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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: Home Start for Home Service

6 August 2020

It’s hard to describe my delight this week when I joined some well-spaced colleagues at Rayner’s Green in Fordham at the Topping Out ceremony for the first eight £100k Homes, which are due for completion by the end of this year.   

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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's Blog: University of the Future Makes History in Peterborough

16 July 2020

Being part of history while the ink’s still wet - or part of a future still unwritten?

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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'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'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 Board.

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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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