Tag Archives: Development

Green Tony Juniper – A Vision for Cambridge in 2020

On Wednesday the 10th of February 2010 Cambridge’s Parliamentary Candidates from the Labour, Green, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties debated their “vision for Cambridge in 2020″ at an event hosted by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership at B-Bar on Market Passage. Each candidate from the main parties outlined their vision for Cambridge [...]

Liberal Democrat Julian Huppert – A Vision for Cambridge in 2020

On Wednesday the 10th of February 2010 Cambridge’s Parliamentary Candidates from the Labour, Green, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties debated their “vision for Cambridge in 2020″ at an event hosted by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership at B-Bar on Market Passage. Each candidate from the main parties outlined their vision for Cambridge [...]

Conservative Nick Hillman – A Vision for Cambridge in 2020

On Wednesday the 10th of February 2010 Cambridge’s Parliamentary Candidates from the Labour, Green, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties debated their “vision for Cambridge in 2020″ at an event hosted by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership at B-Bar on Market Passage. Each candidate from the main parties outlined their vision for Cambridge [...]

Vie Residents Highlight Poor Planning

Residents of the Vie development in Cambridge are highlighting problems which councillors ought to have addressed during the planning process. In September 2008 Ian Manning used mySociety’s Pledgebank website to help start a residents association for those living in the Vie development in Chesterton. Mr Manning is currently chair of the association; he emailed a [...]

Cambridge Parliamentary Hustings Focusing on Growth

Top: Richard Normington, Daniel Zeichner. Bottom: Tony Juniper, Ian Nimmo-Smith. On the evening of Friday the 23rd of October I attended a hustings for prospective Cambridge Parliamentary Candidates run by the Federation of Cambridge Residents Associations with the cooperation of Cambridge Past Present and Future. The event focused on the subject of planned growth, particularly [...]

Cambridgeshire Horizons: A14 – Marshall Move – House Building

I observed a Cambridgeshire Horizons Board Meeting which was held in South Cambridgeshire District Council’s Cambourne Offices (Pictured) On the morning of the 24th of September 2009 I attended a Cambridgeshire Horizons board meeting. Cambridgeshire Horizons describes what it does as project managing the delivery of the growth strategy for Cambridgeshire. It is an organisation [...]

Management of the Trees between Templemore Close and Holbrook Road

Drastic crown reduction has taken place at one end of a previously magnificent line of trees between Templemore Close and Holbrook Road. Earlier today someone living near Glebe Road in Cambridge phoned me up to talk about tree works being carried out at the back of Templemore Close. Templemore Close is a small cul-de-sac of [...]

The Red Arrows Visit Cambridge

The Royal Air Force aerobatic display team, The Red Arrows, landed at Marshall Airport in Cambridge both before and after their appearance at the Duxford Airshow on Saturday the 5th of September. Prior to the display the Red Arrows flew over the city, including performing a fly-past for the CUFC game.         [...]

Practical Places to Live Verses Conservation

An application to put a front dormer window in the roof of 7 Pretoria Road, and build a rear roof extension, was considered at Cambridge City Council’s North Area Committee on the 27th of August 2009. The house is in the recently introduced “De Freville Avenue” conservation area. Other houses on the street light their [...]