Ely Car Parking Map 2009

There is a new car parking map now available. You can download the PDF by clicking the link below.
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Ely Visitor Guide 2009

If you are planning a visit to Ely, then why not take a look at the new Visit Ely Guide. It is packed with useful information about Ely and the District, which will help you make the most of your visit. Find out about attractions in the area, where to stay, events happening through the year, where to eat, plus much more.

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Online Video club – May is food security month

Tim Lang’s ten ‘new fundamentals’ Tim Lang, professor of food policy at City University , member of the government’s Sustainable Development Commission and president of Garden Organic , is the leading UK researcher on food security. In the last 30-40 years there has been enormous investment in what is called efficiency. That means there is no spare. The food system is like a fully stretched rubber band,  If it breaks, there would be a sharp rebound.  I don’t think a systemic failure is imminent but it is very vulnerable to shocks. They could be technical shocks, ecological shocks or human disease shocks. We don’t have a sustainable UK agriculture base at the moment and we need one In these videos Tim Lang highlights ten of his “new fundamentals” Oil Water Climate change Biodiversity Demographics Urbanisation Labour Nutrition transition Health care costs Battles of power Tim Lang’s new book is “Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society” buy it from Toppings , your local Ely book shop. Transition Ely food group Visit the our food group page for more information on what we can do to increase the resilience of our local food system.

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Fancy a workout at lunchtime

Businesses in e-space North in East Cambridgeshire are limbering up to get fit during their lunch hours.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Fancy a workout at lunchtime

Ely Folk Festival Flyer 2009

The 24th Ely Folk Festival is fast approaching (Friday 10 – Sunday 12 July). If you are not familiar with this year’s fantastic line-up download the flyer.

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Le Francais revient pour allecher nos bourgeons de gout

A French Market is coming to Ely this weekend to tantalise taste buds. Exotic wines, delicious baguettes, sausages from the charcuterie are just some of the delicacies as 25 traders from Normandy come to tempt East Cambridgeshire residents on the 15 and 16 May.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Le Francais revient pour allecher nos bourgeons de gout

Ely Folk Festival Makes The Sunday Times Top 100 Festivals List

The Sunday Times has listed Ely Folk Festival among it’s 100 top music festivals.
The preview includes events ‘from big beasts to boutique, family-friendly to hedonists-only, in-town to back-of-beyond and even overseas’. The festival is one of only five folk music festivals that have made it into the top 100.

It is just not the Sunday Times that has recognised that the festival is one of the best around – canny punters have been snapping up tickets for this year’s festival with sales so far outstripping previous years.

With a bill that includes Peatbog Faeries, Edward II, Baka Beyond, Eric Bogle and John Munro, and Tanglefoot, Ely Folk Festival 2009 is set to be a highlight of the festival circuit this year.

Information on the festival and details on how to purchase tickets can be found on the festival website: elyfolk.co.uk.

Can you turn that down a bit?

Loud noise can have a real impact on someone’s life, especially if it is loud and consistent which is why Noise Action Week is set to explain practical solutions to everyday noise problems.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Can you turn that down a bit?

Collections change for Whitsun Bank Holiday

Officers are reminding residents in the District about revised collection dates following the Whitsun bank holiday in order to deal with their waste.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Collections change for Whitsun Bank Holiday

Country Park takes important step forward

The Country Park vision continues to take shape with Councillors approving the development plan for the park’s future.

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Country Park takes important step forward