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Cambridgeshire County Council remains in ‘difficult financial position’ despite underspend

14 July 2021
Cambridgeshire County Council remains in ‘difficult financial position’ despite underspend

Cambridgeshire County Council remains in ‘difficult financial position’ despite underspend

14 July 2021

Cambridgeshire County Council remains in a “very difficult financial position” despite an underspend of £6.3m last year.


Complaints to Cambridge City Council fall by 30 per cent

14 July 2021
Complaints to Cambridge City Council fall by 30 per cent

Complaints to Cambridge City Council fall by 30 per cent

14 July 2021

The council says the reduced number of complaints received reflects the impact of the pandemic.


Parker’s Piece wheel can stay until October

07 July 2021
Parker’s Piece wheel can stay until October

Parker’s Piece wheel can stay until October

07 July 2021

The observation wheel on Parker’s Piece can stay in place until the end of October after permission was granted today (Wednesday, July 7).

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NHS-funded IVF reinstated in Cambridgeshire

07 July 2021
NHS-funded IVF reinstated in Cambridgeshire

NHS-funded IVF reinstated in Cambridgeshire

07 July 2021

NHS-funded IVF in Cambridgeshire will be reinstated in August for the first time since 2017.

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Row over public access as councillors sign off Shire Hall terms

06 July 2021
Row over public access as councillors sign off Shire Hall terms

Row over public access as councillors sign off Shire Hall terms

06 July 2021

Cambridgeshire County Council will proceed to signing final terms for the long-term lease of Shire Hall for use as a hotel and office building.

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Progressing Cambourne to Cambridge busway scheme does not make project ‘done deal’

14 June 2021
Progressing Cambourne to Cambridge busway scheme does not make project ‘done deal’

Progressing Cambourne to Cambridge busway scheme does not make project ‘done deal’

14 June 2021

Moving the Cambourne to Cambridge scheme to the next stage does not make it a ‘done deal’ say the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s joint assembly.

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Major effort to cut car use in Cambridge expected by GCP after mayor casts doubt on building tunnels

14 June 2021
Major effort to cut car use in Cambridge expected by GCP after mayor casts doubt on building tunnels

Major effort to cut car use in Cambridge expected by GCP after mayor casts doubt on building tunnels

14 June 2021

Take our poll and tell us what measure should be the top priority.

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Call for consultation on new route for Cambridge and Waterbeach New Town

11 June 2021
Call for consultation on new route for Cambridge and Waterbeach New Town

Call for consultation on new route for Cambridge and Waterbeach New Town

11 June 2021

Not consulting on a newly proposed route for a busway to connect Cambridge and Waterbeach New Town would be “undemocratic”, a meeting has heard.

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Cambridgeshire could get another Parliamentary constituency under Boundary Commission proposals

08 June 2021
Cambridgeshire could get another Parliamentary constituency under Boundary Commission proposals

Cambridgeshire could get another Parliamentary constituency under Boundary Commission proposals

08 June 2021

There could also be changes to the names and boundaries of other constituencies in the county.

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Urban country park and commercial space plan for east Cambridge lakes unveiled

08 June 2021
Urban country park and commercial space plan for east Cambridge lakes unveiled

Urban country park and commercial space plan for east Cambridge lakes unveiled

08 June 2021

Burnside Lakes would be opened up to the public.


Labour mayor of Combined Authority begins by appointing Conservative deputy

04 June 2021
Labour mayor of Combined Authority begins by appointing Conservative deputy

Labour mayor of Combined Authority begins by appointing Conservative deputy

04 June 2021

‘This is local politics done differently’, says Dr Nik Johnson.

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Planning permission sought for 420 homes in phase two at Marleigh in Cambridge

03 June 2021
Planning permission sought for 420 homes in phase two at Marleigh in Cambridge

Planning permission sought for 420 homes in phase two at Marleigh in Cambridge

03 June 2021

30 per cent of the homes will be affordable.

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Could Cambridge, Ely and Peterborough become the joint UK City of Culture in 2025?

02 June 2021
Could Cambridge, Ely and Peterborough become the joint UK City of Culture in 2025?

Could Cambridge, Ely and Peterborough become the joint UK City of Culture in 2025?

02 June 2021

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is planning a bid.

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Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro has cost almost £10m so far

31 May 2021
Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro has cost almost £10m so far

Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro has cost almost £10m so far

31 May 2021

Plans for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro were thrown into doubt when Labour’s Dr Nik Johnson was elected mayor.

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East West Rail could yet be scrapped, says South Cambridgeshire District Council leader

26 May 2021
East West Rail could yet be scrapped, says South Cambridgeshire District Council leader

East West Rail could yet be scrapped, says South Cambridgeshire District Council leader

26 May 2021

Cllr Bridget Smith’s comments came as Tories called on the Lib Dems to ‘toughen up’ their consultation response.

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New restaurant and flats could replace Bibimbap House in Mill Road, Cambridge

25 May 2021
New restaurant and flats could replace Bibimbap House in Mill Road, Cambridge

New restaurant and flats could replace Bibimbap House in Mill Road, Cambridge

25 May 2021

The existing Korean restaurant site and flats would be demolished.

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Linden Homes submits detailed plans for 74 homes at Caldecote Highfields

25 May 2021
Linden Homes submits detailed plans for 74 homes at Caldecote Highfields

Linden Homes submits detailed plans for 74 homes at Caldecote Highfields

25 May 2021

The development has proved controversial so far.

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South Cambs deputy leader stands down from role after mayoral election loss

20 May 2021
South Cambs deputy leader stands down from role after mayoral election loss

South Cambs deputy leader stands down from role after mayoral election loss

20 May 2021

Liberal Democrat Aidan Van de Weyer has stepped down as deputy leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Parties clash over Cambridgeshire County Council committee structure change

19 May 2021
Parties clash over Cambridgeshire County Council committee structure change

Parties clash over Cambridgeshire County Council committee structure change

19 May 2021

The joint administration said the change in committee structure will make a saving of £72,000 a year in councillor allowances.

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Independent group leader ‘inclined’ to back rainbow coalition to take control of Cambridgeshire County Council

10 May 2021
Independent group leader ‘inclined’ to back rainbow coalition to take control of Cambridgeshire County Council

Independent group leader ‘inclined’ to back rainbow coalition to take control of Cambridgeshire County Council

10 May 2021

Talks are ongoing after the Conservatives lost overall control in the local elections.

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