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Robin Hood junction improvements

by admin 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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Robin Hood junction improvements

by admin on 12 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 taken place in the last weekNorthwest Corner – Cherry Hinton Road to Junction with High StreetComplete removal of existing kerbs, channel blocks and bed. Complete excavation of existing […]

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Robin Hood junction

by admin on 17 January, 2021

For those who use the Robin Hood junction, here is a summary of the project that has just started there. It will replace and upgrade the current traffic light which are 23 years old, and improve the junction for pedestrians and cyclists.…/robin-hood-junction… The County Council say the works will take 18 weeks — let’s […]

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Red Cross parking restrictions

by admin 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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COVID cycling/walking schemes

by admin on 20 June, 2020

Thank you to the many people who have given their feedback on the Greater Cambridge Partnership walking/ cycling schemes for this area: Nightingale Avenue, Red Cross Lane, Luard Road and the Hills Road Bridge. I and the other councillors received several emails every day in the week the proposals were announced: apologies to those we […]

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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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Free school meals

by admin on 15 April, 2020

During these difficult and uncertain times, many families are facing changed circumstances, including financial ones. If you have children, it is possible they may be entitled to free school meals. Applying for free school meals not only fulfils the obvious benefit but it also means your child’s school receives pupil premium funding, extra money for […]

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Cherry Hinton Road

by admin on 22 May, 2019

Save The Haven!

by admin on 23 December, 2018

Conservative-run Cambridgeshire County Council is planning to close The Haven, a supported living scheme in Wulfstan Way. The Haven was purpose-built – only 13 years ago – for older people with mental health problems, but now the County Council is saying it’s not up to standard and must close. The scheme comprises eight flats as […]

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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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