Wed, 00:00

The shocking extent of patient failings and lack of regulation is exposed in the hard hitting inquiry which delves into the use of pelvic mesh implants in the UK.

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Mon, 13:21

The first day of opening after lockdown was eventful for a pub close to Wicken Fen - firefighters were called to tackle a fire in the chimney.

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Friday, July 3, 2020

A government review into the use of surgical mesh implants will be released next week, five years after a March mum launched a campaign to raise awareness of patients experiencing complications from the procedure.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has shared his views on proposals to upgrade the A10 between Ely and Cambridge.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Fifteen job losses have been confirmed as Littleport Leisure will reduce the sports activities on offer when it reopens from the coronavirus lockdown.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Eleven more staff members at the Princes food factory in Wisbech have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total to 25 cases.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A talented teenage ice skater who underwent serious spinal surgery has raised over £1,000 for the hospital team that treated her.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

County councillors were told planning law prevents them opposing the £300m energy from waste incinerator proposed for Wisbech.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

A researcher is piecing together the story of a remarkable operation that took place at the beginning of the Second World War - involving a warship with connections to Ely.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

A mother suspects her family’s much-loved pet rabbits were stolen from their hutches in March this week.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

A young dog was locked in a hot car without any windows open at a March retail park in today’s 30 degree heatwave, a shopper claims.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

A man has been charged with three counts of attempted murder following an incident in Little Downham on Monday afternoon.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The Princes’ factory in Wisbech has closed for 24 hours to be deep cleaned after 14 staff members tested positive for coronavirus.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Villagers are raising awareness of a controversial planning application in Little Downham before it is discussed at tonight’s parish council meeting.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A caravan that was reported stolen five years ago has been found by police in the Fens.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

A proposal for a traveller site with 10 pitches off a rural road in Wilburton has been submitted to East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Stagecoach has been criticised for not enforcing a new law which states face coverings are compulsory when using public transport.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

More photographs are shared of the peregrine falcons that have set up home at Ely Cathedral.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Residents of an East Cambridgeshire village have voiced their concerns at plans to create five new homes behind a rectory.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

A March dental practice with a two year waiting list has been granted planning permission for larger premises in the town centre.

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

There may have been rain for most of the morning - but that didn’t stop customers supporting local traders as Ely Market reopened today.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Specialist staff helped 427 modern slavery and domestic abuse victims from 17 different nationalities in Cambridgeshire between April 2019 and March 2020, it has emerged.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

A Soham-based company that creates materials for exhibitions and trade shows is applying its expertise in new areas to help businesses when the coronavirus lockdown measures are eased.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

As the coronavirus lockdown measures start to be relaxed, many family-run small businesses like Peacocks Tearooms in Ely are working out how to operate safely.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Eleven-year-old George Chipperfield has raised £320 for the East Anglian Children’s Hospices (EACH) by running the distance of a marathon in seven days.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Children joining the new Chatteris primary school at Cromwell Community College will be taught in mobile classrooms until the project is completed.

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Monday, June 8, 2020

An internationally-acclaimed flower arranger and horticulturalist from Siberia has created a stunning display in Wisbech after she was unable to return home due to the coronavirus lockdown.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

A Littleport motorcycling school that dedicates a huge amount of resources to community initiatives has launched a foundation to support such projects.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

A Wisbech-based charity is closing its shop in the town centre - but will still continue rescuing cats across the Fens.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Fenland District Council has submitted a planning application for a 112-space car park at Manea station.

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