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‘New-builds should come with a risk warning’, says founder of Homebuyers Fightback

23 February 2021
‘New-builds should come with a risk warning’, says founder of Homebuyers Fightback

‘New-builds should come with a risk warning’, says founder of Homebuyers Fightback

23 February 2021

The buyer of a new-build home is launching a campaign for better consumer protection after his bad experience.


Farewell from Waterbeach to five-month-old Louis Thorold after A10 tragedy

17 February 2021
Farewell from Waterbeach to five-month-old Louis Thorold after A10 tragedy

Farewell from Waterbeach to five-month-old Louis Thorold after A10 tragedy

17 February 2021

The streets were lined with mourners as the funeral cortege for baby Louis Thorold passed through Waterbeach.


Vintage Duxford-based Catalina flying boat gets a Pick Up from Loch Ness

07 February 2021
Vintage Duxford-based Catalina flying boat gets a Pick Up from Loch Ness

Vintage Duxford-based Catalina flying boat gets a Pick Up from Loch Ness

07 February 2021

A rescue operation returned a Second World War aircraft stranded in Scotland after engine failure to its Duxford base.


University of Cambridge to offer free foundation year to tackle social disadvantage

13 January 2021
University of Cambridge to offer free foundation year to tackle social disadvantage

University of Cambridge to offer free foundation year to tackle social disadvantage

13 January 2021

A foundation year will offer talented students a new route to undergraduate study.


Traders plead with city council to reopen Cambridge market

04 January 2021
Traders plead with city council to reopen Cambridge market

Traders plead with city council to reopen Cambridge market

04 January 2021

Market traders say the decision to close the market until further notice puts their livelihoods at risk.


Lib Dems question city council’s decision to close Cambridge market

31 December 2020
Lib Dems question city council’s decision to close Cambridge market

Lib Dems question city council’s decision to close Cambridge market

31 December 2020

Opposition party says the closure of the market until further notice left councillors "somewhat confused and uncomfortable".


Three year groups working from home as Covid-19 cases rise at Cambourne Village College

15 December 2020
Three year groups working from home as Covid-19 cases rise at Cambourne Village College

Three year groups working from home as Covid-19 cases rise at Cambourne Village College

15 December 2020

Students in Years 8, 10 and 11 told to work from home until the end of term.


Matt Hancock and Lucy Frazer set out opposition to proposed Sunnica solar farm

09 December 2020
Matt Hancock and Lucy Frazer set out opposition to proposed Sunnica solar farm

Matt Hancock and Lucy Frazer set out opposition to proposed Sunnica solar farm

09 December 2020

The MPs write to Sunnica to set out their opposition to a planned 2,700-acre solar farm in its current form.


East Anglian Air Ambulance to hold virtual Christmas concert to raise funds

27 November 2020
East Anglian Air Ambulance to hold virtual Christmas concert to raise funds

East Anglian Air Ambulance to hold virtual Christmas concert to raise funds

27 November 2020

Taking place on December 10, the concert will include choir performances, readings and poems.


Turning over a new Leaf prompts name change for BeeBee

27 November 2020
Turning over a new Leaf prompts name change for BeeBee

Turning over a new Leaf prompts name change for BeeBee

27 November 2020

It is now called BeeBee & Leaf, a move prompted by the launch of its new plant-based wraps.


Wellcome Trust to buy developer Urban&Civic for £506million

13 November 2020
Wellcome Trust to buy developer Urban&Civic for £506million

Wellcome Trust to buy developer Urban&Civic for £506million

13 November 2020

The Wellcome Trust is set to buy Urban&Civic, the property developer behind plans for the new town in Waterbeach.


New Timber Works development has roots in its heritage

28 October 2020
New Timber Works development has roots in its heritage

New Timber Works development has roots in its heritage

28 October 2020

The first homes at a new development at Cromwell Road in Cambridge will be launched on October 31.


UK staycation market is the latest business venture for Tony Murdock

16 October 2020
UK staycation market is the latest business venture for Tony Murdock

UK staycation market is the latest business venture for Tony Murdock

16 October 2020

The website UK-Staycations.com has been launched as a marketing platform for hotels and guest houses across the UK.


Laragh Homes launches its own construction company

07 October 2020
Laragh Homes launches its own construction company

Laragh Homes launches its own construction company

07 October 2020

Laragh Build is part of the company’s plan to provide a complete design, development and build service.


From injury to fun run on the road to recovery

01 October 2020
From injury to fun run on the road to recovery

From injury to fun run on the road to recovery

01 October 2020

A medical researcher seriously injured in a cycling accident is raising funds in the Sawston Fun Run & Walk.


PervasID’s tech is key to 'world’s most accurate intelligent toolbox'

18 September 2020
PervasID’s tech is key to 'world’s most accurate intelligent toolbox'

PervasID’s tech is key to 'world’s most accurate intelligent toolbox'

18 September 2020

City firm PervasID’s technology is being used by CribMaster and is targeted at the aviation industry.


Villagers in Coton display their lives under lockdown

10 September 2020
Villagers in Coton display their lives under lockdown

Villagers in Coton display their lives under lockdown

10 September 2020

A group in Coton has created a visual record of village life during the coronavirus lockdown.


University of Cambridge offers students weekly test for SARS-CoV-2

09 September 2020
University of Cambridge offers students weekly test for SARS-CoV-2

University of Cambridge offers students weekly test for SARS-CoV-2

09 September 2020

All undergraduate and postgraduate students living in college accommodation will be offered the test.


YMCA Trinity Group opens its first day nursery in Cambridge

02 September 2020
YMCA Trinity Group opens its first day nursery in Cambridge

YMCA Trinity Group opens its first day nursery in Cambridge

02 September 2020

The charity delivers childcare provision across five sites in Suffolk and its first venture in Cambridgeshire is in Blinco Grove.


Residents angered by vandals dumping rubbish in Cambridge water course

29 August 2020
Residents angered by vandals dumping rubbish in Cambridge water course

Residents angered by vandals dumping rubbish in Cambridge water course

29 August 2020

Residents call for action to stop dumping in Cherry Hinton Brook by bathers who swim in the nearby lakes.


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