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Huppert urges vulnerable to take winter flu jab

by Paul Saunders on 28 October, 2013

Cambridge residents who are eligible for this winter’s flu jab are being encouraged to take it by the city’s MP Julian Huppert. He has given his support to this year’s flu immunisation programme for vulnerable people and those working on front-line NHS services. The vaccination is also being offered to all two and three-year-old children for […]

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The Tourettes Action ‘five a day challenge’

by Paul Saunders on 3 October, 2013

  I was privileged to meet Donna, Liz, Jacqueline and Eileen this week as they dashed from city to city raising awareness of this very misunderstood condition. You can follow their trip here on Facebook, and there is a host of information on the Tourettes Action website here  

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Cambridge MP, Julian Huppert and Liberal Democrat councillors answered a call for more blood platelet donors on Friday, May 18. Julian and the five city and county councillors supported a campaign by the NHS Blood and Transplant service to find more platelet donors for the Cambridge Blood Donor Centre. Cambridge City Councillors, Susannah Kerr, Sarah […]

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Applications for Community Development Funding 2012-13

by Paul Saunders on 20 September, 2011

The deadline for the return of 2012-13 Community Development and Leisure funding applications and Discretionary Rate Relief applications is 12 noon Wednesday 5th October 2011. These grants focus on voluntary groups who want to run services and activities meeting the needs of disadvantaged residents in Cambridge amongst the following priorities: children, young people and families experiencing disadvantage; […]

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The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

by Paul Saunders on 24 May, 2011

It’s impossible to live in Romsey Town without knowing of the Arthur Rank Hospice on the Brookfields Hospital site. What you may not know is that its services stretch over most Cambridgeshire and beyond. Today I was lucky to be given a guided tour by Lucy Day (thanks, Lucy!) who works tirelessly to raise funds for the ARHC […]

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