Cllr John Reynolds – He will be missed

Cllr John Reynolds – He will be missed

I have just found out that Cambridgeshire County Councillor John Reynolds has died. I am shocked and my thoughts go out to his family and in particular his wife Diana. John has held high office at the County Council since first being elected in 1981. He was the local member for the Bar Hill Division … Continue reading

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Papworth – broadband nearly here

I had a call from BT today trying to renew my BT contract for phone and Internet. When I told them that I wanted to wait until broadband was available they checked the line for availability. It seems the cabinet is in place and just needs a few tweaks!!! The good news is that we … Continue reading

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HOW THE TAX SYSTEM WORKS

 Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to £100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this: The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing. The fifth would pay £1. The sixth would pay £3. … Continue reading

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Cambridge United – growing as a club

Football clubs are much more than just 11 blokes kicking a ball against the opposition on a Saturday afternoon. They are also businesses, employers, and customers. They reach out to help in schools providing positive role models. They work with disadvantaged young people providing purpose to their lives. They are part of the community, playing … Continue reading

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Air Passenger Duty needs scrapping

The Air Passenger Duty in the UK (or more appropriately called, “the holiday tax”) is roughly £284 per family for long-haul flights? That’s more than double what the Germans pay for the same privilege, and they’re the second highest taxed on this in Europe. We’re being fleeced. And we’re not just being fleeced out of … Continue reading

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