North Area

The North Area includes Arbury, East and West Chesterton, and Kings Hedges, and has an active Lib Dem team. See our blog below for what we've been doing for your area recently!

A problem solved: ticketing made clearer

Further to and a number of emails with customer services at Abelio, I'm really pleased to say that significant improvements have been made to the ticket terminals.

The in station booths now warn you when selecting Greater Anglia tickets with a pop up and are clearly marked.

Unfortunately, Network Rail's journey planner doesn't make it clear, something I've taken up with them.


Victoria Road Parking zone

Recently I (Chesterton Cllr Ian Manning) became aware that residents nearby were to have parking restrictions – but that their Labour Councillor hadn’t asked them. I put a stop to this as the area came within my Chesterton County division.

 Separately, Labour Councillors have marked your area to get restrictions: so our activist Jamie Dalzell is really keen to check you are aware, and aware of what form they will take.


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Triangle / North Milton Road parking updates

Further to the work I've done with residents (including 3 meetings, 2 complete letter drops of the estate and a survey) I'm pleased to announce there is progress on the proposals for parking restrictions that Labour Councillors were keen to push through.

I hope residents agree that I have ensured that they've been listened to and have worked with them to achieve a sensible way forward.


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Fen Road Problems Update

EDIT:  2018-01-19:  update here:

EDIT 2017-12-03:  latest update here:

Residents will have seen a number of serious issues around Fen Road in the last 2 months.  Councillor Manning is trying to work with residents and authorities to put a plan in place to improve things.

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Chesterton Triangle area parking survey live

After correcting mistakes in the process around parking controls North of Milton Road, the North team are turning their attention to checking residents in the triangle area know what could be facing them.  The survey is here:



North of Milton Road Parking Survey live

Letters are going out via volunteers to all streets in Chesterton North of Milton Road so residents have another opportunity to give me a steer on how to respond to the City Deal resident parking plans.


What next for the Grafton Centre?

The City Council has published a consultation on the future of the Grafton Centre and surrounding area:

Please send your thoughts to us as well as the Council!


Large Funeral @ St Andrew's Church, 17th October, 1100

We've received notice there will be a large funeral at St Andrew's Church on the 11th October at 11 - please plan your movements accordingly as the number of people attending may cause congestion.


Parking: Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ was originally created off the back of meetings held specifically for the areas of Chesterton County Division north of milton road (the Hurst park Estate and surrounds).

The original list of questions came from a meeing I held with residents of the area above, hence some of it is specific to that area;  I've now added specific questions relevant to other areas.

Latest updates - 2019-01-18.

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Parking workshop Wednesday 11th 1800-2000

A reminder that I'll  ( Cllr Manning) be running a workshop on parking controls for the Chesterton area North of Milton Road from 1800-2000 on Wednesday at Milton Road Lilbrary.

Please let me know if you are thinking of attending, or you wish to be kept updated.

All residents are welcome to attend:  worth noting that I'll be starting from a blank canvass, rather than starting with the Council officer drawings, as a result of feedback from my FAQ meeting last week.

I'll publish a copy of FAQs from the meeting last week later tonight.


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