Alison Powell

Council Takes First Step to Reviewing the District’s Parking Enforcement

East Cambridgeshire District Council will be looking to work with the police on a dedicated car parking enforcement resource for the district, which may include a community safety accreditation scheme. This decision comes after a motion was put to the district’s Full Council meeting on Thursday 22nd October. The move looks to help the council …

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy Consultation Deadline Extended

A five-week consultation to gather views on East Cambridgeshire District Council’s new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy has been extended to give residents more time to submit their thoughts. The consultation, launched on 28th September, was originally due to close on Saturday 31st of October however it has now been extended by four weeks, making the …

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Ely Cathedrals joins campaign to light up the night sky as a Beacon of Hope

Ely Cathedral will illuminate the night sky with beams of light as a symbol of hope for all those around them as part of a nationwide art installation for All Saints and All Souls Days.   Ely is one of several UK Cathedrals and national buildings who will be projecting beams of light into the …

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AFC Ely’s unbeaten start to the season ended in away defeat to Great Paxton.

Great Paxton Reserves vs AFC Ely Just as momentum was building for AFC Ely, they were brought crashing back down to earth in what was a damaging loss to Great Paxton. A game the away side undeniably dominated; AFC Ely will feel hard done by that they left the Great Paxton Recreation Ground with nothing …

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King’s Ely Beethoven-athon raises funds for Tearfund charity

Musicians at King’s Ely celebrated the great German composer Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday in style – and raised funds for charity while doing so. Dozens of students from Year 2 through to Year 13 took part in the King’s Ely Beethoven-athon – an action-packed day of non-stop musical performances of Beethoven to celebrate his …

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Witchford Village College: Reading Initiatives

The extra-curricular offering at Witchford Village College kicked off with a bang this term, with students having the opportunity to try an array of different clubs and activities. Staff at the school have been working extremely hard and creatively in order to provide the students with a diverse and vibrant programme, ensuring that there is …

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New double scull named in honour of dedicated King’s Ely rowing coach

King’s Ely Boat Club’s newest double scull has been named in honour of one of the school’s long-serving rowing coaches. Victor Bridges, who has been a stalwart member of the King’s Ely rowing community for fifteen years, says he is honoured that the newest boat to be added to the school’s fleet has been named …

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Climate Change SPD Consultation – Have Your Say

East Cambridgeshire District Council’s Climate Change Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is now open for comments from its residents, businesses and organisations within in the district. It follows a unanimous vote by members at the Finance and Assets Committee, who voted in favour of the Climate Change SPD going to public consultation for six weeks. The …

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New Test and Trace self-isolation support payment available in East Cambs

Some East Cambs residents can now apply for the new Test and Trace self-isolation support payment of £500 if they lose income as a result of not being able to work.  The government’s test and trace support payment scheme provides financial support for people who are on a low income and can’t work from home while having …

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Council Focuses Energy On Going Green

East Cambridgeshire District Council is making its next steps towards net zero carbon emissions by making two big green energy switches for its buildings and carparks. Since 1st October, the Council’s head office, the Grange and its commercial buildings based in Ely and Littleport have switched to a 100 percent renewable energy green tariff electricity …

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Second-half onslaught sees AFC Ely score three goals without reply to maintain top spot

In what has been a long time in the making, AFC Ely finally took to the field of the Paradise, their home venue. Having already played 13 games (10 in pre-season and 3 in the league) before kick-off, the home side would have wanted to christen the Paradise with 3 points. On an afternoon fraught …

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Babylon ARTS receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Babylon ARTS has been awarded £60,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future; the Culture Secretary has announced today. Babylon ARTS is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently …

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Oliver Cromwell’s House receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Oliver Cromwell’s House is one of 445 organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.  445 organisations will share £103 million, including Oliver Cromwell’s House to help restart vital reconstruction work and maintenance on …

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Ely Cathedral receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Ely Cathedral is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.  445 organisations will share £103 million, to them help restart vital reconstruction work and maintenance on cherished heritage sites, …

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Celebrating the Community’s Creativity Through Lockdown and Beyond in Exhibition entitled ‘All Together Now’

The Babylon Gallery, based in Ely celebrates the community’s creativity in an exhibition that brings together five projects that began in lockdown and have, over the period of five months, involved hundreds of people in creative activities and discussions. During the course of lockdown, Babylon ARTS invited the community to get involved in various projects …

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Prepare for a memorable 10th year of Arthur Rank Hospice Charity’s Festive 5K!

