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"26.10.2016 13:10:02" elystandard.co.uk Littleport councillor says “if people would stop driving too fast” the amount of accidents on Branch Bank and Padnal Bank would decrease A Littleport councillor believes that if motorists “would stop driving too fast” the number of accidents on Branch Bank and Padnal Bank would be far less. “My concern is that more fatalities are likely to happen. Drivers simply need to drive with care and slow down”
"26.10.2016 11:31:11" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: 'Gangsta Granny' is heartwarming and full of laughs - perfect for all the family Just in time for half-term, David Walliams' 'Gangsta Granny' reminds us to listen to and love our 'boring' older relatives - because we'll soon come to regret it if we don't... Gangsta Granny, at the Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, is a must-see!
"26.10.2016 10:56:33" elystandard.co.uk Littleport man says “accidents will continue to happen” after car ends up in ditch leaving driver trapped at notorious Branch Bank/Padnal Bank road A Littleport man has said “accidents will continue to happen” on the notorious Branch Bank/Padnal Bank road outisde his home after another car ended up in a ditch leaving a driver trapped this morning. Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to free a driver who was trapped in a car
"26.10.2016 09:57:33" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely Junior students awarded prize for connecting with children across Europe Teachers and students at King's Ely were awarded the eTwinning prize for European collaboration in the National eTwinning Award Ceremony. "We have a responsibility to prepare young people for life and work in our global society"
"26.10.2016 09:38:00" elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers boss Nightingale 'over the moon' as the Greens hit four yet again Soham Town Rangers joint-boss Robbie Nightingale is over the moon at his club's current form – and it is easy to see why. “The group we've got here is young, fit and full of energy and we carry a big threat going forward."
"26.10.2016 09:02:55" elystandard.co.uk Car crashes into ditch at accident blackspot Branch Bank, Littleport A car ended up in a ditch at notorious accident blackspot Branch Bank after a collision in Littleport this morning. Another crash at notorious Branch Bank in Littleport
"25.10.2016 15:30:58" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Leverington child porn man sentenced
"25.10.2016 15:14:23" elystandard.co.uk Plans to build two houses on 'narrow' Ely street to be heard despite concerns over 'very limited space for parking' Plans to build two houses on a narrow Ely street which already has “very limited space for on-street parking” will be discussed next week. “Bernard Street is a narrow, no-through road, located in a residential area close to the town centre, with very limited space for on-street parking"
"25.10.2016 13:43:29" elystandard.co.uk Cuts to winter gritting in Cambridgeshire will leave many villages 'cut off' warns Lib Dem councillor Lorna Dupre Cuts to winter gritting could leave many Cambridgeshire villages “totally cut off” a Lib Dem councillor warned today. Lorna fumes as winter gritting cuts revealed
"25.10.2016 13:41:08" Cambs Times Newspaper Masked men rob delivery driver in Cottenham
"25.10.2016 11:58:04" cambstimes.co.uk Cambridge Black Watch firefighters go viral again with Thriller video promoting Halloween safety Cambridge firefighters have gone viral once again, by recreating Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' video to promote safer Halloween costumes for children. The latest viral video from Cambridge Black Watch (Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service) really is quite thrilling
"25.10.2016 11:46:38" elystandard.co.uk The Queen is to open Newmarket's £15million National Heritage Centre Her Majesty The Queen is to officially open the new £15million National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art in the Suffolk town of Newmarket, where many of her own horses are trained and stabled. “Horseracing is a sport that we know is close to Her Majesty's heart and we hope that she will be impressed with the new facilities"
"25.10.2016 11:43:27" elystandard.co.uk Horse is rescued after falling into 'very cold' swimming pool in The Cotes, Soham A horse had to be rescued after it fell into a swimming pool in Soham yesterday afternoon. “It was fairly calm but fairly shivery so we wanted to get it out as safely and quickly as we could"
"25.10.2016 10:35:11" elystandard.co.uk Musicians to bring worlds of flamenco and classical guitar together at Ely Cathedral Flamenco guitarist Samuel Moore and classical guitarist Michael Christian Durrant will perform a concert called 'Guitar, the Heart of Spain' at Ely Cathedral this weekend. “Let them take you on an unforgettable journey through the colourful, passionate musical landscape of Spain"
"25.10.2016 09:50:59" elystandard.co.uk Charity recital at King's Ely raises hundreds for The Children's Society A charity concert held at King's Ely raised £316 for The Children's Society. “We would like to thank David and Ryoko for using their talent and giving their time in raising these funds"
"25.10.2016 09:48:24" Cambs Times Newspaper “I've more charisma in my little toe than all the other leadership contenders put together"
"25.10.2016 08:32:26" Cambs Times Newspaper “He had a very lucky escape. The tractor overturned, rolled onto its roof and landed on top of the car, on the driver's side, where the man was sitting"
"25.10.2016 08:04:34" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: Ely Sinfonia and Martin Roscoe deliver a 'splendid evening' concert at Ely Cathedral Ely Sinfonia members, under the directorship of Steve Bingham, were excellent on Saturday when they performed works by Bernstein, Gershwin and Aaron Copland in Ely Cathedral. "This orchestra has certainly come on a long way since it first started. It was indeed a splendid evening"
"24.10.2016 14:47:33" elystandard.co.uk Art lovers unite for 'absolutely fantastic' display of ceramics, sculptures and more The Maltings in Ely welcomed 1,500 art lovers at the weekend as Art Unequalled returned for its sixth year, showcasing work by a range of makers. “The best art and craft fair I have ever been to, and I have visited many over the years"
"24.10.2016 14:25:21" elystandard.co.uk Children from Highfields School in Ely are set to enjoy a fun-filled theatre show Children at an Ely school have something to celebrate after being gifted a theatre performance by Happy Days Children's Charity. Highfields schoolchildren will enjoy a panto thanks to national charity
"24.10.2016 13:17:30" elystandard.co.uk 'Proceed with great care' when driving on Red Fen Road in Little Thetford warn concerned police Guidance has been issued by police who say they are concerned about the speed of vehicles using Red Fen Road in Little Thetford. “This is a relatively narrow piece of road and in the best conditions there are a number of hazards that the driver cannot control"
"24.10.2016 13:16:18" elystandard.co.uk Hear about Peter's international travels at Topping's Bookshop talk An Ely man will share his experiences in Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East when he talks about his new book, 'A Wayward Spirit', at Topping's Bookshop in Ely. "Peter was one of only 150 people awarded the New Zealand Commemorative Medal by HM The Queen in 1990 for his services to education"
"24.10.2016 13:14:52" elystandard.co.uk Rotary Club of Ely-Hereward goes Purple4Polio by planting 10,000 crocus corms The Rotary Club of Ely-Hereward has begun to plant 10,000 corms as part of nationwide initiative Purple4Polio. Hereward Rotary Club members and helpers began planting 10,000 corms under the trees between Castlehythe and Station Road in Ely on Sunday
"24.10.2016 11:56:36" elystandard.co.uk Ely Netball Club has another chance of funding to cover the costs of a surge in membership A netball club is hoping to make it double bubble by entering for a second national funding bid. Help Ely Netball Club by voting for them in a national funding bid - their second of 2016
"24.10.2016 11:05:58" elystandard.co.uk Innovative Wicken sculptur to showcase work at major ceramics exhibition in Cambridge An innovative Wicken sculptor has been selected to show his work at a major ceramics exhibition in Cambridge. “I am looking forward to taking part in this prestigious show and meeting fellow makers from all over the UK"
"24.10.2016 09:41:18" elystandard.co.uk Join Remembrance events in Littleport The Littleport branch of the Royal British Legion is inviting everyone to their services of Remembrance. Remembrance Day services in Littleport
"24.10.2016 09:31:49" elystandard.co.uk Assault at Hereward Pub in Market Street, Ely - do you recognise these men? Police have released CCTV of two men they want to speak to in connection with an assault at a pub in Ely. "The incident happened on October 8 at around 9.30pm at the Hereward Pub in Market Street"
"24.10.2016 09:14:33" Cambs Times Newspaper “Aside from the obvious value of the items, there is a huge personal value that cannot be stated in terms of money"
"24.10.2016 08:52:15" elystandard.co.uk Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him in connection with an attempted whisky theft from Sainsbury's, Lisle Lane, Ely Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with an attempted theft from a supermarket in Ely. Anyone with information should call police on 101
"24.10.2016 08:51:11" elystandard.co.uk Ely XT Firework Spectacular returns in November One of the biggest events in the city's calender, Ely XT Firework Spectacular, is almost here. Expect "the best fireworks display in the area illuminating the skies against the backdrop of Ely Cathedral"
"22.10.2016 23:10:57" elystandard.co.uk You mean with NINE warning signs you still managed to hit the bridge? Plaintive cry of an exasperated policeman in Ely tonight Whether it's been faulty sat navs, misjudgement or driver error but exasperated traffic cops finally blew off steam tonight after another vehicle hit the bridge at Ely rail station. You missed how many warning signs?
"21.10.2016 16:13:46" Wisbech Standard Newspaper TripAdvisor has turned its attention to Wisbech...
"21.10.2016 16:01:21" elystandard.co.uk John Simenon to talk at St Mary's Church, Ely for debut Simenon Supper Club Taking place at St Mary's Church, Ely, John Simenon will speak at the dinner about the 'wonderful culinary descriptions in Maigret and his father's love of good food'. "Guests will have the chance to sample three classic dishes from the books and discuss the role (and joy) of food in literature"
"21.10.2016 15:18:54" elystandard.co.uk NHS bosses unveil beginnings of master plan to re-develop Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely - a decision warmly welcomed A major re-development of the Princess of Wales Hospital, Ely, has been unveiled by joint owners the NHS and the Ministry of Defence. “I am confident that the outcome will be even better for the local people who use and rely on this hospital"
"21.10.2016 14:00:40" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “Scam letters are carefully designed to look extremely convincing and genuine in order to trick their recipients into sending their hard earned cash"
"21.10.2016 13:52:20" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The men are also believed to have broken into a building before stealing the fuel"
"21.10.2016 09:05:46" elystandard.co.uk Students explore the world of work at East Cambridgeshire Career and Skills Show Hundreds of students were given an insight into the world of work thanks to a career and skills show in Ely. "Businesses got to meet potential employees and students were able to explore the many opportunities for employment in the district"
"21.10.2016 08:57:32" Cambs Times Newspaper "Rural crime continues to be a big problem in Cambridgeshire, threatening local livelihoods, putting pressure on policing resources"
"20.10.2016 16:01:20" elystandard.co.uk Co-operative stores help little Isabel sit in comfort by raising thousands of pounds for new chair Fundraisers at Co-operative stores have helped a girl from Ely who suffers from a rare condition spend time with her grandparents in comfort by raising enough money for a new chair. “Without the special seat Isabel was restricted on what she could do while at my parents' home. She could not fully interact with her cousins who love bringing her toys to play with and was always uncomfortable"
"20.10.2016 15:52:19" Cambs Times Newspaper “The attack was one of the most vicious I have seen, and happened at a time when Terry Ojuederie was unable to defend himself or escape"
"20.10.2016 15:49:27" Cambs Times Newspaper "This corrupt behaviour puts prison officers and other prisoners at risk and will not be tolerated"
"20.10.2016 11:30:47" elystandard.co.uk Car set on fire and left in ditch on Grunty Fen Road, Witchford A car was found on fire in a ditch on Grunty Fen Road, Witchford last night. "The cause of the fire was deliberate"
"20.10.2016 10:12:07" elystandard.co.uk Police want to speak to this man in connection with a theft in Burwell - do you know him? Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with a theft in Burwell. “An offender entered the Co-operative on North Street, filled a basket with general shopping items and made off without attempting to pay"
"20.10.2016 10:05:21" Cambs Times Newspaper "A diversion onto Hundred Road has been put in place"
"20.10.2016 10:01:27" elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers boss Theobald says 'everything is finally clicking' after wonderful win double Soham Town Rangers joint-boss Dave Theobald says everything at the club is “finally clicking” after his men secured two excellent victories this week. “We've been working really hard in training and that hard work is finally coming into fruition."
"20.10.2016 09:55:14" elystandard.co.uk Councillors brand Hill Row, Haddenham - where tractor driver was killed after colliding with parked car - as “dangerous and busy” A tractor driver whose last Facebook post revealed that he was travelling to work at just 20 miles-per-hour was killed 12 hours later in a collision in Haddenham. "“We need to make sure tractor drivers have proper rest brakes in the same way as a lorry driver, because they are carrying tonnes of goods – it's a dangerous thing to do"
"20.10.2016 09:42:55" Cambs Times Newspaper Pretty poor show from our local representatives ...
"20.10.2016 09:14:16" cambstimes.co.uk 'Unseen' David Bowie photography exhibition tour to visit Peterborough next year A UK exhibition tour of 'never before seen' photographs of David Bowie has been extended to include a visit to Peterborough next spring. “It's been a real trip down memory lane for me, of time I spent with a great, great friend"
"19.10.2016 15:57:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: Trolls is a candy coloured Dreamworks delight A technicolour, candy-sweet, adorable animation is the sure-fire winner movie that is Trolls. REVIEW: Justin Timberlake is a hit in the Dreamworks animation that is Trolls - just in time for half term!
"19.10.2016 13:54:01" Cambs Times Newspaper Jobless figures were down again last month and have dropped a lot since September last year
"19.10.2016 12:10:44" Cambs Times Newspaper “At 7.37pm officers attended a two vehicle RTC on New Street in Doddington"
"19.10.2016 10:28:28" elystandard.co.uk Widow from Witchford has epitaph gravestone for her husband refused by judge A widow from Witchford has been banned from fulfilling her husband's last wish by a judge. “We are working to ensure the regulations governing churchyard memorials are applied correctly and fairly throughout the diocese"
"19.10.2016 09:33:13" elystandard.co.uk Simon is the new project controls engineer at a Witchford company An engineer who worked on a project transporting natural gas from the fields of Azerbaijan into Europe has been taken on by a Witchford company. From transporting natural gas from Azerbaijan to Europe to a new role working in Witchford
"19.10.2016 08:26:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: 'The Girl on the Train' is an edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller Packed with genuinely unexpected twists and turns, and compelling, edge-of-your-seat performances, 'The Girl on the Train' is a refreshingly intense, psychological thriller. The Girl on the Train is now showing at The Light Cinema Wisbech
"19.10.2016 08:20:07" elystandard.co.uk Ely based company expands into Norfolk as work starts on 150 seat restaurant as part of £8 million riverside complex at Thetford An Ely based company, Grand Central, is the first eatery to announce it will be moving into the £8 million riverside development in Thetford – with hopes the 150-seat restaurant will be open by the start of 2017. “The guest experience is very important to us – it is about the whole package, what we can give people that they cannot get elsewhere"
"19.10.2016 08:19:10" elystandard.co.uk First plans revealed for 250 homes on Scotsdales site at Fordham near Soham - but garden centre will stay in village Over 300 residents attended a public exhibition held last Thursday to view plans for a proposed residential development of up to 250 new homes on the Scotsdales site at Market Street, Fordham. "Scotsdales remain committed to a continued presence in Fordham and plan to invest in improvements to the existing facilities at the garden centre"
"18.10.2016 15:16:57" elystandard.co.uk Ely B&B praised for giving the warmest welcome in national awards An Ely B&B has been given a prestigious Rose Award by Visit England to recognise it is one of 100 across the country that gives the warmest of welcomes. "Sun Smith, the manager of Daisy Cottage B&B, has more than 15 years' experience in the hospitality industry, including her own guest house in the Caribbean and co-owning a small café in Canada"
"18.10.2016 11:37:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk A Harley Davidson, vintage tractors, an old Anglia TV camera were just some of the goodies at a vintage auction in Sutton. An extremely rare tractor fetched £62,000 in a vintage vehicle sale at Sutton that attracted buyers from around the world. Vintage tractors, Harley Davidson, an old Anglia TV camera and old signs were at an auction that attracted people from across the world
"18.10.2016 11:10:20" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Tractor driver killed after colliding with parked car in Hill Row, Haddenham
"18.10.2016 10:40:02" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely to host Kaleidoscope art show The Bishop's Palace in King's Ely will be transformed when it hosts a free exhibition titled Kaleidoscope this weekend. “I wanted to celebrate their success as well as provide inspiration to current students who may be considering a creative career"
"18.10.2016 10:35:08" elystandard.co.uk Auction and collector's weekend raises over £400 for Centre E An auction and antique and vintage collector's weekend raised over £400 for Centre E. The next fundraising event in aid of Centre E Community Centre will be an evening with The Band of Hope 1920's Dance Party
"18.10.2016 09:21:41" cambstimes.co.uk Folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span set Key Theatre Peterborough date Folk rock pioneers Steeleye Span will perform in Peterborough later this month. The group come to the venue on Monday 31 October
"18.10.2016 09:03:25" elystandard.co.uk Dogs seized in hare coursing patrols Two dogs were seized and a man reported during hare coursing patrols in the county at the weekend. “Our message is simple – don't come coursing in Cambridgeshire"
"18.10.2016 08:30:11" Cambs Times Newspaper "People in East Anglia can now look forward to a £2 billion package of improvements to transform rail travel in the region"
"17.10.2016 15:31:01" Timeline Photos Have you seen that our bumper first class photo feature is in this week's paper? It's packed with photos of hundreds of children starting school for the very first time. Make sure you pick up your souvenir copy.
