Yesterday, 16:46

A grieving mum from Soham whose daughter was killed by a speeding drink driver is urging people not to be the cause of another family’s tragedy this Christmas.

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Yesterday, 12:42

After delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, two Ely residents and local business owners will finally open their well-being and fitness studio this weekend

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Yesterday, 11:52

Littleport & Ely TimeBank are appealing for donations towards this year’s Christmas gift drive.

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Mon, 18:31

Concerns have been raised over a potential lack of social distancing at a Christmas-lights-covered house in Soham - however police say there have been no breaches.

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Mon, 11:36

An Ely man has retired after 17 years of helping people look after their gardens and gain employment.

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Mon, 11:34

A Soham charity is opening a new shop - across the road from its original home - as it continues to fight back following the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Mon, 11:03

A burglar who broke into a home armed with a hammer and tied up the elderly residents while he stole their jewellery was jailed for 12 and a half years.

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Students at Witchford Village College impressed well-known artist Sarah Graham after teachers shared colourful images of their sweet project on social media.

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Friday, November 27, 2020

A fraudster who went on the run after preying on vulnerable hospital patients across the country has been jailed for 12 years.

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Friday, November 27, 2020

Our journalist and digital know-it-all has landed a one-hour TV slot on Sky for his self-directed documentary on London’s car-parazzi.

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Friday, November 27, 2020

A Wisbech slimmer who has lost 4.5 stone and works in Ely is looking for sponsorship so she can represent the UK in a national beauty contest.

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Friday, November 27, 2020

The Ely Scrub Hub has bought fabric to make scrubs for doctors and nurses at the Princess of Wales Hospital thanks to a £850 grant from Ely Hereward Rotary Club.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

We know Christmas may look a little different this year, but we are asking readers to decorate their front windows, gardens and homes and send us the pictures.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Reindeer, snowmen, elves, Santas and gingerbread people were among 533 “creative and enthusiastic” fundraisers who raised more than £17,000 for charity by taking part in the tenth annual Ely Festive 5k run.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Five East Cambridgeshire projects have received backing from Metro Mayor James Palmer who will push for them to get a share of £616,000 of Combined Authority funding.

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

Four East Cambridgeshire schools raised £2,180 for charity by holding a non-uniform and taking part in Joe Wicks’ 24-hour PE challenge.

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Saturday, November 21, 2020

A nurse who moved to Sierra Leone to work in medicine learning and development was the guest speaker at Ely Northwold Women’s Institute’s virtual November meeting.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Ely Cathedral has received funding to pay for “urgent” repairs to its “seriously damaged” Lantern Tower, which has caused internal leaks and erosion.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

The owners of a Wicken pub are appealing for CCTV footage after thieves ransacked the drawers of the pub’s office before smashing up their petty cash tin.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Tributes have been paid to a “loved” partner and daughter who died in a single-vehicle crash near Over on Sunday November 8.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Children and staff at a Haddenham nursery raised £900 for Children In Need - nine times their original target - by dressing in pyjamas and completing a sponsored exercise week.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

A man who threatened a woman with a meat cleaver just hours after being released from prison has been jailed again.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Fifty cannabis plants were seized from an address in Littleport yesterday (Tuesday November 17).

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

I have always hated my teeth. Ever since I was a young child, it’s something that has made me feel self-conscious.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

162 pairs of football boots and hundreds of items of kit have been donated to charity by Ely residents.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

An Ely teacher who would normally collect poppies throughout November is instead running 100 miles in a month to raise money for charity.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

An Ely boy who is running 62 miles for charity during lockdown 2.0 has raised more than seven times his fundraising target.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Tributes have been paid to Dr Arthur Wills OBE, an organist and choirmaster at Ely Cathedral for over 30 years who died on October 30 - six weeks after his 94th birthday.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Four children from East Cambridgeshire made their national television debut as part of this year’s BBC Children In Need show.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Five “key route” level crossings that were under threat from closure have been saved by the Cambridgeshire Ramblers following a 22-day public inquiry.

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