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Demolition works to begin at former Travis Perkins site in Cambridge

Demolition works to begin at former Travis Perkins site in Cambridge

Demolition works to begin at former Travis Perkins site in Cambridge

21 February 2024

Work to get the site ready has already begun.

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In pictures: Anglesey Abbey’s carpet of snowdrops

In pictures: Anglesey Abbey’s carpet of snowdrops

In pictures: Anglesey Abbey’s carpet of snowdrops

21 February 2024

The site has its very own ‘Anglesey Abbey’ snowdrop, but also a number of others with weird and wonderful names.


Seedheart, a ‘moving’ puppet show about the environment, on at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Seedheart, a ‘moving’ puppet show about the environment, on at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Seedheart, a ‘moving’ puppet show about the environment, on at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

21 February 2024

There will be three showings at the site tonight (Wednesday, 21 February).


Garden and woodland birds – winners, losers and invaders

Garden and woodland birds – winners, losers and invaders

Garden and woodland birds – winners, losers and invaders

20 February 2024

Bob Jarman discusses feeding our garden birds and Cambridge sightings.

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Slicing Cambourne to Cambridge busway through Coton Orchard is ‘environmental tragedy’

Slicing Cambourne to Cambridge busway through Coton Orchard is ‘environmental tragedy’

Slicing Cambourne to Cambridge busway through Coton Orchard is ‘environmental tragedy’

18 February 2024

Professor Sir David King visited the orchard.

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Protest against 40C heat by Cambridge activist delayed 4,000 Heathrow passengers, court heard

Protest against 40C heat by Cambridge activist delayed 4,000 Heathrow passengers, court heard

Protest against 40C heat by Cambridge activist delayed 4,000 Heathrow passengers, court heard

17 February 2024

Just Stop Oil’s Cressida Gethin scaled gantry above M25 near airport.


Evidence of how West Antarctic Ice Sheet shrunk rapidly at end of Last Ice Age uncovered by Cambridge researchers

Evidence of how West Antarctic Ice Sheet shrunk rapidly at end of Last Ice Age uncovered by Cambridge researchers

Evidence of how West Antarctic Ice Sheet shrunk rapidly at end of Last Ice Age uncovered by Cambridge researchers

16 February 2024

In one location, ice thinned by more than the height of the Empire State Building.


Environment Agency objects to Beehive Centre redevelopment over impact on water

Environment Agency objects to Beehive Centre redevelopment over impact on water

Environment Agency objects to Beehive Centre redevelopment over impact on water

10 February 2024

Almost 200 objections from residents and community groups have been lodged over the plans.

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Day of climate activities lined up at Cambridge Zero

Day of climate activities lined up at Cambridge Zero

Day of climate activities lined up at Cambridge Zero

09 February 2024

The university’s climate initiative is to host its first community day to showcase the work researchers do in the climate change arena.


Redevelopment plans for The Grafton in Cambridge approved by councillors

Redevelopment plans for The Grafton in Cambridge approved by councillors

Redevelopment plans for The Grafton in Cambridge approved by councillors

07 February 2024

Objections had been raised over the impact of the development’s taller buildings on Cambridge’s historic skyline.

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Four emperor penguin colonies uncovered by British Antarctic Survey using satellite imagery

Four emperor penguin colonies uncovered by British Antarctic Survey using satellite imagery

Four emperor penguin colonies uncovered by British Antarctic Survey using satellite imagery

01 February 2024

But they warn the iconic species’ future remains very uncertain after catastrophic breeding failures.


How Wildlife Trust extended the Fleam Dyke habitat – and is reprofiling woodland rides

How Wildlife Trust extended the Fleam Dyke habitat – and is reprofiling woodland rides

How Wildlife Trust extended the Fleam Dyke habitat – and is reprofiling woodland rides

30 January 2024

Caroline Fitton writes about some of the conservation activities in Cambridgeshire.


Friends of Paradise Nature Reserve plan legal challenge against Owlstone Croft student accommodation

Friends of Paradise Nature Reserve plan legal challenge against Owlstone Croft student accommodation

Friends of Paradise Nature Reserve plan legal challenge against Owlstone Croft student accommodation

27 January 2024

Queens’ College won approval on appeal for the development beside the reserve.

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Watch the livestream as moonflower blooms at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Watch the livestream as moonflower blooms at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Watch the livestream as moonflower blooms at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

26 January 2024

Flowering took place on Thursday afternoon (1 February).


Weed-killing with chemicals to return to Cambridgeshire highways

Weed-killing with chemicals to return to Cambridgeshire highways

Weed-killing with chemicals to return to Cambridgeshire highways

25 January 2024

The use of herbicides on highways has been authorised again by the county council after complaints.

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Could 5,000-home plans for Great Shelford be revived under Michael Gove’s Cambridge 2040 plans?

Could 5,000-home plans for Great Shelford be revived under Michael Gove’s Cambridge 2040 plans?

Could 5,000-home plans for Great Shelford be revived under Michael Gove’s Cambridge 2040 plans?

25 January 2024

Council’s deputy leader says housing secretary’s vision will leave Green Belt ‘in tatters’

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Water on Marleigh estate in Cambridge safe to use after seven days, says company

Water on Marleigh estate in Cambridge safe to use after seven days, says company

Water on Marleigh estate in Cambridge safe to use after seven days, says company

24 January 2024

Problems were first reported last Thursday.


Residents on Cambridge’s Marleigh development endure sixth day without drinking water

Residents on Cambridge’s Marleigh development endure sixth day without drinking water

Residents on Cambridge’s Marleigh development endure sixth day without drinking water

23 January 2024

Bottled water is available at Marleigh Community Centre


How Cambridge coalition of protesters brought Barclays bank branch to standstill

How Cambridge coalition of protesters brought Barclays bank branch to standstill

How Cambridge coalition of protesters brought Barclays bank branch to standstill

21 January 2024

‘I don’t want there to be so much pain in the world’ says campaigner on St Andrew’s Street.


Watching wandering winter warblers – which warbler is which?

Watching wandering winter warblers – which warbler is which?

Watching wandering winter warblers – which warbler is which?

21 January 2024

Bob Jarman gives us a guide to warblers on migration – and explains what has turned up in Cambridge.


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