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Please can we have our Shire Hall back?

Still no deal with controversial property firm regarding the Castle Hill site on which once stood the county gaol Some of you may have picked this up from the County Council’s Strategy and Resources meeting papers. It’s the bit at the end following the *You can’t see this bit!* notice in today’s agenda at item…

“How in the world did that monstrosity get planning permission?!?”

…a phrase heard far too often in these parts. Every so often, second hand copies of this excellent book on some of Cambridge’s worst buildings come up for sale. Messrs Jones & Hall could easily publish a second edition given the buildings that have been put up since they published this a decade ago in…

Evaluating half a century’s worth of public services – county by county

2024 will be the 50th anniversary of the last major restructure of local government and public services in England. So who is keeping count of how things have gone? This stems from responses to a report published 20 years ago covering Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. Ye olde structure planne They don’t make them like they used…