Home > News

News

Find the latest Combined Authority news here:

news logo

Mayor's Blog: Eating for England (well, for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough...)

13 August 2020

I doubt I’m alone in suspecting that some people are deliberately trying to ‘misunderstand’ the careful balance of Covid-beating initiatives being put forward by the government and health chiefs  - on the one hand, to jumpstart the economy and secure jobs, on the other, to protect life and suppress the spread of this dangerous virus.

Read more

news logo

Issue 28: Growth Hub Website

7 August 2020

As we continue to find ways to help businesses thrive in our New Normal, we're keen to provide as much support as possible for businesses in the region.

Read more

Mayor Fixes Tile

Mayor's Blog: Home Start for Home Service

6 August 2020

It’s hard to describe my delight this week when I joined some well-spaced colleagues at Rayner’s Green in Fordham at the Topping Out ceremony for the first eight £100k Homes, which are due for completion by the end of this year.   

Read more

Voi scooter Cambridge

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough become first region in the country to roll out electric bikes and e-scooters to the public

6 August 2020

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, is to become the first region in the country to roll out e-bikes and e-scooters to the public, offering the potential for  fast, clean and inexpensive travel that can help to ease congestion on the roads and transport networks, reduce pollution and allow for social distancing.

Read more

news logo

Mayor celebrates build of the first £100K Home

4 August 2020

Mayor James Palmer has today (Tuesday 4 August 2020 at 14.00) celebrated the build of the first £100K homes by attending a Topping Out ceremony hosted by Hill developers and partners Scotsdale Garden Centre. 

Read more

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW thumb a8a

Planning permission sought for new University in Peterborough

3 August 2020

A planning application for a new University in Peterborough has been submitted by Pegasus Group, on behalf of Peterborough HE Property Company, to Peterborough City Council.

Read more

news logo

Mayor's Blog: Vision 2020: No Generation Lost

31 July 2020

When Covid struck this country back in the spring and we went into lockdown, we had to  put our lifestyles and livelihoods on hold to protect our lives.

Read more

CAM

Mayor James Palmer says promoter company formation would see start of ‘exciting new phase’ for metro scheme

28 July 2020

Mayor James Palmer has said a proposal to form a new, separate company charged with leading the delivery of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) as one joined-up scheme represents the start of an exciting new phase of the project.

Read more

MicrosoftTeams image 2

Mayor's Blog: Showing Covid a Clean Pair of Wheels...

23 July 2020

One of the greatest conveniences of the modern world is public transport - and making it more available, more accessible, more reliable, more climate-friendly, more joined-up, and more affordable is high on my agenda as leader of the Combined Authority.

Read more

news logo

Issue 27: Next Chapter in Our Plan to rebuild

20 July 2020

If you are a Business Membership Organisation, please share this widely amongst your member companies and networks.Tell us about the impact on your businessCovid-19: support for businesses - updated 17th July 2020

Read more

'active travel' 100K Homes 2-platform 4-platform 8-car A10 A15 Accounts Active travel Adult Education adult learning AEB affordable homes Affordable housing AGM Agri-Tech Apprentices Armed Forces Covenant Audit and Governance Committee Ball Biomedical Campus Board bounceback Budget Bus bus reform bus service Bus survey buses Business business advice Business Board Business Bulletin Business Plan business recovery business resilience business support C-19 C0vid-19 C2C CAM Cambourne Cambridge Cambridge South Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro capital grants Careers Central Government Chatteris Chief Executive city centre Climate change Combined Authority Combined Authority Board community commuting connectivity Consultation contingency coronavirus courses Covid Covid-19 Covid-19 recovery CPIER Cross Country CrossCountry Dame Kate Barker DCLG decision-making Digital digital connectivity e-bikes e-scooters East Cambridgeshire East-West Rail Eat Out to Help Out Economic Commission Economic growth economic recovery economy Education education and skills Ely Ely Area Capacity Enhancement Ely North Junction employee employment employment skills Fen Line Fenland Fenland District Council Fenland Regeneration Fenland stations Finance free advice funding furlough GCGP LEP GCP governance Government Greater Cambridge Greater Cambridge Partnership Growth Growth Fund Growth strategy Home Ownership homelessness homes Housing Housing Infrastructure Fund Housing strategy Housing summit Huntingdon Huntingdonshire Huntingdonshire District Council iMET Independent Climate Commission Independent Economic Commission Independent Economic Review information event Innovation Investment Inward Investment IRRP report job vacancy Jobs King's Cross King's Lynn LEP Lifting Lockdown lighting LIS littleport local businesses Local Enterprise Partnership local growth Local Industrial Strategy Local Transport Plan Lockdown Manea March March Consultation Market Towns Market Towns; Infrastructure; Jobs; Housing; economic development Martin Whiteley Masterplan Masterplan for Growth Masterplans maternity cover Mayor Mayor James Palmer Mayor James Palmer. CAM Mayor's Ball mayor's blog Mayor's Forum mayoral mayoral blog medicine meetings Meldreth Metro MIPIM mobile connectivity. Connecting Cambridgeshire mobile coverage mobile phone coverage National Infrastructure Commission Network Rail new coronavirus New Homes new station notspot Notspots Peterborough Peterborough-Ipswich line phone support planning post-Covid public access public access wifi public consultation public transport qualification Queen Adelaide Rail rail franchise rail improvements rail services railway railway station Ramsey re-opening Recovery recruitment regeneration Rescuetorecovery resilience retail retail recovery retraining Sajid Javid Salary scrutiny Share to Buy shared ownership Shop Local shops Skills SOBC Soham Soham rail Soham re-connection Soham station South Cambridgeshire St Ives St Neots station Strategic Bus Review strategic Outline Business Case Strategy superfast broadband support survey Talent Portal Task Force tender Thomas Cook train cuts training trains transparency transport transport and infrastructure transport committee travel Travel and Infrastructure tunnels underground unemployment. University university for Peterborough University of Peterborough Upskilling US Conference for Mayors VE Day veterans virus Waterbeach webinars Whittlesea Whittlesea Station improvement works Whittlesey Wi-Fi Wisbech wisbech rail workforce Workforce development Yaxley £100k Homes