Friday, November 30, 2018

Councillors have been left “gobsmacked” and “disturbed” after the authority’s chief financial officer was dismissed, making him the fourth to leave in 18 months.

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Lewis Herbert
Friday, November 30, 2018

Mayor James Palmer confirmed today that the interim finance director of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Karl Fenlon has left with immediate effect.

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Peterborough Combined Authority
Thursday, November 29, 2018

The combined authority has agreed to lend East Cambs District Council £24million to buy 88 “derelict” former RAF homes in Ely, despite fears it represents a large proportion of the authority’s funding for affordable homes.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Upgrades to the A10, a study on dualling of the A47 and the Cambridge Metro project are some of the projects that could be potentially be under threat, a finance chief warned today.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
Monday, November 26, 2018

Mayor James Palmer admitted he underestimated the cost of running the new combined authority, and says original predictions it would cost £850,000 a year were never going to be realistic.

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James Palmer
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Eighty eight homes in Ely – owned by the RAF but more recently used to house American service families – could be snapped up by East Cambridgeshire District Council.

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Lewis Herbert
Friday, November 9, 2018

Fenland Council has met the Government deadline for its submission to the Government’s garden community initiative who has promised massive support to those towns, villages or areas accepted into the programme.

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Steve Barclay
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A severance pay package for a former chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has cost tax payers £105,000, it has been revealed.

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James Palmer
Friday, November 2, 2018

Mayor James Palmer claims the public is not “even slightly interested” about the circumstances surrounding the combined authority’s former chief executive’s mystery departure, or the “huge” £94,500 pay-out when he left.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ely’s £49 million long-awaited bypass has officially opened - and although it was £13m over budget Mayor James Palmer says “it was worth every penny”.

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James Palmer
Monday, October 29, 2018

A “huge” £94,500 financial settlement was agreed for a combined authority boss who resigned his post, despite no one on the board being consulted.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Monday, October 29, 2018

The high cost of living and working in and around Cambridge has been blamed for problems recruiting staff in some key businesses, and must be addressed if the region is to succeed in the future, a report says.

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Lewis Herbert
Thursday, October 25, 2018

An investigation by the Ely Standard reveals how expediency triumphed over caution in the race to get the city’s bypass built and that speed could have influenced the massive £13 million overspend.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Outgoing chief executive Martin Whiteley picked up nearly £100,000 ‘compensation’ when he suddenly quit his job at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Martin Whiteley
Thursday, October 11, 2018

A nine strong business board made up of eight men and one woman has taken over the work of the local enterprise partnership.

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Charles Roberts
Thursday, October 11, 2018

It might have been £13 million over budget and 20 years in the pipeline, but Ely Southern Bypass is on track to open on Wednesday October 31 - and work to build a walkway runs until late November.

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Angel Drove
Friday, October 5, 2018

Conservative Mark Goldsack won the Soham North and Isleham seat - but a drop in votes led to an “impressive swing” for the Liberal Democrats.

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James Palmer
Thursday, October 4, 2018

The county’s most senior local government officers – together with the chief constable and the chief fire officer – sent an email critical of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to its chief executive just days before he handed in his resignation.

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Chris Strickland
Monday, October 1, 2018

Mayor James Palmer is to be asked to bail out Cambridgeshire County Council – to the tune of millions of pounds – following today’s disclosure that the cost of King’s Dyke crossing replacement has ballooned to £30 million.

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James Palmer
Monday, October 1, 2018

A by-election is set to take place in the Soham North and Isleham ward following the departure of Paul Raynes as county councillor.

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Geoffrey Woollard
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Calls for an independent review to “restore public faith” in the combined authority have been rejected.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Local and national government have been called on to put aside their differences to tackle the “immoral” housing crisis in Cambridgeshire.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has been under pressure this week with business leaders and councillors criticising the running of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Monday, September 24, 2018

Business leaders tonight called for a ‘full independent inquiry’ into the running of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Steve Barclay
Monday, September 24, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has hit back at “outrageous” claims of nepotism at the combined authority amid an ongoing row over recruitment following the departure of the chief executive.

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Chris Boden
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Two Cambridgeshire council leaders today call for Mayor James Palmer to come clean over the rapid – and surprise – departure of the £150,000 year chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Sunday, September 16, 2018

A key member of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority – and the only woman member – has used the Lib Dem conference this weekend to launch a blistering and indirect attack on Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Chief executive John Hill has been seconded from East Cambridgeshire District Council to help fill a sudden vacancy at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority,

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The £150,000 chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority left by “mutual agreement” it was announced this afternoon.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Octogenarian Geoffrey Woollard is coming out of retirement to fight a by election caused by the resignation of Soham county councillor Paul Raynes.

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Geoffrey Woollard

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