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Court: Land owner gets £200k bill for illegal waste tip

A land owner who used a site near Peterborough to illegally burn and dump private waste has been ordered to pay over £200,000 by a judge.

Peterborough City Council's leaflet on the changes to the brown bin collection service across the city.

Council defends Peterborough’s brown bin collection charges

Peterborough City Council bosses have defended controversial charges for city residents to have brown bins collected and say over 3,000 people have already signed up to the new scheme.

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Brown bins in Werrington, Peterborough. Photo: Paul Franks/Peterborough Telegraph

Peterborough residents urged to sign up for brown bin service

Peterborough residents are being urged to sign up to the council’s new charged brown bin collection service which begins in May.

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Cllr David Sanders cleaning the dyke of old tyres and gas cylinders in Bukehorn Road near Thorney. Photo: Rowland Hobson/Peterborough Telegraph EMN-140328-115831001

Councillor gets his hands dirty as tyres and rubbish dumped near Thorney

A Peterborough City Councillor has rolled up his sleeves to deal with fly tipped waste near Thorney himself.

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Health worry as air pollution quality in Peterborough hits worst level

Health chiefs are braced for a hike in patients with breathing difficulties after air pollution reached its highest level today (3 April) in Peterborough.

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    Sunday 20 Apr

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    Speed 18 mph

    Monday 21 Apr

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    Speed 11 mph

    Tuesday 22 Apr

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    Speed 7 mph

    Wednesday 23 Apr

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    Thursday 24 Apr

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