Councillor Amanda Taylor

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It is frustrating to report that the County Council’s Economy & Environment Committee refused last week to approve extra funding required for lights on the Guided Busway bridleway, instead voting to defer the decision until the committee’s next meeting (September). Even if the lighting gets the OK then, the delay will mean the lights cannot […]

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Defend local pubs and independent shops

by Amanda Taylor on 9 July, 2012

On Tuesday 10th July Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge, Julian Huppert, will propose new measures to defend local pubs and independent shops from being taken over. Under the current system, councils and local residents often have no opportunity to stop the process. Julian will ask to bring a Bill preventing the demolition or change of […]

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Independents Day: support individual shops

by Amanda Taylor on 29 June, 2012

Join the Independents Day campaign and strike a blow for individuality by buying at least one thing from a local, independent shop. There’s a great selection in the Queen Edith’s ward alone – everything from soy sauce at the Chinese supermarket on Wulfstan Way to koi fish at the tropical fish shop on Blinco Grove. […]

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