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March station to be revamped for passengers, thanks to Combined Authority funding

March rail station is to be remodelled, following public consultation, and with continued funding support for the scheme from Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority. The work will see Greater Anglia create an open-plan ticket hall and waiting area, accessible modern toilet facilities, retail outlets, and an upgraded and extended car park at the station. The […]

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Fenland regeneration gathers pace in Manea and March with start on site and delivery date

In a major milestone to upgrade transport choice across Fenland, the Combined Authority Board has agreed funds to start construction at Manea and March railway stations and has set the end date for delivery. To accelerate this key Fenland Regeneration priority, Mayor James Palmer had asked the Board to sign off the outline business case […]

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Fenland regeneration projects ‘going extremely well’

As improvement work on railway stations across Fenland pushes forward, transport committee members of the Combined Authority, which is paying for much of the upgrade, were updated today on progress. Councillor Chris Seaton, chair of the Fenland Regeneration Project Board, welcomed the pace of delivery as many of the projects have already been completed or […]

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Mayor champions ‘Quick Wins’ funding for greener, safer March

Mayor James Palmer will this week urge the transport committee of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to back him in pushing forward to completion a raft of road improvements for the key Fenland market town of March. The Mayor is asking the Transport and Infrastructure Committee of the Combined Authority to give the go-ahead […]

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Fenland towns set to bid for millions of pounds of Combined Authority investment

Preparations are under way in Fenland to win millions of pounds worth of Combined Authority investment for the district’s four market towns. The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, last month agreed to more than double the amount of investment for its Market Towns Programme – with £13.1million now available to […]

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Mayor’s Blog: A Tale of Two Cities – and Eleven Market Towns.

We could all do with a pandemic pick-me-up and June hit the ground running with terrific news from the Combined Authority Board. More than a pick-me-up, it’s a big step forward.  Board members gave unanimous and very enthusiastic approval for our region’s market towns to apply for a share of a whopping £13.1 million to […]

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‘Going virtual’ to keep March transport consultation going despite coronavirus

A public consultation on how best to improve the future vitality of March will be ‘going virtual’ thanks to an innovation being used by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to adapt to coronavirus safety measures. Local people are being invited to step into an online virtual consultation room to take part in the March […]

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