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Public meeting held over potential closure of one of Cambridgeshire’s oldest and smallest schools

03 February 2023
Public meeting held over potential closure of one of Cambridgeshire’s oldest and smallest schools

Public meeting held over potential closure of one of Cambridgeshire’s oldest and smallest schools

03 February 2023

A consultation was launched amid concerns about the future viability of the school due to declining pupil numbers.


Government berated by Cambridgeshire County Council chief for one-year funding deal and use of old data

02 February 2023
Government berated by Cambridgeshire County Council chief for one-year funding deal and use of old data

Government berated by Cambridgeshire County Council chief for one-year funding deal and use of old data

02 February 2023

Stephen Moir claimed Treasury’s understanding of local government finances is ‘fundamentally flawed’.

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Cambridge council home rents to rise by about £5 a week

31 January 2023
Cambridge council home rents to rise by about £5 a week

Cambridge council home rents to rise by about £5 a week

31 January 2023

The 5% rise is below the government cap.

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‘Build new homes near jobs - or only the rich will be able to afford Cambridge’ says councillor as 57,000 homes plan debated

29 January 2023
‘Build new homes near jobs - or only the rich will be able to afford Cambridge’ says councillor as 57,000 homes plan debated

‘Build new homes near jobs - or only the rich will be able to afford Cambridge’ says councillor as 57,000 homes plan debated

29 January 2023

Cllr Katie Porrer says we cannot dump problems - including water issues - on surrounding areas.

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Darwin Green sports pavilion plan is unveiled

29 January 2023
Darwin Green sports pavilion plan is unveiled

Darwin Green sports pavilion plan is unveiled

29 January 2023

It is proposed for the central park.


‘Significant’ food waste as Cambridge City Council serves up vegan options at civic event

28 January 2023
‘Significant’ food waste as Cambridge City Council serves up vegan options at civic event

‘Significant’ food waste as Cambridge City Council serves up vegan options at civic event

28 January 2023

The council wants to encourage more plant-based diets.

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Former Cambridge nursery could become flats with early years community space

28 January 2023
Former Cambridge nursery could become flats with early years community space

Former Cambridge nursery could become flats with early years community space

28 January 2023

SNAP! 4 Kids closed the nursery after previous plans were rejected by councillors.

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Cambridgeshire County Council proposes maximum tax rise amid growing costs and rising demand

18 January 2023
Cambridgeshire County Council proposes maximum tax rise amid growing costs and rising demand

Cambridgeshire County Council proposes maximum tax rise amid growing costs and rising demand

18 January 2023

The average

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Plan to demolish and rebuild Cambridge synagogue rejected by councillors

16 January 2023
Plan to demolish and rebuild Cambridge synagogue rejected by councillors

Plan to demolish and rebuild Cambridge synagogue rejected by councillors

16 January 2023

They were concerned by the impact on neighbours.

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Councillors reject Queens’ College student blocks next to Paradise Nature Reserve in Cambridge

12 January 2023
Councillors reject Queens’ College student blocks next to Paradise Nature Reserve in Cambridge

Councillors reject Queens’ College student blocks next to Paradise Nature Reserve in Cambridge

12 January 2023

The size of the buildings and their impact on the nature reserve were taken into consideration by councillors alongside preserving rare bat species.

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Developer loses appeal for 70 new homes in village

09 January 2023
Developer loses appeal for 70 new homes in village

Developer loses appeal for 70 new homes in village

09 January 2023

It would cause a ‘major adverse effect’ on the countryside, an inspector decided.

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Artisan ice cream company could open at Manor Farm in Girton

03 January 2023
Artisan ice cream company could open at Manor Farm in Girton

Artisan ice cream company could open at Manor Farm in Girton

03 January 2023

Jacks Gelato has applied for change of use at the site.

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GCP board approves work on Comberton and Haslingfield greenways

20 December 2022
GCP board approves work on Comberton and Haslingfield greenways

GCP board approves work on Comberton and Haslingfield greenways

20 December 2022

They will help link the villages to Cambridge for cyclists and pedestrians.


We’ll need to save and invest to bridge £6.3m budget gap, says South Cambridgeshire District Council’s head of finance

19 December 2022
We’ll need to save and invest to bridge £6.3m budget gap, says South Cambridgeshire District Council’s head of finance

We’ll need to save and invest to bridge £6.3m budget gap, says South Cambridgeshire District Council’s head of finance

19 December 2022

He warns he has never seen this much “volatility and uncertainty” in all his time in local government.

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When the large-scale Covid vaccination centres will close in Cambridgeshire

14 December 2022
When the large-scale Covid vaccination centres will close in Cambridgeshire

When the large-scale Covid vaccination centres will close in Cambridgeshire

14 December 2022

Pharmacies and community outreach programmes will continue to offer jabs.


Haddenham Warm Hub offering ‘more than just warmth’

14 December 2022
Haddenham Warm Hub offering ‘more than just warmth’

Haddenham Warm Hub offering ‘more than just warmth’

14 December 2022

The Haddenham Warm Hub was initially started by volunteers as a way to help people in the community facing a winter of increasing heating bills.


South Cambridgeshire District Council to help buy one-bedroom apartments to house vulnerable homeless people

14 December 2022
South Cambridgeshire District Council to help buy one-bedroom apartments to house vulnerable homeless people

South Cambridgeshire District Council to help buy one-bedroom apartments to house vulnerable homeless people

14 December 2022

They will be leased via Shire Homes Lettings.


On-demand Ting bus service to continue for a year in Cambridgeshire despite Combined Authority row

07 December 2022
On-demand Ting bus service to continue for a year in Cambridgeshire despite Combined Authority row

On-demand Ting bus service to continue for a year in Cambridgeshire despite Combined Authority row

07 December 2022

The contract was approved ‘without democratic authority’.

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Councillor Carla McQueen steps down from Cambridge City Council

07 December 2022
Councillor Carla McQueen steps down from Cambridge City Council

Councillor Carla McQueen steps down from Cambridge City Council

07 December 2022

The Labour councillor has represented East Chesterton since 2018.

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Former Cambridge bookshop could become African restaurant

04 December 2022
Former Cambridge bookshop could become African restaurant

Former Cambridge bookshop could become African restaurant

04 December 2022

Plans have been submitted to Cambridge City Council.


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