A Chatteris man has been awarded for his “outstanding contribution to the community over many years”.
As the Isle of Ely Blind Society marks its 95th anniversary, member Janet Fisher explains how the charity helps local people.
A 71 year old cycling enthusiast will be taking part in a 50 mile marathon event to raise money for Ravenswood Pet Rescue.
A team of eight players from the Chatteris St Peter’s Tennis Club took part in a sponsored 24 hour ‘Tennisathon’ at the GB National Tennis Centre last Saturday (February 17).
A team of young people held a charity car wash, a bake sale and a swimathon to raise money to renovate the hall where they meet.
A Whittlesey teenager is preparing himself for the London Marathon where he’ll be raising funds for a charity close to his family’s heart.
FACET students were treated to a visit from current middle weight champion and Peterborough sports personality of the year Marcelllo Renda.
A team of “prisoners” spent a night in March Police station cells to raise around £10,000 for a young mum who wants to spend as long as possible with her son after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.
Oxfam has cancelled an official opening of its new city centre store in Ely in the light of the continuing crisis over Haiti.
A 56 year old man who lost four stone is now setting his sights on taking part in a year of competitive running.
Members of Three Holes Acorn Club presented a cheque for £1600 to the local first responders.
An Ely police officer is running a half marathon in New York in May to support the ‘Joining Against Cancer in Kids’ (JACK) charity.
Music technology is making a difference to young people’s lives thanks to a social enterprise.
An unsung hero of the Ferry Project in Wisbech has been presented with a community spirit award.
A dog walking charity is desperately looking for volunteers in the Wisbech area to take out two pets while their elderly owner is ill.
A March woman has raised more than £1,200 with donations still coming in for a charity close to her heart by having her hair shaved off.
The residents of Marshland St James have finally got to see what £1.1million buys you when you are looking for a new community hall.
A volunteer carer for a Fenland animal rescue group hopes the story of a foster bull dog will encourage people to sign up their pets to become doggy blood donors.
A team of “prisoners” will be spending the night in March Police station to raise money for a young mum who wants to spend as long as possible with her son after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.
An Emneth resident, who had a stroke two years ago, is preparing for a year of fundraising challenges in support of the Stroke Association.
Golfers have raised £5,000 to support a local mental health charity after members lost a friend to suicide.
The atmosphere was whisked back to the 1920s for a night of music and dancing for the March mayor’s charity ball.
‘Strong leadership and a culture of continuous improvement’ has led a Wisbech hospice service to be rated outstanding.
A mum who suffered the tragedy of losing one of her twins during pregnancy has raised money to say thank you to the nursing team who cared for her and her surviving son.
A five year old animal lover has raised money to help her local RSPCA centre.
A children’s hospice has enjoyed its best-ever week on eBay after taking £4,784.
A March firefighter raised more than £4,000 for Magpas by bringing 70 people together on 45 bikes for a 12 hour spin-a-thon.
A joint milestone birthday party has helped to raise hundreds of pounds to support the cancer patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn.
A man familiar to people in and around Ely for dressing up as Father Christmas is hanging up his red jacket and white beard, having collected over £2,800 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).
Arthur Rank Hospice’s £10.5million home at Shelford Bottom was officially opened today by His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward.