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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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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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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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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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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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How is Cambridgeshire preparing to welcome refugees?

by Amanda Taylor on 15 October, 2015

Queen Edith’s Liberal Democrat Councillor, Amanda Taylor has spoken out on the refugee crisis, questioning the Leader of the County Council on what action the Council it is taking in Cambridgeshire to help those fleeing across Europe to the county. Cllr Taylor, who represents Cambridge’s Queen Edith’s on Cambridgeshire County Council asked for assurances that […]

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Cambridgeshire County Council‘s Cycling Team and its contractor will be coming to Queen Edith’s on October 5th to report on the slow-running Hills Road cycle lanes. Or should that read ‘the slow lanes’? The project was scheduled to take 37 weeks but we are in week 36 already and they still haven’t finished the first […]

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