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"24.02.2017 10:59:42" Cambs Times Newspaper Engineers are working across the region to restore power to thousands of homes in the aftermath of #StormDoris
"24.02.2017 10:43:18" elystandard.co.uk Driver's incredible escape after tree comes crashing down on his car at Witcham near Ely - only injury a small cut to his hand A man who managed to “lean back just in time” before a tree came crashing onto his vehicle in Witcham escaped with just a small cut on his hand. These pictures really have to be seen to be believed!
"24.02.2017 10:17:54" Wisbech Standard Newspaper A huge, huge move for the young lad. Congratulations!
"23.02.2017 18:29:51" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Video by Marcin Lekki accompanies our report of over turned bus near Wisbech
"23.02.2017 17:37:53" elystandard.co.uk Driver's incredible escape after tree comes crashing down on his car at Witcham near Ely - only injury a small cut to his hand A man who managed to “lean back just in time” before a tree came crashing onto his vehicle in Witcham escaped with just a small cut on his hand. “It's unbelievable, but the guy who was in the car deals with blown down fences and trees for a job"
"23.02.2017 17:21:05" wisbechstandard.co.uk Driver miraculously avoids injury after his van flips and leaves the road in Soham There was a lucky escape for a delivery driver caught up in Storm Doris in Soham. There was a lucky escape for this van driver caught up in #StormDoris today..
"23.02.2017 17:18:58" elystandard.co.uk Driver's incredible escape after tree comes crashing down on his car at Witcham near Ely - only injury a small cut to his hand A man who managed to “lean back just in time” before a tree came crashing onto his vehicle in Witcham escaped with just a small cut on his hand. Unbelievably, one of the people in the car works as a tree surgeon!
"23.02.2017 16:30:28" Wisbech Standard Newspaper #StormDoris strikes again..
"23.02.2017 15:49:10" Cambs Times Newspaper The bus collided with a lamp post before being blown over by #StormDoris
"23.02.2017 15:45:16" Cambs Times Newspaper #StormDoris isn't showing any signs of giving up just yet!
"23.02.2017 15:42:58" Cambs Times Newspaper #StormDoris isn't showing any signs of giving up just yet!
"23.02.2017 14:38:27" cambstimes.co.uk Lorries overturn, fallen trees block roads and cars damaged by crumbling wall as Storm Doris sweeps across the Cambridgeshire Fens At least three lorries overturned in the Fens today as Storm Doris sweeps across Cambridgeshire. Police also reported at least 10 trees had fallen- many blocking Fens road. PHEW
"23.02.2017 13:19:44" Cambs Times Newspaper Be careful if you're out and about today!
"23.02.2017 11:53:27" Cambs Times Newspaper #StormDoris isn't as friendly as she sounds!
"23.02.2017 09:58:48" Cambs Times Newspaper #StormDoris is coming!
"22.02.2017 17:17:10" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Officers were threatened by a male with a knife which had a blade that was 21cm long
"22.02.2017 15:57:32" elystandard.co.uk Former practice manager Yvonne Bartram says 'time for my side of the story to be told' following end of court proceedings over Littleport Medical Centre cash A Littleport woman –who rose from being a GP receptionist to a £100,000 a year partner -has spoken of the moment her world collapsed after she 'borrowed' tens of thousands of pounds. Pay back time
"22.02.2017 12:49:50" elystandard.co.uk Rise and fall of the £100,000 a year practice manager given suspended sentence for £70,000 theft but now told she need only repay £600 A Littleport woman –who rose from being a GP receptionist to a £100,000 a year partner -has spoken of the moment her world collapsed after she 'borrowed' tens of thousands of pounds. Time I put the record straight says Littleport woman
"22.02.2017 09:17:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Froglife has joined forces with Friends of Rings End Local Nature Reserve near March to bag a £12,000 grant from supermarket giant Tesco Froglife has joined forces with Friends of Rings End Local Nature Reserve to bag a £12,000 grant. "We hope this funding will go a long way to improving people's understanding and enjoyment of the nature reserve"
"22.02.2017 09:14:21" elystandard.co.uk Stretham pre-school's 'excellent staff' with 'brilliant understanding' praised after 'good' Ofsted The manager of Tiddlywinks Pre-School in Stretham has praised “excellent staff” for helping it to achieve a second, consecutive 'good' rating from Ofsted. "It could not have been achieved without the support from our excellent staff, committee, parents and all the local businesses"
"22.02.2017 09:13:00" elystandard.co.uk Ely Cathedral inspires King's student Libby to design 'ethereal and romantic' wedding dress A King's Ely textiles student has designed an “ethereal and romantic” bridal gown and veil inspired by the gothic architecture of Ely Cathedral. “I wanted my design to mimic the beauty and splendour of Ely Cathedral"
"22.02.2017 09:10:20" elystandard.co.uk Irish singer Curtis Magee to perform at The Brook in Soham Irish singer Curtis Magee will perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday March 5. Expect Curtis Magee to perform Irish ballads, country, gospel songs and music of the 50's and 60's"
"21.02.2017 20:28:56" Cambs Times Newspaper "She was curled up on the ground with big clumps of fur missing and the sore pink skin showing"
"21.02.2017 17:19:19" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “I was sitting in the front room and just saw my car disappear from view... it was horrendous"
"21.02.2017 17:16:20" wisbechstandard.co.uk Police are currently investigating a sudden death in Landbeach - they were called following concerns for a man Officers are currently investigating the circumstances of the death of a man in Landbeach. Armed officers attended scene in Landbeach along with ambulance crews.
"21.02.2017 16:19:52" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "“For the second year running we are celebrating the fantastic work of countless unpaid carers of all age"
"21.02.2017 16:14:09" elystandard.co.uk Planners set to give 80 more parking spaces at Littleport rail station the go-ahead An additional 80 parking spaces at Littleport rail station will be given the green light next week. "This is fantastic news for local residents as well as those looking to relocate to Littleport"
"21.02.2017 16:12:57" elystandard.co.uk Children at a Little Downham pre-school get fit and active Children at Busy Fingers Pre-school in Little Downham enjoyed a complimentary PE session run by local company All4ports. “We provide high quality sports coaching and under five's multisports activity sessions for boys and girls"
"21.02.2017 15:42:26" elystandard.co.uk Voting for Soham's Town Person of the Year is now open! The voting for Soham's Town Person of the Year competition has now opened. “Anyone who you think has contributed to the Soham community is eligible"
"21.02.2017 12:58:34" elystandard.co.uk Young artists impress judges at Ely Police Station with their high standard of entries - there is still a few more days left to enter Creative young people are being encouraged to get their entries in for an art competition, organised by police, by the end of this month. Get involved in Art17 - a competition organised for young people by East Cambs Police
"21.02.2017 12:02:23" elystandard.co.uk Big names, dinosaurs, rocket shows and explosive displays at Ely Cathedral Science Festival - tickets are on sale now! Tickets are now on sale for the first ever Ely Cathedral Science Festival, which runs from May 20 to June 18. Tickets are now on sale for Ely Cathedral's first ever science festival
"21.02.2017 11:58:16" elystandard.co.uk Have a say on development of East Cambs by commenting on Local Plan draft Have a say on how you want to see East Cambridgeshire develop over the next few years by reading and commenting on the city's local plan today. "The final version of the plan will shape the district over the next few years"
"21.02.2017 11:41:58" wisbechstandard.co.uk Arson is blamed for 'heartbreaking' decision to close Mepal Outdoor Centre and hand lease back to East Cambs District Council An arson attack which caused '£100.000s' worth of damage has been blamed for the closure of Mepal Outdoor Centre. “It really was working, but unfortunately this is just a step backwards too far, it is going to be so difficult to recover. It is so sad, but we have to be realistic"
"21.02.2017 11:40:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk Do you know this man? Police want to speak to him in connection with fuel scam on A142 near Ely Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a fuel scam. "The man said he was low on fuel and asked the woman to lend him money in return for gold rings"
"20.02.2017 14:45:57" elystandard.co.uk Oliver Cromwell's House in Ely named a 'hidden gem' by national tourism agency Visit England Oliver Cromwell's House in Ely has been named a “hidden gem” by the national tourism agency. "Tourism is vital to East Cambridgeshire and accolades such as these continue to drive our district's reputation even higher as a key tourist destination"
"20.02.2017 14:42:20" wisbechstandard.co.uk Mepal Outdoor Centre closes and lease handed back to East Cambs District Council- damaging fire last December partly blamed Mepal Outdoor Centre has closed and the trustees have handed back the lease to landlords East Cambridgeshire District Council. “Following a major fire, the trustees of Mepal Outdoor Centre have reluctantly decided they are unable to take the operation forward"
"20.02.2017 14:39:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk Drug dealer who tried to avoid arrest by attempting to run over a police officer in Cambridge is jailed for four years A drug dealer who attempted to run over a police officer to avoid arrest has been jailed for more than four years. "It is hard to explain just how frightening it was being on the bonnet of a vehicle travelling at speed"
"20.02.2017 12:55:22" elystandard.co.uk Join Ely Cathedral Choir for 'come and sing' performance of Sir John Stainer's 'Crucifixion' Join the boy choristers and lay clerks of Ely Cathedral Choir for a 'come and sing' performance of Sir John Stainer's famous work 'Crucifixion' next month. Join the boy choristers and lay clerks of Ely Cathedral Choir for a 'come and sing' performance of 'Crucifixion'
"20.02.2017 12:10:10" elystandard.co.uk One night only Pride night out to raise money for Ely group LGBT+ An Ely-based voluntary group and charity that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is holding a fundraising event this week. "Not only will it raise awareness of LGBT but also raise awareness of Ely as a thriving city and a great place to spend time or live"
"20.02.2017 11:08:40" elystandard.co.uk ElySOUP to celebrate first birthday with event at The Maltings ElySOUP will celebrate its first birthday with an event at The Maltings next month. Ely Soup will hold its first birthday with an event at The Maltings, Ely riverside
"19.02.2017 14:00:31" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Third search of Barton Mills for missing airman under way
"18.02.2017 11:22:02" Cambs Times Newspaper Hundreds of day old chicks dumped in Cambridgeshire field
"18.02.2017 11:21:44" Cambs Times Newspaper Hundreds of day old chicks dumped in Cambridgeshire field
"17.02.2017 16:52:19" elystandard.co.uk WIN: Two tickets to 'revisit the 70s' with Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings in Ely The Ely Standard is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away two pairs of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month. The winner takes it all..
"17.02.2017 16:48:34" elystandard.co.uk Lucky Liz claims iPad for using East Cambs District Council's 'Click and Connect' service After inviting residents to use their new self-service facility to apply, report and pay for services online, East Cambridgeshire District Council has rewarded one of its lucky users with an iPad. “It's pleasing to see that many of our residents are making the most of the new self service system."
"17.02.2017 12:08:52" Cambs Times Newspaper How does this rescue compare with some of Fenland Animal Rescue's other efforts? We've compiled a list of 5 of our favourites..
"17.02.2017 09:32:44" Cambs Times Newspaper "The poor boy was in a terrible situation and it's the quick thinking of the public that called our team that meant he was able to receive life saving treatment fast."
"16.02.2017 16:28:16" elystandard.co.uk Take a trip down memory lane and visit wartime Fenland with Viva's Street Life tour Have you ever wondered what your town was like during WW2? Then Viva's Street Life tour may just be for you. Have you ever wondered what Fenland looked like during World War Two?
"16.02.2017 15:52:06" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs again freezes Council Tax, manages to put some cash aside for a rainy day and under spends by £437,00 - how good is that? East Cambridgeshire District Council is again to freeze its Council Tax and announced its ambition to tackle “budget challenges” by a four pronged approach to reign in spending and to expand its commercial arm. Council Tax again frozen by East Cambs Council - how do they do?
"16.02.2017 15:06:39" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire crime levels rose by almost 10 per cent in 2016, statistics reveal Cambridgeshire police dealt with an extra 85 offences per week last year as crime levels in the county increased by more than nine per cent, according to Government figures. A report showed overall recorded crime went up by about 9.4 per cent in the past year, with 51,638 offences from October 2015 to September 2016, compared to the same period in 2014/15, when 47,191 crimes were recorded.
"16.02.2017 14:54:01" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "I have come to the conclusion that you are dangerous and there is an immediate risk and that this risk can only be properly addressed through an extended sentence," Judge Hawksworth.
"16.02.2017 12:42:36" wisbechstandard.co.uk Burglars target homes in Three Holes and Emneth within 24-hour period Police are appealing for information after two houses six miles apart were targeted by burglars on the same day. Two Fenland homes were targeted by burglars earlier this week..
"16.02.2017 11:46:32" Cambs Times Newspaper Fury over 'sold a pup' claim about Wisbech rail re-opening
"16.02.2017 11:15:30" Cambs Times Newspaper Cambridgeshire swingers' club to close - surprisingly it once had 8,500 members.....
"15.02.2017 17:04:51" Cambs Times Newspaper "The accomplice then stabbed him repeatedly to the head with a knife, while Parniewicz punched him several times in the face with a knuckle duster"
"15.02.2017 17:04:19" Cambs Times Newspaper "The accomplice then stabbed him repeatedly to the head with a knife, while Parniewicz punched him several times in the face with a knuckle duster"
"15.02.2017 17:02:26" elystandard.co.uk Ely City Hockey Club needs YOU! Local hockey stars begin campaign to raise £100,000 so club's aging pitch can be replaced Over 100 of the city's finest hockey talents could be forced to play elsewhere unless Ely City Hockey Club can find £100,000 to resurface its pitch. "I think if anything were to happen to the club then I would cry."
"15.02.2017 16:28:13" elystandard.co.uk Ely school children are treated to a visit from an ambulance crew A primary school in Ely have thanked staff at the region's ambulance service after they were treated to an interactive visit from a life saving crew. Ambulance crew visit Ely schoolchildren http://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/ely_school_children_are_treated_to_a_visit_from_an_ambulance_crew_1_4892232
"15.02.2017 15:42:24" elystandard.co.uk 21 musicians will play 21 pianos at King's College Chapel - before they are donated to local schools and groups Twenty-one local musicians will play 21 pianos in unison at King's College Chapel in a concert – with all the pianos then being donated to local schools and groups.= “With the pianos arranged in a large circle in King's College Chapel, Cambridge, it will be a visual spectacle and an aural extravaganza"
"15.02.2017 14:19:51" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire air cadets on a training camp at RAF Wittering enjoy a visit from the Duchess of Cambridge The Duchess of Cambridge visited Royal Air Force Air cadets from across Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire when she visited RAF Wittering. Duchess of Cambridge talks to young air cadets during a visit to RAF Wittering
"15.02.2017 12:08:01" wisbechstandard.co.uk Peterborough man, 47, jailed for historic sex offences against two teenage girls A Peterborough man has been jailed for five years after pleading guilty to sexual offences against two teenage girls. “It took a great deal of bravery for the victim to come forward and for the second victim to speak out about the abuse"
"15.02.2017 12:05:53" elystandard.co.uk Ely support worker Katie left 'accused and shocked' after police CCTV blunder An Ely support worker was left feeling “accused and shocked” after police wrongly shared a photo of her in connection with a card theft. “I was actually getting money out for someone I support – not stealing it... At first I thought it was a joke, that it might have been photoshopped"
"15.02.2017 12:04:18" elystandard.co.uk WIN: Two tickets to 'revisit the 70s' with Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings in Ely The Ely Standard is teaming up with Ely Hereward Rotary Club to give away two pairs of tickets to see tribute act Abba Rebjorn at The Maltings next month. Re-Bjorn - ABBA Tribute Band are coming to The Maltings, Ely riverside - and we've got tickets to give away!
