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
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
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!
What are we waiting for? There’s a clear democratic mandate for bridge restrictions, and County need to get on with it.
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
Cambridge City Council elections are coming up – what do the candidates think should happen next on Mill Road? We sent our May 2023 election questionnaire to all the city council candidates in Coleridge, Petersfield and Romsey to find out. The candidates and the responses received are shown below. You can filter them by Ward… Continue reading City elections 2023: (some) candidates’ views on Mill Road
Released 7 March 2023 14:00 Mill Road 4 People are delighted at the decision of the County Council Highways and Transport Committee to approve the TRO for Mill Road bridge. Residents in the Mill Road area have been calling for traffic reductions for literally decades, and it is great to see their views being acted… Continue reading mill road 4 people welcome bus gate approval
Following an extensive and widely advertised public consultation, in their July 2022 meeting Cambridgeshire County Council Highways Committee decided to consult on a formal TRO to reinstate the modal filter on Mill Road bridge. The TRO included a list of exemptions to that filter (e.g. blue badge holders, taxis). The results of that TRO consultation… Continue reading Update: Mill Road bridge TRO up for review at Highways
The future of Mill Road was again on the agenda at the County Council Highways Committee Tuesday. Councillors decided unanimously to accept officers’ recommendations for further progress on Mill Rd. These were: Note the review undertaken by the GCP of Mill Road Agree to consult on a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to reinstate the modal… Continue reading Mill Road: progress at Highways committee
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