Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 24 February 2021 12.00 p.m.

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 25 February to Friday 12 March 2021

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 25 Feb

5.20pm

Scrutiny & Overview Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Victoria Wallace

Fri 26 Feb

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Aaron Clarke

Mon 1 Mar

-

-

-

-

Tue 2 Mar

-

-

-

-

Wed 3 Mar

-

-

-

-

Thu 4 Mar

-

-

-

-

Fri 5 Mar

10:30am

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Victoria Wallace

 

Mon 8 Mar

-

-

-

-

Tue 9 Mar

2pm

Climate & Environment Advisory Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Patrick Adams

Wed 10 Mar

10am

Planning Committee

Virtual Meeting – Online

Ian Senior

Thu 11 Mar

-

-

-

-

Fri 12 Mar

-

-

-

-

 

Information for District Councillors and Parish Councils

2.

Planned Road Closures for Week Commencing 22 February - A14 Improvements pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Please find attachedroad closures information for Monday week commencing 22 February in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

 

For all queries relating to the scheme, please email: A14CambridgeHuntingdon@highwaysengland.co.uk

 

Further updateson scheme progress can be found on the website.

 

3.

Community Right to Bid - Assets of Community Value (Litlington)

The Council has received the following re nomination:

 

In Litlington – The Crown Public House

The Council will make its decision by 14th April 2021.

 

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

4.

Climate and Environment Fortnight of Events

Commencing on Monday 22 February, the Council is holding a Climate and Environment Fortnight with a series of webinars to help people think about hot to live more sustainably, reduce carbon emissions and in turn help tackle climate change.

 

Click on this link to find out more details of the various free online events.

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

17/02/2021

Cambridge News

Council to run 'climate fortnight'

P14

 -

17/02/2021

Cambridge Network online

Council’s fortnight of free online events focuses on climate change and environment

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-

17/02/2021

Cambridge Independent online

University of Cambridge and colleges propose 2,800 homes in green belt off Barton Road

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-

17/02/2021

Ely Standard online

Colleges' plans for 2,800 homes in south west Cambridge

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-

17/02/2021

Cambridge Independent

Bourn to be discussed

P3

Parish Council opposes

17/02/2021

Cambridge Independent

Events focus on climate change

P11

 -

17/02/2021

Cambridge Independent

East West Rail 'must be fully electrified'

P17

References Cllr Van de Weyer as deputy leader

17/02/2021

Cambridge Independent

Consultation on housing policies starts

P21

-

17/02/2021

Cambridge Independent

Letters: Points to ponder on north-east city plans

P28

GCSP Call for Sites referenced

17/02/2021

Cambridge Independent

Letters: It's time to reduce building in the county

P29

SCDC major developments listed and references Cllr Smith's column

18/02/2021

Cambridge News

Scheme for 2,800 homes is revealed for green belt land to south-west of city

P6/7

GCSP Call for Sites referenced

18/02/2021

Cambridge News

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Mayoral Election

P11

References Cllr Van de Weyer as deputy leader

18/02/2021

Cambridgeshire Live online

Huge 3,500-home Bourn Airfield development could get the go ahead

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18/02/2021

Cambridge Independent online

3,500-home Bourn Airfield development recommended for approval despite transport concerns

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18/02/2021

HI Hub online

Council raises the stakes on environment and climate change

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 -

18/02/2021

Cambridge Independent online

Oxford-Cambridge Arc: Government pledges to create ‘premier growth corridor’ while protecting environment

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-

18/02/2021

Cambridge Independent online

Buses limited to zero emissions in Cambridge city centre by 2025 in plans

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GCP article

18/02/2021

Star Radio Cambs

PM bulletins: Clips of Cllr Bridget Smith discussing environmental aspects of OxCam Arc

N/A

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18/02/2021

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr Bridget Smith interviewed about Ox-Cam Arc update

3'14'' into show

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19/02/2021

Cambridge News

Hotel ceases use as a facility for isolating truckers

P9

 -

19/02/2021

Cambridge News

Key decision day over homes bid for airfield

P10

-

19/02/2021

Cambridgeshire Live online

Plan to limit buses to zero emissions in Cambridge city centre by 2025

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GCP article

19/02/2021

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Stephen Kelly interviewed about Planning Committee approval for Bourn Airfield village

3'45'' into show

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19/02/2021

Cambridgeshire Live online

Bourn Airfield one step closer to being transformed into 3,500 home village

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19/02/2021

BBC News online

Bourn Airfield: Thousands of new homes set for World War Two site

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 -

19/02/2021

Relocate Magazine online

Ox-cam arc to become 'global growth corridor'

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Cllr Bridget Smith quoted in Arc Environment role

20/02/2021

In Your Area online

Cambs May local elections 2021: Combined authority Mayor candidates on water scarcity

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20/02/2021

In Your Area  ...  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 18 February, Guardian: Bill for unsafe council homes could cost tens of millions

Residents are using new laws to secure payouts from councils and housing associations because landlords have ignored requests to bring homes up to a minimum legal standard.

 

Saturday 20 February, Guardian: Local elections

A lack of polling stations due to many being used for testing and vaccines, and a shortage of staff risks chaos in the local elections this May, the Association of Electoral Administrators has warned.

 

Sunday 21 February, The Times: Council tax

The Chancellor will be looking at ways to offset some of the huge costs brought about by Covid-19 in next month’s Budget, and Council Tax could be one area of reform, a feature examines.

 

Sunday 21 February, The Guardian: Affordable housing on Church of England Land

Thousands of hectares of Church of England land could be used to build affordable housing under proposals from a housing commission set up by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

 

Monday 22 February, Telegraph: Licensed waste disposal firms “found fly-tipping”

An investigation by the BBC’s Panorama has found waste disposal firms with government licences are fly-tipping on country lands.

 

Monday 22 February, Guardian: Keep funding green homes to meet emissions target, say businesses

The Chancellor is being urged by business groups to keep funding home insulation and other low-carbon measures under the green home grant.

 

Tuesday 23 February, Express: Local authority pension investments

Freedom of Information requests by climate change campaigners have found local authority pension funds have £9.9 billion invested in fossil fuel companies.

 

Tuesday 23 February, Mirror: Waste disposal firm with government licences ‘fly-tipping on country lanes’

Waste disposal firms with government licences are fly-tipping on country lanes, a BBC Panorama investigation has found.

7.

View Planning Applications

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An outline floor plan for a large building.

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

8.

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