The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:
The Combined Authority has committed almost half a million pounds towards plans to bring jobs, infrastructure and more to nine Market Towns across Cambridgeshire.Following the successful creation of a Masterplan for Growth for St Neots, the Combined Authority Board has approved £450,000 of funding to create nine more Masterplans for Growth that will enable its Market Towns to become, and remain, vibrant and thriving places in their own right.
Latest appointment secures representation for East Cambridgeshire and Fenland from leading business contributor.
Government has today (Wednesday 21st March 2018) announced that a bid for £193m of Housing Infrastructure Funding (HIF) from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has taken an important step forward to co-development stage.
A new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough strategy for housing, transport and sustainable economic growth has been prepared as an important step towards achieving the Combined Authority’s ambition to deliver over 100,000 new homes and 90,000 new jobs by 2036.
Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority will discuss plans to invest up to £5.5m to ensure the county has outstanding digital connectivity - including tackling poor mobile phone coverage – at its board meeting at the end of March.
The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has welcomed the Chancellor's commitment to provide up to £4m Government funding to help to bring full fibre broadband connectivity - capable of gigabit speeds of over 1000Mbps – to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
A £350,000 boost towards the dualling of the A10 could help the scheme move one step closer next week, if the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board (CPCA) give the green light to release funding to move the scheme forwards.