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Q&A with Combined Authority mayor Dr Nik Johnson as he admits he is not sure if all cancelled bus services can be saved

Q&A with Combined Authority mayor Dr Nik Johnson as he admits he is not sure if all cancelled bus services can be saved

Q&A with Combined Authority mayor Dr Nik Johnson as he admits he is not sure if all cancelled bus services can be saved

01 October 2022

The mayor said he was “surprised” by the bus operator’s decision and was taken aback by the volume of emails he had received from worried commuters.

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Cambridge sixth form colleges warn hundreds will not reach lessons after Stagecoach bus cuts

Cambridge sixth form colleges warn hundreds will not reach lessons after Stagecoach bus cuts

Cambridge sixth form colleges warn hundreds will not reach lessons after Stagecoach bus cuts

30 September 2022

Long Road Sixth Form College and Hills Road Sixth Form College have issued a joint statement warning of the impact on their students of the cuts.

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‘Why such short notice about Cambridgeshire bus route cuts?’

‘Why such short notice about Cambridgeshire bus route cuts?’

‘Why such short notice about Cambridgeshire bus route cuts?’

30 September 2022

South Cambridgeshire MP Anthony Browne has demanded answers form Combined Authority mayor Dr Nik Johnson about when he knew buses were at risk.

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Concerns over bus improvement proposals for Greater Cambridge amid Stagecoach cuts

Concerns over bus improvement proposals for Greater Cambridge amid Stagecoach cuts

Concerns over bus improvement proposals for Greater Cambridge amid Stagecoach cuts

26 September 2022

Cllr Heather Williams has asked whether alarm bells are ringing that “buses might just not be the answer to everything”.

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Thousands sign petitions to save Cambridgeshire bus services from axe

Thousands sign petitions to save Cambridgeshire bus services from axe

Thousands sign petitions to save Cambridgeshire bus services from axe

21 September 2022

Here are all the petitions launched over the past two days in a bid to save vital bus services being cancelled by Stagecoach.

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Anger as Stagecoach East announces 21 bus route closures in Cambridgeshire

Anger as Stagecoach East announces 21 bus route closures in Cambridgeshire

Anger as Stagecoach East announces 21 bus route closures in Cambridgeshire

20 September 2022

Shocked Cambridgeshire commuters have hit out at the cancellation announcement which affects journeys to work, school, college and hospital.

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£55m meant to improve energy efficiency of homes will be returned to government by Combined Authority

£55m meant to improve energy efficiency of homes will be returned to government by Combined Authority

£55m meant to improve energy efficiency of homes will be returned to government by Combined Authority

06 September 2022

Mayor Dr Nik Johnson says authority is learning from its mistakes.

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Ukrainian refugees in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough access English lessons

Ukrainian refugees in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough access English lessons

Ukrainian refugees in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough access English lessons

24 August 2022

To date, 307 have been supported through English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL) courses in the region.


Creative types called on to help Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority secure £1.275m

Creative types called on to help Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority secure £1.275m

Creative types called on to help Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority secure £1.275m

21 August 2022

The authority has launched a survey to hear from business owners to support its partnership bid to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

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Cambridgeshire’s mayor praises GPs who ‘stepped up their care’ during pandemic

Cambridgeshire’s mayor praises GPs who ‘stepped up their care’ during pandemic

Cambridgeshire’s mayor praises GPs who ‘stepped up their care’ during pandemic

28 July 2022

Dr Nik Johnson has praised the county’s GPs and general practice staff for their “immense hard work and selflessness” during the pandemic.


Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority interim CEO warned organisation in ‘bad shape’

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority interim CEO warned organisation in ‘bad shape’

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority interim CEO warned organisation in ‘bad shape’

26 July 2022

Interim chief executive Gordon Mitchell was told of the concerns during his first meeting with members this week.


Government withholds more than a million in funding from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Government withholds more than a million in funding from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Government withholds more than a million in funding from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

01 July 2022

Decision puts more pressure on mayor Dr Nik Johnson.

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Combined Authority in ‘meltdown’ amid ‘significant weaknesses’ - and mayor urged to step down

Combined Authority in ‘meltdown’ amid ‘significant weaknesses’ - and mayor urged to step down

Combined Authority in ‘meltdown’ amid ‘significant weaknesses’ - and mayor urged to step down

08 June 2022

Dr Nik Johnson has been told to stand down by his former deputy.

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‘I speak from the heart’ - Mayor’s speech to the Combined Authority in full as he opens up about scrutiny

‘I speak from the heart’ - Mayor’s speech to the Combined Authority in full as he opens up about scrutiny

‘I speak from the heart’ - Mayor’s speech to the Combined Authority in full as he opens up about scrutiny

08 June 2022

Dr Nik Johnson has addressed the board for the first time since the conduct probe was launched.

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Cambridgeshire mayor Dr Nik Johnson pledges ‘I won’t walk away’ in first speech since conduct probe launched

Cambridgeshire mayor Dr Nik Johnson pledges ‘I won’t walk away’ in first speech since conduct probe launched

Cambridgeshire mayor Dr Nik Johnson pledges ‘I won’t walk away’ in first speech since conduct probe launched

08 June 2022

Mayor Dr Nik Johnson says ‘serious resuscitation’ has been needed to keep the heart of the Combined Authority beating.

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Help the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority secure funding for active travel

Help the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority secure funding for active travel

Help the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority secure funding for active travel

06 June 2022

Active travel campaigners are invited to help develop future bids after Cambridgeshire missed out on government funding.


Cambridgeshire and Peterborough cycling groups angry at funding failure

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough cycling groups angry at funding failure

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough cycling groups angry at funding failure

27 May 2022

The Department for Transport confirmed the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority will receive just £635,000 – millions less than others.

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Claims of ‘truly dreadful things’ at ‘broken’ Combined Authority made at meeting to discuss mayor’s future

Claims of ‘truly dreadful things’ at ‘broken’ Combined Authority made at meeting to discuss mayor’s future

Claims of ‘truly dreadful things’ at ‘broken’ Combined Authority made at meeting to discuss mayor’s future

20 May 2022

But claims that a motion calling for the mayor to resign was for the “protection of staff” have been rejected and branded political motivated by some.


Former Cambridge City Council leader Lewis Herbert to replace ousted Combined Authority deputy mayor Wayne Fitzgerald

Former Cambridge City Council leader Lewis Herbert to replace ousted Combined Authority deputy mayor Wayne Fitzgerald

Former Cambridge City Council leader Lewis Herbert to replace ousted Combined Authority deputy mayor Wayne Fitzgerald

20 May 2022

The Labour former city council leader has taken over from Conservative deputy mayor ahead of an extraordinary meeting of the Combined Authority today.


More talking on Cambridge transport – but it’s ‘time for solutions’

More talking on Cambridge transport – but it’s ‘time for solutions’

More talking on Cambridge transport – but it’s ‘time for solutions’

20 May 2022

Cambridge is heading into a perfect storm, with its burgeoning growth heaping pressure on the region’s under-powered public transport system.

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