"15.02.2017 11:33:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Help track down past members of the March museum for a celebration of its 40th anniversary Help is needed to track down past members of the March museum and their families for a celebration of its 40th anniversary. Can you help track down members of March Museum for an official party to celebrate its 40th anniversary
"15.02.2017 11:29:16" wisbechstandard.co.uk Clash of heads brings early end to Cambs Invitation Cup semi-final between Ely City and Wisbech St Mary Ely City boss Brady Stone says he was relieved to hear that Wisbech St Mary's Danny Emmington had not suffered a serious injury after the defender was taken to hospital during the sides' Cambs Invitation Cup semi-final on Tuesday night. “It had actually been quite a good game leading up to it, we had taken the lead and Wisbech had come to play but football doesn't come into it when something like that happens.”
"15.02.2017 10:47:34" cambstimes.co.uk The Train that Floats in the Sky - memories, and a new video, of the high speed hover experiment of the 60s and 70s in the Fens The forgotten story of the remarkable high-speed hover train experiment of the 1960s and '70s, trialled in the Fens, has been made into a film. A giant, very expensive flop. The monorail they tried to build in Cambridgeshire in the 1960s and 70s.
"14.02.2017 18:07:01" Cambs Times Newspaper Feisty exchange between UKIP and independent - Mr Clarke not impressed seemingly with mayoralty candidates
"14.02.2017 13:08:41" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Man jailed for vicious assault faces deporation on release
"14.02.2017 12:59:52" elystandard.co.uk Fire chief fears bungalow blaze in Sedge Fen near Lakenheath 'may have claimed life of occupant' It is feared that a bungalow blaze in Sedge Fen near Lakenheath 'may have claimed life of occupant'. It is feared that a bungalow blaze in Sedge Fen near Lakenheath 'may have claimed life of occupant'
"14.02.2017 10:48:39" Cambs Times Newspaper "At about 7.20pm a man entered McColl's in Great Whyte, holding a knife and made demands for money before leaving with £150"
"14.02.2017 10:30:50" elystandard.co.uk Phone box at Prickwillow near Ely enjoys a Valentine's Day 'make over' courtesy of Enchanted Flowers and Elizabeth Robertson Motorists who might have forgotten what today is will surely have been reminded if they pass the phone box in Prickwillow near Ely. “It turned out so much better than I could have hoped"
"14.02.2017 10:00:17" elystandard.co.uk One person still missing after major blaze in Sedge Fen, near Lakenheath One person is still missing and a cordon in place after a bungalow fire near Lakenheath last night. "Suffolk Constabulary put a cordon around the area, which remains in place this morning, and two fire crews remain at the property"
"14.02.2017 09:35:31" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: Valentine's concert at Ely Cathedral was 'one of the finest' The Valentine's Concert in Ely Cathedral on February 11 was the eighth annual visit by Warren Mailley-Smith and co-musicians and it was one of the finest. The Valentine's concert in Ely Cathedral was the eighth annual visit by Warren Mailley-Smith and one of the finest
"14.02.2017 09:33:30" elystandard.co.uk Talent shines at annual King's Ely Music Festival final More than 100 students with a love of music and singing took part in the King's Ely Music Festival final after a two-week competititon. Hundreds of people packed into Ely Cathedral to watch the finalists perform
"14.02.2017 09:20:56" elystandard.co.uk Spend 'an entertaining evening' with Nigel Farage at The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton this April Spend an 'entertaining evening with Nigel Farage' at The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton later this year. Nigel Farage is coming to The Princess Royal Theatre
"13.02.2017 19:03:44" Cambs Times Newspaper Home owner who built two extensions fails to convince Fenland planners of timing - enforcement a possibility
"13.02.2017 17:41:01" elystandard.co.uk Government inspector will rule on future of garage in Hemfield Road, Littleport, that planners say offers 'an oppressive outlook' The future of a garage – built without planning permission and described by one neighbour as making it 'depressing to live here' – is to be considered by a Government inspector. The question is: would you want to live next door to this? Planning Inspectorate will decide if neighbours should
"13.02.2017 16:57:59" wisbechstandard.co.uk Tribunal brought by Look East journalist Sally Chidzoy against BBC ends An employment tribunal brought by Look East journalist Sally Chidzoy against the BBC has been concluded with the claim struck out. Why the case at Cambridge Magistrates Court has been struck out is unclear at the moment, with a BBC spokesman promising to issue a statement later today
"13.02.2017 16:31:24" Cambs Times Newspaper Collision between car and lorry on Isle of Ely Way at Wimblington - road due to be closed
"13.02.2017 16:31:14" Cambs Times Newspaper Collision between car and lorry on Isle of Ely Way at Wimblington - road due to be closed
"13.02.2017 15:46:00" Cambs Times Newspaper Get down to WWT Welney this week and make a big splash
"13.02.2017 14:14:06" elystandard.co.uk Police release CCTV of woman in connection with £800 card theft in Angel Drove, Ely Police have released CCTV of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with an £800 card theft. The incident happened in Angel Drove, Ely on February 9 at about 11.30am
"13.02.2017 14:11:14" cambstimes.co.uk Going...going...on track to be gone by next year- Fenland Council set to pull in partner to run its four leisure centres Within the next 15 months Fenland District Council expects to hand over the running of its four leisure centres to an outside body. “Leisure centres in Fenland must focus on being sustainable in the future and broadening their impact on improving community health"
"13.02.2017 14:08:13" elystandard.co.uk Ely City Hockey Club needs YOU! Local hockey stars begin campaign to raise £100,000 so club's aging pitch can be replaced Over 100 of the city's finest hockey talents could be forced to play elsewhere unless Ely City Hockey Club can find £100,000 to resurface its pitch. “It engages the community so much and generations of hockey players have played here"
"13.02.2017 13:58:37" elystandard.co.uk Ely City Hockey Club needs YOU! Local hockey stars begin campaign to raise £100,000 so club's aging pitch can be replaced Over 100 of the city's finest hockey talents could be forced to play elsewhere unless Ely City Hockey Club can find £100,000 to resurface its pitch. “Nobody has a pitch as used as ours. If the surface goes below 8mm then it is deemed unplayable, and there are patches where it is less than that already."
"13.02.2017 13:48:41" elystandard.co.uk Ely dance school Horizons Academy wow hundreds at annual showcase More than 250 people were wowed at an annual showcase by Ely dance school Horizons Academy on Saturday. “Every single Horizons Academy dancer did a fantastic job and showed such commitment and enthusiasm"
"13.02.2017 12:33:41" elystandard.co.uk Catch the Pigeon hope to shake up the Ely ceilidh scene with Ely Beet Club show Catch the Pigeon is bringing the traditional style back to the city with a ceilidh at Ely Beet Club next Friday (February 24). Catch the Pigeon are coming to Ely Beet Club this month
"13.02.2017 12:26:56" elystandard.co.uk Fire crews rescue Roxy the Jack Russell who was stuck in a Littleport rabbit hole for 45 minutes A small female dog that had been stuck in a rabbit hole in Littleport for 45 minutes had to be rescued on Saturday. “She was yelping and trying to pull herself out of the hole by biting on some roots but they kept snapping"
"13.02.2017 11:53:49" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Council scuppers cycle/pedestrian underpass for Ely southern by pass after hearing of £1 million extra cost doesn't represent value for money
"13.02.2017 11:51:21" elystandard.co.uk Village life in Witchford could be harmed from over developement, a new survey reveals People living in Witchford are worried that the village's strong community spirit, school, open spaces and rural character could be under threat with increasing housing development. “We welcome further comments and offers of help from villagers with the neighbourhood plan process"
"13.02.2017 11:49:16" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Woman and a 10 year old girl in serious condition after being knocked down by suspected drug driver in Peterborough
"13.02.2017 10:41:29" Cambs Times Newspaper Chart-toppers Clean Bandit are coming to High Lodge, Thetford Forest this July!
"11.02.2017 11:59:37" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Gilbert and Sullivan review
"11.02.2017 10:46:33" Cambs Times Newspaper Community cash windfall plans has a poor take up from county councillors
"11.02.2017 10:44:32" Cambs Times Newspaper Standards 'watchdog' latest rulings from Cambridgeshire County Council
"11.02.2017 10:42:18" Cambs Times Newspaper Wannabe mayor unveils £10m modular homes factory plan for Fenland
"11.02.2017 10:17:02" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: Hacksaw Ridge. The mind blowing true story of a soldier who went to battle in World War II but refused to pick up a gun Hacksaw Ridge is a must see film that tells the extraordinary true story of a solider who volunteered for service in the American army after being horrified by the atrocities of Pearl Harbour. REVIEW: The true story of Desmond Doss who goes into one of the bloodiest battles of WWII and refuses to take a gun
"10.02.2017 17:14:23" wisbechstandard.co.uk Soham schoolgirl Megan's 'stunning' stop-motion video on the plight of the polar bear goes viral A poignant stop-motion film about the plight of the polar bear made by a Soham schoolgirl has gone viral. "We have to save the polar bear before it becomes another page in an encyclopedia.”
"10.02.2017 16:29:44" Wisbech Standard Newspaper More findings about councillors' conduct -this time from Cambridgeshire County Council
"10.02.2017 14:14:19" cambstimes.co.uk Independent candidate for Mayor Peter Dawe unveils £10 million factory plan to build modular homes in Fenland to help solve housing crisis Entrepreneur Peter Dawe, the independent candidate battling become mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, believes Fenland is the ideal base for a £10 million factory producing modular homes. "I am putting together a team and a proposal that brings the factory near to realisation"
"10.02.2017 14:09:58" elystandard.co.uk Tropical creatures pay King's Ely Junior pupils a visit It was like a scene from the Amazon Rainforest - minus the tropical temperatures - for Year 3 pupils at King's Ely Junior. "Nothing creates a greater buzz than a face to face encounter with amazing creatures”
"10.02.2017 11:07:40" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: Viva's 'Shakers', at The Brook in Soham tonight and tomorrow, is 'fantastic' with 'superb acting' Viva's performance of 'Shakers' at The Brook in Soham on Thursday night was fantastic. "Every nuance of humour, sarcasm and pathos was expressed" - Viva Arts and Community Group's 'Shakers' is fantastic The Brook, Soham
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"10.02.2017 10:34:43" elystandard.co.uk Local audiences raise more than £900 for charities over KD Theatre pantomime season Ely group KD Theatre Productions raised £980 for charities by collecting money during their 'Aladdin' pantomime Christmas run at The Maltings. "It's great to raise the profile of the fantastic work these charities and organisations are doing" - KD Theatre Productions
"10.02.2017 09:29:29" elystandard.co.uk Students at Witchford Village College treated to a visit from trainee therapy dog, Bessie Schools can be the most hectic of places – but East Cambridgeshire Contabulary has helped to provide some relief at one of the region's colleges by bringing along its trainee therapy dog. “The effect that she has on the kids and teachers at the school is magical"
"10.02.2017 09:21:42" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely Acremont nursery expands to meet demand King's Ely Acremont nursery is expanding to meet “an ever-increasing demand for places”. “We took the decision to accept one-year-olds into our nursery just over a year ago"
"09.02.2017 17:08:13" Cambs Times Newspaper The woman has told police she thought one of the burglars was much older than the other - she thought they might have been father and son.
"09.02.2017 17:03:45" elystandard.co.uk Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him in connection with criminal damage incident in Wilburton CCTV images have been released of a man the police would like to speak to in connection with an incident of criminal damage in East Cambridgeshire. The incident, where two offenders removed a security light sensor from a building, happened at around 10.50pm on Wednesday February 1.
"09.02.2017 15:51:56" elystandard.co.uk Could Government have its eye on East Cambs or Fenland for one of the first generation of new super grammar schools? East Cambs or Fenland could be one of first parts of the country to get one of Prime Minister Theresa May's elite super grammar schools. East Cambs and Fenland has been singled out by The Times and The Sunday Times as being one of the likely candidates for a new grammar school
"09.02.2017 15:26:17" elystandard.co.uk Do you recognise these two men? Police want to speak to them about £4,500 jewellery theft in Waterside, Ely Do you recognise these two men? Police would like to speak to them in connection with a £4,500 jewellery theft in Ely. The incident happened in Waterside on Thursday, February 2, at about 2.30pm
"09.02.2017 15:09:49" elystandard.co.uk Brooke's superhero design picked from hundreds to head East Cambs District Council's recycling campaign A nine-year-old schoolgirl from Littleport Community Primary School has won a design competition to create a recycling champion for the region. “We received hundreds of entries but Brooke's stood out to the judging panel with its bright colours and sheer personality"
"09.02.2017 15:08:27" Cambs Times Newspaper “I think a boss sending out an email like this about a woman is disgraceful, it's disgusting"
"09.02.2017 12:50:17" Cambs Times Newspaper “Nobody should have to chase like this, it's terrible for people, and I bet not everybody likes complaining so maybe just put up with it"
"09.02.2017 12:42:26" wisbechstandard.co.uk Soham schoolgirl Megan's 'stunning' stop-motion video on the plight of the polar bear goes viral A poignant stop-motion film about the plight of the polar bear made by a Soham schoolgirl has gone viral. “Wow, so moving. What a talented and caring girl she must be.”
"09.02.2017 12:23:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Victims of sexual violence can get support round the clock with a new centre opening in Huntingdon for people across Cambridgeshire A counselling service is being launched to help young victims of sexual violence. Young victims of sexual violence can get support round the clock at a new centre opening in Huntingdon
"09.02.2017 11:47:16" wisbechstandard.co.uk Up to six burglaries - including one at Isleham shop - possibly linked across East Anglia as police seek silver hatchback car An East Cambridgeshire break-in has been linked to a series of other raids across East Anglia. “Reports state there were four men in balaclavas using a 4x4 vehicle to attempt to remove an ATM from the store."
"09.02.2017 10:03:14" elystandard.co.uk Man hospitalised with serious injuries after two-vehicle collision on A1123 from Soham to Wicken A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle collision on the A1123 from Soham to Wicken last night. “The van ended up off the road and the car in the carriageway"
"08.02.2017 14:37:50" elystandard.co.uk Family health hub is given the thumbs up for Ely city centre A gym for all the family, including a virtual reality spin studio, has been given the go ahead for the city centre. “We (ELYTE Fitness) are passionate about bringing functional fitness training to every session"
"08.02.2017 12:15:53" elystandard.co.uk More than 20 rare tractors - including one of only five built - to go under the hammer at Cheffins April Vintage Sale More than £80,000 worth of vintage tractors are expected to sell at Cheffins' April vintage sale. “Dave Boyles has decided to cash in his pension and offer these rare and exciting tractors to the open market"
"08.02.2017 12:15:01" elystandard.co.uk New visitor guide set to promote tourism in Ely A new visitor guide showcasing “the gems of Ely” has been created by the Visit Ely Team. “It will ensure the area remains a key tourist destination for people who live in - or visit - the UK"
"08.02.2017 10:37:26" Cambs Times Newspaper "For too long residents' voices have been ignored by those in power, but this election is a huge chance to change that"
"08.02.2017 10:08:46" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk "I was ill-disciplined and lost my head.”
