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Ambitious CAM mission strategy wins backing of Combined Authority’s transport committee

10 November 2020

A refreshed document setting out the bold strategic vision for the trailblazing Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro has passed a key stage for full adoption by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Combined Authority aims to take the lead on delivering Kickstart Scheme for SMEs across the region

9 November 2020

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is helping small and medium sized businesses across the region take advantage of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme.

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Mayor welcomes Minister’s public support for £500 million Ely rail upgrade

9 November 2020

Mayor James Palmer today welcomed the backing of minister Chris Heaton-Harris for the £500 million upgrade to railway infrastructure in the Ely area.

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Mayor James Palmer to deliver over 450 new affordable homes for residents across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

9 November 2020

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority led by Mayor James Palmer has today approved the spend of £19.1 million to create 453 new affordable homes over 13 sites for people right across the region.  

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority work with Voi to provide 24/7 free scooter rides to NHS staff and Emergency Service workers

5 November 2020

All NHS staff and Emergency Service workers can now make Voi scooter journeys in Cambridge, free of charge, 24/7 hours a day during the period of new national restrictions, set to be in place until 2nd December 2020. 

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Issue 38: Government extends furlough scheme to March and increases self-employed support

5 November 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, also known as the furlough scheme, will now run until the end of March with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked.The scheme was initially extended until 2 December, but the government is now going further so that support can be...

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Fenland regeneration projects ‘going extremely well’

4 November 2020

As improvement work on railway stations across Fenland pushes forward, transport committee members of the Combined Authority, which is paying for much of the upgrade, were updated today on progress.

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Peterborough A605 improvements completed to benefit all road users

3 November 2020

Improvements to a busy section of road in Peterborough have now been completed, benefiting motorists and pedestrians.

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Lancaster Way Roundabout improvements set for decision

3 November 2020

Improvements to the Lancaster Way roundabout are set to be discussed at the Highways and Transport Committee next week (Tuesday, 10 November).

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Mayor calls for new ‘dial-a-bus’ service, electronic ticketing, and additional bus route in Peterborough

3 November 2020

Mayor James Palmer is seeking approval to trial a new ‘dial-a-bus’ style demand responsive transport service in West Huntingdonshire, along with a new bus route for Peterborough and the roll out of electronic ticketing across the county in a raft of new bus reforms going to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Transport committee on Wednesday 4th November.

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