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Vote “Remain” on Thursday

by Andy Blackhurst on 20 June, 2016

History shows that Britain is better when it is united with Europe. Together we are stronger in the fight against the global problems that don’t stop at borders. We can stop international crime, we can fight climate change, and together we will provide hope and opportunity for the future. 1. Prosperity: Britain is already stronger […]

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Trumpington Road proposals

by Andy Blackhurst on 20 June, 2016

Cambridgeshire County Council have issued details of the proposals for the second phase of work on the footpath and cycle path on Trumpington Road, in the area near the Botanic Gardens. The first phase of changes which will affect the east side of the road (beside the Botanic Gardens) has already been approved (but not […]

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Primary school planning application made

by Andy Blackhurst on 20 May, 2016

The plans have now been filed for the new Primary School on Clay Farm, which will be built off Hobson Avenue, between the Abode development and the busway. To review the plans, go to the County Council system: http://planning.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/swift/apas/run/wphappcriteria.display and search for the planning reference “C/5004/16/CC”. The application is for “Development of a new 3FE […]

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Vote for Donald Adey on Thursday 5th May

by Andy Blackhurst on 4 May, 2016

We caught up with the Liberal Democrats’ city council candidate for Trumpington, Donald Adey, to see how he intends to make Trumpington an even better place to live. What are you most proud of during your time as a campaigner? I’ve spent decades campaigning to improve public transport, especially rail, and played a key role […]

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South Area Committee

by Andy Blackhurst on 13 April, 2016

The agenda for the next South Area meeting has been published: http://democracy.cambridge.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?MId=2890&x=1. Decisions will be made on policing priorities, community grants nad environmental improvement schemes. 7pm, 18th April, St John’s Church, Hills Road.

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Have your say on Trumpington’s borders

by Andy Blackhurst on 6 November, 2015

Further to plans to reduce the number of County Councillors serving the city, the Local Government Boundary Commission is consulting on a proposed revision of the boundary of Trumpington ward. Unfortunately, the proposal can not do the sensible thing and revise the city boundary to take in the whole of Trumpington Meadows. Instead Newtown would […]

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Clay Farm Community Centre management options

by Andy Blackhurst on 5 October, 2015

City Councillor’s will consider the Council’s approach to managing the new Clay Farm community centre due to open next year at Thursday’s meeting of the Community Services Scrutiny Committee. The recommendations may be found at: http://democracy.cambridge.gov.uk/documents/s30890/Review%20of%20Community%20Provision%20Management%20Arrangements%20for%20Centres%20in%20Growth%20Sites.pdf

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GREEN BELT THREAT LOOMS

by Andy Blackhurst on 13 May, 2015

Developers Grosvenor are holding an exhibition to promote their proposals for a Sporting Village from 12 noon to 9 pm on Monday 18 May at Trumpington Meadows Primary School. They have previously proposed further development in the Green Belt between Trumpington Meadows and the motorway and on the other side of the motorway as well, […]

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Congratulations, Zoe

by Andy Blackhurst on 10 May, 2015

Congratulations to Zoe O’Connell who topped the poll in the election of Trumpington’s new city councillor. The votes cast were as follows: Liberal Democrat – 1,498 Conservative – 1,366 Labour – 1,182 Green – 751 UKIP – 213 A big thank you to the voters of Trumpington and Newtown for your support.

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Lib Dems lead challenge to Central Library plans

by Andy Blackhurst on 10 April, 2015

Nine Lib Dem Cllrs have hit back against UKIP- and Tory-backed plans to privatise part of Cambridge Central Library, calling for the decision to be reconsidered so that councillors can be fully informed about this company and so that consultation with the public can be carried out. Their request for a review of the decision […]

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