"08.02.2017 10:01:27" elystandard.co.uk Volunteer open day at Wicken Fen Nature Reserve Wicken Fen, the National Trust's historic nature reserve, near Ely, is holding a volunteer open day on Saturday February 18. “It's a great way to make use of your skills or learn new ones, whilst helping to support Wicken Fen Nature Reserve's vital conservation work"
"08.02.2017 09:45:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Failed navigation system led to death crash at Shippea Hill near Ely which killed US marine pilot who was 'in a rush to get home' A jet pilot killed in a crash did not report problems with his aircraft to engineers because he was in a rush to get home and did not want to delay colleagues an investigation found. An accident investigation report said there was evidence his navigation system was “not 100 per cent”
"08.02.2017 09:37:30" elystandard.co.uk Ely man wins twice at national interior design awards An Ely craftsman and business owner won two interior design awards at a national competition. Rick said he is always on the lookout for challenging and exciting projects
"08.02.2017 09:36:14" elystandard.co.uk The family of former Ely Standard editor are raising money for the hospice which gave him outstanding care The family of former Ely Standard Editor John Ison are raising money for the hospice where he spent his final days to help the charity continue its outstanding care for others. "If you wanted to know anything Dad was the go to person, he just seemed to know so much. He will be sorely missed"
"08.02.2017 09:34:10" Cambs Times Newspaper “We would like you to come along and #BeTheRainbow on Thursday February 23 at Shire Hall in Cambridge from 12.30pm"
"07.02.2017 18:46:30" Wisbech Standard Newspaper West Norfolk mum gets a surprise visit from the Magpas team who helped deliver her 'miracle' baby
"07.02.2017 15:05:47" elystandard.co.uk Music was part of the annual East Cambs District Council's chairman's reception at The Maltings in Ely Mayors and other dignitaries from across the area were among the many guests at the annual reception hosted by the chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council. Guests were entertained by the Bottisham Village College swing band and members of the Ipswich Anglo-Chinese group
"07.02.2017 14:55:56" Cambs Times Newspaper “Anyone going on a date needs to be safe in the knowledge that if things are not going well, and they feel threatened in any way, there is help at hand"
"07.02.2017 12:35:18" elystandard.co.uk Soham and Burwell firefighters honoured for long service at annual Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service Excellence Awards A firefighter and a crew commander based in Soham were both honoured for their long service at an annual awards evening. Crew commander Giles Fuller, firefighter David Hobbs and retired watch commander Les Fuller were awarded by Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service
"07.02.2017 10:45:09" Wisbech Standard Newspaper 'Stop the Tory bullies' say placard waving protesters at Fenland Hall ...
"07.02.2017 10:28:05" elystandard.co.uk Little Downham Youth Club's young actors raise over £500 with debut pantomime Members of Little Downham Youth Club helped to raise over £500 for future projects by staging their first pantomime. “Little Downham Youth Group absolutely brought the house down with their fantastic performances on the night"
"07.02.2017 09:42:03" Cambs Times Newspaper “It makes me very proud of our children to know that they chose this worthwhile cause on their own and then organised the fundraising"
"07.02.2017 09:18:31" elystandard.co.uk Have you been thinking of adopting a feline friend? There are lots of older cats in Ely who 'desperately need good homes' The Ely and District branch of Cats Protection has a number of older cats who “desperately need good homes. “Have you been thinking of adopting a feline friend, then why not consider an older cat who is ready to love you?”
"07.02.2017 09:16:38" elystandard.co.uk Savage guided tour at Oliver Cromwell's House this half term Throughout half term week at Oliver Cromwell's House in Ely, take part in The Savage 17th Century Guided Tour (and all it's horrid bits). 'Professor A Bismal' will be providing guided tours of Oliver Cromwell's House revealing and revelling in “the bits teachers are too grossed out to tell you"
"06.02.2017 16:49:45" elystandard.co.uk £1 million estate of former Soham farmer Keith Leonard to be auctioned in seven lots: it includes two houses, a barn and 90 acres The £1 million estate of farmer Keith Leonard, a well-known character in the Ely and Soham area, is coming to the market in the first time in over three generations. “Fenland legacies such as these are rarely seen these days and this is a throwback to how life used to be generations ago"
"06.02.2017 16:02:52" elystandard.co.uk Ely Business awards magician wins country's top Magic Circle award A street style entertainer who wowed the audience at the Ely Standard business awards night has been named the Magic Circle's close-up magician of the year 2017. Magician who performed at Ely Business Awards win country's most prestigious award
"06.02.2017 14:57:16" elystandard.co.uk Woman freed from car after collision with tree in Littleport A woman had to be cut out of her car after left the road and collided with a tree in Littleport. The A10 was closed in both directions for around an hour and a half whilst the rescue took place
"06.02.2017 14:55:58" elystandard.co.uk Former Ely Standard Editor John Ison - and a former Ely mayor and former district councillor- dies after a lengthy illness Former Ely Standard Editor John Ison – and a former mayor of Ely and district councillor- has died, aged 76, following a long illness. “He really was the font of all knowledge - a great newspaper man and an extraordinary human being"
"06.02.2017 14:54:30" cambstimes.co.uk Cambridge City Council deputy leader Kevin Price is Labour's choice for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayoral election Labour has chosen Kevin Price to contest the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayoral election on May 4. Cllr Price “played a key role in negotiating the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough devolution deal"
"06.02.2017 14:53:20" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Short story competition is now open for Ely Arts Festival
"06.02.2017 14:17:40" elystandard.co.uk Complete policing survey for 'ride along' experience with local officer East Cambridgeshire police have come up with a new incentive to get people to share their views with them – offering a 'ride-along' experience to those who complete it. “It's an exciting experience that most people really enjoy, and it can be done at any time to suit the individual"
"06.02.2017 13:00:26" elystandard.co.uk Vital equipment installed at Sutton GP surgery A GP surgery in Sutton has a new ECG heart monitor to quickly detect problems for patients thanks to fund raising in the village. Sutton GP surgery installs ECG heart monitor thanks to community fund raising
"06.02.2017 12:52:04" elystandard.co.uk Cambridge University Gilbert & Sullivan Society to perform 'HMS Pinafore' Cambridge University Gilbert & Sullivan Society will bring their production of 'HMS Pinafore' to the West Road Concert Hall this month. Cambridge University Gilbert & Sullivan Society will perform the "satirical tale of forbidden love" at West Road Concert Hall
"06.02.2017 11:42:47" cambstimes.co.uk Get on board £5 million Prince of Wales project at free presentation in Peterborough An audience with The Prince of Wales is coming to Peterborough on Saturday February 18. “Now is the time to get on board this groundbreaking project and help the Trust to raise the £5 million needed to ensure its completion in 2021"
"06.02.2017 10:37:25" elystandard.co.uk Have you seen this man? He is wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies Police have released a photograph of a man wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies. "Knives and other weapons have been used... Dean should not be approached"
"06.02.2017 10:11:41" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The driver blew 129 at the roadside after a collision - the limit is 35
"06.02.2017 09:31:37" cambstimes.co.uk Isle of Ely Produce-backed fish and chip shop scoops top award at National Fish and Chip Awards Isle of Ely Produce has once again crowned a fish and chip shop for its knowledge in the use of the region's potato crop. “Krispies Fish & Chips has to be commended for their dedication and passion"
"06.02.2017 09:29:55" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk King's Ely international students give a global masterclass at school event
"06.02.2017 09:26:30" Cambs Times Newspaper Sue Perkins is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange
"05.02.2017 11:09:25" wisbechstandard.co.uk Jordan Gill left 'heartbroken' after his fight on Chris Eubank Jr vs. Renold Quinlan undercard is cancelled Jordan Gill says he is “absolutely heartbroken” after his televised return to the ring was cancelled at the last minute last night. “After five opponents in a week, and being ready with my gloves on for four hours, it wasn't meant to be."
"04.02.2017 10:21:06" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: A night of tranquillity at Ely Cathedral for Candlemas The atmospheric lights of 5,000 candles paved the way for a stunning backdrop to a night of tranquillity at Candlemas in Ely Cathedral. REVIEW: A beautiful night of tranqullity at Ely Cathedral for Candlemas
"03.02.2017 20:37:30" wisbechstandard.co.uk REVIEW: Lion may become one of your top ten favourite films Truth is often stranger than fiction and none more so than in this compelling story of a man who traces his way back to his birth mother in a remote Indian village using his memory and Google maps. Lion - a compelling true story of how a man traces his way back to the remote Indian village where he was born
"03.02.2017 15:14:05" elystandard.co.uk Soham Village College students cast spell with all singing, all dancing 'The Wiz' Soham Village College students have been casting a spell over audiences this week with their latest, all singing, all dancing, production, The Wiz. “With energetic choreography, each scene has kept audiences rapt from start to finish"
"03.02.2017 14:51:22" elystandard.co.uk The Weatheralls Primary School, Soham, becomes fourth local school to join the Staploe Education Trust A primary school in Soham has become the fourth school to join the Staploe Education Trust. “It will now be even easier for us to share specialist staff across our schools, to train and plan together"
"03.02.2017 11:36:06" elystandard.co.uk Cast your vote to help the Ely Foodbank Partnership scoop up to £7,000 The Ely Foodbank Partnership is hoping to pocket £7,000 with the help of the public. “The vote is a fantastic opportunity for us to galvanise support from local residents for our work"
"03.02.2017 11:34:31" elystandard.co.uk Polling station change in Ely ahead of 2017 county council and Combined Authority elections Residents who have previously cast their vote at a temporary portacabin on Davison Road, Ely, now have a more permanent site ahead of the elections on May 4. “There is limited off road parking at the polling station, so the council would urge electors to keep the area clear leading onto the footpath from Williams Close"
"03.02.2017 11:31:53" elystandard.co.uk City of Ely begin the year swimmingly! Youngsters bag more medals at County Championships The City of Ely Swimming Club added more medals to their already impressive haul at the Cambridgeshire County Championships last month. The club's young swimmers took a host of individual medals as well as swimming home in fourth in the relay competition
"03.02.2017 11:29:15" Cambs Times Newspaper Henceforward is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange
"03.02.2017 11:26:07" Cambs Times Newspaper "The MP said two previous enterprise zones for the area had gone to Huntingdon and Cambridge “so it is now third time lucky for a Fenland bid"
"03.02.2017 09:58:42" elystandard.co.uk Driver miraculously escapes unhurt after car skids off road, hits telegraph pole and ends up in water-filled ditch in Isleham Police have issued a warning to local drivers to take care on the roads after a car ended up in a water-filled ditch in Isleham. “We've recently been sharing publicity about the value of the seat belt and there's no question that in circumstances like these, seat belts save lives.”
"02.02.2017 14:31:16" elystandard.co.uk East Cambridgeshire Constabulary's youth consultation panel awarded over £1,700 from county community fund East Cambridgeshire Constabulary's youth consultation panel has received a big cash boost. “This money will help us to share information and reach out for a broader scale of involvement"
"02.02.2017 14:26:54" elystandard.co.uk A 'poignant step': Work begins on Ely's new £13.6 million leisure centre Work has begun on new £13.6 million leisure centre for East Cambridgeshire, which is set to open to the public next year. The project has been funded by East Cambridgeshire District Council with the help of a £1.5m Lottery grant from Sport England
"02.02.2017 14:24:57" elystandard.co.uk WIN: Pair of tickets to Cilla and the Shades of the 60s at Key Theatre, Peterborough Cilla and the Shades of the 60s is coming to the Key Theatre in Peterborough on March 2 and we have a pair of tickets to give away. If you're a fan of Cilla or the 60s, this competition is for you!
"02.02.2017 12:01:58" elystandard.co.uk Two pedal cycles stolen from garage in Stretham - they were taken whilst the homeowner was on holiday Police are searching for two pedal cycles that were stolen from a garage in Stretham whilst the homeowner was on holiday. “If you have been offered either cycle for sale, or you believe you know where these cycles are, please get in contact"
"01.02.2017 13:48:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk Boy who raised thousands for Addenbrooke's children's cancer ward is posthumously awarded A teenage boy, who died just weeks after raising thousands of pounds for the children's cancer unit at Addenbrooke's Hospital, has been posthumously awarded for his fund raising. Boy who raises thousands for Addenbrooke's Hospital is awarded posthumously
"01.02.2017 13:03:09" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wanted man, linked to robbery, assault and GBH incidents, believed to be in Cambridgeshire A man wanted for a number of offences – including robbery and grievous bodily harm – is believed to be in Cambridgeshire. Guy Cartwright, 49, is wanted by police as he is believed to be behind a number of incidents which include robbery, grievous bodily harm and common assault.
"01.02.2017 10:14:06" elystandard.co.uk Anglian Water donates £20,000 to Wildlife Trust as apology for polluting Sutton drain with sanitary items, sewage sludge and hundreds of 'highly valued' dead fish Anglian Water has donated £20,000 to the Wildlife Trust as a way of apologising for polluting a drain in Sutton with paper, sanitary items, sewage sludge and hundreds of “highly valued” dead fish. “Adequate maintenance and emergency response could have avoided this incident altogether"
"01.02.2017 10:12:58" elystandard.co.uk Greater Anglia director goes 'back to the floor' as conductor on train travelling to Cambridge Passengers on a Greater Anglia train were surprised to find that their conductor was the company's managing director, Jamie Burles, as he went 'back to the floor' to experience the role first-hand. “This was a great opportunity for me to participate in the day-to-day operation of the business"
"01.02.2017 09:24:09" Cambs Times Newspaper The 'seat-gripping thriller is at the Cambridge Arts Theatre this month
"31.01.2017 15:48:34" elystandard.co.uk Boss Brady Stone proud of Ely City's historic FA Vase run Brady Stone has spoke of his pride for his Ely City players after their heroic FA Vase run came to an end last weekend. “The players have been fantastic throughout the competition and I'm really proud of them"
"31.01.2017 15:48:08" elystandard.co.uk Senior nurse at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Ely is suspended for stealing 212 codeine tablets for severe toothache A senior nurse who stole 212 codeine over 20 days for “severe toothache” has been suspended for a year. "Daniel Holmes admitted his crime straight away and accepted a police caution but has now been suspended for 12 months"
"31.01.2017 15:46:12" elystandard.co.uk As plans for 600 homes for Soham get nearer, wildlife trust warn of 'insidious' impact unless more green spaces are provided Councillors were warned that the 70 acre site for 600 homes, shops, allotments and a medical centre – forming the Soham Eastern Gateway development – could have an “insidious” impact for local residents. “The most insidious of the indirect impacts is the recreational pressures from the thousands of new residents of Soham"
"31.01.2017 15:21:46" Cambs Times Newspaper “Everybody is celebrating that it means MIUs will not close but here we have a pilot project that doesn't seem to add up"
"31.01.2017 15:21:28" Cambs Times Newspaper “Everybody is celebrating that it means MIUs will not close but here we have a pilot project that doesn't seem to add up"
"31.01.2017 12:40:03" elystandard.co.uk Construction careers day proves a hit with Ely College pupils Students at Ely College had a go at operating an excavator during a skills day at Cambridge Regional College which aimed to encourage more people to take up apprenticeships. "The trip made me understand diggers more, which will help me when I go into farming as a career”
"31.01.2017 11:49:47" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cyber criminal from Cottenham jailed for offences that included voyeurism and possession of indecent images of a child A cyber criminal who used malware to spy on unknowing victims has been jailed for three years for offences that included voyeurism and possession of indecent images of a child. “Investigation of Turner's devices showed that he had accessed pornographic websites at the same time as looking at the victims' own photos"
"31.01.2017 11:07:47" elystandard.co.uk Boss Brady Stone proud of Ely City's historic FA Vase run Brady Stone has spoke of his pride for his Ely City players after their heroic FA Vase run came to an end last weekend. Should Ely City Football Club have had a penalty? Let us know what you think..
"31.01.2017 10:17:10" cambstimes.co.uk Tony Martin - once jailed for killing a burglar- takes police and crime commissioner to task over policing cuts There were astonishing scenes at a public meeting when Tony Martin who shot two burglars took a chief constable to task over policing cuts. "Mr Bailey outlined the challenges facing the force's finances, saying officer numbers had fallen from 1,650 to 1,472 over four years"
"31.01.2017 10:09:32" Cambs Times Newspaper An important article that was published today on our trade website.
