Council Reneges On Separation Pledge for Highfields Caldecote

When I wrote my open letter to Cllr Burkitt with regard to the A428 Busway and explained how the residents of Highfields felt let down by the Board decision, little did I know that worse was to come. Could it get any worse? Oh yes it can.  How and why? Its to do with Bourn […]

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Open Letter to Cllr Francis Burkitt on City Deal Board Decision for A428 Busway

As we know already, the City Deal Board decided that the route to consider for the A428 Busway is the Option 3/3a that will either go south of Hardwick and Caldecote from Madingley Mulch roundabout (Option 3) or along the old A428 St Neots Road (Option 3a). They also published a letter in the Cambridge News […]

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City Deal Board Justification For Its Poor Choices

Having made what some of think are the worst decisions for the Options for the A428 Busway, the 3 Voting Members of the Board have attempted to justify their reasoning in an article published in the Cambridge News on 18th October 2016. Cllr Burkitt sent District Councillors the full text, which I reproduce in this […]

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City Deal Board Choses Worst Option for Proposed A428 Busway

One of the projects that the Greater Cambridgeshire City Deal Board is pushing very hard is the provision of better transport links on the A428 corridor. This ofcourse is because the City and South Cambs want to show that their plans to put 3500 houses on Bourn Airfield and 2300 on West Cambourne is viable […]

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Examination of SCDC Local Development Plan reports Preliminary Findings

SCDC revealed today that it had received a letter from Laura Graham, the Planning Inspector examining the Draft Local Development Plan. In her letter Ms Graham pointed out some inconsistencies in the plan as it stands and that the way in which the Council’s evidence base was presented did not give a clear understanding of […]

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