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ElyiMagazine Reflecting the Richness of Ely Life


JAN/FEB Issue No. 59

Happy New Year






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Dear Readers As I write this, I have no way of predicting what sort of Christmas we might have had here in Ely! Some events have gone ahead and some have had to be cancelled. I hope, though, that you manage to have some fun over the winter season and have shared some good company and festive food during Christmas.! The diary is still looking a little empty compared to January and February 2020 but, hopefully, as we progress through 2022 we will see this grow as more local groups and venues feel confident to make firm plans for their events during the year. Most clubs and societies are back to in-person meetings now. Do please remember to update your info so that your listing is accurate in the magazine. There is now a handy online form which automatically updates the Elyi website and gets through to me here at the office for the print version. Please use that if you can. We will be launching a new interactive website later in the year so need to develop some automated ways of collecting your info. Here is the Community Groups Form: https://bit.ly/3dszlbv Businesses can also sign up for the directory online here: https://bit.ly/31PGoZb Our next issue is our 60th (Our diamond issue!) and will cover the months of March and April so please do think ahead and make sure you have booked your space well before copy day on 14th February. From my Elyi desk I wish you a healthy and happy 2022!

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As winter sets in…. As winter sets in, the meadows, woods and wetlands of the Ely Wildspace offer new seasonal treats for those of us looking for nature on our doorstep. Flotillas of wintering tufted ducks swell the numbers of wildfowl on Roswell Pits. With the trees leafless again, colourful woodpeckers and bullfinches become easier to spot in the surrounding woodland. The long-tailed tits, which roost bundled together on cold winter nights, form back into their large family groups; spot a party crossing a gap over a path and you may count a dozen or more flitting after one another. As winter progresses, remaining clusters of hawthorn berries attract the attentions of blackbirds – many of them winter visitors from elsewhere in Europe – and perhaps some lingering redwings and fieldfares. And along the river kingfishers, hard-pressed to catch enough food in the short, cold days, are more apparent than in the summer months; Cuckoo Bridge and the railway bridge near Lavender Green are especially good places to sit a while and wait for a blue dart zipping over the water. Ely Wildspace is running a beginner-friendly bird race, from 07.30 am-10.00 am on Sunday 9th January 2022. Participants will form teams and try to see as many birds as possible across the Wildspace. Meet by the Environment Agency at the top of Kiln Lane. Everybody welcome. 4 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

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The Charity’s services helped the couple not just to cope, but to live well, with Mark’s progressive illness. In spring 2020, the global pandemic was impacting every area of life. Having worked from home for several weeks, Mark eventually stopped work in April, and in May the family received the distressing news that the cancer had spread to his brain, a rare occurrence for this type. In the following weeks, there were two periods of hospitalisation. By this time, his mobility and energy had both significantly decreased. Staying on top of a complicated regime of medication as well as caring for his physical needs, Caline persevered as Mark’s fulltime carer until she was “on the verge of collapse”. Caring fulltime for a loved one can be exhausting; emotionally, mentally and physically. ACCEPTING SUPPORT By June 2020, Mark was still determined to fight his cancer, and was struggling to accept their new reality. In an effort to help him realise the gravity of recent developments, Caline called for the assistance of Mark’s oncologist, who reiterated what the Arthur Rank Hospice’s expert medical team had said – that, sadly, there were only weeks to live at this point. Caline explains that “there was a real mental and emotional struggle to make peace with the change in direction from receiving life-prolonging treatment, to the necessary palliative care appropriate for this new stage”. When the clinical team called to offer Mark a bed on the Inpatient Unit at the Hospice, he needed some persuading, explains Caline: “I’m so glad he decided to go in. I had to persuade him to take the bed when it was offered. The fact he relented, and went into the Inpatient ward, was such a relief for me. He was in the right place,

and we could get his medications under control. I could concentrate on being with him, rather than running around after him. I would have loved for him to have been at home, but COVID made that so difficult with all the limitations on people coming into our house to help me. I wanted the help, and the team on the Hospice’s Inpatient Unit made it easy for me to be with Mark 24 hours a day. It was the best solution for us.” VALUABLE TIME TOGETHER Mark was admitted to the ward on 21 August 2020, in the thick of a global pandemic and the day before the couple’s wedding anniversary. The Inpatient Unit team pulled out all the stops to ensure that Mark and Caline could enjoy what was likely to be their final wedding anniversary together. Closing off the family room, they set the table for a special dinner ordered in from Mark’s favourite Japanese restaurant. The room was decorated with fairy lights and music played in the background as they enjoyed their food, Caline with a cocktail and Mark with a beer. "He didn’t have much energy, but I think he realised this would be our last anniversary together. It was difficult for him to shower but the staff helped him, and I brought some nice clothes in. I wheeled him to the family room and we had a lovely dinner together. I’ll never forget it.” The couple’s children, Luna and Skye have been on the journey with Caline the whole way, They all appreciated the extra family time they had together at home, due to school closures in response to the pandemic. At the same time, the children saw close-up the stages of their dad dying. “They’re very resilient, and they had to grow up a bit more quickly than their peers, because of that”, Caline reflects. While Caline advocates for families having the difficult conversations about dying before the time comes, she admits that nothing can fully prepare you for seeing someone you love die.

“Life is for living, but in order to appreciate life and get on with the act of living, you have to accept that death is part of it.” CALINE’S DECISION TO BECOME A DEATH DOULA The podcast, ‘You Me and The Big C’, as well as the book ‘With the end in mind’ by Kathryn Mannix, helped Caline understand what to expect, not only as a result of Mark’s death, but also of her father’s death, two years prior. She also attended a talk at Arthur Rank Hospice where she met a Death Doula. She returned home sure that she wanted to pursue this training for herself. Telling Mark, she says he thought it a bit morbid, to start with. “But it doesn’t have to be”, Caline explains. “it’s about offering holistic support to ensure people are getting that joined-up care, especially for people who might be alone otherwise. My kids are very accepting that this is what I want to do – they aren’t phased by it, we’ve had these discussions and they understand.” FUNDRAISING THROUGH FACEBOOK While Mark was being cared for on the Inpatient Unit, Caline set up a Facebook Fundraiser for her birthday, inviting donations to Arthur Rank Hospice Charity in light of the care they were receiving. Sooner than expected, at 3.55am the next day (1 September 2020), Mark died. The donation page was now being shared across their networks; because of the circumstances it became a fundraiser in memory of Mark. Striking a chord with their community, Caline was overwhelmed to see friends, and friends of friends, and friends of Mark’s who she’d not met, actively and generously donating to Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, exceeding her expectations. “I want to spread the word and educate others about the Hospice, which is about so much more than just the end of your life. It’s so important we support this vital resource in our community.” Amazingly, Caline’s first Facebook Fundraiser helped to bring in over £5,400 in vital funds for the Charity, helping ensure other patients will also receive the specialist wrap-around care and support they and their families need at all stages of their journey. “The staff’s empathy, care, support and compassion – I’ll never forget that.” www.elyimagazine.com | Elyi Magazine | 21

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WORLD DAY OF PRAYER (A Women-led, Global, Ecumenical Movement) FRIDAY 4th MARCH 2022, 11am at Ely Methodist Church “I know the plans I have for you” The World Day of Prayer is an international, interchurch organisation which enables us to hear the thoughts of women from all parts of the world: their hopes, concerns and prayers. 2022 is a special year for World Day of Prayer in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. This year, we have prepared the World Day of Prayer Service. It has been both challenging and rewarding to write about the three countries that make up our area: our landscape, people and culture all shaped by our history. We celebrate our diversity and the contribution made to our countries by the many groups and individuals who have made their home here. We use our Bible text “I know the plans I have for you” from Jeremiah to reflect on some of the issues facing us today: poverty, domestic abuse and disability, finding hope in difficult situations and encouragement in the help we can give to each other.

On Friday 4th March, services will be held nationwide and worldwide, when the Day of Prayer is celebrated in over 170 countries. It begins in Samoa, then moves on through New Zealand and Australia, across Asia, Africa and Europe, and finally the United States and South America, before finishing in American Samoa more than 36 hours later.

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Come and join in with the local service in Ely, taking place at Ely Methodist Church, starting at 11am (note new morning start time). To celebrate our countries’ special involvement in the 2022 Day of Prayer, the service this year will be followed by a soup and roll lunch. All are welcome to attend – men, women, young people, and children. For further info email: ElyWDP@hotmail.com or see the website: www.wwdp.org.uk

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Breaks for carers in East Cambridgeshire Do you, or someone you know, look after a family member or friend in East Cambridgeshire? We know that carers do an amazing job and that looking after someone can be really rewarding but it can also be really hard at times, especially without a break. We have launched a new project which can provide free short breaks to carers through the support of volunteers. Short break volunteers can provide company for the person being looked after so that carers can take a break and do something they enjoy – such as going for a walk with a friend, going to the hairdressers, an exercise class or doing something else at home such as gardening or spending time with other family members. If you are in East Cambridgeshire and would like to find out more you can contact us on 01480 499090 or email eastcambsproject@caringtogether.org

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Come and join us at Ely Library Borrow books, use the internet, and find out important information. Or come to one of our many group sessions. If you have babies we have twice weekly rhymetimes, Wednesdays and Fridays. For the older children we have Lego clubs and games to play. And not forgetting the grown-ups, we have a weekly creative craft club, Scrabble club and our monthly Engage talks. There really is something for everyone. It’s free to join and our staff and volunteers are here to help. Just pop in and see us. Find out more at www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/library or call us on 0345 045 5225.

ELY YOUTH CHOIR Rehearsals 6-7 p.m. on Mondays in term time, St Mary’s Church Hall, Ely from 10 January 2022

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A wide range of music in great arrangements for young singers. Training by a top choir director to perform at concerts and festivals. Experience is not essential. There are no auditions and no fees. It’s for ages 11 and up. We are part of Ely Choral Society. More info: youth@elychoralsociety.org Facebook and Instagram: ely youth choir

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ANYONE FOR TABLE TENNIS? Ely Table Tennis Club was formed back in the 1950's and has produced some very talented players who have competed at a National and International level. Over those years, the club has been based at various venues in and around Ely but its new home is Ely College with over 70 members between the ages of 10 and 80. As a Premier Club, affiliated to Table Tennis England, the club are keen to introduce this exciting sport to as many local people as possible, whatever their age or ability. Practice sessions are held every Monday from 7.00 to 9.00pm in Needhams Hall, Ely College. A free taster session is offered for anyone keen to try out or renew playing the sport, so there is no excuse not to have a go! Bats can be provided but you are recommended to wear suitable sports footwear.

Table tennis is an excellent sport for getting fit and there are proven mental health benefits too. So, if you have never played or used to play at school or in a team, then get in touch to book a free taster session at Ely College this week for a warm welcome and lots of fun. To pre-book or for more information visit www. elytabletennis.co.uk or email the club secretary ETTC_Elyi_quarter_Jan.qxp_Layout 1 24/11/2021 at elytabletennis@gmail.com

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Traders at the Maltings Pagan and Alternative Fayre on 4th December.

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Mayor Sue Austen and Anna Bennett from Oliver Cromwell House attend the Remembrance Ceremony (11 Nov 2021)

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Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Julie Spence salutes the Remembrance parade

The carousel was a welcome sight next to the Cathedral during the highly successful Craft and Food Fayre (Nov 21)

The City of Ely Military Band lead the Remembrance procession through the city Centre.

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Prickwillow phone box has long had a life all of its own! This is its latest festive incarnation, thanks to Cary Outis.

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ALL TOGETHER NOW! In a sold out show, members of Viva Arts and Community Group, Soham took part in an international celebration of Musical Theatre on 13th & 14th November to test out their new venue ahead of its official opening in 2022

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The Therapy Dogs were out and about in Ely raising awareness of the great work they do.

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A stunning photo by Steve Smithson of locomotive 6233 ‘Duchess of Sutherland’ passing through Ely on a day trip from Norwich to Worcester Shrub Hill in December.

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TO SEND IN YOURS email: editor@elyimagazine.com before 14th February for inclusion in the MARCH/APRIL 2022 issue Quarter page posters now available to non profit groups & meets for a £25 contribution towards printing.

Tuesday 4th January


2.30 pm, at the Countess Church, Chapel St Ely. Speaker James Stebbings, ‘The Topsy-Turvy World of Gilbert & Sullivan’. The intriguing story of this English institution – their lives, their work and scandals of drugs and sex! Monday 10th January


(A Toppings Booksellers event) 7.30pm at the Lighthouse Centre Bestselling author and comedian, Ruby Wax, uses her iconic wit and expertise to equip readers with a positive roadmap for a kinder, brighter world and better mental health. Tickets: https://www.toppingbooks.co.uk/events/ ely/a-winter-evening-with-ruby-wax/ Mondays: 10 January - 14 February, 2pm


A six week course offering support and information for those affected by bereavement will be held in the Cathedral Centre on Monday afternoons. It is led by Canon James Reveley and Mrs Judy Sansom, free to attend and open to all. Do come, even if your experience of bereavement began some time ago. For more information, please email j.reveley@elycathedral. org or phone 01353 660302. More information on the course and an introductory video is available via the Bereavement Journey website: https://thebereavementjourney.org/ Wednesday 12th January (STARTS)


Dates are 12th, 26th January, 9th February, 16th & 30th March. Explore the BIG history of the tiny city of Ely on-line.This term, we’ll be exploring the medieval history of Ely Cathedral, from the monks who lived here to the pilgrims that visited as well as finding out about how and why the building changed. We’ll also be looking at how Easter was celebrated in medieval times. You do not have to have joined us last term to be able to access and enjoy the sessions this term These sessions are best suited to children aged 32 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

7+. All sessions are delivered on-line, via zoom. Tickets: £40 per log-on for the term. This is an on-line event. You will receive the Zoom link for the session and all the digital resources you need by 10 January 2022. https://www.elycathedral.org/events/ raiders-invaders-reformers-and-restorers Tuesday 18th January


Dates are 18th January, 1st & 22nd February, 8th & 22th March 2022. This Spring, we will be exploring the relationship between religion and science. We’ll consider what we mean when we say something is “true”, how Plato saw the concept of “truth” and exploring religious and scientific explanations of the origins of life and the universe to see if they really are completely opposed. Each ticket includes log-in on one device and digital resources, including suggested follow up activities. These sessions are best suited for children aged 8 / 9+ who like a challenge. For further information, please email: learning@elycathedral.org Tickets: £25 for the term. The Zoom link for the sessions, along with the resources for session 1, will be emailed to you by 11 January. Wednesday 19th January


Features The John Ward Trio with support by Isle ‘ave a Shanty, a six-piece a capella male harmony group based on the Isle of Ely. Held at the Arkenstall Centre in Haddenham. Doors open 7.00pm, music starts at 7.30pm, admission £11 (advance) £12 (door). For further details see website www.elyfolkclub.co.uk or phone Ruth 01353 740999 or Andy 01353 664706. Thursday 20th January


11am: Pushchair Playlist. Come to the The Maltings and meet a group of musicians who love sharing what they do. A day of live music, exploration and plenty of play for adults and

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EVENTS children of all ages. Touch the instruments, dance to the music and sing along. A playful and relaxed music experience for parents, carers and children aged 0-5. Sit down, join us for a cup of tea and a slice of cake (included in the ticket price), and enjoy 45 minutes of singing, playing, dancing and exploring. Suitable for pre-schoolers and their accompanying adults. Tickets: £3 per adult, to include tea/coffee and biscuits (children free) Thursday 20th January


7.30pm at The Maltings, Ship Lane, Ely. Relax with an hour of music from all around the world, performed by a group of musicians who have performed all around the world. The string players, flute player and harp player can’t wait to share their favourite music from 20th century France, and even play you a new piece of music by award-winning young composer James B Wilson, which was specially written for this event. £10/£12.50/£15 per ticket* Each ticket includes one free drink: choice of beer, wine or a soft drink. Saturday 22nd January - 26th June


Exhibits from the British Museum at Ely Museum. More info www.elymuseum.org.uk Thursday 27th January - 13th March 2022


An Ely Cathedral exhibition of ecclesiastical works from the Collection of the Royal School of Needlework, alongside contemporary fashion pieces from the RSN’s Degree programme. Monday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm Sunday: 12.30pm - 3.30pm - Please check our website for any changes to exhibition times. https://www.elycathedral.org/events/ for-worship-glory-ii-exhibition Friday 28th January


The superb line-up at The Maltings, Ely features the hilarious Suzi Ruffell, Lloyd Griffith & Ray Badran, Suzi Ruffell, Lloyd Griffith and Ray Badran. Line up subject to change. Over 18s only. More info: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/ angliacomedy/t-naxrgm Saturday 29th January

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Ely Folk Club

Features Sherburn Bartley Sanders. After many years as a duo, in 2016 Chris Sherburn and Denny Bartley were joined by Emily Sanders adding fiddle, viola and female vocals to the superb concertina, guitar and Denny’s singing. It’ll be a night of soul-stirring songs, exhilarating tunes and quick-witted banter, not to be missed. Support is by a Dom Prag, a young singer songwriter from Southampton. Held at the Arkenstall Centre in Haddenham. Doors open 7.00pm, music starts at 7.30pm, admission £11 (advance) £12 (door). For further details see website www.elyfolkclub.co.uk or phone Ruth 01353 740999 or Andy 01353 664706. Send your events details to: editor@elyimagazine.com Quarter page non-profit posters £25

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Margins of Empire at Ely Museum In early 2022, with exciting local Roman objects on loan from The British Museum, explore the ‘Margins of Empire’ at Ely Museum with a special temporary exhibition opening in January. Britain was on the far edge of the Roman empire. It was so far that some Romans thought that Britain was a myth. Early written sources mentioning Britain do so as a distant and barbarian place! The people who lived here were both British and Roman, the majority living in the empire without being citizens. We are delighted to have some amazing, locally found, Roman objects on display in the exhibition too, including the amazing Witcham helmet, and the beautifully decorated Prickwillow skillet from the British Museum – a rare opportunity to see them back in the fens!

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Ely Museum is particularly delighted to be partnering with the British Museum again on this exhibition, following the successes of the ‘Aedwen’s Brooch: The Mystery of Sutton’s Silver’ exhibition in 2015 and the ‘Egyptian Cat in Ely’ exhibition in 2010 which also featured fantastic objects from their collection. Over the coming months, the museum will be hosting a variety of school visits, activities and family events, inspired by this brilliant new exhibition – keep an eye on our website & social media pages for more information. You can join us for our first event, ‘The Romans Are Coming!’, a living history day this February, to meet the Roman reenactors & find out more about their lives too. Find out more about the event, which offers fun for the whole family at www.elymuseum.org.uk Emily Allen Community Engagement Officer

For Worship & Glory II An exhibition of ecclesiastical works from the Collection of the Royal School of Needlework, alongside contemporary fashion pieces from the RSN’s Degree programme

27 January – 13 March 2022 Monday – Saturday | 10am – 4pm Sunday | 12.30pm – 3.30pm

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Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is asking the local community for their support with its annual Christmas Tree collection, sponsored by Cooke, Curtis & Co (Trumpington) and Cyber Business Growth (Royston). The ‘treasure hunt for trees’ will be taking place from 6th - 9th January 2022.

It is the seventh year of the fundraising scheme which last year saw more than 2900 pre-loved trees collected and composted, raising over £54,000 for the Hospice’s vital frontline services! The scheme depends on a unique collaboration between the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity team, Just Helping, Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire County Council, local businesses and scores of volunteers who generously donate their time. They are appealing for more volunteers who can drive (preferably their own van) and crew members, to help this January. A video illustrating what is involved when you volunteer as a tree collector can be found on Arthur Rank Hospice Charity’s YouTube channel (short watch - 1 min 36 seconds). If you, or someone you know, might be able to help, please contact the Hospice’s fundraising team on 01223 675888 or email christmastrees@arhc.org.uk.

Banish the winter blues at Babylon Cinema, Ely’s local independent picture house, based at The Maltings

HOUSE OF GUCCI [15] • 6th Jan


SPENCER [12] • 13th Jan


KING RICHARD [12A] • 23rd Jan

MOTHERING SUNDAY [15] • 30th Jan




WEST SIDE STORY [Cert. TBC] • 9th & 13th Jan



PETITE MAMAN [U] • 16th Jan

LA FAMILLE BELIER [12] • 6th Feb

ENCANTO [PG] • 23rd Jan

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The partners at St Mary’s Surgery are delighted to announce that after a lot of dedicated hard work over the past two years, they now have full planning permission granted & funding in place to begin work on the redevelopment of the surgery premises. These major renovations will allow them to future proof the healthcare we provide for decades to come. As the building project continues to develop over the next 12 months, keep an eye on their website and social media for you updates on progress. Information has been on social media and the surgery website, warning patients of the changes.

