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Posts Tagged ‘Holbrook’

Children’s centres consultation

by Amanda Taylor on 19 July, 2017

Many thanks to everybody who’s signed our petition opposing the  County Council’s theats of cuts to children’s centres. It’s grown like wildfire since we launched it last Monday; this shows just how much the children’s centres and services are valued, not just by the people who use them but by the whole community. There are […]

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Hills Road closure: seven questions

by Amanda Taylor on 18 January, 2017

County Council officers claim there are ‘many good reasons’ why they need to close Hills Road to enable construction of new cycleways. It is set to be a 24-7 closure, starting in May and lasting for five months. I can see many reasons why this is a bad idea and have grave concerns about access […]

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Environmental blitz in Queen Edith’s

by Amanda Taylor on 20 June, 2015

In May, the City Council’s Refuse & Environment & Streets and Open Spaces teams ran a ‘ward blitz’ in Queen Edith’s, focussing on areas highlighted by councillors as needing attention. They will be reporting on this work at the next South Area meeting as well as reporting on how they have addressed specific problems identified […]

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Hills Road segregated cycleway work has started.

by Amanda Taylor on 27 January, 2015

Cambridgeshire County Council is starting to build new segregated and raised cycle lanes on Hills Road. The works are taking place off-peak between 930 and 330pm. The new cycleways are set to be completed in the autumn. There will be cones and temporary traffic lights during these times to create a safe working area. Whenever possible […]

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Holbrook Park: playground revamp starting soon

by Amanda Taylor on 21 November, 2012

Holbrook Park playground is set to be refurbished very soon. Thank you to everyone who took part in the consultation about the play equipment that I ran in the summer. The City Council has acted on the wishes expressed by local people and ordered the climber and spinner roundabout. These are now at the Council’s […]

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Great response to Holbrook Park playground survey

by Amanda Taylor on 9 September, 2012

A big thank you to all those who took part in the survey I ran about new equipment for the Holbrook Park playground. There was a mixture of replies, from children themselves as well as parents and a few grandparents. The most popular options were the Climber and Rotator 2 (the more disc-shaped of the […]

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New play equipment for Holbrook Park

by Amanda Taylor on 28 July, 2012

Holbrook Road has a small park with a children’s playground and football area, a few doors away from Homerton Children’s Centre. It has a range of play equipment: a slide, wooden climbing frame/ obstacle course, swings, a few springy things, football goalposts and a picnic table. The wooden equipment came about as a result of […]

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