Christmas
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The Rotary Club of Ely would like to thank the people of Ely and the surrounding area once again for their generosity and support of their Christmas collections.

More than 400 pupils came together for a Christmas concert which is now in its 10th year since launching in 2009.

The perfect Christmas treat for couples, friends and families, 11a's festive afternoon tea is a tasty seasonal take on the classic British tradition.

More than 600 people were arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Cambridgeshire between October last year and this September, police have revealed.

Carol services, a visit from Santa and a performance from the Ely Irish Dancers were among the 'Christmas acts of kindness' that Soham Lodge Care Centre residents have been enjoying.

Twenty-two members enjoyed the Ely Inner Wheel Club's Christmas dinner, which was held at The Anchor in Little Downham.

Commuters heading to Ely station - one of those suffering some current disruption over cancelled trains - will probably not have drawn much comfort if they pass through Prickwillow.

An Ely woman has raised more than £1,800 for a local mental health charity thanks to the success of her memory baubles idea.

An Ely Business Award-winning company has decided not to send out Christmas cards but to donate to charity instead.

The cast of this year's KD Theatre Productions pantomime at The Maltings have completed rehearsals and are now in the venue preparing for their opening performance of Dick Whittington on December 13.

A new Christmas advert putting the spotlight on heroes in Cambridgeshire has been released by the county's fire brigade.

When The Littleport Players performed their Christmas panto 'Sleeping Beauty' there were standing ovations at the grand finale on every night of its five-show run.

A Cambridgeshire woman has hand-crafted Christmas cards to raise cash for East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA).

If you head to Coates in the run up to Christmas you'll see something rather unusual - a combine harvester illuminated in neon green lights with three silver reindeer perched on its roof.

Ely Markets will be hosting a selection of events in the run up to Christmas - including a vegan Christmas fair and traditional festive food and gift markets.

The Cambridge Arts Theatre's Christmas pantomimes keep getting better every year - so it's no surprise this production of Cinderella is their best - and funniest - yet.

I am a long-serving head receptionist at King's Ely and have come up with a wonderful way to acknowledge a loved one this Christmas while supporting a local organisation which is working to conquer the stigma of mental health.

The Rotary Clubs of Ely will again be touring the streets of Ely in the run up to Christmas with their usual sleigh and of course Father Christmas.

A Coca Cola truck made out of recycled boxes is just part of a March diner's Christmas window display.

Thousands braved the cold weather for the annual Christmas market in March over the weekend - here are some of our highlights.

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