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Obituary: Nobel Prize-winning Cambridge astrophysicist Professor Antony Hewish dies at 97

Obituary: Nobel Prize-winning Cambridge astrophysicist Professor Antony Hewish dies at 97

Obituary: Nobel Prize-winning Cambridge astrophysicist Professor Antony Hewish dies at 97

26 September 2021

He was professor of radio astronomy at the Cavendish Laboratory from 1971 to 1989.


Sir Clive Sinclair dies at 81: Cambridge pays tribute to home computer pioneer and C5 inventor

Sir Clive Sinclair dies at 81: Cambridge pays tribute to home computer pioneer and C5 inventor

Sir Clive Sinclair dies at 81: Cambridge pays tribute to home computer pioneer and C5 inventor

17 September 2021

Cambridge’ Centre for Computing History said we have ‘lost a true visionary, disruptor and gentleman’.


Obituary: Gerd Browne - champion skier, owner of Browne’s Bookstore on Mill Road and mother of Anthony Browne MP

Obituary: Gerd Browne - champion skier, owner of Browne’s Bookstore on Mill Road and mother of Anthony Browne MP

Obituary: Gerd Browne - champion skier, owner of Browne’s Bookstore on Mill Road and mother of Anthony Browne MP

06 August 2021

An adventurer and active member of the Buddhist community, Gerd died at 85 following a short illness.


‘Inspirational’ Dr Graham Petrie, founding patron of Centre 33, dies

‘Inspirational’ Dr Graham Petrie, founding patron of Centre 33, dies

‘Inspirational’ Dr Graham Petrie, founding patron of Centre 33, dies

04 August 2021

Dr Petrie co-founded the charity with Maggie Hunter in 1981.


Obituary: James Roberts, 83 - senior education officer’s work on exchange visits benefited thousands

Obituary: James Roberts, 83 - senior education officer’s work on exchange visits benefited thousands

Obituary: James Roberts, 83 - senior education officer’s work on exchange visits benefited thousands

23 July 2021

His work led to Cambridgeshire and Kreis Viersen being officially twinned.


Tribute paid to fun, quick-witted Cambridgeshire man who died in collision at Spittals Interchange

Tribute paid to fun, quick-witted Cambridgeshire man who died in collision at Spittals Interchange

Tribute paid to fun, quick-witted Cambridgeshire man who died in collision at Spittals Interchange

20 July 2021

Police have arrested two men.


Heartbroken families pay tribute as crashes claim lives of four people on Cambridgeshire’s roads this month

Heartbroken families pay tribute as crashes claim lives of four people on Cambridgeshire’s roads this month

Heartbroken families pay tribute as crashes claim lives of four people on Cambridgeshire’s roads this month

23 June 2021

Three men and one woman have died in separate crashes within three weeks in the county.


Cambridge graduates Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones tried to make the world a better place

Cambridge graduates Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones tried to make the world a better place

Cambridge graduates Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones tried to make the world a better place

28 May 2021

Family and friends paid tribute to Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt during the inquest.


In pictures: Dignified service held at Great St Mary’s Church in commemoration of Prince Philip

In pictures: Dignified service held at Great St Mary’s Church in commemoration of Prince Philip

In pictures: Dignified service held at Great St Mary’s Church in commemoration of Prince Philip

19 April 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh was chancellor of the University of Cambridge for nearly 35 years.


Prince Philip and Cambridge: A connection that spanned more than 60 years

Prince Philip and Cambridge: A connection that spanned more than 60 years

Prince Philip and Cambridge: A connection that spanned more than 60 years

09 April 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh made many visits and was chancellor of the University of Cambridge for more than three decades.


Prince Philip: no-nonsense prince was Queen’s ‘strength and stay’

Prince Philip: no-nonsense prince was Queen’s ‘strength and stay’

Prince Philip: no-nonsense prince was Queen’s ‘strength and stay’

09 April 2021

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich, who has passed away today, April 9, was born on June 10 1921.


Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, dies at the age of 99

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, dies at the age of 99

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, dies at the age of 99

09 April 2021

The Queen said he died peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.


Hundreds line streets to say farewell to firefighter Danny Granger

Hundreds line streets to say farewell to firefighter Danny Granger

Hundreds line streets to say farewell to firefighter Danny Granger

17 March 2021

Colleagues from across the fire and rescue service joined Danny’s family and friends in paying tribute to the much-loved firefighter.


Sadness at the death at 40 of Tommy Dann, a talented Cambridge sportsman and PE teacher

Sadness at the death at 40 of Tommy Dann, a talented Cambridge sportsman and PE teacher

Sadness at the death at 40 of Tommy Dann, a talented Cambridge sportsman and PE teacher

25 February 2021

He played rugby and cricket, and taught PE at The Perse and The Leys.


A tribute to Sam Isaacson: ‘She wanted to pack joy and adventure into the world’

A tribute to Sam Isaacson: ‘She wanted to pack joy and adventure into the world’

A tribute to Sam Isaacson: ‘She wanted to pack joy and adventure into the world’

23 February 2021

We spoke to Sam’s mother following the death of the 31-year-old, who raised £65,000 for ACT and Arthur Rank Hospice.


Tributes to kind-hearted Cottenham firefighter Danny Granger after he dies from Covid-19

Tributes to kind-hearted Cottenham firefighter Danny Granger after he dies from Covid-19

Tributes to kind-hearted Cottenham firefighter Danny Granger after he dies from Covid-19

12 February 2021

He spent nearly 22 years as an on-call firefighter in the village.


‘Our lives will never be the same’ - parents and partner pay tribute to 25-year-old Emilia after she dies in crash near Over

‘Our lives will never be the same’ - parents and partner pay tribute to 25-year-old Emilia after she dies in crash near Over

‘Our lives will never be the same’ - parents and partner pay tribute to 25-year-old Emilia after she dies in crash near Over

20 November 2020

They have described her as kind, thoughtful and much-loved.


Former Peterhouse master and distinguished chemist Prof Sir John M Thomas dies at 87

Former Peterhouse master and distinguished chemist Prof Sir John M Thomas dies at 87

Former Peterhouse master and distinguished chemist Prof Sir John M Thomas dies at 87

19 November 2020

He had 30 patents to his name - and a mineral named after him.


Hundreds pay their respects at funeral of Cambridge United fan Simon Dobbin

Hundreds pay their respects at funeral of Cambridge United fan Simon Dobbin

Hundreds pay their respects at funeral of Cambridge United fan Simon Dobbin

13 November 2020

He died, aged 48, five years after being attacked by a gang of football hooligans.


Tributes to the brilliant Cambridge scientist Prof Chris Abell, who changed the face of drug discovery

Tributes to the brilliant Cambridge scientist Prof Chris Abell, who changed the face of drug discovery

Tributes to the brilliant Cambridge scientist Prof Chris Abell, who changed the face of drug discovery

04 November 2020

The biological chemist, who co-founder Astex, Sphere Fluidics and Aqdot, has died suddenly at 62.


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