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Is South Cambs Building Cambourne East by Stealth?

That is a valid question in the light of all the developments that are being planned and have been approved along the A428 corridor. It is a question that I have asked myself, one that many have asked me, to which my reply tends to be ……

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Cambourne to Cambridge Busway Consultation launched

The Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership (GCP) have launched a public consultation on 3 potential routes for the busway that is being planned for the A428 corridor. Remember that there are plans for 2,350 houses in West Cambourne, and 3,500 in Bourn Airfield, not to mention further nearly 3000 in St Neots. Residents can participate in the […]

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Greater Cambridge Deserves Better

Greater Cambridge is a fast growing subregion, with Cambridge City at its centre, a city constrained by its medevial centre and the green belt that surrounds it. The growth is welcome by some, and unwanted by many due in part to the soaring cost of housing and the difficulty of transport into and within the […]

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Political leadership needed to solve housing crisis

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has stated in a briefing that the government’s failure to tackle the housing crisis is due to its unwillingness to confront the root cause of the problem and organised ‘Nimbyism’. It went on to say that “this is a short sighted strategy considering rising housing costs cause more widespread […]

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Public Examination of SCDC Policy for Proposed Bourn Airfield New Village

The long awaited public examination of the South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC) Policy SS/6, New Village at Bourn Airfield, finally got scheduled for 4th – 6th April 2017.  This is the SCDC plan to build 3,500 homes on the airfield, together with schools, shops, etc. The hearing on 4th April was to continue the examination of […]

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