There was heated argument at Peterborough City Council last night as councillors discussed the closure of ‘The Manor’ – a respite home in Dogsthorpe, Peterborough for children and young people with disabilities.
At my party’s annual conference this year, I discussed the important issues affecting deaf children in Peterborough and across the country with the National Deaf Children’s Society – a leading charity that aims to create a barrier-less society for deaf children and their families.
Political parties hold conferences every autumn. The general mood will be carefully handled to show off party unity, leaving a conference purpose as mostly one of ‘party’ time, writes Steve Lane, Werrington First Independent Councillor.
It’s always wise to keep an eye on what the Conservatives are doing; as a result, I watched much of the Conservative Party Conference last week, writes cllr Shaz Nawaz, Peterborough Labour group leader.
Plans to force many council workers employed by Cambridgeshire County Council to take three days of unpaid leave between Christmas and New Year are unfair and should be reversed, said UNISON today (Thursday, October 11).
Struggling children, ‘inhumane’ housing conditions and a school desperate for help - these were the messages senior officers from Peterborough City Council were confronted with last night at a special meeting on St Michael’s Gate.