FROM THE SURGERY Why do we need to expand? We have been at No 37 St Mary’s Street since 1991 (prior to that in Chapel Street) providing comprehensive NHS healthcare to the people of Ely and local villages. However, Ely is expanding and patient numbers are expected to grow year on year. Today, we provide healthcare services to over 16,000 patients and the scope of work we undertake has significantly increased over the years. With new houses already being built across the area, demand for healthcare services continues to grow. Therefore, we want to do what we can now to maximise the surgery’s capacity to meet these needs.

The current building at 37 St Mary’s Street is closed to patients (from 17th December) to allow us to move into our temporary premises at the Princess of Wales Hospital (POW) site where we will operate from. This will allow the builders to start their work early in the New Year. We anticipate being back in our lovely new building in November 2022. Changes for patients Our dispensary is now at 80 St Mary’s Street. Services will remain fully functional through the renovation project for our dispensing patients. Patients wishing to collect medication, who normally collect from St Mary’s dispensary, should go to 80 St Mary’s Street. You will NOT BE able to collect your prescription from the temporary premises at the POW site. If you live in Ely and have a query about your medication, please contact your nominated pharmacy. AskmyGP and our phone system will be working as normal and GP, nurse and appointments with other clinical staff will continue as planned. Please do remember that from Monday 20th December, you should come to our new temporary surgery premises on the POW site for any faceto-face appointment you have. There is plenty of parking on site and the new building will be clearly signposted ‘St Mary’s Surgery’.

To put it simply, we want to invest in the future healthcare needs of all our patients and the growing population of Ely and surrounding areas as well as maintain a city centre presence. An expanded, modernised and fully refurbished building will enable us to do that. The New building for the surgery is planned for completion in Nov 22 40 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com


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We are delighted to announce that our Winter Pressures Projects are continuing to March 31st 2022, thanks to the generosity of the CCG. We are offering Carers who are in crisis, those whose health is affected by caring, those whose situations are close to breaking down, prevention of hospital admission and those who have loved ones in hospital where we hope that by education and understanding we can expedite discharge. When patients are referred we contact them within 24 hours and going forward will contact them every day during the first week. During these calls we will work with them to increase their understanding of Dementia, we will identify and suggest strategies that may help overcome difficulties they are experiencing; when required we will make referrals to other agencies; we will work with them to increase their emotional resilience and very importantly provide a listening ear. We continue to offer intense support to get people through the difficulty they face, our goal is to get them to weekly call and once the situation is stable we offer keeping in touch calls. If you have anyone who could benefit from our help and support please don’t hesitate to contact us. To make referrals or speak to staff involved in the project please call us on 01223 620962 or email cambridgeshiredementia@alzheimers.org.uk

CAN YOU STOP BEFORE YOU HIT THE VEHICLE IN FRONT? The important thing to understand about deceleration (i.e. braking) is that the process is not constant. You might think that a car travelling at 60mph would shed a larger proportion of its speed at the onset of braking. The opposite is true. Over a total stopping distance of (say) 40 metres over half the speed is wiped off in the last 10 metres. It takes 30 metres to get from 60mph to 30mph; just 10 metres to get from 30mph to zero. You are on a motorway travelling at 70mph, then you remember the chocolate bar that you hid in the glove box and go for the grab. When you look up there is a sea of brake lights across all three lanes. In the second that passed the traffic has slowed to 50mph. By the time you react they are doing 30mph with a rate of deceleration a lot faster than yours. You can’t match them, so unless you have the clear distance between you and the vehicle in front you find yourself at the wrong end of the braking curve and about to collide with the vehicle in front. A vehicle builds up kinetic energy by a factor of its weight multiplied by the square of its speed, and as a result the braking distance increases exponentially (this is one of Sir Isaac Newton’s laws of physics). So, if you double the speed, you quadruple the braking distance; and a Ford Fiesta moving at 40mph hits with the same energy as a Juggernaut doing 10mph. RoADARC’s mission is to promote safer driving and riding. Our training is free with an annual membership fee of £10. Visit our website at: www.roadarc.org.uk for further details. This issue’s top tips: •

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ELYi GROUPS AND MEETS DIRECTORY ENTRY TO THIS DIRECTORY IS FREE FOR ANY LOCAL NON PROFIT GROUP. PLEASE SEND YOUR DETAILS IN TO: editor@elyimagazine.com or fill in the online form here: https://bit.ly/3dszlbv ARTS & CRAFTS The Arts Society - Ely January 20th, 2022 ‘Dining with James and Jane: The Georgians at table’ by Dr. Peter Ross This will be the last of our lectures on zoom. February 17th, 2022 ‘ Unravelling the silk road’ by Cristopher Aslan Alexander. This meeting will include a short AGM. We are delighted to be holding this meeting live at our usual venue, The Old Palace, Ely. Visitors welcome for £7. Both lectures are at 7 for 7.30pm. For further details about the lectures and our society, please visit our website www.theartssocietyely. org.uk and on Facebook. Membership secretary is Sue Holgate smholgate@outlook.com Ely Arts Society Please check our website for updates about restarting. We hope everyone is keeping well and safe. www.elyartsociety.com email: elyartsociety@gmail.com. Ely Watercolour Workshop Contact: Sarah Ruff: 01353 614495 Ely Guild of Woodturners When we meet again it will be at Little Thetford Hall - TBA. Our members are currently meeting via Zoom and the annual fees to join are £35.00 for adults and £18.00 for juniors. email: publicity@elyguildofwoodturners.org.uk Web: www.elyguildofwoodturners.org.uk and Twitter @ElyWoodturners CAMPAIGN GROUPS & CAUSES East Cambridgeshire Access Group The East Cambridgeshire Access Group meets on a Wednesday once a fortnight in the council’s offices to make written comments on planning applications, for buildings that the public use, especially for wheelchair access and for those with a visual impairment. These access concerns are added to East Cambridgeshire District Council’s response to the planning application. Everyone is welcome to become a new member of the group. For further details email - getstevecarter@yahoo.co.uk or telephone 07875 222861 ely.org.uk/ECAccessGroup/EastCambsAG.htm East Cambrs Neighboirhood Watch Association Urgently seeking to recruit new coordinators in your area Contact: Karen Springthorpe Email: karenspringthorpe@gmail.com Phone: 01353668390 https://sites.google.com/site/eastcambsnwa 44 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

Ely City Amnesty Int’ Group www.amnestyelycity.org.uk email:info@elyamnesty.org.uk Ely Humanists Generally, meet once a month on a Saturday morning at a social venue for a 'coffee and a chat'. For January this will be Saturday 15th at 10:00am at RBK, The Maltings, Ely. Contact: email: elyhumanistssec@gmail.com or visit http://ely.humanist.org.uk/ Extinction Rebellion Ely www.facebook.com/extinction.rebellion.ely https://rebellion.global/groups/gb-ely/ Fen Line Users Association The Fen Line Users Association was formed 35 years ago and is an independent organisation which represents the interests of users of the railway line from King's Lynn to Cambridge (the Fen Line) and services from there to London. Membership is open to all who use or have an interest in the line and the benefits include 3 newsletters every year and the opportunity to question rail industry managers directly at our AGM. For further information please contact the Secretary at: fluasecretary@flua.org.uk or visit our website at www.flua.org.uk We would especially welcome an Ely resident or station user on our Committee. Neighbourhood Watch We support the local police force in their efforts to reduce crime and antisocial behaviour and thus ensure that we live in a safer and more secure community. Through our many members we endeavour to build friendly and helpful neighbourhoods where residents feel part of their community and can rely on each other for assistance. For further information see our web site: https://sites.google.com/site/ eastcambsnhw/, or contact Kevin Evans: 01353 614892; kevin.g.evans@ntlworld.com DRAMA, THEATRE & FILM Campaign Amateur Theatre (CAT) Visit our website at www.cattheatrecompany.co.uk or contact Chair: Gemma Crossland 07896 860252 email: gemma.crossland@yahoo.co.uk Ely Amateur Dramatic Society www.facebook.com/ elyamateurdramatics.org / elyamateurdramatics / @DramaEly Ely Film Society contact: 01353 668639 or 01353 656959. Full programme: www.elyfilmsociety.com

Ely Arts Theatre www.elyartstheatre.org Twitter - @elyartstheatre. www.facebook.com/elyartstheatre Ely Theatregoers Club website :www.elytheatregoers.co.uk email:butlersandra085@gmail.com Tel:07887 240483 DANCE East Cambs Dancing for Fun Please contact Peter or June for more info 01353 725774 Ely Playford Dance Group Contact: enquire@elyplayford.org Tel: 01353 440170 Ely & Littlep't Border Morris Dancers We are group of dancers and musicians performing Border Morris style dances, mainly our own tradition but with some traditional dances. We are now beginning indoor practices at 8pm on Fridays in Centre e on Barton Road. We are being careful to provide ventilation and other precautions and, at present, are only dancing dances that allow some distancing. If you are interested in joining us see contact details below or come along to have a look. Contact - email - contact@elriot.co.uk and website address www.elriot.co.uk Hiam Sports and Social Club (Prickwillow) HAPPY HIAMS LINE DANCE CLUB facebook.com/hiamslinedanceclub Wendy & Bill - 0772 9790 698 or 01353 860187 Sutton Masque E: squire@suttonmasque.org.uk www.suttonmasque.org.uk EDUCATION Ely College Community Education Ely College Community Education offer a range of VTCT Beauty Courses including Reflexology & Swedish Massage. We also offer competitive room hire rates for your local group/society. Please contact community@elycollege.co.uk for further information. Ely & District U3A We are Ely and District u3a. “Live, Learn, Laugh” We are part of a national movement for people no longer in full-time work, providing the opportunity to continue the pleasure of learning and sharing knowledge and activities. We hold a general meeting, usually with a speaker, at 2.30 on the first Tuesday of each month at the Countess of Huntingdon Church in Chapel Street. Jan 4th 2.30 pm, Ely u3a at the Countess Church, Chapel St Ely. Speaker James Stebbings, ‘The Topsy-Turvy World of Gilbert & Sullivan’. The intriguing story of this English institution – their lives, their work and scandals of drugs and