"31.01.2017 09:57:03" elystandard.co.uk 'Then & Now' exhibition launches at Ely Museum An exhibition showing 'Then & Now' photos of buildings in Ely was opened at the city's museum on Friday. “Around 350 people attended across the weekend, with many people sharing their own memories of Ely in the past"
"31.01.2017 09:54:47" elystandard.co.uk Arsonists set fire to derelict building in Mereside, Soham Arsonists set a derelict building on fire in Mereside, Soham at the weekend. "We would remind people who have businesses in rural areas to make sure they are secure in order to prevent arson"
"31.01.2017 09:22:51" elystandard.co.uk Room for 128 vehicles, Ely's latest car park - on a one acre piece of scrubland near the rail station- set for approval Ely's latest car park – to be built on a one acre piece of scrubland south east of the former bowling alley at The Dock – is set to be approved by East Cambs Council. Parking for up to 128 vehicles will be provided including eight disabled bays and two parking spaces will have electrical charging points
"30.01.2017 16:59:37" elystandard.co.uk Former Norwich City, Cambridge United and Peterborough United youth coach released on bail follow arrest on child sex allegations A former Norwich City, Cambridge United and Peterborough United youth coach arrested on suspicion of indecency with children and indecent assault has been released on bail. "Michael Sean Carson, 74, also known as Kit, was detained in Cambridge on Friday as part of an investigation into allegations of abuse in football"
"30.01.2017 15:59:28" elystandard.co.uk Andy and Peter bring their bespoke gourmet home delivery burger business Chosen Bun to Ely's new £16 million leisure village Entrepreneurs Andy Shovel and Peter Sharman are bringing their four year-old gourmet home delivery burger operation Chosen Bun to Ely. “We inhaled at least three burgers per day each for 10 days in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Naples" say Chosen Bun
"30.01.2017 15:00:24" elystandard.co.uk Thousands raised for Newmarket yard work rider Zoltan Domotor's two young children after fatal cycling crash The horseracing community in Newmarket is coming to terms with the tragic loss of “one of the nicest guys” in the business after Zoltan Domotor was killed last week. "I used to ride with Zoltan and he is one of the nicest guys to work with you could ever have"
"30.01.2017 14:28:14" elystandard.co.uk Couple's plan for stockman home to tend pedigree cattle dismissed by East Cambs planners who questioned viability of business They claimed it was “a very sustainable and profitable business” destined for expansion but when Robert and Sarah Wright wanted to build a dormer bungalow in the countryside for a key worker planners claimed otherwise. East Cambs planners reject home in the countryside for local stockman to tend pedigree herd
"30.01.2017 14:21:18" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely students and staff pay their respects on National Holocaust Memorial Day Students and staff from King's Ely Junior and Senior came together at Ely Cathedral to mark National Holocaust Memorial Day. They lit candles as a sign of solidarity with those who had survived and in memory of those who died
"30.01.2017 14:20:16" elystandard.co.uk Burwell family business create three jobs with new vehicle dealership in Newmarket An Isuzu dealership has created three new jobs by launching a new branch. “We realised there was a real need for this dealership"
"30.01.2017 12:31:09" elystandard.co.uk Lord Protector's Historical Fair at Oliver Cromwell's House is hailed a 'success' Dozens of people visited Oliver Cromwell's House in Ely at the weekend as part of The Lord Protector's Historical Fair. "There were a range of historical traders selling their wares, as well as gifts and games and items for the home"
"30.01.2017 12:18:04" elystandard.co.uk Modern Post Office for Burwell Burwell Post Office is getting a makeover as well as longer opening hours and banking services for personal and business customers. Burwell Post Office to get a modern make over with longer opening hours
"30.01.2017 12:12:10" elystandard.co.uk Cyclist involved in serious collision on A142 Fordham Road, Newmarket, has died in hospital The cyclist involved in a serious collision on the A142 Fordham Road near Newmarket last week has died, police have said. “The cyclist – a 25-year-old man - suffered a serious head injury and was taken to hospital for treatment, but has subsequently died”
"30.01.2017 12:10:05" cambstimes.co.uk Cambridgeshire County Council leader Steve Count quits as chairman of combined authority preparing way for devolution County council leader Steve Count – beaten in the poll to become the Tory candidate for mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – today sensationally quit as chairman of the combined authority preparing the way for devolution. The chairmanship “is simply incompatible with the additional role of leading Cambridgeshire County Council"
"30.01.2017 12:08:00" elystandard.co.uk Modern Post Office for Burwell Burwell Post Office is getting a makeover as well as longer opening hours and banking services for personal and business customers. “We are confident that this vibrant new-style Post Office at the heart of the local community will meet customer needs"
"30.01.2017 12:07:13" elystandard.co.uk Free clinic will offer advice to start up business owners and entrepreneurs A free clinic for start-up businesses will be held in Ely on Thursday February 9. “Small and medium-sized businesses are such an important part of the economy"
"30.01.2017 12:04:23" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The quest to find missing Suffolk airman Corrie McKeague has so far cost in excess of £300,000"
"30.01.2017 11:58:34" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “There is a really strong political will to get this done. We are competing with the rest of the country so we need to get ahead of the queue"
"30.01.2017 11:55:56" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “Our mission is to create a calming atmosphere from stressful everyday lives"
"30.01.2017 11:46:25" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "I will always remember the friendliness and camaraderie of Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service"
"30.01.2017 10:54:49" elystandard.co.uk FA VASE: Ely City's remarkable Vase run ended by superior Sporting Khalsa side BUILDBASE FA VASE FIFTH ROUNDEly City 0-3 Sporting KhalsaThe Unwin Ground, ElyAttendance: 646The scene was set - a crisp January afternoon, a record number of 646 punters through the Unwin Ground gate, and a place in the quarter-finals of the FA Vase at Ely City Football Club's heroic FA Vase run came to an end on Saturday. Here's how the game unfolded..
"28.01.2017 08:04:24" www.elystandard.co.uk Ely healthcare assistant Tom joins 'ground-breaking' NHS nursing associates training programme A healthcare assistant from Ely is one of 36 new recruits who have joined a new NHS training programme which is being led by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT). "The welcome day was a great success. The students are very enthusiastic and committed, and keen to get started"
"28.01.2017 07:59:49" www.elystandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire girl guides rewarded for tackling the heights of Snowdonia and the chilly Scottish Lochs with gold Duke of Edinburgh awards Girl guides from across Cambridgeshire have been rewarded for their hard work by receiving their gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award brooches. "Chloe Mynott, Becca Clarke, Fiona McBride and Trinity Hales were given the awards for completing challenging expeditions – including tackling the Scottish Lochs in a canoe and hiking Snowdonia"
"28.01.2017 07:57:27" www.elystandard.co.uk Make a worm hotel at eco fun day in city Learn what happens to Cambridgeshire's waste at a free eco fun day at Ely Cathedral Conference Centre. "Be a Superworm Champion - make your very own worm hotel"
"28.01.2017 07:52:17" www.elystandard.co.uk Raffle takes total to more than £40,000 raised for East Anglian Children's Hospices in memory of little Mikayla from Stonea An agricultural engineering firm based in Manea has raised £17,350 for a children's hospice with a £250 a ticket raffle to support one of their customers whose daughter died last year. "Never in our wildest dreams did we think we would achieve this amount. The aim was to give something back for the care we received"
"27.01.2017 15:55:26" elystandard.co.uk 1,000 bed Addenbrooke's hit by flu - medical director warns 'we have flu everywhere including public areas such as the concourse' The 1,000 bed Addenbrooke's Hospital at Cambridge today warned visitors to stay away after closing two wards because of a flu outbreak. “We are also urging people not to bring children on site and keep visiting to a minimum"
"27.01.2017 15:09:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Wisbech police car snapped with number plate 'obscured by dirt and grime' on day motorist in Ely fined £100 for same offence An eagle eyed motorist posted a photo of a police car with a number plate obscured by dirt – on the day police in Ely fined a motorist £100 for the same offence! “The roads are particularly dirty at the moment due to recent weather and police vehicles should be cleaned after every shift"
"27.01.2017 15:05:46" elystandard.co.uk Man in his 60s held face down on bed, attacked and robbed near Cambridge in copycat burglary exactly a week after gang targeted Sutton woman A man in his 60s was held face down on his bed, attacked and robbed near Cambridge yesterday in a burglary that mirrors a similar attack in Sutton – 16 miles away - last week. "It mirrors a burglary exactly a week ago which left a 64-year-old grandma bruised and traumatised"
"27.01.2017 14:28:35" elystandard.co.uk Ely Folk Festival 2017 tickets on sale next Wednesday - and the band competition opens on the same day! Tickets for the 2017 Ely Folk Festival go on sale on Wednesday (February 1) – the same day its annual band competition is launched. Would you like to perform on the main stage of Ely Folk Festival alongside some of the best British folk and roots acts around?
Here's your chance!
"27.01.2017 11:41:13" elystandard.co.uk Cash from LEP poised to break the deadlock over funding next stage of Ely North, Soham and Wisbech to March rail hopes MPs were told today of a multi million pound offer by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to break the deadlock over funding rail improvements. Breaking the deadlock over Ely North, Soham and Wisbech to March rail lines
"27.01.2017 11:06:11" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man in 70s arrested over football child abuse claims in Cambridgeshire A man in his 70s from Cambridge has been arrested by detectives investigating historical allegations of abuse related to football. Detectives arrested the man this morning (January 27) on suspicion of indecency with children and indecent assault.
"27.01.2017 10:59:54" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The driver of the Ford Focus, who was in her 30s, died at the scene
"27.01.2017 10:30:35" elystandard.co.uk Fire service issue warning after kitchen chimney blaze in Prickwillow A warning has been issued after a chimney fire at Mile End Farm in Prickwillow. “Please ensure that you get your chimney swept and brickwork inspected at least once a year"
"27.01.2017 10:18:03" elystandard.co.uk Boost for Soham as £2 million BP garage and M&S store is officially opened More than 20 jobs have been created in Soham thanks to the opening of a new £2 million BP garage and M&S store. "It is much needed in the north of Soham and brings to life the aspirations of the Soham Vision"
"27.01.2017 09:29:12" elystandard.co.uk Witchford Village College students get creative with spray-paint as part of its Kick-Ash anti-smoking campaign It's not often that young people are encouraged into graffiti – but that's exactly what has been happening at Witchford Village College. "The artwork produced gave a powerful no smoking message and Kick Ash staff were impressed by their creativity"
"27.01.2017 09:25:13" elystandard.co.uk Ely College students 'pledge' to work towards successful futures Students from Ely College were given the opportunity to develop their experiences outside of the classroom last week. "There was loads of teamwork and you could have fun with your friends as well as learning"
"27.01.2017 09:21:39" wisbechstandard.co.uk £10,600 fine and £4,000 costs for former Wisbech businessman who ran illegal waste dump on site of former Fens airfield He once ran a successful business in Wisbech but when Kevin Scott moved to an old wartime airfield deep in the Fens – and didn't bother with permits- the Environment Agency was soon onto him. “There was a flagrant disregard for the law"
"27.01.2017 09:20:29" wisbechstandard.co.uk First screening of film about King's Lynn's famous Mart A short film about King's Lynn's historic annual Mart by local youngsters will be screened for the first time on Sunday, February 5. “They were so enthusiastic about learning new skills, and finding out more about local history"
"26.01.2017 17:10:52" Cambs Times Newspaper "I caught Ronnie on one of those rare days when he wasn't at his scintillating best but I couldn't capitalize on it.”
"26.01.2017 17:07:15" cambstimes.co.uk One dead after collision on the A1 in Cambridgeshire this afternoon: road closed northbound so avoid if possible One person died this afternoon following a collision on the A1 in Cambridgeshire. The A1 is closed northbound from the A428 Wyboston junction and the B645 is closed northbound onto the A1
"26.01.2017 16:56:58" wisbechstandard.co.uk A mother's worst nightmare: Video captures the moment a thief steals a car from outside a Cambridgeshire shop - without realising a 10-month-old baby is in the back seat Police are on the hunt for a 'brazen' thief who stole a car from outside a Cambridgeshire shop – without realising a 10-month-old baby was in the back seat. “The car was stolen in broad daylight in a matter of seconds by a brazen thief who got more than he bargained for."
"26.01.2017 16:41:33" Cambs Times Newspaper Together their music has been described as “a hybrid of a range of genres including hip hop, neo soul, and reggae"
"26.01.2017 14:02:53" elystandard.co.uk £100 fine for Ely motorist displaying dirty number plates - and here's our top 10 other ways motorists might easily break the law A motorist in Ely received a £100 fine for dirty number plates – one of the rare occasions when police have taken action. £100 fine in Cambs for dirty number plate - and here's our top 10 of other ways you might be breaking the law without realising it
"26.01.2017 13:58:33" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “As a motorcyclist myself I know the joys of going for a ride and while it can be dangerous, the only risks he should face are ones faced on a trail"
"26.01.2017 12:05:36" Cambs Times Newspaper MP's blistering attack on why Fenland missed out - who is to blame? Why is Chatteris firm moving to Huntingdon with tax incentives to boot? Why no agri tech investment in Fenland? We're trying to work out where the blame in all of this lies.
"26.01.2017 11:06:22" Wisbech Standard Newspaper As well as the discovery of what appeared to be a child's seat the driver also had no licence or insurance
"26.01.2017 10:29:01" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk MPs to hold summit on £35 million Ely rail junction upgrade
"26.01.2017 09:46:23" elystandard.co.uk 'Well loved' grandma from Sutton left bruised and 'on edge' after thieves ransack bungalow before making off with handbag and purse A “well loved” grandma from Sutton has been left bruised and “on edge” after thieves ransacked her bungalow and pushed her facedown onto her bed before making off with her handbag and purse. “It's horrible what they put me through. It made me feel as if I was no-one; just shoved and pushed about"
"25.01.2017 23:49:21" Cambs Times Newspaper £1 million price tag for elected Mayor poll on May 4 for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
"25.01.2017 17:29:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk Fill up your feeders and join in a national birdwatch this weekend Cambridgeshire residents are being urged to fill up their feeders and get involved in the world's largest wildlife survey this weekend. Join a national bird watch this weekend - Cambridgeshire people needed.
"25.01.2017 16:16:01" wisbechstandard.co.uk Poundstretcher could be coming to the mothballed supermarket site in Chatteris National budget chainstore, Poundstretcher, could be coming to Chatteris to take up almost half the empty unit that was supposed to be Tesco. Poundstretcher could be coming to Chatteris
"25.01.2017 15:30:04" elystandard.co.uk Footage showing near miss between van driver and woman walking two horses on Fenland road near Ely sparks concern Footage of a near miss incident involving a van and a woman walking her two horses on Red Fen Road in Little Thetford has sparked concern from police, councillors and residents. “As a matter of timing it is not difficult to see how the situation could have been much worse for everyone involved"
"25.01.2017 14:58:42" Cambs Times Newspaper "It plans to close the March branch on Broad Street and the Whittlesey branch on Market Street"
"25.01.2017 14:15:49" cambstimes.co.uk Dog lover Megan is helping to brighten the lives of unloved pooches A Fenland dog lover has set up a Facebook page to help put smiles on the faces of dogs without a home or family. “Living in the fens as a child we were always taking in stray animals and helping out with lost dogs"
"25.01.2017 10:58:04" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk “If you've always wanted to take part and not been able to secure a place then this is your second chance."