Schools included are:
"17.10.2016 14:20:49" wisbechstandard.co.uk Stamping out modern slavery - a week of police action in Cambridgeshire Modern slavery is being targeted by Cambridgeshire Police who are taking part in a national week of action to stamp it out in the county. Modern slavery is being stamped out in Cambridgeshire
"17.10.2016 14:04:11" elystandard.co.uk Glistening annual awards ceremony celebrate the finest of Ely and East Cambs businesses A night of camaraderie and celebration filled Ely Cathedral when the dedication of the local business community was praised at a glittering awards ceremony. The Ely and East Cambs business community toasts the best of the best!
"17.10.2016 13:51:01" Cambs Times Newspaper “As we head into the colder months of the year and towards Christmas it's really important that we think about people in need"
"17.10.2016 13:42:49" elystandard.co.uk Rick Astley is first to confirm performance in Thetford Forest's 2017 summer concert series Pop icon Rick Astley is the first to confirm he will be performing at Thetford Forest as part of its summer concert series in 2017. "The multi-million selling artist will take to the stage at High Lodge on Saturday, July 1 as part of the Forest Live concert series"
"17.10.2016 13:32:05" cambstimes.co.uk Man dressed as clown with machete threatens teenage girls in Bury St Edmunds Two teenage girls were threatened by a man dressed as a clown and holding a machete in Bury St Edmunds. "The man, who was holding what has been described as a machete, ran towards the girls saying he was going to harm them"
"17.10.2016 12:11:21" elystandard.co.uk Warning from fire service after chimney catches alight in Littleport A chimney which caught fire in Bell's Drove, Littleport, yesterday afternoon required a team of firefighters. “Please ensure you keep your chimney swept regularly and brickwork inspected at least once a year to help prevent a chimney fire"
"17.10.2016 10:49:26" elystandard.co.uk Upcoming vegan fair 'not fair for trade' on Ely High Street, say business owners Businesses in Ely have hit out over the city's vegan fair, which is to be held in the city later this month. “We have a Market Place which is for the market. The fairs might bring in trade to the market but it doesn't bring it into the shops"
"17.10.2016 10:38:10" elystandard.co.uk Memories of Cambridgeshire and the Fens film 'keeps the past alive' A two-part film that travels back in time to Cambridgeshire and the Fens in the 1920s and 30s is now on sale. "The film gives an insight into what life was really like back then. It's keeping the past alive"
"17.10.2016 09:13:49" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely Amateur Dramatic Society set to perform trio of 'Confusions' plays
"17.10.2016 09:04:22" elystandard.co.uk Car enthusiasts enjoy a successful rally in Littleport A massive thank you has been sent to everybody who helped make a car enthusiasts meeting in Littleport a huge success and raised more than £300 for charity. A rally that was re-arranged when police put a stop to it going ahead in an Ely car park turned into a fund-raising success with nearly 300 cars on private land in Littleport
"17.10.2016 08:28:22" elystandard.co.uk 404 - Resource not found Isleham Pre-School's outdoor space transformed thanks to Tesco Bags of Help campaign
"17.10.2016 08:24:07" elystandard.co.uk Ely Festive Lates to debut in Market Place Ely Markets have announced a new series of events called Ely Festive Lates. “Join us for mulled wine, mince pies and the chance to buy incredible gifts from local makers"
"17.10.2016 08:10:58" Cambs Times Newspaper "We have geared up for winter and we want to remind all its residents and businesses to also be prepared"
"17.10.2016 08:06:04" wisbechstandard.co.uk Sheep, a tractor and a whole lot more at Ely Cathedral's annual harvest celebration Sheep, tractors and lots of colourful displays of food and flowers attracted thousands of visitors to the annual Cathedral Harvest Festival celebration. "The cathedral was open to all to enjoy the exhibition which included live sheep and wool spinning"
"17.10.2016 08:02:15" Cambs Times Newspaper Magpas chief executive to receive honour from former university
"14.10.2016 14:15:11" Timeline Photos Don't miss out on our bumper first class photo feature in next week's paper! It's packed with photos of hundreds of children starting school for the very first time. Make sure you pick up your souvenir copy.
Schools included are:
Burrough Green Church Of
"14.10.2016 11:44:42" elystandard.co.uk East Cambridgeshire above national GCSE average in new Progress 8 school performance measure Three schools in East Cambridgeshire are celebrating having beaten the national average in the GCSE league table figures. Soham, Bottisham and Witchford village colleges have all beaten the national average
"14.10.2016 09:22:27" elystandard.co.uk Ely City youngsters one win away from making club history in the FA Youth Cup Ely City under 18s are one match away from making history. Ely City under 18s can make club history on Thursday..
"14.10.2016 08:51:48" elystandard.co.uk 'Carrying a knife could ruin your life': County-wide knife amnesty to take place next week A knife amnesty will take place across Cambridgeshire next week, allowing anyone to hand in a weapon without prosecution. Offences involving a knife or sharp instrument dropped in East Cambridgeshire from 16 in 2014/15 to 12 in 2015/16.
"14.10.2016 08:51:32" elystandard.co.uk Tractor and trailer overturn on A1101 between Shippea Hill and Prickwillow turn Emergency services were called to a trailer and tractor that had overturned on the A1101 between Shippea Hill and the Prickwillow turn last night. More details to follow
"14.10.2016 08:19:28" elystandard.co.uk GoGo Penguin bring UK tour to Cambridge Junction Acoustic-electronica trio GoGo Penguin will perform at the Cambridge Junction next week. GoGo Penguin are coming to the Cambridge Junction
"13.10.2016 16:24:49" elystandard.co.uk Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Coles and Sergeant Phil Priestley hit Ely market in bid to tackle hate crime The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner and officers from Ely police station have been out and about in the city spreading awareness of hate crime in East Cambridgeshire. “We hope everyone that we engaged with today learned something about hate crime - everybody that spoke to us gave us something to consider.”
"13.10.2016 16:22:05" elystandard.co.uk Teenager admits robbery of Burwell victim A teenager who stole herbal cannabis told police he didn't realise the act was illegal. A 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to a charge of robbery after he approached his victim and demanded he hand over a small quantity of the Class B drug.
"13.10.2016 16:14:34" elystandard.co.uk Brady Stone hails 'outstanding' Ely City after much-needed success over Long Melford Ely City manager Brady Stone says his players hardly put a foot wrong after they eased to a 2-0 triumph over mid-table rivals Long Melford last Saturday. “I asked for a reaction and that's what I got. If we had have scored 10 I don't think they could have moaned.”
"13.10.2016 16:13:12" elystandard.co.uk New £4 million Cambridge Station Square to be opened to the public next week The new Station Square at Cambridge Rail Station is to open next week. The new-look square is being described as a 'focal point for the community' by rail chiefs.
"13.10.2016 15:02:04" elystandard.co.uk Founder of academic coaching scheme Cambridge Academy Performance celebrates its three year anniversary An Ely woman is celebrating the third anniversary of launching a coaching service that aims to recognise the potential of GCSE, A-Level and undergraduates who may be going through a tough time. “CAP has a great team and we're making genuine progress with so many students."
"13.10.2016 14:59:11" elystandard.co.uk Charity calls on Ely residents to combat loneliness amongst the elderly after identifying city as 'loneliness hotspot' Ely is one of the country's 25 loneliness hotspots, a study by an older persons charity has revealed. “Loneliness amongst older people is a problem that can easily be solved by a community."
"13.10.2016 14:34:57" elystandard.co.uk Pianist and violinist to perform charity recital at King's Ely Violinist David Brownlow and pianist Ryoko Yasujima will perform a recital in the Recital Hall of King's Ely this weekend. Pair to perfrom charity recital at King's Ely
"13.10.2016 13:38:21" elystandard.co.uk Macbeth performance is a winner for Soham Village College students A theatrically talented group of Soham Village College students have been awarded for their performance of 'Macbeth'. Each of the 11 winners received a trophy and book vouchers
"13.10.2016 13:22:06" elystandard.co.uk Injured footballer Joey Abbs says 'thank you' after Football Family Day raises thousands of pounds Joey Abbs has thanked the public after last weekend's Football Family Day held at Cambridge United raised thousands of pounds. "It has been a hard and emotional few months and has been challenging both physically and mentally, but the overwhelming love and support has been fantastic and much appreciated."
"13.10.2016 09:36:00" elystandard.co.uk Former EastEnders actor Paul Nicholas will play King Rat in Dick Whittington and His Cat at Cambridge Arts Theatre Former EastEnders' bad boy Paul Nicholas will lead the cast of the 2016 family pantomime at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. Panto season is almost here (Cambridge Arts Theatre)
"13.10.2016 09:18:05" elystandard.co.uk Police warn that 'frightening or threatening others may warrant public order criminal offences' after reports of Littleport assault Police have failed to substantiate reports that a man had been assaulted by someone in a Halloween mask in Littleport on Tuesday - but have issued a warning around the 'clown craze'. “We have no evidence locally to suggest that these pranks present a risk to public safety"
"12.10.2016 13:28:58" elystandard.co.uk Ely mum Jo pens her first book to help give those with disabilities a voice A mother from Ely has ventured into the world of book writing in a bid to support people with learning disabilities. Jo was inspired to write the 73-page tale by her daughter, who suffers from severe learning disabilities, and struggles to communicate with others
"12.10.2016 12:03:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk May the force be with you - Cambridgeshire Police join national programme in a bid to recruit more graduates Cambridgeshire Police have joined a national recruitment campaign in a bid to attract more graduates to the career. Police want to encourage more graduates into the role
"12.10.2016 10:50:21" elystandard.co.uk Neo Nazi rally in Haddenham prompts friends to set up a group who will be in Ely market this weekend to spread love and peace A Neo Nazi rally in Haddenham shocked a group of friends so much they will be on a market stall in Ely this weekend to spread messages of tolerance and peace. Peace not hate. Friends organise an Ely market stall this weekend as a reaction to the Neo Nazi rally in Haddenham
"12.10.2016 10:02:10" elystandard.co.uk Fire crews called after two car collision in Stuntney, East Cambs A fire crew from Ely and a crew from Newmarket were called to a collision on the A142 in Stuntney involving two cars yesterday. One person had to be freed using specialist cutting equipment
"12.10.2016 08:07:59" elystandard.co.uk Enjoy a meditation retreat at Ely Library this weekend Are you feeling stressed? Then a meditation retreat like the one that Drolma Buddhist Centre is bringing to Ely Library may be the answer to your relaxation prayers. Get away from it all at retreat
"12.10.2016 08:07:16" elystandard.co.uk Course will help East Cambs adults with learning disabilities to develop computer skills A computing course has been launched to help adults with disabilities in East Cambridgeshire who are looking to develop basic IT skills. The learners will work on editorial projects individually and as part of a team and produce a newsletter
"11.10.2016 16:25:47" wisbechstandard.co.uk Recruitment manager offers free sandwich on Fridays in bid to woo workers to Newmarket factory Recruitment agency manager Paulius Martinkus believes he has the perfect incentive to help find 150 factory workers – a free sandwich. Fancy a sandwich? Then this job could be for you..
"11.10.2016 16:00:38" elystandard.co.uk Potter Logistics' Ely rail freight terminal growth on track Work to increase track capacity at Potter Logistics' rail freight terminal in Ely has been completed. "We look forward to seeing the benefits that this growth - and future land developments - will bring to the area”
"11.10.2016 14:44:24" elystandard.co.uk Isleham historian releases book about Cambridgeshire Regiment's storming the Schwaben Redoubt in 1916 An Isleham man, who served as a captain in the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment in the 1980's, has written a book about the Cambridgeshire Regiment's storming of the Schwaben Redoubt. Steven Bowns tells the story of what happened on 14 October 1916 and the experiences of those involved
"11.10.2016 14:42:17" elystandard.co.uk Birds eye video shows work to build Ely's £13.6 million leisure complex is on track A new video filmed from thousands of feet in the sky shows that the development of Ely's £13.6 million leisure village is quickly progressing. Work is well underway!
"11.10.2016 13:52:51" elystandard.co.uk 'John has brought us all together': Ely teacher Fleur and friends team up to help find ex-serviceman a new home An Ely teacher raised £3,000 to help an old school friend and ex-serviceman who was faced with being homelessness. “We can all fall on hard times and, although we haven't seen John for years, we needed to help him"
"11.10.2016 09:43:43" elystandard.co.uk Reward offered for information about Haddenham straw fire that caused £25,000 of damage £25,000 worth of damage was caused after arsonists destroyed more than 1,000 bales of straw in Sutton Road, Haddenham. “This arson attack led to the loss of a large amount of straw with a very high value and we are keen to catch those involved"
"11.10.2016 09:35:44" elystandard.co.uk Overturned trailer causes delays on A142 at Mepal An overturned trailer caused traffic delays on the A142 at Mepal this morning. The road re-opened at around 9.20am
"11.10.2016 08:51:06" elystandard.co.uk Can you help tell the story of rare swans who are flying from Russia with love? Volunteers are needed to tell the story of the UK's smallest and rarest swans which are making their way to the Fens by flying hundreds of miles from Russia. "WWT is committed to raising awareness of the important role that wetlands play in today's society, and in the wealth of species we have here in the UK"
"11.10.2016 08:47:07" Cambs Times Newspaper Virgin Media brings faster fibre optic broadband to March, Chatteris, Wimblington and Doddington
"11.10.2016 08:45:35" elystandard.co.uk Friends clock up 80 years service between them at Burwell fire station Two school friends have celebrated 40 years of on-call fire fighting after both joining the Burwell fire station in 1976. "What has made it extra special is being able to celebrate with the whole crew"
"11.10.2016 08:43:22" elystandard.co.uk Office windows and shutters smashed in Soham burglary Windows and shutters of an office were smashed during a burglary at a construction site in Soham. "Police believe the office was broken into between 5.30pm on Wednesday October 5 and 7.15am on Thursday October 6"
"10.10.2016 14:23:25" elystandard.co.uk Neo-Nazis used Help for Heroes pretext to hoodwink police, council, landowner and community by staging two day rally in a Fenland field Neo-Nazis hoodwinked a landowner, police and a district council into booking a Fenland field for a two day rally that they falsely promoted as being as charity event for Help for Heroes. VIDEO: Neo-Nazis hoodwinked a landowner, police and a district council into booking a Fenland field for a two day rally that they falsely promoted as being as charity event for Help for Heroes.
