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Chancellor gives share of £717m for new Cambridge district

13 March 2019
Chancellor gives share of £717m for new Cambridge district

Chancellor gives share of £717m for new Cambridge district

13 March 2019

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that Cambridge will receive a share of £717million to deliver a new north east fringe development.


Bid to tackle fly-tipping and free-running in Cambridge approved

13 March 2019
Bid to tackle fly-tipping and free-running in Cambridge approved

Bid to tackle fly-tipping and free-running in Cambridge approved

13 March 2019

A multi-million pound scheme to improve parts of Cambridge in a bid to crack down on free-running and fly-tipping has been approved.


Major expansion planned for popular pizza café Aromi

11 March 2019
Major expansion planned for popular pizza café Aromi

Major expansion planned for popular pizza café Aromi

11 March 2019

A popular Cambridge pizza café could be in line for a major expansion as they look for more space in their flagship city centre shop.


Ballare nightclub faces two-year closure as hotel is built at Lion Yard in Cambridge

08 March 2019
Ballare nightclub faces two-year closure as hotel is built at Lion Yard in Cambridge

Ballare nightclub faces two-year closure as hotel is built at Lion Yard in Cambridge

08 March 2019

Nightspot will move underground as shopping centre is given facelift


Cambridge Biomedical Campus faces ‘disaster’ if station is not built soon

28 February 2019
Cambridge Biomedical Campus faces ‘disaster’ if station is not built soon

Cambridge Biomedical Campus faces ‘disaster’ if station is not built soon

28 February 2019

Cambridge Biomedical Campus faces a “truly frightening” situation with increasing volumes of traffic.

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Chisholm Trail cost spirals to £14.3m - and lizards mean Newmarket Road work is delayed

28 February 2019
Chisholm Trail cost spirals to £14.3m - and lizards mean Newmarket Road work is delayed

Chisholm Trail cost spirals to £14.3m - and lizards mean Newmarket Road work is delayed

28 February 2019

The cycling superhighway will cost millions more than originally anticipated


Move to stop terror threat in Cambridge’s King’s Parade

27 February 2019
Move to stop terror threat in Cambridge’s King’s Parade

Move to stop terror threat in Cambridge’s King’s Parade

27 February 2019

Counter-terrorism police have identified a “number of vulnerabilities to a potential attack” in King’s Parade in Cambridge.


Cambridgeshire councillor Donald Adey to give up part of his allowances

22 February 2019
Cambridgeshire councillor Donald Adey to give up part of his allowances

Cambridgeshire councillor Donald Adey to give up part of his allowances

22 February 2019

Errant councillor Donald Adey will give up part of his allowances after criticism when it emerged he was the only county councillor not to do so.


Claims developers have 'gun to the head' of council

21 February 2019
Claims developers have 'gun to the head' of council

Claims developers have 'gun to the head' of council

21 February 2019

There are claims developers have a “gun to the head” of the council, as plans for a permanent community facility get pushed back.


Councillor Donald Adey will quit city council but not county

18 February 2019
Councillor Donald Adey will quit city council but not county

Councillor Donald Adey will quit city council but not county

18 February 2019

Cambridge councillor "disappearing Donald" Adey, who represents Trumpington while living in Fife, says he will quit Cambridge City Council.


Council chief executive's employment discussed

14 February 2019
Council chief executive's employment discussed

Council chief executive's employment discussed

14 February 2019

Mystery surrounds the chief executive of South Cambridgeshire District Council, whose “employment is being discussed” behind closed doors.


Public and press excluded at Combined Authority as 24 per cent staff cut discussed

13 February 2019
Public and press excluded at Combined Authority as 24 per cent staff cut discussed

Public and press excluded at Combined Authority as 24 per cent staff cut discussed

13 February 2019

An "outrageous" lack of transparency at the combined authority has been slammed as they look to cut almost a quarter of their staffing budget.


London drug gangs ‘exploit poor street lighting to target deprived areas of Cambridge’

11 February 2019
London drug gangs ‘exploit poor street lighting to target deprived areas of Cambridge’

London drug gangs ‘exploit poor street lighting to target deprived areas of Cambridge’

11 February 2019

Labour councillor tells county council it needs to invest more in lighting


New development in Cambridge will see 300 new homes including 118 council properties

07 February 2019
New development in Cambridge will see 300 new homes including 118 council properties

New development in Cambridge will see 300 new homes including 118 council properties

07 February 2019

Approval is given for demolition of warehouses on the Ridgeon site in Cromwell Road


New Cambridge Lidl store gets green light to open in Newmarket Road

07 February 2019
New Cambridge Lidl store gets green light to open in Newmarket Road

New Cambridge Lidl store gets green light to open in Newmarket Road

07 February 2019

Budget supermarket Lidl has been given permission to take over part of the Homebase store in Cambridge.


Cambridgeshire County Council agrees 4.99% rise to council tax

06 February 2019
Cambridgeshire County Council agrees 4.99% rise to council tax

Cambridgeshire County Council agrees 4.99% rise to council tax

06 February 2019

Councillors needed to plug a £13m hole in the authority's finances


Have a say on routes for new Cambridge to Cambourne busway

05 February 2019
Have a say on routes for new Cambridge to Cambourne busway

Have a say on routes for new Cambridge to Cambourne busway

05 February 2019

One option for stretch between Cambourne and Madingley Mulch would be off-road


Public spaces and art gallery included in plans for major redesign of Pembroke College

02 February 2019
Public spaces and art gallery included in plans for major redesign of Pembroke College

Public spaces and art gallery included in plans for major redesign of Pembroke College

02 February 2019

The plans form part of an extensive change for a historic city quarter, with major alterations lined up for the surrounding Mill Lane area.


Rise in people sleeping rough in Cambridge

01 February 2019
Rise in people sleeping rough in Cambridge

Rise in people sleeping rough in Cambridge

01 February 2019

The number of people sleeping rough in Cambridge has risen.


12 per cent increase in policing precept

31 January 2019
12 per cent increase in policing precept

12 per cent increase in policing precept

31 January 2019

People will soon be paying 12 per cent more for policing in Cambridgeshire.


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