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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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Mayor James Palmer backs bold, innovative and ambitious housing strategy to help tackle the housing crisis in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

25 September 2018

Community land trusts, discounted homes capped at £100,000, and taking a more direct role in housing delivery through its own development company are all part of a bold and innovative new housing strategy to be recommended to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board on Wednesday, 26th of September. 

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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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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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Mayor hopeful for Cambridgeshire-Boston trade agreement following US Mayors Conference

9 February 2018

Mayor Palmer with the Mayor of Fort Worth, Betsy Price

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Further comments from Mayor on A10 report

8 January 2018

Following the publication of the A10 report, Mayor Palmer said:

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New Deputy Mayor of Combined Authority Announced

8 November 2017

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) have announced that Cllr Charles Roberts will become the new statutory Deputy Mayor.

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Mayor to attend Paris leaders’ summit

16 October 2017

The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, James Palmer, has been invited to represent the region at a major summit of world leaders to be held in Paris.

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Statement regarding mayoral salary

26 August 2017

The level of Mayoral allowance was set by the Independent Remuneration Panel on 22nd June and was agreed by the Combined Authority Board on 28th June.

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James Palmer wins election race to become Mayor

8 May 2017

James Palmer has been elected as the first Mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough with 56.9% of the vote.After no candidate received 50% of the vote, Mr Palmer beat Liberal Democrat Rod Cantrill in the second round count.

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