"10.10.2016 14:15:00" elystandard.co.uk Fire close to animal sheds at farm in Stretham requires three crews to put it out Around 500 tonnes of straw and 30 metres of railway sleepers were found alight close to animal farm sheds in Stretham on Friday evening. "The last crew returned to their station by 1.22pm the next day"
"10.10.2016 13:53:33" elystandard.co.uk Strong man challenge preparations have turned heads with Niall pulling two vans around an Ely estate late at night An HGV driver is ready to take on a strong man charity event after pulling two vans around an Ely estate and a lorry along quiet country roads. “I'm now ready and am looking for somewhere to hold my challenge, maybe as part of a local event, so that it becomes one of the attractions"
"10.10.2016 13:34:06" elystandard.co.uk Friend of Nelson Mandela, Paul Joseph, to give 'Activism and Exile' lecture at Ely Cathedral The speaker for Ely City Amnesty Group's seventh annual lecture will be Paul Joseph, a close friend and political ally of Nelson Mandela. Paul will be speaking at Ely Cathedral on 'Activism and Exile' this Sunday, October 16
"10.10.2016 10:45:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk West Norfolk entrepreneur forced to put £1m mansion on the market - and to sell light aircraft- after company he founded collapses Entrepreneur Rod Herbert has been forced to put his £1million West Norfolk home on the market – and to sell his private plane- following the collapse of his engineering business with the loss of 80 jobs. "Prospective buyers of Mr Herbert's home can expect a country home with six bedrooms, six reception rooms, five acres of sprawling grounds, a paddock and what agents describe as a 'stunning pool house'"
"10.10.2016 10:43:25" elystandard.co.uk Missing serviceman Corrie McKeague is 'not in Bury St Edmunds' and 'criminal involvement' likely says mother and police officer Nicola Urquhart The missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague is not in Bury St Edmunds and third party criminal involvement is likely, according to a post by his mother. “This can only mean there is third party involvement, there is just no evidence so far to prove criminality"
"10.10.2016 10:41:16" elystandard.co.uk Over 100 business professionals brave the cold at Cambridge Airport for UK's largest sleep-out Over 100 people from 18 of the region's businesses took part in the sixth East Anglia 'Byte Night' at Cambridge Airport on Friday (October 7) to raise money for Action for Children. "It was such an inspirational night with a great sense of camaraderie"
"10.10.2016 09:53:34" Cambs Times Newspaper "The young people overcame many personal challenges to complete the activities"
"10.10.2016 09:31:54" elystandard.co.uk Former secretary of state talks at Ely Cathedral The former secretary of state for defence spoke about his views on politics when he gave a presentation to about 80 members of Ely Cathedral Business Group. Former secretary of state for defence talks to business people at Ely Cathedral
"10.10.2016 09:07:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Runners help raise sackloads of cash at the annual Ely Potato Race Fourteen teams battled it out in Ely for the annual potato race over the quarter-a-mile course laden with a 20kg bag of spuds, all of which had been grown by farmers in the Fens surrounding the city. Sack load of fun at the annual potato race ...
"10.10.2016 08:59:53" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: The Budapest Café Orchestra deliver an 'amazing evening' at St. Peter and St. Paul's Chruch, Chatteris There is a very good reason why Chatteris Music Society is becoming more and more successful: it is providing fantastic concerts. The Budapest Cafe Orchestra put on a memorable performance in Chatteris
"10.10.2016 08:52:48" Cambs Times Newspaper "Arrests of children in Cambridgeshire have fallen by 72 per cent in the last five years"
"10.10.2016 08:48:22" cambstimes.co.uk Britain's Got Talent auditions set for Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough Britain's Got Talent is holding auditions in Peterborough later this month. Britain's Got Talent is coming to Peterborough this month!
"07.10.2016 15:37:08" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Crews were first called to the factory at 2.10pm this afternoon and have special appliances working to contain the fire"
"07.10.2016 14:54:36" elystandard.co.uk Arthur Rank Hospice's new £10.5 million home to open its doors to the public The Arthur Rank Hospice is to showcase its new £10.5 million base before it is opened to patients next month. Get an early look at the new Arthur Rank Hospice building
"07.10.2016 13:44:15" elystandard.co.uk Reward offered for information about Haddenham straw fire that caused £25,000 of damage £25,000 worth of damage was caused after arsonists destroyed more than 1,000 bales of straw in Sutton Road, Haddenham. "Arsonists destroyed more than 1,000 bales of straw"
"07.10.2016 12:15:21" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Neo-Nazis deceive council, land owner and police into staging rally in a Fen field
"07.10.2016 12:09:08" elystandard.co.uk 'Disturbing' video of 'horrific violence' shows young gang beating teenage boy with hockey sticks in a Newmarket field An 'horrific' video showing a gang – led by a young girl – chasing, threatening and beating a teenage boy with hockey sticks has gone viral. “Words fail us with this. No child should be subjected to this violence and bullying"
"07.10.2016 11:20:21" elystandard.co.uk Macbeth performance is a winner for Soham Village College students A theatrically talented group of Soham Village College students have been awarded for their performance of 'Macbeth'. Each of the 11 winners received a trophy and book vouchers
"07.10.2016 09:04:25" wisbechstandard.co.uk David Walliams' 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Cambridge Arts Theatre stage Prepare to meet the coolest grandma going when 'Gangsta Granny' stops off at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. Gangsta Granny is coming to the Cambridge Arts Theatre
"07.10.2016 08:48:57" elystandard.co.uk John Yates is the new councillor for Ely City north ward - winning by-election with a massive majority Ely North Ward residents have a new representative on the city council following yesterday's (Thursday) by-election. And the winner is ...
"06.10.2016 16:14:46" wisbechstandard.co.uk East of England Ambulance Service named on shortlist of trusts that may be put in financial special measures
"06.10.2016 16:09:42" Cambs Times Newspaper East Cambs District Council behind plans for 500 homes on Suffolk border
"06.10.2016 15:49:26" Cambs Times Newspaper “I would urge people who think it's acceptable to imagine if one of their relatives or friends killed in a collision where the driver at fault was using a mobile phone."
"06.10.2016 15:45:31" Cambs Times Newspaper Heated loo seats are top of the agenda at Eccentric Party conference
"06.10.2016 15:38:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk National campaigner joins fight to save hospital services in Ely, Doddington and Wisbech A leading member of a national campaign team is hosting a public meeting in response to the outcry about proposed cuts in hospital services at Ely, Doddington and Wisbech. “I was convinced the time was right to call a public meeting because local people are right to be upset at the idea of closing the vital intermediate care beds across Cambridgeshire."
"06.10.2016 12:38:47" elystandard.co.uk Search teams investigating missing RAF Honington gunner Corrie McKeague close A11 near Barton Mills RAF and police search teams are currently walking the A11 Newmarket-bound carriageway near to Barton Mills as the hunt for Corrie McKeague continues. New twist in hunt for missing serviceman
"06.10.2016 12:21:39" Cambs Times Newspaper oops.....
"06.10.2016 11:36:29" elystandard.co.uk Jamie Lawson's autumn tour stops off at the Cambridge Corn Exchange Jamie Lawson has announced a 16-date autumn tour that will stop off at the Cambridge Corn Exchange on October 24. jamie lawson is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange!
"06.10.2016 08:26:07" elystandard.co.uk Marriage to a Soham woman is among slave's records in Cambridgehire Archives As part of Black History Month, Cambridgeshire Archives has shared records of the life of a slave who married a Soham woman, demonstrating “a rich and diverse heritage”. “In it he recounts his experiences, from his childhood and enslavement to buying his own freedom, and the challenges he still faced as a free man"
"06.10.2016 08:17:31" Cambs Times Newspaper “The safety of our staff, communities, clients, contractors and the people we work alongside is of utmost importance"
"05.10.2016 14:44:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk State of the art vehicles are safer for pedestrians and cyclists says haulage firm Mick George A haulage firm has become the first outside London to use revolutionary vehicles that make it easier for drivers to see cyclists and pedestrianss. Mick George is first firm outside London to buy state of the art vehicles that are safer for pedestrians and cyclists - they even train drivers by making them get on their bikes as part of their commitment to safety.
"05.10.2016 10:24:31" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Man jailed for four years for grooming teenage boys http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/paedophile_is_jailed_for_grooming_teenage_boys_1_4723659
"05.10.2016 09:29:30" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely Apple Festival returns for 16th year next weekend
"05.10.2016 09:20:01" elystandard.co.uk Lead police officer in Corrie McKeague hunt says focused searches and CCTV are key to finding the 'healthy, active' serviceman The man in charge of the inquiry to find serviceman Corrie McKeague has stressed the quest to locate him is still be treated as a missing person investigation. "Police have traced the 23-year-old's mobile phone movements to a bin lorry travelling between Bury and Barton Mills"
"05.10.2016 09:19:09" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Man, 85, left startled after tractor ploughs through crash barrier near his Littleport home
"05.10.2016 07:03:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk Help tell the story of the country's rarest swans at the Welney Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Volunteers are needed to tell the story of the UK's smallest and rarest swans which are making their way to the Fens by flying hundreds of miles from Russia. "“Helping people to connect with our amazing wildlife is so rewarding"
"05.10.2016 07:01:38" wisbechstandard.co.uk Prickwillow Ploughing Festival is a huge hit with thousands of visitors Thousands flocked to Prickwillow over the weekend for the village's annual ploughing festival. "There was also numerous steam engines in action as well as stationary engines, trade stands, crafts and bygones galore"
"04.10.2016 16:31:12" elystandard.co.uk Heroic Isleham taxi driver calls for stronger link between drivers and first responders after helping save the life of motorcyclist A quick-thinking taxi driver from Isleham is urging the ambulance service to team up with taxi drivers across the country after he heroically rushed to the aid of a motorcyclist following a “horrific” accident in Ely. “I've been driving taxis for just over a year and it's the first time I've seen anything like that. I'm not a very squeamish person but it was horrific"
"04.10.2016 16:06:51" elystandard.co.uk Littleport child porn predator set to face 13 years in an American jail A Littleport man charged with travelling to America to have sex with two pre-teen brothers, attempted child sex trafficking and child porn images is set to face 13 years in prison. 'Paedophiles wrongly believe that purchasing an airline ticket and boarding a plane puts them out of the reach of the law.' Littleport man set to stay behind bars in America for 13 years.
"04.10.2016 15:14:02" elystandard.co.uk 'I'm just gobsmacked I'm still alive' - Littleport mum thanks passer-by who stayed with her and emergency services teams after serious crash which left her with a broken back and neck A Littleport mum who suffered serious injuries after her car ended up wrapped around a tree in a ditch is thanking the one passer-by and 30 emergency service-people who helped keep her alive. “I don't really think you could leave someone alone like that for so long. It's something I would have done naturally for anybody," said the man who stayed with Sophie
"04.10.2016 14:06:48" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs Council reports successful first six months as it new trading pin points successful start and encouraging signs A 'state of the nation' report on the first six months of the trading arm of East Cambs District Council pinpoints successes in trading at Ely Market and the successful launch of its 'Palace Green Homes' branding to build homes. "The market area for stall holders could also be extended, without a detrimental impact to the budget"
"04.10.2016 13:42:47" Cambs Times Newspaper “I know Lucy tried to embody the spirit of East Anglia's Children's Hospice (EACH) in her designs and the results are fantastic. The cards will certainly stand out on any mantelpiece this Christmas"
"04.10.2016 13:13:35" elystandard.co.uk Ely Bowls ace Connor keeps his cool to clinch place in Scottish International Championships Ely Bowls ace Connor Cinato will live his dream of going head-to-head with some of the finest talents in the sport after clinching a place in the Scottish International Championships. "The final was an exciting event, and we'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who turned up to support the six regional finalists"
"04.10.2016 13:11:27" elystandard.co.uk Disability charity Papworth Trust gets a helping hand from Morgan Sindall as part of Neighbourhood Week A team from the Cambridge office of construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has given the grounds of disability charity Papworth Trust a new lease of life as part of the annual nationwide charity initiative, Neighbourhood Week. “The new garden space will provide a safe and relaxing area where residents can come to socialise and enjoy their surroundings"
"04.10.2016 13:10:28" elystandard.co.uk Ely Decorative and Fine Arts Society enjoy London visit hosted by MP Lucy Frazer Ely Decorative and Fine Arts Society members enjoyed a visit to the Houses of Parliament in September meeting local MP Lucy Frazer, who chatted about her job as MP and freely answered questions. Charles Hajdemach is the president of The Glass Association and one of the top authorities on glass in England
"04.10.2016 12:59:46" elystandard.co.uk Sam Divine and Man Without A Clue to perform at Innocence Nightclub, Newmarket for Defected in the House One of the world's most revered house music labels, Defected in the House, will return to Innocence Nightclub, Newmarket, this weekend. Defected Records are bringing Sam Divine and Man Without A Clue to Innocence Nightclub Newmarket this Saturday
"04.10.2016 10:06:30" elystandard.co.uk John Challis aka Boycie talks showbiz, 'Only Fools and Horses' and his new show ahead of An Evening at The Brook, Soham Before bringing 'An Evening with John Challis' to The Brook in Soham, Ben Jolley spoke to 'Boycie' about his showbiz career, what people can expect from the new tour and the ever-lasting appeal of 'Only Fools and Horses'… John Challis: "One of my first ever jobs was at the Cambridge Arts Theatre and I got sacked – for not paying attention"
"03.10.2016 17:01:06" elystandard.co.uk Cara and Daisy raise £550 for Cancer Research UK by taking part in Shine Night Walk Two friends who work in Ely and live in Chatteris have raised £550 for charity by taking part in the Cancer Research Shine Night Walk. “It's a charity that's close to my heart, and this seemed like a great challenge to take on" http://bit.ly/2dyJ42q
"03.10.2016 15:08:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk Check out where your local footpaths are in a new document that shows every right of way across Cambridgeshire For the first time in more than 50 years all the public rights of way in Cambridgeshire can be seen in one document. “The value of these important rights in enabling sustainable transport modes and increasing opportunities for healthy activities cannot be overestimated"
"03.10.2016 14:45:47" elystandard.co.uk Ely Victoria Badminton Club stars crowned kings and queens of Cambridgeshire Restricted competition Ely Victoria Badminton Club served up even more success last weekend. Ely players teamed up with other county representatives to take a number of prizes over the two-day event http://bit.ly/2dqaZQa
"03.10.2016 09:59:21" elystandard.co.uk Male pedestrian dies after crash near Swaffham Bullbeck A male pedestrian has died following a collision in Swaffham Bullbeck. "The driver of the Megane, a man in his 30s, was uninjured"
"03.10.2016 09:47:20" Cambs Times Newspaper “This very sad story shows that the reality is that a dog left in a car faces a very probable risk of suffering, or possible death"
"03.10.2016 08:44:54" Cambs Times Newspaper "The driver was uninjured, however trains were stopped while the bridge was inspected by Network Rail"
"03.10.2016 08:20:40" Cambs Times Newspaper Red Butler to rock out at Elme Hall, Wisbech
"03.10.2016 08:17:05" Cambs Times Newspaper “We are saving millions of pounds by transforming how we work while still providing vital services"
"03.10.2016 08:15:09" Cambs Times Newspaper “It's been very successful both archaeologically and for the local community"
"30.09.2016 16:11:05" elystandard.co.uk Man jailed for five years for causing double fatal crash in Littleport A man who killed two men in a collision near Littleport has been jailed for five years. "Mitchell Butler-Eldridge, 28, was sentenced today (September 30) at Cambridge Crown Court after pleading guilty to two counts of causing death by dangerous driving at a previous hearing"
"30.09.2016 15:30:25" Cambs Times Newspaper Ducks are flocking to Welney Wildlife & Wetlands Trust - and members of the public can see them!
"30.09.2016 11:32:10" elystandard.co.uk Barcelona star Lionel Messi donates signed shirt in aid of fundraiser for injured footballers Shaun and Joey Arguably the world's finest footballer has given a fundraiser in aid of local injured footballers Shaun Whiter and Joey Abbs a massive boost by donating a signed shirt. Lionel Messi helps boost funds for injured footballers Shaun Whiter and Joey Abbs
"30.09.2016 08:25:33" Timeline Photos The Indians are coming to The Brook, Soham http://bit.ly/2dfZpqN
"30.09.2016 08:23:01" elystandard.co.uk Author Jim Kelly to give talk at Ely Museum Author Jim Kelly will talk about his writing and how the Fens and East Anglia inspires his stories when he comes to Ely on Thursday (October 6). He comes to Ely Museum next Thursday
"30.09.2016 08:21:40" elystandard.co.uk Rare Holt 75 tractor - valued at £70,000 - to go up for sale at Cheffins' vintage sale One of the world's rarest vintage tractors – valued at £70,000 - will take centre stage at Cheffins' vintage sale next month. Rare tractor to go on sale at Cheffins Machinery and Vintage Sales auction
"29.09.2016 16:06:56" elystandard.co.uk Ely Creative Minds group shows artistic flair at first ever meeting Creative minds from around Ely came together to share their ingenuity at the first meeting of a new group. The group's next meeting will take place on Monday October 10
"29.09.2016 13:34:00" Cambs Times Newspaper Adam Hills Official Page is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange
"29.09.2016 13:10:33" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The woman was walking along Fletton Avenue, Peterborough, on September 19 when she was attacked.