"25.01.2017 10:18:44" Cambs Times Newspaper "The new properties were finished to a high standard and are suitable for those with mobility issues"
"25.01.2017 10:15:40" Cambs Times Newspaper Charles DeLaFeld has spent the past year painting portraits of infamous villains and gangland bosses
"25.01.2017 10:12:04" elystandard.co.uk Please can the owner of this ring found in Ely call 101 - it was handed in to Ely police station Ely police are appealing for the owner of this ring to call to arrange to collect it. It was found in Market Street, Ely, by a member of the public who took it into the police station
"25.01.2017 10:04:35" elystandard.co.uk Driver escapes unhurt after his lorry containing 1,000 tonnes of potatoes over turns blocking A10 for six hours An over turned lorry closed the A10 from 5am yesterday for six hours. "Thankfully the driver of vehicle has walked away uninjured and no other vehicles were involved"
"24.01.2017 10:01:32" elystandard.co.uk Lorry carrying 1,000 bags of potatoes overturns on A10 at Stretham - road closed from Lazy Otter junction An overturned lorry carrying 1,000 bags of potatoes has led to both lanes of the A10 at Stretham being closed. "About 1,000 bags of potatoes need to be moved before vehicle recovery takes place"
"24.01.2017 10:00:20" elystandard.co.uk Ely roller hockey star Malak hoping to make her mark for England A schoolgirl from Ely is to represent England in a major international roller hockey tournament in Portugal. “If she continues with her dedication and commitment, she will give herself the best opportunity for selection to the final squad"
"24.01.2017 10:00:07" elystandard.co.uk Ely roller hockey star Malak hoping to make her mark for England A schoolgirl from Ely is to represent England in a major international roller hockey tournament in Portugal. “If she continues with her dedication and commitment, she will give herself the best opportunity for selection to the final squad."
"24.01.2017 09:14:28" elystandard.co.uk One Man Two Guvnors is coming to The Maltings Ely Amateur Dramatic Society is opening its 2017 season by bringing West End comedy hit 'One Man Two Guvnors' to The Maltings in Ely. Ely Amateur Dramatic Society brings West End comedy hit to The Maltings, Ely riverside
"24.01.2017 09:10:12" elystandard.co.uk Wicken artist Terry Beard 'Seeing Red' at London's Espacio Gallery Wicken artist Terry Beard has been busy in her studio developing work for 'Seeing Red', a contemporary art exhibition at London's Espacio Gallery. “I enjoy showing at the Espacio Gallery, within the vibrant, multicultural area near Brick Lane"
"23.01.2017 17:03:21" elystandard.co.uk Pilot scheme to offer healthier menus tested - successfully- in Littleport now to be rolled out in Ely A pilot scheme to encourage restaurants in Littleport to offer healthier options has been acclaimed a success and is to be rolled out in Ely. “The feedback from all of the premises has been extremely positive and many customers are choosing the healthier options"
"23.01.2017 16:21:10" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs Council puts temporary block on £13,500 grant to community transport group ESACT pending outcome of county council probe A £13,500 grant to Ely and Soham Association of Community Transport (ESACT) has been put on hold pending the outcome of a county council inquiry. East Cambs Council delays £13,500 grant to community transport provider (ESACT) pending satisfactory outcome of county council inquiry. ESACT is part of FACT (March) and HACT (Huntingdon)
"23.01.2017 15:07:55" elystandard.co.uk Children and parents step back in time at Ely Museum Medieval Day Children and their parents stepped back in time at the weekend during a Medieval Day at Ely Museum. “Thank you so much to The Medieval Siege Society for bringing the 15th century alive at Ely Museum this weekend. We'd welcome you back anytime"
"23.01.2017 15:05:16" elystandard.co.uk Jump on board Cathedrals Express steam train on nostalgic journey from Ely to Bath and Bristol Jump on board The Cathedrals Express steam train as it embarks on a nostalgic journey from Ely to Bath and Bristol. Take a nostalgic journey on the Royal Scot
"23.01.2017 15:03:38" elystandard.co.uk Police warn homeowners to keep doors locked after burglaries in Ely Police are warning homeowners to keep their doors locked at all times following a number of burglaries in Ely. “It is simple to prevent becoming a victim of this crime type - keep doors locked at all times, even when you are at home"
"23.01.2017 12:12:06" elystandard.co.uk Mayor of Ely officially opens exhibition of Marc Chagall artwork at Babylon Gallery The Mayor of Ely Councillor Ian Lindsay officially opened a new exhibition of artwork at the Babylon Gallery on Friday. “This exhibition provides the opportunity to appreciate the emotion"
"23.01.2017 12:10:26" elystandard.co.uk Thanks, but no thanks, to being on your list of buildings of interest register- that's what historic church owner told East Cambs Council One owner said 'thank you but no thank you' to an offer by East Cambs Council to have their historic property placed on a register of buildings of local interest. "They told the council they feared security issues if their home was listed whilst another felt theirs wasn't worthy of being included"
"23.01.2017 12:05:21" elystandard.co.uk Witchford Village College student Steven 'thrilled' to receive letter from Duchess of Cambridge A student at Witchford Village College says he was “thrilled” after receiving a letter from HRH The Duchess of Cambridge's Private Secretary thanking him for the school's charity colouring books. “Our students should feel proud to be a part of such a worthwhile fundraising project"
"23.01.2017 00:38:31" wisbechstandard.co.uk 140 people join public search for missing RAF medic Corrie McKeague Dogs, search and rescue teams and members of the public combed a vast area of woodland, forest and farmland around Barton Mills yesterday as the hunt for Corrie McKeague continues. Massive hunt for Corrie
"22.01.2017 23:20:00" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Sometimes we get it wrong - but at least the driver escaped unhurt
"22.01.2017 23:17:35" Wisbech Standard Newspaper 13 year old attacked, injured and robbed in Wisbech
"22.01.2017 10:37:33" elystandard.co.uk Hair salon at Sutton forced to close temporarily after car crashes through window A hair salon at Sutton has been forced to close temporarily after a car crashed through the front window. Hair salon closed after car crashes into it
"22.01.2017 10:32:38" Cambs Times Newspaper MP presents facts and figures on how Fenland has been left behind in agri tec investment
"21.01.2017 16:56:33" Cambs Times Newspaper Palmer wins Tory nomination for mayor election
"20.01.2017 16:05:04" elystandard.co.uk City of Ely College class of '78 will reunite for charity abseil The class of '78 from the City of Ely College will abseil down their old school building - the soon to be demolished Needham's Tower – to raise money for charity. “We wanted to do something different, and keep it local to see the real benefits in the community"
"20.01.2017 15:41:00" elystandard.co.uk Soham Village College says 'pick up a book' by launching 'Epic Adventures in Literature' book club for pupils Keen readers from Soham Village College have launched a book club to try and help its pupils engage with literature. “There will be lots of events during the year to encourage everyone, young and old, to pick up a book and enjoy reading.”
"20.01.2017 15:07:35" elystandard.co.uk Ely Post Office re-opens after five days of closure Ely Post Office has re-opened today (20) after five days of closure. The Post Office is still without a postmaster – a role that has now been vacant for over eight months.
"20.01.2017 12:23:10" elystandard.co.uk WIN: Pair of tickets to 'Sparkling Valentine's Concert by Candlelight' at Ely Cathedral Ely Cathedral is hosting a 'Sparkling Valentine's Concert by Candlelight' – and we have a pair of tickets to give away! Win a pair of tickets to Ely Cathedral's Valentine's concert
"20.01.2017 11:34:11" elystandard.co.uk Three men steal handbag and purse from bungalow in Mill Field, Sutton after forcing entry Three men claiming to be from the gas board forced their way into a bungalow in Mill Field, Sutton last night and made off with the victim's handbag and purse. The men claimed that they were from the gas board
"20.01.2017 11:11:02" elystandard.co.uk Saved their bacon! GoFundMe campaign raises more than £1,500 to save Soham family of pigs from slaughter A GoFundMe campaign has helped rescue a family of pigs in Soham who were threatened with slaughter after they farm they lived on was sold. “These are beautiful, sensitive, intelligent animals and deserve the chance to live a full and enjoyable life just the same as our traditional pets."
"20.01.2017 11:05:34" Cambs Times Newspaper “I've improved massively and developed hugely as an athlete. I'm looking in tip-top shape and I feel the best I have ever felt."
"20.01.2017 10:29:31" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “This time on #HarecroftRd #Wisbech - at least the road hasn't turned to rubble yet"
"20.01.2017 10:07:15" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “No one was inside but adjoining properties on Norfolk Street, West Street and Orange Grove were evacuated"
"19.01.2017 15:49:18" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The company, which has admitted failing in their duty to ensure the health and safety of Mr Balogun will be sentenced in March"
"19.01.2017 15:11:44" elystandard.co.uk We still don't know the full truth of what happened to murdered Cambridge student Guilio Regeni, says MEP Alex Mayer Member of the European Parliament for the East of England Alex Mayer has challenged the EU Foreign affairs chief to provide answers surrounding the murder of Cambridge University student, Guilio Regeni. “His family and friends deserve to know what happened"
"19.01.2017 14:15:41" elystandard.co.uk Ely Museum to 'unlock potential' of Old Gaol thanks to £159,000 Heritage Lottery Fund boost A project to transform Ely Museum has received a huge boost thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund. “It will allow us to transform the museum into a heritage hub for locals and tourists and introduce them to the fascinating history of the area"
"19.01.2017 10:06:40" wisbechstandard.co.uk Littleport paedophile jailed after he flew to America to have sex with two young brothers A paedophile who travelled to America from Cambridgeshire to have sex with two young brothers has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars by a Los Angeles Court. Littleport paedophile is jailed for 13 years after he flew to America. He wanted to have sex with two young brothers in an arrangement with their dad but when it fell through he got caught in a police sting.
"19.01.2017 10:00:27" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Don't miss the Cambridge Operatic Society's brilliant performance of Annie - it's at the Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday!
"18.01.2017 17:22:55" Cambs Times Newspaper Tourism video has its premier at Light cinema, Wisbech: take a look and tell us what you think via the opinion poll on our website
"18.01.2017 17:22:45" Cambs Times Newspaper Tourism video has its premier at Light cinema, Wisbech: take a look and tell us what you think via the opinion poll on our website
"18.01.2017 16:58:24" cambstimes.co.uk Cambs police give details of probe into historic sex allegations involving young people in football Allegations of child sex abuse within football clubs in Cambridgeshire now involve 30 alleged victims according to the chief constable. Alec Wood confirmed the escalating nature of the inquiry and said a specialist team of officers from within Cambridgeshire had been set up to carry out inquiries.
"18.01.2017 16:56:39" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk “We had hoped that Ely Post Office would re-open today, but that did not happen.
"18.01.2017 12:51:32" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs schools get a share of £6 million Government funding following campaign by MPs and head teachers Schools across East Cambs will share £6 million of new Government funding following a hard fought campaign by head teachers and MP Lucy Frazer. “Its historic lack of funding for education does not help young people achieve and get the step up they deserve"
"18.01.2017 12:37:36" Cambs Times Newspaper “It is using taxpayer money to encourage businesses to leave Fenland and move to a more prosperous part of the county"
"18.01.2017 10:19:53" elystandard.co.uk Ely City can beat anyone in the division, says boss Brady Stone after his men hold leaders Mildenhall Town They may be sat in 17th in the league standings, but Brady Stone thinks his Ely City side have enough quality to beat anyone in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division. “We just need to keep picking up the wins and the points and we'll soon close in on the top 10, which I think is achievable.”
"18.01.2017 09:32:28" elystandard.co.uk Colby's Simply Thai crowdfunder offers food rewards for cash pledges Thai street food could be coming to Ely thanks to a crowdfunding page which has already raised £685 of its £2,000 target. Simply Thai UK says "there is nothing more satisfying than to see people eating food I have cooked"
"18.01.2017 00:10:05" cambstimes.co.uk Government FINALLY tells schools in East Cambs and Fenland 'you're under funded' and pledges £6 million extra to spend over next three years Schools across Fenland and East Cambridgeshire will share £6 million of new Government funding – separate to any other income streams- to spend between now and 2020. Education Minister's huge cash boost to Fenland and E Cambs schools - delighted MP Steve Barclay describes it as his best day since entering Parliament. Brilliant result
"17.01.2017 17:01:27" elystandard.co.uk Woman taken to hospital after aga fire at house in Black Bank Road, Little Downham A woman was taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a blocked flume led to a house fire in Little Downham. The smoke was caused by a blocked fume, sending the smoke back down into the aga
"17.01.2017 16:24:15" elystandard.co.uk Sell fruit, veg or flowers to help Isleham Horse and Pony Rescue Centre A horse rescue centre is looking for people to sell fresh fruit and vegetables and flowers on a roadside stall to help raise money for their cause. Become a pop up shop for Isleham Horse and Pony Rescue Centre
"17.01.2017 15:29:13" elystandard.co.uk Council rejects extending empty homes discount to landlords despite plea by councillor who described it as a 'misguided approach' Councillors rejected a call to extend discounts to landlords with empty houses but have promised to consider it again later in the year. Landlords, said Councillor Hunt, should not be penalised for undertaking work to upgrade homes and improve the condition of the rental housing stock.
"17.01.2017 15:27:00" elystandard.co.uk Ely Post Office remains closed, despite bosses 'working hard to restore service' The Post Office in Ely is still closed – despite a notice in the window of the store saying it would reopen today (17). “We are working hard to restore Post Office service to the current location as quickly as possible.”
"17.01.2017 15:15:04" elystandard.co.uk The mystery Soham shoe tree - just why are they all up there? A tree covered in trainers in Soham has caused a burning question in the town - why exactly are they all up there? The mystery of the Soham shoe tree....
"17.01.2017 14:54:07" elystandard.co.uk Ringing the changes! Villager-owned phone box in Prickwillow gets a new lease of life People in Prickwillow defied the chilly temperatures of January and teamed up to renovate one of the village's most loved landmarks - its phone box. Its latest makeover is one of its more modest looks; it has previously been transformed into a giant bauble, Father Christmas' sleigh, a Christmas present and a community art gallery
"17.01.2017 14:08:00" elystandard.co.uk Bishop Laney Sixth Form teams with Norwich City FC to launch girls college football programme Bishop Laney Sixth Form in Ely is teaming up with Norwich City FC Regional Development to launch a girls college football programme. "It is important that we encourage local girls to reach their full potential"
"17.01.2017 12:23:59" elystandard.co.uk Soham's Affinity Cheer and Dance sweep dozens of awards at national competition - including 16 first places! Soham based Affinity Cheer and Dance shook their pom poms at the competition to win 16 first places at a national competition. “The athletes and coaches have been training incredibly hard to achieve these awards and that effort has paid off"
"17.01.2017 11:35:13" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs leader James Palmer ahead in race for Tory nomination to become party's choice as candidate for £70,000 a year Cambs mayor East Cambs Council leader James Palmer topped the poll as Conservative officials narrowed contenders for the party's nomination to be their candidate for mayor down to three. “I have found James' arguments on Twitter to be persuasive in the past, but not quite persuasive enough"
"17.01.2017 11:15:01" elystandard.co.uk Green fingered school children see the benefit of the great outdoors Green-fingered children at King's Ely Acremont and Nursery grabbed their wheelbarrows and spades for an action-packed morning of gardening. Armed with their wellie boots, children took part activities around the garden, including helping out in the fruit and vegetable plot
"17.01.2017 11:11:03" elystandard.co.uk Three schemes on display to make life that little bit easier for cyclists and pedestrians getting around Ely Plans are on display at Ely library showing three schemes that the county council hope will improve both cycling and walking routes around the city. The council has set aside money for the three schemes and, following a public consultation, hope to complete the three jobs in the spring
"17.01.2017 10:12:33" elystandard.co.uk Soham Young Farmers Club to hold charity ceilidh dance The Soham branch of the Young Farmers Club will hold their annual charity ceilidh dance on Friday January 27. This year's dance event will raise money for welfare charity Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution
"17.01.2017 09:36:12" elystandard.co.uk Get involved in a souper fund raiser in Ely A community crowd funding initiative is looking for a venue to hold their next souper charity night. Souper idea in the city! Ely SOUP looking for a venue to hold their next community event
"16.01.2017 16:35:34" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk “We battered a team that's third in the league and there's nobody in the division that we fear."
