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.
They have returned, Dan Handley and Dave Brooks are back in the Fens after their gruelling 13,500 mile trip to Japan in aid of Children in Need.
ST1 Group Ltd was named business of the year at the 10th annual Ely Standard Business Awards held in the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral on Friday night and attended by more than 250 guests, civic dignitaries and business leaders.
Hundreds came together to celebrate the best businesses in the region as the Fenland Enterprise Business Awards returned for its tenth year.
Editor John Elworthy said community news and community values remained vital to the success of the Ely Standard as we move into a digital era.
Council bosses were urged to suspend their contract with FACT this afternoon but the audit committee said they would come to a “legal decision” and leave “no stone unturned”.
Inspirational, hardworking, caring and loyal – just some of the words that were used to describe our award-winning heroes of 2018.
An evening discussion on business and innovation bringing together entrepreneurs in Cambridge will take place next week.
Campaigners are calling for the Government to suspend pelvic mesh implants while a national recall contacts every woman who has had an operation using the plastic devices.
Police released footage of part of a chase in which a Fenland man hit speeds of up to 139mph.
Inspirational unsung heroes in Ely are set to be honoured for their dedication and hard work in the community.