How our mayor can help Cambridgeshire and Peterborough fulfil its potential

In a few weeks, the government will announce plans for big changes to local government, encouraging all areas of the county to accept powerful mayors, writes Aidan Van de Weyer, the Lib Dem candidate for Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Lib dems demand immediate action to support Black Lives Matters movement

key_LibDems_take_the_knee.pngLiberal Democrats on four councils in Cambridgeshire have proposed action in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Groups on Cambridgeshire County Council, South Cambridgeshire and East Cambridgeshire District and Cambridge City Councils have tabled motions demanding action.

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County Covid-19 summary as of 21st June

The County Council Public Health team produce a summary of Covid-19 in Cambridgeshire once a week, and we're publishing the most recent one here.

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key_park-life-2251981_1280.jpg Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats, who, along with all other parties, supported the pop up schemes at County Highways and Transport Committee this week, release a statement on how these schemes should be rolled out.

Importantly, they stress the need to gain public trust in order for experimental measures to be understood.

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Walkers, Cyclists and Horseriders must not lose out in A10 junction changes

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats have supported proposals to fix the problem of the A10 traffic bottleneck at the BP roundabout at Ely – but say this must not come at the expense of safer provision for walkers, cyclists, and horse-riders.



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Standing in solidarity with black communities

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats are joining this protest today to show we stand in solidarity with black communities in the USA, UK and around the world.  We know we are living through a moment in history where our values are challenged, and as liberals we stand on the side of racial and social justice. 


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Covid-19: the questions that need to be asked

key_lucynnew.pngAs the Government starts to release lockdown, seemingly against the recommendations of many of its advising scientists, Cambridgeshire County Council’s Liberal Democrat group leader Cllr Lucy Nethsingha has written to the County Council’s chief executive and Cambridgeshire & Peterborough’s Director of Public Health.

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Win for Active Travel!

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats are celebrating after their proposal to seize the moment for Active Travel was passed successfully at the County Council!

"It's a fantastic result, and I'm looking forward to working quickly on the detail." said Highways & Transport lead, Cllr Ian Manning.

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County must act now to support Active Travel - Cambridgeshire Lib Dems

Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats are pressing for action now on Active Travel, as well as safety measures for those using public transport, with a motion to the County Council on Tuesday 19th May.

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New charges for Adult Social Care

A range of new or increased charges could be on the way for people in Cambridgeshire who receive care from the county council. A consultation by the county council on the new charges is now online, and there are a number of consultation events, including in Ely on the afternoon of Monday 28 October.

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