David Jenkins

Cottenham, Histon and Impington; including King\'s Meadows, Oakington and Westwick, Orchard Park and Rampton Learn more

Bad news for bus users

by davidjenkins on March 7, 2011

There’s bad news for bus users in Cottenham and Rampton, Histon and Impington. Residents of Oakington are thankfully spared. And those who live in Orchard Park get a strange temporary arrangement whilst we all wait for the guided bus. It’s been a double whammy. First off the Tory run County Council has announced that it […]

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County councillors’ February 2011 monthly report

by davidjenkins on February 27, 2011

Our monthly report for February 2011 is now available. Click here to view. Download now or preview on posterous JDJ+SG_Feb_11_monthly_update.pdf (22 KB)

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We’ve moved: to www.chilibdems.co.uk

by davidjenkins on September 4, 2010

From 1 Sep 10 David and Sue have moved to www.chilibdems.co.uk. At this site we will not just report our county councillor activity but we will also be joined by our district councillor colleagues (Jonathan Chatfield and Edd Stonham for Histon and Impington and Lynda Harford for Cottenham).  The new site is more ‘sophisticated’ and we […]

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Halting progress on the B1049

by davidjenkins on August 27, 2010

Progress with the cycle path improvements and speed limit changes on the B1049 through Histon and Impington is proceeding, but in fits and starts. The stretch from Cambridge Road to New Road is largely completed but that’s only a quarter of what is planned.

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Please don’t park on the footpath; 22 Aug 10

by davidjenkins on August 22, 2010

Too many motorists park on the footpath because they don’t want to inconvenience other road users. They seem to forget the inconvenience which they are causing to other users of the footpath.

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Library service review

by davidjenkins on August 4, 2010

Details have been announced of Cambridgeshire County Council’s library service review consultation timetable. There will be a series of public meetings including two at the Over conference and community centre on 12 Aug 10 and 14 Sep 10 between 1830 and 2030. Click here  for information about the Over conference and community centre. Click here […]

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July 2010 report for parish councils

by davidjenkins on August 2, 2010

Our Jul 10 report is now available. Click here or in the menu bar on the left to access it.

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Orchard Park funday etc: 30 Jul 10

by davidjenkins on July 31, 2010

It was a damp start but the sun came out soon after eleven and the official opening of the Orchard Park community facilities could go ahead as planned this morning. The Community Council arranged a family fun day and this will continue through the week.

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Cambridge transport debated at Westminster Hall

by davidjenkins on July 28, 2010

Cambridge City MP spoke at the recent adjournment debate. He began: ‘I am delighted to have secured this crucial debate, especially as it is the last Westminster Hall debate before the long recess. I apologise, Mr Sheridan, for detaining you and the Minister from the break. Transport affects all my constituents daily, in one way […]

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The Immigration Reception Centre, at Oakington gets a pretty poor press. There was the critical 2008 inspection report from Anne Owers (click here for a link) and the recent tragic death of Eliud Nyenze. So when Cambridge MP Julian Huppert, Oakington parish council chair David Reeves and County Councillor David Jenkins visited it was with some […]

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