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Archive for the ‘Local Issues’ Category

Proposed Residents’ Parking Scheme

by Paul Saunders on 2 March, 2018

This is the text of a letter from Catherine Smart delivered to affected addresses in the Romsey/Coleridge area:   136, Ross Street, Cambridge CB1 3BU 01223 511210 catherine.smart4@gmail.com February 2018 Dear Romsey & Coleridge resident, Residents’ Parking Last year’s County Council parking consultation has resulted in a narrow majority for a residents’ parking scheme in […]

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Open day Lakes on 11 March

by Paul Saunders on 2 March, 2018

From a news release from the City Council 2 March 2018 .. CAMBRIDGE City Council is hosting a public open day on Sunday 11 March at East Cambridge Lakes, the flooded chalk pits at the end of Mill Road which it is hoped will be turned into a local country park. Residents are being invited […]

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The City Council is running a consultation from 1 March 2018, 12:00am to 26 March 2018, 11:59pm “The implementation of CCTV in hackney carriage and private hire vehicles was agreed and made mandatory by councillors in October 2017. Having CCTV in all licensed vehicles will enable the prevention and detection of crime, and promote a […]

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Cambridge Lakes update

by Simon Cooper on 26 February, 2017

This weekend the Anderson Group held some exhibitions on their next plans for the lakes. Originally, the sections of land next to the lakes was earmarked for space-intensive commercial development, but they’re now considering housing on the site as an alternative. Over the past couple of years, Anderson have been trying to sell warehouse space […]

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Review of local community centres

by Simon Cooper on 26 February, 2017

The City Council have just published their initial review of the provision of community centres in Cambridge. In the review, the Council are recommending that the community centre on Ross St is maintained, but they will be looking for an external voluntary organisation to manage the day-to-day running of the centre. As such, the review […]

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Residents’ Parking next steps

by Simon Cooper on 22 February, 2017

Last month, the Cambridge City Joint Area Committee unanimously agreed to progress plans for city-wide residents’ parking to the Highways committee in March to try and combat issues caused by commuter parking. The proposals divide most of the city into zones which will be consulted upon in stages. If the proposals are agreed by the […]

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Cambridge Lakes exhibitions

by Simon Cooper on 18 February, 2017

There’s finally been some action on the Cambridge Lakes, after the tours and exhibitions held in 2015. Andersons are holding two public exhibitions on their current plans for the site, hopefully fleshing out their plans for finally getting the site open to the public. The exhibitions are being held at the Holiday Inn on Norman […]

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A welcome news release from the City Council: PUBLIC toilets at Coleridge Recreation Ground are set to stay open across the winter season, following requests from park users. Last year £289,000 of S106 funding from developers’ contributions was invested  by Cambridge City Council in upgrading and adding to the park’s facilities, including the installation of […]

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County to stop gritting local school routes

by Paul Saunders on 6 December, 2016

A Conservative decision to cut funding for cold-weather gritting across Cambridgeshire will affect several roads in the area. Two important criteria used to determine which roads need gritting have been removed – bus routes and schools. As a consequence, Coleridge, Birdwood and Radegund Roads will not be gritted, along with many other roads around Cambridgeshire. […]

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Romsey Matters 2016 – local survey results

by robbeardwell on 16 November, 2016

Your LibDem team have been going door-to-door to find out how you feel about local issues here in Romsey. See the preliminary results here …

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