When Richard Priest was admitted to Royal Papworth Hospital on New Year’s Eve, little did he think he’d still be in hospital come August.

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Mayor James Palmer blasted those he claims are trying to misunderstand the Government’s “careful balance of Covid-beating initiatives”.

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Archivists have compiled a “rogues’ gallery” based on two hundred years of court records, including offences such as witchcraft and highway robbery.

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Ely City Council with the Royal British Legion commemorated VJ Day at the war memorial in the market place on Saturday.

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Yesterday, 13:57

Six lucky readers are going to get the chance to save on their weekly shopping bill in this great, easy to enter competition.

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Yesterday, 13:21

A familiar Fenland face is to take the reigns at the newly created North Northamptonshire council - and at a salary of up to £180,000 a year.

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Yesterday, 12:00

Executive principal Richard Spencer said he was “immensely proud” of Bishop Laney Sixth Form, Ely, A-level students who received their results on Thursday.

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Yesterday, 10:31

A dispersal order is in place at a business park in East Cambridgeshire this weekend to halt a recurrence of last weekend when they received 101 calls about cars meeting there.

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Wed, 18:03

Two men- one from Ely- on the run after escaping from separate prisons are not only related but were both jailed for being involved in separate organised crime gangs.

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Wed, 15:57

Two prisoners who escaped separately from prisons in Lincolnshire and Suffolk may be together and hiding somewhere in Cambridgeshire.

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Wed, 15:16

A planning officer caught up in correspondence with an agent over a mobile home told him to get an issue sorted as “I need to get on with other work”.

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Mon, 12:45

Only four out of every 100 planning applications to Fenland District Council get it right first time.

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Mon, 11:45

A Fenland pub has closed eight months after it was taken on by new landlords who say the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic meant that it “wasn’t viable at this time to continue”.

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Mon, 11:22

Nestle Purina’s relationship with the community will play a vital part in determining their position on a proposed £300m energy from waste plant near to their Wisbech factory.

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Mon, 08:55

A Chatteris councillor accepted the challenge to raise the issue of extending the proposed CAM metro out to the town at every future meeting of Fenland District Council.

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

East Cambridgeshire is getting a massive boost from the county council that will see £1.4m awarded to projects in Littleport, Soham and Stretham.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

A visually impaired councillor described having his independence “stolen” as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

MP Lucy Frazer says she has confirmed a retirement housing complex will still close but it won’t be until all residents’ find alternative accommodation.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

In tough times like these, trusted local journalism helps keep you informed and helps keep our community together.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

March is slowly emerging from lockdown. But whilst many of us stayed indoors, self isolated and stepped only rarely in town, volunteers remained busy.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Fenland is getting a slice of county council money that will benefit Wisbech Market Place, a village community centre and West End Park, March.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Some 2,000 registered an interest within weeks of their announcement but who will get the first of eight £100,000 homes due for completion later this year?

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The announcement by East Cambs Council on Friday to build a pet cemetery at Mepal comes as a family run farming and transport business had just announced proposals for a pet crematorium at Littleport.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The economy of East Cambridgeshire was given a boost after a decision by President Donald Trump led to the abandonment of plans to close RAF Mildenhall.

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Just 43 days after Covid 19 was blamed for a delay in preparing options for the future of Mepal Outdoor Centre, a surprise plan to turn it into a £6m crematorium was unveiled.

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Details are only now emerging of a fraud against the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA).

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

A Lib Dem councillor angrily denounced Tory controlled East Cambs Council for debating the future of Mepal Outdoor Centre behind closed doors.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Ten years after Fenland Council argued – and then blocked – a second crematorium at Chatteris, their East Cambs Council neighbours confirmed they will build a rival £6m crematorium at Mepal.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

A new Dutch-style roundabout – that blew its original budget through the roof – opened today (July 31).

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Friday, July 31, 2020

A woman has died following a collision involving three cars in Fulbourn today (July 31).

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