Christmas joy as the first section of the Chisholm Trail is complete

Camcycle is delighted that the first phase of the Chisholm Trail has been opened. Contractors finished up on 23 December and a low-key opening ceremony took place in the afternoon. Jim Chisholm cut the ribbon at the Abbey-Chesterton bridge with Cllrs Dave Baigent and Neil Gough from the Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board and Cllr
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Cambridge station development: Chisholm Trail still at risk

Following our campaigning with local groups last year, Camcycle is pleased to see significant improvements for cycling in proposals for new development near Cambridge station. However, we are still concerned that the plans don’t do enough to protect the route of the Chisholm Trail, provide for expansion of cycle parking facilities and ensure safe
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Cost overruns on transport projects must be investigated to safeguard the future of important routes like the Chisholm Trail

Chisholm Trail muralFollowing reports that the cost of the Chisholm Trail has risen by around £7 million from the original budget, Camcycle supports calls for a clear understanding of how local authorities manage transport projects, and a fuller public disclosure of what has caused the cost overruns. We understand that the collapse of Carillion and the Covid-19
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Camcycle thrilled to see the Abbey-Chesterton bridge lifted into place and already uniting local communities

The new Abbey-Chesterton bridge in CambridgeThe 40m span of the Abbey-Chesterton bridge was lifted into place across the River Cam in the early hours of Sunday morning, a significant milestone in the progress of the Chisholm Trail. When complete, the Chisholm Trail will be a new mostly traffic-free route stretching right across the city, from the business parks and communities
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Local campaign groups save vital Chisholm Trail link as station development is rejected by councillors

A major planning application for two proposed buildings at Cambridge station was refused today at the city council’s planning committee after over four years of campaigning by Camcycle and other local groups including Smarter Cambridge Transport and South Petersfield Residents Association. Councillors voted 5 to 2 to reject proposals put forward by Brookgate and Network
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Safety of the Chisholm Trail at risk from new development at Cambridge station

Camcycle warns that new buildings at Cambridge Station proposed by developer Brookgate will threaten the safety of cyclists using the Chisholm Trail if approved this week by the city council. We have long campaigned for a safe, segregated route through the station area to link up the northern sections of the walking and cycling trail
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