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Liberal Democrats fear that moving too quickly to narrow the options for Cambridge’s £4.5 million Chesterton-Abbey cycle and footbridge could risk its success. They are worried that councillors are being asked to accept one proposal for discussion over an initial five assessed in a feasibility study. But Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats fear the move could risk […]

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Help plant the new Nature Reserve extension!

by Ian Manning on September 11, 2014

We’ve received this from the City Council, about the completion of a project started by the Liberal Democrats when we  ran the City Council: The earthworks are nearing completion and we are soon to let the river flow into the newly created back water and reedbed habitat on Logan’s Meadow Local Nature Reserve.We’d like to […]

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Park street car park consultation

by Ian Manning on August 18, 2014

The City Council are consulting about the future of Park Street multi-storey car park.   There is a copy of the paper leaflet here: Park Street Car Park Survey Or you can respond online here:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/parkstreetcpsurvey Please note all replies must be received by noon on Friday 19 September 2014.

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    After a lot of chasing and pushing, we’re pleased to announce that, as part of maintenance work, the Riverside foot/cycle bridge will be cleaned. Repairs will also be made to the structure and replacements to the wires thatt were recently vandalised. Cllr Ian Manning said “Many residents have been chasing getting the bridge […]

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Underpass works update

by Ian Manning on July 31, 2014

Further to the previous post, this was featured by the Cambridge News yesterday: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/News/Cyclists-at-risk-because-of-motorist-priority-during-works-for-new-Science-Park-train-station-says-Liberal-Democrat-councillor-Ian-Manning-20140730060525.htm We will continue to update here.  

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Fears for the safety of pedestrians and cyclists as long-awaited work begins on Cambridge’s Milton Road underpass today (Tuesday, July 28) have been expressed by Cambridgeshire County Councillor, Ian Manning.   Cllr Manning, who represents East Chesterton, is worried that vulnerable road users could be put at risk as an alternative route means pedestrians have […]

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This week Cllr Hazel Smith, Lib Dem representative on South Cambridgeshire District Council for Milton, was able to report to local residents that they were one step nearer to getting the new sewer they have been waiting for, for over 30 years. Along with East Chesterton County Councillor Ian Manning, Cllr Smith submitted plans to […]

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Chesterton-Abbey Bridge feasability study

by Ian Manning on July 16, 2014

In order to make the process as transparent as possible, Cllr Manning has put the documents that make up the feasibility study online here: http://bit.ly/bridgestudy We should note that the County Council is not consulting on these documents – it is consulting on the options presented here: http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/info/20051/transport_projects/62/cambridge_science_park_station/2 although the options in the second link […]

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Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats claim it is not enough for the county to pat itself on the back for the success of the Tour de France but instead it should be creating a lasting legacy. They have criticised a Labour motion to the next full Cambridgeshire County Council meeting which just congratulates organisations for their help […]

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Bin service strike update

by Ian Manning on July 11, 2014

Please see the link below if your bin collection was affected by the strike action yesterday: https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/updates/2014/07/08/services-affected-by-industrial-action-on-thursday-10-july

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