2020 will be a very special and different year, for what has traditionally been Ely Festive 5K. Due to obvious reasons the event cannot be held in its usual location in the historic City of Ely.  Instead the Hospice is inviting you to dig out your festive fancy dress, put on your Santa hat and …

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Last call for local businesses to share their comments on the impact of COVID-19

East Cambridgeshire District Council’s online survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on local businesses and tailor its future support is closing soon. The purpose of the survey is to capture information about how the pandemic has affected businesses and provide an overview of the predicted long-term effects. The council will then use this data …

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Witchford Village College: The Learning Alliance Launch

This week marks the official launch of the new multi-academy trust, The Learning Alliance (TLA), which Witchford Village College is a proud member of. What makes TLA so very different is that it is born out of an alliance between two existing successful and ambitious trusts – Cambridgeshire Educational Trust (CET) and Morris Education Trust …

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Second-half substitute Will Cooper produces brace to secure three points for AFC Ely

West Row Gunners FC vs AFC Ely AFC Ely, travelling to West Row on the back of an impressive win last weekend, rode their luck on a few occasions in the first-half of this game and often found themselves having to dig deep on what was a difficult pitch to play on: however, there was …

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Conor Gibbs’ hat-trick secures AFC Ely’s first competitive victory against a familiar opponent

AFC Ely began their league campaign with a 2-all draw in matchweek 1 and were on the hunt for the club’s first competitive win. Lining up against a team they knew well from pre-season friendlies, AFC Ely’s opponents, Wicken, were looking to match their previous result having won 4-3.  The opening ten minutes of the …

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National Show Jumping Championships are calling for Adele and Lulu!

A King’s Ely student and skilful horse rider has qualified for the National Schools Equestrian Association’s (NSEA) Show Jumping Championships. Adele Shaw, who is in Year 10 at King’s Ely Senior, competed in the qualifiers with her pony, Lulu. The duo were on top form, winning the 1m 10cm class, and as a result will …

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Chance to admire work of creative King’s Ely Art and Design students

Talented Art and Design students at King’s Ely are exhibiting their work across the border in Suffolk this autumn.  Members of the public are invited to attend the exhibition, which is being held at the Apex Gallery in Bury St Edmunds from Tuesday, September 22nd to Sunday, October 18th. The exhibition has been organised to …

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Council forges ahead with climate change commitments following progress on Supplementary Planning Documents

East Cambridgeshire District Council is forging ahead with its commitments to the environment by taking the next steps in progressing its climate change and natural environment supplementary planning documents (SPDs). At last night’s Finance and Assets Committee, all members voted in favour to adopt the council’s new Natural Environment SPD and also approved the Climate …

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Council seeks views on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy

In conjunction with National Inclusion Week, East Cambridgeshire District Council is launching a five-week consultation to gather views on their new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy. The opening of the consultation, which will take place on Monday, follows a unanimous vote by members at last night’s Finance and Assets Committee to progress the policy into …

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Award-winning Artist to Present New Exhibition in Ely Inspired by Local Landscape

Contemporary artist Amy Wormald is to present a new exhibition of paintings inspired by urban and rural landscapes within 20 miles of Ely.  The exhibition entitled “20-mile radius” will take place at the Babylon Gallery from 29th September – 11th October. Amy Wormald is a contemporary painter living in Ely whose colourful work is inspired …

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East Cambs Landmark Joins London Eye and Blackpool Tower and Goes Green For Recycle Week

A prominent building and tourist attraction in East Cambridgeshire will shine green in a joint effort of support for the nation’s Recycle Week.  For the first time, East Cambs Street Scene (ECSS), the trading company owned by the district council and responsible for providing recycling and waste services across the district, and Ely Cathedral have …

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CMAT leader hands over the ‘reins’ to public to decide fate of his lockdown beard

Mark Woods, CEO of Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT), is asking for the public to have their say on the future of his lockdown beard as part of a fundraising campaign for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. In March this year, Mark Woods promised that he would grow a beard during lockdown and not shave …

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Socially Distanced Pantomime to Go Ahead at The Maltings this Christmas! Oh Yes it is!

KD Theatre Productions will be postponing their planned Sleeping Beauty to 2021and replacing it with their spectacular family production of ‘THE WIZARD OF OZ’ which was due to tour the UK this year but cancelled due to COVID-19. The production will run from the 18th December 2020 – 2nd January 2021 at The Maltings, Ely, …

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New Heads of School, Deputy Heads, Prefects and Heads of Houses appointed

Beth Carberry and Ben Marshall have been formally installed as King’s Ely’s new Heads of School. Hundreds of people would usually gather in Ely Cathedral for King’s Ely’s Beginning of Year Michaelmas Term Service but obviously that could not happen due to the current circumstances.  Instead, Year 13 students came together in their ‘safety bubbles’ …

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Council’s Climate Change Plan already showing green shoots.

