Make a splash next month at Cambridge Aqua Park

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Want to have a go at a Total Wipeout style challenge near Ely? You shore can now! Or at least, on Saturday, May 12, when Cambridge Aqua Park opens to the public. The inflatable obstacle course has now been installed … Continued

Commuter’s petition calls on Great Northern to reconsider changes

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An Ely commuter has started a petition, calling on Great Northern Rail to reconsider changes that will see passengers paying more to travel on the same service. Under the revised timetables, rail users will no longer be able to take … Continued

Science roadshow a huge hit in Ely

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A free science fair has been gaining momentum at Ely Library, wowing visitors with interactive displays about everything from sound waves to sensory processing. Run by Cambridge Science Centre, the free COSMOS roadshow aims to make science accessible to everyone, … Continued

Double decker coffee rig launched to keep up with Ely’s demand for caffeine

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Possibly the UK’s only double decker coffee rig has opened this week to help residents get their caffeine fix amid a stunning backdrop of Ely Cathedral.  Silver Oak Coffee has unveiled its brew-ti-ful coffee rig to coincide with the launch … Continued

Stretham attraction wins second spot in Trip Advisor poll

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A Stretham miniature zoo has beaten King’s College Chapel, Duxford Air Museum and the University of Cambridge to win the second spot in a Trip Advisor poll, Spotted In Ely can reveal. The Animal Experience is second on the list … Continued

New homes unaffordable for locals, residents say

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Plots for new houses in Ely have gone on the market – but with prices starting at £222,995 for a two-bedroom flat, the dream of home ownership may be far off for many locals. A number of plots have already … Continued

Robber jailed after subjecting police officer to horrific ordeal

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A police officer suffered an horrific ordeal after a robber drove off with her car, leaving her dangling out of the door. On Monday, career criminal Michael King, 37, of Orton Drive, Witchford, was sentenced to over three years for … Continued

Total Wipeout style park to make massive splash in Stretham

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A Total Wipeout style water park is expected to make a massive splash when it opens this spring, drawing thousands of visitors to Stretham. Cambridge Aqua Park will open on the last weekend of April, Spotted in Ely can reveal. … Continued

Ely’s first Pride festival to take place this summer

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Ely’s first ever gay Pride festival will take place in Jubilee Gardens this summer, Spotted in Ely can reveal. The city will join the ranks of San Francisco, London, Sydney, Tel Aviv, São Paulo, Hong Kong, New York, Brighton and … Continued

Free exhibition space offered to charities – at Ely Station

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Are you a charity in need of free exhibition space? If so, Ely Station may have the answer, thanks to a new scheme launched by Greater Anglia today. The rail carrier is opening up empty spaces in stations to local … Continued

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