Your Vision for Our City

After lockdown, the Cambridge Lib Dems don't want to return to business as usual. We're launching 'Your Vision for Our City' to hear your thoughts on building a fairer, greener city. To share your vision, fill in our survey here.

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Five Trees: how should we protect it

Key_5trees.pngFive Trees is a small, but much loved green area between Fen Road, Cam Causeway, Cheney Way and Lents Way, shown in
the map on the right. The north of the city and East Chesterton, in particular, are lacking in green space and none should be lost!

We want to ensure it is protected from any threat of being built on by thinking about ways we can further improve the space - and we want to know what you think!

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Lib Dem City Councillors call for concerted action on 'inundation' of littering

Picture: Litter on Jesus Green, June 2020.

Liberal Democrat City Councillors are proposing a co-ordinated campaign in response to the recent ‘inundation’ of littering that has occurred in public open spaces and streets during the pandemic. 

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Funding available for open spaces and community facilities

key_piggy-bank-2889042_640.jpgFunding opportunity! "S106 funding" (the name comes from the section of the act it refers to) is available for public open spaces and parks in (or near) the Chesterton wards, and for community spaces (eg places like Brownsfield Youth Centre).

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Some good news - Drain repairs, Speed hump repairs and making the High Street mini round about safer

key_miniroundabout.pngI’m pleased to give you three pieces of good news; I’ve secured funding for some local improvements in Chesterton.

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Coronavirus Update 4

This is the fourth of our brief updates on council-related matters during the lockdown.

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Disabled access should be retained over Mill Road bridge

Petersfield & Romsey Lib Dems are campaigning to retain access for disabled drivers over Mill Road bridge. 

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Lib Dems call for public discussion on Cambridge monuments

In relation to the current controversy over public monuments associated with the slave trade, Liberal Democrat councillors on Cambridge City Council issued the following statement in relation to Cambridge:

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Standing in solidarity with black communities

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats are joining this protest today to show we stand in solidarity with black communities in the USA, UK and around the world.  We know we are living through a moment in history where our values are challenged, and as liberals we stand on the side of racial and social justice. 

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Coronavirus Update 3

Market Ward's local councillors have put together a new update with key information on local services, which we hope will be helpful. We are all grateful for the acts of kindness and committed public service that abound in these difficult times. It obviously remains vital for us to follow the guidance that is being set and to hope for a gradual end to this crisis. Stay safe!

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