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Cambridge swimming pool prices expected to rise as energy bills soar by £300,000

02 December 2022
Cambridge swimming pool prices expected to rise as energy bills soar by £300,000

Cambridge swimming pool prices expected to rise as energy bills soar by £300,000

02 December 2022

Councillors are due to discuss the rise in a budget meeting.


Greenways for Comberton and Haslingfield earn support - but there’s debate over the route in Grantchester

30 November 2022
Greenways for Comberton and Haslingfield earn support - but there’s debate over the route in Grantchester

Greenways for Comberton and Haslingfield earn support - but there’s debate over the route in Grantchester

30 November 2022

The GCP is working on new walking and cycling routes to Cambridge from villages.

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Progress at last on temporary community building for Northstowe as groups run out of space

30 November 2022
Progress at last on temporary community building for Northstowe as groups run out of space

Progress at last on temporary community building for Northstowe as groups run out of space

30 November 2022

District councillors have agreed to pursue an interim facility ahead of permanent buildings.

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Bus company says sorry after 79-year-old woman spends the night in a public toilet due to cancelled service

30 November 2022
Bus company says sorry after 79-year-old woman spends the night in a public toilet due to cancelled service

Bus company says sorry after 79-year-old woman spends the night in a public toilet due to cancelled service

30 November 2022

Centrebus said the Royston to Cambridge bus was cancelled due to a broken level crossing.

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‘Drug gangs in Cambridge parks are robbing teens with threats of violence’ warns councillor

27 November 2022
‘Drug gangs in Cambridge parks are robbing teens with threats of violence’ warns councillor

‘Drug gangs in Cambridge parks are robbing teens with threats of violence’ warns councillor

27 November 2022

Cllr Simon Smith is concerned some city parks are becoming a “threatening environment”.


Detailed plans for 160 homes at North West Cambridge development submitted

22 November 2022
Detailed plans for 160 homes at North West Cambridge development submitted

Detailed plans for 160 homes at North West Cambridge development submitted

22 November 2022

The new homes are proposed to be built on two plots of land between Madingley Road and Huntingdon Road.


South Cambridgeshire District Council considers future use of headquarters

17 November 2022
South Cambridgeshire District Council considers future use of headquarters

South Cambridgeshire District Council considers future use of headquarters

17 November 2022

South Cambridgeshire District Council already rents out some space to other organisations, including the NHS.


Woman, 79, ‘spent night in public toilet when bus did not turn up’

16 November 2022
Woman, 79, ‘spent night in public toilet when bus did not turn up’

Woman, 79, ‘spent night in public toilet when bus did not turn up’

16 November 2022

A councillor said he had been told that the woman was waiting for a bus to travel from Royston to Harston.

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Strike action by nurses could have ‘significant impact’ at Addenbrooke’s Hospital

09 November 2022
Strike action by nurses could have ‘significant impact’ at Addenbrooke’s Hospital

Strike action by nurses could have ‘significant impact’ at Addenbrooke’s Hospital

09 November 2022

But leadership has said it will support staff if they choose to strike.

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Firefighters forced to use foodbanks and take second jobs - and chief fire officer says situation is hardest he has seen

09 November 2022
Firefighters forced to use foodbanks and take second jobs - and chief fire officer says situation is hardest he has seen

Firefighters forced to use foodbanks and take second jobs - and chief fire officer says situation is hardest he has seen

09 November 2022

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is facing major cuts.


Patients waited more than 60 hours at Addenbrooke’s emergency department, report reveals

08 November 2022
Patients waited more than 60 hours at Addenbrooke’s emergency department, report reveals

Patients waited more than 60 hours at Addenbrooke’s emergency department, report reveals

08 November 2022

Rise in A&E attendances is causing a safety risk, warns CEO

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Plan for new 200-seat space on roof of Cambridge Arts Theatre

07 November 2022
Plan for new 200-seat space on roof of Cambridge Arts Theatre

Plan for new 200-seat space on roof of Cambridge Arts Theatre

07 November 2022

A refurbishment of the main 666-seat auditorium is also planned.

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Conservatives win a seat from Lib Dems in Longstanton by-election and describe it as ‘clear’ verdict on road-charging plans

04 November 2022
Conservatives win a seat from Lib Dems in Longstanton by-election and describe it as ‘clear’ verdict on road-charging plans

Conservatives win a seat from Lib Dems in Longstanton by-election and describe it as ‘clear’ verdict on road-charging plans

04 November 2022

Lib Dems retain other seat but Tory MP Anthony Browne describes result as ‘political earthquake’ in South Cambridgeshire.

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Plans for former Cambridge Snooker and Pool Centre approved

02 November 2022
Plans for former Cambridge Snooker and Pool Centre approved

Plans for former Cambridge Snooker and Pool Centre approved

02 November 2022

The site in Coldhams Road can now be used as industrial space and a new warehouse is planned to be built on the site.

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Combined Authority ‘cannot comment’ on reports of a potential bus tax

25 October 2022
Combined Authority ‘cannot comment’ on reports of a potential bus tax

Combined Authority ‘cannot comment’ on reports of a potential bus tax

25 October 2022

There were claims mayor Dr Nik Johnson had discussed the idea with council leaders at a private meeting earlier this month.

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At least £11.5m in savings needed over five years at Cambridge City Council amid ‘exceptional’ uncertainty

25 October 2022
At least £11.5m in savings needed over five years at Cambridge City Council amid ‘exceptional’ uncertainty

At least £11.5m in savings needed over five years at Cambridge City Council amid ‘exceptional’ uncertainty

25 October 2022

The long-term financial prospects are ‘bleaker than last year’.

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Conditional support for Cambridge Investment Zone proposals sparks political row

22 October 2022
Conditional support for Cambridge Investment Zone proposals sparks political row

Conditional support for Cambridge Investment Zone proposals sparks political row

22 October 2022

Council leader is challenged to identify the areas suggested.

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Candidates announced for South Cambridgeshire District Council Longstanton ward by-election

20 October 2022
Candidates announced for South Cambridgeshire District Council Longstanton ward by-election

Candidates announced for South Cambridgeshire District Council Longstanton ward by-election

20 October 2022

The by-election for the ward will be held on November 3.


E-scooter trial in Cambridge extended

19 October 2022
E-scooter trial in Cambridge extended

E-scooter trial in Cambridge extended

19 October 2022

More than 80,000 people have used the Voi e-scooters in Cambridge since the trial was launched in October 2020.

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Councillors back 20mph proposal that ‘will help save lives’

18 October 2022
Councillors back 20mph proposal that ‘will help save lives’

Councillors back 20mph proposal that ‘will help save lives’

18 October 2022

Proposals to reduce the speed of cars on newly adopted residential roads was backed by councillors at Cambridgeshire County Council.

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