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"20.01.2017 16:05:04" elystandard.co.uk City of Ely College class of '78 will reunite for charity abseil The class of '78 from the City of Ely College will abseil down their old school building - the soon to be demolished Needham's Tower – to raise money for charity. “We wanted to do something different, and keep it local to see the real benefits in the community"
"20.01.2017 15:41:00" elystandard.co.uk Soham Village College says 'pick up a book' by launching 'Epic Adventures in Literature' book club for pupils Keen readers from Soham Village College have launched a book club to try and help its pupils engage with literature. “There will be lots of events during the year to encourage everyone, young and old, to pick up a book and enjoy reading.”
"20.01.2017 15:07:35" elystandard.co.uk Ely Post Office re-opens after five days of closure Ely Post Office has re-opened today (20) after five days of closure. The Post Office is still without a postmaster – a role that has now been vacant for over eight months.
"20.01.2017 12:23:10" elystandard.co.uk WIN: Pair of tickets to 'Sparkling Valentine's Concert by Candlelight' at Ely Cathedral Ely Cathedral is hosting a 'Sparkling Valentine's Concert by Candlelight' – and we have a pair of tickets to give away! Win a pair of tickets to Ely Cathedral's Valentine's concert
"20.01.2017 11:34:11" elystandard.co.uk Three men steal handbag and purse from bungalow in Mill Field, Sutton after forcing entry Three men claiming to be from the gas board forced their way into a bungalow in Mill Field, Sutton last night and made off with the victim's handbag and purse. The men claimed that they were from the gas board
"20.01.2017 11:11:02" elystandard.co.uk Saved their bacon! GoFundMe campaign raises more than £1,500 to save Soham family of pigs from slaughter A GoFundMe campaign has helped rescue a family of pigs in Soham who were threatened with slaughter after they farm they lived on was sold. “These are beautiful, sensitive, intelligent animals and deserve the chance to live a full and enjoyable life just the same as our traditional pets."
"20.01.2017 11:05:34" Cambs Times Newspaper “I've improved massively and developed hugely as an athlete. I'm looking in tip-top shape and I feel the best I have ever felt."
"20.01.2017 10:29:31" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “This time on #HarecroftRd #Wisbech - at least the road hasn't turned to rubble yet"
"20.01.2017 10:07:15" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “No one was inside but adjoining properties on Norfolk Street, West Street and Orange Grove were evacuated"
"19.01.2017 15:49:18" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The company, which has admitted failing in their duty to ensure the health and safety of Mr Balogun will be sentenced in March"
"19.01.2017 15:11:44" elystandard.co.uk We still don't know the full truth of what happened to murdered Cambridge student Guilio Regeni, says MEP Alex Mayer Member of the European Parliament for the East of England Alex Mayer has challenged the EU Foreign affairs chief to provide answers surrounding the murder of Cambridge University student, Guilio Regeni. “His family and friends deserve to know what happened"
"19.01.2017 14:15:41" elystandard.co.uk Ely Museum to 'unlock potential' of Old Gaol thanks to £159,000 Heritage Lottery Fund boost A project to transform Ely Museum has received a huge boost thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund. “It will allow us to transform the museum into a heritage hub for locals and tourists and introduce them to the fascinating history of the area"
"19.01.2017 10:06:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Littleport paedophile jailed after he flew to America to have sex with two young brothers A paedophile who travelled to America from Cambridgeshire to have sex with two young brothers has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars by a Los Angeles Court. Littleport paedophile is jailed for 13 years after he flew to America. He wanted to have sex with two young brothers in an arrangement with their dad but when it fell through he got caught in a police sting.
"19.01.2017 10:00:27" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Don't miss the Cambridge Operatic Society's brilliant performance of Annie - it's at the Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday!
"18.01.2017 17:22:55" Cambs Times Newspaper Tourism video has its premier at Light cinema, Wisbech: take a look and tell us what you think via the opinion poll on our website
"18.01.2017 17:22:45" Cambs Times Newspaper Tourism video has its premier at Light cinema, Wisbech: take a look and tell us what you think via the opinion poll on our website
"18.01.2017 16:58:24" cambstimes.co.uk Cambs police give details of probe into historic sex allegations involving young people in football Allegations of child sex abuse within football clubs in Cambridgeshire now involve 30 alleged victims according to the chief constable. Alec Wood confirmed the escalating nature of the inquiry and said a specialist team of officers from within Cambridgeshire had been set up to carry out inquiries.
"18.01.2017 16:56:39" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk “We had hoped that Ely Post Office would re-open today, but that did not happen.
"18.01.2017 12:51:32" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs schools get a share of £6 million Government funding following campaign by MPs and head teachers Schools across East Cambs will share £6 million of new Government funding following a hard fought campaign by head teachers and MP Lucy Frazer. “Its historic lack of funding for education does not help young people achieve and get the step up they deserve"
"18.01.2017 12:37:36" Cambs Times Newspaper “It is using taxpayer money to encourage businesses to leave Fenland and move to a more prosperous part of the county"
"18.01.2017 10:19:53" elystandard.co.uk Ely City can beat anyone in the division, says boss Brady Stone after his men hold leaders Mildenhall Town They may be sat in 17th in the league standings, but Brady Stone thinks his Ely City side have enough quality to beat anyone in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division. “We just need to keep picking up the wins and the points and we'll soon close in on the top 10, which I think is achievable.”
"18.01.2017 09:32:28" elystandard.co.uk Colby's Simply Thai crowdfunder offers food rewards for cash pledges Thai street food could be coming to Ely thanks to a crowdfunding page which has already raised £685 of its £2,000 target. Simply Thai UK says "there is nothing more satisfying than to see people eating food I have cooked"
"18.01.2017 00:10:05" cambstimes.co.uk Government FINALLY tells schools in East Cambs and Fenland 'you're under funded' and pledges £6 million extra to spend over next three years Schools across Fenland and East Cambridgeshire will share £6 million of new Government funding – separate to any other income streams- to spend between now and 2020. Education Minister's huge cash boost to Fenland and E Cambs schools - delighted MP Steve Barclay describes it as his best day since entering Parliament. Brilliant result
"17.01.2017 17:01:27" elystandard.co.uk Woman taken to hospital after aga fire at house in Black Bank Road, Little Downham A woman was taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a blocked flume led to a house fire in Little Downham. The smoke was caused by a blocked fume, sending the smoke back down into the aga
"17.01.2017 16:24:15" elystandard.co.uk Sell fruit, veg or flowers to help Isleham Horse and Pony Rescue Centre A horse rescue centre is looking for people to sell fresh fruit and vegetables and flowers on a roadside stall to help raise money for their cause. Become a pop up shop for Isleham Horse and Pony Rescue Centre
"17.01.2017 15:29:13" elystandard.co.uk Council rejects extending empty homes discount to landlords despite plea by councillor who described it as a 'misguided approach' Councillors rejected a call to extend discounts to landlords with empty houses but have promised to consider it again later in the year. Landlords, said Councillor Hunt, should not be penalised for undertaking work to upgrade homes and improve the condition of the rental housing stock.
"17.01.2017 15:27:00" elystandard.co.uk Ely Post Office remains closed, despite bosses 'working hard to restore service' The Post Office in Ely is still closed – despite a notice in the window of the store saying it would reopen today (17). “We are working hard to restore Post Office service to the current location as quickly as possible.”
"17.01.2017 15:15:04" elystandard.co.uk The mystery Soham shoe tree - just why are they all up there? A tree covered in trainers in Soham has caused a burning question in the town - why exactly are they all up there? The mystery of the Soham shoe tree....
