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Meet Peter Freeman, head of Homes England – the man charged with delivering Cambridge growth

03 August 2023
Meet Peter Freeman, head of Homes England – the man charged with delivering Cambridge growth

Meet Peter Freeman, head of Homes England – the man charged with delivering Cambridge growth

03 August 2023

He has been appointed chair of the Cambridge Delivery Group by the government.

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Campaigners point to ‘irony’ of government accelerating sewage works move to green belt

02 August 2023
Campaigners point to ‘irony’ of government accelerating sewage works move to green belt

Campaigners point to ‘irony’ of government accelerating sewage works move to green belt

02 August 2023

Save Honey Hill campaigners were alarmed by plans to ‘accelerate’ the process.

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Jack’s Gelato to manufacture ice cream at Manor Farm in Girton

02 August 2023
Jack’s Gelato to manufacture ice cream at Manor Farm in Girton

Jack’s Gelato to manufacture ice cream at Manor Farm in Girton

02 August 2023

The artisan ice cream manufacturer will create jobs, councillors heard.


Inquiry to be held over plans for 170-home retirement village in Bottisham

01 August 2023
Inquiry to be held over plans for 170-home retirement village in Bottisham

Inquiry to be held over plans for 170-home retirement village in Bottisham

01 August 2023

The developer behind the plans has lodged an appeal with the planning inspectorate.

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Councillors to make decision on 281 homes for Burwell

01 August 2023
Councillors to make decision on 281 homes for Burwell

Councillors to make decision on 281 homes for Burwell

01 August 2023

If approved the new homes will form part of the first two phases of a new wider development.

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East West Rail appears achievable but ‘significant issues’ still exist, says government body

31 July 2023
East West Rail appears achievable but ‘significant issues’ still exist, says government body

East West Rail appears achievable but ‘significant issues’ still exist, says government body

31 July 2023

The Infrastructure and Projects Authority has rated the project as ‘amber’ in its annual report, after rating it ‘red’ last year.

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£3.1m deficit reported in first quarter alone by NHS trust

29 July 2023
£3.1m deficit reported in first quarter alone by NHS trust

£3.1m deficit reported in first quarter alone by NHS trust

29 July 2023

Agency staffing and patients being treated out of the area are impacting finances.


The Guildhall in Cambridge ‘should be opened up more to public’ argues councillor

27 July 2023
The Guildhall in Cambridge ‘should be opened up more to public’ argues councillor

The Guildhall in Cambridge ‘should be opened up more to public’ argues councillor

27 July 2023

But others argued it is not a museum.

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Linear park for Clay Farm in Cambridge finally planned – 10 years after development signed off

26 July 2023
Linear park for Clay Farm in Cambridge finally planned – 10 years after development signed off

Linear park for Clay Farm in Cambridge finally planned – 10 years after development signed off

26 July 2023

But residents are not entirely happy with the designs.


Cambridge Rock Festival granted licence to take place next year

25 July 2023
Cambridge Rock Festival granted licence to take place next year

Cambridge Rock Festival granted licence to take place next year

25 July 2023

South Cambridgeshire District Council has given permission for the four-day festival


Family wins appeal to keep Gypsy and Traveller homes

25 July 2023
Family wins appeal to keep Gypsy and Traveller homes

Family wins appeal to keep Gypsy and Traveller homes

25 July 2023

The Moor Drove site is described as having an ‘overall positive family dynamic’.

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48 homes approved for Whittlesford – but larger development could be built instead

19 July 2023
48 homes approved for Whittlesford – but larger development could be built instead

48 homes approved for Whittlesford – but larger development could be built instead

19 July 2023

Councillors have approved an application, while another is subject to an appeal.

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Artisan food hub in village will feature microbrewery, cafe and local produce

19 July 2023
Artisan food hub in village will feature microbrewery, cafe and local produce

Artisan food hub in village will feature microbrewery, cafe and local produce

19 July 2023

Councillors gave permission despite concerns for the local shop.


118 homes including affordable housing approved for Cambourne West

19 July 2023
118 homes including affordable housing approved for Cambourne West

118 homes including affordable housing approved for Cambourne West

19 July 2023

Most, if not all, the homes will have solar panels.


University of Cambridge granted permission to build solar farm on South Cambridgeshire farmland

13 July 2023
University of Cambridge granted permission to build solar farm on South Cambridgeshire farmland

University of Cambridge granted permission to build solar farm on South Cambridgeshire farmland

13 July 2023

The new solar farm is due to be built on farmland off Barton Road.

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Debate over roof canopy plans for Varsity Hotel in Cambridge to continue

12 July 2023
Debate over roof canopy plans for Varsity Hotel in Cambridge to continue

Debate over roof canopy plans for Varsity Hotel in Cambridge to continue

12 July 2023

Councillors will make a site visit and have questions over lighting.

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Brookgate to build offices instead of apart-hotel on Cambridge Railway Station car park

06 July 2023
Brookgate to build offices instead of apart-hotel on Cambridge Railway Station car park

Brookgate to build offices instead of apart-hotel on Cambridge Railway Station car park

06 July 2023

Some residents argued there were too many office developments.

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Queens’ College appeals against the refusal of student homes beside Paradise Nature Reserve in Cambridge

06 July 2023
Queens’ College appeals against the refusal of student homes beside Paradise Nature Reserve in Cambridge

Queens’ College appeals against the refusal of student homes beside Paradise Nature Reserve in Cambridge

06 July 2023

Campaigners fear the impact on the reserve.


80 new homes approved for This Land’s new Eddeva Park development

06 July 2023
80 new homes approved for This Land’s new Eddeva Park development

80 new homes approved for This Land’s new Eddeva Park development

06 July 2023

The homes will form part of a 230-home development.

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Petition organisers promised St Thomas’s Play Park in Cambridge is safe – but there will be less green space

28 June 2023
Petition organisers promised St Thomas’s Play Park in Cambridge is safe – but there will be less green space

Petition organisers promised St Thomas’s Play Park in Cambridge is safe – but there will be less green space

28 June 2023

The city council plans new council homes.

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