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Success for electric car charging points bill, supported by Mayor James Palmer

28 August 2018

Mayor James Palmer’s support for a bill to give Metro Mayors powers to deliver more public electric car charging points has been successful. 

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Agri-Tech Growth Fund grant for award-winning coffee recycling and bio fuel producer, bio-bean

17 August 2018

Huntingdon-based coffee recycling and bio fuel producer bio-bean has been awarded a £40,000 grant by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Partnerships Executive role at Combined Authority

3 August 2018

Job title: AEB Partnerships Executive.Salary range: £40,000-£48,000.The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is seeking a Partnerships Executive as part of an exciting new opportunity within the adult education sector.In May 2017, residents of Cambridge and Peterborough voted to elect their first mayor, and the area established one of the first Mayoral Combined Authorities in the Country.

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Statement of accounts published for period ending 31 March 2018

27 July 2018

The statement of accounts and supporting documents for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority can be found below:

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First Charity Ball hosted by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor raises more than £12,000 for emer

4 July 2018

The inaugural charity ball hosted by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer has raised more than £12,000 for an organisation committed to helping emergency services staff suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Around 200 guests enjoyed a night of music and entertainment in the stunning surroundings of The Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral in aid of Cambridgeshire-based charity PTSD999. Guests of the charity joined leading figures from the county’s business and political worlds for the event, which featured a three course fine-dining menu, charitable auction and live band. Mayor Palmer said: “For my first ball I honestly had no expectations about what could be raised, but I’m really chuffed to be handing over a cheque for more than £12,000. “Big thanks have to go to all those who had a hand in organising this very enjoyable event, those who donated prizes and those who came on the night and took part in our fundraising auctions and raffle. “I’m also really pleased to be able to draw more attention to the good work that PTSD999 does.

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Masterplan for St Neots Moves Forward

20 June 2018

A bid for £4.1m of investment in St Neots will be presented at the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board meeting next week (Wednesday 27th June 2018).

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Mayor James Palmer opens new iMET technical skills centre

18 June 2018

Cambridge Regional College and Peterborough Regional College are proud to announce their collaboration with the iMET Centre in Alconbury Weald, which officially opened its doors to local businesses across the region recently.

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Mayor James Palmer signs an agreement to work towards forming an official Partnership Accord with Cambridge, Massachusetts

18 June 2018

Mayor Palmer was in Boston last week to co-sign the document with the Cambridge, MA Mayor Marc McGovern.

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'Strength in Places' Fund welcomed by Combined Authority

5 June 2018

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has welcomed the new ‘Strength in Places’ (SIP) fund from UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) and encouraged local organisations to submit an expression of interest.

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