Talk: How Ely has changed – 11th April 2012

Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2012 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm Location Ely Methodist Church Chapel Street Ely CB6 1TA. United Kingdom See map: Google Maps HOW ELY HAS CHANGED! A look back at Ely over the last 50 years by Councillor Mike Rouse on behalf of the Ely Society. Cost: 2.50 for visitors Contact: Kevin Evans Telephone: 01353 614892 Email: elysoc@hotmail.com Website: www.elysociety.org.uk

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Talk: How Ely has changed – 11th April 2012

Don’t foul our town

Reference:

019/12

Date:

06/02/2012

Residents in Littleport are saying enough is enough to dog owners who let their animals foul their town without clearing it up and local Councils are doing their bit to help.

The issue of dog fouling is a frequently raised in Neighbourhood Panel meetings and is rated as serious anti social behaviour creating real public health concerns.

In Littleport, concerned residents are appealing to dog walkers to clear up after their animals so they and their children can avoid the health risks associated with dog mess.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Don’t foul our town

Presentation: Pictures of old Ely – 14th March 2012

Date: Wednesday, 14 March 2012 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm Location Ely Methodist Church Chapel Street Ely CB6 1TA United Kingdom See map: Google Maps PICTURES OF OLD ELY By Pam Blakeman, local historian and author on behalf of the Ely Society. Cost: 2.50 for visitors Contact: Kevin Evans Telephone: 01353 614892 Email: elysoc@hotmail.com Website: www.elysociety.org.uk

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Talk: Continuity and Tradition in Western Sculpture – 16th February 2012

Date: Thursday, 16 February 2012 – 7:30pm Location The Hayward Theatre The Gallery Ely, Cambridgehire CB7 4DB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps The development from Classical Greeks to Anthony Gormley.Talk by Mary Acton on behalf of The Ely Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Cost: Suggested donation 7 Contact: Ely Decorative and Fine Arts Society Website: www.elydfas.org.uk/Default.aspx

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City of Cambridge Brass Band – 9th March 2012

Date: Friday, 9 March 2012 – 7:00pm Location The Maltings Ship Lane Ely CB7 4AU United Kingdom See map: Google Maps The Rotary Club of Ely presents the City of Cambridge Brass Band. In aid of the Rotary Foundation for the Eradication of polio throughout the world. Cost: Tickets 12.50 and available from The Maltings or Burrows Bookshop, High Street Passage Ely. Contact: Burrows Bookshop Telephone: 01353669759 Email: burrowsbookshop@ymail.com read more

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City of Cambridge Brass Band – 9th March 2012

Cambridge: Bach St John Passion Concert – 15th March 2012

Date: Thursday, 15 March 2012 – 7:45pm Location St John's College Chapel St John's Street Cambridge CB2 1TP United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost: 20 – 5 Contact: Caroline Marks Telephone: 01223 339363 Email: choir@joh.cam.ac.uk Website: www.sjcchoir.co.uk/StJohnPassion read more

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Barn dance and Auction with David Palmer – 24th March 2012

Date: Saturday, 24 March 2012 – 7:15pm Location Ely Beet Sports & Social Club Lynn Road Ely, Cambridgehire CB6 1DD United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Barn dance to include light supper, live music and caller, free parking and in the supper break an auction of promises by David Palmer. All proceeds to be given to Teenage cancer trust. Come along have some fun at the same time help the young people in the area with cancer support their new specialist unit in Addenbrookes. Tickets limited. if you wish to pay by card please visit our website. Cost: 15 Contact: Mr Neville Williams Telephone: 01353 664 214 Email: Karen@vitalsparkconsultancy.co.uk Website: www.rotaryclubely-hereward.org read more

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Taking on unlicensed limousine owners

Reference:

020/12

Date:

07/02/2012

Officers at East Cambridgeshire District Council are warning residents hiring a stretched limousine for a prom night, a day at the races or a birthday party to beware of unlicensed and unscrupulous companies.

The warning comes after a successful court action against the limousine company Skooters and it’s owner Mr Sooty Edwards from Haddenham who were fined 2,700 and made to pay costs of 3,493 for:

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Taking on unlicensed limousine owners

Jubilee Gardens celebrates 10 years

Reference:

022/12

Date:

07/02/2012

Ely’s Jubilee Gardens is celebrating its 10th birthday this week.

The Gardens were opened by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh on 11 February 2002 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee year of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Over the years, the impressive Jubilee Gardens have become a part of Ely with it’s beautiful riverside setting and magnificent Cathedral backdrop.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Jubilee Gardens celebrates 10 years

What are the Cromwells up to this February?

Reference:

023/12

Date:

10/02/2012

This half term, visitors to Ely can learn a little more about what life was like in the 17th Century thanks to the experts at Oliver Cromwell House.

On Tuesday 14 February between 11am and 12.30pm, visitors to the House will hear from a historic character will tell them about civil war battles and the scraps of food they had to eat.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:What are the Cromwells up to this February?