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Who we are

For you, the Cambridge News is more than just a newspaper. We’re the first place your customers will visit for both news and commercial information. After all, we’ve built a reputation as Cambridge’s biggest selling newspaper. And we’ve developed on that heritage with an outstanding online digital presence. So a local business can address potential customers on a multimedia basis.

If you'd like to know more about how we can help you talk to your potential customers, call our business advice team on

01223 434343

or arrange an appointment

Snapshot history timeline

The Cambridge News is first published – as a four page broadsheet costing a halfpenny
Ownership of the newspaper switches to a national group later known as Amalgamated Press
The Berkshire-based Iliffe family takes over control of the paper, then based in St Andrew's Street, Cambridge
New offices, and a new printing press, are opened in Newmarket Road, Cambridge
Computer technology is introduced, with journalists writing on VDUs – visual display units. The first piece of copy both written and typeset by a journalist is created
A new, purpose-built printworks and office site for the editorial and advertising departments is officially opened at Milton, on the edge of Cambridge, by the then Prime Minister John Major
Readers are offered free access to the paper's newly-launched website
Prince Andrew opens a new £4.5 million printworks extension at Milton
Ownership passes from Yattendon Group to a new company, Local World
The Cambridge News is named the UK's Regional Newspaper of the Year

The Future?

Very bright... be part of it with us.