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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

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,

Ely Rotary Fundraising Update

Rotary Club member Mike Anthony came up with the idea of having his beard shaved off for charity. The chosen charity is the Cambridge branch of the Samaritans, one of the oldest and largest branches in the country, which has been giving invaluable emotional support to the people of Cambridgeshire for over 50 years.  To

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’

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

Ely Cadets have taken off once again

Whilst lockdown may have temporarily suspended all face to face Air Cadet Activities, our cadets and staff member’s love of aviation hasn’t been diminished in the slightest. With the Goverment restrictions on private flying lifted our cadets have taken off once again (privately of course) Here you can see photos of First Class Cadet Oliver

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The Orchards – the exceptional new care home in Ely

We are delighted to announce that The Orchards is now welcoming new residents into our beautiful caring community. The stunning home provides the very best possible residential and dementia care to older people in a beautiful, positive and safe environment.  We fully understand people’s anxieties during this worrying time; but want to reassure you that

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