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In pictures: University of Cambridge Primary School organises first Eddington Carnival

In pictures: University of Cambridge Primary School organises first Eddington Carnival

In pictures: University of Cambridge Primary School organises first Eddington Carnival

23 July 2022

More than 650 pupils from the University of Cambridge Primary School and Coleridge Community College paraded through the streets.


Fun for the summer as new Book Bench Art Trail comes to Cambridge

Fun for the summer as new Book Bench Art Trail comes to Cambridge

Fun for the summer as new Book Bench Art Trail comes to Cambridge

16 July 2022

Following last year’s Cows about Cambridge, a smaller but just as colourful art trail can now be enjoyed in the city.

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Travel the world in LEGO at Cambridge’s Grand Arcade

Travel the world in LEGO at Cambridge’s Grand Arcade

Travel the world in LEGO at Cambridge’s Grand Arcade

09 July 2022

Brick Wonders boasts recreations of sights from all seven continents, including an Egyptian pyramid and the Grand Canyon.


Charles Darwin's stolen Tree of Life sketch to go on display

Charles Darwin's stolen Tree of Life sketch to go on display

Charles Darwin's stolen Tree of Life sketch to go on display

07 July 2022

The drawing was stolen and then returned to Cambridge University Library more than two decades after its disappearance.


Observation wheel on Parker’s Piece in Cambridge to return for next four years

Observation wheel on Parker’s Piece in Cambridge to return for next four years

Observation wheel on Parker’s Piece in Cambridge to return for next four years

15 June 2022

One member of the public labelled the big wheel an ‘abomination’ that impacted on public open space.

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Ventriloquist’s dummy used by Ronnie Barker in TV advert to be auctioned by Cheffins

Ventriloquist’s dummy used by Ronnie Barker in TV advert to be auctioned by Cheffins

Ventriloquist’s dummy used by Ronnie Barker in TV advert to be auctioned by Cheffins

18 May 2022

The blonde-haired dummy in a glitzy dress appeared in a 1970s advert for Sekonda watches.


Self-service dog wash opens at Milton Country Park

Self-service dog wash opens at Milton Country Park

Self-service dog wash opens at Milton Country Park

17 May 2022

Pampered pooches have been enjoying a wash and a blow dry after a walk in the woods thanks to the latest installation at Milton Country Park.


Pimm’s-filled punt gets a bit squiffy on River Cam

Pimm’s-filled punt gets a bit squiffy on River Cam

Pimm’s-filled punt gets a bit squiffy on River Cam

12 May 2022

A punt carrying Pimm’s had a bit of a mishap last Saturday evening (May 7).


Swaffham Prior becomes first in UK to run two working windmills

Swaffham Prior becomes first in UK to run two working windmills

Swaffham Prior becomes first in UK to run two working windmills

10 May 2022

A new cap has been installed on the second windmill in Swaffham Prior, which will be used to generate electricity.


Listen to the extraordinary song from village choir fighting new Honey Hill sewage plant

Listen to the extraordinary song from village choir fighting new Honey Hill sewage plant

Listen to the extraordinary song from village choir fighting new Honey Hill sewage plant

20 April 2022

The Save Honey Hill campaigners have released a comedy song expressing their feelings about a new sewage works planned for their doorstep.


Cambridge musician Liam Taylor’s Power of the Dog spoof up for a DAFTA award

Cambridge musician Liam Taylor’s Power of the Dog spoof up for a DAFTA award

Cambridge musician Liam Taylor’s Power of the Dog spoof up for a DAFTA award

07 April 2022

Written and directed by Liam, this short film is titled The Freestyle Cowboy Showdown.


Revealed: The extraordinary reason why a bomb squad was called to Cambridge and a 100m cordon thrown up

Revealed: The extraordinary reason why a bomb squad was called to Cambridge and a 100m cordon thrown up

Revealed: The extraordinary reason why a bomb squad was called to Cambridge and a 100m cordon thrown up

24 March 2022

An EOD team was called to Chesterton Road on March 23..


New Dinky Door appears in Cambridge

New Dinky Door appears in Cambridge

New Dinky Door appears in Cambridge

02 March 2022

The latest fairy-sized door has manifested outside a Cambridge bookshop and offers a peek inside a book mage's potting shed.


Snowdrop bulb from Cottenham’s ‘King of snowdrops’ fetches £1,850 in eBay auction

Snowdrop bulb from Cottenham’s ‘King of snowdrops’ fetches £1,850 in eBay auction

Snowdrop bulb from Cottenham’s ‘King of snowdrops’ fetches £1,850 in eBay auction

23 February 2022

Joe Sharman, of Monksilver Nursery, has been breeding snowdrops for 35 years.


Lorry sheds hundreds of beer cans in Cambridgeshire village

Lorry sheds hundreds of beer cans in Cambridgeshire village

Lorry sheds hundreds of beer cans in Cambridgeshire village

15 February 2022

Police closed the road and spent hours clearing away the fallen cans.


Giant PC on offer to make a bit more space in Cambridge museum

Giant PC on offer to make a bit more space in Cambridge museum

Giant PC on offer to make a bit more space in Cambridge museum

15 February 2022

Can you offer it a home?


Fake crossing painted on busy Cambridgeshire street

Fake crossing painted on busy Cambridgeshire street

Fake crossing painted on busy Cambridgeshire street

09 February 2022

Someone has painted yellow lines across a road just 100 metres away from a zebra crossing


Robot vacuum cleaner makes a ‘run for it’ at Orchard Park Travelodge

Robot vacuum cleaner makes a ‘run for it’ at Orchard Park Travelodge

Robot vacuum cleaner makes a ‘run for it’ at Orchard Park Travelodge

22 January 2022

Member of staff called for help to find the runaway bot.

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Cambridge Window Wanderland brings colourful displays to the city

Cambridge Window Wanderland brings colourful displays to the city

Cambridge Window Wanderland brings colourful displays to the city

21 January 2022

The Christmas lights have come down, but that is no reason to miss out on a bit of sparkle in the January evening gloom


Prince Charming mannequin in car on M11 is mistaken for a dead body

Prince Charming mannequin in car on M11 is mistaken for a dead body

Prince Charming mannequin in car on M11 is mistaken for a dead body

17 January 2022

His feet were protruding from a roll of carpet.

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