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Cambridge’s Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals out of special measures and rated ‘good’

18 January 2017
Cambridge’s Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals out of special measures and rated ‘good’

Cambridge’s Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals out of special measures and rated ‘good’

18 January 2017

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – just 16 months after it was placed in special measures.


Cambridge man who stole charity donation boxes is jailed

16 January 2017
Cambridge man who stole charity donation boxes is jailed

Cambridge man who stole charity donation boxes is jailed

16 January 2017

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to 52 weeks in prison after admitting to a series of thefts from shops in Cambridge.


Histon schoolgirl Eliza, nine, raises money for EACH by selling cakes to neighbours

09 January 2017
Histon schoolgirl Eliza, nine, raises money for EACH by selling cakes to neighbours

Histon schoolgirl Eliza, nine, raises money for EACH by selling cakes to neighbours

09 January 2017

A kind-hearted schoolgirl from Histon raised almost £65 for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) by baking cakes and making decorations.


European Union Chamber Orchestra returns to Cambridge Corn Exchange

09 January 2017
European Union Chamber Orchestra returns to Cambridge Corn Exchange

European Union Chamber Orchestra returns to Cambridge Corn Exchange

09 January 2017

The renowned European Union Chamber Orchestra returns with a sumptuous programme of works by some of the world's ?best-loved composers.


Watch out for Sol man and Monkhouse at comedy club

08 January 2017
Watch out for Sol man and Monkhouse at comedy club

Watch out for Sol man and Monkhouse at comedy club

08 January 2017

Wearing a trilby and a sharp suit, comedian Steve Jameson's foul-mouthed pensioner Sol Bernstein is back with more outrageous remarks.


All Time Low to perform at Cambridge Corn Exchange

06 January 2017
All Time Low to perform at Cambridge Corn Exchange

All Time Low to perform at Cambridge Corn Exchange

06 January 2017

They've sold more than 1.3 million albums, toured with some of the biggest names in music and repeatedly topped the charts worldwide. Now, All Time Low bring their chart-topping blend of pop punk to Cambridge Corn Exchange.


Look out for a wrinkled peach, a yellow brain and don’t miss the earpick...

05 January 2017
Look out for a wrinkled peach, a yellow brain and don’t miss the earpick...

Look out for a wrinkled peach, a yellow brain and don’t miss the earpick...

05 January 2017

In our monthly piece with the Wildlife Trust and the RSPB in Cambridgeshire, we look at the mysterious and fascinating world of fungi, explore what events are on and explain one great way to feed the birds this winter.


More than £5,000 donated to our Wintercomfort appeal

05 January 2017
More than £5,000 donated to our Wintercomfort appeal

More than £5,000 donated to our Wintercomfort appeal

05 January 2017

Generous readers have donated more than £5,000 to Cambridge Independent's homelessness campaign so far.


Taking the time to exercise

04 January 2017
Taking the time to exercise

Taking the time to exercise

04 January 2017

Have you made a new year resolution to get fit? In the second of a two-part series on healthy living, Orwell-based nutritionist Susan Krueger looks at ?the importance of exercise and how to fit it into an already busy lifestyle.


‘I never expected that Jacob had just months to live’

03 January 2017
‘I never expected that Jacob had just months to live’

‘I never expected that Jacob had just months to live’

03 January 2017

For any parent, losing a child is an unimaginable horror. But sometimes the unimaginable happens – Jacob Wright died when he was just 16 months old. GEMMA GARDNER spoke to his mum, Claire, following her moving speech at a carol concert in support of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.


A recipe for eating well

30 December 2016
A recipe for eating well

A recipe for eating well

30 December 2016

Over-indulged this Christmas? In the first of a two-part series on healthy eating, Orwell-based nutritionist Susan Krueger offers some sensible advice about what your body needs – and provides a couple of delicious recipes.


Hundreds attend Grantchester annual barrel race

27 December 2016
Hundreds attend Grantchester annual barrel race

Hundreds attend Grantchester annual barrel race

27 December 2016

Hundreds of people made their way to Grantchester on Boxing Day to cheer on the teams in the village’s annual barrel race.


The nativity play performed by adults for children at Cambridge Steiner School

25 December 2016
The nativity play performed by adults for children at Cambridge Steiner School

The nativity play performed by adults for children at Cambridge Steiner School

25 December 2016

Pupils and teachers at the Cambridge Steiner School have been preparing for the season of goodwill in two very different ways.


The joys and perils of Christmas baking

21 December 2016
The joys and perils of Christmas baking

The joys and perils of Christmas baking

21 December 2016

Here are five baking tips to avoid the perilous pitfalls of baking this Christmas


Jake Bugg to headline Cambridge Folk Festival

19 December 2016
Jake Bugg to headline Cambridge Folk Festival

Jake Bugg to headline Cambridge Folk Festival

19 December 2016

One of Britain's most exciting talents, singer-songwriter Jake Bugg will headline Sunday night at Cambridge Folk Festival with an acoustic set.


Feel-good musical Sister Act comes to Cambridge Corn Exchange

14 December 2016
Feel-good musical Sister Act comes to Cambridge Corn Exchange

Feel-good musical Sister Act comes to Cambridge Corn Exchange

14 December 2016

Sister Act, the feel-good musical comedy based on the hit 1992 film that had audiences jumping to their feet, bursts onto the Cambridge stage this week.


Petition calls for funding to expand Chesterton Community College

13 December 2016
Petition calls for funding to expand Chesterton Community College

Petition calls for funding to expand Chesterton Community College

13 December 2016

A petition calling for investment in over-subscribed Chesterton Community College has been signed by almost 1,000 people.


Cambridge Regional College students help make Christmas special for those who need it

13 December 2016
Cambridge Regional College students help make Christmas special for those who need it

Cambridge Regional College students help make Christmas special for those who need it

13 December 2016

Staff at Cambridge Regional College have been helping to make Christmas special for children in care by collecting presents for them.


Spending a night sleeping rough is eye-opener for Cambridge Regional College students

10 December 2016
Spending a night sleeping rough is eye-opener for Cambridge Regional College students

Spending a night sleeping rough is eye-opener for Cambridge Regional College students

10 December 2016

Students had a taste of life on the streets when they braved a night in the cold to raise awareness for homelessness


Volunteers play 'vital role' in helping to support homeless at Wintercomfort

10 December 2016
Volunteers play 'vital role' in helping to support homeless at Wintercomfort

Volunteers play 'vital role' in helping to support homeless at Wintercomfort

10 December 2016

A volunteer who has dedicated the past 11 years to helping at Wintercomfort has spoken about her experiences working with the homeless charity.


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