Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 12.00 p.m.

Contact: Patrick Adams  01954 713408 Email: democratic.services@scambs.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 26 September to Friday 11 October 2019

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 26 Sep

2pm

Council

Council Chamber

Kathrin John

Fri 27 Sep

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Monkfield Room

Aaron Clarke

Mon 30 Sep

Tue 1 Oct

10am

Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership Board – Stakeholder Event

Swansley Room

Kathryn Hawkes

Wed 2 Oct

9:30am

Cabinet

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 3 Oct

Fri 4 Oct

 

Mon 7 Oct

Tue 8 Oct

Wed 9 Oct

10am

Planning Committee

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 10 Oct

Fri 11 Oct

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

Planned Road Closures for Week Commencing Monday 23 September - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme pdf icon PDF 934 KB

Please find attached road closures information for the week commencing 23 September, in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

 

Please note below an additional closure for Friday:

 

Friday 27th – 1 night 9pm – 6am

 

A14 eastbound Histon J32 to Milton J33

 

Diversion will be via Kings Hedges Road.

 

To contact your A14 sections stakeholder manager, please use the email addresses below or the A14 helpline.

 

Section 1 & 2:Alconbury to the East Coast Main Line

John Birchall - John.Birchall@theA14.com

 

Section 3: East Coast Main Line to Swavesey

John Birchall - John.Birchall@theA14.com

 

Section 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton

John Akester - John.Akester@thea14.com

 

Section 6: Huntingdon town centre

Liam Heath liam.heath@thea14.com

 

A14 helpline 0800 270 0114 - This will be answered by a team member during site hours 8am - 5pm and messages can be left at other times. Further updates as the scheme progresses can be found on the website

UPCOMING DISTRICT COUNCILLOR TRAINING

Unless otherwise specified, please confirm your availability to attend any of the following briefing or training events by contacting Patrick Adams on 01954 713408. This will ensure your training records are kept up to date and suitable venue and catering booking can be made. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

3.

Member Briefing on Local Transport Plan on Thu 26 Sept at 9:30am

Date: Thursday 26 September

Time: 9:30am to 10:30am

Venue: Council Chamber

 

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority will be updating District Councillors on public consultation on the Local Transport Plan. It will also be an opportunity for members to discuss any outstanding issues and make comments on the draft Local Transport Plan.

GENERAL INFORMATION

4.

Media Monitoring

Arising from the results of the Member Communication Needs Survey, many members highlighted the fact that residents found out about SCDC matters through the media.

 

The Council’s Communications Team will produce a weekly summary of recent news items to be published in the Bulletin to help keep members informed of recent coverage of SCDC.

 

Contact the Communications Team for further information.

 

 

Date

Publication

Details

18/09/2019

Cambridge News

Council sends out warning over scam text messages

P6

 

18/09/2019

Cambridge News online

One family's life in the Cambridgeshire 'council house from hell'

Link

 

18/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

Concerns city faces gridlock amid roadworks

P7

GCP article

18/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

GCP to rethink Milton Road timetable

P7

GCP article

18/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

Have your say on latest cycle scheme

P9

GCP article

18/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

Decision due on city's newest primary school

P15

JDCC decision on school at Wing development

18/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

Councillor selected as election candidate

P23

 

19/09/2019

Cambridge News

Family say damp is causing illness and health issues

P1 and P5

 

19/09/2019

Cambridge News online

New school design plans rejected amid primary school pressures in Cambridge

Link

JDCC decision on school at Wing development

20/09/2019

Cambridge News

Plan for new school rejected

P8

JDCC decision on school at Wing development

20/09/2019

Cambridge Independent online

Opening of Northstowe secondary college delayed again

Link

 

21/09/2019

Cambridge News

Council planning office 'teetering on the brink'

P8

 

23/09/2019

BBC News online

Recycling: Cambridgeshire council finds grenades and loo seats in wrong bins

Link

 

23/09/2019

Cambridge News online

Should home building in Cambridge be doubled to solve housing crisis?

Link

Local Plan Issues and Options papers published

23/09/2019

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Bulletins: Could housing numbers double in Greater Cambridge? New Local Plan gets underway

 

 

23/09/2019

Cambridge Independent online

Work starts to create first Greater Cambridge Local Plan

Link

 

24/09/2019

Cambridge Network online

What's next for homes, jobs and the environment in Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire?

