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Hannah Brown, Local Democracy Reporter

Growing number of Cambridgeshire schools reporting a financial deficit

18 July 2024
Growing number of Cambridgeshire schools reporting a financial deficit

Growing number of Cambridgeshire schools reporting a financial deficit

18 July 2024

Some have deficits of more than £100,000.


Developers deliver update on plans for phase three at Northstowe

17 July 2024
Developers deliver update on plans for phase three at Northstowe

Developers deliver update on plans for phase three at Northstowe

17 July 2024

It will include 4,000 homes and two primary schools.


Popeyes loses planning appeal over unauthorised signs on its Cambridge takeaway

17 July 2024
Popeyes loses planning appeal over unauthorised signs on its Cambridge takeaway

Popeyes loses planning appeal over unauthorised signs on its Cambridge takeaway

17 July 2024

It appealed to keep its ‘Famous Louisiana Chicken’ signage.


‘Serious failings’ by Cambridge City Council led to tenants being overcharged, says regulator

17 July 2024
‘Serious failings’ by Cambridge City Council led to tenants being overcharged, says regulator

‘Serious failings’ by Cambridge City Council led to tenants being overcharged, says regulator

17 July 2024

Authority will need to refund estimated £4.2m due to 20 years of overcharging.

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Examiners make recommendation over new Cambridge sewage works

16 July 2024
Examiners make recommendation over new Cambridge sewage works

Examiners make recommendation over new Cambridge sewage works

16 July 2024

The Secretary of State’s decision is due in the next three months.


Outbreak of norovirus at Addenbrooke’s forced closure of 100 beds

11 July 2024
Outbreak of norovirus at Addenbrooke’s forced closure of 100 beds

Outbreak of norovirus at Addenbrooke’s forced closure of 100 beds

11 July 2024

A critical incident was called - but the situation has now improved.


Office block approved for Maids Causeway in Cambridge despite neighbours’ concerns

10 July 2024
Office block approved for Maids Causeway in Cambridge despite neighbours’ concerns

Office block approved for Maids Causeway in Cambridge despite neighbours’ concerns

10 July 2024

There was debate about the merits of the revised plans.


Urban country park off Coldhams Lane in Cambridge ‘could open before R&D site’ say developers

10 July 2024
Urban country park off Coldhams Lane in Cambridge ‘could open before R&D site’ say developers

Urban country park off Coldhams Lane in Cambridge ‘could open before R&D site’ say developers

10 July 2024

Two lakes between Romsey and Cherry Hinton could be opened to the public.


Developer appeals as Cambridge City Council rejects ‘dominant and intrusive’ flats plans

10 July 2024
Developer appeals as Cambridge City Council rejects ‘dominant and intrusive’ flats plans

Developer appeals as Cambridge City Council rejects ‘dominant and intrusive’ flats plans

10 July 2024

Perne Road homes could become seven flats if inspector overrules council.


‘Worn’ out Coldhams Common 2G sports pitch in Cambridge to be replaced with new 3G pitch

09 July 2024
‘Worn’ out Coldhams Common 2G sports pitch in Cambridge to be replaced with new 3G pitch

‘Worn’ out Coldhams Common 2G sports pitch in Cambridge to be replaced with new 3G pitch

09 July 2024

The city council plans new lighting, fencing and cycle parking too.


More than £1m in Cambridge bus gate fines paid by drivers last year

06 July 2024
More than £1m in Cambridge bus gate fines paid by drivers last year

More than £1m in Cambridge bus gate fines paid by drivers last year

06 July 2024

The Silver Street bus gate caught out the most drivers.


Adult social care debt in Cambridgeshire rises to £19.3m - with £13m owed to county council by NHS

04 July 2024
Adult social care debt in Cambridgeshire rises to £19.3m - with £13m owed to county council by NHS

Adult social care debt in Cambridgeshire rises to £19.3m - with £13m owed to county council by NHS

04 July 2024

One councillor calls it ‘unacceptable’.


Two new residential homes could reduce £16,500 per child per week cost of looking after children in care

04 July 2024
Two new residential homes could reduce £16,500 per child per week cost of looking after children in care

Two new residential homes could reduce £16,500 per child per week cost of looking after children in care

04 July 2024

Many children with complex needs are still being cared for out of the county.


Re-letting of council homes in South Cambridgeshire taking a month on average

03 July 2024
Re-letting of council homes in South Cambridgeshire taking a month on average

Re-letting of council homes in South Cambridgeshire taking a month on average

03 July 2024

More homes are handed back with large amounts of work.


New Cambridge bar owner says he is ‘not setting up a nightclub’ amid noise concerns

02 July 2024
New Cambridge bar owner says he is ‘not setting up a nightclub’ amid noise concerns

New Cambridge bar owner says he is ‘not setting up a nightclub’ amid noise concerns

02 July 2024

Matthew Taylor said he wants The Alcademy to be a ‘community hub’.


Doctor struck off medical register 10 years ago applies to go back on

01 July 2024
Doctor struck off medical register 10 years ago applies to go back on

Doctor struck off medical register 10 years ago applies to go back on

01 July 2024

A hearing will be convened to consider it.


Plan to convert Impington offices used by International Whaling Commission into flats blocked

27 June 2024
Plan to convert Impington offices used by International Whaling Commission into flats blocked

Plan to convert Impington offices used by International Whaling Commission into flats blocked

27 June 2024

A developer sought permitted development rights.


Taxi drivers lose bid to delay zero emissions policy in Cambridge

27 June 2024
Taxi drivers lose bid to delay zero emissions policy in Cambridge

Taxi drivers lose bid to delay zero emissions policy in Cambridge

27 June 2024

One warned they earn less than the minimum wage working in the city.


Developer pledges to create sustainable urban science quarter by redeveloping Cambridge industrial park

27 June 2024
Developer pledges to create sustainable urban science quarter by redeveloping Cambridge industrial park

Developer pledges to create sustainable urban science quarter by redeveloping Cambridge industrial park

27 June 2024

Two new science buildings and two office buildings could be built if plans are approved.


24/7 ‘waking watch’ in operation due to ‘substantial’ fire risk at sheltered housing site in Cambridge

27 June 2024
24/7 ‘waking watch’ in operation due to ‘substantial’ fire risk at sheltered housing site in Cambridge

24/7 ‘waking watch’ in operation due to ‘substantial’ fire risk at sheltered housing site in Cambridge

27 June 2024

The city council plans to move residents out and redevelop the site.


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