Sunday, May 24, 2020

Cambrdgeshire charity Cam Sight is offering training to businesses and service providers to help them meet the needs of their customers with sight loss during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Weapons including knives and a knuckle duster as well as £14,000 in cash were seized when police raided a house in Chettisham.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

A star-studded live broadcast of Choral Evensong featuring two choristers from Ely attracted a global audience of 19,000 and raised £770,000 for charity.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

An Ely woman who recruited 100 volunteers to help make and donate scrubs, caps and masks for frontline workers across Cambridgeshire to help in the fight against COVID-19 has commended the group’s “wartime spirit”.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

More than £3,600 has been raised to aid the recovery of a five-year-old girl from Terrington St John whose foot was severed in a “horrific” lawnmower accident.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

More than 100 eels have arrived at an eel pass on the River Great Ouse in Cambridgeshire after travelling 3,000km from the Sargasso Sea in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

A 12-year-old Ely Cathedral chorister has been chosen to sing in a virtual choral evensong that is being held to raise money for choirs that might not survive the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

An Ely gallery is searching for co-designers and poets for its ‘Comic Book Windows’ exhibition.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

A 90-year-old woman who was left “distraught” after her dog was stolen is appealing for information to help find her.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

An Ely woman who punched, kicked, bit and spat at police and ambulance staff 10 times on consecutive days - even when they helped transport her to hospital - has been jailed for two years.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

A Doddington plumber who nearly died from COVID-19 and is now making a slow recovery says “people don’t realise how serious this virus is”.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

King’s Ely have made and donated more than 800 personal protective equipment (PPE) face shields to local frontline and key workers.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Music, storytelling, theatre, animation shows, radio drama, visual art, magic workshops and poetry performances are just some of the entertainment available online as ‘The Library Presents’ goes virtual because of COVID-19.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

A social enterprise that offers day placements to adults with additional needs has said it requires £20,000 to help it “weather the lockdown”.

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Schools across East Cambridgeshire have raised more than £4,000 for the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust by walking, running and cycling 5k in aid of the NHS.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

As it’s not safe to hide their painted rocks at this time, members of Ely Rock Eels have teamed up with Comfort Pebbles 2020 to provide specially-painted rocks for coronavirus patients, families and staff all over the country.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Ely’s annual Eel Day celebrations might have not gone according to plan this year due to the coronavirus - but residents in one street got creative to ensure that the event didn’t go unmarked.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

A Fenland postman and photographer has been keeping busy over the last few weeks by filming his own Wildlife In Lockdown series.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

The body of a man in his late 40s who had been reported missing was pulled from the water at Ramsey Forty Foot on May 2.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Teachers and staff at Isle of Ely Primary School created their own viral video to lift the spirits of pupils and parents during the coronavirus lockdown, reminding them that ‘We’re All In This Together’.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Six people were rescued from the back of a lorry in Littleport on Friday May 1 after the driver called police with reports of banging.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Students and staff at Littleport and East Cambridgeshire Academy hand-crafted more than 300 PPE visors in a week for NHS, care home staff and frontline workers in the local community.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Staff at Addenbrooke’s Hospital are setting up virtual meetings using Skype and iPads to help critically ill patients keep in touch with their families during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Friday, May 1, 2020

A Cottenham fireman rallied his community to raise more than £2,000 to cover the cost of 700 protective face masks for staff at the Arthur Rank Hospice in Cambridge.

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Friday, May 1, 2020

An Ely service station had £780 worth of goods stolen as a result of nine thefts within 16 days - and police have since released CCTV of a man that they want to speak to.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes - and that’s certainly true of Ely St John’s Community Primary School’s viral music video which has already clocked up thousands of views in just a few days.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Ely’s Minor Injury Unit, which is based at the Princess of Wales Hospital, has extended its hours for urgent treatment during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

A burglar has been jailed after she was caught stealing from the home of a woman who had died just 13 days earlier.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

A Chettisham drug dealer who hid 100 bags of white powder in two socks, stashed £235 inside a pair of shorts and £6,000 inside a waste bin has been jailed for 30 months.

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Monday, April 27, 2020

South Angle Farm Park in Soham needs just £400 to reach the £5,000 fundraising target that is needed to ensure the educational farm survives the coronavirus pandemic.

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