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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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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Council Leader Attempts to Justify Destroying Quality of Life for South Cambs Village

It has been one of those weeks when so much happened in such a short space of time. Two things stood out for me, first on a political level (no, not Trump! but name begins with T) in the first half of the week, and second on a personal level in the other half of the […]

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Right Royally Stitched Up by South Cambridgeshire District Council

It is now official – Highfields Caldecote residents have been right royally stitched up by the very Council that is supposed to be working for us and protecting us. This is further to my previous post where I explained how the Council Reneged On Separation Pledge with regard to the proposed new Bourn

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