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Cambridge Science Park Station

So it seems that our new station is before a planning committee today. After many years on the drawing board, without the funds to build it, everyone will now be falling over themselves to comment and i’m sure to point out why they don’t like it. It has been talked about for many years but … Continue reading

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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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Highway heroes hit the hundred mark

Brilliant effort team. Cambridgeshire County Council’s gritting teams have for the first time carried out 100 runs during a single winter season and they look set to be kept busy as the cold weather continues. A fleet of 39 specialist gritters – four of them newly acquired for this season – and their team of … Continue reading

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A14 – the missing link

So, just back from the gym, recovering my composure and sat in my study. My thoughts started to wander. The A14 upgrade is something that is never far from my thinking. It is so important. We have all dreamt about this road being fit for purpose, accidents being reduced, long delays ending. It now seems … Continue reading

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Gritting teams – well done

Travelling early this morning to Shire Hall I was frustrated that I did not think ahead and put some cardboard on my car windscreen but delighted with the clear roads. Not just clear of snow but also clear of slush. I know that not all roads will be this good and that some minor routes … Continue reading

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Highways gritting – great effort

Early this morning I had to drive to Doddington to chair a meeting of all our prospective county councillors who are standing in may. Despite having to clear a significant amount of snow off my car the roads across Cambridgeshire were clear and ice free. Our gritting teams have done a fabulous job keeping this … Continue reading

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Cold Snap

The Met Office has issued a Cold Weather Alert this morning. There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 6.00AM on Saturday and 6.00AM on Monday but with the cold snap likely to extend into Tuesday. I share this news as a reminder of the need to think about the County’s … Continue reading

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