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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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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 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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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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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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The new Queen Edith … opening up soon

by aldc on 22 February, 2015

The new pub on Wulfstan Way is looking more and more like a welcome house, and we are looking forward to enjoying a drink there soon. Another good sign is that the owners have submitted their licence application – have a look here: Queen Edith licence premises licence application and comment if you wish to […]

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Queen Edith’s and Trumpington go head to head

by Amanda Taylor on 11 July, 2014

A hallmark of the Liberal Democrats’ administration at Cambridge City Council was the insistence that the new neighbourhoods created on the southern fringe of the city must be imaginative and distinctive in their design and layout and constructed in a sustainable way using good quality materials. Our colleagues in Trumpington believe that the efforts that […]

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Next South Area meeting, 23rd June

by aldc on 14 June, 2014

The next South Area meeting is 23rd June, at the Cherry Hinton Village Centre. The meeting begins at 7pm with an Open Forum, at which anyone can make a brief statement or ask questions of councillors and officers. The first item of business will be to elect a new chair. At present, the chair is […]

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Next South Area meeting: 23rd April, Homerton College

by Amanda Taylor on 10 April, 2014

The next South Area meeting is 23rd April, in the Alison Shrubsole room at Homerton College. Start time is 7.00 p.m. The meeting begins with an Open Forum, at which anyone can make a brief statement or ask questions of councillors and officers. There will be a presentation on the City Council’s Sports & Physical […]

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