Susan van de Ven

Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Bassingbourn, Melbourn, Meldreth and Whaddon Learn more

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Community Newsletter

by Susan van de Ven on 6 September, 2017

We are writing to you, as councillors and campaigners for our interlinked cluster of villages, to keep you informed of local issues involving the District and County Councils. If you would prefer not to receive this email newsletter, please reply asking to be removed from the distribution list. If you know of someone not receiving […]

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Cam Vale Bus User Group – next meeting 27 September

by Susan van de Ven on 24 September, 2017

Cam Vale Bus Users Group Elin Way Meldreth Commiunity Room 27 September 2017, 7:30PM AGENDA Welcome and Apologies   Minutes of the previous meeting   127/128 new bus service – feedback from operator and passengers   Royston and District Community Transport lifts to Meldreth Station – update   Rural Transport Hubs meeting, South Cambs District […]

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South Cambridgeshire District Council Planning Committee 6 September  – S/1901/16/OL County Councillor comments   I hope that my July Planning Committee comments will be included for review for the September 6th meeting.   Since July the trend of increasingly constricted local transport options has continued, as follows:   Meldreth’s last commercial bus service terminated on […]

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Royston and District Community Transport have offered to provide lifts from Bassingbourn and Whaddon to Meldreth Station starting in September, to enable post-16 students to reach rail service to Cambridge.   As everyone knows all too well, there is now no public transport from Bassingbourn to Cambridge, nor to Meldreth Station, and the council is winding […]

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127/128 bus good to go!

by Susan van de Ven on 25 July, 2017

The Traffic Commissioner has now confirmed that the 127/128 bus service will run with a new operator commencing July 31. The new operator is A2B Bus and Coach Ltd. This means there will be no break in service. The new timetable is posted here. Please note that the 127/128 depends on council subsidy, for which […]

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Cam Vale Bus User Group report

by Susan van de Ven on 23 July, 2017

Cam Vale Bus Users Group The Limes, Bassingbourn, 17 July 2017, 7:30PM Draft Minutes Present: Susan van de Ven (County Councillor, Bassingbourn, Whaddon, Meldreth and Melbourn), Lee Ginger (Chairman, Whaddon Parish Council), David Wherell (Royston and District Community Transport), Jane and Jim Eggleton, Jacky Clark, Denise Permaine, Linda Permaine, Hermione Edwards, Karen Bartlett, Justin Johnson, […]

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Welcome to Meldreth Station

by Susan van de Ven on 9 July, 2017

The Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail User Group was delighted to learn at its most recent meeting that a new full-time member of staff is taking over the reins at Meldreth Station booking office. We would like to thank Andrea, who has been working part-time to keep the service going since the retirement of our […]

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Community Newsletter

by Susan van de Ven on 8 July, 2017

Liberal Democrat Community Newsletter July 2017 We are writing to you, as councillors and campaigners for our interlinked cluster of villages, to keep you informed of local issues involving the District and County Councils. If you would prefer not to receive this email newsletter, please reply asking to be removed from the distribution list. If […]

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At the July 5th South Cambs District Council Planning Committee meeting, a decision was made to defer a vote on this speculative planning application,  pending further information on highways issues. These two Meldreth local member statements were read out (District Cllr Philippa Hart, and County Cllr Susan van de Ven).  Additional statements against the application […]

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The new Cam Val Bus Users Group meets next on July 17, 7:30-9:00PM, at The Limes Community Centre. The purpose of the meeting will be: 1) to hear from local residents and take stock of current public transport provision. 2) to discuss the prospective new post-16 shuttle service from Bassingbourn and Whaddon to Meldreth Station, […]

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