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"09.12.2016 16:02:13" elystandard.co.uk Councillor James Palmer, Leader of East Cambs District Council, announces bid to become mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Councillor James Palmer, leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council, has thrown his hat in the ring to become the new Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, with hopes to “improve infrastructure and provide high quality housing for all”. “I have a deep understanding of the people and the local economy. A lack of investment over many years by many governments has lead to people begrudgingly accepting poor road and rail links"
"09.12.2016 13:51:50" Cambs Times Newspaper Christmas - almost- falls by the wayside in the Fens today!!
"09.12.2016 11:22:57" elystandard.co.uk Brian Hobbs' tractors sold off for five-figure sums in successful Cheffins auction A John Deere tractor sold for £84,000 was one of the highlights as Cheffins hosted one of the most successful on-site auctions in Little Downham. "We have had a cracking year for on site sales, with stellar prices achieved for second-hand machinery all over the UK"
"09.12.2016 10:51:33" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Tories win Wisbech by election
"08.12.2016 17:05:29" elystandard.co.uk Brady Stone 'over the moon' as Ely City take another big leap towards their Wembley dream Brady Stone says he is the proudest man in Ely – and it is easy to understand why the Ely City boss is so happy. Ely City Football Club boss Brady Stone said he was "over the moon" with their win..
"08.12.2016 16:41:20" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "As 20 firefighters tackled the arson attack on a former motors site, no one noticed the three flares had been removed"
"08.12.2016 14:27:53" Cambs Times Newspaper "Officer T was in an incompatible relationship and failed to accept restrictions on private life"
"08.12.2016 14:16:42" elystandard.co.uk Coming to a street near you.. Rotary Clubs combine to escort Father Christmas around Ely Santa Claus is coming to town – thanks to Ely's two Rotary Clubs. Don't miss Santa as he makes his way around Ely
"08.12.2016 14:11:11" elystandard.co.uk Police release CCTV images of three men in connection with an assault after Cambridge lorry driver is sprayed with noxious substance Do you recognise these men? "The man, and two accomplices, all on bikes, approached the driver's door, opened it, and sprayed him with an unknown substance"
"08.12.2016 12:34:45" elystandard.co.uk With a new owner, new refurbishment and a new name, everything at Thyme St Mary's florist is Ely is looking rosey A florist in Ely is celebrating a new lease of life. "I'm very lucky to have some fantastic local florists in the shop and feedback so far has been very encouraging"
"08.12.2016 12:29:06" elystandard.co.uk “For them to indulge themselves on such a level beggars belief”: Isle of Ely Rowing Club - which operates out of three run down huts- hits out at new £5 million Cambridge University Boat Club boathouse Opening of the £5 million Cambridge University Boat Club has gone ahead without a deal being struck with the impoverished Isle of Ely Rowing Club to share facilities. “They are not concerned about the community and I think their 19th century attitude is unbelievable"
"08.12.2016 10:12:59" Cambs Times Newspaper Since 2011 to the end of October 2016, almost 600 incidents involving animal rescues were attended by the fire service
"08.12.2016 09:23:08" elystandard.co.uk Xbox One stolen from Sainsbury's, Lisle Lane, Ely - do you recognise this man? A man is wanted for questioning in connection with the theft of an Xbox One that was stolen from Sainsbury's in Lisle Lane, Ely. The console is worth around £249
"07.12.2016 16:59:48" wisbechstandard.co.uk Motions calling for more of Cambridgeshire's roads to be gritted and for street lights to be turned back on due for debate by county's councillors
"07.12.2016 16:17:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk A scheme in Cambridgeshire where victims of crime get to meet the criminals is shortlisted for an award The restorative justice team with Cambridgeshire Police has been named runners up during a national charity award ceremony. A scheme in Cambridgeshire where victims get to meet the criminals is shortlisted in a national awards night
"07.12.2016 12:38:14" Cambs Times Newspaper Ladbrokes has opened a book on who might become Cambridgeshire's elected mayor
"07.12.2016 11:46:03" elystandard.co.uk East West rail route gets a big boost from government – trains could run from Ipswich to Bristol Hopes of building a major new rail link from East Anglia to Bristol, via Oxford, creating an “arc of prosperity” around London, have received a major boost. "It is so important that we have a new company to build the track and then run the trains"
"07.12.2016 11:01:42" Cambs Times Newspaper “It's not a run about or a pleasure thing, there's been a lot of money spent on it"
"07.12.2016 10:49:02" elystandard.co.uk House producer Philip George set for DJ set at Fez, Cambridge this Saturday Chart-topping house music producer and DJ Philip George will perform at Fez in Cambridge this Saturday, December 10. Philip George DJs at Fez Club, Cambridge on Saturday
"07.12.2016 10:15:36" elystandard.co.uk Former Ely College student from Littleport proves doubters wrong to become championship-winning wrestler in America A former Ely College student from Littleport has proved his doubters wrong and is now living his dream as a championship-winning wrestler. “I was one of the kids that just never grew out of it. As a child, it was definitely my dream job. It seems a bit crazy to think how far I have come..."
"07.12.2016 09:40:05" elystandard.co.uk Person cut from car and taken to hospital after collision on A142 near Soham One person had to be freed from their vehicle and taken to hospital after a two-vehicle collision on the A142 near Soham yesterday. One casualty was cut out of the vehicle and taken to hospital by ambulance
"06.12.2016 17:00:47" elystandard.co.uk Littleport Dental Surgery told to take action over unfollowed 'nationally recommended decontamination procedures' An inspection at Littleport Dental Surgery has found “a lack of oversight meant that nationally recommended decontamination procedures were not being followed”. The Care Quality Commission report states the practice “was not providing well-led care in accordance with the relevant regulations"
"06.12.2016 15:09:28" elystandard.co.uk Grandparents of missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague announced five-figure reward in search to find him A five-figure reward has been offered for information which helps to find missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague. “We've pledged this reward in hopes that it will motivate someone to come forward and help us find my beautiful grandson, Corrie, who went missing the day of his stepmother's birthday."
"06.12.2016 14:50:09" elystandard.co.uk Caught on camera- the dramatic moment a motorist went down the A14 on the WRONG carriageway....and a family's lucky escape A driver who saw his family have a near miss with a car travelling the wrong way down the A14 says it was the 'single worst moment' of his life. Dramatic dash image footage of A14 driver caught going WRONG way down dual carriageway
"06.12.2016 12:49:37" elystandard.co.uk Going the extra mile for their communities. Corkers is shortlisted for a rural Oscar. A local firm has been picked from more than 7,500 entries for a chance of winning a rural Oscar. Corkers is nominated for a rural Oscar
"06.12.2016 12:30:17" elystandard.co.uk LEP loan could deliver up to 250 extra jobs says Lancaster Way Business park owners Grovemere Lancaster Way Business Park has enjoyed exceptional growth in 2016 and a loan from the Government's Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is literally paving the way for future growth. Paving the way for the future at Lancaster Business Park in Ely
"06.12.2016 12:26:18" elystandard.co.uk Major Ely employer opens doors to students - potential employees of the future Students and teachers were invited to Thorlabs in Ely where staff showcased future employment opportunities for young people. Open day for the employees of the future at Thorlabs
"06.12.2016 09:37:10" elystandard.co.uk One person taken to hospital after house fire in Fen Road, Lode caused by unclosed wood burner An unclosed wood burner led to a person being taken to hospital after a house fire in Lode yesterday morning. “The heat set fire to a nearby wood basket, which then spread to the living room"
"06.12.2016 09:34:48" elystandard.co.uk Network Rail spare three of the 19 level crossings in East Cambridgeshire it proposes to close Network Rail has spared three of the original 19 level crossings in East Cambridgeshire it proposes to close. “We have already withdrawn some crossings from the proposals where a safe and convenient diversion can't be found"
"06.12.2016 09:33:46" elystandard.co.uk Council managers to be banned from using the S word (satisfactory) for fear of implying they are 'good but not good enough' Managers at East Cambridgeshire Council are to be banned from using the S word (satisfactory) to describe their employees. “We need things that accurately describe performance and there is a significant difference in 'good' and 'satisfactory'"
"06.12.2016 09:32:44" elystandard.co.uk Littleport is full of festive spirit as the village holds a special Celebrate Christmas event Main Street in Littleport was buzzing on Saturday for a special celebrate Christmas event. “I organised the day in just three weeks and can honestly say that it was worth all of the time, stress and effort"
"06.12.2016 09:31:15" elystandard.co.uk Olly Murs, who sold out Thetford Forest in under an hour, is to headline Newmarket Racecourse next year - tickets go on sale Friday Olly Murs, who sold out his Thetford Forest show in less than an hour, will headline an open-air concert at Newmarket Racecourse in 2017. Olly Murs will perform at Newmarket Racecourse next August!
"05.12.2016 16:30:46" elystandard.co.uk Ely College pupils given insight into careers in technology and science at STEM day Ely College has boosted career opportunities for its pupils by teaming up with the Engineering Development Trust and hosting a STEM day. Pupils were given an insight into science, technology, engineering and maths careers by completing a series of tasks and challenges
"05.12.2016 15:59:26" elystandard.co.uk Firefighters use sled to rescue woman whose car came off B1104 at Prickwillow and went into river A woman climbed out of the driver's seat to sit on the roof after her car came off the road and drove into a river on the B1104 at Prickwillow. “The casualty had managed to call the emergency services herself after the car was submerged half way up the windows"
"05.12.2016 11:57:18" cambstimes.co.uk Heidi Allen MP launches surprise bid to become elected mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough - or in her words 'minister for Cambs' The battle to become the first directly elected mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough sprung a surprise candidate today when SE Cambs MP Heidi Allen entered the fray. Hi De Hi - we didn't see that coming....
"05.12.2016 11:55:36" elystandard.co.uk Praise the lord! Sister Act is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange The habits will hit the road again this month when Sister Act comes to the Cambridge Corn Exchange. Sister Act is at the Cambridge Corn Exchange next week!
"05.12.2016 10:46:24" elystandard.co.uk Who is Garfield's childhood hero? Find out with our getting to know you feature with Ely's most famous cat The city's most famous cat is warming hearts across Ely after appearing in our newspaper's regular getting to know you slot. Is he for or against Brexit? Find out crucial facts about Ely's most famous cat Garfield
"05.12.2016 10:05:01" elystandard.co.uk Soham author Tony releases 300 pages of poetry as part of debut anthology 'Ancient Voices Ever Singing' A 74-year-old Soham-born author has released more than 300 pages of poetry as part of his first anthology collection. "I've been doing it for years and my imagination is constantly creating"
"02.12.2016 16:43:12" elystandard.co.uk 20 years jail for burglars armed with sledgehammer and crow bar who bound and gagged elderly victims - and broke toe and teeth of one of them Two men have been jailed for 20 years each being found guilty of a calculated aggravated burglary that included breaking the teeth of an elderly victim. Buiglars used sledgehammer and crow bar on elderly victims - and smashed toe and teeth of one of them
"02.12.2016 15:16:38" elystandard.co.uk Reverse street light switch off and put more cash into gritting pleads Cambridgeshire county councillor Daniel Divine A Littleport county councillor wants better gritting of the county's roads and reversal of the decision to switch off street lights. Reverse street lighting plans and put more cash into gritting urges county councillor Daniel Divine
"02.12.2016 15:14:54" elystandard.co.uk Woman dies and man in critical condition following collision at Prickwillow in East Cambridgeshire A woman has died and a man is in a critical condition in hospital following a collision on the B1104 yesterday (December 1). Fatalility at Prickwillow
"02.12.2016 15:13:43" elystandard.co.uk 20 years jail for burglars armed with sledgehammer and crow bar who bound and gagged elderly victims - and broke toe and teeth of one of them Two men have been jailed for 20 years each being found guilty of a calculated aggravated burglary that included breaking the teeth of an elderly victim. Truly horrific crime
"01.12.2016 15:26:51" Wisbech Standard Newspaper STILL no start on Kings Dyke - STILL no start on Norwood bridge
"01.12.2016 14:38:11" wisbechstandard.co.uk Award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition to bring its production of Shakespearean classic Henry V to Ely and Peterborough After a highly acclaimed tour in 2016, Antic Disposition's production of Shakespeare's classic, Henry V, returns to Cambridgeshire – and will take place in two of the county's most iconic buildings. The production comes to Ely Cathedral on February 16 and 17.
"01.12.2016 14:36:09" elystandard.co.uk Milton Executive Cars to offer luxurious lifts to Ely foodbank visitors this Christmas An Ely chauffeur service is using its finest motors to spread some festive cheer this Christmas. “Our desire is to make life easier for many who struggle and worry about Christmas and I'm sure a lift home in a posh car will put a smile on a few faces!”
"01.12.2016 12:57:11" Cambs Times Newspaper Council bans the 'S' word for describing its workers
"01.12.2016 10:36:47" elystandard.co.uk Robbie Nightingale thanks Soham Town Rangers after being appointed as Cambridge City boss Robbie Nightingale has thanked the board, staff, players and fans at Soham Town Rangers after he left the club to take over the vacant managerial post at Cambridge City. “The support I have had from the chairman, board, playing and coaching staff, as well as the fans, has been superb.”
"30.11.2016 16:22:38" elystandard.co.uk Do you know this pair? Police need their help in connection with a meat and alcohol theft in Witchford Alcohol and meat worth £260 have been stolen from a garage in Witchford. Meat and alcohol thefts in Witchford. Police release CCTV images of a man and woman who may be able to help them with their enquiries
"30.11.2016 14:56:46" wisbechstandard.co.uk The day after the night before - you might still be over the limit. Police are out to catch the Christmas drink and drug drivers A total of 130 drink drivers were arrested in the festive season in the county last year, according to police, who are about to start their run up to Christmas spot checks. Police are out to catch Christmas drink and drug drivers - use an app to find out if you are still over the limit the next day
"30.11.2016 11:36:44" Cambs Times Newspaper Police warning after motorcylist deaths
"30.11.2016 11:36:25" Cambs Times Newspaper Police warning after motorcylist deaths
"30.11.2016 11:35:59" Cambs Times Newspaper Rape trial following Plenty of Fish date
"30.11.2016 10:44:41" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire Police are among eight forces investigating claims of historic sexual abuse of young football players Cambridgeshire Police are among eight forces investigating multiple allegations of historic child sex abuse among young footballers. Cambridgeshire Police join officers across the country investigating sexual abuse claims of young footballers
"29.11.2016 15:56:27" elystandard.co.uk Headteacher of new Littleport secondary school promises to make it outstanding from day one The headteacher of a new secondary school, opening in Littleport in September 2017, has vowed to make it outstanding from day one. It will be outstanding from day one says headteacher of the Littleport secondary school opening in 2017
"29.11.2016 14:04:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Former teacher jailed for 12 years for sexual assaults on pupils at two schools including one in Cambridgeshire A former boarding school teacher has been jailed for 12 years for a number of sexual offences against pupils at two schools. Former teacher jailed
"29.11.2016 13:45:40" elystandard.co.uk Could Government Growing Places Fund unlock the stalled Octagon retail park planned for Ely? The Government's £730 million Growing Places Fund could be the key to unlocking the Octagon Park retail and business park in Ely. Could council assistance with Government funding bid help unlock Octagon retail park?
