Cambridge News

Councillor Kevin Price, Deputy Leader of Cambridge City Council and Labour's candidate for the May Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mayoral elections, has said that the visit by Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, was a missed opportunity to talk about the important issues facing the whole area including all the different councils and shouldn't have been used as a partisan party political event.

Labour's Mayoral Candidate says Wrong for the Devolution Deal Signing Event to be used as Political Stunt

Councillor Kevin Price, Deputy Leader of Cambridge City Council and Labour's candidate for the May Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mayoral elections, has said that the visit by Sajid Javid, the Secretary... Read more

Campaigners against the threat from the Cambridgeshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to close the Out of Hours GP surgery in Chesterton, and relocate the service to Addenbrookes, are took the fight to the County Council when its Health Committee met to hear a report from the CCG on the plans.

Campaigners against CCG Proposals to relocate Chesterton's Out of Hours GP Service take Fight to County Council

Campaigners against the threat from the Cambridgeshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to close the Out of Hours GP surgery in Chesterton, and relocate the service to Addenbrookes, are took the... Read more

Leading Labour councillors in Abbey Ward have called for Grosvenor to rethink its strategy to cope with the additional traffic demands from their plans to redevelop the Cambridge United football stadium in Newmarket Road.

Abbey Councillors Call for Transport Plan Rethink on Stadium Proposal

Leading Labour councillors in Abbey Ward have called for Grosvenor to rethink its strategy to cope with the additional traffic demands from their plans to redevelop the Cambridge United football... Read more

Labour Councillors in Cambridge responded immediately to news that Cambridgeshire County Council’s Highways and Community Infrastructure Committee deferred plans for parking consultations in 20 out of 26 proposed consultation areas across Cambridge, to await a strategy and impacts assessment by the County Council and with dates yet to be set for the promised consultations.

Labour Councillors Call for Residents Parking Consultations to Proceed across Cambridge without Delay

Labour Councillors in Cambridge responded immediately to news that Cambridgeshire County Council’s Highways and Community Infrastructure Committee deferred plans for parking consultations in 20 out of 26 proposed consultation areas... Read more

 Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, visited Cambridge on Saturday to help launch the campaign for Labour's candidate for the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mayor, Cllr Kevin Price, ahead of the election in May.                  

Jeremy Corbyn visited the Water Lane council housing development in Cambridge delivered by the Labour-run City Council, of which Kevin Price is the Deputy Leader and Executive Councillor for Housing. He then addressed Labour Party members and activists to launch Labour's campaign for the Mayoral and County Council elections in May.

Jeremy Corbyn joins Councillor Kevin Price to launch Labour’s Mayoral campaign

 Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, visited Cambridge on Saturday to help launch the campaign for Labour's candidate for the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mayor, Cllr Kevin Price, ahead... Read more

Daniel Zeichner MP attended Sleep Easy in support of participants who spent one night sleeping rough to raise awareness of the hardship endured by homeless young people and raise funds for YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.

Daniel Zeichner got involved in the event in Cambridge as part of the first ever national YMCA Sleep Easy Week which saw YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough join forces with 14 other local YMCAs across the country to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

Daniel Zeichner MP to attend Sleep Easy in support of YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

Daniel Zeichner MP attended Sleep Easy in support of participants who spent one night sleeping rough to raise awareness of the hardship endured by homeless young people and raise funds... Read more

Labour leaders on Cambridge City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council have reacted to news that the government may have signed a 'sweetheart' deal for the Conservative run Surrey Council to call off the controversial referendum Surrey had planned for a 15% council tax increase to plug the hole in its social care budget.   The deal was revealed in Prime Minister's Question Time yesterday (8 February) when Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn read out texts which the Leader of Surrey County Council, David Hodge, had sent to the Labour Leader of Newcastle Council rather than to a DCLG official.

Labour Leaders Say Surrey’s ‘Sweetheart Deal’ wrong as Cambridgeshire Social Care Budget Starved for Cash

Labour leaders on Cambridge City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council have reacted to news that the government may have signed a 'sweetheart' deal for the Conservative run Surrey Council to... Read more

Labour’s leading councillors on Cambridge City Council have responded to the government’s Housing White Paper ‘Fixing our Broken Housing Market’.

City’s Leaders say White Paper won’t fix ‘Broken Housing Market’

Labour’s leading councillors on Cambridge City Council have responded to the government’s Housing White Paper ‘Fixing our Broken Housing Market’. Read more

Councillor Lewis Herbert, Leader of the Labour run Cambridge City Council, has responded to the Government’s Brexit White Paper, published today (2 February 2017).

Councillor Herbert said: “ While the City Council and most of Cambridge wanted the vote last night to go the other way, we have to work for the best deal for Cambridge regardless of what Parliament decides. Along with key Cambridge organisations we will be raising our issues via our determined Cambridge MP, Daniel Zeichner, including three which stand out immediately.

City’s Leader Says Weak White Paper Falls Short of Protecting Cambridge From Brexit Damage

Councillor Lewis Herbert, Leader of the Labour run Cambridge City Council, has responded to the Government’s Brexit White Paper, published today (2 February 2017). Councillor Herbert said: “ While the... Read more

Councillor Anna Smith, the Labour led City Council's Executive Councillor for Streets and Open Spaces, is set to join the Labour Party's Women in Leadership Programme. The programme was launched in October 2016 in honour of the late MP for Batley and Spen, Jo Cox, who was also a graduate of Pembroke College, Cambridge.  The programme is run by the Labour Women's Network and aims to develop the skills of women in the Labour Party and encourage them to take on senior political roles at both local and national levels.

City Councillor to Join Labour's Jo Cox Women in Leadership Programme

Councillor Anna Smith, the Labour led City Council's Executive Councillor for Streets and Open Spaces, is set to join the Labour Party's Women in Leadership Programme. The programme was launched... Read more

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