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Hazel’s report April 2018

by Hazel Smith on 11 April, 2018

Not many meetings have happened at SCDC this month: everyone is hunkering down into election mode. Waterbeach Community Forum had its first meeting on 14th, taking over from the Joint Parishes Meeting that Anna had started. This was quite a useful information-sharing event: there was no stunning news on the A10 study, just confirmation that […]

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Anna’s reports for March 2018

by Hazel Smith on 2 March, 2018

County Councillor’s Report for Parishes – March 2018 – Anna Bradnam for Milton, Landbeach, Waterbeach, Chittering, Horningsea and Fen Ditton Council Tax The County Council voted to increase Council Tax by 2.99% on top of the 2% increase for Adult Social Care. This will raise nearly £8 million. All parties agreed the increase and that […]

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Hazel’s report March 2018

by Hazel Smith on 2 March, 2018

District Councillors Report – March 2018 – Hazel Smith Chisholm Trail and Abbey-Chesterton Bridge We are told that the collapse of Carillion will not jeopardise the timetable and plans for the bridge. Incinerator planning application at Amey The meeting in Waterbeach on Monday 29th was unsatisfactory. Many questions were raised and the answers from Amey […]

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County Councillor’s Report for Parishes – January 2018 – Anna Bradnam for Milton, Landbeach, Waterbeach, Chittering, Horningsea and Fen Ditton Cambridgeshire County Council aims to make savings in 2018-19 of £35 million on top of the £215 million saved since 2011. The ruling group have asked the Officers to deliver services more cheaply, without having […]

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Hazel’s report to Milton parish Feb 2018

by Hazel Smith on 7 February, 2018

Chesterton Fen – S101A application I sent in the residents petition with an application for a sewage connection, in January. Anglian Water are expected to refuse this again as the guidance has not changed since last time. Then we will mount an appeal to the Environment Agency, and hope to get the guidance changed. Chisholm […]

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Hazel’s report Jan 2018

by Hazel Smith on 23 January, 2018

Cllrs Hazel Smith and Anna Bradnam report each month to Milton Parish Council on items of interest that they have been involved in at South Cambs DC during the month. As County Councillor, Anna also reports to all the parish councils in her County division. Communal Rooms review South Cambs has 43 sheltered housing schemes […]

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Occasional smells in the village? Report them.

by Hazel Smith on 17 August, 2014

We are leafleting Milton village this week to publicise the new pong logging system put in place by a group of public-minded village residents. The first port of call if you smell something unpleasant that is not just your neighbour’s curry, is the Environment agency (EA) hotline: 0800 807060 Then, please log the issue on […]

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Yesterday we got the result we had hoped for when the new Guidance for sewage companies in Wales was published. Later this year DEFRA will be deciding whether to adopt the same guidance in England. The big change that we had campaigned for, is that caravans and day rooms WILL be treated like buildings when […]

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Election results – a win for Anna

by Hazel Smith on 26 May, 2014

Anna Bradnam was elected as our District Councillor by 997 votes to 243 over the Labour candidate. She wore out a lot of shoe-leather knocking on doors and talking to people in Milton during the election period, and I know she is looking forward to representing Milton at South Cambs council. On South Cambs council […]

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The ongoing battle for our villages

by Barry Platt on 16 May, 2014

The Liberal Democrats are opposed to the Conservative proposal for a New Town at Waterbeach. This is not the first time that Waterbeach has had to fend off schemes to allow thousands of houses in the parish. Both Jane Coston and Michael Williamson were active on behalf of our villages in preventing previous applications. When […]

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