"29.11.2016 12:37:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk Children in care youth council win top national award for their work in Cambridgeshire A youth council made up of children in care has won a top national award for its work to improve outcomes for children and young people. Children in care youth councillors win top award for their work in Cambridgeshire and beyond
"28.11.2016 16:57:12" elystandard.co.uk Developers who want to build 660 homes in Littleport say don't worry it won't change 'character, scale and make-up of the town' Northampton based Manor Oak Homes – already trying to develop 40 homes in Witchford and behind the sale of a 63 home site in Littleport- has unveiled its biggest scheme yet in East Cambridgeshire for up to 660 homes. "Included will be some sheltered housing/assisted living provision, self build bungalows and houses and some work place homes"
"28.11.2016 16:49:14" elystandard.co.uk Start of construction on £1.5bn A14 scheme gets thumbs up from across Cambridgeshire Support has been received from across Cambridgeshire after it was announced today that work on one of Britain's biggest road upgrades is officially underway. “The A14 is one of the most important east to west road links in the country, connecting businesses, communities and families"
"28.11.2016 16:48:34" elystandard.co.uk Ely fashion retailer told by East Cambs planners new illuminated sign is an 'unnecessary additional feature' and has to go National fashion retailer Select has been refused permission to retain a new sign outside its High Street, Ely, because it is illuminated. "The use of illuminated signage is an unnecessary additional feature"
"28.11.2016 14:22:25" elystandard.co.uk Over 50 King's Ely pupils set to perform Les Misérables A cast of more than 50 King's Ely pupils will perform French musical Les Misérables in the school's Hayward Theatre from Thursday 8 to Saturday 10 December. “It's such a moving production and has a profound effect on an audience. Hopefully our version won't be any different"
"28.11.2016 13:54:49" elystandard.co.uk Network Rail under fire from Cambridgeshire County Council over proposed level crossing closures in East Cambs and Fens The county council has accused Network Rail of trying to push through level crossing closures in East Cambridgeshire and the Fens “without due regard to the impact on the highway network”. "Councillors will be asked to oppose closures they feel will threaten road safety"
"28.11.2016 13:41:42" elystandard.co.uk Camels, music and loads of fun as Ely gets lit up for Christmas Camels were spotted on the streets of Ely on Friday when the city staged its 12th annual Christmas lights switch-on. "We had over twenty people dressed up and parading through the town and the wise men rode on the camels"
"28.11.2016 12:09:16" Cambs Times Newspaper Olly Murs will perform at Forestry Commission Forest Live next June
"28.11.2016 11:42:17" elystandard.co.uk Wilburton schoolgirl is chosen to play in the world famous National Youth Orchestra A 16 year old schoolgirl has been chosen to play in the prestigious National Youth Orchestra. Wilburton schoolgirl is chosen to play in the world famous National Youth Orchestra
"28.11.2016 10:54:32" elystandard.co.uk Our reader captures on camera the moment two cars came close to colliding on the A10 at Ely An Ely Standard reader caught on camera the moment two cars came close to crashing on the A10. “Two drivers came through the road works in the wrong side of the road towards me"
"27.11.2016 21:39:08" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Fantastic Beasts is a charming addition to the Harry Potter franchise
"25.11.2016 15:22:02" elystandard.co.uk Hundreds of runners take over the streets of Ely for Arthur Rank Hospice's Festive 5K Arthur Rank Hospice's sixth annual Ely Festive 5K brought some timely seasonal merriment to the city's streets last weekend. "I love the atmosphere; the choir's amazing, the organisation was great and seeing so many people turn up, especially in fancy dress, was brilliant"
"25.11.2016 14:41:06" elystandard.co.uk Chance to have your say on how St George's Church, Littleport, can be improved The council of St George's Church in Littleport is asking residents to have their say on how it can be improved. "The interior is in need of some serious repairs – primarily because the floor is in a very bad state"
"25.11.2016 14:07:41" Cambs Times Newspaper "The accident involved a motorcycle and a van at Ireton's Way junction, Langwood Hill Drove, at around 8am"
"24.11.2016 17:26:43" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely Senior students raise £1,110 for Cancer Research UK Students at King's Ely Senior have raised £1,110 for Cancer Research UK. Students at King's Ely Senior have raised £1,110 for Cancer Research UK
"24.11.2016 12:38:10" elystandard.co.uk Mixed messages on the future of minor injury units at Ely, Doddington and Wisbech A five year promise of health care improvements in Cambridgeshire has given a confused message on the future of minor injury units at hospitals in Ely, Wisbech and Doddington. An insider told the Ely Standard that people need to “stop attaching themselves to particular buildings” and “change their mind sets on healthcare”
"23.11.2016 16:49:25" wisbechstandard.co.uk A night of hootenanny style fun in Cambridge with a choir that takes modern songs and gives them a twist A glittering, irreverent, hootenanny-styled Christmas gig is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange thanks to We Are Sound. Take 120 singers, a load of musicians and songs from the Pogues to Pussy Cat Dolls and you have a night of Hootenanny style fun form this quirky choir at Cambridge Corn Exchange
"23.11.2016 13:07:35" elystandard.co.uk Littleport 'reindeer' raises over £100 for charity at festive run A Littleport woman who raised over £100 for charity has given her personal view on taking part in the Ely 5K Festive Run. "Knowing that we were all raising funds for the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity kept me going"
"23.11.2016 09:11:59" elystandard.co.uk Witchford Village College student Ed hopes to remember the fallen with new war memorial A student from Witchford Village College is hoping to raise funds to help remember the fallen in a very special way. “One of these names must mean everything to someone as they were their father or grandfather - that was my inspiration"
"22.11.2016 21:53:28" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Bladder slings used in minor day case operations in hospitals across Cambridgeshire are a bigger scandal than Thalidomide
"22.11.2016 14:41:20" elystandard.co.uk 404 - Resource not found Exhibition at Ely Museum celebrates 100 years of The WI (National Federation of Women's Institutes)
"22.11.2016 11:19:46" elystandard.co.uk Lifesaving defibrillator training for Isle of Ely Primary School students Students at Isle of Ely Primary School were given lifesaving training after cardiac charity SADS helped install a defibrillator at the school. "Early use of the defibrillator increases the chance of survival to over 50 per cent"
"22.11.2016 10:21:43" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely pupils raise hundreds for Children in Need Children and staff at King's Ely raised hundreds for Children in Need on Friday. Slumber parties, spotty clothing and cake sales at King's Ely raise hundreds for BBC Children in Need
"22.11.2016 10:19:49" elystandard.co.uk Millbrook House residents in Soham raise over £100 for Children in Need Residents of Millbrook House in Soham helped to raise £118.20 for Children in Need at a fish and chip supper over the weekend. Around 100 people turned up to help raise the money
"21.11.2016 16:54:37" elystandard.co.uk Viva Awards 2016 stun hundreds at The Brook, Soham Viva Soham theatre group held its annual awards ceremony at the weekend. Viva Arts and Community Group awards 2016 stun crowd at The Brook, Soham
"21.11.2016 11:38:49" elystandard.co.uk Elderly woman cut from car after collision on A142/A1123 in Soham An elderly woman had to be cut out of her car after a collision on the A142 junction with the A1123 in Soham on Saturday. Elderly woman cut from car after collision on A142/A1123 in Soham
"21.11.2016 11:12:53" elystandard.co.uk Ely City celebrate reaching the first round proper of the FA Cup 60 years on at the Unwin Ground 1956: the year that Manchester United become the first English side to compete in the European Cup, the year the RAF retired the last Lancaster bomber - and the year Ely City had their finest hour in the FA Cup. “Although Ely lost 6-2 all those years ago, it remains one of the greatest days in the club's long history."
"21.11.2016 10:46:05" elystandard.co.uk Wilburton man dies in collision at Cottenham A man has died following a single vehicle collision in Cottenham. Man dies in a collision at Twenty Pence Road, Cotttenham http://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/wilburton_man_dies_in_collision_at_cottenham_1_4784843
"21.11.2016 10:20:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Smack down! Join in the fun at a family charity wrestling afternoon in Littleport Little Miracles, a parent led group for parents of children with additional needs and disabilities, is hosting ann afternoon wit the country's top wrestlers to help bring in funds for charity. Cheer for the goodies and boo for the baddies at a Santa special wrestling match in Littleport with UBW stars funhttp://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/smack_down_join_in_the_fun_at_a_family_charity_wrestling_afternoon_in_littleport_1_4784763
"18.11.2016 15:38:31" elystandard.co.uk 'It feels like I'm winning': Carers Trust Cambridgeshire share story of Isleham carer Emma ahead of Carers Rights Day Carers Trust Cambridgeshire is using the story of a mother of two from Isleham to raise awareness of the plight that many of the thousands of the county's carers go through ahead of Carers Rights Day. “It's exhausting being a carer, but I feel I have the support I need now, it feels like I am winning"
"18.11.2016 15:32:50" elystandard.co.uk Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him in connection with fraud from Isleham Co-Op Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with an incident of fraud in Isleham. The incident saw between £80 and £130 stolen from the Co-Op
"18.11.2016 14:23:47" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "If it goes through, it will bring hundreds of millions of pounds of extra investment to improve infrastructure, support economic growth and help create better quality jobs"
"18.11.2016 12:46:19" elystandard.co.uk Ely Cathedral to host charity Christmas carol concert More than 1,000 people are expected to visit Ely Cathedral for a charity concert next month. Go caroling - and help East Anglia's Children's Hospice (EACH) at the same time
"18.11.2016 11:10:22" wisbechstandard.co.uk Children line the streets to wave on the BBC's Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge Team as it passes through Ely, Littleport and East Cambridgeshire People across East Cambridgeshire braved the elements to line the streets and roads to cheer on the BBC Children in Need's Rickshaw Challenge team as they passed through the area. Hundreds of people turned out to see The BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge team pass through Ely, Littleport and East Cambs
"18.11.2016 10:19:24" elystandard.co.uk Poppy Appeal tin stolen from Littleport Ex-Servicemen's Club The Poppy Appeal collection box was taken sometime on Tuesday or Wednesday (November 15 or 16) and was according to the club's manager Steve Sharman full of notes and coins donated by visiting guests and members. "I'd like to wring their necks! Who would steal from such a worthy cause?”
"18.11.2016 10:06:46" elystandard.co.uk Ely Cathedral is bathed in purple light for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness 2016 Ely Cathedral's octagon tower was transformed into a beacon of glowing purple light last night. “We hope that by lighting up the octagon tower in purple, we will help put a spotlight on a disease that many people still know so very little about.”
"18.11.2016 09:25:54" cambstimes.co.uk Breathtaking circus group Circoncentrique bring 'Gasp!' to Cambridge Junction Circus company Circoncentrique are bringing their 'Gasp!' show to the Cambridge Junction next week. Cie Circoncentrique are bringing their show to Cambridge Junction
"18.11.2016 07:36:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Joe Perry sunk by final ball in final frame in last 32 of Coral Northern Ireland Open Joe Perry's luck at the Coral Northern Ireland Open ran out in dramatic style this afternoon. Joe Perry's luck at the Coral Northern Ireland Open ran out in dramatic style yesterday afternoon
"18.11.2016 07:35:16" elystandard.co.uk 'We need to get building': 11,000 new homes and 6,900 jobs to be created in East Cambridgeshire as Local Plan is given green light The Local Plan will help build a better East Cambridgeshire.That was the message yesterday (November 16) as the district council decided to accept the second draft stage of the plan, which aims to transform the district in 20 years. "We need to facilitate growth in much needed homes (including affordable homes) and jobs"
"17.11.2016 17:21:58" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "It beggars belief that a contract of such vital importance to patients should be handled with such incompetence"
"17.11.2016 16:51:07" Wisbech Standard Newspaper There were 328 possession of weapons offences in Cambridgeshire in 2015/16, a 37.2 per cent increase on the previous year
"17.11.2016 12:41:36" wisbechstandard.co.uk Bigger car park is finally agreed for Littleport railway station Littleport station is finally to get an extension to its car park after years of campaigning and negotiations by the parish and district council. "This is fantastic news for local residents as well as those looking to relocate to Littleport"
"17.11.2016 12:33:53" elystandard.co.uk Friends and family of Soham 'princess' Lauren Danks pay tribute to 'such a wonderful girl' Friends and family of a Soham woman who died in a car accident at the weekend have set up a Facebook page in memory of the 22-year-old. “Lauren was so beautiful inside and out. This is heartbreaking"
"16.11.2016 11:12:49" Cambs Times Newspaper "This was a particularly nasty burglary as Cronin was disturbed inside the victim's home at night coming out of a bedroom that was occupied by two small children"
"16.11.2016 10:53:00" Cambs Times Newspaper Cambridgeshire Constabulary have a go at the #MannequinChallenge
"16.11.2016 10:51:33" Cambs Times Newspaper Cambridgeshire Constabulary have a go at the #MannequinChallenge
"16.11.2016 09:39:10" elystandard.co.uk Artists Margot and Derek Andrews offer their work to help Save the Children's Syrian Refugee Fund Artists Margot and Derek Andrews are offering their work, old and new, in return for donations to Save the Children's Syrian Refugee Fund. Paintings, drawings and sketches will be available, some dating from their student days in the 1950s
"16.11.2016 09:31:43" elystandard.co.uk Hedydd Dylan takes the lead in 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' at Cambridge Arts Theatre Welsh actress Hedydd Dylan will star in the leading role of 'Lady Chatterley's Lover', which visits the Cambridge Arts Theatre this month. The show is at Cambridge Arts Theatre from Tuesday 22 to Saturday 26 November
"16.11.2016 09:30:23" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: Viva's 'The Lady in the Van' at The Brook, Soham is a delight to see Viva's productions are always a delight to see. 'The Lady in the Van' by Alan Bennett Viva performed in The Brook on Friday was no Lady in the Van production is a delight
"16.11.2016 09:24:19" Cambs Times Newspaper REVIEW: Arrival is an educated and affecting science-fiction epic
"15.11.2016 16:40:11" elystandard.co.uk Fitness hub for the whole family could be opened in Ely in the new year A new fitness hub could be opened in Ely city centre if planners give the idea the go ahead. New fitness centre for the whole family could be open in Ely in the new year
"15.11.2016 16:33:35" elystandard.co.uk 600 runners to take part in annual Ely 5k festive run in aid of Arthur Rank Hospice More than 600 people are set to take part in the annual Ely 5k run in aid of the Arthur Rank Hospice this Sunday, November 20. “He would think I was mad if he knew I was running, but deep down I think he would also be proud of me"
"15.11.2016 15:13:47" elystandard.co.uk Hundreds of the county's finest artists showcase their art in charity exhibition Over 200 local artists had the opportunity to showcase their finest work in an exhibition with a difference. "We saw a wealth of fabulous art work from everyone that took part"
"15.11.2016 15:00:38" elystandard.co.uk Innovation Music nights return to Centre-E on Saturday The third Innovation Music night takes place at Centre-E on Barton Road, Ely this Saturday (November 19). "This is a great opportunity for people to catch some great music and to support their local music scene"
"15.11.2016 14:06:07" elystandard.co.uk Farm shop near Witchford is raided by burglars Burglars broke into a farm shop and took a van, fruit and vegetables and equestrian equipment. Burglars raid a farm shop near Witchford
"15.11.2016 12:51:21" Cambs Times Newspaper Harold was vetoed by his father saying that he didn't want him getting shot at all day
"15.11.2016 12:14:25" elystandard.co.uk Cambridge City 1-0 Soham Town Rangers: Joint-boss Nightingale admits Soham ran out of steam as former Green Bailey fires late winner Former Green Kieran Bailey came back to haunt Soham Town Rangers as Cambridge City sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Cambridgeshire Invitation Cup last night. A former Green came back to haunt Soham Town Rangers F.C. last night..
"15.11.2016 10:19:28" elystandard.co.uk Plans to build two houses on narrow Bernard Street in Ely refused Plans to build two houses on a narrow Ely street which already has “very limited space for on-street parking” have been refused. “The reduction in parking and introduction of additional homes will significantly increase pressure for on-street parking in the immediate vicinity"
"15.11.2016 09:20:15" elystandard.co.uk Ely My Shop Is Local expands services Ely residents can now benefit from new and improved local shopping services thanks to the expansion of Ely My Shop Is Local. Ely My Shop Is Local expands services
"15.11.2016 09:18:09" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely Junior pupils raises over £13,000 for global charity UNICEF King's Ely Junior pupils have raised more than £13,000 for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Non-uniform days, cake sales and fancy dress events helped to boost the total
"14.11.2016 16:45:37" elystandard.co.uk City of Ely Flower Club raise £180 for EARTH charity The City of Ely Flower Club raised £180 for charity thanks to a tombola at an open meeting. "Lorena entertained the audience with her funny tales"
"14.11.2016 16:45:18" elystandard.co.uk A pre school in Witchford is given the highest rating by Ofsted Witchford Rackham pre school has been praised for its “inspirational quality of teaching” and “highly effective leadership”to gain the highest possible rating from Ofsted, Witchford pre school is given the best mark possible from Ofsted
"14.11.2016 15:39:56" wisbechstandard.co.uk Bystander's video captures the moment a firework explodes in man's face in fluke accident at Ely's annual display A man injured when a faulty firework exploded in his face at Ely's firework display on Saturday is expected to make a full recovery. "My family and I watched this man hit the ground as the fireworks knocked his helmet off"
"14.11.2016 15:26:15" elystandard.co.uk Brady Stone praises 'unbelievable' supporters as Ely City seal spot in third round of FA Vase with classy away display Brady Stone has hailed the travelling fleet of Ely City supporters that helped cheer his side on to a superb FA Vase success last weekend. “We'll just take each game as they come. It's a good opportunity to get some prize money for the club and take the fans on another away trip”
"14.11.2016 13:01:29" elystandard.co.uk Crowds line Soham streets for the annual Remembrance Sunday parade and service Hundreds of people packed Soham's streets on Sunday for the annual Remembrance Day parade and service. "It was very well attended, there were good crowds lining the streets and the church was packed for the service"
"14.11.2016 12:03:18" elystandard.co.uk Hundreds line the streets of Ely for Remembrance Day service Hundreds of people packed the streets of Ely on Sunday as part of the city's Remembrance Day service. “It was a very poignant and important day in the life of the city"
"14.11.2016 10:01:02" elystandard.co.uk Littleport Society exhibition held in memory of Ely and Littleport Riots The Littleport Society staged a weekend exhibition in the village hall in rememberance of the Ely and Littleport Riots and the men of Littleport who were hanged in Ely in 1816. Descendants of the rioters attended to view the displays and look at the family trees
"14.11.2016 09:50:47" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire ACRE helps celebrate the hard work of local volunteers Cambridgeshire ACRE, the County's rural development charity, has been helping local volunteers celebrate National Trustees' Week (November 7 to 13) recognising the hard work and commitment put in by volunteers throughout the UK. “Trustees work so hard for their charities and it is really important that we celebrate and recognise their achievements"
"14.11.2016 09:39:41" wisbechstandard.co.uk Staff from accountants firm Price Bailey hope to scale the heights for charity fundraising A group of brave employees from chartered accountants Price Bailey are planning to climb Africa's highest mountain to raise money for charity. "We're determined to do all we can to get to the top...and back down again”
"14.11.2016 09:38:38" wisbechstandard.co.uk Eddies is the latest charity to receive a donation from Ely Rotary Club The Rotary Club of Ely have made a donation of £250 to Eddies charity, based at Waterbeach. The Rotary Club of Ely have made a donation of £250 to Eddies charity, based at Waterbeach
"13.11.2016 00:17:54" elystandard.co.uk Fireworks display in Ely halted early tonight after firework explodes in man's face A public firework display in Ely tonight ended early after a firework is thought to have exploded in a man's face. Firework display ends early after man injured
"13.11.2016 00:13:00" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Soham beautician killed on A11
"11.11.2016 15:44:32" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “Never in my time as a police officer have I seen such an extensive collection of such images. The quantity of imagery recovered in makes this the biggest investigation of this type in Cambridgeshire"
"11.11.2016 15:26:33" elystandard.co.uk Get in the festive spirit with Ely Cathedral's Christmas Gift and Food fair, which returns next week Ely Cathedral is inviting the county to get in the festive spirit with its fifth annual Christmas Gift and Food fair. Step into Christmas at Ely Cathedral..