"29.09.2016 13:08:43" elystandard.co.uk Local academy trusts launch new sixth form at Ely College and Soham Village College Two local academy trusts have joined forces to launch a new sixth form in East Cambridgeshire which will open next year. “We are starting small and focused this year, but our ambitions are great and our offer will continue to grow for years to come"
"28.09.2016 11:56:39" elystandard.co.uk Caught on camera: thieves who broke into Branching Out Charity Shop in Littleport 'tried on clothes and rummaged through rubbish bins' A break in at the Branching Out Charity Shop in Littleport has left staff and residents 'appalled' and 'horrified'. “We're just really surprised and appalled that people would want to steal from a charity - Littleport Branching Out Charity Shop - that works really hard to help and provide for vulnerable people"
"28.09.2016 10:04:36" elystandard.co.uk Harvest festival will be the best baa none as sheep take residence in Ely Cathedral for the celebrations The countryside is coming to Ely Cathedral for the annual harvest festival weekend from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 October. Harvest Festival returns to Ely Cathedral
"28.09.2016 09:55:28" elystandard.co.uk Two Ely footpaths need to be kept open says pressure group Two public footpaths have been unlawfully closed in Ely, say campaigners with Britain's oldest national conservation body. “These paths are highways in law and should be reopened forthwith"
"28.09.2016 09:12:10" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Julian Clary talks his 'The Joy of Mincing' tour, hobbies and everyday life
"28.09.2016 06:15:50" www.elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers pay tribute to former manager Adrian Davis who has died aged 66 Former Soham Town Rangers manager Adrian Davis, has died aged 66.
"28.09.2016 06:13:45" Timeline Photos Remember how tiny your baby's feet and hands were with a new 3D casting business at Littleport http://bit.ly/2dj9GnQ
"27.09.2016 17:15:22" www.elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers pay tribute to former manager Adrian Davis who has died aged 66 Former Soham Town Rangers manager Adrian Davis, has died aged 66. Soham Town Rangers pay tribute to former manager Adrian Davis who has died aged 66
"27.09.2016 16:12:50" elystandard.co.uk Health and Happiness Day is a hit at Ely Country Park Hundreds visited Ely Country Park at the weekend for the city's first Health and Happiness Day. “We are thrilled with the turn out for this year's event"
"27.09.2016 16:09:20" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Goodness gracious great Chariots of Fire! Ely man joins a charity challenge with his work mates
"27.09.2016 15:16:27" elystandard.co.uk Nominate an Ely community group that might need extra helping hands An Ely travel agency is appealing for people to nominate worthwhile causes after staff offered to donate 80 hours of their time. “If you know a local charity in need of support, please nominate them for our community project and we'll do our best to help"
"27.09.2016 14:44:55" elystandard.co.uk Mandela theme for Amnesty International Ely Ely City Amnesty Group is screening 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' on Saturday, October 1, at the Lecture Theatre, The Old Palace. Paul Joseph, the long-term friend and political ally of Nelson Mandela, will then speak at Ely Cathedral on October 16
"27.09.2016 14:11:28" elystandard.co.uk Fuelled by success: Fordham Service Station nominated for national award A service station in Ely is celebrating after receiving a nomination for a national award. The service station has been praised for its appearance, product offering and customer service
"27.09.2016 11:39:11" elystandard.co.uk Sunshine and selfies all round as Ely City Golf Club raise over £8,000 for charity at Captains' Day Almost 100 golfers grabbed their clubs - and selfie sticks – to raise thousands of pounds for charity at Ely City Golf Club's annual Captains' Charity Day. Captain's Day at Ely City Golf Club raises thousands for East Anglia's Children's Hospice (EACH)
"27.09.2016 11:16:12" elystandard.co.uk Student librarian scheme off to a good start at Ely College Students at Ely College are being given the opportunity to become student librarians as part of a new learning scheme. “We couldn't be more thrilled with the turnout for these new schemes"
"27.09.2016 09:55:04" elystandard.co.uk Thousands visit Soham for 42nd annual pumpkin fair Thousands flocked to Soham on Saturday for the village's 42nd annual pumpkin fair. Soham Pumpkin Fair is a success, with the biggest pumpkin weighing in at 108 kilos!
"27.09.2016 09:44:59" Cambs Times Newspaper Couple accused of ill treating an elderly woman to face court
"27.09.2016 09:41:17" elystandard.co.uk Charity country day at Prickwillow club The Hiam Sports & Social Club in Prickwillow is holding a country day to raise money for the Alzheimer's Charity. The fundraising event will take place on October 16
"27.09.2016 08:45:14" Cambs Times Newspaper Wishbone Ash and 4th Labyrinth to perform at Newmarket Memorial Hall
"27.09.2016 08:30:30" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk A monster event for runners in Ely
"27.09.2016 08:24:56" elystandard.co.uk Littleport boy is among guests invited to the House of Lords after he helps break barriers about the stigma of jail An 11 year old boy was invited to the House of Lords after he was involved in making a film to help children come to terms having a parent in prison. “Harvey is very confident and a real character, so I knew he would be perfect to get involved in this project"
"26.09.2016 17:13:45" elystandard.co.uk Ely College children take part in science, technology, engineering and maths day Children at Ely College completed the 'smart building challenge' as part of a science, technology, engineering and maths day. The challenge involved using design technology, maths, science and engineering skills
"26.09.2016 15:08:31" elystandard.co.uk 'Childhood sweethearts' from Sutton celebrate diamond anniversary with family and friends A Sutton couple celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary alongside family and friends at the weekend. The couple has seven children, 20 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and three great, great grandchildren
"26.09.2016 13:18:05" elystandard.co.uk Hot dog eating contest, raffle and games raise £1,000 for National Autistic Society at Ely fundraiser Hundreds of people helped raise more than £1,000 for the National Autistic Society at a charity event in Ely. "The hot dog eating contest was disgusting but it made for excellent viewing”
"26.09.2016 11:25:55" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Littleport Branching Out Charity Shop broken into overnight
"26.09.2016 10:24:52" elystandard.co.uk Ely's Sing! Choirs visit Ribe, Denmark for five days of music More than sixty Sing! Choirs vocalists boarded a plane to Ribe in Denmark, which is twinned with Ely in Cambridgeshire, for five days of singing. “We have so many new Danish friends in a town that is celebrating 60 years of twinning with Ely"
"26.09.2016 10:19:26" elystandard.co.uk All creatures great and small celebrated at Ely Cathedral pet service Pets were given a big vote of thanks at the Ely Cathedral pet service which saw people travel from as far as Letchworth to enjoy the service which celebrates the animals in our lives. “Animals somehow, in some way, make us better human beings”
"26.09.2016 09:20:18" elystandard.co.uk Charity wheelchair donation from Bartrams for Rachel, who has cerebal palsy A seven-year-old girl who was born with cerebral palsy has been donated a new wheelchair by Ely-based mobility healthcare company Bartrams. Rachel has for the past five years been carried around on the back of her father
"26.09.2016 08:19:36" elystandard.co.uk School children in Littleport help drive home police's 'no parking' message School children in Littleport are helping police with a new no parking scheme. “It is my hope that the banner will serve as a permanent reminder that the safety of children is paramount"
"25.09.2016 14:50:34" wisbechstandard.co.uk March woman Lauren Lyon graduates with a 2:1 degree and speaks out about mental health issues that blighted her time at university
"25.09.2016 13:20:38" Timeline Photos Ely Cathedral Per Service now . For more photos and full report see our online edition tonorrow
"23.09.2016 10:52:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk In a spin: the Marquettes' baton twirling brilliance guides them to regional title A team from Ely was crowned champions after their baton twirling brilliance impressed at a regional competition. Four starlets from the team will now go on to compete in the Twirlfest competition in Yorkshire next month
"23.09.2016 09:26:42" elystandard.co.uk Alt bluegrass group The Coal Porters to perform at Portland Arms, Cambridge The Coal Porters, who describe themselves as the world's first “alt-bluegrass” act, will perform at The Portland Arms, Cambridge next week. The Coal Porters will demonstrate the power of the fiddle, mandolin, banjo, acoustic guitar and doghouse bass at The Portland Arms concert
"23.09.2016 09:14:37" elystandard.co.uk KD Theatre Productions hoping to take you to a whole new world with Pantomime production of 'Alladin' this Christmas KD Theatre Productions are gearing up for the Pantomime season and will be returning to the Maltings for their fourth triumphant year with their offering of 'Alladin.' KD Theatre Productions will take you to a whole new world this Christmas with 'Alladin'
"23.09.2016 09:07:13" elystandard.co.uk Three men charged with two burglaries in Burwell and Sutton - within 24 hours of each other Three men have been charged in connection with two burglaries that happened within 24 hours in the East Cambs district. "Reports of burglary are higher in East Cambs than we usually anticipate at this time of year"
"22.09.2016 16:20:36" elystandard.co.uk Cambridge Junction date for comedian Nish Kumar Expect a comedy show about history, democracy and capitalism when stand-up Nish Kumar performs at The Junction in Cambridge. Nish Kumar is coming to the Cambridge Junction
"22.09.2016 16:14:37" elystandard.co.uk World War One hero Herbert remembered 100 years after his death with ceremony Residents, members of the Royal British Legion, Cambridgeshire Army Cadets and members of the Cambs 876 Remembered Project paid their respects to World War One hero Private Herbert Low, who died 100 years ago last week. Dozens turned out at St Andrews Church in Sutton to remember Private Low
"22.09.2016 11:40:24" elystandard.co.uk G's Fresh of Ely move machinery and lettuces to Poland and Spain to combat post-Brexit farming concerns G's Fresh of Ely, a farming business that delivers a billion lettuces to British supermarkets each year, is fighting the challenges posed post-Brexit by moving part of it to Europe. “If we can't bring the people to the work, we'll have to take the work to the people"
"22.09.2016 11:33:43" wisbechstandard.co.uk Outpatients clinics at Princess of Wales Hospital and Doddington Hospital secured The future of outpatients clinics at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely and Doddington Hospital have been secured. “Whilst there is still much work to do to agree the finer details, this is an excellent example of our local NHS working together"
"22.09.2016 11:26:05" elystandard.co.uk 'I was a walking ticking time bomb' says Soham woman who is raising money after heart transplant “I was a walking ticking time bomb,” says a Soham woman who underwent open heart surgery earlier this year and is holding a fundraising event next month. “It all just happened really quickly; so far I have had a very uneventful recovery"
"22.09.2016 11:06:00" elystandard.co.uk Could you be the next 'Souper Star'? New Covent Garden Soup Co. searching for community hero New Covent Garden Soup Co. is on the hunt for this year's local 'Souper Star'. “Souper Stars is about celebrating the people who work tirelessly every day to make a difference"
"22.09.2016 09:48:04" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely fashion gurus to showcase their creations at Alexandra Palace show Fashion students from King's Ely Senior will be exhibiting their finest creations at one of the biggest textiles shows in the country next month. “This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the innovative work our students are producing"
"22.09.2016 08:33:01" elystandard.co.uk Reach Festival to debut this Saturday Reach Festival, showcasing local handmade crafts and produce, will make its debut next weekend. Among the day's entertainment there will be displays of crafts including potting, spinning and lace making
"21.09.2016 14:49:38" elystandard.co.uk Council fear prosecution unless they replace a leaking sewage plant at a travellers site in Wentworth A 30 year old sewage treatment plant at a travellers site on the outskirts of Ely is to be replaced at a cost of more than £140,000 after it was found to be polluting the local water course. A travellers' site at Wentworth needs a new sewage treatment plant at a cost of more than £140,000
"21.09.2016 09:30:55" Cambs Times Newspaper Bars and Melody are coming to Met lounge
"21.09.2016 08:44:17" elystandard.co.uk Local historian Peter Warwick to give lectures at Special Interests Day in Ely Well known historian and authority on Lord Nelson, Peter Warwick, will present three lectures to the Ely Decorative and Fine Arts Society on October 12. “This promises to be a fascinating day covering so many aspects of Maritime Georgian Britain"
"20.09.2016 17:01:08" www.cambstimes.co.uk Former Cambridgeshire PCSO jailed for five years for leaking confidential information to drug dealer A former Cambridgeshire Police Community Support Officer has been jailed for five years after being found guilty of leaking confidential information to a drug dealer. "The jury took six-and-a-half hours to reach a majority verdict of 11 to one"
"20.09.2016 16:38:39" Cambs Times Newspaper “This is a hugely important issue for Fenland residents and councillors"
"20.09.2016 15:08:01" elystandard.co.uk 'Deliciously Ella' helps open Isle of Ely Primary School with plaque unveiling and cookery demonstration A best-selling cookbook author was among crowds of people at the official opening of Isle of Ely Primary School this morning. Deliciously Ella: "It's fantastic to see first-hand how Place2Be helps to support children's emotional wellbeing in school"
"20.09.2016 14:54:14" elystandard.co.uk Former mechanic Marguerita, 84, thanks charity Blind Veterans UK for support An 84-year-old woman from Brandon has thanked sight loss charity Blind Veterans UK for the support she has received. “When I lost my sight I had to give up bird watching and I thought that I would never be able to do watercolour painting again. It was a great pity"
"20.09.2016 14:34:12" Cambs Times Newspaper "This was a positive meeting discussing how all health stakeholders can better work together to ensure that the necessary walk-in feature is available"
"20.09.2016 11:05:22" Cambs Times Newspaper Fancy a trip to the circus? Then our competition is perfect for you we have TEN family tickets (for four people) up for grabs ..
"20.09.2016 10:30:35" elystandard.co.uk Drivers clocked speeding in Ely Road area Special Constables from Ely, Tom Howard and Mark Gillibrand, clocked two drivers on Ely Road, between Ely and Littleport driving at 43 and 48mph in a 30mph zone this week. “A collision between a pedestrian and car at 30mph is a 50/50 survival rate. 40mph is usually fatal"
"20.09.2016 08:25:22" wisbechstandard.co.uk Ely Rotary Clubs join forces to help provide shelter for victims of Italian earthquake In a joint effort to help those made homeless in the recent Italian earthquake, Ely's two Rotary ShelterBoxes are designed to help people who have lost everything
"19.09.2016 15:20:18" elystandard.co.uk Enjoy a day of cars shone to perfection at an end of summer meeting of an Ely-based enthusiasts group A bunch of car lovers, whose end of summer meeting was stopped in Ely by police, have a date for their re-arranged event which will take place on a football field in Littleport. Browse some stunning cars, bikes and trucks at an end of summer meeting of East Cambs Modified in Littleport
"19.09.2016 15:13:29" elystandard.co.uk Fancy pitching at the third Ely SOUP? Here's your chance Ely SOUP is looking for people from the local area to pitch their projects and ideas at their third event. “There are no limits to what your project can be"
"19.09.2016 13:26:43" elystandard.co.uk A sack full of fun to be had at the annual Isle of Ely potato race The countdown to this year's Ely Potato Race is now on – with the team behind the event celebrating its fifth year. Enter a team in to the Isle of Ely annual potato race
"19.09.2016 12:04:31" elystandard.co.uk US airman found dead at home near RAF Lakenheath is named A US Air Force (USAF) airman found dead at his home near RAF Lakenheath on Friday morning has been identified. “The entire Liberty Wing feels the impact of Josh's loss"
"19.09.2016 11:46:44" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: The Pembroke Players' 'Romeo and Juliet' gets to the heart of Shakespeare This group, more than any other I have witnessed lately, gets to the heart of Shakespeare: his words. "This group, more than any other I have witnessed lately, gets to the heart of Shakespeare: his words"
"19.09.2016 11:02:16" elystandard.co.uk Lucky escape for Ely family after faulty bread maker leads to kitchen fire on Orchard Estate An Ely family had a lucky escape after a fire broke out in their kitchen overnight. "By ensuring their smoke alarms were working and going through a well-planned bedtime routine of closing doors, they helped contain the fire and keep the damage to a minimum”
"19.09.2016 09:57:28" Cambs Times Newspaper "No detail is insignificant and you may have vital information to help the investigation"
"19.09.2016 09:21:51" elystandard.co.uk Pop music icon Elton John set for Peterborough live debut The king of pop, Elton John, is to perform live in Peterborough for the first time ever. Elton John will perform at the ABAX Stadium next June! Tickets go on sale this Friday
"17.09.2016 16:55:35" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk John Challis plans to reveal the secrets of what goes on behind the scenes when he hits the road"
"16.09.2016 17:03:47" www.elystandard.co.uk Ely's most famous cat, Mr Sainsbury's aka Garfield, returns to 'favourite napping couch' Ely's most famous cat, Mr Sainsbury's aka Garfield, returns to 'favourite napping couch' 17:28 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Garfield is always ready for his fans. Ely's most famous furry friend, Garfield the cat, has been allowed to return to his Good news for Garfield fans!
