Cambridgeshire County

Children’s Centre Consultation Now Live!

Finally, the “consultation” promised by Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) on the future of the Children’s Centres is now live. The proposed changes will affect the Centre in Caldecote, co-located with the Caldecote Primary School, as part of the wider changes to be made in South Cambridgeshire, which you will find

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Children’s Centres in South Cambridgeshire Are Changing

Once again, we find that a vital service to our communities, the Children’s Centres, is to be “redesigned” in a cost-cutting exercise by the Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC). The Council hopes to achieve a savings of

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Lib Dems Condemn Tory Plan to Cut Dial-A-Ride Funding as “Heartless”

A Tory plan to cut funding for the county’s Dial-a-Ride and other community transport schemes which could lead to their total collapse has been attacked as “brutal and heartless” by Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats.   They say the move, in the Conservatives’ proposed County Council budget would leave elderly and disabled people isolated and vulnerable across […]

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Cambridgeshire County Council missed opportunity to solve problem at traffic congestion hot spot

When a good opportunity presents itself to solve a long standing problem, as tax payers we would expect our councils to take the opportunity and alleviate the suffering that the problem is causing. But that does not seem to be the case with Cambridgeshire County Council and the problem of the A1303 Madingley Road between […]

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Communities secretary Eric Pickles criticizes Cambridge as too anti-car

It is rare that I agree with sentiments expressed by a government minister, and this is one of them, especially in the ongoing context of the transport plans for Bourn Airfield Development as contained in the draft county council transport strategy document.   Cabinet minister and Communities secretary Eric Pickles lashed out at Cambridge city’s […]

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