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Solar farm to power 650 homes rejected due to visual impact on South Cambridgeshire countryside

05 October 2023
Solar farm to power 650 homes rejected due to visual impact on South Cambridgeshire countryside

Solar farm to power 650 homes rejected due to visual impact on South Cambridgeshire countryside

05 October 2023

A planning inspector dismissed an appeal for 4,580 solar panels.

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GCP board pauses CSET busway scheme and Foxton Travel Hub amid spiralling construction costs

04 October 2023
GCP board pauses CSET busway scheme and Foxton Travel Hub amid spiralling construction costs

GCP board pauses CSET busway scheme and Foxton Travel Hub amid spiralling construction costs

04 October 2023

Inflation means its project costs have soared by more than £200m.

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Incentives for South Cambridgeshire landlords to help Ukrainians find privately rented homes

01 October 2023
Incentives for South Cambridgeshire landlords to help Ukrainians find privately rented homes

Incentives for South Cambridgeshire landlords to help Ukrainians find privately rented homes

01 October 2023

The district council says many refugees moving out of their host homes had faced challenges trying to find a rented home in the area.

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The 20 villages and parishes in Cambridgeshire that could get 20mph limits

30 September 2023
The 20 villages and parishes in Cambridgeshire that could get 20mph limits

The 20 villages and parishes in Cambridgeshire that could get 20mph limits

30 September 2023

County councillors will discuss them at a highways meeting.

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It’s official: GCP ditches Cambridge congestion charge plan as political support for it crumbles

29 September 2023
It’s official: GCP ditches Cambridge congestion charge plan as political support for it crumbles

It’s official: GCP ditches Cambridge congestion charge plan as political support for it crumbles

29 September 2023

The board decides against putting the plans forward to Cambridgeshire County Council.

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16-metre tall 5G phone mast plan for Histon rejected by planning inspector

27 September 2023
16-metre tall 5G phone mast plan for Histon rejected by planning inspector

16-metre tall 5G phone mast plan for Histon rejected by planning inspector

27 September 2023

The district council’s decision to refuse the plan has been upheld.

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Speed limit on Cambourne roads to be lowered to 20mph

25 September 2023
Speed limit on Cambourne roads to be lowered to 20mph

Speed limit on Cambourne roads to be lowered to 20mph

25 September 2023

The move is designed to improve road safety and encourage cycling and walking.

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Children ‘spending weeks at Addenbrooke’s due to lack of social care placements’

20 September 2023
Children ‘spending weeks at Addenbrooke’s due to lack of social care placements’

Children ‘spending weeks at Addenbrooke’s due to lack of social care placements’

20 September 2023

Chief nurse warns a lot of work is needed to solve the issue.

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The 18 Cambridgeshire bus services under review by Combined Authority – and the 51 with funding secured to 2025

15 September 2023
The 18 Cambridgeshire bus services under review by Combined Authority – and the 51 with funding secured to 2025

The 18 Cambridgeshire bus services under review by Combined Authority – and the 51 with funding secured to 2025

15 September 2023

The authority is examining the subsidies it provides for bus routes.

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Taxi vehicle age limit in Cambridge increased in ‘lifeline to struggling drivers’

12 September 2023
Taxi vehicle age limit in Cambridge increased in ‘lifeline to struggling drivers’

Taxi vehicle age limit in Cambridge increased in ‘lifeline to struggling drivers’

12 September 2023

The change aims to give drivers more choice to buy cheaper vehicles

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Appeal upheld over plans to transform Romsey Labour Club into short stay visitor flats

12 September 2023
Appeal upheld over plans to transform Romsey Labour Club into short stay visitor flats

Appeal upheld over plans to transform Romsey Labour Club into short stay visitor flats

12 September 2023

Cambridge City Council had previously refused the plans


Anstey Hall retirement village plans rejected – but councillors say they’re open to revised plans

11 September 2023
Anstey Hall retirement village plans rejected – but councillors say they’re open to revised plans

Anstey Hall retirement village plans rejected – but councillors say they’re open to revised plans

11 September 2023

Applicant John de Bruyne disputed the issues raised by officers.

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Revealed: What Cambridge’s winter wonderland – with Christmas market, ice rink and rides - could look like for the next 10 years

06 September 2023
Revealed: What Cambridge’s winter wonderland – with Christmas market, ice rink and rides - could look like for the next 10 years

Revealed: What Cambridge’s winter wonderland – with Christmas market, ice rink and rides - could look like for the next 10 years

06 September 2023

A lodge bar, timber cabins, Santa workshop and big wheel could be on their way.

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Historic England objects to retirement flats plan for listed 17th-century Anstey Hall in Trumpington

05 September 2023
Historic England objects to retirement flats plan for listed 17th-century Anstey Hall in Trumpington

Historic England objects to retirement flats plan for listed 17th-century Anstey Hall in Trumpington

05 September 2023

Cambridge city councillors will debate the plans this week.

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Northstowe Running Festival granted licence to add music, dance and cinema

01 September 2023
Northstowe Running Festival granted licence to add music, dance and cinema

Northstowe Running Festival granted licence to add music, dance and cinema

01 September 2023

Decision comes ahead of this year’s one-day festival on Saturday.


Developer loses appeal to redevelop The Emperor pub in Cambridge

31 August 2023
Developer loses appeal to redevelop The Emperor pub in Cambridge

Developer loses appeal to redevelop The Emperor pub in Cambridge

31 August 2023

The inspector dismissed the appeal and upheld the council’s refusal of the plans.

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Mill Road bridge closure delayed by legal challenge

30 August 2023
Mill Road bridge closure delayed by legal challenge

Mill Road bridge closure delayed by legal challenge

30 August 2023

Mill Road for People has said it is ‘disappointed’ at the potential delay

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Valium prescriptions for vulnerable people in Cambridgeshire to be reviewed after investigation

27 August 2023
Valium prescriptions for vulnerable people in Cambridgeshire to be reviewed after investigation

Valium prescriptions for vulnerable people in Cambridgeshire to be reviewed after investigation

27 August 2023

A complaint that a charity commissioned by Cambridgeshire County Council prescribed sedative drugs against national guidance has been upheld.


Politicians say revised Cambridge congestion charge proposals fall short

25 August 2023
Politicians say revised Cambridge congestion charge proposals fall short

Politicians say revised Cambridge congestion charge proposals fall short

25 August 2023

Political leaders say they intended to discuss the new proposals further.

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Top floor of Cambridge car park to be demolished ‘urgently’ over fears of collapse

24 August 2023
Top floor of Cambridge car park to be demolished ‘urgently’ over fears of collapse

Top floor of Cambridge car park to be demolished ‘urgently’ over fears of collapse

24 August 2023

The steel structure has been corroded by 50 years of water leaking onto it.

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