A glittering display of Christmas cheer in the form of a crinoline lady won the judges hearts in this year’s best dressed window competition in Ely.
Carols brought festive cheer as the City of Ely Military Band held their annual Christmas concert to spread joy.
With an introduction from town crier Avril Hayter-Smith and grace from the chaplain the Rev Mike Banyard, the annual dinner of the City of Ely Council got off to a flying start.
On Friday evening Ely will reverberate to the sounds of the festive spirit as up to 4,000 people are expected at the traditional Christmas Lights Switch on.
Just recently my wife, Eileen and I were visited by two old friends from Nuneaton.
Get set for Ely’s biggest Christmas light switch-on with live music, funfair rides, top musical entertainment and Santa arriving on a white horse drawn carriage.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and there’s no better way to get in the festive spirit than taking part in Ely’s best dressed window competition.
Popular Ely tourist attraction Oliver Cromwell’s House is set to have a make-over after receiving £30,000 from a Cambridgeshire grant scheme.
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.
The popular Mr Simms sweet shop in Ely will close at the end of this month with shoppers invited to take part in a last day photo.
A group to preserve the history of Ely Cemetery by setting up an archive to help with family history research is one step closer to being created.
A ‘Friends of Ely Cemetery’ group could be setup in a bid to create an archive of existing records that will be of interest to those exploring their family history.
The future of Ely’s Christmas lights hangs in the balance due to its committee still waiting for electric connection sockets to be supplied and fitted.
Improvements and upgrades to play areas in Ely will be carried out when council funds become available.
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.
The City of Ely Council has set up a Cemetery Expansion Working Group to look into finding new areas for burials.
SE Cambs MP Lucy Frazer has revealed that five historic court buildings closed and sold off by the government raised less
than £1 million.