"17.01.2017 14:54:07" elystandard.co.uk Ringing the changes! Villager-owned phone box in Prickwillow gets a new lease of life People in Prickwillow defied the chilly temperatures of January and teamed up to renovate one of the village's most loved landmarks - its phone box. Its latest makeover is one of its more modest looks; it has previously been transformed into a giant bauble, Father Christmas' sleigh, a Christmas present and a community art gallery
"17.01.2017 14:08:00" elystandard.co.uk Bishop Laney Sixth Form teams with Norwich City FC to launch girls college football programme Bishop Laney Sixth Form in Ely is teaming up with Norwich City FC Regional Development to launch a girls college football programme. "It is important that we encourage local girls to reach their full potential"
"17.01.2017 12:23:59" elystandard.co.uk Soham's Affinity Cheer and Dance sweep dozens of awards at national competition - including 16 first places! Soham based Affinity Cheer and Dance shook their pom poms at the competition to win 16 first places at a national competition. “The athletes and coaches have been training incredibly hard to achieve these awards and that effort has paid off"
"17.01.2017 11:35:13" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs leader James Palmer ahead in race for Tory nomination to become party's choice as candidate for £70,000 a year Cambs mayor East Cambs Council leader James Palmer topped the poll as Conservative officials narrowed contenders for the party's nomination to be their candidate for mayor down to three. “I have found James' arguments on Twitter to be persuasive in the past, but not quite persuasive enough"
"17.01.2017 11:15:01" elystandard.co.uk Green fingered school children see the benefit of the great outdoors Green-fingered children at King's Ely Acremont and Nursery grabbed their wheelbarrows and spades for an action-packed morning of gardening. Armed with their wellie boots, children took part activities around the garden, including helping out in the fruit and vegetable plot
"17.01.2017 11:11:03" elystandard.co.uk Three schemes on display to make life that little bit easier for cyclists and pedestrians getting around Ely Plans are on display at Ely library showing three schemes that the county council hope will improve both cycling and walking routes around the city. The council has set aside money for the three schemes and, following a public consultation, hope to complete the three jobs in the spring
"17.01.2017 10:12:33" elystandard.co.uk Soham Young Farmers Club to hold charity ceilidh dance The Soham branch of the Young Farmers Club will hold their annual charity ceilidh dance on Friday January 27. This year's dance event will raise money for welfare charity Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution
"17.01.2017 09:36:12" elystandard.co.uk Get involved in a souper fund raiser in Ely A community crowd funding initiative is looking for a venue to hold their next souper charity night. Souper idea in the city! Ely SOUP looking for a venue to hold their next community event
"16.01.2017 16:35:34" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk “We battered a team that's third in the league and there's nobody in the division that we fear."
"16.01.2017 15:47:52" elystandard.co.uk Recently freed after robbing a man of 73 in Littleport, Jordan Earwaker back behind bars for stealing charity boxes A former Littleport man who was jailed for 16 months as recently as July 2015 for robbing a 73 year-old man, is back behind bars after admitting a spate of charity box thefts across Cambridge. "He was charged with five counts of theft from a shop, one count of receiving stolen goods and one count of theft"
"16.01.2017 15:41:26" elystandard.co.uk They're back! Ring side action with the ultimate wrestling fun in Littleport Bell to bell action with wrestling super stars is coming to Littleport again thanks to wrestlers teaming up with Little Miracles charity. Seconds out - Round Two! the ultimate wrestlers are back in Littleport to raise money for Little Miracles
"16.01.2017 14:07:35" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Hundreds of people lined the streets of Whittlesey to enjoy the annual tradition that is the Straw Bear Festival
"16.01.2017 14:03:17" Wisbech Standard Newspaper http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/march_dog_training_club_celebrates_christmas_in_style_with_annual_pet_party_1_4850758
"16.01.2017 12:03:29" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The driver of the Honda approached the lorry, verbally abused and attempted to punch the driver before slamming the lorry's wing mirror into the driver's side window, smashing the window"
"16.01.2017 11:59:29" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "After making demands for money, the woman was attacked with a knife, causing serious lacerations to both her arms, leaving her bleeding heavily on her bed"
"16.01.2017 11:31:42" elystandard.co.uk Ely couple's Reflections on the Landscpae artwork to go on display in city An Ely couple will put their artwork on display next month as part of their Reflections on the Landscape exhibition. Work by husband and wife artists Tom and Valerie Sims will go on show at The Old Fire Engine House next month
"16.01.2017 11:24:01" elystandard.co.uk Elbow to perform at Thetford Forest this summer Alternative rockers Elbow are the latest act to announce a performance in Thetford Forest this summer. Elbow are the latest band to be announced for the Forestry Commission Forest Live concert series
"16.01.2017 11:01:54" elystandard.co.uk Building of business HQ at Lancaster Way Business Park could create 30 jobs in 'up-and-coming' Ely Thirty jobs could be created in Ely over the next two years thanks to a door manufacturing company which is building its business headquarters in Lancaster Way Business Park. “Ely is an up-and-coming city and Lancaster Way has built up an impressive infrastructure"
"16.01.2017 10:28:07" elystandard.co.uk Cottenham woman's lucky postcode leads to £30,000 win A Cottenham woman is celebrating having won £30,000 thanks to her lucky postcode. “Winning such a large amount of money is the sort of thing you never think will actually happen to you"
"16.01.2017 10:05:39" Cambs Times Newspaper "The victim opened his caravan door at 9.30pm to see two men in balaclavas who assaulted him and made threats before searching his caravan"
"16.01.2017 08:48:06" wisbechstandard.co.uk Nobody knows the true scale of the pelvic mesh scandal - but new figures show it could be as high as almost 40 per cent The true scale of the risk of surgical mesh to treat women's incontinence and prolapse remains a mystery amid findings from America that say up to almost 40 per cent of women suffer injuries from the hooked instruments used to implant it. The medical instruments used in gynaecology operations across Cambridgeshire cause injuries in up to 40% of patients shocking new figures reveal
"16.01.2017 00:13:03" Cambs Times Newspaper MP Steve Barclay opens up to how Fenland has largely ignored by Local Enteprise Board - the question is who has been there to support Fenland since the LEP was set up five years ago?
"14.01.2017 16:27:00" Wisbech Standard Newspaper It's virtually impossible not to find yourself swept up in modern day musical La La Land - now showing at Light Cinema Wisbech
"13.01.2017 17:00:07" Cambs Times Newspaper “It was clear from the amount of drugs found in the room, which was only used by Gazo, that he was dealing drugs"
"13.01.2017 16:58:06" elystandard.co.uk Improvement all round at Soham Village College as Ofsted inspectors praise teaching and staff Staff at Soham Village College are celebrating after its latest Ofsted inspection saw them leap from 'requiring improvement' to 'good' in just over a year. “I'm delighted that the hard work and commitment that all our staff and pupils demonstrate every day has been formally recognised."
"13.01.2017 15:52:11" elystandard.co.uk Sutton playgroup Scamps to close due to lack of volunteers A Sutton playgroup is to close due to a lack of volunteers. "We do hope the village understands that without support or commitment from further volunteers, we can not continue to open due to changes in own personal circumstances.”
"13.01.2017 15:49:44" elystandard.co.uk East Cambridgeshire community transport services to receive £15,000 boost from District Council Two local community transport providers are set to receive a big boost in the form of a share of £15,000 of District Council money. East Cambridgeshire community transport services to receive £15,000 boost from District Council
"13.01.2017 15:26:56" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Little Mix will perform at Newmarket Racecourse in the summer
"13.01.2017 13:41:35" Cambs Times Newspaper You mean he jumped THAT? Wow
"13.01.2017 11:30:41" elystandard.co.uk Happy birthday! Mary celebrates her 100th birthday with four generations of her family in Ely A woman born and raised in East Cambridgeshire has celebrated her 100th birthday. Mary spent all 39 years of her married life living in Witchford, where she had eight children and 17 grandchildren
"13.01.2017 10:47:17" wisbechstandard.co.uk Look after your dog's paws as snow and sleet hit Cambridgeshire - de-icer, salt and grit can be fatal to pets Winter proof your dog's feet. De-icer, road grit and salt can be fatal if licked off paws after a walk
"13.01.2017 10:09:26" Cambs Times Newspaper “If I play to my full potential I can definitely challenge in all competitions.”
