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The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:

Viewing entries posted in November 2018

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Landmark housing loan agreement signed for Haddenham development

30 November 2018

A landmark loan of £6.5m has been exchanged by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority with the East Cambs Trading Company (ECTC) to support a community-led development that will deliver affordable housing for rent and sale in East Cambridgeshire. 

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Combined Authority Board approves £10.5 million Wisbech road upgrade package to help deliver on growth ambition for town

28 November 2018

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board has approved allocating £10.5 million of funding to bring forward a package of improvements to the road system around Wisbech.

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A vision for Business - Mayor and Business Board Chair discuss new opportunities for the region

23 November 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor, James Palmer, met this week with the new Chair of the Combined Authority Business Board, Professor Aamir Khalid at TWI's Granta Park headquarters.

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Mayor James Palmer supports funding for study into delivering rail link between Wisbech and March

22 November 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer has voiced his support for moving forward with a detailed study into delivering a rail link between Wisbech and March.

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Combined Authority supports 'smart' solutions for St Neots

20 November 2018

St Neots residents have welcomed the opportunity to share their views to help find 'smart' solutions to tackle some of the town's challenges. 

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Mayor James Palmer visits new advanced training facility iMET to see first apprentices at work

19 November 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer visited the newly launched iMET advanced training facility at Alconbury Weald on Monday (November 19) to see the first apprentices working towards their new qualifications. 

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Papworth bus service runs after funding boost saves it for villagers

12 November 2018

The first bus service has run from Papworth to Cambridge since it was saved thanks to a £10,000 grant by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and South Cambridgeshire District Council. 

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Mayor and speakers

Mayor James Palmer puts collaboration at heart of meeting challenge to double the size of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough economy

6 November 2018

Mayor James Palmer was today (November 6) joined by local elected representatives and business leaders to present his and the Combined Authority’s vision for meeting the housing, transport, skills and economic challenges raised in this Autumn’s Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) report.

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes ‘single route approach’ as significant step forward in accelerating plan to fully dual A47 in Cambridgeshire

1 November 2018

Mayor James Palmer has described the Combined Authority Board’s approval of a comprehensive, single route approach to dualling the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire as a significant step forward in the long wait for the road to be upgraded.

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Ely Bypass

‘It’s about delivering for people’: Mayor James Palmer welcomes Ely Southern Bypass opening

1 November 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer has hailed the opening of Ely Southern Bypass, describing it as a significant boost to residents and the economy of East Cambridgeshire and beyond, after years of suffering the effects of delays and congestion on the busy A142 route.

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