Fen Road Level Crossing - Network Rail response

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On Tuesday 1st May Cllr Anna Bradnam and I took time out of our election campaigns to talk to Network Rail about Fen Road Level Crossing.  Along with local business owner Ian Litterick we asked them about barrier downtime, the effects of crime and anti-social behaviour on the crossing, and how they see the crossing's future.  They have made some improvements in the area, will be trialling others, and are committed to keeping us informed about changes.

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City Deal Liaison Forums - what works and what doesn't?

There is a planned workshop, run by Cambridge Hack, on the City deal Local Liason Forums.  It asks attendees to answer a number of questions, and I'm interested in what resident attendees think.

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Meet the Candidates

We're publishing a series of videos featuring our fantastic new intake of passionate, pro-European City Council candidates.

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Getting things done for you in East Chesterton

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Lib Dems are getting things fixed for you all around the city.  Here a collapsed wall on Mortlock Avenue in East Chesterton that some of you had let us know about is now being repaired. The resident had been trying to get it fixed for several months, but after intervention by local Lib Dem Owen the area has been cleared up and repairs are in progress!

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Lib Dems Launch 2018 Manifesto

A resurgent, motivated party.

A resurgent Cambridge Liberal Democrats are fighting May’s City Council elections on the city’s three key priorities: local housing, tackling congestion and improvements to basic council services.

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Unpublished consultation results reveal opposition to Shopmobility charging

This week sees new charges being imposed by the City Council on users of Cambridge’s Shop Mobility Service. Yet the so-far unpublished results of the council’s public consultation show uniform hostility to the scheme.

The responses to the consultation were obtained by Lib Dem Cllr Tim Bick who has been campaigning against the new charges.

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Children's Centre Prepares to Close

Campaigner Colin McGerty today visited Homerton Children’s Centre to thank staff as they clear out their office and move away from Holbrook Road.

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Triangle/"Irregular Rhomboid" parking controls - update 2018-03-25

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I’m writing to update you on the situation with proposals for parking controls in your streets.

As you’re aware Jamie Dalzell has supported me, Cllr Ian Manning, in two meetings I held recently.

The plans developed by your previous Labour Councillor, are generally regarded as unacceptable, and a number of suggestions came out of those meetings. Read more for what a refresh on what came out of the meetings and the next steps.

 

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Fen Road: Police action from resident reports!

We've worked with residents of the Fen Estate (roads off of Fen Road) to collate reports of crime and harassment on Fen Road recently, and with the Police to get some detailed feedback on what happened in each case.  It's important that resident see a reason for reporting to the Police, and we hope this detail will help support that!

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Tivoli plans sent back to the drawing board

Tivoli plans sent back to the drawing board

Unpopular plans to convert the Tivoli on Mitcham’s Corner, former cinema and pub, into luxury apartments overlooking the river have today been rejected by City Council planning officers.

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Jamie Dalzell and Cheney Payne, pictured alongside the now derelict cinema with former City Mayor Ian Nimmo-Smith, who they have been working with to campaign for better plans.

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