Tag Archives: Punting

Cllr Tim Bick Presents City Council Position on Aggressive Punt Touting

Cambridge punter wearing rubber gloves and a lifejacket earlier this year. At Cambridge City Council’s annual meeting on the 27th of May 2010 Tim Ward, the Liberal Democrat councillor for Arbury put the following question to the Executive Councillor for Community Development and Health, Cllr Bick. (Cllr Bick has also been given city wide responsibility [...]

Punting Enforcement Officer

The Budget Setting Report to Cambridge City Council’s Strategy and Resources Scrutiny Committee on Monday the 19th of January 2009 reveals that despite the council looking for savings in many areas of its operations it is planning to fund an enforcement officer to “support the regulation of punting”. The explanation of the request for this [...]

Review of RIPA Powers – Cambridge City Council

Below are excerpts from an email which I sent to selected councillors in advance of them receiving the report of an internal review into Cambridge City Council’s use of its powers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act. Cllrs Nimmo-Smith, Ward and Herbert, Cambridge City Council’s internal review of the Council’s use of powers under [...]

CCTV on Jesus Green

Martin Beaumont (City Council’s CCTV Manager), CC: Independent Punter’s Campaign I have recently had my attention drawn to the cameras in the bowling pavilion on Jesus Green. I am aware there are signs on the building, but believe that the way the cameras are mounted in holes in the wooden wall of the building, behind [...]