Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 29 April 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 30 April to Friday 15 May 2020

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 30 Apr

Fri 1 May

Mon 4 May

Tue 5 May

Wed 6 May

9:30am

Cabinet

Virtual-Online

Ian Senior

Thu 7 May

Fri 8 May

May Day Bank Holiday

 

Mon 11 May

Tue 12 May

10am

Licensing Sub-Committee

Virtual-Online

Victoria Wallace

Wed 13 May

10am

Planning Committee

Virtual-Online

Ian Senior

Thu 14 May

Fri 15 May

5:20pm

Scrutiny & Overview Committee

Virtual- Online

Victoria Wallace

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

A14 Road Closures for Week Commencing Monday 27 April 2020 pdf icon PDF 712 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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

3.

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

22/04/2020

Cambridge Independent

Volunteer task force forced to bring help to the vulnerable

P10

 

22/04/2020

Cambridge Independent

100-plus village volunteers get connected with grant funding

P12

 

24/04/2020

Cambridge News

Council to push on with decision to withdraw from joint committees

P6

Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer quoted

24/04/2020

Cambridge Independent online

When to put out your green bins as collections return in Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire

Link

 

24/04/2020

Cambridge Network online

Swift grant funding 'lifeline' for hundreds of small businesses

Link

 

24/04/2020

Cambridge News online

Green bin collections to restart around Cambridgeshire

Link

 

26/04/2020

Cambridge News online

Plans to change cross-Council committees move forward despite opposition

Link

Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer quoted

27/04/2020

Cambridge News

Collection of green bins will restart in May

P6

 

27/04/2020

The MJ

Solving the biggest challenge of our times

P18 & P19

Column from Liz Watts

27/04/2020

Cambs Times online

Plans being drawn up to re-open County's tips amid growing national pressure to do so

Link

County-focussed. Mentions our green bin collections

28/04/2020

Cambridge News

It's a massive slap in the face for the County Council'

P10

CA article

28/04/2020

Cambs Times online

Mayor James Palmer rejects 'massive slap in the face to the county council’s criticism of move to Ely

Link

CA article

29/04/2020

Cambridge Independent online

SME Cambridgeshire Awards to champion our business community during challenging times

Link

 

29/04/2020

Cambridge News online

106 houses planned for Digital Park scrubland

P8

Planning application submitted

29/04/2020

Cambridge Independent

Phased return to green bin collections to begin in May

P12

 

29/04/2020

Cambridge Independent

More homes at new town

P19

Planning application submitted

29/04/2020

Cambridge Independent

SME Business Awards will champion region

P43

 

 

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.

 

Thursday 23 April, Mail: Coronavirus: Business grants

Council have handed out more than £6 billion in emergency business grants in three weeks, almost half the amount they received from government to give to small businesses.

 

Friday 24 April, BBC: Coronavirus: Councils warn government bailout cash “gone now”

Councils in England say they have to plug funding gaps worth hundreds of millions of pounds within weeks to avoid “significant” cuts.

 

Saturday 25 April, BBC: Coronavirus: Business grants

Business groups have urged councils to quickly distribute emergency grants to firms.

 

Saturday 25 April, BBC: Coronavirus: Recovery plan “must tackle climate change”

Tackling climate change must be part of the solution to the economic crisis created by the coronavirus, the Government will say at a climate change conference next week.

 

Wednesday 29 April, Telegraph:  Coronavirus: Rubbish tips to reopen

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has asked councils to draw up plans to reopen waste and recycling centres currently shut due to coronavirus.

5.

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

6.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

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Agendas

·                      Cabinet 6 May

 

Issues

·                      Milton Country Park Financial Support

 

7.

SCDC Starters and Leavers

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New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Peter Campbell

Job title: Head of Housing

Date started: 20 April 2020

 

Name: Thomas Harris

Job title: Senior Planner

Date started: 20 April 2020