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Robin Hood junction improvements

by Amanda Taylor on 18 February, 2021

Here is the County Council‘s latest update on the works at the Robin Hood junction, showing what work has been taking place, and what’s coming next: Work done in the last week Northwest Corner – Cherry Hinton Road to junction with High Street Install kerbs and path edgingsInstall chambers, ducts and socketsInstall drainage – gully […]

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Decision coming up for local keyworker housing

by Amanda Taylor on 3 February, 2021

Liberal Democrat councillors are set to find out if their campaign for local keyworker housing is successful when outline planning permission for the GB1 housing development in Queen Edith’s is considered by the planning committee on Wednesday 3rd February. Queen Edith’s councillor Colin McGerty has been working with developers who in turn held discussions with […]

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Red Cross parking restrictions

by Amanda Taylor on 18 August, 2020

A Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for new parking restrictions is to be advertised for Red Cross Lane, Stansgate Avenue and Greenlands. The proposal is for double yellow lines throughout the three streets to prevent the anti-social parking residents have been experiencing. You can download a plan here: The order is expected to be advertised at […]

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County Council Conservatives are proposing to abolish the Cambridge Joint Area Committee (CJAC), a committee of Cambridge councillors which takes decisions on traffic matters in Cambridge, such as parking restrictions. Many local residents have attended the committee to speak, notably on the Morley residents’ parking scheme. Liberal Democrat councillors are very concerned that the abolition […]

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Cherry Hinton Road

by Amanda Taylor on 22 May, 2019

Celebrating trees … with talks and tea in Hills Road

by Amanda Taylor on 17 November, 2018

As the old Chinese proverb goes, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” If you love trees and enjoy the benefits they bring to the environment, then come and join in the fun next Saturday (24th November). The creative Hills Road Residents Association is putting […]

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Road and pavement repairs

by Amanda Taylor on 28 October, 2018

Potholes and pavement surfaces and drains are always causing problems! We are constantly asking County Council Highways officers to attend to problems, and are pleased to report some action on some: Drains have been cleared in Baldock Way and Marshall Road, and the ones in Hills Road should be done soon. Some pavement defects have […]

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New residents’ parking scheme for Coleridge West

by Amanda Taylor on 24 July, 2018

A new residents’ parking scheme was approved this evening for a residents’ parking zone to be named ‘Coleridge West’, between Mill Road, Coleridge Road and Cambridge Leisure. It will operate Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm. Hours have been amended following comments from residents and the bowling club. Residents in ‘Coleridge East’ (Lichfield – Perne […]

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Thunderstorm alert

by Amanda Taylor on 20 July, 2018

The Met Office has advised the County Council that we may be getting severe weather later today and perhaps tomorrow. With the obvious pleas not to shoot the messenger, here is what they have to say: The probability of Cambridgeshire being within the area of concern, or outside it, is very marginal BUT there is […]

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Roadworks and events

by Amanda Taylor on 13 July, 2018

The County Council has sent me its latest list of new roadworks and events. This is for things starting between 16th and 31st July. Check out: Blinco Grove Clifton Road Glebe Road Gunhild Close Queen Edith’s Way Please see the attachment for details of all roadworks in Cambridge, so you can vary your route if […]

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