Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Eight years after East Cambridgeshire District Council began preparatory work, Network Rail put flesh on the £20 million proposal to re-open Soham station with noise monitoring tests ahead of a planning application.

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James Palmer
Friday, March 22, 2019

The A10 between Ely and Cambridge copes with 18,000 vehicles daily and is bursting at the seams but a decision to spend £500,000 could be a vital part in unlocking anywhere between £285-£500m to get it fully dualled.

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James Palmer
Monday, March 4, 2019

A new face - expected to be that of Anna Bailey - will take the helm at East Cambridgeshire District Council in May if Conservatives retain control after the local elections.

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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
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Metro mayor James Palmer defended his bid to increase the number of staff he employs in his personal office by comparing how many are employed by his London and Liverpool counterparts.

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Lucy Nethsingha
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The replacement for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority chief executive who left his job with a £94,500 pay-out is set to be revealed next month.

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Martin Whiteley
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

A report into the running of the Ely Cathedral summer ball run by Mayor James Palmer last June concluded that references to the beneficiaries being a charity "were made in good faith, albeit erroneously so".

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James Palmer
Monday, February 25, 2019

The construction company headed by the former chairman of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has collapsed with debts of more than £12 million.

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Mark Reeve
Monday, February 25, 2019

A public consultation is due to end on plans to change a stretch of the new A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon into a motorway.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
Saturday, February 23, 2019

Confirmation that Mayor James Palmer's combined authority will stand 'guarantor' to Fenland Council's plans to regenerate 11 and 12 High Street, Wisbech, was given by council leader Chris Seaton.

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James Palmer
Monday, February 18, 2019

Three of the most senior officials at East Cambridgeshire District Council are receiving extra monthly payments because of work associated with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA).

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

An "outrageous" lack of transparency at the combined authority has been slammed as they look to cut almost a quarter of their staffing budget.

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Lewis Herbert
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
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya, a former Cambridgeshire County Councillor and one time candidate for metro mayor, has been jailed for three months for lying to police after she was caught speeding.

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Labour Party
Monday, January 28, 2019

Mayor James Palmer has been asked to step in and help to protect a £1.9million lottery grant to rejuvenate part of Wisbech.

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Paul Medd
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Mayor James Palmer has released the balance sheet of his charity ball last summer to refute allegations made in satirical magazine Private Eye that it had been funded by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CAPCA).

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James Palmer
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

People should have a public transport system that is "part of everyday living … a utility they use without stopping to think about it," says a report presented to Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Fenland Council is taking to Twitter to test public opinion on its future plans.

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Paul Medd
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A Tory county and district councillor claims Mayor James Palmer "took decisive action" to remove chief executive Martin Whiteley from the combined authority for failing to control staffing costs.

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Martin Whiteley
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

An MP within the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority area has broken ranks to publicly express concern over the way it has been run.

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James Palmer
Friday, December 14, 2018

A loan of £6.5 million has been exchanged by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority with the East Cambs Trading Company (ECTC) to support a community-led development that will deliver affordable housing for rent and sale in East Cambridgeshire.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
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
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

External auditors are to be called in to examine the workings of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority following the sacking of the chief financial officer and amid claims the organisation is in chaos.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Work to bust traffic congestion at the Kings Dyke level crossing starts this week with the relocation of high voltage underground electricity cables.

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Chris Boden
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 return of the railway to Wisbech is a step closer after funding was agreed for a study into the reinstatement of the line and a new town station.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
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

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