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Internationally renowned tunnel engineer Lord Mair appointed chair CAM delivery company

30 September 2020

Renowned civil engineer Lord Robert Mair CBE, recognised internationally as an authority on major infrastructure projects involving tunnelling, has been appointed chair of the delivery company for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).

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Report reveals the impacts of Covid-19 on business and employment across the region

30 September 2020

The report was commissioned jointly by the Combined Authority Board and the Business Board and is based on analysis conducted in August 2020.

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Mayor asks Board to fund Hunts Market Town proposals

29 September 2020

In a move which will help Cambridgeshire’s historic market towns ‘get fit for the future’ and punch their weight in the Covid world, Mayor James Palmer tomorrow asks the Board of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to approve funding applications from Huntingdon, Ramsey and St Ives.

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Round 2 consultation brings Cambridge South station nearer

29 September 2020

The much-needed Cambridge South station has taken another step forward as Network Rail says it will launch the second round of public consultation in October.

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Mayor James Palmer challenges brightest and best to deliver conceptual designs for pioneering Metro scheme

28 September 2020

Some of the best brains in engineering, science, tech and digital are being challenged to shape the future of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) by developing conceptual designs for the vehicle, its infrastructure and how the system might operate.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority partners with Share to Buy to promote affordable home ownership in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

28 September 2020

As part of ongoing work to ensure more people have access to affordable housing across the region, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has announced a partnership with first-time buyer property portal, Share to Buy, to raise the profile of affordable home ownership options across the region. 

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More people helped out of cars and into healthier modes of travel with Mayor’s multi-million bike-lane fund

25 September 2020

In a bid to improve the health of the region, ease congestion and improve air quality, Mayor James Palmer is funding over 80 new improvements to cycle lanes, walkways, roundabouts, and changes to traffic flow to get more people out of their car and walking and cycling.

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Issue 33: The government's plan to protect jobs and support businesses over the coming months

24 September 2020

Central Government have today announced a package of new measures to protect jobs and support businesses.The package includes a new Job Support Scheme, extending the Self Employment Income Support Scheme and 15% VAT cut for the hospitality and tourism sectors and help for businesses in repaying government-backed loans. 

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Globally renowned expert on tunnel engineering, Lord Mair, recommended to chair CAM delivery company

23 September 2020

Lord Robert Mair CBE, a renowned civil engineer recognised internationally as an authority on major infrastructure projects involving tunnelling, has been recommended for the role of chair of the delivery company for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).

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New bus service linking Bedford to Cambridge through Cambourne carried over a thousand passengers in first two weeks of operation

21 September 2020

The new 905 bus service commissioned by Mayor James Palmer, which provides a long needed public transport option to those commuting between Cambourne and Cambridge Science Park, has carried over a thousand passengers in its first two weeks of operation. 

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