The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:
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.
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.
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.
Detailed proposals for a new University of Peterborough will be revealed to the public for the first time at a three day showcase event in February. The University of Peterborough plans, including building designs, floor plans and an artist's impression of the future University campus, will be on display at Peterborough...
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Transport Committee has today approved £100,000 to progress business cases for the regional arms of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).The CAM regional arms will include routes from St Ives to Alconbury, Cambourne to St Neots, Newmarket Park and Ride to Mildenhall and Granta Park to Haverhill. The CAM will provide a high-quality, fast and reliable transport network that will help connect people and businesses across Greater Cambridgeshire and beyond. Plans for the CAM regional routes will be focused on how the new routes will promote economic growth by linking communities, bringing forward housing projects and creating jobs.Building on work already undertaken on the core city centre tunnelled section of the CAM, the plans will set out how the regional routes will feed into the wider Cambridgeshire and Peterborough public transport network.Mayor James Palmer said:“I’m pleased to see real action being taken to set out our plans for the route of the CAM outside of Cambridge.
Network Rail has announced it is launching a public consultation in early 2020 on proposals for a new railway station for Cambridge South.
Mayor James Palmer recently convened a trailblazing summit bringing Mobile UK and the four Mobile Network Operators (EE, O2, Three, and Vodafone) together with business leaders and local councillors to achieve progress by collaborative action.
Thousands of residents across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have responded to an open survey of its bus services, with just under one week left to go.The public survey on the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough bus network is currently live and will close on 15th December. So far nearly 4,000 people have responded...
The bus reform task force met today for the first time to agree next steps for the ongoing strategic review of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough bus services.The inaugural meeting of the bus reform task force brought together representatives from across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough along with bus transport experts with knowledge and...
In a unanimous vote, Mayor James Palmer received full backing from the Combined Authority Board to push forward with setting up an independent Commission on Climate Change.