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Yesterday, 15:30

There was a huge turnout for evensong at Ely Cathedral on Easter Sunday as Paul Trepte retired after nearly 30 years as organist and director of music.

A man who assaulted another man in Ely, causing a bleed to the victim’s brain, has been jailed for 12 months.

The theme for the 2019 edition of the Isle of Ely Arts Festival, which runs from June 15 to July 13, is ‘Landscapes of Life’.

It was the purrfect day for Ely’s most famous cat Garfield who spent time mingling with guests at a book signing in Sainsbury’s.

A debate on the future of East Cambridgeshire saw councillors at loggerheads over affordable housing, transport and the scrapping of the local plan.

This Easter weekend our football and education players from Bishop Laney sixth form college, Ely, headed to Manchester to take part in the Manchester cup for their first ever tour.

A man from Mepal has completed what only a handful of people in the UK have successfully finished, the Abbots Six World Major Marathon.

Roy Alfred Carter, former head of physical education and geography at Witchford Village College passed away in his sleep on Wednesday April 3, aged 87 after battling for some years with Alzheimer’s.

A group of King’s Ely rowers spent the first week of their Easter break improving their skills on the waters in Western Portugal.

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Yesterday, 16:32

A debate on the future of East Cambridgeshire saw councillors at loggerheads over affordable housing, transport and the scrapping of the local plan.

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Obituary: ‘True gent’ Clem Tompsett, who died at 84, described as ‘the greatest carrot grower the UK has ever known’

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The 11-strong planning committee of East Cambridgeshire District Council, that includes two members standing down eight days later, will decide the fate on April 24 of the hotly disputed proposal to build 500 homes at Kennett.

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“It was exciting, exhilarating, scary, it is something which you truly can’t describe - you have to do it yourself to experience that adrenaline rush.”

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A donation of food has been given to the Ely Food Bank following a charity raffle.

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The theme for the 2019 edition of the Isle of Ely Arts Festival, which runs from June 15 to July 13, is ‘Landscapes of Life’.

Remember this? It was moment in April 1987 when the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Ely for the special Maundy Service at the cathedral.

Ely artist Ted Coney will be reopening his pop-up gallery for its 11th season at the end of this month.

Cambridgeshire NSPCC has issued guidelines for parents and carers with children uncertain about their sexuality.

Blue sky, fluffy white clouds and a light breeze brought perfect weather conditions for the annual Vintage Aircraft Club ‘Daffodil’ Fly-in, held at the Fenland Aero Club airfield at Holbeach St John’s on Saturday.

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