Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 12.00 p.m.

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 22 May to Friday 23 May 2019

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 23 May

Fri 24 May

Mon 27 May

Bank Holiday

Tue 28 May

Wed 29 May

Thu 30 May

Fri 31 May

9am

Grants Advisory Committee

Swansley Room

Ian Senior

 

Mon 3 Jun

Tue 4 Jun

10am

Civic Affairs Committee

Swansley Room

Patrick Adams

Wed 5 Jun

9:30am

Cabinet

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 6 Jun

2pm

Greater Cambridge Partnership Joint Assembly

Council Chamber

GCP Team

Fri 7 Jun

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

Planned Road Closures w/c/ 20 May - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme pdf icon PDF 301 KB

Please find attached road closures information for w/c 20 May, in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

 

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

 

Section 1 & 2:Alconbury to the East Coast Main Line

John Birchall - John.Birchall@theA14.com

 

Section 3: East Coast Main Line to Swavesey

John Birchall - John.Birchall@theA14.com

 

Section 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton

John Akester - John.Akester@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 nomination:

In Ickleton - The Ickleton Lion

 

The Council will make its decision by 10th July 2019.

 

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

https://www.scambs.gov.uk/community-right-bid

UPCOMING DISTRICT COUNCILLOR TRAINING

Unless otherwise specified, please confirm your availability to attend any of the following briefing or training events by contacting Patrick Adams on 01954 713408. This will ensure your training records are kept up to date and suitable venue and catering booking can be made. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

4.

Enforcement Training: Mon 3 June at 2:30pm

Course: Enforcement Workshop

Date: Monday 3 June

Time: 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Venue: Swansley Room

5.

Planning Committee Training: Wed 5 June at the City Council

Planning Committee training is available for our District Councillors on Wednesday 5 June from 9:30am to 4:30pm at Cambridge City Council.

 

Please note that Article 8.06 of the Council’s Constitution states that “No member shall be eligible to sit on a regulatory committee unless and until they have undertaken suitable training upon appointment to such committee.”

 

Please contact Democratic Services for more details or if you have any queries regarding this.

6.

Licensing Committee Training: Mon 10 June at the City Council

Licensing Committee training is available for our District Councillors on Monday 10 June from 9:30am to 4:30pm at Cambridge City Council.

 

Please note that Article 8.06 of the Council’s Constitution states that “No member shall be eligible to sit on a regulatory committee unless and until they have undertaken suitable training upon appointment to such committee.”

 

Please contact Democratic Services for more details or if you have any queries regarding this.

GENERAL INFORMATION

7.

Media Monitoring

Arising from the results of the Member Communication Needs Survey, many members highlighted the fact that residents found out about SCDC matters through the media.

 

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

 

Contact the Communications Team for further information.

 

 

Date

Publication

Details

15/05/2019

Cambridge Independent online

Councils to meet Marshall team to discuss relocation and potential 12,00 home development in Cambridge

Link

 

15/05/2019

Cambridge Network online

Teens take to the water in paddle board race ahead of Sunday

Link

 

15/05/2019

Cambridge News online

Massive village twice the size of the first Cambourne plan gets go ahead

Link

 

15/05/2019

The Planner online

6,500 homes approved in Cambridgeshire

Link

 

15/05/2019

Cambridge Independent

12,000 homes for airport as Marshall eyes move

Pages 1, 4

 

15/05/2019

Cambridge Independent

Paddling out ahead of Parklife

Page 5

 

15/05/2019

Cambridge Independent

Green light for 6,500 homes at former barracks

Page 25

 

15/05/2019

Cambridge News

12,000 homes set to be built on city airport site as owner plans to move

Page 6-7

 

16/05/2019

Cambridge News

All aboard for Parklife

P1 & P13

 

16/05/2019

Cambridge News

Go-ahead for new town proposal

P1 & P5

 

16/05/2019

Aerospace Technology online

Marshall Aerospace to relocate Cambridge-based operations by 2030

Link

 

16/05/2019

Cambridge Independent

Parklife brings paddleboarders to Milton Country Park in Cambridgeshire

Link

 

