New Facebook Site for Newnham LibDems

by mwgehring on 2 March, 2016

Dear Residents, dear Newnham friends, We are slowly migrating the content of these pages to our new, more dynamic Facebook page. Please follow us www.facebook.com/NewnhamLibDems/ Best, Markus Cllr Markus Gehring Ward Councillor Newnham Cambridge City Council Tel: +44 77 89850287 E-mail: mwg24@cam.ac.uk www.facebook.com/NewnhamLibDems/

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Markus Gehring elected in Newnham

by mwgehring on 10 May, 2015

The results of the City Council elections on 7th May in Newnham were: MARKUS GEHRING 1387 Labour 1203 Green 947 Conservative 700 We are delighted that Markus was successfully elected. A big thank you to all those who supported Markus! Markus and the Newnham team will work hard on behalf of all Newnham residents, on local, city and […]

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Markus Gehring for Newnham

by mwgehring on 5 May, 2015

Dear Residents, With this post I would like to introduce myself as the next Newnham LibDem candidate for Cambridge City Council. I have been living in Newnham since 2005, when we lived on Sylvester Road. My wife Marie-Claire and our two boys Jona and Nico (9 and 6 years old) spent some time in Canada […]

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Lib Dems push for more pathway lighting

by rodcantrill on 29 March, 2015

FUND MORE LIGHTS Local Lib Dem campaigner Markus Gehring is continuing his fight to secure more funding for lighting along pathways in a bid to improve safety. Following the success of the low-level lighting scheme across Lammas Land, the Newnham Lib Dem team have asked the City Council to explore ways to fund similar projects […]

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Ward Councillors and residents organised a petition at the end of 2013 to get the County Council to look into improvements to the Barton Road Grantchester Street junction for all users following concerns expressed by residents. Over 160 people signed the petition that Ward Councillors presented to the County Council cabinet early 2014. As a […]

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Rod Cantrill re-elected in Newnham

by rodcantrill on 29 May, 2014

The results of the City Council elections on 22nd May in Newnham were: ROD CANTRILL 1056 Labour 987 Conservative 395 Green 526 We are delighted that Rod was successfully re-elected. A big thank you to all those who supported Rod! Rod and the Newnham team will continue to work hard on behalf of all Newnham […]

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Councillors at the recent West Central Area Committee approved a £150,000 developer contribution grant towards the extension of St Mark’s Community Centre. It is hoped the work will be undertaken later in the year

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LOCAL PLAN TO BE SUBMITTED TO PLANNING INSPECTOR

by rodcantrill on 16 March, 2014

The Local Plan is to be submitted by the end of March to the Inspector for examination as to its soundness. Soon after that the Inspector will publish both the issues they want to explore and the timetable for hearings – these are likely to take place in the summer and autumn. Objectors to the […]

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SIDGWICK AVENUE CLOSURE FOR TREE WORKS

by rodcantrill on 16 March, 2014

A reminder that the tree works on Sidgwick Avenue are planned to start on Monday 17th March for 10 days. The work will involve the closure of the road to through traffic (from Ridley Hall Road – to Grange Road), although access to the properties on the road will be permitted. Pedestrians and cyclists will […]

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The next West central Area Committee will be held on Thursday 6th March at 7pm at the Lucia Windsor Room (Newnham College), Sidgwick Avenue. The agenda for the meeting can be found at http://democracy.cambridge.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?MId=2396&x=1

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