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Do you travel down Cherry Hinton Road? A pedestrian was hit by a red BMW at about 17:30 on Monday 8th November as she was crossing Cherry Hinton Road, and very seriously injured. The woman concerned is in her sixties, about 5′ 3″ tall , with short brown hair.  She was wearing a blue and black […]

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Licensing consultation

by Amanda Taylor on 25 October, 2010

There is to be a consultation on extending the Cambridge Leisure Park cumulative impact zone to include Hills Road to Purbeck Road and Cherry Hinton Road to Clifton Road. Designating an area a CIZ recognizes the effect of alcohol-related disorder  arising from a concentration of licensed premises in one place and makes it unlikely any […]

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South Area Meeting, 8th July

by Amanda Taylor on 11 July, 2010

Liberal Democrat Cambridge City Council has devolved some functions to local ‘area committees’, each covering a geographical quarter of the city. Queen Edith’s is part of the South Area, which also includes Cherry Hinton and Trumpington. The committee comprises the councillors for the three wards. Last Thursday it met at Homerton College for the first […]

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Cambridge City Council has four area committees, which take decisions on grants and other local matters, s well as planning applications. Next Thursday (8th July), the South Area Committee meets at Homerton College, and will be discussing safer neighbourhoods (that’s council-speak for community policing), licensing policy, a presentation on how people can view planning applications […]

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The police covering Queen Edith’s will be holding a community surgery at the Cherry Hinton Village Centre on Saturday 17th July from 4-5 p.m. They will be happy to give advice on crime prevention and discuss any concerns about the community. If you would like to receive regular updates of police activity in the area, […]

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Police surgery

by Amanda Taylor on 22 February, 2010

Police Community Support Officer David Jackson will be at the Cherry Hinton Village Centre on Wednesday 3rd March between 6 and 7pm to listen to people’s concerns or comments about the neighbourhood. He will have information about making your property secure, and how to register your property using a computer data base. Please do go […]

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New sergeant for South Cambridge

by Amanda Taylor on 10 February, 2010

We welcome Sgt Gavin Townsend as the new Sergeant for the City South Neighbourhood Team. We are looking forward to meeting him soon and to discussing items of mutual interest. Our former sergeant, Gordon Morganthaler, has transferred to Peterborough: we wish him all the best for the future.

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Hills Road bus stop problems

by Amanda Taylor on 13 January, 2010

Real time information — the lit-up displays at bus stops that tell you when the buses are on their way — are good examples of bus companies and councils working together, and they are very useful if you’re trying to decide which bus to take, or whether it’s quicker to walk. I know that because […]

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Beware of black bag robbers

by Amanda Taylor on 23 September, 2009

Bags of clothes intended for Clothes Aid have been stolen from one or more doorsteps on the Gunhild Estate. This type of crime has been known in Cambridgeshire before and is particularly nasty as it is stealing not only from the people kind enough to donate their goods, but from the beneficiaries of the charities […]

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