"16.09.2016 16:35:12" elystandard.co.uk Successful launch for Hear the Music nighy at The Captain's Table, Ely Successful launch for Hear the Music nighy at The Captain's Table, Ely 16:51 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Phil Meers A professional singer-songwriter launched a fortnightly music event in Ely this week. Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send 'It was a lovely evening. Ely needs this!'
"16.09.2016 16:14:41" Cambs Times Newspaper Lisa comes second in UKIP leadership race
"16.09.2016 10:19:57" elystandard.co.uk Man seriously injured and driver arrested after hit and run in High Barns, Ely Man seriously injured and driver arrested after hit and run in High Barns, Ely 11:08 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Man seriously injured and driver arrested after hit and run in High Barns, Ely A male driver was arrested on suspicion of attempting to cause "A 27-year-old man from Downham Market has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent"
"16.09.2016 10:17:24" elystandard.co.uk Recycling aerosol cans will raise money for Stretham Youth Centre - and help the environment Recycling aerosol cans will raise money for Stretham Youth Centre - and help the environment 11:09 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Members of the Junior Youth Club with the public access AEROCYCLE collection box and some of the empty anti-perspirant and For every 400 aerosols sendt for recycling, £8 will be donated to Stretham Youth Centre
"16.09.2016 09:18:23" elystandard.co.uk Ely author to republish Life and Memories Ely author to republish Life and Memories 10:11 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley IMG_20160915_153923_hdr_kindlephoto-255239268 An author from Ely is to re-publish his first book, Life and Memories. Share Comment Email this article to a friend To send a link “He has many fond memories of his life in the Fens, many of which he shares in his book"
"16.09.2016 09:08:26" elystandard.co.uk Children's author Chip Colquhoun to bring book to life at Burrows Bookshop Children's author Chip Colquhoun to bring book to life at Burrows Bookshop 10:00 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley IMG_20160915_141456_hdr_kindlephoto-250926216 Local author and storyteller Chip Colquhoun will perform extracts from his book Cambridgeshire Folk Stories of giant-slayers, shapeshifters, ghosts, kings and eel catchers
"16.09.2016 09:07:48" elystandard.co.uk Eve of St. Agnes painting on display at Ely Cathedral Eve of St. Agnes painting on display at Ely Cathedral 09:51 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley HCW Nave Currently on display in the Priors Door at Ely Cathedral is The Eve of St. Agnes, a photograph taken by renowned British photographer Harry Cory Wright. The "What happens when we slow this down, looking at one picture presented and lit simply and give ourselves a little longer"
"16.09.2016 08:50:31" elystandard.co.uk Contemporary watercolourist Gerard Stamp to display 'Isle of Light' exhibition at Ely Cathedral Contemporary watercolourist Gerard Stamp to display 'Isle of Light' exhibition at Ely Cathedral 09:36 16 September 2016 Ben Jolley Isle of Light exhibition at Ely Cathedral. An exhibition of new paintings by contemporary watercolourist Gerard Stamp will “I have been visiting the cathedral over the last 18 months to capture aspects of the awe inspiring building for my new collection”
"15.09.2016 16:19:49" wisbechstandard.co.uk Motorcyclist's death in A1123 accident could have been caused by 'momentary rider error' inquest hears Motorcyclist's death in A1123 accident could have been caused by 'momentary rider error' inquest hears 16:37 15 September 2016 Sophie Day Ely38 coroner's court A 'momentary rider error' was probably behind a crash in which an experienced motorcyclist “I just turned the corner and there was a bang. I knew I had hit the motorcyclist or the motorcycle"
"15.09.2016 16:19:19" elystandard.co.uk Rotary Club of Ely hand out 155 dictionaries at local schools thanks to raffle funding Rotary Club of Ely hand out 155 dictionaries at local schools thanks to raffle funding 16:37 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley Little Thetford schoolchildren with headmaster, left, and Assistant District Governor Bernard Arnold, of Ely Rotary Club, right. Funds for the dictionaries were raised by raffles at rotary events
"15.09.2016 14:55:14" Cambs Times Newspaper “The NHS 'Five Year Forward View' states that, in future, we will see more care delivered locally"
"15.09.2016 14:51:27" Cambs Times Newspaper Creating a safer Cambridgeshire was the message at meeting
"15.09.2016 13:15:59" elystandard.co.uk Fun Teddy bear's hospital had a serious message in Ely Gallery Fun Teddy bear's hospital had a serious message in Ely 12:59 15 September 2016 Sarah Cliss Ely38 lighthouse12 Poorly Teddy bears were given a health check by their young owners at a special 'hospital' in Ely. Share Comment Email this article to a What a lovely way to get a serious message across - and fun too ...
"15.09.2016 11:27:16" elystandard.co.uk Reach Festival to debut next weekend Reach Festival to debut next weekend 11:54 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley Flint knapper Will Lord will be at Reach Festival. Reach Festival, showcasing local handmade crafts and produce, will make its debut next weekend. “Whether as a visitor or an Reach Festival to debut next weekend
"15.09.2016 11:06:47" elystandard.co.uk Cambridge Art Fair returns for fourth year Cambridge Art Fair returns for fourth year 11:55 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley Cambridge Art Fair in progress The fourth edition of the Cambridge Art Fair will be held from September 30 to October 2 at the Guildhall in Cambridge. Share Comment Email this Modern and contemporary art at Cambridge Art Fair
"15.09.2016 10:37:49" Cambs Times Newspaper “The dogs had been in the car alone for a number of hours. They will have undoubtedly suffered before they died”
"15.09.2016 09:18:42" elystandard.co.uk Aerosol can explosion alerts Swaffham Prior couple to flee house and call fire service Aerosol can explosion alerts Swaffham Prior couple to flee house and call fire service 10:15 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley Aerosol can explosion alerts Swaffham Prior couple to flee house and call fire service An explosion of an aerosol can alerted a "The crews did a fantastic job in preventing the fire spreading to the rest of the house as the fire had started to get into the roof"
"15.09.2016 09:10:42" cambstimes.co.uk Cambridgeshire County Council wants to renegotiate its £700m, 27 year PFI to handle waste in bid to save money Cambridgeshire County Council wants to renegotiate its £700m, 27 year PFI to handle waste in bid to save money 09:48 15 September 2016 John Elworthy 347756353 Eight years into its 27-year £700 million Private Finance Initiative (PFI) deal to handle waste, “The current contract is working and does mean that Cambridgeshire is recycling waste but there are areas where the contract can be improved”
"15.09.2016 09:09:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire County Council £10m solar farm rockets by £500,000 - and Brexit is to blame Cambridgeshire County Council £10m solar farm rockets by £500,000 - and Brexit is to blame 09:47 15 September 2016 John Elworthy solar panels Cost of a county council owned solar farm in East Cambridgeshire has rocketed by £500,000 – because of Brexit. Brexit is blamed
"15.09.2016 08:55:05" elystandard.co.uk Tyler Goodjohn raring to go ahead of massive English welterweight title clash with Johnny Garton Tyler Goodjohn raring to go ahead of massive English welterweight title clash with Johnny Garton 09:00 15 September 2016 Seb Pearce HPT 37 Boxing001 In March, Tyler Goodjohn considered hanging up his gloves after breaking his hand just weeks before one of “My body has been in absolute bits and I've put myself through hell, but it's nice to come away from it knowing I've given everything"
"15.09.2016 08:53:16" elystandard.co.uk Car deliberately set on fire in Mill Drove, Soham Car deliberately set on fire in Mill Drove, Soham 09:23 15 September 2016 Ben Jolley A car was deliberately set on fire in Mill Drove, Soham in the early hours of today. A car was deliberately set on fire in Mill Drove, Soham in the early hours of today. One crew from Soham was called to the incident at 4.46am
"14.09.2016 15:38:30" elystandard.co.uk 'Record number of people in work' across East Cambridgeshire 'Record number of people in work' across East Cambridgeshire 16:22 14 September 2016 Ben Jolley Job centre. A “record number of people” are in work in the East Cambridgeshire area, say new labour market statistics. Share Comment Email this article to a "In East Cambridgeshire, 79.6 per cent of people are in work"
"14.09.2016 11:45:25" elystandard.co.uk Former Ely sixth former celebrates accounting exam success Former Ely sixth former celebrates accounting exam success 12:19 14 September 2016 Ben Jolley IMG_5651_red_shoes_james_hr An apprentice at Red Shoes Accounting in Littleport has passed the industry recognised Level 2 Association of Accounting Technicians James Hayden is an apprentice at Red Shoes Accounting in Littleport
"14.09.2016 11:39:52" elystandard.co.uk Ely police station open day is a hit with local people Gallery Ely police station open day is a hit with local people 12:20 14 September 2016 Ben Jolley 20160911_130556_resized~1 Dozens of people discovered what goes on behind the scenes at Ely police station at the weekend. Share Comment Email this article Dozens turned out to Ely's police station
"14.09.2016 09:35:19" Cambs Times Newspaper “15-year-old Chace Dawkins, who was reported missing on August 14, has been found safe and well"
"13.09.2016 18:19:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Littleport voters could cross the border into South West Norfolk for their parliamentary representation if changes to constituency boundaries go ahead Littleport voters could cross the border into South West Norfolk for their parliamentary representation if changes to constituency boundaries go ahead 17:20 13 September 2016 Sarah Cliss Ely37 Steve Barclay MP Voters in Littleport could find themselves "The aim is to make every constituency have as close to 75,000 voters as possible"
"13.09.2016 16:11:54" wisbechstandard.co.uk Rain and sunshine makes Haddenham's 43rd Steam Rally an event of two halves - but organisers are please with overall success Rain and sunshine makes Haddenham's 43rd Steam Rally an event of two halves - but organisers are please with overall success 09:54 13 September 2016 Sarah Cliss Ely37 haddenham8 Heavy rain meant the first day of the 43rd Haddenham Steam Rally was almost a "There was a huge array of vintage vehicles on display and the heavy horses also proved a hit with the crowds"
"13.09.2016 16:04:13" elystandard.co.uk Police issue wet weather warning to drivers after 11 accidents in just eight hours Police issue wet weather warning to drivers after 11 accidents in just eight hours 14:29 13 September 2016 Seb Pearce ely37crash Police have warned motorists in East Cambridgeshire to be aware of the conditions during wet weather after a spate of 11 “In poor conditions even 30 miles per hour can be too much"
"13.09.2016 11:11:34" elystandard.co.uk Successful book launch for Ely author Mike Rouse Successful book launch for Ely author Mike Rouse 11:30 13 September 2016 Ben Jolley Ely36 Mike Rouse with Annabel Reddick of Burrow's Bookshop at the launch of The Story of Ely. The Story of Ely, the latest book by local author and historian Mike Rouse, “The real joy of The Story of Ely is that it is written by someone who loves the place and the people, and who is himself part of that history"
"13.09.2016 11:10:42" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Peterborough Gilbert & Sullivan Players to perform 'Iolanthe' at Key Theatre, Peterborough
"13.09.2016 11:09:53" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Viva Soham to hold annual open evening this month
"13.09.2016 09:41:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Are you interested in helping protect the farming and countryside heritage in the Fens? Are you interested in helping protect the farming and countryside heritage in the Fens? 10:17 13 September 2016 Kath Sansom Michael Monk, CPRE The Fens is under threat because of an emphasis on opportunities for growth in our area, according to the Help is needed to protect Cambridgeshire's countryside
"12.09.2016 11:24:38" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Police stop car lovers getting together in Ely - but have arranged a new date instead http://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/car_lovers_arrange_a_legal_meet_after_police_stop_their_end_of_summer_gathering_in_ely_1_4692830
"09.09.2016 14:30:34" elystandard.co.uk Haverhill man Jan Adamec jailed for Shaun Whiter and Joey Abbs horror crash A driver has been jailed for 40 months after leaving the scene of a car crash that left 27-year-old Shaun Whiter in need of a double leg amputation and Soham Town Rangers footballer Joey Abbs with serious leg injuries. “Adamec showed a complete disregard for other road users and acted in a cowardly manner when he decided to leave Shaun and Joey by the roadside."
"09.09.2016 13:04:16" Cambs Times Newspaper Police have been busy this morning ...
"09.09.2016 11:34:53" elystandard.co.uk Baton Twirling team begin its bid for national championships - and have made a plea for help with new costumes Marquettes Baton Twirling team are busy training to take part in a regional competition and have made a plea for help replacing their costumes some of which are 15 years old. Baton twirling team need help replacing 15 year old costumes ready for thier bid for the national championships
"09.09.2016 11:30:41" elystandard.co.uk Tributes paid to former Littleport barber A tribute has been paid to a Littleport barber who was well known for running his business in the town. Tributes paid to a former Littleport barber
"08.09.2016 13:04:34" elystandard.co.uk Millbrook House residents take a trip down memory lane thanks to personalised story boxes from Sanctuary's Care Network Residents of an extra care scheme in Soham have been sharing their life memories as part of a community history project. “Projects like this are a fantastic way of keeping history alive for future generations and helping others understand the people who have shaped their community.”
"08.09.2016 11:29:11" elystandard.co.uk Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite hears the opinions of the region's young people at Ely Police Youth Consultation Panel meeting Youngsters headed down to Ely police station for a second meeting organised to improve the relationship between young people and the police. “We have heard incredible well-voiced opinions from this group that will result in an immediate effect on the way that we think about our young communities and how our services are accessed by them.”
"08.09.2016 11:15:02" elystandard.co.uk Discover what goes on in the working day of our boys in blue at Ely police station open day The chance to discover what goes on behind the scenes at Ely police station will be on offer this weekend. "We always extend a particularly warm welcome to our local children who will get the chance to wear the many different types of police uniform.”
"08.09.2016 11:13:34" wisbechstandard.co.uk The fight steps up to save minor injury units with a round of four extra public meetings which begin tonight The fight has stepped up as Steve Barclay MP has powered in to make sure minor injury units at Doddington, Wisbech and Ely remain open. The fight steps up to save minor injury units at Ely, Wisbech and Doddington
"08.09.2016 09:44:08" elystandard.co.uk Sing! Choirs raise £11,000 for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity in two years Sing! Choirs have raised £11,298 for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity over the last two years. “I am totally overwhelmed by this, and so grateful that we can give more to such an amazing charity as Arthur Rank Hospice Charity
"07.09.2016 16:32:07" elystandard.co.uk ALS Pharmaceutical toast opening of 'wonderful' new £2.1 million laboratory in Ely Glasses of bubbly were raised as a £2.1 million extension was unveiled at an Ely pharmaceutical testing laboratory. ALS toast opening of £2.1 million extensio
"07.09.2016 14:08:16" elystandard.co.uk Olly raises £220 for Ely Foodbank by cycling 102 miles in eight and a half hours Olly Wright has raised £220 for Ely Foodbank by cycling 102 miles in eight and a half hours. “I know they are running low on stock so I decided to try and help them out"
"07.09.2016 11:27:54" cambstimes.co.uk Four years in the planning and all consents obtained, Manea Parish Council ditches £400,000 pavilion Manea has ditched plans for a new £400,000 pavilion – and told Fenland Council they no longer want £100,000 from its rural capital grants fund. Manea ditches £400,000 pavilion
"07.09.2016 10:08:10" elystandard.co.uk Lord Toby Jug pops in to Littleport for final day of 22 day challenge for 22 press ups a day to raise awareness of post traumatic stress Lord Toby Jug, Leader of the Eccentric Party turned up to offer encouragement to Cathy Gibb-de Swarte's final 22nd day of press ups in 22 days held at Littleport's Plough & Harrow pub on Monday night “The Eccentric Party is in the vanguard of leading the people of the world towards a bright new world of peace and plenty"
"07.09.2016 09:33:59" elystandard.co.uk Team of four raise £1,530 for Teenage Cancer Trust by holding charity event at Welney pub Team of four raise £1,530 for Teenage Cancer Trust by holding charity event at Welney pub. They have so far raised £2,580 for the Teenage Cancer Trust
"07.09.2016 09:12:28" Cambs Times Newspaper Man arrested for alleged murder of schoolboy Rikki Neave is re-arrested after he absconded to Portugal
"07.09.2016 08:49:20" Wisbech Standard Newspaper He was taken to A&E for his own safety
"07.09.2016 08:25:13" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk War time film to be accompanied by Cambridge Concert Orchestra
"07.09.2016 08:22:43" elystandard.co.uk Daring Network Rail team raise £10,000 for St. Thomas' Lupus Trust by jumping out of plane A team of 20 Network Rail staff traded in their train tickets for a plane ticket on Friday to raise £10,000 in aid of St. Thomas' Lupus Trust. "It was nothing like I thought it would be, but it really makes you feel alive. I just want to go up and do a second one now!"
