Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 9 December 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 10 December to 25 Friday December 2020

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 10 Dec

-

-

-

-

Fri 11 Dec

11am

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee

Online

Victoria Wallace

Mon 14 Dec

-

-

-

-

Tue 15 Dec

11am

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee

Online

Victoria Wallace

Wed 16 Dec

-

-

-

-

Thu 17 Dec

5:20pm

Scrutiny and Overview Committee

Online

Victoria Wallace

Fri 18 Dec

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Online

Aaron Clarke

 

Mon 21 Dec

-

-

-

-

Tue 22 Dec

-

-

-

-

Wed 23 Dec

-

-

-

-

Thu 24 Dec

-

-

-

-

Fri 25 Dec

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Christmas Day

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Information for District Councillors

2.

Road Closures for Week Commencing Monday 7 December Due to A14 Improvements pdf icon PDF 124 KB

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.

3.

Community Right to Bid - Assets of Community Value

The Council has received the following re nominations:

 

In Harston – The Queens Head Public House

In Harston – The Village Shop and Post Office

The Council will make its decision by 01 February 2021.

 

Further information about the Community Right to Bid and Assets of Community Value can be found on our webpage.

4.

Community Assets

Community Right to Bid - Assets of Community Value

 

The Council has received the following re nomination:

 

In Oakington – The White Horse, Oakington

The Council will make its decision by 26th January 2021.

 

Further information about the Community Right to Bid and Assets of Community Value can be found on our webpage

 

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

02/12/2020

Cambridge News

£160m busway could be back on track

P8

GCP article

02/12/2020

Cambridge News

Restored church is not quite out of the woods yet

P13

 -

02/12/2020

Cambridge Independent

Controversial chemical is still being used by Councils

P6 & P7

 -

02/12/2020

Cambridge Independent

Mixed views as Tier 2 restrictions are imposed over Cambridgeshire

P9

 -

02/12/2020

Cambridge Independent

GCP restarting its busway plan - but no preferred route

P13

GCP article

02/12/2020

Cambridge Independent

Creating a green lung to the north of the city

P14 & P15

Article focused on plans for rowing lake between Milton and Waterbeach

02/12/2020

Cambridge Independent

No extension over bus route consultation

P21

GCP article

02/12/2020

Cambridge Independent

Opinion: Sustainable growth or just promises?

P29

Emerging Greater Cambridge Local Plan referenced

02/12/2020

Cambridge Independent

Lib Dem mayoral candidate: 'Stop spending on fake metro'

P29

 -

02/12/2020

Cambridge Independent

Cllr Bridget Smith column: Fact or fiction? Taking a closer look at the Local Plan process

P32 & P33

 -

02/12/2020

Cambridge News online

Cambourne to Cambridge busway plans back in motion after pause

-

GCP article

03/12/2020

Cambridge Network online

Customer-facing businesses urged to join new South Cambs ‘Shop local’ directory

-

 -

03/12/2020

Cambridge News online

Mystery as seven caravans and static homes dumped in Cambridgeshire ditch

-

 -

03/12/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Seven caravans dumped on edge of Cottenham

-

 -

04/12/2020

Cambridge Network online

Improved planning advice service launched for Greater Cambridge

-

 -

04/12/2020

Cambridge News

Paperwork may provide clues to dumped caravans

P5

 -

04/12/2020

Cambridge News

£8.6m needed for trail to meet spiralling costs

P11

GCP article

04/12/2020

Star Radio

AM bulletins: Investigation into dumped caravans on edge of Cottenham

N/A

 -

04/12/2020

Wisbech Standard online

Seven static caravans dumped in countryside to cost taxpayers £2,000 to remove

-

 -

04/12/2020

Ely Standard online

Seven static caravans dumped in countryside to cost taxpayers £2,000 to remove

-

 -

04/12/2020

Local Government Chronicle online

Warning new PWLB rules could put districts in unsustainable position

-

Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

04/12/2020

That's TV Cambridge

A new District council service has been offered to businesses to try and promote people to shop local.

-

 -

04/12/2020

Cambridge 105 radio

 -

 -

 -

06/12/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Save Waterbeach Homes campaign: We urge GCP board members to safeguard family properties

-

GCP article. Cllr Neil Gough quoted in GCP role

07/12/2020

Cambridge Network online

Support for shops to extend opening hours

-

 -

08/12/2020

Star Radio

Am bulletins: More refugee families to be given homes in South Cambridgeshire

N/A

 -

08/12/2020

Cambridge Network online

Further South Cambridgeshire homes to be offered to refugee families

-

 -

08/12/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Controversial chemical glyphosate still being sprayed by councils in Cambridgeshire

-

 -

08/12/2020

BBC  ...  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.

 

Monday 7 December, Times: Gambling laws review

A review of gambling laws expected to start this week will see ministers consider banning betting companies from sponsoring sports clubs.

 

Wednesday 9 December, BBC News: Low-carbon transition “cheaper than thought”

A reports says the UK can make major cuts to carbon emissions more cheaply than previously thought.

7.

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.

 

 

 

Executive Decisions Taken Since Wednesday 2 December 2020

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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.

Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) Grant Scheme

The Lead Cabinet Member for Finance agreed to accept the recommendations of the Grants Advisory Committee to agree various Zero Carbon Communities grants.

 

This decision was first published on 3 December and so the deadline for call-in is 5pm on Thursday 10 December.

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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Staff who have left/will be leaving

 

Name: David Purnell

Job title: Property Services Manager

Date leaving: 18 December 2020

 

Name: Simeon Wright

Job title: Refuse Loader

Date leaving: 9 December 2020