sex! Feb 1st 2.30 pm, Ely u3a at the Countess Church, Chapel St Ely. Speaker Linda Scoles, Journey to Citizenship Now I am as British as Y'all! Could you pass the citizenship test? We have a considerable range of interest groups from card craft to canasta, from badminton to book groups. New members and visitors are welcome. Annual fee is £8. More information on our website. http://u3asites.org.uk/ely Ely Lifelong Learners Ely Lifelong Learners offer a 5 week course on Japanese History and Culture - A deeper Dive by Julian Sedgwick. Julian follows his introductory course with five specific threads (Japan now, history, film, the role of women and literature) seeking to understand more deeply key elements of modern Japanese society. Illustrated with many images and video clips, we will go beyond cliches about the country to find the real Japan. Venue - The Countess Free Church, Chapel Street, Ely CB6 1AD (parking for blue badge holders only) Wed 12th January 10:30 - 12:30. Course fee £30, payment by cheque. Advance notice: We will be holding a day school on Wednesday March 16th looking at the work of three post-impressionist women artists. For further details of this, or the Japan course, please contact Anne on 01353 662712 or at awarham575@btinternet.com FUNDRAISING GROUPS Ely & Dist' NSPCC Fundraising Team Fundraising events throughout the year. Our recent plant stalls have raised £202 so far. If you would like to get involved or support us, please get in touch with either Johanna on 07912617135 or Wendy on 01353610787. Ely Dining Club Contact Sylvia Farmer on Tel: 01353 777373 or Email: sylvia.farmer2@btinternet.com Ely Hereward Rotary Club http://rotaryclubely-hereward.org Contact: president@rotaryclubely-hereward.org Elysian Riding for the Disabled Group Contact: Viv Seymour on 01353 610164 or Ros James on 01353 969948 Ely (and district) Wood Green Fundraisers A group for animal lovers who would like to raise funds to support Wood Green and the pets and owners we support. All are very welcome. If interested please get in touch. Beth Twite 07966775455 e: Bethany.twite@ woodgreen.org.uk Friends of Jubilee Gardens *NB No experience needed - General tidying up & gardening in Jubilee Gardens. We meet at Jubilee Gardens for Working Parties. We are a friendly, welcoming group who enjoy being www.elyimagazine.com | Elyi Magazine | 45

outside, tidying and gardening Jubilee Gardens! For more details, contact: The Subscription Secretary Judith Lockyear plockyear@hotmail. co.uk Website https://jubileegardensely.org.uk The Order of St Etheldreda Contact: oofSE@elycathedral.org Tel:01353 660363 Inner Wheel Club of Ely The Inner Wheel Club of Ely has been active in the local area for over 70 years. We are a social group meeting monthly and our objects are to promote true friendship, encourage the ideals of personal service and to foster international understanding. Please contact Mrs Sallis-Browne on 07737341648 for further information. The Lions Club of Littleport If you would like to come to see what we do, you are very welcome to come along as guest to one of our meetings. Please contact us and we will know to expect you. Remember, you are under no obligation to join our club but hopefully you will like what we do and would be interested in becoming a member. If you do decide to join us, your commitment is as much or as little as you want it to be. We don't expect you to commit more than you are willing to do. As with any club a subscription is payable. This is £5 per member, per month and can be paid by standing order. This covers subscription not only to the club but to our District, Multiple District (UK and Ireland) and International too. Contact: David & Jenny Ellis 01353 664318 / 07817 592438 E: lionscluboflittleport@gmail.com www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/littleport Facebook; Littleport Lions Club / Twitter; @LittleportLions Littleport Rotary Club www.littleportrotary.org.uk Contact: David Ambrose Smith 01353 861010 Rotary Club of Ely The Rotary Club of Ely is part of a world-wide organisation, promoting fellowship, whilst helping charities all over the world, but especially at home. We meet weekly on Wednesdays, alternating between lunchtime and evening, often with a speaker. We are always pleased to welcome new members to the Club, and if you would like to know more, please contact Bill on wshammill49@gmail.com & mobile 07708054473 www.elyrotary.co.uk Ely Hereward Rotary We have short meetings twice a month and also organise social events and trips out. If you would like to meet us and hear more about what we do, see our Facebook page or contact Janet Porter at j.e.porter@btinternet.com 46 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

HEALTH Ely Heartbeat Health Walk www.walkingforhealth.org.uk Yoga Studio Ely - Meditation Evenings Yogic Meditation, practice and theory. Chanting, dharma talks, good company. Beautiful designated yoga studio in a peaceful garden setting. We welcome yoga practitioners and anyone else interested in meditation and spiritual practice to these gatherings. Charitable donations accepted. www.yogastudioely.co.uk e: mark@yogastudioely.co.uk t: 01353 698090 Tower Farm, Little Downham CB6 2TD HISTORY Ely & District Archaeological Society Tel: 01353 669326 Cambs Community Archive This is a web site for old and new photographs of Ely and the immediate area surrounding it. Contribute photos etc by filling in the on line form on the website: www.ccan.co.uk e:ely@ccan.co.uk Prickwillow Engine Museum Tel: 01353 688380/720737. www.prickwillowmuseum.com; www.facebook.com/museumatprickwillow The Stained Glass Museum For further updates and information please check the museum’s social media and website updates at https://stainedglassmuseum.com/visiting. Contact email: curator@stainedglassmuseum. com Tel: 01353 660355 HOBBIES & INTERESTS GROUPS City of Ely Allotments & Gardens Association The City of Ely Allotments and Gardens Association is run by volunteers on behalf of the City of Ely Council. Our purpose is to encourage domestic horticulture and provide allotment gardens for rent to the residents of Ely in Cambridgeshire. If you would like to apply for a place on the waiting list for a plot, please go to our website. www.elyallotmentsandgardens.org Ely Astronomy Club Mike Stephens / mike@sulis.demon.co.uk Facebook: Ely Astronomy Club http://sites.google.com/site/elyastroclub/ Ely Bridge Club Barry Lowe: 01353 658356 e: elybridgeclub@gmail.com Ely and District Camra E: contact@elyanddistrictcamra.com www.elyanddistrictcamra.com Facebook: @ElyandDistrictCamra Twitter:@ElyBeerFestival City of Ely Flower Club Further info: Pat Simmonds 01353 661837 psimmonds696@btinternet.com

Fen Folks Fridays A great opportunity to meet up with others to learn more about the fens, hear speakers on fen topics, and discuss fen themes and upcoming events. Jan 21st: topic tbc Feb 18th: Fen Railways by Brian Watson March 18th: The Great Fen The events must be booked in advance via our website. If you are a business and would like to sponsor these evenings, please get in touch an follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more updates. www.fascinatingfens.com email: fascinatingfens@outlook.com Booking: https:// fascinatingfens.com/FEN-FOLKS-FRIDAY/ Stuntney & District Gardening Club Tel: 07775503595 The K9 Community Cafe www.facebook.com/thek9cafe/ Tel:07552462040 Isle of Ely Philatelic Society Did the lockdowns re- ignite your previous love of stamp collecting? We're a small friendly club and would welcome new members. Our stamp collecting interests are wide-ranging and we cater for all levels from beginners upwards. Why not come along and see what we do, chat to us etc, free of charge. We have started meeting monthly again on Thursdays at Ely College, 7pm for 7.30 pm start. Full details of where our room is and each month's subject can be obtained from Chris North on 01354 659358 or 07749565418. Ely Photographic Club For info please contact: Phil 07739 848871 or our website at www.elyphotographicclub. co.uk has a ‘Contact Us’ form The Ely & District Model Railway Club We are a group of individuals who build model railways in a variety of scales and gauges. The club has run a popular annual model railway exhibition in Ely for over 40 years although the last two events had to be cancelled due to Covid-19 lockdowns. Our next Exhibition in Ely is planned for Saturday 22nd May 2022 and we hope to return to normal clubroom meetings this Autumn too. More up-to-date information is posted on the club’s Facebook page and on our website www.elymrc.org.uk so please check those. Our Secretary David Abbott will be happy to provide any further information. He can be contacted on 01353 721280 and by email at davidjabbott70@gmail.com Ely-Ribe Association e-mail: elyribe.association@ntlworld.com Chairman: Howard McMillan Tel: 01353 667949 Ely Evening Scrabble Club Contact: Sheila on 07879863199 (text or call), email: mail@sheilawillson.plus.com

LANGUAGE & LITERATURE Ely English Language Cafe Bob Handley:email: handleybob46@gmail.com www.elyenglishlanguagecafe.co.uk Tel: 01353 666367, Ely Library Cambirdgeshire Libraries - Ely. Free weekly rhymetimes, Wednesday 2pm and Friday 10.30am for 0-4 years olds. Creative Tuesday crafting session. Bring your own craft and socialise with other crafters, 10am. Monthly Engage talks, 2nd Tuesday of of each month. Lego clubs for children, Scrabble club for adults. Email: rob.gwilliam@cambridgeshire.gov.uk https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/directory/ listings/ely-library Contact details for all events and activities are: Ely.Referral@cambridgeshire. gov.uk, 0345 045 5225. Friends of Ely Library Friends of Ely Library coffee mornings are now on the 3rd Saturday of each month in the Meeting Room between 10am and noon. At the moment, all events in the Library's meeting room, are subject to CCC rules. Please check on the Friends notice board for any updates. There will also be some books to purchase and there will be some jigsaws about too as well as refreshments and cake. Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing old and new members at the coffee morning. Fenprobe Talking News Fenprobe is a free service for blind or visually impaired residents in East Cambridgeshire. It’s moved on considerably since it was launched in late 1978, when the weekly news was sent out on 30 minute cassette tapes. Now there’s a smart black player (free of charge) with bright yellow buttons, which runs on rechargeable batteries – and the news is delivered on a USB stick, which holds a lot more information. Fenprobe rents a studio in Ely, where over forty volunteers help read the news, on a five-weekly rota. There’s also a monthly magazine. Users of the service need to register, and must be referred by a doctor, optician or professional carer. If you know someone who has difficulty reading the local news, and who would benefit from this service, you can contact the secretary on 01353 861153. email: jsmith9306@aol.com Fen Speak We are Ely's regular poetry and spoken word open mic night with a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Come along to share your work, or listen to the great variety of talent. Includes an extended headline slot from a guest performer. Usually at the Babylon Gallery, currently running online via Zoom. Third Wednesday of every other www.elyimagazine.com | Elyi Magazine | 47

