Mayor’s ball is a charity money raising success

Ely mayor, councillor Ian Lindsay, hosts the mayor's ball PHOTO: Mike Rouse

Ely mayor, councillor Ian Lindsay, hosts the mayor's ball PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

A night of music, dancing and fine food raised more than £1,000 for two charities supported by Ely Mayor councillor Ian Lindsay.

Ely mayor, councillor Ian Lindsay, hosts the mayor's ball PHOTO: Mike Rouse

Ely mayor, councillor Ian Lindsay, hosts the mayor's ball PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

The black tie event was held at The Maltings joined by more than 90 people from a variety of groups within the community.

Cllr Lindsay said: “There were mayors from other towns and chairman of other local councils.

Ely mayor, councillor Ian Lindsay, hosts the mayor's ball PHOTO: Mike Rouse

Ely mayor, councillor Ian Lindsay, hosts the mayor's ball PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

“There was a good mix of people for all sorts of different groups in the community which was great to see.

“Everybody who attended had a good time and it raised a good amount of money for two very worthy causes.”

Ely mayor, councillor Ian Lindsay, hosts the mayor's ball PHOTO: Mike Rouse

Ely mayor, councillor Ian Lindsay, hosts the mayor's ball PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant


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The four course meal followed by music from live band Rhythm and Roots will bring in vital funds for the British Red Cross and Pos+Abiity, a group set up to support people who have suffered a stroke alongside their families and carers.

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