Lib Dems welcome Combined Authority climate change progress - but call on the city to go further

Cllr Josh Matthews, Lib Dem Climate Change lead on Cambridge City Council, today responded to the publication of the Combined Authority's Climate Commission report.

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Lib Dem councillor presents young volunteer award

A six year old community volunteer and carer in Queen Edith’s has become the youngest recipient of The Mayor’s Volunteer for Cambridge Award 2020-21.

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Lib Dems call for progress on new city centre police station

With yesterday’s planning approval for the Police Constabulary’s new southern divisional HQ in Milton, Cambridge Lib Dems have called for progress on plans for a new police station in Cambridge city centre. (Pictured: Liberal Democrat Police & Crime Commissioner Candidate Rupert Moss-Eccardt with Lib Dem Mayoral Candidate Aidan Van de Weyer).

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"Catastrophic" drop in council housing satisfaction, say Lib Dems

Cambridge Liberal Democrats have criticised the Labour-run City Council after a new report showed sharply worsening satisfaction with its council housing.

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Lib Dems set sights on key worker housing

The City Council's Liberal Democrat opposition have proposed funding an initial report into redeveloping Cambridge's Queen Anne Terrace car park, aiming to provide affordable housing for key workers as part of the scheme.

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Fast trains from Cambridge North to Cambridge South - how to make the North Cambridge Development more sustainable

Read on for detail of our plan to:

  • Make the new Cambridge Development more sustainable
  • Stop communities being trapped behind the Fen Road level crossing for longer and longer each day
  • Reduce traffic through Chesterton and stop more traffic through Cambridge

And why Labour’s approach, while laudable, will likely achieve none of the above, and unfairly impact communities on one side of the crossing.


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'Heads in the sand': City Centre 're-imagining' rebuffed by Labour

Labour councillors last night voted down a call from opposition Liberal Democrats to redefine the role of Cambridge city centre as the high street concedes more ground to online shopping.

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Cows safe on our commons!

Liberal Democrats join with graziers and local residents to celebrate success of their budget amendment to keep the cows safely on our commons.

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Lib Dem councillors call on Labour to withdraw threat to grazing on city commons

(Picture credit: Cambridge News)

Liberal Democrat councillors are calling for Labour-controlled Cambridge City Council to pull back from changes which could jeopardise the grazing of cattle on its riverside urban green spaces – including Midsummer Common. 

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High street failures prompt call for city centre rethink

The future of Cambridge city centre needs leadership, according to Cllr Tim Bick former council leader and Liberal Democrat councillor representing the city centre. In an initiative he is taking to this week’s council meeting, Cllr Bick is calling for a re-imagining of the city centre, prompted by recent high street failures and changes in shopping patterns.

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