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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James Palmer
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 Boden
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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James Palmer
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Huntingdonshire District Council’s former leader Cllr Robin Howe has stepped down as a deputy mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Friday, November 3, 2017

An innovative and energy efficient design has helped a Gorefield family win over planners in their bid to build Fenland’s first earth-covered home.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The daughter of the man refused permission to build a retirement home in Soham for himself and his best friend says she has “never heard such rubbish excuses” for rejecting the proposals.

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James Palmer
Friday, October 27, 2017

A man refused permission to build retirement log cabin homes for him and his best friend claims information he passed to planning officers was not given to councillors who threw out his application.

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James Palmer
Monday, October 16, 2017

A transport conference was told that Fenland holds the key to unlocking the potential of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Simon King
Monday, October 2, 2017

Mayor James Palmer has effectively declared a vote of no confidence in the Greater Cambridgeshire Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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Steve Barclay
Friday, September 22, 2017

Mayor James Palmer indicated he favoured greater influence and powers for district councils and the possible abolition of Cambridgeshire County Council.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Within weeks of his appointment as the £35,000 political assistant to Mayor James Palmer, the former East Cambs councillor Tom Hunt has been promoted to chief of staff – with a hefty pay rise.

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James Palmer
Thursday, September 14, 2017

A family is business is hoping to be allowed to build Fenland’s first earth sheltered house - a single storey home they claim will be low energy “and is effectively an extension of the landscape”.

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James Palmer
Friday, September 8, 2017

Over the weekend of August 25/26 a story appeared on our website about the allowances received by James Palmer, the mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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James Palmer
Monday, August 28, 2017

Estate agent and district councillor Ian Bovingdon has called for permission to be given to a man who wants to build two eco log cabins near to where Mayor James Palmer is building his new ‘exemplar’ home.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Mayor James Palmer is expected to need £192,000 in 2018/19 to fund his office – a 31 per cent increase but officials explained that current year figures reflect the fact he took office six weeks into the financial year.

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James Palmer
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Mayor James Palmer cited an “exemplar” design -plus a failure by East Cambs Council of which he was until recently the leader to show a five year supply of land - to build a new home in Soham.

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Bill Hunt
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Six figure salary posts within the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority have been put on hold whilst an internal disagreement over how much is being spent is resolved.

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James Palmer
Friday, August 18, 2017

Local services we receive from our councils matter a lot to all of us all and the quality of those services matters far more than which council provides them.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mayor James Palmer has bagged himself his own parking space at his new HQ – inside East Cambs offices The Grange in Ely – but only two of his team will also be able to park there.

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James Palmer
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Five councillors have forced a scrutiny committee to review the £1.8 million wage bill – nearly 25 per cent higher than the original budget- to staff the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

An underground sprinter style “bus” could come to Cambridge to tackle the city’s traffic congestion.

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James Palmer

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