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Plans for home close to wildlife sanctuary in Cambridge rejected again

18 March 2024
Plans for home close to wildlife sanctuary in Cambridge rejected again

Plans for home close to wildlife sanctuary in Cambridge rejected again

18 March 2024

There was concern the sustainable home could impact protected species.


Campaigners vow to fight Cambridge City Council if it pursues full redevelopment of Ekin Road estate

17 March 2024
Campaigners vow to fight Cambridge City Council if it pursues full redevelopment of Ekin Road estate

Campaigners vow to fight Cambridge City Council if it pursues full redevelopment of Ekin Road estate

17 March 2024

‘We won’t surrender our homes’ says representative.

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Babbage House in Cambridge to be renovated and extra floor added

13 March 2024
Babbage House in Cambridge to be renovated and extra floor added

Babbage House in Cambridge to be renovated and extra floor added

13 March 2024

Water-saving measures will reduce consumption by 51%.


The roads and paths due to be repaired across Cambridgeshire in 2024-25 with £48.7m funding

13 March 2024
The roads and paths due to be repaired across Cambridgeshire in 2024-25 with £48.7m funding

The roads and paths due to be repaired across Cambridgeshire in 2024-25 with £48.7m funding

13 March 2024

Councillors have approved the highways maintenance programme but warn ‘it’s never enough’.

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Council rents to rise by average of £9 a week in South Cambridgeshire

07 March 2024
Council rents to rise by average of £9 a week in South Cambridgeshire

Council rents to rise by average of £9 a week in South Cambridgeshire

07 March 2024

7.7% social rent rise is agreed by Lib Dem-run council.


Government sets out development plans in ‘Case for Cambridge’ report

06 March 2024
Government sets out development plans in ‘Case for Cambridge’ report

Government sets out development plans in ‘Case for Cambridge’ report

06 March 2024

The government says it wants to see more homes and laboratories built.

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3% tax rise approved by South Cambridgeshire District Council

06 March 2024
3% tax rise approved by South Cambridgeshire District Council

3% tax rise approved by South Cambridgeshire District Council

06 March 2024

But the Tory opposition wanted a tax freeze.

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Quy Mill Hotel and Spa launches second attempt to expand and improve its viability

06 March 2024
Quy Mill Hotel and Spa launches second attempt to expand and improve its viability

Quy Mill Hotel and Spa launches second attempt to expand and improve its viability

06 March 2024

Previous plans to double in size were rejected.

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Councillor claims Cambridgeshire pothole repaired 12 times

06 March 2024
Councillor claims Cambridgeshire pothole repaired 12 times

Councillor claims Cambridgeshire pothole repaired 12 times

06 March 2024

He says the approach to repairs needs to change.

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Ely nursery drops plans for forest school as others have opened up

05 March 2024
Ely nursery drops plans for forest school as others have opened up

Ely nursery drops plans for forest school as others have opened up

05 March 2024

Cathedral View Childcare had planned to teach children in a natural setting.


Political row breaks out as £9m developer contributions agreed to fund new Mepal crematorium

28 February 2024
Political row breaks out as £9m developer contributions agreed to fund new Mepal crematorium

Political row breaks out as £9m developer contributions agreed to fund new Mepal crematorium

28 February 2024

Opposition councillors claim it’s not wanted.

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Ministry of Defence plans solar farm to meet 35% of energy demands from Bassingbourn Barracks

27 February 2024
Ministry of Defence plans solar farm to meet 35% of energy demands from Bassingbourn Barracks

Ministry of Defence plans solar farm to meet 35% of energy demands from Bassingbourn Barracks

27 February 2024

It will be the equivalent of taking 652 cars off the road, it says.

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Young woman tells councillors of abuse in children’s home and how she became homeless at 13

23 February 2024
Young woman tells councillors of abuse in children’s home and how she became homeless at 13

Young woman tells councillors of abuse in children’s home and how she became homeless at 13

23 February 2024

City councillors voted to recognise care experience as a protected characteristic.


South Cambridgeshire District Council plans to continue four-day week trial despite funding threats

21 February 2024
South Cambridgeshire District Council plans to continue four-day week trial despite funding threats

South Cambridgeshire District Council plans to continue four-day week trial despite funding threats

21 February 2024

The opposition say the £316,000 net saving was ‘miles off’ what had been hoped for.

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‘Put bike racks along Mill Road to prevent pavement parking,’ campaigners urge GCP

21 February 2024
‘Put bike racks along Mill Road to prevent pavement parking,’ campaigners urge GCP

‘Put bike racks along Mill Road to prevent pavement parking,’ campaigners urge GCP

21 February 2024

Mill Road 4 People have been running a campaign.

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Cambridgeshire fire service living ‘hand-to-mouth’ says fire chief as 2.93% precept rise agreed

21 February 2024
Cambridgeshire fire service living ‘hand-to-mouth’ says fire chief as 2.93% precept rise agreed

Cambridgeshire fire service living ‘hand-to-mouth’ says fire chief as 2.93% precept rise agreed

21 February 2024

Suffolk’s decision to withdraw from joint control room will have major impact.

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Plans for 170-home green belt retirement village granted on appeal

20 February 2024
Plans for 170-home green belt retirement village granted on appeal

Plans for 170-home green belt retirement village granted on appeal

20 February 2024

The plans had faced backlash from the community.

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Protest over Gaza disrupts Cambridge City Council budget meeting

18 February 2024
Protest over Gaza disrupts Cambridge City Council budget meeting

Protest over Gaza disrupts Cambridge City Council budget meeting

18 February 2024

Campaigners chanted ‘ceasefire now’ and asked for the Palestinian flag to be flown from the Guildhall.

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Cambridge City Council agrees 2.99% council tax rise after Labour knocks back Lib Dem proposals

18 February 2024
Cambridge City Council agrees 2.99% council tax rise after Labour knocks back Lib Dem proposals

Cambridge City Council agrees 2.99% council tax rise after Labour knocks back Lib Dem proposals

18 February 2024

The budget includes £1m for a redesign of its Guildhall headquarters.

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‘The trains now arriving at Waterbeach’s new railway station will be… one year late’

15 February 2024
‘The trains now arriving at Waterbeach’s new railway station will be… one year late’

‘The trains now arriving at Waterbeach’s new railway station will be… one year late’

15 February 2024

GCP pushes back forecast for relocated station.

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