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Combined Authority supports 'smart' solutions for St Neots

20 November 2018

St Neots residents have welcomed the opportunity to share their views to help find 'smart' solutions to tackle some of the town's challenges. 

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Mayor James Palmer visits new advanced training facility iMET to see first apprentices at work

19 November 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer visited the newly launched iMET advanced training facility at Alconbury Weald on Monday (November 19) to see the first apprentices working towards their new qualifications. 

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Papworth bus service runs after funding boost saves it for villagers

12 November 2018

The first bus service has run from Papworth to Cambridge since it was saved thanks to a £10,000 grant by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and South Cambridgeshire District Council. 

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Mayor James Palmer puts collaboration at heart of meeting challenge to double the size of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough economy

6 November 2018

Mayor James Palmer was today (November 6) joined by local elected representatives and business leaders to present his and the Combined Authority’s vision for meeting the housing, transport, skills and economic challenges raised in this Autumn’s Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) report.

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes ‘single route approach’ as significant step forward in accelerating plan to fully dual A47 in Cambridgeshire

1 November 2018

Mayor James Palmer has described the Combined Authority Board’s approval of a comprehensive, single route approach to dualling the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire as a significant step forward in the long wait for the road to be upgraded.

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‘It’s about delivering for people’: Mayor James Palmer welcomes Ely Southern Bypass opening

1 November 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer has hailed the opening of Ely Southern Bypass, describing it as a significant boost to residents and the economy of East Cambridgeshire and beyond, after years of suffering the effects of delays and congestion on the busy A142 route.

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Mayor James Palmer and Greater Cambridge Partnership welcome agreement to deliver first phase of CAM Metro

31 October 2018

The development of the A428 Cambourne to Cambridge transport corridor can now move forward at pace after the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board agreed to a series of findings from a review which will see it transform from an original guided busway scheme into the first phase of a wider Cambridgeshire Metro system.

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Kings Dyke Crossing to move to construction phase

31 October 2018

Funding for the new Kings Dyke level crossing project has today (October 31) been approved by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and the project can now progress to the construction phase.

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes Budget 2018, including £21 million to Combined Authority from Transforming Cities Fund

30 October 2018

Mayor James Palmer welcomed Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget yesterday, which included additional funding of £21 million to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority from the Transforming Cities Fund.

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Combined Authority welcomes budget announcement to support UK high streets

29 October 2018

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) have today, (Monday, October 29), welcomed a budget announcement from Chancellor Phillip Hammond that sees significant investment into our UK high streets.

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