Author Archives: Dawn Giesler

What’s on in Cambridge

Things to do in Cambridge So you want to find out what’s on in Cambridge?  You’ve come to the right place. Here we will tell you about the things that are of interest to people who live and work in Cambridge. Not just the tourist attractions, but the local events that build your community.

Foodie fun

Cambridge Food Tour I have written much over the last three years about Cambridge’s growing food scene: from butchers to bakers, to innovative and enticing cafes, bars, restaurants and pop us (as well as the personalities behind them). And I have watched this scene continue to grow, such that it’s difficult to keep up with […]

Mill Road Bridge Closure

Mill Road Bridge Closure Mill Road is an iconic part of Cambridge. Steeped in history, diversity, community spirit and plenty of independent traders, it’s no wonder that The Sunday Times (14 April 2019) described it as the ‘mile-long beating heart’ of the area. Today, July 1st, Mill Road Bridge closes for 8 weeks. This is […]

Project manage or not

Should you project manage your own home building project? Whether you project manage your own home building project will depend on several things.  The size and scale of the project – particularly the level of major structural work or additions  – and your budget. Building an extension or a major renovation requires a lot of […]

Is congestion charging inevitable in Cambridge?

How to control the volume of traffic in Cambridge On Wednesday 29th May I was interviewed by a BBC journalist to share my opinions on the proposed introduction of congestion charging in Cambridge.  Scuseme was approached to reflect the voice of a Cambridge based independent business.  Furthermore, because I work alongside many independent tradespeople, the […]

Discover mobile services in Cambridge

Mobile services …. a lifesaver Making an appointments is sometimes difficult, so the convenience of reliable mobile services can be a lifesaver.  You may be just too busy, work unsociable hours, are elderly, a commuter or a frequent traveller. Perhaps you prefer the privacy of your own home for a particular treatment or may simply […]