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Yellow lines have arrived!

by Amanda Taylor on 19 January, 2014

We are pleased to say that Cambridgeshire County Council has at long last brought into force the parking restrictions they advertised in 2012. Many are double yellow lines superseding single ones, while others are completely new ones, as in Almoners Avenue and on junctions near schools. We sincerely hope that this will give relief to […]

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Help us overturn Tory Park and Ride fees

by Amanda Taylor on 11 September, 2013

Yesterday, Cambridgeshire County Council’s Conservative Cabinet voted to introduce a £1 parking charge at the five Park & Ride sites in Cambridge. This would be on top of the existing bus fares for those who take the bus, and people parking cars and then walking or cycling from the Park & Ride sites would be […]

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Weekly police report for Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 22 November, 2012

Cycle theft continues to be a problem in Queen Edith’s, with thefts in Marshall Road and Wulfstan Way, as well as near Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Netherhall School. There has been one domestic burglary in Queen Edith’s Way. Once again, the burglar got access with a gardening implement taken from the shed. Police recommend locking garages […]

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Talking to Radio Cambridgeshire about hospital parking

by Amanda Taylor on 6 September, 2012

This morning I was interviewed by Radio Cambridgeshire about parking problems in our area. This interview took place in Greenlands, a small street very near Addenbrooke’s Hospital that suffers particularly acutely, with cars frequently blocking the entrance to the street and parked across the pavements. We are calling on Cambridgeshire County Council to expedite the […]

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Expansion work starts at Babraham Road Park & Ride

by Amanda Taylor on 15 August, 2012

Cambridgeshire County Council is starting work on extending the popular Babraham Road Park & Ride site. The Babraham Road site is the most used of the five Cambridge Park and Ride sites and the expansion is needed to ensure there are enough parking spaces for people wishing to use the highly successful service into and […]

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Parking Plan comes to Queen Edith’s, 30th August

by Amanda Taylor on 10 August, 2012

Are you plagued with too much parking in your street? Well, there’s a fine rhetorical question. I would be able to get a ‘yes’ answer to that question in almost any street in Queen Edith’s. We have some very big traffic generators: Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road and Long Road VI Form Colleges. So – lots […]

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Good news! I am delighted to learn that Cambridgeshire County Council is going to build a link between the Hills Road Bridge and the Guided Busway cycle route. They have agreed to build a series of steps from the southern Busway Cycle route to the Hills Road Bridge. This will mean that people can avoid […]

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Queen Edith’s has a bad problem with commuter parking. Near Queen Edith’s Way, we have Addenbrooke’s parking; near the Cherry Hinton Road junction, we have parking problems caused by students of Homerton College and Hills Road Sixth Form College. School parking is something else again. Waiting restrictions, eg yellow lines, are the province of the […]

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