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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s new mayor Nik Johnson will scrap £2bn metro project

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s new mayor Nik Johnson will scrap £2bn metro project

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s new mayor Nik Johnson will scrap £2bn metro project

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s new mayor Nik Johnson has confirmed he will not proceed with the £2bn Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro project.

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Labour’s Nik Johnson elected mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in stunning victory over Conservative James Palmer

Labour’s Nik Johnson elected mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in stunning victory over Conservative James Palmer

Labour’s Nik Johnson elected mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough in stunning victory over Conservative James Palmer

The NHS children’s doctor came second in the first round, but emerged victorious after round two.

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Elections 2021: Cambridgeshire mayoral candidates answer your key election questions

Elections 2021: Cambridgeshire mayoral candidates answer your key election questions

Elections 2021: Cambridgeshire mayoral candidates answer your key election questions

Voters will head to the polls to elect the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayor on Thursday, May 6.

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Mayor’s plan for new garden villages to pay for metro is ‘barmy’, claims opponent

Mayor’s plan for new garden villages to pay for metro is ‘barmy’, claims opponent

Mayor’s plan for new garden villages to pay for metro is ‘barmy’, claims opponent

James Palmer has backed the idea of 7,000 homes at Linton among a number of new developments.

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New £100,000 homes for Cambridge

New £100,000 homes for Cambridge

New £100,000 homes for Cambridge

Work has started on the first three new £100k homes in the city.

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Cambridgeshire at high risk from climate change, flooding and heatwaves, warns commission

Cambridgeshire at high risk from climate change, flooding and heatwaves, warns commission

Cambridgeshire at high risk from climate change, flooding and heatwaves, warns commission

The area’s greenhouse gas emissions are 25 per cent higher per person than the UK average.

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The three concepts unveiled for Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro in full

The three concepts unveiled for Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro in full

The three concepts unveiled for Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro in full

The Combined Authority has revealed the proposals put forward by companies.

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Cambridgeshire set to miss out on millions of pounds for affordable housing

Cambridgeshire set to miss out on millions of pounds for affordable housing

Cambridgeshire set to miss out on millions of pounds for affordable housing

A £100m affordable housing scheme in Cambridgeshire will not continue to be funded by the government after “insufficient progress” was made.


Combined Authority tells GCP to consider ‘less preferred’ northern route for Cambourne to Cambridge busway

Combined Authority tells GCP to consider ‘less preferred’ northern route for Cambourne to Cambridge busway

Combined Authority tells GCP to consider ‘less preferred’ northern route for Cambourne to Cambridge busway

But there is cross-party opposition to the idea.

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Greater Cambridge Partnership promises independent review into £160m Cambourne to Cambridge busway

Greater Cambridge Partnership promises independent review into £160m Cambourne to Cambridge busway

Greater Cambridge Partnership promises independent review into £160m Cambourne to Cambridge busway

Work on the controversial scheme is beginning again after almost a year.


Central Cambridge at major flood risk by 2050, warn Greens

Central Cambridge at major flood risk by 2050, warn Greens

Central Cambridge at major flood risk by 2050, warn Greens

They have laid down a challenge to the Independent Commission on Climate, set up by Combined Authority mayor James Palmer,


Electric bike hire scheme to launch in Cambridge and Peterborough in January

Electric bike hire scheme to launch in Cambridge and Peterborough in January

Electric bike hire scheme to launch in Cambridge and Peterborough in January

The Combined Authority and Voi Technology have also revealed details of how many have used their e-scooter scheme.

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Progress on Cambridge to Cambourne busway to resume... but with no preferred route

Progress on Cambridge to Cambourne busway to resume... but with no preferred route

Progress on Cambridge to Cambourne busway to resume... but with no preferred route

The GCP is planning to carry out an audit into the ‘assumptions and constraints' that led to the elimination of other routes.


‘£2,667-a-day’ salaries of Cambridgeshire metro directors questioned

‘£2,667-a-day’ salaries of Cambridgeshire metro directors questioned

‘£2,667-a-day’ salaries of Cambridgeshire metro directors questioned

They will be paid £40,000 a year for a minimum of 15 days work.

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