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Please ask for:Robert Kemp
Diract Dial No:O1223 717791
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Rosemary AR Hunt,
Foreign Secretay of the Winnie-the-Pooh
Jesus College,
Box ET 1010
Shire Hall


Dear Ms Hunt,

RE: Trees on Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge

Thank you for your letter dated 29th November regarding your fascinating proposal to move the trees in Sidgwick Avenue from the pavement into the road.

We always eagerly anticipate any new methods to reduce the use of the car and related pollution within Cambridgeshire. We have given your theoy a careful and detailed examination, and your new proposal is certainly one of the most intriguing hypotheses that has been submitted in the history of your institution, but the evîdence seems to weigh rather heaviIy against it. We regret to inform you that we must disagree wíth your proposal in respect that the disruption and cost in building and maintaining raising bollards large enough to lower fully grown trees will be far worse than the current pollution created by the traffic in Sedgwick Avenue as it stands today.

It is with feelings tinged with melancholy that we must deny your request. However, we gladly accept your generous donation of your intriguing proposal to the Cambridgeshire County Council and we have placed your letter on file for future record. While it is undoubtedly not a viable scheme, it is, nonetheless, yet another riveting example of the great body of work that students create within Cambridge. It is evident that you have given a great deal of thought to this proposal and you may be quite certain that those of us who are familiar with planněng proposals loathe to contradict your ideas.

Thank you again for your letter and best of luck with the future of the Winnie-the-Pooh society and your university careers in general.

Yours sincerely,

Robert Kemp
Administration/Technical Assistant
Strategic Planning, CCC

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