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Viewing entries posted in June 2020

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Mayor Palmer says non-alignment of C2C scheme an example of need for ‘One CAM’ approach to delivery

30 June 2020

Mayor James Palmer has said findings which show the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s current Cambourne to Cambridge (C2C) busway scheme does not align with plans for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) is more evidence of the need for a joined-up approach.

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We are ready to go – Combined Authority Mayor tells PM

30 June 2020

In response to the Prime Minister's speech on rebuilding Britain, Mayor James Palmer tells Boris Johnson that there is no better region to realise this opportunity than Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.

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Green light for Soham station

29 June 2020

Proposals to build a new station for Soham were confirmed by East Cambridgeshire District Council on Friday 26 June 2020, giving the go-ahead for the new station to be built.

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A10 CONSULTATION

Mayor’s ‘road-trip’ shares A10 options with public despite Covid

25 June 2020

Thanks to a ‘virtual road-trip’ which went live this week, people can have their say on the shortlist of options being considered to improve the Ely-Cambridge stretch of the A10, despite Covid-19 safeguards restricting public gatherings.

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A141 Options Work Scrap Controversial Huntingdon Third River Crossing

23 June 2020

Today Members of Huntingdonshire District Council, Cambridgeshire County Council and representative Ward Members on the A141 and St Ives Steering Group were presented with the findings of the emerging results of work completed by Cambridgeshire County Council who have been working on options for the A141 including the controversial proposal for a Huntingdon Third River Crossing.

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Combined Authority Commits £3 Million to Fuel Genomica Driven Start-ups at Illumina Accelerator Cambridge

23 June 2020

The unique Illumina Accelerator Cambridge, in partnership with the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, has welcomed several new start-ups to the first funding cycle of the Cambridge-based business accelerator.

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Combined Authority to deliver another 296 affordable homes for Fenland, Peterborough and Huntingdon

22 June 2020

The Mayoral Combined Authority has today revealed it will be providing 296 additional affordable homes across Fenland, Peterborough and Huntingdon, taking the Authority over three quarters of the way towards delivering on its promise to build 2,000 new affordable homes by 2022.

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Mayor welcomes selection of Cambridge South station preferred location

22 June 2020

Network Rail has identified the preferred location of the proposed new railway station for Cambridge South.

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Mayor's Blog: Lockdown Lift-Off!

16 June 2020

Remember Narnia, where it was always winter and never Christmas?  Then the White Witch was defeated and the whole world bustled back to life, full of the joys of spring.

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Mayor welcomes GCP rethink on C2C

16 June 2020

James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, today welcomed the decision by Greater Cambridge Partnership to rethink their C2C - Cambourne to Cambridge - busway project and to work with the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to build a route that will genuinely form the first part of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro.

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