Highways England and Network Rail are among holding objections to East Cambridgeshire Council owned Palace Green Homes that wants to create a new garden village at Kennett with 500 homes, a care home for the elderly, a business park and shops.
With rail services through Manea abandoned for the day because of damage to two bridges, I thought I would test for myself how villagers are coping. They may be coping but clearly the rail network isn’t.
A high profile plea has been made to the Prime Minister to fast track a train station so people can travel directly to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, the New Royal Papworth Hospital and the BioMedical campus.
It took him seven years – during which time he exchanged 300 emails – but finally Councillor Steve Count has succeeded in getting a start date for a £200,000 new footpath and cycle way over Norwood Bridge, March.
Agents acting for St John’s College, Cambridge, today withdrew the application to build 95 homes at Estover, March, following exposure by this newspaper of a flawed consultation process over NHS requirements.
Council leader Charles Roberts told Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today that he welcomed improvements to Ely North junction but he would continue to “fight the corner” of Queen Adelaide residents fearful of barrier closures.