"11.11.2016 12:54:08" wisbechstandard.co.uk Jaguar driver arrested at home after young woman dies at scene of A11 crash in Red Lodge, Suffolk Officers were called to reports that a vehicle had been found off the road on the A11 southbound in Red Lodge, between Newmarket and Barton Mills, shortly after midnight on this morning. A woman in her early 20s was found inside the Citroen car. She was pronounced dead at the scene
"11.11.2016 12:35:47" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely student Thomas prepares to set sail after netting Tall Ships Youth Trust award An adventurous student from King's Ely is preparing for the challenge of a lifetime. "I know it's going to be an adventure I'll remember forever.”
"11.11.2016 12:06:16" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely remembers the fallen..
"11.11.2016 11:37:49" elystandard.co.uk The Fenland Reed celebrates first birthday with publication of third issue and launch party at Babylon Gallery, Ely The Fenland Reed, a literary magazine based in Ely, celebrates its first birthday this month with the publication of its third issue. “We feel very lucky to have the privilege of publishing their work. Thank you to all our readers, contributors and supporters for helping The Fenland Reed grow"
"11.11.2016 09:49:20" elystandard.co.uk Cheffins holds most successful agricultural auction yet, selling £3.5million worth of second-hand machinery Cheffins held its most successful agricultural auction yet on Monday, selling £3.5million worth of second-hand machinery at its Sutton grounds. Cheffins Machinery and Vintage Sales next sale will be on December 5
"11.11.2016 09:24:06" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: 'The Accountant' is a tense, action thriller The Accountant' is a tense, action thriller, fusing unsolvable equations with rapidly rising body counts. The Accountant Movie is now showing at The Light Cinema Wisbech
"11.11.2016 09:22:52" elystandard.co.uk Test your ice skating skills at The North Pole Cambridge – which opens next Friday! Test your ice skating skills at The North Pole Cambridge – which opens tomorrow (November 18) – in the run up to Christmas. The North Pole, Parkers Piece, Cambridge opens next Friday!
"11.11.2016 09:21:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Ely firm Ellgia Recycling invests in fleet and latest safety tech Ely-based Ellgia Recycling has invested in a new state of the art waste truck that will help keep cyclists safe. Ely-based Ellgia Recycling has invested in a new state of the art waste truck that will help keep cyclists safe
"10.11.2016 17:17:39" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Stay away if you have a dodgy tummy ...
"10.11.2016 17:14:19" Cambs Times Newspaper Boss of now closed Manea restaurant lands a hefty fine for hygiene breaches ...
"10.11.2016 16:54:08" elystandard.co.uk What to see at Cambridge International Jazz Festival 2016 Cambridge International Jazz Festival returns this month from November 16 to 27. Laura Mvula and Soweto Kinch are among the names who will perform as part of Cambridge Jazz Festival
"10.11.2016 16:37:58" elystandard.co.uk Jimmy Carr brings Best Of tour to Cambridge Corn Exchange One of the country's most-loved stand-up comedians, Jimmy Carr, is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange. Jimmy Carr is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange
"10.11.2016 16:33:57" wisbechstandard.co.uk Nurse cautioned for making offensive comments about murdered Soham schoolgirls, disabled people and pregnant women A nurse who said that flowers in Cambridge were “so nice” because murdered Soham girls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman were “rotting underground” there has received a five-year caution. “I deeply regret making the offensive comments about breastfeeding, the murdered girls of Soham, infidelity etc. all of which were insensitive and I realised how upsetting and hurtful it would have been to my colleagues.”
"10.11.2016 14:43:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridge University rugby teams scrum together for disability charity ahead of Varsity showdown Cambridge University's rugby teams dropped in to see residents at a Huntingdon home for disabled adults which will be supported by their forthcoming annual Varsity match against Oxford. "It's been a fantastic experience to hear about and see the really amazing work being done here"
"10.11.2016 14:41:56" elystandard.co.uk Autumn fayre and flower demonstration is a blooming success for Cruse Bereavement support group Ely-based Cruse Bereavement support group is toasting the success of its recent autumn fayre and flower demonstration. “It was a wonderful day for everyone involved"
"10.11.2016 11:27:39" elystandard.co.uk Witchford Village College transforms from 'requires improvement' to 'good' in all areas thanks to 'no child left behind' mantra and hard-working teachers and pupils Witchford Village College has transformed itself from a school that 'requires improvement' to become 'good' in all areas thanks to a “no child left behind” mantra and hard-working teachers and pupils. "It is the result of a great deal of hard work and dedication from pupils and staff alike"
"10.11.2016 11:02:48" Cambs Times Newspaper New images added
"10.11.2016 09:21:57" elystandard.co.uk Local businesses pull together for Children In Need A business park near Ely has raised £512 for Children In Need. “It was a great opportunity for the local businesses to get together and support a worthy cause"
"09.11.2016 16:46:46" Cambs Times Newspaper "Jo Philpott, manager of all three associations, said she had no knowledge of any wrongdoing"
"09.11.2016 16:46:04" Cambs Times Newspaper "Jo Philpott, manager of all three associations, said she had no knowledge of any wrongdoing"
"09.11.2016 15:27:07" Cambs Times Newspaper All four men were charged with 'knowingly permitting a dog to be used for hunting a wild mammal'
"09.11.2016 15:07:57" elystandard.co.uk Fashion designer inspires King's Ely students during London museum trip Fashion and textiles students at King's Ely showed off their creativity during a masterclass with famous designer Juliana Sissons. Juliana has made clothes for Alexander McQueen and Louis Vuitton
"09.11.2016 12:18:44" elystandard.co.uk East Cambrigeshire District Council relaunches website with 'click & connect' campaign East Cambridgeshire District Council has revamped its website after receiving over 300 comments from the public. "This is a fundamental step in providing an improved and enhanced service to our residents"
"09.11.2016 12:16:57" elystandard.co.uk Saying Goodbye service at Ely Cathedral this Sunday for anybody who has suffered the loss of a baby A Saying Goodbye baby loss event is taking place at Ely Cathedral on Sunday (November 13) from 6.30pm. Saying Goodbye service this Sunday at Ely Cathedral
"09.11.2016 12:15:57" elystandard.co.uk Christmas gift and craft fair at Soham school The Shade Primary School in Soham is holding a Christmas gift and craft fair on Thursday November 17. Lots of gifts on offer at Soham school's Christmas fair
"09.11.2016 11:46:13" elystandard.co.uk 'How long will it be until there is another fatality?' says resident of Padnal Bank, Queen Adelaide, after second accident in two weeks A car was left on its roof in a ditch after skidding off one of the county's most notorious roads. "The warning signs and advisory speed limits are clearly not working.”
"09.11.2016 09:24:18" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Littleport Community Pre-school deliver on promise to 'get back on track' with glowing Ofsted report
"09.11.2016 09:22:10" elystandard.co.uk East of England Co-op Funeral Service opens its first Cambridgeshire branch in Ely East of England Co-op Funeral Service has opened a branch in Ely, the company's first in Cambridgeshire. East of England Co-op Funeral Service has opened a branch in Ely
"08.11.2016 11:47:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Action group set up to try to save Ten Mile Bank School near Ely Parents have vowed to keep a primary school open after the trust that runs it started the process to close it. Action group set up to try to save Ten Mile Bank School near Ely
"08.11.2016 10:10:23" cambstimes.co.uk Guide dog may need to be retired after attack in Ramsey An attack on a guide dog in Ramsey left its owner “upset and shaken” and required the help of neighbours, passing motorists and two men to restrain a German shepherd. "It is possible that his confidence may have been irreparably damaged and he may need to be retired"
"08.11.2016 09:55:00" elystandard.co.uk Dressing up and storytelling sessions celebrate Children's Book Week at King's Ely Acremont Harry Potters, Gruffalos and Alice's in Wonderland helped celebrate Children's Book Week at King's Ely Acremont. “Meeting the authors really brings books to life, allowing the children to learn about their lives and their inspiration"
"08.11.2016 09:29:37" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Final approval for an elected mayor of Cambridgeshire is imminent with a new devolved authority set to come into operation next year
"08.11.2016 09:28:52" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely students reach new heights on Spanish climbing trip King's Ely students reached new heights during a climbing trip to Spain which saw two teams tackle the Calpe, Guadalest and Gandia regions. King's Ely students reach new heights during climbing trip in Spain
"08.11.2016 09:27:36" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Boo Hewerdine's Christmas Show returns to The Maltings for its seventh year
"07.11.2016 17:08:41" elystandard.co.uk Burst water main causes thousands to go without water in Haddenham, Sutton and Wilburton Anglian Water has apologised after a burst water main caused an estimated 2,000 homes to go without water in East Cambridgeshire. "This was because of a burst main nearby which we've been working hard to repair since the early hours of this morning"
"07.11.2016 15:24:30" Cambs Times Newspaper "The donations are still coming in - if you can help us hit the £20,000 mark this would be amazing"
"07.11.2016 15:14:44" elystandard.co.uk Viva Soham announces 'Dad's Army' audition dates Viva Soham has announced audition dates for its production of 'Dad's Army'. Cast members wanted for Dad's Army roles
"07.11.2016 11:14:18" wisbechstandard.co.uk US stand-up Rich Hall is coming to the King's Lynn Corn Exchange
"07.11.2016 10:50:06" elystandard.co.uk Police want to speak to this man in connection with pistol theft from antiques shop in Waterside, Ely Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with a pistol theft from an antiques shop in Waterside, Ely. “An antique pistol, which is not capable of being fired, was stolen"
"07.11.2016 10:37:51" cambstimes.co.uk Military truck recovered from a March boatyard
"07.11.2016 09:27:28" elystandard.co.uk 'Eco-frenchie' the dog to lend a paw in Re-imagine Resource Centre's latest eco-friendly mission An eco-friendly resource centre in Witchford will be paid a visit by its furry mascot this week. “We're turning waste things into great things, without costing the earth"
"07.11.2016 09:25:10" elystandard.co.uk Former Director General of MI5 stops by at Isle of Ely Federation FWI meeting The Isle of Ely Federation FWI was treated to a visit from the first female director of the MI5 at its October meeting. "Over 200 members listened attentively as Dame Stella Rimington told tales of her life working as an archivist"
"07.11.2016 08:59:35" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Ouija: Origin of Evil delivers enough suspense and jumps to warrant the ticket price
"05.11.2016 13:38:35" Ely Standard Newspaper "Houses have been crammed in with few open spaces remaining"
"04.11.2016 14:46:46" elystandard.co.uk 'It was a day I dedicate to my children, and one which I will never forget' says Wilburton woman after receiving the MBE from The Queen Pioneer teacher Robyn Dalby-Stockwell received an MBE, for services to children, from the Queen at an investiture at Buckingham Palace. Ms Dalby-Stockwell of Wilburton pioneered synthetic phonics as a fast and easy way of teaching children to read
"04.11.2016 14:45:53" elystandard.co.uk East of England Ambulance Trust crew praised for helping after collision - and Ely family drop back in to say thank you very much indeed A young girl and her family praised the work of the ambulance staff that treated them after they were involved in a collision in September. "It was a really scary time for us but they did everything in their power to keep us calm whilst making sure Lucy was okay"
"04.11.2016 14:43:39" elystandard.co.uk Eighties pop legends Bucks Fizz are coming to The Apex, Bury St Edmunds Bucks Fizz band members Cheryl, Mike and Jay will bring 'The Make Believe Tour' to The Apex, Bury St Edmunds this month. Bucks Fizz are coming to The Apex!
