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MP Anthony Browne disappointed South Cambridgeshire is under high alert in Tier 2

26 November 2020
MP Anthony Browne disappointed South Cambridgeshire is under high alert in Tier 2

MP Anthony Browne disappointed South Cambridgeshire is under high alert in Tier 2

26 November 2020

But council leader Bridget Smith said it is not the time to blame other districts.


Cyclist in collision with a car at Cambridge's £2.4m Dutch-style roundabout

13 November 2020
Cyclist in collision with a car at Cambridge's £2.4m Dutch-style roundabout

Cyclist in collision with a car at Cambridge's £2.4m Dutch-style roundabout

13 November 2020

The ambulance service said the cyclist was treated for minor injuries following the collision on the Fendon Road roundabout.


Council leases former student block to house Cambridge’s homeless

07 November 2020
Council leases former student block to house Cambridge’s homeless

Council leases former student block to house Cambridge’s homeless

07 November 2020

The building, in the north of the city, will allow people to move out of hotels


Plans for new primary school and nursery approved for Cambridge

05 November 2020
Plans for new primary school and nursery approved for Cambridge

Plans for new primary school and nursery approved for Cambridge

05 November 2020

The Wing Primary School will be built on a site north of Newmarket Road


Mayor’s alternative Cambourne to Cambridge busway scheme fails to secure backing of his own transport committee

05 November 2020
Mayor’s alternative Cambourne to Cambridge busway scheme fails to secure backing of his own transport committee

Mayor’s alternative Cambourne to Cambridge busway scheme fails to secure backing of his own transport committee

05 November 2020

The GCP’s Aidan Van de Weyer claims James Palmer ‘bungled’ the proposals.

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Cambridge roundabout plans on hold following financial concerns

03 November 2020
Cambridge roundabout plans on hold following financial concerns

Cambridge roundabout plans on hold following financial concerns

03 November 2020

A review found all the options for the Coldhams Lane junction would take the project significantly over budget.


Map shows potential new routes for the proposed Cambridge to Cambourne busway

29 October 2020
Map shows potential new routes for the proposed Cambridge to Cambourne busway

Map shows potential new routes for the proposed Cambridge to Cambourne busway

29 October 2020

The Combined Authority has now for the first time revealed a potential alternative route for the public transport scheme


Cambridgeshire's Tory MPs stay quiet about voting against free school meal vouchers

29 October 2020
Cambridgeshire's Tory MPs stay quiet about voting against free school meal vouchers

Cambridgeshire's Tory MPs stay quiet about voting against free school meal vouchers

29 October 2020

Only Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner voted in favour of the half-term support, while Shailesh Vara, MP for North West Cambridgeshire, did not vote


Plea to fix flooded Cambridge underpass as water nears electric box

28 October 2020
Plea to fix flooded Cambridge underpass as water nears electric box

Plea to fix flooded Cambridge underpass as water nears electric box

28 October 2020

Residents demand action as a drainage issue has left the Barnwell Road underpass unusable


Community raises £3,000 to provide Cambs children with free meal vouchers

28 October 2020
Community raises £3,000 to provide Cambs children with free meal vouchers

Community raises £3,000 to provide Cambs children with free meal vouchers

28 October 2020

The money was raised in just 24 hours to help children in Histon and Impington


Cambridge aiming to provide homes for another 200 refugees

26 October 2020
Cambridge aiming to provide homes for another 200 refugees

Cambridge aiming to provide homes for another 200 refugees

26 October 2020

Cambridge City Council has said it will help resettle a further 200 refugees once a government scheme paused for the pandemic reopens


Labour councillor Kevin Price resigns from Cambridge City Council over transgender rights motion

23 October 2020
Labour councillor Kevin Price resigns from Cambridge City Council over transgender rights motion

Labour councillor Kevin Price resigns from Cambridge City Council over transgender rights motion

23 October 2020

The motion said: ‘Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Non-binary individuals are non-binary.’

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Coronavirus: New Covid-19 mobile testing centre opens in Cambridge

16 October 2020
Coronavirus: New Covid-19 mobile testing centre opens in Cambridge

Coronavirus: New Covid-19 mobile testing centre opens in Cambridge

16 October 2020

But you must have an appointment to get a test there.


£10m plans for new secondary school and sixth-form in Cambourne could be scrapped

11 October 2020
£10m plans for new secondary school and sixth-form in Cambourne could be scrapped

£10m plans for new secondary school and sixth-form in Cambourne could be scrapped

11 October 2020

Instead, the focus would be on further expansion at Cambourne Village College.


The vision for the OxCam Arc explained: Doubling economic output, doubling nature and building one million new homes

11 October 2020
The vision for the OxCam Arc explained: Doubling economic output, doubling nature and building one million new homes

The vision for the OxCam Arc explained: Doubling economic output, doubling nature and building one million new homes

11 October 2020

The bold plans involve councils, universities and businesses.


Four of Hill’s modular homes for the homeless approved in Cambridge

08 October 2020
Four of Hill’s modular homes for the homeless approved in Cambridge

Four of Hill’s modular homes for the homeless approved in Cambridge

08 October 2020

The pods will provide transitional housing for up to 18 months.

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Three Covid-19 clusters in Cambridge - but were testing issues behind fall in infection rate in Cambridgeshire?

30 September 2020
Three Covid-19 clusters in Cambridge - but were testing issues behind fall in infection rate in Cambridgeshire?

Three Covid-19 clusters in Cambridge - but were testing issues behind fall in infection rate in Cambridgeshire?

30 September 2020

A drop in the incidence rate may have reflected the difficulty residents had in getting a test.


Transparency and oversight of Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro project questioned

29 September 2020
Transparency and oversight of Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro project questioned

Transparency and oversight of Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro project questioned

29 September 2020

The £2bn project needs proper scrutiny, councillors have warned.

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75 new homes for Orchard Park proposed by Cambridge Investment Partnership

23 September 2020
75 new homes for Orchard Park proposed by Cambridge Investment Partnership

75 new homes for Orchard Park proposed by Cambridge Investment Partnership

23 September 2020

30 would be council homes and 45 would go on the market

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Labour plans 1,000 new council homes for Cambridge within £658m programme

23 September 2020
Labour plans 1,000 new council homes for Cambridge within £658m programme

Labour plans 1,000 new council homes for Cambridge within £658m programme

23 September 2020

The council housing would be part of a wider development also including homes on the open market.

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