Saturday 28 September, 09:00 – 13:00. Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

Free (but donations on the day appreciated).

Workshop to hear about and discuss some of the issues and opportunities for a new local plan for Cambridge and South Cambs. What will zero-carbon mean? How can we double biodiversity? What type of housing do we need?


09:00 Registration and coffee

09:30 Introduction:

  • Cllr Lewis Herbert (Leader of Cambridge City Council)
  • Cllr Bridget Smith (Leader of South Cambs DC)

09:40 Thought-provoking presentations:

  • Spatial implications of zero carbon - Dr Elisabete Silva (University of Cambridge)
  • Implications for biodiversity – Dame Fiona Reynolds (Emmanuel College)
  • What housing will we need? – Stephen Hills (Cambridge Housing Society)

10:30 Coffee

11:00 Give us your views

11:45 Report back and discussion: Cllr Bridget Smith

12:50 Conclusions: Cllr Lewis Herbert

Free but booking required in advance (numbers are limited). 

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This event is organised by Cambridge Past, Present & Future with support from the Greater Cambridge Planning Service (Cambridge City and South Cambs Councils). 

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