hanging out

Cambridge is a pretty cool place to be - even the Beckhams love chilling out in this city! From picnic-ing on the Backs to kayaking along the Cam, there are plenty of ways to kick back and relax with friends here. Read on to find out where our bloggers’ fave, free places to hang out are!

16/10/2015

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My name is Amanda and with my sister, Teresa, we formed the social enterprise GAP Learning CIC. As sisters from a broken home, we have always been very close. We even became pregnant at the same time. We relocated from Kent and Surrey respectively, attracted by the schools and work opportunities. We formed a children’s jewellery-making business […]

16/10/2015

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I first heard about FoodCycle online; I was thinking about making a career change and wanted to get some volunteering experience under my belt – and there was FoodCycle.  There are 19 FoodCycles around the country that take surplus food from supermarkets and other local retailers, and turn them into meals for people at risk […]

16/10/2015

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I’m an Events Assistant for the Public Engagement team and my time is primarily spent on Open Cambridge and Bridge the Gap, a big charity walk that we deliver in conjunction with the Arthur Rank Hospice and Press Relief (community fund of the Cambridge News). My responsibilities range from planning, programming, marketing and publicity, to […]

29/06/2015

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In my free time I like to capture my memories through photos. I started to take photos when I received my camera, a ‘Canon EOS 100D’ for Christmas two years ago. This camera was definitely a step up from the blurry screen on my iPod lens. I think I grew to like photography because I have written holiday journals since I was […]