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Bus Reform Taskforce meet for the first time

3 December 2019

The bus reform task force met today for the first time to agree next steps for the ongoing strategic review of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough bus services.The inaugural meeting of the bus reform task force brought together representatives from across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough along with bus transport experts with knowledge and...

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New 'Dragons Den' panel to allocate £50 million of funding to local businesses

1 October 2019

A new 'Dragons' Den' style panel including Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has been set up to hear pitches from local organisations for funding to help continued local economic growth.

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Haverhill businesses multi-million funding boost welcomed

2 September 2019

Plans to bring jobs and employment to Haverhill Research Park and Enterprise Zone have been given a welcome multi-million cash boost.

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Search on for brightest and best Business Board recruits to drive regional enterprise

28 August 2019

The Combined Authority is calling for new members to take their seat at Cambridgeshire & Peterborough’s top business table and spearhead putting the region’s first ever Local Industrial Strategy - LIS – into everyday action.

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Businesses in the Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough area to benefit from a £3.7 million skills training fund.

20 August 2019

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Greater Cambridge & Greater Peterborough are urged to take advantage of a £3.7 million skills training fund to upskill their workforce.

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New Business Board chair has task of driving region’s new industrial plan

9 August 2019

A new Business Board chair today takes charge of pushing forward the first ever Local Industrial Strategy – LIS - for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough which was launched last month.   

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Business to be surveyed on what courses they want to see at new University of Peterborough

3 May 2019

Employers in and around Peterborough are being surveyed on what sorts of courses and skills they want to see as part of ongoing plans to develop the University of Peterborough.Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has written to ten of the biggest businesses in the city, asking for their feedback, while a further 150-200 firms will also be invited to complete the survey.Mayor Palmer said to survey reflects that this will be a different kind of university, which is rooted to the needs of the local economy, and that engagement with employers in this way will be running thread in its development.The vision for the University is to be a trailblazer for other higher education institutions by embedding advanced technical learning within the curriculum.

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Key study into Cambridgeshire Metro finds ‘compelling case’ to move forward with transformational scheme

19 March 2019

A detailed report examining the feasibility of a metro system for Greater Cambridge and the wider region has found a 'compelling case' for the scheme.

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Taskforce announced as part of Combined Authority Strategic Bus Review

1 February 2019

A cross-organisational bus reform group, involving the Peterborough City Council, Cambridgeshire County Council, and the Combined Authority will be formed as part of the Combined Authority Strategic Bus Review, it has been announced.

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Combined Authority reveals plan for the year ahead

31 January 2019

An important milestone has been reached as the 12 key projects that will be the focus of activity throughout 2019/20 at the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority were agreed.

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