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Gemma Gardner is news editor for Cambridge Independent. She joined the title as culture editor at its launch in 2016, before becoming news editor in 2018. Gemma was previously news editor for the Harlow Star. She begun her career at the Hertfordshire Mercury series in 2007.

Coding studio opens its doors

23 May 2022
Coding studio opens its doors

Coding studio opens its doors

23 May 2022

More than 200 families gathered at Chesterton Community College to mark the launch of a new kids’ coding studio.


New Cambridge charity helping to teach about healthy relationships

23 May 2022
New Cambridge charity helping to teach about healthy relationships

New Cambridge charity helping to teach about healthy relationships

23 May 2022

Beth Warmington was inspired to take action after a 30 per cent increase in violence against women during the pandemic.


Our guide to Platinum Jubilee events in the Cambridge region

23 May 2022
Our guide to Platinum Jubilee events in the Cambridge region

Our guide to Platinum Jubilee events in the Cambridge region

23 May 2022

We’ve put together a comprehensive list of Platinum Jubilee events taking place in the Cambridge region.


Revised plans for Devonshire Gardens submitted to Cambridge City Council

22 May 2022
Revised plans for Devonshire Gardens submitted to Cambridge City Council

Revised plans for Devonshire Gardens submitted to Cambridge City Council

22 May 2022

Members of the city council’s planning committee turned down proposals for Devonshire Gardens on the site of the Travis Perkins depot in December.


Widespread support for segregated cycle lanes in Greater Cambridge, report finds

22 May 2022
Widespread support for segregated cycle lanes in Greater Cambridge, report finds

Widespread support for segregated cycle lanes in Greater Cambridge, report finds

22 May 2022

A new report produced by national walking and cycling charity Sustrans shows that participation in active travel is still high in Greater Cambridge.

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Plans for eight lanes of traffic in Hardwick under Cambourne to Cambridge busway proposals could be scrapped

21 May 2022
Plans for eight lanes of traffic in Hardwick under Cambourne to Cambridge busway proposals could be scrapped

Plans for eight lanes of traffic in Hardwick under Cambourne to Cambridge busway proposals could be scrapped

21 May 2022

The Greater Cambridge Partnership is currently carrying out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the £160m scheme.

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Claims of ‘truly dreadful things’ at ‘broken’ Combined Authority made at meeting to discuss mayor’s future

20 May 2022
Claims of ‘truly dreadful things’ at ‘broken’ Combined Authority made at meeting to discuss mayor’s future

Claims of ‘truly dreadful things’ at ‘broken’ Combined Authority made at meeting to discuss mayor’s future

20 May 2022

But claims that a motion calling for the mayor to resign was for the “protection of staff” have been rejected and branded political motivated by some.


Cambridge burglar tried his luck by buying scratch cards with stolen bank card

20 May 2022
Cambridge burglar tried his luck by buying scratch cards with stolen bank card

Cambridge burglar tried his luck by buying scratch cards with stolen bank card

20 May 2022

Symon Charlton, 49, stole the bank card, along with a bicycle, jewellery and electrical items from a house in Arbury Road, Cambridge.


More talking on Cambridge transport – but it’s ‘time for solutions’

20 May 2022
More talking on Cambridge transport – but it’s ‘time for solutions’

More talking on Cambridge transport – but it’s ‘time for solutions’

20 May 2022

Cambridge is heading into a perfect storm, with its burgeoning growth heaping pressure on the region’s under-powered public transport system.

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Noisy neighbour has music equipment confiscated by Cambridge City Council

19 May 2022
Noisy neighbour has music equipment confiscated by Cambridge City Council

Noisy neighbour has music equipment confiscated by Cambridge City Council

19 May 2022

Two stereos, a guitar and speakers have been seized from a resident who continued to disturb their neighbours by playing extremely loud music.


Two men charged with bike theft in Cambridge

17 May 2022
Two men charged with bike theft in Cambridge

Two men charged with bike theft in Cambridge

17 May 2022

Both are due to appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court.


Market House to offer restaurant, wine bar and meeting space in central Cambridge

15 May 2022
Market House to offer restaurant, wine bar and meeting space in central Cambridge

Market House to offer restaurant, wine bar and meeting space in central Cambridge

15 May 2022

It will open on the site of the former Don Pasquale restaurant.

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Motion calling for Cambridgeshire’s mayor to resign or suspend himself to be discussed

13 May 2022
Motion calling for Cambridgeshire’s mayor to resign or suspend himself to be discussed

Motion calling for Cambridgeshire’s mayor to resign or suspend himself to be discussed

13 May 2022

It follows a whistleblowing inquiry and the shock resignation of chief executive Eileen Milner who quit her £203,000-a-year role last month.

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12-hour delays hit Addenbrooke’s A&E and the Cambridge hospital’s waiting lists rocket

13 May 2022
12-hour delays hit Addenbrooke’s A&E and the Cambridge hospital’s waiting lists rocket

12-hour delays hit Addenbrooke’s A&E and the Cambridge hospital’s waiting lists rocket

13 May 2022

Waiting list passes 50,000 as hospital feels strain.

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Knife-wielding Cambridge man jailed for six months

12 May 2022
Knife-wielding Cambridge man jailed for six months

Knife-wielding Cambridge man jailed for six months

12 May 2022

A man seen waving a knife towards members of the public in Cambridge city centre has been jailed.


CCTV released after £2,000 theft from Cambridge Boots

12 May 2022
CCTV released after £2,000 theft from Cambridge Boots

CCTV released after £2,000 theft from Cambridge Boots

12 May 2022

CCTV images have been released by police of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft.


Lack of housing for Cambridge hospital staff ‘never been more acute’

11 May 2022
Lack of housing for Cambridge hospital staff ‘never been more acute’

Lack of housing for Cambridge hospital staff ‘never been more acute’

11 May 2022

Despite renting whole housing blocks, some 20 potential staff are being turned away every month as the trust is unable to find them somewhere to live.


Motorcyclist, 20, dies after Longstanton crash

11 May 2022
Motorcyclist, 20, dies after Longstanton crash

Motorcyclist, 20, dies after Longstanton crash

11 May 2022

Thomas Bye, 20, of Garwood Drive, Longstanton has died in hospital after being seriously injured in the crash on Sunday.


Cambridge LaunchPad teams up with Illumina to inspire students

09 May 2022
Cambridge LaunchPad teams up with Illumina to inspire students

Cambridge LaunchPad teams up with Illumina to inspire students

09 May 2022

STEM outreach programme Cambridge LaunchPad and genomics technology company Illumina have joined forces.


Parish and town council election results from Cambourne, Fowlmere, Great Wilbraham, Impington and Stow-cum-Quy

06 May 2022
Parish and town council election results from Cambourne, Fowlmere, Great Wilbraham, Impington and Stow-cum-Quy

Parish and town council election results from Cambourne, Fowlmere, Great Wilbraham, Impington and Stow-cum-Quy

06 May 2022

Contested parish and town elections were held in Cambourne, Fowlmere, Great Wilbraham, Impington and Stow-cum-Quy.


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