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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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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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From rags to riches: jumble sale on 10th September

by Amanda Taylor on 19 July, 2016

The Queen Edith’s Liberal Democrats will be holding their next Jumble Sale on Saturday 10th September, at St James’s Church Wulfstan Way. The proceeds of the sale pay for our printed newsletter FOCUS, which goes to every home in the Queen Edith’s ward. If you have clothes, toys, bric-a-brac (not furniture), please let us know, […]

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Addenbrooke’s station on track

by Amanda Taylor on 18 June, 2016

THANK YOU  to the hundreds of local people who supported our petition for a station at Addenbrooke’s. We believe a station on the Biomedical Campus could play an important part in reducing car movements to the area, and consequently commuter and visitor parking. Infrastructure consultants John Laing has been working on a feasibility study and […]

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Fraud alert: attention eBayers

by Amanda Taylor on 26 April, 2016

Message sent by Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have noticed a rise in the reporting of victims being recruited via Facebook to sell items for suspects on eBay – often stating that it is a quick way of making money. The items are said to […]

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WELL DONE AND THANK YOU

by Amanda Taylor on 23 December, 2015

This year’s Queen Edith’s Winter Festival was a fantastic event, with activities all afternoon in the park as well as the traditional carols and Santa Claus event outside the shop. It was good to gather at St James’s Church afterwards. A huge thank you to the Queen Edith’s Forum for all their work.

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Jumble sale: St James’s this Saturday

by Amanda Taylor on 24 September, 2015

The Queen Edith’s Liberal Democrats are holding their next Jumble Sale this Saturday, 26th September. The proceeds of the sale pay for our printed newsletter FOCUS, which goes to every home in the Queen Edith’s ward. If you have clothes, toys, bric-a-brac (not furniture), please bring them to the church on Saturday morning between 10am and […]

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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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Call-in councillors

by aldc on 2 July, 2015

The following county councillors requested that the Full Council review the decision to allow Kora to open an Enterprise Centre at Cambridge Central Library: 12 Liberal Democrats, 6 Labour, 4 Independents and 4 UKIP. 1. Cllr Scutt 2. Cllr Kavanagh 3. Cllr Sales 4. Cllr Taylor 5. Cllr Manning 6. Cllr Cearns 7. Cllr Mason […]

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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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