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Going over to the dark side? Switching from journalism to PR
20/07/2018
Switching to the dark side - from newsroom to agency. What's it like for a journalist entering PR and comms?
Innovative partnership created to deliver thousands of new homes
20/07/2018
Four housing associations have created a ground-breaking joint venture to deliver new homes at greater pace and scale in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough combined authority area.
20/07/2018
Cross Keys Homes (CKH) is one of four housing associations that have come together to create a ground-breaking joint venture to deliver new homes at greater pace and scale in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough combined authority area.
20/07/2018
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity hosts their first 'Summer Fete' at their new Shelford Bottom home and raises over £4,000 at the same time as bringing together supporters, patients, families, staff, trustees, volunteers and the local community.
Cheffins announces senior promotions as long-standing firm goes from strength-to-strength
19/07/2018
Cambridge-based property, professional services and auctioneering business, Cheffins, has announced a number of senior promotions as the firm goes from strength-to-strength.
Domino Printing Sciences officially opens new state-of-the-art facility in Liverpool
19/07/2018
A global developer and manufacturer of coding and marking products, headquartered at Bar Hill, is celebrating the official opening of its new fluids facility in Liverpool.
Don’t let summer holidays get over heated if you are in a fragile relationship
19/07/2018
While most children are excited about embarking on the long summer holiday from school, it can be a difficult time for parents; particularly those in a fragile relationship.
King’s Ely raises more than £3,000 for Hope 4 Malawi charity
19/07/2018
King’s Ely students have raised over £3,000 for a charity working to relieve poverty in Southern Africa.
Rights for Fathers
19/07/2018
Qdos HR advise on Paternity Leave - Fathers and the Workplace.
Training and flexible working key to staff retention, says BCC and Indeed
19/07/2018
Aside from staff pay, firms are more likely to increase their investment in training, and introduce more flexible working practices, in order to retain staff, according to a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and recruitment company Indeed.
Greater Anglia invests in reliability improvements for West Anglia commuters
18/07/2018
Greater Anglia is investing in work to improve train reliability for commuters between Cambridge and London Liverpool Street.
Golf Day secures hole in one for Air Ambulance
17/07/2018
East of England based Streets Chartered Accountants, a top 40 accountancy practice, hosted their seventh annual Charity Golf Day last month raising £5,813 for the Air Ambulance.
Improved visitor experience at RSPB Ouse Washes
17/07/2018
The presence of local business Mick George Ltd is of particular prominence around the Ouse Washes region at present, with the company’s contribution to a couple of current projects being positively felt.
Touch Rugby tournament for Duchenne UK
17/07/2018
Local girl Rachel from Beacon Wealth Management Ltd, has taken on the challenge of a charity touch rugby tournament at the Saracens ground on 26 July in aid of Duchenne UK.
Jason Lunn appointed to the board of East of England Arena and Events Centre
16/07/2018
Jason Lunn has been appointed venue director at the East of England Arena and Events Centers, and joined the Showground Services Board (SGS), the business that manages the venue on behalf of its charitable owner.
King’s Ely students placed joint first at Mathematical Enrichment Conference
16/07/2018
King’s Ely Senior students were on top form at the annual Mathematical Enrichment Conference.
Afternoon tea for Breast Cancer Care
13/07/2018
Pippa, Leigh and Lindy from Beacon Wealth Management Ltd have teamed up, and are hosting an afternoon tea event on Saturday 21 July to raise money and awareness for breast cancer care.
Award-winning designer Patrick Grant to be guest judge at Newmarket’s Darley July Cup Day
13/07/2018
Leading British fashion designer and TV judge, Patrick Grant has today been announced by Newmarket Racecourses as a judge of the Style Awards, sponsored by The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel for Darley July Cup Day on Saturday 14 July at the Moët and Chandon July Festival 2018.
Cambridge Regional College students honoured in Festival of Achievement ceremony
13/07/2018
Hundreds of students at Cambridge Regional College marked the successful conclusion of their studies recently at a series of graduation ceremonies held at the Cambridge Corn Exchange and was supported by Anglia Ruskin University as headline sponsor of the event.
