The City of Ely Allotments Association is run by volunteers on behalf of the City of Ely Council. Our aim is to provide allotment gardens for rent to the residents of Ely and surrounding areas.
The iconic cathedral in the centre of Ely has been a focus of Christian worship in the area since the 11th Century, and was built upon the site of an Anglo-Saxon abbey, founded in 672 AD by St Etheldreda.
This award-winning local history museum explores the impact of the landscape of the fens on the lives of the people who have lived in them. Housed in the former Bishop of Ely’s Gaol, displays range from prehistoric hand axes and Anglo Saxon treasures to local trades and wartime letters. Discover the region’s unique history, dress up, handle artefacts and hear the spooky fen folk tales.
Ely Museum operates the ShopMobility scheme on behalf of the City of Ely Council. The scheme operates Thursday- Saturday, please call the museum on 01353 666655 for further details and to book.
Ely Netball Club welcomes people of all ages and abilities. It is a welcoming club who offer the opportunity to play competitive netball within three teams, all of whom compete in the Cambridge and District Netball League.
The Paradise ground has played host to cricket in the area since 1856, and the City of Ely Cricket Club continues to run three adult league teams on weekends, as well as a midweek team, and offer a variety of squads for children in school year 4 and above.
Once Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell lived in Ely for 10 years. A popular tourist attraction, Cromwell’s House has been recreated to depict what life would have been like in the 17th Century.
Needham’s Foundation is a Charitable Trust registered with the Charity Commission, the purpose of which is to provide financial assistance for the advancement of education, to schools and individuals in the City of Ely. The link gives a brief history of the Charity and an application form for individuals, who meet the criteria to apply for a grant.
The Maltings function rooms at the riverside in Ely are ideal for a wide variety of uses including conferences, meetings, exhibitions and weddings. Please contact the Venue Manager if you are interested in making a booking.
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The Police need your help and would request that if any parishioners have any issues that relate to the police in their neighbourhood or community they should report them on their website by clicking on the above link.
All issues reported on this link will be prioritised and assessed. By reporting information in this way it can be recorded and measured and provide the police with useful evidence.
The link also gives information about the officers, priorities, actions and contacts that form the Neighbourhood Policing team in and across Cambridgeshire.