Archive for the ‘Local Council’ 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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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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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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George Pippas, new Mayor of Cambridge!

by Amanda Taylor on 27 May, 2017

Queen Edith’s councillor George Pippas is the new Mayor of Cambridge, following a unanimous vote by city councillors at The Cambridge Guildhall on Thursday. He was proposed by Cllr Rod Cantrill and seconded by Cllr Peter Sarris. He takes over the role from Cllr Jeremy Benstead, who represented the city over the past year. George […]

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Amanda re-elected for Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 9 May, 2017

Amanda Taylor was re-elected on Thursday, to serve  Queen Edith’s for a further four years on Cambridgeshire County Council. The result, announced just before noon on Friday, was as follows: Amanda Taylor, Liberal Democrat 1678 Adam Pounds, Labour 962 Manas Deb, Conservative 752 Joel Chalfen, Green 226 Majority: 716 Turnout: 47% – the highest in […]

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Meet the Candidates: County Council hustings event

by Amanda Taylor on 19 April, 2017

Amidst all the excitement of an impending General Election and a metro mayor election, we have elections on 4th May for the county council and for an executive mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Liberal Democrat Cllr Amanda Taylor is our candidate once again and asks for your support to represent Queen Edith’s for a further […]

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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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Funding for play areas and open spaces

by Amanda Taylor on 6 November, 2016

How would you like to improve the playgrounds near here? There is money available for funding new equipment or improvements to play areas and open spaces, for example, the small parks in Holbrook Road and Gunhild Close, and the larger recreation ground at Nightingale Avenue. The money comes from building developers as part of their […]

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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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