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
Thursday, May 31, 2018

New “garden villages” could help pay for a metro system in the city, as well as providing an answer to Cambridgeshire’s housing crisis.

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James Palmer
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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James Palmer
Monday, May 21, 2018

Mayor James Palmer has met with train operators to challenge them to ‘expand and improve’ rail services across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Government has chosen Wisbech Garden Town as one of 68 projects across the UK it will promote to attract overseas investors.

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James Palmer
Monday, May 14, 2018

Mayor James Palmer re-iterated his opinion that “it beggars belief” that much of the A47 remains single carriageway.

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James Palmer
Friday, May 4, 2018

A road bridge or underpass will now be needed at Ely as part of long-awaited improvements to the worst bottleneck on the region’s railway network.

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James Palmer
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

It is possibly the most talked about embroidered artefact in the world and one woman from Wisbech has set out to create a replica of the famous Bayeux Tapestry - all 69 metres of it.

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James Palmer
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

A vital bus route between Wisbech to March has been saved after council bosses say they will plough £36,000 into a replacement service in the short term.

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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 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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Chris Grayling
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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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

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