North Area

The North Area includes Arbury, East and West Chesterton, and Kings Hedges, and has an active Lib Dem team. See our blog below for what we've been doing for your area recently!

Triangle/"Irregular Rhomboid" parking controls - update 2018-02-12

Parking Update – Public meetings

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I wanted to make sure you are up to date on where we are with the proposals to bring in parking controls in the streets bordered by Springfield Road to Hawthorn Way. Hopefully you’ll recall we surveyed you about the plans that were to be imposed
on you.   Read on for the results and the dates of public meetings...

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Corridors into Chesterton: A10 study response

On Thursday 8th February, the County Council's Economy and Environment Committee will consider a study into the future of the A10 corridor: item 7 on this agenda .  Along with fellow Lib Dem Councillors I've submitted a response to it.

In addition to the joint response I've stated that the corridor should include segregated cycleways.

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Lib Dem Success: Graffiti removed from Nun's Way

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The King's Hedges Lib Dems are pleased to have brought about the removal of graffiti from Nun's Way.

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Cllr Manning radio interview on Chisholm Trail

I did a radio interview on the effect that Carillion's collapse will have on the Chisholm Trail - for those interested, check it out here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05rq8fb#play - starts at 43 minutes in.

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Fen Road problems update 2018-01-19

Residents will be aware that criminal incidents are still happening along Fen Road, though thankfully there has been no repetition of the smashed windows from before the new year.

Read the latest...

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County Council newsletter January 2018

The County Council produce a "members newsletter" once a month, and you can read it here:

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/CCC-Member-Newsletter-January-2018.html?soid=1102102907030&aid=2Il9D0FLodg

This is written by officers (staff), so will present one side of any story, but I hope it is of some interest.

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Storm Eleanor and power cuts

We've received a reminder from UK Powernetworks (responsible for most electrical supply to residents in the UK) on what to do if predicted high winds cause power outages.

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North Cambridge Recreational Facilities

Residents of the Woodhead Drive area will have been pleased to note last month that the play ground equipment, which had been removed due to vandalism, is now in the process of being replaced.  

The North area of the City has some beautiful parkland and natural areas.  The Liberal Democrats are keen to ensure this is being used well for the benefit of the whole area.  See below for an opportunity to contribute your ideas for how the Liberal Democrats could develop this in your area.

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Fen Road Level Crossing Cuts Off Communities

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Residents have been complaining about the barriers on the Fen Road level crossing being down more than they should be, and more than they were before Cambridge North opened.  Working with Cllr Manning and Milton's Cllr Anna Bradnam, I (Owen Dunn) have been investigating how much of a problem this is.  The short answer is that in the hour I picked one December morning the barriers were down for 45 minutes.

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Highways works 16th - 31st December

Highways works planned until the end of the year affecting the wards in the north of the City include Green End Road and Highworth Avenue...

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