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Environment

Region’s MEP campaigns to save wandering cow

Campaigning MEP John Flack - whose constituency covers Peterborough - is asking two of Europe’s most senior politicians to intervene in the case of a pregnant cow which is facing a death penalty for wandering away from her farm.

News
Norwood Lane

Travellers accused of fly-tipping at notorious grot spot by Peterborough City Council leader

Travellers have been accused of fly-tipping at the notorious site of Norwood Lane by the leader of Peterborough City Council.

Politics

Bin collections and street cleaning to be provided by new Peterborough City Council company

Bin collections and street cleaning services will now be provided by a company formed by Peterborough City Council

Politics
How can Peterborough end fly-tipping pain?

How can Peterborough end fly-tipping pain?

If you need a ‘new’ sofa or fridge then you do not need to spend hundreds of pounds - just take a walk through the streets of Peterborough and you will find one.

Environment
A toad

Hop to it to learn how to help toads

Animal-loving residents can find out how they can get involved in the conversation of toads at a conference in Peterborough.

News
The cheque presentation

New anniversary garden for Whittlesey

A volunteer community group is celebrating after securing thousands of pounds to help them create an anniversary garden in Whittlesey.

News
Diss, Norfolk. Traders in Cobbs Yard have joined the plastic free status pictured from left Chloe Howard, (So Fetch), Dee Royds (Lily & Rose), Julie Debenham (Cut & Chat hair salon), Sue Norman (Diss Wool & Craft Shop) and Kirsty Howard (Gluten Free Food Store).''Picture: Mark Bullimore Photography

More Diss traders join campaign to become plastic-free town

Diss has moved a step closer to becoming a plastic-free town.

Environment
Trees have now been removed from the tubs. Photo: Canon Ian Black

UPDATE: Trees removed from Peterborough’s St John’s Square after warning about skin-irritating caterpillars

Trees have been removed from Peterborough’s St John’s Square after a warning about caterpillars which can cause mild skin irritation.

Environment
Tree tubs in St John's Square which have been taped off. Photo: Canon Ian Black

Public warned to avoid skin-irritating caterpillars in Peterborough city centre

The public has been told to avoid caterpillars in Peterborough city centre which can cause mild skin irritation.

Environment
The fly-tipped rubbish

March fly-tipper ordered to pay more than £2,500

A March man has been ordered to pay more than £2,500 in fines and court costs after being prosecuted for fly-tipping by Fenland District Council.

Crime
Hhandout photo issued by Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) of a black-tailed godwit chick. A black-tailed godwit released into the wild in the Fens after being hand-reared has returned home from its winter migration, wildlife experts have said. ''Photo credit: Bob Ellis/WWT/PA Wire

Joy for conservation team as rare hand-reared godwit returns to Cambridgeshire

A rare black-tailed godwit released into the wild in Cambridgeshire after being hand-reared has returned home from its winter migration, wildlife experts have said.

Environment

New Peterborough app lets residents know nearest place to get free drinking water

A new app called Refill has been launched by Labour MEP for the East of England Alex Mayer which lets Peterborough residents know the nearest place they can get free drinking water so they can reuse their own bottle.
Environment
Fly-tipping in Norwood Lane EMN-180418-121523009

Caravan dumped at fly-tipping hotspot in Peterborough and another set on fire

A caravan was dumped at a notorious fly-tipping hotspot in Peterborough and another was set on fire.

News
Former city councillor Charles Swift

What does the future hold for Peterborough City Council - Charles Swift

Former Peterborough City Councillor Charles Swift - who was the longest serving councilor in the country when he stepped down - says he fears for the future of the authority
Environment
Boating on the River Nene

Hidden secrets of Peterborough’s Nene Park to be revealed with new attractions

A chance to follow in the footsteps of the Romans will be one of the new attractions at Peterborough’s Nene Park as it looks to open up its hidden secrets.

Environment
Fly tipping and rubbish dumped on the former B & Q and Matalan site on Station Road East ENGEMN00120131014132052

Making the city safer together

Rob Hill, assistant director community safety (Peterborough and Cambridgeshire):

Opinion
The needle found near West Town Primary Academy

Needle near Peterborough primary not collected for three weeks

A needle spotted near a Peterborough primary school was not collected for three weeks.

Environment
The fly-tip in Victoria Gardens. Photo: Richard Ferris

‘It drives me mad’ - large fly-tip in Peterborough reported

A large fly-tip in Peterborough has been reported.

Environment
Pollution from cars

Peterborough parkway has illegal level of pollution says government

A parkway in Peterborough has an illegal level of pollution, according to the Government.

Environment
Bins in Peterborough

Catch-up of bin collections in Peterborough following Beast from the East

A catch-up of bin collections has been taking place in Peterborough after the Beast from the East brought snow and ice last week.

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