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Cycle team and police to visit tomorrow

by Amanda Taylor on 1 October, 2017

Got a question about future  cycle lanes or a comment about the ones being constructed on Hills Road? The County Council Cycling Team officers will be at the South Area meeting tomorrow evening (Monday 2nd October) to take questions about cycle projects. Later in the meeting, the police will be reporting on their activities over […]

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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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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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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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  Last weekend the County Council made a start on tarmacking the new cycle lanes on Hills Road – and it is a great relief that the work has begun. They have completed the section between Holbrook and Glebe Roads, and cyclists have been riding on it this week. They plan to do the next […]

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Koragate – the latest

by aldc on 2 July, 2015

Liberal Democrats on Cambridgeshire County Council continue to defend Cambridge Library against the Council’s proposals to let Regus subsidiary Kora open an Enterprise Centre on the third floor. The call-in of the Highways & Community Infrastructure Committee (HCI) decision succeeded and the LEC proposal went to the County Council’s General Purposes Committee (GPC) in March. Cllr Roger Hickford […]

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Kora — kaput

by aldc on 28 June, 2015

 On Friday, Cambridgeshire County Council‘s Highways & Community Infrastructure Committee rescinded its earlier decisions to allow Kora-Regus to set up an Enterprise Centre in Cambridge Central Library. Conservatives on the County Council, who had previously voted through the proposal en bloc (first in March and again in June), this time voted to rescind the decision […]

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