Tag: Arbury

  • Cllr Mike Pitt Goes Rogue Restricting Filming at Cambridge North Area Committee

    I thought filming at Cambridge City Council meetings, while far from encouraged, had become generally accepted and routine however my attempts to film the North Area Committee on the 3rd of October 2013 resulted in the committee’s chairman Cllr Mike Pitt (Liberal Democrat, West Chesterton) publicly accusing me of “antisocial behaviour” and harassment from his […]

  • Castle and Victoria Road Conservation Area

    Map of Proposed Conservation Area On the 30th of April 2012 I responded to Cambridge City Council’s consultation on a new conservation area for the Victoria Road area and parts of Castle ward. My response: Dear Cambridge City Council, I am writing to respond to the council’s consultation on the Castle and Victoria Road Conservation […]

  • Arbury Triangle Meeting February 2012

    222 Victoria Road, Hostel, Cambridge On Wednesday the 22nd of February 2012 I attended a public “triangle” meeting held in St Luke’s Church, Arbury, Cambridge. The three sides of the “triangle”, made up of the management of the hostel at 222 Victoria Road, the police, and councillors, met in public, with local residents. As well […]

  • North Cambridge Police Priorities – September 2011

    North Cambridge Neighbourhood Profile September 2011 I observed the setting of the North Cambridge police priorities on the 22nd of September 2011. The bail hostel at 222 Victoria Road and the traveller site on Fen Road were identified as the root sources of criminality in the area and the police were asked to focus their […]

  • 222 Victoria Road Hostel

    Management of the 222 Victoria Road Hostel at the 12th October 2011 Triangle Meeting. On Wednesday the 12th of October 2011 I attended a “triangle” meeting between the management of the hostel at 222 Victoria Road, the police and local residents. Key points: There are 72 beds at the hostel. About 30 people have been […]

  • Cambridgeshire Police Blame Sensationalist Media for Prostitution on Histon Road

    Histon Road, Cambridge. On the 22nd of September 2011 Cambridge’s North Area committee discussed prostitution on Histon Road in Cambridge. Sgt. Wragg of Cambridgeshire Police said the problem was small, involving only a handful of girls, but was exaggerated by sensationalist reporting in the local press. He said this reporting was having the effect of […]

  • Secret Consultation Underway on New Alexandra Gardens Trees Proposal

    The Council is Proposing to Cut Along The Dotted Line On Friday the 4th of February Cambridge City Council secretly began a consultation with councillors on their latest proposals to carry out work to the London Plane Trees on Alexandra Gardens along Carlyle Road. Councillors have been given until Friday the 11th of February to […]

  • Latest Information Released on Threatened Alexandra Gardens Trees

    Surveyors Working at 13 Holland Street Cambridge on the 28th of September 2010. Cambridge City Council is proposing to fell, or destructively prune, up to five of the London plane trees in Alexandra Gardens which run along Carlyle Road. The council says it has been asked to do this work because the trees are causing […]

  • New Plants for Akeman Street to Cost £42,000

    The Akeman Street – Stretten Avenue junction. There are bare patches and broken curbs, but £17,750 appears a huge amount to spruce it up. At Cambridge City Council’s North Area Committee on the 10th of June 2010 councillors approved the spending of an astonishing £17,750 on plants, and a few new curbs, for Akeman Street […]

  • Youths Still Riding Scooters Dangerously in Arbury

    This scooter was being ridden dangerously through Arbury today. Earlier today a scooter screamed past me as I was cycling home. A older teen was driving and an apparently younger boy, without a helmet, was clinging onto the back. The passenger was highly animated and shouting. As the bike tore down Carlton Way; not excessively […]