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Mayor's Blog: The Urban Spaceman

10 July 2020

After months being cooped up and locked down, it was wonderful to be walking through the fresh air of Cambridge market this week, meeting traders, city ambassadors, and shoppers face-to-face – well, space-to-space –  to ask how they’re doing, what they want, and what we can all do to help them.

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Mayor's Blog: Keeping Everyone Connected

1 July 2020

If Covid has rammed home one thing, it’s that connectivity counts.

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Mayor Palmer says non-alignment of C2C scheme an example of need for ‘One CAM’ approach to delivery

30 June 2020

Mayor James Palmer has said findings which show the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s current Cambourne to Cambridge (C2C) busway scheme does not align with plans for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) is more evidence of the need for a joined-up approach.

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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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Mayor welcomes GCP rethink on C2C

16 June 2020

James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, today welcomed the decision by Greater Cambridge Partnership to rethink their C2C - Cambourne to Cambridge - busway project and to work with the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to build a route that will genuinely form the first part of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro.

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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: A Tale of Two Cities - and Eleven Market Towns

9 June 2020

We could all do with a pandemic pick-me-up and June hit the ground running with terrific news from the Combined Authority Boardzoom.

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Metro advisers urge ‘One CAM’ over ‘slice-and-dice’ jigsaw

9 June 2020

In a key step towards bringing the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro - CAM – to life, the CAM Partnership Board has heard how unifying the projects in one streamlined plan would move all strands forward at the same time.

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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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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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