DON'T STEAL AMENITIES FROM NEW DEVELOPMENT

Lib Dem Cambridge City Councillor Jamie Dalzell has sought to stop the ‘stealing' of the amenities that developers must fund in the proposed new development at North East Cambridge.
 
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Lib Dems offer helping hand to market traders

Cambridge Liberal Democrats are calling for the city council’s annual fee increase for market traders to be postponed to support them as the city centre slowly emerges from the pandemic.

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Get on top of unapproved development, say Lib Dems

Shock figures show Cambridge City council is 'a year behind' in attending to complaints about developers' compliance with their planning permission, according to opposition Liberal Democrats on Cambridge City Council.
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Lib Dems' noise cameras bid to combat late night vehicle racers

Liberal Democrats are calling for the deployment of new acoustic monitoring cameras in Cambridge to deter noisy vehicle racers around the city. This follows the city council agreeing to tackle the nuisance when the Lib Dems initiated a debate last October.

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Labour reject Lib Dem housing proposals for community inclusion and retrofit

As part of budget setting processes, proposals from Liberal Democrat City Councillors to increase funding to help isolated older residents and for retrofitting existing homes was rejected last night by the Labour ruling-group.

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Lib Dem 'last chance' bid to avert sports facilities deficit at North East Cambridge

A proposal by Liberal Democrat City Councillors to pause progress on the blueprint for development in North East Cambridge to explore options to improve space for sports pitches was yesterday rejected by majority Labour councillors.

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Cautious welcome for open spaces win in North East Cambridge masterplan

Public Open space is to be nearly tripled in the proposed development at North East Cambridge following a campaign of protest - and this is being given a cautious welcome by campaigners.

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A bold vision of change for Elizabeth Way

We hear so many complaints from residents of reckless, noisy driving and crippling levels of pollution and congestion on Elizabeth Way. Your local Lib Dems want to do something about it. 

We want to hear your views and ideas - see our survey below.

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How can we improve our cycle routes?

Climate change is without doubt the most critical and urgent issue facing our generation.  In Cambridge, we need ambitious, strategic thinking to tackle climate change.  As local councillors, it can feel frustrating that the national government, and the many layers of local bodies and organisations in Cambridge, can make it very difficult to bring about the rapid change we need.

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Castle Lib Dems celebrate as Castle Mound public access is officially put on the map

Castle Mound represents the heart of the city’s “town” history.  Cambridge Castle was originally built after the Norman conquest, and over the centuries has served as part of the site of a Roman town, a fortification during the English Civil War, the county goal and, most recently, the home of Cambridgeshire County Council.

Since the Conservative Councillors decided to move the County Council headquarters to Alconbury Weald in 2018, there has been huge uncertainty over the future of Castle Mound.  With Shire Hall set to be turned into a new hotel, people across the city feared that this would lead to the developers stopping public use of the Mound.

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