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MP pleased after chicken farm and abattoir application rejected

MP Shailesh Vara said he was pleased Huntingdonshire District Council refused planning permission for a significant poultry farm and abattoir close to both South Stanground and Farcet.

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Villagers consider appeal after 190 home development approved by Peterborough councillors

Villagers are looking to appeal a 190 home development approved by Peterborough city councillors.

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LETTER: Call to raise public sector pay in Peterborough

LETTER: Call to raise public sector pay in Peterborough

Since 2010, public servants – healthcare assistants, school caretakers, care workers and countless others – have seen the value of their pay fall year after year.

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Cllr John Holdich

City has Christmas treat in store - Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich

Walking around the city centre last week, I stopped and paused for a few moments and felt immensely proud to see how it has developed.

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No let up in taking back control - Patrick O’Flynn, UKIP MEP

PETERBOROUGH is one of reasons the cause of Brexit triumphed in the EU referendum.

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Cllr John Holdich

Council leader not confident over 5,000 home development in Peterborough

The leader of Peterborough City Council has said he is not sure a major development planned for Peterborough will happen, saying developers are in the ‘last chance saloon’ after an agreement was delayed for a third time.

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

Incoherence of Brexit and Trump - MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

June now seems like a distant memory, but the mantra “Strong and stable” from the General Election is still a very present one.

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New contract for bin collections in Peterborough seeks to boost below target recycling rates

A new contract for bin collections in Peterborough will seek to boost the city’s recycling rates which have fallen below target.

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Early payment discounts on fines for people caught fly-tipping and littering in Peterborough are scrapped

People caught fly-tipping and littering in Peterborough will no longer receive a discount on their fines for early payments.

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St John Ambulance crews will be given the highest civic honour in Peterborough

Top honour for St John Ambulance service in Peterborough after 113 years service

Peterborough’s St John Ambulance service is set to receive the freedom of the city for helping thousands of people in their 113 year history.

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Anger over Town Hall noise

Demolition works at the Town Hall are costing the city council thousands of pounds in lost rent after businesses complained about ‘horrific’ noise.

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I am proud to stand up for the city

P eterborough City Council is providing more and more services, but with less and less government funding, writes Steve Lane, Werrington First councillor.

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MP for Peterborough Fiona Onasanya

We need the imagination to change

Theresa May was at pains to tell us repeatedly after the General Election, “Nothing has changed!”

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Cllr John Holdich

Let’s stand up for Peterborough

Last week I launched a campaign calling for the support of as many people in the city as possible as we lobby the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) for fairer funding in order to protect frontline services, writes Peterborough City Council leader John Holdich.

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VIDEO: MP Shailesh Vara backs campaign to bring more money to Peterborough

Shailesh Vara has added his support to bring more money to Peterborough to protect vital services in the city.

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Fiona Onasanya during a House of Commons debate

Is Peterborough MP carving out a rap career after cheeky nod to MC in Commons Budget debate?

Peterborough's Labour MP has given an apparent nod to rapper Big Shaq in the Commons as she raised concerns about education funding.

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Further three month delay for 5,000 home Peterborough development

A decision on whether to give a 5,000 home development in Peterborough the green light has been delayed for another three months.

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Rhubarb Bridge

Claims of lack of transparency over Rhubarb Bridge report

Replacing Rhubarb Bridge with road crossings is less safe for pedestrians and cyclists, according to a report.

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John Holdich

Say no to cuts and protect services

This week I launched a campaign which calls for fairer funding from the government and crucially for the support of as many people as possible in getting our voice heard.

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Works will see school expand

A £1 million scheme is being carried out which allows a city primary school to expand by another 210 places.

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