A man in his 40s has died after he was hit by a van while he was repairing a tractor by the roadside in Cambridgeshire.Read the full story ›
Ely's annual Flower Festival starts on Thursday and the Cathedral is already blooming as 100 displays take shape.Read the full story ›
A removals van has sustained damage to its roof after hitting 'Britain's most bashed bridge'.Read the full story ›
A primary school class in Cambridgeshire's calling for chocolate companies to reduce the amount of plastic packaging on Easter eggs.Read the full story ›
Organisers say each year Ely's Eel Day parade gets bigger and this year thanks to the warm weather there were record crowds.Read the full story ›
Three people including a child have injured after an explosion and fire on a river boat at Ely in Cambridgeshire.Read the full story ›
Bad weather and technical difficulties mean drivers will have to wait until October before they can use the new Ely Southern Bypass.Read the full story ›
There's calls to change the speed limit of a road in Ely in Cambridgeshire after two riders and their horses were dramatically hit by a car.Read the full story ›
A long-awaited report into the future of one of the region's most congested roads will be released later today.
Cambridgeshire County Council will look at a number of options for the A10 which runs all the way from King's Lynn into London.
It's notoriously busy around the stretch from Ely to Cambridge.
The A10 north is a key transport route for economic growth in the region, linking Ely, and other towns and villages to the north, with the city and wider transport network.
Rapid growth has put pressure on the road with peak-time congestion.
Thousands of new jobs and homes are planned along the route over the next decade or so, including 10,000 new homes at Waterbeach alone.
A study was commissioned by the Greater Cambridge Partnership to look out how to address the current challenges. It will be published today (Monday 8th January).
Any proposals will then be considered by all the councils affected.
A husband and wife who worked as carers in Cambridgeshire have been jailed for neglecting an 88-year-old woman.
28-year old Viorel and 26-year old Cristina-Alexandra Constantin were caught on CCTV pushing and pulling their victim.
They were sentenced to six months in prison and ordered to pay a total of £865 in fines.
Watch the footage released by police below.
Viorel Constantin and Cristina-Alexandra Constantin were arrested after police received allegations that the pair had been neglecting an 88-year-old woman they had been caring for.
The victim’s son set up a camera in his mother’s home after he had concerns they weren’t washing her properly.
The footage showed the victim being pushed and pulled about, a hoist not always being used to move her, and Viorel Constantin poking at her nose, pulling her head from one side to another.
Concerns were immediately raised with Midas Care, the company who provided the care for his mother, who then contacted Cambridgeshire police.
The pair, both of Main Street in Witchford near Ely, pleaded guilty to wilfully neglecting a person without capacity at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court.
"She is alive and she can still hear, understand and has thoughts and emotions. I am thankful that I am here and could defend my defenceless mum against them. I'm thankful for the swiftness that everyone has worked on this case.”
“Understandably the victim’s son was shocked and angry by what he saw. His mother does not have the capacity to look after herself and requires professional care. There is an expectation that your loved one will be properly looked after and cared for when putting their care in the hands of professionals, and sadly the Constantins fell below these expectations and let themselves and their contractors down.”