Archive for Month: January 2020

  • Stanground Youth Club

    I read lately about there being no youth club in Stanground, well this one has been going for more than a year now and the volunteers also interact with the youths at the skate-park. I’ve asked for more information about what’s on offer and how I and my fellow councillors might be able to help…

  • Litter Picks

    Joined by ‘management’ for this mornings litter pick. We’re hoping to carry out a deep clean of the shrubs in Park Farm sometime in March so we’ll need several volunteers for this one. Helpers can look forward to bacon or sausage baps and tea or coffee. And we have another litter pick coming up soon…

  • Whittlesey Road traffic light crossing improvement

    Highway improvements – Whittlesey Road traffic light crossing improvement Just a heads up, dates subject to confirmation. Whittlesey Road traffic light crossing improvement is an upgrade to the existing traffic light crossing point. There will be new traffic lights and crossings signals installed with new tactile paving and asphalt. Works will start on 03/02/20 and…

  • Fishpool Drive – Road Opening Ceremony

    Fishpool Drive – Road Opening Ceremony I have some lovely memories of the fields off Belle Vue in Stanground having helped out at Fishpool’s stables with the ponies and horses some 40 years ago and before the parkway behind them was even built. My girlfriend at the time was Michele Goate and her pony Shelley…

  • Shailesh Vara MP – Ward Walkabout

    20th January 2020 Shailesh Vara MP – Ward Walkabout After our recent success which resulted in a £300 fixed penalty being served on a fly tipper caught red-handed in Fletton, I called for an increase in the maximum fixed penalty fine our enforcement officers can serve on those caught fly tipping. For larger fly tips…

  • Council leader announces his retirement after more than 40 years’ service

    17th January 2020 Council leader announces his retirement after more than 40 years’ service. If I can be half the person this man has been in our city I will count myself as extremely fortunate. He’s been one of my greatest mentors and along with many others I admire, taught me how to always give…

  • Cardea Junction Realignment – Libertas Drive/Jupiter Avenue

    17th January 2020 Cardea Junction Realignment – Libertas Drive/Jupiter Avenue Works are due to commence from Monday 20th January for a period of approximately 4 weeks and Persimmon have provided the following information this morning. The works are to realign the junction so that Jupiter Avenue is a through road and Libertas Drive is the…

  • Ernie’s Cafe – Pensioners Chat Initiative

    16th January 2020 This is a lovely idea if you know of someone that might benefit? Ernie’s cafe 16 January at 07:18 ·  I’m thinking there’s a lot of pensioners on their own so from Monday to Thursdays 1pm – 2pm we will be doing a little special for them a cup of tea or coffee…

  • A605 Whittlesey Road – B1095 Milk & Water Drove Junction Improvement Scheme.

    14th January 2020 A605 Whittlesey Road – B1095 Milk & Water Drove Junction Improvement Scheme.  A traffic regulation order has been published regarding the impending road closures that will be necessary as the work progresses however this is only a general order so I have asked highways officers for clarity as clearly it would not…

  • Cardea – Tents & Rubbish Cleared

    14th January 2020 Hopefully residents will have noticed that the tents and rubbish left on the opposite side of the bypass from Cardea have now all been cleared? It’s disappointing that it required a letter from our enforcement team to get something done, but it’s a good result none the less.