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Viewing entries posted in February 2019

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes successful Soham rail station public information events as another big step forward for scheme

27 February 2019

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer said two public information events on plans to build a rail station in Soham was another significant step forward for the scheme. 

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Housing figures need revisiting to meet growth ambitions

27 February 2019

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority plans to establish ambitious housing targets to 2050 that will capture the true housing needs of the local area, stating that current figures fail to fully take into consideration local plans for growth. 

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes plans to improve journeys on A1, A421 and A428

22 February 2019

Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, James Palmer, has welcomed the unveiling of the propose route for a major new road and junction at Black Cat. 

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£11.5 million for adult education

21 February 2019

Government has committed £11.5 million of funding to support Adult Education in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Mayor James Palmer’s delight at DfT approval for scheme to allow eight-car trains on crowded King’s Lynn to Cambridge route

15 February 2019

Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough James Palmer has said Government approval for a scheme to allow eight-car trains to operate on the frequently overcrowded route between King’s Lynn and Cambridge will be a welcome boost to rail users.

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Mayor James Palmer hails signs that Soham station is becoming a reality

7 February 2019

With proposals for Soham train station set to be presented to the public this month, a series of clear, budgeted next steps to bring the scheme to delivery have been laid out by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Mayor James Palmer meets with Rail Minister to make case for eight-car train upgrade on King's Lynn to Cambridge Route

5 February 2019

Mayor James Palmer met with Rail Minister Andrew Jones MP yesterday to urge support for a bid to allow eight-car trains on the line between Cambridge, Ely and King's Lynn to tackle overcrowding at peak times. 

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Sixteen affordable homes completed in Littleport

1 February 2019

A development of 16 homes to help local people who struggle to find long term affordable housing has been completed in Littleport. 

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Taskforce announced as part of Combined Authority Strategic Bus Review

1 February 2019

A cross-organisational bus reform group, involving the Peterborough City Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, and the Combined Authority will be formed as part of the Combined Authority Strategic Bus Review, it has been announced.

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