Coffee, croissants and civil disobedience: residents stage breakfast protest to protect Cambridge trees

Chesterton residents were shocked this week when the Labour City Council announced 8am tree works at 5.30pm the night before, which would have seen trees on Alexandra Gardens irreparably cut back and lose 70% of their canopy.  However, the works were halted on Tuesday when residents staged a breakfast protest underneath the affected trees. More people joined the protest on Wednesday morning.

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Cambridge Lib Dems frustrated by Labour and Tory failure of leadership on Mill Road bridge

Cambridge Liberal Democrats have expressed their intense frustration after a Labour County Councillor on the Highways Committee voted with the Conservatives to re-open Mill Road bridge to all traffic, turning away from sensible compromises which could have brought the community together.

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Lib Dems welcome council response to winter lido opening initiative

Cllr Tim Bick this week welcomed the council’s response to his motion calling for options to be examined to open the Jesus Green Lido beyond the summer season. 

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Anti-pesticide campaigners’ cautious welcome to Council response

Cambridge Liberal Democrats and Pesticide-Free Cambridge welcome moves towards making City pesticide-free, despite removal of key deadlines from council motion by Labour group.

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Government must think again on 'Developers' Charter'

A call to the government to pull back from its sweeping changes to the planning system is to be made by Liberal Democrat councillor Ingrid Flaubert at Cambridge City Council’s meeting on Thursday.

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Lib Dems express disappointment at flimsy stalls proposed for Market Square

The Lib Dems have expressed disappointment this week, after the long awaited proto-type demountable market stalls arrived at the market for testing to less than lukewarm reviews from the market traders.

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Call launched to consider winter opening of Jesus Green Lido

Cllr Tim Bick is to ask Cambridge City Council to consider opening its open air Jesus Green Lido all the year round.

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Update from Cllr Cheney Payne

Castle ward Lib Dems believe in working hard for you all year round.  Here is what we have been doing over the last few months.  If you have local issues or concerns you would like to raise with us, please contact [email protected]

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Caroline Stoddart: Putting community first in Castle

Castle ward is currently at the forefront of the city's plans for expansion, with new development at Eddington, Darwin Green and NIAB changing the face of our local community.  

 

Local campaigner Caroline Stoddart has 40 years of connection to Castle ward, and shares her thoughts on how we manage this development responsibly and with integrity.

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Ward Update from Cllr Cheney Payne

Your Castle Lib Dem team believe in working hard for you all year round.  Here is our update from the last few months.

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