Archive for the ‘environment’ Category

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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South Area meeting 17th July

by Amanda Taylor on 7 July, 2017

The agenda for South Area Committee, Monday, 17th July, 2017, 7.00 pm has just been published. Meeting venue: Meeting Room – CHVLC – Cherry Hinton Village Leisure Centre, Colville Road, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, CB1 9EJ The following items are included in the agenda: 1 Election of Chair and Vice Chair – SAC 2 Welcome, Introduction […]

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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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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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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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Queen Edith’s Way Pavement-Cycle Path Consultation

by Amanda Taylor on 13 August, 2016

Councillor Tim Moore (a resident of Queen Edith’s Way) writes: The proposed solutions are inevitably compromises – there is no perfect solution possible. What are the issues that the proposed “improvements” are intended to address? More walking and cycling. Car journeys into and around Cambridge will continue to increase. The City Plan has long endorsed […]

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From rags to riches: jumble sale on 10th September

by Amanda Taylor on 19 July, 2016

The Queen Edith’s Liberal Democrats will be holding their next Jumble Sale on Saturday 10th September, at St James’s Church Wulfstan Way. The proceeds of the sale pay for our printed newsletter FOCUS, which goes to every home in the Queen Edith’s ward. If you have clothes, toys, bric-a-brac (not furniture), please let us know, […]

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Electrical reuse and recycling event this Sunday

by Amanda Taylor on 15 July, 2016

Do you have defunct electrical items such as washing machines, TVs, laptops that have been lying around the house? You can make some space in your house and give them a new lease of life if you take them along to Trumpington Park & Ride site this Sunday (17th July). Cambridgeshire Recap, the Cambridgeshire and […]

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Addenbrooke’s station on track

by Amanda Taylor on 18 June, 2016

THANK YOU  to the hundreds of local people who supported our petition for a station at Addenbrooke’s. We believe a station on the Biomedical Campus could play an important part in reducing car movements to the area, and consequently commuter and visitor parking. Infrastructure consultants John Laing has been working on a feasibility study and […]

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