"04.11.2016 13:22:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk Don't get caught out by a winter flood and stock up on sandbags, says Fenland District Council All residents and businesses in Fenland are being urged to stock up on sandbags to guard against the risk of flooding this winter. “As anyone who has experienced it knows, the effects of a flood can be devastating, so it is very important that people are well prepared"
"04.11.2016 13:19:55" elystandard.co.uk Trees that “pose a risk” to drivers on A142 to be cut down by King's Ely Trees in “poor health” that could potentially fall on motorists travelling on the A142 are to be cut down by King's Ely. Currently, the trees "pose a risk to users of the sports field, members of the public and users of the carriageway"
"04.11.2016 10:38:45" elystandard.co.uk Ely Standard springs into action to ensure toilets will remain open for Ely's big fireworks night - what a relief! A campaign by the Ely Standard has ensured its readers won't get caught short at this year's XT Firework spectacular. It follows a flurry of emails and calls between a concerned resident, Ely City Council, East Cambridgeshire District Council and this newspaper
"04.11.2016 10:22:06" cambstimes.co.uk Car damaged after crashing into lamp post in Manea
"04.11.2016 09:49:22" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Exhibition at Ely Museum will celebrate 100 years of the Women's Institute
"04.11.2016 09:34:27" elystandard.co.uk Ely Cathedral celebrates readers from the Eastern Region at ceremony Ely Cathedral hosted a celebration of 150 years of Reader Ministry at the weekend. “Between them these lay ministers undertake over 1,000 duties a week in our region and reach out well beyond those to"
"03.11.2016 17:27:47" elystandard.co.uk Pudsey and pals to pass through East Cambridgeshire on 470-mile Children in Need fundraising mission The One Show's Children in Need rickshaw will pedal through East Cambridgeshire as part of its 470-mile fundraising journey this month. “Every year I am inspired by the incredible young people who take on the Rickshaw Challenge, and this year is no different"
"03.11.2016 17:15:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Overturned fuel tanker and big chemical spill puts region's emergency services through their paces A fleet of drones captured this dramatic footage as emergency services from across the region tackled an overturned chemical tanker, queuing traffic and a casualty as part of a full-scale training exercise. "I was delighted to see so many representatives from across the country coming to share and learn from the exercise"
"03.11.2016 17:12:03" wisbechstandard.co.uk £100 million Netflix drama - The Crown - that used Ely Cathedral as substitute for Westminster Abbey for Royal Wedding - airs next week Reportedly with a budget of £100 million, a new historical drama The Crown – partly shot in Ely Cathedral last year- is being aired in the coming week. Royal wedding scenes were filmed in Ely Cathedral as a replacement for Westminster Abbey
"03.11.2016 17:08:55" eadt.co.uk Newmarket prepares to meet Her Royal Highness The Queen Crowds are today lining the streets of Newmarket to welcome a very special guest - The Queen. School children lined the road, and enthusiastically waved their Union flags
"03.11.2016 17:04:25" elystandard.co.uk LETTER: Sutton residents please take note the latest ECDC Local Development Plan may affect you East Cambs District Council will soon be publishing its latest draft Local Development plan indicating the areas in its parishes which it believes are suitable for construction of further housing. The public will be allowed to comment on these proposals. "Houses have been crammed in with few open spaces remaining"
"03.11.2016 17:01:25" elystandard.co.uk Viva Soham to bring 'The Lady in the Van' to The Brook Soham-based theatre group, Viva, will bring their last production of the year, 'The Lady in the Van', to The Brook next week. Viva are bringing a much-loved British comedy to The Brook, Soham
"03.11.2016 12:49:20" wisbechstandard.co.uk £100 million Netflix drama - The Crown - that used Ely Cathedral as substitute for Westminster Abbey for Royal Wedding - airs next week Reportedly with a budget of £100 million, a new historical drama The Crown – partly shot in Ely Cathedral last year- is being aired in the coming week. New photos added today of The Crown showing how Ely Cathedral became Westminster Abbey
"03.11.2016 10:42:06" elystandard.co.uk Community: What's happening in Ely, Littleport, Little Thetford, Soham and Wilburton What's happening in Ely and the surrounding villages in the next few weeks? Community news
"03.11.2016 10:38:06" elystandard.co.uk 'Household rubbish' dumped on doorstep of Branching Out Charity Shop, Littleport leaves manager angry and ashamed The general manager of Branching Out Charity Shop in Littleport has been left angry and ashamed after items of 'household rubbish' were, once again, dumped on the shop's doorstep overnight. "“You are devaluing the work of our brilliant volunteers, staff and the people with learning disabilities we support"
"02.11.2016 16:09:25" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk 'You just have to do what you can to try and help people' says Tesco Ely delivery driver David who raised alarm after elderly customer's fall
"01.11.2016 16:00:46" elystandard.co.uk UK's first Sake brewery at Fordham Abbey is blessed before building gets underway A ground-breaking ceremony has been held at the construction site of the UK's first sake brewery. "Although this is a ceremony that happens in Japan when a new building is being constructed, it has never happened in the UK"
"01.11.2016 15:59:31" elystandard.co.uk City centre pub the Royal Standard applies to build five guest rooms as part of extension One of Ely's most popular pubs could be set for a big transformation. "It is crucial that the owners regularly invest in improvements to keep it operating to modern commercial standards”
"01.11.2016 15:54:25" elystandard.co.uk Sutton student Julia graduates from Lloyds Scholars programme A student from Sutton is celebrating after graduating from the prestigious Lloyds Scholars programme. Julia Freytag volunteered around 100 hours of her time
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"01.11.2016 11:29:00" elystandard.co.uk High Commander and Dariga help smash record at final day of Tattersalls Autumn sale Records were broken on the final day of the Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Training Sale. "The final day saw a record turnover of 23,137,100 guineas – a 24 per cent increase from last year's sale"
"01.11.2016 10:32:48" elystandard.co.uk Cemetery worker Marcus praised by Ely City Council after his retirement An Ely man who worked at the city's cemetery for over 20 years has been praised by the city council following his retirement. “The cemetery is one of the best kept in the country and Marcus was a sympathetic and kindly face to all those who visited"
"01.11.2016 10:31:51" Cambs Times Newspaper "We would advise all property owners to ensure any hot ashes are cooled down fully before they are disposed of"
"01.11.2016 09:32:33" elystandard.co.uk Staff at employment agency Neaves & Neat says 'Happy Halloween' with scary fancy dress day Staff at an Ely recruitment agency ditched their work attire and instead opted for more spooky outfits to celebrate Halloween. Neaves & Neat, on Broad Street, got in the Halloween spirit by dressing up as witches, vampires and skeletons
"01.11.2016 09:23:20" Cambs Times Newspaper “The highlight of the whole project was discovering that one of my dad's comrades is still alive"
"31.10.2016 17:30:46" elystandard.co.uk Saying goodbye service at Ely Cathedral for anybody who has suffered the loss of a baby A special Saying Goodbye baby loss event is taking place at Ely Cathedral this month. A saying goodbye service is at Ely Cathedral for anybody who has suffered the loss of a baby
"31.10.2016 15:09:23" wisbechstandard.co.uk Happy Halloween! Five facts about our spookiest celebration.. The nation is busy celebrating Halloween today - and the Office for National Statistics has got into the spooky mood by 'treating' us to its top five most frightening facts. Some interesting facts about the spookiest day of the year
"31.10.2016 15:06:54" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Firefighters tackle car blaze on A141
"31.10.2016 14:21:19" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely College sixth form students turn into werewolves, zombies, witches and skeletons for Halloween fundraiser
"31.10.2016 12:44:27" elystandard.co.uk Gnomes, fairies, a mushroom and the mystical crystals of life - it's all at a children's author talk at Ely Library An award winning children's author will be in Ely Library this weekend with fun activities for youngsters. Children's author brings the wonder of the Super Happy Magic Forest to Ely Library
"31.10.2016 10:08:44" Cambs Times Newspaper Motorcyclist seriously injured after collision with car at County Road/Station Road junction in March
"29.10.2016 18:46:18" elystandard.co.uk Floating hotel could provide a riverside retreat in Ely by the New Year A floating hotel in a converted Dutch barge could be up and running as a riverside retreat in Ely by Christmas. Floating hotel set for Ely
"29.10.2016 18:44:41" wisbechstandard.co.uk Balfour Beatty Living Places sign HGV Code of Conduct for all commercial vehicles travelling through Cambridgeshire. Balfour Beatty Living Places has signed the Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Code of Conduct for all commercial vehicles travelling through Cambridgeshire. Balfour Beatty commit to HGV code of conduct
"29.10.2016 14:17:04" Cambs Times Newspaper £100 million Netflix drama The Crown - in which Ely Cathedral substituted for Westminster Abbey - to air next week
"28.10.2016 15:49:08" elystandard.co.uk Installing a new £75.99 gate into an Ely wall eventually becomes, as they say, an open and shut case It's taken a seven page heritage statement and a two page officer's report but finally Charlotte Montgomery has won permission for a Wickes £75.99 rear gate for her home. Our favourite story of the week- what you might call an open and shut case
"28.10.2016 13:43:08" elystandard.co.uk Foster carter from Stretham is awarded for her natural warmth and humour during a presentation ceremony A foster carer from Stretham has received a long service award to recognise her work with Cambridgeshire's looked after children and young people. Big thank you is given to an outstanding foster carer
"28.10.2016 11:20:04" elystandard.co.uk MPs appeal to US President over Newmarket man's extradition for 'hacking' trial More than 100 MPs are calling on Barack Obama to block the extradition of an autistic Newmarket man accused of hacking into US computers. Mr Love faces trial over charges of cyber-hacking, which his lawyers say could mean a sentence of up to 99 years in prison if he is found guilty.
"28.10.2016 11:15:25" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Not sure suspected robber saw or expected he'd become a 'TV' celeb !
"28.10.2016 10:23:32" elystandard.co.uk Floating hotel could provide a riverside retreat in Ely by the New Year A floating hotel in a converted Dutch barge could be up and running as a riverside retreat in Ely by Christmas. Floating riverside retreat could be up and running in Ely by the New Year
"27.10.2016 10:16:50" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to release the person"
"27.10.2016 10:11:01" elystandard.co.uk Disabled man from Littleport is left “completely gutted” after thieves break into his home, stealing medals and medication A Littleport man who is disabled from combat in Afghanistan has been left “completely gutted” after thieves broke into his home and stole medals and medication. “I'm just completely shocked that someone would take things that mean so much to someone. I don't care about anything else. All I want back is my medals"
"26.10.2016 13:10:02" elystandard.co.uk Littleport councillor says “if people would stop driving too fast” the amount of accidents on Branch Bank and Padnal Bank would decrease A Littleport councillor believes that if motorists “would stop driving too fast” the number of accidents on Branch Bank and Padnal Bank would be far less. “My concern is that more fatalities are likely to happen. Drivers simply need to drive with care and slow down”
"26.10.2016 11:31:11" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: 'Gangsta Granny' is heartwarming and full of laughs - perfect for all the family Just in time for half-term, David Walliams' 'Gangsta Granny' reminds us to listen to and love our 'boring' older relatives - because we'll soon come to regret it if we don't... Gangsta Granny, at the Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, is a must-see!
"26.10.2016 10:56:33" elystandard.co.uk Littleport man says “accidents will continue to happen” after car ends up in ditch leaving driver trapped at notorious Branch Bank/Padnal Bank road A Littleport man has said “accidents will continue to happen” on the notorious Branch Bank/Padnal Bank road outisde his home after another car ended up in a ditch leaving a driver trapped this morning. Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to free a driver who was trapped in a car
"26.10.2016 09:57:33" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely Junior students awarded prize for connecting with children across Europe Teachers and students at King's Ely were awarded the eTwinning prize for European collaboration in the National eTwinning Award Ceremony. "We have a responsibility to prepare young people for life and work in our global society"
"26.10.2016 09:38:00" elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers boss Nightingale 'over the moon' as the Greens hit four yet again Soham Town Rangers joint-boss Robbie Nightingale is over the moon at his club's current form – and it is easy to see why. “The group we've got here is young, fit and full of energy and we carry a big threat going forward."
"26.10.2016 09:02:55" elystandard.co.uk Car crashes into ditch at accident blackspot Branch Bank, Littleport A car ended up in a ditch at notorious accident blackspot Branch Bank after a collision in Littleport this morning. Another crash at notorious Branch Bank in Littleport
"25.10.2016 15:30:58" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Leverington child porn man sentenced
"25.10.2016 15:14:23" elystandard.co.uk Plans to build two houses on 'narrow' Ely street to be heard despite concerns over 'very limited space for parking' Plans to build two houses on a narrow Ely street which already has “very limited space for on-street parking” will be discussed next week. “Bernard Street is a narrow, no-through road, located in a residential area close to the town centre, with very limited space for on-street parking"
"25.10.2016 13:43:29" elystandard.co.uk Cuts to winter gritting in Cambridgeshire will leave many villages 'cut off' warns Lib Dem councillor Lorna Dupre Cuts to winter gritting could leave many Cambridgeshire villages “totally cut off” a Lib Dem councillor warned today. Lorna fumes as winter gritting cuts revealed
"25.10.2016 13:41:08" Cambs Times Newspaper Masked men rob delivery driver in Cottenham
"25.10.2016 11:58:04" cambstimes.co.uk Cambridge Black Watch firefighters go viral again with Thriller video promoting Halloween safety Cambridge firefighters have gone viral once again, by recreating Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' video to promote safer Halloween costumes for children. The latest viral video from Cambridge Black Watch (Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service) really is quite thrilling
"25.10.2016 11:46:38" elystandard.co.uk The Queen is to open Newmarket's £15million National Heritage Centre Her Majesty The Queen is to officially open the new £15million National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art in the Suffolk town of Newmarket, where many of her own horses are trained and stabled. “Horseracing is a sport that we know is close to Her Majesty's heart and we hope that she will be impressed with the new facilities"
"25.10.2016 11:43:27" elystandard.co.uk Horse is rescued after falling into 'very cold' swimming pool in The Cotes, Soham A horse had to be rescued after it fell into a swimming pool in Soham yesterday afternoon. “It was fairly calm but fairly shivery so we wanted to get it out as safely and quickly as we could"
"25.10.2016 10:35:11" elystandard.co.uk Musicians to bring worlds of flamenco and classical guitar together at Ely Cathedral Flamenco guitarist Samuel Moore and classical guitarist Michael Christian Durrant will perform a concert called 'Guitar, the Heart of Spain' at Ely Cathedral this weekend. “Let them take you on an unforgettable journey through the colourful, passionate musical landscape of Spain"
"25.10.2016 09:50:59" elystandard.co.uk Charity recital at King's Ely raises hundreds for The Children's Society A charity concert held at King's Ely raised £316 for The Children's Society. “We would like to thank David and Ryoko for using their talent and giving their time in raising these funds"
"25.10.2016 09:48:24" Cambs Times Newspaper “I've more charisma in my little toe than all the other leadership contenders put together"
"25.10.2016 08:32:26" Cambs Times Newspaper “He had a very lucky escape. The tractor overturned, rolled onto its roof and landed on top of the car, on the driver's side, where the man was sitting"
"25.10.2016 08:04:34" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: Ely Sinfonia and Martin Roscoe deliver a 'splendid evening' concert at Ely Cathedral Ely Sinfonia members, under the directorship of Steve Bingham, were excellent on Saturday when they performed works by Bernstein, Gershwin and Aaron Copland in Ely Cathedral. "This orchestra has certainly come on a long way since it first started. It was indeed a splendid evening"
"24.10.2016 14:47:33" elystandard.co.uk Art lovers unite for 'absolutely fantastic' display of ceramics, sculptures and more The Maltings in Ely welcomed 1,500 art lovers at the weekend as Art Unequalled returned for its sixth year, showcasing work by a range of makers. “The best art and craft fair I have ever been to, and I have visited many over the years"
"24.10.2016 14:25:21" elystandard.co.uk Children from Highfields School in Ely are set to enjoy a fun-filled theatre show Children at an Ely school have something to celebrate after being gifted a theatre performance by Happy Days Children's Charity. Highfields schoolchildren will enjoy a panto thanks to national charity
"24.10.2016 13:17:30" elystandard.co.uk 'Proceed with great care' when driving on Red Fen Road in Little Thetford warn concerned police Guidance has been issued by police who say they are concerned about the speed of vehicles using Red Fen Road in Little Thetford. “This is a relatively narrow piece of road and in the best conditions there are a number of hazards that the driver cannot control"
"24.10.2016 13:16:18" elystandard.co.uk Hear about Peter's international travels at Topping's Bookshop talk An Ely man will share his experiences in Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East when he talks about his new book, 'A Wayward Spirit', at Topping's Bookshop in Ely. "Peter was one of only 150 people awarded the New Zealand Commemorative Medal by HM The Queen in 1990 for his services to education"
"24.10.2016 13:14:52" elystandard.co.uk Rotary Club of Ely-Hereward goes Purple4Polio by planting 10,000 crocus corms The Rotary Club of Ely-Hereward has begun to plant 10,000 corms as part of nationwide initiative Purple4Polio. Hereward Rotary Club members and helpers began planting 10,000 corms under the trees between Castlehythe and Station Road in Ely on Sunday
"24.10.2016 11:56:36" elystandard.co.uk Ely Netball Club has another chance of funding to cover the costs of a surge in membership A netball club is hoping to make it double bubble by entering for a second national funding bid. Help Ely Netball Club by voting for them in a national funding bid - their second of 2016
"24.10.2016 11:05:58" elystandard.co.uk Innovative Wicken sculptur to showcase work at major ceramics exhibition in Cambridge An innovative Wicken sculptor has been selected to show his work at a major ceramics exhibition in Cambridge. “I am looking forward to taking part in this prestigious show and meeting fellow makers from all over the UK"
"24.10.2016 09:41:18" elystandard.co.uk Join Remembrance events in Littleport The Littleport branch of the Royal British Legion is inviting everyone to their services of Remembrance. Remembrance Day services in Littleport
"24.10.2016 09:31:49" elystandard.co.uk Assault at Hereward Pub in Market Street, Ely - do you recognise these men? Police have released CCTV of two men they want to speak to in connection with an assault at a pub in Ely. "The incident happened on October 8 at around 9.30pm at the Hereward Pub in Market Street"
"24.10.2016 09:14:33" Cambs Times Newspaper “Aside from the obvious value of the items, there is a huge personal value that cannot be stated in terms of money"
"24.10.2016 08:52:15" elystandard.co.uk Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him in connection with an attempted whisky theft from Sainsbury's, Lisle Lane, Ely Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with an attempted theft from a supermarket in Ely. Anyone with information should call police on 101
"24.10.2016 08:51:11" elystandard.co.uk Ely XT Firework Spectacular returns in November One of the biggest events in the city's calender, Ely XT Firework Spectacular, is almost here. Expect "the best fireworks display in the area illuminating the skies against the backdrop of Ely Cathedral"
"22.10.2016 23:10:57" elystandard.co.uk You mean with NINE warning signs you still managed to hit the bridge? Plaintive cry of an exasperated policeman in Ely tonight Whether it's been faulty sat navs, misjudgement or driver error but exasperated traffic cops finally blew off steam tonight after another vehicle hit the bridge at Ely rail station. You missed how many warning signs?
"21.10.2016 16:13:46" Wisbech Standard Newspaper TripAdvisor has turned its attention to Wisbech...
"21.10.2016 16:01:21" elystandard.co.uk John Simenon to talk at St Mary's Church, Ely for debut Simenon Supper Club Taking place at St Mary's Church, Ely, John Simenon will speak at the dinner about the 'wonderful culinary descriptions in Maigret and his father's love of good food'. "Guests will have the chance to sample three classic dishes from the books and discuss the role (and joy) of food in literature"
"21.10.2016 15:18:54" elystandard.co.uk NHS bosses unveil beginnings of master plan to re-develop Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely - a decision warmly welcomed A major re-development of the Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely, has been unveiled by joint owners the NHS and the Ministry of Defence. “I am confident that the outcome will be even better for the local people who use and rely on this hospital"
"21.10.2016 14:00:40" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “Scam letters are carefully designed to look extremely convincing and genuine in order to trick their recipients into sending their hard earned cash"
"21.10.2016 13:52:20" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The men are also believed to have broken into a building before stealing the fuel"
"21.10.2016 09:05:46" elystandard.co.uk Students explore the world of work at East Cambridgeshire Career and Skills Show Hundreds of students were given an insight into the world of work thanks to a career and skills show in Ely. "Businesses got to meet potential employees and students were able to explore the many opportunities for employment in the district"
"21.10.2016 08:57:32" Cambs Times Newspaper "Rural crime continues to be a big problem in Cambridgeshire, threatening local livelihoods, putting pressure on policing resources"
"20.10.2016 16:01:20" elystandard.co.uk Co-operative stores help little Isabel sit in comfort by raising thousands of pounds for new chair Fundraisers at Co-operative stores have helped a girl from Ely who suffers from a rare condition spend time with her grandparents in comfort by raising enough money for a new chair. “Without the special seat Isabel was restricted on what she could do while at my parents' home. She could not fully interact with her cousins who love bringing her toys to play with and was always uncomfortable"
"20.10.2016 15:52:19" Cambs Times Newspaper “The attack was one of the most vicious I have seen, and happened at a time when Terry Ojuederie was unable to defend himself or escape"
"20.10.2016 15:49:27" Cambs Times Newspaper "This corrupt behaviour puts prison officers and other prisoners at risk and will not be tolerated"
"20.10.2016 11:30:47" elystandard.co.uk Car set on fire and left in ditch on Grunty Fen Road, Witchford A car was found on fire in a ditch on Grunty Fen Road, Witchford last night. "The cause of the fire was deliberate"
"20.10.2016 10:12:07" elystandard.co.uk Police want to speak to this man in connection with a theft in Burwell - do you know him? Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with a theft in Burwell. “An offender entered the Co-operative on North Street, filled a basket with general shopping items and made off without attempting to pay"
"20.10.2016 10:05:21" Cambs Times Newspaper "A diversion onto Hundred Road has been put in place"
"20.10.2016 10:01:27" elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers boss Theobald says 'everything is finally clicking' after wonderful win double Soham Town Rangers joint-boss Dave Theobald says everything at the club is “finally clicking” after his men secured two excellent victories this week. “We've been working really hard in training and that hard work is finally coming into fruition."
