Lib Dem council leader responds to MP: Now is not the time for blame over Tiers

27 November, 2020

Lib Dem council leader responds to MP: Now is not the time for blame over Tiers

Following a tweet by South Cambs' Conservative MP Anthony Browne, which effectively blamed the cities of Cambridge and Peterborough for putting the county in Tier 2, the Lib Dem leader of South Cambs District Council, Bridget Smith, has said that now is not the time to be divisive.Bridget said: "...

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Lib Dem candidate Aidan Van de Weyer calls on Mayor to dump his imaginary metro

26 November, 2020

Lib Dem candidate Aidan Van de Weyer calls on Mayor to dump his imaginary metro

Aidan Van de Weyer, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, has called on Mayor James Palmer to cease expenditure on the so-called Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro until a realistic plan with broad support is adopted. Aidan said: "Mayor Palmer is continuing to ...

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November local news roundup - free school meals update, foodbank appeal, policing cuts and more

17 November, 2020

November local news roundup - free school meals update, foodbank appeal, policing cuts and more

Campaigning leads to free school meals U-turn Following all the hard work put in by local councillors, community groups, businesses and residents to provide food for our district’s poorest children during half-term (such as this fundraising campaign in Histon & Impington), we were very pleas...

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South Cambs Lib Dems welcome evidence supporting green and inclusive Local Plan

16 November, 2020

South Cambs Lib Dems welcome evidence supporting green and inclusive Local Plan

South Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats have welcomed the publication of evidence that will allow local communities to shape the future development of our area over the next 20 years and beyond. As part of the process for creating a new joint Local Plan, South Cambridgeshire District Council and C...

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The Planning white paper is a 'developers' charter', our Lib Dem council leader writes

05 November, 2020

The Planning white paper is a 'developers' charter', our Lib Dem council leader writes

Published in the 4th November 2020 edition of The Cambridge Independent, our Lib Dem district council leader's assessment of the government's new Planning white paper, and what it means for the communities of South Cambridgeshire.The consultation on the government's Planning White Paper (PWP) clo...

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NHS workers deserve more - we are calling for a pay rise for NHS staff

04 November, 2020

NHS workers deserve more - we are calling for a pay rise for NHS staff

Covid-19 has highlighted the incredible work that NHS staff do to care for the public and keep them safe. This week we have read that Boris Johnson has nominated NHS workers for a Pride of Britain Award to recognise their dedication. We should absolutely be immensely proud of our NHS and its staf...

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