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Mayor James Palmer backs rapid delivery of Cambridgeshire Metro extension to Alconbury Weald to support growth ambition for the area

18 September 2019

Mayor James Palmer has said the extension of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) to Alconbury Weald, to be delivered ahead of the rest of the CAM, will offer the public transport solution the rapidly developing site needs to thrive. 

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Mayor’s bid to fast-track Soham rail station goes for green light

18 September 2019

Mayor James Palmer has given his full backing to a recommendation to fund and immediately start all the work necessary to build Soham Rail Station ahead of time.

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New events announced for public to have say on Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s transport future

4 September 2019

Three new consultation events have been announced for members of the public to have their say on the future of the area's transport network to 2050.   The new events form part of the ongoing consultation for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority’s developing Local Transport Plan (LTP) and will take...

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Haverhill businesses multi-million funding boost welcomed

2 September 2019

Plans to bring jobs and employment to Haverhill Research Park and Enterprise Zone have been given a welcome multi-million cash boost.

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Search on for brightest and best Business Board recruits to drive regional enterprise

28 August 2019

The Combined Authority is calling for new members to take their seat at Cambridgeshire & Peterborough’s top business table and spearhead putting the region’s first ever Local Industrial Strategy - LIS – into everyday action.

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Statement: Scrap HS2 and share out the transport billions, says Mayor James Palmer

23 August 2019

Don’t throw good money after bad is a sound principle, and for years alarm bells have been ringing over the moneypit that the HS2 project has become.

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Hunt for higher education partner to support development of new ‘trailblazer’ University of Peterborough

20 August 2019

The search has started to find the best higher education partner to develop the new curriculum and deliver learning at the new University of Peterborough.

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Businesses in the Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough area to benefit from a £3.7 million skills training fund.

20 August 2019

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Greater Cambridge & Greater Peterborough are urged to take advantage of a £3.7 million skills training fund to upskill their workforce.

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes bids to Government to dual A10 and build key Peterborough junction

19 August 2019

Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has welcomed news that the Combined Authority’s bids to dual the A10 between Cambridge and Ely and to build a new road junction to facilitate the new University of Peterborough, have been submitted to Government.

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New Business Board chair has task of driving region’s new industrial plan

9 August 2019

A new Business Board chair today takes charge of pushing forward the first ever Local Industrial Strategy – LIS - for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough which was launched last month.   

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