"20.10.2016 09:55:14" elystandard.co.uk Councillors brand Hill Row, Haddenham - where tractor driver was killed after colliding with parked car - as “dangerous and busy” A tractor driver whose last Facebook post revealed that he was travelling to work at just 20 miles-per-hour was killed 12 hours later in a collision in Haddenham. "“We need to make sure tractor drivers have proper rest brakes in the same way as a lorry driver, because they are carrying tonnes of goods – it's a dangerous thing to do"
"20.10.2016 09:42:55" Cambs Times Newspaper Pretty poor show from our local representatives ...
"20.10.2016 09:14:16" cambstimes.co.uk 'Unseen' David Bowie photography exhibition tour to visit Peterborough next year A UK exhibition tour of 'never before seen' photographs of David Bowie has been extended to include a visit to Peterborough next spring. “It's been a real trip down memory lane for me, of time I spent with a great, great friend"
"19.10.2016 15:57:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: Trolls is a candy coloured Dreamworks delight A technicolour, candy-sweet, adorable animation is the sure-fire winner movie that is Trolls. REVIEW: Justin Timberlake is a hit in the Dreamworks animation that is Trolls - just in time for half term!
"19.10.2016 13:54:01" Cambs Times Newspaper Jobless figures were down again last month and have dropped a lot since September last year
"19.10.2016 12:10:44" Cambs Times Newspaper “At 7.37pm officers attended a two vehicle RTC on New Street in Doddington"
"19.10.2016 10:28:28" elystandard.co.uk Widow from Witchford has epitaph gravestone for her husband refused by judge A widow from Witchford has been banned from fulfilling her husband's last wish by a judge. “We are working to ensure the regulations governing churchyard memorials are applied correctly and fairly throughout the diocese"
"19.10.2016 09:33:13" elystandard.co.uk Simon is the new project controls engineer at a Witchford company An engineer who worked on a project transporting natural gas from the fields of Azerbaijan into Europe has been taken on by a Witchford company. From transporting natural gas from Azerbaijan to Europe to a new role working in Witchford
"19.10.2016 08:26:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: 'The Girl on the Train' is an edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller Packed with genuinely unexpected twists and turns, and compelling, edge-of-your-seat performances, 'The Girl on the Train' is a refreshingly intense, psychological thriller. The Girl on the Train is now showing at The Light Cinema Wisbech
"19.10.2016 08:20:07" elystandard.co.uk Ely based company expands into Norfolk as work starts on 150 seat restaurant as part of £8 million riverside complex at Thetford An Ely based company, Grand Central, is the first eatery to announce it will be moving into the £8 million riverside development in Thetford – with hopes the 150-seat restaurant will be open by the start of 2017. “The guest experience is very important to us – it is about the whole package, what we can give people that they cannot get elsewhere"
"19.10.2016 08:19:10" elystandard.co.uk First plans revealed for 250 homes on Scotsdales site at Fordham near Soham - but garden centre will stay in village Over 300 residents attended a public exhibition held last Thursday to view plans for a proposed residential development of up to 250 new homes on the Scotsdales site at Market Street, Fordham. "Scotsdales remain committed to a continued presence in Fordham and plan to invest in improvements to the existing facilities at the garden centre"
"18.10.2016 15:16:57" elystandard.co.uk Ely B&B praised for giving the warmest welcome in national awards An Ely B&B has been given a prestigious Rose Award by Visit England to recognise it is one of 100 across the country that gives the warmest of welcomes. "Sun Smith, the manager of Daisy Cottage B&B, has more than 15 years' experience in the hospitality industry, including her own guest house in the Caribbean and co-owning a small café in Canada"
"18.10.2016 11:37:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk A Harley Davidson, vintage tractors, an old Anglia TV camera were just some of the goodies at a vintage auction in Sutton. An extremely rare tractor fetched £62,000 in a vintage vehicle sale at Sutton that attracted buyers from around the world. Vintage tractors, Harley Davidson, an old Anglia TV camera and old signs were at an auction that attracted people from across the world
"18.10.2016 11:10:20" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Tractor driver killed after colliding with parked car in Hill Row, Haddenham
"18.10.2016 10:40:02" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely to host Kaleidoscope art show The Bishop's Palace in King's Ely will be transformed when it hosts a free exhibition titled Kaleidoscope this weekend. “I wanted to celebrate their success as well as provide inspiration to current students who may be considering a creative career"
"18.10.2016 10:35:08" elystandard.co.uk Auction and collector's weekend raises over £400 for Centre E An auction and antique and vintage collector's weekend raised over £400 for Centre E. The next fundraising event in aid of Centre E Community Centre will be an evening with The Band of Hope 1920's Dance Party
"18.10.2016 09:21:41" cambstimes.co.uk Folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span set Key Theatre Peterborough date Folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span will perform in Peterborough later this month. The group come to the venue on Monday 31 October
"18.10.2016 09:03:25" elystandard.co.uk Dogs seized in hare coursing patrols Two dogs were seized and a man reported during hare coursing patrols in the county at the weekend. “Our message is simple – don't come coursing in Cambridgeshire"
"18.10.2016 08:30:11" Cambs Times Newspaper "People in East Anglia can now look forward to a £2 billion package of improvements to transform rail travel in the region"
"17.10.2016 15:31:01" Timeline Photos Have you seen that our bumper first class photo feature is in this week's paper? It's packed with photos of hundreds of children starting school for the very first time. Make sure you pick up your souvenir copy.
Schools included are:
"17.10.2016 14:20:49" wisbechstandard.co.uk Stamping out modern slavery - a week of police action in Cambridgeshire Modern slavery is being targeted by Cambridgeshire Police who are taking part in a national week of action to stamp it out in the county. Modern slavery is being stamped out in Cambridgeshire
"17.10.2016 14:04:11" elystandard.co.uk Glistening annual awards ceremony celebrate the finest of Ely and East Cambs businesses A night of camaraderie and celebration filled Ely Cathedral when the dedication of the local business community was praised at a glittering awards ceremony. The Ely and East Cambs business community toasts the best of the best!
"17.10.2016 13:51:01" Cambs Times Newspaper “As we head into the colder months of the year and towards Christmas it's really important that we think about people in need"
"17.10.2016 13:42:49" elystandard.co.uk Rick Astley is first to confirm performance in Thetford Forest's 2017 summer concert series Pop icon Rick Astley is the first to confirm he will be performing at Thetford Forest as part of its summer concert series in 2017. "The multi-million selling artist will take to the stage at High Lodge on Saturday, July 1 as part of the Forest Live concert series"
"17.10.2016 13:32:05" cambstimes.co.uk Man dressed as clown with machete threatens teenage girls in Bury St Edmunds Two teenage girls were threatened by a man dressed as a clown and holding a machete in Bury St Edmunds. "The man, who was holding what has been described as a machete, ran towards the girls saying he was going to harm them"
"17.10.2016 12:11:21" elystandard.co.uk Warning from fire service after chimney catches alight in Littleport A chimney which caught fire in Bell's Drove, Littleport, yesterday afternoon required a team of firefighters. “Please ensure you keep your chimney swept regularly and brickwork inspected at least once a year to help prevent a chimney fire"
"17.10.2016 10:49:26" elystandard.co.uk Upcoming vegan fair 'not fair for trade' on Ely High Street, say business owners Businesses in Ely have hit out over the city's vegan fair, which is to be held in the city later this month. “We have a Market Place which is for the market. The fairs might bring in trade to the market but it doesn't bring it into the shops"
"17.10.2016 10:38:10" elystandard.co.uk Memories of Cambridgeshire and the Fens film 'keeps the past alive' A two-part film that travels back in time to Cambridgeshire and the Fens in the 1920s and 30s is now on sale. "The film gives an insight into what life was really like back then. It's keeping the past alive"
"17.10.2016 09:13:49" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely Amateur Dramatic Society set to perform trio of 'Confusions' plays
"17.10.2016 09:04:22" elystandard.co.uk Car enthusiasts enjoy a successful rally in Littleport A massive thank you has been sent to everybody who helped make a car enthusiasts meeting in Littleport a huge success and raised more than £300 for charity. A rally that was re-arranged when police put a stop to it going ahead in an Ely car park turned into a fund-raising success with nearly 300 cars on private land in Littleport
"17.10.2016 08:28:22" elystandard.co.uk 404 - Resource not found Isleham Pre-School's outdoor space transformed thanks to Tesco Bags of Help campaign
"17.10.2016 08:24:07" elystandard.co.uk Ely Festive Lates to debut in Market Place Ely Markets have announced a new series of events called Ely Festive Lates. “Join us for mulled wine, mince pies and the chance to buy incredible gifts from local makers"
"17.10.2016 08:10:58" Cambs Times Newspaper "We have geared up for winter and we want to remind all its residents and businesses to also be prepared"
"17.10.2016 08:06:04" wisbechstandard.co.uk Sheep, a tractor and a whole lot more at Ely Cathedral's annual harvest celebration Sheep, tractors and lots of colourful displays of food and flowers attracted thousands of visitors to the annual Cathedral Harvest Festival celebration. "The cathedral was open to all to enjoy the exhibition which included live sheep and wool spinning"
"17.10.2016 08:02:15" Cambs Times Newspaper Magpas chief executive to receive honour from former university
"14.10.2016 14:15:11" Timeline Photos Don't miss out on our bumper first class photo feature in next week's paper! It's packed with photos of hundreds of children starting school for the very first time. Make sure you pick up your souvenir copy.
Schools included are:
Burrough Green Church Of
"14.10.2016 11:44:42" elystandard.co.uk East Cambridgeshire above national GCSE average in new Progress 8 school performance measure Three schools in East Cambridgeshire are celebrating having beaten the national average in the GCSE league table figures. Soham, Bottisham and Witchford village colleges have all beaten the national average
"14.10.2016 09:22:27" elystandard.co.uk Ely City youngsters one win away from making club history in the FA Youth Cup Ely City under 18s are one match away from making history. Ely City under 18s can make club history on Thursday..
"14.10.2016 08:51:48" elystandard.co.uk 'Carrying a knife could ruin your life': County-wide knife amnesty to take place next week A knife amnesty will take place across Cambridgeshire next week, allowing anyone to hand in a weapon without prosecution. Offences involving a knife or sharp instrument dropped in East Cambridgeshire from 16 in 2014/15 to 12 in 2015/16.
"14.10.2016 08:51:32" elystandard.co.uk Tractor and trailer overturn on A1101 between Shippea Hill and Prickwillow turn Emergency services were called to a trailer and tractor that had overturned on the A1101 between Shippea Hill and the Prickwillow turn last night. More details to follow
"14.10.2016 08:19:28" elystandard.co.uk GoGo Penguin bring UK tour to Cambridge Junction Acoustic-electronica trio GoGo Penguin will perform at the Cambridge Junction next week. GoGo Penguin are coming to the Cambridge Junction
"13.10.2016 16:24:49" elystandard.co.uk Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Coles and Sergeant Phil Priestley hit Ely market in bid to tackle hate crime The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner and officers from Ely police station have been out and about in the city spreading awareness of hate crime in East Cambridgeshire. “We hope everyone that we engaged with today learned something about hate crime - everybody that spoke to us gave us something to consider.”
"13.10.2016 16:22:05" elystandard.co.uk Teenager admits robbery of Burwell victim A teenager who stole herbal cannabis told police he didn't realise the act was illegal. A 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to a charge of robbery after he approached his victim and demanded he hand over a small quantity of the Class B drug.
"13.10.2016 16:14:34" elystandard.co.uk Brady Stone hails 'outstanding' Ely City after much-needed success over Long Melford Ely City manager Brady Stone says his players hardly put a foot wrong after they eased to a 2-0 triumph over mid-table rivals Long Melford last Saturday. “I asked for a reaction and that's what I got. If we had have scored 10 I don't think they could have moaned.”
"13.10.2016 16:13:12" elystandard.co.uk New £4 million Cambridge Station Square to be opened to the public next week The new Station Square at Cambridge Rail Station is to open next week. The new-look square is being described as a 'focal point for the community' by rail chiefs.
"13.10.2016 15:02:04" elystandard.co.uk Founder of academic coaching scheme Cambridge Academy Performance celebrates its three year anniversary An Ely woman is celebrating the third anniversary of launching a coaching service that aims to recognise the potential of GCSE, A-Level and undergraduates who may be going through a tough time. “CAP has a great team and we're making genuine progress with so many students."
"13.10.2016 14:59:11" elystandard.co.uk Charity calls on Ely residents to combat loneliness amongst the elderly after identifying city as 'loneliness hotspot' Ely is one of the country's 25 loneliness hotspots, a study by an older persons charity has revealed. “Loneliness amongst older people is a problem that can easily be solved by a community."
"13.10.2016 14:34:57" elystandard.co.uk Pianist and violinist to perform charity recital at King's Ely Violinist David Brownlow and pianist Ryoko Yasujima will perform a recital in the Recital Hall of King's Ely this weekend. Pair to perfrom charity recital at King's Ely
"13.10.2016 13:38:21" elystandard.co.uk Macbeth performance is a winner for Soham Village College students A theatrically talented group of Soham Village College students have been awarded for their performance of 'Macbeth'. Each of the 11 winners received a trophy and book vouchers
"13.10.2016 13:22:06" elystandard.co.uk Injured footballer Joey Abbs says 'thank you' after Football Family Day raises thousands of pounds Joey Abbs has thanked the public after last weekend's Football Family Day held at Cambridge United raised thousands of pounds. "It has been a hard and emotional few months and has been challenging both physically and mentally, but the overwhelming love and support has been fantastic and much appreciated."
"13.10.2016 09:36:00" elystandard.co.uk Former EastEnders actor Paul Nicholas will play King Rat in Dick Whittington and His Cat at Cambridge Arts Theatre Former EastEnders' bad boy Paul Nicholas will lead the cast of the 2016 family pantomime at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. Panto season is almost here (Cambridge Arts Theatre)
"13.10.2016 09:18:05" elystandard.co.uk Police warn that 'frightening or threatening others may warrant public order criminal offences' after reports of Littleport assault Police have failed to substantiate reports that a man had been assaulted by someone in a Halloween mask in Littleport on Tuesday - but have issued a warning around the 'clown craze'. “We have no evidence locally to suggest that these pranks present a risk to public safety"
"12.10.2016 13:28:58" elystandard.co.uk Ely mum Jo pens her first book to help give those with disabilities a voice A mother from Ely has ventured into the world of book writing in a bid to support people with learning disabilities. Jo was inspired to write the 73-page tale by her daughter, who suffers from severe learning disabilities, and struggles to communicate with others
"12.10.2016 12:03:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk May the force be with you - Cambridgeshire Police join national programme in a bid to recruit more graduates Cambridgeshire Police have joined a national recruitment campaign in a bid to attract more graduates to the career. Police want to encourage more graduates into the role
"12.10.2016 10:50:21" elystandard.co.uk Neo Nazi rally in Haddenham prompts friends to set up a group who will be in Ely market this weekend to spread love and peace A Neo Nazi rally in Haddenham shocked a group of friends so much they will be on a market stall in Ely this weekend to spread messages of tolerance and peace. Peace not hate. Friends organise an Ely market stall this weekend as a reaction to the Neo Nazi rally in Haddenham
"12.10.2016 10:02:10" elystandard.co.uk Fire crews called after two car collision in Stuntney, East Cambs A fire crew from Ely and a crew from Newmarket were called to a collision on the A142 in Stuntney involving two cars yesterday. One person had to be freed using specialist cutting equipment
"12.10.2016 08:07:59" elystandard.co.uk Enjoy a meditation retreat at Ely Library this weekend Are you feeling stressed? Then a meditation retreat like the one that Drolma Buddhist Centre is bringing to Ely Library may be the answer to your relaxation prayers. Get away from it all at retreat
"12.10.2016 08:07:16" elystandard.co.uk Course will help East Cambs adults with learning disabilities to develop computer skills A computing course has been launched to help adults with disabilities in East Cambridgeshire who are looking to develop basic IT skills. The learners will work on editorial projects individually and as part of a team and produce a newsletter
"11.10.2016 16:25:47" wisbechstandard.co.uk Recruitment manager offers free sandwich on Fridays in bid to woo workers to Newmarket factory Recruitment agency manager Paulius Martinkus believes he has the perfect incentive to help find 150 factory workers – a free sandwich. Fancy a sandwich? Then this job could be for you..
