Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 13 January 2021 12.00 p.m.

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

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No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 14 January to 29 January 2021

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 14 Jan

10am

Employment & Staffing Committee

Virtual – online

Patrick Adams

Fri 15 Jan

-

-

-

-

Mon 18 Jan

10am

Cabinet

Virtual – online

Jonathan Malton

Tue 19 Jan

5:20pm

Scrutiny & Overview Committee

Virtual – online

Victoria Wallace

Wed 20 Jan

-

-

-

-

Thu 21 Jan

-

-

-

-

Fri 22 Jan

-

-

-

-

 

Mon 25 Jan

-

-

-

-

Tue 26 Jan

-

-

-

-

Wed 27 Jan

-

-

-

-

Thu 28 Jan

-

-

-

-

Fri 29 Jan

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Virtual – online

Aaron Clarke

Fri 29 Jan

10am

Planning Committee (Waterbeach New Town)

Virtual – online

Ian Senior

 

Information for District Councillors and Parish Councils

2.

Road Closure for Week Commencing Mon 11 Jan due to A14 Improvements pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Please find attachedroad closures information for week commencing 11 January 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.

 

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.

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

06/01/2021

Cambridge News

Political leaders back the move to lockdown

P9

 -

06/01/2021

Cambridge Independent

Extra green bin charges set to rise

P13

 -

06/01/2021

Cambridge Independent

Cllr Bridget Smith column: Influencing the OxCam Arc to make it positive for Cambridgeshire

P26 & P27

 -

06/01/2021

Cambridgeshire Live online

Lack of trust' on South Cambridgeshire planning committee, report finds

-

 -

07/01/2021

Cambridge News

Lack of trust' in committee

P10

 -

07/01/2021

Cambridgeshire Live online

Noisy neighbour who made lives a misery by blasting loud music has sound system seized

-

 -

07/01/2021

Cambridge Independent online

South Cambridgeshire resident has speakers seized following complaints

-

 -

07/01/2021

Peterborough Telegraph online

Skies over Peterborough and Cambridgeshire could see more aircraft ‘stacking’ for London airports

-

CA article: Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer quoted

08/01/2021

Cambridge News

Mayor's concern over proposal for new busway link

P8

GCP / CA article

08/01/2021

Cambridge News

Noisy neighbour has decks seized by Council officers

P13

 -

08/01/2021

Cambridge News

Call to look at a second busway plan

P14

GCP / CA article

08/01/2021

Cambridgeshire Live online

Northern route for Cambourne to Cambridge busway 'slightly less preferred'

-

CA article: Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer and Cllr Mark Howell quoted

08/01/2021

Cambridge Network online

Council reminds residents and businesses ‘we are here for you’ during latest lockdown

-

-

11/01/2021

Peterborough Telegraph online

Property company set up to deliver Peterborough’s new university research centre

-

CA article. Cllr Eileen Wilson quoted

12/01/2021

Cambridge Independent online

Combined Authority tells GCP to consider ‘less preferred’ northern route for Cambourne to Cambridge busway

-

CA / GCP article

12/01/2021

Cambridge Network online

Council’s proposed budget aims to support residents and businesses through pandemic despite financial pressures

-

 -

12/01/2021

Royston Crow online

Political row over South Cambs new town proposal

-

 -

12/01/2021

In Your Area online

Cambridge City and South Cambridge planning applications for week commencing January 4

-

 -

12/01/2021

The Comet online

NHS community trust addresses hour-long queues at Stevenage vaccine centre

-

 -

13/01/2021

Cambridge News

Row erupts over 'zero carbon' new town plan

P8 & P9

 -

13/01/2021

Cambridge Independent

Scare' claim over 25,000-home plan

P5

 -

13/01/2021

Cambridge Independent

CAM spending 'out of control' says mayoral rival

P14

CA article

13/01/2021

Cambridge Independent

Another diversion for busway

P15

GCP / CA article

 

4.

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 7 January 2021, BBC online: Councils leaders call for urgent decision on local elections

Council leaders have urged Boris Johnson to decide “as soon as possible” whether local elections across England on 6 May will go ahead after being postponed from last year.

 

Friday 8 January 2021, Guardian: Nationwide broadband target for 2025 will be missed

The Government’s promise to deliver “turbocharged” broadband to homes nationwide by 2025 will be missed, leaving thousands of homes and businesses, particularly in rural areas.

 

Sunday 10 January 2021, Times: Spring polls set to be put on hold across Britain

Local and mayoral elections which were scheduled for 6 May are likely to be delayed because of the coronavirus, it is reported.

 

Sunday 10 January 2021, BBC: Drop “absurd” council tax increase, says Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer has called on the Government to drop an “absurd” above-inflation rise in Council Tax in April to ease the pressure on household budgets.

 

Sunday 10 January 2021, Sunday Telegraph: Coronavirus relief money “tied up in council red tape”

Councils have been accused of typing up in red tape hundreds of millions of pounds intended to help businesses survive the coronavirus crisis.

 

Monday 11 January 2021, Independent: Cuts to local services due to Covid-19 costs

Councils are facing having to make unprecedented cuts to local services in the coming years after Covid-19 left them with multimillion-pound black holes in their funding.

 

Tuesday 12 January 2021, Mirror: Every area should have a town or parish council to boost community ties, says think tank

Every area should be given the “right to self-government” through a parish or town council to boost communities and kickstart economic growth, a think tank says.

 

Wednesday 13 January, 2021, Financial Times: Report into Croydon Council reveals financial strain of councils

A feature explores the financial issues facing Croydon Council that led to the issuing of a Section 114 notice to curb spending.

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 to find details of decisions made by officers under delegated authority.

Other Information

6.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

7.

The Council's Starters and Leavers

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Staff who have left

 

Name: Sarah Haydon

Job title: Customer Contact Advisor

Date left: 8 January 2021