Author: Sophie Clarke

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How the Combined Authority is improving the bus network 

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board (CPCA) continues to deliver on its pledge to improve the bus network after an investment package was presented to its Board on Wednesday (20th).   The package includes the introduction of new services as well as is improvements to existing routes – many of which were suggested by residents who […]

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Outline Business Case approved for Peterborough Station Quarter

Proposals to transform Peterborough Train Station – known as Station Quarter – have received outline business case approval by government. A collaboration of private and public sector bodies, including the City Council, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, Network Rail and London North Eastern Railway, put together the outline business case which was submitted in December […]

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One-off chance for e-scooter trial to be extended beyond Cambridge

Villagers and commuters in communities beyond the city of Cambridge may get their own chance to benefit from the successful e-scooter trial. In today’s Transport and Infrastructure Committee it was agreed that the Combined Authority Board should consider extending the existing Cambridge city e-scooter trial by another two years, and to approve pushing the boundaries […]

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Greater South East Net Zero Hub (GSENZH) Showcasing Mission at Futurebuild Conference

The Greater South East Net Zero Hub (GSENZH) is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming Futurebuild conference, taking place from March 5th to 7th, 2024. The exhibition brings together the entire supply chain to showcase, debate and understand the advancements in sustainable construction and the emerging technologies that will make net zero possible. GSENZH will be at […]

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Combined Authority Board approves Mayor’s precept to fund bus improvements with new and more frequent routes

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board approved a Mayoral Precept of £36 a year for a Band D property at its meeting on Wednesday, January 31st. The annual sum, which equates to £3 per month per household, will be invested in improvements to dozens of bus routes, including new routes, more frequent services on some existing […]

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Stantec appointed to create an Infrastructure Delivery Framework for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Stantec, a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy, has been successfully appointed to undertake the preparation of the Infrastructure Delivery Framework (IDF) report on behalf of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA). Stantec’s recent recognition as the ‘Consulting Firm of the Year’ at the New Civil Engineer (NCE) Awards 2023 highlights their commitment to innovation and exemplary […]

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£19m Local Net Zero Accelerator Programme to be delivered by GSENZH

The Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) has launched a groundbreaking Local Net Zero Accelerator Programme, a £19.4 million initiative to advance scalable net zero finance programs in key regions. The Greater South East Net Zero Hub (GSENZH), acting as an independent Hub, has been entrusted with the responsibility of managing and awarding […]

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Combined Authority takes important steps to support Care Leavers

In a pioneering move, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is set to propose a comprehensive approach to enhance support for Care Leavers. This initiative, outlined in a forthcoming board meeting paper, aims to address the challenges faced by Care Leavers and create a more inclusive environment. Care Leavers disproportionately encounter multiple barriers and discrimination […]

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National Infrastructure Commission’s Second Assessment Acknowledges and Addresses Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority’s Key Asks

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority welcomes the publication of the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) second assessment, emphasising the crucial role of infrastructure in shaping the future of the United Kingdom. This press release highlights the alignment between the Combined Authority’s key asks, as outlined during the NIC’s visit in November 2022, and the substantial […]

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Successful Climate Summit Unites Stakeholders for a Greener Future

The Maltings in Ely was the vibrant backdrop for the recent Climate Summit, aptly titled “Sustainable Solutions – Uniting for a Greener Future,” hosted by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Climate Partnership. Attended by approximately 100 individuals, the event proved to be a pivotal moment for fostering collective understanding and […]

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Code of Conduct Decision Notice

Please find below links relating to the Code of Conduct Decision Notice, which was published on 21st November 2023, following the Panel Hearing held on Tuesday 14th November 2023. The decision notice can be found on the Combined Authority website here: Decision Notice The Mayor’s apology can be found on the Combined Authority website here: […]

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Chief Executive Decision Notice Publication Statement

“Today’s publication of this Decision Notice marks the end of the investigation process. It is clear there are of course lessons for us to learn, and this investigation has raised some important issues for the Combined Authority as an organisation. I want to take this opportunity to reaffirm my apology to all those impacted by […]

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Combined Authority’s vision for better buses

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, which is responsible for public transport across the area, is recommending £2.3m investment in local bus services as part of a 5-point vision for better buses. The vision has been endorsed by members of the Transport and Infrastructure Committee’s on Wednesday 15th November and the money will pay for improvements […]

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