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Mayor Nik Johnson takes on long-time further education cold spots

…but some new risks have arisen on his bus expansion proposals – ones which will need the assistance of local councils to help resolve. Once again it’s housing-related. It was a jam-packed agenda for the Combined Authority Board Meeting yesterday (24 Nov 2021) – one where the Leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council, Cllr BridgetContinue reading “Mayor Nik Johnson takes on long-time further education cold spots”

Spotting similarities between today’s Cambridge activists with previous generations – continuing a radical tradition

…and in the face of extreme inequality that prices many out of the city. And it’s in that theme of continuing a tradition and shaping the future of our city that this post is written in. Because the people of The Kite ultimately shaped the future of our city. The fact that Park Street PrimaryContinue reading “Spotting similarities between today’s Cambridge activists with previous generations – continuing a radical tradition”

“The wheels on the high quality rapid transit vehicle go round-and-round…”

Said no nursery rhyme ever. So why do Greater Cambridge’s transport officials insist on this name when to the general public it’s a bus? Turns out you have go back a long way. Above – a slide show from around the Millennium on what ultimately led to the Cambridge Guided Busway “OMG – get outContinue reading ““The wheels on the high quality rapid transit vehicle go round-and-round…””