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Local councils should digitise and make easily available recent past and historic local plans

Why? To inform residents and the public of what was proposed previously, and compare what was in the plans versus what we actually got. Earlier in the Cambridgeshire Collection I looked at some of local plan documents from previous eras the 1970s-1990s. I made a short video so as to encourage people to visit theContinue reading “Local councils should digitise and make easily available recent past and historic local plans”

Extended projects for further education students in/around Cambridge on social & civic issues – and local history

Cambridgeshire County Council set a precedent in 1998 with their classroom materials for schools and colleges on the future of Cambridge. I found the materials in the Cambridgeshire Collection. They were woeful. By today’s standards. “Cambridge has an international reputation for quality, for style, and for civilised values.” Cambridge Local Plan 1996. I think mostContinue reading “Extended projects for further education students in/around Cambridge on social & civic issues – and local history”