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Hannah Brown, Local Democracy Reporter

Unauthorised encampments are ‘tricky issue’ says Cambridgeshire police and crime commissioner

11 August 2022
Unauthorised encampments are ‘tricky issue’ says Cambridgeshire police and crime commissioner

Unauthorised encampments are ‘tricky issue’ says Cambridgeshire police and crime commissioner

11 August 2022

Darryl Preston said unauthorised encampments can ‘cause a lot of concern’ in communities, but he understood there were two sides of the situation.


More homes approved for development at former Barrington Cement Works

10 August 2022
More homes approved for development at former Barrington Cement Works

More homes approved for development at former Barrington Cement Works

10 August 2022

A change to plans for a development in South Cambridgeshire to include more homes has been approved.

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Decision over redevelopment of The Emperor pub in Cambridge deferred

05 August 2022
Decision over redevelopment of The Emperor pub in Cambridge deferred

Decision over redevelopment of The Emperor pub in Cambridge deferred

05 August 2022

The Hills Road venue could be redesigned and office space added.

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Romsey Labour Club plan rejected by Cambridge councillors

05 August 2022
Romsey Labour Club plan rejected by Cambridge councillors

Romsey Labour Club plan rejected by Cambridge councillors

05 August 2022

One councillor labelled the plans “a betrayal” of what the venue had originally been built for.


King’s wins permission for Alan Turing sculpture in its grounds - but should it be in full public view?

04 August 2022
King’s wins permission for Alan Turing sculpture in its grounds - but should it be in full public view?

King’s wins permission for Alan Turing sculpture in its grounds - but should it be in full public view?

04 August 2022

City councillors granted permission, but queried how easy it would be to access.

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Decision due over plan from University of Cambridge’s King’s College to install Alan Turing sculpture in its grounds

01 August 2022
Decision due over plan from University of Cambridge’s King’s College to install Alan Turing sculpture in its grounds

Decision due over plan from University of Cambridge’s King’s College to install Alan Turing sculpture in its grounds

01 August 2022

Officers have recommended that permission be granted as the “significant public benefit” of the sculpture “would outweigh that harm”.

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Former councillor to be sentenced for indecent image charges

29 July 2022
Former councillor to be sentenced for indecent image charges

Former councillor to be sentenced for indecent image charges

29 July 2022

Alan Cox, 46, of Byron Square, Trumpington, Cambridge, had been due to be sentenced at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday, July 28).


Cambridge council hears calls for fireworks noise limit to help distressed pets

25 July 2022
Cambridge council hears calls for fireworks noise limit to help distressed pets

Cambridge council hears calls for fireworks noise limit to help distressed pets

25 July 2022

The impact of loud fireworks on animals was highlighted at Cambridge City Council’s full council meeting.

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‘Some residents in Cambridge too frightened to turn their oven on’

22 July 2022
‘Some residents in Cambridge too frightened to turn their oven on’

‘Some residents in Cambridge too frightened to turn their oven on’

22 July 2022

Councillors highlighted the problems being faced by many in the city saying they are facing a cost of living emergency.

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Council agrees to help fund Northstowe community facilities

21 July 2022
Council agrees to help fund Northstowe community facilities

Council agrees to help fund Northstowe community facilities

21 July 2022

The new facilities were due to be funded with developer contributions, but these are no longer enough to cover the full costs of the work.

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More than 300 homes approved for Darwin Green development

20 July 2022
More than 300 homes approved for Darwin Green development

More than 300 homes approved for Darwin Green development

20 July 2022

The decision comes after a previous application for the site was refused in December last year.


Final sign off due on Darwin Green homes plan

19 July 2022
Final sign off due on Darwin Green homes plan

Final sign off due on Darwin Green homes plan

19 July 2022

A final decision on whether more than 300 more homes can be built at the Darwin Green development in Cambridge is due to be made tomorrow (Wednesday).


Plans to demolish former Hotel Felix in Girton to build care home rejected by councillors

18 July 2022
Plans to demolish former Hotel Felix in Girton to build care home rejected by councillors

Plans to demolish former Hotel Felix in Girton to build care home rejected by councillors

18 July 2022

The Green Belt application would also have created a dementia research centre.

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5G phone mast to be built beside Cambridge zebra crossing after planning inspector dismisses safety concerns

13 July 2022
5G phone mast to be built beside Cambridge zebra crossing after planning inspector dismisses safety concerns

5G phone mast to be built beside Cambridge zebra crossing after planning inspector dismisses safety concerns

13 July 2022

The city council raised concerns over vulnerable users of the crossing.


Return to restrictions on Mill Road take step forward

13 July 2022
Return to restrictions on Mill Road take step forward

Return to restrictions on Mill Road take step forward

13 July 2022

Cambridgeshire County Council has agreed to consult on whether to reinstate a modal filter in the road.

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‘Potential legal challenge’ emerges to 110 homes approved on appeal for Fulbourn

12 July 2022
‘Potential legal challenge’ emerges to 110 homes approved on appeal for Fulbourn

‘Potential legal challenge’ emerges to 110 homes approved on appeal for Fulbourn

12 July 2022

A planning inspector had overturned South Cambs District Council’s decision.

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80 more homes approved for Northstowe

06 July 2022
80 more homes approved for Northstowe

80 more homes approved for Northstowe

06 July 2022

But drainage plans must be agreed before building begins.

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Police ‘cannot deal with all the e-scooters used illegally in Cambridge’

29 June 2022
Police ‘cannot deal with all the e-scooters used illegally in Cambridge’

Police ‘cannot deal with all the e-scooters used illegally in Cambridge’

29 June 2022

They are focused on education over enforcement.

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Jenny Wren pub in Cambridge could return under development plans

26 June 2022
Jenny Wren pub in Cambridge could return under development plans

Jenny Wren pub in Cambridge could return under development plans

26 June 2022

A three-storey building is planned.


Radar tower approved for Cambridge Airport despite objections

22 June 2022
Radar tower approved for Cambridge Airport despite objections

Radar tower approved for Cambridge Airport despite objections

22 June 2022

People had raised concerns that noise from the new radar could negatively impact the wellbeing of those living nearby


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