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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue believe YMCA fire could have been started deliberately

Fire contained to one room thanks to quick action by staff

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Bad weather. Picture robertiez

Update: Milton Country Park to close due to Storm Doris.

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12:37
A row of student bicycles outside kings college, cambridge

An online survey into recent cycling improvements aims to help Cambridgeshire County Council get even more people on their bikes.

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05:36
Amanda Fuller - Coton Busway Action Group. Picture: Keith Heppell

Campaigners in Coton are committing to visit every house in the village to inform residents of City Deal plans to forge ahead with an off-road busway between Cambourne and Cambridge.

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Yesterday, 17:33
The scene at Green End Road, Landbeach where a man died . Picture: Keith Heppell

Police treating the death as an isolated incident

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Yesterday, 09:05
Cambridge United CEO Jez George (left) and Iliffe Media managing director Ricky Allan. Picture: Keith Heppell

Cambridge United’s Jez George is the main speaker

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Yesterday, 11:47
Preferred options for improved bus, cycle and walking journeys along the A1307 between Cambridge and Linton

Better bus services to the south will aim to serve new science centre jobs.

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Yesterday, 05:48
Meadows Communtiy Centre . Picture: Keith Heppell

Residents can now tell the city council what they want community facilities to provide.

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Mon, 11:41
Cambridge Regional College and the Royal Society of Chemistry have signed a new collaboration

The college has agreed a partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Mon, 08:16
Cllr Ysanne Austin inspecting the recently fallen tree on Christs Pieces, knowing that the only way it can be replaced is by diverting money provided for the health of other trees.

A councillor has said the tree planting budget does not allow Cambridge to replant at the rate trees are being lost.

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Sunday, February 19, 2017
Emily Shuckburgh. Picture: British Antarctic Survey

A new initiative to upgrade and widen the debate on global warming will begin with a series of talks in Cambridge which will be streamed live.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Cambridgeshire and the wider region tops ‘miscellaneous’ expenditure, but what does that include?

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Friday, February 17, 2017
CB1 AVIVA Office block impression

The CB1 Masterplan is a finalist in the ‘Excellence in planning to create economically successful places’ category for the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
16 06 16 Student and bikes on Trinity Street, Cambridge. Picture: Keith Heppell

Ambitious cycle projects were given a boost from a £14,000 council fund to get more people on their bikes.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cambridgeshire Constabulary

A motorcyclist who died following a collision in Fowlmere yesterday (Wednesday, February 15) has been named.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
Professor Phil Allmendinger  photo: University of Cambridge

Representative is one of the world’s leading planning theorists and a professor of land economy.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
22/11/05  Cambridge Mayor coun John Hipkin and his wife Marie Louise with their daughter Imogen plant a tree in their garden at Oxford Road Cambridge all parent in Cambridge will be given a tree. Picture By Roger Adams

Scheme aims to increase the number of trees in the city.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Artist impression of the Cambridge City FC Sawston football ground

Club says it is still committed to Sawston.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Lim Bo Seng War Memorial in Singapore. Built in memory of the great freedom fighter and World War II Martyr, Lim Bo Seng. Picture taken in Sepia mode.

Camnbridge will today remember the 75th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore on 15 February 1942

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
New sporting facilities opened at Trumpington Meadows. Left to right, Cambridge United's Brad Halliday, CEO Jez George and Josh Coulson with Rob Holbrook, MD cutting the ribbon, sourced by Unsworth Sugden.

All-weather basketball and tennis courts, a football pitch, equipped play area and an open grass area open to the general public.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

County councillors gathered in Shire Hall yesterday (Tuesday) to finally agree on the county’s budget for the new financial year.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Volunteer helper from EACH Sarah, Mike, Sam and Euan (9)

Today we launch our £87,500 appeal to help establish a new volunteer service that will make a huge difference to the families of children with life-limiting conditions.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Dr Tony Robinson at Speechmatics in Cambridge. Picture: Keith Heppell

Cambridge technology firm Speechmatics’ has unveiled a breakthrough that could change how we interact with our mobile phones and home entertainment systems.

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Monday, February 13, 2017
Man arrested by police on suspicion of indecent assault and indecency with children

The closure is westbound, due to an accident.

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Monday, February 13, 2017
Park Street car park . Picture: Keith Heppell

Traders and restaurateurs in the north of Cambridge city centre have expressed concerns at council plans to redevelop Park Street car park.

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Monday, February 13, 2017
Fire crews on Winship Road, Milton (February 13)

A fire broke out early this morning (February 13) at a circuit factory in Milton.

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Monday, February 13, 2017
21/07/16 Shepreth Wildlife Park, Ringtailed Lemurs. Picture: Keith Heppell

The Cambridgeshire zoo is giving a chance to meet the lemurs for £25 on Valentine’s Day.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017
Park&ride double-decker bus waiting for passenger at the Trumpington bus stop in Cambridge

Cambridge’s MP and all three voting members of the City Deal executive board have called for the £1 parking charge at Park & Ride sites to be removed.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
LLF - Park and Ride mock-up from Coton showing potential light pollution from the park and ride

Plans for a new busway plough forward but residents won’t take part in workshops to help shape it until their idea is considered.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Peter Capaldi is standing down as Doctor Who. Picture: Ray Burmiston, BBC

So who should be the next Doctor? The best life form for the job, that’s who.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
Professor Paul Dupree, Cambridge University Biochemistry Dept . Picture: Keith Heppell

A father and son team have unlocked the secrets of the strength in plants.

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Friday, February 10, 2017
Barry Badcock - Fitzwilliam Museum during e-Luminate

The e-Luminate Cambridge Festival amazes and delights, with the buildings of the historic city providing the perfect backdrop for a host of top events.

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Friday, February 10, 2017
Cambridge Police Offcicers at Cambridge United. Picture: Keith Heppell

The man, who pleaded guilty to a racially and religiously aggravated public order offence, has been given a community and restraining order.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

The scheme is being championed by a Lib Dem councillor and mother of a former Cambridge rough sleeper.

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Friday, February 10, 2017
Mayoral candidate Kevin Price . Picture: Keith Heppell

Residents and visitors applauded for raising thousands for charity causes in spite of incident.

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Friday, February 10, 2017
‚ÄéLeader of the Council at Cambridge City Council and City Deal Chairman Councillor Lewis Herbert. Picture: Keith Heppell

As the county council looks to decide on a budget next week, Labour leaders react to ‘sweetheart’ deal.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Senior councillors back plans to protect services by continuing to generate income to plug the gap left by cuts from Government.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Cambridge Guildhall. Picture Keith Heppell

Cambridge city’s Labour councillors have said the Government’s housing strategy is ‘a huge disappointment’.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Legacyaid image - Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group

The Beatles-inspired montage of the celebrities who passed away in 2016 will support Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Mayoral candidate Rod Cantrill . Picture: Keith Heppell

Lib Dems are calling for Cambridge City Council to invest some of its own money to provide more homes in the city at attractive rents.

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