Put an end to LibDem neglect in Arbury - vote for Mike Todd-Jones
MIKE’S ARBURY SURVEY 2007/2008 Labour’s Decent Homes...
Survey visits have
Labour News APRIL 2008
enabled Arbury people
2007 saw flats in Cockerell Road Perse
Way Aylesborough Close and Brackley
to bring up 100s of Close benefit from major structural work
Lib Dem failures in thanks to Labour’s ‘Decent Homes’ plan.
Mike’s Arbury Review 2007-08 2007/2008. - housing
Mike Todd-Jones, Labour’s Arbury
Todd- repairs, pavement £47 million will be spent across
Perse Way flats get major repairs
Cambridge up to 2010 to meet the Labour
candidate, reports back to YOU repairs, raised tree Histon Road/Gilbert Close
fence - before repair!
thanks to Labour’s Decent Homes
Government’s commitment to decent
roots, parking problems
and anti-social More Repairs… homes.
• Arbury Court Post Office saved
• ‘Arbury Survey’ covers over 60 streets behaviour.
• Labour’s ‘Decent Homes’ programme Some easy to sort out, Nearly £2.5 million has gone into Arbury
Tackling dangerous since 2000 Repairs Allowances for new
on track to deliver by 2010 pavements in Perse Way others more difficult!
windows, doors, kitchens and bathrooms.
• Major Repairs Allowance of £2.5
• Labour’s plans to reverse LibDem ‘Triangle’ parking zone needed
neglect in Arbury Todd-
Mike Todd-Jones, Labour is demanding council action to
Labour’s Arbury candidate meet the parking needs of residents in Tedder Way/Hurrell Road -
No sooner were pavements re-
the Arbury Castle ‘triangle’ which
Arbury Court Post Office SAVED! includes St. Luke’s Street, Alpha Road,
paired when contractors work-
ing on Hurrell Road flats conver-
Labour’s Mike Todd-Jones and Kings Hedges Searle Street, Hertford Street, Magrath sion (opposed by local resi-
Avenue, Carlyle Road, Clare Street, Hale dents) destroyed them again!
campaigners Gerri Bird and Cllr Louise
Downham campaigned and
Downham, delivered a Street and Arthur Street. New windows and doors in
replacement Arbury Court post office. When Humphreys Road - Mike inspects
We want the city-wide review actioned, with Daniel Zeichner, and
the Arbury Court hardware store closed, and the Castle East zone hours resident John Marais
Louise met with Post Office Ltd who were extended to 6pm or 8pm weekdays for Decent Homes work to Cockerell Road flats
unaware that the City Council lease threat- starters.
ened the end of the post office. Louise and
Most, but not all, responses to the Arbury
Mike then made sure the post office was re-
Survey also want evening parking
housed in Budgens.
Mike’s survey of Magrath Avenue
Mike, Louise, and a local Louise, Mike and Gerri Bird are working hard
resident outside Budgens — to publicise the new Arbury Court post
with Post Office! office.
‘Arbury Survey’ hits over 60 streets
Kingsway Flats - £300,000 spent
Since 2006, hundreds of Arbury people have
replied and been helped by Mike and Daniel Smart new kitchens - thanks to ‘Decent Homes’
Zeichner Labour Parliamentary candidate. Main
issues are housing local environment traffic,
parking and anti-social behaviour Mike comments - ”In 30 years campaigning for people in Arbury, I can hon-
We have contacted City Homes North over hous- Grass cutting needed beside Perse Way Rutland Close Flats - housing issues and estly say that I’ve never seen so much investment in people’s homes as in
problems with anti -social behaviour Labour’ s decade since 1997. Working with John Marais and Daniel
ing issues, the City Council about our local envi-
ronment, County Council Highways about traffic Zeichner, Labour‘s Parliamentary candidate for Cambridge, we con-
Residents have suffered knee- Mike is pressing City Homes North tinue to press for even more investment in housing.
and parking , and the Police to tackle anti-social Mike and Daniel survey high grass and Mike is pressing for to improve ALL Arbury flats, shed
behaviour and crime problems. Histon Road residents a long-term council solution. blocks and communal spaces.
Mike lost by only 12 votes in 2007. Be one of the 12+1 who elect Arbury’s best local campaigner in 2008 !
