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Spiralling house prices, cancellation of major infrastructure projects and slowing down of Government investment could be the outcome of East Cambridgeshire Council scrapping their emerging local plan, they were warned today.

CCTV images of a suspected burglar who broke into three houses in Ely nearly four months ago were released today by police.

Three of the most senior officials at East Cambridgeshire District Council are receiving extra monthly payments because of work associated with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA).

It is nearly time to nominate the compassionate, brave and kind in our community for the Ely Heroes Awards 2019.

Four years ago, 15 year old Shamima Begum left her London home to join Syrian Jihadis but now wants to return to the UK.

It might have been £13 million over budget and 20 years in the pipeline but the hard work has paid off as Ely’s Southern Bypass is up for a regional award.

A touch of the Mediterranean will be coming to Ely as Spanish lessons will be on offer.

Children as young as six are being taught in schools about the significance of their digital footprint.

Preparations by the Rotary Clubs of Ely for the 2019 Aquafest on 7 July are now well under way.

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It might have been £13 million over budget and 20 years in the pipeline but the hard work has paid off as Ely’s Southern Bypass is up for a regional award.

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Tory controlled East Cambridgeshire District Council will vote on Thursday to throw the proverbial baby out with the bath water and remove its emerging local plan – and two years of scrutiny – from independent examination.

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Anna Bailey

In 2015, the Council adopted a local plan that introduced policies that empowered communities to be more involved and lead on development in their area.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council

I strongly urge Barclays to discuss a way of keeping the valued Soham branch open.

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Bill Hunt

A fundraising campaign has been launched to bring a tuk tuk to Soham to transport residents to community events and combat isolation.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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An iconic phone box art gallery is opening its door for an exhibition by a 13 year old student.

Tribute band ABBA ReBjörn are set to make a return to The Maltings in Ely.

Rotary Club

The Babylon Gallery in Ely is showcasing 66 original artworks inspired by the art of the vinyl sleeve – including a piece made by a three-year-old.

Mike Rouse

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