"16.01.2017 15:47:52" elystandard.co.uk Recently freed after robbing a man of 73 in Littleport, Jordan Earwaker back behind bars for stealing charity boxes A former Littleport man who was jailed for 16 months as recently as July 2015 for robbing a 73 year-old man, is back behind bars after admitting a spate of charity box thefts across Cambridge. "He was charged with five counts of theft from a shop, one count of receiving stolen goods and one count of theft"
"16.01.2017 15:41:26" elystandard.co.uk They're back! Ring side action with the ultimate wrestling fun in Littleport Bell to bell action with wrestling super stars is coming to Littleport again thanks to wrestlers teaming up with Little Miracles charity. Seconds out - Round Two! the ultimate wrestlers are back in Littleport to raise money for Little Miracles
"16.01.2017 14:07:35" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Hundreds of people lined the streets of Whittlesey to enjoy the annual tradition that is the Straw Bear Festival
"16.01.2017 14:03:17" Wisbech Standard Newspaper http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/march_dog_training_club_celebrates_christmas_in_style_with_annual_pet_party_1_4850758
"16.01.2017 12:03:29" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The driver of the Honda approached the lorry, verbally abused and attempted to punch the driver before slamming the lorry's wing mirror into the driver's side window, smashing the window"
"16.01.2017 11:59:29" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "After making demands for money, the woman was attacked with a knife, causing serious lacerations to both her arms, leaving her bleeding heavily on her bed"
"16.01.2017 11:31:42" elystandard.co.uk Ely couple's Reflections on the Landscpae artwork to go on display in city An Ely couple will put their artwork on display next month as part of their Reflections on the Landscape exhibition. Work by husband and wife artists Tom and Valerie Sims will go on show at The Old Fire Engine House next month
"16.01.2017 11:24:01" elystandard.co.uk Elbow to perform at Thetford Forest this summer Alternative rockers Elbow are the latest act to announce a performance in Thetford Forest this summer. Elbow are the latest band to be announced for the Forestry Commission Forest Live concert series
"16.01.2017 11:01:54" elystandard.co.uk Building of business HQ at Lancaster Way Business Park could create 30 jobs in 'up-and-coming' Ely Thirty jobs could be created in Ely over the next two years thanks to a door manufacturing company which is building its business headquarters in Lancaster Way Business Park. “Ely is an up-and-coming city and Lancaster Way has built up an impressive infrastructure"
"16.01.2017 10:28:07" elystandard.co.uk Cottenham woman's lucky postcode leads to £30,000 win A Cottenham woman is celebrating having won £30,000 thanks to her lucky postcode. “Winning such a large amount of money is the sort of thing you never think will actually happen to you"
"16.01.2017 10:05:39" Cambs Times Newspaper "The victim opened his caravan door at 9.30pm to see two men in balaclavas who assaulted him and made threats before searching his caravan"
"16.01.2017 08:48:06" wisbechstandard.co.uk Nobody knows the true scale of the pelvic mesh scandal - but new figures show it could be as high as almost 40 per cent The true scale of the risk of surgical mesh to treat women's incontinence and prolapse remains a mystery amid findings from America that say up to almost 40 per cent of women suffer injuries from the hooked instruments used to implant it. The medical instruments used in gynaecology operations across Cambridgeshire cause injuries in up to 40% of patients shocking new figures reveal
"16.01.2017 00:13:03" Cambs Times Newspaper MP Steve Barclay opens up to how Fenland has largely ignored by Local Enteprise Board - the question is who has been there to support Fenland since the LEP was set up five years ago?
"14.01.2017 16:27:00" Wisbech Standard Newspaper It's virtually impossible not to find yourself swept up in modern day musical La La Land - now showing at Light Cinema Wisbech
"13.01.2017 17:00:07" Cambs Times Newspaper “It was clear from the amount of drugs found in the room, which was only used by Gazo, that he was dealing drugs"
"13.01.2017 16:58:06" elystandard.co.uk Improvement all round at Soham Village College as Ofsted inspectors praise teaching and staff Staff at Soham Village College are celebrating after its latest Ofsted inspection saw them leap from 'requiring improvement' to 'good' in just over a year. “I'm delighted that the hard work and commitment that all our staff and pupils demonstrate every day has been formally recognised."
"13.01.2017 15:52:11" elystandard.co.uk Sutton playgroup Scamps to close due to lack of volunteers A Sutton playgroup is to close due to a lack of volunteers. "We do hope the village understands that without support or commitment from further volunteers, we can not continue to open due to changes in own personal circumstances.”
"13.01.2017 15:49:44" elystandard.co.uk East Cambridgeshire community transport services to receive £15,000 boost from District Council Two local community transport providers are set to receive a big boost in the form of a share of £15,000 of District Council money. East Cambridgeshire community transport services to receive £15,000 boost from District Council
"13.01.2017 15:26:56" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Little Mix will perform at Newmarket Racecourse in the summer
"13.01.2017 13:41:35" Cambs Times Newspaper You mean he jumped THAT? Wow
"13.01.2017 11:30:41" elystandard.co.uk Happy birthday! Mary celebrates her 100th birthday with four generations of her family in Ely A woman born and raised in East Cambridgeshire has celebrated her 100th birthday. Mary spent all 39 years of her married life living in Witchford, where she had eight children and 17 grandchildren
"13.01.2017 10:47:17" wisbechstandard.co.uk Look after your dog's paws as snow and sleet hit Cambridgeshire - de-icer, salt and grit can be fatal to pets Winter proof your dog's feet. De-icer, road grit and salt can be fatal if licked off paws after a walk
"13.01.2017 10:09:26" Cambs Times Newspaper “If I play to my full potential I can definitely challenge in all competitions.”
"13.01.2017 10:04:28" Cambs Times Newspaper "Make sure you're up to date with any weather alerts in your area and take extra care on the roads"
"13.01.2017 10:03:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Allow extra journey time as severe weather warnings hit, say Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Set your alarm to get up earlier for work to give you time to clear your car windscreen and allow extra travel time, motorists are being urged. Allow extra time for journeys as snow, sleet and rain hits the county, urge Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue teams
"13.01.2017 09:59:27" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Weather is set to improve as the day goes on - but remember to wrap up warm as it is going to stay 'bitterly cold' ...
"13.01.2017 09:53:06" elystandard.co.uk Fen road closed following collision involving a lorry, tractor and a car Three vehicles – believed to be a lorry, a tractor and a car- have been involved in a collision on a Fen road today. Three vehicles collision -road closed.
"12.01.2017 17:53:37" Cambs Times Newspaper Agreement reached - and Fenland Council to get £140,000- after social housing deal at Manea collapses
"12.01.2017 14:11:02" Cambs Times Newspaper Officer and Gentleman moment at Cambs Fire
"12.01.2017 13:14:31" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Victim has shown great courage taking the brave step of speaking out."
"12.01.2017 11:41:33" wisbechstandard.co.uk Man who raped 'vulnerable woman' in 'nasty attack' at a Wisbech park - and then stole her handbag- jailed for 10 years A man who raped a “vulnerable” woman in a “nasty attack” in Tillery Park, Wisbech has been jailed for 10 years. "Zukauskas proceeded to hold her down and rape her. He then left the park with her handbag"
"12.01.2017 11:39:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk One injured and taken to hospital following collision between two lorries near Newmarket A man injured when two lorries collided near Newmarket today has been taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition. “He was in a serious but stable condition upon arrival at hospital"
"12.01.2017 10:41:07" elystandard.co.uk Robbers assault woman during armed raid at Coral bookmakers in Newmarket Two robbers brandishing a crowbar pushed a woman to the floor during a raid at a bookmakers last night. One of the employees was pushed to the floor before the keys were handed over and the men then emptied coins from the slot machines
"12.01.2017 09:29:52" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Matthew Sharpe was charged with the murder of Andrew Hasler and the attempted murder of a 27-year-old woman
"11.01.2017 17:00:54" elystandard.co.uk Newmarket is frontrunner for all-weather course to replace Kempton Park Newmarket is expected to be one of the major beneficiaries of an ambitious 10-year plan unveiled by the Jockey Club to invest at least half a billion pounds into British racing. “We are still working through the detail of the project at the moment, but the investment in Newmarket will be significant"
"11.01.2017 16:28:10" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Zukauskas suggested they go and sit in Tillery Park as it was dark and they wouldn't be seen on CCTV drinking"
"11.01.2017 15:36:12" wisbechstandard.co.uk Parents of children across Cambridgeshire with special educational needs are invited to a free conference in St Ives Parents of children with special educational needs are invited to a free conference with workshops and information stalls. Parents of children with special educational needs invited to a free conference
"11.01.2017 15:05:18" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "In order to overcome these challenges, there needs to be a change in how people perceive care work"
"11.01.2017 14:43:33" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “It's a tragedy for the family, I feel so sorry for them. You never expect that to happen. We have lost two brilliant people"
"11.01.2017 12:01:01" Cambs Times Newspaper "This is a really exciting opportunity for me to contribute my quota to the battle against this disease"
"11.01.2017 11:53:53" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Panel members could be paid up to £150 a day and be reimbursed for travel
"11.01.2017 11:52:23" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Freezing conditions are expected from 3pm today and may last until Sunday evening
"11.01.2017 11:28:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridge consultant takes up top role delivering HIV services in Nigeria A Cambridge consultant has taken up a top HIV post in Nigeria. Cambridge consultant takes up top role in Nigeria
"11.01.2017 11:23:20" wisbechstandard.co.uk Crisis cafes and community clinics among plans to improve mental health services in Cambridgeshire A health charity has welcomed plans to offer mental health first aid training in schools, better workplace support and community based crisis cafes and clinics. Mental health charity welcomes plans to improve services
"11.01.2017 11:13:53" cambstimes.co.uk 'Murder' victim Andrew died from stab wounds, post mortem finds A post mortem examination of a man who was killed in St Ives has found he died from stab wounds. The post-mortem concluded 28-year-old Andrew Hasler died from stab wounds to his chest
"11.01.2017 11:12:03" elystandard.co.uk Paranormal Fridays to launch at Oliver Cromwell's House in Ely Experience a freaky Friday paranormal virtual reality in Ely. Head to Oliver Cromwell's House for a paranormal virtual reality experience
"11.01.2017 10:17:52" elystandard.co.uk Victims of A1307 collision named by police Two people who died in a collision on the A1307 on Monday afternoon (January 9) have been named by police. Reginald and Maria Towers were killed when their silver Hyundai Matrix was in collision with a white Vauxhall Vivaro
"11.01.2017 09:57:30" Cambs Times Newspaper Rosefield made her concerto debut at the age of sixteen when she won first prize in the European Music for Youth Competition in Oslo, Norway
"10.01.2017 17:40:03" wisbechstandard.co.uk Lithuanian gangmaster couple, who employed workers at farms across Cambridgeshire, must pay back thousands or face extra time in jail A gangmaster couple, who were jailed in 2015 in a landmark conviction, have been ordered to repay more than £400,000 in criminal proceedings - or face extra time in jail. Gangmaster couple told - pay back your ill gotten gains or face extra time in jail
"10.01.2017 17:32:38" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The offenders used force to enter the McColl's store on Hillgate, Gedney Hill, before stealing money and goods
"10.01.2017 16:53:27" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "I was absolutely amazed by the vitriolic abuse they started to receive"
"10.01.2017 16:50:09" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "If applications are late there is a risk that their child will not be offered a place at one of their preferred schools"
"10.01.2017 16:43:47" elystandard.co.uk Julie Feilden of Burwell who embezzled £16,000 from her former employer, lettings agency Savills, admits 13 charges of theft - A 51-year-old woman has admitted embezzling around £16,000 from her former employer over a period of five-and-a-half years. Despite being made redundant Feilden asked if she could take the books home to get them up-to-date
"10.01.2017 16:41:25" cambstimes.co.uk Cambridgeshire murder probe: police name victim as 28-year-old Andrew Hasler of St Ives Cambridgeshire police investigating a murder in St Ives on Sunday have named the victim. “Kind hearted and living his life to the full, he came into the world early and has left us far too soon"
"10.01.2017 16:38:08" elystandard.co.uk Bid to turn disused milking parlour and storage sheds to housing at Witchford rejected by East Cambs planners Three days after being told by a planning officer his application would fail, Roger Gate withdrew a bid to convert a former milking parlour at Grunty Fen Road, Witchford, to housing. "The works required in order to convert the building to a residential dwelling would be extensive"
"10.01.2017 15:20:52" elystandard.co.uk Ely author Chip leads study into benefits of telling stories in classrooms An Ely author is leading a study into the benefits of telling stories in classrooms. "Storytelling would have died out long ago if it hadn't been an important part of education"
"10.01.2017 14:48:19" wisbechstandard.co.uk Husband detained indefinitely after trying to kill his wife by hitting her over the head with a lump hammer A man who tried to kill his wife with a lump hammer while she slept has been detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act. Man who hit his wife over the head with a lump hammer as she slept is detained indefinitely under the Mental Health Act
"10.01.2017 11:34:50" elystandard.co.uk Sing your heart out at a fund raising bandaoke night coming to Ely A 13 year old Ely College student has organised a bandaoke night to help fund a trip to Kenya with fellow pupils. Bandaoke night is coming to Ely thanks to student Sam
"10.01.2017 11:28:33" elystandard.co.uk Littleport Players nominated for three NODA awards The Littleport Players have been nominated for three nationally-recognised awards. The group is in the running for three National Operatic & Dramatic Association awards
"10.01.2017 10:15:23" elystandard.co.uk Two die in collision on A1307 between Horseheath and Haverhill Two people died in a collision on the A1307 yesterday afternoon (January 9). A man and a woman travelling in the Hyundai died of their injuries at the scene
"10.01.2017 09:31:51" Cambs Times Newspaper "This was a horrific assault which could easily have killed Dr Bond"
"10.01.2017 09:23:28" elystandard.co.uk Expect candlelight, sacred music and tranquillity when Candlemas returns to Ely Cathedral Expect candlelight, sacred music and tranquillity when Candlemas returns to Ely Cathedral on February 2. Candlemas comes to Ely Cathedral next month
"09.01.2017 18:05:45" wisbechstandard.co.uk Corrie McKeague's girlfriend says missing RAF Honington airman is to become a father Serviceman Corrie McKeague, who has been missing since September last year, is to become a father. Corrie's girlfriend reveals missing RAF man who become a dad
"09.01.2017 17:35:03" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “People definitely need to be more vigilant as we also found a lot of needles down there"
"09.01.2017 16:07:17" elystandard.co.uk Council apologises after nearly 190,000 planning files temporarily withdrawn from inspection after threat to Data Protection Act Nearly 190,000 planning files held by East Cambs Council were exposed to possible breaches of the Data Protection Act following 'teething' issues experienced during the introduction of an updated electronic register. Threat to Data Protection Act means temporary withdrawal of 187,000 planning files at East Cambs Council
"09.01.2017 15:53:40" elystandard.co.uk Tributes to crash victim and tetraplegic Chris Clements, a 'vibrant, cheeky, mischievous and larger than life character' Tetraplegic Chris Clements – who sustained a serious spinal injury 10 years ago- has died after his wheelchair was involved in a collision with a silver Peugeot Partner at Brinkley near Newmarket. “His desire to make a difference was an inspiration to all who knew him"
"09.01.2017 14:32:17" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “Most places are at risk. By Thursday and/or Friday, I think most places will stand risk of seeing something a bit wintry – sleet or snow"
"09.01.2017 13:11:46" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The two men are described as white, roughly six foot, aged 21 to 40, with short black hair
"09.01.2017 13:00:55" wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire man Paul Bond who hit lecturer wife Marian with two and a half pound lump hammer - found guilty of attempted murder A man who attacked his wife with a lump hammer while she slept has been found guilty of attempted murder. Man guilty of attempted murder of lecturer wife - he hit her with a lump hammer
"09.01.2017 12:53:55" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Armed robbers attacked shops in Wisbech and Outwell
"09.01.2017 12:16:14" elystandard.co.uk Two people taken to hospital after car transporter crashes into central reservation on A11 at Thetford Two people have been taken to hospital after a car transporter crashed into the central reservation on the A11 at Thetford, with a number of cars coming off the lorry. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and local diversions have been put in place
"09.01.2017 12:04:20" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Repairs will last until Sunday (15) with stretches of work closing the road between 8pm and 6am
"09.01.2017 12:02:16" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Around 30 minutes later, in Wisbech, it is believed that five armed men entered a shop in Norwich Road. It is not yet known whether the two incidents are connected
"09.01.2017 11:15:08" elystandard.co.uk Neighbours question if East Cambs Council is entitled to build 13 homes on land at Soham that is 'technically public open space' Neighbours have questioned whether East Cambs Council has the legal right to build 13 homes on land that council officers agree is “technically public open space”. Can council build on land at Soham that is 'technically public open space'? That IS the question
"09.01.2017 10:46:45" elystandard.co.uk FA VASE: Ely City write their names in the history books with last-32 success over Shepshed Dynamo BUILDBASE FA VASE FOURTH ROUNDEly City 3-0 Shepshed DynamoThe Unwin Ground, ElyAttendance: 386 A wonderful achievement for all involved at Ely City Football Club!
