2 Lib Dem County Councillors for CH&I …


… and for the Meadows, Oakington, Orchard Park, Rampton and Westwick.

It was a humbling result in Cottenham, Histon and Impington this week. After a long and exhausting campaign the Lib Dems won both county council seats. David Jenkins retained his coming top of the poll and Sue Gymer was elected just ahead of the two Tory candidates.  The margin between 2nd and 3rd was slim enough to justify a recount. Read the rest of this entry.

Dropped kerbs are more of a problem


The County has a well defined set of rules relating to dropped kerbs so that they do not make life more difficult for those with mobility problems, wheelchair and motorised scooter users and people with push chairs. The trouble is that they’re more often than not observed in the breach and this has been compounded by inadequate enforcement in recent years. Read the rest of this entry.

6th form for Cottenham Village College


Cottenham Village Collegeis one of the many schools in Cambridgeshire which does an excellent job for its students. The latest Ofsted report concluded that ‘leadership is outstanding’, that ‘teaching and learning is good’ and that ‘the proportion of students attaining five GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English and Mathematics, was significantly above the national average’. The College has a first specialism in mathematics and computing; recently it was designated a high performing specialist school and gained a second specialism in vocational education. Read the rest of this entry.