South Cambridgeshire

South Cambridgeshire announces strategic partnership with Huntingdonshire and City Councils

Tuesday 1 July 2014   Over half a million pounds to be saved as first steps in strategic partnership announced   Sharing building control, legal and ICT services could save neighbouring councils over half a million pounds under a planned new strategic partnership.   In cabinet papers published today (Tuesday 1 July) by South Cambridgeshire […]

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Tumi Hawkins re-elected in Caldecote Ward South Cambridgeshire 2014 Election

The ¬†result is official – I have held onto my seat in the recently concluded local elections in South Cambridgeshire District. The turnout was 46.15% of the electorate and it was good to see so many people turn out, despite the sometimes awful weather that we experienced during the day.   The final count took […]

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The SCDC Local Development Plan – How Councillors Voted

The debate, if one can call it that, that took place on 13th March 2014 on the proposed draft local development plan ended in a vote that was closer than most people expected. I have already given you a flavour of what occurred in a previous article. The voting was recorded and following is the […]

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SCDC Draft Local Plan Voted Through By Small Margin

At the full council meeting held on Thursday 13th March 2014, councillors at South Cambridgeshire District Council voted by a small majority to accept the proposed draft local development plan and send it off to the Planning Inspector for examination. 27 councillors voted for, 21 against and 5 abstained. In short, 26 of the

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The Tory Deal That Signals Disaster For Rural Communities near Northstowe

  “Multi-million pound deal struck to provide community facilities at Northstowe” This is the spin that South Cambridgeshire District Council put on the recent agreement to let developers off with a bonus of ¬£30 million! According to the press release, a report presented to the Northstowe Joint Development Control Committee today (Wednesday 29 January) outlines […]

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