Broadway Junction

Broadway Junction

The Broadway junction has been an area of known traffic congestion for many years.  Being such a key route for schools and colleges, the afternoon build up typically starts around 3pm on term time weekdays, creating problems for everyone, particularly those who rely...

HMO Policy Success: 60 Bernard Street!

Last year, a planning  application to convert the former Tofts Building at 60 Bernard Street into a 17 unit student accommodation block provoked a lot of local opposition. Nick and Mary campaigned against it, but before it went to Planning Committee it was thrown out...

Licensing Objection: Jack Murphy’s

Jack Murphy’s is planning to take over the old Wasabi building.  The premises already has a licence for the supply of alcohol until 11pm Monday to Saturday and 10:30pm Sunday. They have asked to extend these hours to midnight Monday to Thursday and 2am Friday to...

Councillor Report – March 2019

This month’s report focuses on news from the Council Chamber, which saw the adoption of both the LDP and the Budget, on February 28th. LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN – with HMO safeguards at long last The LDP was finally presented to Council … along with some disappointing...

Councillor Report – February 2019

Ganges Field On Friday January 25th  Mary and Nick attended an open meeting of the Friends of the Ganges group. Ganges Field is a much loved area of open space situated in Townhill, used and overlooked by Uplands residents. It’s a valuable ‘green lung’ in an area...