This article was published in 2019, in Magazine 145.
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
25 February at 4.30pm in the Kreis Viersen Room, Shire Hall, Cambridge CB3 0AP.
Development Control Forum
11 December and 12 February at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ (to be confirmed).
East Area Committee
9 January at 7pm (location tbc).
Joint Development Control Committee – Cambridge Fringes
18 December, 22 January and 19 February at 10.30am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
North Area Committee
27 February, 6.30pm (location tbc).
4 December, 8 January and 5 February at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
South Area Committee
9 December at 7pm in Cherry Hinton Village Leisure Centre, Colville Road, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge CB1 9EJ.
West Central Area Committee
5 December at 7pm in the Meeting Room, Castle Street Methodist Church, Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AH. 5 March at 7pm in the Meeting Room, Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces, Cambridge CB1 1LG.
The December meetings of the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) Joint Assembly and Executive Board have been postponed because of the pre-election period during which authorities must not take decisions that may have significant effects.
The GCP will advertise the dates for rearranged meetings in the new year when they are confirmed.