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Local Highways Improvements

by Amanda Taylor on 15 May, 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council Local Highways Improvement programme funds improvements to roads and pavements, such as traffic calming, parking restrictions, speed limit changes and footway and pedestrian crossing improvements costing up to £10,000. It is a competitive process and councillors have to assess bids for Queen Edith’s with bids across the city, but we have been […]

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Liberal Democrat petition against library computer charges

by Amanda Taylor on 18 February, 2018

Liberal Democrats in Cambridgeshire have launched a campaign to protect free use of computers at libraries. County councillors last week considered a package of measures for the future of the library service, building on workshops with the public and library campaigners as well as with councillors. The measures included several sensible initiatives, such as improving […]

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Yellow lines update

by Amanda Taylor on 22 July, 2017

Last year, there were several successful bids to the  County Council Local Highways Improvement Initiative for this area.  Council highways officers have been working up plans, and I now have provisional drawings for: Netherhall Way Netherhall & Chalk parking restrictions Chalk Grove Netherhall & Chalk parking restrictions Beaumont Road Beaumont Road parking restrictions Lichfield Road […]

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Highways improvements: clean sweep for Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 9 March, 2017

Eight out of eight bids for highways improvements in Queen Edith’s have made it to the list of funded projects for the coming year – including one which made the top ten for the whole city. I have been working with local residents to get funding for various small highways schemes, under the County Council’s […]

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Highways improvements

by Amanda Taylor on 14 August, 2016

Do you have a suggestion for improving our roads and pavements, such as traffic calming, a zebra crossing or parking restrictions? Cambridgeshire County Council operates a Local Highway Improvement (LHI) programme that funds small schemes costing up to £10,000. It is a competitive process and bids are scored by councillors, but some bids for funding […]

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Fendon Road roundabout resurfacing

by Amanda Taylor on 8 February, 2015

Cambridgeshire County Council will be resurfacing the Queen Edith’s Way /Fendon Road /Mowbray Road roundabout next weekend, 14th-15th February 2015. The works will start at 18.00 on Saturday evening. The roundabout will remain closed with access to residents maintained at all times, and for the emergency services. Any questions, please contact the County Council Highways […]

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Has your street had new lighting yet? We are in Phase II of the County Council streetlight replacement programme, the PFI which replaces all the lights in the county with new ones, in the interests of cutting energy costs by 50%. Phase II is going a bit better than Phase I, but I am hearing […]

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Yellow lines coming soon

by Amanda Taylor on 22 December, 2013

Addenbrooke’s is an outstanding hospital, but the thousands of cars it attracts pose a problem for those of us living nearby, earning the south of Queen Edith’s the sobriquet of the ‘Addenbrooke’s Overflow Car Park’. Last year, Cambridgeshire County Council advertised a raft of parking restrictions, some new yellow lines and some extensions of existing […]

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Roundabout survey this Thursday: can you help?

by Amanda Taylor on 26 November, 2013

The Fendon Road roundabout near Addenbrooke’s Hospital is a cause of concern to many local residents, and we have been asked for a pedestrian crossing, as well as safety improvements to the roundabout, which has one of the worst accident records in the city (34 crashes in one 5-year period). Local campaigner Dr Tim Moore […]

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Despite informing us that the road closure and resurfacing would take place yesterday (Thursday), the County Council have this morning said that the work will now take place on Sunday 7th July. This is due to administrative errors and failure to take into account other works taking place in the area. To recap, the County […]

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