Category: Latest News

  • The Local Plan

    The Local Plan is a hugely important document for our city and I would urge all councillors across the city to read the plan thoroughly and carefully, seek the views of their ward residents, and take part in the scrutiny and consultation process. I’d also urge residents, not just in my ward Stanground South but…

  • Stanground Surgery Expansion – Deadlock Broken

    Some great news. Having been invited to help break the deadlock that was holding up the Stanground Surgery expansion for what seems like an age, I am pleased to advise that I have managed to get all the parties together and we have reached agreement so the long overdue expansion can finally go ahead. The…

  • Fly Tipping – Belton Road

    Maybe the electrician that dumped this’ll come back and get it before enforcement knock on his door? Customer addresses found inside and should be enough evidence to catch this fly tipper in Belton Road in Park Farm

  • Clean it Up Campaign Launches

    The ‘Clean It Up’ campaign starts this week. Look out for the tee-shirt and new stenciled signs. Stop me and claim your free roll of poo bags. So far over 60 signs have been stenciled along footpaths in Park Farm & Cardea.

  • Shocking – Knives Discovered in Skatepark Shelter

      This is absolutely shocking. These two lethal knives were found hidden in the roof section of the shelter at Stanground Skatepark just metres away from children’s play areas. Needless to say the police are aware and will shortly be in possession of them thanks to the responsible actions of a concerned parent. What the…

  • Anaerobic Planning Hearing – My Address

    I’ve had several requests from those of you that couldn’t make the hearing including a couple from other residents groups in other parts of the country who are also fighting to stop similar unsuitable facilities being built near to their homes. Below is my written address. I did ‘ad-lib’ a little but its mostly as…

  • Anaerobic Digester Plant Decision is a unanimous ‘NO’

    Today the planning and environmental protection committee sat to hear the planning application for an anaerobic digester facility at Horsey Toll Farm. As chair of this committee I stood down as chair so as I could address the committee as both a resident and a local elected councillor.  My deepest thanks go to all those…

  • Conservative HOLD – Shailesh Vara continues as our MP

    Well done Stanground South and NWCCA. Conservative Hold. Shailesh Vara wins with 18,000+ majority.

  • Anaerobic Waste Plant Hearing – Save The Date – Tuesday 4th July

    Anaerobic Waste Plant Hearing – Save The Date – Tuesday 4th July The planning application for an anaerobic waste plant at Horsey Toll Farm is scheduled to be heard by committee on Tuesday 4th July at the Town Hall at 1:30pm. It is imperative that we have a good show of residents attending the hearing…

  • Arson – Newborn Close

    Arson – Newborn Close This happened on Tuesday 9th May at around 4:30pm on the cut through between Newborn Close and Harlton Close. Madness! What sort of brainless idiot sets fire to a fence and one so close to someone’s house? If the house owner wasn’t at home and hadn’t spotted the smoke and managed…