"13.01.2017 10:04:28" Cambs Times Newspaper "Make sure you're up to date with any weather alerts in your area and take extra care on the roads"
"13.01.2017 10:03:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Allow extra journey time as severe weather warnings hit, say Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Set your alarm to get up earlier for work to give you time to clear your car windscreen and allow extra travel time, motorists are being urged. Allow extra time for journeys as snow, sleet and rain hits the county, urge Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue teams
"13.01.2017 09:59:27" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Weather is set to improve as the day goes on - but remember to wrap up warm as it is going to stay 'bitterly cold' ...
"13.01.2017 09:53:06" elystandard.co.uk Fen road closed following collision involving a lorry, tractor and a car Three vehicles – believed to be a lorry, a tractor and a car- have been involved in a collision on a Fen road today. Three vehicles collision -road closed.
"12.01.2017 17:53:37" Cambs Times Newspaper Agreement reached - and Fenland Council to get £140,000- after social housing deal at Manea collapses
"12.01.2017 14:11:02" Cambs Times Newspaper Officer and Gentleman moment at Cambs Fire
"12.01.2017 13:14:31" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Victim has shown great courage taking the brave step of speaking out."
"12.01.2017 11:41:33" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man who raped 'vulnerable woman' in 'nasty attack' at a Wisbech park - and then stole her handbag- jailed for 10 years A man who raped a “vulnerable” woman in a “nasty attack” in Tillery Park, Wisbech has been jailed for 10 years. "Zukauskas proceeded to hold her down and rape her. He then left the park with her handbag"
"12.01.2017 11:39:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk One injured and taken to hospital following collision between two lorries near Newmarket A man injured when two lorries collided near Newmarket today has been taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition. “He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital"
"12.01.2017 10:41:07" elystandard.co.uk Robbers assault woman during armed raid at Coral bookmakers in Newmarket Two robbers brandishing a crowbar pushed a woman to the floor during a raid at a bookmakers last night. One of the employees was pushed to the floor before the keys were handed over and the men then emptied coins from the slot machines
"12.01.2017 09:29:52" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Matthew Sharpe was charged with the murder of Andrew Hasler and the attempted murder of a 27-year-old woman
"11.01.2017 17:00:54" elystandard.co.uk Newmarket is frontrunner for all-weather course to replace Kempton Park Newmarket is expected to be one of the major beneficiaries of an ambitious 10-year plan unveiled by the Jockey Club to invest at least half a billion pounds into British racing. “We are still working through the detail of the project at the moment, but the investment in Newmarket will be significant"
"11.01.2017 16:28:10" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Zukauskas suggested they go and sit in Tillery Park as it was dark and they wouldn't be seen on CCTV drinking"
"11.01.2017 15:36:12" wisbechstandard.co.uk Parents of children across Cambridgeshire with special educational needs are invited to a free conference in St Ives Parents of children with special educational needs are invited to a free conference with workshops and information stalls. Parents of children with special educational needs invited to a free conference
"11.01.2017 15:05:18" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "In order to overcome these challenges, there needs to be a change in how people perceive care work"
"11.01.2017 14:43:33" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “It's a tragedy for the family, I feel so sorry for them. You never expect that to happen. We have lost two brilliant people"
"11.01.2017 12:01:01" Cambs Times Newspaper "This is a really exciting opportunity for me to contribute my quota to the battle against this disease"
"11.01.2017 11:53:53" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Panel members could be paid up to £150 a day and be reimbursed for travel
"11.01.2017 11:52:23" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Freezing conditions are expected from 3pm today and may last until Sunday evening
"11.01.2017 11:28:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridge consultant takes up top role delivering HIV services in Nigeria A Cambridge consultant has taken up a top HIV post in Nigeria. Cambridge consultant takes up top role in Nigeria
"11.01.2017 11:23:20" wisbechstandard.co.uk Crisis cafes and community clinics among plans to improve mental health services in Cambridgeshire A health charity has welcomed plans to offer mental health first aid training in schools, better workplace support and community based crisis cafes and clinics. Mental health charity welcomes plans to improve services
"11.01.2017 11:13:53" cambstimes.co.uk 'Murder' victim Andrew died from stab wounds, post mortem finds A post mortem examination of a man who was killed in St Ives has found he died from stab wounds. The post-mortem concluded 28-year-old Andrew Hasler died from stab wounds to his chest
"11.01.2017 11:12:03" elystandard.co.uk Paranormal Fridays to launch at Oliver Cromwell's House in Ely Experience a freaky Friday paranormal virtual reality in Ely. Head to Oliver Cromwell's House for a paranormal virtual reality experience
"11.01.2017 10:17:52" elystandard.co.uk Victims of A1307 collision named by police Two people who died in a collision on the A1307 on Monday afternoon (January 9) have been named by police. Reginald and Maria Towers were killed when their silver Hyundai Matrix was in collision with a white Vauxhall Vivaro
"11.01.2017 09:57:30" Cambs Times Newspaper Rosefield made her concerto debut at the age of sixteen when she won first prize in the European Music for Youth Competition in Oslo, Norway
"10.01.2017 17:40:03" wisbechstandard.co.uk Lithuanian gangmaster couple, who employed workers at farms across Cambridgeshire, must pay back thousands or face extra time in jail A gangmaster couple, who were jailed in 2015 in a landmark conviction, have been ordered to repay more than £400,000 in criminal proceedings - or face extra time in jail. Gangmaster couple told - pay back your ill gotten gains or face extra time in jail
"10.01.2017 17:32:38" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The offenders used force to enter the McColl's store on Hillgate, Gedney Hill, before stealing money and goods
"10.01.2017 16:53:27" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "I was absolutely amazed by the vitriolic abuse they started to receive"
"10.01.2017 16:50:09" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "If applications are late there is a risk that their child will not be offered a place at one of their preferred schools"
"10.01.2017 16:43:47" elystandard.co.uk Julie Feilden of Burwell who embezzled £16,000 from her former employer, lettings agency Savills, admits 13 charges of theft - A 51-year-old woman has admitted embezzling around £16,000 from her former employer over a period of five-and-a-half years. Despite being made redundant Feilden asked if she could take the books home to get them up-to-date
"10.01.2017 16:41:25" cambstimes.co.uk Cambridgeshire murder probe: police name victim as 28-year-old Andrew Hasler of St Ives Cambridgeshire police investigating a murder in St Ives on Sunday have named the victim. “Kind hearted and living his life to the full, he came into the world early and has left us far too soon"
"10.01.2017 16:38:08" elystandard.co.uk Bid to turn disused milking parlour and storage sheds to housing at Witchford rejected by East Cambs planners Three days after being told by a planning officer his application would fail, Roger Gate withdrew a bid to convert a former milking parlour at Grunty Fen Road, Witchford, to housing. "The works required in order to convert the building to a residential dwelling would be extensive"
"10.01.2017 15:20:52" elystandard.co.uk Ely author Chip leads study into benefits of telling stories in classrooms An Ely author is leading a study into the benefits of telling stories in classrooms. "Storytelling would have died out long ago if it hadn't been an important part of education"
"10.01.2017 14:48:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Husband detained indefinitely after trying to kill his wife by hitting her over the head with a lump hammer A man who tried to kill his wife with a lump hammer while she slept has been detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act. Man who hit his wife over the head with a lump hammer as she slept is detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act
"10.01.2017 11:34:50" elystandard.co.uk Sing your heart out at a fund raising bandaoke night coming to Ely A 13 year old Ely College student has organised a bandaoke night to help fund a trip to Kenya with fellow pupils. Bandaoke night is coming to Ely thanks to student Sam