"11.10.2016 16:00:38" elystandard.co.uk Potter Logistics' Ely rail freight terminal growth on track Work to increase track capacity at Potter Logistics' rail freight terminal in Ely has been completed. "We look forward to seeing the benefits that this growth - and future land developments - will bring to the area”
"11.10.2016 14:44:24" elystandard.co.uk Isleham historian releases book about Cambridgeshire Regiment's storming the Schwaben Redoubt in 1916 An Isleham man, who served as a captain in the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment in the 1980's, has written a book about the Cambridgeshire Regiment's storming of the Schwaben Redoubt. Steven Bowns tells the story of what happened on 14 October 1916 and the experiences of those involved
"11.10.2016 14:42:17" elystandard.co.uk Birds eye video shows work to build Ely's £13.6 million leisure complex is on track A new video filmed from thousands of feet in the sky shows that the development of Ely's £13.6 million leisure village is quickly progressing. Work is well underway!
"11.10.2016 13:52:51" elystandard.co.uk 'John has brought us all together': Ely teacher Fleur and friends team up to help find ex-serviceman a new home An Ely teacher raised £3,000 to help an old school friend and ex-serviceman who was faced with being homelessness. “We can all fall on hard times and, although we haven't seen John for years, we needed to help him"
"11.10.2016 09:43:43" elystandard.co.uk Reward offered for information about Haddenham straw fire that caused £25,000 of damage £25,000 worth of damage was caused after arsonists destroyed more than 1,000 bales of straw in Sutton Road, Haddenham. “This arson attack led to the loss of a large amount of straw with a very high value and we are keen to catch those involved"
"11.10.2016 09:35:44" elystandard.co.uk Overturned trailer causes delays on A142 at Mepal An overturned trailer caused traffic delays on the A142 at Mepal this morning. The road re-opened at around 9.20am
"11.10.2016 08:51:06" elystandard.co.uk Can you help tell the story of rare swans who are flying from Russia with love? Volunteers are needed to tell the story of the UK's smallest and rarest swans which are making their way to the Fens by flying hundreds of miles from Russia. "WWT is committed to raising awareness of the important role that wetlands play in today's society, and in the wealth of species we have here in the UK"
"11.10.2016 08:47:07" Cambs Times Newspaper Virgin Media brings faster fibre optic broadband to March, Chatteris, Wimblington and Doddington
"11.10.2016 08:45:35" elystandard.co.uk Friends clock up 80 years service between them at Burwell fire station Two school friends have celebrated 40 years of on-call fire fighting after both joining the Burwell fire station in 1976. "What has made it extra special is being able to celebrate with the whole crew"
"11.10.2016 08:43:22" elystandard.co.uk Office windows and shutters smashed in Soham burglary Windows and shutters of an office were smashed during a burglary at a construction site in Soham. "Police believe the office was broken into between 5.30pm on Wednesday October 5 and 7.15am on Thursday October 6"
"10.10.2016 14:23:25" elystandard.co.uk Neo-Nazis used Help for Heroes pretext to hoodwink police, council, landowner and community by staging two day rally in a Fenland field Neo-Nazis hoodwinked a landowner, police and a district council into booking a Fenland field for a two day rally that they falsely promoted as being as charity event for Help for Heroes. VIDEO: Neo-Nazis hoodwinked a landowner, police and a district council into booking a Fenland field for a two day rally that they falsely promoted as being as charity event for Help for Heroes.
"10.10.2016 14:15:00" elystandard.co.uk Fire close to animal sheds at farm in Stretham requires three crews to put it out Around 500 tonnes of straw and 30 metres of railway sleepers were found alight close to animal farm sheds in Stretham on Friday evening. "The last crew returned to their station by 1.22pm the next day"
"10.10.2016 13:53:33" elystandard.co.uk Strong man challenge preparations have turned heads with Niall pulling two vans around an Ely estate late at night An HGV driver is ready to take on a strong man charity event after pulling two vans around an Ely estate and a lorry along quiet country roads. “I'm now ready and am looking for somewhere to hold my challenge, maybe as part of a local event, so that it becomes one of the attractions"
"10.10.2016 13:34:06" elystandard.co.uk Friend of Nelson Mandela, Paul Joseph, to give 'Activism and Exile' lecture at Ely Cathedral The speaker for Ely City Amnesty Group's seventh annual lecture will be Paul Joseph, a close friend and political ally of Nelson Mandela. Paul will be speaking at Ely Cathedral on 'Activism and Exile' this Sunday, October 16
"10.10.2016 10:45:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk West Norfolk entrepreneur forced to put £1m mansion on the market - and to sell light aircraft- after company he founded collapses Entrepreneur Rod Herbert has been forced to put his £1million West Norfolk home on the market – and to sell his private plane- following the collapse of his engineering business with the loss of 80 jobs. "Prospective buyers of Mr Herbert's home can expect a country home with six bedrooms, six reception rooms, five acres of sprawling grounds, a paddock and what agents describe as a 'stunning pool house'"
"10.10.2016 10:43:25" elystandard.co.uk Missing serviceman Corrie McKeague is 'not in Bury St Edmunds' and 'criminal involvement' likely says mother and police officer Nicola Urquhart The missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague is not in Bury St Edmunds and third party criminal involvement is likely, according to a post by his mother. “This can only mean there is third party involvement, there is just no evidence so far to prove criminality"
"10.10.2016 10:41:16" elystandard.co.uk Over 100 business professionals brave the cold at Cambridge Airport for UK's largest sleep-out Over 100 people from 18 of the region's businesses took part in the sixth East Anglia 'Byte Night' at Cambridge Airport on Friday (October 7) to raise money for Action for Children. "It was such an inspirational night with a great sense of camaraderie"
"10.10.2016 09:53:34" Cambs Times Newspaper "The young people overcame many personal challenges to complete the activities"
"10.10.2016 09:31:54" elystandard.co.uk Former secretary of state talks at Ely Cathedral The former secretary of state for defence spoke about his views on politics when he gave a presentation to about 80 members of Ely Cathedral Business Group. Former secretary of state for defence talks to business people at Ely Cathedral
"10.10.2016 09:07:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Runners help raise sackloads of cash at the annual Ely Potato Race Fourteen teams battled it out in Ely for the annual potato race over the quarter-a-mile course laden with a 20kg bag of spuds, all of which had been grown by farmers in the Fens surrounding the city. Sack load of fun at the annual potato race ...
"10.10.2016 08:59:53" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: The Budapest Café Orchestra deliver an 'amazing evening' at St. Peter and St. Paul's Chruch, Chatteris There is a very good reason why Chatteris Music Society is becoming more and more successful: it is providing fantastic concerts. The Budapest Cafe Orchestra put on a memorable performance in Chatteris
"10.10.2016 08:52:48" Cambs Times Newspaper "Arrests of children in Cambridgeshire have fallen by 72 per cent in the last five years"
"10.10.2016 08:48:22" cambstimes.co.uk Britain's Got Talent auditions set for Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough Britain's Got Talent is holding auditions in Peterborough later this month. Britain's Got Talent is coming to Peterborough this month!
"07.10.2016 15:37:08" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Crews were first called to the factory at 2.10pm this afternoon and have special appliances working to contain the fire"
"07.10.2016 14:54:36" elystandard.co.uk Arthur Rank Hospice's new £10.5 million home to open its doors to the public The Arthur Rank Hospice is to showcase its new £10.5 million base before it is opened to patients next month. Get an early look at the new Arthur Rank Hospice building
"07.10.2016 13:44:15" elystandard.co.uk Reward offered for information about Haddenham straw fire that caused £25,000 of damage £25,000 worth of damage was caused after arsonists destroyed more than 1,000 bales of straw in Sutton Road, Haddenham. "Arsonists destroyed more than 1,000 bales of straw"
"07.10.2016 12:15:21" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Neo-Nazis deceive council, land owner and police into staging rally in a Fen field
"07.10.2016 12:09:08" elystandard.co.uk 'Disturbing' video of 'horrific violence' shows young gang beating teenage boy with hockey sticks in a Newmarket field An 'horrific' video showing a gang – led by a young girl – chasing, threatening and beating a teenage boy with hockey sticks has gone viral. “Words fail us with this. No child should be subjected to this violence and bullying"
"07.10.2016 11:20:21" elystandard.co.uk Macbeth performance is a winner for Soham Village College students A theatrically talented group of Soham Village College students have been awarded for their performance of 'Macbeth'. Each of the 11 winners received a trophy and book vouchers
"07.10.2016 09:04:25" wisbechstandard.co.uk David Walliams' 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Cambridge Arts Theatre stage Prepare to meet the coolest grandma going when 'Gangsta Granny' stops off at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. Gangsta Granny is coming to the Cambridge Arts Theatre
"07.10.2016 08:48:57" elystandard.co.uk John Yates is the new councillor for Ely City north ward - winning by-election with a massive majority Ely North Ward residents have a new representative on the city council following yesterday's (Thursday) by-election. And the winner is ...
"06.10.2016 16:14:46" wisbechstandard.co.uk East of England Ambulance Service named on shortlist of trusts that may be put in financial special measures
"06.10.2016 16:09:42" Cambs Times Newspaper East Cambs District Council behind plans for 500 homes on Suffolk border
"06.10.2016 15:49:26" Cambs Times Newspaper “I would urge people who think it's acceptable to imagine if one of their relatives or friends killed in a collision where the driver at fault was using a mobile phone."
"06.10.2016 15:45:31" Cambs Times Newspaper Heated loo seats are top of the agenda at Eccentric Party conference
"06.10.2016 15:38:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk National campaigner joins fight to save hospital services in Ely, Doddington and Wisbech A leading member of a national campaign team is hosting a public meeting in response to the outcry about proposed cuts in hospital services at Ely, Doddington and Wisbech. “I was convinced the time was right to call a public meeting because local people are right to be upset at the idea of closing the vital intermediate care beds across Cambridgeshire."
"06.10.2016 12:38:47" elystandard.co.uk Search teams investigating missing RAF Honington gunner Corrie McKeague close A11 near Barton Mills RAF and police search teams are currently walking the A11 Newmarket-bound carriageway near to Barton Mills as the hunt for Corrie McKeague continues. New twist in hunt for missing serviceman
"06.10.2016 12:21:39" Cambs Times Newspaper oops.....
"06.10.2016 11:36:29" elystandard.co.uk Jamie Lawson's autumn tour stops off at the Cambridge Corn Exchange Jamie Lawson has announced a 16-date autumn tour that will stop off at the Cambridge Corn Exchange on October 24. jamie lawson is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange!
"06.10.2016 08:26:07" elystandard.co.uk Marriage to a Soham woman is among slave's records in Cambridgehire Archives As part of Black History Month, Cambridgeshire Archives has shared records of the life of a slave who married a Soham woman, demonstrating “a rich and diverse heritage”. “In it he recounts his experiences, from his childhood and enslavement to buying his own freedom, and the challenges he still faced as a free man"
"06.10.2016 08:17:31" Cambs Times Newspaper “The safety of our staff, communities, clients, contractors and the people we work alongside is of utmost importance"
"05.10.2016 14:44:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk State of the art vehicles are safer for pedestrians and cyclists says haulage firm Mick George A haulage firm has become the first outside London to use revolutionary vehicles that make it easier for drivers to see cyclists and pedestrianss. Mick George is first firm outside London to buy state of the art vehicles that are safer for pedestrians and cyclists - they even train drivers by making them get on their bikes as part of their commitment to safety.
"05.10.2016 10:24:31" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Man jailed for four years for grooming teenage boys http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/paedophile_is_jailed_for_grooming_teenage_boys_1_4723659
"05.10.2016 09:29:30" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely Apple Festival returns for 16th year next weekend
"05.10.2016 09:20:01" elystandard.co.uk Lead police officer in Corrie McKeague hunt says focused searches and CCTV are key to finding the 'healthy, active' serviceman The man in charge of the inquiry to find serviceman Corrie McKeague has stressed the quest to locate him is still be treated as a missing person investigation. "Police have traced the 23-year-old's mobile phone movements to a bin lorry travelling between Bury and Barton Mills"
"05.10.2016 09:19:09" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Man, 85, left startled after tractor ploughs through crash barrier near his Littleport home
"05.10.2016 07:03:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk Help tell the story of the country's rarest swans at the Welney Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Volunteers are needed to tell the story of the UK's smallest and rarest swans which are making their way to the Fens by flying hundreds of miles from Russia. "“Helping people to connect with our amazing wildlife is so rewarding"
"05.10.2016 07:01:38" wisbechstandard.co.uk Prickwillow Ploughing Festival is a huge hit with thousands of visitors Thousands flocked to Prickwillow over the weekend for the village's annual ploughing festival. "There was also numerous steam engines in action as well as stationary engines, trade stands, crafts and bygones galore"
"04.10.2016 16:31:12" elystandard.co.uk Heroic Isleham taxi driver calls for stronger link between drivers and first responders after helping save the life of motorcyclist A quick-thinking taxi driver from Isleham is urging the ambulance service to team up with taxi drivers across the country after he heroically rushed to the aid of a motorcyclist following a “horrific” accident in Ely. “I've been driving taxis for just over a year and it's the first time I've seen anything like that. I'm not a very squeamish person but it was horrific"
"04.10.2016 16:06:51" elystandard.co.uk Littleport child porn predator set to face 13 years in an American jail A Littleport man charged with travelling to America to have sex with two pre-teen brothers, attempted child sex trafficking and child porn images is set to face 13 years in prison. 'Paedophiles wrongly believe that purchasing an airline ticket and boarding a plane puts them out of the reach of the law.' Littleport man set to stay behind bars in America for 13 years.
