Tag Archives: Rodrick Cantrill

Properties to be Prosecuted Over Parking and Driving on Midsummer Common

Cllr Cantrill’s Windmill and Gate on Midsummer Common The ongoing saga of disputes over parking and vehicular access to Midsummer Common in Cambridge took a bizarre turn at the West Central Area Committee on the 5th of January 2012. Cllr Rodrick Cantrill announced the council’s intention to prosecute two buildings on the common: the Fort [...]

Latest Information Released on Threatened Alexandra Gardens Trees

Surveyors Working at 13 Holland Street Cambridge on the 28th of September 2010. Cambridge City Council is proposing to fell, or destructively prune, up to five of the London plane trees in Alexandra Gardens which run along Carlyle Road. The council says it has been asked to do this work because the trees are causing [...]

Uncertainty Over City Council Funding

On the 24th of September 2010 I observed, and filmed, a meeting of the Cambridge City Council Executive. Key Points Some councillors are very uncomfortable with having their meetings filmed. There is massive uncertainty about how much money the City Council will have in the future. Cambridge City Council wants to raise a hyperlocal tax [...]