Filed under Fulbourn Division

Cycle improvements

The Department for Transport (DfT) has given Cambridgeshire County Council nearly £1.2million to improve safety for cyclists at key junctions around Cambridge. The Council has been working with local cycling and transport groups to find out where improvements were most needed. As a result, funding was agreed for three key junctions in the city. Work … Continue reading

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Fulbourn – foul water flooding

Yesterday I was alerted to a resident who is suffering from drains backing up and flooding her garden. This is very distressing and she was not getting very far in sorting it out. I contacted my officers to see what could be done. Whilst it is not a County Council issue I have managed to … Continue reading

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Fulbourn – Topping out ceremony

On Saturday it was my privilege to say a few words at the topping out ceremony for the new hall in Fulbourn. Along with Jim Paice, Tony Orgee, the Parish Council and lots of locals we enjoyed a cup of tea before braving the wind and rain to witness the ceremony. You can read my … Continue reading

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Roberts Way, Fulbourn

The recent heavy rains have revealed some issues with drains in my division. A particularly difficult issue has arisen in Fulbourn on Roberts Way. The road flooded twice recently. The road itself is a private road owned by a housing association which means they are responsible for upkeep and ensuring it does not flood. The … Continue reading

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Fulbourn Division Parish Report – July 2011

Parish Council report from County Councillor Nick Clarke COUNCIL CHAIRMAN LEADS ARMED FORCES DAY CEREMONY The Chairman of Cambridgeshire County Council, accompanied by Captain Victor Lucas RN, Deputy Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire, and Nick Clarke, Leader of the County Council lead the County Council’s flag-raising ceremony in recognition of national Armed Forces Day. Capt Lucas inspect … Continue reading

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New chair of school governors group forming

As the county councillor for Fulbourn division I have a number of primary schools to look after including Fulbourn, Great Wilbraham, Teversham and Fen Ditton ( where I am  a governor). There is considerable change proposed for schools within the south of the city which are likely to have an impact on all of these … Continue reading

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Horningsea – Fen Ditton Cycleway update

With the first part of the cycleway complete (A14 to Horningsea) it was time to turn the attention to the A14 to Fen Ditton stretch. I have to say the first bit looks fantastic. Given all the projects being cancelled or delayed including the A14 widening it was with immense pleasure and some relief that … Continue reading

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Fulbourn Day Care Center – Update

A steering group meeting was held today. It was seeking to explore how and if day care provision could be provided in some sort of community / council partnership. I fear that this will be a particularly difficult and complex issue to resolve given the vulnerable people involved and the level of responsibility that will … Continue reading

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Library Access Points – Reprieve

Following a great deal of hard work the County has managed to save all Library Access Points.  There will be changes revolving around stock etc and each LAP will have to sign a new agreement with the Council.  These will be agreed individually. It will mean that some LAPS will have to become more efficient … Continue reading

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