Coe Fen lighting

Newnham Councillor Lucy Nethsingha has secured £5k or money to fund solar studs for lights on the Coe Fen paths, which should make the route safer for cyclists at night without generating light pollution. There is also another £15k available for lighting on the Driftway, the road that runs alongside Lammas Land from the car park.

South Area Committee - 18th April 2016

Want to question councillors on issues affecting South Cambridge? (Trumpington, Queen Edith's and Cherry Hinton) The next South Area Committee will be held on Monday 18th April at 7pm, in the Wilkinson Room at St John the Evangelist Church on Hills Road.

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Coronation Street cycling

A sign has appeared in Coronation Street, appearing to be from the county council, that would suggest that cycling the wrong way up the road is permitted. Nick Avery is investigating where this sign has come from, as there seems to have been no local consultation about this.

Addenbrooke's Train station

We are running a petition to secure a railway station for Addenbrooke's, an idea that has been brought up again recently and should help reduce the number of cars causing congestion on Trumpington's roads. If you would like to sign the petition, you can find it here.

Register to Vote!

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming city council and Police & Crime Commissioner elections is 18th April, and the last day to request a postal vote is 19th April. There is now a central web site you can use to register to vote, no matter where you live.

Lib Dems call for review of large-scale city events following Midsummer Funfair cancellation

Opposition Liberal Democrat councillors in Cambridge are today calling for the city council to take a close look at how it coordinates large events following the cancellation of the funfair at this year's Midsummer Fair.

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Government is reneging on city deal commitments, say Lib Dems

Former Cambridge City Council leader, Cllr Tim Bick, who now leads the city's opposition Liberal Democrats, has backed the Council's rejection of the Government's 3 Counties Devolution proposal, accusing the Government of reneging on previous commitments it entered into in the Greater Cambridge City Deal.

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Western Orbital Consultation

The Greater Cambridge City Deal is consulting on a possible Western Orbital Bus Route, which would run along or near the M11. This would terminating at the Park and Ride and with possible additional Park and Ride or Park and Cycle sites. Details are available on theCity Deal web site, with a deadline of 21st March for initial.

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Barrow Road Conservation Area

Following a meeting between all local councillors and local residents, a public consultation on possible conservation area status for Barrow Road is now underway, with a deadline of 31st March. The consultation itself can be found on the council's web site.

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Foster Road Guided Busway Footpath

The developers working on the area behind Foster Road have now told us that they do not need to shut the entire pathway from Foster Road to the busway for the full five years originally planned - however, they still believe that a closure of up to two and a half years of the section between the new Spine Road and the busway will be necessary for safety reasons. Final plans have not yet been submitted, but feedback on the proposed closure is welcome.

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