"07.09.2016 07:59:39" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "After Sausage Party Movie you'll never be able to look at everyday food products in the same way"
"06.09.2016 17:19:14" elystandard.co.uk Stunning aerial shots show the scale of recycling fire in Cambridgeshire town Life was getting back to normal today after Cambridgeshire fire crews tackled one of the biggest fires of the summer. Stunning aerial photos of Cambridgeshire fire
"06.09.2016 14:50:15" Cambs Times Newspaper Shoplifter gets a warning
"06.09.2016 13:40:53" elystandard.co.uk Live music events to launch in Ely A professional singer-songwriter is to launch a fortnightly music event in Ely. “Musicians and audiences from local areas and beyond will be able to appreciate the intimate candle lit ambience of The Captain's Table"
"06.09.2016 12:00:02" Cambs Times Newspaper The anti-anaerobic digester campaigners made their views heard this morning at Wimblington ....
"06.09.2016 11:45:52" elystandard.co.uk Be ambitious and raise the bar says new principal Richard Spencer as he takes the reigns at Ely College. In a start of term newsletter to parents – bristling with optimism and a determination to make a fresh start- he sets out a vision for the year ahead. “We have very high ambitions for all of our students, and everybody recognises the need to build further and improve."
"06.09.2016 10:45:37" Cambs Times Newspaper Outpatient services at Ely, March and Wisbech under scrutiny by health committee of county council
"06.09.2016 10:42:00" elystandard.co.uk Littleport saved from split, Ely gets some changes and county council will shed eight councillors in final Boundary Commission review Littleport has been saved from being split into two! Littleport saved from being split in two - read it here
"06.09.2016 09:06:40" elystandard.co.uk Turners of Soham buys UK's second largest container operator, Goldstar Transport Turners of Soham has bought the second largest container operator in the UK, Goldstar Transport. “I am excited by the future opportunities we'll have”
"06.09.2016 08:44:24" wisbechstandard.co.uk Thank you Thursday is launched to share messages of appreciation for the regions 'ambulance angels' The region's ambulance angels have been praised for a first class service and given an A* in its latest patient survey. “Your ambulance and paramedic staff are angels. I couldn't have wanted anyone else to look after me the way they did"
"06.09.2016 08:39:05" elystandard.co.uk Doorman assaulted by woman at Town House Pub in Ely A doorman suffered minor injuries after being assaulted by a woman in Ely at the weekend. Anyone with information should contact police on 101
"05.09.2016 16:14:12" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “I'm just absolutely lost. I can't even go to the toilet"
"05.09.2016 16:11:29" elystandard.co.uk Ely woman thanks Starbucks staff for helping her in time of panic An Ely woman has thanked staff at Starbucks for helping her in a time of panic when her husband, who has dementia, went missing. “It meant such a lot to me. I was in such a panic and the Starbucks staff calmed the situation down"
"05.09.2016 15:31:52" Cambs Times Newspaper Major Cambs fire
"05.09.2016 15:26:18" elystandard.co.uk Get your taste buds tingling and be kind to animals at the same time with Ely's first vegan festival The first vegan festival is coming to Ely. A taste bud tingler - Ely's first vegan fair
"05.09.2016 13:49:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Police praise 93 year old woman who chases burglar out of her home A man who was chased away by his 93-year-old victim as he burgled her home has been jailed for five years. This man is chased out of a house by a 93 year old woman
"05.09.2016 13:15:07" elystandard.co.uk Ely trio raise £500 for Cancer Research UK in Monte Carlo or Bust challenge A trio from Ely raised more than £500 for Cancer Research UK by travelling 2,000 miles in the Monte Carlo or Bust Banger Rally. "In total we had traveled around 2,000 miles.”
"05.09.2016 11:31:51" elystandard.co.uk RAF Marham attempted abduction to feature on Crimewatch Police in Norfolk will make a nationwide appeal for information into the attempted abduction of a serviceman at RAF Marham when the inquiry features on Crimewatch tonight (Monday 5). The appeal will feature on Crimewatch this evening
"05.09.2016 11:02:19" elystandard.co.uk Trip down memory lane at Little Thetford Acorns pre-school's 40th birthday party Former pupils and current staff celebrated the 40th birthday of Little Thetford Acorns Pre-School with a party at the weekend. “It was lovely to hear so many memories”
"05.09.2016 08:29:37" elystandard.co.uk Could you be a life-saver? St John Ambulance to open new cadet unit in Ely Organisers of the St John Ambulance unit in Ely are appealing for young people between the age of 10 and 17 to become volunteers at a new cadet unit in the city. Could you be a life-saver? St John Ambulance to open new cadet unit in Ely
"05.09.2016 08:17:55" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk 'Unforgettable' Nat King Cole tribute show coming to The Maltings
"02.09.2016 14:53:58" elystandard.co.uk New Soham Town Team enlists the help of Mr Pumpkin to make Soham Pumpkin Fair 'the talk of the town' The sight of a giant pumpkin wandering the streets of Soham can only mean one thing – the Soham Pumpkin Fair is just around the corner. The Soham Pumpkin Fair takes place on Saturday September 24.
"02.09.2016 13:27:47" Cambs Times Newspaper Congratulations Joyce and Roland!
"02.09.2016 13:21:38" elystandard.co.uk Author and historian Mike Rouse to launch new book on the history of Ely Local author and historian Mike Rouse will be signing copies of his latest book which explores the fascinating history of the city he grew up in. 'The Story of Ely' is almost here
"02.09.2016 13:20:11" Cambs Times Newspaper “Re-enactors dressed as medieval knights will provide a guard of honour for David Starkey as he cuts a ribbon across the entrance to the new centre"
"02.09.2016 11:51:48" Cambs Times Newspaper 17-year-old arrested and bailed on suspicion of drink driving following yesterday's crash in March
"02.09.2016 11:07:26" elystandard.co.uk Ely Standard Newspaper "While most NHS workers earned less in pension than pay, Tracy Dowling's wage of £135,000 was slightly less than her pension benefits"
"02.09.2016 11:06:49" elystandard.co.uk Date is set for Ely Apple Festival 2016 Ely's annual Apple Festival returns on October 15 in celebration of the great British apple. “Our event has now developed into one of the best festivals in the area, providing interest and intrigue for all sorts of people."
"02.09.2016 10:45:02" elystandard.co.uk Terry Waite to help homeless charity Emmaus UK celebrate 25 years with anniversary fair Humanitarian and author Terry Waite CBE is to host an anniversary fair in Landbeach to celebrate the 25th birthday of homeless charity Emmaus UK. “25 years ago I emerged from captivity having spent almost five years chained to the wall as a hostage"
"02.09.2016 10:43:09" elystandard.co.uk Chance to explore the history of Ely at Heritage Open Weekend Ely is a city steeped in history, and is giving visitors and residents the chance to delve into its rich past during the country's biggest celebration of heritage. Explore the city's popular landmarks that aren't usually open to the public, as well as a host of guided talks and tours
"02.09.2016 10:40:58" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Antique and vintage collector's weekend spectacular at Centre E auction
"01.09.2016 16:27:40" Cambs Times Newspaper Accident this afternoon in Wimblington Road March has seen two women injured and two men detained by police
"01.09.2016 16:10:17" Cambs Times Newspaper LITTLEPORT - set to be the concrete capital of the Fens if £2m expansion gets green light
"01.09.2016 15:17:33" Cambs Times Newspaper Drivers should avoid Wimblington Road in March for the time being as emergency services work to help those involved in a two vehicle crash - Let's hope no-one is too badly hurt.
"01.09.2016 15:15:49" elystandard.co.uk Have you seen this man? Police want to speak to man in connection with theft from Soham pharmacy Police are on the look-out for a man in connection with the theft of over £200 worth of products from a Soham pharmacy. The theft took place at around 12.35pm on Friday August 26.
"01.09.2016 15:02:33" wisbechstandard.co.uk Child porn has more than doubled in Cambridgeshire, according to police figures Child porn has more than doubled in Cambridgeshire in the last three years. Online child porn has more than doubled in Cambridgeshire in the last three years
"01.09.2016 14:57:47" elystandard.co.uk Chance to explore the history of Ely at Heritage Open Weekend Ely is a city steeped in history, and is giving visitors and residents the chance to delve into its rich past during the country's biggest celebration of heritage. The Heritage Open Weekend offers the opportunity to explore Ely's popular landmarks as well as a host of guided talks and tours through the city.
"01.09.2016 14:55:39" elystandard.co.uk Soham could be set for a weekly market as part of new team's plans to give the town a face-lift A weekly market could be coming to Soham as part of plans to rejuvenate the town centre. The new Soham Town Team, made up of shop and business owners, plan to the make the town centre more attractive to visitors and customers.
"01.09.2016 14:52:32" elystandard.co.uk City-centre delicatessen Allgoods of Ely to close its doors A city-centre delicatessen is to close its doors after two years. Allgoods of Ely owner, Tracy Allgood, said: “Unfortunately, I have struggled to find a work/life balance that means I can spend time with my family and I've finally decided to call it a day."
"01.09.2016 14:41:23" Cambs Times Newspaper “Four years ago today it all went wrong in London. Today, I fly out to Rio to put it right"
"01.09.2016 14:00:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk Art, drama and music therapy is being used to support young carers in Cambridgeshire Two new projects have been launched for young carers in Cambridgeshire. Art, drama and music helps young carers in Cambridgeshire
"01.09.2016 10:57:18" elystandard.co.uk Making marks on the landscape at Babylon Arts exhibition Babylon Arts in Ely will open a free exhibition called 'Land Marks' on September 13. Local artists to showcase work at Babylon Gallery
"01.09.2016 10:00:37" elystandard.co.uk New toddler room at King's Ely The nursery at King's Ely Acremont is launching the new school year with a new toddler room. Baby yoga, music classes and a new room for toddlers for the new term at King's Ely
"01.09.2016 08:29:42" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Changes being made to non-emergency patient transport services in Cambs
"31.08.2016 19:55:55" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk So what happened to the Turners of Soham lorry driver who went wrong way around A14 roundabout? Here's what happened
"31.08.2016 13:15:54" elystandard.co.uk Ex commando talks at an annual reunion lunch in Soham The annual reunion lunch for former Soham Grammar School pupils is to enjoy a talk by an ex commando. All bookings must be received by September 19
"31.08.2016 13:14:52" eadt.co.uk Public “let down” as 133mph speeder on A14 given £50 fine and three-month ban Suffolk's police and crime commissioner says the public have been “let down” after a motorcyclist caught going 133mph on the A14 walked away from court with a £50 fine and three-month driving ban. “I know it was a ridiculous speed... It's not indicative of how I usually use the road"
"31.08.2016 13:05:01" elystandard.co.uk On Par Golf Club: celebrating five years after the blaze with Party @ The Range 2016 On Par Golf Club in Downham Road, Ely is celebrating five years since their re-opening with Party @ The Range 2016. Get down to Party @ The Range next weekend
"30.08.2016 15:39:40" elystandard.co.uk Soham Town Rangers boss Robbie Nightingale admits he feared for Norwich United defender Andy Eastaugh after horrific clash of heads Soham Town Rangers joint-manager Robbie Nightingale admits he was scared for Norwich United's Andy Eastaugh after the defender suffered a serious head injury which forced their Ryman League tie to be abandoned after just 16 seconds. “We knew it was bad from the player's reactions. Seeing a player in a heap unconscious is scary."
"30.08.2016 15:39:14" elystandard.co.uk Rose Barn on the A142 at Sutton under fire from East Cambs planners as they make fresh bid for permission to stage 35 events a year there Events venue Rose Barn on the A142 at Sutton is facing a thorny future after planners told them continued use will result in uncontrolled parking of cars and coaches and threaten highway safety. Planners set to reject Rose Barn events application
"30.08.2016 15:38:00" Wisbech Standard Newspaper I won't be bullied says Rosmini Centre manager after crowds try to pile into health meeting
"30.08.2016 15:31:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk Busy bank holiday weekend for ambulance staff in Cambridgeshire Ambulance staff and volunteers have been thanked for their hard work during a busy bank holiday weekend that saw more call-outs than last year. Bank Holiday call-outs up by nine per cent across the eastern region
"30.08.2016 15:13:10" elystandard.co.uk Football match is a fund raising success in memory of a popular Littleport man The Stuart Seekings Cup Final raised more than £900 for a brain tumour charity. Charity football match raises money in memory of Stuart Seekings
"30.08.2016 14:22:05" elystandard.co.uk Manage your money better with a free course in Ely Ely people are being given another opportunity to get help managing their money with a popular free course. Get help keeping your bank balance healthy with a money management course in Ely
"30.08.2016 14:09:31" elystandard.co.uk Get fit and active with the family at Mepal Family fun days have been so popular at Mepal Outdoor Centre this summer that two extra sessions have been organised. Famiy fun sessions have been so popular at Mepal that two extra sessions have been organised
"30.08.2016 13:40:52" elystandard.co.uk Plenty to see at the 89th Great Autumn Show in Ely The hard work of gardeners, jam makers and artists was enjoyed when the 89th Great Autumn show was held in Ely. Mayoress wins a runners up prize at the 89th Great Autumn Show in Ely
"30.08.2016 13:10:29" elystandard.co.uk Rose Barn on the A142 at Sutton under fire from East Cambs planners as they make fresh bid for permission to stage 35 events a year there Events venue Rose Barn on the A142 at Sutton is facing a thorny future after planners told them continued use will result in uncontrolled parking of cars and coaches and threaten highway safety. Fresh bid by Rose Barn to win over planning committee
"30.08.2016 11:21:18" elystandard.co.uk Councillors look set to approve 126 homes for Soham - six of them self build and 38 classed 'affordable' A 12-acre site on the outskirts of Soham is expected to win approval next week for 120 homes – with an extra six plots set aside for self build. 126 homes for Soham set for approval
"30.08.2016 09:32:14" Cambs Times Newspaper Brilliant and atmoshpheric photo by Cambs Police
"29.08.2016 19:58:03" wisbechstandard.co.uk 'A tragedy created by greed'. Mounting pressure for a women's mesh sling operation to be withdrawn A third American state is suing the makers of a pelvic mesh sling which is the most commonly used brand in UK hospitals. A tragedy created by greed - head of gynaecology at Addenbrooke's, Cambridge, speaks about mesh slings used in women's operations
"26.08.2016 09:36:54" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Heroic youngster from Wisbech saves three-year-old from drowning
"26.08.2016 09:29:43" elystandard.co.uk Record collection for charity by Ely Folk Festival morris sides Despite torrential rain during their procession around Ely over the folk festival this year, the morris dance sides collected a magnificent £1,062 for the festival's chosen local charity for 2016 – Branching Out. Well done to all the morris dancers at Ely Folk Festival who helped raise a record amount for charity ...
"26.08.2016 09:26:49" Wisbech Standard Newspaper 100 plus turned away from NHS meeting to air views over future of MIUs in Wisbech, Doddington and Ely
"26.08.2016 08:39:57" Cambs Times Newspaper "Mikayla used to love coming out on the farm. Even if it was just going for a drive. She was a proper outdoors girl.”