month (February, April, June, August, October, and December). Free entry, all welcome. Find out more at https://www.fenlandpoetry.co.uk/ or https://www.facebook.com/groups/fenspeak or contact: stewart.carswell@hotmail.co.uk MUSIC Acoustic Evenings at West End House Info:- Liam (01353) 659614 or T: 07775094063 E: debrunliam@outlook.com (01353) 662907 Cambridgeshire Music Cambridgeshire Music is the county hub for music education and arts therapies. website: https://www.cambridgeshiremusic.org.uk/ Contact email: jason.howard@cambridgeshire. gov.uk Tel: 1480373500 City of Ely Military Band We are an amateur band comprising of Brass and Woodwind players. We get together on Tuesday evenings at Ely College throughout the year. If you are looking for a group to play with, you are welcome to get in touch via the Bandmaster Phil Green 01353 721782, or via our website, www.elyband.co.uk Ely Choral Society As a large, mixed voice community choir, we are now rehearsing in our usual venue at St John’s School, Ely on Mondays from 10th January, 7.30pm. If you are interested in joining us, please check our website, facebook page or email our membership secretary. Our first major postpandemic concert is in Ely Cathedral on 9th April 2022 when our performance will include Brahms’ German Requiem. For updates contact W: www.elychoralsociety.org E membership@ elychoralsociety.org T: 07970 956401 Fenland Jam Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook. com/FJELY/ Ely Folk Club Folk concerts on the “teenth” Wednesday of the month at the Arkenstall Centre, Haddenham with nationally-acclaimed folk musicians/bands and local support acts. Upcoming events: 19th Jan 2022 - The John Ward Trio / Isle 'Av a Shanty. 16th Feb 2022 - Sherburn Bartley Sanders / Dom Prag. Contact 01353 740999/01353 664706; website: www.elyfolkclub.co.uk Ely Area Music Centre Contact Cambridgeshire Music: 01480 373500, Email: cm@cambridgeshire.gov.uk Ely Sinfonia Ely Sinfonia was founded in November 1999 by a group led by ADeC (Arts Development in East Cambridgeshire), with the aim of becoming a beacon of excellence as East Cambridgeshire’s own community orchestra.Since then it has become one of the region’s best respected 48 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

orchestras. Today, Ely Sinfonia is made up of players of all ages and from a wide range of backgrounds, including school and college students, business professionals, retired people and local music teachers. Contact: 01353 721007 www.elysinfonia.co.uk Sing! Choirs Come and join us! Everyone is welcome, with no auditions - just enjoy singing pop, rock and songs from the shows and you will be a welcome member of the groups! Contact Kathryn on kathryn@singchoirs.com or through our website www.singchoirs.com All sessions back inperson now so do contact us to find out more. Please also see a listing in "Support and Care" for information about a local singing group for people living with dementia and their carers. Ely Youth Choir A community choir for young singers aged 11 and up. There are no auditions and no fees. The group sings a wide range of music styles, from Handel to Hairspray, trained by professional choir director and composer Andrew Parnell. In person rehearsals resumed in April in the Church Rooms at St. Mary’s Church, Ely. For more details, email youth@elychoralsociety.org Find us on Facebook @elyyouthchoir NATURE & OUTDOORS Ely Wildlife Watch Contact helen@moorehse.co.uk or look for Ely Wildlife Watch on Facebook Wildlife Trust BCN Ely Local Group Discover more about nature both by exploring outdoors and by attending illustrated talks given by experts in their field. The group is run by enthusiastic local volunteers. It is not necessary to be a member of the Wildlife Trust to attend our events. See Wildlife Trust BCN website for more details. Will Burdett, 01353 661339, willburdett@ btinternet.com, see https://www.wildlifebcn.org/ ely-local-group Willderland Farm We are a 4.5 acre community farm, based near Haddenham. We established ourselves as a membership organisation in 2015, with the aim of growing food sustainably, supporting wildlife; benefitting members and the wider community. If you would be interested in becoming a member, please email: info@willderland.com or website: www.willderland.com Ely Wildspace Our vision is “To protect and enhance the Ely Wildspace environment for the benefit of wildlife and the local community.’ Our aims are to: Defend Ely Wildspace against harmful developments and strengthen its legal protection and status; Promote the enjoyment of the Ely

Wildspace environment, in participation with stakeholders, local people, local government and other organisations; Enhance the Ely Wildspace environment through integrated and effective conservation management, in participation with stakeholders, local people, local government and other organisations; Promote Ely Wildspace as a place of education, in participation with local schools and other educational bodies Contact: lpcre@elywildspace.org.uk www.elywildspace.org.uk RELIGIOUS ORGANISATIONS Ely Baha’i Community Every Tuesday evening at 7:30pm we host a virtual zoom meeting entitled “Meaningful Conversations” where we share principles and ideas from the Baha’i perspective on personal and social transformation to which everyone is welcome to join. Zoom ID: 837 3293 7000 A very warm and relaxed group trying to make a difference in our daily life and through acts of service contribute to the betterment of the world. For more info Tel or Text: 07746761519, Email: elybahais@gmail.com FB: Ely Baha’i Community https://www.facebook. com/Ely-Bahai-Community-734901983310678/ Ely Cathedral The College, Ely. Tel: 01353 667735 www.elycathedral.org - Ely Cathedral - Mothers’ Union Contact: Eunice Reddish 01353 661502 www.elycathedral.org worship/mothersunion - Ely Cathedral - Edward Bear Club Contact: Angela Jones 01353 665810 ChristChurch, Church of England @Isle of Ely School Loving God, Loving People www.christchurchely.org 01353 659 550 Ely City Church 15a Silver Street. Tel: 01353 662172 www.elycitychurch.co.uk Countess Free Church Chapel St. Ely CB6 1AD Tel: 01353 662396 www.countessely.co.uk Countess Free Church - Rich Tea Club Offering fun, faith and friendship for adults with learning disabilities plus any carers and friends. We meet once a month, usually on the first Sunday each month 3.30-5pm at Countess Free Church in Ely, for tea and biscuits, and activities including singing, Bible stories, craft and drama. To find out more call Cate on 07938187907 or see www.countessely.co.uk Jubilee Church Ely Jubilee Church meets every Sunday morning at 10am at the Beet Club on Lynn Road for worship,

teaching, children's work and fellowship. We also meet mid-week evenings in smaller groups. Part of the Relational Mission family of churches, Jubilee Church seeks to love God, love people and love Ely. email: office@jubileechurchely.co.uk Tel: 01353 664160. www.jubileechurchely.co.uk The Lighthouse Fellowship Lynn Rd, Ely Tel: 01353 662228 email: info@lighthouse-ely.org www.lighthouse-ely.org/whatson - The Lighthouse Knitters Delia Wakeling on 01353 861126 or Maria Martin 01353 772 812 Ely Methodist Church Chapel Street, Ely. Minister: Revd. Catherine Dixon on 01353 662426 https://www. elyandnewmarketmethodists.org.uk/ely.htm New Connexions @ High Barns Larkfield Community Centre, High Barns, Ely CB7 4SB Website: newconnexionschurch.org. uk Contact: Elder Russell Grief: russellgrief@ ntlworld.com. Tel 01353 612200 www.newconnexionschurch.org.uk Parish of the Isle of Ely and The Fens A parish — without walls or borders — of the Open Episcopal Church serving The Fens. We are open, accepting of all, affirming, non-judgmental, offering the sacraments to everyone with unconditional love. We meet everyone where they are, and love them as they are! Please get in touch for sacraments; all types of blessings, including houses, boats, etc; reconciliation and healing; life (and death!) celebrations, markers, and milestones, such as anniversaries, mixed and same-sex partnership blessings, renewal of vows, etc. https://www.facebook.com/isleofelyandthefens email: FatherDavidGoode@gmail.com Ely Quakers We meet every Sunday at 10.30. Visitors are welcome to join us. We come together in silence and stillness and our Meetings for Worship last about an hour. During the pandemic we are meeting via Zoom. Find out more: https://www. quaker.org.uk/about-quakers/ Contact Sue Brock-Hollinshead, suebhisas@gmail.com Ely and District Spiritualist Church We have now moved to Ely Museum The Old Gaol, Market St, Ely, CB7 4LS Every Wednesday evening 19.15 - 21.00 Healing 18.45 - 19.10 Special Events - Last Weds of the month Come and join our inclusive group for connections, insights and an uplifting experience with like minded people. Elizabeth Burton 07769963850 Return after Christmas break: Wed 12th Jan. www.elyimagazine.com | Elyi Magazine | 49

St Etheldreda’s Catholic Church Egremont Street, Ely. Tel: 01353 662759 St Mary’s, Church of England A church for all generations. Everyone welcome. www.stmarysely.org 01353 659 550 - St Mary’s Monday Club Contact: Elizabeth Flood on 01353 662385 - St Mary’s Mothers’ Union Contact: 01353 659550 www.stmarysely.org/mothers-union.html www.facebook.com/StMarysElyMU/ St Peter-in-Ely, Church of England Broad Street, Ely CB7 4BQ Join us every Sunday morning at 9.30am for a sung celebration of the Holy Eucharist in the Anglo-Catholic style using traditional language, followed by refreshments in St Peter's House. All ages welcome. www.elystpeterschurch.co.uk SOCIAL CLUBS Ely and Dist' ex-Round Tablers Club For people formally in Round Table, a social gathering to grow old gracefully. When we resume meetings, they will be at Ely City Golf Club, Cambridge Road, Ely 7.00 for 7.30 on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Contact: Nigel Davies.01353 721037 e: njdavies1@aol.com LGBT+ in Ely & Cambridgeshire Email: lgbtqcambridgeshire@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/LGBTEly https://www.facebook.com/LGBTCambridgeshire Ely Branch Royal British Legion Become a member of the Royal British Legion family today and take pride in supporting all generations of the Armed Forces community. Membership starts from only £18 a year and is open to everyone. Join us today and, in return, you can then choose to hear the latest news, events and stories from inside our RBL magazine and e-newsletters. http://counties.britishlegion.org.uk/branches/ely Contact: Brian Crabtree Tel: 07741 143605 E-Mail: CityOfEly.secretary@rbl.community Ely City Trefoil Guild Contact: Barbara on bjk17@btinternet.com Ely City Women’s Institute 10 Jan: Games Night & Social Evening 14 Feb: Through the Plughole' presented by Anglian Water. 14 Mar: 'Who gets Granny's Spoons' with speaker Marie Brown Where: The Old Dispensary. 13 St Mary's Street, Ely, CB7 4ER When: Second Monday of each month. Time: 7.15 for 7.30pm to approximately 9.45pm. We welcome new members to join us at any time of he year. Please contact us via any of the following methods: Website: http://wielycity.wixsite.com/home 50 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

