16:01

Concerns about anti-social behaviour, late-night noise and increased traffic congestion are among the objections from Ely residents who are opposed to a former King’s Ely boarding house being converted into a Wetherspoon pub.

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15:03

An apple-finding competition, quiz, wordsearch and a longest peel competition are among the highlight’s of this year’s mini Ely Apple Day.

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07:37

An Ely restaurant owner was granted a late licence on the same day the government imposed a nationwide 10pm Covid curfew - despite objections from residents about noise, parking and anti-social behaviour.

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07:30

Although his pop-up gallery on Ely’s Waterside has been closed this year because of the pandemic, local artist Ted Coney has been busy raising money for the NHS Charities Together appeal.

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06:00

Littleport Lions Club were asked by Adams Heritage Centre to decorate their main window.

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09:23

A speeding motorist from Chatteris was caught on camera driving through and around a petrol station forecourt - narrowly missing pumps and other drivers - in a bid to avoid police.

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Yesterday, 10:01

The Inner Wheel club of Ely held its first zoom meeting this month.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

A Cambridgeshire man will publish his first novel - which he describes as a “science fiction book with a twist” - having been inspired by his interest in space exploration.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

A Soham business is to host a free webinar for managers to help raise awareness of mental health in the workplace.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Residents at an East Cambridgeshire care home will be treated to a concert of wartime music thanks to a veterans charity.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Two prolific thieves with a “catalogue of convictions between them” have been jailed for robbing a vulnerable man of £40 while he sat waiting in a laundrette.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Ten people have been injured and one man arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a three-vehicle collision in Fenland.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

A civil engineer recognised internationally as an authority on major infrastructure projects involving tunnelling has been recommended for the role of chair of the delivery company for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

People wanting to join the tenth annual Ely Festive 5k will be choosing where they run it due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The county’s director of public health warned that businesses will face a fine if they do not display an official NHS QR code poster or collect customer, visitor and staff contact details.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

From front garden plant sales to door-delivered cream teas, the NPSCC Ely and District Committee didn’t let the pandemic stop them from fundraising for the children’s charity.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

An Ely artist is to showcase paintings inspired by urban and rural landscapes within 20 miles of Ely at the Babylon Gallery.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A folk heritage day at Burwell Museum included a celebration of 200 years of Stevens’ Mill, the windmill which stands next to the museum site.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A Manea couple whose five-month-old child died suddenly from an underlying heart condition are raising money for a charity that helps parents who have suffered a bereavement.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A teacher at King’s Ely has raised more than £700 ahead of a 300-mile charity cycle ride in memory of her aunt.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Ghost walks organised by Visit Ely will begin next month - with a range of new tours on offer for 2020.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

An American restaurant that prides itself on offering “the best ribs in town” has opened in Ely after proving popular as a takeaway service throughout lockdown.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

As a music-lover who would - pre-pandemic - attend festivals in this country and around the world most weekends of the year, I was excited (and, admittedly, a little apprehensive) about the prospect of my first event in six months.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

An Ely based theatre company is planning to save Christmas by bringing their Covid-cancelled family production to The Maltings.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

A Staffie that was cared for by RSPCA Block Fen Animal Centre has been awarded a Blue Peter badge for his work helping children overcome their fears of dogs.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Stained Glass Museum and Babylon ARTS are calling on East Cambridgeshire residents to make an illuminated window display in their home as part of Ely’s first ‘window wanderland’.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

A Covid-19-safe cyber security training centre has opened in Ely after Office for National Statistics figures showed that digital crime increased by 49 per cent (from 2,789 to 4,155) between 2016 and 2018.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A dream came true for a Royal Papworth Hospital patient who has motor neurone disease after his sons (who are in a band) played some songs for him.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In a surprise U-turn following a meeting with Mayor James Palmer, train operator CrossCountry has announced it is reinstating the stops at Manea and Whittlesea stations which it axed last week.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

TripAdvisor rated it as No 7 out of 19 Ely cafes – but that will be no consolation for its many customers as Tea for Two closes on Saturday.

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