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SCDC report – August 2011

Items of interest from South Cambridgeshire District Council, reported by Bar Hill Councillors Bunty Walters and Roger Hall.Citizens Advice Bureau.Milton Country Park.Planning           Pre-application planning advice
           Planning service contacts

John Reynolds' County report – 14 August 2011 (2)

Cambridgeshire County Councillor John Reynolds' round up of County matters – covering:World's longest Busway welcomes first passengers.Cambridgeshire police thank community for continued support.Restorative justice – a sixty second brief.Don't fall for scam that goes phishing for your bank details.Trading Standards: a spotlight on energy – with sections on solar energy, loft and cavity insulation, reducing your energy bills and support if you are struggling to pay your energy bills.Srategic growth update – with sections on Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Cambridge Southern Fringe and Cambridge North West.Pathfinder project could make millions in savings and income.Safety improvements on Aconbury bridge… and footbridge testing in Huntingdon. 

New guided bus takes guide(d) dog

John Reynolds, Conservative County Councillor for Bar Hill, took trainee guide dog Vania for their first journey on Cambridge's new guided bus.

John Reynolds' County report – 1 August 2011 (1)

Cambridgeshire County Councillor John Reynolds' round up of County matters – covering:Emerging library vision revealed as part of review.Busway smartcard is just the ticket.High court action against the guide bus way builder.Exhibition of the green dream.New email address for reporting street lighting faults.A10 set to get lower speed limit and improved safety.Cambridge cycling improvements shortlisted for national awards.We’re still pushing to get A14 improved.Northstowe update.Trading standards become 'primary voice' to support business.E-cops – ‘Have your say’ forum.Your life, your choice.Could you take the leftover challenge?Northamptonshire to taste Cambridgeshire’s best.Jigsaw funding helps piece together Cambridgeshire's past.Cambridgeshire future transport.North West Cambridge – progress note – August 2011.

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.

Robert Sturdy's Strasbourg report – July 2011

As our minds veer towards summer, Robert Sturdy MEP says that you may be forgiven in thinking that work in the European Parliament is slowing down in anticipation of the upcoming recess – plus other matters that have cropped up in the European Parliament recently:Country of origin food labelling.Genetically modified organisms.The EU budget.Jeremy Clarkson?

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.

Robert Sturdy's Strasbourg report – June 2011

In his report this month, Robert Sturdy MEP talks about cucumbers and other matters that have cropped up in the European Parliament recently:The EU budget.The Brussels / Strasbourg trip.Corruption in sport.Back to cucumbers.

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.