Policy

Waterbeach New Town needs much higher ambition

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We have submitted a response to the consultation on the Waterbeach New Town SPD.  This is important, because the South Cambs local plan has agreed that 8000-9000 new homes will be built on the old Waterbeach baracks site. This SPD (Supplementary Planning Document)  matters, because it will influence the decisions on planning applications here for […]

Policy

An East-West Forest along the A14.

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Whenever I sit in traffic jams on the A14 “improvement” scheme, I’m saddened at the loss of the trees and the massive belt of devastation either side of the road.   It was made worse recently when I heard that the A14 improvement scheme is in breach of its contractually binding agreements about air quality monitoring.  […]

Policy

Our vision for becoming Carbon Neutral region

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It is becoming increasingly clear that by the middle of this century, the world needs to be approaching net zero carbon emissions if we are to avoid the consequences of dangerous climate change. Cambridge is a well-connected and influential city, with significant investment in transport and housing planned in the newly created Cambridgeshire and Peterborough […]