Lost Cambridge

For those of you interested in Cambridge’s local history…

I run the local history project Lost Cambridge.

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Cambridge Ahead will need a strategy to engage with non-members in order to deliver on its vision & purpose

You can read about them here, and can browse through their member organisations here. This post invites Cambridge Ahead to engage systematically with people and organisations in the arts, sports, and leisure industries in the context of the future of Cambridge, including networks such as the Cambridge Art Network. “Who has the power to makeContinue reading “Cambridge Ahead will need a strategy to engage with non-members in order to deliver on its vision & purpose”

Reach PLC is damaging a historic newspaper brand – and it doesn’t need to

I was moaning earlier on about the lack of local council coverage in Cambridge’s daily newspaper the Cambridge News – formerly the Cambridge Evening News when I delivered it during my early teens on my paper round in the early 1990s. The one prize reporting role they used to have was the Local Government CorrespondentContinue reading “Reach PLC is damaging a historic newspaper brand – and it doesn’t need to”

How do we secure the future of public sport and leisure services?

Can we make use of the emerging local plan to help with this? For example not building all over every spare green space there is? ***Not another report!*** #SorryNotSorry You can read the full report here. The headlines make for depressing reading in terms of both the impact of Covid (£600million of revenue lost toContinue reading “How do we secure the future of public sport and leisure services?”

Early plans for a reservoir in the Fens to water Cambridge & South Cambs

The *earliest* it can open is 2035. Which means a five year gap between the start of the 2030 local planning period and when the first new homes in that period can be occupied Read Anglian Water’s document here. You can see the concept below. Above – p8 – projected area where a reservoir couldContinue reading “Early plans for a reservoir in the Fens to water Cambridge & South Cambs”

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