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Lib Dems lead challenge to Tory library plans

by Amanda Taylor on 10 April, 2015

Nine Liberal Democrat county councillors have hit back against Conservative plans to allow a private company to take over the third floor of Cambridge Central Library – plans that were voted through by an unholy alliance of UKIP and Conservative councillors plus Cambridge’s one independent councillor, John Hipkin. The Lib Dems have called for the […]

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Rural Tory and UKIP county councillors have today voted to convert the top floor of Cambridge Central Library into an enterprise centre run by an outside company (KORA), and to close the café. Cllr Barbara Ashwood (Lib Dem) opened the debate by saying that while she is generally very supportive of the library service, she […]

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Cambridge Joint Area Committee

by Amanda Taylor on 16 January, 2015

Since September, I have been chairing the Cambridge Joint Area Committee (CJAC for short) is a joint County/City Council committee that handles a number of traffic-related matters in the City of Cambridge, including: Determining priorities for the Local Highway Improvement Initiative Traffic management, parking regulation, cycle and pedestrian schemes Advising on on-street and off-street parking […]

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Favourite Fairtrade place in Cambridge? Please tell!

by Amanda Taylor on 22 February, 2012

Yesterday, the Mayor of Cambridge, Councillor Ian Nimmo-Smith, put up the first Cambridge Fairtrade sticker in the Green Coffee Company and gave out stickers to Fairtrade retailers, including the Co-op, Harriet Kelsall Jewellery Design and One World Is Enough. The stickers are sponsored by the Co-operative, which was the first big supermarket to stock Fairtrade […]

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Welcome to The Coffee House

by Amanda Taylor on 7 August, 2011

Welcome to the newest establishment on Wulfstan Way – The Coffee House & Takeaway, which opened last month where E C Sandwich used to be. There’s a good range of snacks, including various different types of bread with British, Italian, Greek, French and Polish names, all with various tasty fillings, and a range of cakes, […]

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