Work towards East Cambridgeshire District Council’s vision of its operations reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 or earlier is already providing green shoots. Following the welcome approval of the Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan in June, the Council’s Operational Services committee were presented with an update on the progress so far …

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Drive-Away Success for Ely’s First Drive-In Cinema

On Saturday 12th September over 500 people attended, what’s believed to be Ely’s first ever Drive-In Cinema, at Lancaster Way Business Park. Over the course of the day there were three separate screenings; starting with Moana, where the children also received art activity packs, followed by The Hunger Games and then the evening finale – …

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Ely to have its first Window Wanderland!

The Stained Glass Museum and Babylon ARTS are calling all Ely residents to make an illuminated window display in their home as part of Ely’s first Window Wanderland.  The two organisations have teamed up to bring this fun family-friendly event, that takes place in towns and villages across the UK, to the city. Window Wonderland …

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Witchford Village College: The Female Lead

It’s an exciting time for Witchford Village College, as we grow our College community through our connection to The Learning Alliance. The Learning Alliance is a purposeful family of schools, each with its own distinct identity. Each school within the Trust offers academic rigour, excellent extra-curricular opportunities and values the arts and performing arts.  Our …

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Warden scheme in Ely receives more than £3,300 funding from Hopkins Homes’ Charitable fund

The Age UK Community Warden Service scheme has received a boost for its vital support for the elderly in Ely, thanks to a £3,367 donation from Hopkins Homes. The team involved with the Community Warden Scheme helps people aged 60 and over across Cambridgeshire to live in their own homes with support, providing daily contact, …

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East Cambs District Council to Assess COVID-19 Impact on Local Business

East Cambridgeshire District Council is launching an online survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on businesses in the District. The survey will remain open until 16th October 2020. The purpose of the survey is to capture information about how the pandemic has affected businesses and provide an overview of the predicted long-term effects. The Council …

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Ban on the Release of Sky Lanterns and Helium Balloons

Following a motion passed at a Full Council meeting on 16th July, East Cambridgeshire District Council has banned the release of helium filled balloons and sky lanterns from Council-owned land. The motion, which was passed unanimously, aims to protect the environment and wildlife from litter and other potential problems caused by helium balloons and sky lanterns. …

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A Stitch in Troubled Time – New textiles Exhibition Opens at the Babylon Gallery

After nearly two years in planning, the Babylon Gallery will be hosting Anglia Textile Works ‘In The Fens’ Exhibition from 10th to 27th September. When Anglia Textile Works made the decision to exhibit at Ely’s Babylon Gallery, the group could never have anticipated doing so in the midst of a pandemic. As Covid-19 took hold in Britain, the …

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Witchford Village College: Making the most of the Great Outdoors

As we start the cautiously optimistic journey back to normal day to day life, the entire school community at Witchford Village College is thrilled to be getting back into the classroom.  The start of a new school year always brings with it an atmosphere of energetic enthusiasm among both the staff and students and this …

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AFC Ely suffer late penalty heartache in high-octane encounter with Oakington Vikings.

With pre-season coming to an end and a brand new league season looming large – AFC Ely have looked to ramp up their preparations by taking on stronger opposition in the hope of a fast start to said league campaign. The Ely-based outfit can take great solace from the two previous games – despite both …

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Ely CAP Celebrate Helping Over One Hundred People Become Debt Free

A free local debt counselling service is celebrating after helping over 100 people in the journey to becoming debt free.  2020 marked the third birthday of the Ely & District Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre. The service has been adapted to adhere to Government social distancing guidance to ensure the safety of staff and …

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Ely College Celebrates Another Year of GCSE Success

Despite significant challenges due to Covid-19 restrictions, students at Ely College are celebrating another set of exemplary GCSE results. As part of this year’s COVID-19 restrictions, results this year were based on centre-assessed grades. These were estimated based on performance in mocks and progress assessments, as well as attainment throughout the GCSE course. Particular individual …

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Road in Ely to close during necessary tree preservation work in Old Palace Gardens

This week, tree preservation work being carried out in the gardens of the Old Palace, which would have resulted in The Gallery being closed to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians for two days, has now been postponed. Due to high winds being forecast, the work will not be going ahead this week and will take place …

