Politics

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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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
‚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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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
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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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Councillor Lewis Herbert. Picture: Keith Heppell

Alleged ‘sweetheart funding deal’ for Conservative-run Surrey County Council prompts Labour outrage.

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Monday, February 6, 2017
Kevin Price, Labour candidate for mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Cllr Price beat county councillor Fiona Onasanya to head the Labour race.

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Friday, February 3, 2017
President Donald Trump

The English Democrats nomination says he is impressed with how Trump has started his presidency.

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Friday, February 3, 2017
Cambridge University (King's College Chapel) Top View

The assignments come as the Combined Authority agrees a new ‘top team’ to prepare for devolution.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017
Rod Cantrill Cambridge City Council

Liberal Democrat runner Rod Cantrill petitions Prime Minister to protect single market access

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Peter Dawe.

The independent candidate said all meetings should be open to the public

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Trump protest at Great St Marys . Picture: Keith Heppell

Hundreds stood underneath placards and banners in King’s Parade.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017
10 05 16 General views Cambridge. Cyclists, traffic congestion, groups of cyclists buses, Hills Rd, Catholic church junction.  Picture: Keith Heppell

The new interim chief executive will be joined by a City Deal transport director.

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Friday, January 13, 2017
Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge city

A proposed £1,000 skills charge is already being brought in from April for those coming to the UK from outside the EU

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Sunday, January 8, 2017
Daniel Zeichner at Eagle Labs Chesterton Road, from left Irene East   . Picture: Keith Heppell

‘Support for small businesses is helping to forge a greater future for our city.’

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Councillor Lewis Herbert. Picture: Keith Heppell

Government changes to New Homes Bonus will divert money to social care.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

They are making a start to the ‘hard work’ of creating the new layer of government

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Councillor Kevin Price

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats say their candidate will vigorously contest the election.

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Monday, December 5, 2016

The MP for South Cambridgeshire today announced she will be putting her name forward for the Conservative nomination for the election in May 2017

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Peter Dawe.

Mayoral contender Peter Dawe wants to use social media to deliver a ‘Cambridgeshire which people want’.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Councillor Lewis Herbert. Picture: Keith Heppell

City council vote to make devolution history for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

The decision was made after an ICT issue outside of the Council’s control

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Thursday, November 17, 2016
Cambridge Guildhall. Picture Keith Heppell

Over a thousand people had their say on council services over the past five years.

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Friday, November 11, 2016
Cambridge Guildhall. Picture Keith Heppell

The county council and city council Lib Dems are fighting the introduction of a new mayor

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Residents say they need an MP who understands and represents our community’s needs

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Monday, November 7, 2016
Cambridge Guildhall. Picture Keith Heppell

Councillors from across the county will take their final votes on whether to complete the process for a devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough next week.

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Friday, September 16, 2016
Cambridge Guildhall. Picture Keith Heppell

City council reshuffles executive team.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Majority speak for local powers, but mayor is still contended issue.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016
Cambridge Guildhall. Picture Keith Heppell

‘Urgently needed council homes will only come with devolution agreement.’

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
MP for Cambridge Daniel Zeichner

Cambridgeshire health services could face a £250m shortfall by 2021.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The £70,000 post was a contested issue.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016
Britain votes to leave the European Union

A panel of experts shed some light on the issues that Cambridge will face as Britain exits the European Union.

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Friday, July 29, 2016
Cambridge Ice Arena - an artist's impression of the arena

Twenty-year plans for an ice rink in Cambridge have come a step closer to being realised after investment by South Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016
Cambridge University Library

Any printed campaign materials wanted.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016
An impromptu memorial site to Jo Cox in Parliament Square.

Refugee studentship to be set up to honor MP.

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Monday, July 25, 2016
25 06 16 Cambridge views, Trinity St. Picture: Keith Heppell

People in Cambridge voted for the UK to remain in the European Union, going against the national decision made to leave.

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Monday, July 11, 2016
16 06 16 St. Botolph Parish Church, Cambridge with Corpus Christi College to the left. Picture: Keith Heppell

Taxi drivers are being urged to clean up their act to improve air quality in the city.

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