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Leprosy campaigner visits Leper Chapel in Cambridge to discuss disease stigma

08 August 2018
Leprosy campaigner visits Leper Chapel in Cambridge to discuss disease stigma

Leprosy campaigner visits Leper Chapel in Cambridge to discuss disease stigma

08 August 2018

Ganesh Muthusamy tells of ongoing discrimination in India


We don't want Cambridge to swallow up our villages'

29 July 2018
We don't want Cambridge to swallow up our villages'

We don't want Cambridge to swallow up our villages'

29 July 2018

Thousands of new houses that are planned for Cambridge are breaching the city boundaries, and villagers are getting ready for a fight to keep their rural identity intact.


Griff Rhys Jones calls for protection of West Fields as Cambourne-Cambridge busway is debated

28 July 2018
Griff Rhys Jones calls for protection of West Fields as Cambourne-Cambridge busway is debated

Griff Rhys Jones calls for protection of West Fields as Cambourne-Cambridge busway is debated

28 July 2018

The omedian and actor was in the city for the Cambridge Comedy Festival, but took time as president of the charity Civic Voice to join the campaign to stop the proposed busway.


Calls to suspend incinerator plans over pollutants

27 July 2018
Calls to suspend incinerator plans over pollutants

Calls to suspend incinerator plans over pollutants

27 July 2018

Building an incinerator near a new town in Waterbeach would be “madness”, say campaigners, after a new report claimed some of the pollutants they generate are not being fully disclosed to the public.


New plans promised for Cambridge Sport Lakes complex

26 July 2018
New plans promised for Cambridge Sport Lakes complex

New plans promised for Cambridge Sport Lakes complex

26 July 2018

A 300-acre masterplan is being created to set out the possible future of an expanse of countryside between Milton and Waterbeach.


Giving gets easier for Cambridge homeless charity

25 July 2018
Giving gets easier for Cambridge homeless charity

Giving gets easier for Cambridge homeless charity

25 July 2018

Giving points' have been installed in Cambridge as a new way of helping the city's homelessness charitable fund.


Cambridge volunteers call for superheroes to fight blood cancer at London Comic Con

25 July 2018
Cambridge volunteers call for superheroes to fight blood cancer at London Comic Con

Cambridge volunteers call for superheroes to fight blood cancer at London Comic Con

25 July 2018

A group of volunteers are encouraging people to register as stem cell donors.


Cambridge Magistrates' Court will remain open

24 July 2018
Cambridge Magistrates' Court will remain open

Cambridge Magistrates' Court will remain open

24 July 2018

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner says he is 'delighted' by the news after the court's future was threatened.


Yellow warning from Met Office could mean the end of the summer heatwave

24 July 2018
Yellow warning from Met Office could mean the end of the summer heatwave

Yellow warning from Met Office could mean the end of the summer heatwave

24 July 2018

Scattered thunderstorms are predicted with 'torrential downpours' in some areas.


A vintage occasion at Duxford's Flying Legends

21 July 2018
A vintage occasion at Duxford's Flying Legends

A vintage occasion at Duxford's Flying Legends

21 July 2018

Visitors from all over the world converged on IWM Duxford as the sun beat down on this year's Flying Legends air show.


Plan for 3km sport lakes north of Cambridge has been withdrawn

20 July 2018
Plan for 3km sport lakes north of Cambridge has been withdrawn

Plan for 3km sport lakes north of Cambridge has been withdrawn

20 July 2018

Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust had been proposing an international standard water sports complex between Milton and Waterbeach.


Kai Nazir found guilty of murdering Cambourne man Chris West outside pub

19 July 2018
Kai Nazir found guilty of murdering Cambourne man Chris West outside pub

Kai Nazir found guilty of murdering Cambourne man Chris West outside pub

19 July 2018

The 20-year-old will likely be given a life sentence, the judge said.


Modular homes could be built on former Ridgeon's site

19 July 2018
Modular homes could be built on former Ridgeon's site

Modular homes could be built on former Ridgeon's site

19 July 2018

Prefab flats sold at 20 per cent below market rate is one idea that will be brought up with the city council's housing head at a meeting of the full council today (Thursday).


MP Heidi Allen has a 'close eye' on interim rail timetable

18 July 2018
MP Heidi Allen has a 'close eye' on interim rail timetable

MP Heidi Allen has a 'close eye' on interim rail timetable

18 July 2018

South Cambridgeshire's MP is asking rail passengers for feedback following the introduction of an interim train timetable.


Jury prepares to make decision in pub murder case

18 July 2018
Jury prepares to make decision in pub murder case

Jury prepares to make decision in pub murder case

18 July 2018

A jury will today (Wednesday) hear the closing statements from the defence team in the trial of Kai Nazir who is accused of murdering Cambourne man Christopher West.


Waterbeach incinerator plan gets flood of reaction

18 July 2018
Waterbeach incinerator plan gets flood of reaction

Waterbeach incinerator plan gets flood of reaction

18 July 2018

Residents of Waterbeach are hopeful that the high number of objections against a proposed £200million incinerator will give planners pause for thought.


Upgrade for A428 delayed two years

17 July 2018
Upgrade for A428 delayed two years

Upgrade for A428 delayed two years

17 July 2018

A new dual carriageway between Black Cat roundabout and Caxton Gibbet is to be delayed by Highways England.


Helping Cambridgeshire companies to make a positive social difference

15 July 2018
Helping Cambridgeshire companies to make a positive social difference

Helping Cambridgeshire companies to make a positive social difference

15 July 2018

There's a growing desire within companies to help their communities, according to the new CEO of Cambridgeshire Community Foundation.


Mayor of Cambridge is leader of the armed forces pack

14 July 2018
Mayor of Cambridge is leader of the armed forces pack

Mayor of Cambridge is leader of the armed forces pack

14 July 2018

Astride his Harley Davidson, Cambridge mayor Nigel Gawthrope led the pack of more than 350 bikers who took part in the Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride.


Cambridge's growth needs to change, and communities must decide how this happens

13 July 2018
Cambridge's growth needs to change, and communities must decide how this happens

Cambridge's growth needs to change, and communities must decide how this happens

13 July 2018

A University of Cambridge and Cambridge Ahead report looks into the city's future.


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