This article was published in 2021, in Magazine 152.
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 and tinyurl.com/CCCdemocracy (county council). Meetings are returning to in-person events; please check these websites for final confirmation of location and details of how to participate.
Development Control Forum
13 October, at 10am, virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams; 10 November and 8 December at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ (all to be confirmed).
East Area Committee
2 December at 6.30pm (venue to be confirmed).
Joint Development Control Committee
20 October and 17 November at 10.30am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board
30 September at 4pm, Cambridge Corn Exchange and 9 December at 4pm (venue to be confirmed).
Greater Cambridge Partnership Joint Assembly
18 November at 6.30pm (venue to be confirmed).
Highways and Transport Committee (county council)
4 November at 10am, New Shire Hall, PE28 4YE.
North Area Committee
18 November at 6.30pm, via Microsoft Teams.
6 October, 3 November and 1 December at 10am, Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
Planning and Transport Scrutiny Committee
28 September at 5.30pm, Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
South Area Committee
29 November at 7pm, via Microsoft Teams.
Transport & Infrastructure Committee (Combined Authority)
8 November at 10am (venue to be confirmed).
West Central Area Committee
25 November at 6.30pm, via Microsoft Teams.