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(ˈkeɪmbrɪdʒˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
(Placename) a county of E England, in East Anglia: includes the former counties of the Isle of Ely and Huntingdon and lies largely in the Fens: Peterborough became an independent unitary authority in 1998. Administrative centre: Cambridge. Pop (excluding Peterborough): 571 000 (2003 est). Area (excluding Peterborough): 3068 sq km (184 sq miles)


(ˈkeɪm brɪdʒˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

a county in E England. 669,900; 1316 sq. mi. (3410 sq. km). Also called Cambridge.
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This procurement is being led by Cambridgeshire County Council on behalf of the current and any future members of the Eastern Highways Alliance.
Cambridgeshire County Council said last night that no checks had been carried out on the couple's real names.
Cambridgeshire County Council already owns 5 College Close, as the modern threebedroom building was a tied cottage, part and parcel of Huntley's job as site manager for Soham Village College and neighbouring St Andrew's Primary School.
It was after the publication of this letter, sent in January 1999, that Cambridgeshire County Council Social Services head Liz Railton offered to allow a judge to settle the adoption case.
Trained counsellors from Cambridgeshire County Council have been taking calls mainly from pupils of Soham's three schools, their parents and families since Monday.
From there they wrote an emotional letter to The Mirror and other media begging for their case to be settled by a judge instead of leaving the issue in the hands of Cambridgeshire County Council social services.
Cambridgeshire County Council is looking for suitbale and regsitered Organisations to tender for the provision of these service in four individual schemes.
She said the children must remain wards of court and the Bramleys and Cambridgeshire county council social services will share "parental responsibility".
In the event of a catastrophe the bodies will be taken to a centre in accordance with the Cambridgeshire County Council Emergency or Pandemic Plans in place at the time.
The couple had been employed as foster carers by Cambridgeshire County Council in the 1980s, when the offences began.
Dave Bodle, in a statement on behalf of the family, said: "We very much welcome the announcement by Cambridgeshire County Council.
Adrian Loades, Executive Director, Children, Families and Adults Services, Cambridgeshire County Council

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