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‘Freedom Day’: Two-thirds say they’ll wear face masks in shops and on public transport as coronavirus restrictions are lifted

‘Freedom Day’: Two-thirds say they’ll wear face masks in shops and on public transport as coronavirus restrictions are lifted

‘Freedom Day’: Two-thirds say they’ll wear face masks in shops and on public transport as coronavirus restrictions are lifted

The survey findings come as Cambridgeshire records more than 800 Covid-19 cases in two days.

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Cambridge scientists among those urging public to wear face masks beyond July 19

Cambridge scientists among those urging public to wear face masks beyond July 19

Cambridge scientists among those urging public to wear face masks beyond July 19

Prof Ravi Gupta says people should wear them in enclosed public spaces.


Blockade plan for protest on Mill Road bridge in Cambridge

Blockade plan for protest on Mill Road bridge in Cambridge

Blockade plan for protest on Mill Road bridge in Cambridge

A last-ditch protest to try to persuade councillors to reopen the bridge to cars is being organised by traders who say their livelihoods depend on it.

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Eileen Milner appointed to £203,923-a-year role as chief executive of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Eileen Milner appointed to £203,923-a-year role as chief executive of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Eileen Milner appointed to £203,923-a-year role as chief executive of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

She currently leads the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

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Cambridgeshire mayor Dr Nik Johnson calls for those who can to continue to wear masks in public places

Cambridgeshire mayor Dr Nik Johnson calls for those who can to continue to wear masks in public places

Cambridgeshire mayor Dr Nik Johnson calls for those who can to continue to wear masks in public places

Dr Nik Johnson is asking for people to “continue to wear a mask on our buses and trains, and in public spaces” after restrictions ease on July 19.


Cambridgeshire County Council remains in ‘difficult financial position’ despite underspend

Cambridgeshire County Council remains in ‘difficult financial position’ despite underspend

Cambridgeshire County Council remains in ‘difficult financial position’ despite underspend

Cambridgeshire County Council remains in a “very difficult financial position” despite an underspend of £6.3m last year.


Complaints to Cambridge City Council fall by 30 per cent

Complaints to Cambridge City Council fall by 30 per cent

Complaints to Cambridge City Council fall by 30 per cent

The council says the reduced number of complaints received reflects the impact of the pandemic.


University of Cambridge warns it may withdraw from initial teacher training if government shake-up proceeds

University of Cambridge warns it may withdraw from initial teacher training if government shake-up proceeds

University of Cambridge warns it may withdraw from initial teacher training if government shake-up proceeds

The government is consulting on plans that would change how new teachers are trained.


Row over public access as councillors sign off Shire Hall terms

Row over public access as councillors sign off Shire Hall terms

Row over public access as councillors sign off Shire Hall terms

Cambridgeshire County Council will proceed to signing final terms for the long-term lease of Shire Hall for use as a hotel and office building.

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Freedom Day - Health secretary Sajid Javid’s statement to the House of Commons in full

Freedom Day - Health secretary Sajid Javid’s statement to the House of Commons in full

Freedom Day - Health secretary Sajid Javid’s statement to the House of Commons in full

Here is what he had to say about plans to lift the country out of remaining Covid-19 restrictions.


PM accused of ‘gambling with lives’ over plans to lift mask-wearing and social distancing despite rapid rise in Covid-19 cases

PM accused of ‘gambling with lives’ over plans to lift mask-wearing and social distancing despite rapid rise in Covid-19 cases

PM accused of ‘gambling with lives’ over plans to lift mask-wearing and social distancing despite rapid rise in Covid-19 cases

‘We’ll end up with more restricted lives out of self-defence’ says Cambridge cancer survivor and mum.

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MP to raise future of GCP with government after it presses ahead with ‘damaging’ busway plan

MP to raise future of GCP with government after it presses ahead with ‘damaging’ busway plan

MP to raise future of GCP with government after it presses ahead with ‘damaging’ busway plan

He accused the Greater Cambridge Partnership of ‘baffling doublethink’ and ignoring the will of residents.

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GCP to progress Cambourne to Cambridge busway and Cambridge South East Transport schemes despite opposition

GCP to progress Cambourne to Cambridge busway and Cambridge South East Transport schemes despite opposition

GCP to progress Cambourne to Cambridge busway and Cambridge South East Transport schemes despite opposition

The Cambourne to Cambridge (C2C) busway and Cambridge South East Transport (CSET) plans will progress to the next stage after approval from the GCP.

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Greater Cambridge Partnership faces backlash against green belt plans

Greater Cambridge Partnership faces backlash against green belt plans

Greater Cambridge Partnership faces backlash against green belt plans

An MP has urged the GCP to “prove it can take the blinkers off and listen to local people and experts with an open mind” over its busway plans.

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