An Ely councillor who will quit his role ahead of the May elections has lost his fight to stop seven homes from being approved on the site of a former orchard in the city.
A family paid a special tribute to former Ely publican Steve Baxter by planting a tree in his memory.
The Ely Speedwatch group is calling for more volunteers to join the team so that more of the city's streets can be monitored.
The Government minister for High Streets Jake Berry came to Ely today to see for himself at first hand the issues facing local traders.
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.