Monthly Archives: May 2012

Building sustainable communities – step by step!

This afternoon I called in at the public exhibition of the plans for ‘Castleward’. Castleward – or the City Centre Eastern Fringes – is the area of Derby between the train station and Westfield.  For ten years or more it … Continue reading

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Rail footbridge update…

This morning I got an email from my cousin who has been campaigning for station footbridges.  I reported on this a few weeks ago, and today he was over in Derby on a fact-finding mission. He reported to me that … Continue reading

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Now to make this the start of a city-wide transformation!

I felt very privileged this morning to receive a call from Julian Huppert, the Lib Dem MP from Cambridge and one of the Co-chairs of the Lib Dems’ backbench Transport Parliamentary Party Committee.  I join the committee by phone most … Continue reading

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