Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 26 February 2020 12.00 p.m.

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 27 February to Friday 13 March 2020

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 27 Feb

10am

CDRP Board Stakeholder Event

Swansley Room

Patrick Adams

Fri 28 Feb

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Monkfield Room

Aaron Clarke

Mon 2 Mar

Tue 3 Mar

10am

Civic Affairs Committee

Swansley Room

Patrick Adams

Wed 4 Mar

9:30am

Cabinet

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 5 Mar

Fri 6 Mar

 

Mon 9 Mar

Tue 10 Mar

Wed 11 Mar

10am

Planning Committee

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 12 Mar

5:20pm

Scrutiny and Overview Committee

Swansley Room

Victoria Wallace

Fri 13 Mar

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

A14 Related Road Closures for Week Commencing 24 February 2020 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

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

 

John Birchall has now left the project. For all queries in relation to Section 1 & 2: Alconbury to the East Coast Main Line & Section 3: East Coast Main Line to Swavesey, please email A14CambridgeHuntingdon@highwaysengland.co.uk

 

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.

3.

Commemoration of 75th Anniversary of VE Day - Extended Deadline for Grants

Communities are invited to apply for up to £1,000 to mark the 75th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day on Friday 8 May. The deadline for applications has been extended to 15 March. More details are available from the Council’s website:

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/deadline-to-apply-for-funding-for-ve-day-commemorations-extended/

GENERAL INFORMATION

4.

Media Monitoring

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

Please contact the Communications Team for further information.

 

Date

Publication

Details

19/02/20

Cambridge News

Power struggle over who should run busway

P3

GCP / CA article. Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

19/02/20

Cambridge News

Electric buses are launched

P7

GCP article

19/02/20

Cambridge Independent

Council building feels force of Storm Dennis

P2

 

19/02/20

Cambridge Independent

Busway bust-up puts stop to off-road route

P6 & P7

GCP / Ca article. Cllr Grenville Chamberlain quoted

19/02/20

Cambridge Independent

Milton Road upgrade to be three years later

P7

GCP article

19/02/20

Cambridge Independent

The new 'village' that will arrive on the back of lorries

P17

 

19/02/20

Cambridge Independent

Letter: Acting green or just talking green

P25

Opinion letter from a resident

19/02/20

Cambridge Independent

Advertisement feature on Commercial Waste team: Need help to recycle more business waste?

P29

 

19/02/20

Inside Housing online

What does the declaration of a climate emergency by councils mean for housing?

Link

 

19/02/20

Inside Housing online

Councils on collision course with government over climate emergency planning reforms

Link

 

20/02/20

Cambridge News

XR's noisy Shire Hall demo leads to more arrests

P6

GCP article

20/02/20

Cambridge News

Change to planning process after High Court challenge

P12

 

20/02/20

Environment Journal online

Zero Carbon Communities fund to encourage residents to reduce emissions

Link

 

20/02/20

Cambridge News online

South Cambridgeshire has changed its planning policy in response to a high court challenge

Link

 

20/02/20

Cambridge Network online

New taxi licensing policy for South Cambridgeshire will see CCTV installed as standard and improve air quality across the district

Link

 

20/02/20

Cambridge Independent online

Mayor James Palmer to bring forward proposals for Cambourne to Cambridge next month

Link

GCP / CA article

20/02/20

Cambridge News online

Greenways' connecting Cambridge with Waterbeach and Fulbourn given the go-ahead

Link

GCP article. Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer quoted in GCP role

20/02/20

Cambridge Network online

Help to shape the future of tourism in Cambridge and its surrounding area

Link

 

21/02/20

Cambridge Independent online

Need help to recycle more of your business waste?

Link

 

21/02/20

Cambridge News

Green light for off-road routes

P4

GCP article. Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer quoted in GCP role

21/02/20

Cambridge News

Have a safer journey' - CCTV to be fitted in taxis

P16

 

21/02/20

Cambridge Network online

Councillors agree to invest £5 million to help tackle climate emergency

Link

 

21/02/20

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Taxi licensing news in bulletins and interview with Cllr Eileen Wilson

3pm, 4.30pm, 5pm

 

21/02/20

TaxiPoint

New CCTV and zero emissions taxi licensing policy given green light in South Cambridgeshire

Link

 

22/02/20

Cambridge News

£5m pledge to help tackle climate change

P8

 

23/02/20

Inside Housing

Clash over climate emergency reforms

 

 

24/02/20

Business Weekly online

Carter Jonas steers £50m acquisitions as councils invest for the future

Link

 

24/02/20

SteelGuru.com

406 Modular Homes at Village in Inholm in UK

Link

 

24/02/20

Property Magazine International online  ...  view the full agenda text for item 4.

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.

 

Saturday 22 February, Times: Budget: Land tax to replace business rates

It is reported that the Government will consider radical plans to scrap business rates and replace them with a land value tax in a bid to save struggling high streets.

 

Sunday 23 February, Telegraph Online: Voluntary ‘mansion tax’

A voluntary contribution on top of residential bills for wealthier households could help to increase funding for local services, according to Conservative Leader of Westminster City Council.

 

Tuesday 25 February, BBC Radio 5 Live: Public health funerals

The LGA’s statement was referenced in a debate on public health funerals, about how there has been an increase in their use over the last few years.

 

Tuesday 25 February, BBC Online: Environment Agency chief: Avoid building new homes on flood plains

The head of the Environment Agency is to warn against building new homes on flood plains, amid flooding in parts of the UK following heavy rain.

 

Wednesday 26 February, Channel 5 News: Plastic recycling

One if five local authorities do not recycle certain types of plastics at all, leaving some residents having to put plastic in the rubbish bin despite wanting to recycle more.

6.

View Planning Applications

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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. 

 

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/your-council-and-democracy/access-to-information/

OTHER INFORMATION

7.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

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Agendas

·                      CDRP Board Stakeholder Event 27 February

·                      Grants Advisory Committee 28 February

·                      Civic Affairs Committee 3 March

·                      Cabinet 4 March

 

Decisions

·                      Waterbeach Neighbourhood Plan (officer decision)

 

Minutes

·                      Grants Advisory Committee 31 January

·                      Cabinet 5 February