Environment

Environment

Awards celebrate eco achievements

P eterborough schools are preparing to celebrate their green successes at the annual Peterborough Eco Education Awards (PEEAs), this year held at the Greater Peterborough UTC at Peterborough Regional College, on June 21, writes Peterborough Environment City Trust’s Environmental Education Manager Jill Foster.

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Private littering firm to patrol Peterborough streets despite Panorama investigation

A private company which fines litterers will soon be operating in Peterborough despite it being the subject of a TV Panorama investigation.

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Community news

Grants for community groups

Grants are on offer from a windfarm development to help local community groups improve their environment.

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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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Supporters of award-winning Central Park say two high-profile incidents last week should not deter people from visiting

Supporters of award-winning Central Park say two high-profile incidents last week should not deter people from visiting

Central Park remains a safe place despite two high-profile incidents last week, according to a supporter of the park.

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The newly completed extension to the sand martin nesting boxes.

New project in Peterborough to help survival of rare birds reaches completion

A new initiative to encourage the growth of wildlife at Peterborough’s Nene Park is flourishing

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Further damage to Peterborough’s Central Park as benches ruined

Peterborough’s Central Park has been targeted by vandalism again after a saw was taken to some of the benches.

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Stewart Jackson MP's Westminster Life column in the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Proud of the progress made by city

This is my last Westminster Life column of this Parliament and today I will be leaving the House of Commons until at least the 8th June General Election and who knows, maybe forever?

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Orton Staunch

£100,000 for Ferry Meadows upgrade

More than £100,000 will be invested into Ferry Meadows to make improvements at the country park.

Environment

Girl requires surgery after seesaw scare at Peterborough park

A six-year-old girl needed surgery after trapping her finger in a dilapidated seesaw at a Peterborough park.

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Virgin East Coast Trains passenger’s reusable coffee mug refused because it hadn’t been ‘risk-assessed’

Virgin East Coast Trains passenger’s reusable coffee mug refused because it hadn’t been ‘risk-assessed’

A Virgin East Coast Trains attendant refused to serve coffee to a passenger in his reusable travel mug because it had not been ‘risk assessed’.

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Rubbish piled up at Railworld

Crime deputy wants action over ‘drug den’ at Peterborough’s riverbank

Needles are blighting the city’s riverbank, according to the deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire.

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The stone in Cathedral Sqaure, Peterborough, is left stained when gum is removed.

New call for sweet manufacturers to tackle gum clean-up

Sweet manufacturers urged to help tackle gum clean-up on Peterborough streets.

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Boat owners were fined after Environemnt Agency checks

Boat owner fined after river inspections

A boat owner from Farcet has had to pay more than £800 after inspectors found he had not registered his vessel.

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Judy Jones, Alun Williams, Filomena Terranova and Jill Walker at Central Park. The Buttercross celebrates 25 years in the park this week. EMN-170314-165535009

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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Speaker's Corner columnists -  Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/opinion, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

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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