Susan van de Ven

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

It’s a fact – please get vaccinated

by Susan van de Ven on 10 December, 2021

It’s a fact that vaccinated people are far less likely to end up in hospital with Covid-19. With early data suggesting the Omicron variant is much more easily passed from person to person, getting both doses of the vaccine and booster is very likely to protect against severe illness. Book yours https://bit.ly/3DIyG0g

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Community Newsletter

by Susan van de Ven on 15 January, 2022

Special Stop Order for an additional train service from Meldreth to Cambridge As local rail users will be painfully aware, our half-hourly service, restored on December 12, was quickly pulled back again as Omicron thrashed train service staffing levels – just as it has impacted staffing levels in schools, hospitals, social care and indeed all […]

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Special Meldreth 8:01 train to Cambridge

by Susan van de Ven on 9 January, 2022

From the Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail User Group: Special Stop Order for an additional train service from Meldreth to Cambridge As local rail users will be painfully aware, our half-hourly service, restored on December 12, was quickly pulled back again as Omicron thrashed train service staffing levels – just as it has impacted staffing […]

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Community Newsletter

by Susan van de Ven on 28 November, 2021

If you’d like to receive this newsletter direct to your inbox, please subscribe here. The half-hourly train is coming back We’re delighted to report that after many representations to GTR, the half-hourly weekday train service is set to resume for Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Stations on December 12th.   This service had been suspended due to […]

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COVID: Cambs becomes ‘Enhanced Response Area’

by Susan van de Ven on 30 October, 2021

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will become an Enhanced Response Area for tackling the Covid pandemic. Local leaders have welcomed the Government announcement, which follows an approach from both Councils and the Director of Public Health. Infections across the area are rising, especially in the 60+ age group. Rates are currently higher in most areas than in January’s […]

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M11 bridge closures

by Susan van de Ven on 20 September, 2021

From Highways England: M11 junctions 8 to 10 bridge repairs  I write to inform you that we’ll be carrying out work at the above location to replace the expansion joints and re-waterproof the Junction 9 overbridge. We will also be carrying out some resurfacing.  We plan to complete this work over 13 weeks from Thursday 16 September to Monday […]

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Community Newsletter

by Susan van de Ven on 2 August, 2021

Village train services: semi-fasts to & from London, plus half-hourly Saturday services A reminder that Govia Thameslink are running a consultation on changes to the train service timetable which comes into effect in May 2022 – you can respond until August 5th. The highlights of the proposed timetable are: 6 semi-fast services from the village […]

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Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

by Susan van de Ven on 9 July, 2021

The consultation on this plan closes just before midnight on July 13 – please respond if you care about getting you area on the radar for safe cycling and walking. If you don’t ask, you don’t get! See here. My own response for the Melbourn and Bassingbourn Division is here.

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Vaccination clinics

by Susan van de Ven on 9 July, 2021

If you need your first or second Covid vaccination, please see here for information on walk-in clinics as well as how to make an appointment, if you prefer: Information regarding walk-in clinics | Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (cambridgeshireandpeterboroughccg.nhs.uk)

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