Monday, November 26, 2018

Mayor James Palmer admitted he underestimated the cost of running the new combined authority, and says original predictions it would cost £850,000 a year were never going to be realistic.

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James Palmer
Friday, November 2, 2018

The iconic city headquarters of Cambridgeshire County Council could soon be turned into a hotel or student flats, but doubts over the council’s future are leading some to question whether now is the time for their move to a new base in Alconbury.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Around 50 demonstrators with banners and flags gathered outside the Job Centre in Cambridge to call for a re-think over the controversial benefits system.

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Cambridge City Council
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Lib Dem Cllr Susan van de Ven called on the council today (October 16) to support a “people’s vote” on the terms of Brexit, with the possibility of remaining in the EU if it was decided leaving would be a bad idea.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Campaigners and residents with sight problems have hailed a victory as councillors voted to throw out proposals to cut back on “non-statutory” concessionary bus fares, including free travel for blind and partially sighted concessionary bus pass holders before 9.30am on weekdays.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

There are calls for Cambridgeshire County Council to join a push for a “people’s vote” on Brexit amid fears leaving the EU could be harmful for local businesses and residents.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

There is strong opposition to proposals to stop blind and partially sighted people getting free or reduced bus tickets, with claims the move will make people “prisoners in their own homes”.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Plans for a “huge” new town north of Cambridge which will be home to 25,000 people, have taken a step forward, and the public will soon have the chance to have their say on the plans.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The job of a parish councillor is not always the most glamorous one – but now there are calls for the job to be “sexed up” in order to attract more people to the role.

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