Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The Rotary Club of Ely would like to thank the people of Ely and the surrounding area once again for their generosity and support of their Christmas collections.

More than 400 pupils came together for a Christmas concert which is now in its 10th year since launching in 2009.

The perfect Christmas treat for couples, friends and families, 11a’s festive afternoon tea is a tasty seasonal take on the classic British tradition.

More than 600 people were arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Cambridgeshire between October last year and this September, police have revealed.

A missing elf investigation was launched after one police officer’s children were unable to locate their elf on the shelf.

Officers at March police station were treated to an unexpected present when a seven-year-old girl surprised them with some sweet treats.

Carol services, a visit from Santa and a performance from the Ely Irish Dancers were among the ‘Christmas acts of kindness’ that Soham Lodge Care Centre residents have been enjoying.

Wisbech group The Clarkson Singers are bringing Christmas music to a variety of audiences this Christmas.

£574 was raised for the Fenland Music Centre Association at their annual Christmas concert.

Commuters heading to Ely station – one of those suffering some current disruption over cancelled trains – will probably not have drawn much comfort if they pass through Prickwillow.

An Ely woman has raised more than £1,800 for a local mental health charity thanks to the success of her memory baubles idea.

An Ely Business Award-winning company has decided not to send out Christmas cards but to donate to charity instead.

The cast of this year’s KD Theatre Productions pantomime at The Maltings have completed rehearsals and are now in the venue preparing for their opening performance of Dick Whittington on December 13.

A new Christmas advert putting the spotlight on heroes in Cambridgeshire has been released by the county’s fire brigade.

The Angles Theatre’s in-house drama group Ratz bring the classic fairytale story of Cinderella to life in Wisbech this month.

When The Littleport Players performed their Christmas panto ‘Sleeping Beauty’ there were standing ovations at the grand finale on every night of its five-show run.

Christmas came early for five-year-old Lilly Godfrey who won the chance to go wild in the aisles at The Original Factory Shop in March.

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Doddington on Saturday night as the village came together for its annual Christmas lights switch-on.

If you head to Coates in the run up to Christmas you’ll see something rather unusual - a combine harvester illuminated in neon green lights with three silver reindeer perched on its roof.

Ely Markets will be hosting a selection of events in the run up to Christmas – including a vegan Christmas fair and traditional festive food and gift markets.

The Cambridge Arts Theatre’s Christmas pantomimes keep getting better every year – so it’s no surprise this production of Cinderella is their best - and funniest - yet.

I am a long-serving head receptionist at King’s Ely and have come up with a wonderful way to acknowledge a loved one this Christmas while supporting a local organisation which is working to conquer the stigma of mental health.

A Coca Cola truck made out of recycled boxes is just part of a March diner’s Christmas window display.

Chatteris became a winter wonderland at the weekend as snow covered the town to mark its annual Christmas lights switch-on.

Thousands braved the cold weather for the annual Christmas market in March over the weekend – here are some of our highlights.

Hundreds packed out March’s market place on Friday (November 29) as the town’s Christmas lights were switched on.

It’s that time of the year again when Santa climbs on board his sleigh and visits homes in March – here’s where he’ll be this year.

This year’s Doddington Christmas Lights switch-on takes place this December and here’s everything you need to know.

We want to share YOUR Christmas this year, both online and in print. Submit your content via the email address below.

With just 33 days until Christmas, March is getting into the spirit as its large centre piece tree has been erected in the market place.

This year’s Christmas pantomime at The Princess Theatre in Hunstanton is Dick Whittington And His Wonderful Cat.

With just 34 days left until Christmas, we’re asking our readers if it is till too early to put up the Christmas tree.

It’s that time of the year again and Fenland Music Centre Association’s (FMCA) annual Christmas concert is right round the corner.

Premier Travel in Ely has launched their annual Christmas toy appeal.

With the festive season just around the corner the Tower Ballroom in Wisbech has plenty of Christmas shows coming up.

Wisbech Lions Club sleigh runs and statics - all sleigh routes should start at 5.45pm and finish about 7.30pm.

Get ready because it’s almost time for the Chatteris Christmas lights switch-on, which this year takes place on Saturday November 30 at 4.30pm.

The North Pole skating rink in Cambridge is back this winter and you could be there for free.

Get into the festive spirit and skate in style at The North Pole Cambridge, whatever the weather

Ely Cathedral and local businesses have been busy making preparations for the annual Christmas Gift & Food Fair, which returns to the city this weekend from Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 November.

An Ely Santa Claus is trying to drum up donations so he can deliver Christmas to a family in need this festive season – but can YOU help him?

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