Attendance at Burials and Cremations

Public Health England have published updated guidance on attendance to a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic. A modest number of close friends and family of the deceased may attend the funeral.  The City of Ely Council has assessed that no more than 30 mourners should attend, including funeral directors and bearers. If the use of […]

July 20, 2020 News

Revised Library at Home Service

July 20, 2020 News

Re-opening of Play Areas

The City of Ely Council is happy to announce that all of  the play areas are now open. However, to ensure the safety and enjoyment for all, we are asking all parents to heed the advice below.      

July 15, 2020 News

New Mayor in Ely

At the virtual Annual Council Meeting held on the 13th July 2020, Cllr Sue Austen was installed as the Mayor of the City of Ely and Chairman of the Council.  Her Consort is Cllr Alan Arnold.  Cllr Richard Morgan was elected as Deputy Mayor and his wife, Mrs Jane Morgan as the Deputy Mayoress.

July 15, 2020 News

Historical Research Volunteers Needed

The British Horse Society is undertaking work to record legal rights and to preserve and reinstate historical routes. They are currently looking to recruit historical research volunteers in the Eastern region.  

July 8, 2020 News

Foster Carers Needed

Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council have launched a video highlighting the need for foster carers to look after vulnerable children in care.  The young people featured in the video are from the Thomas Deacon Academy in Peterborough and the Neale-Wade Academy in March.

July 7, 2020 News

COVID-19 Measures on

Cambridgeshire County Council has plotted all the measures put in place to aid social distancing across the county.  At the moment, these include pop-up cycle lanes, pedestrian pinch-points and test stations.  As more of the road space allocation schemes go on-line, they will be added to this map. After following the link, click on the […]

June 24, 2020 News

Hanging Baskets

  If you’ve managed to get out and about, you may have noticed that the hanging baskets are up, the ‘Welcome to Ely Signs’ have been planted and the pots and troughs all over the city centre have been brought to life again. Due to the retirement of Ken and Linda, our previous suppliers, we […]

June 22, 2020 News

Grant Awards 2020/2021

As a result of the coronavirus crisis, the Council has agreed to administer the grants application process slightly differently this year, in order to assist local organisations that may be in need of support, later in the year, when they are operating fully. There is a total of £12,000 available for grant awards.  £6,000 will […]

May 20, 2020 News

Ely Community Covid-19 Aid Group

ELY COMMUNITY COVID-19 AID GROUP The City of Ely Parish Council is working with the Ely Community Covid-19 Mutual Aid group on Facebook to assist them. The group is helping to co-ordinate neighbourly assistance in the community of the City of Ely. The Facebook group offers a place for people to keep in touch and […]

May 18, 2020 News
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