Community Winter Gritting Scheme

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…

A Message of Thanks

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.

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…

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.      

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.