Monday, March 4, 2019

A new face - expected to be that of Anna Bailey - will take the helm at East Cambridgeshire District Council in May if Conservatives retain control after the local elections.

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James Palmer
Friday, March 1, 2019

East Cambridgeshire District Council has responded to criticism of its decision to formally withdraw the emerging Local Plan.

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Anna Bailey
Friday, February 22, 2019

A notoriously busy roundabout in Ely is set to have up thousands of pounds of funding ploughed into it to ease congestion.

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Emma Grima
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The deputy leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council tonight criticised the Government inspector's suggested re-working of local plan as rendering it "unrecognisable" from the one they submitted.

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Anna Bailey
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

An Ely councillor issued a "set the record straight" statement after a barrage of social media reports questioned her move from the city.

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Anna Bailey
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Tory controlled East Cambridgeshire District Council will vote on Thursday to throw the proverbial baby out with the bath water and remove its emerging local plan - and two years of scrutiny - from independent examination.

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Anna Bailey
Thursday, February 14, 2019

A stark warning to motorists who block roads by parking "selfishly" in Ely has been issued by a district councillor after an ambulance struggled to get up Fore Hill.

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Anna Bailey
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

An "outrageous" lack of transparency at the combined authority has been slammed as they look to cut almost a quarter of their staffing budget.

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Lewis Herbert
Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Government minister for High Streets Jake Berry came to Ely today to see for himself at first hand the issues facing local traders.

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Lucy Frazer
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cambridgeshire County Council has hit out at "irresponsible" claims it is in "financial meltdown", amid claims of poor leadership and uncertainty over the authority's upcoming budget.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

As Ely celebrates its successful markets, in Cambridge a "tourist tax" has been suggested to help rejuvenate Cambridge's historic market square as councillors, traders, and residents discuss ways to make the area better.

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Lewis Herbert
Friday, January 4, 2019

A two-week cleaning purge across East Cambridgeshire saw nearly 80 tonnes of waste cleared, chewing gum removed scraped off of pavements and 200 individual cases of graffiti removed.

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Anna Bailey
Thursday, December 13, 2018

The county council has been accused of "punishing" Cambridgeshire residents and council staff as both staff and councillors will have to take three days mandatory leave over the Christmas period, the equivalent of a 1.2 per cent pay cut.

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Anna Bailey
Monday, December 3, 2018

A local council which has pledged to work hard to prevent violence and harassment against women in the workplace has won accreditation for its proactive stance.

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Anna Bailey
Monday, November 12, 2018

The village of Little Downham commemorated Armistice Day with special poppies made by a local of group of crafters.

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Lorna Dupre
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Lib Dem Cllr Susan van de Ven called on the council today (October 16) to support a "people's vote" on the terms of Brexit, with the possibility of remaining in the EU if it was decided leaving would be a bad idea.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, September 3, 2018

A new bus route around Ely launched today following a campaign by residents and councillors.

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James Palmer
Friday, August 31, 2018

One thousand people signed a petition in less than 24 hours calling for a motorcross track to be reopened for 28 days during winter.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, July 30, 2018

The leader of the county council has revealed he is spending more time on his role at the combined authority than he is leading the council, as measures to make the combined authority more "democratic" are brought in.

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Anna Bailey

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