Extra funding for Cambridgeshire

As the fastest growing County in the UK, but the 3rd worst funded Shire County, Cambridgeshire County Council needs to continually bid for additional funding to support council priorities. We make numerous applications to government and other funding bodies every year to attract extra investment into the area,  and are often successful.

Totaliser: £45443000


December 2018

On the last of 16 days of action against domestic abuse the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (DASV) Partnership has been successful in two funding bids to boost support services. More than 1,000 domestic abuse survivors will be supported to rebuild their lives thanks to a £700,000 Government grant for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and we also secured £900,000 from a Home Office Fund to support children who have experienced or witnessed domestic abuse

November 2018

The government has announced extra funding which will benefit roads in Cambridgeshire. The Department for Transport has revealed how the £420 million announced in the Budget will be spent and it means an extra £6.653 million will go towards helping fight the campaign on potholes in our county

October 2018

£16.4m funding for the new Kings Dyke level crossing project was approved by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority meaning the project can now progress to the construction phase.

Kings Dyke map

Cambridgeshire County Council and the Combined Authority will work together to deliver this long needed project, which will remove the delays at the level crossing, helping to promote growth in the local area now and in the future.

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Adults Committee agreed that an extra £2.395m be used to help alleviate winter pressure from the NHS, by reducing Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOCs) due to people waiting for adult social care services. It will also be used to improve hospital discharges at weekends.   New money was announced as part of a national package of additional funding worth £240m for local authorities by Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on 2 October.

June 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council has been awarded £550,000 by the Department for Transport (DfT) to create the UK’s first Dutch-style roundabout at Fendon Road and Queen Edith’s Way in Cambridge.

Dutch style roundabout drawing

May 2018

Organisations across Cambridgeshire are celebrating after being awarded £325,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England to help low income families get active with their children.

People skateboarding
People skateboarding

March 2018

Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority discuss plans to invest up to £5.5m to ensure the county has outstanding digital connectivity - including tackling poor mobile phone coverage

Council leader and the mayor each holding a smartphone
Council leader and the mayor each holding a smartphone
A joint project that supports armed forces and their families has been awarded nearly £90,000 to strengthen and develop the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Military Covenant

February 2018

The Chancellor has announced up to £4m Government funding to help to bring full fibre broadband connectivity - capable of gigabit speeds of over 1000Mbps – to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Connecting Cambridgeshire logo
Connecting Cambridgeshire logo
Cllr Steve Count, Leader of Cambridgeshire County Council has welcomed an additional £1.6m announced by the government in its final Local Government Settlement for Cambridgeshire.

Ambitious plans for more than 500 new homes in Soham have come a step closer after the Government confirmed a £6.33m investment for East Cambridgeshire. East Cambridgeshire District Council has been awarded the money to kick-start the new Cambridgeshire County Council housing development project on the Soham Eastern Gateway site following a successful bid with Local Partnerships, subject to planning permission and landowner negotiations.

House keys
House keys