Sophie’s video on Chisholm Trail route choice

A very nice and concisely put case as to why the present route choice is the worst one available :

 ( She is so polite. )
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Cambridge Cycling Campaign don’t like our right to petition

We have a new petition online, which asks for the City council to more carefuly consider the application for the northern Chisholm Trail. Find our more and sign it here. The reason why – heavy environmental impacts and near absence of supporting information, whilst avoiding cheaper and more logical alternatives – a familiar City Deal formula.

The Cambridge Cycling Campaign have launched a petition attacking our right to raise these impertinent questions.  We reply to their petition below.

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Planning response C/5007/16/CC cycleway from Coldhams Lane to River Cam

The following is our response as made on 7/10/16.

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Additional comments on Abbey Chesterton Bridge

We have added some more comments about the bridge on landscape and archaeology.

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Save our rivers and meadows : petition against Chisholm Trail and Abbey-Chesterton Bridge

We are busy discussing whether we can have a petition after our previous petition was rejected on a technicality. The following is our draft text : Continue reading

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Response to 16/1375/OUT | A phased redevelopment of the football stadium

Dear City Council

Our following comments are in connection with the Abbey Road Stadium improvements 16/1375/OUT | A phased redevelopment of the football stadium.

We welcome this application as an excellent opportunity for the community and club to secure improvements to the grounds and surrounds, but are nervous of the details as supplied and the present density and massing of buildings along the western edge, especially western stand. Continue reading

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12 myths about the Chisholm Trail and Abbey-Chesterton Bridge

Cambridge Cycling Campaign are exorting their members to support the application in the face of “a small but vociferous group”, but not giving them or encouraging them to read any detail on the scheme.  We have 12 of the most popular myths about the Chisholm Trail and Abbey-Chesterton Bridge below. We hope this helps you.

If you want the full story of why these applications are so poor, go to our response to the planning application for the bridge.

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