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Babylon Arts and The Library Presents Bring the Big Screen Back to Ely

Ely will see it’s first drive-in cinema event, providing residents with their big screen film fix, within the safety and comfort of their cars.  Babylon ARTS, in collaboration with The Library Presents and supported by Lancaster Way Business Park, where the Drive-In Cinema will take place, have organised the event on Saturday 12th September, which …

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Choristers join forces to deliver beautiful virtual recordings

Ely Cathedral Choristers have come together – virtually – to record two wonderful lockdown songs. Missing being able to sing, live and learn together on a daily basis due to Covid-19, members of both the Cathedral’s Girls’ and Boys’ Choirs, all of whom are pupils at King’s Ely, decided to join forces remotely to record …

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Changes to Black Sack Deliveries For Residents in East Cambridgeshire

East Cambridgeshire District Council is urging residents to check their black sack delivery dates as issues with the supplier have caused changes to the schedule. The annual black sack distribution which is undertaken between August and October by East Cambs Street Scene has been delayed after the supplier experienced an increase in demand for personal …

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Final Call for Applications for COVID-19 Business Grants

East Cambridgeshire District Council is urging eligible businesses that have not yet applied for one of the COVID-19 business grants to do so before the funding schemes end. Central government has announced that the COVID-19 Small Business Grant and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Funding programmes will close on Friday 28th August. To date, …

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The Stained Glass Museum Reopens to the Public on Wednesday 5th August

The Stained Glass Museum is delighted to be reopening after a 5 month closure. We are delighted to announce that The Stained Glass Museum will reopen to the public from Wednesday 5th August 2020 with a number of safety measures in place. The Stained Glass Museum has acquired the Visit Britain ‘We’re Good to Go’ …

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Babylon Gallery Reopens with Surprise Donation from Local Residents

On 1st August the Babylon Gallery reopened its doors to the public after being closed for 137 days and to help mark this special occasion the residents of Cardinals Way and Cardinals Terrace, came to present a cheque for £403 to the charity. The donation was the proceeds of a virtual garage sale, which saw …

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New plans for land of previous outdoor centre at Mepal

An outline business plan to transform a currently unused brownfield site in Mepal into a cutting edge, ecological crematorium has been approved by East Cambridgeshire District Council’s special Full Council yesterday evening. The new plan for the land owned by the District Council includes a crematorium, woodland burial area and pet cemetery, and has been …

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Isabel victorious in Schools Parliamentary Debating Competition

A King’s Ely student is jubilant after winning this year’s South East Cambridgeshire Schools Parliamentary Debating Competition. The competition, now in its sixth year, is organised by local MP, Lucy Frazer, and sees secondary school students from across South East Cambridgeshire battling it out. This year’s competition started off as normal with Mrs Frazer visiting …

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Ely Cathedral is ‘Good to Go’ and re-opens to Visitors this week

On Wednesday 29th July, Ely Cathedral reopened its doors to visitors after over 130 days of closure.   Over 250 visitors came through the doors on the first day to experience the Cathedral which has widely been acknowledged as one of the wonders of the medieval world. Nearly all areas are accessible to the public including …

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Babylon Arts Announce Winning Artists as Voted for by the Public

Ely-based ceramicist Louise Beale and sculptor Mike Hartley have been announced as the two artists winning a £1800 commission for the “Somewhere in Ely” project. The outdoor arts project called “Somewhere in Ely” was launched in the city earlier this year with the support of Babylon Arts, Ely Markets and Ely College.  Artists, makers and …

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King’s Ely Student Joint Winner of Prestigious History Essay Prize

A King’s Ely Sixth Form student has been announced as the joint winner of this year’s Peterhouse Vellacott History Essay Prize. Eleanor Wallace’s winning essay is entitled ‘The Body of a Weak and Feeble Woman’: A Study of Proactive Queenship in the Twelfth Century. The competition is organised by Peterhouse, Cambridge – the oldest constituent …

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Storm Warning at Haddenham Arts Centre

Iconic limited edition prints from the creative forces of Storm Thorgerson and StormStudios 1980s – present day. StormStudios has a long and illustrious history having worked for innumerable bands, from Alan Parsons, Anthrax and Audioslave through to the Wombats, with a sprinkling of Pink Floyd, Steve Miller, Muse, 10cc, etc thrown in for good measure. …

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Funding for Environment and Climate Change Strategy Approved

