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Issue 30: How to register in the Kickstart Scheme and a summary of the latest changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

3 September 2020

The scheme will create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6-month work placements aimed at young people aged 16 to 24 who are at risk of long term unemployment. Funding available for each job will cover 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus the associated...

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More seats, more carriages, and longer trains for Fen Line passengers

1 September 2020

Over the August Bank Holiday, Network Rail completed the final section of infrastructure works on the £29 million upgrade of the rail line between Cambridge and King’s Lynn.  

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Mayor delivers on promise of new bus routes to link Cambourne to Cambridge

28 August 2020

Earlier this year, James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough gave a commitment to provide new bus services from Cambourne to major traffic generators such as the Science Park and the BioMedical Campus.

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Mayor welcomes public consultation for Ely North upgrade plans

28 August 2020

Following regular discussions and lobbying from Mayor James Palmer and the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, Network Rail has announced it will begin the first phase of public consultation for proposals to upgrade the railway in and around Ely on 21 September.

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2019-20 Combined Authority Draft Statement of Accounts published

27 August 2020

The Combined Authority is required to prepare an annual Statement of Accounts by the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, in accordance with proper accounting practices.

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Leader in major infrastructure delivery, Simon Wright OBE, appointed to help drive forward CAM

26 August 2020

Simon Wright OBE, a civil engineer and senior executive with more than 40 years’ experience delivering multi-billion pound infrastructure programmes, has been appointed to support the development of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).

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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority #RescuetoRecovery Retraining Scheme prioritises retraining and getting people back to work

25 August 2020

At a time when economic recovery is more important than ever, the Cambridgeshire &Peterborough Combined Authority prioritises individuals by supporting them to retrain into new jobs. 

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Issue 29: Latest Updates

19 August 2020

Welcome to Issue 29 of our Business Bulletin!

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Contract awarded to build Soham station

17 August 2020

Network Rail has awarded the contract to build Soham’s new railway station to J Murphy & Sons Ltd. 

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Fenland towns set to bid for millions of pounds of Combined Authority investment

14 August 2020

Preparations are under way in Fenland to win millions of pounds worth of Combined Authority investment for the district’s four market towns.

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