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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Professor John Wallwork receives CBE

Professor John Wallwork, a retired surgeon who completed Europe’s first successful heart-lung transplant has been awarded a CBE for his work. The professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire, has been recognised for all of his services to healthcare over the years.

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Welcome to Lady Bug’s ball!

A sea of women in red and purple descended into Cambridge for the first ever ‘hoot’ held in the city. The members of the colourfully dressed Red Hat Society are part of a worldwide phenomenon; a social club for women over 50. Visitors to Cambridge for the hoot came from around the UK as well as America and Canada.

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Cam on in – the water’s amazing . . .

Brave swimmers took to the River Cam this New Year’s Day for some freezing fun! Around 60 people decided to blow the cobwebs of 2011 away and leap into the chilly water for an annual dip in Grantchester.

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