Lib Dems launch petition for City Centre police station


Cambridge Lib Dems have today launched a petition calling on Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite to make good on his election promise to retain public access to city centre policing.

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Abbey Lib Dems Campaign to Fix Tennis Court

The people of Abbey deserve a safe tennis court to play on. 

Abbey Lib Dems were approached by a group of young people who were worried about the state of the tennis court on Newmarket Road.  The local team are helping them to create a petition which they will be taking to East Area Committee later this summer. 


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Cambridge Liberal Democrats have welcomed a new parliamentary bill aimed at clamping down on engine idling. On World Environment Day, Lib Dem MP Wera Hobhouse tabled legislation which would give local authorities the right to increase fines for drivers leaving their engine running, particularly targeting repeat offenders.


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Market Councillors Update Homelessness Report

27 rough sleepers were counted in Cambridge in the November 2018 rough sleeper count, one up one from 2017. Figures fell in some UK cities, suggesting that the problem is susceptible to local action. Market Cllrs Tim Bick and Nichola Harrison have published an update to their 2018 report.

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Highways walkabout - 2019-05-20

I took a walk around the division with a highways officer, to discuss a list of issues with him, partly based on my own observation and partly that residents have raised with mme (including both East and West Chesterton as it's too complicated to explain the boundaries!).  I've written up a list of actions I've taken...

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Read Jo Swinson's Message to Cambridge


Yesterday, Liberal Democrat Deputy Party Leader Jo Swinson was in Cambridge and joined party members and activists for a campaign session.

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Cllr Tim Bick, leader of the Opposition Lib Dems on Cambridge City Council made the following statement in response to the announcement from Marshalls today about their plan to move from their airfield on the edge of Cambridge and enable its development. The Lib Dems led the council at the time Marshalls launched a similar plan 15 years ago.

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Lib Dems welcome recommendation for continued funding for Whitworth house

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats are welcoming a paper published today that recommends continuing funding for Chesterton’s Whitworth House for at least a further 18 months.

Cllr Ian Manning, who worked with the County, the provider Orwell Housing, as well as volunteer representatives from the Whitworth Trust and local women’s groups, welcomed the news: 

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City Lib Dems celebrate great night at the polls

Liberal Democrats in Cambridge are celebrating after a great night.  With four new councillors and an increased share of the vote, Cambridge Lib Dems are determined to keep working for a city that delivers for all its residents.

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Chesterton Triangle, Ascham & Hurst Park area: parking update

This is an update on seperate proposed or to be implemented parking schemes covering the following areas:

Chesterton Triangle (Springfield Road to Hawthorn Way and those streets inbetween (ie Herbert, George, Chesterton Hall Crescent)

Ascham area

Hurst Park area (Hurst Park Avenue, Highfield, Orchard, Leys Road & Avenue, Arbury Road (lower half), Mulberry Close & Highworth Avenue)

I've also included links to the history, please hit Read More... 

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