Did you know Cambridge had them? If so, have you been to one? What was it like for you? When I first found out about these, I took them literally. Well…they did invite everyone! https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/get-involved-at-your-local-area-committee. You can also see the calendar of monthly meetings here. Unfortunately this is only for Cambridge City Council meetings. IdeallyContinue reading “Reinventing Cambridge’s ‘area committees’”
And we’ll need to – physical and metaphorical if we are to reconnect our city and make it greater than the sum of our parts. I think the phrase will stick with me for the rest of my life. I mentioned the idea of creating and endowing a new local history institute or unit atContinue reading ““Build bridges” said the late Mayor Nigel Gawthrope”
…but not stopping there. Because if we can’t bring back both the Mill Road Library and the Hobson Street Cinema back into public use, we may as well all go back home. I noticed that the County Council will be discussing its priorities for the Libraries service on Thurs 04 March 2021. You can readContinue reading “Rebuilding civic society in Cambridge – starting with the Mill Road Library…”
This post follows on from the list of ideas for improving Cambridge, which in the grand scheme of things involved building new things. This one is less about building new things that you could see from the street – such as a building, and looking more at the things people can/cannot do, as well asContinue reading “How do we repair our fragmented and broken city?”
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