Politics

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

There’s a national need for more short-term stopping places for gypsies and travellers, says South Cambridgeshire housing leader.

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Combined Authority has ‘serious constitutional problem’ after ‘wilful blockage’ of scrutiny panel by Conservatives.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

They say the plan will delay “urgent projects” and impact the city and South Cambs local plans.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

While the 21-mile A14 upgrade continues, Highways England is progressing with plans for an 80-mile corridor that will link Cambridge to Milton Keynes and Oxford.

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There are issues surrounding calls for the franchising of local bus services says Stagecoach East managing director.

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Friday, June 1, 2018

The Liberal Democrats have big plans now that they’re in charge.

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There are fears one of city’s fastest growing employment centres could grind to a halt unless something is done to fix the traffic situation.

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‘Government, businesses, and people will lose confidence if government bodies continue to “squabble” among each other’ says district leader.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

There are concerns some of the county’s most vulnerable children are not getting the help they need.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority meets today (Wednesday) to agree a budget that reaches a dizzying £5.3billion in four years’ time.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Lewis Herbert will pledge to tackle the number of empty homes in Cambridge when he sets out his vision for the future at the city council’s annual meeting tomorrow (Thursday).

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Over 300,000 passengers have used the station.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

An under-fire councillor responded to claims he is “cheating” people living in his ward by moving 400 miles away from Cambridge – and hit back at members who said he is “not wanted” on the council any longer.

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Project is £13m over £36m budget - but Cllr Ian Bates says Department for Transport was kept informed

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

The interim report from the Cambridge & Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) is an astonishingly articulate document which offers a granular description of the area’s economic geography.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

The county council is expected to move its headquarters from Shire Hall in Cambridge to Alconbury.

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Pressure is mounting on a Cambridge councillor to resign after it emerged he lives in Fife, more than 400 miles away from his Trumpington ward.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The jackpot will be £25,000.

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Any underground system in Cambridge should be funded by private investors, not the taxpayer, the mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has said.

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First Labour city council seat in the ward since 1945

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Lib Dems win extra seat, while Greens, Conservatives, UKIP, and the Libertarians fail to gain any seats

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

37.8% of Cambridge residents have gone to the polls to vote for 15 city councillors.

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

HGVs being diverted down King’s Hedges Road is impacting people’s health, he says.

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When Cambridge goes to the polls on Thursday to elect 15 city council seats, Queen Edith’s ward will be a key battleground.

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Green Party policies are based on the unarguable truth that without a healthy planet nothing else is possible.

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South Cambridgeshire is at the heart of one of the most prosperous and fastest growing regions in the country, consistently rated as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Every seat in South Cambridgeshire District Council will be put to the polls on Thursday, May 3.

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The 2018 district council elections will see the Lib Dems putting up their strongest ever team of 41 exceptional candidates.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

The statue of Millicent Fawcett was unveiled in Parliament Square 100 years after some women were given the right to vote.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

23-year-old George Stoakley suspended by Conservatives after his tweets on Jews, Aids and chavs

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

During last year’s county council elections I was talking to a voter and, as you might imagine, I asked him whether he would be voting Green.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Labour councillors have worked hard for the past four years to transform Cambridge for the better, since we were elected to run our great city in 2014.

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The housing shortage, congestion and the standard of basic council services – these are the critical issues for Cambridge in this election.

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Experience has taught us that the government which governs best, governs accountably.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

They will be set up despite less than a third of residents responding to consultation.

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