How Like and Angel – Circa / I Fagiolini – 2nd and 3rd July 2012

Date: Repeats every day until Tue Jul 03 2012 . Monday, 2 July 2012 – 9:30pm Tuesday, 3 July 2012 – 9:30pm Location Ely Cathedral Palace Green Ely, Cambridgehire United Kingdom See map: Google Maps A Norfolk & Norwich Festival production Director: Yaron Liftschitz Musical Director: Robert Hollingworth Fusing Circa’s exhilarating brand of contemporary circus with the exquisite sound of I Fagiolini’s choral singing, How Like An Angel celebrates the beauty and grandeur of four stunning English cathedrals. Cost: All Tickets 20, 5 (concessions) available from ELY CATHEDRAL BOX OFFICE on 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) or email: box.office@cathedral.ely.anglican.org Contact: Ely Cathedral Box Office Telephone: 01353 660349 (Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm) Email: box.office@cathedral.ely.anglican.org read more

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How Like and Angel – Circa / I Fagiolini – 2nd and 3rd July 2012

Leading the way to create new jobs

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55/12

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01/05/2012

To cope with the predicted growth in the district in the next twenty years, plans are being made to lay the foundation for future jobs in East Cambridgeshire.

The economy in the district is mainly based around agriculture, manufacturing, education, retail and distribution and also has five per cent of employment in high tech industries.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Leading the way to create new jobs

Taking a tour of action in Ely

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056/12

Date:

01/05/2012

Ely become the centre of attention last month as part of an ‘Environment Action Day’.

The day began with a tour of the city by members of the Community Safety Partnership, including Cambridgeshire Constabulary, East Cambridgeshire District Council, City of Ely Council and Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service.

They walked through the city checking for anti social behaviour, graffiti, dog fouling, littering, fly tipping as well as looking at its general appearance.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Taking a tour of action in Ely

NGS Open Gardens Ty Gwyn – Summer 2012

Date: Repeats every 4 weeks until Mon Jul 16 2012 . Saturday, 19 May 2012 (All day) – Sunday, 20 May 2012 (All day) Saturday, 16 June 2012 (All day) – Sunday, 17 June 2012 (All day) Saturday, 14 July 2012 (All day) – Sunday, 15 July 2012 (All day) Location Ty Gwyn 6 The Borough Aldreth CB6 3PJ United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Description: 1 acre cottage garden in small fenland hamlet. Grass path walks around mature trees, shrubs, perennials and climbers. Wild flower garden, cactus greenhouse, vegetable patch, orchard, fishpond. Free range chickens and ducks including rare breeds. Artes Mundi Fair Trade gift shop onsite. Cost: Admission: Admission 3, child free Contact: Sian & Mark Hugo Telephone: 01353 740586 Email: sianandmark@artes-mundi.co.uk read more

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Ely NGS Open Gardens – 27th May

Date: Sunday, 27 May 2012 – 2:00pm – 6:00pm Location Different Gardens around Ely Ely, Cambridgeshire Please see NGS website for details United Kingdom See map: Google Maps 12 Chapel Street, CB6 1AD Small town garden with lots of interesting corners. The plants reflect the eclectic outlook of the gardeners towards plants. Themes from alpine to herbaceous border. All linked by a railway! At least, that's the excuse… 26 Chapel Street, CB6 1AD Cost: 5 (joint gardens) Contact: NGS Gardens Website: www.ngs.org.uk/gardens-to-visit.aspx read more

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Talk: Keep Ely moving by Philip Eden – 9th May 2012

Date: Wednesday, 9 May 2012 – 7:30pm Location Ely Methodist Church Chapel Street Ely, Cambridgehire CB6 1DA United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Lecture on behalf of the Ely Society. Cost: Free for members, visitors 2.50 Contact: Kevin Evans Email: elysoc@hotmail.com Website: www.elysociety.org.uk

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Raising the awareness of compost

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057/12

Date:

01/05/2012

Residents in East Cambridgeshire are being given the chance to pick up some free soil improver as part of Compost Awareness Week next week.

The opportunity has been organised by East Cambridgeshire District Council and EARTH with the giveaway taking place at Larkfields Resource Centre, High Barns, Ely on Thursday 10th May from 10am to 3pm.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Raising the awareness of compost

Change to collection days this Bank Holiday

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058/12

Date:

01/05/2012

Residents in East Cambridgeshire are being reminded about revised waste and recycling collection dates due to the Bank Holiday next week.

East Cambridgeshire District Council has made the following waste and recycling arrangements:

Normal Collection Day Revised Collection
Monday 7 May Tuesday 8 May
Tuesday 8 May Wednesday 9 May

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Change to collection days this Bank Holiday

Investing in our communities

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059/12

Date:

01/05/2012

Residents in Isleham, Ely and Bottisham are set to benefit from grants totalling nearly 190,000.

At Community and Environment Sub Committee at East Cambridgeshire District Council, Members heard how funding had been agreed for the following projects from the East Cambridgeshire Community Facilities (Section 106) Fund:

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Investing in our communities

Work progressing well to deliver better services

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061/12

Date:

03/05/2012

Work to create a one stop shop to deal with residents’ council and housing needs in East Cambridgeshire is on target to be completed this month.

Development of a new reception area at East Cambridgeshire District Council began in April with the aim of providing residents and customers with better facilities – such as new interview rooms, self service computer terminals and a single point of contact for the District Council and Sanctuary Housing.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Work progressing well to deliver better services