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Amanda re-elected for Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 9 May, 2017

Amanda Taylor was re-elected on Thursday, to serve  Queen Edith’s for a further four years on Cambridgeshire County Council. The result, announced just before noon on Friday, was as follows: Amanda Taylor, Liberal Democrat 1678 Adam Pounds, Labour 962 Manas Deb, Conservative 752 Joel Chalfen, Green 226 Majority: 716 Turnout: 47% – the highest in […]

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Meet the Candidates: County Council hustings event

by Amanda Taylor on 19 April, 2017

Amidst all the excitement of an impending General Election and a metro mayor election, we have elections on 4th May for the county council and for an executive mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Liberal Democrat Cllr Amanda Taylor is our candidate once again and asks for your support to represent Queen Edith’s for a further […]

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Police and Crime Commissioner coming to Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 14 April, 2017

The Police & Crime Commissioner will be visiting the next South Area meeting with the neighbourhood policing team and giving a report. The police priorities for the coming season will be set. Also on the agenda are transport, grants and community facilities. The meeting is at St John the Evangelist Church on Hills Road on […]

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Queen Edith’s election hustings 20th April

by Amanda Taylor on 1 April, 2017

Liberal Democrat county councillor for Queen Edith’s, Cllr Amanda Taylor, is looking forward to taking part in a community hustings event, hosted by the Queen Edith’s Community Forum. Amanda and other candidates will be at St John’s Church on 20th April to answer your questions about transport, libraries, care services, education and other issues. 7-830pm […]

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South Area meeting: Addenbrooke’s Station

by Amanda Taylor on 13 January, 2017

The next South Area meeting is on Monday, 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 balls rolling. […]

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Women’s safety

by Amanda Taylor on 20 December, 2016

What do women want? I have received information from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is working with Cambridgeshire Constabulary to create an event for International Women’s Day on 8th March 2017. The theme of the event will be around bringing communities together with a particular focus on community safety, designed around what women […]

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Funding for play areas and open spaces

by Amanda Taylor on 6 November, 2016

How would you like to improve the playgrounds near here? There is money available for funding new equipment or improvements to play areas and open spaces, for example, the small parks in Holbrook Road and Gunhild Close, and the larger recreation ground at Nightingale Avenue. The money comes from building developers as part of their […]

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Car thefts on the up

by Amanda Taylor on 17 October, 2016

The neighbourhood police report a spike in the number of thefts from vehicles this month – up by a third on this time last year. In Queen Edith’s, thefts have taken place in Long road, Hills Avenue, Marshall Road, Cavendish Avenue and Rathmore Road. Stolen items have included sat navs, laptops, cash and clothing. Several […]

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South Area meeting: Crime, fireworks and smoke

by Amanda Taylor on 30 September, 2016

The next South Area meeting is next Monday at St John’s Church, Hills Road. The agenda has three main items: CRIME: Local policing priority setting and reports on what the police have been doing over the last period FIREWORKS: Live entertainment events in Cambridge, eg Midsummer Fireworks SMOKE: Environmental activity, including tackling wandering smokers Policing […]

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Local Highways Improvement Scheme

by Amanda Taylor on 29 August, 2016

Do you have a suggestion for improving our roads and pavements, such as traffic calming, a zebra crossing or parking restrictions? Cambridgeshire County Council operates a Local Highway Improvement (LHI) programme that funds small schemes costing up to £10,000. It is a competitive process and bids are scored by councillors, but some bids for funding […]

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