It has been announced that the historic Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge, first raced in 1829, will be held on the River Great Ouse at Ely in April 2021. It will be the 166th Men’s race and the 75th Women’s race. Covid restrictions has made planning the London event very challenging so it has […]
There are on-line courses available for local residents. Click on the link below for the brochure to find full details of the courses that are available. Skills Brochure
You may have noticed that the War Memorial in Prickwillow was taken away for renovation earlier in the year. It has now returned, beautifully restored, to stand proud in the village once again. The cenotaph is made from Portland Limestone and is in the Art Deco style. As well as a complete refurbishment, two further […]
Dear Parishioner As we are now beginning our second lockdown, I wanted to reassure you that the City of Ely Council are continuing to provide essential services to the City. Unfortunately, due to the Government’s restrictions we have had to close the Maltings and Oliver Cromwell’s House. However, we will re-open on the 2 December […]
Local volunteers can help to keep their community moving in freezing weather by taking part in the Community Gritting Scheme managed by Cambridgeshire County Council. Volunteers can sign up to grit local footpaths chosen by their parish council using equipment provided. Please read the Community Gritting Training Pack for more information. Community Gritting Training Pack […]
Applications from voluntary groups and organisations were considered in September. However, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Council agreed to split the allocation of grant funds into two phases for this financial year. Therefore, further applications are invited for the second phase. These will be considered in March 2021. The Council is encouraging applications with […]
We’d like to take a moment to say a big ‘thank you’ on behalf of @EastCambs and @CambsCC to all the volunteers who have been helping people in the community since March. Your contribution to the community and the difference you have made to those you helped has been truly phenomenal.
If you would like to comment on the highway improvement works that are planned for the Lancaster Way roundabout in Ely, click on the inserted link. https://consultcambs.uk.engagementhq.com/lancaster-way-consultation