Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin
Wednesday, 2 October 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 3 October to Friday 18 October

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 3 Oct

Fri 4 Oct

Mon 7 Oct

Tue 8 Oct

Wed 9 Oct

10:30am

Planning Committee

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 10 Oct

Fri 11 Oct

 

Mon 14 Oct

Tue 15 Oct

Wed 16 Oct

Thu 17 Oct

3pm

Scrutiny & Overview Committee

Swansley Room

Victoria Wallace

Fri 18 Oct

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

Planned Road Closures for Week Commencing Monday 30 September - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme pdf icon PDF 435 KB

Please find attached road closures information for w/c 30 September, in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

 

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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

3.

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

25/09/19

Cambridge News

Fears for wildlife if development goes ahead

P6

City Council article. Includes response from Shared Planning Service spokesperson

25/09/19

Cambridge News

The dangerous and weird - what not to recycle

P14

 

25/09/19

Cambridge Independent

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

P8

GCP article

25/09/19

Cambridge Independent

Pace of house-building may double

P12

 

25/09/19

Cambridge Independent

The householder who decided to recycle a grenade

P12

 

25/09/19

Cambridge Independent

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

P16

 

25/09/19

Cambridge News online

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

Link

Planning application submitted

26/09/19

Cambridge Network online

Updated vision for thriving new village published

Link

 

26/09/19

Cambridge News

Offices and nursery scheme for village

P10

Planning application submitted

26/09/19

Let's Recycle.com

Recycle Week events and campaigns continue across UK

Link

 

26/09/19

Cambridge Independent online

Villagers want 4,000 new Bourn Airfield homes to have A428 access

Link

 

26/09/19

Haverhill Echo online

South Cambridgeshire Council could fail to complete external audit for third straight year

Link

 

27/09/19

Cambridge News

Council faces up to another year of accounts woe

P10

 

27/09/19

Cambridge News

Residents 'do a brilliant job' of recycling 1,500 tonnes of plastic

P14

RECAP article. Cllr Bill Handley quoted in RECAP role

27/09/19

Cambridge News

Time to rethink council's shared planning service?

P25

Letter from Cllr Deborah Roberts

27/09/19

Cambridge Network online

Councillors agree independent recommendation for 2% increase in basic allowance in bid to 'open up the role to more people'

Link

 

28/09/19

Cambridge News online

South Cambs District Council leader given 36 per cent pay increase

Link

 

28/09/19

Cambridge News

Council leader's allowances increased by total of 36%

Page 3

 

30/09/19

Cambridge News online

Row breaks out over plans to let council authorise wind turbines

Link

 

30/09/19

Peterborough Telegraph

8 million pieces of packaging made from Cambridgeshire recycled material

Link

 

 

4.

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.

 

Saturday 28 September: BBC Online: Universal credit: Labour pledges to scrap welfare scheme

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pledge to scrap universal credit, promising an interim payment after two weeks, across the UK, to replace a five-week waiting period.

 

Saturday 28 September: Guardian: Biffa fined £350k for contaminate China paper shipment

Waste management giant Biffa has been fined £350,000 for trying to send household rubbish to China as paper fit for recycling.

 

Monday 30 September: BBC Online: UK household waste

UK households produce just under 27 million tonnes of waste in 2017, latest figures show.

 

Tuesday 1 October: Telegraph: Minister calls for building on green belt to be put to local vote

People should be able to vote on whether to build on the green belt in their local areas, Housing Minister Esther McVey has said.

5.

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.

 

 

 

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

6.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

Agendas

·                      Planning Committee 9 October

 

Decisions

·                      Council 26 September

 

Minutes

·                      Cabinet 4 September

·                      Planning Committee 12 September

 

 

7.

SCDC Starters and Leavers

New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Liz Watts

Job Title: Chief Executive

Date started: 23 September 2019

 

 

 

 

Staff who have left

 

Name: Katrina Barnes

Job title: Senior Recovery Officer

Date left: 24 September 2019

 

Name: Antonio Ferreira

Job title: Loader

Date left: 30 September 2019

 

Name: Steve Gawthrop

Job title: Refuse Driver

Date left: 23 September 2019

 

Name: Ellie Smith

Job title: Planning Officer (casual)

Date left: 30 September 2019

 

Name: Peter Smith

Job title: Refuse Loader

Date left: 30 September 2019

 

Name: Charles Swain

Job title: Principal Planning Enforcement

Date leaving: 31 October 2019