View more tweets

View more tweets

Councillors Report – South Cambridgeshire District Council & Cambridgeshire County Council – April 2018 Your Councillors are always ready to help. If you have any questions about these – or indeed any other – matters, please do not hesitate to contact County Councillor Sebastian Kindersley on 01767 651982 or [email protected]om or write to the Manor […]

Read more    Leave a comment

District and County Report March 2018

by Bridget Smith on 13 March, 2018

School Update – Gamlingay Village Primary School Because of the delay in processing of the planning application for the Primary School there is a consequent delay to the planned re-homing of the Primary school on the GVC site. Although Coulsons – the contractors – have already mobilised they are very unlikely to be able to […]

Read more    Leave a comment

December’s Councillors Report from Bridget and Sebastian

by Bridget Smith on 10 December, 2017

The Local Plan It is hard to believe that nearly 4 years after our draft Local Plan was submitted to the planning inspector that we are still talking about it as an unadopted draft. However, South Cambs’ is now a record breaker having been in inspection for longer than any other in the country – […]

Read more    Leave a comment

I never fail to be amazed at the Tory’s brass neck in wasting our hard earned cash on vanity projects which benefit no one other than themselves. Recently we saw S Cambs Tories commit a staggering £50,000 to a ‘Review of Rural Bus Services’ which will fail to deliver even one additional bus journey.  It […]

Read more    Leave a comment

South Cambs Leader refuses to apologise for incompetent handling of Local Plan South Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats blasted the Leader of the District Council Peter Topping yesterday for his refusal to publicly apologise for sending a misleading email to parish councils claiming that the Local Plan inspection was about to come to a happy and swift […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Liberal Democrat Leaders have become extremely concerned over the past few weeks about the actions of the Mayor with regard to the Greater Cambridge and Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (GCPLEP) and the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP, was the City Deal). We have, today, written an open letter, reproduced below, to our MPs voicing our concerns […]

Read more    2 Comments

Why legalise cannabis?

by Bridget Smith on 29 May, 2017

The media, not surprisingly,  have been very keen to make a big deal about the Lib Dem proposals to legalise cannabis use for the over 18s.  At first glance I was concerned about this. I have spent many years working with young people whose lives have been destroyed by drug abuse but this just goes […]

Read more    Leave a comment

I wish to start by congratulating all those members who were successful in the County Council elections two weeks ago and add how delighted I am that we have all been thrown straight into a general election!. I am delighted also, that the Liberal Democrats now have more members. Henry Batchelor will bring the average […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for NW Cambridgeshire, Bridget Smith, publicly criticised Shailesh Vara MP for not showing up to a hustings organised by Nene Park Academy for their 6th form students. Bridget publicised his absence when she went on BBC Cambridgeshire later that morning. She subsequently said “Mr Vara needs to consider what his absence […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Hustings at Nene Park Academy

by Bridget Smith on 18 May, 2017

This is the short speech I gave today to 6th form students at Nene Park Academy.  Also present were students from CMAT Academy and the Labour and UKIP candidates. The young people asked extremely challenging questions and it was a real  pleasure and privilege to be able to speak with them. “My name is Bridget […]

Read more    Leave a comment