Come on, don’t do a ‘Donald’

If you were visiting a homeless charity, you wouldn’t dress in Armani and Gucci, or turn up in a chauffeur driven limousine.

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Peterborough City Council news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk, @peterboroughtel on Twitter, Facebook.com/peterboroughtoday

Call for new powers to remove people breaking onto land

Peterborough city councillors have agreed to lobby the MPs representing Peterborough, Stewart Jackson and Shailesh Vara, for new legislation which would give police the powers to move people on quicker if they have broken onto land.

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John Holdich

Teams are gaining fantastic results

Cllr John Holdich, leader of Peterborough City Council

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Planning news and events from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news, @peterboroughtel on Twitter

All-weather pitch for school

A multi-million pound redevelopment of Jack Hunt School in Netherton has been given the go-ahead.

The new-look Prevention and Enforcement Service in Cathedral Square on Monday

Peterborough City Council leader disappointed after Bridge Street cycling clampdown gets delayed

The leader of Peterborough City Council said he was “disappointed” and “frustrated” that his promised clampdown on illegal Bridge Street cycling was put on hold at the last minute.

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Engaged couple Ian Peasgood and Anita Robson . He proposed in front of the  city centre christmas tree EMN-151215-160232009

Peterborough city councillors to get £186,000 pay rise. What could you get with that money?

Peterborough city councillors voted through a pay increase that will cost the cash-strapped authority £186,000 a year.

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Sajid Javid with Cambridgeshire council leaders

‘Press on with devolution’ says government minister

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has urged council leaders across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to “press on” with plans for devolution.

Public meeting about St Michael's Gate in Parnwell. Left to right: Cllr Wayne Fitzgerald, Stewart Jackson MP and ward councillors Cllr Azher Iqbal and Cllr Marcus Sims

Luton Borough Council denies attempt to move its homeless people into St Michael’s Gate in Peterborough

Luton Borough Council has denied that it wanted to move its homeless people into St Michael’s Gate where tenants from 74 properties are being evicted.

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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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St Michael's Gate public meeting with Stewart Jackson and Wayne Fitzgerald at Parnwell community centre EMN-161016-161242009

Peterborough MP raises St Michael’s Gate evictions in Parliament as ePetition begins to secure special debate

An ePetition has been started to secure a special debate at Peterborough City Council over the evictions at St Michael’s Gate in Parnwell.

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Lisa Duffy at Rivergate. EMN-160108-193309009

Ramsey councillor and former UKIP leadership contender Lisa Duffy to appear on Question Time

The Ramsey councillor and former UKIP leadership contender Lisa Duffy is on Question Time tonight (Thursday, October 20).


VIDEO: ‘I hope you sleep well at night!” - Bitter exchanges as deal to move homeless people into St Michael’s Gate in Peterborough gets final go ahead

Bitter exchanges greeted the final approval for a deal to move homeless people into a Peterborough estate where the tenants have been evicted.

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New Homes

Public exhibitions for potential garden village of 2,500 homes near Peterborough

Public exhibitions are being held for a potential garden village at Sibson which would include 2,500 new homes.

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Building of a new home

Proposals for 3,500 new homes in Peterborough included in latest Local Plan

Peterborough will get 3,500 new homes in the next 20 years with more than two-thirds planned to be delivered north of Castor and Ailsworth.

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Shailesh Vara MP

MP Shailesh Vara fights again plans for garden villages north of Castor in new Peterborough Local Plan

Shailesh Vara, MP for North West Cambridgeshire, has come out fighting against three potential garden village sites on land to the north of the A47 at Castor and Ailsworth.

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Jason Ablewhite

Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner to send written apology over Facebook messages about travellers

Cambridgeshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has said he will write a written apology over comments he made about travellers.

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Road closed.

Overnight road closures announced for Bourges Boulevard

Overnight road closures will take place on Bourges Boulevard next week (Monday, October 17 - Saturday, October 22).


VIDEO: Peterborough City Council ‘considered buying St Michael’s Gate properties’ before they were sold to firm evicting tenants

Peterborough City Council looked into buying the 74 properties at St Michael’s Gate in Parnwell where the current landlords are evicting all the tenants, it has been claimed.

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UPDATED: Tenants facing eviction from St Michael’s Gate criticise lack of support from Peterborough City Council at meeting

Angry Parnwell residents facing eviction from their homes used a public meeting to criticise the lack of support they have received from Peterborough City Council.

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