Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 23 September 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 24 September to Friday 8 October 2020

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 24 Sep

2pm

Council

Virtual Meeting – Online

Patrick Adams

Fri 25 Sep

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Aaron Clarke

Mon 28 Sep

10:30am

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee - CANCELLED

-

-

Tue 29 Sep

9:30am

Audit and Corporate Governance Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Patrick Adams

Wed 30 Sep

-

-

-

-

Thu 1 Oct

-

-

-

-

Fri 2 Oct

-

-

-

-

 

Mon 5 Oct

-

-

-

-

Tue 6 Oct

-

-

-

-

Wed 7 Oct

-

-

-

-

Thu 8 Oct

-

-

-

-

Fri 9 Oct

-

-

-

-

 

Information for District Councillors and Parish Councils

2.

Planned Road Closure Week Commencing 21 September - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Please find attachedroad closures information for week commencing 21 September in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

 

Please also see attached a letter from detailing upcoming resurfacing works on the A1 between Wyboston and Buckden.

 

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

 

For all queries in relation to the main scheme Section 1 & 2: Alconbury to the East Coast Main Line, Section 3: East Coast Main Line to Swavesey & Section 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton, please email: A14CambridgeHuntingdon@highwaysengland.co.uk

 

Section 6: Huntingdon town centre

Samantha Kedie samantha.kedie@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

Additional documents:

3.

How to Report Crime pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Our partners in the police have asked us to encourage people to report crime or incidents they feel should be known about by the police.  They often need to build up a history of events in order to be able to take appropriate action.  Please see the attached information which details how to go about this online or by phone, anonymously or otherwise.

4.

Community Right to Bid - Assets of Community Value

The following asset has entered the interim moratorium period ending on 28 October 2020:

In Great Chishill: The Pheasant Public House, 24 Heydon Road, Great Chishill, Royston, SG8 8SR

 

Please click on the link for further information about the Community Right to Bid and Assets of Community Value.

General Information

5.

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

16/09/2020

Cambridge News

Criteria announced for place on list for subsidised homes

P9

CA article. Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Moving the earth to start work on Waterbeach site

P11

-

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Autism school is a first for UK

P13

-

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Airfield site gets transport guarantees

P14

-

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Cambridge North area to be transformed with 700 homes

P18

-

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Opinion: Too many jobs and simply not enough houses

P22

References Local Plan proposals

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Opposition to all proposed sewage sites

P23

Article focused on waste water treatment plant relocation with NEC mention

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Letter from Cllr Pippa Heylings: Show some support for British farmers

P28

-

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Tens of thousands of homes proposed by developers for Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire

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-

16/09/2020

Cambridge Network online

Responses published to the emerging Local Plan ‘First Conversation’

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-

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Local Plan reaction: South Cambridgeshire residents must be heard, says Tory opposition leader

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-

16/09/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Local Plan reaction: Protect Cambridge’s unique character while meeting housing needs, say city’s Liberal Democrat leader

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-

17/09/2020

Cambridge Network online

Licensing scheme for the protection of great crested newts comes to Cambridgeshire

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-

17/09/2020

Cambridge News

Possible new sites for housing are revealed

P6 & P7

-

17/09/2020

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr Tumi Hawkins interviewed on mid morning show about Local Plan call for sites data release

40 mins into show

-

17/09/2020

Cambridge News

Proposals for building houses and other projects around Cambridge revealed

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-

17/09/2020

Evening Standard online

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show: 2020 80th anniversary dates cancelled amid coronavirus

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 -

19/09/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Work begins at Waterbeach Barracks development

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 -

19/09/2020

Royston Crow online

Melbourn Village College scores new pitch for students and community thanks to charity funding

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 -

19/09/2020

Cambridge News

Auto shuttle off track following pandemic delay

P5

GCP article

20/09/2020

Cambridge News

Letter: More planning is needed for housing policies

-

-

21/09/2020

Transport Xtra online

Councils may fund grid upgrades for Evs

-

GCP article

22/09/2020

Cambridge News

New bus route just the ticket for passengers

P6

 -

22/09/2020

Cambridge News

New homes in Orchard Park plan

P14

Planning application submitted

22/09/2020

Cambridge News online

More homes planned for Orchard Park including Council housing

-

 -

23/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Developers put forward proposals for tens of thousands of new homes

P6 & P7

23/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Residents' voices 'must be heard on district blueprint'

P8

 -

23/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

High Court challenge to plan approval

P16

23/09/2020

Cambridge Independent

Trials of autonomous vehicles due at West Cambridge campus

P17

GCP article

23/09/2020

Cambridge Independent  ...  view the full agenda text for item 5.

6.

Items of Interest from the Local Government Association (LGA)

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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 17 September, BBC Online: COVID Marshals “unlikely” in England, Councils say

The LGA have stated that the widespread introduction of COVID marshals to towns and cities in England to enforce social distancing rules is “unlikely” and “almost impossible”.

 

Monday 21 September, Guardian: Council smoking policies

More than 100 councils in England have reportedly banned smoking outside of their buildings and grounds.

 

Monday 21 September, Guardian: Gambling reforms

A long-awaited review of gambling legislation is expected to be launched this autumn by the Government.

 

Tuesday 22 September, BBC news online: English pubs to close at 10pm

Pubs, bars, restaurants and hospitality venues in England will be required to have a 10pm closing time from Thursday to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

7.

View Planning Applications

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Plans showing the layout of a large building with many rooms.

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.

 

 

 

Executive Decisions Taken Since Wednesday 16 September

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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’

8.

Response to Government consultation: Changes to the Current Planning System

The Lead Cabinet Member for Planning agreed to confirm the response set out in Appendix 1 of this decision should be made to the Government consultation on the changes to the current Planning System.

 

This decision was first published on 21 September and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on 28 September.

Decisions Made By Officers and Reported For Information

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

Other Information

9.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

10.

The Council's Starters and Leavers

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New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Georgina Poulter

Job title: HR Administrator

Date started: 10 September 2020

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Staff who have left/will be leaving

 

Name: Liam Watson

Job title: Refuse Driver

Date left: 07/09/2020

 

Name: Samantha Hodgson

Job title: HR Administrator

Date leaving: 27/09/2020

 

Name: Ashley Williams

Job title: Refuse & Recycling Operative

Date leaving: 25/09/2020