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South Area meeting: 4th June

by Amanda Taylor on 24 May, 2018

The next South Area meeting is on Monday 4th June, 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 […]

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Local Highways Improvements

by Amanda Taylor on 20 May, 2018

Do you have any good ideas for improving our roads and pavements locally? Cambridgeshire County Council Local Highways Improvement programme funds improvements such as traffic calming, parking restrictions, speed limit changes and footway and pedestrian crossing improvements — we are talking about physical changes up to £10,000. It is a competitive process and Queen Edith’s […]

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Councillor Colin McGerty

by Amanda Taylor on 4 May, 2018

The Queen Edith’s Lib Dem Focus Team has a new councillor, Cllr Colin McGerty. In the City Council election on 3rd May, Colin polled 1,259 votes to become our new city councillor for the next four years. Here is the result: Colin McGerty, Liberal Democrat: 1259 votes (44.2%) Dan Greef, Labour: 827 votes (29.0%) Manas […]

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JINGLE ALL THE WAY TO THE BIN

by atimmoore on 10 December, 2017

Cambridge City Council is urging city residents to get ready for Christmas – by setting a reminder to put their bins out. Bins will be collected two days later in Christmas week and the following week. For full details, see https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/updates/2017/12/05/christmas-and-new-year-bin-collections. Real Christmas trees can be collected from your home for a donation to the […]

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Motorcyclists watch out!

by Amanda Taylor on 7 August, 2017

The Cambridgeshire Constabulary report, via e-cops, that they have received five reports of motorcycle thefts in Cambridge this month so far.  They would like to take this opportunity to warn other motorcycle/moped owners other these thefts and to encourage crime prevention measures. Motorbikes There are plenty of ways you can help to keep your motorbike […]

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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 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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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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Queen Edith’s election hustings 20th April

by Amanda Taylor on 1 April, 2017

Liberal Democrat county councillor for Queen Edith’s, Cllr Amanda Taylor, is looking forward to taking part in a community hustings event, hosted by the Queen Edith’s Community Forum. Amanda and other candidates will be at St John’s Church on 20th April to answer your questions about transport, libraries, care services, education and other issues. 7-830pm […]

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