"10.01.2017 11:28:33" elystandard.co.uk Littleport Players nominated for three NODA awards The Littleport Players have been nominated for three nationally-recognised awards. The group is in the running for three National Operatic & Dramatic Association awards
"10.01.2017 10:15:23" elystandard.co.uk Two die in collision on A1307 between Horseheath and Haverhill Two people died in a collision on the A1307 yesterday afternoon (January 9). A man and a woman travelling in the Hyundai died of their injuries at the scene
"10.01.2017 09:31:51" Cambs Times Newspaper "This was a horrific assault which could easily have killed Dr Bond"
"10.01.2017 09:23:28" elystandard.co.uk Expect candlelight, sacred music and tranquillity when Candlemas returns to Ely Cathedral Expect candlelight, sacred music and tranquillity when Candlemas returns to Ely Cathedral on February 2. Candlemas comes to Ely Cathedral next month
"09.01.2017 18:05:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk Corrie McKeague's girlfriend says missing RAF Honington airman is to become a father Serviceman Corrie McKeague, who has been missing since September last year, is to become a father. Corrie's girlfriend reveals missing RAF man who become a dad
"09.01.2017 17:35:03" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “People definitely need to be more vigilant as we also found a lot of needles down there"
"09.01.2017 16:07:17" elystandard.co.uk Council apologises after nearly 190,000 planning files temporarily withdrawn from inspection after threat to Data Protection Act Nearly 190,000 planning files held by East Cambs Council were exposed to possible breaches of the Data Protection Act following 'teething' issues experienced during the introduction of an updated electronic register. Threat to Data Protection Act means temporary withdrawal of 187,000 planning files at East Cambs Council
"09.01.2017 15:53:40" elystandard.co.uk Tributes to crash victim and tetraplegic Chris Clements, a 'vibrant, cheeky, mischievous and larger than life character' Tetraplegic Chris Clements – who sustained a serious spinal injury 10 years ago- has died after his wheelchair was involved in a collision with a silver Peugeot Partner at Brinkley near Newmarket. “His desire to make a difference was an inspiration to all who knew him"
"09.01.2017 14:32:17" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “Most places are at risk. By Thursday and/or Friday, I think most places will stand risk of seeing something a bit wintry – sleet or snow"
"09.01.2017 13:11:46" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The two men are described as white, roughly six foot, aged 21 to 40, with short black hair
"09.01.2017 13:00:55" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire man Paul Bond who hit lecturer wife Marian with two and a half pound lump hammer - found guilty of attempted murder A man who attacked his wife with a lump hammer while she slept has been found guilty of attempted murder. Man guilty of attempted murder of lecturer wife - he hit her with a lump hammer
"09.01.2017 12:53:55" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Armed robbers attacked shops in Wisbech and Outwell
"09.01.2017 12:16:14" elystandard.co.uk Two people taken to hospital after car transporter crashes into central reservation on A11 at Thetford Two people have been taken to hospital after a car transporter crashed into the central reservation on the A11 at Thetford, with a number of cars coming off the lorry. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and local diversions have been put in place
"09.01.2017 12:04:20" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Repairs will last until Sunday (15) with stretches of work closing the road between 8pm and 6am
"09.01.2017 12:02:16" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Around 30 minutes later, in Wisbech, it is believed that five armed men entered a shop in Norwich Road. It is not yet known whether the two incidents are connected
"09.01.2017 11:15:08" elystandard.co.uk Neighbours question if East Cambs Council is entitled to build 13 homes on land at Soham that is 'technically public open space' Neighbours have questioned whether East Cambs Council has the legal right to build 13 homes on land that council officers agree is “technically public open space”. Can council build on land at Soham that is 'technically public open space'? That IS the question
"09.01.2017 10:46:45" elystandard.co.uk FA VASE: Ely City write their names in the history books with last-32 success over Shepshed Dynamo BUILDBASE FA VASE FOURTH ROUNDEly City 3-0 Shepshed DynamoThe Unwin Ground, ElyAttendance: 386 A wonderful achievement for all involved at Ely City Football Club!
"09.01.2017 10:33:44" elystandard.co.uk 'Innovative' businessman donates 94-piece toolkit to Witchford Village College after educational visit An innovative businessman donated a 94-piece toolkit to Witchford Village College on Thursday. “This was a very hands-on experience and gave students an insight into different technology that will be available to them in the future"
"09.01.2017 10:31:49" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Local councils given £736,000 in battle to prevent homelessness in Cambridgeshire
"09.01.2017 10:30:36" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The painting was donated by 102-year-old Emma Simmonds
"09.01.2017 09:58:42" elystandard.co.uk Thieves steal tin of money from restaurant in High Street, Sutton Thieves stole a tin of money during a burglary at a restaurant in High Street, Sutton in December. The incident happened on Friday December 23 between midnight and 1am
"06.01.2017 15:13:28" elystandard.co.uk Sitting in on The Full Monty 'undress' rehearsal - it's at Cambridge Arts Theatre this month! It's a dirty job but someone's got to do it… Sarah Cliss gets hot and bothered as she sits in on rehearsals for the new tour of The Full Monty... The Full Monty UK is coming to Cambridge Arts Theatre this month!
"06.01.2017 15:10:51" cambstimes.co.uk More than 1,000 'affordable' rent-to-buy homes could be built in Cambridgeshire by 2020 More than 1,000 'affordable' rent-to-buy homes could be built in Cambridgeshire by 2020. “Our goal is to deliver over 5,000 rent-to-buy homes by 2020 and it is our intention that over a 1,000 of these will be in the region"
"06.01.2017 14:29:33" elystandard.co.uk Council rejects two homes in Soham on a site described by planning officer as 'cramped' Businessman Steve Johnson failed in a bid to persuade East Cambs planners to allow two homes in the centre of Soham. He described the site as “cramped” and the conservation officer was “not convinced that the site is suitable for development”
"06.01.2017 14:12:37" elystandard.co.uk Politically scathing and insightful comedian Ahir Shah brings Machines tour to Cambridge Junction Politically scathing, insightful and charismatic comedian Ahir Shah is bringing his Machines tour to the Cambridge Junction this month. Comedian Ahir Shah is coming to the Cambridge Junction
"06.01.2017 12:03:38" elystandard.co.uk Police advise drivers to be mindful of potential hidden ice and frost on roads Police have warned drivers to be mindful of weather conditions by sharing an image showing where ice and frost can remain hidden on roads. “When you see long shadows cast across the road, please consider the possibility of ice and slow down a little to accommodate"
"06.01.2017 11:51:39" elystandard.co.uk Can you tell a fascinating tale in under 501 words? Then enter Ely 501's creative writing challenge An Ely-based creative writing challenge has set out on its third year of trying to find the district's finest young story tellers. “The best stories start from your own experience and from the heart; something you really want to write about, something weird you saw, something that made you laugh, something that excited you."
"06.01.2017 10:35:05" Cambs Times Newspaper “They were both so kind, gentle and funny. When I found out, my heart just broke"
"06.01.2017 09:26:08" elystandard.co.uk See Annie musical at Cambridge Arts Theatre in January One of the biggest musicals of all-time is heading to Cambridge this New Year, and tickets are now on sale. Cambridge Operatic Society is bringing Annie to life at the Cambridge Arts Theatre
"06.01.2017 09:19:27" elystandard.co.uk Ireland's most successful showband The Indians return to The Brook in Soham Ireland's most successful showband, The Indians, return to The Brook in Soham next month. The Indians Showband are coming to The Brook, Soham
"05.01.2017 16:59:36" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Stephen produces the gun from behind his back. He takes aim. Allison gets off the sofa and tries to run. She's fatally injured in the head and collapses on the lounge floor”
"05.01.2017 16:29:57" elystandard.co.uk What do we need? An IT manager. When we do need one? ASAP. East Cambs Council outlines 'real risks' of critical vacancy in their team East Cambs Council has admitted there are “real risks” to the authority following the departure on December 31 of its IT manager. IT manager needed urgently by council - and here's why
"05.01.2017 16:24:47" Cambs Times Newspaper Colin Budden denies drink driving, driving dangerously, failing to stop for police, failing to stop after an accident and attempting to pervert the course of justice.
