Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 19 February 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 20 February to Friday 6 March 2020

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 20 Feb

2pm

Council

Council Chamber

Kathrin John

Fri 21 Feb

10am

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee

Swansley Room B

Victoria Wallace

 

 2pm

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee

Swansley Room B

Victoria Wallace

Mon 24 Feb

Tue 25 Feb

Wed 26 Feb

Thu 27 Feb

Fri 28 Feb

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Monkfield Room

Aaron Clarke

 

Mon 2 Mar

Tue 3 Mar

10am

Civic Affairs Committee

Swansley Room

Patrick Adams

Wed 4 Mar

9:30am

Cabinet

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Thu 5 Mar

Fri 6 Mar

 

INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COUNCILLORS AND PARISH COUNCILS

2.

Planned Road Closures for Week Commencing 17 February 2020 - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Please find attachedroad closures information for week commencing Monday 17 February, 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.

 

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

12/02/2020

Cambridge News

Homes England

P3

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

12/02/2020

Cambridge News

Councillor adds his voice to busway protest

P7

GCP article

12/02/2020

The MJ

South Cambridgeshire in leadership restructure

Link

 

12/02/2020

Cambridge Independent

New busway row escalates as decision day nears for GCP

P9

GCP article

12/02/2020

Cambridge Independent

City's first electric bus service

P17

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

12/02/2020

Cambridge Independent

Letter: Give us an option that limits growth

P26

Letter from resident about Greater Cambridge Local Plan consultation

12/02/2020

Cambridge Independent

Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer GCP column: Big changes are taking place to improve your journeys

P26 & P27

 

12/02/2020

Cambridge Independent

Opinion: Our city's heritage needs a champion

P27

James Littlewood from Cambridge Past, Present & Future - referencing Local Plan

12/02/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Six verdicts on the preferred East West Rail route from Oxford to Cambridge via Cambourne

Link

 

13/02/2020

Cambridge News

Letter: Consultation and the future growth of city

P25

Letter from resident about Greater Cambridge Local Plan consultation

13/02/2020

The Construction Index online

Cambridge village to be built in Alfreton

Link

Reaction to Urban Splash planning permission

13/02/2020

24 housing online

UK's 'largest' modular neighbourhood gets the nod

Link

Reaction to Urban Splash planning permission

13/02/2020

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr Heather Williams and Cllr Bridget Smith interviewed about planning permission for Northstowe Urban Splash

1'20'' in

 

13/02/2020

Gov.UK

Second phase of Northstowe and one of the UK's largest modular neighbourhoods gets the green light

Link

 

13/02/2020

Cambridge News online

400 factory-built houses will be delivered by lorries to the new Northstowe development

Link

 

13/02/2020

Planning Resource online

Go-ahead for 'UK's biggest modular housing scheme' in Cambs

Link

Behind paywall. Unable to read full article

14/02/2020

Cambridge News

A year until the city has more electric buses

P8

GCP article

14/02/2020

Local Gov Online

Cambridgeshire's new modular neighbourhood gets the green light

Link

 

15/02/2020

Cambridge News

Plan for 400 factory-built homes gets go-ahead

P1 & P4

 

15/02/2020

Cambridge News

New tree planting scheme for town

P2

 

15/02/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Northstowe new town will have 400 factory-built homes

Link

 

15/02/2020

Cambridge News online

200 homes given the go ahead in Cottenham despite opposition

Link

 

17/02/2020

Cambridge Network online

Zero Carbon Communities grant scheme boosts Cambourne planting

Link

 

17/02/2020

Architects Journal online

Proctor & Matthews' phase 2 of Urban Splash modular new town approved

Link

 

17/02/2020

The Planner online

South Cambridgeshire approves Inholm plans

Link

Behind paywall. Unable to read full article

17/02/2020

Cambridge News online

Row breaks out as James Palmer seizes control of planned Cambourne to Cambridge busway

Link

GCP / CA article. Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

17/02/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Mayor wrestles control of Cambridge to Cambourne busway scheme  ...  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 13 February, Guardian: NAO: Councils invest £6bn in commercial property

A report by the National Audit Office suggest that between 2016 and 2019, councils spent £6.6 billion buying commercial property – a 14-fold increase on the previous three years.

 

Thursday 13 February, BBC Online: Fly-tipping: Organised crime behind ‘large rise

Large-scale fly-tipping – defined as tipper lorry load or more in size – has more than doubled in six years, according to analysis by the BBC.

 

Thursday 13 February, Sky News Online: Pubs get extended opening hours for VE Day celebrations

Home Secretary will lay an order in Parliament to extend licensing hours for pubs, clubs and cinemas to stay open later to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

 

Saturday 15 February, BBC Online: Right to Build

BBC Online looks at the process behind Right to Build, where residents build their own home.

 

Wednesday 19 February, Sky News Online: No visas for low-skilled workers

The Government has outlined its plans for a points-based immigration system to come into force from January 2021.

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.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE WEDNESDAY 12 FEBRUARY 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’

6.

Sale of land to the rear of 11 Coploe Road, Ickleton CB10 1ST for Self-Build

The Lead Cabinet Member for Housing AGREED to the sale of HRA land to the rear of 11 Coploe Road, Ickleton, which has outline planning permission for the erection of a single dwelling for the best value price of £127,300.

 

This decision was first published on Friday 14 February and so the deadline for call-in is Friday 21 February at 5pm.

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

7.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

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Agendas

·                      Council 20 February

·                      Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee 21 February 10am

·                      Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee 21 February 2pm

 

Decisions

·                      Cottenham Neighbourhood Plan (officer decision)

·                      Sale of land, Coploe Road, Ickleton

 

8.

SCDC Starters and Leavers

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New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Julia Briggs

Job title: Planner

Date started: 17 February 2020

 

Name: Angharad Hart

Job title: Senior Conservation Officer

Date started: 10 February 2020

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Staff who have left

 

Name: Joanne Braybrooke

Job title: Planner

Date leaving: 20 February 2020