Christmas message from East Cambridgeshire District Council

Councillor Tony Cornell, Chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council, said: “Christmas is a wonderful time of the year – offering the chance to catch up with friends, loved ones and our families. For me it is also a time to reflect on what has been a busy year for the district. “As Chairman, I have […]

Help manage Ely’s riverside moorings

Boaters, residents and local businesses have the chance to help shape the way moorings are managed along Ely’s Riverside. East Cambridgeshire District Council had been working to extend the existing Mooring Byelaw which had a ‘no return for 48 hour’ clause to provide a consistent enforcement approach for visitors. However, during the final stages of […]

Ely City Centre Forum making a difference

Retailers Welcome Packs, City Centre Health Checks and exhibiting at promotional shows are just some of the activities which have helped strengthen the heart of Ely this year. At a recent meeting of the Ely City Forum, businesses, traders, councillors and officers from local Councils discussed the progress which has been made over the six […]

Christmas comes to Littleport

Ding Dong Merrily on High along to Littleport The Littleport Town Team is welcoming visitors and residents to the town centre this Saturday (6 December) to help them prepare and celebrate Christmas. There will be a number of activities taking place and things people can do to join in the festive spirit. These include: *  […]

East Cambs’ recycling success

The introduction of the wheeled bin recycling service in East Cambridgeshire has seen the area record the third highest increase in recycling performance of English Councils in the last year. The statistics from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs show in 2012/13 East Cambridgeshire was ranked 257th out of 320 councils responsible for […]

Sutton’s plan to become a ‘neighbourhood area’

Residents in Sutton are being encouraged to comment on their Parish Council’s application to East Cambridgeshire District Council to designate the whole parish as a neighbourhood area. If following the consultation the application is approved, it will be the parish council’s first step on their way towards preparing a neighbourhood plan. Ultimately this means Sutton […]

Team Littleport Ready To Act

Team Littleport ready to act Businesses, retailers and Councils have come together to improve the vitality and vibrancy of Littleport’s Town Centre. The Littleport Town Team has been set up following the recommendations of the Town Centres Working Party Committee at East Cambridgeshire District Council which was tasked with helping to make the most of […]

Remember It’s Free Parking in Ely City Centre!

Come to Ely and enjoy free parking in the city centre With its world famous Cathedral, renown independent shops and beautiful riverside, Ely is revered across the region – now visitors and shoppers are being reminded they can park for free in the city centre to enjoy the experience. A new promotion of the free […]

Stretham Old Engine Open Days 2015

The Stretham Old Engine Trust have just announced the open days for 2015. For details see www.strethamoldengine.org.uk/info.htm

District’s leisure centre moving closer to reality

Councillors at East Cambridgeshire District Council have this week agreed the facilities that will be in the new leisure centre to ensure it meets the needs of residents in the years to come. At Commercial Services Committee, Members approved an option which would mean the leisure centre would have: an 8 lane 25m pool, a […]