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Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

‘Romsey needs a new school’ says Nichola

by Paul Saunders on 19 June, 2015

Local school would benefit whole community  Romsey campaigner Nichola Martin is calling on the Labour-run City Council to back her campaign to include a new primary school in any development of the Mill Road depot site. The site is owned by the City Council, and could be used for new affordable homes as well as a new school. Nichola has stated that a new school here would benefit […]

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Nichola vows to fight unfair cuts

by Paul Saunders on 12 June, 2015

FOLLOWING the County Council’s decision to sell off the third floor of Cambridge Central Library to private firm Kora, and turn it into an enterprise centre, Nichola has vowed to fight to protect vital public services. Despite fierce opposition from the Lib Dems, Conservative and UKIP councillors in rural Cambridgeshire waived through the controversial sell off, despite no Cambridge councillors supporting the plans. […]

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School campaign gathers momentum

by Paul Saunders on 10 June, 2015

Local residents are getting behind Nichola Martin and the Lib Dems’ fight for a new primary school here in Romsey. Nichola, who is going door-to-door with a petition, has called on the City and County Councils to look into the option of building a new school on the Mill Road depot site, along with affordable housing. The site is owned by […]

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Nichola takes new school plans in new direction

by Paul Saunders on 31 May, 2015

Romsey Campaigner Nichola Martin is picking up Kilian’s campaign for a new school in Romsey and taking it in an exciting new direction. Nichola has written to City and County officials asking them to include the Mill Road depot site as an option for a new primary school. Local Lib Dems have proposed investing £12m to build over 100 new affordable homes on the […]

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The agenda for East Area Committee, Thursday, 10th April, 2014, 7.00 pm has just been published.  VENUE:  Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthew’s St, Cambridge CB1 2LT Exhibition – Cambridge Sports Development Strategy and Recreation Team Update The City Council Sports Development Team have recently completed a period of consultation relating to the implementation of a new Sports and […]

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Primary school application process opens this week

by Paul Saunders on 26 November, 2013

A message from Romsey’s County Councillor Kilian Bourke: Applications must be submitted for any child born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010, who wishes to start primary school in September 2014. The completed form must be received by the County Council’s admissions team by midnight 15 January, 2014. The process can be completed […]

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Applications for Community Development Funding 2012-13

by Paul Saunders on 20 September, 2011

The deadline for the return of 2012-13 Community Development and Leisure funding applications and Discretionary Rate Relief applications is 12 noon Wednesday 5th October 2011. These grants focus on voluntary groups who want to run services and activities meeting the needs of disadvantaged residents in Cambridge amongst the following priorities: children, young people and families experiencing disadvantage; […]

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