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Local Highways Improvements

by Amanda Taylor on 20 May, 2018

Do you have any good ideas for improving our roads and pavements locally? Cambridgeshire County Council Local Highways Improvement programme funds improvements such as traffic calming, parking restrictions, speed limit changes and footway and pedestrian crossing improvements — we are talking about physical changes up to £10,000. It is a competitive process and Queen Edith’s […]

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Summer Reading Challenge

by Amanda Taylor on 1 August, 2018

Are your children ready for the Summer Reading Challenge? Cambridgeshire County Council runs this every year during the school summer holidays. Children can sign up at their local library, such as Rock Road Library, and read six library books of their choice to complete the challenge. There are rewards to collect along the way, and […]

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South Area meeting: 4th June

by Amanda Taylor on 24 May, 2018

The next South Area meeting is on Monday 4th June, at the Cherry Hinton Village Centre. It starts with an Open Forum when anybody can ask a question or raise an issue with councillors. Although the area meeting cannot always sort things out on the spot, it can request action from council departments and get […]

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Yellow lines update

by Amanda Taylor on 22 May, 2018

Cllr Jenny Page-Croft was successful in bidding for money to address parking problems in Gunhild Close. The Council has drawn up a plan for yellow lines at the top of the street where it meets Gunhild Way, and at the bottom of the street near the entrance to the park. You can view it here […]

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Councillor Colin McGerty

by Amanda Taylor on 4 May, 2018

The Queen Edith’s Lib Dem Focus Team has a new councillor, Cllr Colin McGerty. In the City Council election on 3rd May, Colin polled 1,259 votes to become our new city councillor for the next four years. Here is the result: Colin McGerty, Liberal Democrat: 1259 votes (44.2%) Dan Greef, Labour: 827 votes (29.0%) Manas […]

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Cambridge to Haverhill transport consultation

by Amanda Taylor on 6 March, 2018

The Greater Cambridge Partnership (City Deal) is presenting three travel strategies designed to get people in and out of Cambridge more quickly, reliably and in a more sustainable fashion. The route starts at the Biomedical Campus (the Addenbrooke’s site) and runs along the A1307 to Haverhill. The strategies encompass everything from major new infrastructure such […]

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JINGLE ALL THE WAY TO THE BIN

by atimmoore on 10 December, 2017

Cambridge City Council is urging city residents to get ready for Christmas – by setting a reminder to put their bins out. Bins will be collected two days later in Christmas week and the following week. For full details, see https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/updates/2017/12/05/christmas-and-new-year-bin-collections. Real Christmas trees can be collected from your home for a donation to the […]

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Motorcyclists watch out!

by Amanda Taylor on 7 August, 2017

The Cambridgeshire Constabulary report, via e-cops, that they have received five reports of motorcycle thefts in Cambridge this month so far.  They would like to take this opportunity to warn other motorcycle/moped owners other these thefts and to encourage crime prevention measures. Motorbikes There are plenty of ways you can help to keep your motorbike […]

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Development between Cherry Hinton and Teversham

by Amanda Taylor on 7 August, 2017

Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council have prepared a draft Development Framework Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for Land North of Cherry Hinton. An eight-week consultation period on the draft Development Framework will run from 9am on 7 August 2017 to 5pm on 2 October 2017 The two councils will be holding two public […]

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Queen Edith’s councillor Jenny Page-Croft has probed the City Council administration on whether the city would be ready to handle a major disaster such as the awful Grenfell Towers inferno, and asked about the quality and reliability of the City Council’s own fire safety precautions. See the Cambridge News report, and Jenny’s question: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridge-news/how-would-cambridge-tackle-grenfell-13329107. Jenny […]

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