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The Mill Road Bridge vote reveals why Labour and opposition parties must plan to overhaul local government in England

Pictured: Mill Road Bridge under construction in the late 1800s – Mill Road History Society – and getting to that stage was a journey-and-a-half! Read the Society’s detailed historical account of Mill Road Bridge here. The current system provides little flexibility for local councils to respond to local climate change issues, and forces councillors toContinue reading “The Mill Road Bridge vote reveals why Labour and opposition parties must plan to overhaul local government in England”

How the Darwin Line of Cambridge Connect Light Rail could help solve the Mill Road traffic problem

It would require the Greater Cambridge Partnership making a very big U-turn, but stranger things have happened. Some of you will have seen the recently-broadcast vote on the Mill Road Bridge temporary closure, which led to protests at the weekend and some bitter divisions during and after the recent local elections. Last time I checked,Continue reading “How the Darwin Line of Cambridge Connect Light Rail could help solve the Mill Road traffic problem”

Funding for art and community projects in Cambridge – new funding round

For Section 106 funding – a call from Cambridge City Council on allocating money from developers You can read the announcement here. On the public art side: “The funding is intended for new and original, high-quality public art which is accessible to the public, involves an artist, engages the community and will have a lastingContinue reading “Funding for art and community projects in Cambridge – new funding round”