Planning

Council consults on its draft Community Infrastructure Levy charging schedule

South Cambridgeshire District Council is currently working towards the introduction of a charging schedule under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulation 2010 (amended).   Community Infrastructure Levy is expected to be a more simplified way of securing planning obligations compared to the Section 106 agreements, and is based on simple formulae on a per square […]

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Caldecote and Bourn villages sold out by Council for sake of expediency

On a number of occasions at planning committee meetings, I have told the South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC) administration that Caldecote residents felt “dumped on” by the decisions of the council. Little did I know that it was going to get worse … This time, its not just a dumping on, but a betrayal, a […]

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Bourn and Caxton get Local Plan Exhibitions due to Stop Bourn Airfield Development campaign

The details of two extra consultation events near a proposed new village at Bourn Airfield were confirmed on Wednesday 31 July,  to give even more opportunities for nearby residents to have their say.   This follows the debate at Full Council meeting on Thursday 25th July 2013 on the e-petition that was submitted by the […]

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Council runs Local Plan Exhibitions for residents

The Future of South Cambridgeshire is at stake as the District Council goes into the final stages of preparing a new Local Plan that will set out the vision for the district over the coming years up to 2031.   A public consultation for the Proposed Submission Local Plan began on Friday 19 July running […]

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Andrew Lansley MP wades into debate to stop Bourn Airfield Development

The debate about the suitability or otherwise of the proposals in the new draft Local Development Plan (LDP) for the Bourn Airfield Development goes up a notch as Andrew Lansley MP wades in with his views.   StopBAD (Stop Bourn Airfield Development) the campaign being led by Des O’Brien, is working hard to get this […]

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