Guided Tours of Oliver Cromwell’s House

Date:  Repeats every 7 days until Sat Aug 27 2016 . Saturday, 23 July 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Saturday, 30 July 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Saturday, 6 August 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Saturday, 13 August 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Saturday, 20 August 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Saturday, 27 August 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Join our costumed guide for a tour of this atmospheric house,detailing life in the17th Century. Learn about how families would have spent their time, hear about Mrs Cromwell’s love of cooking and find out what life was like as a soldier during the civil war. Cost:  Adult – £6.00 Child – £3.50 Contact:  Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Visit Ely Location Oliver Cromwell's House St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

More here:
Guided Tours of Oliver Cromwell’s House

Guided Historical City of Ely Walk

Date:  Repeats every 21 days until Sun Aug 21 2016 . Sunday, 31 July 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Sunday, 21 August 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Introducing our Summer Programme of Guided Walks around the beautiful City of Ely. All walks depart from Oliver Cromwell’s House at 11.30 am. Places may be pre-booked or booked on arrival (subject to availability). Guided Historical City of Ely Walk: Sunday 31st July and 21st August What better way of discovering the history of this magnificent city than being guided around its splendid array of medieval paths and monastic buildings. Discover the origins of the Cathedral and the importance of trade in this former Isle of Eels. Cost:  All tickets – £4 Contact:  Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Visit Ely Location Oliver Cromwell's House St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Read more here:
Guided Historical City of Ely Walk

Guided Riverside Walk

Date:  Repeats every 21 days until Sun Jul 24 2016 . Sunday, 24 July 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Introducing our Summer Programme of Guided Walks around the beautiful City of Ely. All walks depart from Oliver Cromwell’s House at 11.30 am. Places may be pre-booked or booked on arrival (subject to availability). Guided Riverside Walk: Sunday 24th July and 14th August This expanded tour takes in the city centre as well as the picturesque waterside. Learn about the drainage of the Fens, the life of the Fen Folk and how the river has served visitors and residents across the ages. Cost:  All Tickets £4 Contact:  Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Visit Ely Location Oliver Cromwell's House St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Here is the original:
Guided Riverside Walk

Ely’s Heritage Eel Trail

Date:  Sunday, 28 August 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Introducing our Summer Programme of Guided Walks around the beautiful City of Ely. All walks depart from Oliver Cromwell’s House at 11.30 am. Places may be pre-booked or booked on arrival (subject to availability). Ely’s Heritage Eel Trail: Sunday 28th August Learn about the importance of eels to Ely in the past and today as you are guided around our Eel Trail. Marvel at the artworks dotted around this circular route which portrays the lifecycle of an eel. Cost:  All Tickets £4 Contact:  Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Visit Ely Location Oliver Cromwell's House St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Originally posted here: 
Ely’s Heritage Eel Trail

Guided Monastic Walk

Date:  Monday, 29 August 2016 – 11:30am – 1:00pm Introducing our Summer Programme of Guided Walks around the beautiful City of Ely. All walks depart from Oliver Cromwell’s House at 11.30 am. Places may be pre-booked or booked on arrival (subject to availability). Guided Monastic Walk:  Monday 29th August Discover and explore the grounds of the largest group of medieval monastic buildings still in private use today. Hear the tales of monks and royalty and learn how they helped shaped Ely’s past. Cost:  All Tickets £4 Contact:  Oliver Cromwell's House Telephone:  01353 662062 Email:  tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website:  Visit Ely Location Oliver Cromwell's House St Mary's Street Ely CB7 4HF United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Read the original post:
Guided Monastic Walk

Ely Film Society: Perspolis – 18th July 2016

Date:  Monday, 18 July 2016 – 7:30pm Ely Film Society: Persepolis dir: Vincent Parannaud & Marjane Satrapi Iran 2007 Telephone:  01353 668639 or 656959 Website:  Ely Film Society Location Old Palace Cathedral Green Ely CB7 4DB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Read the original here:
Ely Film Society: Perspolis – 18th July 2016

Decisions from East Cambs Planning Committee 08/06/16

Reference: 
PlanningComm/08/06/16
Date: 
Mon, 06/13/2016

Following this month’s meeting of the Planning Committee at East Cambridgeshire District Council, the following decisions were made:

 

  1. 16/00158/FUL – Refurbishment and partial demolition of existing building to provide six residential townhouses and one residential flat over retained commercial unit – 10 Forehill, Ely, CB7 4AF
    Decision: Approved

 

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Decisions from East Cambs Planning Committee 08/06/16

Planning Committee approves demolition of unauthorised building

Reference: 
PR/15Jun16/Planning
Date: 
Wed, 06/15/2016

 

East Cambridgeshire District Council’s Planning Committee took the decision to authorise the Planning Service to arrange the demolition of an unauthorised building at Sappers Rest, Mepal.

The building was erected without planning permission and a retrospective planning application was refused.

After all other avenues of negotiation were exhausted with the applicant to secure its removal, an Enforcement Notice was served on the building as it was expedient to do so and in the public interest.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Planning Committee approves demolition of unauthorised building

Emergency tree felling work taking place in Ely next week

Reference: 
PR/17Jun16/TreeWork
Date: 
Fri, 06/17/2016

 

Removal of a mature willow tree in Ely will take place next week, on Wednesday 22nd June, to ensure the area remains safe to the public.  

The Willow tree (tree number 2183, highlighted on the site plan) is situated near the corner of Lavenders Land, on the edge of the Riverside footpath, off Willow Walk.

After recent inspections, it has been found that the main stem of the tree is badly decayed, rotten and deteriorating rapidly, and in the interests of public safety, must be felled.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Emergency tree felling work taking place in Ely next week

Emergency tree felling work taking place in Ely next week

Reference: 
PR/17Jun16/TreeWork
Date: 
Fri, 06/17/2016

 

Removal of a mature willow tree in Ely will take place next week, on Wednesday 22nd June, to ensure the area remains safe to the public.  

The Willow tree (tree number 2183, highlighted on the site plan) is situated near the corner of Lavenders Land, on the edge of the Riverside footpath, off Willow Walk.

After recent inspections, it has been found that the main stem of the tree is badly decayed, rotten and deteriorating rapidly, and in the interests of public safety, must be felled.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Emergency tree felling work taking place in Ely next week