Items of interest from South Cambridgeshire District Council, reported by Bar Hill Councillors Bunty Walters and Roger Hall.Leading change award for South Cambs.Youth Council in South Cambridgeshire.Sudy to shape Gypsy and Traveller plans.
The second Inter Constituency Quiz between South Cambridgeshire (SCCA), South East Cambridgeshire (SECCA) and Cambridge City Association (CCCA) took place at Bottisham British Legion on Saturday, 8 October.
New Children's Centre for Bassingbourn and Gamlingay openedCounty Council Chairman John Powley was the guest of honour when he officially opened Cambridgeshire's latest Children's Centre in Bassingbourn on 1 October – it includes Gamlingay in its catchment area. Cllr Powley cut the ribbon and a celebratory cake – which was all part of a fun day for local families.John's other reports cover:New Children's Centre for Bassingbourn and Gamlingay opened.Residents to have their say on new Cambourne secondary school on 12 October.Woodland improvement grant for Histon and Girton.County Council to stay focussed on safety measures on the A1307.Library e-book service of to flying start.Cambridgeshire bucking national trend.Using your time for the good of the community.Council Tax Freeze Grant.Beginners workshop – climb your family tree for free.Extra support for families with multiple problems.A bishop's blessing for new school buildings.Celebrations the primary consideration at Ditton Lodge.Policing updates Go-ahead given for four joint functions. Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and Police and Crime Panels (PCP).Tips on buying petrol and diesel.
–––––––––– o dearth of the salt in CambridgeshireCambridgeshire County Council's gritting teams are geared up and ready to go for the winter season – whatever the weather brings. A fleet of 39 specialist gritters – six of them newly acquired for this season – and their team of around 100 highly trained drivers are ready to hit the road loaded with some of the 10,000 plus tonnes of salt which is stockpiled at depots around the county.–John's other reports cover:No dearth of the salt in Cambridgeshire.Going for gold: the Olympic heritage of Cambridge.Emerging library vision agreed.Recycle your rigid plastic with us.Leaders give broadband backing for greater good of Cambridgeshire.Have your say on bus changes in Cambridgeshire.Communities put in the hot seat to shape services and priorities.Going places Cambridgeshire ready for growing places fund.Extra support for families with multiple problems.Trading Standards take charitable approach to helping homeless people.Planning and other updates Cambridge North West. Northstowe. Alconbury Enterprise Zone.
It's the Association's first Conservative Political Forum (CPF) meeting for a little while. For most of us living in the essentially rural area of South Cambridgeshire, the topic – Natural resources – is one that surrounds us on all sides.
Cambridgeshire County Councillor John Reynolds' round up of County matters – covering:Superfast broadband project gets go ahead for Cambridgeshire – updated.Bus pass renewal improvements help you sit back and ride.A new station could be built in Chesterton.Cambridgeshire’s NESTA egg could help hatch transport plans in UK – updated.Housing developments.Pupils join MPs in fairer funding campaign.A14 progress report.Suspended sentance for selling countereit goods.New tip raises the roof.Busway news Work begins on final section of Busway cycle link. Busway as operators confirm extra services.