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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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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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Lib Dems take on Budgens potholes

by Amanda Taylor on 26 September, 2014

Many Queen Edith’s people shop at Budgens at Adkin’s Corner, just outside the Queen Edith’s ward in Coleridge ward, and represented by four Labour councillors, including the Labour Leader of Cambrdge City Council, Cllr Lewis Herbert. While the supermarket itself is modern and pleasant to shop in, its car park was full of monster potholes. […]

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For nearly 20 years, Park and Ride has played a vital role in keeping traffic out of Cambridge city centre and in encouraging people to use buses. Until now, the parking has been free, although people have paid for the Park & Ride buses. The County Council Conservatives have now decided to bring in parking […]

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Speak up for your bus service

by Amanda Taylor on 16 December, 2013

Bus users in south Cambridge are invited to a Drop-In event at Lichfield Road Community Centre on January 23rd (10am-noon). This is of particular importance for anyone who uses the no 114 bus for shopping or visits to friends or family.  Unlike many other bus services run by commercial operators such as Stagecoach, this service […]

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Christmas Tree Lighting

by on 9 December, 2013

Queen Edith’s Christmas tree lights will be switched on by the Mayor of Cambridge, Councillor Paul Saunders at 6p.m. on Wednesday 11 December outside the Wulfstan Way shops. As has become traditional there will be choirs leading the carols and a special visitor at the end, who usually delights the children. The Coffee House will […]

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Did you comment on the consultation about the taxi rank on St Andrew’s Street this month? I did. I was pleased to see the County Council has stepped back from the original plan to take the taxi rank away – a proposal that dismayed many people, including older people and those with disabilities. The new […]

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Cambridgeshire County Council is running a consultation on a new plan for managing the traffic on St Andrew’s Street – starting tomorrow. 4th March. St Andrew’s Street is one of the busiest streets in Cambridge, and has all forms of transport – pedestrians, bikes, buses, cars, delivery vans and taxis. This often means conflict between […]

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