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It’s all in the preparation: How parents can support the secondary school transition

It’s all in the preparation: How parents can support the secondary school transition

It’s all in the preparation: How parents can support the secondary school transition

27 August 2023

Alice Heywood and Abbey Jones, of the Stephen Perse Foundation, offer their advice


Phil Rodgers: Tourists fill Cambridge’s streets once more – but do we really need the King’s Parade barrier?

Phil Rodgers: Tourists fill Cambridge’s streets once more – but do we really need the King’s Parade barrier?

Phil Rodgers: Tourists fill Cambridge’s streets once more – but do we really need the King’s Parade barrier?

24 August 2023

Our columnist looks at the impact of tourism in the city and examines why there’s no tourist information centre.

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Emilie Silverwood-Cope: In the 1980s, you had to get your kicks where you could

Emilie Silverwood-Cope: In the 1980s, you had to get your kicks where you could

Emilie Silverwood-Cope: In the 1980s, you had to get your kicks where you could

15 August 2023

Emilie Silverwood-Cope writes about Parenting Truths.


Now is not the time for the county council to lose its nerve on a Sustainable Travel Zone

Now is not the time for the county council to lose its nerve on a Sustainable Travel Zone

Now is not the time for the county council to lose its nerve on a Sustainable Travel Zone

12 August 2023

Opinion | Lianna Etkind, of Parents for a Sustainable Travel Zone, sets out the case for its introduction in Cambridge.


Paul Kirkley: Tourists? Don’t get me started

Paul Kirkley: Tourists? Don’t get me started

Paul Kirkley: Tourists? Don’t get me started

08 August 2023

Paul Kirkley: On his annoyance with tourists, Harry Potter agnosticism, plans for thousands of new homes in the area, and the climate emergency.


A weepy end to primary school... and that was just me

A weepy end to primary school... and that was just me

A weepy end to primary school... and that was just me

07 August 2023

Laura Kenworthy reflects on the final days of her daughter’s primary school years.


Phil Rodgers: Labour faces triple challenge in Cambridge

Phil Rodgers: Labour faces triple challenge in Cambridge

Phil Rodgers: Labour faces triple challenge in Cambridge

23 July 2023

Our political commentator explores the Tories’ recent by-election win and looks ahead to the General Election.

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Emilie Silverwood-Cope: On a sticky wicket - let them quit or make them tough it out?

Emilie Silverwood-Cope: On a sticky wicket - let them quit or make them tough it out?

Emilie Silverwood-Cope: On a sticky wicket - let them quit or make them tough it out?

18 July 2023

Emilie Silverwood-Cope writes about Parenting Truths.


Paul Kirkley: This summer I’ll be more like Barbecue Man

Paul Kirkley: This summer I’ll be more like Barbecue Man

Paul Kirkley: This summer I’ll be more like Barbecue Man

11 July 2023

Paul Kirkley: On releasing his inner Barbecue Man, coping with heatwaves, deserted theme parks, and seeing Lionel Richie play All Night Long.


Building an AI superpower: can it lead an economic recovery?

Building an AI superpower: can it lead an economic recovery?

Building an AI superpower: can it lead an economic recovery?

27 June 2023

Opinion | Tom Bethell of Kao Data considers the challenges and opportunities.


Phil Rodgers: ‘Political consequences of GCP’s congestion charge decision will last years’

Phil Rodgers: ‘Political consequences of GCP’s congestion charge decision will last years’

Phil Rodgers: ‘Political consequences of GCP’s congestion charge decision will last years’

25 June 2023

Opinion | Our political commentator discusses the STZ and King’s Hedges by-election

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Anthony Browne MP: ‘The government is spending £7bn here – meanwhile, Lib Dems and Labour are propping up unelected GCP’

Anthony Browne MP: ‘The government is spending £7bn here – meanwhile, Lib Dems and Labour are propping up unelected GCP’

Anthony Browne MP: ‘The government is spending £7bn here – meanwhile, Lib Dems and Labour are propping up unelected GCP’

24 June 2023

The South Cambridgeshire Conservative MP shares his opinion.


Emilie Silverwood-Cope: Parents should step back when they are ready to go it alone

Emilie Silverwood-Cope: Parents should step back when they are ready to go it alone

Emilie Silverwood-Cope: Parents should step back when they are ready to go it alone

19 June 2023

Emilie Silverwood-Cope writes about Parenting Truths.


Paul Kirkley: Seven years of Brexit ‘bad luck’

Paul Kirkley: Seven years of Brexit ‘bad luck’

Paul Kirkley: Seven years of Brexit ‘bad luck’

15 June 2023

Paul Kirkley: The failure of Brexit, plus Cromwell and the coronation, Meat Loaf at the cathedral, the four-day working week and… sitzpinklers.

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Tim Bick on congestion charge: ‘We want to bring people together around an effective transport scheme’

Tim Bick on congestion charge: ‘We want to bring people together around an effective transport scheme’

Tim Bick on congestion charge: ‘We want to bring people together around an effective transport scheme’

14 June 2023

Opinion | Cllr Tim Bick, chair of the Greater Cambridge Partnership joint assembly

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Eastern Powerhouse: Should students get a free bus pass?

Eastern Powerhouse: Should students get a free bus pass?

Eastern Powerhouse: Should students get a free bus pass?

24 May 2023

Opinion | James Palmer, chair of Eastern Powerhouse, makes the case for free travel for college students and apprentices in the East of England.

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Phil Rodgers: How Cambridge bucked the elections trend – with a swing towards the Conservatives

Phil Rodgers: How Cambridge bucked the elections trend – with a swing towards the Conservatives

Phil Rodgers: How Cambridge bucked the elections trend – with a swing towards the Conservatives

21 May 2023

Our political commentator analyses the impact of voting and what it could mean for the congestion charge.


Emilie Silverwood-Cope: School trips - where confidence is gained and legends are made

Emilie Silverwood-Cope: School trips - where confidence is gained and legends are made

Emilie Silverwood-Cope: School trips - where confidence is gained and legends are made

16 May 2023

Emilie Silverwood-Cope writes about Parenting Truths.

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Paul Kirkley: Brains not bots maketh the boffin

Paul Kirkley: Brains not bots maketh the boffin

Paul Kirkley: Brains not bots maketh the boffin

10 May 2023

Paul Kirkley: The rising use of chatbots by students, plus his favourite train station, Professor T, and the Orient Express.


Phil Rodgers’ ward-by-ward guide to the 2023 Cambridge City Council elections - plus a look at East Cambridgeshire

Phil Rodgers’ ward-by-ward guide to the 2023 Cambridge City Council elections - plus a look at East Cambridgeshire

Phil Rodgers’ ward-by-ward guide to the 2023 Cambridge City Council elections - plus a look at East Cambridgeshire

23 April 2023

Our political commentator takes a look at the candidates, the voting patterns and the big unknown.


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