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

8 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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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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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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Mayor Palmer updates housing minister on infrastructure plans

24 September 2019

Meeting Mayor James Palmer during her visit to Cambridgeshire yesterday, housing minister Esther McVey said she believed that successful development demanded  infrastructure be put into place before homes themselves are built.

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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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