"05.01.2017 15:23:23" elystandard.co.uk Ely will have a nightclub again after entertainment group signs a lease agreement Ely is set to have a nightclub again after an entertainment company signed a new lease for 11 Forehill in the city. “The property will be restored to its former glory as a nightclub"
"05.01.2017 15:15:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk East Cambridgeshire District Council fights to keep Littleport in Cambridgeshire when it comes to parliamentary elections Keeping Littleport in Cambridgeshire when it comes to choosing an MP is the aim of a proposal put forward by East Cambridgeshire District Council. "The nation-wide shake-up is designed to equal out the numbers of people in each constituency"
"05.01.2017 15:13:56" elystandard.co.uk Man dies following collision on B1052 near Brinkley A man has died after a collision near Brinkley yesterday afternoon (January 4). The man was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, but died this morning (January 5) as a result of his injuries.
"05.01.2017 14:34:01" elystandard.co.uk Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him about an assault in Market Street, Ely which left another man seriously injured Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with an assault in Ely which left a man seriously injured. “The victim received serious, but not life threatening injuries as a result of the attack"
"05.01.2017 12:49:19" elystandard.co.uk East of England Ambulance Service called to more than 20 collisions this morning The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) have been called to more than 20 collisions on roads across the district this morning. “Keep your distance from other cars and take it slow on icy roads. #Drive2Arrive”
"05.01.2017 11:46:19" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk “We've said that we've over-achieved in the Vase and whether we win, lose or draw, we've done brilliantly."
"05.01.2017 11:07:17" elystandard.co.uk Entrepreneurial Cambridgeshire County Council sets out its stall for building homes and for a renewable energy strategy Cuts in government funding have prompted Cambridgeshire County Council to adopt an entrepreneurial spirit with the setting up of a company to deliver 2,000 homes over the next 10 years. “The council is looking to alternative means of supporting the delivery of front line services"
"05.01.2017 11:05:55" elystandard.co.uk MP hits out at Abellio Greater Anglia ticket inspectors who are given targets of issuing three fines a day One of the region's MPs has hit out at train operating companies which set targets for handing out penalties amid reports Abellio Greater Anglia orders staff to issue three fines a day. "We do set company targets for reducing the percentage of fare dodgers and we do manage and monitor the performance of ticket inspectors"
"05.01.2017 11:04:34" elystandard.co.uk Solo singer Kevin Barry to perform at The Brook in Soham Solo singer and musician Kevin Barry is set to perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday January 15. The concert takes place at The Brook, Soham on January 15
"05.01.2017 10:14:14" Cambs Times Newspaper "They have been going for 18 years and have distributed 315,000 items of kit in over 51 countries"
"05.01.2017 09:20:09" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Why Him? starring James Franco and Bryan Cranston is crass but it's comic timing is brilliant - see it at Light Cinema Wisbech
"04.01.2017 15:32:00" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Light Cinema Wisbech to host ladies-only event to mark launch of La La Land
"04.01.2017 14:33:13" Cambs Times Newspaper "The deer had been frightened by a dog in the field and in trying to escape had got itself trapped in the railings"
"04.01.2017 14:30:51" Cambs Times Newspaper “Funding is always one of our (YPM - Young People March Youth Centre) main battles. Because we have always been here with our doors open, people think we are alright"
"04.01.2017 10:02:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Make new friends and enjoy a cuppa and cake at a monthly friendship group in Littleport A friendship club that encourages people to get together over a cup of coffee and a slice of cake will hold its first meeting of 2017 this weekend. Join a monthly friendship group in Littleport for cake and a cuppa
"04.01.2017 10:02:01" elystandard.co.uk Three car collision on A14 at Stow cum Quy - drivers advised to avoid area A three-car collision on the A14 at Stow cum Quy is causing traffic delays this morning. Police have advised drivers to avoid the area if possible as traffic is already building up
"04.01.2017 10:01:02" elystandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire County Council to launch own property company - and it could build 2,000 homes over next 10 years A housing company targeted with building 2,000 homes over the next 10 years on land it already owns is to be set up by Cambridgeshire County Council. Cambridgeshire County Council is looking to launch its own property company - first task build 2,000 homes on land it already owns
"04.01.2017 09:59:51" wisbechstandard.co.uk Make new friends and enjoy a cuppa and cake at a monthly friendship group in Littleport A friendship club that encourages people to get together over a cup of coffee and a slice of cake will hold its first meeting of 2017 this weekend. “We are continuing to enjoy the company of those who came along to the first event, whilst welcome new faces every time"
"04.01.2017 09:59:08" elystandard.co.uk Witchford Village College students urge smokers to quit through 'Kick Ash' campaign video Students from Witchford Village College have tried their hand at film making in an attempt to urge smokers to stub out their cigarettes this January. "We hope this video encourages other people to become smoke free too"
"04.01.2017 09:52:37" elystandard.co.uk X Factor rapper Honey G records smoke alarm safety video for Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service Rapper Honey G, who shot to fame on the most recent series of The X Factor, recorded a safety message for Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service. The X Factor's Honey G teams up with Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service
"03.01.2017 15:53:18" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “It is believed the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with a tree"
"03.01.2017 15:53:07" Wisbech Standard Newspaper A passing couple walking their dogs alerted Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service to the trapped sheep
"03.01.2017 13:09:21" wisbechstandard.co.uk Could Cambridgeshire County Council end its ban on wind turbines being built on its 33,000 acre county farms estate? A blanket ban on wind farms on farm land owned by Cambridgeshire County Council may be reviewed following the unveiling of an energy strategy. County council to end wind turbine ban?
"03.01.2017 12:55:42" Cambs Times Newspaper Revolutionary way to help young adolescents in Cambridgeshire
"03.01.2017 10:50:28" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “The events are generally dangerous, taking place in isolated locations, often within dilapidated buildings"
"03.01.2017 10:27:11" Cambs Times Newspaper The driver was injured and taken to hospital after their car rolled over into a dyke at Wimblington Road, Manea
"03.01.2017 09:36:59" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “Not such a happy new year for some waking up in custody. Maybe the #NewYearNewMe resolutions will start"
"30.12.2016 12:41:39" Cambs Times Newspaper Police, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, as well as a helicopter, were called in to “monitor the situation”
"30.12.2016 11:38:22" Cambs Times Newspaper US airman for RAF Lakenheath dies in crash at Weeting, near Brandon
"30.12.2016 11:28:29" cambstimes.co.uk Free tours of Peterborough Cathedral start in January Peterborough Cathedral is offering guided tours for free starting this month. “The move is to encourage more people to find out about the architectural treasures of the building and hear its amazing stories”
"30.12.2016 11:17:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk The region's worst criminals are jailed for a total of 390 years in 2016 http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/crime_busters_jail_the_region_s_worst_criminals_for_a_total_of_390_years_1_4832647
"30.12.2016 10:24:27" wisbechstandard.co.uk Bereavement support group launches at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn Relatives coming to terms with the loss of a loved one will now have a new place to turn for support and advice. Bereavement support group launches at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King's Lynn
"29.12.2016 17:30:14" Cambs Times Newspaper Back to normal for gritting could take to mid to late January warns council boss
"29.12.2016 17:08:55" wisbechstandard.co.uk Take the family to a New Year's Eve party in March that is raising money for a good cause Got no plans to see out 2016 in style? Why not take the children to a New Year's Eve party that is also raising money for rescue dogs. Family fun at a New Year's Eve party in March
"29.12.2016 16:10:38" elystandard.co.uk The Mayor of Ely, Cllr Ian Lindsay, takes in the city's festive pantomime offering 'Aladdin' at the Maltings The Mayor and Mayoress of Ely got in the festive spirit last night – by taking in the city's professional pantomime. “It's a colourful, slick and very entertaining show with an energetic and talented young cast. Don't miss it!”
