The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:
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.
Plans for improvements to the A605 in Peterborough took a leap forward yesterday when the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board agreed to provide further funding of £795,000 to progress construction.
Led by Mayor James Palmer, a team of officers from the Combined Authority visited St Neots to discuss the latest steps towards delivery of the town’s Masterplan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.