Tag Archives: Cycling

Police and Crime Commissioner Bright Walks Out of West Central Area Committee Meeting During Policing Item

Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Graham Bright made an appearance at the Cambridge’s West Central Area Committee on the 10th of January 2013. Mr Bright made a speech and took some questions, but didn’t stay to observe councillors set the new local police priorities for the area or see them hold the police to account [...]

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner – Road Safety

Police Sergeant Mark Kathro conducting speed checks in the East of Cambridge. Speeding is one of the top issues raised at local police priority setting meetings in Cambridgeshire. The most important reason to tackle speeding is to improve the safety of our roads, reduce injuries, and to make sure cyclists and pedestrians in particular feel [...]

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner – Cycling

My bike locked up in Cambridge. A Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire needs to ensure that the roads are safe for all users, particularly cyclists. A commissioner ought take a role in ensuring that new developments are cycle friendly and that our existing infrastructure is adapted to reflect the changes which accompany the expansion [...]

What Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Should Do

A Holistic View Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s Police and Crime Commissioner should provide strategic direction not just for the police, but for the work of the courts, prison and probation services, local councils and other bodies with an impact on policing, crime and justice matters in the area; including schools and health service providers. The creation [...]

Policing Histon, Milton, Impington, Cottenham, Oakington and Waterbeach – October 2012

On the 9th of October 2012 I attended the police priority setting meeting for the area covering Histon, Impington, Cottenham, Milton, Chittering, Oakington and Waterbeach. The priorities were not set by democratically elected representatives, but by mob rule, anyone who turned up would have been given a vote. A number of councillors were present, but [...]

Response to Cambridge Local Plan Consultation 2012

Cambridge Local Plan Issues and Options Document. I have responded to the current consultation on Cambridge’s Local Plan, the document against which future planning applications in the city will be assessed. Many of my representations relate to issues I have discussed previously on my website. In many cases I have simply tailored my previously expressed [...]

Lighting Parkers Piece on West Central Area Committee Agenda

Ground Level Lights at Cambridge Leisure In the run up to the 2012 local elections Cambridge Liberal Democrats decided to stand up to those who usually exert greatest influence in Cambridge, the largely elderly home owners who populate the residents associations, and made an election commitment to improve lighting on Cambridge’s green spaces. Specifically the [...]