COVID-19 Update

Recent local epidemiology reports confirm that there has been a significant rise in infections in East Cambridgeshire. As you will be aware, there is now a new variant of the COVID-19 virus which is becoming the dominant strain within this area and studies to date indicate that this new strain is approximately 70% more contagious…

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Scamnesty 2020

Following on from the National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team’s hugely successful FASathon campaign, the team are delighted to announce that they will be running Scamnesty (a scam mail amnesty) throughout December. Scamnesty is designed to encourage everyone in the UK to have a chat with their loved ones about scams and to send in…

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Renovation of Prickwillow War Memorial

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…

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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…

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