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Mayor's response to XR planned protests in Cambridgeshire

14 February 2020

Responding to Extinction Rebellion’s planned demonstrations, Mayor James Palmer said:

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Public urged to back trailblazing £100k Homes after website launches

13 February 2020

People in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are being urged to show their support for £100K Homes via a new website for the innovative scheme which makes one-bedroom properties available to buy for £100,000.

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Mayor launches plans for University of Peterborough to the public for the first time

5 February 2020

Plans for the University of Peterborough have been unveiled to the public for the first time by Mayor James Palmer and Councillor John Holdich, Leader of Peterborough City Council, at an event at Peterborough Cathedral.

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Mayor confirms Cambridgeshire Metro plans will not be affected by East-West Rail

30 January 2020

Mayor of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, James Palmer has today confirmed that plans for a Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro will not be affected by the government announcement that the preferred route for East-West rail is to be Bedford, St Neots and Cambourne.Mayor James Palmer said:“We welcome the announcement of the preferred route for East-West Rail, and look forward to further details as to the specific route that will connect Cambridge and Cambourne with the East Coast Mainline south of St Neots. “To be clear, this will not affect our plans for delivery on the Cambridge Autonomous Metro, and we remain committed to bringing the CAM to Cambourne and on into the centre of St Neots.

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Mayor welcomes Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission report

30 January 2020

Mayor James Palmer has welcomed 'Living with Beauty', the report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission chaired by the late Sir Roger Scruton and Nicholas Boys Smith. 

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Board gives ‘Metro Mayor’ green light for public consultation on CAM plans

29 January 2020

Mayor James Palmer’s plans to link towns and villages all around the region to Cambridge got a big boost today when members of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority board unanimously gave the go-ahead for a voluntary consultation with the public on the ambitious scheme.

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Ready Steady Brexit: Mayor urges bosses to get free Brexit expertise

28 January 2020

With Brexit Day imminent, the Mayoral Combined Authority is renewing calls for businesses in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to take advantage of the free-to-access service it has laid on to help large, medium and small companies prepare for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31st January 2020.

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Mayor applauds Health and Care Work Academy achievements

22 January 2020

At a prizegiving event today Mayor Palmer joined learners to mark two important milestones for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Health and Care Sector Work Academy.

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St Neots gets people-friendly new look with street makeover

21 January 2020

Full funding is now in place for improvements to the look and feel of St Neots town centre, including replacement and upgrade of bus shelters around the market square, signposts to help visitors, planters, bench seating, and new cycle racks.

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More affordable homes for Huntingdonshire and Cambridge after funding agreed

14 January 2020

The Housing and Communities Committee of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has approved funding for 81 affordable homes at sites across Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire on Monday.

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