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District Councillor reports for June 2018

by Hazel Smith on 6 June, 2018

Joint District Councillors Report – June 2018 Judith Rippeth I feel both honoured and privileged to be representing you as one of your district councillors in this new multi member ward. As I mentioned at the Waterbeach APCM I am currently on a steep learning curve and I promise to work hard for the ward. […]

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Elation at the local election count

by Hazel Smith on 25 May, 2018

I know some of you will have followed the election result as it unfolded – it was quite a day. We were behind the Conservatives in numbers of seats for a little while, then drew ahead, then by midday it was clear we would be into no-overall-control territory, and after a bit we just won […]

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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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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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Councillors have received notice that Cambridgeshire County Council is going to allow the operators of the Park and Rides including Milton to charge £1 for parking from May 2014. Milton Parish Council has opposed this and so have your councillors. If you feel strongly that this may bring more traffic into Butt Lane, you can […]

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What you are saying on the doorstep

by Maurice Leeke on 23 April, 2013

Waterbeach Development Judging by the comments of local people, it seems that the penny is beginning to drop about just how large the Conservatives’ proposed New Town will be. Many people have said that they thought it was just the airfield that was threatened. They hadn’t realised that the Conservatives are also proposing that all […]

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What is the County Council for?

by Barry Platt on 16 April, 2013

County councils exist to ensure that certain services are available to the residents of their area. Cambridgeshire county council is currently run by the Conservatives; the Liberal Democrats are the main opposition.  The Conservatives have just increased the council tax by 2%. Are the Conservatives doing a good job of providing basic services? Hardly.  They […]

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Taking Care of our Money

by Barry Platt on 10 April, 2013

According to the financial commentators the economy is on a knife-edge over whether we are going through a triple-dip recession.  The government, despite all the cuts it is making, is still spending much more than it is collecting in taxes.  Many businesses are struggling and some are having to give up altogether. Those are the […]

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Cambridge Science Park station plans take shape

by Hazel Smith on 8 August, 2012

Hazel and Michael attended another meeting at Shire Hall about plans for the new station. They are considering what bus routes might stop there: the guided buses could continue straight along the old railway line (after crossing Milton Road), in an extended guideway. Also the Citi2 buses could turn there instead of at the Science […]

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