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Combined Authority seals deal for Network Rail to build Soham station

6 November 2019

A new station to reconnect Soham with the rail network will improve economic growth, jobs and investment in the area, and give Soham people freedom of travel from their doorstep for the first time since the old station was axed in 1965.

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Join forces to support our armed services 365 days a year urges metro Mayor

5 November 2019

 In the run-up to Remembrance Sunday, Mayor James Palmer is calling on local businesses to follow his lead, and that of local Cambridgeshire & Peterborough councils, in signing the Armed Forces Covenant – a pledge to ensure veterans, and those still in uniform, are treated with the fairness their service and sacrifice deserves.

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Combined Authority Board approves spend from quarter million fund for innovative affordable housing schemes

30 October 2019

The Combined Authority has today approved funding for a new dedicated team tasked with establishing Community Land Trusts to strengthen communities and deliver affordable housing across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Public to have say on Cambridgeshire and Peterborough radical bus reform

29 October 2019

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is to launch a public survey on bus services as part of an ongoing radical reform of its bus network.

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Combined Authority cash for five affordable Meldreth homes

10 October 2019

Five affordable homes for Meldreth people could be completed this time next year, thanks to a grant of £215,000 from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority. 

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Mayor calls for Cambridge South station action now

8 October 2019

‘We cannot wait for East-West Rail’ – Mayor calls for Cambridge South station action now

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‘We cannot wait for East-West Rail’ – Mayor calls for Cambridge South station action now

8 October 2019

The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has said that a train station at Cambridge South must be delivered locally, with very little chance of it arriving by 2027 as part of the Government’s East West Rail plans.

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New 'Dragons Den' panel to allocate £50 million of funding to local businesses

1 October 2019

A new 'Dragons' Den' style panel including Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has been set up to hear pitches from local organisations for funding to help continued local economic growth.

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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough partners have come together to support former Thomas Cook employees

30 September 2019

Since the announcement on 23 September that Thomas Cook has entered compulsory liquidation, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority partners have been working together to provide support for former employees.

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‘Soham Station will be a platform for better local rail services’

25 September 2019

Mayor James Palmer has said the delivery of Soham railway station will act as a platform for better, more regular rail services for the area it will serve.

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