Opinion

Opinion

No let up in needle crackdown

You may recall that last year a task force group was set up to tackle the problem of discarded needles and drugs paraphernalia in Peterborough, writes Rob Hill, Peterborough City Council Assistant Director: Public Protection.

Opinion
Sean Hayes

Retiring Peterborough headteacher ‘will be missed’

I wanted to start this month’s column by paying tribute to the work of Sean Hayes, who is leaving his role as headteacher of St John Fisher High School at the end of term, writes Jonathan Lewis, service director for education at Peterborough City Council.

Opinion
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Learning the lessons of Lent

I am being tormented by Cadbury’s Crème Eggs. It is always the same at this time of year, writes Canon Missioner Sarah Brown from Peterborough Cathedral.

Opinion
Stray kittens

Neutering - do the right thing!

Our recent ‘Neuter for a fiver’ campaign saw just under 200 vouchers issued for both male and female cats to be neutered over the four-week period, writes Peterborough Cats Protection spokesperson Sheridan Gaunt.

Opinion
Patrick O'Flynn MEP

Law and order is a major issue

H ow do you react when you see uniformed police officers on the beat? That probably depends on what sort of person you are, writes Patrick O’Flynn MEP, the SDP candidate for Peterborough.

Politics
Cllr Nawaz

It makes sense to build more homes

Home has been humorously defined as “the one place where you go that they have to take you in”. Joking aside, we simply don’t have enough of them to meet the demand, writes cllr Shaz Nawaz, leader of The Labour Party on Peterborough City Council.

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