Have you been asked to work from home?

cambridgespace100/ March 3, 2020/ Community, Uncategorized

There are all sorts of reasons why you could be asked to stay at home, from office refurbishment to train strikes. Whatever the reason, few people are sorry to miss a long commute! The problem is, if you don’t usually work from home then you won’t be set up for it. It’s easy to find yourself hunched on your bed,

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Becca Thomas finishes the Great Manchester Run to raise money for APF

cambridgespace100/ May 29, 2019/ Community, Uncategorized

No longer a rare disease I’m Digital Specialist for Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis, a charity that supports anyone affected by the disease. Pulmonary fibrosis means scarring of the lungs. Once diagnosed, the prognosis is just 3-5 years. With sixteen people a day being told they have a form of pulmonary fibrosis, it’s no longer a rare disease in the UK

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New Creators Club event launches at CambridgeSpace

cambridgespace100/ April 15, 2019/ Business, Community

Do you always finish what you start? The first Creators Club event launched at Cambridge Space this month and was a big hit with everyone who came along. This regular event is centred on a different theme each month and we kicked off last week with ‘starting and finishing.’ The event combines informal networking, facilitated exercises to discover more about

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Come and join our community

cambridgespace100/ July 13, 2018/ Business, Community

A community is a group of people with diverse characteristics who are linked by social ties, share common perspectives, and engage in joint action in geographical locations or settings. Cambridge boasts many such communities which come in all shapes and sizes, and over a hundred appear on the MeetUp website, where they can advertise and schedule events using a common

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Welcome: Interns!

cambridgespace100/ July 9, 2018/ Community

CambridgeSpace are delighted to welcome two interns to our daily routine. Holly Smith and Luke Aitken have been hired by Matt Pearce (a CambridgeSpace member) to work through July and then September, on a number of start-up projects and also with some of Matt’s existing clients. They’ll be building software platforms, websites and architecture, to support these projects and will

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Can entrepreneurs go it alone? No and yes!

cambridgespace100/ April 30, 2018/ Business, Community

By Damian Mears I had the pleasure of hosting an enlightening panel discussion in our coworking space last week. It was encouraging that over 50 people attended, especially on a unseasonably hot day. On the panel of esteemed Cambridge-based entrepreneurs were Jo Kruczynska, Ed Goodman, Anne Beamish and our very own John Monks. As I probed away, exploring the start

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Keeping Those Good Vibes Going

cambridgespace100/ March 29, 2018/ Community

Back in the dark ages, 1967 in fact, the American rock band Love, released their eponymous album “Forever changes” (as in Love Forever Changes) regarded by many as one of the greatest albums ever produced. And as with this album, everything we create, no matter how good or bad, will change over time. Whether it was Love then, or as

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CambridgeSpace has Landed!

cambridgespace100/ February 12, 2018/ Business, Community

An heroic effort by CambridgeSpace members over an extended weekend has enabled all the equipment, office furniture – and sense of community – being relocated to a new home. Hundred Houses have been greatly accommodating hosts since we opened in October 2016, but due to their own expansion, they needed their space back. CambridgeSpace membership has also grown and so

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Unique collaborative office celebrates first birthday by rocketing to success

cambridgespace100/ October 17, 2017/ Community, Customer experience

The only co-working facility in Cambridge run entirely by community volunteers is celebrating its first birthday with rapid growth in membership. Cambridge Space, currently on the top floor of Hundred Houses Society’s offices in Chesterton, opened in October 2016 in response to a growing need for a space where home-based freelancers and small businesses can feel part of a professional

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From Vienna to Cambridge. A journey to co-working!

cambridgespace100/ October 4, 2017/ Community

One of our newest members, Greg Boyle, shared his first impressions on coworking at CambridgeSpace. ‘It’s been less than 24hrs since I’ve moved to Cambridge and also moved into this coworking space, but I felt it would be worth writing this for my first impressions. As a freelancer starting out a few years ago, I was reluctant to spend on

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