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Join forces to support our armed services 365 days a year urges metro Mayor

5 November 2019

 In the run-up to Remembrance Sunday, Mayor James Palmer is calling on local businesses to follow his lead, and that of local Cambridgeshire & Peterborough councils, in signing the Armed Forces Covenant – a pledge to ensure veterans, and those still in uniform, are treated with the fairness their service and sacrifice deserves.

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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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Local businesses have their say on skills curriculum for new university for Peterborough

17 July 2019

Almost 80 businesses operating in Peterborough have given feedback in a survey asking what kinds of courses and skills they would like to see delivered at the new University of Peterborough.

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A new era for adult education in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough set for launch

6 June 2019

A refocusing of how adult education funding is spent in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to give lower paid, lower skilled people the qualifications they need to secure better jobs will launch this summer.The £11.5 million budget for Adult Education was devolved to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority earlier this year.

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£11.5 million for adult education

21 February 2019

Government has committed £11.5 million of funding to support Adult Education in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Mayor James Palmer visits new advanced training facility iMET to see first apprentices at work

19 November 2018

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer visited the newly launched iMET advanced training facility at Alconbury Weald on Monday (November 19) to see the first apprentices working towards their new qualifications. 

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Partnerships Executive role at Combined Authority

3 August 2018

Job title: AEB Partnerships Executive.Salary range: £40,000-£48,000.The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority is seeking a Partnerships Executive as part of an exciting new opportunity within the adult education sector.In May 2017, residents of Cambridge and Peterborough voted to elect their first mayor, and the area established one of the first Mayoral Combined Authorities in the Country.

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New free-for-schools magazine show for teens shines a spotlight on lesser known careers

2 May 2018

A new interactive careers show – the WOW Show - will be broadcast in schools at 11.45 on 2 May 2018.

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£7.2M funding to boost health and social care sector in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

1 August 2017

Thousands of disadvantaged people and long-term jobseekers in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area are set to receive specialist tailored advice and support to get into work.

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Key funding set to be agreed for development of University of Peterborough

22 June 2017

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority are set to agree funding worth £6.5million to accelerate the establishment of a University of Peterborough.

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