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Stop Lib-Demolition in Arbury and Cambridge - Vote Labour on 1st May Raise YOUR issue with Mike !
Lib- Plant Nursery >
Simons House and Todd-
Mike Todd-Jones Daniel Zeichner
The Lib-Demolition of the city’s Cherry Labour Parliamentary
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Hinton nursery means 16 sites across 2 Tedder Way, CB4 3RJ Spokesperson
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In 2006, Lib Dem Rhodri James
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chair of Housing Management and bulbs, including callous demolition of Margery Abbott www.danielzeichner.co.uk
Board to sell off Simons House and the bedding at Alexandra Gardens. At 321172
Lib-Demolish all the bungalows.
Lib - Richard Howitt
least Labour stopped their destruction of 85 Darwin Drive, Member of the European Par-
the Princess Diana Rose Garden. CB4 3HQ liament
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Former Mayor Robert Dryden 10 Highworth Ave,
protests at cuts in seasonal campaigns visit:
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Mike opposes sale of Simons Lib-
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Look at Alexandra Labour’s Safer, Fairer Arbury
Lib- Alexandra Gardens - Lib Dems have destroyed Gardens now
our seasonal flowers and bulb beds
Why do Lib Dems Hate Making Arbury SAFER:
Labour’s would instead save over £100,000 in Lib Dem • Invest over £20,000 in extra
Bungalows? bureaucracy and make cuts in the £1,000,000 spent by the Lib Cambridge lighting for open
Former Labour Mayor Cllr Robert Dry- Dems on consultants in 2007. spaces and footpaths
den with angry residents of Colville
Road and Augers Close -shocked by Labour Councillors have halted the Labour will GREEN Arbury
leaflets from Lib Dem council saying demolition and sale of Cherry Hinton • £12,000 for 4 extra mobile CCTV
their homes would be demolished • Spend £15,000 restoring all the seasonal planting cut by the
Bungalows cameras by 2009
Picture: courtesy Cambridge News.
Lib Dems — who are Lib-Demolishing the council’s nursery at
TWICE the cost of the ‘savings’ made !
• WORK with police in tackling
Six Good Reasons to Vote Labour • Repair damaged verges, allow residents to ‘adopt’ frontage
verges, and yellow line key roads so stupid parkers can be
St. Albans Rec - Big lighting and
criminal damage and repeat
Labour councillors will: ticketed/removed
1. OPPOSE the unfair Conservative County Council CONGESTION
• Plant and maintain extra trees to ’green’ the city. Labour will make Arbury FAIRER:
CHARGE scheme, which threatens to price people out of the city. • SHIFT £30,000 in community funding to areas like
Labour will CLEAN UP Arbury Arbury with highest numbers of people in poverty
2. END Lib Dem neglect of our damaged local verges, trees not • SWITCH £60,000 from the city centre cleansing budget to neglected
replaced, and seasonal flower and bulb beds destroyed. residential streets and housing areas like Arbury • REVERSE £25,000 Lib Dem cuts in youth facilities and
reduce excessive charges on youth sports clubs using
3. REVERSE council failures on WASTE collection, recycling and street • IMPROVE waste/recycling council centres
cleansing, and clean up Arbury NOW.
• Provide ALL flats with full recycling • £20-
SCRAP the Lib Dem £20-£40 charge for bulk waste
4 . RESTORE Lib Dem cuts in facilities for YOUNG PEOPLE. collection for pensioners by providing a free annual
• Remove ALL waste outside multi- means tested collection for over 60s and people with
5. EXPAND services for OLDER PEOPLE & target poorer pensioners. We occupied houses every fortnight. disabilities
welcome Labour’s free fares for older Arbury residents and disabled
people. Lib Dem policies are making a mess of • Lib-
END Lib-Demolition of Arbury sheltered housing and
Arbury - don’t let them waste our bungalows.
6. PROTECT Cambridge commons and open spaces from Conservative environment !
and Lib Dem plans for a SECOND ‘MISGUIDED BUS’ across them. Mike says improve waste & recycling NOW ! Lib-
Labour will end Lib-Dem Neglect!
Labour will stand up for Arbury ! Todd-
Labour’s Mike Todd-Jones works for Arbury all year round.