Cambridgeshire

Knock Out Extremism: Scheme aims to stop radicalisation

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 12:19
Teenagers are encouraged to take up boxing in one attempt to deter extremist recruiters.
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HMP Littlehey conditions 'lamentable', says charity

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 01:31
Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford had complained about broken showers at HMP Littlehey.
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Demon dog Black Shuck celebrated in graphic novel

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 01:20
The novel tells the tale of Black Shuck, said to have terrorised 16th Century Suffolk churchgoers.
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Buckden armed robber caught by left-behind beanie hat

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:17
Charles Lee had threatened staff and customers at a convenience store with a sawn-off shotgun.
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Frank Lampard: Derby County manager retains Jack Marriott interest

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 15:51
Derby boss Frank Lampard still hopes to sign Peterborough's Jack Marriott, despite the Rams having had three bids rejected.
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IVF: NHS couples 'face social rationing'

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 04:29
Eight out of 10 of CCGs in England do not offer IVF to couples if one partner has previous children.
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Trust withdraws Cambridge sport lakes plan

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 01:42
Outline planning permission granted in 2013 for the £25m water sports complex has now lapsed.
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Greater Anglia train guards and drivers agree deal

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:18
Serious negotiation ended the Greater Anglia dispute over guards on trains, union chiefs say.
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Initial engagement period on ideas to improve Cambridge's streets and open spaces extended until 3 August

Cambridge Council - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:15

‘MAKING Space for People’ – a project to make Cambridge easier and more pleasant for people to get around – has extended its first stage of engagement until 3 August to allow more people to comment.

Residents, visitors and people who work in Cambridge now have an additional period to register their comments and ideas for potential improvements to walkways, cycleways, roads and open spaces, in order to ensure people are put at the heart of city life.

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Chris West murder: Man guilty of Halloween disco stabbing

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:48
Kai Nazir was "swinging all over" and stabbed his unarmed victim 12 times.
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On your marks for a new Parkrun event to be trialed at Coldham's Common

Cambridge Council - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:08

A NEW regular ‘Parkrun’ event is set to be trialed in Cambridge this autumn.

The free 5km timed event will take place weekly at Coldham’s Common recreation ground, after the open space was identified as a suitable location by Cambridge City Council and the organisers of Parkrun, and following a public consultation in June.

The new event will be the first in Cambridge itself, following the success of two other regular Parkruns nearby, at Milton Country Park and Wimpole Hall.

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2018 Riba Stirling shortlist in pictures

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 00:39
Six buildings have been selected for the shortlist of this year's prestigious Riba Stirling award.
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Sam Mechelewski death: Men deny murder in country park stabbing

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:37
Two men are due to stand trial for murder after a body was found in Hinchingbrooke Country Park.
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Cambourne pub murder accused 'acted in self-defence'

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:09
Kai Nazir, 20, denies the murder of Chris West outside the Monkfield Arms in Cambourne.
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Helping rough sleepers becomes easier as Cambridge Street Aid goes contactless

Cambridge Council - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 14:26

PEOPLE wishing to donate to Cambridge Street Aid, the charitable fund which helps vulnerable people get off or stay off the streets, can now do so quickly and easily at new contactless ‘giving points’.

Two giving point terminals have been installed by Cambridge City Council outside the customer service centre at Mandela House on St Andrew’s Street, and inside the Visitor Information Centre, situated on the Peas Hill side of the Guildhall.

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Isaac Buckley-Ricketts: Peterborough United sign Manchester City winger

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 21:36
League One side Peterborough United sign Manchester City winger Isaac Buckley-Ricketts for an undisclosed fee.
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Boy, 10, killed in bike and lorry crash in Wisbech named

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:14
The boy died in the accident during Monday morning's rush hour.
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Holly Greenhow: Girl with cerebral palsy gets £15m NHS payout

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:30
Holly Greenhow's mum says "no amount of money or apology will bring back what we should have had".
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Annual report highlights council's successes and areas for improvement during the last year

Cambridge Council - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:05

THE performance of Cambridge City Council over the last 12 months has been set out in its annual performance report. The report analyses the council’s performance against its objectives for 2017-18 from the Corporate Plan 2016-19.

Among the achievements highlighted in the annual report are that:

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Bob Higgins: Ex-football coach abuse trial jury retires

Cambridgeshire BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:58
Ex-Southampton FC coach Bob Higgins is accused of abusing 24 boys between 1971 and 1996.
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