This article was published in 2019, in Magazine 143.
We encourage campaign members to attend council meetings to find out more about local developments and speak up on behalf of active travel.
Planning Committee and Area Committee meetings often include cycling and walking issues. Development Control Forum and Joint Development Control Committee meetings determine planning applications relating to major housing development proposals.
You can usually find agendas online about a week in advance at www.cambridge.gov.uk/democracy. Please check the website in case meetings have been cancelled, or times or venues changed.
Cambridge City Joint Area Committee
4 June and 16 July at 4.30pm in the Kreis Viersen Room, Shire Hall, Cambridge CB3 0AP.
Development Control Forum
26 June and 10 July at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ
(to be confirmed).
East Area Committee
11 July at 7pm – Anglia Ruskin University LAB 006 located on Ground Floor of Lord Ashcroft Building (entrance is opposite Broad Street CB1 2NJ).
Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board
27 June at 4pm in the Council Chamber, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
Greater Cambridge Partnership Joint Assembly
6 June at 2pm in the Council Chamber, South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne CB23 6EA; 12 September at 2pm, Shire Hall (details to be confirmed).
Joint Development Control Committee – Cambridge Fringes
19 June and 17 July at 10.30am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
North Area Committee
13 June and 5 September, 6.30pm (locations tbc).
11 June and 3 July at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2,
The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
South Area Committee
22 July at 7pm in the Meeting Room, Cherry Hinton Village Leisure Centre, Colville Road, CB1 9EJ.
9 September at 7pm in the Wilkinson Room, St John
the Evangelist Church, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8RN.
West Central Area Committee
20 June and 12 September at 7pm in the Meeting Room, Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces, CB1 1LG.