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Mayor's Blog: Eating for England (well, for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough...)

13 August 2020

I doubt I’m alone in suspecting that some people are deliberately trying to ‘misunderstand’ the careful balance of Covid-beating initiatives being put forward by the government and health chiefs  - on the one hand, to jumpstart the economy and secure jobs, on the other, to protect life and suppress the spread of this dangerous virus.

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Mayor's Blog: Showing Covid a Clean Pair of Wheels...

23 July 2020

One of the greatest conveniences of the modern world is public transport - and making it more available, more accessible, more reliable, more climate-friendly, more joined-up, and more affordable is high on my agenda as leader of the Combined Authority.

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Mayor James Palmer tours Cambridge City and St Ives with Stagecoach to see extra steps in place to ensure safe bus travel

17 July 2020

Mayor James Palmer tours Cambridge City and St Ives with Stagecoach to see extra steps in place to ensure safe bus travel

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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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Combined Authority looks to digital connectivity to drive Covid-19 recovery

15 June 2020

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is set to build upon the unprecedented demand for digital connectivity to help businesses and communities recover from the Covid-19 crisis and put them at the leading edge for technology.

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Mayor salutes ‘Rebooters’ behind the great ‘unlockdown’

11 June 2020

As Cambridge and Peterborough get ready to raise the shutters and welcome shoppers and visitors back to city centres and high streets from Monday, Mayor James Palmer has praised the behind-scenes teams for their heroic effort.

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Mayor's Blog: The Home Front

7 May 2020

Blackout, lockdown.I won’t be alone in seeing parallels between the war in Europe that ended this week 75 years ago and the national emergency we’re facing today – a common enemy, a community-first attitude, compliance with irksome but life-saving rules, death and self-sacrifice on all Fronts, and many heroes emerging. 

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Open Letter: Challenge to Business from Mayor James Palmer and Business Board Chair, Austen Adams

6 May 2020

This Sunday, the Government is expected to announce a staggered lifting of lockdown.

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Mayor's Blog: Keep Calm and.....Qualify

1 May 2020

People in our region are incredibly versatile in making the best of whatever situation they  find themselves in.

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Key employment courses go online to keep up with demand during Covid-19 lockdown

29 April 2020

As a result of an increase in requests for warehousing and Health and Social Care training since COVID 19 broke out, and in accordance with social distancing measures to slow the spread of the virus, adult employment and skills training funded by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is now being delivered digitally.

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