Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 22 June 2022 12.00 p.m.

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 23 June to Friday 8 July 2022

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 23 Jun

5:20 pm

Scrutiny & Overview Committee

Council Chamber

Ian Senior

Fri 24 Jun

2 pm

Grants Advisory Committee

Council Chamber

Aaron Clarke

Mon 27 Jun

-

-

-

-

Tue 28 Jun

-

-

-

-

Wed 29 Jun

10 am

Planning Committee

Council Chamber

Laurence Damary-Homan

Thu 30 Jun

-

-

-

-

Fri 1 Jul

-

-

-

-

 

Mon 4 Jul

-

-

-

-

Tue 5 Jul

-

-

-

-

Wed 6 Jul

-

-

-

-

Thu 7 Jul

-

-

-

-

Fri 8 Jul

-

-

-

-

 

Information for District Councillors

2.

Ukrainian Guests Welcome Event: Tue 28 June at 10 am

South Cambridge District Council are hosting an informal get together for Ukrainian Guests at Sawston Library.

·         This is a free drop in event for Ukrainian guests to connect, have a bite and get further useful information on what support is available locally.

·         At Sawston Library, 41 New Rd, Sawston, Cambridge CB22 3BP

·         Children are welcome and there will be a mini stay and play session running for them from 10-12noon.

·         We welcome guests who want to stay for the whole meetup or just drop in – up to you!

·         To help us manage refreshments please can you let us know if you plan to come by with a brief email to express your interest to duty.communities@scambs.gov.uk by Sunday 6pm 26th June and include how many will be attending. THANK YOU.

 

Timings on the day (these may vary)

10.00 Start - Welcome Mini Stay & Play Begins

10.15 Coffee & Cake

10.40 Library tour - how to make best use of facilities

11.15 Talk – Mental Wellbeing with MIND

11.45 Focus – Promoting resources / support on offer

12.00 Mini Stay & Play Ends

12.30 Light Lunch

13.00 Close

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

15/06/2022

Cambridgeshire Live online

GP surgery to be expanded with £90,000 from housing developers

Link

-

15/06/2022

Housing Today online

Gove wants more funding for social housing

Link

Reference to SCDC report

16/06/2022

Cambridge News

Letter: Another white elephant spotted in the county

P16

-

17/06/2022

Cambridge Network online

Council proposes funds for Northstowe community facilities

Link

-

17/06/2022

BBC News online

Cambridge: More than 9,000 responses to councils' consultation

Link

-

17/06/2022

Cambridgeshire Live online

Developer's bid to add more flats to Impington development agreed despite looking 'ugly'

Link

-

17/06/2022

Cambridgeshire Live online

New Granta Park research building approved despite concerns it will ‘dominate’ the countryside

Link

-

18/06/2022

Cambridge News

Life-changing - but for whom?

P1 & P5

Reference to SCDC planning decision

18/06/2022

Cambridge News

Extra flats agreed despite worry over size and design

P6

-

20/06/2022

Cambridgeshire Live online

110 homes that’ll be built in Fulbourn as developer wins legal challenge

Link

-

20/06/2022

Cambridge Independent online

Extra flats approved for Impington development amid debate over design

Link

-

21/06/2022

Cambridge News

Plan for new homes is approved after appeal

P6

-

21/06/2022

Cambridge Independent online

Taxpayer will be ‘on the hook’ if costs rise on Waterbeach station move

Link

GCP article. Cllr Heather Williams quoted

21/06/2022

BBC News online

Northstowe: Judicial review of 4,000 new homes granted

Link

-

21/06/2022

Cambridge Independent online

South Cambridgeshire District Council ‘largely on track’ to meet climate targets

Link

-

22/06/2022

Cambridge News

Further action being taken to meet council climate targets

P4

-

22/06/2022

Cambridge Independent

Water supply highlighted as key to major development

P6

-

22/06/2022

Cambridge Independent

Judicial review granted over Northstowe

P7

-

22/06/2022

Cambridge Independent

Granta Park research building approved despite opposition over its size

P10

-

22/06/2022

Cambridge Independent

Developer wins appeal on 110 homes

P16

-

22/06/2022

Cambridge Independent

Extra flats approved for Impington amid debate over design

P16

-

22/06/2022

Cambridge Independent

Gove signals arc plans 'overstated'

P18

-

22/06/2022

Cambridge Independent

Council backs working from home policy

P22

-

 

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.

 

Friday 17 June, Guardian: Ukrainian new arrivals presenting as homeless

Over 600 Ukrainian new arrivals have presented to councils as homeless since the end of February, according to latest government figures.

 

Friday 17 June, BBC News: Air pollution goals could be missed

The Government is set to miss its air pollution targets in England, according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO).

 

Monday 20 June, Mail: More than 90% of staff work from home at some councils

More than 90 per cent of council staff are working from home in some areas, with council buildings between a quarter and a half as full as offices in the private sector, according to freedom of information requests.

 

Monday 20 June, Guardian: Rewilding: one in five councils get onboard

One in five county councils have embraced rewilding on public land in Great Britain, with a growing number setting aside former golf courses, post-industrial scrubland and recovering waterways for nature.

 

Monday 20 June, Telegraph: Net zero plans risk being “a waste of taxpayer money”

Net zero plans risk wasting taxpayer money, the head of the National Audit Office has warned.

 

Tuesday 21 June, Independent: Push to make economy greener “will change jobs, not destroy them”

A new report from the Resolution Foundation and London School of Economics has said the main impact of the drive to green the UK’s economy will be to change existing jobs rather than to destroy them.

 

Wednesday 22 June, BBC: UK to admit lone Ukrainian teenagers

Unaccompanied children who fled the war in Ukraine will be allowed to come to the UK alone under new rules.

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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New Employees at the Council

 

Name: Phil McIntosh

Job title: Development Management Delivery Manager

Date started: 16 June 2022

 

Name: Elly Walford

Job title: Temp in Transformation Team

Date started: 22 June 2022

 

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Staff who have left/ will be leaving

 

Name: Chris Coker

Leaving date: 26 June 2022

 

Name: James Coogan

Leaving date: 21 June 2022

 

Name: Vince Gay

Leaving date: 30 June 2022

 

Name: Michal Majewski

Leaving date: 8 June 2022