FeCRA Blog

Update 11th December 2023

Dear all, Update 11th December  A reminder FeCRA AGM event 13th Dec 6.30pm, then the award-winning film:  PURE CLEAN WATER   In association with Friends of the Cam: Venue St Philip’s Church Centre, 185 Mill Road Cambridge CB1 3AN...

Update 27th November 2023

Dear all,  Update 27th November FeCRA AGM Event 13th Dec the award-winning documentary  PURE CLEAN WATER   In association with Friends of the Cam who are hosting the screening at St Philip’s Church Centre, 185 Mill Road Cambridge...

Update 15th November 2023

Unfortunately, bad news. The planning appeal by The Queen’s College has been allowed, so Owlstone Croft will be demolished and four new accommodation blocks will be built. The decision by The Planning Inspectorate is...

Update 29th October 2023

Dear All, St Matthew’s Piece Trees – residents say urgent action needed and your support please On Wednesday 1st November 2023, the fate of the three threatened trees on St Matthew’s Piece is the first item of...

Update 23rd September 2023

Dear all, Update 23rd September, 2023   STOP PRESS Paradise Public Inquiry starts Cambridge Guildhall Tues 26th Sept ends Friday 6th October   Queens’ College Appeal against the Council’s refusal of Owlstone development plans next to...

Update 21st June 2023

Dear all, Update 21st June 2023  It’s a lovely day for a picnic and music and celebrating the Cam! Celebrate the re-dedication of the Rights of the River Cam, Jesus Green (between lock and tennis courts)...

Update 1st August 2023

Dear all, Update 1st August, 2023 STOP-PRESS Urgent message re St Matthew’s Piece Trees – STILL Under threat – Planning Committee meeting tomorrow Please email your views to councillors today.  See link below. Scroll down for helpful pre formatted emails....

Letter to Planning Inspectorate re Queens College Appeal – Owlstone Croft

Date: 7th August 2023 Subject: APP/Q0505/W/23/3323130 Queens’ College Appeal – Owlstone Croft To: <alison.bell@planninginspectorate.gov.uk> Dear Ms Bell, APP/Q0505/W/23/3323130 The Federation of Cambridge Residents Associations ( FeCRA) strongly objects to Queen’s College’s appeal re Owlstone Croft...

Update 12th June 2023

Dear all, Update 12th June 2023  Friends of the Cam invite you to celebrate the declaration of the Rights of the River Cam, Jesus Green (between lock and tennis courts). Declaration at 6pm, Celebration...

Update 13th May 2023

Dear all, Update, 13th May 2023  Congratulations to FeCRA Secretary Jean Glasberg on her election as Newnham Councillor for the Greens. With so much local knowledge Jean will be a great community rep. STOP...