Ely Wildlife Watch: Hibernating Hedgehogs – Saturday 10th October 2015

Date:  Saturday, 10 October 2015 – 2:00pm Ely Wildlife Watch: Hibernating Hedgehogs Find out about hedgehogs and other animals which hibernate, look for signs of hedgehogs and see how you can make your garden hedgehog friendly. Meet at 2pm in Fisherman's car park. Children must be accompanied. Cost:  50p per child Contact:  Clive Telephone:  01353 610224 Website:  Wildlife Watch Location Fisherman's Car Park Willow Walk Ely CB7 4AT United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Ely Wildlife Watch: Hibernating Hedgehogs – Saturday 10th October 2015

Ely Wildlife Watch: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Saturday 13th February 2016

Date:  Saturday, 13 February 2016 – 1:45pm – 3:15pm Ely Wildlife Watch: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Find out how your family can help the planet by reducing waste, reusing things and recycling through games craft and stories. Ely Library Meeting Room Cost:  50p per child Contact:  Helen Telephone:  01353 664745 Website:  Wildlife Watch Location Ely Library Meeting Room 6 The Cloisters Ely CB7 4ZH United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Ely Wildlife Watch: BTO Nest Records Scheme – 19th February 2016

Date:  Friday, 19 February 2016 – 7:45pm Ely Wildlife Watch: BTO Nest Records Scheme   An illustrated talk by Carl Barimore (British Trust of Ornithology) Cost:  £2.50 Contact:  Helen Telephone:  01353 664745 Website:  Wildlife Watch Location Vernon Cross Room at Ely Museum Market Street Ely CB7 4LS United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Ely Wildlife Watch: BTO Nest Records Scheme – 19th February 2016

Local businesses encouraged to sign up to help district’s young people

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Tue, 10/06/2015

With hundreds of students coming to this year’s annual East Cambridgeshire Careers & Skills Fair, local businesses are being encouraged to sign up to meet the best young talent in the district.

The event brings Year 11 and Sixth Form students from the four secondary schools in East Cambridgeshire and Kings School Ely the chance to talk to the top employers in the district through speed networking, Q&A sessions and exhibitions.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Local businesses encouraged to sign up to help district’s young people

East Cambridgeshire aiming for Gold Standard

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Tue, 10/06/2015

With East Cambridgeshire setting a high standard in tackling homelessness, the District Council has been asked to host the National Practitioner for Department of Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) Housing Gold Standard.

Steve Tong, the Practitioner for the East of England and Kent, will be based in the Housing Options team for three days a week where he will help authorities work towards the Gold Standard.  

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:East Cambridgeshire aiming for Gold Standard

Cider along to this year’s Apple Festival

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Tue, 10/06/2015

It’s that corking time of year again when people head to Ely with unidentified apples from their gardens and put into practise months of training to peel an apple to enter the record books.

Next Saturday (17 October) it is the city’s fifteenth Apple Festival organised and ran by East Cambridgeshire District Council and Watergull Orchards.

Visitors to Palace Green between 10am – 4pm will be able to take part in a whole host of events such as:

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Cider along to this year’s Apple Festival

Ely Watercolour Art Exhibition – 24th October to 1st November 2015

Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Nov 01 2015 . Saturday, 24 October 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Sunday, 25 October 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Monday, 26 October 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday, 27 October 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday, 28 October 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday, 29 October 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Friday, 30 October 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Saturday, 31 October 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Sunday, 1 November 2015 – 10:00am – 5:00pm Ely Watercolour Art Exhibition Exhibition and sale of original watercolour paintings by the Ely Watercolour Workshop. Get an unique Xmas present. Prices start from £15. Hand-painted cards also available. Or just come and browse.     Open from 10am until 5pm Monday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm on Sundays Cost:  Free Contact:  Vivienne Robinson Telephone:  01353 722020 Email:  v-r@vrobinson.co.uk Location Blue Room of the Almonry Restaurant Market Square Ely CB7 4JU United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Ely Watercolour Art Exhibition – 24th October to 1st November 2015

Yet Another Evening Wasted with the Band of Hope – 21st November 2015

Date:  Saturday, 21 November 2015 – 8:00pm Yet Another Evening Wasted with the Band of Hope Popular music of the 20s and early 30s Bring your own refreshments Cost:  Tickets: £7 each £1 per order if tickets are posted. Tickets available from Ely Tourist Information Centre, 29 St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF.  Call in or phone 01353 662062.  Open every day 10 – 5 until 1st November and 11 – 4 from 2nd November. Also available from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/thebandofhope (booking fee applies) Contact:  Ely Tourist Information Centre, Oliver Cromwell's House, Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Location Little Downham Village hall Main Steet, Little Downham Ely CB6 2ST United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Ely Christmas Light Switch On – 27th November 2015

Date:  Friday, 27 November 2015 – 4:00pm – 8:30pm   Ely Christmas Light Switch On     The Magic is Coming – Get Ready for It!! Cost:  Free Contact:  Ian Newstead Telephone:  07902015598 Email:  elylightswitchon@gmail.com Website:  Ely Christmas Lights Switch ON Location Market Square and surrounding streets Market Square Ely CB7 4QN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps read more

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Ely Christmas Light Switch On – 27th November 2015

Date:  Friday, 27 November 2015 – 4:00pm – 8:30pm   Ely Christmas Light Switch On     The Magic is Coming – Get Ready for It!! Cost:  Free Contact:  Ian Newstead Telephone:  07902015598 Email:  elylightswitchon@gmail.com Website:  Ely Christmas Lights Switch ON Location Market Square and surrounding streets Market Square Ely CB7 4QN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps read more

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