16/05/2019

Planning Resource online

10 key things that happened this week

Link

Mentions Waterbeach Urban&Civic agreement. Behind paywall

16/05/2019

Cambridge Independent online

6,500 homes at Waterbeach new town given green light

Link

 

16/05/2019

The MJ

South Cambridgeshire District Council - Chief Executive

P33

Advertisement feature about Chief Executive vacancy

17/05/2019

Cambridge News

Images of new supervillage are revealed

Page 8, 9

11,000 homes plus schools, bars, restaurants and lake included in ambitious Waterbeach plan

20/05/2019

Cambridge News

How much could you save on council tax and business rates

Page 10

 

18/05/2019

Cambs Times online

'Black day' for Cambridgeshire says city council leader Lewis Herbert who quits portfolio role

Link

 

20/05/2019

Wisbech Standard online

New town proposals for Waterbeach have a riviera look

Link

 

20/05/2019

Royston Crow online

Melbourn care home reopens after £600,000 revamp

Link

 

20/05/2019

Cambs Times online

New town proposals for Waterbeach have a riviera look

Link

 

20/05/2019

LGC online

Mayor accused of 'unprecedented cronyism'

Link

Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

20/05/2019

Ely Standard online

New town proposals for Waterbeach have a riviera look

Link

 

21/05/2019

Housing Today online

Urban & Civic's Waterbeach scheme gets planning nod

Link

 

21/05/2019

Cambridge News

Mayor under fire after pair put forward for key authority roles

P5

CA article

21/05/2019

Cambridge News

Free day of activities is busiest ever

P13

 

21/05/2019

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Clip of Cllr Tumi Hawkins interview played out during item about Urban and Civic Waterbeach approval

10 mins in

 

21/05/2019

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

AM bulletins: Reaction to Waterbeach Urban and Civic approval

N/A

 

21/05/2019

Yahoo Finance online

Huawei set to unveil huge UK tech hub just as security  ...  view the full agenda text for item 7.

8.

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 16 May, BBC Radio 4: Fly-tipping: call for tougher sentences for offenders

Tougher sentences are needed for fly-tipping offenders, after new LGA analysis revealed fly-tipping incidents have increased by almost 40 per cent since 2012.

 

Thursday 16 May, Guardian Online: Labour reveals plans to fit solar panels to 1.75 million homes

Labour will today announce plans to fit solar panels to 1.75 million homes lived in by socially housed or low-income households, as part of its promised “green industrial revolution” to try to combat climate change and boost jobs.

 

Saturday 18 May, Guardian: Travellers’ challenge to ban on camping on public land succeeds

A high court judge has refused to grant a final injunction banning travellers from stopping on public land, in a ruling that could have major implications on whether other councils are allowed such orders.

 

Sunday 19 May, Observer: 130,000 urban trees to be planted

More than 130,000 trees are to be planted in English towns and cities in two years.

 

Monday 20 May, Times: Thousands of tonnes of plastic recycling burnt for fuel

Millions of plastic pots, tubs and trays placed in recycling bins are being incinerated due to a lack of specialist facilities to process them, according to a survey of local authorities by a charity.

 

Monday 20 May, Times: Online boom and cutbacks affecting the village post office

Many village sub-post offices and hundreds of larger post office branches face closure due to a withdrawal of subsidies and the transfer of services online, making them financial unviable, it has been claimed.

 

Tuesday 21 May, BBC Online: Nearly 600 suspected members of county lines gangs arrested in a week

Nearly 600 suspected members of county lines drugs gangs have been arrested in a week-long police operation, the National Crime Agency has said.

9.

View Planning Applications

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.  Once the page has loaded, you can use the Search option to set your own criteria of parish, area and date range.

 

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/the-council/access-to-information/access-to-information-summary/

OTHER INFORMATION

10.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

Decisions

·                      Council 16 May

 

Minutes

·                      Employment & Staffing Committee 9 May

 

11.

SCDC Starters and Leavers

New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Joanne Braybrooke

Job title: Planning Officer

Date started: 14 May 2019

 

Name: Adele Whiteside

Job title: Resource Officer

Date started: 29 April 2019