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Challenge the mayoral candidates on inequality and get beyond the spin

Challenge the mayoral candidates on inequality and get beyond the spin

We are hosting a conversation with mayoral candidates where you can get beyond the politician and meet the person inside. Taking place at the Friends Meeting House in Jesus Lane on Tuesday 25 April at 6.30pm,… Read more »

How a Cambridge social entrepreneur helped break the isolation and anxiety of parenthood for families in Kings Hedges

How a Cambridge social entrepreneur helped break the isolation and anxiety of parenthood for families in Kings Hedges

How can we help new parents to tackle feelings of of isolation and anxiety?   This was the central goal of the Kings Hedges Family Support Project set up by local social entrepreneur Pat Mackenzie 23 years ago. Speaking… Read more »

Our Cambridge: Discussion series to tackle family, schools, mental health & housing

Our Cambridge: Discussion series to tackle family, schools, mental health & housing

Jean Goodrick, 2017 Feb 05

Our Cambridge – 2017 Programme Second Saturday of each month: 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June, 8 July 10.45am (for 11.00am start) – 12.00pm Lower Hall, St Andrew’s Baptist Church (behind LivingStones Cafe), 43 St… Read more »

Cambridge City Deal: What role for social justice?

Cambridge City Deal: What role for social justice?

A former Guardian editor Terry Macalister has questioned whether the much debated City Deal can bring social justice, well-being and environmental benefits to the city. Speaking in the final meeting of the ‘Our Cambridge’ series to a… Read more »

Social Care: The Catastrophe Continues

Social Care: The Catastrophe Continues

In his latest report David Plank alerts us to cuts in services being made by local councils. Successive reductions in government funding since the first austerity budget in 2011 after the great financial crash are removing £24.7… Read more »

Our Cambridge: Cafe-style discussion group of Cambridge issues

Our Cambridge: Cafe-style discussion group of Cambridge issues

George Weyman, 2017 Feb 05

Our Cambridge – 2017 Programme Second Saturday of each month: 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June, 8 July 10.45am (for 11.00am start) – 12.00pm Lower Hall, St Andrew’s Baptist Church (behind LivingStones Cafe), 43 St… Read more »

A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death

Stuart Weir, 2016 Jul 15

A Matter of Life and Death: The Cambridge Health Gap Wednesday July 20th 7.30pm Friends Meeting House 12 Jesus Lane Cambridge CB5 8BA Please come along to the formal launch of… Read more »

Protest about plans to “supersize” Cambridge

Protest about plans to “supersize” Cambridge

Stuart Weir, 2016 Jun 27

View/print the poster here. Supersize Cambridge Monday July 4th 7-9pm Great St. Mary’s Church Cambridge You are invited to a major debate on the future of Cambridge on Monday 4 July. … Read more »

Social Care: From Crisis to Catastrophe

Social Care: From Crisis to Catastrophe

Stuart Weir, 2015 Sep 07

Read the report: Social Care: From Crisis to Catastrophe Order a hard copy here. Our Fairness Review for September 2015 is a meticulous investigation into the social care services for vulnerable… Read more »

Let’s Take Back Our NHS

Let’s Take Back Our NHS

Mark Page, 2015 Jan 31

In a previous article, we looked at how the NHS was, in all but brand name, effectively de-nationalised by the British government in 2010: How the NHS was Sold Off. The… Read more »

How the NHS was sold off

How the NHS was sold off

Mark Page, 2015 Jan 17

The fundamental principles of the NHS, a health service for all free at the point of use and protected by government, have been cut off at the knees by legislation introduced… Read more »

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