"29.12.2016 16:08:15" elystandard.co.uk Lyn of Littleport looks ahead to 2017 Well here we are looking at another new year full of promise and expectation for our village. Unless you're contemplating catching buses to and from Ely that is! Lyn of Littleport looks ahead to 2017
"29.12.2016 16:07:18" elystandard.co.uk Columnist Rosemary Westwell says 'we've forgotten the meaning of charity' We've forgotten the meaning of charity Columnist Rosemary Westwell says 'we've forgotten the meaning of charity'
"29.12.2016 15:24:32" elystandard.co.uk Packing a punch for fund raising in Littleport - thanks are sent to the organisers of a successful family fun event Wrestlers have sent a massive thank you to staff at Littleport Leisure Centre for hosting an action-packed afternoon of family fun to raise money for Little Miracles. Big thank you from everybody for the wrestling fun at Littleport raising funds for Little Miracles family support group
"29.12.2016 13:21:02" Cambs Times Newspaper The following is imagined....possibly. """"What do you mean you want to build a shed for your tractor? Where do you think you are? (er Fenland....) I suppose you need it your work too? (er I'm a rose grower).""""
"29.12.2016 12:15:15" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Government housing regulator issues rebuke to Circle Housing over maintenance
"29.12.2016 09:25:29" Cambs Times Newspaper “They've welcomed me into the village and whatever the future holds, I will never forget the warmth they've shown me"
"28.12.2016 15:58:15" elystandard.co.uk It's as busy as Oxford Street says councillor about Haddenham which is set to get a new pedestrian crossing costing £125,000 A divided village, which is a busy cut through for commuters, is to get a much wanted £125,000 pedestrian crossing. Haddenham is a busy cut through for commuters - campaigners are delighted that at last it is to have a pedestrian crossing
"28.12.2016 15:24:21" elystandard.co.uk New homes needed for two dogs abandoned after police called to hare coursing incident between Earith and Haddenham Two dogs believed to have been abandoned by illegal hare coursers in the Fens have been taken into care. Dogs abandoned after hare coursing incident in the Fens
"28.12.2016 14:51:48" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Dramatic moment car in Wisbech was set alight deliberately
"28.12.2016 14:37:09" cambstimes.co.uk Prince William may give up his role as one of Cambridgeshire's air ambulance pilots The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge may leave their Norfolk home and return to London next year which would mean Prince William giving up as a pilot with the region's air ambulan Is Prince William considering giving up his role as a pilot with the region's air ambulance?
"28.12.2016 14:33:31" elystandard.co.uk Beset by delays and costing £500,000 more because of Brexit, solar farm at Soham begins to produce first electricity - and first profit A £10 million solar farm on a county council owned 60 acre site in Soham has begun to produce its first electricity and enough to power around 3,500 homes. Solar (power) to the people - after delays first 'farm' for county council begins to produce electricity
"28.12.2016 14:30:24" Cambs Times Newspaper Fancy running your own farm? Now is your chance
"28.12.2016 14:26:49" Cambs Times Newspaper Cannabis factory found in March
"28.12.2016 12:22:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Knock booze on the head and go dry for January says Cambridgeshire police and crime commissioner Throw in the towel and give up booze to go dry for January to give your body a break and maybe raise money for charity at the same time. Make mine a cuppa! Go dry for January says the county's police and crime commissioner
"28.12.2016 11:35:02" elystandard.co.uk The big guy meets the little ones for a Santa breakfast in Littleport Father Christmas made a special appearance at Littleport Lions Club. Breakfast with Santa was a big hit in Littleport
"25.12.2016 01:47:24" Cambs Times Newspaper Bake Off contestant's new challenge
"23.12.2016 12:01:12" elystandard.co.uk Haddenham store is latest target as thieves hit Cambridgeshire butchers ahead of Christmas A family butcher in Haddenham became the fourth target in a string of similar burglaries as thieves stole cash and the staff Christmas tip box. Haddenham store is latest target as thieves hit Cambridgeshire butchers ahead of Christmas
"23.12.2016 09:49:23" Cambs Times Newspaper "Words fail me..."
"23.12.2016 09:47:28" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Tory county council leader Steve Count to join East Cambs Council leader James Palmer in bid to become £70,000 elected mayor of Cambridgeshire
"23.12.2016 09:45:27" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The factory worker, who had a four-month-old baby, may have stumbled onto the badly lit road after walking on a grass verge"
"22.12.2016 14:45:41" Cambs Times Newspaper “It's important to have nature in mind when farming as everything we do can affect the balance of nature"
"22.12.2016 14:39:39" Cambs Times Newspaper Ask for traditional surgery rather than pelvic mesh implants, says study out this week
"22.12.2016 14:36:29" elystandard.co.uk Cambs Police share newspaper cutting of 1979 Snow White panto as part of #ThrowbackThursday Cambridgeshire Police have shared a newspaper cutting of when the force performed Snow White in 1979. Did you know that Cambridgeshire Constabulary used to put on pantomimes across the county for children?
