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Interim report welcomed by Combined Authority

9 May 2018

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has welcomed the findings of an interim report published by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Independent Economic Commission (CPIEC) today.

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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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Funding for new homes

30 April 2018

HOUSING DELIVERY A TOP PRIORITY FOR COMBINED AUTHORITY

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MAYORS INAUGURAL BALL Social

Inaugural Mayor's Charity Ball launched

12 April 2018

The inaugural charity ball hosted by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer will see proceeds go to PTSD999 which helps emergency services personnel who are suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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COMBINED AUTHORITY INVESTS IN PLANS TO BRING JOBS AND PROSPERITY TO MARKET TOWNS

4 April 2018

The Combined Authority has committed almost half a million pounds towards plans to bring jobs, infrastructure and more to nine Market Towns across Cambridgeshire.Following the successful creation of a Masterplan for Growth for St Neots, the Combined Authority Board has approved £450,000 of funding to create nine more Masterplans for Growth that will enable its Market Towns to become, and remain, vibrant and thriving places in their own right.

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John Shropshire OBE, Chairman of G’s Fresh joins the Commission of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review

3 April 2018

Latest appointment secures representation for East Cambridgeshire and Fenland from leading business contributor.

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Funding bid to unlock Cambridge Northern Fringe East development moves forward

21 March 2018

Government has today (Wednesday 21st March 2018) announced that a bid for £193m of Housing Infrastructure Funding (HIF) from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has taken an important step forward to co-development stage.

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Sustainable growth plans for area brought together for the first time with new investment planned

21 March 2018

A new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough strategy for housing, transport and sustainable economic growth has been prepared as an important step towards achieving the Combined Authority’s ambition to deliver over 100,000 new homes and 90,000 new jobs by 2036.

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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to consider plans to invest £5.5m in ‘outstanding’ digital and mobile connectivity countywide

21 March 2018

Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority will discuss plans to invest up to £5.5m to ensure the county has outstanding digital connectivity - including tackling poor mobile phone coverage – at its board meeting at the end of March.

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Mayor welcomes £4m funding boost to future proof fibre networks

14 March 2018

The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has welcomed the Chancellor's commitment to provide up to £4m Government funding to help to bring full fibre broadband connectivity - capable of gigabit speeds of over 1000Mbps – to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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