A Government minister was in Ely yesterday (Monday) to look at what Mayor James Palmer describes as the “innovative” scheme by East Cambs Council to buy and refurbish empty homes formerly owned by the Ministry of Defence.
Hundreds visited Ely Museum over the weekend as it prepares to close until Autumn 2020 as £1.66 million renovation gets underway.
Parts of Fenland are going under the hammer next month – and we could all be the winners.
Haddenham Arts Centre has welcomed a new studio artist.
Quick thinking by a farming family helped to prevent a straw fire spreading and saved an expensive tractor unit from going up in flames.
Six members of staff at Addenbrooke’s Hospital have been rushed to A&E after an ‘unconfirmed substance’ leak.
Nearly £300 was raised for community transport providers FACT, HACT and ESACT at their re-launch event this weekend.
Tory councillor Bill Hunt says he remains “battered and bruised” despite being cleared of allegations that he had failed to treat with respect a same-sex married couple who are both members of the same council.
A teenager, who broke into a care home, a hair salon and was disturbed during a midnight burglary, has been sent to a young offenders’ institute for two years.
A Littleport man has been charged in connection with an aggravated burglary near Ely.
Simon Bird, aka Will from The Inbetweeners, has been spotted filming a TV advert at March Railway Station.
A man has died after the car he was travelling in collided with a bridge on the B1049 near Cottenham.
District councillor Simon Harries says that an allegation that he sent ‘harassing emails’ to Ely markets boss Julia Davis is “completely frivolous, potentially malicious and utterly without any form of merit.”
Five teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson following a blaze at Hotpoint in Peterborough which saw 48 trailers go up in flames, causing around £2million worth of damage.
Fines for dropping litter could double to £150 in line with those imposed in Cambridge, Fenland District Council has warned.
A Cambridgeshire confectionery company has warned that trade and jobs will be “damaged” if the UK is to leave the EU with a no-deal Brexit.
The devolution deal that brought about the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA) “is a fraud-a system that does more harm than good” says a 2,500 word assessment by Liberal Democrats.
Large sections of live cable have been pulled from the underground communications network in part of Cambridgeshire.
A new footpath and pedestrian crossing could form part of improvements to Ely Station under new funding.
An event for people to learn how to protect their community from “threat and harm” will be held at Ely Cathedral.