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Morley Memorial plans

by Amanda Taylor on 5 December, 2016

Our local primary school, Morley Memorial, is up for improvements. The school is over 100 years old and some of its buildings need to be be brought up to modern standards. The County Council has plans for the school to have three new classrooms plus long overdue repairs. The changes will enable the whole school […]

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by Amanda Taylor on 4 November, 2014

The new Party President of the Liberal Democrats is Baroness Sal Brinton, who for many years worked and lived in Cambridge, including a spell in Cavendish Avenue. Sal stood twice for Parliament in South East Cambridgeshire before moving to Watford and was Education Spokes and Group Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Cambridgeshire County Council. […]

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County Council budget consultation

by Amanda Taylor on 13 August, 2014

Congratulations, Queen Emma!

by Amanda Taylor on 9 June, 2013

Well done to Queen Emma Primary School, which has just received a ‘good school’ rating on its first OFSTED report. This is very impressive, as the main school has only been open for 18 months, and the nursery only 3 weeks! The Queen Emma, on the old Netherhall site in Gunhild Way, is the sister […]

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Liberal Democrats in the Coalition Government have given Cambridgeshire schoolchildren a £12 million Christmas present – and a quarter of a million pounds of this is coming to schools in Queen Edith’s. The cash is an increase in the Pupil Premium funding, which targets extra money to schools to be spent on children from disadvantaged […]

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Cambridge MP Julian Huppert is to join a cross-party group of MPs to fight for a fairer deal for Cambridge’s sixth form colleges. Julian has been invited to become a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Sixth Form Colleges which has been established to protect the future of the colleges nationwide. With Hills […]

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