Two hundred people took to the streets of Cambridge in protest against plans to close off six city streets during the rush hour.Read the full story ›
A protest over plans to shut some of the main roads into Cambridge during peak times to solve congestion problems is taking place this morning.
Businesses and residents are against closing routes such as East Road and Hills Road as part of the city deal proposals.
Protestors will march along three of the major routes starting at 8 o'clock.
Delays on trains services running through Cambridge are expected until the end of the day.
Commuters are facing travel chaos this morning because of damage to overhead wires at the station.
There have been delays of up to two hours and cancellations on Abellio Greater Anglia services.
There is a limited capacity on the platform for commuters from the damage.
Commuters are facing major delays and cancellations at Cambridge train station this morning due to damage to overhead wire works.
Abellio Greater Anglia services through the station have come to a standstill and it's not known how long delays are expected for.
Some services have been delayed by up to two hours.
Paralympic gold-medallist Louis Rolfe was treated to a hero's welcome when he returned to his Cambridge college this afternoon.Read the full story ›
A 52-year-old man who robbed a bank in Cambridge, by handing over a crumpled note saying 'This is a bank robbery', has been jailed for six years.
Brian Murphy demanded more than £6,000 from a cashier at the Natwest bank in Market Street, unaware the staff member slipped a pack of red-dye into the bundles of cash.
Murphy was later traced spending the cash in a casino in Great Yarmouth and found guilty of robbery following a two-day trial at Cambridge Crown Court.
“The red-dye pack was key to identifying Murphy and the cashier showed true bravery while being threatened by him.
Murphy was desperate to obtain money by whatever means and refused to account for his actions throughout the investigation and trial.
City chiefs in Cambridge have recommended that a second busway be built in the city - in order to improve travel and reduce congestion.
The recommendation was published in a report for the Greater Cambridge city deal - the new busway would link Cambridge and Cambourne and cost £142 million.
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A second busway could be built in Cambridge in a bid to reduce journey times for people travelling to and from Cambourne.Read the full story ›
Fines have been issued to punt touts in Cambridge for the first time after new rules came in this summer.
The £75 fixed penalty notices were introduced to stop people touting for business in certain parts of the city centre.
Cambridge City Council said two fines had been issued to people selling punt tours on Saturday in an area covered by the new public spaces protection order.
The order covers areas including Quayside, Silver Street, and the walkway from Quayside to Jesus Green.
The hammer may not strike you as a tool worthy of its own exhibition but you can now see a selection on display in Cambridge.
The Sedgwick Museum has a whole host of hammers belonging to prominent Geologists who've studied the Earth's history.
"The researchers in modern geology are using incredible hi-tech equipment and yet our under graduates as part of their basic training as geologists, have to be able to identify rocks in the field. Although it's quite extraordinary, the hammer is still the basic tool in the trade."