Cambridge Regional College students impress at joint services exercise
13/07/2018
Students from Cambridge Regional College were put through their paces recently at a former RAF and Army Barracks.
Combined Authority grant funding success for Medesham Homes
13/07/2018
Medesham Homes, an equal Joint Venture between partners Cross Keys Homes and Peterborough City Council, has been successful in receiving grant funding from Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to help build desperately needed affordable homes in Peterborough.
Cross Keys Homes named one of the Top Social Landlords in the UK
13/07/2018
Cross Keys Homes (CKH) has been recognised as one of the Top 50 Social Landlords in the country, as published by 24 Housing magazine, for the third year running.
Call for entrepreneurs to pitch at Cambridge rail station
12/07/2018
A scheme to install new power supplies for market stalls and new lighting has been completed at Cambridge rail station.
Employment Tribunal Fees
12/07/2018
Qdos HR talk about the eEmployment tribunal fees that were recently abolished.
The Diocese of Peterborough receives £1 million grant from the Church of England
12/07/2018
The Diocese of Peterborough has been awarded a £1.1 million grant from the Church of England for its children and youth work.
£7500 raised by Arthur Rank Hospice Charity Golf Day at Gog Magog Golf Club
11/07/2018
Trustee and club member at Gog Magog Golf Club, Stephen Kay, raised over £7500 on Tuesday 26 June at The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity Golf Day.
ARU Bridging the Skills Gap
11/07/2018
Anglia Ruskin University helps businesses to bridge the ‘skills gap’ with a growing Degree Apprenticeship Programme.
Ashtons Legal occupies new premises at Fornham Business Court
11/07/2018
Regional law firm Ashtons Legal has confirmed its commitment to Bury St Edmunds, recently moving over 90 staff to new purpose-designed premises at Fornham Business Court in Fornham St Martin.
George Hay Chartered Accountants deliver cheque to local charity
11/07/2018
George Hay Chartered Accountants, which has offices in Biggleswade, Letchworth and Huntingdon, recently handed over a cheque for £1,610 to The Luton and Dunstable NICU Parents Accommodation Appeal.
King’s Ely golfers win National ISGA Plate Finals
11/07/2018
The King’s Ely Golf Academy has done it again – this time being crowned winners of the National Independent Schools Golf Association’s (ISGA) Plate Finals at Collingtree Park Golf Club.
Multiple senior promotions announced at Roythornes
11/07/2018
Leading law firm, Roythornes Solicitors, has announced four internal senior promotions to support its ambitious plans for growth.
Stocks in Focus: Franklin UK Mid Cap Fund
11/07/2018
This week NW Brown are looking at Franklin UK Mid Cap Fund, a fund which focuses on investing in what the managers believe to be the best investment opportunities in the FTSE 250 index.
Success for King’s Ely at Education Business Awards 2018
11/07/2018
King’s Ely’s thriving Art Department has been recognised with a national award.
Learn how to write a business plan
10/07/2018
Anyone who has to write a business plan or business case for themselves, their boss, the bank or investors will benefit from a one-day workshop in September, run by Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration.
Luke Prout is a key partner appointment for Streets Chartered Accountants
10/07/2018
Streets Chartered Accountants is pleased to announce that Luke Prout, a well respected and inspiring tax professional, has joined the firm as a Tax Partner.
Should dress codes in the workplace be relaxed in the hot weather?
10/07/2018
As the sweltering temperatures continue – many people working in office environments are faced with a daily wardrobe dilemma!
A huge milestone for Mick George
09/07/2018
Throughout the 21-mile stretch of Highways England’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme there is evidence of the substantial progress being made by the A14 Integrated Delivery Team (IDT), a joint venture between Costain, Skanska, Balfour Beatty, Atkins/Ch2M and their supply chain partners, at every juncture.
BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: recruitment difficulties and tougher trading conditions face firms amid sluggish UK growth
09/07/2018
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Monday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey, and a lead indicator for UK GDP growth.
Date announced for the 2018 Peterborough B2B Exhibition
09/07/2018
Exhibitor bookings are now being taken for the 2018 Peterborough B2B exhibition, Peterborough’s longest running business networking event.
How we get our news is changing - or is it?