"22.12.2016 12:11:56" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “I'm going there on the 7am from Cambridge with a big box of mince pies to share with anyone who wants to join me"
"22.12.2016 12:02:08" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “We will be doing a separate collection for him. Let us show him as a community we care"
"22.12.2016 10:51:11" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "He threatened a member of staff at around 7.50pm before leaving the scene, in Birch Grove, with about £300 in cash"
"22.12.2016 10:01:52" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk 'Good news' as police seize vehicle from Ely street for multiple motoring offences including not insurance, tax or MOT and two bald tyres
"22.12.2016 09:17:18" elystandard.co.uk Cambridge Live to celebrate region's rising starts at NMG Awards Cambridge Live is teaming up with the New Music Generator Awards to bring the annual event to the Cambridge Corn Exchange. The NMG Awards 2017 take place on September 15
"21.12.2016 16:05:20" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Council conduct watchdog begins investigation following complaint by Wisbech deputy mayor
"21.12.2016 15:00:59" Cambs Times Newspaper http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/could_steve_count_be_second_local_council_leader_hopeful_of_securing_tory_nomination_to_become_cambridgeshire_s_70_000_a_year_mayor_1_4825139
"21.12.2016 14:07:59" Cambs Times Newspaper "The driver of the Nissan Patrol, a 46-year-old man from Haverhill who suffered minor injuries, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving"
"21.12.2016 12:18:32" elystandard.co.uk Dog and owner rescued from sluice after getting stuck at Lark Bank, Prickwillow A dog and its owner were rescued by fire crews on Tuesday (December 20) after they became stuck in a sluice gate at Lark Bank, Prickwillow - where water was about four-and-a-half metres deep. “We understand how precious animals are but the owner had put themselves in extreme danger"
"21.12.2016 12:16:57" Cambs Times Newspaper “Where sites are not required, I will be looking to either sell them or redevelop them in order to generate long-term income”
"21.12.2016 11:53:39" Cambs Times Newspaper The occupants used a fire blanket before shutting the kitchen door to prevent the fire from spreading to the rest of the house
"21.12.2016 11:51:51" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely sixth form Christmas ball raises £2,500 for charity More than 100 King's Ely sixth form students helped to raise thousands of pounds for charity at their annual Christmas ball. £2,500 is expected to have been raised from the 2016 ball
"21.12.2016 11:38:32" elystandard.co.uk Greater Anglia reveals time of last trains on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve Great Anglia have announced their full revised timetables for the Christmas period including the time of last trains on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Greater Anglia reveals time of last trains on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve
"21.12.2016 10:31:10" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Shed with motorcycle inside catches fire in St Ovins Green, Ely
"21.12.2016 10:11:34" Cambs Times Newspaper The road was re-opened at around 7pm last night
"21.12.2016 09:41:18" elystandard.co.uk Time for budding artists across East Cambridgeshire to get creative as Artreach returns for 2017 ArtReach is back with ArtReach 2017!The East Cambs police led competition took place for the first time this year to engage with young people and celebrate local talent. "The artist must live or be educated in East Cambridgeshire and the closing date for entries is February 28"
"21.12.2016 09:16:02" elystandard.co.uk Niamh helps the homeless with King's Ely Socks and Chocs charity donations A six-year-old from Ely who decided to help those less fortunate than her has led to King's Ely donating over 400 pairs of socks and chocolate gits to charity. "Niamh was walking through Ely with her family when she witnessed a group of teenagers being rude to a homeless man in the street"
"20.12.2016 16:21:55" elystandard.co.uk Teenager hospitalised after stabbing on East Road, Cambridge A teenager was hospitalised after being stabbed in Cambridge last night. The victim suffered a number of stab wounds and is currently at Addenbrooke's Hospital in a stable condition
"20.12.2016 15:56:06" Cambs Times Newspaper "A Cambs police statement that Watson had 'not been asked to return on bail as previously planned for December 20' is correct"
"20.12.2016 15:14:16" elystandard.co.uk Children's nursery in Ely is praised by Ofsted A children's nursery has been praised for having strong parent partnerships and staff that give high levels of teaching. Chldren's nursery in Ely has been praised by Ofsted
"20.12.2016 14:27:44" elystandard.co.uk Jake Bugg, Hayseed Dixie and Oysterband announced for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017 Cambridge Folk Festival has announced the first artists that will perform between July 27 and 30 in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall for its 2017 edition. Jake Bugg Hayseed Dixie and Oysterband among first names for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017
"20.12.2016 10:58:47" elystandard.co.uk Lauren Danks' car “struck from behind” moments before fatal A11 crash, says coroner The car of beauty therapist Lauren Danks was struck from behind by another vehicle moments before her fatal A11 crash at Red Lodge, a coroner said yesterday morning. "Floral tributes were left at the dual carriageway's roadside after her death – with angel wings and a tiara added to an ever-increasing collection of balloons, flowers, and cards"
"20.12.2016 10:33:38" eadt.co.uk www.eadt.co.uk Lauren Danks' car “struck from behind” moments before fatal A11 crash, says coroner
"20.12.2016 10:28:54" Cambs Times Newspaper One person has died and several others have been injured
"20.12.2016 10:04:55" elystandard.co.uk Police want to speak to this man in connection with £80 hair growth tablets theft from Holland and Barrett, The Cloisters, Ely Do you recognise the man in this CCTV image? Police would like to speak to him in connection with a theft in Ely. At about 2.30pm on December 15 two boxes of hair growth tablets worth £80 were stolen said police
"20.12.2016 09:35:41" Cambs Times Newspaper “A142 closed between Sutton and Block Fen due to serious accident. Will be closed all day"
"19.12.2016 17:15:16" elystandard.co.uk Keep our minor injuries units open urge local residents as petition is handed to MP Lucy Frazer Thousands of signatures gathered at Ely market place, schools and community groups have been handed to MP Lucy Frazer in support of keeping the local minor injuries unit open. Petition to keep the minor injuries unit open is handed to MP Lucy Frazer
"19.12.2016 17:11:34" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs councillors go against officer advice and agree to 81 park homes being developed on former touring caravan site at Burwell A 12 acre touring caravan park at Burwell has been acquired by Turners Britannia Parks Ltd – owned by Paul and Winifred Day- and is to become a permanent base for 81 mobile homes. 91 mobile homes approved for Stanford Park, Weirs Drove, Burwell
"19.12.2016 16:01:18" elystandard.co.uk Shooting club at Sutton wants to build a new firing range - but objectors say it will be an explosive intrusion An extra firing range could be set up between Sutton and Mepal if planners give the idea the go ahead. Firing range extension in Sutton could be an explosive intrusion, villagers fear
"19.12.2016 14:29:33" elystandard.co.uk 404 - Resource not found Villager warns of 'precedent' if homes are agreed - but East Cambs Council disagrees and approve Fordham scheme
"19.12.2016 12:12:41" elystandard.co.uk Sell-out Christmas concert by City of Ely Military Band at Ely College Ely College hosted a sell-out concert given by the City of Ely Military Band. "Ely College hosted a sell-out concert given by the City of Ely Military Band"
"19.12.2016 12:02:12" elystandard.co.uk Work to start on £36 million Ely bypass in January Work is set to start in January on the £36 million Ely Southern Bypass designed to alleviate a congestion blighted area of the city which currently gridlocks Ely. "We can now get diggers on the ground in the New Year and make a start on this vital link which will help boost the local economy"
"19.12.2016 10:46:06" Cambs Times Newspaper “I remember going to dances with Chris while we were in the army, we would walk into the room and everyone would stop what they were doing and start playing Christmas music to us"
"19.12.2016 10:02:37" Cambs Times Newspaper “I'm going to be doing my best to get them what I can. It's been pretty bad for them”
"19.12.2016 09:48:57" elystandard.co.uk Robbie Mason named new Soham Town Rangers manager New Soham Town Rangers boss Robbie Mason says he couldn't think of a better club to start his managerial career.
