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UK’s first sake brewery blessed in traditional Jichinsai ceremony

Date: 
Tue, 11/01/2016

A ground breaking ceremony like no other has been held at the construction site of the UK’s first sake brewery in East Cambridgeshire. 

The event which is known as a “Jichinsai” is a traditional Shinto ceremony undertaken to purify the building site prior to laying the foundations and to pray for the safety of the people involved in the construction. 

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:UK’s first sake brewery blessed in traditional Jichinsai ceremony

Trial of toilets for Country Park

Reference: 
053/15
Date: 
Fri, 07/24/2015

East Cambridgeshire District Council has launched a trial of public toilets in Ely’s award winning Country Park.

The trial, which lasts from July until September to cover the school summer holidays, follows consultation with the people who use the park who said toilets were the number one thing they would like to see installed.

The toilets, which consist of three portable units (male, female and baby changing/disabled), will be cleaned and stocked daily by an external cleaning company and will be open between 8am and 6pm.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Trial of toilets for Country Park

The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Visits Ely! – 17th December 2013

Date: Tuesday, 17 December 2013 – 1:00pm – 9:00pm The Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Visits Ely! – 17th December 2013 The famous Coca-Cola Christmas truck is on its way around the country, visiting to discover “Kindness Hotspots” – the good deeds and kind acts the people of Britain are doing for each other. It will be in Ely's Market Place between 1.00 and 9.00 pm serving chilled Coke and Diet Coke to the sounds of seasonal music. Plus have your photograph taken with the truck! Location Ely Market Place Market Street Ely CB7 4NP United Kingdom See map: Google Maps Cost: Free Contact: Ely Tourist Information Centre Telephone: 01353 662062 Email: tic@eastcambs.gov.uk Website: Coca-Cola Christmas Zone

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