Friday, April 13, 2018

A high profile plea has been made to the Prime Minister to fast track a train station so people can travel directly to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, the New Royal Papworth Hospital and the BioMedical campus.

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James Palmer
Friday, April 13, 2018

The first pictures have emerged revealing the sheer size of construction at Ely’s Southern Bypass.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has booked the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral to host his first inaugural summer ball for charity.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mayor James Palmer – the former leader of East Cambs Council -says he makes “no apology” for pushing to get the Ely Southern Bypass complete despite a £13million overspend and a delayed opening to October.

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James Palmer
Monday, April 9, 2018

Mayor James Palmer met with Brexit Minister Suella Fernandes to discuss the best possible outcome for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough when Britain leaves the European Union.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Combined Authority bosses have committed almost half a million pounds towards plans to bring jobs, infrastructure and more to nine market towns across Cambridgeshire - including Ely, March, Chatteris and Soham.

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James Palmer
Friday, March 30, 2018

Mayor James Palmer believes the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority’s agreement of a £6.5 million loan to deliver 54 homes at Haddenham is a winning formula.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Cambridgeshire mayor James Palmer is campaigning to reopen stations in Soham and Wisbech to help provide better links from the north to the south of the county.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A spotlight on apprenticeships for young people for the future was the message from business and public sector leaders who took part in a special event to encourage people to learn and work.

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Lis Every
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Cambridgeshire is set to get superfast internet speeds as the Chancellor announced today up to £4m Government funding to bring full fibre broadband connectivity to the county.

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James Palmer
Thursday, March 8, 2018

A newly-formed campaign group is urging transport bosses to bring the Wisbech to March rail link back into use as they seek help from the community.

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Sajid Javid
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Network Rail has been slammed for creating “frankly ridiculous” red tape which means it is taking far too long to build a new train station in Soham.

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James Palmer
Monday, February 26, 2018

The NHS has done a massive U-turn and decided after all it would like £35,000 for a GP practice in March as part of Fenland Council agreeing 95 homes at Estover.

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James Palmer
Monday, February 19, 2018

MP Steve Barclay’s frustration over delayed re-opening of the Wisbech to March rail line spilled over this week with a fresh attack on the soon to be wound up local enterprise partnership.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, February 12, 2018

Employers will get the chance discover that ‘apprenticeships work’ – the theme of a special workshop next month.

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James Palmer
Friday, February 9, 2018

Less than a year after taking on the multi million pound housing portfolio for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, South Cambs Council leader Peter Topping has parted company with Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Cambridgeshire is one step closer to having an autonomous metro system after the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority approved £600,000 for the next stage of development.

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James Palmer
Friday, January 19, 2018

Mayor James Palmer and his deputy, Councillor Charles Roberts, were debating tonight whether to press the Prime Minister to allow the Bayeux tapestry to go on display in Ely.

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Charles Roberts
Thursday, January 18, 2018

One of America’s most powerful and influential think tanks – the non profit making Brookings Institute – has invited Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer to an international gathering of metropolitan and regional mayors in Washington DC next week.

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James Palmer
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Council leader John Clark shocked colleagues tonight by resigning his position at Fenland District Council.

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Chris Grayling
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Council leader Charles Roberts told Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today that he welcomed improvements to Ely North junction but he would continue to “fight the corner” of Queen Adelaide residents fearful of barrier closures.

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Chris Grayling
Friday, January 5, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has called for Corporation Tax to be slashed to 10 per cent to enable Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to attract investment.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

An under-fire business body which gets tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ cash a year to boost economic growth in the region will be scrapped.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, December 1, 2017

Good news for all those who travel by bus - a £150,000 review into bus services across Cambridgeshire has been agreed.

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James Palmer
Monday, November 27, 2017

Lib Dems described the battle for control of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) by Mayor James Palmer as “at best a hostile takeover”.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Mayor James Palmer insists he will not wait five years for Cambridge South station to be built following today’s Budget announcement that the Government is to invest £5 million in the station.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

MP Steve Barclay claims a major study on the future transport needs of Wisbech is flawed and unless it is amended or withdrawn could jeopardise prospects for re-opening the rail link to March.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Geographically the distance from Littleport to Waterbeach is about 17 miles but for businessman Rick Parisi it must seem a lifetime away.

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Lucy Frazer
Thursday, November 9, 2017

A new deputy mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has been appointed following the resignation of Huntingdonshire’s Robin Howe.

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Charles Roberts

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