Link

 

24/09/2019

Cambridge News

House-building pace may double

P1 & 4

 

24/09/2019

Cambridge News

Aiming for carbon neutrality

P5

 

24/09/2019

Cambridge News online

Councils' pleas to residents to stop putting grenades and other weird things in recycling bins

Link

 

25/09/2019

Cambridge News

Fears for wildlife if development goes ahead

P6

City Council article. Includes response from Shared Planning Service spokesperson

25/09/2019

Cambridge News

The dangerous and weird - what not to recycle

P14

 

25/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

Residents fear new lights will cause 'mayhem' on the roads

P8

GCP article

25/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

Pace of house-building may double

P12

 

25/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

The householder who decided to recycle a grenade

P12

 

25/09/2019

Cambridge Independent

Airfield's 4,000 homes must have A428 car access

P16

 

25/09/2019

Cambridge News online

A Cambridgeshire village could be getting a new nursery and office buildings

Link

Planning application submitted

 

5.

Items of Interest from the Local Government Association (LGA)

Items of Interest from the Local Government Association (LGA)

 

The Local Government Association provides a list of news headlines relevant to its members. Please click the headlines below for more details.

 

Thursday 19 September, BBC Online: Climate Change: Warming to drive ‘robust increase’ in UK flooding

Areas in the UK will experience an increase in ‘compound flooding’ – where storm surges and heavy rainfall combine.

 

Thursday 19 September, Sky News Online: Universal Credit driving more people banks, charity warns

The need for food banks increases in areas where Universal Credit has been in operation the longest, research suggests.

 

Friday 20 September, Times: Sky’s the limit for new homes, developers say

Developers are urging the Government to allow them to build on the space above flats under permitted development rules, claiming 180,000 new homes could be provided.

 

Friday 20 September, Times: Firms urged to put recycling ratings on plastic bottles

A new “trust mark” on plastic packaging would tell consumers how much of the material is recycled.

 

Saturday 21 September, Mail: Boom in barn conversions harming rural communities, councils warn

Rural communities are missing out on vital infrastructure and services such as roads, schools and GP surgeries due to a boom in barn conversions, the LGA has said.

 

Sunday 22 September, Sunday Telegraph: Build 1,000 ‘commuter villages’ on green belt, ministers urged

A thousand “commuter villages” providing 2.1 million new homes should be built in the green belt near train stations to help solve Britain’s housing crisis, London School of Economics professor Paul Cheshire has said.

 

Monday 23 September, ITV Online: Call for a million people to back mass tree planting campaign

The Woodland Trust wants to get a million people to pledge to plant a tree in the run-up to a mass day of planting trees across the UK on November 30.

 

Wednesday 25 September, BBC Online: Garden waste collections

A quarter of UK councils provide a free kerbside garden waste collection, but charges for the service by other councils range from £22 to £96, according to the BBC’s Shared Data Unit.

6.

View Planning Applications

To view the list of planning applications that have recently been submitted to the Council, please visit the authority’s on-line Planning Application Search.  Once the page has loaded, you can use the Search option to set your own criteria of parish, area and date range.

 

The system will provide a range of information on current and decided applications since 1948, including a brief description of the development, reference number, decision and the date of decision.  More recent applications show the name and telephone number of the council officer who is dealing with the application.

 

Search results are presented in a collection of pages, the number of which depends on the number of results your search produces.  There are navigation tools to allow you to browse your results.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE WEDNESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2019

In accordance with the Access to Information Procedure Rules in Part 4 of the Council’s Constitution, any executive decision shall be published normally within five days of being made.  That record will bear the date on which it is published and will specify that the decision will come into force, and may then be implemented, on the expiry of 5 working days after the publication of the decision, unless called in for review by the Chairman of the Scrutiny and Overview Committee or by any five other councillors.

 

A list of decisions currently within the call-in period is available on the Council’s website.

 

The call in procedure is set out in full in Part 4 of the Council’s Constitution, ‘Scrutiny and Overview Committee Procedure Rules’

7.

Response to the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Draft Local Transport Plan Consultation

DECISIONS MADE BY OFFICERS AND REPORTED FOR INFORMATION

Please click on the link below to find details of decisions made by officers under delegated authority:

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/the-council/access-to-information/access-to-information-summary/

OTHER INFORMATION

8.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

 

 

Agendas

·                      Cabinet 2 October

·                      CDRP Board 1 October

·                      Council 26 September

·                      Grants Advisory Committee 27 September

 

Decisions

·                      Contract Award – Refurbishment at South Cambs Hall (officer decision)

·                      Response to Combined Authority Draft Local Transport Plan Consultation

 

Minutes

·                      Grants Advisory Committee 30 August