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Mayor James Palmer supports taking key next step for dualling A10 between Ely and Cambridge

22 March 2019

The key next steps to dual the A10 between Ely and Cambridge will be presented to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board next week.The Board will be recommended to carry out a Strategic Outline Business Case (SOBC) study for the dualling scheme.

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Another step forward for Soham station as Mayor James Palmer visits for first monitoring works

22 March 2019

Mayor James Palmer donned his hard hat and high-vis jacket on Friday (March 22) at the planned new Soham railway station site to see first-hand another step forward in its delivery.

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Key study into Cambridgeshire Metro finds ‘compelling case’ to move forward with transformational scheme

19 March 2019

A detailed report examining the feasibility of a metro system for Greater Cambridge and the wider region has found a 'compelling case' for the scheme.

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Mayor James Palmer says transport infrastructure pressure makes clear case for interim Cambridge South station study

8 March 2019

Mayor James Palmer has said growing pressure on existing transport infrastructure around Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) makes a clear and urgent case for a study exploring the feasibility of an earlier interim railway station at Cambridge South. The full station at Cambridge South, which will serve the CBC, is not expected to be built until around 2027, with the Combined Authority one of four funding bodies for the current phase of works led by Network Rail. The Combined Authority Board in March will be asked to decide whether to approve a study into the feasibility of an interim station delivered years ahead of the full station, including how much it would cost.

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes news that A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet road upgrade works can begin in 2021

5 March 2019

News that Highways England will begin work on its major A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet road dualling scheme in 2021 and not 2022 has been welcomed by Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer. 

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes successful Soham rail station public information events as another big step forward for scheme

27 February 2019

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer said two public information events on plans to build a rail station in Soham was another significant step forward for the scheme. 

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Housing figures need revisiting to meet growth ambitions

27 February 2019

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority plans to establish ambitious housing targets to 2050 that will capture the true housing needs of the local area, stating that current figures fail to fully take into consideration local plans for growth. 

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes plans to improve journeys on A1, A421 and A428

22 February 2019

Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, James Palmer, has welcomed the unveiling of the propose route for a major new road and junction at Black Cat. 

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£11.5 million for adult education

21 February 2019

Government has committed £11.5 million of funding to support Adult Education in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Mayor James Palmer’s delight at DfT approval for scheme to allow eight-car trains on crowded King’s Lynn to Cambridge route

15 February 2019

Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough James Palmer has said Government approval for a scheme to allow eight-car trains to operate on the frequently overcrowded route between King’s Lynn and Cambridge will be a welcome boost to rail users.

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