Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 27 May 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 28 May to Friday 12 June 2020

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 28 May

Fri 29 May

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Virtual meeting - Online

Aaron Clarke

Mon 1 Jun

Tue 2 Jun

10am

Civic Affairs Committee

Virtual meeting - Online

Patrick Adams

 

5:30pm

Joint Local Planning Advisory Group

Virtual meeting - Online

Aaron Clarke

Wed 3 Jun

Thu 4 Jun

Fri 5 Jun

 

Mon 8 Jun

Tue 9 Jun

5:20pm

Scrutiny & Overview Committee

Virtual meeting - Online

Victoria Wallace

Wed 10 Jun

10am

Planning Committee

Virtual meeting - Online

Ian Senior

Thu 11 Jun

Fri 12 Jun

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

A14 Road Closures for Week Commencing Monday 18 May pdf icon PDF 470 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

20/05/2020

Cambridge News

Looking to a greener future

P1 & P11

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

20/05/2020

Cambridge News

4,000 homes in next phase of Northstowe

P3

 

20/05/2020

Cambridge News

Conservatives call for stronger local voice in planning process

P7

 

20/05/2020

Cambridge News

Letter: Changes to planning permission process

P17

 

20/05/2020

Cambridge Independent

£400m fund for transport and housing

P3

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

20/05/2020

Cambridge Independent

4,000 homes plan unveiled

P9

 

20/05/2020

Cambridge Independent

High Court quashes planning decision but row over Council's process goes on

P14

 

20/05/2020

Cambridge News online

South Cambs MP calls for greater accountability amid dispute over council's planning process

Link

 

20/05/2020

Intelligent Transport online

Making an e-bike vision work in reality

Link

 

21/05/2020

Cambridge News online

Automatic call-in for South Cambs planning applications proposed

Link

 

21/05/2020

Cambridge News

MP joins debate on South Cambs planning policies

P11

 

21/05/2020

Haverhill Echo online

South Cambridgeshire MP says 'democracy must be preserved in planning decisions'

Link

 

22/05/2020

Cambridge News

Cash boost to help keep park up and running

P9

 

22/05/2020

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

AM 'Make a difference' bulletins: Grant given to Milton Country Park

N/A

 

22/05/2020

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr Pippa Heylings interviewed about agreeing new Zero Carbon Strategy

3'20'' into show

 

22/05/2020

Cambridge Network online

Council adopts Zero Carbon Strategy for South Cambridgeshire

Link

 

22/05/2020

Cambridge News online

South Cambs councillors give officers responsibility for delegation decisions

Link

 

22/05/2020

Cambridge Network online

Council agrees grant to keep Milton Country Park open

Link

 

22/05/2020

Cambridge News online

Council unveils plans for 8,000 new homes and 20,000 new jobs

Link

 

22/05/2020

Cambridge News online

Council passes controversial planning policy

Link

 

23/05/2020

Cambridge News

Council determined to fulfil zero carbon target

P10

 

25/05/2020

Cambridge News

Low carbon plan for new city district

P4

 

25/05/2020

Cambridge 105 radio

Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer interviewed about cycling on 'Behind the Bike Shed' programme

N/A

 

26/05/2020

Cambridge News online

Major public transport routes that could transform travel will be considered in June

Link

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

26/05/2020

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr Ian Sollom interviewed about litter left at Grantchester Meadows following Bank Holiday weekend

3'20'' into show

 

27/05/2020

Cambridge Network online

Next steps published for Local Plan which determines how and where future homes and jobs will be created

Link

 

27/05/2020

Cambridge News

New busway plans finalised

P4

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

27/05/2020

Cambridge News

Public consultation helping to shape future of city

P8

 

27/05/2020

Cambridge Independent

Adams Road cyclists celebrate busway win

P1, 8 & 9

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

27/05/2020

Cambridge Independent

Draft plans reveal 8,000 home  ...  view the full agenda text for item 3.

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 21 May, Mirror: Coronavirus sees two million people fall behind on council tax

More than two million people have fallen behind on council tax bills as a result of COVID-19, charities have estimated in a report.

 

Thursday 21 May, Times: Councils face ban on property investments

According to the Time, Councils are set to be banned by the Government from investing in commercial property for the purpose of boosting revenues.

 

Wednesday 27 May, ITV News: ITV survey: Councils set out COVID-19 funding pressures

A survey by ITV News has found that councils across England and Wales will need further government funding to prevent the need for in-year cuts to services.

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

·                      Grants Advisory Committee 29 May

·                      Civic Affairs Committee 2 June

·                      Joint Local Planning Advisory Group 2 June

 

Decisions

·                      Planning Committee 20 May

·                      Council 21 May