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Solar power lights up Whittlesea railway station

18 October 2018

A Fenland railway station has improved its carbon footprint and boosted passenger safety after having new solar-powered lights installed.

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Village bus service saved

17 October 2018

A village bus service that was due to cease running from November has been saved thanks to a £10,000 grant with the cost shared equally between Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and South Cambridgeshire District Council.

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CPCA shows greatest improvement nationally for sustainability

17 October 2018

The latest report looking at sustainability across the work of the nine combined authorities in the UK shows Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has made the greatest level of improvement.

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Business Board begins work as the new Local Enterprise Partnership

11 October 2018

The Business Board has officially been constituted to begin work as the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for our region.

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Mayor James Palmer makes case to Business Secretary Greg Clark for backing Cambridgeshire and Peterborough at official launch of key economic report

10 October 2018

Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has urged the Government’s Business Secretary Greg Clark to match his ambition for growth in the area, following the official launch of an in-depth report into its economic future.

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Combined Authority launches bold, innovative and ambitious housing strategy

26 September 2018

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board has today (September 26) agreed a bold, innovative and ambitious housing strategy to help tackle the region’s housing needs.

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Mayor James Palmer backs bold, innovative and ambitious housing strategy to help tackle the housing crisis in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

25 September 2018

Community land trusts, discounted homes capped at £100,000, and taking a more direct role in housing delivery through its own development company are all part of a bold and innovative new housing strategy to be recommended to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board on Wednesday, 26th of September. 

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Mayor James Palmer steps in to save two vital market town bus services

20 September 2018

Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has stepped in to prevent the loss of two 'vital' town centre bus routes serving St Neots. 

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority welcomes ground-breaking independent report by UK

14 September 2018

THE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) today (Friday, September 14) welcome the findings of an in-depth, independent study by leading economists and academics, revealing why this area is so important for the future of the UK economy and how we can build on that success.

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Announcement regarding Chief Executive

29 August 2018

Mayor James Palmer announced today: “Martin Whiteley has worked with me and Council Leaders to deliver the momentous devolution deal for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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