"19.12.2016 09:26:01" elystandard.co.uk British Heart Foundation hopes to fight heart disease by training volunteers in Ely The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is to set up a new group of volunteers in Ely. "Our new Ely group is one of 18 new volunteering initiatives the British Heart Foundation is launching in the East of England"
"19.12.2016 09:24:05" Cambs Times Newspaper “We are changing the face of dialysis and providing a better service for our patients"
"16.12.2016 16:20:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk Kane dies in his handler's arms after earning the honour of being the oldest serving dog in the local police force The oldest serving police dog with the Beds, Cambs and Herts dog unit has died at the age of 10 and a half. Tribute to Kane, the oldest serving police dog with the Beds, Cambs, Herts unit (BCH)
"16.12.2016 16:04:41" wisbechstandard.co.uk Belinda is forced to face up to her health issues and goes on to set up a new slimming group in Ely A warning about needing medication for life was the kickstart an Ely woman needed to lose weight and set up her own slimming group.. Before...and after...Belinda sets up a new slimming group in Ely
"16.12.2016 16:00:06" elystandard.co.uk The Bishop of Ely issues his Christmas message The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, has issued his Christmas message. “In a world which is in a state of flux, both politically and economically, where people are refugees, oppressed and often strangers in their own land, it is good to be reminded that Jesus has come"
"16.12.2016 15:55:57" wisbechstandard.co.uk Belinda is forced to face up to her health issues and goes on to set up a new slimming group in Ely A warning about needing medication for life was the kickstart an Ely woman needed to lose weight and set up her own slimming group.. “I had a choice – lose weight and get healthy or risk being on medication for the rest of my life"
"16.12.2016 14:39:07" wisbechstandard.co.uk World-first as Amazon completes first customer delivery by drone in Cambridge Amazon has completed its first customer delivery by drone – and it was done in Cambridgeshire. Amazon said a trial will now deliver packages up to five pounds in weight in 30 minutes or less using the drones
"16.12.2016 09:33:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire and Peterborough combined authority holds first meeting
"16.12.2016 09:31:26" elystandard.co.uk Animal loving schoolgirls raise money to help hedgehogs in need Two animal-loving schoolgirls have raised £42 to help a local hedgehog rescue charity. The money will help to buy food, bedding and medical treatments for hedgehogs at Suzanne's Hedgehog Rescue
"15.12.2016 15:37:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Ely man cleared of raping woman he met on Plenty of Fish dating website An Ely man accused of raping a woman he met on a dating website has been cleared by a jury. "He denied raping the woman at his home and assaulting her by grabbing her round the throat"
"15.12.2016 14:54:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Keep it real and don't toy with dangerous presents this Christmas after fakes seized in Cambridgeshire
"15.12.2016 14:32:50" elystandard.co.uk Change of career as people from Witcham, Cottenham, Ely and Sutton join Cambs fire service People from Witcham, Cottenham, Ely and Sutton are embarking on a change of career as they join the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS). “These new firefighters have been put through their paces in a challenging training course and it is a real achievement for them"
"15.12.2016 14:30:39" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely defies economic and political knocks to remain a 'thriving centre for innovation and investment'
"15.12.2016 09:25:54" Cambs Times Newspaper "There was a good debate from all sides on reinstating these routes"
"15.12.2016 09:23:47" Cambs Times Newspaper "Not everybody wishes to stay in a town. Holiday lets like these give people the chance to stay and relax by themselves or with their families"
"14.12.2016 16:50:15" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "I had to stop, otherwise I would have hit him. He was standing on a tight bend"
"14.12.2016 14:41:50" elystandard.co.uk Soprano Laura Wright wows sell-out crowd at Ely Cathedral's charity concert in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices A sell-out crowd of 1,100 enjoyed a series of performances by Laura Wright at A Festival of Carols in Ely Cathedral on Friday. Money raised from the concert will go towards East Anglia's Children's Hospice (EACH) and Ely Cathedral
"14.12.2016 13:03:08" elystandard.co.uk Ely woman captures beauty of cathedral's Christmas tree... whilst on her lunch break An Ely woman captured this stunning photo of Ely Cathedral's cololourful, towering Christmas tree whilst on her lunch break. "One of my favourite places in Ely is the cathedral and at Christmas I love to photograph their amazing Christmas tree"
"14.12.2016 10:43:51" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: 'Sister Act' is hilarious, heartwarming and packed with joyful musical numbers 'Sister Act' the musical, at the Cambridge Corn Exchange until Saturday (17), is hilarious, heartwarming and full of unforgettable musical numbers. "There's nothing to dislike about this musical comedy" Sister Act The Musical
"14.12.2016 10:07:19" elystandard.co.uk Criminology student Becky joins police force as volunteer special constable An Ely teenager who is studying a degree in criminology has joined Cambridgeshire Constabulary as a volunteer. Becky says she wants to make a difference in her community
"14.12.2016 09:30:58" elystandard.co.uk Littleport's You Are Not Alone club celebrates first anniversary with Christmas party The You Are Not Alone (YANA) club in Littleport celebrated its first birthday in festive style last weekend. "The organisation with all of the food, drinks, children's tables and prizes for everyone, was amazing"
"14.12.2016 09:25:14" elystandard.co.uk Five people arrested after murder of woman in Thetford Police have arrested five people and launched a murder enquiry following the death of a woman in Thetford. "One couple said it was the most serious incident they had seen in the cul-de-sac in 30 years"
"14.12.2016 00:47:47" Cambs Times Newspaper Detained restaurant worker from 'fears for my life' is deported back to Bangladesh
"13.12.2016 16:22:29" elystandard.co.uk Ely Cathedral choristers sing carols at local care homes and day centres to spread Christmas cheer Ely Cathedral choristers have been spreading festive cheer across the community by singing carols at local care homes and day centres. “The boys understand that they can contribute something special by singing for people who are unlikely to be able to get to Ely Cathedral"
"13.12.2016 15:11:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk County Council leader Steve Count hits out at last year's gritting cuts - and says council should reverse them Cambridgeshire County Council leader Steve Count has hit out at cuts made to gritting routes – saying reports that suggested the cuts were necessary were “over ambitious” and “wholly inaccurate.” "Our confidence that this can be achieved without further sizeable cuts to services continues to increase"
"13.12.2016 15:00:00" elystandard.co.uk Isle of Ely Produce searches for charities and local groups to share £2,500 potato race cash pot Isle of Ely Produce is searching for charities and local organisations that could benefit from a share of £2,500 which was raised at its annual potato race. “To raise more than £2,500 for charity was fantastic, and now we are looking for 10 local charities and groups to help spend it"
"13.12.2016 12:58:39" Cambs Times Newspaper "It is believed that the item was a non-suspicious small electrical device"
"13.12.2016 12:41:16" elystandard.co.uk Witchford Village College get in the festive spirit with Christmas card competition and soup offering Students at Witchford Village College have certainly been getting in the Christmas spirit. "What a pleasure it was to have our young people involved in a joint community project with Tesco"
"13.12.2016 12:39:58" elystandard.co.uk A stunning three night success for Les Miserables at King's Ely Thespians at King's Ely wowed audiences with their production of French musical Les Misérables. “The response to the show has been utterly overwhelming"
"13.12.2016 11:56:53" Cambs Times Newspaper A controlled explosion has just been carried out; a cordon is still in place
"13.12.2016 11:56:10" elystandard.co.uk Five stone later and Julie sets up her own Slimming World group in Little Downham A woman who lost five stone to become crowned Miss Slinky is setting up her own Slimming World club. I felt rubbish so I ate rubbish, says Julie, who has set up her own Slimming World group to help others
"13.12.2016 11:55:33" Cambs Times Newspaper A controlled explosion has just been carried out; a cordon is still in place
"13.12.2016 11:00:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk Look out for vulnerable adults say fire chiefs after couple die in a blaze at their home Fire chiefs have urged people to keep an eye out for vulnerable adults in the community after a couple died in a blaze at their home when a cardboard box next to a wall mounted gas fire caught light. Make sure heaters are safe and exits are clear, urge fire chiefs, following the inquest into the death of a couple
"13.12.2016 10:55:34" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “We need the help of our community to help us identify people who are in a similar situation so we can reduce the risk"
"13.12.2016 10:40:45" Cambs Times Newspaper "Police were called at 9.16am to reports of a suspicious package in a bin on Northminster, Peterborough"
"13.12.2016 09:32:17" Cambs Times Newspaper Let's Eat, Grandma METRONOMY and HONNE are among the first names for The Secret Garden Party 2017
"12.12.2016 17:21:43" elystandard.co.uk Hundreds of Santas deliver thousands of presents at fourth annual Cambridge Bikers Christmas Toy Run More than 380 bikers dressed as Santa, elves, snowmen and reindeer delivered thousands of Christmas presents to children at Addenbrooke's Hospital on Sunday. 387 bikers fill 15 cages with thousands of presents for children at Addenbrooke's Hospital as part of the Cambridge Bikers Christmas Toy Run
"12.12.2016 16:42:35" elystandard.co.uk Teamwork of two Ely firms Two Ely-based companies have joined forces to shorten production timescales for a range of high performance industrial sensors. Two Ely firms join forces for a project
"12.12.2016 16:27:57" wisbechstandard.co.uk People are being urged to report suspected child sexual abuse in a new campaign by Cambridgeshire Police Two child sexual abuse cases re being reported every day in Cambridgeshire, according to police figures. Please report suspected child abuse. Cambridgeshire Police campaign
"12.12.2016 15:13:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk Sully - the true film of the Hudson plane crash Sully. Tom Hanks is in it. Go and watch it. REVIEW: Sully starring Tom Hanks and directed by Clint Eastwood
"12.12.2016 12:56:02" elystandard.co.uk Amnesty International Ely group announce its short story winner The Amnesty International Ely group has announced its short story competition winners as judged by award-winning local author Jill Dawson. Winner of the Amnesty International short story competition in Ely
"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