Woman could land Cambridge role

A ceremonial role which dates back three centuries could be filled by a woman for the first time.

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High-profile Cambridge role could be filled by a woman for the first time

Cambridge city centre. Credit: PA

A ceremonial role which dates back three centuries could be filled by a woman for the first time.

A vacancy has arisen to be one of Cambridge City Council's five mace bearers, responsible for carrying the authority's civic regalia at official events.

The council says it'll welcome applications from women this time around.

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