"25.08.2016 16:53:04" Cambs Times Newspaper A141 tractor crash near Chatteris
"25.08.2016 16:26:33" elystandard.co.uk City-centre restaurant Wildwood closed 'until further notice' after firefighters tackle late night blaze A restaurant in the centre of Ely has been closed indefinitely after a fire broke out in its roof. The fire, which is believed to have been accidental, broke out in Wildwood restaurant's extraction system, located in a void area in the roof
"25.08.2016 14:48:19" elystandard.co.uk City-centre restaurant Wildwood closed 'until further notice' after firefighters tackle late night blaze A restaurant in the centre of Ely has been closed indefinitely after a fire broke out in its roof. The fire broke out at around 11.40pm last night.
"25.08.2016 12:46:41" elystandard.co.uk GCSE results: Witchford Village College principal 'really proud' as number of students achieving top grades increases by 10 per cent Both students and staff are celebrating at Witchford Village College after the number of students achieving top grades increased from last year. “This year has seen some outstanding performances from pupils at every level and I am so proud of them."
"25.08.2016 12:26:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk Excellent results for students in GCSEs 2016 at Ely King's Students and staff at King's Ely are celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results today (25), with over half of all grades being an A^, A* or A (52 per cent) and 95 per cent achieving A* to C grades. 11 students received all A* and A grades, and a further seven achieved all A*, A and B grades
"25.08.2016 12:23:50" Cambs Times Newspaper “Over 60 per cent of students achieved five A*-C grades including English and maths"
"25.08.2016 12:21:14" Cambs Times Newspaper “This was a superb year group of students who worked really hard and deserve these great results"
"25.08.2016 12:21:14" elystandard.co.uk GCSE results: Soham Village College students match best ever results - including students with TEN A* grades The principal of Soham Village College says she is “delighted” after its students achieved another positive set of GCSE results. Congratulations to all picking up their GCSE results today!
"25.08.2016 12:20:08" Cambs Times Newspaper Wisbech Grammar School pupils celebrate 92 per cent A* to C GCSE grades
"25.08.2016 12:18:47" Cambs Times Newspaper Fourteen per cent increase in GCSE grades at Cromwell Community College
"25.08.2016 11:19:10" Cambs Times Newspaper March police officer dismissed for breach the Standards of Professional Behaviour ...
"25.08.2016 11:04:20" Cambs Times Newspaper Well done to all the Neale-Wade Academy students who have today achieved the school's best GCSE results - and also to Jason Wing and his teaching team for helping them to achieve ...
"25.08.2016 10:52:34" Cambs Times Newspaper Man threatening people with a hammer in Park Road, Manea, is charged with assault
"25.08.2016 10:06:39" elystandard.co.uk Ely College students celebrate 'great set of GCSE results' with 47 per cent achieving at least five A* to C grades compared to 36 per cent last year Students at Ely College are celebrating a 'great set of GCSE results' thanks to a 30 per cent increase in the number achieving at least five A* to C grades compared to last year's 'disappointing' numbers. GCSE results at Ely College improve after 'disappointing' 2015
"25.08.2016 09:05:31" elystandard.co.uk Ely LGBT+ group to host fundraising 'Night Out' The newly-formed LGBT group in Ely is to host a fundraising concert – the Pride 'Night Out.' Alys from Alys & the D90s will perform, and there will be an open mic session for budding musicians
"25.08.2016 08:51:22" Cambs Times Newspaper If you saw thick black smoke in Paston, Peterborough, on Tuesday afternoon, it was probably this
"24.08.2016 15:36:27" Cambs Times Newspaper Fenland District and Cambridgeshire County Councils would like to say sorry they've lost you £187,000. It was an 'error in calculation'
"24.08.2016 12:07:22" wisbechstandard.co.uk Thousands of homes in the Fens have low pressure or no water on one of the hottest days of the year A huge area of March and surrounding villages is suffering from low water pressure on one of the hottest days of the year. Thousands have no water or reduced pressure on one of the hottest days of 2016
"24.08.2016 11:58:45" Cambs Times Newspaper Rob Beckett is to perform at The Cambridge Roar Ltd.�'s charity comedy night - get your tickets now!
"24.08.2016 11:51:39" Cambs Times Newspaper “The CCG costs £18 million to run and they have just under 500 staff" said Steve Barclay MP. “However I don't quite know what they're actually doing"
"24.08.2016 10:02:44" elystandard.co.uk Badgers are being moved off the river bank at Mepal to save important flood defences Badgers have been moved out of their setts at Mepal after fears their river bank burrowing could destroy important flood defences. Badgers are being moved out of their setts at Mepal amid fears their burrrows could ruin important flood defences
"24.08.2016 09:50:21" elystandard.co.uk Top clubs come together at tournament to remember popular local footballer Four of the region's top football clubs went head-to-head to remember a popular member of the sporting community this week. The tournament was put together in memory of footballer Stuart Seekings who lost his battle with cancer in 2014 aged 30
"23.08.2016 17:18:52" Cambs Times Newspaper If you want your voice heard on devolution, you had better act fast ...
"23.08.2016 16:12:57" elystandard.co.uk Ely is the safest place to live in the county Ely is the safest place to live in the county according to latest figures. Ely has the lowest crime rate in the county http://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/ely_is_the_safest_place_to_live_in_the_county_1_4668654
"23.08.2016 12:13:29" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The teenager, of Friday Bridge Road, Elm, was driving a Nissan Micra when it was involved in a collision with a Citroen Saxo
"22.08.2016 14:31:03" elystandard.co.uk Police hope CCTV images might help clear up mystery of £1,000 alcohol theft from Ely supermarket Mainly whisky and brandy was stolen in a £1,000 theft of alcohol from an Ely supermarket. CCTV might help find £1,000 spirit raiders
"22.08.2016 14:10:19" elystandard.co.uk Ely triathlons are a triumph as hundreds turn out for city event Hundreds of keen athletes ran, cycled and swam through Ely as they took part in Monster Racing's triathlon double-header last weekend. Triathlon triumph for hundreds in Ely this weekend..
"22.08.2016 10:15:43" Cambs Times Newspaper Let's hope King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council allow the villagers to keep this lovely open space ...
"22.08.2016 09:14:28" Cambs Times Newspaper Lithuanian teenager living in Wisbech jailed for life after stabbing fellow countryman to death
"19.08.2016 16:19:26" elystandard.co.uk Ely Guild of Woodturners to showcase their finest work at 11th Art in Wood exhibition Woodturners from across East Cambridgeshire will descend on Ely Cathedral to show off their finest wooden work this week. “Come and see the varied things we make, chat to the turners and look at our exhibition and sale rooms."
"19.08.2016 13:20:26" wisbechstandard.co.uk Chance to get up close and personal with Fella Soham's favourite house-trained pig Last year fans travelled from as far away as Liverpool to meet him at a special day organised by his proud owner Emily Keates. A meet and greet with a difference - a chance to get close up and personal with Soham's favourite hog ...
"19.08.2016 13:16:30" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk What a dedicated son Paul is - spending years to reassemble his dad's legacy ...
"19.08.2016 12:10:09" elystandard.co.uk Inflatable fun as ThePORT Youth Group celebrates its one year anniversary ThePORT Youth Group celebrated its one year anniversary in style this week. Inflatable fun for all at Littleport Leisure Centre..
"19.08.2016 12:06:28" elystandard.co.uk Ely Leisure Centre given the green light after £1.5 million Sport England grant Building of the new East Cambridgeshire District Leisure Centre in Ely can begin after Sport England approved a £1.5 million lottery award. Work is due to start next month and will be complete in 2018.
"19.08.2016 10:04:57" Wisbech Standard Newspaper County council questions FACT about licenses held by their drivers
"19.08.2016 08:46:19" Cambs Times Newspaper I'm sure no one would like this at the bottom of their garden - Mick and his family have no privacy and a lot of dust thanks to construction work ..
"19.08.2016 08:42:49" Cambs Times Newspaper Let's hope Shawn hits his target to help his friend Matthew get a new robotic leg ..
"18.08.2016 16:22:52" Cambs Times Newspaper "It could have easily been a different story had there not been people on hand” ...
"18.08.2016 15:46:46" Cambs Times Newspaper A-level results at Cromwell Community College in Chatteris are 10 per cent better than 2015 - congratulations to their students ...
"18.08.2016 13:52:40" Cambs Times Newspaper Wisbech Grammar School pupils are celebrating their A-level results with some great achievements - well done ...
"18.08.2016 13:36:25" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely College A Level results day
"18.08.2016 12:36:45" Cambs Times Newspaper Well done to the students of Whittlesey's Sir Harry Smith Community College on their achievements in this year's A-level results ...
"18.08.2016 12:02:53" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely students excel as A Level results are revealed King's Ely Sixth Form students have received outstanding results this year in their A Levels. Congratulations to all those receiving their results today!
"18.08.2016 11:14:54" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Watercolour artists to bring exhibition to Babylon Gallery, Waterside, Ely
"18.08.2016 10:47:39" elystandard.co.uk Unemployment in East Cambs is falling, with just 30 young people out of work Unemployment in East Cambridgeshire fell by almost a third from April 2015 to March 2016 thanks to “buoyancy and growth”. Positive news for Ely and East Cambs
"18.08.2016 10:45:10" wisbechstandard.co.uk Council leader supports fight to save Minor Injuries Units A fight to save the minor injuries units at Doddingham, Wisbech and Ely has won the support of the leader of East Cambridgeshire District Council. “It would be very worrying if public opinion was to be completely ignored"
"17.08.2016 13:17:30" Cambs Times Newspaper No fishing! Manea pit is closed as carp stock are dying from some sort of disease ...
"17.08.2016 11:54:06" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk More drink and drug drivers arrested this summer compared to last year, say police http://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/drink_and_drug_driving_more_people_arrested_this_summer_than_last_year_in_cambridgeshire_1_4660302
"17.08.2016 11:39:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk 'It's utter madness': residents and councillors go up against CCG bosses over county's threatened Minor Injury Units “It is utter madness to close this unit” was the bold outcry from Soham Town Councillor Geoffrey Woollard as he and over 100 residents from East Cambridgeshire united in their fight to save the Minor Injuries Unit at Ely's Princess of Wales Hospital. Residents and Councillors had their opinions heard on the potential closure of the Princess of Wales' Minor Injuries Unit..
"17.08.2016 11:08:55" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Horse rescued from river at Mepal http://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/horse_is_rescued_from_the_river_at_mepal_1_4660245
"17.08.2016 10:37:28" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Blood donors desperately needed in Cambridgeshire
"17.08.2016 09:32:06" elystandard.co.uk Want to hear complaints about breaches of code of conduct by local councillors? Apply to East Cambs District Council East Cambs District Council is looking to recruit somebody to hear complaints about breaches of code of conduct against town or parish councillors. Needed - somebody to sit on hearing panels at East Cambs District Council
"16.08.2016 13:15:18" cambstimes.co.uk StreetLife tour continues in Chatteris and Littleport Ever wondered what your high street was like during World War Two? Then StreetLife is the exhibition for you. Get to know local history at free pop-up exhibitons
"16.08.2016 13:10:04" elystandard.co.uk Man charged after police carry out drugs raid on Downham Road house A man has been charged after police officers raided a suspected drugs den discovered just down the road from a number of Ely schools. “It was deemed necessary to intervene to prevent criminal behaviours and to safeguard the community"
"16.08.2016 11:05:53" elystandard.co.uk American diner Arbuckles is coming to Ely's leisure complex next year American diner Arbuckles is to open a new restaurant in Ely next year. Arbuckles arrives next year!
"16.08.2016 11:01:33" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Celebrity conservationist Tony Juniper opens Welney's new meadowlands - even though they are still under threat from bull dozers
"16.08.2016 09:20:30" elystandard.co.uk Litterpicks are coming to Littleport... the first is next week! Littleport Timebank is launching its own set of litterpick events; the first is on Wednesday August 24 from 10am to 12pm at St George's Medical centre. “Several organisations stepped up to the challenge and, as a result, the timebank will be able to litterpick to their hearts content at a moment's notice"
"16.08.2016 09:16:04" elystandard.co.uk Ely is bathed in colour as hundreds of runners raise £15,000 at EACH Colour Dash King's Ely School was transformed with an explosion of colour as East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) hosted Cambridgeshire's first Colour Dash. 500 runners and tonnes of coloured powder... all for a good cause!
"16.08.2016 09:04:08" elystandard.co.uk 1,500 tonnes of stacked straw found alight in Sutton Road, Haddenham - cause of fire under investigation The cause of a fire in Haddenham in which 1,500 tonnes of stacked straw were found alight is under investigation. The cause of the blaze is under investigation
"16.08.2016 08:59:34" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Haddenham woman among Arthur Rank Hospice Charity
therapists who will skydive for charity
"15.08.2016 16:33:28" Wisbech Standard Newspaper A man and woman have been killed in an accident in Methwold Hythe.
"15.08.2016 16:31:37" elystandard.co.uk 100 people taught to spot rare species in Fen ditches at Haddenham biodiversity days A ditch biodiversity workshop in Haddenham drew a huge crowd and discovered some interesting and rare plants – proving that ditchwater is not dull. “The workshop proved so popular that we had to organise a second day"
"15.08.2016 16:17:11" elystandard.co.uk Government Minister rejects 'call-in' of Barton Road homes plan telling East Cambs Council he is 'content' for them to decide Local Government minister Sajid Javid has given the green light to East Cambridgeshire District Council to build 11 homes on the Barton Road car park, Ely. Breaking news - Government Minister Sajid David washes his hands of Barton Road homes plan telling council he is 'content' for them to decide
"15.08.2016 14:51:13" wisbechstandard.co.uk Put an end to modern day slavery in Cambridgeshire - call Crimestoppers The horror of modern day slavery has prompted Crimestoppers in Cambridgeshire to urge local people to be vigilant for victims. Crimestoppers urge anybody worried about modern day slavery to contact them anonymously
"15.08.2016 14:28:53" elystandard.co.uk Littleport bikers raise more than £1,000 for East Anglia's Children's Hospices More than 174 revellers descended on the Littleport Leisure Centre for a charity event called 'Out of the Asylum' last weekend. "We are a drinking club who just like to party and whose interest happens to be motorbikes”
"15.08.2016 13:29:45" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Western flavour comes to Littleport
"15.08.2016 11:31:44" elystandard.co.uk It's good to have a laugh and a joke - Ely's station customer service man Dennis is thanked for working on the railway for half a century A grandfather from Ely is celebrating half a century working on the railway. If you go to Ely railway station you are sure to recognise this familiar face - Dennis is thanked for working on the railway for 50 years
"15.08.2016 10:37:54" elystandard.co.uk Frankie Dettori 'relieved and humble' after securing 3,000th British winner at Newmarket Jockey Frankie Dettori secured his 3,000th British winner when Predilection claimed victory at Newmarket on Friday evening. “I'm very pleased for it to have happened at Newmarket because this is where I landed 30 years ago. Who ever thought 30 years later I would have ridden all of those winners?"
"15.08.2016 09:50:33" wisbechstandard.co.uk Motorcyclist caught driving 'horrendously fast' at 160mph - nearly THREE times the speed limit - on A47 Thorney A motorcyclist travelling at 160mph on a BMW sports bike has overtaken ex-Cambridge United striker Jordan Slew as the fastest recorded driver in Cambridgeshire. UPDATE: “Not only was he putting himself at danger, but also the lives of other road users," said the police officer who clocked him
"15.08.2016 09:17:43" Cambs Times Newspaper Is this the fastest speed ever clocked on Cambridgeshire roads?
"14.08.2016 12:47:50" Cambs Times Newspaper War hero's daughter celebrates 70th wedding anniversary
"14.08.2016 11:23:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Network Rail say motorist hit by train on unmanned Cambridgeshire crossing had NOT phoned signaller to check it was safe to cross Network Rail confirmed that the Land Rover driver seriously when a train ploughed into him on an unmanned level crossing had not phoned a signaller to check it was safe to cross. Land Rover driver hit by train on unmanned crossing had not phoned signaller to check it was safe to cross
"12.08.2016 16:00:58" wisbechstandard.co.uk Driver airlifted to hospital after Land Rover struck by train on level crossing between Cambridge and Ely -115 passengers unhurt A man has been airlifted to hospital after his Land Rover was struck by a train at a level crossing at Stretham between Cambridge and Ely. Driver airlifted to hospital after Land Rover hit by train - all 11 passengers escape injury
"12.08.2016 15:29:57" elystandard.co.uk Bedford Blues star Patrick Tapley shares his expertise with Ely's rugby stars of the future at Lions Sports Academy camp Rugby prodigies from East Cambridgeshire were given a masterclass on rucking, mauling and passing by one of the stars of the RFU Championship. Bedford Blues star Patrick Tapley showed these youngsters the rugby ropes this week..
