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Former council leader issues pothole warning after bike crash

Former council leader issues pothole warning after bike crash

Former council leader issues pothole warning after bike crash

18 December 2023

Lewis Herbert was cycling in the dark across Cutter Ferry bridge when he hit the pothole.


Anthony Browne MP: ‘Sustainable aviation fuel is a promising short-term opportunity’

Anthony Browne MP: ‘Sustainable aviation fuel is a promising short-term opportunity’

Anthony Browne MP: ‘Sustainable aviation fuel is a promising short-term opportunity’

16 December 2023

The minister with responsibility for the decarbonisation of transport writes for the Cambridge Independent.

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How crows and jays have different attitudes to food when other birds are around

How crows and jays have different attitudes to food when other birds are around

How crows and jays have different attitudes to food when other birds are around

15 December 2023

ARU and University of Cambridge researchers tested them with a rotating tray task.

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Chris Boardman visits Cambridge and calls for 50 per cent of journeys to be active

Chris Boardman visits Cambridge and calls for 50 per cent of journeys to be active

Chris Boardman visits Cambridge and calls for 50 per cent of journeys to be active

14 December 2023

The Olympic cyclist joined the mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Dr Nik Johnson, for a walking, e-biking, and public transport tour.

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Make a donation to the #Plantiback campaign when you buy a Christmas tree

Make a donation to the #Plantiback campaign when you buy a Christmas tree

Make a donation to the #Plantiback campaign when you buy a Christmas tree

07 December 2023

Cambridgeshire-based rewilding charity Creating Nature’s Corridors is hoping to help replant the least wooded areas of the country.


‘Passionate foodies’ at Frank’s Farm tell their story at new farm initiative

‘Passionate foodies’ at Frank’s Farm tell their story at new farm initiative

‘Passionate foodies’ at Frank’s Farm tell their story at new farm initiative

06 December 2023

Located on the edge of the village of Elsworth, old farm buildings have been converted into shops, a deli and café, a sourdough bakery and more.


In pictures: We go up to King’s College Chapel roof as it sends climate message by installing solar panels

In pictures: We go up to King’s College Chapel roof as it sends climate message by installing solar panels

In pictures: We go up to King’s College Chapel roof as it sends climate message by installing solar panels

02 December 2023

It comes after year-long conservation project on Cambridge’s most iconic building.


Change to access at Royston and Thriplow recycling centres

Change to access at Royston and Thriplow recycling centres

Change to access at Royston and Thriplow recycling centres

02 December 2023

Cambridgeshire residents will now need to apply for a digital permit to use Royston Household Recycling Centre.

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Huge new labs at redeveloped Grafton centre site will ‘dominate Cambridge’s historic skyline’, say residents

Huge new labs at redeveloped Grafton centre site will ‘dominate Cambridge’s historic skyline’, say residents

Huge new labs at redeveloped Grafton centre site will ‘dominate Cambridge’s historic skyline’, say residents

01 December 2023

Proposals to double the height of the The Grafton site will have ‘adverse impact’ on views from Midsummer Common and Castle Hill, say campaigners.

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‘Antarctica should have legal rights’ - case put by visiting fellow at Cambridge talk

‘Antarctica should have legal rights’ - case put by visiting fellow at Cambridge talk

‘Antarctica should have legal rights’ - case put by visiting fellow at Cambridge talk

01 December 2023

Part of progressive alliance of scientists launch for World Antarctica Day.


City MP congratulates CoFarm for distributing £100k of produce across city

City MP congratulates CoFarm for distributing £100k of produce across city

City MP congratulates CoFarm for distributing £100k of produce across city

30 November 2023

‘Important milestone’ as community farm project goes from strength to strength.


Fungal body parts and festive fun ideas from the Wildlife Trust in Cambridgeshire

Fungal body parts and festive fun ideas from the Wildlife Trust in Cambridgeshire

Fungal body parts and festive fun ideas from the Wildlife Trust in Cambridgeshire

28 November 2023

Caroline Fitton discusses some seasonal sights and delights.


All the changes to car park fees proposed by Cambridge City Council in bid to cut congestion

All the changes to car park fees proposed by Cambridge City Council in bid to cut congestion

All the changes to car park fees proposed by Cambridge City Council in bid to cut congestion

26 November 2023

The council is also proposing to simplify the multi-storey car park tariff structure in response to user feedback

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Cambridge is at ‘significant risk’ of water shortages due to development and climate change

Cambridge is at ‘significant risk’ of water shortages due to development and climate change

Cambridge is at ‘significant risk’ of water shortages due to development and climate change

24 November 2023

Region faces major pressure from developments – but temperatures will be above average and forecast of 1.9mm per day rainfall is UK’s lowest

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‘We need to adapt to an economy fit for purpose in the 21st century’ – Sir David King at CISL

‘We need to adapt to an economy fit for purpose in the 21st century’ – Sir David King at CISL

‘We need to adapt to an economy fit for purpose in the 21st century’ – Sir David King at CISL

23 November 2023

Climate advisor to four prime ministers speaks at Cambridge event.


Mural to celebrate Cherry Hinton Brook – one of Cambridge’s rare chalk streams – to be installed at Sainsbury’s

Mural to celebrate Cherry Hinton Brook – one of Cambridge’s rare chalk streams – to be installed at Sainsbury’s

Mural to celebrate Cherry Hinton Brook – one of Cambridge’s rare chalk streams – to be installed at Sainsbury’s

23 November 2023

It was created by artists at Rowan in collaboration with the store and Friends of Cherry Hinton Brook.


A Wilder Coton project launched by Cambridge PPF with £30,000 fundraising drive to create nature-rich habitat

A Wilder Coton project launched by Cambridge PPF with £30,000 fundraising drive to create nature-rich habitat

A Wilder Coton project launched by Cambridge PPF with £30,000 fundraising drive to create nature-rich habitat

22 November 2023

Donations will be match funded.


The excitement of the East coast sea-bird migration: Is it happening unseen over Cambridge?

The excitement of the East coast sea-bird migration: Is it happening unseen over Cambridge?

The excitement of the East coast sea-bird migration: Is it happening unseen over Cambridge?

21 November 2023

Nature Notes | Bob Jarman discusses autumn sea-watching.

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Queens’ College wins fight to build student blocks next to Paradise Nature Reserve

Queens’ College wins fight to build student blocks next to Paradise Nature Reserve

Queens’ College wins fight to build student blocks next to Paradise Nature Reserve

15 November 2023

Campaigners are ‘devastated’ at the news that five trees will be felled and a 60-room student block will be built at the edge of a nature reserve.

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Concern at green light for six months of Cambridge towpath closures

Concern at green light for six months of Cambridge towpath closures

Concern at green light for six months of Cambridge towpath closures

12 November 2023

The Halingway towpath runs from Clayhithe to Chesterton

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