Tag Archives: South Area Committee

Ravers Attracted by Lawless Romsey Beach Police No-Go Area

Sgt Jim Stevenson of Cambridgeshire Police told councillors and members of the public at Cambridge’s South Area Committee on the 15th of July 2013 that the “Romsey Beach” is a practically no-go area for police. The committee heard the “beach” and lakes near Burnside, the Tins path and Spinney School in South Cambridge had been [...]

Cllrs Ditch Planning Rulebook To Let Applicant Maximise Rental Profits to Pay for Care

1 Greystoke Road, Cambridge On Monday the 5th of March 2012 I observed City Councillors on Cambridge’s South Area committee consider a planning application to divide a property into two, enabling each part to be let separately. This was an interesting case because almost all councillors ditched normal planning practice and made a decision on [...]

South Cambridge Police Priorities – November 2011

South Cambridge Policing Priorities On the 7th of November 2011 I attended Cambridge’s South Area Committee where councillors set the police priorities for the next period of time. Anti-Social Behaviour Definition Police Sergent Jim Stevenson presented the report on behalf of the police. Page six of his report listed incident types classed as anti-social behaviour. [...]