Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Metro Mayor James Palmer clashed with members of the combined authority when the question of funding for projects such as the University of Peterborough was raised.

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James Palmer
Friday, March 1, 2019

A Conservative member of the scrutiny committee that oversees the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA) has backed Mayor James Palmer’s bid to increase the number of staff in his personal office.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

An Ely councillor issued a “set the record straight” statement after a barrage of social media reports questioned her move from the city.

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Anna Bailey
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Mayor James Palmer admitted tonight that £9,385.87 raised by his ‘charity’ ball last July is yet to be handed over - seven months after he announced the final sum raised would “comfortably top £12,000”.

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James Palmer
Monday, January 21, 2019

Calls for an inquiry into the crisis-hit trust which runs the Cambridge Folk Festival and Big Weekend have been defeated, sparking concerns over a £750,000 bail-out from the council.

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Lewis Herbert
Monday, December 17, 2018

More than 20 organisations are signing up to a new partnership to intensify the fight against scams and to make Cambridgeshire and Peterborough a scam-free county.

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Jason Ablewhite
Thursday, December 13, 2018

An underground station in the market square, self-driving buses, futuristic bike stores, and metros running on former busway tracks has been unveiled in a glimpse into the future of transport in Cambridge.

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James Palmer
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
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
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
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
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Around 50 demonstrators with banners and flags gathered outside the Job Centre in Cambridge to call for a re-think over the controversial benefits system.

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Cambridge City Council
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Lib Dem Cllr Susan van de Ven called on the council today (October 16) to support a “people’s vote” on the terms of Brexit, with the possibility of remaining in the EU if it was decided leaving would be a bad idea.

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Lucy Nethsingha
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
Thursday, September 27, 2018

A plan to deliver 22,000 jobs and 19,500 new homes in South Cambridgeshire by 2031 has been given final approval – after one of the longest examination periods in the country.

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South Cambridgeshire District Council
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
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
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
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority announced tonight they are looking into a “potential data protection breach” over the leaking of the appointment of a county councillor to a £100,000 director’s role.

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James Palmer
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Mayor James Palmer was accused of running “an old boys club” ollowing my revelation that a Tory county councillor and Cambridge graduate has been offered a £100,000 a year directorship at the combined authority.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Fears trans people could pose a “risk” to women and girls using the same public toilets have been dismissed, with some saying trans women experience the worst discrimination of all.

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Cambridge City Council
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

There are calls for a specialist group to investigate the effects of Brexit on the economy of South Cambridgeshire.

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Cambridge City Council
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The framework for how up to £40 million of loan funding will be used to support an innovative way of delivering affordable housing in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has taken a step forward.

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James Palmer
Friday, June 29, 2018

Government ministers say local leaders need to prove they can work better together before they receive more funding for new transport and infrastructure schemes.

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Lewis Herbert
Sunday, June 17, 2018

A scrutiny committee set up to examine the work and actions of Conservative mayor James Palmer and the Conservative controlled combined authority fell apart on Friday after it was boycotted by Conservative councillors.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

A community project aimed at keeping disadvantaged children and families active, fed and occupied during the school holidays has launched in Wisbech.

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Peterborough City Council
Monday, May 28, 2018

The mayor of Cambridgeshire’s combined authority has denied pushing for a power grab amid accusations he is behaving like a “tin pot Donald Trump”.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Saturday, May 12, 2018

An animal rights group wants a roadside memorial put up in the Fens to commemorate the spot where 20 cows died a week ago when a lorry overturned.

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Lewis Herbert

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