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Access to the news during Coronavirus outbreak

During this unprecedented time, many readers will not be in a position to be able to buy a newspaper. To help, Iliffe Media have developed the IM News app which can be downloaded for free and read on either your phone or tablet.

The IM News app contains the latest breaking news from our journalists as well as a digital version of the Cambridge Independent and is available for free for a month.

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Social media goes wild for Comberton poet Jude Simpson’s Thank Me by Thinking Twice, hailing healthcare workers

Social media goes wild for Comberton poet Jude Simpson’s Thank Me by Thinking Twice, hailing healthcare workers

Social media goes wild for Comberton poet Jude Simpson’s Thank Me by Thinking Twice, hailing healthcare workers

The poem has proved popular on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.


'The world has changed but our care home is vibrant and positive'

'The world has changed but our care home is vibrant and positive'

'The world has changed but our care home is vibrant and positive'

Staff at Cambridge Manor care home are supporting residents to live fun, active lives despite changes due to coronavirus.


Concern over new Cambridge cyclist paths and plans for bike QuickCAM network

Concern over new Cambridge cyclist paths and plans for bike QuickCAM network

Concern over new Cambridge cyclist paths and plans for bike QuickCAM network

Camcycle reveals its proposals for cycling routes as it says new temporary bike lanes are not up to the required standard

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Coronavirus: Groups of six able to meet outside from Monday, says Prime Minister

Coronavirus: Groups of six able to meet outside from Monday, says Prime Minister

Coronavirus: Groups of six able to meet outside from Monday, says Prime Minister

Boris Johnson also gives confirmation of school reopenings.


The seven reasons why parents group is protesting in Cambridge about June 1 return of primary schools

The seven reasons why parents group is protesting in Cambridge about June 1 return of primary schools

The seven reasons why parents group is protesting in Cambridge about June 1 return of primary schools

Cambs Parents & Carers Covid-19 Forum is holding a socially-distanced lobbying event outside Shire Hall.


Gilead’s Ebola drug repurposed to treat Covid-19

Gilead’s Ebola drug repurposed to treat Covid-19

Gilead’s Ebola drug repurposed to treat Covid-19

Anti-viral drug remdesivir made available to NHS hospitals


Marshall Motor Group to reopen its car showrooms

Marshall Motor Group to reopen its car showrooms

Marshall Motor Group to reopen its car showrooms

The company says it has trained staff on new operating procedures to make the dealerships Covid-19 secure,


Open for business - housing market’s boost to the economy

Open for business - housing market’s boost to the economy

Open for business - housing market’s boost to the economy

Estate agents predict the reopened housing market will provide a much-needed kickstart to the economy.


How city’s artists are turning to street art exhibitions

How city’s artists are turning to street art exhibitions

How city’s artists are turning to street art exhibitions

With lockdown preventing visits to artists' homes, Cambridge Open Studios is offering an artist treasure hunt on your daily walk


Coronavirus: How Cambridge city centre will adapt as cars make way for street diners

Coronavirus: How Cambridge city centre will adapt as cars make way for street diners

Coronavirus: How Cambridge city centre will adapt as cars make way for street diners

Some Cambridge city’s streets could be closed to traffic in an attempt to get Cambridge’s bars and restaurants back in business following the lockdown


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