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John Reynolds' County report – July 2011

Cambridgeshire County Councillor John Reynolds' round up of County matters – covering:Government invites Cambridgeshire to bid for transport funding.Cambridgeshire's transport revolution takes a big step forward.Senior managment remuneration (SMT).Free advice sessions to help businesses grow.New SmartLIFE low carbon centre reaches construction milestone.First time trial for new cycleway surface in Cambridge.Street light replacement programme starts.Check out new technology for Cambridgeshire libraries.New broadband agreement nets major savings for Cambridgeshire.Focus led to Roman fort on Cambridge's Castle Hill.Police air suport heads for change.Guided bus updates
      Pump up to avoid the jams as Busway blazes a trail
      Keeping your Busway reliable, fast and frequent.

Andrew wishes the NHS happy birthday

Andrew Lansley, the Secretary of State for Health, and the Prime Minister have paid tribute to the tireless hard work and dedication of doctors and nurses who have transformed millions of lives since the NHS was created 63 years ago.

John Reynolds' County report – June 2011

Cambridgeshire County Councillor John Reynolds' round up of County matters – covering:Busway opening date announced – it's time to get onboard.Plans in place to raise flooded sections of Busway cycleway.New contractors raring to go to fix Busway defects.Council agrees improvements to political management at AGM.New Leader takes Cambridgeshire's vision to Government.Future jobs fund.MPs join forces in schools fairer funding bid.Drink driving doesn't only happen at Christmas.Milestone returns to Hauxton Road.Time to have your say on library opening hours.County Council to give communities greater say on speed limits.Localism in operation.Conmen continue to bug PC users.Major plan for County's future.

Julie Simpole-Clarke – Deputy Chairman for Membership

Julie Simpole-Clarke has been elected as South Cambridgeshire Conservative Association’s new Deputy Chairman for Membership.  She follows on in this honorary position from Sonia Sperling, who led the Committee previously and always had valid points to make at every committee meeting.

Tory majority at SCDC increased from one to five

The Conservatives won two more seats in the South Cambridgeshire District Council (SCDC) elections held yesterday and now have a majority of five – up from a majority of just one before the election.

Clayton Hudson wins in Bourn

Clayton Hudson for the Conservatives held Bourn in the by-election yesterday for the South Cambridgeshire District Council seat. He had a majority of 529 – the Lib-Dem candidate only just secured second place, beating the Labour candidate by eight votes. The election was caused by the resignation of David Morgan, Conservative, who now works abroad.

Super-fast broadband – Cambourne and Madingley are winners

South Cambridgeshire has two of the six winners of the recent BT Race to Infinity competition – "this means they will be among the first to enjoy the new BT Infinity fibre optic broadband, which, at last, brings very fast broadband to village communities," says Andrew Lansley, right.