Grant For Local Dial-a-Ride

Dial-a-Ride gets lifeline from East Cambs The future of Ely Soham Dial-a-Ride this year looks more secure thanks to a grant of £15,000 from East Cambridgeshire District Council. At a Full Council meeting this evening (Thursday 8 January), Cllr James Palmer, Leader of the authority, put forward a proposal to approve the funding following his […]

Ely Christmas Markets

For the best festive shopping experience this December, Ely Market traders are combining for a special Christmas Market onTuesday 23 December. Shoppers coming into Ely will be able to choose from a great range of stalls from the Farmers’ Market, Craft & Collectable and General Markets plus additional extra special Christmas traders. Everything will be […]

Christmas Waste & Recycling Collections

Over the Christmas and New Year period, the waste and recycling collection days in East Cambridgeshire will be subject to minor changes. In order to allow for bank holidays, residents should put out their wheelie bins and black bags out on the following dates: Normal Collection Day   Revised Collection Monday 22 December      no […]

Christmas message from East Cambridgeshire District Council

Councillor Tony Cornell, Chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council, said: “Christmas is a wonderful time of the year – offering the chance to catch up with friends, loved ones and our families. For me it is also a time to reflect on what has been a busy year for the district. “As Chairman, I have […]

Help manage Ely’s riverside moorings

Boaters, residents and local businesses have the chance to help shape the way moorings are managed along Ely’s Riverside. East Cambridgeshire District Council had been working to extend the existing Mooring Byelaw which had a ‘no return for 48 hour’ clause to provide a consistent enforcement approach for visitors. However, during the final stages of […]

Ely City Centre Forum making a difference

Retailers Welcome Packs, City Centre Health Checks and exhibiting at promotional shows are just some of the activities which have helped strengthen the heart of Ely this year. At a recent meeting of the Ely City Forum, businesses, traders, councillors and officers from local Councils discussed the progress which has been made over the six […]

Christmas comes to Littleport

Ding Dong Merrily on High along to Littleport The Littleport Town Team is welcoming visitors and residents to the town centre this Saturday (6 December) to help them prepare and celebrate Christmas. There will be a number of activities taking place and things people can do to join in the festive spirit. These include: *  […]

East Cambs’ recycling success

The introduction of the wheeled bin recycling service in East Cambridgeshire has seen the area record the third highest increase in recycling performance of English Councils in the last year. The statistics from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs show in 2012/13 East Cambridgeshire was ranked 257th out of 320 councils responsible for […]

Sutton’s plan to become a ‘neighbourhood area’

Residents in Sutton are being encouraged to comment on their Parish Council’s application to East Cambridgeshire District Council to designate the whole parish as a neighbourhood area. If following the consultation the application is approved, it will be the parish council’s first step on their way towards preparing a neighbourhood plan. Ultimately this means Sutton […]

Team Littleport Ready To Act

Team Littleport ready to act Businesses, retailers and Councils have come together to improve the vitality and vibrancy of Littleport’s Town Centre. The Littleport Town Team has been set up following the recommendations of the Town Centres Working Party Committee at East Cambridgeshire District Council which was tasked with helping to make the most of […]