09/07/2018
'Snacking' news is huge, and LADBible claim to be a serious 'social publisher' reaching 1B people. But some things don't change.
Transforming Workplace Culture – join the debate!
09/07/2018
Join us for this inspiring conference and to hear the findings and key recommendations from the research led by Murray Edwards College on how men and women can work together to change workplace culture to be more inclusive for everyone.
23rd year of international accreditation for city recruiter
06/07/2018
For the 23rd year running, Anne Corder Recruitment is celebrating passing its acclaimed annual audit.
Arthur Rank Hospice's Sky's the Limit Jump Day on Sunday 15 July
06/07/2018
CEO at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, Lynn Morgan and Amélie Boudjeriou a teacher from the Alliance Française Cambridge share their thoughts and feelings before their charity sky dive.
Costa Coffee opens at Cambridge North rail station
06/07/2018
Passengers at Cambridge North rail station can now buy coffee more conveniently as Costa Coffee is now open in the booking hall.
Eye opening experience for students at Opportunities Ahead 2018
06/07/2018
Cllr Aidan Van der Weyer, deputy leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council and member of the Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board opened Opportunities Ahead 2018, Form the Future’s annual careers fair for students from local schools yesterday, 5 July at the Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, Cambridge.
New half day meeting rates at award-winning WYNG Gardens, central Cambridge
06/07/2018
Trinity Hall has just announced new half day meeting rates at award-nominated WYNG Gardens - there's never been a better time to book meetings in central Cambridge.
Unique scheme designed to develop tomorrow’s Executives in the East of England gets underway
06/07/2018
Pure Executive has marked the start of its unique Board Ready Talent Scheme, designed to support businesses in the eastern region to develop their succession pipelines, by delivering its first Executive Training Programme in collaboration with Cranfield Business School.
Cambridge Regional College entertain Huntingdonshire residents with Hunts Campus Community Fun Day
05/07/2018
Cambridge Regional College’s Huntingdon Campus Open Day was held at the end of June and attracted interest not only from budding students but local residents of all ages, with over 100 members of the public attending to enjoy the festivities.
Cambridge Regional College student performs to millions at Britain’s Got Talent Live Finals
05/07/2018
David Hollands, a Cambridge Regional College Music Production student from Huntingdon, played bass guitar as part of Calum Courtney’s performance at the Britain’s Got Talent Live Final, broadcast to over 10 million viewers.
Latest acquisition sees further growth of specialist media and entertainment arm for top 40 UK accountancy practice
05/07/2018
Streets Chartered Accountants, a leading Top 40 accountancy practice, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of London and Brighton based entertainment specialist accountancy firm Mark Carr & Co, which will become part of the Streets Media Group.
Meet Cambridge scores a hat-trick with three awards for green achievements
05/07/2018
The conference and events bureau for Cambridge and the region is celebrating being given three separate awards in recognition of its environmental achievements – which have included sponsoring a toilet in Myanmar.
Points of View: UK Market Review
05/07/2018
This week NW Brown take a look back over the period since 1 January and consider the relative attractions of the UK market.
Probate – what is it and how does it affect you when a loved one dies?
05/07/2018
Buckles Solicitors talk about Probate and the importance of having a will.
Why would you be taken to employment tribunal?
05/07/2018
Employment Tribunal advice from Qdos HR.
BCC: Credit ‘apathy’ restricting potential growth opportunities for SMEs
04/07/2018
Over half of UK businesses have not attempted to apply for finance over the past year amid limited investment intentions and weakening cash flow, according to new research released today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with specialist commercial finance provider, Wesleyan Bank.
Booking opens for Space Descent VR with Tim Peake
04/07/2018
Summer is looking out of this world at Peterborough Cathedral as Tim Peake’s Spacecraft, presented by Samsung and the Science Museum Group, is due to land on 11 August.
Former International makes local cricket appearance
04/07/2018
Mill Lane Recreation Ground was a hive of activity on Friday evening as Bluntisham Cricket Club hosted a special T20 Cricket match between themselves and local construction company Mick George Ltd.
New report warns of looming incapacity crisis
04/07/2018
A new report from SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly) and independent think tank, Centre for Future Studies, reveals the UK is leaving medical and care preferences to chance.
