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Paul Bristow in the city centre

Time for politicians to deliver

The weeks and months ahead look set to be as interesting as ever for Peterborough. I’ve started 2019 as I mean to go on, visiting communities across the city and hearing more about the issues that matter the most to you, writes Paul Bristow, the Conservative Party candidate for Peterborough.

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Cllr Nawaz

Why Peterborough needs a fresh start

By the time this article is published, the bulk of the Christmas decorations will have been taken down for another year. It’s time to get back to work; 2019 promises to be full of opportunities and challenges, writes cllr Shaz Nawaz, leader of the Labour party on Peterborough City Council.

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Dealing with phobias

The right way to deal with phobias

I have never been keen on New Year parties. All of that build up only to have to shake hands with a room full sweaty palmed, gin swilling weirdos. Or maybe that’s just my family, writes columnist John Cooper.

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Cllr John Holdich

Help to end loneliness epidemic

Have you ever experienced loneliness? I’m not talking about occasionally on an afternoon, but weeks, or even months and years of craving human contact, writes Peterborough City Council leader cllr John Holdich.

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The cathedral celebrated its 900th birthday in 2018

Freemasons raise thousands for Peterborough’s homeless

Once again it has been a busy December for Freemasons. Members from the Province of Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire came together in celebration for a Festival of Lessons and Carols at Peterborough Cathedral, writes Craig Bunday from Peterborough Freemasons.

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A churned up  grass verge

Small steps can make a difference

Quality of life matters to people. There are huge national and international problems and dilemmas which hang over us like storm clouds, whether that be Brexit, global warming, migration or poverty, writes Toby Wood from the Peterborough Civic Society.

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Cllr Nawaz

Wishing you all happy holidays

T his column will pause for the holiday period, beginning again on the week of January 7th . This is for a very simple reason: one of the great pleasures of this time of year is the ability to put controversy and commentary aside, writes Peterborough Labour group leader cllr Shaz Nawaz.

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