward Rotary Club member’s charity beard shave.

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Yesterday, 12:51

An Ely teacher and food blogger has been keeping busy during lockdown by taking her cookery classes online.

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Yesterday, 16:51

A Fenland woman is offering a reward for information that leads to the return of her “really friendly” dog who has dementia, is partially blind and “extremely deaf”.

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Tue, 17:34

An independent investigation is being carried out into a complaint of racial profiling when Cambridgeshire Constabulary stopped and questioned a man in Ely in 2015.

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Tue, 15:54

Maximum table seating, social distancing signs, toilet cleaning every 15 minutes and a track and trace system are among new safety measures at Ely’s Riverside Bar & Kitchen as it re-opened following the coronavirus lockdown.

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Tue, 13:14

Perspex screens to separate tables and booths, laminated menus that are sanitised after every use and staff wearing face visors are among the ways that Arbuckles in Ely is ensuring customers feel safe when visiting post-lockdown.

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Tue, 10:12

Increasing household income and education standards, promoting long-term economic growth and improving literacy and adult skills are among the ways Cambridgeshire County Council is tackling the inequalities that BAME communities face daily.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Soham’s longest-serving firefighter has been commended for reaching a “remarkable achievement” of 40 years.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

A dog died in an Isleham bungalow fire that required more than 30 firefighters to put it out.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Nineteen outdoor play areas across East Cambridgeshire will re-open this Saturday (July 4) with a new set of safety guidelines following the coronavirus lockdown .

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Lockdown is easing, many more businesses are re-opening, and the economic life of Ely and East Cambridgeshire is being kick-started into recovery.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Here are some of the letters that have been sent to the Ely Standard this week.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Fenland photographer Martyn Jolley has shared these stunning photos of peregrine falcons that have set up home at Ely Cathedral - which re-opens for private prayer on July 3.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

An elderly woman was left “shaken up and upset” after her purse was stolen from her bag while shopping at a supermarket in Ely.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hundreds of rocks with powerful messages and images have been hand-painted ahead of Ely’s Black Lives Matter rally this Sunday.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

A March man and Ely Hereward Rotary Club member hopes to raise £500 for charity by parting with his “pride and joy” in a sponsored beard shave.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Nearly 2,000 people have signed a petition set up by local parents to bring a splash pad to Ely.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

A Little Thetford girl who set herself the challenge of skating around her village 100 times in 50 days has already raised £180 for a cause that’s close to her heart.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Hand sanitiser stations, social distancing signage and a limited capacity are among the ways Ely Cathedral is adapting to life post-lockdown as it prepares to re-open for private prayer from July 3.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

A serial Soham arsonist with a “calm demeanour” who would “constantly look over his shoulder and act suspiciously” moments after setting his neighbours gardens ablaze blamed his actions on a fictional twin brother.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

An Ely charity has provided more than 100 free food parcels per week for isolated people during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

The owners of Arbuckles say they are “heartbroken” after flash flooding “devastated” their Downham Market restaurant – but they still plan to re-open their Ely venue on July 4 following the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Batteries and metal fittings are among the items of farm machinery that have been stolen during a spate of thefts across East Cambridgeshire.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

A dispersal order has been put in place in an area of Cambridge in a bid to reduce anti-social behaviour.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

A Cambridgeshire drug dealer who was found in a caravan with cocaine worth thousands of pounds has been jailed.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Hidden in a quiet Fenland village is a £1.25 million barn conversion that was transformed by a Wisbech-born couple who “love bringing beautiful old buildings back to life” in the local area.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Babylon ARTs has announced the re-opening of the Babylon Gallery on Ely’s riverside, following its temporary closure due to Covid-19.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

A dog that was found abandoned in Soham “in a terrible state” with a chronic skin condition and badly broken leg” is now “loving life” and “inseparable” from his new owner.

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