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The five big uncertainties that will hold up progress on Greater Cambridge Local Plan until late 2025

The five big uncertainties that will hold up progress on Greater Cambridge Local Plan until late 2025

The five big uncertainties that will hold up progress on Greater Cambridge Local Plan until late 2025

07 March 2024

The plan is meant to guide the development of more than 50,000 homes in Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire.

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Government sets out development plans in ‘Case for Cambridge’ report

Government sets out development plans in ‘Case for Cambridge’ report

Government sets out development plans in ‘Case for Cambridge’ report

06 March 2024

The government says it wants to see more homes and laboratories built.

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Cambridge MP tells House of Commons bee-killing pesticide is ‘threat to our survival’

Cambridge MP tells House of Commons bee-killing pesticide is ‘threat to our survival’

Cambridge MP tells House of Commons bee-killing pesticide is ‘threat to our survival’

06 March 2024

Government says approval for Cruiser B ‘not taken lightly’.

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3% tax rise approved by South Cambridgeshire District Council

3% tax rise approved by South Cambridgeshire District Council

3% tax rise approved by South Cambridgeshire District Council

06 March 2024

But the Tory opposition wanted a tax freeze.

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What Cambridge made of the Spring Budget 2024

What Cambridge made of the Spring Budget 2024

What Cambridge made of the Spring Budget 2024

06 March 2024

Reaction from politicians, academic and experts to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s measures.

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Spring Budget 2024 at a glance: The measures announced by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt

Spring Budget 2024 at a glance: The measures announced by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt

Spring Budget 2024 at a glance: The measures announced by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt

06 March 2024

National Insurance cut among headline measures.


Spring Budget 2024: Jeremy Hunt confirms Cambridge development corporation plan and further AstraZeneca investment in Biomedical Campus

Spring Budget 2024: Jeremy Hunt confirms Cambridge development corporation plan and further AstraZeneca investment in Biomedical Campus

Spring Budget 2024: Jeremy Hunt confirms Cambridge development corporation plan and further AstraZeneca investment in Biomedical Campus

06 March 2024

Chancellor announces next steps toward Cambridge becoming ‘world’s leading scientific powerhouse’

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Trinity College issued with legal notice from Palestinian group over ‘investments in Israeli arms company’

Trinity College issued with legal notice from Palestinian group over ‘investments in Israeli arms company’

Trinity College issued with legal notice from Palestinian group over ‘investments in Israeli arms company’

06 March 2024

University of Cambridge college funded Elbit Systems, FOI request reveals.

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£100m investment in Cambridge’s Abbey ward to be discussed at public meeting

£100m investment in Cambridge’s Abbey ward to be discussed at public meeting

£100m investment in Cambridge’s Abbey ward to be discussed at public meeting

04 March 2024

A series of projects are lined up to bring new homes, jobs and facilities to city’s most deprived ward.

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Coalition of Gaza protesters stage sit-in at University of Cambridge site

Coalition of Gaza protesters stage sit-in at University of Cambridge site

Coalition of Gaza protesters stage sit-in at University of Cambridge site

29 February 2024

Climate justice protesters join with pro-Palestine groups.


Political row breaks out as £9m developer contributions agreed to fund new Mepal crematorium

Political row breaks out as £9m developer contributions agreed to fund new Mepal crematorium

Political row breaks out as £9m developer contributions agreed to fund new Mepal crematorium

28 February 2024

Opposition councillors claim it’s not wanted.

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Chris Carter-Chapman: Why plan for new Cambridge Children’s Hospital means so much to me

Chris Carter-Chapman: Why plan for new Cambridge Children’s Hospital means so much to me

Chris Carter-Chapman: Why plan for new Cambridge Children’s Hospital means so much to me

27 February 2024

Opinion | Tory candidate for South Cambs writes about his family’s experience.


Daniel Zeichner MP: Equality and growth are two sides of the same coin

Daniel Zeichner MP: Equality and growth are two sides of the same coin

Daniel Zeichner MP: Equality and growth are two sides of the same coin

27 February 2024

The Labour MP for Cambridge writes for the Cambridge Independent.

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Cambridge rally on King’s Parade marks two years since Russia invaded Ukraine

Cambridge rally on King’s Parade marks two years since Russia invaded Ukraine

Cambridge rally on King’s Parade marks two years since Russia invaded Ukraine

25 February 2024

Hundreds commemorate with poetry, eulogies, songs – and hopes for Ukraine’s victory.

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Phil Rodgers: Exploring what might happen in the new St Neots and Mid Cambs constituency at the General Election

Phil Rodgers: Exploring what might happen in the new St Neots and Mid Cambs constituency at the General Election

Phil Rodgers: Exploring what might happen in the new St Neots and Mid Cambs constituency at the General Election

25 February 2024

Our political commentator explores the prospects for the parties and their candidates.

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‘What’s the plan to tackle Cambridge’s congestion now?’ ask campaigners

‘What’s the plan to tackle Cambridge’s congestion now?’ ask campaigners

‘What’s the plan to tackle Cambridge’s congestion now?’ ask campaigners

23 February 2024

There are concerns that any hopes of genuine public transport improvements will be dashed without taking more cars off the road.

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New £11m REWIRE chip innovation centre powered by Cambridge expertise

New £11m REWIRE chip innovation centre powered by Cambridge expertise

New £11m REWIRE chip innovation centre powered by Cambridge expertise

22 February 2024

University trio power semiconductor strategy for new transportation technology.

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Councillors welcome proposed Airbnb controls as short-term lets ‘eat away at Cambridge’s housing stock’

Councillors welcome proposed Airbnb controls as short-term lets ‘eat away at Cambridge’s housing stock’

Councillors welcome proposed Airbnb controls as short-term lets ‘eat away at Cambridge’s housing stock’

22 February 2024

Concerns have grown over the growth of the short-term letting market in Cambridge.


South Cambridgeshire District Council plans to continue four-day week trial despite funding threats

South Cambridgeshire District Council plans to continue four-day week trial despite funding threats

South Cambridgeshire District Council plans to continue four-day week trial despite funding threats

21 February 2024

The opposition say the £316,000 net saving was ‘miles off’ what had been hoped for.

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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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