The Finance and Assets Committee has last night unanimously approved an annual budget of £100,000 to deliver the 20 commitments set out in the councils’ Environment and Climate Change Strategy. Following the declaration of a climate emergency in October 2019, the Council adopted its first Environment and Climate Change Strategy Action Plan as part of …

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Downham Feoffees Primary Academy Awarded for ‘Excellence in Science Teaching’

Downham Feoffees Primary Academy has become one of just 160 schools across the country to be recognised for its excellence in science. The school, which is part of the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT), was awarded a Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM) for its teaching and learning in the subject. Downham Feoffees Primary Academy’s Principal, …

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King’s Ely Students Excel in National Science Competition

King’s Ely scientists were on top form in this year’s Cambridge Chemistry Challenge for the Lower Sixth (C3L6) competition. Students achieved three gold awards, three silver awards and five copper awards in the competition, which is organised and supported by the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, St Catharine’s College Cambridge and the …

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King’s Ely Student’s Designs Shine in International Fashion Competition

A talented King’s Ely student and young fashion designer has been invited to showcase her creations at next year’s Cracow Fashion Week. Katie Wood, 17, will be exhibiting some of her work at Cracow Fashion Week 2021 after achieving second place in this year’s fiercely contested Polish Talent Support International Fashion Competition, organised by the …

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East Cambridgeshire District Council to Reintroduce Time Restrictions on Free Car Parking

Following the easing of lockdown, East Cambridgeshire District Council will be reintroducing time restriction enforcement in its free car parks from Saturday 1st August. East Cambridgeshire District Council suspended restrictions during lockdown to allow those undertaking essential trips to do so without the worry of enforcement action. This suspension also allowed residents to follow the …

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Updated Corporate Plan Prioritises Support for Housing, the Environment and Town and City Centres

East Cambridgeshire District Council’s updated corporate plan for 2020-2023 has set out clear ambitions to create a cleaner, greener East Cambridgeshire, improve transport and provide further support for housing in the district. The corporate plan was approved at last night’s virtual Full Council meeting. The plan was brought to Full Council following a review of …

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Treasure Island Open Air Theatre This Summer in Ely

Following the recent Government announcement on ‘Outdoor Theatre’, KD Theatre Productions (the company behind Ely’s Annual Pantomime) are delighted to be presenting an open-air production of ‘Treasure Island’ which promises to be fun for all the family this summer!  The production will take place in the beautiful grounds of The Deans Garden, Ely Cathedral from …

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Chicks of threatened species fledge from Fenland wetlands

At WWT Welney, two pairs of black-tailed godwits have managed to fledge three chicks this breeding season.  WWT Welney is one of  three main breeding sites for black-tailed godwits, and this year nesting attempts were made on the Ouse Washes as well as the adjacent Lady Fen wetlands.  Having been created in 2008, Lady Fen’s …

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First shared ownership homes ready despite COVID disruption

East Cambridgeshire District Council’s trading arm, East Cambs Trading Company (ECTC), has released the first phase of shared ownership homes at the former MoD site in Ely, despite disruption caused by the pandemic. Situated at the former RAF housing estate, adjacent to the Princess of Wales Hospital, this first phase sees the release of seven, three-bedroom …

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Babylon Arts announce new opportunity for age 18 – 26 interested in the creative industries

An Ely-based arts organisation is searching for people to take part in a brand new development programme: Babylon Young Curators. Applications are open to anyone age 18 – 26 with an interest in a career in the creative industries. Two young people will be chosen to take part, each receiving a bursary of £1,650. The …

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Two Ely residents have their poems selected to become Comic Book Illustrations

In May 2020, Babylon ARTS launched their Comic Book Windows project, commissioning local Manga Artist, Irina Richards to create a total of 60 new illustrations, one for each of the Babylon Gallery riverside window panes. This exhibition comprised three separate comic ‘strips’, two based on Irina’s own stories and one using poems submitted by the …

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Ely Museum provides Ely Foodbank with craft packs to spark creativity this summer!

During lockdown, when so many are learning, and educating from home, the team at Ely Museum have been busy providing weekly “Museum From Home” crafts and activities online, inspired by the museums collection! You can find all of these on their Facebook page & blog at www.elymuseum.org.uk/blog.  Lockdown has been a challenge for everyone, but …

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Play areas in the district to re-open

Following guidance from central Government, East Cambridgeshire District Council will be re-opening its outdoor play areas on Saturday 4th July. East Cambridgeshire District Council maintains 19 play areas throughout the district and provides a range of facilities for a variety of ages from toddlers, to juniors and youths. The council has undertaken a thorough inspection of all play …

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