"09.01.2017 10:33:44" elystandard.co.uk 'Innovative' businessman donates 94-piece toolkit to Witchford Village College after educational visit An innovative businessman donated a 94-piece toolkit to Witchford Village College on Thursday. “This was a very hands-on experience and gave students an insight into different technology that will be available to them in the future"
"09.01.2017 10:31:49" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Local councils given £736,000 in battle to prevent homelessness in Cambridgeshire
"09.01.2017 10:30:36" Wisbech Standard Newspaper The painting was donated by 102-year-old Emma Simmonds
"09.01.2017 09:58:42" elystandard.co.uk Thieves steal tin of money from restaurant in High Street, Sutton Thieves stole a tin of money during a burglary at a restaurant in High Street, Sutton in December. The incident happened on Friday December 23 between midnight and 1am
"06.01.2017 15:13:28" elystandard.co.uk Sitting in on The Full Monty 'undress' rehearsal - it's at Cambridge Arts Theatre this month! It's a dirty job but someone's got to do it… Sarah Cliss gets hot and bothered as she sits in on rehearsals for the new tour of The Full Monty... The Full Monty UK is coming to Cambridge Arts Theatre this month!
"06.01.2017 15:10:51" cambstimes.co.uk More than 1,000 'affordable' rent-to-buy homes could be built in Cambridgeshire by 2020 More than 1,000 'affordable' rent-to-buy homes could be built in Cambridgeshire by 2020. “Our goal is to deliver over 5,000 rent-to-buy homes by 2020 and it is our intention that over a 1,000 of these will be in the region"
"06.01.2017 14:29:33" elystandard.co.uk Council rejects two homes in Soham on a site described by planning officer as 'cramped' Businessman Steve Johnson failed in a bid to persuade East Cambs planners to allow two homes in the centre of Soham. He described the site as “cramped” and the conservation officer was “not convinced that the site is suitable for development”
"06.01.2017 14:12:37" elystandard.co.uk Politically scathing and insightful comedian Ahir Shah brings Machines tour to Cambridge Junction Politically scathing, insightful and charismatic comedian Ahir Shah is bringing his Machines tour to the Cambridge Junction this month. Comedian Ahir Shah is coming to the Cambridge Junction
"06.01.2017 12:03:38" elystandard.co.uk Police advise drivers to be mindful of potential hidden ice and frost on roads Police have warned drivers to be mindful of weather conditions by sharing an image showing where ice and frost can remain hidden on roads. “When you see long shadows cast across the road, please consider the possibility of ice and slow down a little to accommodate"
"06.01.2017 11:51:39" elystandard.co.uk Can you tell a fascinating tale in under 501 words? Then enter Ely 501's creative writing challenge An Ely-based creative writing challenge has set out on its third year of trying to find the district's finest young story tellers. “The best stories start from your own experience and from the heart; something you really want to write about, something weird you saw, something that made you laugh, something that excited you."
"06.01.2017 10:35:05" Cambs Times Newspaper “They were both so kind, gentle and funny. When I found out, my heart just broke"
"06.01.2017 09:26:08" elystandard.co.uk See Annie musical at Cambridge Arts Theatre in January One of the biggest musicals of all-time is heading to Cambridge this New Year, and tickets are now on sale. Cambridge Operatic Society is bringing Annie to life at the Cambridge Arts Theatre
"06.01.2017 09:19:27" elystandard.co.uk Ireland's most successful showband The Indians return to The Brook in Soham Ireland's most successful showband, The Indians, return to The Brook in Soham next month. The Indians Showband are coming to The Brook, Soham
"05.01.2017 16:59:36" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "Stephen produces the gun from behind his back. He takes aim. Allison gets off the sofa and tries to run. She's fatally injured in the head and collapses on the lounge floor”
"05.01.2017 16:29:57" elystandard.co.uk What do we need? An IT manager. When we do need one? ASAP. East Cambs Council outlines 'real risks' of critical vacancy in their team East Cambs Council has admitted there are “real risks” to the authority following the departure on December 31 of its IT manager. IT manager needed urgently by council - and here's why
"05.01.2017 16:24:47" Cambs Times Newspaper Colin Budden denies drink driving, driving dangerously, failing to stop for police, failing to stop after an accident and attempting to pervert the course of justice.
"05.01.2017 15:23:23" elystandard.co.uk Ely will have a nightclub again after entertainment group signs a lease agreement Ely is set to have a nightclub again after an entertainment company signed a new lease for 11 Forehill in the city. “The property will be restored to its former glory as a nightclub"
"05.01.2017 15:15:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk East Cambridgeshire District Council fights to keep Littleport in Cambridgeshire when it comes to parliamentary elections Keeping Littleport in Cambridgeshire when it comes to choosing an MP is the aim of a proposal put forward by East Cambridgeshire District Council. "The nation-wide shake-up is designed to equal out the numbers of people in each constituency"
"05.01.2017 15:13:56" elystandard.co.uk Man dies following collision on B1052 near Brinkley A man has died after a collision near Brinkley yesterday afternoon (January 4). The man was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital, but died this morning (January 5) as a result of his injuries.
"05.01.2017 14:34:01" elystandard.co.uk Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him about an assault in Market Street, Ely which left another man seriously injured Do you recognise this man? Police would like to speak to him in connection with an assault in Ely which left a man seriously injured. “The victim received serious, but not life threatening injuries as a result of the attack"
"05.01.2017 12:49:19" elystandard.co.uk East of England Ambulance Service called to more than 20 collisions this morning The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) have been called to more than 20 collisions on roads across the district this morning. “Keep your distance from other cars and take it slow on icy roads. #Drive2Arrive”
"05.01.2017 11:46:19" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk “We've said that we've over-achieved in the Vase and whether we win, lose or draw, we've done brilliantly."
"05.01.2017 11:07:17" elystandard.co.uk Entrepreneurial Cambridgeshire County Council sets out its stall for building homes and for a renewable energy strategy Cuts in government funding have prompted Cambridgeshire County Council to adopt an entrepreneurial spirit with the setting up of a company to deliver 2,000 homes over the next 10 years. “The council is looking to alternative means of supporting the delivery of front line services"
"05.01.2017 11:05:55" elystandard.co.uk MP hits out at Abellio Greater Anglia ticket inspectors who are given targets of issuing three fines a day One of the region's MPs has hit out at train operating companies which set targets for handing out penalties amid reports Abellio Greater Anglia orders staff to issue three fines a day. "We do set company targets for reducing the percentage of fare dodgers and we do manage and monitor the performance of ticket inspectors"
"05.01.2017 11:04:34" elystandard.co.uk Solo singer Kevin Barry to perform at The Brook in Soham Solo singer and musician Kevin Barry is set to perform at The Brook in Soham on Sunday January 15. The concert takes place at The Brook, Soham on January 15
"05.01.2017 10:14:14" Cambs Times Newspaper "They have been going for 18 years and have distributed 315,000 items of kit in over 51 countries"
"05.01.2017 09:20:09" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Why Him? starring James Franco and Bryan Cranston is crass but it's comic timing is brilliant - see it at Light Cinema Wisbech
"04.01.2017 15:32:00" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Light Cinema Wisbech to host ladies-only event to mark launch of La La Land
"04.01.2017 14:33:13" Cambs Times Newspaper "The deer had been frightened by a dog in the field and in trying to escape had got itself trapped in the railings"
"04.01.2017 14:30:51" Cambs Times Newspaper “Funding is always one of our (YPM - Young People March Youth Centre) main battles. Because we have always been here with our doors open, people think we are alright"
"04.01.2017 10:02:44" wisbechstandard.co.uk Make new friends and enjoy a cuppa and cake at a monthly friendship group in Littleport A friendship club that encourages people to get together over a cup of coffee and a slice of cake will hold its first meeting of 2017 this weekend. Join a monthly friendship group in Littleport for cake and a cuppa
"04.01.2017 10:02:01" elystandard.co.uk Three car collision on A14 at Stow cum Quy - drivers advised to avoid area A three-car collision on the A14 at Stow cum Quy is causing traffic delays this morning. Police have advised drivers to avoid the area if possible as traffic is already building up
"04.01.2017 10:01:02" elystandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire County Council to launch own property company - and it could build 2,000 homes over next 10 years A housing company targeted with building 2,000 homes over the next 10 years on land it already owns is to be set up by Cambridgeshire County Council. Cambridgeshire County Council is looking to launch its own property company - first task build 2,000 homes on land it already owns
"04.01.2017 09:59:51" wisbechstandard.co.uk Make new friends and enjoy a cuppa and cake at a monthly friendship group in Littleport A friendship club that encourages people to get together over a cup of coffee and a slice of cake will hold its first meeting of 2017 this weekend. “We are continuing to enjoy the company of those who came along to the first event, whilst welcome new faces every time"
"04.01.2017 09:59:08" elystandard.co.uk Witchford Village College students urge smokers to quit through 'Kick Ash' campaign video Students from Witchford Village College have tried their hand at film making in an attempt to urge smokers to stub out their cigarettes this January. "We hope this video encourages other people to become smoke free too"
"04.01.2017 09:52:37" elystandard.co.uk X Factor rapper Honey G records smoke alarm safety video for Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service Rapper Honey G, who shot to fame on the most recent series of The X Factor, recorded a safety message for Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service. The X Factor's Honey G teams up with Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service
"03.01.2017 15:53:18" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “It is believed the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided with a tree"
"03.01.2017 15:53:07" Wisbech Standard Newspaper A passing couple walking their dogs alerted Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service to the trapped sheep
"03.01.2017 13:09:21" wisbechstandard.co.uk Could Cambridgeshire County Council end its ban on wind turbines being built on its 33,000 acre county farms estate? A blanket ban on wind farms on farm land owned by Cambridgeshire County Council may be reviewed following the unveiling of an energy strategy. County council to end wind turbine ban?
"03.01.2017 12:55:42" Cambs Times Newspaper Revolutionary way to help young adolescents in Cambridgeshire
"03.01.2017 10:50:28" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “The events are generally dangerous, taking place in isolated locations, often within dilapidated buildings"
"03.01.2017 10:27:11" Cambs Times Newspaper The driver was injured and taken to hospital after their car rolled over into a dyke at Wimblington Road, Manea
"03.01.2017 09:36:59" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “Not such a happy new year for some waking up in custody. Maybe the #NewYearNewMe resolutions will start"
"30.12.2016 12:41:39" Cambs Times Newspaper Police, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, as well as a helicopter, were called in to “monitor the situation”
"30.12.2016 11:38:22" Cambs Times Newspaper US airman for RAF Lakenheath dies in crash at Weeting, near Brandon
"30.12.2016 11:28:29" cambstimes.co.uk Free tours of Peterborough Cathedral start in January Peterborough Cathedral is offering guided tours for free starting this month. “The move is to encourage more people to find out about the architectural treasures of the building and hear its amazing stories”
"30.12.2016 11:17:42" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk The region's worst criminals are jailed for a total of 390 years in 2016 http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/crime_busters_jail_the_region_s_worst_criminals_for_a_total_of_390_years_1_4832647
"30.12.2016 10:24:27" wisbechstandard.co.uk Bereavement support group launches at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn Relatives coming to terms with the loss of a loved one will now have a new place to turn for support and advice. Bereavement support group launches at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King's Lynn
"29.12.2016 17:30:14" Cambs Times Newspaper Back to normal for gritting could take to mid to late January warns council boss
"29.12.2016 17:08:55" wisbechstandard.co.uk Take the family to a New Year's Eve party in March that is raising money for a good cause Got no plans to see out 2016 in style? Why not take the children to a New Year's Eve party that is also raising money for rescue dogs. Family fun at a New Year's Eve party in March
"29.12.2016 16:10:38" elystandard.co.uk The Mayor of Ely, Cllr Ian Lindsay, takes in the city's festive pantomime offering 'Aladdin' at the Maltings The Mayor and Mayoress of Ely got in the festive spirit last night – by taking in the city's professional pantomime. “It's a colourful, slick and very entertaining show with an energetic and talented young cast. Don't miss it!”
"29.12.2016 16:08:15" elystandard.co.uk Lyn of Littleport looks ahead to 2017 Well here we are looking at another new year full of promise and expectation for our village. Unless you're contemplating catching buses to and from Ely that is! Lyn of Littleport looks ahead to 2017
"29.12.2016 16:07:18" elystandard.co.uk Columnist Rosemary Westwell says 'we've forgotten the meaning of charity' We've forgotten the meaning of charity Columnist Rosemary Westwell says 'we've forgotten the meaning of charity'
"29.12.2016 15:24:32" elystandard.co.uk Packing a punch for fund raising in Littleport - thanks are sent to the organisers of a successful family fun event Wrestlers have sent a massive thank you to staff at Littleport Leisure Centre for hosting an action-packed afternoon of family fun to raise money for Little Miracles. Big thank you from everybody for the wrestling fun at Littleport raising funds for Little Miracles family support group
"29.12.2016 13:21:02" Cambs Times Newspaper The following is imagined....possibly. """"What do you mean you want to build a shed for your tractor? Where do you think you are? (er Fenland....) I suppose you need it your work too? (er I'm a rose grower).""""
"29.12.2016 12:15:15" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Government housing regulator issues rebuke to Circle Housing over maintenance
"29.12.2016 09:25:29" Cambs Times Newspaper “They've welcomed me into the village and whatever the future holds, I will never forget the warmth they've shown me"
"28.12.2016 15:58:15" elystandard.co.uk It's as busy as Oxford Street says councillor about Haddenham which is set to get a new pedestrian crossing costing £125,000 A divided village, which is a busy cut through for commuters, is to get a much wanted £125,000 pedestrian crossing. Haddenham is a busy cut through for commuters - campaigners are delighted that at last it is to have a pedestrian crossing
"28.12.2016 15:24:21" elystandard.co.uk New homes needed for two dogs abandoned after police called to hare coursing incident between Earith and Haddenham Two dogs believed to have been abandoned by illegal hare coursers in the Fens have been taken into care. Dogs abandoned after hare coursing incident in the Fens
"28.12.2016 14:51:48" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Dramatic moment car in Wisbech was set alight deliberately
"28.12.2016 14:37:09" cambstimes.co.uk Prince William may give up his role as one of Cambridgeshire's air ambulance pilots The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge may leave their Norfolk home and return to London next year which would mean Prince William giving up as a pilot with the region's air ambulan Is Prince William considering giving up his role as a pilot with the region's air ambulance?
