Tag: Cambridgeshire Insight

Old home, cold home?

Solid vs cavity walls Modern homes tend to be built with cavity walls. These came into widespread use after the Second World War and consist of two walls about 10cm thick, with a 5 to 8 mm cavity between them.

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Data Story: Would you like to know where care homes are located for those aged 65+ in Cambridgeshire and how far are they from the essential services?

Specialist housing for the elderly (residential and nursing homes) is intended to enable people to live independently. Such accommodation should be provided across the County, as opposed to being concentrated in certain areas, to help enable people to remain in

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Homelessness in England

What is this homelessness data about? Every year, district councils complete and return a form called the P1E to the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG). CLG shares the information as a “live table”. The graph above shows the

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Out with the (c)old, in with the new?

High fuel costs – low income-New fuel poverty data available In May 2014, the Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC) released new estimates of the number and proportion of households across the country living with high fuel costs and

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Requesting information is becoming more and more popular

  Over the last decade there has been increasing need for all publicly owned organisations to give access to information which is held due to the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act 2000. FOI The introduction of FOI publication schemes enabled

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Where are new jobs being created and where are the growth areas within Cambridgeshire?

The population of Cambridgeshire is forecast to grow by approximately 25% between 2013 and 2036 (Cambridgeshire Research Group’s 2013-Based Population Forecasts). The rise in population will be driven in part by significant housing developments within the County. Cambridgeshire experienced a

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Cambridgeshire Insight goes from strength to strength

The Cambridgeshire Research Group at Cambridgeshire County Council is not only celebrating success at this year’s LARIA awards, it has been developing Cambridgeshire Insight to ensure it continues to provide good quality information that can help the community make better

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Housing affordability

What is this all about? Each year, housing partners work together to update our understanding of the housing market locally. Part of this assessment includes looking at housing affordability. We publish a range of information in our Strategic Housing Market

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You’ve registered to vote

So you know a new system of Individual Electoral Registration (IER) came into force (10 June 2014) and that each person is now responsible for registering themselves to vote, rather than the old system where the head of household registered

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DATA STORY – Smarter Transport and open data

The “Cambridge Phenomenon” Since 1960, the Greater Cambridge area has been home to an ever-increasing cluster of technology, life sciences and services business known as the “Cambridge Phenomenon” (http://www.cambridgephenomenon.com/) . The success to date has been widely celebrated, but is

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