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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.

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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.

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

Peterborough City Council hands out eighth highest number of fly-tipping fixed penalty notices

Peterborough City Council has handed out the eighth highest number of fly-tipping fixed penalty notices since new powers were introduced in May.

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March Town Sign ANL-150322-161823009

March hit by water shortage

Hundreds of homes in the March area look set to be without water for much of the day today.

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COACH SCARE: Schoolchildren had to scramble out of a coach that left the road and capsized into a dyke in Moulton Seas End.

Bus ditch crash scare for pupils

Students from three Spalding schools scrambled their way out of a coach after it ended up in a ditch in Moulton Seas End.

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

Flytipping amnesty is the answer

It takes one person to drop a plastic bottle. But how many more will walk past without picking it up?

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Website to help with walking in the city

Website to help with walking in the city

A new website will make it easier to enjoy walking in your local area.

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Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Plastic bag ban halves beach litter

Britain’s beaches are getting cleaner, following the introduction of the 5p plastic bag tax.

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Litter around GN Cottages at Millfield. EMN-160318-180320009

Council to decide on litter hit squad in next budget proposals

Funding for a two-person litter hit squad in Peterborough will be considered by the city council in its next set of budget proposals.

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Energy news

Energy firm puts up prices by 9%

Peterborough Energy, a partnership between the city council and OVO, has increased its prices by nine per cent for new and renewing customers.

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Peterborough at the centre of historic first for rare species

Peterborough at the centre of historic first for rare species

A significant British wildlife first has been discovered right here in Peterborough.

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Tree planting sessions available

An exciting project is currently looking for volunteers to help make a difference in their local environment by planting new trees around the city.

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Local Green Party members and representatives of Cross Keys Homes attending a litter pick at Beckingham with Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley EMN-160111-154737009

Green Party co-leader calls for fly-tipping ‘amnesty’ on Peterborough visit

The co-leader of the Green Party called for a fly-tipping amnesty in Orton Goldhay after visiting the area on Tuesday (November 1) alongside the party’s Peterborough branch.

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Fly-tipping in Peterborough EMN-160919-171206009

Green Party co-leader calls for fly-tipping amnesties in Peterborough

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley is visiting Orton Goldhay to call on Peterborough City Council to introduce regular fly-tipping amnesties in the area.

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Energy news

Cambridgeshire residents ‘lost £45 million by not switching energy suppliers’

People in Cambridgeshire are potentially losing out on millions of pounds in savings by not switching energy suppliers, according to new research.

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Coun Gavin Elsey, Coun John Peach, Yvonne Lowndes, chairman of the Friends of Central Park with Ian lilley, Steve Woodruff and Arthur Fisher (park rangers) with their new Green Flag EMN-150816-170026009

‘We got it wrong’ - Central and Itter parks get winter attendants re-instated after Peterborough council leader admits cuts mistake

Central Park and Itter Park will have winter attendants re-instated after the leader of Peterborough City Council admitted removing them was a mistake.

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Nedelcho Nedelchev, of Peterborough, dumped a sofa and an armchair from the back of his van on land off South Drove at Spalding Common on May 24. ANL-161027-141942001

Bill of over £1,000 for fly tipper who dumped furniture in Spalding

South Holland District Council continued its war on fly tippers by securing another prosecution this week, the culprit ending up with a bill for £1,063.

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Litter around GN Cottages at Millfield. EMN-160318-180320009

Give us hit squad to tackle Peterborough litter blight

A hit squad targeting litter hotspots is one of several recommendations to smarten up Peterborough’s appearance.

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Brown bins. Photo: Paul Franks

Fenland Council Cabinet approves brown bin charge

Fenland Council’s controversial proposal to introduce a charge for its brown bin service was given the go-ahead by the authority’s Cabinet today (Thursday).

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