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Viewing entries posted in June 2019

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Mayor James Palmer sees first-hand new shared ownership housing scheme unlocked by Combined Authority in Melbourn

18 June 2019

Mayor James Palmer today (Friday 14th) visited new homes in Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire, which were unlocked through the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority's £100 million Affordable Housing Fund.The eight homes are part of a new phase at Victoria Heights being built by local company Granary Developments.

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Events annouced across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for public to have say on area's transport future

13 June 2019

A series of consultation events have been announced across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for members of the public to have their say on the future of the area's transport network to 2050. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority's Local Transport Plan (LTP) will set out an ambitious, challenging and exciting strategy for a world-class, integrated transport network, which addresses current and anticipated future pressures on infrastructure, while also supporting housing and economic growth.

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Combined Authority grant funding success for Medesham Homes

10 June 2019

Medesham Homes, an equal Joint Venture between partners Cross Keys Homes and Peterborough City Council, has been successful in its bid for grant funding from Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to help build desperately needed affordable homes in Peterborough.As part of the Combined Authority's commitment to seek to accelerate the delivery of affordable housing, Medesham House has been successful in its bid for £735,000 for their Belle Vue development in Stanground which will see 30 new homes completed this year.Claire Higgins, Chief Executive of Cross Keys Homes and a Board Member of Medesham Homes, said: "Building new affordable homes for the city is a priority of ours, so to receive this funding which will help to accelerate and sustain even more new homes for affordable rent and meeting local need, is fantastic news."Medesham Homes' Board Member, Howard Bright, added: "We are determined to make a positive difference by building as many new affordable homes as we can.

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A new era for adult education in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough set for launch

6 June 2019

A refocusing of how adult education funding is spent in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to give lower paid, lower skilled people the qualifications they need to secure better jobs will launch this summer.The £11.5 million budget for Adult Education was devolved to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority earlier this year.

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