Shelford Road Bin

Objections were received to the proposed location of a new litter bin on Shelford Road, outside the shop. Subject to local resident's views, we now have agreement from the city council to install a bin on the opposite side of the road.

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Trumpington Road Cycleway

The county council is consulting on improved cycling facilities on Trumpington Road, adjacent to New Bit and the Botanic Gardens/Hobson's Conduit.

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Other ongoing consultations

Other ongoing consultations:

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Addenbrooke's Road Bin Collections

Developers have supplied insufficient bins for some shared refuse areas on new builds around the Addenbrooke's area, meaning not all rubbish is being collected and resulting in unhygienic conditions. We are working to ensure sufficient bins are available for all flats as soon as possible and that any backlog is cleared.

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Blocked Cycle/Pathways off Long Road

We have been alerted to the problem of some routes off Long Road being blocked by greenery now the (intermittently!) nicer weather is on us. The bushes are owned by adjacent houses and we have asked the council to remind house owners of their responsibility to keep public rights of way clear. If the problem is not resolved shortly, the council can cut back trees and bushes and pass the cost on to the private land owners.

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Fitzwilliam Road/Clarendon Road planning application

A planning application had been submitted for the former county council hostel on the corner of Fitzwilliam and Clarendon Road, to demolish the existing building and replace it with 6 new houses.

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Election Results

The results of the election for city council on the 5th May were as follows:

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Leisure Park Redevelopment

Two controversial and seemingly rival proposals have been made for further development of the Leisure Park (Where the Light Cinema is) on Hills Road. This is technically outside of Trumpington Ward, but will certainly affect many people living and working in the area.

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Road Junction Improvements

Donald Adey is looking into having "keep clear" yellow boxes painted (Or in some cases, repainted) on eight junctions within the ward in order to ease congestion. These are listed below, (North to South) feedback on the selection of junctions is welcome:

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Shelford Road Bus Shelter

Concern has been expressed about the removal of the bus shelter on Shelford Road after it sustained some damage. We have been investigating and discovered that the shelter was owned by ClearChannel, an advertising company, rather than either of the councils. They are currently considering replacement and if it goes ahead, hope to have the new shelter installed next month.

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