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Ely scoops double award win for its Parks and Green Spaces

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Thu, 07/28/2016

The city is celebrating a double award win for its parks and green spaces thanks to the Keep Britain Tidy Green Flag Awards Scheme.

Ely Country Park and Jubilee Gardens are among 1,686 parks and green spaces that have received a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space.

A Green Flag flying overhead is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent facilities.

Councillor Richard Hobbs, chair of commercial services said:

The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Ely scoops double award win for its Parks and Green Spaces

‘TRACES OF MEMORY’ Etchings and Other Work by Paul Hawden – 28th April to 8th May 2016

Date:  Thursday, 28 April 2016 (All day) – Sunday, 8 May 2016 (All day) 'TRACES OF MEMORY' Etchings and Other Work by Paul Hawdon Paul Hawdon is an Artist and Printmaker living in Cambridge. This exhibition is a small, selected retrospective of etchings and other work made over the past twenty five years. His work moves between large symbolic etchings to smaller, intimate studies of landscape, architecture and life figure. Contact:  Caroline Cawley Email:  Caroline.cawley@adec.org.uk Website:  Babylon Arts Location Babylon Gallery Waterside Ely CB7 4AU United Kingdom See map: Google Maps read more

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‘TRACES OF MEMORY’ Etchings and Other Work by Paul Hawden – 28th April to 8th May 2016

Bridge of Spies – 23rd April 2016

Date:  Saturday, 23 April 2016 – 7:30pm Bridge of Spies The Ely Amnesty group is screening this 2015 award-winning thriller, directed by Steven Spielberg. The film tells the story of lawyer James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks), who is entrusted with negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers—a pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union—in exchange for Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance), a captive Soviet KGB spy held under the custody of the United States. Duration 142 minutes. 12A. Cost:  Tickets are available from Burrows 9 High Street Passage, Ely, or from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/354871.  All profits will go towards Amnesty's human rights work. Contact:  Sally MacEachern Email:  smaceachern.maceachern@googlemail.com Website:  Amnesty International Ely City Location The Old Palace Palace Green Ely CB7 4EW United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Bridge of Spies – 23rd April 2016