Tag Archives: Julie Smith

Friends of Midsummer Common 2010 AGM

Midsummer Common – Cambridge On the 17th of March 2010 I and about thirty others attended an annual general meeting of the Friends of Midsummer Common. This was a meeting, open to all, which had been advertised on the common. Interesting Points Council officer Alistair Wilson reported that the Horse Chestnuts on Victoria avenue have [...]

Cambridge Lib Dems Fail to Shortlist Credible Candidate

Despite presiding over mass fellings of healthy trees and substantial folk festival losses Cambridge City Councillor Julie Smith appears to be the best the Liberal Democrats can come up with to stand for election as Cambridge’s MP. On Tuesday the 15th of December 2009 Cambridge Liberal Democrats announced the six person shortlist from which they [...]

Single Streetlight Foils Four Wannabe MPs

All elected representatives in West/Central Cambridge want a street-light under this archway, yet the county council refuse to fund the electricity. Four of of the six Liberal Democrats who are seeking to be the Lib Dem candidate for Cambridge in the forthcoming general election took part, as councillors, in the West / Central Area committee [...]

Councillors Refuse Permission for More Floodlights at Tennis Club

This evening I watched councillors refuse a planning application from Cambridge Tennis Club on Wilberforce Road. The club had applied for permission to put up floodlights on three currently unlit courts. The Vote Cambridge City Council don’t record which why councillors vote, even on matters of substantial public interest such as this application. I have [...]