Email: elycitywi@yahoo.com Find us on Facebook: Ely City WI Ely Family Gaming Ely Family Gaming is a new group for lighthearted and sociable board gaming suitable for families in the area of Ely. Join either through Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/ely-familygaming/) or Facebook (search groups for Ely Family Gaming) Ely Northwold Women’s Institute Currently Ely Northwold WI has no plans to re commence formal meetings. Our meeting venue is currently closed. We look forward to welcoming new members when meetings begin again. For further information please contact Rosemary Green on01353 661508 or email:Rosemary.green5@talktalk.net. Ely Tuesday Group (Ladies) We are a group of ladies who meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month in The Old Dispensary, St Mary's Street. 10am for 10.30 starts. Invited guest speakers. If you are new to the city and looking for a friendly group, why not come along. Contact Leslie on 07946 020001 for more information Ely Women’s Circle We are a support group for women who want to share from the heart and be witnessed in love, support, acceptance and non-judgement. We currently meet on Zoom on the last Tuesday of the month from 7 30 to 8 30 pm. Find us on Facebook ‘Ely Women’s Circle’ or contact Louise at ldecaux@btinternet.com Ely Probus Is a club that provides regular meetings for semiretired and retired people. The Methodist Chapel 13-15 Chapel Street Ely CB6 1AD . From Chapel Street it is the side entrance or from town the gate in St Mary's Car Park, this probably is the best way. New members are welcome to attend and if you have any questions please contact Peter Nancollis at:peterandjudy@nancollis.plus. com Meetings coming up: Jan 8th Guide Dogs for the Blind Feb 1st Silvertime Legal Protect your investments against Care Costs Partners Welcome Feb 15th A.G.M & March 1st Spring Lunch Full list of speakers available at: https://www.probusonline.org/ely-and-district/ SPORT & EXERCISE GROUPS Ely Archers Ely Archers is a friendly and thriving archery club. We promote shooting socially, for fun and shooting seriously for tournaments. We are based in the Cathedral City of Ely, Cambridgeshire and we shoot both indoors and outdoors (weather permitting). Our qualified coaches are on hand

regularly to help where needed and we run archery beginners' courses throughout the summer for newcomers to the sport of archery. http://www.elyarchers.org.uk General enquiries to: info@elyarchers.co.uk. Membership: membership@elyarchers.org.uk Ely High Badminton Club Currently not meeting. Contact: Ron Grant, ron. grant@ntlworld.com. Tel: 01353 610743 Ely Victoria Badminton Club Contact: elyvicbad@gmail.com www.badmintonely.co.uk / Twitter @ElyVicBad www.facebook.com/elyvictoriaBadminton East Cambs Basket Ball Club Contact: contact@eastcambsbasketball.co.uk www.eastcambsbasketball.co.uk Ely Beet Sport & Social Club Ely Beet Sports and Social Club is a Members Club, operating on a Not-for-Profit Basis, which hosts a variety of sports, offers a social facility as well as a private Members bar which is open 7 days a week. Both members and non-members can hire the Main Function Hall which boasts a seating capacity of 180 with tables and chairs provided and a large, curtained stage which is ideal for Discos, Pantos and Entertainers. The hall has its own well stocked, manned bar. As well as the function hall we have a newly refurbished Committee Room for hire with a seated capacity of 40 and which now incorporates an updated kitchen with full size fridge/freezer, oven, hob and microwave. Externally there is a patio, smoking area, children's swings and an enclosed court for outdoor games/ We have ample car parking facilities with dedicated disabled parking bays and we are also ideally located close to the City Centre. Tennis and Bowls are available. All courts / rinks must be booked in advance. Please see the notice board or contact the Manager for full details. Tel: 01353 662029 / 07376 404495 email: beetsecretary@gmail.com http://www.elybeetclub.co.uk/ City of Ely Bowls Club www.cityofelybowlsclub.org.uk Tel: 01353 665272 Email: cityofelybowlsclub@btconnect.com City of Ely Cricket Club www.cityofely.play-cricket.come-mail: cityofely_ cc@hotmail.com Octagon Cycling Club www.octagoncycling.com / octagoncyclingclub@gmail.com Contact Robin Jones 07824 486 105 Ely & District Cycling Club Contact Cliff Loveday on 07823 338615 Ely City Golf Club

Contact: 01353 662751 www.elygolf.co.uk / email: info@elygolf.co.uk Ely City Hockey Club www.pitchero.com/clubs/elycityhockey Tel: 07815 905288, Facebook: Ely City Hockey Club, Twitter: @ElyHockeyClub Ely Vikings Korfball Contact: http://www.elyvikings.com / elyvikings@ outlook.com Littleport Lions Korfball Contact Andy on: andrewdunlop@hotmail.com, website: www.littleport-lions.co.uk Ely Tang Soo Do Martial Arts Club Contact: Mr Russell (instructor) on 07732746179 or email robertrussell_4@hotmail.co.uk City of Ely Netball Club web: www.cityofelynetball.co.uk email: elycity@hotmail.co.uk Ely Netball Club Contact: Victoria Cutforth, elynetball@hotmail. co.uk / 07518 080362 Isle of Ely Rowing Club Contact: chairman@elyrowingclub.org.uk Web: http://www.elyrowingclub.org.uk/ Riding and Skating Ely (R.A.S.E.) Advocating for a new skatepark in Ely. Join RASE on Instagram and Facebook. FB/Riding and skating Ely Ely Rugby Club Contact email - playrugby4ely@gmail.com Website - https://elytigers.rfu.club/ Ely Runners Contact: Richard Hill:secretary@elyrunners.co.uk Ely Sailing Club www.elysailingclub.org e: training.elysc@gmail.com ESC Model Yacht Fleet Contact: ESC Model Yacht Fleet Captain on 01353 626838 email: training.elysc@gmail.com Ely Squash Club Tel:01353 662156 www.elysquash.mycourts.co.uk Ely Table Tennis Club Now meets at Ely College every Monday from 7.00 - 9.00 pm. All are welcome for part or all of the the 2 hour session. Fee per session: £5 adults, £3 for under 18’s. Everyone is welcome back, especially newcomers and experienced players, females and juniors. One free taster session is available for newcomers. For further details contact: Karen Byford at elytabletennis@gmail or David Haslam at djhaslam99@btinternet.com or visit the website. www.elytabletennis.co.uk Ely Tennis Club www.elytennisclub.co.uk The Ely Walking Group Contact the walk coordinator, Nick, on 07551 158510 or email nickshippaac@gmail.com. www.elyimagazine.com | Elyi Magazine | 51

Walking Netball For more information contact Sophie Edwards, Sophie.Edwards@eastcambs.gov.uk or call 01353 616348 SUPPORT & CARE GROUPS Age UK Cambs and Peterborough Working with and for older people, providing a wide range of services and support helping older people remain independent in their own homes. Tel: 0300 666 9860, e:informationservices@ageukcap.org.uk, www.ageukcap.org.uk Facebook: /AgeUKCAP Al-anon Family Support Group We are a support group for families of alcoholics. We have been meeting in Ely for 30 years. We meet every Monday at Centre 33 at 7.30pm. During these times we are meeting by zoom meetings. For details of the zoom meeting or for help and local contact numbers please call the helpline 0800 0086811. There are no fees for membership. We hope to return to the rooms once the Covid-19 situation eases. email: al-anonuk.org.uk Cruse Bereavement Care Cruse Bereavement Care is a charity that has been providing bereavement support to people across the UK for over 60 years, predominately through face-to-face and group sessions. As well as telephone support, there is also helpful information on the Cruse website at: www.cruse.org.uk The Cruse Wed morning groups in Ely and Cambridge are currently closed. If you would like telephone bereavement support, please contact the Helpline on 01223 633536 (open 9.30am-1.30pm weekdays) or the National Helpline on 0808 8081677 (open 9.305pm weekdays with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings until 8pm and Weekends 10am-2pm). The service is free of charge and donations welcome. Sing! Together A weekly singing and music-making group for people living with dementia and their carers, run by registered charity All In Sound. No experience needed, just come along to enjoy the singing and the music. Please do contact Kathryn Rowland on kathryn@allinsound.co.uk or call 01353 662022. You can also see more on our website: www.allinsound.co.uk Care Network Cambs Supporting Volunteers, Encouraging Independence, Developing Good neighbour projects. Tel: 01954 211919 email: volunteering@care-network.org.uk Website: www.care-network.org.uk twitter @CareNetworkCamb Facebook: Care Network Cambridgeshire 52 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

Ely Baby Bank The Chicken Shed, 78 Mildenhall Road, Fordham CB7 5NR. Tel:07715 908024 Email: thesofachurch@gmail.com Opening times: Tues 10-2 / Thursdays 10-2 Out of hours by appointment only Our volunteers can deliver if you can't travel to our base. We can collect items but would love it if you could try and get them to us please. Donation drop offs- Monday- Saturday: 78 Mildenhall Road, Fordham, Ely, CB7 5NR 1 Gault Cottages, Chettisham CB6 1RU 22 Little London Road, Isleham Ely Baby Bank is starting to grow and we would love your help with donations. These will be used for storage costs and also to top up on items we are low on, especially formula and nappies. We are very grateful for your support. Donate online: https://uk.gofundme.com/f/elybaby-bank/donate Ely Death Café At a Death Cafe people come together in a relaxed setting to openly talk about death. You set the agenda. All very welcome. Open to public & professionals. If you attend as a professional please leave your work hat at the door - we simply attend as people who will all die one day. Warning: feelings of relief, positivity and unexpected humour may occur. Free, booking essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/elydeath-cafe-online-30153110542 Email elydeathcafe@gmail.com Facebook: Ely Death Café Twitter: @Ely_D_Cafe “Like” us on social media for updates. Ely Dementia Group Contact Diana Writer 01353 667847 Ely Foodbank Email:info@ely.foodbank.org.uk www.ely.foodbank.org.uk T: 01353 468626 Happy Cafe Ely We have been meeting online via Zoom since lockdown. We still hold meet-ups online on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 10.30am for around an hour, using ideas and resources from the national charity Action for Happiness. NEW evening Zoom sessions are starting on the final Thursday of each month from 7-8pm and the Zoom links for both morning and evening sessions can be found on our Facebook page @HappyCafeEly. email: hello@ happycafeely.org.uk Posability PosAbility is a Cambridgeshire based charity offering chair-based and specialist exercises to people living with long-term neurological conditions including, but not limited to, Stroke,