"04.10.2016 15:14:02" elystandard.co.uk 'I'm just gobsmacked I'm still alive' - Littleport mum thanks passer-by who stayed with her and emergency services teams after serious crash which left her with a broken back and neck A Littleport mum who suffered serious injuries after her car ended up wrapped around a tree in a ditch is thanking the one passer-by and 30 emergency service-people who helped keep her alive. “I don't really think you could leave someone alone like that for so long. It's something I would have done naturally for anybody," said the man who stayed with Sophie
"04.10.2016 14:06:48" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs Council reports successful first six months as it new trading pin points successful start and encouraging signs A 'state of the nation' report on the first six months of the trading arm of East Cambs District Council pinpoints successes in trading at Ely Market and the successful launch of its 'Palace Green Homes' branding to build homes. "The market area for stall holders could also be extended, without a detrimental impact to the budget"
"04.10.2016 13:42:47" Cambs Times Newspaper “I know Lucy tried to embody the spirit of East Anglia's Children's Hospice (EACH) in her designs and the results are fantastic. The cards will certainly stand out on any mantelpiece this Christmas"
"04.10.2016 13:13:35" elystandard.co.uk Ely Bowls ace Connor keeps his cool to clinch place in Scottish International Championships Ely Bowls ace Connor Cinato will live his dream of going head-to-head with some of the finest talents in the sport after clinching a place in the Scottish International Championships. "The final was an exciting event, and we'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who turned up to support the six regional finalists"
"04.10.2016 13:11:27" elystandard.co.uk Disability charity Papworth Trust gets a helping hand from Morgan Sindall as part of Neighbourhood Week A team from the Cambridge office of construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has given the grounds of disability charity Papworth Trust a new lease of life as part of the annual nationwide charity initiative, Neighbourhood Week. “The new garden space will provide a safe and relaxing area where residents can come to socialise and enjoy their surroundings"
"04.10.2016 13:10:28" elystandard.co.uk Ely Decorative and Fine Arts Society enjoy London visit hosted by MP Lucy Frazer Ely Decorative and Fine Arts Society members enjoyed a visit to the Houses of Parliament in September meeting local MP Lucy Frazer, who chatted about her job as MP and freely answered questions. Charles Hajdemach is the president of The Glass Association and one of the top authorities on glass in England
"04.10.2016 12:59:46" elystandard.co.uk Sam Divine and Man Without A Clue to perform at Innocence Nightclub, Newmarket for Defected in the House One of the world's most revered house music labels, Defected in the House, will return to Innocence Nightclub, Newmarket, this weekend. Defected Records are bringing Sam Divine and Man Without A Clue to Innocence Nightclub Newmarket this Saturday
"04.10.2016 10:06:30" elystandard.co.uk John Challis aka Boycie talks showbiz, 'Only Fools and Horses' and his new show ahead of An Evening at The Brook, Soham Before bringing 'An Evening with John Challis' to The Brook in Soham, Ben Jolley spoke to 'Boycie' about his showbiz career, what people can expect from the new tour and the ever-lasting appeal of 'Only Fools and Horses'… John Challis: "One of my first ever jobs was at the Cambridge Arts Theatre and I got sacked – for not paying attention"
"03.10.2016 17:01:06" elystandard.co.uk Cara and Daisy raise £550 for Cancer Research UK by taking part in Shine Night Walk Two friends who work in Ely and live in Chatteris have raised £550 for charity by taking part in the Cancer Research Shine Night Walk. “It's a charity that's close to my heart, and this seemed like a great challenge to take on" http://bit.ly/2dyJ42q
"03.10.2016 15:08:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk Check out where your local footpaths are in a new document that shows every right of way across Cambridgeshire For the first time in more than 50 years all the public rights of way in Cambridgeshire can be seen in one document. “The value of these important rights in enabling sustainable transport modes and increasing opportunities for healthy activities cannot be overestimated"
"03.10.2016 14:45:47" elystandard.co.uk Ely Victoria Badminton Club stars crowned kings and queens of Cambridgeshire Restricted competition Ely Victoria Badminton Club served up even more success last weekend. Ely players teamed up with other county representatives to take a number of prizes over the two-day event http://bit.ly/2dqaZQa
"03.10.2016 09:59:21" elystandard.co.uk Male pedestrian dies after crash near Swaffham Bullbeck A male pedestrian has died following a collision in Swaffham Bullbeck. "The driver of the Megane, a man in his 30s, was uninjured"
"03.10.2016 09:47:20" Cambs Times Newspaper “This very sad story shows that the reality is that a dog left in a car faces a very probable risk of suffering, or possible death"
"03.10.2016 08:44:54" Cambs Times Newspaper "The driver was uninjured, however trains were stopped while the bridge was inspected by Network Rail"
"03.10.2016 08:20:40" Cambs Times Newspaper Red Butler to rock out at Elme Hall, Wisbech
"03.10.2016 08:17:05" Cambs Times Newspaper “We are saving millions of pounds by transforming how we work while still providing vital services"
"03.10.2016 08:15:09" Cambs Times Newspaper “It's been very successful both archaeologically and for the local community"
"30.09.2016 16:11:05" elystandard.co.uk Man jailed for five years for causing double fatal crash in Littleport A man who killed two men in a collision near Littleport has been jailed for five years. "Mitchell Butler-Eldridge, 28, was sentenced today (September 30) at Cambridge Crown Court after pleading guilty to two counts of causing death by dangerous driving at a previous hearing"
"30.09.2016 15:30:25" Cambs Times Newspaper Ducks are flocking to Welney Wildlife & Wetlands Trust - and members of the public can see them!
"30.09.2016 11:32:10" elystandard.co.uk Barcelona star Lionel Messi donates signed shirt in aid of fundraiser for injured footballers Shaun and Joey Arguably the world's finest footballer has given a fundraiser in aid of local injured footballers Shaun Whiter and Joey Abbs a massive boost by donating a signed shirt. Lionel Messi helps boost funds for injured footballers Shaun Whiter and Joey Abbs
"30.09.2016 08:25:33" Timeline Photos The Indians are coming to The Brook, Soham http://bit.ly/2dfZpqN
"30.09.2016 08:23:01" elystandard.co.uk Author Jim Kelly to give talk at Ely Museum Author Jim Kelly will talk about his writing and how the Fens and East Anglia inspires his stories when he comes to Ely on Thursday (October 6). He comes to Ely Museum next Thursday
"30.09.2016 08:21:40" elystandard.co.uk Rare Holt 75 tractor - valued at £70,000 - to go up for sale at Cheffins' vintage sale One of the world's rarest vintage tractors – valued at £70,000 - will take centre stage at Cheffins' vintage sale next month. Rare tractor to go on sale at Cheffins Machinery and Vintage Sales auction
"29.09.2016 16:06:56" elystandard.co.uk Ely Creative Minds group shows artistic flair at first ever meeting Creative minds from around Ely came together to share their ingenuity at the first meeting of a new group. The group's next meeting will take place on Monday October 10
"29.09.2016 13:34:00" Cambs Times Newspaper Adam Hills Official Page is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange
"29.09.2016 13:10:33" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The woman was walking along Fletton Avenue, Peterborough, on September 19 when she was attacked.
"29.09.2016 13:08:43" elystandard.co.uk Local academy trusts launch new sixth form at Ely College and Soham Village College Two local academy trusts have joined forces to launch a new sixth form in East Cambridgeshire which will open next year. “We are starting small and focused this year, but our ambitions are great and our offer will continue to grow for years to come"
"28.09.2016 11:56:39" elystandard.co.uk Caught on camera: thieves who broke into Branching Out Charity Shop in Littleport 'tried on clothes and rummaged through rubbish bins' A break in at the Branching Out Charity Shop in Littleport has left staff and residents 'appalled' and 'horrified'. “We're just really surprised and appalled that people would want to steal from a charity - Littleport Branching Out Charity Shop - that works really hard to help and provide for vulnerable people"
"28.09.2016 10:04:36" elystandard.co.uk Harvest festival will be the best baa none as sheep take residence in Ely Cathedral for the celebrations The countryside is coming to Ely Cathedral for the annual harvest festival weekend from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 October. Harvest Festival returns to Ely Cathedral
"28.09.2016 09:55:28" elystandard.co.uk Two Ely footpaths need to be kept open says pressure group Two public footpaths have been unlawfully closed in Ely, say campaigners with Britain's oldest national conservation body. “These paths are highways in law and should be reopened forthwith"
"28.09.2016 09:12:10" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Julian Clary talks his 'The Joy of Mincing' tour, hobbies and everyday life
"28.09.2016 06:15:50" www.elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers pay tribute to former manager Adrian Davis who has died aged 66 Former Soham Town Rangers manager Adrian Davis, has died aged 66.
"28.09.2016 06:13:45" Timeline Photos Remember how tiny your baby's feet and hands were with a new 3D casting business at Littleport http://bit.ly/2dj9GnQ
"27.09.2016 17:15:22" www.elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers pay tribute to former manager Adrian Davis who has died aged 66 Former Soham Town Rangers manager Adrian Davis, has died aged 66. Soham Town Rangers pay tribute to former manager Adrian Davis who has died aged 66
"27.09.2016 16:12:50" elystandard.co.uk Health and Happiness Day is a hit at Ely Country Park Hundreds visited Ely Country Park at the weekend for the city's first Health and Happiness Day. “We are thrilled with the turn out for this year's event"
"27.09.2016 16:09:20" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Goodness gracious great Chariots of Fire! Ely man joins a charity challenge with his work mates
"27.09.2016 15:16:27" elystandard.co.uk Nominate an Ely community group that might need extra helping hands An Ely travel agency is appealing for people to nominate worthwhile causes after staff offered to donate 80 hours of their time. “If you know a local charity in need of support, please nominate them for our community project and we'll do our best to help"
"27.09.2016 14:44:55" elystandard.co.uk Mandela theme for Amnesty International Ely Ely City Amnesty Group is screening 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' on Saturday, October 1, at the Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace. Paul Joseph, the long-term friend and political ally of Nelson Mandela, will then speak at Ely Cathedral on October 16
"27.09.2016 14:11:28" elystandard.co.uk Fuelled by success: Fordham Service Station nominated for national award A service station in Ely is celebrating after receiving a nomination for a national award. The service station has been praised for its appearance, product offering and customer service
"27.09.2016 11:39:11" elystandard.co.uk Sunshine and selfies all round as Ely City Golf Club raise over £8,000 for charity at Captains' Day Almost 100 golfers grabbed their clubs - and selfie sticks – to raise thousands of pounds for charity at Ely City Golf Club's annual Captains' Charity Day. Captain's Day at Ely City Golf Club raises thousands for East Anglia's Children's Hospice (EACH)
"27.09.2016 11:16:12" elystandard.co.uk Student librarian scheme off to a good start at Ely College Students at Ely College are being given the opportunity to become student librarians as part of a new learning scheme. “We couldn't be more thrilled with the turnout for these new schemes"
"27.09.2016 09:55:04" elystandard.co.uk Thousands visit Soham for 42nd annual pumpkin fair Thousands flocked to Soham on Saturday for the village's 42nd annual pumpkin fair. Soham Pumpkin Fair is a success, with the biggest pumpkin weighing in at 108 kilos!
"27.09.2016 09:44:59" Cambs Times Newspaper Couple accused of ill treating an elderly woman to face court
"27.09.2016 09:41:17" elystandard.co.uk Charity country day at Prickwillow club The Hiam Sports & Social Club in Prickwillow is holding a country day to raise money for the Alzheimer's Charity. The fundraising event will take place on October 16
"27.09.2016 08:45:14" Cambs Times Newspaper Wishbone Ash and 4th Labyrinth to perform at Newmarket Memorial Hall
"27.09.2016 08:30:30" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk A monster event for runners in Ely
"27.09.2016 08:24:56" elystandard.co.uk Littleport boy is among guests invited to the House of Lords after he helps break barriers about the stigma of jail An 11 year old boy was invited to the House of Lords after he was involved in making a film to help children come to terms having a parent in prison. “Harvey is very confident and a real character, so I knew he would be perfect to get involved in this project"
"26.09.2016 17:13:45" elystandard.co.uk Ely College children take part in science, technology, engineering and maths day Children at Ely College completed the 'smart building challenge' as part of a science, technology, engineering and maths day. The challenge involved using design technology, maths, science and engineering skills
"26.09.2016 15:08:31" elystandard.co.uk 'Childhood sweethearts' from Sutton celebrate diamond anniversary with family and friends A Sutton couple celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary alongside family and friends at the weekend. The couple has seven children, 20 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren
"26.09.2016 13:18:05" elystandard.co.uk Hot dog eating contest, raffle and games raise £1,000 for National Autistic Society at Ely fundraiser Hundreds of people helped raise more than £1,000 for the National Autistic Society at a charity event in Ely. "The hot dog eating contest was disgusting but it made for excellent viewing”
"26.09.2016 11:25:55" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Littleport Branching Out Charity Shop broken into overnight
"26.09.2016 10:24:52" elystandard.co.uk Ely's Sing! Choirs visit Ribe, Denmark for five days of music More than sixty Sing! Choirs vocalists boarded a plane to Ribe in Denmark, which is twinned with Ely in Cambridgeshire, for five days of singing. “We have so many new Danish friends in a town that is celebrating 60 years of twinning with Ely"
"26.09.2016 10:19:26" elystandard.co.uk All creatures great and small celebrated at Ely Cathedral pet service Pets were given a big vote of thanks at the Ely Cathedral pet service which saw people travel from as far as Letchworth to enjoy the service which celebrates the animals in our lives. “Animals somehow, in some way, make us better human beings”
"26.09.2016 09:20:18" elystandard.co.uk Charity wheelchair donation from Bartrams for Rachel, who has cerebal palsy A seven-year-old girl who was born with cerebral palsy has been donated a new wheelchair by Ely-based mobility healthcare company Bartrams. Rachel has for the past five years been carried around on the back of her father
"26.09.2016 08:19:36" elystandard.co.uk School children in Littleport help drive home police's 'no parking' message School children in Littleport are helping police with a new no parking scheme. “It is my hope that the banner will serve as a permanent reminder that the safety of children is paramount"
"25.09.2016 14:50:34" wisbechstandard.co.uk March woman Lauren Lyon graduates with a 2:1 degree and speaks out about mental health issues that blighted her time at university
"25.09.2016 13:20:38" Timeline Photos Ely Cathedral Per Service now . For more photos and full report see our online edition tonorrow
"23.09.2016 10:52:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk In a spin: the Marquettes' baton twirling brilliance guides them to regional title A team from Ely was crowned champions after their baton twirling brilliance impressed at a regional competition. Four starlets from the team will now go on to compete in the Twirlfest competition in Yorkshire next month
"23.09.2016 09:26:42" elystandard.co.uk Alt bluegrass group The Coal Porters to perform at Portland Arms, Cambridge The Coal Porters, who describe themselves as the world's first “alt-bluegrass” act, will perform at The Portland Arms, Cambridge next week. The Coal Porters will demonstrate the power of the fiddle, mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar and doghouse bass at The Portland Arms concert
"23.09.2016 09:14:37" elystandard.co.uk KD Theatre Productions hoping to take you to a whole new world with Pantomime production of 'Alladin' this Christmas KD Theatre Productions are gearing up for the Pantomime season and will be returning to the Maltings for their fourth triumphant year with their offering of 'Alladin.' KD Theatre Productions will take you to a whole new world this Christmas with 'Alladin'
"23.09.2016 09:07:13" elystandard.co.uk Three men charged with two burglaries in Burwell and Sutton - within 24 hours of each other Three men have been charged in connection with two burglaries that happened within 24 hours in the East Cambs district. "Reports of burglary are higher in East Cambs than we usually anticipate at this time of year"
"22.09.2016 16:20:36" elystandard.co.uk Cambridge Junction date for comedian Nish Kumar Expect a comedy show about history, democracy and capitalism when stand-up Nish Kumar performs at The Junction in Cambridge. Nish Kumar is coming to the Cambridge Junction
"22.09.2016 16:14:37" elystandard.co.uk World War One hero Herbert remembered 100 years after his death with ceremony Residents, members of the Royal British Legion, Cambridgeshire Army Cadets and members of the Cambs 876 Remembered Project paid their respects to World War One hero Private Herbert Low, who died 100 years ago last week. Dozens turned out at St Andrews Church in Sutton to remember Private Low
"22.09.2016 11:40:24" elystandard.co.uk G's Fresh of Ely move machinery and lettuces to Poland and Spain to combat post-Brexit farming concerns G's Fresh of Ely, a farming business that delivers a billion lettuces to British supermarkets each year, is fighting the challenges posed post-Brexit by moving part of it to Europe. “If we can't bring the people to the work, we'll have to take the work to the people"
"22.09.2016 11:33:43" wisbechstandard.co.uk Outpatients clinics at Princess of Wales Hospital and Doddington Hospital secured The future of outpatients clinics at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely and Doddington Hospital have been secured. “Whilst there is still much work to do to agree the finer details, this is an excellent example of our local NHS working together"
"22.09.2016 11:26:05" elystandard.co.uk 'I was a walking ticking time bomb' says Soham woman who is raising money after heart transplant “I was a walking ticking time bomb,” says a Soham woman who underwent open heart surgery earlier this year and is holding a fundraising event next month. “It all just happened really quickly; so far I have had a very uneventful recovery"
"22.09.2016 11:06:00" elystandard.co.uk Could you be the next 'Souper Star'? New Covent Garden Soup Co. searching for community hero New Covent Garden Soup Co. is on the hunt for this year's local 'Souper Star'. “Souper Stars is about celebrating the people who work tirelessly every day to make a difference"
"22.09.2016 09:48:04" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely fashion gurus to showcase their creations at Alexandra Palace show Fashion students from King's Ely Senior will be exhibiting their finest creations at one of the biggest textiles shows in the country next month. “This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the innovative work our students are producing"
"22.09.2016 08:33:01" elystandard.co.uk Reach Festival to debut this Saturday Reach Festival, showcasing local handmade crafts and produce, will make its debut next weekend. Among the day's entertainment there will be displays of crafts including potting, spinning and lace making
"21.09.2016 14:49:38" elystandard.co.uk Council fear prosecution unless they replace a leaking sewage plant at a travellers site in Wentworth A 30 year old sewage treatment plant at a travellers site on the outskirts of Ely is to be replaced at a cost of more than £140,000 after it was found to be polluting the local water course. A travellers' site at Wentworth needs a new sewage treatment plant at a cost of more than £140,000
"21.09.2016 09:30:55" Cambs Times Newspaper Bars and Melody are coming to Met lounge
"21.09.2016 08:44:17" elystandard.co.uk Local historian Peter Warwick to give lectures at Special Interests Day in Ely Well known historian and authority on Lord Nelson, Peter Warwick, will present three lectures to the Ely Decorative and Fine Arts Society on October 12. “This promises to be a fascinating day covering so many aspects of Maritime Georgian Britain"
"20.09.2016 17:01:08" www.cambstimes.co.uk Former Cambridgeshire PCSO jailed for five years for leaking confidential information to drug dealer A former Cambridgeshire Police Community Support Officer has been jailed for five years after being found guilty of leaking confidential information to a drug dealer. "The jury took six-and-a-half hours to reach a majority verdict of 11 to one"
"20.09.2016 16:38:39" Cambs Times Newspaper “This is a hugely important issue for Fenland residents and councillors"
"20.09.2016 15:08:01" elystandard.co.uk 'Deliciously Ella' helps open Isle of Ely Primary School with plaque unveiling and cookery demonstration A best-selling cookbook author was among crowds of people at the official opening of Isle of Ely Primary School this morning. Deliciously Ella: "It's fantastic to see first-hand how Place2Be helps to support children's emotional wellbeing in school"
"20.09.2016 14:54:14" elystandard.co.uk Former mechanic Marguerita, 84, thanks charity Blind Veterans UK for support An 84-year-old woman from Brandon has thanked sight loss charity Blind Veterans UK for the support she has received. “When I lost my sight I had to give up bird watching and I thought that I would never be able to do watercolour painting again. It was a great pity"
"20.09.2016 14:34:12" Cambs Times Newspaper "This was a positive meeting discussing how all health stakeholders can better work together to ensure that the necessary walk-in feature is available"
"20.09.2016 11:05:22" Cambs Times Newspaper Fancy a trip to the circus? Then our competition is perfect for you we have TEN family tickets (for four people) up for grabs ..
