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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Ground broken on new route to improve residents’ wellbeing

Chisholm Trail start-of-works ceremony

It’s been over 20 years in the making, but today the long-held dream of Cambridge resident and cycle campaigner Jim Chisholm is finally being turned into reality. Together with Councillor Lewis Herbert (Chair of the Greater Cambridge Partnership and Leader of the City Council) and Councillor Mandy Smith (Chair of Cambridgeshire County Council), Chisholm broke
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Camcycle celebrates the official start of work on the Chisholm Trail

Abbey-Chesterton bridgeOn Tuesday 4 December, the Greater Cambridge Partnership announced that a contractor had been appointed for the Chisholm Trail and work will begin on phase one of the project this month. The trail will eventually provide an almost traffic-free route between Milton Country Park in the north and Trumpington Meadows Country Park in the south.
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Camcycle disappointment with Chisholm Trail bridge Judicial Review application.

Camcycle is disappointed to hear of a Judicial Review application.

The Chisholm Trail and the Abbey-Chesterton Bridge are something for which we and our members have been pushing for nearly twenty years. The trail has been in the Local Plan since 2006. At every stage of consultation by the Council, there has been a clear
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Camcycle supports the Chisholm Trail phase one planning application

We have submitted our response in favour of the Chisholm Trail phase one planning application. The consultation period closes today and we urge those who have not already done so to submit a response expressing their support for this vital cycling and walking route. You can learn more about the application and why it is
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