Why good men walk away

I was deeply saddened that Richard Ferris and Matthew Mahabadi decided to step down as councillors. Both are capable and diligent, doing good work in their wards and in the council chamber, writes cllr Shaz Nawaz, leader of the Labour group on Peterborough City Council.

Cats Protection League volunteer Sheridan Gaunt holds unwanted pet Arthur, during a rehoming event at Loxley Community Centre, Werrington. ENGEMN00120130408173222

Cosy up with a cat this winter

As the dark nights draw in and the temperatures drop, we have found ourselves inundated with unwanted and abandoned felines, young and old, from pedigree to domestic moggie, we’ve seen it all this year, says Peterborough Cats Protection spokeswoman Sheridan Gaunt.

councillor Steve Lane of Werrington First Independents

Fake news - the real threat of this digital age

Headlines of ‘Fake News’ are nothing new, but changes in the past few years means that we now face particular challenges, with more of us reading of news on issues that affect our neighbourhoods, countries and immediate world through social media.

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Are you ready for the big switch-on?

With the clocks going back, temperatures dipping and being greeted by frozen car windscreens in the mornings, this week has certainly felt a lot like winter, writes Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich.

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