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More than 3000 female councillors needed to reach 50:50 gender balance in local government – statement

21 August 2017

A report published today (Monday 21 August 2017) by the IPPR has highlighted the lack of women across local government, including new combined authorities.

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Multi-million pound transport projects show commitment to UK's new Silicon Valley

7 August 2017

Cambridge’s newest rail station is already helping to speed up journeys for commuters into and out of the city less than two months after opening.

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£7.2M funding to boost health and social care sector in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

1 August 2017

Thousands of disadvantaged people and long-term jobseekers in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area are set to receive specialist tailored advice and support to get into work.

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Non-statutory spatial strategy plan moves forward

27 July 2017

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board have approved for work to commence on a Non-Statutory Spatial Plan (NSSP) for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough at yesterday’s meeting.

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Far-reaching housing plans approved by Combined Authority

27 July 2017

Housing plans which include a cash injection for eleven affordable housing schemes across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have been approved by the Combined Authority to accelerate the delivery of housing in the area.

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Future transport options for Greater Cambridge to be explored

27 July 2017

An independent review of overground and underground transport options for the Greater Cambridge area has been given the green light by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and the Greater Cambridge Partnership.

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Local Transport Plan work given the green light

26 July 2017

Funding to create a new Local Transport Plan for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) has been given the green light today (Wednesday 26th July).

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Investment strategy to attract more funding to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

26 July 2017

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) have this morning (Wednesday 26th July) agreed the creation of an investment strategy which will unlock the delivery of key schemes including affordable housing and transport improvements.

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Combined Authority builds on its plans for housing

24 July 2017

A housing summit hosted today (Monday 24 July) has seen a pledge laid down to accelerate much-needed high quality housing in Cambridgeshire.

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