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Mayor and Business Board Chairman react to the Government’s Skills for Jobs White Paper

22 January 2021

The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has welcomed the Government’s “bold and ambitious” Skills for Jobs White Paper and the Chairman of the Business Board has said he is delighted the paper puts “the needs of businesses at the heart of further education”.

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Mayor James Palmer launches e-bikes in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough with Voi to support key workers to move safely

21 January 2021

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, has today (21stJanuary 2021) launched electric bikes for public hire in Cambridge and Peterborough City centers.  

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Independent Commission on Public Service Reform (CPICPSR) report published recommending health is put at the heart of every decision in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

19 January 2021

An independent report, commissioned by the Mayor James Palmer, argues that post-Covid, the area’s health and care system must change to provide a more joined-up, local system that invests in prevention and brings services closer to the people of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority and Photocentric to deliver Manufacturing and Materials Research and Development Centre

19 January 2021

A £16.47m partnership between the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and Peterborough-based business Photocentric will link academia and industry to establish skills and learning in the second phase of the development of ARU Peterborough.

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Principal Appointed to Lead ARU Peterborough

12 January 2021

Professor Ross Renton has been appointed as Principal of ARU Peterborough and will take up his new role on 15 February.

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£4.5m funding for 113 affordable homes in East Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire and Peterborough

11 January 2021

Today the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority housing committee gave approval on 4.5 million of grant funding to help create 113 new affordable homes across East Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, and Peterborough.

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Mayoral statement on closure of Debenhams warehouse in Peterborough

11 January 2021

Responding to the closure of the Debenhams warehouse Mayor James Palmer said: 

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Three suppliers chosen to develop innovative concept designs to push forward pioneering CAM scheme

11 January 2021

Three outstanding suppliers have been selected to develop bold, innovative conceptual designs to help inform and potentially transform the delivery of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).

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Mayor James Palmer backs An Hour to Skill campaign

7 January 2021

A new campaign which aims to boost the nation’s skills and job prospects by inspiring people to set aside just one hour a week for online learning, by taking a free course from The Skills Toolkit, has been backed by Mayor James Palmer.

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Issue 46: Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000

6 January 2021

The Chancellor has announced additional support to help businesses impacted by new lockdown restrictions get through until spring. Support includes one-off top up grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses worth up to £9,000 per property to help businesses through to the Spring.The one-off top-ups will be granted to closed businesses...

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