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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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Funding for CAM outline business case agreed by Combined Authority Board

1 August 2019

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board has voted to approve £1.7 million funding to develop the CAM Metro Outline Business Case – the next key phase of the transformational scheme.

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Publication of statement of accounts

31 July 2019

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority [“the Combined Authority”] hereby gives notice that it has not been able to publish its statement of accounts for 2018/19 by the statutory deadline of 31 July 2019. 

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Combined Authority signs off £6.1 million for new homes

31 July 2019

Three substantial grants to help more people find affordable homes in Peterborough  were today (Wed July 31st) approved by the Board of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.

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World-leading consultants appointed in key step forward for University of Peterborough's delivery

26 July 2019

A big step forward for a new university for Peterborough has been taken with the appointment of a world-leading project management consultancy to support the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority in its delivery.Globally-renowned consultants Mace have been selected to deliver on the Combined Authority's Action Plan for the new university.

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Urgent call for bidders to £50 million Local Growth Fund pot

22 July 2019

Following the launch of the Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, an urgent call has been made for organisations to apply to a £50 million pot of growth funding before time runs out.The Business Board, the Local Enterprise Partnership accountable to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, is calling for applications to the Government’s Local Growth Fund (LGF) Major Projects stream.

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Statement on the launch of the Local Industrial Strategy by Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mayor James Palmer

19 July 2019

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority today launched its first  Local Industrial Strategy, a plan to support industry in delivering growth and  prosperity across the region.Statement on the launch of the Local Industrial Strategy by Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mayor James PalmerThis is a fantastic roadmap to help businesses in the region realise their full potential.  This first ever Local Industrial Strategy for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is all about creating the conditions required to achieve our ambition of doubling economic output here while also targeting inclusive growth, so that prosperity is felt by more people.It’s a bold strategy and it sets out clear actions to get things moving, help firms to grow, become more productive, and increase their reach.

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