Have Your Say on Future Bus Services

ITP have been commissioned by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to better understand perceptions of bus services in the region in order to create a vision for future bus travel.

To inform this work we want to understand:
• How frequently people use bus services and how satisfied they are with those services,
• The factors are most important to them when considering travelling by bus;
• Levels of support for improvements to bus services in your local area.

We are collecting people’s views via an online survey.

The survey has recently been shared via the CPCA website and featured in the local press – https://cambridgeshirepeterborough-ca.gov.uk/news/public-to-have-say-on-cambridgeshire-and-peterborough-radical-bus-reform/. 

About the online survey
• The surveys launched  – Monday 4th November
The survey will be open for entries for 6 weeks, until Sunday 15th December.
• The survey can be accessed via this link – www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/FutureBus/
• We are looking for responses from people who use the bus and those that do not.
• Surveys can also be completed over the phone by calling 07377 001512 (9am – 5pm Monday to Friday).

Everyone who completes the survey will have the choice to enter a prize draw to win £100 of high street shopping vouchers.
• Respondents can indicate a willingness to be considered to attend a follow-up group discussion session.
• Any personal information we collect to facilitate the selection of discussion group participants (name, email / telephone number) will be securely stored in accordance with GDPR and will not be shared with any third parties outside of our project delivery team, which consists of ITP and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Notice to impose a 20mph speed limit in the village of Hail Weston

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Cambridgeshire County Council proposes to make an Order under Sections 84 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (“the Act”) and of all other enabling powers, having given public notice in accordance with subsection (2) of that section and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with paragraph 9 of Part III of Schedule 9 to the Act the effect of which will be to impose a 20mph speed limit in the village of Hail Weston.

The draft Order, together with a map showing the road and length of road concerned and a statement of the Council’s reasons for proposing to make the Order, may be examined at Reception, Shire Hall, Castle Hill, Cambridge, CB3 0AP or at the office of the undersigned during normal office hours or go to http://bit.ly/cambridgeshiretro

Objections to the proposal, together with the grounds on which they are made or any additional comments, must be sent in writing to the undersigned or by email to policyandregulation@cambridgeshire.gov.uk by 2nd August 2019 quoting reference PR0555.  If you require further information regarding this proposal please telephone Karen Lunn in the Local Projects Team (0345 045 5212).

Steve Cox, Executive Director, Place & Economy, c/o Policy and Regulation, Vantage House, Washingley Road, Huntingdon PE29 6SR

Official copy of Public Notice

PCSO encourages methods of keeping informed/reporting

Richard Braddick, PCSO 7101
Richard Braddick recently attended Hail Weston Parish Council Assembly he enquired if residents were signed up to E-cops
Register here https://member-registration.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/108/Join

His contact details are: St Neots Safer Neighbourhood Team
St. Neots Police Station, Dovehouse Close, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1DS
Mobile: 07921-094801, Richard.braddick@cambs.pnn.police.uk

He encouraged all to report any suspicious activity/crime – citing issues on Ford Road, including deposits of small silver cans to suspicious vehicles.

101 for urgent calls, 999 for urgent response alternatively Reporting non-emergencies online. To view the online reporting section of the constabulary’s website visit www.cambs.police.uk/report/. The live webchat function is available by clicking on the green icon on the bottom right of the page.

In October last year (2018) Cambridgeshire Constabulary re-launched their website with added functionality to report non-emergencies via specially designed forms or a live webchat.

The live webchat option enables people to communicate directly with a member of staff in the control room, just as would be the case when calling 101. Online forms are processed in the same way as a call and the person reporting can expect a response within 24 hours.

Due to the high level of demand there are often queues when calling 101. Reporting online is quick, easy and free of charge.

Superintendent James Sutherland said: “In the digital age people are doing more and more online. I’m pleased that our website now has increased capability to allow people to contact us in this way.
The system went through a thorough testing process and has been used successfully thousands of times since being introduced.

“Feedback from a recent survey suggested that some people wanted to communicate directly with a person rather than submitting an online form. The webchat function allows people to do exactly that.
Report submitted online are treated in the same way as when people call 101 and will receive the same outcome.”

Neighbourhood Watch

The Neighbourhood Watch scheme in Hail Weston as you may know requires volunteers.  The task is not too onerous.  As a start a new member on the Parish Council, Peter Mailer,  has offered to try and help, so there is at least a point of contact.

Peter  is hoping to contact the appropriate local community police officer to meet some of us at the neighbourhood café in the Village Hall hopefully in January.   This hopefully will enable Hail Weston to perhaps understand what we should be doing to protect what is ours and improve understanding of running an effective Neighbourhood Watch scheme.

Peter has recently joined the E cops website, Cambridgeshire police and Huntingdonshire police.  By registering with eCops, you’ll receive news and appeals, local crime information and crime prevention advice – direct to you as an e-mail.   Any interested residents, can if haven’t already join here: –                                                              https://member-registration.neighbourhoodalert.co.uk/108/Join

In the meantime if you see anything suspicious or interested in helping please contact petermailer@btinternet.com as well as using the normal routes to contact the police!

Suspicious activity on 101

St Neots Safer Neighbourhood Team – PCSO 7101 Richard Braddick, Richard.braddick@cambs.pnn.police.uk

Mobile 07921 094801

 

Street Lighting

Reporting Footpath Issues

With the winter weather we have noticed that some of the footpaths in the Parish have started to become rather difficult to pass. The people to report this to are CAMBRIDGESHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL, using their “Report a Problem” Service.

What to do:

It’s simple, easy, free and is the quickest way to report an issue to the right people.