Opponents of a new bypass around Ely believe the bypass would ruin this iconic view.

Opponents urge Ely bypass rethink

It's one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in the East yet plans to build a Southern bypass for the City of Ely have come under fire.

Flower festival at Ely Cathedral

There are only a few days left before one of the biggest flower festivals in the East of England gets underway at Ely Cathedral.

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Flower festival gets underway

Preparations underway for Ely Flower Festival Credit: ITV News Anglia

One of the biggest flower festivals in the East of England is underway at Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire.

The four day event has taken more than a year to plan with 37 flower arranging clubs from all parts of the region taking part.

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Serious assault at Ely petrol station

A man has been left with a serious head injury after being assaulted on a filling station forecourt near Ely.

The 46 year old, from Ely, was attacked at the Jet station, Witcham Toll, at about 9am on Monday. He was treated in hospital and has since been released.

The 46 year old, from Ely, was attacked at the Jet station, Witcham Toll, at about 9am on Monday

"This was a serious assault but we are treating it as an isolated incident.

"I would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened. There were a number of witnesses in the area who could help my investigation and I would appeal for them to come forward."

– Detective Sergeant John Yore, Cambridgeshire Police
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