"20.09.2016 10:30:35" elystandard.co.uk Drivers clocked speeding in Ely Road area Special Constables from Ely, Tom Howard and Mark Gillibrand, clocked two drivers on Ely Road, between Ely and Littleport driving at 43 and 48mph in a 30mph zone this week. “A collision between a pedestrian and car at 30mph is a 50/50 survival rate. 40mph is usually fatal"
"20.09.2016 08:25:22" wisbechstandard.co.uk Ely Rotary Clubs join forces to help provide shelter for victims of Italian earthquake In a joint effort to help those made homeless in the recent Italian earthquake, Ely's two Rotary ShelterBoxes are designed to help people who have lost everything
"19.09.2016 15:20:18" elystandard.co.uk Enjoy a day of cars shone to perfection at an end of summer meeting of an Ely-based enthusiasts group A bunch of car lovers, whose end of summer meeting was stopped in Ely by police, have a date for their re-arranged event which will take place on a football field in Littleport. Browse some stunning cars, bikes and trucks at an end of summer meeting of East Cambs Modified in Littleport
"19.09.2016 15:13:29" elystandard.co.uk Fancy pitching at the third Ely SOUP? Here's your chance Ely SOUP is looking for people from the local area to pitch their projects and ideas at their third event. “There are no limits to what your project can be"
"19.09.2016 13:26:43" elystandard.co.uk A sack full of fun to be had at the annual Isle of Ely potato race The countdown to this year's Ely Potato Race is now on – with the team behind the event celebrating its fifth year. Enter a team in to the Isle of Ely annual potato race
"19.09.2016 12:04:31" elystandard.co.uk US airman found dead at home near RAF Lakenheath is named A US Air Force (USAF) airman found dead at his home near RAF Lakenheath on Friday morning has been identified. “The entire Liberty Wing feels the impact of Josh's loss"
"19.09.2016 11:46:44" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: The Pembroke Players' 'Romeo and Juliet' gets to the heart of Shakespeare This group, more than any other I have witnessed lately, gets to the heart of Shakespeare: his words. "This group, more than any other I have witnessed lately, gets to the heart of Shakespeare: his words"
"19.09.2016 11:02:16" elystandard.co.uk Lucky escape for Ely family after faulty bread maker leads to kitchen fire on Orchard Estate An Ely family had a lucky escape after a fire broke out in their kitchen overnight. "By ensuring their smoke alarms were working and going through a well-planned bedtime routine of closing doors, they helped contain the fire and keep the damage to a minimum”
"19.09.2016 09:57:28" Cambs Times Newspaper "No detail is insignificant and you may have vital information to help the investigation"
"19.09.2016 09:21:51" elystandard.co.uk Pop music icon Elton John set for Peterborough live debut The king of pop, Elton John, is to perform live in Peterborough for the first time ever. Elton John will perform at the ABAX Stadium next June! Tickets go on sale this Friday
"17.09.2016 16:55:35" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk John Challis plans to reveal the secrets of what goes on behind the scenes when he hits the road"
"16.09.2016 17:03:47" www.elystandard.co.uk Ely's most famous cat, Mr Sainsbury's aka Garfield, returns to 'favourite napping couch' Ely's most famous cat, Mr Sainsbury's aka Garfield, returns to 'favourite napping couch' 17:28 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Garfield is always ready for his fans. Ely's most famous furry friend, Garfield the cat, has been allowed to return to his Good news for Garfield fans!
"16.09.2016 16:35:12" elystandard.co.uk Successful launch for Hear the Music nighy at The Captain's Table, Ely Successful launch for Hear the Music nighy at The Captain's Table, Ely 16:51 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Phil Meers A professional singer-songwriter launched a fortnightly music event in Ely this week. Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send 'It was a lovely evening. Ely needs this!'
"16.09.2016 16:14:41" Cambs Times Newspaper Lisa comes second in UKIP leadership race
"16.09.2016 10:19:57" elystandard.co.uk Man seriously injured and driver arrested after hit and run in High Barns, Ely Man seriously injured and driver arrested after hit and run in High Barns, Ely 11:08 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Man seriously injured and driver arrested after hit and run in High Barns, Ely A male driver was arrested on suspicion of attempting to cause "A 27-year-old man from Downham Market has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent"
"16.09.2016 10:17:24" elystandard.co.uk Recycling aerosol cans will raise money for Stretham Youth Centre - and help the environment Recycling aerosol cans will raise money for Stretham Youth Centre - and help the environment 11:09 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Members of the Junior Youth Club with the public access AEROCYCLE collection box and some of the empty anti-perspirant and For every 400 aerosols sendt for recycling, £8 will be donated to Stretham Youth Centre
"16.09.2016 09:18:23" elystandard.co.uk Ely author to republish Life and Memories Ely author to republish Life and Memories 10:11 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley IMG_20160915_153923_hdr_kindlephoto-255239268 An author from Ely is to re-publish his first book, Life and Memories. Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send a link “He has many fond memories of his life in the Fens, many of which he shares in his book"
"16.09.2016 09:08:26" elystandard.co.uk Children's author Chip Colquhoun to bring book to life at Burrows Bookshop Children's author Chip Colquhoun to bring book to life at Burrows Bookshop 10:00 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley IMG_20160915_141456_hdr_kindlephoto-250926216 Local author and storyteller Chip Colquhoun will perform extracts from his book Cambridgeshire Folk Stories of giant-slayers, shapeshifters, ghosts, kings and eel catchers
"16.09.2016 09:07:48" elystandard.co.uk Eve of St. Agnes painting on display at Ely Cathedral Eve of St. Agnes painting on display at Ely Cathedral 09:51 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley HCW Nave Currently on display in the Priors Door at Ely Cathedral is The Eve of St. Agnes, a photograph taken by renowned British photographer Harry Cory Wright. The "What happens when we slow this down, looking at one picture presented and lit simply and give ourselves a little longer"
"16.09.2016 08:50:31" elystandard.co.uk Contemporary watercolourist Gerard Stamp to display 'Isle of Light' exhibition at Ely Cathedral Contemporary watercolourist Gerard Stamp to display 'Isle of Light' exhibition at Ely Cathedral 09:36 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Isle of Light exhibition at Ely Cathedral. An exhibition of new paintings by contemporary watercolourist Gerard Stamp will “I have been visiting the cathedral over the last 18 months to capture aspects of the awe inspiring building for my new collection”
"15.09.2016 16:19:49" wisbechstandard.co.uk Motorcyclist's death in A1123 accident could have been caused by 'momentary rider error' inquest hears Motorcyclist's death in A1123 accident could have been caused by 'momentary rider error' inquest hears 16:37 15 September 2016 Sophie Day Ely38 coroner's court A 'momentary rider error' was probably behind a crash in which an experienced motorcyclist “I just turned the corner and there was a bang. I knew I had hit the motorcyclist or the motorcycle"
"15.09.2016 16:19:19" elystandard.co.uk Rotary Club of Ely hand out 155 dictionaries at local schools thanks to raffle funding Rotary Club of Ely hand out 155 dictionaries at local schools thanks to raffle funding 16:37 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley Little Thetford schoolchildren with headmaster, left, and Assistant District Governor Bernard Arnold, of Ely Rotary Club, right. Funds for the dictionaries were raised by raffles at rotary events
"15.09.2016 14:55:14" Cambs Times Newspaper “The NHS 'Five Year Forward View' states that, in future, we will see more care delivered locally"
"15.09.2016 14:51:27" Cambs Times Newspaper Creating a safer Cambridgeshire was the message at meeting
"15.09.2016 13:15:59" elystandard.co.uk Fun Teddy bear's hospital had a serious message in Ely Gallery Fun Teddy bear's hospital had a serious message in Ely 12:59 15 September 2016 Sarah Cliss Ely38 lighthouse12 Poorly Teddy bears were given a health check by their young owners at a special 'hospital' in Ely. Share Comment Email this article to a What a lovely way to get a serious message across - and fun too ...
"15.09.2016 11:27:16" elystandard.co.uk Reach Festival to debut next weekend Reach Festival to debut next weekend 11:54 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley Flint knapper Will Lord will be at Reach Festival. Reach Festival, showcasing local handmade crafts and produce, will make its debut next weekend. “Whether as a visitor or an Reach Festival to debut next weekend
"15.09.2016 11:06:47" elystandard.co.uk Cambridge Art Fair returns for fourth year Cambridge Art Fair returns for fourth year 11:55 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley Cambridge Art Fair in progress The fourth edition of the Cambridge Art Fair will be held from September 30 to October 2 at the Guildhall in Cambridge. Share Comment Email this Modern and contemporary art at Cambridge Art Fair
"15.09.2016 10:37:49" Cambs Times Newspaper “The dogs had been in the car alone for a number of hours. They will have undoubtedly suffered before they died”
"15.09.2016 09:18:42" elystandard.co.uk Aerosol can explosion alerts Swaffham Prior couple to flee house and call fire service Aerosol can explosion alerts Swaffham Prior couple to flee house and call fire service 10:15 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley Aerosol can explosion alerts Swaffham Prior couple to flee house and call fire service An explosion of an aerosol can alerted a "The crews did a fantastic job in preventing the fire spreading to the rest of the house as the fire had started to get into the roof"
"15.09.2016 09:10:42" cambstimes.co.uk Cambridgeshire County Council wants to renegotiate its £700m, 27 year PFI to handle waste in bid to save money Cambridgeshire County Council wants to renegotiate its £700m, 27 year PFI to handle waste in bid to save money 09:48 15 September 2016 John Elworthy 347756353 Eight years into its 27-year £700 million Private Finance Initiative (PFI) deal to handle waste, “The current contract is working and does mean that Cambridgeshire is recycling waste but there are areas where the contract can be improved”
"15.09.2016 09:09:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire County Council £10m solar farm rockets by £500,000 - and Brexit is to blame Cambridgeshire County Council £10m solar farm rockets by £500,000 - and Brexit is to blame 09:47 15 September 2016 John Elworthy solar panels Cost of a county council owned solar farm in East Cambridgeshire has rocketed by £500,000 – because of Brexit. Brexit is blamed
"15.09.2016 08:55:05" elystandard.co.uk Tyler Goodjohn raring to go ahead of massive English welterweight title clash with Johnny Garton Tyler Goodjohn raring to go ahead of massive English welterweight title clash with Johnny Garton 09:00 15 September 2016 Seb Pearce HPT 37 Boxing001 In March, Tyler Goodjohn considered hanging up his gloves after breaking his hand just weeks before one of “My body has been in absolute bits and I've put myself through hell, but it's nice to come away from it knowing I've given everything"
"15.09.2016 08:53:16" elystandard.co.uk Car deliberately set on fire in Mill Drove, Soham Car deliberately set on fire in Mill Drove, Soham 09:23 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley A car was deliberately set on fire in Mill Drove, Soham in the early hours of today. A car was deliberately set on fire in Mill Drove, Soham in the early hours of today. One crew from Soham was called to the incident at 4.46am
"14.09.2016 15:38:30" elystandard.co.uk 'Record number of people in work' across East Cambridgeshire 'Record number of people in work' across East Cambridgeshire 16:22 14 September 2016 Ben Jolley Job centre. A “record number of people” are in work in the East Cambridgeshire area, say new labour market statistics. Share Comment Email this article to a "In East Cambridgeshire, 79.6 per cent of people are in work"
"14.09.2016 11:45:25" elystandard.co.uk Former Ely sixth former celebrates accounting exam success Former Ely sixth former celebrates accounting exam success 12:19 14 September 2016 Ben Jolley IMG_5651_red_shoes_james_hr An apprentice at Red Shoes Accounting in Littleport has passed the industry recognised Level 2 Association of Accounting Technicians James Hayden is an apprentice at Red Shoes Accounting in Littleport
"14.09.2016 11:39:52" elystandard.co.uk Ely police station open day is a hit with local people Gallery Ely police station open day is a hit with local people 12:20 14 September 2016 Ben Jolley 20160911_130556_resized~1 Dozens of people discovered what goes on behind the scenes at Ely police station at the weekend. Share Comment Email this article Dozens turned out to Ely's police station
"14.09.2016 09:35:19" Cambs Times Newspaper “15-year-old Chace Dawkins, who was reported missing on August 14, has been found safe and well"
"13.09.2016 18:19:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Littleport voters could cross the border into South West Norfolk for their parliamentary representation if changes to constituency boundaries go ahead Littleport voters could cross the border into South West Norfolk for their parliamentary representation if changes to constituency boundaries go ahead 17:20 13 September 2016 Sarah Cliss Ely37 Steve Barclay MP Voters in Littleport could find themselves "The aim is to make every constituency have as close to 75,000 voters as possible"
"13.09.2016 16:11:54" wisbechstandard.co.uk Rain and sunshine makes Haddenham's 43rd Steam Rally an event of two halves - but organisers are please with overall success Rain and sunshine makes Haddenham's 43rd Steam Rally an event of two halves - but organisers are please with overall success 09:54 13 September 2016 Sarah Cliss Ely37 haddenham8 Heavy rain meant the first day of the 43rd Haddenham Steam Rally was almost a "There was a huge array of vintage vehicles on display and the heavy horses also proved a hit with the crowds"
"13.09.2016 16:04:13" elystandard.co.uk Police issue wet weather warning to drivers after 11 accidents in just eight hours Police issue wet weather warning to drivers after 11 accidents in just eight hours 14:29 13 September 2016 Seb Pearce ely37crash Police have warned motorists in East Cambridgeshire to be aware of the conditions during wet weather after a spate of 11 “In poor conditions even 30 miles per hour can be too much"
"13.09.2016 11:11:34" elystandard.co.uk Successful book launch for Ely author Mike Rouse Successful book launch for Ely author Mike Rouse 11:30 13 September 2016 Ben Jolley Ely36 Mike Rouse with Annabel Reddick of Burrow's Bookshop at the launch of The Story of Ely. The Story of Ely, the latest book by local author and historian Mike Rouse, “The real joy of The Story of Ely is that it is written by someone who loves the place and the people, and who is himself part of that history"
"13.09.2016 11:10:42" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Peterborough Gilbert & Sullivan Players to perform 'Iolanthe' at Key Theatre, Peterborough
"13.09.2016 11:09:53" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Viva Soham to hold annual open evening this month
"13.09.2016 09:41:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Are you interested in helping protect the farming and countryside heritage in the Fens? Are you interested in helping protect the farming and countryside heritage in the Fens? 10:17 13 September 2016 Kath Sansom Michael Monk, CPRE The Fens is under threat because of an emphasis on opportunities for growth in our area, according to the Help is needed to protect Cambridgeshire's countryside
"12.09.2016 11:24:38" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Police stop car lovers getting together in Ely - but have arranged a new date instead http://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/car_lovers_arrange_a_legal_meet_after_police_stop_their_end_of_summer_gathering_in_ely_1_4692830
"09.09.2016 14:30:34" elystandard.co.uk Haverhill man Jan Adamec jailed for Shaun Whiter and Joey Abbs horror crash A driver has been jailed for 40 months after leaving the scene of a car crash that left 27-year-old Shaun Whiter in need of a double leg amputation and Soham Town Rangers footballer Joey Abbs with serious leg injuries. “Adamec showed a complete disregard for other road users and acted in a cowardly manner when he decided to leave Shaun and Joey by the roadside."
"09.09.2016 13:04:16" Cambs Times Newspaper Police have been busy this morning ...
"09.09.2016 11:34:53" elystandard.co.uk Baton Twirling team begin its bid for national championships - and have made a plea for help with new costumes Marquettes Baton Twirling team are busy training to take part in a regional competition and have made a plea for help replacing their costumes some of which are 15 years old. Baton twirling team need help replacing 15 year old costumes ready for thier bid for the national championships
"09.09.2016 11:30:41" elystandard.co.uk Tributes paid to former Littleport barber A tribute has been paid to a Littleport barber who was well known for running his business in the town. Tributes paid to a former Littleport barber
"08.09.2016 13:04:34" elystandard.co.uk Millbrook House residents take a trip down memory lane thanks to personalised story boxes from Sanctuary's Care Network Residents of an extra care scheme in Soham have been sharing their life memories as part of a community history project. “Projects like this are a fantastic way of keeping history alive for future generations and helping others understand the people who have shaped their community.”