Food and Drink

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Varsity Hotel & Spa recently celebrated World Gin Day at SIX, its sixth-floor panoramic bar and brasserie, with a special gin menu

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Friday, June 15, 2018

One of the popular restaurant chain’s two Cambridge branches has recently undergone a renovation. The Cambridge Independent went along to see it and to sample the food

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

From May 26 to June 3, Chocolat Chocolat is holding sessions for children aged four to 11 where they will spend 30 minutes making chocolate treats to take away

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

It finally appears spring might be coming, and the farm is crying out for some prolonged warmth. Our biggest problem with the very wet weather and very late spring is mud.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Experienced chef Jamie Mountford enjoys fundraising in his spare time and so far has raised just under £5000 for Headway Cambridge, a charity that supports people who have suffered brain injuries

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Outdoor bar with streetfood and family facilities sets up at unusual location

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The award-winning establishment on Green Street recently reopened to the public, allowing the re-styled interiors and new experiential, gin-based cocktails to be enjoyed for the first time

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Friday, April 20, 2018

The Cambridge Independent went along to sample the spring menu

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Monday, April 2, 2018

The late persistent cold weather does play havoc on the farm, and will certainly delay all of this year’s crops.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Merhaba Restaurant chef, Bektas Avci, was nominated for chef of the year at the British Kebab Awards

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Having opened its doors last month, the 19th century, family-friendly pub – located on the High Street – recently welcomed invited guests in for a private celebration.

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Shopping

Friday, June 15, 2018

The Wimpole History Festival is offering readers of the Cambridge Independent 20 per cent off any further bookings made between now and the event, which takes place between June 22 and 24 at the Wimpole Estate

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Choose from one of eight independents shortlisted by Cambridge BID - winner gets a cheque for charity.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Cambridge jeweller Vanessa Burkitt says stunning stone is the only other one of its kind in the country

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Up to 30% off in shops plus free goodie bags, chocolates, Champagne, mulled wine and more

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

And you’ll get FREE Gourmet Society membership worth £69.95 and FREE app access

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Gardening

Friday, June 22, 2018

50,000 on display at event opened by celebrity gardener Diarmuid Gavin

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Dubbed ‘the Damien Hirst of horticulture’ for his boundary-pushing garden designs, TV’s Diarmuid Gavin is the face of this year’s Ely Flower Festival.

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Robert Barker began his formal training in horticulture studying with the RHS (the Royal Horticultural Society) at Capel Manor College in Enfield, which then led to him being trained at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Cambridge Independent’s columnist Dawn Isaac was recognised as one of the country’s leading gardening writers as she was shortlisted for the Garden Media Guild Awards 2017.

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Nature

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Swifts have arrived and will stay with us until mid-July.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

A veterinary referral clinic in Wimpole specialising in orthopaedic surgery for small animals has opened its doors.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Trust to observe species along a different part of the corridor

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Sure Petcare allows you to monitor your pet

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

From black rhino to the world’s rarest snake, how FFI is working to save under-threat animals.

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Photography

Friday, June 22, 2018

50,000 on display at event opened by celebrity gardener Diarmuid Gavin

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Running from Monday-Saturday at The Pitt Building, the exhibition is proudly supported by the Cambridge Independent

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry hosts competition for young people

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Monday, December 11, 2017

The photographer has always had a passion for wildlife and adventure.

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Travel

Saturday, June 9, 2018

South Cambridgeshire MP Heidi Allen confronts rail minister over train issues in region

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Formerly Tenison Towers, and now known as ‘The Tenison’, this charming guest house on Tenison Road has already completely overhauled one of its bedrooms. A full refurbishment is to follow later in the year

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Ghost Writers on the Cam is a two-hour walking tour of Cambridge – the brainchild of passionate performance storyteller, art historian, writer, researcher and former employee of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Robert Lloyd Parry

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Cambridge carpenter goes on skiing break to Kashmir... and has a day he’ll never forget

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Grab cheap train tickets ahead of the rest

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Quizzes

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Try our fiendish picture quiz

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