Szeged, GeoGebra and the Cambridge Centre for Innovation in Technological Education

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My last mayoral engagement fitted in rather well with my scientific interests and my recent visit to Szeged. A meeting had been convened to hear talks on developing collaboration among GeoGebra, the Cambridge Centre for Innovation in Technological Education (CCITE) … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity War Memorial

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After a long period while a funding package was put together, and a protracted campaign to save a western red cedar tree, the war memorial in the church yard of Holy Trinity Church has been lovingly and skilfully restored and … Continue reading

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Jubilee Tea Dance

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There was a good attendance at the Jubilee Tea Dance in the Guildhall. In conversation with some of those sitting out a dance called Mayfair Quickstep I learned that dancers can divide between those who like ‘ballroom’ and those who … Continue reading

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Multi-Sensory Room at Colville

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I was invited to open a new multi-sensory room at Colville Primary School. This is a wonderful new resource which helps teaching though the use of light, colour and sound with lots of opportunities for interaction. About £33,000 was raised … Continue reading

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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Re-opened

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The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology has re-opened after a major redesign and refurbishment. Key aspects of the new configuration and associated displays show how it has embraced public access and visibility as well as providing a centre for scholarship … Continue reading

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City Youth Games

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380 children from 11 primary schools across Cambridge took part in this year’s City Youth Games. There was a strong Olympic and Paralympic theme to the event. In the morning the children met a former UK Olympian and in the … Continue reading

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Cheques for Charities

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Representatives of my three mayoral charities came to the Parlour to be given cheques for their share of the fundraising that has been achieved during the year. The total directly raised was just under £3,500. I have also hosted three … Continue reading

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