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The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:

Viewing entries posted in October 2018

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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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Metro Mayors’ Summit calls for strengthened commitment to devolution through the re-focusing of funding on regional priorities

23 October 2018

The directly-elected regional Mayors in England meet in Bristol today, at the invitation of Tim Bowles, Metro Mayor of the West of England.

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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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