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Anstey Hall owner John de Bruyne: ‘I want this place to live on for the community after I’m gone’

09 November 2023
Anstey Hall owner John de Bruyne: ‘I want this place to live on for the community after I’m gone’

Anstey Hall owner John de Bruyne: ‘I want this place to live on for the community after I’m gone’

09 November 2023

He is planning revised proposals for a retirement village following an earlier rejection.

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Plans for Ely’s first branch of sandwich fast food chain Subway submitted

08 November 2023
Plans for Ely’s first branch of sandwich fast food chain Subway submitted

Plans for Ely’s first branch of sandwich fast food chain Subway submitted

08 November 2023

Plans have been submitted to East Cambridgeshire District Council

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Council boss blasts ‘broken system’ after authority spent £85,000-a-week for one child social care place

01 November 2023
Council boss blasts ‘broken system’ after authority spent £85,000-a-week for one child social care place

Council boss blasts ‘broken system’ after authority spent £85,000-a-week for one child social care place

01 November 2023

Council chief executive Stephen Moir said the children’s social care market was ‘broken’.

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1,000 homes in Cambridge ‘should not be built due to water shortage’, councils say

01 November 2023
1,000 homes in Cambridge ‘should not be built due to water shortage’, councils say

1,000 homes in Cambridge ‘should not be built due to water shortage’, councils say

01 November 2023

But the plans will go to a planning inspector.

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Council could cut services to plug £23million funding hole

31 October 2023
Council could cut services to plug £23million funding hole

Council could cut services to plug £23million funding hole

31 October 2023

Chief executive Stephen Moir said he believes cuts to services will need to be made.

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Candidates for Cambridge City Council by-election in Queen Edith’s revealed

30 October 2023
Candidates for Cambridge City Council by-election in Queen Edith’s revealed

Candidates for Cambridge City Council by-election in Queen Edith’s revealed

30 October 2023

It follows the resignation of Sam Davies.


Council apologises to father and daughter for children’s service response after welfare concerns raised

28 October 2023
Council apologises to father and daughter for children’s service response after welfare concerns raised

Council apologises to father and daughter for children’s service response after welfare concerns raised

28 October 2023

The 16-year-old took an overdose and was often missing school, an ombudsman report shows.


Airbnbs and short-term lets used for ‘parties and pop-up brothels’, Cambridge city councillors claim

26 October 2023
Airbnbs and short-term lets used for ‘parties and pop-up brothels’, Cambridge city councillors claim

Airbnbs and short-term lets used for ‘parties and pop-up brothels’, Cambridge city councillors claim

26 October 2023

Even city council-built homes are being let on Airbnb, it emerges.

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The green belt needs protecting, campaigners tell hearing over Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant move

26 October 2023
The green belt needs protecting, campaigners tell hearing over Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant move

The green belt needs protecting, campaigners tell hearing over Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant move

26 October 2023

Government-appointed planners have begun to look at the plans.

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Science building for Milton Road in Cambridge ‘would look like an angry hippo’ says councillor

25 October 2023
Science building for Milton Road in Cambridge ‘would look like an angry hippo’ says councillor

Science building for Milton Road in Cambridge ‘would look like an angry hippo’ says councillor

25 October 2023

The developer says it would provide space for 800 jobs.

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Father of daughter who uses wheelchair says Meldreth pavements are ‘tragedy waiting to happen’

25 October 2023
Father of daughter who uses wheelchair says Meldreth pavements are ‘tragedy waiting to happen’

Father of daughter who uses wheelchair says Meldreth pavements are ‘tragedy waiting to happen’

25 October 2023

He warns there’s a risk of a wheelchair tipping over, or falling into the road.

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Environment Agency objects to 1,000 Darwin Green homes over water supply

24 October 2023
Environment Agency objects to 1,000 Darwin Green homes over water supply

Environment Agency objects to 1,000 Darwin Green homes over water supply

24 October 2023

The outline application proposes to build up to 1,000 new homes

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Medicinal mushroom growers refused permission for farm in shipping containers

23 October 2023
Medicinal mushroom growers refused permission for farm in shipping containers

Medicinal mushroom growers refused permission for farm in shipping containers

23 October 2023

A modular workshop was also proposed to service the mushroom farm.


TWI redevelopment approved on Granta Park despite concern over height of buildings

18 October 2023
TWI redevelopment approved on Granta Park despite concern over height of buildings

TWI redevelopment approved on Granta Park despite concern over height of buildings

18 October 2023

The work will provide improved lab space and improve sustainability.

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Airbnbs and short-term lets driving people out of Cambridge housing market, says Lib Dem councillor

18 October 2023
Airbnbs and short-term lets driving people out of Cambridge housing market, says Lib Dem councillor

Airbnbs and short-term lets driving people out of Cambridge housing market, says Lib Dem councillor

18 October 2023

Cllr Karen Young wants the city council to push for more regulations.

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Cambridgeshire’s education funding slashed by £4m after government error

17 October 2023
Cambridgeshire’s education funding slashed by £4m after government error

Cambridgeshire’s education funding slashed by £4m after government error

17 October 2023

Cambridgeshire County Council said the reduction in planned funding had ‘significant implications’.

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Three-storey R&D building approved for Cheddars Lane in Cambridge

12 October 2023
Three-storey R&D building approved for Cheddars Lane in Cambridge

Three-storey R&D building approved for Cheddars Lane in Cambridge

12 October 2023

Redundant buildings will be replaced.

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‘Breathtaking’ failure to agree cost-sharing arrangement for learning disability service in Cambridgeshire

12 October 2023
‘Breathtaking’ failure to agree cost-sharing arrangement for learning disability service in Cambridgeshire

‘Breathtaking’ failure to agree cost-sharing arrangement for learning disability service in Cambridgeshire

12 October 2023

Cllr Richard Howitt warned disagreement would lead to a poorer quality service.


New science park would create about 3,800 jobs and feature urban country park, says developer

11 October 2023
New science park would create about 3,800 jobs and feature urban country park, says developer

New science park would create about 3,800 jobs and feature urban country park, says developer

11 October 2023

Mission Street intends to submit its planning application soon.

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Approved: The 20 areas of Cambridgeshire set for 20mph speed limits in £350,000 scheme

11 October 2023
Approved: The 20 areas of Cambridgeshire set for 20mph speed limits in £350,000 scheme

Approved: The 20 areas of Cambridgeshire set for 20mph speed limits in £350,000 scheme

11 October 2023

Councillors have given backing to the application – and others could follow in future years.

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