Planning

City residents campaign to stop 430 homes in Worts Causeway and keep green belt

This article in the Cambridge News caught my eye because it is very topical right now as people in Caldecote and Bourn Wards campaign to Stop Bourn Airfield Development plans. Hundreds of Cambridge city residents are opposing the proposed construction of 430 homes either side of Worts’ Causeway, warning the project would destroy beautiful countryside […]

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Final chance to tell Council your views on the local development plan

Today is the launch of a consultation to give residents, business and stakeholders across South Cambridgeshire district what the council calls “a final chance” to have their say on proposed plans for creating 22,000 new jobs and 5,000 additional new homes over the next 20 years.   Both South Cambridgeshire District and Cambridge City councils […]

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Villagers up in arms at Bourn Airfield development plans

The proposed Bourn Airfield Development of up to 3,500 homes is causing more upset as villagers in Bourn take up arms in protest at its inclusion in the South Cambridgeshire District Council development plan. The protest movement, started by Des O’Brien a resident of Bourn, started last week with an interview on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Andie […]

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Touring caravan site gets planning consent to build four bungalows

Plans to build four bungalows on a site along the A428 in Caldecote were given the go ahead at the planning committee meeting on Wednesday 3rd July 2013. The site had previously been granted planning consent for use as a 20-pitch touring caravan park in May 2012, in a controversial decision that was made in […]

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Cabinet approves draft Local Development Plans for public consultation

On Thursday 27th June 2013, South Cambridgeshire District Council cabinet approved further public consultation on the draft local development plan that proposes to build up to 3500 homes in a new village at Bourn airfield, 1500 more homes in Cambourne and a new town of 8000 houses in Waterbeach. The consultation is planned to take […]

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