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Environment

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 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 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.

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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 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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