Editor John Elworthy proposed the toast to the town of March at the annual charity ball hosted by the Mayor of March.
Children from Burrowmoor School and the talented March duo Back Two enlivened the annual civic carol service hosted by the mayor, Councillor Jan French.
With an introduction from town crier Avril Hayter-Smith and grace from the chaplain the Rev Mike Banyard, the annual dinner of the City of Ely Council got off to a flying start.
They have returned, Dan Handley and Dave Brooks are back in the Fens after their gruelling 13,500 mile trip to Japan in aid of Children in Need.
Hundreds came together to celebrate the best businesses in the region as the Fenland Enterprise Business Awards returned for its tenth year.
Editor John Elworthy said community news and community values remained vital to the success of the Ely Standard as we move into a digital era.
Council bosses were urged to suspend their contract with FACT this afternoon but the audit committee said they would come to a “legal decision” and leave “no stone unturned”.
Inspirational, hardworking, caring and loyal – just some of the words that were used to describe our award-winning heroes of 2018.
An evening discussion on business and innovation bringing together entrepreneurs in Cambridge will take place next week.