COMMUNITY NEWS Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Muscular Dystrophy and disabling conditions such as arthritis. We are always Positive About Your Abilityhttps://www.posability.org/ Email: admin@posability.org Phone: 07565598193 Rich Tea Club Offering fun, faith and friendship for adults with learning disabilities plus any carers and friends. We meet once a month, usually on the first Sunday each month 3.30-5pm at Countess Free Church in Ely, for tea and biscuits, and activities including singing, Bible stories, craft and drama. To find out more call Cate on 07938187907 or see www.countessely.co.uk TMW Ely Contact Suzie on 07739638817 email info@touchmyworld.co.uk. www.touchmyworld.co.uk and find us on Young People’s Support CENTRE 33 ELY DROP IN Natalie Gildersleeve. natalieg@centre33.org.uk / www.centre33.org.uk Tel: 0333 4141 809 VOLUNTEERS Ely Community First Responders Contact Emma Greaves 01353 614794 / Elycfrs@virginmedia.com / Facebook.com/ ElyCommunityFirstResponders/ Ely Litter Pickers A voluntary group dedicated to helping keep Ely litter free and looking its best. Ely Litter Pickers loan litter picking equipment, offer advice and safety tips, organise group litter picks, supply bin bags and labels, as well as liaise with the council. Some group members have chosen to ‘adopt’ local roads areas but there is no obligation to do so. Pick as little or as often as you want – it all helps! A rewarding and fun activity for all ages, to find out more search ‘Ely Litter Pickers’ on Facebook or contact elylitter@gmail.com / Brian Calvert 07974 082868. Littleport & Ely Time Bank We are a friendly group of volunteers who exchange time and skills with members for free. Everyone’s time is equal and everyone has something to offer, whether visiting someone for a cup of tea or designing a website. Join us and get to know people in the community and share your passion or skill. We have virtual coffee mornings currently on Thursdays, 1010:40 am by Zoom. Non members are welcome to join us at coffee morning to find out more. We are also conducting safe time exchanges and social activities within our own bubbles. For further info & Zoom link, please email littleportandelytimebank@btinternet.com or visit Facebook: @LittleportandElyTimebank


The Babylon Gallery, Waterwide, Ely Email: office@babylonarts.org.uk Box Office: 01353 616991 We’re giving our gallery walls a bit of love, so we won’t be hosting any exhibitions in January. We’ll be back on Tuesday 1st February for the East Cambridgeshire Schools’ exhibition. The exhibition features students from local schools, showcasing the creative talent of young people in Cambridgeshire. More details to come soon! Babylon Gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday, 12pm to 4pm with free entry.

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ELYi BUSINESS & SERVICES DIRECTORY ACCOUNTING CB25 Accountancy Accountancy Service covering everything your business needs Tel: 07803 782423 Email: info@cb25accounting.co.uk Liberty Bookkeeping Services Accountancy and bookkeeping services Email: libertybookkeeping726@gmail.com Tel: 01353774902 / 07526483235 https://libertybookkeeping.co.uk/ Red Shoes Accounting Your friendly local accountants https://www.redshoesaccounting.co.uk/ Email: info@redshoesaccounting.co.uk Tel: 01353 865368 ADVERTISING The Elyi Magazine Reflecting the richness of Ely Life Tel: 01353 722568 editor@elyimagazine.com www.elyimagazine.com AERIALS BM Aerial, All aerial, Satellite & TV work undertaken Tel: 01353 863922 Email: bmaerials@gmail.com H & P Aerials Limited Ely TV Aerial & Satellite Dish Installations - Extra TV Points - TV wall mounting https://www.hpaerials.co.uk Email: service@hpaerials.co.uk Tel: 01353 740078 / 07850844460 ANTIQUES Cloisters Antiques Antiques. Picture Framing, Gallery, Book Shop, Record Shop, 1 Lynn Rd, Ely CB7 4EG Tel:01353 668558 / 077678 816 677 Email: lonsdalecb7@gmail.com St Mary's Antiques & Jewellery 10 St. Marys Street, Ely Tel: 01353 663 221 / 07562 321 406 BEAUTY & TREATMENTS Belle Boutique Beauty Salon based in Haddenham. Manicures, Pedicures, Gel Polish, Waxing etc https://www.belleboutiquesalon.com Email: Belleboutiquesalon@outlook.com Tel: 01353 741201 Clinic 43 Feel younger, look fresher and boost your confidence! Tel: 07712189977 www.facebook.com/clinicfortythree Cloud 9 Beauty Therapy Ely Beauty & wellbeing salon, specialising in facials, massage & reflexology www.cloud9beautytherapy.co.uk/ 54 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

Email: caroline@cloud9beautytherapy.co.uk Mob: 07701060319 Skins and Needles Cambridgeshire Body piercings and laser medical treatments www.skinsandneedlescambridgeshire.com/ E: skinsandneedlescambridgeshire@gmail.com Tel: 01353860552 Ely SPMU & Aesthetic Clinic Microblading, Semi permanent make up, Scalp pigmentation, Botox & fillers, Tel: 01353 655914 https://www.elyspmuandaestheticclinicltd.co.uk/ Email: elyspmuandaestheticclinic@outlook.com BICYCLE REPAIRS J T Cycles All Bicycle servicing & repairs Tel:01353 667627 Email: jerrytcycles@hotmail.com BOAT HIRE Fish and Duck marina Moorings and Boat Hire 01353 648081 https://www.fishandduck.co.uk BUILDERS D Silcock Construction Your local Builder Tel: 01353 862400 Email: office@dsilcockconstruction.co.uk Paragon Construction Ely Ltd All aspects of commercial and domestic construction Mob: 07865435656 Email: paragonconstruction14@gmail.com Paul Barrow Builders New Builds, Extensions & General building work www.paulbarrowbuilders.co.uk Tel: 01353 699197 Email: paul@paulbarrowbuildersltd.co.uk B2B SERVICES Truth HR Solutions, Helping solve people problems in your business Tel: 07941 342 574 Email: nfo@truthsolutions.co.uk CAFES Bev’s Place The littleport community bites & coffee Cafe & community hub https://m.facebook.com/bevsplacelittleport Email: c.davenport6@icloud.com Clare's Kitchen Quirky coffee shop with gift shop. Generous portions friendly staff Email: clareskitchen18@gmail.com Mob: 07923227404 CARE The Orchard Care Home Person-centred residential and dementia care Tel: 01353 372036, email: orchards@greensleeves.org

Vera James House Nursing home in central Ely Tel: 01353 661113 CATERING Just 4U Cakes by Clare, Award Winning Professional Cake Artist Pymoor, Ely, just4ucakesbycmm@gmail.com The Little Mobile Bar Company Mobile Bar in a lovely Horsebox https://www.thelittlemobilebarcompany.co.uk/ email: cheers@thelittlemobilebarcompany.co.uk CELEBRANTS Jacqueline Ogden Celebrant, Weddings, Baby Namings, Funerals, Bespoke ceremonies, email: jacquelineogden@hotmail.com CLASSES (FOR CHILDREN) Elite Tuition Tuition for English and Maths / Primary and Secondary Tel: 07712 467 322 info@elitetuition.uk KD Academy, Be Bold, Be Creative, Be you! Performing Arts Classes for Children.Tel: 01353 725 026, Email: info@kdacademy.co.uk Tumbletots Your Child's Springboard to Confidence Tel: 07523 962 484 Email: sharon.bubb@tumbletots.com CLEANING DMAK Oven Cleaning Ovens, Hobs, Extractors, Microwaves, BBQs Tel: 01353 864685 Email: dmakcleaning@outlook.com COMPUTER REPAIRS GP4PC small business & home computer support and repairs www.gp4pc.co.uk Tel: 01353 612105 ELECTRICIANS Ely Electrical Services Electrical Installations and lighting design Tel: 01353 668994, Email: graham@elyelectricalservices.co.uk TW Electrical Ely, Electrical Installations & repairs Tel: 01353 862900 Email: nfo@twelectrical-services.co.uk FINANCIAL ADVISORS SPA Mortgage Broker Mortgage and Insurance Specialist Tel: 01353 650445 Email: aireysp@aol.com Archway Mortgage and Protection Services, Your local mortgage adviser for residential, BTL and commercial loans. Tel: 07880 998 315 https://archwaymortgageandprotectionservices.co.uk/ E: lball@archwaymortgageandprotectionservices.co.uk

FISHING EQUIPMENT The Tackle Shop Fishing Tackle for every discipline & budget, Tel: 01353 645197, Email: fishing@thetackleshopely.com FITNESS Atrium Fitness All your fitness needs in 1 place. Gym, classes, pool, sauna, steam, jacuzzi. https://www.atriumfitness.co.uk/ Email: matt@atriumfitness.co.uk Tel: 01353 668888 Mobile: 07739393137 Littleport Leisure, The place to be for Gym, Classes and Sports. No membership, no contracts. https://www.littleportleisure.uk/ Email: reception@littleportleisure.uk Tel: 01353373800 The Hive Leisure Centre The feel good place www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/ely/the-hive Tel: 01353 655030 The Paradise Centre Sports centre, fitness and free weights gym, classes, sports hall, squash courts, https://www.paradisecentre.co.uk/ Email: paradisecentre@live.co.uk Tel: 01353667580 The Pole Shed Providing pole, aerial, circus & other fun fitness classes for adults & children https://www.facebook.com/thepoleshed Email: thepoleshed@gmail.com Tel: 07961583473 Mob:07961583473 FLORISTS Blossoms of Ely Beautiful bouquets, Wedding & Funeral flowers made and delivered to the Ely area https://www.blossomsofely.co.uk/ Email: info@blossomsofely.co.uk Mobile: 07979474949 Thatch & Roses Flower Studio Flowers for any occasion. www.thatchandroses.com orders@thatchandroses.com Tel: 07500877972 FURNISHINGS Langtry Fitted Furniture We design and manufacture kitchens, bedrooms & home offices Tel: 01353 725 380 https://langtryfurniture.co.uk/ Reeds Furniture Store A world of choice at Reeds Tel: 01353 669754 www.elyimagazine.com | Elyi Magazine | 55

Email: info@reedshomestore.co.uk www.reedshomestore.co.uk GARAGE DOORS Garolla Garage Doors Made to measure roller garage doors Tel: 01353 930 124 www.garolla.co.uk GARDEN SERVICES Artificial Grass Cambridge We install top quality artificial grass www.artificialgrasscambridge.co.uk Email: info@articialgrasscambridge.co.uk, Tel: 01354 654 422 Cabin Viva Bespoke Garden Studios, www.cabinviva.co.uk Colour Fence Maintenance free metal fencing www.colourfencecambs.co.uk Tel: 01353 930 024 Ely Lawn Care Garden Maintenance, Lawn Care, Hedge Cutting, Tree Pruning FB:https://www.facebook.com/Elylawncare Email: Elylawncare@yahoo.com Mob: 07393 386 359 M Evans Landscapes Landscaping, Fence Repairs, turfing, hedge cutting and more Tel: 01353 969 388 Email: m.evanslandscapes@gmail.com Paul Hopkin Paving Block and Slab Paving Specialist, fencing and garden work. Tel: 07930 528 519 SP Clearances and Garden Waste LTD, For all your house clearances and garden waste clearances get in touch today. Tel: 07712137889 https://www.spclearancesandgardenwaste.co.uk/ Email: spclearances@yahoo.com The Joshua Tree All Tree Works undertaken, hedge cutting, fencing, garden maintenance and more! https://www.thejoshuatree.uk/ Email: jane@thejoshuatree.uk Tel: 01638 597711 / 07909 291094 GARDEN MACHINERY Fenland Spirit Services Lawnmower sales, Servicing & Repairs Tel: 07753 836 499 Email: fenlandspiritservices@gmail.com G & J Pecks Ltd Quality farming and garden machinery Tel: 01353 664515 Email: esales@peck.co.uk Smith & Carter LTD Specialising in the servicing and repairs of garden machinery. https://smithandcarterltd.com/ Mobile: 07828473666 Email: smithandcarterltd@gmail.com 56 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