Not to be missed! Chamber Summer Garden Party to be held at Polo Club
04/07/2018
The Chambers’ annual garden party will this year be held at Cambridge County Polo Club.
Brexit: time running out for answers to firms’ real-world questions, says BCC
03/07/2018
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Tuesday) published the two-dozen top real-world questions being asked on Brexit by businesses across the UK – and says the government has managed to make limited progress on just two of the 23 issues where clarity is urgently needed so that firms can plan their trade following the UK’s departure from the EU.
Cambridge B2B Exhibition open for exhibitor bookings
03/07/2018
Exhibitor bookings are now being taken for the Cambridge B2B Exhibition, providing the city’s businesses with a unique opportunity to network and raise their profile on a grand scale.
Energy, courage and integrity in abundance at annual King’s Ely student competition
03/07/2018
King’s Ely students displayed true grit and determination when competing in the school’s annual Martin-Doyle Endurance Challenge.
New Cathedral Guide Book published on St Peter’s festival weekend
03/07/2018
As Peterborough Cathedral marked the festival of St Peter in its 900th anniversary year last weekend (30 June - 1 July 2018) it also took delivery of a new souvenir guide book.
Palace House to benefit from £250,000 Heritage Lottery Funding
03/07/2018
The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House is delighted at the announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) that it has been awarded a £250,000 National Lottery grant from HLF’s Resilient Heritage programme.
Police stars recognised at annual award ceremony
03/07/2018
The Police Community Support Officer of the Year Award was presented by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce at Cambridgeshire Constabulary’s second annual awards ceremony which took place on Friday 29 June.
Training begins for the engineers who will look after Greater Anglia’s brand new trains
03/07/2018
An intensive period of training has begun for some of the engineers who will be looking after East Anglia’s brand-new trains when they arrive in the UK later this year.
Big step forward for Oakham care unit
02/07/2018
Larkfleet Homes has sold land to a specialist provider for the development of a care unit as part of the 'continuing care retirement community' (CCRC) which the company is creating in Oakham, Rutland.
Community spirit takes Conscious Communications all the way to national recognition
02/07/2018
Cambridge-based public relations and marketing agency, Conscious Communications, has reached the finals of the SME National Business Awards in recognition of its desire and ability to affect positive social change in the community.
Ellgia win national award for Independent Operator of the Year at the MRW National Recycling Awards
02/07/2018
Ellgia celebrated award success at the MRW National Recycling Awards on Thursday 28 June, held at The Hilton on Park Lane.
Employers must keep their eye on the ball as England’s World Cup continues
02/07/2018
As England’s World Cup dream continues – employers are being urged to keep their eye on the ball when it comes to staff taking time off to watch the games.
Further promotions at Greenwoods GRM LLP
02/07/2018
Top 200 law firm, Greenwoods GRM is delighted to announce six further promotions.
Greenwoods GRM announce sponsorship of Cambridgeshire Town Bumps
02/07/2018
Greenwoods GRM LLP is delighted to announce sponsorship of the Cambridgeshire Rowing Association (CRA) 'Town Bumps' for the 150th anniversary.

Junior Ideas factory winners
02/07/2018
For the last four months, all students in Year 8 at Longsands Academy in St Neots have been taking part in an enterprise initiative sponsored by local Construction Company Mick George Ltd.
Rawlinsons team support Volunteering Week for local charities
02/07/2018
Over 270 volunteering hours have been donated by the team from city accountancy firm Rawlinsons, who were given the opportunity to take a paid day out of the office to help local charities as part of the company's commitment to community volunteering.
Still time to enter a team into the Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival
02/07/2018
With just two months to go until the River Cam reverberates to the sound of beating drums and splashing paddles, there is still time to get your team together and join in the annual Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival.



Forthcoming Events

July 25 2018 / 6.00-9.00pm
Fenland Quiz & Hog Roast
July 25 2018 / 5.00-6.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Fenland
August 3 2018 / 12.00-2.30pm
Riverboat Georgina Networking Lunch
August 16 2018 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Rum O’Clock Networking
September 3 2018 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Huntingdon
September 5 2018 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Stamford