Future looks bright for Peterborough’s Central Park a year on from ‘no-go’ comment

A year ago reports of drug dealing and unruly behaviour led to MP for Peterborough Stewart Jackson warning that the award-winning attraction Central Park could become a “no-go area.”

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Brown bins. Photo: Paul Franks

Nearly time to renew brown bin payments in Peterborough

It is nearly time for Peterborough residents to renew their brown bin payments to Peterborough City Council.

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Pollarded willows along the embankment in 2012

Maintenance to be carried out on Peterborough Embankment willows

Works to keep 90 willow trees safe on the Peterborough Embankment will take place this month.

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Force fly tippers to pick up rubbish - Julie Howell, Peterborough Green Party co-ordinator

How should we punish people who fly tip?

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Rubbish outside a home

LETTER: Setting Stewart Jackson straight on Peterborough’s ‘subsidy for slum landlords’

Last week Stewart Jackson shared his views on the council’s Renewals Policy that he assumed represented funding to pay for repairs to homes owned by private sector ‘slum’ landlords. Let me set the record straight.

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Fly-tipping at a building on Padholme Road East

Shock at scale of fly-tipping at two Peterborough sites

Shocked and appalled - that was the reaction from a Whittlesey woman to the staggering amount of fly-tipping she passes on a regular basis.

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Warning for heavy rain. Photo: Paul Franks

New phone app will help you stay dry

A new free phone app which was brought together with the help of the Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) will help people stay dry on their travels.

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Peterborough Telegraph's Man behind the mic column by Paul Stainton, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire host - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Vandals’ selfish badge of honour

Children do silly things, it’s part of growing up, their time to learn about what is right and what is wrong.

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A tree fell on a car in Park Road

Peterborough fencing repairs firm sees surge in calls following Storm Doris

A Peterborough fencing repairs company experienced a surge in calls following Storm Doris.

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Some of the winners of the iiE awards in Peterborough.

Celebrations in Peterborough as businesses are honoured for green achievements

The eco achievments of businesses have been celebrated at the annual Investors in the Environment (iiE) awards held in Peterborough.

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The closed Central Park play area. Photo: Naomi Davis

Play area shut at Central Park

The play area in Central Park is currently closed, despite it being half-term week for Peterborough schools.

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Castor, Ailsworth and Upton residents gather at the proposed development site 200meteres from Castor Hanglands EMN-170215-161941009

Council leader dubs home plan ‘vandalism’

Building 2,500 homes in Peterborough countryside would be “environmental vandalism” according to the leader of the city council.

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More than 1,500 properties were let without power in Weston Favell.

LETTER: Green flaws in Peterborough Local Plan

Sustainable growth can enhance the quality of natural habitats and populations of wild species, and provide green spaces that local people enjoy.

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Anglian Water news.

Anglian Water pays £100,000 after pollution incident in Peterborough

Anglian Water has agreed to pay £100,000 to a Peterborough community interest company following a pollution incident at Flag Fen.

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Sammy the Seal spotted in the Nene at Orton Lock 0aViI7aZV9THKmZ5tVfs

Sammy the Seal back in Peterborough...but not everyone is pleased to see him

Not for the first time over the past few years it would appear Sammy the Seal is back at Orton Locks - but not everyone is thrilled about it.

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Litter and fly-tipping problem around GN Cottages at Millfield. EMN-160318-180407009

BUDGET: Private agency to fine fly-tippers under new proposals

A private agency will be brought in to fine fly-tippers under new budget proposals by Peterborough City Council.

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Fill up your feeders: it’s time for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

Fill up your feeders: it’s time for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

The RSPB is asking people in our county to watch and count their garden birds this weekend for this year’s Big Garden Birdwatch.

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VIDEO: Dolphins spotted heading up River Great Ouse to Cambridgeshire

A pair of beautiful dolphins have been spotted making their way along the River Great Ouse in a confused bid to chase food.

Previous flooding in Wisbech

Flood alert issued for River Nene

A flood alert has today (Thursday, January 12) been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Nene, warning of possible flooding along the river.

Campaigners against plans for an anaerobic digester plant on land south of Counter Drain Drove, Tongue End, which were passed by South Holland District Council's planning committee.  Photo supplied.

Tongue End digestion plant scheme clears first hurdle at council

Campaigners against plans for a renewable energy complex near Spalding have lost the first round in their fight to stop it going ahead.

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