Tractors, forklifts and trucks streamed through the streets of Doddington and Wimblington as farmers paid their own tribute to our key workers.
The Ely Standard for May 19, 1922 had a fine collection of interesting fen features. Here’s a random sample.
UK based workers have filled many of the seasonal jobs at one of Cambridgeshire’s biggest farms estate.
Farmers rallied to show enthusiastic support for NHS and other front-line carers in Doddington on Thursday evening,
Vittles, grub, though not fools grub which was something like a trifle that hadn’t set: ‘too thick to drink and not thick enough t’ eat’and docky, are common words for fen food.
A lorry driver carrying straw through a Cambridgeshire village has been reported for allegedly using his mobile phone whilst driving.
A new “Land Army” of workers is urgently needed to fill jobs on East Anglia’s fruit and vegetable farms and help feed the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, said industry leaders.
Police confirmed to Cambridgeshire County Council this week that no action will be taken against deputy leader Roger Hickford following the awarding to him of a county council farm tenancy.
Former Ely councillor Tom Hunt – now the MP for Ipswich – has raised more than £2,300 by shaving his head for charity.