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New Chief Executive of the Combined Authority revealed

28 June 2017

The new Chief Executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has been revealed as Martin Whiteley.

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Regional Independent Economic Commission given the green light

28 June 2017

The establishment of an Independent Economic Commission for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has been given the go-ahead by the Combined Authority.

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Multi-millions agreed to progress key transport improvements

28 June 2017

The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have today agreed multi-million pounds of investment into transport improvement schemes in the region.

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Multi-million pound bid to develop Garden Town plan

22 June 2017

Ambitious plans to regenerate Wisbech with 10,000-12,000 homes over the next 40 years could move forward next week, if a £6.4 million funding bid is approved.

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Key funding set to be agreed for development of University of Peterborough

22 June 2017

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority are set to agree funding worth £6.5million to accelerate the establishment of a University of Peterborough.

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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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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority meets officially for the first time

20 March 2017

The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will meet for the first time as an official body on Monday 20th March.The meeting will start at 2pm and will be held at The Boathouse Business Centre in Wisbech.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority becomes official as order formally signed in Parliament

6 March 2017

The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is now an official body, after the Secretary of State, Sajid Javid, signed the Order to formally constitute it on Monday 6th March.

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