Ely & District Progressives

Local people attempting to shake up local politics

Make sure you’re registered to vote by April 13th

There are elections for County Councillors and newly created Mayor coming on May 4th. To take part you must be registered to vote by 13th April. You can register to vote … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Great Get Together- planning meeting April 5th

The Great Get Together is a weekend of community events meant to commemorate the 1 year anniversary since the assassination of Jo Cox MP by a far-right extremist. Her husband, … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Has Trump left you feeling angry, depressed or scared? Get organised!

Do you feel pretty angry, depressed or just plain scared about what’s happening in the world? First there was the 2015 General Election, then Brexit and now Trump. Trump! Us too. Do … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

A local French resident’s feelings

MPs vote against the Opposition Motion on the rights of EU nationals by 293 to 250. “Rights of EU nationals – That this House recognises the contribution that nationals from … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ely Amnesty Lecture – Sunday 16th

Amnesty Ely City lecture Sundayc16th in the Cathedral 6.30pm – free admittance.

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ely Community Against Hate

In response to the news that a Neo-Nazi rally happened in our area recently a group of local people have organised an event this Saturday 10:00–16:00 in Ely Market Square. After the … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Citizen of the world badges

In response to Theresa May’s comments during her conference speech one of our members Lizzy Doe decided to create a “Citizen of the world” badge. You can get one from … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment