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

Greater Anglia unveils “the face” of its new trains

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Greater Anglia has unveiled the “face” of its new trains, which will run across the region from next year. The shells of the driver’s cabs have now been built. They will form part of 58 new Greater Anglia trains currently … Continued

Brave Oliver battles wind and snow to complete autism night walk

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Arctic winds and snow did not deter a brave 10-year-old from completing a night walk through London to raise funds for the National Autistic Charity. Oliver Chapman, together with mum Tracey and friend Alison Campbell-Smith, completed the 15km route in … Continued

Brave Oliver to take on London night walk to raise funds for autism charity

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When Oliver Chapman contacted meningitis as a baby, his parents were told he might not survive the night. A decade on, amazing Oliver’s gearing up for a nocturnal trek through London – his fourth epic charity mission to help causes … Continued

Cheaper train tickets for Cambridge travellers – but Ely misses out on best deal

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Cheaper weekday train deals have been launched today by Greater Anglia in a bid to blow away “post Christmas blues”. However, even with the offer, Ely will be paying twice as much as Cambridge travellers to visit London – because … Continued

Fun craze draws an avalanche of rock hunters to Ely

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The fun craze of rock art has accumulated an avalanche of hunters and artists across East Cambridgeshire. In about six weeks, Spotted in Ely Rocks has attracted 1085 members, with numbers soaring each day. Visitors and residents alike are choosing … Continued

Revised Train Timetables over Festive Period

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Planning to travel by train over the festive period? Check before you travel! A revised timetable will be running across the Greater Anglia network on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Passengers should check before they travel to find out … Continued

Tali gets into the spirit with Ely Gin

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It’s often gin o’clock in our household. Like many mums of young children, I look forward to an occasional glass of my favourite poison after an exhausting bedtime. And what better than our locally produced Ely Gin? When I was … Continued

Works starts to expand Littleport station car park

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Littleport commuters will benefit from 79 extra car parking spaces and 30 extra cycle spaces. Work to expand Littleport railway station car park began last week and is due to be completed before Christmas. East Cambridgeshire District Council hopes this … Continued

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