Friday, September 30, 2011

Cambridgeshire's Big Dig...

The long-planned housing developments for the shire have reached the papers. While some commutes will be catered for by the - now successful - Guided Bus, what happened the policy of not agreeing to new housing unless the A14 and other roads were upgraded?

A14 Misery Unabated

"Lorry and car collide on A14 causing more traffic misery..."

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

More A14 Chaos

Two-lorry crash on A14 caused severe disruption...

Friday, September 23, 2011

A14... Seven in Crash

"Four lorries, a van, and two cars collided on the A14, causing the westbound carriageway to be completely closed."

Thursday, September 22, 2011


"A three-vehicle smash on the A14 has closed both lanes of the westbound carriageway..."


"An overturned vehicle has caused delays on the A14. The military Land Rover blocked one lane of the route"

Friday, September 16, 2011

Lorry fire on A14 causing delays

"The A14 was closed between junctions 13 and 15 eastbound at Thrapston due to a lorry fire."

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Like Looking at the Ballot Bundles...

In case you wondered what it was like to see the bundles of ballot papers at an election count in Cambridge, this pile of papers at the station early in the morning is a good guide to demand... The Guardian is the paper of choice. Of course, I buy The Guardian when I want a change from The Telegraph...

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Cambridge. No Change.

"We propose no change to the existing Cambridge constituency."

Blimey, That's Expensive

The off-peak single is quite steep...

Monday, September 12, 2011

Gosh, the Guided Bus is being used...

"Bus operator bosses have confirmed they are increasing the number of buses running on The Busway as demand for the new link is so high. Extra buses have been on standby since the route opening on Sunday 7 August to cope with demand and duplicate buses have been deployed on the 16-mile track during busy periods. However, bus operators are now making extra services a fixture on the timetables."
As said by County Councillor John Reynolds.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Top University Spot for Cambridge

Cambridge University has been named the top institution nationally, according to The Sunday Times University Guide published today.

September 11

Friday, September 9, 2011


Two lorry crashes cause chaos on A14 and A428
Two lorries have smashed into central reservations on the A14 and A428 - causing traffic misery...Later in the day, on the A14 at Fenstanton, going eastbound, a car and a lorry were involved in a crash. More here.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

A14 Attacked by Ents

The Cambridge News reports, "A branch fell across the A14, leading to concerns that nearby trees may also be unsafe. One lane was closed, causing traffic to queue from the incident at junction 26 (St Ives) westbound..."