Friday, December 7, 2018

A promised crackdown on crime and anti social behaviour is delivering results, say East Cambridgeshire Police.

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East Cambs District Council
Thursday, November 29, 2018

The combined authority has agreed to lend East Cambs District Council £24million to buy 88 “derelict” former RAF homes in Ely, despite fears it represents a large proportion of the authority’s funding for affordable homes.

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James Palmer
Thursday, November 15, 2018

A ‘unique combination of tradition and innovation’ and hard-working team members has led to Ely Markets winning a national award.

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East Cambs District Council
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Apprenticeships were high on the agenda for more than 1,000 students attending the annual skills fair at Ely Cathedral.

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East Cambs District Council
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Plans to build a 1.8m high security fence around a popular social hotspot in Soham has been given the green light.

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East Cambs District Council
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Two Cambridgeshire council leaders today call for Mayor James Palmer to come clean over the rapid – and surprise – departure of the £150,000 year chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Plans have been submitted for a railway station platform to be extended, which could see eight-car trains between King’s Lynn and Cambridge.

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East Cambs District Council
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

In the Ely Standard of August 16, our columnist Rosemary Westwell wrote that East Cambridgeshire District Council “has spent our taxpayers’ money sending households in the district self-congratulatory propaganda”.

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Rosemary Westwell
Monday, September 3, 2018

Land owned by a consortium of Soham and Ely people – including a local charity – is to be subject to a public inquiry after East Cambs District Council rejected a scheme for 160 homes.

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Mike Rouse
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A safety prevention plan has been launched in a bid to “take back Littleport” in response to increased crime, drugs, speeding and anti-social behaviour.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, August 13, 2018

A survey has been launched by council bosses to understand “challenges” that businesses face in Ely city centre amid claims of high rents and less shoppers.

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Mike Rouse
Thursday, August 9, 2018

It was a bloomin’ marvellous success for Ely Rail Station as their beautiful floral displays led to them scooping the prize of In Bloom 2018 winners.

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Mike Rouse
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Evidence has emerged of serious health and safety hazards at a sports centre in Soham that highlighted a “hole in the floor”, changing rooms in “poor condition” and a cupboard with storage in a “hap-hazard manner”.

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East Cambs District Council
Friday, July 20, 2018

A nine-year-old girl who won the competition to design a ‘recycling champion’ for East Cambridgeshire will spend her winnings on art resources for her school.

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East Cambs District Council
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Around 5pm on Monday Cambridgeshire County Council will click the switch and put into the public domain the long awaited report into community provider FACT.

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Steve Barclay
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The framework for how up to £40 million of loan funding will be used to support an innovative way of delivering affordable housing in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has taken a step forward.

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James Palmer
Friday, May 25, 2018

Dog owners in East Cambridgeshire could be slapped with an £80 fine if they fail to clean up after their pets, under a new order.

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East Cambs District Council
Friday, May 18, 2018

Residents who claim an extension to a concrete plant in Littleport will make it five times the size of Ely leisure village criticised a new report that says it will not make “a perceptible difference” to the view.

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East Cambs District Council
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

More than two tonnes of rubbish including sofas, tables and garden waste were found dumped in Soham and Fordham.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, April 30, 2018

An appeal has been won to redevelop a former transport depot in Stretham with nine homes and highways improvements.

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East Cambs District Council
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The former post office in Haddenham could be transformed into a two-storey family house after sitting empty for two years.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, April 23, 2018

Ely country park has been awarded a top honour for ticking the boxes on being a great place to visit.

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East Cambs District Council
Saturday, April 14, 2018

Our planning system appears to be transparent and fair. There seems little one can do to disrupt the democratic process, or to cover up anything untoward.

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East Cambs District Council
Saturday, April 14, 2018

One-hundred-and-thirty-seven East Cambridgeshire families were kept off the streets in the last six months thanks to an Ely-based advice charity.

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East Cambs District Council
Friday, April 13, 2018

The Hive, East Cambridgeshire’s new leisure centre, is to open its doors two weeks early - with an official civic opening on May 11.

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Richard Hobbs
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mayor James Palmer – the former leader of East Cambs Council -says he makes “no apology” for pushing to get the Ely Southern Bypass complete despite a £13million overspend and a delayed opening to October.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

In his annual statement to the City of Ely Council, the Mayor of Ely reflected on how it has grown from needing just one part timer to now having more than 30 staff members.

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Richard Hobbs
Thursday, March 22, 2018

A community group in Soham has backed a campaign to save a pub from being turned into a house.

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East Cambs District Council
Monday, March 19, 2018

A town pub could be saved from closure as councillors say talks are progressing ‘positively’ - with council planners saying a decision to turn it into a community hub will be made within eight weeks.

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Soham Town Council
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

More than 1,000 homes could be at risk in the Fens following a billion pound flood management scheme, councillors have warned.

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Anna Bailey

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