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Mayoral precept to triple – and council leader fumes that devolution should not be a ‘new excuse to tax local people’

Mayoral precept to triple – and council leader fumes that devolution should not be a ‘new excuse to tax local people’

Mayoral precept to triple – and council leader fumes that devolution should not be a ‘new excuse to tax local people’

05 February 2024

Mayor Dr Nik Johnson says £11m raised will fund buses.

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Oleksandra Matviichuk says war in Ukraine ‘is our problem as humanity’ at Cambridge Union

Oleksandra Matviichuk says war in Ukraine ‘is our problem as humanity’ at Cambridge Union

Oleksandra Matviichuk says war in Ukraine ‘is our problem as humanity’ at Cambridge Union

04 February 2024

Double standing ovation for Ukrainian Nobel Peace Prize winner’s first visit to city.

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How 150 new homes at Newbury Farm on edge of Cambridge could look

How 150 new homes at Newbury Farm on edge of Cambridge could look

How 150 new homes at Newbury Farm on edge of Cambridge could look

03 February 2024

City councillors were given an update on the Babraham Road plans from CIP.

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Cambridge gridlocked: Frustration grows at ‘unprecedented’ levels of roadworks

Cambridge gridlocked: Frustration grows at ‘unprecedented’ levels of roadworks

Cambridge gridlocked: Frustration grows at ‘unprecedented’ levels of roadworks

02 February 2024

Miles of tailbacks affect commuters, bus users and cyclists in city.

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Minister Gareth Davies visits Cambridge and says government wants to set the tone to encourage innovation

Minister Gareth Davies visits Cambridge and says government wants to set the tone to encourage innovation

Minister Gareth Davies visits Cambridge and says government wants to set the tone to encourage innovation

02 February 2024

We spoke to the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury as he visited CIC.

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From Cambourne to Cambridge: residents walk to join Gaza march

From Cambourne to Cambridge: residents walk to join Gaza march

From Cambourne to Cambridge: residents walk to join Gaza march

01 February 2024

Fundraiser supported by 30 residents for ‘eye-opening’ experience.


ARU report reveals scale of social media abuse for teens

ARU report reveals scale of social media abuse for teens

ARU report reveals scale of social media abuse for teens

01 February 2024

Youth ‘disillusioned with the platforms’ ability to take action’ on explicit offences.


Plans for redevelopment of Westbrook Centre in Cambridge into life science buildings ‘imminent’

Plans for redevelopment of Westbrook Centre in Cambridge into life science buildings ‘imminent’

Plans for redevelopment of Westbrook Centre in Cambridge into life science buildings ‘imminent’

31 January 2024

Reef Group has given more details of its plans for the site.

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Alarm over damp and mould in Cambridge’s older council homes

Alarm over damp and mould in Cambridge’s older council homes

Alarm over damp and mould in Cambridge’s older council homes

31 January 2024

The Lib Dem opposition say those living in older council homes are being left behind.


Could Brexit scupper red roses for Valentine’s Day? Cambridge MP warns of new border controls ‘disaster’ on imports

Could Brexit scupper red roses for Valentine’s Day? Cambridge MP warns of new border controls ‘disaster’ on imports

Could Brexit scupper red roses for Valentine’s Day? Cambridge MP warns of new border controls ‘disaster’ on imports

31 January 2024

Daniel Zeichner warns impact could include imports of red Valentine’s Day roses.

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The bus routes in Cambridgeshire due to be funded by trebling of mayor’s precept

The bus routes in Cambridgeshire due to be funded by trebling of mayor’s precept

The bus routes in Cambridgeshire due to be funded by trebling of mayor’s precept

31 January 2024

See every service that Dr Nik Johnson’s charge could fund.

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Council tenants in Cambridge face 7.7% rise in rent

Council tenants in Cambridge face 7.7% rise in rent

Council tenants in Cambridge face 7.7% rise in rent

30 January 2024

Garage and parking space charges for tenants will also rise.

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The Cambridge street given conservation area status in recognition of its architecture and history

The Cambridge street given conservation area status in recognition of its architecture and history

The Cambridge street given conservation area status in recognition of its architecture and history

29 January 2024

The city council move grants it extra protections.


Effort to persuade Dr Nik Johnson to drop trebling of his mayoral precept in Cambridgeshire is defeated

Effort to persuade Dr Nik Johnson to drop trebling of his mayoral precept in Cambridgeshire is defeated

Effort to persuade Dr Nik Johnson to drop trebling of his mayoral precept in Cambridgeshire is defeated

29 January 2024

The Labour mayor wants to fund bus improvements by tripling his portion of the council tax bill.

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Cambridge pro-Palestine groups vow to continue protests after ICJ ruling

Cambridge pro-Palestine groups vow to continue protests after ICJ ruling

Cambridge pro-Palestine groups vow to continue protests after ICJ ruling

28 January 2024

Ceasefire campaigners buoyed by progress of genocide case at The Hague.


Flatlining of economy since 2010 has cost people in Cambridge £21,000, says study

Flatlining of economy since 2010 has cost people in Cambridge £21,000, says study

Flatlining of economy since 2010 has cost people in Cambridge £21,000, says study

28 January 2024

Meanwhile, housing affordability has continued to get worse.

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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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Council tenants in ‘near-uninhabitable’ Ekin Road flats in Cambridge must be rehoused, argues campaign group

Council tenants in ‘near-uninhabitable’ Ekin Road flats in Cambridge must be rehoused, argues campaign group

Council tenants in ‘near-uninhabitable’ Ekin Road flats in Cambridge must be rehoused, argues campaign group

25 January 2024

The estate could be redeveloped or refurbished under city council plans.

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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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256 Cambourne homes approved – despite ex-headteacher’s warning of ‘fatal accident waiting to happen’

256 Cambourne homes approved – despite ex-headteacher’s warning of ‘fatal accident waiting to happen’

256 Cambourne homes approved – despite ex-headteacher’s warning of ‘fatal accident waiting to happen’

25 January 2024

Tory councillors, town council and ZEISS all objected to proposals too.

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