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Roundabout repairs at the end of June

by Amanda Taylor on 28 May, 2021

If you live near the new roundabout joining Fendon Road, Queen Edith’s Way and Mowbray Road, you’ll be aware of the ‘hit and run’ damage in March — we’re told it was a white van travelling very fast around midnight. We reported the damage to the County Council in March, and they inspected. They’ve now […]

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THANK YOU!

by Amanda Taylor on 8 May, 2021

Thank you to all those who voted for the Liberal Democrats in last week’s bumper set of elections. County Council election Liberal Democrat Alex Beckett was elected as the new county councillor for Queen Edith’s, polling 1,355 votes. Labour came second, with the Conservatives and Greens in third and fourth place respectively. Across the County, […]

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Liberal Democrats have been at the heart of our community in Queen Edith’s for decades. We love this community, and we’re very proud of our record of action – working alongside residents to make our fantastic neighbourhood the best it can be. While we’re incredibly proud of everything we’ve achieved, we can only achieve real […]

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The Nightingale Sings!

by Amanda Taylor on 27 March, 2021

Queen Edith’s councillors are pleased to report that work is due to start soon on a new pavilion at Nightingale Park. We have been campaigning for a new pavilion at Nightingale Park for many years. The final act was in 2019, when Cllrs George Pippas and Colin McGerty attended the City Council’s Planning Committee to […]

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Local homes for local people

by Amanda Taylor on 3 February, 2021

Today at the City Council planning committee, the homes north of Wort’s Causeway gained outline permission, including an innovative scheme proposed by Lib Dem councillors to prioritise qualifying applicants for affordable homes who have a work or family connection nearby, helping to build a truly sustainable community where people live and work in close proximity. […]

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Crossings and remodelled roundabout opening tomorrow

by Amanda Taylor on 30 July, 2020

Liberal Democrat councillors in Queen Edith’s have welcomed the completion of the pedestrian crossings and remodelled roundabout at the intersection of Fendon Road and Queen Edith’s Way in Cambridge. County Councillor Amanda Taylor said: “We have been campaigning for safety improvement for the roundabout and for pedestrian crossings for many years, responding to calls from […]

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The Queen Edith’s Summer Focus newsletter is out!

by Amanda Taylor on 1 July, 2020

Today, we’re pleased to be reaching out to you with the latest news and updates from the Lib Dem team in Queen Edith’s. So many residents were frustrated when the most recent South Area Committee was cancelled, especially given some of the big changes made to our roads. We’ve been working around the clock to […]

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A free laptop scheme set up by Queen Edith’s City Councillor Colin McGerty has been expanded across the whole city after the City Council partnered with charity Cambridge Online. With a looming education gap for low income families, Cllr McGerty began requesting donations of old laptops as soon as schools closed in March. These were […]

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Keyworker Housing for Covid-19 Heroes

by Amanda Taylor on 5 May, 2020

Liberal Democrat councillors in Queen Edith’s ward are calling for a proportion of affordable housing planned at sites to the north and south of Worts Causeway, to be reserved for keyworkers working within Queen Edith’s Ward, which includes Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Outline planning applications for both sites, totalling 430 new houses including 40% at affordable rates, […]

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New wing for Addenbrooke’s

by Amanda Taylor on 6 April, 2020

QUEEN EDITH’S COUNCILLORS SUPPORT ADDENBROOKE’S EMERGENCY EXPANSION PLAN  It is understood that Cambridge University Hospitals Trust is considering building temporary new facilities adjacent to Addenbrooke’s, providing 120 extra bed spaces to accommodate the potential demand from Coronavirus patients. Work has already begun to lay hard standing on the site immediately to the south of the […]

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