"28.12.2016 14:33:31" elystandard.co.uk Beset by delays and costing £500,000 more because of Brexit, solar farm at Soham begins to produce first electricity - and first profit A £10 million solar farm on a county council owned 60 acre site in Soham has begun to produce its first electricity and enough to power around 3,500 homes. Solar (power) to the people - after delays first 'farm' for county council begins to produce electricity
"28.12.2016 14:30:24" Cambs Times Newspaper Fancy running your own farm? Now is your chance
"28.12.2016 14:26:49" Cambs Times Newspaper Cannabis factory found in March
"28.12.2016 12:22:35" wisbechstandard.co.uk Knock booze on the head and go dry for January says Cambridgeshire police and crime commissioner Throw in the towel and give up booze to go dry for January to give your body a break and maybe raise money for charity at the same time. Make mine a cuppa! Go dry for January says the county's police and crime commissioner
"28.12.2016 11:35:02" elystandard.co.uk The big guy meets the little ones for a Santa breakfast in Littleport Father Christmas made a special appearance at Littleport Lions Club. Breakfast with Santa was a big hit in Littleport
"25.12.2016 01:47:24" Cambs Times Newspaper Bake Off contestant's new challenge
"23.12.2016 12:01:12" elystandard.co.uk Haddenham store is latest target as thieves hit Cambridgeshire butchers ahead of Christmas A family butcher in Haddenham became the fourth target in a string of similar burglaries as thieves stole cash and the staff Christmas tip box. Haddenham store is latest target as thieves hit Cambridgeshire butchers ahead of Christmas
"23.12.2016 09:49:23" Cambs Times Newspaper "Words fail me..."
"23.12.2016 09:47:28" cambstimes.co.uk www.cambstimes.co.uk Tory county council leader Steve Count to join East Cambs Council leader James Palmer in bid to become £70,000 elected mayor of Cambridgeshire
"23.12.2016 09:45:27" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "The factory worker, who had a four-month-old baby, may have stumbled onto the badly lit road after walking on a grass verge"
"22.12.2016 14:45:41" Cambs Times Newspaper “It's important to have nature in mind when farming as everything we do can affect the balance of nature"
"22.12.2016 14:39:39" Cambs Times Newspaper Ask for traditional surgery rather than pelvic mesh implants, says study out this week
"22.12.2016 14:36:29" elystandard.co.uk Cambs Police share newspaper cutting of 1979 Snow White panto as part of #ThrowbackThursday Cambridgeshire Police have shared a newspaper cutting of when the force performed Snow White in 1979. Did you know that Cambridgeshire Constabulary used to put on pantomimes across the county for children?
"22.12.2016 12:11:56" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “I'm going there on the 7am from Cambridge with a big box of mince pies to share with anyone who wants to join me"
"22.12.2016 12:02:08" Wisbech Standard Newspaper “We will be doing a separate collection for him. Let us show him as a community we care"
"22.12.2016 10:51:11" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "He threatened a member of staff at around 7.50pm before leaving the scene, in Birch Grove, with about £300 in cash"
"22.12.2016 10:01:52" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk 'Good news' as police seize vehicle from Ely street for multiple motoring offences including not insurance, tax or MOT and two bald tyres
"22.12.2016 09:17:18" elystandard.co.uk Cambridge Live to celebrate region's rising starts at NMG Awards Cambridge Live is teaming up with the New Music Generator Awards to bring the annual event to the Cambridge Corn Exchange. The NMG Awards 2017 take place on September 15
"21.12.2016 16:05:20" Wisbech Standard Newspaper Council conduct watchdog begins investigation following complaint by Wisbech deputy mayor
"21.12.2016 15:00:59" Cambs Times Newspaper http://www.cambstimes.co.uk/news/could_steve_count_be_second_local_council_leader_hopeful_of_securing_tory_nomination_to_become_cambridgeshire_s_70_000_a_year_mayor_1_4825139
"21.12.2016 14:07:59" Cambs Times Newspaper "The driver of the Nissan Patrol, a 46-year-old man from Haverhill who suffered minor injuries, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving"
"21.12.2016 12:18:32" elystandard.co.uk Dog and owner rescued from sluice after getting stuck at Lark Bank, Prickwillow A dog and its owner were rescued by fire crews on Tuesday (December 20) after they became stuck in a sluice gate at Lark Bank, Prickwillow - where water was about four-and-a-half metres deep. “We understand how precious animals are but the owner had put themselves in extreme danger"
"21.12.2016 12:16:57" Cambs Times Newspaper “Where sites are not required, I will be looking to either sell them or redevelop them in order to generate long-term income”
"21.12.2016 11:53:39" Cambs Times Newspaper The occupants used a fire blanket before shutting the kitchen door to prevent the fire from spreading to the rest of the house
"21.12.2016 11:51:51" elystandard.co.uk King's Ely sixth form Christmas ball raises £2,500 for charity More than 100 King's Ely sixth form students helped to raise thousands of pounds for charity at their annual Christmas ball. £2,500 is expected to have been raised from the 2016 ball
"21.12.2016 11:38:32" elystandard.co.uk Greater Anglia reveals time of last trains on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve Great Anglia have announced their full revised timetables for the Christmas period including the time of last trains on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Greater Anglia reveals time of last trains on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve
"21.12.2016 10:31:10" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Shed with motorcycle inside catches fire in St Ovins Green, Ely
"21.12.2016 10:11:34" Cambs Times Newspaper The road was re-opened at around 7pm last night
"21.12.2016 09:41:18" elystandard.co.uk Time for budding artists across East Cambridgeshire to get creative as Artreach returns for 2017 ArtReach is back with ArtReach 2017!The East Cambs police led competition took place for the first time this year to engage with young people and celebrate local talent. "The artist must live or be educated in East Cambridgeshire and the closing date for entries is February 28"
"21.12.2016 09:16:02" elystandard.co.uk Niamh helps the homeless with King's Ely Socks and Chocs charity donations A six-year-old from Ely who decided to help those less fortunate than her has led to King's Ely donating over 400 pairs of socks and chocolate gits to charity. "Niamh was walking through Ely with her family when she witnessed a group of teenagers being rude to a homeless man in the street"
"20.12.2016 16:21:55" elystandard.co.uk Teenager hospitalised after stabbing on East Road, Cambridge A teenager was hospitalised after being stabbed in Cambridge last night. The victim suffered a number of stab wounds and is currently at Addenbrooke's Hospital in a stable condition
"20.12.2016 15:56:06" Cambs Times Newspaper "A Cambs police statement that Watson had 'not been asked to return on bail as previously planned for December 20' is correct"
"20.12.2016 15:14:16" elystandard.co.uk Children's nursery in Ely is praised by Ofsted A children's nursery has been praised for having strong parent partnerships and staff that give high levels of teaching. Chldren's nursery in Ely has been praised by Ofsted
"20.12.2016 14:27:44" elystandard.co.uk Jake Bugg, Hayseed Dixie and Oysterband announced for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017 Cambridge Folk Festival has announced the first artists that will perform between July 27 and 30 in the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall for its 2017 edition. Jake Bugg Hayseed Dixie and Oysterband among first names for Cambridge Folk Festival 2017
"20.12.2016 10:58:47" elystandard.co.uk Lauren Danks' car “struck from behind” moments before fatal A11 crash, says coroner The car of beauty therapist Lauren Danks was struck from behind by another vehicle moments before her fatal A11 crash at Red Lodge, a coroner said yesterday morning. "Floral tributes were left at the dual carriageway's roadside after her death – with angel wings and a tiara added to an ever-increasing collection of balloons, flowers, and cards"
"20.12.2016 10:33:38" eadt.co.uk www.eadt.co.uk Lauren Danks' car “struck from behind” moments before fatal A11 crash, says coroner
"20.12.2016 10:28:54" Cambs Times Newspaper One person has died and several others have been injured
"20.12.2016 10:04:55" elystandard.co.uk Police want to speak to this man in connection with £80 hair growth tablets theft from Holland and Barrett, The Cloisters, Ely Do you recognise the man in this CCTV image? Police would like to speak to him in connection with a theft in Ely. At about 2.30pm on December 15 two boxes of hair growth tablets worth £80 were stolen said police
"20.12.2016 09:35:41" Cambs Times Newspaper “A142 closed between Sutton and Block Fen due to serious accident. Will be closed all day"
"19.12.2016 17:15:16" elystandard.co.uk Keep our minor injuries units open urge local residents as petition is handed to MP Lucy Frazer Thousands of signatures gathered at Ely market place, schools and community groups have been handed to MP Lucy Frazer in support of keeping the local minor injuries unit open. Petition to keep the minor injuries unit open is handed to MP Lucy Frazer
"19.12.2016 17:11:34" elystandard.co.uk East Cambs councillors go against officer advice and agree to 81 park homes being developed on former touring caravan site at Burwell A 12 acre touring caravan park at Burwell has been acquired by Turners Britannia Parks Ltd – owned by Paul and Winifred Day- and is to become a permanent base for 81 mobile homes. 91 mobile homes approved for Stanford Park, Weirs Drove, Burwell
"19.12.2016 16:01:18" elystandard.co.uk Shooting club at Sutton wants to build a new firing range - but objectors say it will be an explosive intrusion An extra firing range could be set up between Sutton and Mepal if planners give the idea the go ahead. Firing range extension in Sutton could be an explosive intrusion, villagers fear
"19.12.2016 14:29:33" elystandard.co.uk 404 - Resource not found Villager warns of 'precedent' if homes are agreed - but East Cambs Council disagrees and approve Fordham scheme
"19.12.2016 12:12:41" elystandard.co.uk Sell-out Christmas concert by City of Ely Military Band at Ely College Ely College hosted a sell-out concert given by the City of Ely Military Band. "Ely College hosted a sell-out concert given by the City of Ely Military Band"
"19.12.2016 12:02:12" elystandard.co.uk Work to start on £36 million Ely bypass in January Work is set to start in January on the £36 million Ely Southern Bypass designed to alleviate a congestion blighted area of the city which currently gridlocks Ely. "We can now get diggers on the ground in the New Year and make a start on this vital link which will help boost the local economy"
"19.12.2016 10:46:06" Cambs Times Newspaper “I remember going to dances with Chris while we were in the army, we would walk into the room and everyone would stop what they were doing and start playing Christmas music to us"
"19.12.2016 10:02:37" Cambs Times Newspaper “I'm going to be doing my best to get them what I can. It's been pretty bad for them”
"19.12.2016 09:48:57" elystandard.co.uk Robbie Mason named new Soham Town Rangers manager New Soham Town Rangers boss Robbie Mason says he couldn't think of a better club to start his managerial career.
"19.12.2016 09:26:01" elystandard.co.uk British Heart Foundation hopes to fight heart disease by training volunteers in Ely The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is to set up a new group of volunteers in Ely. "Our new Ely group is one of 18 new volunteering initiatives the British Heart Foundation is launching in the East of England"
"19.12.2016 09:24:05" Cambs Times Newspaper “We are changing the face of dialysis and providing a better service for our patients"
"16.12.2016 16:20:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk Kane dies in his handler's arms after earning the honour of being the oldest serving dog in the local police force The oldest serving police dog with the Beds, Cambs and Herts dog unit has died at the age of 10 and a half. Tribute to Kane, the oldest serving police dog with the Beds, Cambs, Herts unit (BCH)
"16.12.2016 16:04:41" wisbechstandard.co.uk Belinda is forced to face up to her health issues and goes on to set up a new slimming group in Ely A warning about needing medication for life was the kickstart an Ely woman needed to lose weight and set up her own slimming group.. Before...and after...Belinda sets up a new slimming group in Ely
"16.12.2016 16:00:06" elystandard.co.uk The Bishop of Ely issues his Christmas message The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, has issued his Christmas message. “In a world which is in a state of flux, both politically and economically, where people are refugees, oppressed and often strangers in their own land, it is good to be reminded that Jesus has come"
"16.12.2016 15:55:57" wisbechstandard.co.uk Belinda is forced to face up to her health issues and goes on to set up a new slimming group in Ely A warning about needing medication for life was the kickstart an Ely woman needed to lose weight and set up her own slimming group.. “I had a choice – lose weight and get healthy or risk being on medication for the rest of my life"
"16.12.2016 14:39:07" wisbechstandard.co.uk World-first as Amazon completes first customer delivery by drone in Cambridge Amazon has completed its first customer delivery by drone – and it was done in Cambridgeshire. Amazon said a trial will now deliver packages up to five pounds in weight in 30 minutes or less using the drones
"16.12.2016 09:33:14" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Cambridgeshire and Peterborough combined authority holds first meeting
"16.12.2016 09:31:26" elystandard.co.uk Animal loving schoolgirls raise money to help hedgehogs in need Two animal-loving schoolgirls have raised £42 to help a local hedgehog rescue charity. The money will help to buy food, bedding and medical treatments for hedgehogs at Suzanne's Hedgehog Rescue
"15.12.2016 15:37:53" wisbechstandard.co.uk Ely man cleared of raping woman he met on Plenty of Fish dating website An Ely man accused of raping a woman he met on a dating website has been cleared by a jury. "He denied raping the woman at his home and assaulting her by grabbing her round the throat"
"15.12.2016 14:54:28" wisbechstandard.co.uk www.wisbechstandard.co.uk Keep it real and don't toy with dangerous presents this Christmas after fakes seized in Cambridgeshire
"15.12.2016 14:32:50" elystandard.co.uk Change of career as people from Witcham, Cottenham, Ely and Sutton join Cambs fire service People from Witcham, Cottenham, Ely and Sutton are embarking on a change of career as they join the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS). “These new firefighters have been put through their paces in a challenging training course and it is a real achievement for them"
"15.12.2016 14:30:39" elystandard.co.uk www.elystandard.co.uk Ely defies economic and political knocks to remain a 'thriving centre for innovation and investment'
"15.12.2016 09:25:54" Cambs Times Newspaper "There was a good debate from all sides on reinstating these routes"
"15.12.2016 09:23:47" Cambs Times Newspaper "Not everybody wishes to stay in a town. Holiday lets like these give people the chance to stay and relax by themselves or with their families"
"14.12.2016 16:50:15" Wisbech Standard Newspaper "I had to stop, otherwise I would have hit him. He was standing on a tight bend"
"14.12.2016 14:41:50" elystandard.co.uk Soprano Laura Wright wows sell-out crowd at Ely Cathedral's charity concert in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices A sell-out crowd of 1,100 enjoyed a series of performances by Laura Wright at A Festival of Carols in Ely Cathedral on Friday. Money raised from the concert will go towards East Anglia's Children's Hospice (EACH) and Ely Cathedral
"14.12.2016 13:03:08" elystandard.co.uk Ely woman captures beauty of cathedral's Christmas tree... whilst on her lunch break An Ely woman captured this stunning photo of Ely Cathedral's cololourful, towering Christmas tree whilst on her lunch break. "One of my favourite places in Ely is the cathedral and at Christmas I love to photograph their amazing Christmas tree"
"14.12.2016 10:43:51" elystandard.co.uk REVIEW: 'Sister Act' is hilarious, heartwarming and packed with joyful musical numbers 'Sister Act' the musical, at the Cambridge Corn Exchange until Saturday (17), is hilarious, heartwarming and full of unforgettable musical numbers. "There's nothing to dislike about this musical comedy" Sister Act The Musical
"14.12.2016 10:07:19" elystandard.co.uk Criminology student Becky joins police force as volunteer special constable An Ely teenager who is studying a degree in criminology has joined Cambridgeshire Constabulary as a volunteer. Becky says she wants to make a difference in her community
"14.12.2016 09:30:58" elystandard.co.uk Littleport's You Are Not Alone club celebrates first anniversary with Christmas party The You Are Not Alone (YANA) club in Littleport celebrated its first birthday in festive style last weekend. "The organisation with all of the food, drinks, children's tables and prizes for everyone, was amazing"