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£1M Flood Defence Plans Welcomed By Huppert

by andypellew on 11 February, 2013

Flood defence plans costing more than £1 million to safeguard almost 1,000 Cambridge homes have been welcomed by the city’s MP Julian Huppert. The government money will be spent in Kings Hedges, Arbury and Cherry Hinton to prevent surface water flooding in 2013/14. In Kings Hedges and Arbury 1,155 homes will be protected at a […]

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Arbury Carnival 2013 – Booking Forms Available Now!

by andypellew on 30 January, 2013

The Arbury Carnival Committee have released stall booking forms for this years Arbury Carnival (taking place on Saturday 8th June). The booking form is available as a PDF here (downloadable from Google Drive). The website for the Carnival is; http://www.arburycarnival.org  

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Campaign To End World Hunger Gains Huppert’s Support

by andypellew on 25 January, 2013

MP Julian Huppert has given his support to a major campaign designed to end world hunger which saw its Cambridge launch today (Friday, January 25). Julian joined MPs and Peers at the Palace of Westminster for the national launch of Enough Food for Everyone IF which brings together 100 of Britain’s leading development charities and […]

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The agenda for North Area Committee, Thursday, 31st January, 2013, 7.30 pm has just been published. To see the publicly available information, follow the link: Agenda details Meeting venue: Meadows Community Centre, 1 St Catherines Road, Cambridge The following items are included in the agenda: No. Item Exhibition – Dog Control Orders 1 Apologies for […]

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E-Cops: Stolen Bikes and Other Work

by andypellew on 22 January, 2013

We had a busy and quite successful Christmas period. A stop on a male in Chesterton rurned out to be most fruitful – he was riding on a ladies bike, taken from a burglary, earlier that evening!! We didn’t know it at the time, but the male’s behaviour and possession of the bike and other […]

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Lib Dem European Group: Eurofile Issue 14

by andypellew on 19 January, 2013

Issue 14 of Eurofile magazine has been published (downloadable here – via Google Drive), with European news and comment from a Liberal Democrat perspective. In this edition: ‘BRITZERLAND’ IS CLOUD CUCKOO: Fiona Hall MEP on how there is no Swiss-style option for Britain outside the EU. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP: Andrew Duff MEP spells out the reasoning behind his […]

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Investment Helps Vulnerable Stay Away From Loan Sharks

by andypellew on 16 January, 2013

Cambridge residents are to be offered extra protection from loan sharks through an initiative to be considered by Cambridge City Council at tomorrow’s (Thursday, January 17) Community Services Scrutiny Committee. The move, to promote closer working with Cambridge Credit Union, involves £14,000 worth of funding to help find and train volunteers to work for the […]

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Director Banned From Acting As Estate Agent

by andypellew on 9 January, 2013

Sharon Price, the Director of Huntingdon-based Price Property Rentals Ltd has been banned by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) from ever engaging in estate agency work again. The ban follows a prosecution in June 2011 by Cambridgeshire County Council Trading Standards in which Price was fined £6,000, ordered to pay £2,000 court costs and […]

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MP Julian Huppert will fight for more money for Cambridgeshire schools and sixth form colleges today (Tuesday, January 8) when he tells Parliament how the county’s children are paying for poor funding decisions made over the last 30 years. The county gets far less per pupil each year than the English average which means the […]

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The Adjudicator will enforce a new statutory Code, which will oversee the relationship between publicans and large pub companies (pubcos). It will ensure publicans get a fair deal on rent and the prices they pay for beer. Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Save the Pub Group, Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland has long campaigned […]

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