"12.08.2016 14:42:51" wisbechstandard.co.uk Driver injured after his Land Rover struck by a train on level crossing at Waterbeach between Cambridge and Ely A man has been injured after a train struck a Land Rover on a level crossing at Waterbeach between Cambridge and Ely today. Land Rover struck by train at level crossing at Waterbeach
"12.08.2016 14:22:38" wisbechstandard.co.uk Reports of train hitting car between Ely and Cambridge A train has reportedly hit a car on the line between Ely and Cambridge. BREAKING NEWS: A train has hit a car at a level crossing between Cambridge and Ely. More to follow..
"12.08.2016 09:53:14" Cambs Times Newspaper It's bad enough when you have construction going on near you - but when you have pile driving, it really is miserable as these poor residents can tell you ...
"12.08.2016 09:48:04" Cambs Times Newspaper Wishing Ben a speedy recovery - it just goes to show how lucky we are to have such great emergency care in this area, who are always there when you need them ...
"11.08.2016 16:52:12" elystandard.co.uk Two unnamed businesses express interest in running Ely Post Office Two businesses have expressed an interest in taking over at the Post Office in Ely. Two vie for Post Office business in Ely
"11.08.2016 15:22:24" elystandard.co.uk American roots guitarist John Emil to perform in Cambridge and Impington Professional American roots guitarist John Emil will stop off at Cambridge and Impington next week as part of his fifth UK tour. John Emil is soon to start his fifth UK tour!
"11.08.2016 15:17:22" Cambs Times Newspaper The aim of the exhibiton was to find the 'hidden' people of the Ouse Washes Landscape, to take their photograph and to tell their fascinating stories
"11.08.2016 14:38:39" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Repeat prescriptions change for Cambs
"11.08.2016 11:47:46" Cambs Times Newspaper Planning officer's report: “On balance, and given the relatively limited objection to the scheme from nearby residents, it is considered that the proposal has successfully demonstrated community support.”
"11.08.2016 11:42:04" elystandard.co.uk Campaigner's petition to save Princess of Wales Hospital Minor Injuries Unit reaches 4,000 signatures Over 4,000 people have signed a petition in a bid to prevent the Minor Injuries Unit at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely from closing. "Removing this facility would make absolutely no sense whatsoever, unless the aim is to totally sabotage NHS emergency provision."
"11.08.2016 11:33:58" elystandard.co.uk Haddenham cannabis farm owner ordered to pay back ill-gotten gains of more than £400,000 A man who owns the land and barn in Haddenham where Cambridgeshire's largest ever cannabis factory was discovered has been ordered to pay back more than £400,000 by a court. Officers discovered production on an industrial scale, with 7,655 plants in various stages of growth in a large barn
"11.08.2016 09:13:36" elystandard.co.uk Haddenham cannabis farm owner ordered to pay back ill-gotten gains of more than £400,000 A man who owns the land and barn in Haddenham where Cambridgeshire's largest ever cannabis factory was discovered has been ordered to pay back more than £400,000 by a court. The estimated street value of the recovered plants was £1.75 million, with a yearly yield of approximately £8 million
"11.08.2016 09:11:22" Cambs Times Newspaper The estimated street value of the recovered plants was £1.75 million, with a yearly yield of approximately £8 million
"10.08.2016 16:33:55" Cambs Times Newspaper “This was my first pregnancy. It has had a terrible effect on me and my husband's future personal life"
"10.08.2016 15:48:09" Cambs Times Newspaper UPDATE: Three people have been taken to hospital with injuries
"10.08.2016 15:10:55" Cambs Times Newspaper "The offender was shouting threats and abuse through the open windows"
"10.08.2016 14:26:40" elystandard.co.uk A142 between Witcham Toll and Wentworth Turn closed due to multi-vehicle collision The A142 between Witcham Toll and Wentworth Turn is closed due to a multi-vehicle collision. Multi-vehicle crash on A142
"10.08.2016 10:20:59" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Earn while you learn - two apprentices have started at Branching Out in Littleport
"10.08.2016 10:15:26" wisbechstandard.co.uk Abellio wins East Anglian rail franchise for nine years in £1.4bn deal Abellio Greater Anglia is to run rail services in the region for the next nine years after being awarded a £1.4bn contract by the government. The deal will bring free Wifi for passengers and extended services throughout the region.
"10.08.2016 10:08:46" elystandard.co.uk Choir of Clare College to perform at Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds The Choir of Clare College will perform a programme of choral works at Theatre Royal later this month. The concert takes place at the end of this month
"10.08.2016 10:08:02" elystandard.co.uk Rock band Go Johnny Go to bring 'solid gold nostalgia' to The Brook, Soham Four-piece live band Go Johnny Go will perform at The Brook in Soham this weekend. Get your tickets now!
"10.08.2016 09:51:45" elystandard.co.uk Take care and allow for extra journey time when travelling along 'particularly congested' A142 advise police Allow for extra journey time along the A142 and do not be tempted into taking a 'questionable overtake' is the warning coming from police. “Don't be tempted into taking a questionable overtake - head on collisions are always the most likely to lead to fatalities" say Policing East Cambridgeshire
"10.08.2016 09:29:06" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Earning and learning - new apprentices at a Littleport charity
"09.08.2016 15:21:47" elystandard.co.uk 'Out of this world' Dorset Sponsored Walk raises thousands and is hailed 'the best one yet' An annual charity walk completed by families and friends from Ely this weekend has been hailed as the best one yet. Dorset Sponsored Walk raises thousands for The Malcolm Whales Foundation: 'I think we'll have raised £10,000 comfortably'
"09.08.2016 14:52:05" cambstimes.co.uk Motorcyclist in critical condition after collision in Abbots Ripton A motorcyclist has suffered life threatening injuries following a collision in Abbots Ripton this morning. The man, in his 30s, sustained multiple life threatening injuries
"09.08.2016 13:45:14" elystandard.co.uk Police hunt for 3 acre site within 15 mile radius of Cambridge for £15 million, 20 cell custody suite A three acre site within a 15 mile radius of Cambridge is being sought by police for a £15 million, 20 cell custody suite to replace those at Parkside Police Station. Plans for a new 20 cell custody suite will be discussed on Thursday
"09.08.2016 13:03:36" elystandard.co.uk Get your foot in the door of the travel industry with apprenticeships at a firm with offices in Ely An apprenticeship scheme has been launched to help people get their first foot in the door of the travel industry. Apprenticeships at Ely travel firm
"09.08.2016 11:27:25" Cambs Times Newspaper Face veils ban call by UKIP leadership contender
"09.08.2016 11:05:02" Cambs Times Newspaper Sickness levels among Cambs Cops on the increase
"09.08.2016 09:57:16" elystandard.co.uk Garfield the cat has a meet and greet with the new store manager at Sainsbury's in Ely The new manager of Sainsbury's in Ely has been treated to a meet and greet from the city's most famous furry friend - Garfield the cat. Garfield the cat meets new Sainsbury's store manager Simon
"09.08.2016 09:28:52" wisbechstandard.co.uk Have your say about local hospital services under threat from closure - meetings at Doddington, Wisbech and Ely Three meetings are open for people to voice their concerns about the future of hospital services at Doddington, Wisbech and Ely. Have your say about threatened hospital closures in public meetings at Ely, Wisbech or Doddington
"08.08.2016 16:26:32" elystandard.co.uk Staff are friendly and approachable - Little Thetford Acorns is praised by Ofsted A pre school and children's club has gone from needing improvement to being rated “good” with staff praised for being friendly and approachable. Congratulations Little Thetford Acorns!
"08.08.2016 16:23:44" elystandard.co.uk New caterers opt for 'fresh is best' as they look to increase from 30 per cent to 70 per cent numbers at Ely College using school lunches A 'go fresh' campaign is to be launched at Ely College in a bid to encourage at least seven out of 10 students to opt for a school lunch. “This is something we hope will help inspire a lifelong love of fresh food in young people"
"08.08.2016 16:00:37" elystandard.co.uk Charity yoga day and garden fete raises 'phenomenal' amount for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity A Littleport woman more than tripled her fundraising target for the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, raising £1,025 in memory of her mum, Rosemary. “Mum would have loved it - the weather was perfect, the turn out was fantastic and the money raised was phenomenal"
"08.08.2016 13:56:57" elystandard.co.uk Newmarket racecourse want to build permanent lights for car parks and driveways on concert nights Newmarket Racecourses want to install permanent lighting across its car parks and driveways to make it safer and easier for customers to get back to their vehicles after concerts and race meetings. Permanent car park lights needed for Newmarket Nights say racecourse owners
"08.08.2016 13:50:59" elystandard.co.uk Summer party at High Street Passage, Ely Shops in High Street Passage, Ely will join forces to celebrate summer in one of the city's quirky side streets next week. “Every shop offers something different"
"08.08.2016 12:11:59" Cambs Times Newspaper "Bonfires can spread quickly and easily cause great damage”
"08.08.2016 10:37:58" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk VolkerFitzpatrick win £35m contract for Ely southern bypass - the company is also building a £50m Cambridge Science Park station
"08.08.2016 10:36:25" elystandard.co.uk Watch athletes in action in Ely next weekend Road closures will be in place in Ely next weekend when two triathlon events are held in the city. Watch athletes in action in Ely next weekend
"05.08.2016 16:42:56" Cambs Times Newspaper “Whether you are buying or selling come along and have a great day"
"05.08.2016 12:20:01" Cambs Times Newspaper Quite the most shocking video you'll ever see - hit and run video released by Norfolk Police
"05.08.2016 12:08:39" elystandard.co.uk Five-year-old Newmarket girl and driver in 30s from Mildenhall in 'critical but stable' condition after car and lorry crashed on Parkway Bury St Edmunds Renewed appeals for anyone who saw the car and lorry involved in yesterday's crash on Parkway, Bury St Edmunds, have been made. UPDATE: A man in his 30s from Mildenhall and his passenger, a girl believed to be five-years-old from Newmarket, are in a critical but stable condition.
"05.08.2016 10:48:41" elystandard.co.uk Devolution and Brexit are the talking points as MP Lucy Frazer meets with local business leaders MP Lucy Frazer says small businesses are the “lifeblood” of the region's economy after meeting with their owners to discuss the implications of Britain's decision to leave the EU. Ms Frazer said: "Small businesses are the lifeblood of the economy of South East Cambridgeshire and I am very concerned that the area continues to be seen as open for business."
"05.08.2016 10:14:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Road closure mystery: residents claim Anglian Water 'did no work' despite closing Queen Adelaide road all day A road closure in Queen Adelaide sparked confusion after residents claimed it was closed all day for no reason as no work was actually carried out. Road closure confusion in Queen Adelaide..
"05.08.2016 09:28:20" Cambs Times Newspaper Neave murder suspect tells court in Portugal he will not contest extradition
"05.08.2016 08:32:07" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Our colleagues from the coast reporting on major fire at Great Yarmouth. Updates throughout the day
"04.08.2016 16:28:25" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Stuck for some where to take the children this summer holiday - why not try here, it sounds like fun ...
"04.08.2016 15:47:35" elystandard.co.uk Man and young girl airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries after crash between lorry and car on Parkway, Bury St Edmunds A man and a child have both suffered life-threatening head injuries after a crash on Parkway, Bury St Edmunds, today (August 4). The collision involved a lorry and a BMW car and the man and girl are said to be in a critical condition.
"04.08.2016 15:29:27" elystandard.co.uk Games, fun and friendship for all at latest Ely Inner Wheel Club meeting Fun and friendship was the priority at the Inner Wheel Club of Ely's latest meeting. Inner Wheel Club President Mary Rone hosted her first meeting last month..
"04.08.2016 15:18:07" elystandard.co.uk From a club to a pub - East Cambridgeshire District Council agrees conversion of Lode social venue A social club is to become a pub after conversion plans were approved by East Cambridgeshire District Council. Village will have a 'watering hole' ...
"04.08.2016 13:57:38" elystandard.co.uk Fordham to become home of UK's first sake brewery after application is given the green light Up to 100 jobs will be created in Fordham after plans to build the UK's first sake brewery were approved. 30,000 visitors are expected to visit the brewery every year.
"04.08.2016 12:04:54" elystandard.co.uk Council leader James Palmer says Barton Road housing objectors are 'overreacting' after planning committee approves controversial scheme Council leader James Palmer claims objectors are “overreacting” to 11 homes approved yesterday for the Barton Road car park, Ely. East Cambs Council gives itself approval for controversial homes plan
"04.08.2016 12:03:27" Cambs Times Newspaper The long wait to unload ambulances - a special report
"04.08.2016 11:44:11" elystandard.co.uk Drone pilot takes aerial view of work at two new Littleport schools A new video has been released to show how building work is progressing at the site of two new schools in Littleport. Drone pilot takes aerial view of the work to built two new schools in Littleport
"04.08.2016 11:31:20" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is coming to Apex Theatre in Bury St Edmunds
"04.08.2016 11:21:47" Cambs Times Newspaper Once again Fenland NHS services are hit ...
"04.08.2016 10:53:39" elystandard.co.uk Council leader James Palmer says Barton Road housing objectors are 'overreacting' after planning committee approves controversial scheme Council leader James Palmer claims objectors are “overreacting” to 11 homes approved yesterday for the Barton Road car park, Ely. Cllr Palmer said: "What is there now is not an area of natural beauty – it's a car park, let's be brutally honest.”
"03.08.2016 16:26:56" elystandard.co.uk Planning committee approves controversial plans to build 11 homes on Barton Road car park - but Secretary of State will have his say first Controversial plans to build 11 homes on the Barton Road car park have taken another step forward after East Cambridgeshire District Council's planning committee approved the scheme. The proposal was approved by four votes to two at a planning committee meeting this afternoon.
"03.08.2016 15:56:07" elystandard.co.uk Caught on tape: police on look out for two men captured on CCTV breaking into Sutton warehouse CCTV footage of two hooded burglars breaking into a warehouse has been released by East Cambridgeshire Police in their bid to catch the suspects. Nice piece of video - won't take you long to watch but it could help East Cambs Police. A lot
"03.08.2016 14:24:21" elystandard.co.uk Police launch appeal against sentence after Lakenheath 'idiot' caught going 154mph on A11 is banned for 56 days A sentence appeal has been launched by police after a mechanic was disqualified from driving for 56 days – for doing 154mph on the A11. “It is almost inconceivable how someone can be so absolutely irresponsible"
"03.08.2016 13:30:09" elystandard.co.uk Police name the man who died in a crash on the A10 at Stretham A man who died following a collision on the A10 at Stretham yesterday (August 2) has been named. Police name the man who died in a crash on the A10 at Stretham
"03.08.2016 11:42:19" elystandard.co.uk Drivers urged to get in touch after a man in his 20s died in a crash at Stretham A man in his 20s died following a collision on the A10 at Stretham yesterday (August 2). Did you see the moments leading up to a fatal crash in which a young man died?
"03.08.2016 11:40:54" Wisbech Standard Newspaper No-one was injured in the crash
"03.08.2016 08:09:02" elystandard.co.uk Caught on tape: police on look out for two men captured on CCTV breaking into Sutton warehouse CCTV footage of two hooded burglars breaking into a warehouse has been released by East Cambridgeshire Police in their bid to catch the suspects. The CCTV footage shows two burglars, both wearing hoodies, breaking into a warehouse on Ely Road
"02.08.2016 16:35:57" elystandard.co.uk Another vehicle careers off notorious accident blackspot Padnal Bank - less than one week after traffic slowing measures were installed There has been yet another accident on a notorious road near Littleport – despite traffic slowing measures being brought in just under a week ago. There was another accident on Padnal Bank today - less than one week after traffic slowing measures were installed
"02.08.2016 14:09:09" elystandard.co.uk Fatal crash on A10 at Stretham: Road closed in both directions between Lazy Otter public house, Chittering and Stretham roundabout Emergency services are currently at the scene of a fatal collision on the A10. The road is currently closed in both directions between Chittering at the Lazy Otter public house and the Stretham roundabout.
"02.08.2016 13:06:49" Cambs Times Newspaper Rikki Neave murder suspect arrested in Lisbon