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