Get fit outdoors for free this summer

Active Ely – a free weekly exercise classes and a summer holiday programme aimed at getting everyone active is coming to Ely Country Park from next week. The goal of the project is to raise the levels of fitness in East Cambridgeshire with all the health benefits this will bring. The classes will be led […]

Free soil improver this Compost Week

Residents in East Cambridgeshire are being given the chance to pick up some free soil improver as part of Compost Awareness Week next week. The opportunity has been organised by East Cambridgeshire District Council with the giveaway taking place at two locations: *       Fountain Lane Car Park in Soham on Tuesday 6 […]

Is your business up for the Eel throwing challenge?

As part of Ely’s tenth Eel Festival weekend, businesses across the city are being challenged to compete in the first ever City Centre Eel Throwing Championship. The competition which will involve teams of up to four from companies and shops across Ely throwing eels (don’t worry they are only stuffed toys) to see who in […]

Improvements to Ely’s Country Park

Ely Country Park is set to be a hive of activity this month as new equipment is installed so children of all ages and abilities can have even more fun. The work follows a consultation with local families, children and users of the park which asked them what equipment and facilities they would like to […]

Notice of Election: District Ward – Sutton

A notice of election has been issued for the District Ward of Sutton. The by-election follows the resignation of Councillor Peter Moakes from the District Council. If the election is contested, the poll will take place on Thursday 24 April 2014 between the hours of 7am and 10pm. Potential candidates can now collect their official […]

Engineering a bright future in East Cambs

New apprentices are continuing to discover careers in East Cambridgeshire which are helping to grow the diverse economy in the district. During National Apprenticeship Week, the East Cambridgeshire Apprenticeship Scheme celebrated bringing together Daniel Blocksage, aged 16 when he started his Intermediate Apprenticeship in September 2013 and Cobham Antenna Systems, Microwave Antennas (Cobham). Cobham is […]

Put Forward Ely Station Gateway ideas

Last week over 250 people saw proposals to transform the Ely Station Gateway go on display. As part of an eight week consultation period running until Friday 21st March, residents and businesses came to see the draft Ely Station Gateway Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) at the former Millets store The display at the shop on […]

CAMBRIDGESHIRE’S 3rd FRIDAY LINE DANCE NIGHT – TONIGHT!

TONIGHT FRIDAY 21st FEBRUARY – 7 till 11.45 LINE DANCE DISCO DeeJay Lee & The Record Machine Request Disco at Hiam’s Sports & Social Club Putney Hill Rd, Prickwillow, Near Ely, Cambs. CB7 4UU. For Map Directions type in CB7 4UU at http://uk.multimap.com/ Tel: Wendy & Bill – 07729790698. 01353 860 187 Or Club – […]