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Cambridge Celebrates City Deal

The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister for Cities was in Cambridge last Thursday to sign an innovative deal that could see up to £1 billion of investment in the Greater Cambridge area. The deal promises to improve transport and … Continue reading

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Breaking the Mould: Cambridge City Needs YOU!

If you love where you live, then have you ever considered helping to make our historic city even better? Residents often complain that party politics should be kept out of local politics. Yet, it is very difficult to stand as … Continue reading

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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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