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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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Queen Edith’s councillor Jenny Page-Croft has probed the City Council administration on whether the city would be ready to handle a major disaster such as the awful Grenfell Towers inferno, and asked about the quality and reliability of the City Council’s own fire safety precautions. See the Cambridge News report, and Jenny’s question: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/cambridge-news/how-would-cambridge-tackle-grenfell-13329107. Jenny […]

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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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