September 2018 news from Eddington

Posted Thursday 27th September 2018

NEWS FROM EDDINGTON

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Open Eddington 2018 success; U Bus extends operating hours; remains of a Roman villa discovered at Eddington; Eddington website launch

Please enjoy reading our latest news below.

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OPEN EDDINGTON SUCCESS

Thousands of people came to Eddington to see the newest area of the city as part of the Open Cambridge weekend on 15 September 2018.

Approximately 3,000 people visited Open Eddington, taking part in over 25 different events led by the renowned architects, professionals, and development partners who have all contributed to creating this new place.

You can see a video about the day here.

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U BUS EXTENDS OPERATING HOURS

The Universal bus service which serves Eddington will be extended from next month.

A new timetable will see the addition of earlier and later buses on Mondays to Fridays, later buses on Saturdays and a new Sunday service.

The new timetable will come into effect from Saturday 6 October.

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ROMAN VILLA DISCOVERED AT EDDINGTON

The remains of a Roman villa are being excavated near Eddington.

The villa has been uncovered by the University’s Cambridge Archaeological Unit in a field next to the Madingley Road Park & Ride.

The excavation has revealed a rectangular Roman enclosure containing the outline of a ‘winged-type’ villa, along with a large aisled hall and other buildings.

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New look Eddington website

A new website to promote the activities and facilities at Eddington has been launched. Let us know what you think on social media

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Eddington Craft Beer Festival

Running from October 11-13 at the Storey's Field Centre, the first Eddington Craft Beer Festival will feature a range of local and national craft beers.

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