What is the roadmap for lifting lockdown?
A "roadmap" for easing Covid restrictions in England has been announced by the prime minister.
After the first stage in March, further lifting of the rules will happen if certain conditions are met - such as the vaccine rollout going to plan. The aim is for all restrictions to be lifted, which will happen by 21 June at the earliest.
More detail can be found at... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:31 by Jon Chitty
Latest updates to this information
10 February 2021: updated with the latest global case numbers.
On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.
Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 14:03 by Jon Chitty
A very interesting article in today's Hunts Post page 11 - Wed 10 Feb - titled: 'Action pledge after widespread flooding'.Worth reading as it reflects the scale of the problem with 700 complaints received by the County Council. The main action seen as being the need to substantially increase the gully cleaning process and programme for the future.
The report concludes with this statement from Cllr Schumann... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 17:38 by Jon Chitty
The 2021 digital-first Census is taking place on March 21st as planned, the ONS has reviewed the Census plans in light of COVID19 and they are confident that everyone will be able to provide their information safely and securely. Help and support will be available in many different forms for those who need it including paper questionnaires, accessible options and language support. A national contact... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 10:41 by Jon Chitty
Mayor James Palmer launches e bikes in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough with Voi to support key workers to move safely
The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, has today (21st January 2021) launched electric bikes for public hire in Cambridge and Peterborough City centers.
Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:08 by Jon Chitty
From: Area Manager Correspondence, East Anglia
Sent: 18 January 2021 08:48
Subject: For information: Buckden North Landfill briefing update - January 2021
I write to provide you with an update on our regulation of Buckden North Landfill following the increased reports of odour experienced in November and early December 2020.
The operator of the site, Anti-Waste Ltd (FCC Environment), reported... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:29 by Jon Chitty
Beware of a scam telephone call recently received from 0208 0400389 by one of our partners. The call stated, in an automated voice, "This is to inform you that your BT contract will be terminated tomorrow due to illegal theft and hacking activities. To restore your account and resolve the current scenario press 1 to talk to our investigation team right now. Please press 1 now. Thank you."
You can listen... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:02 by Jon Chitty
The transition period has ended and the UK has left the EU, so new rules are here. Act now to keep your business moving.
Rules and procedures have changed for some industries but your responsibility to protect the health and safety of people affected by your work activities remain.
Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 13:56 by Jon Chitty
To all Councillors
We have this afternoon received notification that as of 00.01am on 26th December we enter Tier 4 for the purposes of Covid restrictions. This is a significant step and is one that has impacted all of the neighbouring areas in the east of England. The messaging is simple, stay at home, and we have just concluded our local emergency planning meeting to check... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 18:05 by Jon Chitty
Odour from Buckden North Landfill siteThe attached briefing note by the Environment Agency has been prepared to provide an update in relation to concerns about odours from Buckden North landfill. It should be read in conjunction with the previous briefing note issued in November 2020.
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 17:41 by Jon Chitty