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New sustainable housing offers hope for City's workers

When it comes to property prices in our region, the City of Cambridge has been leading the way for years.

But while property price surges have benefited some, it has priced many out of the housing market, particularly staff and students at the University. But hope has now been delivered in the form of new sustainable accommodation.

Called Eddington it will provide homes and green spaces with a design inspired by the architecture of the city.


More than half of Cambridge crash injuries involve cyclists

Cyclists in Cambridge involved in half of crashes.

Motorists are being urged to watch for bikes after new figures revealed more than half of people injured in collisions in Cambridge are cyclists.

Last year 230 bikers were hurt in the city centre - almost 60 percent of road related injuries.

The police say drivers and cyclists have an equal responsibility in keeping each other safe.

Casualty reduction officer PC Jon Morris said: "Any collision which results in injury is one too many.

"Drivers and cyclists have equal responsibility on our roads to drive and ride safely.

"There are simple steps we can all follow to ensure we stay safe, visible and alert on the road."

Out of this world news for University lecturer Jenni

It's taken a year to get through the tough selection process but a Cambridge engineer has had some news that will take her out of this world

Jenni Sidey, a lecturer at the University, has just been named as one of the Canadian Space Agency's newest astronauts.

Cambridge lecturer Jenni Sidey who has been selected as an astronaut by Canada

Jenni found out she'd been successful on Saturday giving her a double celebration, as July 1st is Canada Day.

Click below to watch her reaction to the news on Twitter.

Jenni says she was inspired to become an astronaut by Canada’s first female astronaut, Roberta Bondar.

Over three and a half thousand people applied for two places on the Space Agency programme. Airforce pilot Josh Kutryk was the other successful candidate

Cambridge stabbing victim named

James Cornwall who died after a stabbing incident in Cambridge

A 25 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in Cambridge on Friday night.

The victim has been named today as 27 year old James Cornwall from Lady Margaret Road in the city.

He died in hospital after the incident which happened in the Stretten Avenue area.


Murder investigation launched after man in 20s stabbed to death in Cambridge

A man in his 20s has died in Cambridge. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A 26-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man in his 20s was stabbed to death in Cambridge.

Police were called to Stretten Avenue to the the north of the city at about 10.40pm on Friday (June 30).

The victim was taken to hospital but died of his injuries.

A 26-year-old man, from Cambridge, remains in police custody and the investigation is ongoing.

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