Cambridgeshire Lib Dems push for Fens UNESCO Biosphere designation

Cambridgeshire Lib Dems push for Fens UNESCO Biosphere designation

A group of Cambridgeshire organisations, coordinated by Cambridgeshire ACRE, are working to apply to UNESCO for Biosphere status for the Fens. They are currently going through a wide-ranging programme of public consultation on the plan. A Biosphere is a special status awarded by UNESCO to a uniqu...

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The county council must clear gullies to prevent further flooding misery - sign the petition

The county council must clear gullies to prevent further flooding misery - sign the petition

This winter, numerous towns and villages across Cambridgeshire have suffered localised flooding that has caused considerable inconvenience and damage to property. Cambridgeshire County Council has been refusing to clear gullies, ditches and brooks routinely, a new policy that has meant householde...

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Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats concerned by proposed cuts to Police Community Support Officers

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats concerned by proposed cuts to Police Community Support Officers

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats were very disappointed to hear the news that the Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire Constabulary has proposed cuts to neighbourhood policing in the county. The plans, announced in October, have been drawn up in an attempt to address the force’s budget deficit and h...

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Lib Dem opposition leader shocked by county council’s PR spend for fostering services

Lib Dem opposition leader shocked by county council’s PR spend for fostering services

Lucy Nethsingha, Lib Dem group leader at Cambridgeshire County Council, has expressed shock at the revelation that the council paid more than £200,000 to a former BBC presenter for a PR contract for its fostering services. It was recently revealed in Cambs Times and Royston Crow that Cambridgeshi...

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Cambridgeshire Lib Dems challenge Conservatives: help us make sure all children get fed this Christmas

Cambridgeshire Lib Dems challenge Conservatives: help us make sure all children get fed this Christmas

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats have asked the Conservative-run County Council to make sure that none of the county’s vulnerable children go hungry this Christmas. Lib Dem-run South Cambridgeshire District Council has even offered £25,000 to help fund the provision of Free School Meals vouchers....

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