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The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Growth Hub has launched a comprehensive support offering for businesses affected by the introduction of tier 4 restrictions, including the recruitment of additional staff to provide phone-based, high-quality, un-biased business resilience advice to business owners having to close or substantially curtail, their operations.
A pioneering East Cambridgeshire Community Land Trust (CLT) set up by local people to build more affordable homes in their community, has passed a major milestone with the final four of its 23 properties now completed and occupied.
As a response to a rapid rise in infections attributed to the rapid spread of a new variant 0of COVID-19, tougher restrictions have been introduced for Peterborough, with a new Tier 4: 'Stay at Home' alert level, that came into force at 00:01 hrs Sunday 20 December 2020. For business, those that can, should work from home.
Supported with funding from the mayoral Combined Authority, free public access Wifi is now live in Huntingdonshire market towns, bringing a welcome pre-Christmas boost for local businesses and residents.
Mayor James Palmer this week visited the site of the new railway station at Soham which is being funded with £18.6m from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority which he leads.
Peterborough will be subject to the toughest coronavirus restrictions from Saturday, December 19th.
March rail station is to be remodelled, following public consultation, and with continued funding support for the scheme from Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.
I have been urging Government to fully consider the full impact on families and businesses before altering tiers in this region, and I am pleased that Government has listened to our case.