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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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Ready for the referendum?

by Amanda Taylor on 3 June, 2016

Cllr Tim Moore writes: A vote in referendum requires your family and friends to be registered. The last date to register is nearly here (next Tuesday); you can download the forms both for registering and postal votes on line on the Government’s elections website. I’ve been reminding my busy nephews and nieces, several of whom […]

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Addenbrooke’s station petition

by Amanda Taylor on 21 April, 2016

The Liberal Democrats are campaigning for a railway station at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. This part of Cambridge is blighted by heavy traffic and parking and residents have made it very clear that they want it sorted out. With predictions of an extra 20,000 people working on the Biomedical Campus, things are set to get even worse. […]

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Nightingale Park community garden

by Amanda Taylor on 21 March, 2016

Cambridge City Council has launched its consultation on creating a community garden at Nightingale Park, where the bowling green used to be. Such a space would allow  local groups to come together to develop this informal space for recreation, social and therapeutic horticulture, sustainable gardening and biodiversity. The Pictorial Meadow, sown in 2015, has proved […]

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Stand up for Nine Wells

by Amanda Taylor on 10 January, 2016

The Nine Wells nature reserve is under threat because there is a risk that land just 30 metres away from it may be taken out of the green belt. Liberal Democrat councillors have launched a petition calling for land close to the Nine Wells to be kept as Green Belt in order to protect this […]

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Would you like a second blue bin?

by Amanda Taylor on 19 December, 2015

Some peoplehave complained to councillors that if you have two black bins the Council has or will be taking one away. When we asked them why they are doing this their answer was as follows. “The Council is committed to recycling, and reducing rubbish. It is therefore Council policy to ONLY empty ONE black rubbish […]

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Beaumont Road

by Amanda Taylor on 16 November, 2015

Cambridgeshire County Council has advertised  a new traffic regulation order for double yellow lines to protect the junction between Beaumont Road and Almoners Avenue. It will ban parking for 38 metres to the south-east, and 66 metres to the north, as shown on the plan. Beaumont Road, St Ediths – Parking restrictions If you want […]

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Tim passes motion on disability

by Amanda Taylor on 23 October, 2015

Cambridge City Council has unanimously passed a policy motion from Tim Moore, agreeing the City should not discriminate against citizens with disability of any form, and will actively seek to reduce such discrimination in all publicly accessible areas. A large number of residents become more disabled with age, and some have significant problems with their […]

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