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!
In a wonderful example of lack of communication between the City and County Councils, I've found out that the City teams responsible for maintenance of verges/grassed areas weren't aware of the new areas created by the changes around the bend at Water Street/Lane.Read more
Tuesday 18th July has already been labelled Fat Cat Tuesday – the day Cambridgeshire’s Conservative county councillors tore up the recommendations of an independent panel and voted themselves a massive pay rise instead.Read more
The Chisholm Trail, of which Cllr Ian Manning is Vice Chair of (the Liaison Forum) is planned to pass through Coldham's Common.
Vital to this is widening of the paths, which is seeing some opposition. Cllr Manning has today written to the planning inspectorate in support of the proposals.
The area of Chesterton dubbed the "Triangle" - that bounded by Chesterton Road on the South, Milton Road north, Springfield Road East and Hawthorn Road West is awaiting a solution to parking issues that are plaguing residents' lives. Cllr Damien Tunnacliffe has been working on these, and now newly elected County Cllr Ian manning is keen to support him.Read more
Tonight was the latest Milton Road Liaison Forum - the local meeting which is meant to be residents' way of inputting into the CIty Deal's plans for the area.
Tonight was the official consultants response to the Residents' Association/Cycle Campaign alterations to the original proposals (known as "Do Optimum"), and I'm afraid to say I'm disappointed overall.Read more
Whilst it is very welcome that Cambridge North station is finally open, there are a number of issues that Cllr Manning Cllr Anna Bradnam (waterbeach) and the Chesterton team are dealing with - read on for more detail.Read more
Cllr Ian Manning has been working with South Cambridgeshire colleagues Cllr Anna Bradnam and Cllr Hazel Smith to investigate concerns that Network Rail are breaching their agreed plans for the station, specifically where it runs up to Long Reach Road.
The nature of the station site means both South Cambridgeshire and City Council officers are involved, hence Lib Dem Councillors working together to ensure the issue is given sufficient attention.Read more
We're extremely disappointed to report that the Clinical Commissioning Group has decided to authorise the move of the out of horus service to Addenbrooke's despite significant local opposition.
Manning and Dalzell tell CCG to respect Heath Committee decision and community feelings
Cllr Ian Manning, Lib Dem East Chesterton County Councillor and candidate for Chesterton and Jamie Dalzell, Lib Dem candidate for Kings Hedges are calling on the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to respect the calls from the County Council’s Health Committee to go away and do more work on mitigation measures before the out of hours service is moved.Read more
Chesterton and Kings Hedges Liberal Democrats have released a joint response opposing the proposal to move out of hours services to Addenbrooke's. The full submission can be found here: https://t.co/i4eQIZW1rW
Cllr Ian Manning said "Chesterton contains some of the most deprived areas of the City. Whilst we need to recognise the massive pressures on the NHS - and the failures of successive Governments of all political colours to deal with them - this is not the solution as it will disadvantage some of the most vulnerable residents of our City."