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South Area meeting 9th September

by Amanda Taylor on 1 September, 2019

The next South Area meeting is on Monday 9th September, at St John’s Church, Hills Road. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. 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 […]

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Big win for pedestrian safety

by Amanda Taylor on 12 July, 2019

Lib Dem councillors have today announced that their call for pedestrian priority at cycle lane crossings at the soon to be upgraded, Dutch-style roundabout on Fendon Road has been accepted by the County Council. After years of campaigning for safe pedestrian crossings at the busy junction of Fendon Road and Queen Edith’s Way, close to […]

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291 Hills Road development approved

by Amanda Taylor on 11 June, 2019

Today at Planning Committee, the application to demolish and redevelop 291 Hills Road was approved.This has been a long-running campaign that we have been fully engaged with, to try to give Cambridge’s Planning Authority the confidence it apparently lacks to insist that local housing developments provide affordable housing in the appropriate proportion, as set out […]

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Wort’s Causeway: future development

by Amanda Taylor on 13 May, 2019

We’ve just come from a briefing session with This Land, the housing development company that is owned by Cambridgeshire County Council and which will be making plans to develop 230 homes on the site between Worts’ Causeway and Babraham Road (known as GB2). We’ve been expressing concerns on behalf of local residents but we’d also […]

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Good news on Nightingale Pavilion

by Amanda Taylor on 24 April, 2019

Here’s some exciting community news from your local councillors. Today at the City Council planning committee, the application for the final design of the replacement Nightingale Park Pavilion was unanimously approved. Queen Edith’s city councillors George Pippas and Colin McGerty attended to support the application and also raised some concerns from local residents. Although the […]

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The Liberal Democrat manifesto for Cambridge

by Amanda Taylor on 13 April, 2019

Cambridge Liberal Democrats have launched their campaign for the local elections on May 2nd with a bold plan for a Cleaner, Greener, Fairer Cambridge. The city’s growth brings many benefits, but it also brings pressures, whether it’s from air pollution and congestion, carbon emissions or the cost of housing. Together with many in Cambridge, we […]

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Protection of wildlife corridors

by Amanda Taylor on 10 April, 2019

The planning committee have unanimously rejected the application for permission to build a two-bedroom house on land to the rear of 45 Cavendish Avenue. Cllr Colin McGerty spoke at the meeting along with a number of residents to object to the planning officer’s recommendation for approval and quoted a number of the policies in the […]

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George Pippas for Queen Edith’s!

by Amanda Taylor on 7 April, 2019

Queen Edith’s Councillor George Pippas is again standing for the Liberal Democrats in this year’s Cambridge City Council election George has worked on a range of issues, from road safety campaigns affecting hundreds of people to a large caseload of individual issues concerning housing and planning. But he is best known for his work on […]

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First aid and fun with St John Ambulance

by Amanda Taylor on 3 April, 2019

If you have children between 7 and 17, check out the St John Ambulance Open Day next Saturday. The volunteers will be doing demos and there will be lots of games and stalls to keep everyone entertained. The event is being put on by the youth wing, to recruit new volunteers and raise funds for […]

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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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