Tag Archives: Transport

Cambridgeshire PCT Board Fail to Grasp Opportunity to Improve Out Of Hours GP Service

On the 26th of August 2009 The Cambridgeshire NHS PCT Board met in Cambridge’s Masonic Lodge. I attended Cambridgeshire NHS Primary Care Trust’s board meeting on the 26th of August 2009. One of the major items of business was to approve a specification for the provision of out of hours GP (and emergency dental) services [...]

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 [...]

Stagecoach Managing Director Outraged at City Council Proposals to Confiscate His Business

At Cambridge City Council’s Strategy and Resources Scrutiny Committee on the 29th of June 2009 a paper was made available to the public containing an email from Andy Campbell, the Managing Director of Stagecoach Cambridgeshire. The Sustainable Communities Act 2007 has prompted the City Council to consider, and make central government aware of, what powers [...]

Chesterton Road Zebra Crossing – Lighting Maintenance Problems

The zebra crossing on Chesterton Road between Carlyle Road and the Jesus Lock footbridge has been an accident blackspot, however following the installation of fantastic quality floodlighting and orange LED halos around the belisha beacons (Zebrite Belisha Beacons ) the number of incidents appears to have been falling. From what I can glean from the [...]

Giving Evidence to the Cambridgeshire Transport Commission

Cambridgeshire Transport Commissioners Brian Briscoe and Tony Travers heard from the police, academics, and city residents at a session on the 25th of June 2009. On the 25th of June 2009 the Cambridgeshire Transport Commission held an evidence gathering session in the University Centre. I was one of a number of Cambridge residents asked, on [...]

Cash Injection for More Affordable Housing Prompts Restart of Arbury Park Building Work

Some homes at Arbury Park are very close to the busy A14 dual carriageway. There are proposals both to widen the road and to build homes even closer to it. Building work has restarted at Arbury Park in North Cambridge; this has been prompted by a relaxation of the rules intended to ensure that the [...]

Cambridgeshire County Council – Party Leaders on the Congestion Charge

On the 2nd of June 2009 the Andie Harper show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire interviewed the leaders of the three main parties currently making up Cambridgeshire County Council. I submitted a question, which was put to the councillors: Conservatives in the City of Cambridge are opposed to the Congestion Charge, however Conservatives ruling the County [...]

Cambridgeshire Transport Commission – Police Input

I used the opportunity available to members of the public to ask questions at meetings of Cambridgeshire Police Authority to ask the following question on the 30th of April 2009: My Question – TRANSPORT COMMISSION Will the Chairman of the Police Authority and Chief Constable be giving evidence to the Cambridgeshire Transport Commission? How will [...]