GIFTS Ely Treasures 12 Chequer Lane Ely- Stockist for Charlie Bears, Jewellery Antique and New unusual Gifts etc, Email: juliasfarm@outlook.com Tel: 01353 659005 / 07968 719 747 Hampers for every Occasion Bespoke hampers made to order Tel: 07394 463226 Email: hampersforeveryoccasion@gmail.com Westcott Aromas Little Gift Shop 2-4 Main Street Littleport, CB61PXJ Wax melts, gifts, Handmade gifts https://www.facebook.com/Westcottaromas Email: mutleysdelights@gmail.com Mob: 07983338428 Meltsymumma Home aromas and more, with scents for all noses and prices for all pockets Web: https://www.meltsymumma.co.uk/ Email: hello@meltsymumma.co.uk Tel: 07388 355372 HANDYMAN Ben Robinson Handyman Gardening & Property Maintenance Tel: 07827 468 835, bmr-repairs@outlook.com Ely Home Maintenance Bringing quality work to the local community for 20 years Tel:07824 878 690 Email: mr.alto@live.co.uk Turn to Ted For all house maintenance and garden services https://www.facebook.com/turntoted.ted Mob07967 796 992 Email: turntoted@btinternet.com HEALTH SERVICES Ely Ear Care Highly experienced Registered General Nurse with a specialist interest in Ear Care, Tel: 07984 831 177 www.elyearcare.co.uk The Village Foot Clinic Foot Care – Clinic and mobile appointments Tel: 07909 943 171 HOME HELP The Happy Helpers Company Helping people experience happiness in their everyday lives Tel: 01353 967170 http://www.thehappyhelperscompany.co.uk HOME IMPROVEMENTS Clean Driveway Cleaning, re-sanding, repairs and sealing your driveway Tel: 01353 886531, contact@clean-driveway.com Complete Kitchens Specialists in quality German kitchens http://www.completekitchensely.co.uk

Email: info@completekitchensely.co.uk, Tel: 01353 860879 Frames Conservatories Direct Transform your conservatory into and extension Tel: 01353 809719, www.fcdhomeimprovements.co.uk Hillberry’s Kitchens LTD We supply Kitchens, Bedrooms and Bathrooms to both retail and trade. https://www.hillberrys.co.uk/ Email: sales@hillberrys.co.uk Tel: 01354 651770 Magical Interior Renovations Bathrooms and Kitchens, plumbing repairs, wall movement and loft conversions, Tel: 01353 664044 Email: magicalinteriorrenovations@gmail.co.uk Projects4Roofing Enjoy your conservatory all year round, www.projects4roofing.co.uk Email: info@projects4roofing.co.uk Tel: 01638 507730 Valley Roofing Roofing Specialists www.valleyroofing.uk Tel: 01638 713825 Email: sean@valleyroofing.uk HOTELS Poets House Bar bites available in the Sonnet Bar noon-9pm Tel: 01353 887777 www.poetshouse.co.uk LANGUAGE LESSONS Lyons Languages English, Italian and Spanish language tuition in central Ely Tel: 01353 610738 Email: info@lyonslanguages.com https://www.lyonslanguages.com/ Spanacademy Online Language Lessons Tel: 07522 504 729 Email: info@spanacademy.co.uk LEAFLET DELIVERY The Elyi Magazine Delivery Team 500-8000 Leaflet runs to Ely homes- starts at £50/1000 Tel: 353 722568 www.elyimagazine.com LOCKSMITH Bargate Master Locksmith 24hr emergency call out service Tel: 07872 169 428 Email: paulbarham@btinternet.com MOTOR SERVICES Gem Tyres Tyres, puncture repairs, exhausts, brakes, batteries, servicing Tel: 01353 665094 www.facebook.com/GemTyresEly Email: sales@gemtyres.co.uk

Hometyre Tyres supplied and fitted at your home or work. www.hometyre.co.uk Tel: 01353 930954 Rejuvenate Vehicle Detailing Service Tel: 07974 638601 http://www.rejuvenate-detailing.co.uk R.H Autocare Mobile Valeting & Detailing Services operating in and around the Ely area. Email: info@rh-autocare.co.uk Tel: 07702 226 673 https://www.rh-autocare.co.uk/ Winthorpe Ltd MOTs, Servicing, Welding, Recovery & more Tel: 01353 968042 www.winthorpe Ltd.co.uk MUSIC LESSONS Christopher Budd Bass guitar lessons, Mob: 07729 114 173 Email: christopher.budd@gmail.com Karen Setchfield Classical Guitar Lessons email: karensetchfield07@gmail.com Mindful Piano Local piano lessons with a focus on enjoymentfree consultation available. https://www.mindfulpiano.org/ Email: brianpartridge@uwclub.net Tel: 0135366840 Mob: 07738236201 PETS Animate Pet Services A helping hand to balance busy lives with the needs of your pet Tel: 07821 436 790 Email: animatepetservices@gmail.com, www.animatepetservices.co.uk/ Ely Aquatics and Reptiles Aquarium Fish and Reptiles, foods inc reptile live and frozen food, Family run https://www.facebook.com/ElyAquatics www.elyaquatics.co.uk Email:jo@elyaquatics.co.uk Tel: 01353 668880 Jurassic Bark The Littleport Pet Shop Tel: 01353 863883 Email: info@jurassicbark-online.co.uk, www.jurassicbark-online.co.uk Mongoose Pet Services Cat Sitting, Dog Sitting, Small animal holiday care. www.mongoosepetservices.com email: mongoosepets@gmail.com

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PLUMBING & HEATING Cade Woodburning Stoves Multifuel and woodburning stoves supply installation and repairs Tel: 07760290332 www.woodburningstoves.co.uk LNW Plumbing For all your plumbing & heating needs Tel: 07960 222 388, Email: lnwplumbing@gmail.com Mark Bennett Plumbing and Heating Services Family Business with 30 year’s experience. Tel: 01353 862054 Mob: 07775 832 894 Mason Heating & Plumbing Plumbing & heating experts covering Ely & surrounding area-You're in good hands! Email: info@masonplumberely.co.uk Tel: 01353 969686 Mob: 07749 507018 www.masonplumberely.co.uk/ Port Plumbing Heating, bathroom and electrical supplies www.portplumbing.co.uk Tel: 01353 860093 Email: info@portplumbing.co.uk PRESCHOOL GROUPS Bumbly Bees Music Group We are a preschool and under group in Littleport. We are a music group but offer so much more! https://m.facebook.com/bumblybeesmusicgroup Email: tiacolcomb@hotmail.com Mob: 07885735908 PRINTING ClanPress Ltd Large and small print jobs and great customer service. Tel: 01553 772737, email: info@clanpress.co.uk PROBATE SERVICES Church Street Probate Specialist in probate, estate administration & grant of probate. Tel:07594 602 444 Email: info@churchstreetprobate.co.uk, www.churchstreetprobate.co.uk RECRUITMENT Xpert Resourcing Xpert Resourcing is an Ely based professional recruitment specialist email: naomi.sherwood@xpertresourcing.co.uk Tel: 01353 886252, www.xpertresourcing.co.uk/ SKIP HIRE ELLGIA For the best deals in skip hire, look no further Tel: 01353 688354 www.ellgia.co.uk SPORT COACHES 10is Academy We love tennis, We live tennis, We are 10is A friendly tennis club based in Ely providing 58 | Elyi Magazine | www.elyimagazine.com

lessons for adults and children. Email: seb@10is.co.uk / Tel: 07980 551 015 https://10is.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/10isAcademyCoaching

STORAGE Stretham Storage Secure and affordable storage near Ely www.strethamstorage.co.uk Tel:07506 022 347 Email: rachel@harv.co.uk THERAPIES (MIND) Ann Waterman Life Coach Live life, be happy! Look at the paths open to you. Tel: 07579770146 Holisteelik Hypnotherapy and restorative coaching. Helping you fall back in love with life https://Holisteelik.co.uk/ Mob: 07885712634 Email: holisteelik@gmail.com Karin Marianne Lang Kinesiology Emotion Code Practitioner Tel: 01353 658505, www.karinmariannelang.com Real Life Therapy Heart-Centred Therapy from the Mind Tel: 01353 664920, Email: realifetherapy@gmail.com Tel: 07739 260027 THERAPIES (BODY) Maria's Therapies Complementary and massage therapies Tel: 07395 132 012 www.mariasmassage-ely.co.uk Naturally Healthy Colonics, Colon Hydrotherapy Detoxification Tel: 01353 968511, Email: caroline@naturallyhealthycolon.co.uk TRAVEL AGENTS Travel Counsellors Experienced travel agent - With us, it’s personal! www.travelcounsellors.co.uk/m.kindred-langdon Tel: 01353 760012 m.kindred-langdon@travelcounsellors.com WELDING Tig-a-Tak Welding Services, specialising in aluminium, steel & repairs, Tel:01353 667627 Email: jerrytcycles@hotmail.com WINE MERCHANTS Ely Wine The wine cup is the little silver well, where truth, if truth there be, doth well Website: https://www.elywine.co.uk/ Email: wine@elywine.co.uk Mob: 07443040353

WRITING Chatty Puffin Writing Services Writing services for small businesses, start-ups and individuals. Email: comesayhello@chattypuffin.co.uk Mob: 07584134886 YOGA Buteyko Breathing and Yoga Small group classes using Buteyko Breathing and Yoga Email: yoga4health@gmail.com Tel: 07782413146 Yoga Path with Vimala Classes suitable for all levels and ages Web: www.yogapathuk.co.uk Email: yogapathuk@gmail.com Phone: 07984 582214 Yoga Soul Yoga Teacher and Holistic Massage Therapist https://www.https/yoga-soul.co.uk Email: yogasouluk@gmail.com

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