Legal action delaying Mill Rd traffic reductions

The judge has yet to make a public decision in the latest High Court hearing held 1st February 2024 between Pamela Wesson and Cambridgeshire County Council. The hearing was to decide whether or not Ms Wesson’s case regarding the implementation of the Mill Rd bridge modal filter should move forward or be “struck out”. While… Continue reading Legal action delaying Mill Rd traffic reductions

MR4P launch #Pavemeant4People campaign

On Saturday 11th November, we launched our campaign against pavement and other illegal parking along Mill Road. Called #Pavemeant4People, the campaign aims to raise awareness of the negative impacts of anti-social parking, and put pressure on the City and County Council to enforce parking regulations and prevent pavement parking. MR4P supporters stood along the edge… Continue reading MR4P launch #Pavemeant4People campaign

72% Dance for Action!

Last Saturday morning the 21st October, hundreds of supporters of Mill Road for People braved the poor weather to take part in a dancing procession, starting from Donkey Common and ending at Mill Road Bridge, where we were entertained by Colonel Spanky’s Love Ensemble. Liz Walter (MR4P Comms Officer) addressed the crowd at the start,… Continue reading 72% Dance for Action!

Anger at further delays to Mill Road traffic measures

We are shocked and disappointed to hear that the County Council is considering further delays to the bus gate on Mill Road Bridge. We would like to remind them that in one of the most wide-ranging and widely-publicised consultations Cambridge has ever seen, 72% of people voted for restricting traffic on the bridge. This is… Continue reading Anger at further delays to Mill Road traffic measures

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mill road 4 people welcomes results of GCP consultation on Mill Road

Released 4 July 2022 17:30 Mill Road for People very much welcomes the outcome of the consultation, which confirms what our own research has consistently shown: that there is overwhelming support for both a reduction in motor vehicles on Mill Road and improvements in the streetscape. MR4P chair Paul Lythgoe says, “The feedback from this… Continue reading mill road 4 people welcomes results of GCP consultation on Mill Road

millroad4people, traders and camcycle – joint statement

Released 7 December 2021 17:41 We are delighted to see that County Council has agreed to expedite a consultation on the future of Mill Road. While there are differing views about the principle of a bus gate, we all agree there were shortcomings in its implementation. The period of uncertainty since has not been in… Continue reading millroad4people, traders and camcycle – joint statement

highways committee 4.11.21

Released 4 November 2021 17:33 Mill Road for People, a campaign group of over 600 local residents and traders, welcomes today’s decision of the Transport and Highways committee to expedite a consultation on the future of Mill Road. We were very concerned that the draft proposal for this meeting had recommended that the Greater Cambridge… Continue reading highways committee 4.11.21

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Bridge consultation scandal!

Released 11 October 2021 14:37 This shocking post by local ex-conservative councillor Chris Howell reveals for the first time that the majority of the duplicate responses submitted during the consultation on Mill Road bridge were strongly opposed to the bridge staying closed. Paul Lythgoe, chair of Mill Road for People says: This analysis confirms what we… Continue reading Bridge consultation scandal!