Tag Archives: Speeding

Ely Neighbourhood Panel – July 2012

Ely Neighbourhood Panel Meeting On the 18th of July 2012 I attended Ely’s “Neighbourhood Panel meeting” at which, among other things, the police were held to account and their priorities for the next period set. Phone Answering The main concern raised at the meeting was that Cambridgeshire Police are still not answering calls to their [...]

Police Set Bassingbourne and Melbourn Police Priorities

Sgt Capes of Cambridgeshire Police presenting a report on youth antisocial behaviour in Melbourn. On the evening of the 17th of April 2012 I attended the Bassingbourne and Melbourn Neighbourhood panel meeting, at which the local police priorities for the upcoming couple of months were set. The panel meeting was not run democratically, the priorities [...]

Councillors Reminded They Opted for Low Key Signage of 20 MPH Limits

Cambridge councillors opted against clear signs like these (from Saffron Walden) for the city centre 20 MPH limits. (Image Source [My Photo!]) I observed Cambridge City Council’s West/Central Area Committee on Tuesday the 21st of June 2011. Councillors were presented with the results of speed surveys showing at best that introducing new 20 MPH limits [...]

Transparency Changes Outcome of Police Priority Vote

Coleridge Road, Cambridge. A fantastic example of why transparency is good for democratic decision making occurred at the Cambridge City Council’s East Area Committee on the 19th of August 2010. Green Party Councillor Margaret Wright had proposed a motion removing an existing police priority aimed at reducing speeding on a range of target roads across [...]

Inept Police Target Traffic Jams During Botched Attempt to Tackle Speeding

PC Julian Haynes and his Cambridgeshire Police colleagues have been out looking for speeding drivers in Cambridge’s traffic jams. Cambridge City Council’s East Area Committee will be meeting at 19.00 on Thursday the 3rd of September 2009. One of the things the city and county councillors for Romsey, Coleridge, Abbey and Petersfield will have on [...]