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Shapour Meftah is Cambridge’s new Conservative Councillor

Conservative Shapour Meftah has won a seat on the City Council, beating the incumbent Lib Dem councillor by 723 votes to 644. Cllr Meftah, shown here (right) being congratulated by County Council leader Nick Clarke, has lived in Trumpington for … Continue reading

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City Council gets poor mileage out of spending

Cambridge City Council has been caught out paying its staff more than the recommended rate for car mileage at the same time as cutting spending on environmental improvements and other services. The council reimbursed 52p per mile rather than the … Continue reading

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City Council defeated on student taxes

A Cambridge PhD student has won a High Court victory over the Lib Dem-run City Council, who had incorrectly charged him for council tax from which students are exempt.

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