Tag Archives: Cycling

Councillors Ask Police to Record Frame Numbers of Recovered Bikes

My bike locked up in Cambridge. At Cambridge City Council’s West/Central Area committee on Thursday the 5th of January 2012 Cambridgeshire Police reported that they had a number of unclaimed bikes at Parkside police station which they had recovered from cycle thieves. During the policing agenda item at the West/Central area committee members of the [...]

Council Vote Likely to Delay Station Cycle Parking

City Councillors Again Outwitted and Outflanked by Station Area Developers? A vote held by Cambridge City Councillors earlier today (Wed 16th November 2011) will almost certainly delay the provision of the planned 3,000 space cycle park at Cambridge station. Developers of the “CB1″ station area scheme are required to provide the cycle parking as part [...]

Councillors Ignore Cycle Parking Policy Again – King Street Takeaway

60 King Street, Cambridge On the 3rd of November 2011 I observed Cambridge’s West/Central area committee approve planning permission for a takeway on King Street. The approval, by the committee made up of all Liberal Democrats along with independent Cllr Hipkin, was in contravention of the council’s policy on the provision of cycle parking. Cllr [...]

Cambridge Cycling Campaign AGM with Julian Huppert

Julian Huppert MP Drinking Tea/Coffee Before Speaking at the 2011 Cambridge Cycling Campaign AGM I observed the Cambridge Cycling Campaign AGM on Tuesday the 1st of November 2011. Cambridge MP Julian Huppert was the guest speaker. Key Points The 1082 member campaign has been re-organised at the top. Martin Lucas-Smith, who previously led the organisation [...]

Planning Application for Sainsbury’s On Mill Road Rejected

The proposed loading bay for Sainsbury’s on Mill Road (Source p40 of the officer report to the meeting) On the evening of the 25th of October 2011 I observed Cambridge City Council’s East Area Committee reject an application for a Sainsbury’s Local supermarket in the pool hall building at 103 Mill Road. Key Points The [...]

Watching Cambridge Magistrates Deal With A Car Vs Cycle Incident

Junction of Cherry Hinton Road and Wulfstan Way (Google Maps On the morning of the 25th of July 2011 I observed Cambridge magistrates deal with a Ms Waresha who had pleaded guilty to careless driving following a collision with a cyclist in Cambridge. The prosecution said that on the 25th of January Ms Waresha was [...]